International

Hostages Reveal Islamic State’s Brutal Torture Methods — Including One Technique the Group Says It Picked Up From Americans

Palestinian Media Watch 27 October 2014
By Sharona Schwartz

Hostages captured by the Islamic State group, particularly those from the U.S. and Britain, have been waterboarded by their jihadist captors, a current hostage along with

 

What attracts young Muslims to ISIL? Its "brutality”, says Germany’s domestic spy chief

Ground Report 27 October 2014
By Robert Tilford

There could be as many as 7,000 Muslim extremists living in Germany by year end, according to Hans-Georg Maassen, the head of Germany’s BfV domestic intelligence agency

 

Is The Islamic Salafist Movement The New Nazism In Germany?

Inquisitr 27 October 2014

Despite its recognition of being a terrorist organization by news outlets as well as governments around the world, the Islamic State has garnered a following of supporters for

 

Liechtenstein joining hunt for Islamic wealth

Chicago Tribune 27 October 2014
By Yudith Ho and Daria Solovieva

Liechtenstein wants to lure wealthy Muslims to its private banks as it seeks to revive an industry hurt by the loss of the nation's status as a tax haven. The principality of

 

The Management of Savagery

Frontpage Mag 27 October 2014
By Mark Tapson


If there is a positive side to the rise of ISIS, it is that the West has had its head jerked from the sand and has been made to witness a bottomless, bloodthirsty evil: crucifixions, beheadings, enslavement of women, live burial of children, mass executions. Even John Kerry, a man not known for grasping (or admitting)

 

The Horror Before the Beheadings

Assyrian International News Agency 27 October 2014
By Rukmini Callimachi

The hostages were taken out of their cell one by one. In a private room, their captors asked each of them three intimate questions, a standard technique used to obtain proof

 

IS threatens to kill British jihadis wanting to go home

Standart News 27 October 2014

British jihadi fighters desperate to return home from Syria and Iraq are being issued with death threats by the leadership of Islamic State (Isis), the Observer has

 

Video: British hostage John Cantlie: prisoners waterboarded for escape attempts

New York Daily News 27 October 2014

In a new propaganda video from ISIS, a British photographer being held by the terror group says prisoners have been waterboarded — but only when they did "something stupid.”

 

Explaining the Roots of Islamic Terror

The Algemeiner 27 October 2014
By Albert Wachtel

War is hateful, but when pitted against murderous aggressors, war must be fought. Northwestern Europe has not learned the lesson of the Chamberlain path to World War II. The

 

John Cantlie: Isis prisoners are waterboarded for trying to escape, says British hostage in video

The Independent 27 October 2014
By Emma Finamore

Isis prisoners are waterboarded as punishment for trying to escape, British hostage John Cantlie has said in a video released by the terror group. The photojournalist, 43,

 

Turkey: No Longer a "Rock Star" on Arab Street

The Gatestone Institute 27 October 2014
By Burak Bekdil

Erdogan's Turkey is no longer an attraction for the Muslim street. Instead, it is, overtly or covertly, on hostile terms with Syria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United

 

Socialists urge West to arm the PKK

Money Jihad 27 October 2014

Leading Marxist voices are calling on the EU and U.S. to ship weapons to the terrorist-designated Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Morning Star, the flagship newspaper of

 

Choudary follower on sex charges

The Times 27 October 2014
By Sean O’Neill

A follower of the radical Islamist cleric Anjem Choudary has been charged with sex offences in connection with attempts to groom a teenage girl over the internet. Mansoor

 

Muslim Magomayev commemorated in Moscow

vestnik kavkaza 27 October 2014

Famous Soviet singer Muslim Magomayev has been commemorated in the Russian capital Moscow. An official ceremony was held at the Magomayev memorial in front of the Azerbaijani

 

Danish court frees 10 over Kurdish rebel funding charges

Global Post 27 October 2014

A Danish court on Wednesday freed 10 men charged with "terror funding" after raising up to 140 million kroner (18.8 million euros, $23.8 million) for Kurdish rebels. The

 

Turkish intelligence chief: ISIS is a reality and we are optimistic about the future

AWD News 27 October 2014

Hakan Fidan, the head of Turkey's National Intelligence Organization, known by the MIT acronym, has drawn a lot of attention and criticism lately for his controversial comments

 

Police, residents clash again over controversial mosque project

Today's Zaman 27 October 2014

Clashes between police and residents resumed on Saturday morning at the entrance to the Validebag Grove (Validebag Korusu) in Istanbul's Üsküdar district, with residents

 

At Least 20,000 Orphans (their parents were murdered by ISIS) are on the Turkish Borders of Iraq and Syria

shoebat.com 27 October 2014
By Keith Davies

In conducting the investigation into the war orphan situation, our security team have gone to the Syrian and Iraqi border areas in Turkey and found there to be at least 20,000

 

Emir of Qatar Under Pressure Due to Funding of Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL) basically Al-Qaeda!

Qatar Sucks 27 October 2014

David Cameron faces calls to use a meeting with the Emir of Qatar to call for an end to funding being handed to terrorists including ISIS. The Prime Minister is expected to

 

The Role of Hamas and Fatah in the Jerusalem Disturbances

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs 27 October 2014
By Pinhas Inbari

The Muslim Brotherhood seeks to unite all of the region’s Islamic movements around the idea of the Muslim Caliphate with the Al-Aqsa Mosque as its hub. Hamas’ Khaled Mashal