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Islamic State has 'Special Plans' for India, Majeed Said: Sources to NDTV

ndtv 1 December 2014

Areeb Majeed, one of the four youths from Mumbai who allegedly went to fight for the Islamic State and returned last week, has told investigators the IS was looking east

 

ISIS: Portrait of a Jihadi Terrorist Organization

Right Side News 1 December 2014
By Rachel Ehrenfeld

1. This study examines the nature of the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), an Islamic Salafist-jihadi terrorist organization founded a decade ago as a branch of

 

Islamic State slave trade highlights broader problem in Muslim world

JNS 1 December 2014
By Ksenia Svetlova

Every evening, silence reigns in the Khanke refugee camp near the Kurdish city of Dohuk in northern Iraq. Winter has already arrived, bringing with it rain, mud, and cold. A

 

IS suffers heavy losses in Kobane as at least 50 jihadists killed

i24 news 1 December 2014

16 Iraqi border guards killed in jihadist assault; 300 Islamic State supporters face trial in Germany Islamic State group jihadists battling for control of the Syrian town

 

A horror called Female Genital Mutilation

i24news 1 December 2014

At best, every second woman in Egypt undergoes the procedure, at worst - almost every one. A few years ago, when the Arab revolutions were raging in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen, women were in the avant garde of change, demanding reforms and better lives. But it seems the Arab spring played a cruel joke on them. During the dramatic 2013 events at (continue reading...)

 

Blood Money: How Isis makes up to €4.5m a day

Irish Examiner 1 December 2014

The Islamic State’s staggering successes come at a cost. After all, it’s not cheap to wage war and manage territorial conquests whose population is now roughly the size

 

Syrian conflict playing out in Denmark

Islamist Watch 25 November 2014

The chairman of the Danish-Syrian Association says it is "only a matter of time" before the violent conflict between pro-Assad factions and supporters of the terrorist group

 

Whose side is Turkey on?

London Review of Books 25 November 2014
By Patrick Cockburn

Over the summer Isis – the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – defeated the Iraqi army, the Syrian army, the Syrian rebels and the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga; it established a state

 

Ex-FSA fighter: Islamic State "magnet that attracts large numbers of Muslims”

The Jihad Watch 25 November 2014
By Robert Spencer

"We have a Free Syrian Army and a moderate opposition that we have steadily been working with that we have vetted.” — Barack Obama, September 2014 What was he working with

 

Fighting for ISIS, Two British Nationals from London Killed in Kobane

International Business Times 25 November 2014
By Johnlee Varghese

Two British nationals reportedly have been killed fighting for the Islamic State in the Kurdish town of Kobane located near the Syria-Turkey border. Two British jihadis have

 

One Of Three Jihadis Seen Burning Their French Passports In Syria Was Raised In Tiny Village

Tundra Tabloids 25 November 2014

Yet another case of someone converting to Islam, reading the koran and going off to jihad as a result. The bearded blue-eyed man seen in the footage urging Muslims to stage

 

German intelligence: Dozens of Germans killed fighting for 'IS'

DW 25 November 2014

At least 60 Germans have died fighting alongside militants from the jihadist group "Islamic State" (IS) with at least nine being killed in suicide attacks, Germany's domestic

 

Nations Ponder How to Handle European Fighters Returning From Jihad

ndtv 25 November 2014

Months after Kreshnik B. slipped over Turkey's border into Syria in 2013, convinced that it was his duty to help the people overthrow President Bashar Assad, he found himself

 

We are not mercenaries say British ex-soldiers fighting IS: 'It's simply a war on evil'

The Daily Mail 25 November 2014
By Damien Gayle and Ian Drury

Two former British Army soldiers who have travelled to Syria to fight against Islamic State insist they are not mercenaries but involved in a war of ‘good against evil’. James

 

British MP Claims 2,000 British Muslims Fighting for IS

outlookindia 25 November 2014
By Aditi Khanna

As many as 2,000 Britons have travelled to Syria to fight alongside the Islamic State (IS), four times more than the official estimates, a Muslim British parliamentarian has

 

Ethnic Tensions Lead to VIolent Fight in Asylum-Seekers Center

In the township of Overloon, seven hundred asylum seekers live in a former jail. They mainly originate from Syria and Eritrea. The central body which deals with asylum

 

How Many Lies Have Democrats Told To Sabotage The War on Terror?

Frontpage Mag 25 November 2014
By David Horowitz

Start with Obama’s claim that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (or ISIS) is not Islamic. Say what? In fact, the so-called war on terror is clearly a war that Islamic

 

Qatar and Terror

Breaking Israel News 25 November 2014
By Denis MacEoin

Although outwardly more liberal than the Saudis, the Qataris have surpassed them as financiers of extremism and terrorism. U.S. officials reckon that Qatar has now replaced

 

ISIS Militant Who Sold Yazidi Girls as Sex Slaves Reportedly Killed in US Airstrike; Families Buying Back Girls

Christian Post 24 November 2014
By Anugrah Kumar

Young Kurdish women of the ethnic minority of Yazidis wear shirts reading "Stop the IS terrorists" and "Free Shingal" as they march through the streets of Bielefeld

 

Hundreds honour murdered aid worker

Indipendent.ie 24 November 2014

Peter Kassig, who took the first name Abdul-Rahman after converting to Islam during captivity, was remembered as a good man, son, student and volunteer who dedicated himself

 
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