Ideology

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.

 

ISIS' new roots in the West

Israel Hayom 28 August 2014
By Dr. Ronen Yitzhak

"When it comes to jihad," explains a young, bearded Australian man, "there are two types of people: those who will find every single excuse to come to jihad, and those who will

 

Women Volunteer for Sexual Jihad with Islamic State

Breitbart 28 August 2014
By Mary Chastain

Records show that Australian, British, and Malaysian women travel to Iraq and Syria to participate in jihad al-nikah, or sexual jihad, for the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists.

 

Stop Blaming Israel and Wake Up: The Black Flag of Jihad is the REAL Threat to The World

The Jewish Voice 28 August 2014
By Douglas Murray

Jews are attacked here in Britain, they are blockaded into a synagogue in Paris and the chant ‘Death to the Jews’ is heard in Germany for the first time in 70 years. But too

 

Video: Spanish imam: Allah, destroy every single Jew

The Times of Israel 28 August 2014

A Spanish Imam has been documented in an anti-Semitic rant in which he called the Jewish people treacherous, war-mongering killers and prayed for God to "destroy the plundering

 

Confronting the Yazidi Genocide

Armenian Weekly 28 August 2014
By Aren Torikian

Thousands of people leaving their ancestral homeland. Women and children being kidnapped, raped, and sold as slaves. Men slaughtered by the dozens. While this sounds like

 

Video: In wake of James Foley's murder, does Britain have a jihadi problem?

CNN 28 August 2014
By Nick Thompson

London -- "Any attempt by you, Obama, to deny the Muslims their rights of living in safety under the Islamic caliphate will result in the bloodshed of your people" may

 

Analysis: New Turkish PM's 'Pan-Islamic' Foreign Policy

Arutz Sheva 28 August 2014

Former foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu brings with him a troubled foreign policy legacy of support for jihadists, isolation from west. Turkey's new premier and outgoing

 

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

 

Mohamed Khalaf: Bashar Assad's Regime Was 'Biggest Helper' of IS

Novinite.com 28 August 2014
By Angel Petrov

An interview of Novinite.com with Mohamed Khalaf, an Iraqi-born journalist and correspondent in Bulgaria of a Kuwaiti newspaper, on the Sunni militant group called Islamic

 

Video: Mother of American Islamic State hostage Steven Sotloff makes direct appeal to British executioner

Mirror.co.uk 28 August 2014
By Christopher Bucktin

The 31-year-old freelance journalist appeared at the end of an ISIS video showing the decapitation of American journalist James Foley last week

 

Video: Local jihadist killed in Syria had troubled past before conversion

Fox5 San Diego 28 August 2014

SAN DIEGO — The former San Diego man killed while fighting with the Islamic State reportedly had a string of arrests before he converted to Islam and traveled to

 

Video: Slain ISIS jihadi among more than 100 Americans fighting with militants in Syria

CNN 28 August 2014
By Greg Botelho and Jim Sciutto

An American man died last weekend in Syria while fighting for ISIS, the latest evidence of the reach of a terror group that's become increasingly powerful and feared in the

 

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

 

Video: Grooming Children for Jihad: The Islamic State (Part 2)

youtube 28 August 2014
By VICE News

In Part 2 of VICE News’ exclusive look at the emergence of the Islamic State, filmmaker Medyan Dairieh meets an Islamic State member from Belgium who works to indoctrinate some of the youngest members of the group.

 

Austria: Springboard for Global Jihad

Gatestone Institute 27 August 2014
By Soeren Kern

The Austrian government has announced plans to improve its intelligence gathering and analysis capabilities in an urgent effort to crack down on would-be jihadists in the country.

 

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

 

Real or imagined: Racism 'fear' over Rotherham child abuse

BBC News Online 27 August 2014
By Katie Hall

A "taboo" subject, "ignoring a politically inconvenient truth", threatening "community cohesion", "fear of being thought racist". The report which revealed the abuse of more than 1,400 children in Rotherham - mainly by men of Pakistani heritage - found many reasons why the shocking scale of child sexual exploitation in the South Yorkshire town remained hidden.

 

Dutch Jihadist Had Leading Position in Foley’s Jail

The Belgian jihadist, Jejoen Bentinck, has stated that the jail where the decapitated American journalist James Foley was imprisoned had a Dutchman among its leading wardens.

 
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