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Terrorist Wanted: How ISIS Recruits Western Women

Brown Political Review 10 December 2014
By Kanika Khanna

Recruitment within terrorist organizations was long considered a homegrown issue, where groups attracted new members within the countries that they operate, drawing from

 

CIA torture report: Isis supporters react on Twitter

International Business Times UK 10 December 2014
By Maria Khan

Following the release of the CIA torture report, several militant-affiliated social media accounts have been trying to shift attention towards Islamic State (Isis) news. While US

 

Saudi women still assigned male 'guardians'

USA TODAY 10 December 2014
By Caryle Murphy

Sara's husband walked out 15 years ago, but never bothered to officially divorce her. He never sent money, although Sara cares for their daughter and her disabled mother-in-law.

 

Islamisation of schoolbooks in KP sparks debate

DAWN.COM 10 December 2014

As teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai prepares to receive her Nobel Peace Prize, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa — her hometown — is pushing for Islamic

 

UNRWA refuses to correct "2200 civilians killed" lie (UPDATE: Cover-up!)

the elder of ziyon - 9 December 2014

On Friday, I noted that a speech given by UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Margot Ellis contained a major falsehood in a speech she gave. Referring to the Gaza war, she

 

Turkish Hospitality For Arab Terrorism

The Gatestone Institute 9 December 2014
By Burak Bekdil


Erdogan deliberately overlooked a significant difference between Hamas and Turkey's Islamist parties: Hamas specifically advocates violence, while Turkish parties operate within democratic politics. Hamas is coordinating its efforts in the West Bank with logistical support from a command center in

 

‘ISIS Sees Turkey as Its Ally': Former Islamic State Member Reveals Turkish Army Cooperation

Newsweek 9 December 2014
By Barney Guiton

A former member of ISIS has revealed the extent to which the cooperation of the Turkish military allows the terrorist group, who now control large parts of Iraq and Syria, to

 

Islamic Charities Fund Terror While Feted by UK Gov't

The Clarion Project 9 December 2014
By Sam Westrop

The response to the murder of four Israelis praying at a synagogue in Jerusalem on November 18 was, in some quarters, one of jubilation. Although Palestinian President

 

Arkan's Balkan 'Tigers' escape accountability

Al Jazeera 9 December 2014

It was the afternoon of April 2, 1992, in Bijeljina, in eastern Bosnia - where Trbic was captured. The leader of the Serbian Volunteer Guard, known as the "Tigers", was sitting

 

Islamists' Political Power In The U.K. And U.S.

Right Side News 9 December 2014
By Rachel Ehrenfeld

Tony Blair got it right. When asked about the consequences of the West’s intervention in Afghanistan and Iraq, Britain’s former Prime Minister, once again reiterated "the reason

 

The return of the caliphate: Between Islam and Politics

Daily News Egypt 8 December 2014
By Aya Nader

A prophecy in Islamic hadiths (messenger’s sayings) stipulates that oppression, tyranny, and darkness will prevail all over the globe. Eventually, the Caliph Mehdi Muntazar (the awaited

 

Saudi Arabia records higher number of women forced to marry relatives

Al-Arabiya 8 December 2014

Saudi Courts reported an increase in “tahjeer” cases where the male relative of a woman strikes an agreement with her guardian to marry her without consultation and she is then

 

Poll: 77% of Israeli Arabs Prefer Israeli Rule to Palestinian

Breitbart 3 December 2014
By Abe Katsman

A recent Statnet Research Institute poll reported by the Jerusalem Post shows that 77% of Israeli Arabs prefer to live under Israeli rule than to be governed by Palestinians.

 

What You Need To Know About Female Genital Mutilation In The U.S.

Refinery29 3 December 2014

The centuries-old practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), sometimes also referred to as circumcision or cutting, has been recognized as a human rights violation. Although we tend to

 

Finding a safe substitute for female genital mutilation

The Daily Star 3 December 2014
By Cesar Chelala

Female circumcision, also called female genital mutilation, is widely practiced in 29 countries in Africa and the Middle East. More than 125 million women have been subjected to different

 

Egypt Warns Qatar to Stop Destabilizing It

Arutz Sheva 2 December 2014
By Mark Langfan

In a wide-ranging interview in Asharq Al-Awsat, a pro-Saudi Arabian paper, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri warned Qatar to cease its efforts to destabilize Egypt and stated

 

Feminists ignore the real root of misogyny

Herald Sun 1 December 2014
By Rita Panahi


Writer and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a formidable woman of substance, intellect and courage. Naturally that makes her a loathed figure in the modern feminist movement. We can’t have a fiercely intelligent woman talking about worthy issues when there’s trivial nonsense to be bleating about; why worry about female

 

The Myth of 'Deradicalizing' Islamic Radicals

Middle East Forum 1 December 2014
By Tarek Fatah


On Monday, I appeared before the Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence. The committee is studying the question of security threats to Canada as well as 'deradicalization' efforts being promoted by the RCMP [Royal Canadian Mounted Police]. I suggested to the senators that 'deradicalization'

 

Hardline Australia, confused Scandinavia and tense Russia: the global immigration picture

The Guardian 1 December 2014
By Homa Khaleeli, Ashifa Kassam and David Smith

Special report: immigration increasingly dominates national debate in the UK. But what about elsewhere? From the far right making political capital in Scandinavia to border

 

The Least Peaceful Countries in the World are Muslim

Muslim Statistics 1 December 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

So much for the Religion of Peace trademark. With so much of strife and violence dominating our world, and the aftermath of the Arab Spring, its violent protests and

 
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