Sydney Sheikh Haron Was Charged in Ex-Wife's Torching Murder

NBCNews 16 December 2014
By Tracy Connor

More than a year before the Sydney hostage siege, Man Haron Monis was arrested for accessory to the murder of his ex-wife — who was repeatedly stabbed and set on fire — and


Faces of the hostages: Heroic Sydney cafe manager, 34, shot dead as he grabbed terrorist's gun to protect others - and the brill

Daily Mail 16 December 2014

These are the faces of the innocent victims forced to endure some 16 hours of hell as they were held hostage in Sydney's terrorist siege. Tori Johnson, the manager of the


Sydney jihadi registered an Australian toll-free phone number, ending with the numbers 4JIHAD

Pamela Geller 16 December 2014

There is abundant evidence that the Sydney hostage-taker was an Islamic jihadist, motivated by the quran and the example of Muhammad. But predictably, the enemedia is in full


Sydney jihad hostage-taker was not on terror watch list

Jihad Watch 16 December 2014

He was on bail for involvement in the honor murder of his ex-wife. He was charged with sexual assault. He had pleaded guilty to sending harassing letters to the families of


Sydney terror siege update: Three dead including gunman after armed police raid Lindt cafe 16 December 2014
By Richard Hartley-Parkinson

New South Wales Police have confirmed that three people, including the gunman, have died following today’s siege in Sydney. Police raided the Lindt cafe with stun grenades


About 300 Chinese said fighting alongside ISIS in Middle East

The Daily Star 16 December 2014

BEIJING: About 300 Chinese people are fighting alongside ISIS in Iraq and Syria, a Chinese state-run newspaper said Monday, a rare tally that is likely to fuel worry in China


Sydney siege gives Australians a wake-up call on terrorism

Los Angeles Times 16 December 2014
By Robyn Dixon, Andrea Booth

A tense siege in the heart of Sydney reached a deafening and fatal finale in the early hours of Tuesday, forcing Australians to confront the somber reality that their country


Sydney jihadi’s neighbors: he prayed loudly to Allah and threw garbage into their yard

Jihad Watch 16 December 2014

It sounds as if Man Haron Monis had due contempt for the kuffar who are, according to the Qur’an, "unclean” (9:28), as well as being "the most vile of created beings” (98:6)


The Watchman Show: Israel a Safe Haven for Middle East Christians

CBN News 16 December 2014

On this week's edition of The Watchman, we sit down with Father Gabriel Naddaf, head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Yafia, outside Nazareth, to discuss how Christians


Muslim clerics slam Interpol bid on Egypt-born preacher

Daily Mail Online 16 December 2014

Dozens of Muslim clerics on Monday urged Interpol to "rapidly" remove the name of influential Egypt-born preacher Yusuf al-Qaradawi from its wanted list. The Qatar-based Islamist


Islamic charity official becomes president of ISNA

Money Jihad 16 December 2014

The country’s largest Muslim group has selected a senior Islamic charity official as its new president. Azhar Azeez was elected as the president of the Islamic Society of North America


Israel rules out arson in November mosque fire

Ynetnews 16 December 2014

The fire department said Monday that a blaze last month at a West Bank mosque most likely resulted from an electrical problem, not arson. The November 12 fire destroyed the first


Israeli Forces Nab Hamas, Fatah Members Inciting for Jihad on Facebook 16 December 2014
By Dave Bender

A joint operation between the Shin Bet intelligence service and the Israeli police overnight arrested eight eastern Jerusalem Arabs suspected of inciting for jihad attacks against Israelis


Hamas adds taxes to dozens of goods that come from the PA

Elder of Ziyon 16 December 2014

The Gaza version of the Ministry of Finance, using PA letterhead, announced that it was adding taxes to 50 types of goods that are being imported from the West Bank


Beheading of a young schoolgirl (WARNING: Graphic)

Bare Naked Islam 16 December 2014

No information as to where this took place, but somewhere in Muslimland, a schoolgirl in uniform wearing flip flops and a backpack was beheaded with a large hoe


As jihadis took hostages in Sydney cafe, police were doing outreach at mosque

Jihad Watch 16 December 2014
By Robert Spencer

Bitter irony. One thing you can be sure of is that these police officers who were touring the Lakemba mosque were not challenging Muslim leaders to teach against the ideology


Cairo police destroy "atheist cafe" as residents accuse it of Satanism

Elder of Ziyon 16 December 2014

Egyptian police on Sunday reportedly destroyed a café of atheists in the Hay Al Abidine district in Cairo. During the destruction, residents who live near the café expressed their


Europe Falling Under the Heel of Islam 15 December 2014

In the middle of November, German Police made arrests of supporters of terrorist organizations Islamic State, Ahrar al-Sham and Junud al-Sham. According to the German newspaper "Frankfurter Allgemeine", 9 people were arrested, about 240 police officers were engaged in the operation in the North


Sydney siege: Gunman 'forces' hostages to show jihadist banner

International Business Times 15 December 2014
By Umberto Bacchi

A gunman who has taken an unknown number of hostages at a Sydney cafe apparently forced two of them to hold up an Islamist flag similar to those used by jihadist groups, as


At its 27th birthday parade, Hamas vows to destroy Israel

RT 15 December 2014

Hamas paraded 2,000 of its armed fighters and truck-mounted rockets through Gaza on Sunday, vowing to destroy Israel. It comes as a sluggish rebuilding program of the coastal