Middle East

Documentary: Hamas Training 17,000 Children

Arutz Sheva 30 March 2015
By Gil Ronen

"Children's Army of Hamas,” a new 11-minute documentary by the Center for Near East Policy Research, shows from up close the training of thousands of children by Hamas, in special

 

The Rise of the Houthis

BBC News 30 March 2015

A rebel group from the North of Yemen has taken over the capital and drastically changed Yemen's political landscape. Engaged in a proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia, the

 

Caliphate Under Pressure: Is Islamic State in Trouble in Iraq?

Spiegel Online 27 March 2015
By Susanne Koelbl and Christoph Reuter

The trip from Baghdad to Tikrit remains extremely dangerous. There may be bombs planted along the road and snipers occasionally lurk nearby. As such, nobody knows for sure which

 

The Islamic State Recruited 400 Child Soldiers in 3 Months

The Clarion Project 27 March 2015

Over the last three months the Islamic State has recruited some 400 child soldiers, according to a Syrian monitor group. It calls them the ‘Cubs of the Caliphate’ thematically in keeping

 

Palestinian rockets killed Gaza civilians during war

Zee News 27 March 2015

In a damning report released today, Amnesty International said Palestinian rocket fire during the 2014 summer war in Gaza had killed more civilians inside the Gaza Strip than inside

 

Australia foils 230 Muslims trying to leave the country to join the jihad

Jihad Watch 27 March 2015
By Robert Spencer

Is this supposed to be a feel-good story? A “Wow, the counterterrorism squads are doing a great job” story? But what now? Australia authorities aren’t going to dare to do a

 

Under the hijab, porn is alive and kicking

Haaretz 26 March 2015
By Eyal Sagui Bizawe

Tour books for Middle Eastern and North African countries recommend that tourists show consideration for cultural codes, respect the locals and

 

The Final Rituals: Confronting Islam's Demons

WND.com 26 March 2015
By Hajji Mustafa

Everyone leaves Arafat at almost the same moment after sunset, so the short journey to Muzdalifa was, not surprisingly, the slowest trip so far, taking over two hours. Our journey

 

Are Pakistani Christian and Hindu women daughters of a lesser God?

Daily O 25 March 2015
By Ahmar Mustikhan

After ISIS fighters overran Yazidi villages in Iraq's Sinjar region last fall reports surfaced of massive scale of sexual slavery of Yazidi women that shook the world's conscience, but the

 

Islamic State Executions: ISIS Stones Couple For Adultery In Latest Public Killings Over Social Crimes

International Business Times 25 March 2015
By Cristina Silva

Islamic State group fighters fatally stoned a man and woman accused of adultery in Iraq Tuesday in a public square in the northern city of Mosul, the New York Times reported. The

 

Israeli group's documentary accuses Hamas of training child soldiers

Fox News 25 March 2015
By Paul Alster

A new documentary that shows senior Hamas figures in Gaza unabashedly discussing the training of child soldiers and glorifying suicide bombers at military-style youth camps will be

 

IS Sisters' Urge Russian-Speaking Women To 'Join Us In Syria'

A message purporting to be from Russian-speaking women with the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria and calling for other women to join them has been shared on social media. The

 

Syria monitor: Islamic State recruits 400 children since January

Egypt Independent 25 March 2015

Islamic State has recruited at least 400 children in Syria in the past three months and given these so-called "Cubs of the Caliphate" military training and hardline indoctrination, a

 

Stop Smearing Critics of Islam as Islamophobes

reason.com 20 March 2015
By Brendan O'Neill

The UK-based Islamic Human Rights Commission has disgusted everyone who owns a moral compass by giving its international "Islamophobe of the Year Award” to Charlie

 

What Islamic State really wants (and how to stop it)

10News.dk 20 March 2015

Bleeding them by continuous bombings and "droning” their leaders, while at the same time walling them in until the only people they can kill are their own, is probably the best

 

Iranian Propagandists in Kosovo

The Weekly Standard 20 March 2015

Kosovo Albanians, overwhelmingly Muslim, love America—which rescued them from Serbian aggression in 1999—and desire diplomatic relations with Israel. Kosovo does not recognize

 

Saudis halt Sweden visas as tensions escalate

The Local / Sweden 20 March 2015

Per Jönsson, a middle east expert at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, described the move as a "major escalation". "We hope that visa operations will

 

How entangled is the terror economy is with our own?

Money Jihad 20 March 2015

France 24 recently interviewed Professor Louise Shelley, author of the book Dirty Entanglements. Shelley discusses the variety of revenue sources available to the Islamic State

 

The Islamization of South America

gatesofvienna 20 March 2015

Islam has made serious inroads into South America. Hezbollah is know to be active there, particularly in the Tri-Border Area, and Venezuela has been working with Iran for

 

ISIS: Four Islamic extremists 'had links to university in Liverpool'

Daily Mirror 20 March 2015
By Joshua Taylor

Four former students from a university in Liverpool have links to Islamist terrorism, it has been claimed. It is believed two former students of Liverpool's John Moores

 
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