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Islamic State terrorists trade on heightened fears

The Age 26 October 2014
By Tom Allard

Amid extravagant threats of damnation and enslavement, the call to arms for random attacks on non-believers by an Islamic State spokesman hit on the central objective behind

 

Secular Conference 2014 rallies in support of Kobane and against religious-Right

One Law For All 26 October 2014
By Maryam Namazie

The two-day International Conference on the Religious Right, Secularism and Civil Rights held in London during 11-12 October 2014 was a rousing success. A broad coalition of

 

Brazilian Mom of Dutch Jihadist: 'I Went to Police and They Laughed In My Face'

Breitbart 26 October 2014
By Frances Martel

The Brazilian mother of Belgian jihadist Brian De Mulder tells BBC Brazil that she would like to see her son in jail for leaving his family to fight for the Islamic State in

 

Gunman in Ottawa Attack Planned to Leave for Syria

Israel National News 26 October 2014
By Ben Ariel

The gunman who carried out Wednesday’s shooting attack in the Canadian capital Ottawa had recently applied for a passport and was hoping to leave for Syria, the country’s top

 

The Regretful Jihadists of the Islamic State

Foreign Policy 26 October 2014
By Leela Jacinto

On Sept. 24, as the U.N. Security Council prepared to adopt a resolution aimed at tackling the threat of foreign terrorist fighters around the world, French security services were

 

17-Year Old Boy Crucified by ISIS in Raqqa

The Clarion Project 26 October 2014

Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria crucified a 17-year old boy they accused of taking pictures of the group's military headquarters. Images of the three-day public

 

Jeremy Scahill: Blackwater Execs Remain Free as Guards Convicted for Killing 14 Iraqis in Massacre

Democracy Now 26 October 2014

ISIS terrorists execute reportedly some 1,500 civilians for not being "Islamic" enough.

 

Islamic State Sex Slave Reveals Horrific Plight In Captivity And Begs West To Bomb Brothel

The Huffington Post UK 23 October 2014
By Charlotte Meredith

A young Yazidi woman being held by Islamic State militants has reportedly begged the West to bomb the brothel where she says she is being repeatedly raped. In a harrowing

 

Saudi War With Islamic State Echoes Kingdom’s Own Past

Bloomberg 23 October 2014
By Glen Carey

When Saudi rulers send warplanes on missions against Islamic State, they’re targeting a group whose theocratic ideology and roots in desert warfare overlap at least partly with

 

'Islamic State' Should Cause No Surprise

Arutz Sheva 22 October 2014
By Dr. Mordechai Kedar

For the past several months, the entire world has been busy writing and talking about the "Islamic State" or the "caliphate nation", as if this phenomenon poses a totally new

 

Youssef Qaradawi Says ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Was Once Muslim Brotherhood; First English Translation Of Statement

The Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Watch 22 October 2014

The GMBDW has discovered what appears to be the first English translation of the video in which Global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi can be seen referring to what

 

ISIS-Kurdish fight stirs trouble in Turkey

CNN 22 October 2014
By Ivan Watson

Turkey made a significant policy shift Monday when it announced it would allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq to travel through the Turkish territory to

 

The Islamic State and Islam

Human Events 22 October 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

What relationship does the Islamic State have to Islam? "Absolutely nothing” is the answer almost every Western politician gives. For example, U.S. President Obama

 

Watch ISIS VIDEO: America’s Air Dropped Weapons Now in Our Hands

Pamela Geller 22 October 2014

This is a pattern — US arms and aid have been falling into the hands of the Islamic State for over a year. Obama has been supporting these savages – here and here. Not only

 

Korean-Born Jihadist on Trial in France Left Syria After Ten Days Because he Could Not Smoke

Yahoo News UK 22 October 2014

A South Korean-born jihadist on trial in France only managed to stay in Syria for "about 10 days" because he could not bear going without cigarettes under a smoking ban imposed

 

Islamic State Use Drug Trade to Bankroll Their Jihad, Says Spanish Intelligence

Newsweek 21 October 2014
By Damien Sharkov

A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014 is pictured in this still frame from

 

Turkey streets in uproar over war in Syria

live5news 21 October 2014

The U.S. has been urging Turkey to join the U.S.-led coalition in the fight against ISIS but Turkey is reluctant placing its tanks on the border with Syria to monitor the

 

Turkey has failed Kobani, Kurds

Boston Globe 21 October 2014
By Dilar Dirik

For two years, the Kurds have been warning the world about the Islamic State. Accusations by the Kurds that Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar support jihadists in Syria were

 
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