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Denmark 'high on Isis's list': Danish jihadist

The Local 1 September 2014

The terrorist organisation Isis has its sights set on Denmark according to a Danish-Turkish militant who has fought in Syria. The 27-year-old jihadist, identified only as

 

Marched to their deaths: Sickening ISIS slaughter continues as 250 soldiers captured at Syrian airbase are stripped then led to

The Daily Mail 1 September 2014
By Dan Bloom

Sickening footage appears to show Islamic State militants parading around 250 captured soldiers through the desert in their underwear before they are killed and their bodies

 

The Muslim Colonists: Forgotten Facts about the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Jewish Press 1 September 2014
By Ezequiel Doiny

The Yazidi in Iraq and the Christian Copts in Egypt are not "occupiers” or "settlers;” neither are the Jews in Israel. They are both victims of a common enemy that seems to

 

Police takes Passport away from 10 Members of Jihadi-families

Jihadis have again been discovered in the Netherlands. In Huizen the police has taken away the passports of ten people, belonging to two families. They are suspected of

 

Hamas: Attempts to Disarm Us Are 'Worthless'

Arutz Sheva Israel National News 1 September 2014
By Elad Benari

Hamas on Saturday declared that any attempts to disarm the terrorist groups in Gaza are "worthless," the Ma’an news agency reported. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said in a

 

Qatar's role as US ally at odds with claims it sponsors terror

FOX News 1 September 2014
By Paul Alste

If the Middle East were one big room, Qatar would be the elephant, according to a growing number of regional experts who believe the oil rich emirate is propping up violent

 

From Al-Qaeda to IS, familiar games, familiar players

Kashmir Times 1 September 2014
By Aijaz Zaka Syed

Those who cannot remember the past, cautioned George Santayana, are condemned to repeat it. So Barack Obama, who stood against Bush's wars and his apocalyptic visions of a

 

Video: Enforcing Sharia in Raqqa: The Islamic State (Part 3)

youtube 28 August 2014
By VICE News

The Islamic State now governs its caliphate from the north central Syrian city of Raqqa, which was once a relatively westernized agricultural hub. As the State's power base, Raqqa is where it imposes its version of Sharia law throughout large swaths of Iraq and Syria.

 

The Islamic State Has Nothing to Do With Islam?

AINA (press release) 28 August 2014
By Robert Spencer

Whatever they may disagree about, Western leaders are in complete agreement about one thing: the new self-styled caliphate, the Islamic State, has nothing whatsoever to do with

 

Hundreds Of Westerners Have Joined ISIS — Here's Where They Came From

Business Insider 28 August 2014
By Ben Winsor

In the aftermath of the sadistic murder of American journalist James Foley by a suspected London-born ISIS recruit, increasing attention is being paid to the radicalization of

 

Israeli forces caught up in Al Qaeda’s complex toils in both Golan and Gaza

debka.com 28 August 2014

The cross-border incident on the Golan Wednesday, Aug. 27, in which an Israeli officer was injured by stray fire from the fighting between Syrian army and rebel forces near

 

You Can't Understand ISIS If You Don't Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia

Huffington Post 28 August 2014
By Alastair Crooke

BEIRUT -- The dramatic arrival of Da'ish (ISIS) on the stage of Iraq has shocked many in the West. Many have been perplexed -- and horrified -- by its violence and its evident

 

Is the Gaza War Really Over?

Gatestone Institute 28 August 2014
By Khaled Abu Toameh

Statements made by Hamas and Islamic Jihad leaders and spokesmen following the announcement of the long-term cease-fire agreement with Israel this week serve as a reminder of

 

Assad Policies Aided Rise of Islamic State Militant Group

Wall Street Journal 28 August 2014
By Maria Abi-Habib

The Islamic State, which metastasized from a group of militants seeking to overthrow the Syrian government into a marauding army gobbling up chunks of the Middle East, gained

 

ISIS stepping-stone to Europe identified

WND.com 27 August 2014
By F. Michael Maloof

WASHINGTON – Austrian intelligence has concluded the European country figures prominently in a five-year game plan of the Islamic State, formerly called ISIS or Islamic State

 

The New Face of Evil

Real Clear Politics 27 August 2014
By Richard Cohen

As Hannah Arendt foresaw, we are once again up against the question of evil. An American photojournalist, James Foley, was presented to the camera and methodically decapitated. The instrument was not the ax reserved for royalty or the whooshing blade prompted by that reformer Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, but an ordinary looking knife.

 

One in six French people say they support ISIS

Vox 27 August 2014
By Max Fisher

Two polls released this week both ask a question that you would hope wouldn't need asking: how many people support the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)? Unfortunately, in

 

The Islamic State Has Nothing to Do With Islam?

Frontpage Mag 27 August 2014
By Robert Spencer

Whatever they may disagree about, Western leaders are in complete agreement about one thing: the new self-styled caliphate, the Islamic State, has nothing whatsoever to do with Islam. It’s a comforting, reassuring vision for Western non-Muslims facing a massive influx of Muslim immigrants and jittery about the prospect of Islamic terrorism, except for just one problem: it’s entirely false.

 

Turkish ‘humanitarian’ group behind ‘Marmara’ signs pact with Qatar

The Jerusalem Post 27 August 2014
By Ariel Ben Solomon

Bulent Yildrim, chairman of the Turkish IHH organization, and Qatar Charity CEO Yousef bin Ahmad al-Kuwari signed the strategic agreement that was announced at a press

 

Au revoir, France

American Thinker 27 August 2014
By Carol Brown

If you ever doubted the direction France is headed, you need doubt no more. The headline reads: "One in six French people say they support ISIS”. Holy halal cow! That’s a lot of people (and I use that term loosely). So much for the narrative of the "moderate Muslim.”

 
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