International

Turkey in intense talks with Qatar over regional turmoil

News.Az 22 October 2014

Qatar and Turkey are engaging in intense talks amid critical developments in the region regarding the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), with both countries part of

 

3 girls sneaked off and tried to join ISIS

LocalNews8.com 22 October 2014
By Ben Brumfield CNN

The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.

 

The left should be honest about CAGE and Moazzam Begg

blazingcatfur 22 October 2014

It is entirely correct that the rule of law should be upheld for Moazzam Begg. It is entirely correct that the ethical abomination of Guantanamo Bay be campaigned against. The

 

The Mosque Behind the Jihadist Who Struck and Killed Soldiers in Canada

Pamela Geller 22 October 2014

There are striking similarities between the Canadian vehicular jihadist and the Oklahoma beheader. Their Facebook pages are quite alike — here and here. And like the Oklahoma

 

Seven arrested in raid on Black Muslim Temple in Oakland

Mercury News 22 October 2014
By Thomas Peele and Matt O'Brien

In sweeping charges alleging public contract fraud, forged real estate deals and identity theft stretching from Alameda to Orange counties, authorities on Tuesday arrested a

 

ISIS Terror In Montreal: Canadian Jihadist Shot Dead After Attacking Soldiers ‘In The Name Of Allah’

The Inquisitr News 22 October 2014

Canada’s first homegrown ISIS sympathiser was shot dead on Monday night after he attacked two Canadian soldiers without warning at a parking lot in the town of

 

Canadian soldier’s death ‘linked to terrorism’

FRANCE 24 22 October 2014

A hit-and-run that claimed the life of one of two Canadian soldiers in Quebec was carried out by a suspected Islamist militant "clearly linked to terrorist ideology,” the

 

Parents reported $2,000 missing as teens headed to join Islamic State

The Denver Post 22 October 2014
By Jesse Paul and Bruce Finley

Three teen girls from Arapahoe County told their parents they were on their way to school Friday morning, but within hours they were flying overseas potentially seeking to join

 

Is this ISIS's weirdest Western jihadi? The dorky Australian 17-year-old who vows to fly Islamist flag over Buckingham Palace an

Daily Mail 22 October 2014
By Daniel Piotrowski and Sarah Dean

Relatives of a ginger Australian jihadist have condemned him for appearing in an Islamic State propaganda video in which he says the terror group will not stop their murderous

 

ANU academics withdraw from IS forum after member of Hizb ut-Tahrir invited to speak

Sydney Morning Herald 22 October 2014
By Megan Gorrey

The Australian National University has defended a decision by several of its academics to withdraw from a public debate on terrorism after they found out a representative of

 

Watch ISIS VIDEO: America’s Air Dropped Weapons Now in Our Hands

Pamela Geller 22 October 2014

This is a pattern — US arms and aid have been falling into the hands of the Islamic State for over a year. Obama has been supporting these savages – here and here. Not only

 

Pakistan Mother’s Death Sentence Sparks Outrage In Europe, Churches

BosNewsLife 22 October 2014

Two leading Christian legislators in the European Parliament (EP) have urged the European Union and Pope Francis to help free a Christian mother, whose death sentence for

 

Korean-Born Jihadist on Trial in France Left Syria After Ten Days Because he Could Not Smoke

Yahoo News UK 22 October 2014

A South Korean-born jihadist on trial in France only managed to stay in Syria for "about 10 days" because he could not bear going without cigarettes under a smoking ban imposed

 

Jamaica refuses entry to Trinidadian Muslim leader

Fox News Latino 22 October 2014

Jamaica's Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency refused entry to the leader of a Trinidad-based radical Islamic group, calling him "a threat to public safety." In a

 

Nepal, Muslim women defy tradition and pray in public

AsiaNews 22 October 2014
By Christopher Sharma

Sexual discrimination within the Islamic community is a big problem in the country. Human rights activists denounce: "This leads to a lack of education and poverty." The first

 

Islamic State Use Drug Trade to Bankroll Their Jihad, Says Spanish Intelligence

Newsweek 21 October 2014
By Damien Sharkov

A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014 is pictured in this still frame from

 

Turkey's Love Affair with Hamas

Gatestone Institute 21 October 2014
By Burak Bekdil

It was the Islamists who, since they came to power in the 2000s, have reaped the biggest political gains from the "Palestine-fetish." But the Turkish rhetoric on

 

Cold Turkey

Assyrian International News Agency 21 October 2014
By Michael Curtis

College students should be able to answer some simple questions. Which country in the Middle East has been declared guilty of "ethnic cleansing?" Which country in the area has

 

Denmark puzzled by Turkey’s release of shooting suspect

Hürriyet Daily News 21 October 2014

Turkey has admitted that it has released a suspect wanted in connection with the attempted murder of a right-wing writer and critic of Islam in Copenhagen in 2013, but it has

 

Ripples of Syrian civil war felt also in Finland

Helsinki Times 21 October 2014

The civil war in Syria has already dragged on for three years and recently also stirred up concerns in Finland, with the local Kurdish community, in particular, viewing that it