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Hamas reconstructing terror tunnels using Israeli materials

Ynetnews 19 December 2014
By Elior Levy

Hamas has been commandeering building materials from Israel transferred into the Gaza Strip for reconstruction for the purpose of rebuilding its offensive 'terror tunnels', Ynet has

 

Hamas holds biggest military exercise in Gaza since end of Operation Protective Edge

Jerusalem Post 19 December 2014

Hamas held its biggest military exercise since the end of the 50-day war in Gaza over the summer, according to Israeli media reports on Thursday morning. Residents of southern

 

At Least 180 Killed in al-Qaeda Offensive Against Syrian Troops

Antiwar.com 17 December 2014
By Jason Ditz

At least 180 fighters, including 100 Syrian soldiers and 80 members of al-Qaeda’s Jabhat al-Nusra were killed in a 24 hour span yesterday, as Nusra pushed into key military bases

 

Army arrests son of Salafist leader in north Lebanon

The Daily Star 17 December 2014
By Antoine Amrieh

The Lebanese Army arrested the son of prominent sheikh Dai al-Islam al-Shahhal, the founder of the Salafist Movement in north Lebanon, a security source said Friday.

 

UK: Hamas-linked Interpal Enjoys Mainstream Support

Gatestone Institute 16 December 2014
By Samuel Westrop

Peter Oborne's claim, that "it is almost impossible not to deal with Hamas... if you're a charity working [in the Gaza Strip]," is demonstrably untrue. First, scores of

 

Israeli Forces Nab Hamas, Fatah Members Inciting for Jihad on Facebook

Algemeiner.com 16 December 2014
By Dave Bender

A joint operation between the Shin Bet intelligence service and the Israeli police overnight arrested eight eastern Jerusalem Arabs suspected of inciting for jihad attacks against Israelis

 

Sydney siege: Gunman 'forces' hostages to show jihadist banner

International Business Times 15 December 2014
By Umberto Bacchi

A gunman who has taken an unknown number of hostages at a Sydney cafe apparently forced two of them to hold up an Islamist flag similar to those used by jihadist groups, as

 

Flag waved at Sydney cafe siege not the ISIL flag

9news 15 December 2014
By Adam Vidler

The black flag being flown in the ongoing hostage situation in Martin Place appears to share elements with those used by extremist organisations across the world, but the

 

Tracking a month of deadly attacks

BBC 15 December 2014


Jihadist attacks killed more than 5,000 people in just one month, an investigation by the BBC World Service and King's College London has found. Civilians bore the brunt of the violence, with more than 2,000 killed in reported jihadist incidents during November 2014. Islamic State carried out the most

 

When Jihadists Capture a Woman, They Have a Guide to Consult on What to Do With Her. Some of the Directives Are Truly Disturbing

TheBlaze.com 15 December 2014

The Islamic State group has reportedly issued a guide on how to treat female slaves which allows jihadist militants to rape them, including girls who have not yet reached

 

Hamas shows off its weapons in military parade marking anniversary

The Jerusalem Post 15 December 2014

Hamas held a military rally iin Gaza on Sunday in which convoys paraded signs of the organization's military prowess through the streets of the coastal territory. The military parade, which featured

 

Arabs on social media: CIA torture pales in comparison

y net news 15 December 2014

Amidst the outcry over the US Senate report on CIA torture, some Arabs have taken to social media to point out that the methods described pale in comparison to torture that is

 

Terrorists Disguised As Women: Al Qaeda Militants Attempt Border Crossing In Yemen Wearing Niqabs

International Business Times 15 December 2014
By Philip Ross

Several militants with suspected ties to Al Qaeda were shot dead at a border crossing Saturday by Yemeni soldiers. The militants were allegedly attempting to enter Saudi Arabia

 

Uzbek president asks Putin to help fight radical Islam in Central Asia

Reuters 11 December 2014
By Denis Dyomkin

Uzbekistan urged Russia on Wednesday to help protect Central Asia against what it said would be a rising threat from militant Islam as U.S. forces draw down their numbers in

 

Dutch Biker Gangs Vs. ISIS

The Daily Beast 9 December 2014

Dutch and German motorcycle gangs got a lot of publicity saying they were fighting against the so-called Islamic State in Syria. But it seems nobody wants them there.

 

Where Are All Those Freed Guantanamo Detainees Now?

TIME 9 December 2014
By Noah Rayman

More than 600 former Guantanamo Bay detainees have ended up in over 53 countries Over the dozen years since the Guantanamo Bay detention camp opened, more than 630 people

 

Islamic State: Coalition 'pledges more troops' for Iraq

BBC News 9 December 2014

The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (IS) militants has pledged to send an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq, a top US commander has said. Lt Gen James Terry, who is

 

Obama has no enumerated power to release GITMO prisoners, but here we go again

allenbwest 9 December 2014
By Allen West

Sure seems we’ve come to a point where the rule of law means little to the Obama administration — or the oath taken to faithfully execute our laws. With that in mind,

 

Manitoba Muslims condemn ISIS video from Ottawa man

CBC 9 December 2014

John Maguire, who was already reportedly under investigation by the RCMP after travelling to Syria to join ISIS as a foreign fighter in January 2013, appears in a six-minute,

 

‘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

 
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