Syria

Islamic State conflict: Kurdish fighters arrive in Turkey

BBC 29 October 2014

A group of 150 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have arrived in Turkey from where they plan to cross into Syria to battle Islamic State (IS) militants besieging the town of

 

Interview with an Islamic State Recruiter: 'Democracy Is For Infidels'

SPIEGEL 29 October 2014
By Hasnain Kazim

How does Islamic State think? How do its followers see the world? SPIEGEL ONLINE met up with an Islamic State recruiter in Turkey to hear about the extremist group's vision for

 

'Victory or Death' Cries Egyptian in ISIS Propaganda Video

Arutz Sheva 29 October 2014
By Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar

The brutal Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organization continues its campaign of propaganda videos, calling on Muslims to come from around the world to Iraq and Syria where

 

1,800 radical German Muslims now in Syria, Iraq

The Jerusalem Post 28 October 2014

BERLIN – Germany’s domestic intelligence agency severely underestimated the number of radical German Muslims who are fighting for the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, a

 

ISIS is Islam!

American Thinker 28 October 2014
By G. Murphy Donovan

Barack Obama is given to making extraordinary pronouncements. Many of the more dramatic assertions seldom are based on facts, reason, or reflection. Put aside, if you can, the

 

Treasury hopes ISIS will go broke on its own

Money Jihad 28 October 2014

In remarks last week (hat tip to @HSPI), Treasury official David Cohen confirmed that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria makes $1 million a day from oil sales, that it has

 

British journalist John Cantlie used as 'Isil reporter' inside Kobane

Telegraph.co.uk 28 October 2014
By Richard Spencer

The British freelance journalist held hostage by Isil jihadists has appeared in a news report purporting to be from the embattled Kurdish city of Kobane. John Cantlie has

 

Inside Sharia law: SBS reporter Patrick Abboud reveals life under the morality police in Aceh

news.com.au 28 October 2014
By DEBRA KILLALEA

THE woman is led arm-in-arm and forced to kneel. Behind her, a masked man holding a long cane prepares to whip her several times. Her punishment was selling food during

 

Geert Wilders: 'Nothing is Being Done to Make Our Own Countries Safe

Breitbart 27 October 2014
By Diana West


I am sitting with Geert Wilders, leader of the Netherlands’ Party for Freedom, and the news has just flashed that Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the Canadian convert to Islam who terrorized Ottawa on Wednesday, had previously had his passport lifted by the Canadian government as an officially designated "high-risk traveller.”

 

Islam’s ‘Good Cop/Bad Cop’ Routine

raymondibrahim.com 27 October 2014

Yet one more piece of evidence tying the United States to the Islamic State recently came to light. In a new video interview, Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, one of the most

 

Hostages Reveal Islamic State’s Brutal Torture Methods — Including One Technique the Group Says It Picked Up From Americans

Palestinian Media Watch 27 October 2014
By Sharona Schwartz

Hostages captured by the Islamic State group, particularly those from the U.S. and Britain, have been waterboarded by their jihadist captors, a current hostage along with

 

What attracts young Muslims to ISIL? Its "brutality”, says Germany’s domestic spy chief

Ground Report 27 October 2014
By Robert Tilford

There could be as many as 7,000 Muslim extremists living in Germany by year end, according to Hans-Georg Maassen, the head of Germany’s BfV domestic intelligence agency

 

The Management of Savagery

Frontpage Mag 27 October 2014
By Mark Tapson


If there is a positive side to the rise of ISIS, it is that the West has had its head jerked from the sand and has been made to witness a bottomless, bloodthirsty evil: crucifixions, beheadings, enslavement of women, live burial of children, mass executions. Even John Kerry, a man not known for grasping (or admitting)

 

The Horror Before the Beheadings

Assyrian International News Agency 27 October 2014
By Rukmini Callimachi

The hostages were taken out of their cell one by one. In a private room, their captors asked each of them three intimate questions, a standard technique used to obtain proof

 

IS threatens to kill British jihadis wanting to go home

Standart News 27 October 2014

British jihadi fighters desperate to return home from Syria and Iraq are being issued with death threats by the leadership of Islamic State (Isis), the Observer has

 

Video: British hostage John Cantlie: prisoners waterboarded for escape attempts

New York Daily News 27 October 2014

In a new propaganda video from ISIS, a British photographer being held by the terror group says prisoners have been waterboarded — but only when they did "something stupid.”

 

John Cantlie: Isis prisoners are waterboarded for trying to escape, says British hostage in video

The Independent 27 October 2014
By Emma Finamore

Isis prisoners are waterboarded as punishment for trying to escape, British hostage John Cantlie has said in a video released by the terror group. The photojournalist, 43,

 

Turkey: No Longer a "Rock Star" on Arab Street

The Gatestone Institute 27 October 2014
By Burak Bekdil

Erdogan's Turkey is no longer an attraction for the Muslim street. Instead, it is, overtly or covertly, on hostile terms with Syria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United

 

Turkish intelligence chief: ISIS is a reality and we are optimistic about the future

AWD News 27 October 2014

Hakan Fidan, the head of Turkey's National Intelligence Organization, known by the MIT acronym, has drawn a lot of attention and criticism lately for his controversial comments

 

At Least 20,000 Orphans (their parents were murdered by ISIS) are on the Turkish Borders of Iraq and Syria

shoebat.com 27 October 2014
By Keith Davies

In conducting the investigation into the war orphan situation, our security team have gone to the Syrian and Iraqi border areas in Turkey and found there to be at least 20,000

 
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