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Australia Investigating Whether Teen Was Islamic State Suicide Bomber

Wall Street Journal 12 March 2015

Australia’s government said Thursday it was trying to confirm the death of an Australian teenager seen fronting a propaganda video distributed last year by Islamic State

 

Joining jihad: Australians who have gone to fight in Iraq and Syria

Sydney Morning Herald 12 March 2015
By Marissa Calligeros

Jake Bilardi, 18, from Craigieburn, in Melbourne's north, is believed to have died in a suicide bombing in the Iraqi city of Ramadi. Mr Bilardi, a gifted maths student, travelled to Iraq

 

Ancient Town Ransacked by Islamic State: Iraqi Government

NDTV 12 March 2015

Islamic State militants have desecrated another ancient Iraqi capital, the government said on Wednesday, razing parts of the 2,700-year-old city of Khorsabad famed for its colossal

 

Calgary imam declares 'fatwa' on ISIL

Calgary Herald 12 March 2015
By Dylan Robertson

Canadian imams are staring down threats from terrorist groups, as well as stigmatizing rhetoric from the federal government, to formally condemn the lure of the Islamic State

 

ISIS militants kidnap Bangladeshi

The Daily Star 12 March 2015

A Bangladeshi was among nine foreign nationals taken hostage by Islamic State militants in an attack on an oilfield in Libya on Friday. The victim, Helal Uddin, 40, from Madarganj

 

ISIS video purportedly shows child executing 'Israeli spy'

Ynetnews 11 March 2015
By Roi Kais

Radical terror group Islamic State released footage on Tuesday evening purportedly showing a child executing an 'Israeli spy.' Twitter accounts linked with ISIS had published a preview clip

 

The Islamic State Is Destroying Thousands of Years of Cultural and Literary History

Mic 11 March 2015
By Tom McKay

The human cost of the rise of the Islamic State group is well-documented: thousands shot or killed, women forced into sex slavery and billions in forced tribute and stolen resources.

 

Jordan’s King Abdullah: “Islamophobia” helps strengthen Islamic State

Jihad Watch 11 March 2015
By Robert Spencer

The Islamic State kills, rapes and maims in the name of Islam and in accord with Islamic texts and teachings. But Jordan’s King Abdullah is saying that if you take note of that, you’ll just

 

Street preacher and ISIS supporter Abdul Salam Mahmoud reportedly killed in Syria

Sydney Morning Herald 11 March 2015
By Rachel Olding

An Australian street preacher has reportedly been killed in a regime stronghold in Syria that has been a focal point of rebel fighting. Abdul Salam Mahmoud maintained a strong social

 

The ‘Islamophobia’ Scam Returns

Frontpage Mag 10 March 2015
By Robert Spencer


In recent weeks, the terror group calling itself the Islamic State (aka ISIS and ISIL) has beheaded journalists and social workers, burned a pilot alive, and forced hundreds of captive women into sex slavery – all while citing Islamic texts to justify their actions and appeal for new recruits. A Muslim in the latest

 

French PM sees 10,000 EU jihadis by 2016

The Daily Star 10 March 2015

As many as 10,000 Europeans could be waging jihad in Iraq and Syria by the end of this year, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned Sunday, a three-fold increase on current

 

Prime Minister: Let Dutch Jihadis Die in Middle East

Prime Minister Mark Rutte (Liberal) has said in a televised debate that jihadis which leave the Netherlands to kill in Iraq or Syria will do the same when they come back to the

 

Female Islamic State recruiter arrested at Barcelona airport

Swiss News 10 March 2015

A Moroccan woman was arrested at a Spanish airport Saturday on suspicion of recruiting European and North African women to join the Islamic State group, authorities

 

What Antidote to Radical Islam?

Algemeiner 9 March 2015

"Radical Islam is the problem, moderate Islam is the solution,” has been my watchword since 2002, meaning that Islam’s many problems will be solved only when Muslims leave

 

Top lit prize for German-Iraqi author Sherko Fatah's take on war and terror

DW 9 March 2015

The Adelbert-von-Chamisso Prize recognizes each year the works of an author "writing in the German language whose literature is affected by cultural changes," as described by

 

Islamic charities lose millions as ‘risk-averse’ banks block donations – think tank

RT 9 March 2015
By Chris Helgren

Millions of pounds worth of donations to British charities have been blocked or returned by global banks, amid terror financing concerns. Humanitarian operations in Syria, Iraq

 

Why Obama's Criticism of Netanyahu's Iran Speech Is Flawed

The Clarion Project 9 March 2015
By Ryan Mauro

Politico has published an article listing the "5 things President Obama's team thinks [Israeli Prime Minister] Benjamin Netanyahu got wrong." These five arguments are merely

 

A reputation at risk

The Economist 9 March 2015

REPORTS that “Jihadi John”, a particularly ghastly member of the Islamic State who has been identified as the beheader of at least five Western hostages in Syria, is a Briton named

 

Islamic State bulldozed ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud

Jihad Watch 9 March 2015
By Robert Spencer

There are men, and there are destroyers. These Muslims, acting on principles of Islam, are the enemies of life and creativity; they love only death and destruction. Besides

 

WATCH Savage LEAKED VIDEO of execution of terrified 11-year-old child carried out by Obama-backed militias In Iraq

A leaked video by fighters from the so-called Iraqi militia executed an 11-year-old boy with bursts of bullets on his head in Diyala province in Iraq. Shoebat.com was able to obtain the

 
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