Syria

Islamic State Actually Has More Support In Britain Than In Arab Nations

The Huffington Post 18 October 2014
By Jessica Elgot

The Islamic State group has substantially less support in Arab nations than it does in European countries, including Britain, according to a new report into attitudes towards

 

German jihadist in Syria threatens 'filthy' Merkel

The Local 17 October 2014

In a video released on Wednesday and shot in Aleppo, Syria, the Islamist, reportedly from North Rhine-Westphalia, attacks Merkel. The German jihadist, who has the name Abu

 

Isis: German Chechen Arrested for 'Training With Islamic State' and Video Urging Muslims to 'Kill Unbelievers'

International Business Times 17 October 2014
By Gianluca Mezzofiore

A Chechen man and his wife travelling with their child has been arrested in Austria for allegedly training with Islamic State (Isis) fighters in Syria, according to local

 

Video: European Islamic State Militants Threaten To 'Chop Off Their Heads'

Opposing Views 17 October 2014
By Khier Casino

Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq have released a new video showing fighters threatening to "chop off” the heads of Western soldiers sent to fight them. In the

 

Mosque Money Government Minister: An 'Islamist' With a 'Hidden Agenda'

Breitbart 17 October 2014
By Oliver Lane

A Swedish, Muslim minister has been accused of being an "Islamist” with a "hidden agenda” by a former member of parliament who said his inclusion in the government signalled

 

Islam and the Mother Lode of Bad Ideas: In Defense of Sam Harris

IVN 17 October 2014
By Andrew Gripp

The spat between Ben Affleck, Sam Harris, and Bill Maher on the HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher over Islam has become so heated and escalated that even 10 days hence, it has

 

The Kensington Mosque at the Heart of Britain's ISIS Defectors

Breitbart 17 October 2014
By Oliver Lane

A counter-terrorism expert has identified a large West-London mosque as being the key common factor between the young British Muslims who go to fight for the Islamic State, a

 

British jihadis returning from Syria will face 'full weight of the law'

London Evening Standard 17 October 2014

Cabinet minister Justine Greening today warned that the "full weight of the law” will be used against British jihadis returning from Syria. She said government was working

 

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Will Do Nothing to Stop the Islamic State

Breitbart 17 October 2014
By Jordan Schachtel

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has done nothing to stop the advances of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadi group rampaging through Iraq and Syria while killing scores of

 

Denmark: Isis Fighters Warmly Welcomed Home by the Psychiatrists

International Business Times 17 October 2014
By Tabatha Kinder

Denmark has one of the most serious jihadist problems in Europe, with the number of its nationals going off to fight alongside terrorist groups like Isis (Islamic State) beaten

 

Kosovo 'jihad' boy home from Syria after secret operation

BBC News Online 17 October 2014

An eight-year-old boy from Kosovo has been reunited with his mother after his jihadist father kept him for five months in Syria. Kosovo's Prime Minister, Hashim Thaci, said

 

Counter-terror chief reveals scale of extremist threat to UK

The Week 17 October 2014

Police resources are being "stretched" as the number of operations to prevent extremist attacks reaches its highest level for years, Britain's most senior counter-terrorism

 

Video: Westerners in ISIS Threaten Countries of Origin

Israel National News 17 October 2014
By Dalit Halevy and Tova Dvorin

Islamic State (ISIS) released a new propaganda video, designed to recruit more young Muslims from around the world to join its jihadist ranks, and to discourage the international coalition

 

Germany Clamps Down on Flow of Fighters to Islamic State

Bloomberg 17 October 2014
By Rainer Buergin and Arne Delfs

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is planning legal changes that will allow it to keep Germans from leaving to join groups such as Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Interior

 

German Muslim couple "took child to Syria jihad”

Atlas Shrugs 17 October 2014

A Munich man and woman have been arrested in Austria on charges of joining jihadist groups fighting in Syria, where they had travelled with the woman’s young son, officials

 

French Jewish Girl Stopped Moments Before Leaving to Join Islamic State

Vice News 17 October 2014
By Etienne Rouillon

A 17-year-old Jewish girl from Paris is the latest French teen reported to have turned to radical Islam and planned to flee to the Islamic State. The girl, who had reportedly

 

Islamic State 'being driven out of Syria's Kobane

BBC News Online 17 October 2014

The Islamic State (IS) militant group has been driven out of most of the northern Syrian town of Kobane, a Kurdish commander has told the BBC. Baharin Kandal said IS

 

Hard-Pressed Between Turkey and ISIL, Kurds Essential to Regional Peace

The Epoch Times 17 October 2014
By Vivian Salama

The Kurds of Syria and Iraq have become a major focal point in the war against the Islamic State group, with Kurdish populations in both countries coming under significant

 

British jihadist with London accent appears in fresh Isil video

The Telegraph 17 October 2014
By Martin Evans

A British jihadist with a London accent has appeared in a fresh Islamic State in the Levant and Iraq (Isil) video vowing to defeat the coalition forces and "chop off the heads”

 

Terror arrests: Footage emerges of London raid, as four held

BBC News Online 17 October 2014

Four men are being questioned for a second day by officers investigating what Scotland Yard says is an "Islamist-related" plot. The men, all aged 20 or 21, were arrested in

 
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