Syria

Child Killed when Rocket Fired at Catholic School

One child died and 61 children, parents and teachers were injured when a missile hit the Armenian Catholic school in Damascus on Tuesday morning. The school is in the historic district

 

Report Shows How Foreign Fighters Use Social Media

AINA 16 April 2014

A report has cast unprecedented light on how foreign fighters engaged in the Syria conflict are using social media.
The International Centre for the Study of Radicalism report says

 

2 Teenagers Leave Austria, Seek to Fight in Syria

ABC News 16 April 2014

Austrian police say they are conducting an international search for two teenage girls who left farewell letters announcing plans to "fight for Islam" in Syria. Police

 

Syria: the jihadi town where ‘brides’ are snatched from schools

The Muslim Issue 16 April 2014
By Richard Spencer

A year ago, the city of Raqqa in northern Syria was sprouting political activist groups and philosophical discussion circles. A "guerrilla gardening” squad promoted

 

Turkey 'aided Islamist fighters' in attack on Syrian town: report

Hurriyet Daily News 16 April 2014

Turkey facilitated an attack carried out by Islamist fighters against the Armenian town of Kasab inside Syria, eyewitnesses have told the Telegraph. According to the report,

 

Why Moroccan Salafists fight in Syria

The Daily Star 15 April 2014
By Mohammed Masbah

Although the estimated number of Moroccans fighting in Syria varies sharply, with the highest at 1,000, local Salafist-jihadist leaders claim that the number could be even higher, in the

 

Turkey's War Against Syria

AINA 14 April 2014
By Lionel Reynolds

In March 21st, thousands of Islamist fighters from the Al-Qaeda linked Al-Nusra Front and the Saudi/Qatari backed Salafi Islamic Front seized the historic village of Kasaab.

 

UK Media Continues to Portray Jihadis as Charity Workers

Clarion Project 14 April 2014
By Samuel Westrop

The British media continues to label British Islamist volunteers who support jihadist movements in Syria as "charity workers." In December, the BBC aired a documentary

 

Liberal Europe is a Breeding Ground for Sectarian Islamist Killers Entering Syria

Modern Tokyo Times 14 April 2014
By Salma Zribi and Lee Jay Walker

The vibes of multi-cultural Europe, gender rights, numbing down on Christianity, progressive age based on new technology, growing atheism, and so forth, appears to be bypassing

 

Latest European Al-Wafaa Campaign Convoy Arrives In Syria; Campaign Head Is Dutch Hamas Operative

A Union of Good website is reporting on the latest European Al-Wafaa Campaign to arrive in Syria. According to the report: The 8th convoy of the European Al-Wafaa Campaign has

 

UK: Jihadists as "Charity Workers"

Gatestone Institute 14 April 2014
By Samuel Westrop

The full truth is a bit more chilling, Sharif and his wife are supporters of ISIS, the leading Al-Qaeda-aligned group in Syria. Al Jazeera reports that in areas under ISIS control

 

Armenian Christians and Syria Crisis: Turkey is a Dangerous Shadow under Erdogan

Modern Tokyo Times 11 April 2014

Turkey is a dangerous shadow under the leadership of Prime Minister Erdogan. This notably applies to the intrigues being played out in Syria by Turkey and how Erdogan sides with the

 

Syria is now the gravest terrorist threat to Britain

The Telegraph 11 April 2014
By Con Coughlin

Every month a new batch of British Muslims leaves the country to risk their lives in Syria’s brutal civil war. For some, the hazardous journey is nothing more than an opportunity to

 

Syria: Islamic jihadists overrun Christian town, murder 80 people

Jihad Watch 11 April 2014
By Robert Spencer

"Christians have expressed concerns that Islamic militants have infiltrated what is known as the Free Syrian Army, an armed structure with a wide variety of rebels.” The

 

Jesuit Priest Murdered in Syrian City of Homs

The New American 11 April 2014
By Warren Mass

Father Frans (Francis) Van der Lugt (shown), a Jesuit priest, was shot and killed in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on April 7. Van der Lugt, who was 75 years old, had done

 

Syria: embarassment in Turkey after Us journalist revelations

ANSAmed 11 April 2014

ANKARA - A recently published reconstruction of the August 21, 2013, chemical attack blamed on Syrian regime forces has sparked heated debate in the US and Western nations.

 

European jihadists form ISIS brigades in Syria

Al-Monitor 10 April 2014

Recent reports in the European press and evidence from social media implicate European jihadists fighting with the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in atrocities

 

Jihadist from Belgium fighting in Syria: "It’s nice to see, from time to time, the blood of the infidels”

Jihad Watch 10 April 2014
By Robert Spencer

Here again we see an Islamic jihadist explain his motives and goals wholly and solely in terms of Islam and jihad, and yet study of Islam and jihad have been ruled off-limits

 

15 Year-Old German Girl Runs Away to Join Jihad in Syria

Clarion Project 9 April 2014

A young Muslim girl aged 15 from Konstantz, Germany has run away from home to fight in Syria. She forged her father's signature to obtain her passport and travelled to Syria where

 

'Ex-Soccer Player' Releases Jihadi Video in Syria

Clarion Project 9 April 2014

Videos have surfaced of a man claiming to be a former footballer for the London Premiership Club Arsenal who now fights as a Jihadi for ISIS in Syria. He turned away from a lavish western lifestyle two years ago when he became radicalized.

 
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