Syria

Jihad by social media

FT Magazine 31 March 2014
By Sam Jones

In May last year, Ifthekar Jaman, a modest young Briton with Che Guevara locks and dimpled cheeks, stole away from the small terraced house in Portsmouth where he had grown up with

 

French Parents Alone Against Syria Jihad Recruiters

AINA (press release) 25 March 2014
By Nicholas Vinocur and Pauline Mevel

TOULOUSE, France -- When Dominique Bons' timid son stopped smoking overnight and started praying frequently at his home in the southern French city of Toulouse, she

 

Reports Cite 80 Dead in Kessab; Churches Desecrated

Asbarez Armenian News 25 March 2014

KESSAB, Syria–The Armenian populated villages of Kessab, Syria were the target of three days of brutal cross-border attacks from Turkey by al-Qaeda affiliated armed bands,

 

Third day of fighting at Syria-Turkey border crossing

The Daily Star 25 March 2014

BEIRUT: Syrian forces and rebels battled Sunday for a third straight day for control of a key crossing on the northern border with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human

 

Kessab Targeted by Al-Qaeda Front Groups in Cross-Border Attack from Turkey

Armenian Weekly 25 March 2014

KESSAB, SYRIA–The Armenian populated villages of Kesab (Kessab, Kasab), Syria were the target of three days of brutal cross-border attacks from Turkey by al-Qaeda affiliated

 

Syrian jet shot down by Turkey

Telegraph.co.uk 25 March 2014
By Richard Spencer

The Syrian conflict encroached threateningly on Nato’s eastern frontiers on Sunday when Turkey shot down an Assad regime fighter jet that it said had crossed into its

 

Watch: Syrian Parents Send Son to his Death

Arutz Sheva 25 March 2014
By Dalit Halevy

Jabhat al-Nusra, a Syrian salafist organization that is identified with Al Qaeda, has uploaded to Youtube a video documenting the preparations by one of its members for a

 

Christian’ Throats Slit In Pagan Slaughterhouse – Video Footage Reveals Systematic Execution of Victims

Before Its News 22 March 2014
By Bob Unruh

After exposing videos of “ritual human sacrifices” of Christians by Muslims, a former Palestinian Liberation Organization member-turned-Christian has discovered a new set of

 

Video: Syria Jihadis' British Fighters Launch Recruitment Drive on Video

IBTimes 22 March 2014
By Jack Moore

Footage has emerged on the British Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) Twitter account of British men joining Islamist fighters in Syria with an invitation for more to join as the "doors of jihad are still open".

 

From Lockerbie to 9/11: Iran is Let Off the Hook Read more: Family Security Matters

Family Security Matters 21 March 2014
By Clare M. Lopez

A documentary that aired 11 March 2014 on the Al-Jazeera America channel presented compelling new evidence that Iran and the Syrian-based Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

 

'I would love to join Allah's army': National Guardsmen 'plotted to bomb the L.A. subway system and wanted to help al-Qaida'

Daily Mail 21 March 2014

A California man who spoke of wanting to bomb the Los Angeles subway system was arrested near the Canadian border in Washington state and charged with attempting to travel

 

Defying allies, Qatar unlikely to abandon favoured Syria rebels

Swiss Info 21 March 2014
By Amena Bakr

Qatar's backing for Syrian rebels widely regarded as jihadi militants might appear a diplomatic liability at a time when global alarm about al Qaeda is on the rebound. But that is not

 

Sunni Revolt in Syria Has Given Al-Qa'ida More Power in Iraq

AINA 21 March 2014

Events in Iraq are not always what they seem: take two occurrences over the past year illustrating the difference between appearance and the reality in Iraq

 

Parents of Muslim Girls Fear Jihad Prostitution

Rachma el Hamdaoui of the foundation Mother and Daughter, maintained a group of young Muslim girls who consider going to Syria for the jihad. When she spoke at the meeting of

 

Iraqi jihadi who lived ten years on welfare in the Netherlands shown with row of five heads in Syria…

Tundra Tabloids 21 March 2014

Abdurahman, apparently a Dutch jihadi from Almere, can be seen on You Tube with a bloody knife behind five cut-off heads. He is originally from Iraq, and has lived more than

 

Spain: Kebab Shops Financing Global Jihad

Gatestone Institute 21 March 2014
By Soeren Kern

Police in Spain and Morocco have dismantled a jihadist network suspected of recruiting Islamic radicals in Europe and dispatching them to "hotbeds of tension" in Syria and

 

California man arrested near U.S.-Canada border on terrorism charge

Reuters 19 March 2014
By Bryan Cohen

A California man who prosecutors say was on his way to Syria to join an al Qaeda splinter group was arrested on Monday near the U.S.-Canada border in Washington state on a terrorism charge, federal

 

Syria: Islamic jihadists kidnap 94 Alawite women and children, demand release of 2,000 jihadist prisoners in exchange

Jihad Watch 18 March 2014
By Robert Spencer

This is the kind of math that the "Palestinians” have taught the world in their prisoner exchanges with Israel. In any case, kidnapping infidels and releasing them for ransom

 

Islamist recruiter who inspired Hamburg cell tied to 9/11 attacks gains freedom in Syria

Washington Post 13 March 2014
By Adam Goldman

A key figure in the radicalization of members of the Hamburg cell at the center of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has been freed from a Syrian prison where he spent

 

UK: Brother of jihad suicide bomber says "my brother was not a terrorist; my brother was a hero”

Jihad Watch 13 March 2014
By Robert Spencer

"My brother was not a terrorist – my brother was a hero. He was not a threat to the British public and never has been.” But he died in a jihad/martyrdom suicide attack against

 
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