Middle East

Embedding a Fact Within Another Story

Citizen Warrior 25 November 2014

I was talking with a friend the other day. I've talked to him before about Islam, but he's one of those people who tries to find some way of thinking about it so he doesn't

 

In Social-Media Era, When Is Free Speech Illegal?

The Wall Street Journal 25 November 2014
By Jess Bravin

A case before the Supreme Court over threats made on Facebook is highlighting long-standing tension between law enforcement and free-speech advocates over when threatening

 

Report: Nearly 10,000 terror attacks in 2013

i24 news 25 November 2014

Terrorist killings have risen almost fivefold since 9/11, despite US-led global efforts to control the scourge, according to a report published on Tuesday. The number of

 

Whose side is Turkey on?

London Review of Books 25 November 2014
By Patrick Cockburn

Over the summer Isis – the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – defeated the Iraqi army, the Syrian army, the Syrian rebels and the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga; it established a state

 

Turkey's Bark and Bite

The Gatestone Institute 25 November 2014
By Burak Bekdil

Calls and campaigns against Israeli-made commodities and companies allegedly owned by Jewish businessmen, including Turkish Jews, fill Islamist newspaper pages every

 

Ex-FSA fighter: Islamic State "magnet that attracts large numbers of Muslims”

The Jihad Watch 25 November 2014
By Robert Spencer

"We have a Free Syrian Army and a moderate opposition that we have steadily been working with that we have vetted.” — Barack Obama, September 2014 What was he working with

 

Fighting for ISIS, Two British Nationals from London Killed in Kobane

International Business Times 25 November 2014
By Johnlee Varghese

Two British nationals reportedly have been killed fighting for the Islamic State in the Kurdish town of Kobane located near the Syria-Turkey border. Two British jihadis have

 

One Of Three Jihadis Seen Burning Their French Passports In Syria Was Raised In Tiny Village

Tundra Tabloids 25 November 2014

Yet another case of someone converting to Islam, reading the koran and going off to jihad as a result. The bearded blue-eyed man seen in the footage urging Muslims to stage

 

Video: Netanyahu to i24news: French recognition of Palestine would be 'irresponsible'

i24 news25 November 2014


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned in an exclusive interview with i24news on Sunday that a French recognition of a Palestinian state would be "irresponsible,"

 

Obama's Legacy (and Europe's)

The Gatestone Institute 25 November 2014
By Guy Milliere

It is difficult to think that President Obama — or leaders in Europe — want their names to go down in history as the fools who actually legitimized a rogue entity such as

 

Israel Fears EU Parliament Will Recognize 'Palestine'

Israel National News 25 November 2014
By Cynthia Blank

Following Sweden's official decision and symbolic votes in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Spain, the European Parliament is expected to vote on a draft resolution that wold

 

What "Ikhwan-nabee Correct” Conservative Analysts of Islam Must Learn From Charles Wendell

Dr. Andrew Bostom Blog 25 November 2014

Given the current obsessive fad which I dub "Ikhwan-nabee Correct Conservative Coverage of Islam”, it is imperative to re-examine what the "non-Islamophobic” Middle East

 

Nations Ponder How to Handle European Fighters Returning From Jihad

ndtv 25 November 2014

Months after Kreshnik B. slipped over Turkey's border into Syria in 2013, convinced that it was his duty to help the people overthrow President Bashar Assad, he found himself

 

Insight - For many young British Muslims tug of peace is stronger than pull of war

Reuters 25 November 2014
By Ahmed Aboulenein

For some British Muslims, the path to jihad and the path to peaceful aid work can traverse much of the same terrain. From an office in Britain's second largest city, Waseem

 

British MP Claims 2,000 British Muslims Fighting for IS

outlookindia 25 November 2014
By Aditi Khanna

As many as 2,000 Britons have travelled to Syria to fight alongside the Islamic State (IS), four times more than the official estimates, a Muslim British parliamentarian has

 

Ethnic Tensions Lead to VIolent Fight in Asylum-Seekers Center

In the township of Overloon, seven hundred asylum seekers live in a former jail. They mainly originate from Syria and Eritrea. The central body which deals with asylum

 

'Honor Killings' Persist in Russia's Dagestan, Chechnya

The Moscow Times 25 November 2014
By Allison Quinn

Early last Monday morning, a photo of a young Dagestani woman believed to have been suffocated by her own father appeared briefly before being deleted. It was not removed

 

4 Sunni Muslim Groups Responsible for 66% of All 17,958 Terror Killings in 2013

cnsnews 25 November 2014
By Patrick Goodenough

The number of people killed by terrorists worldwide in 2013 rose by 60 percent compared to the previous year – from 11,133 to 17,958 – with four Sunni Muslim extremist groups

 

Iran Wants To Arm Hamas And Hezbollah With ‘Advanced Weapons’ To Strike Israel

Inquisitr 25 November 2014

Iran aims to arm Hezbollah and Hamas with advanced weapons able to strike Israel, the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Aerospace Force said this week. Gen. Seyed Majid

 

Hamas-linked CAIR: A Terror Organization

Islamist Watch 25 November 2014
By Robert Spencer

The United Arab Emirates last week approved a list of 86 "designated terrorist organisations and groups, including the usual suspects – the UAE Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic

 
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