Iraq

Obama: The Islamic State "is not ‘Islamic'”

The Jihad Watch 12 September 2014
By Robert Spencer

"No religion condones the killing of innocents, and the vast majority of ISIL’s victims have been Muslim.” It is good of Obama to try to explain exactly how the Islamic State

 

Turkey refuses to host U.S. anti-ISIS forces

Al Arabiya 12 September 2014

Turkey will refuse to allow a U.S.-led coalition to attack jihadists in neighboring Iraq and Syria from its air bases, nor will it take part in combat operations against

 

The bind facing Turkey over 'Islamic State'

DW 12 September 2014
By Thomas Seibert

When "Islamic State" (IS) militants took the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June, diplomats in its Turkish consulate hesitated for too long. The jihadists surrounded the post,

 

Suspected French jihad recruiter arrested in Paris

The Modesto Bee 12 September 2014
By Elaine Ganley

French authorities have arrested a man suspected of being one of the top recruiters of young jihadis for the civil war in Syria, the Interior Ministry said Thursday, describing

 

Obama defends Islam, will fight ISIS by arming those who…defect to ISIS

Creeping Sharia 12 September 2014

In his prime-time speech to the nation on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Obama vowed to "degrade and destroy” the Islamic State

 

Obama gave ‘compelling case’ for expanding fight against Islamic State

The Global And Mail 12 September 2014
By Patricia Zengerle and Amanda Becker

The Republican Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives voiced support on Thursday for President Barack Obama’s expanded campaign against Islamic State militants, but

 

How British jihadist 'madams' are running Isis brothels full of thousands of kidnapped Iraqi women

The Daily Mail 12 September 2014
By Amanda Williams

Thousands of Iraqi women are being forced into sex slavery in brothels run by a 'police force' of British women jihadis, it has been reported. As many as 3,000 women and

 

The next war against global jihadism

The Economist 12 September 2014

Once again, and more wearily than ever, America is saddling up to lead an armed posse into the badlands of Mesopotamia. In 1991 the elder George Bush gathered a coalition to

 

American Teen Shannon Maureen Conley Pleads Guilty For Conspiring With ISIL Fiancé

China Topix 12 September 2014
By Kristina Fernandez

An American teenager Shannon Maureen Conley pleaded guilty to terrorism charges on Wednesday morning for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State (ISIL)

 

Mixed International Reaction to Obama Plan on Islamic State

The Wall Street Journal 12 September 2014
By Harriet Torry, Nicholas Winning and Stacy Meichtry

U.S. allies in Europe offered cautious backing for President Barack Obama's plan to launch airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State extremists, with the U.K. and France saying

 

The ‘unprecedented’ challenge posed by Islamic State

Swiss Info 12 September 2014
By Peter Siegenthaler

United States President Barack Obama’s pledge to extend air strikes to Islamic State targets in Syria relies on other states’ readiness to participate in military action

 

UK PM: Six Planned ISIS Attacks in Europe

Frontpage Mag 11 September 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

Let all the Jihadis return to the UK and it’ll be a lot more than six. There’s a reason countries have airports and it’s not just to humiliate tourists. (via Religion of

 

European Muslim from Copenhagen Poses with Severed Heads

Atlas Shrugs 11 September 2014
By Pamela Geller

Beheading is Islamic ritual slaughter and was Muhammad’s mode of slaughter as well.The severed head pose is now becoming viral among devout Muslims fighting for

 

ISIS Is Not Islamic?

Daniel Pipes 11 September 2014
By Daniel Pipes

In a televised address this evening, President Barack Obama outlined his ideas on how to defeat the Islamic State. Along the way, he declared the organization variously known

 

ISIS Syria Airstrike Countdown: France Pledges Support

IBTimes 11 September 2014
By Esther Tanquintic-Misa

France has responded to the call of U.S. President Barack Obama to unleash an expanded airstrike against ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq. However, the country would

 

More Than 80 Jihadists are Believed to Be in Greece

Greek Reporter 11 September 2014
By Daphne Tsagari

Greek authorities have evidence that there are about 80-100 people of Arab origin in Greece who belong to extremist Muslim groups and are suspected to have links with

 

Congratulations! ISIS Is Now Running Your Elementary School

vocativ 11 September 2014
By Sarah Kaufman

Summer’s over, and kids all across the world are getting ready to go back to school. For those who live in parts of Iraq and Syria, however, class might look a little different

 

'Turkey main transit route for Balkan fighters to Syria, Iraq'

Today's Zaman 11 September 2014

Esad Hecimovic, a Bosnian investigative journalist, says Turkey is a transit route for Bosnian and Serbian fighters who have joined the war in Syria and Iraq, adding that 150

 

"Climate change” against jihad?

Sheikyer Mami 11 September 2014
By Tim Blair

On September 11, 2001, 19 middle-class Islamists Muslims financed by a multi-millionaire murdered nearly 3000 men, women and children in the United States. Leftists have spent

 

ISIS Recruiting in UK Mosques

The Guardian 11 September 2014
By Shiv Malik and Sandra Laville

Networks of radicals are re-emerging in British mosques and elsewhere to encourage and facilitate Muslims wanting to travel to Syria and Iraq to fight for Islamic State

 
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