You Can't Understand ISIS If You Don't Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia

Huffington Post 28 August 2014
By Alastair Crooke

BEIRUT -- The dramatic arrival of Da'ish (ISIS) on the stage of Iraq has shocked many in the West. Many have been perplexed -- and horrified -- by its violence and its evident

 

Hijab Corps

Gates of Vienna 28 August 2014
By Baron Bodissey

Below is the latest newsletter from the Tennessee Council for Political Justice. Newsletter #141 — Suleyman Exposed: Hairline and All.

 

Is the Gaza War Really Over?

Gatestone Institute 28 August 2014
By Khaled Abu Toameh

Statements made by Hamas and Islamic Jihad leaders and spokesmen following the announcement of the long-term cease-fire agreement with Israel this week serve as a reminder of

 

Mohamed Khalaf: Bashar Assad's Regime Was 'Biggest Helper' of IS

Novinite.com 28 August 2014
By Angel Petrov

An interview of Novinite.com with Mohamed Khalaf, an Iraqi-born journalist and correspondent in Bulgaria of a Kuwaiti newspaper, on the Sunni militant group called Islamic

 

Scottsdale, AZ: Not-so-moderate imam urges crowd against self-proclaimed moderate Muslim

Creeping Sharia 28 August 2014

Even in America, leading Muslim organizations and clerics bully with threats of ostracism those Muslims who dare to dissent. Old-guard ideologues, too, used to monopoly

 

Video: Mother of American Islamic State hostage Steven Sotloff makes direct appeal to British executioner

Mirror.co.uk 28 August 2014
By Christopher Bucktin

The 31-year-old freelance journalist appeared at the end of an ISIS video showing the decapitation of American journalist James Foley last week

 

Video: Local jihadist killed in Syria had troubled past before conversion

Fox5 San Diego 28 August 2014

SAN DIEGO — The former San Diego man killed while fighting with the Islamic State reportedly had a string of arrests before he converted to Islam and traveled to

 

Video: Slain ISIS jihadi among more than 100 Americans fighting with militants in Syria

CNN 28 August 2014
By Greg Botelho and Jim Sciutto

An American man died last weekend in Syria while fighting for ISIS, the latest evidence of the reach of a terror group that's become increasingly powerful and feared in the

 

Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secret files to Qatar

World Bulletin 28 August 2014

Egypt's Prosecutor-General has jailed ousted president Mohamed Morsi for 15 days pending investigation into alleged charges of leaking classified documents to Qatar, a judicial

 

Assad Policies Aided Rise of Islamic State Militant Group

Wall Street Journal 28 August 2014
By Maria Abi-Habib

The Islamic State, which metastasized from a group of militants seeking to overthrow the Syrian government into a marauding army gobbling up chunks of the Middle East, gained

 

Video: Grooming Children for Jihad: The Islamic State (Part 2)

youtube 28 August 2014
By VICE News

In Part 2 of VICE News’ exclusive look at the emergence of the Islamic State, filmmaker Medyan Dairieh meets an Islamic State member from Belgium who works to indoctrinate some of the youngest members of the group.

 

Austria: Springboard for Global Jihad

Gatestone Institute 27 August 2014
By Soeren Kern

The Austrian government has announced plans to improve its intelligence gathering and analysis capabilities in an urgent effort to crack down on would-be jihadists in the country.

 

Chancellor calls for end to religious tensions

The Local 27 August 2014

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann called for peace and tolerance after meeting religious leaders on Monday amid mounting tensions highlighted by an attack against an Israeli

 

ISIS stepping-stone to Europe identified

WND.com 27 August 2014
By F. Michael Maloof

WASHINGTON – Austrian intelligence has concluded the European country figures prominently in a five-year game plan of the Islamic State, formerly called ISIS or Islamic State

 

Real or imagined: Racism 'fear' over Rotherham child abuse

BBC News Online 27 August 2014
By Katie Hall

A "taboo" subject, "ignoring a politically inconvenient truth", threatening "community cohesion", "fear of being thought racist". The report which revealed the abuse of more than 1,400 children in Rotherham - mainly by men of Pakistani heritage - found many reasons why the shocking scale of child sexual exploitation in the South Yorkshire town remained hidden.

 

Dutch Jihadist Had Leading Position in Foley’s Jail

The Belgian jihadist, Jejoen Bentinck, has stated that the jail where the decapitated American journalist James Foley was imprisoned had a Dutchman among its leading wardens.

 

'Incubator for terrorism': UK leaders under pressure to take on jihadist problem

FOX News 27 August 2014
By Adam Shaw

A British jihadist’s apparent role in the beheading of American journalist James Foley shows Britain has become an "incubator for terrorism,” and cries out for Prime Minister

 

The New Face of Evil

Real Clear Politics 27 August 2014
By Richard Cohen

As Hannah Arendt foresaw, we are once again up against the question of evil. An American photojournalist, James Foley, was presented to the camera and methodically decapitated. The instrument was not the ax reserved for royalty or the whooshing blade prompted by that reformer Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, but an ordinary looking knife.

 

Ombudsman says banning the hijab at school is discrimination

Prague Post 27 August 2014

Sabatová stands up for Somali and Afghan girls who were banned from wearing their headscarves at a medical school in Prague Prague, Aug. 26 (ÈTK) — Czech ombudsman Anna

 

One in six French people say they support ISIS

Vox 27 August 2014
By Max Fisher

Two polls released this week both ask a question that you would hope wouldn't need asking: how many people support the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)? Unfortunately, in

 

The Islamic State Has Nothing to Do With Islam?

Frontpage Mag 27 August 2014
By Robert Spencer

Whatever they may disagree about, Western leaders are in complete agreement about one thing: the new self-styled caliphate, the Islamic State, has nothing whatsoever to do with Islam. It’s a comforting, reassuring vision for Western non-Muslims facing a massive influx of Muslim immigrants and jittery about the prospect of Islamic terrorism, except for just one problem: it’s entirely false.

 

Turkish ‘humanitarian’ group behind ‘Marmara’ signs pact with Qatar

The Jerusalem Post 27 August 2014
By Ariel Ben Solomon

Bulent Yildrim, chairman of the Turkish IHH organization, and Qatar Charity CEO Yousef bin Ahmad al-Kuwari signed the strategic agreement that was announced at a press

 

‘Tartan Taliban’: Dundee man’s ‘close ties’ to al Qaida leader revealed

Evening Telegraph 27 August 2014
By Will Lyon

A Dundee man dubbed the "Tartan Taliban” has been linked to the leader of an al Qaida terror training camp in Afghanistan. Documents written by officials at Guantanamo Bay

 

UK cleric suspected of coaching Foley’s killer praises Islamic State fighters

FOX News 27 August 2014
By Benjamin Hall

The British cleric suspected of radicalizing dozens of Islamic State recruits, including the man believed to have beheaded American journalist James Foley, called jihadists "noble,"

 

Au revoir, France

American Thinker 27 August 2014
By Carol Brown

If you ever doubted the direction France is headed, you need doubt no more. The headline reads: "One in six French people say they support ISIS”. Holy halal cow! That’s a lot of people (and I use that term loosely). So much for the narrative of the "moderate Muslim.”

 
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