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Daily Jihad: Almost 1,000 French Nationals Waging Jihad In Iraq and Syria

Breitbart 16 September 2014
By Jordan Schachtel

France’s Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve estimated that roughly 930 of his citizens, including upwards of 60 being women, are waging jihad on behalf of Islamist groups in

 

Man Armed with Rifle Arrested After Making Threats at French Jewish School

Shalom Life 16 September 2014
By Daniel Koren

A 48-year-old man who has yet to been named was arrested late last week after arriving at a Jewish school in Marseille, France, armed with a hunting rifle, and threatening to

 

As Aspiring Jihadists Heed Call of Islamic State, Home Nations Try to Stymie Them

Worcester Telegram 16 September 2014
By Somini Sengupta

UNITED NATIONS — France wants the power to block its citizens from leaving the country without a court order, while Britain is weighing whether to revoke citizenship

 

International Anti-ISIS Conference Set to Kick Off in Paris

AINA (press release) 16 September 2014

Almost 30 countries will be meeting with Iraqi authorities in Paris on Monday to coordinate their response to Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Reuters news agency

 

Islamic State threat: France's Hollande visits Iraq as Germany bans ISIS symbols

Christian Science Monitor 16 September 2014
By Sara Miller Llana

Paris — French President François Hollande’s trip to Baghdad today to shore up support at home for expanded Western strikes against Islamic State militants leaves him

 

Interior Minister: 930 French Muslims involved "in jihad” in Syria, Iraq

Atlas Shrugs 16 September 2014
By Pamela Geller

How did this misunderstanding of Islam become so widespread? Why are so many more US and European Muslims than ever joined al Qaeda joining the Islamic State? And while

 

Anti-Semitic Attacks up 400% in UK, Double in France

Anti-Semitic attacks nearly doubled in France in the first seven months of 2014, the country's main Jewish group said Thursday. A total of 529 anti-Semitic actions or

 

Suspected French jihad recruiter arrested in Paris

The Modesto Bee 12 September 2014
By Elaine Ganley

French authorities have arrested a man suspected of being one of the top recruiters of young jihadis for the civil war in Syria, the Interior Ministry said Thursday, describing

 

Mixed International Reaction to Obama Plan on Islamic State

The Wall Street Journal 12 September 2014
By Harriet Torry, Nicholas Winning and Stacy Meichtry

U.S. allies in Europe offered cautious backing for President Barack Obama's plan to launch airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State extremists, with the U.K. and France saying

 

ISIS Syria Airstrike Countdown: France Pledges Support

IBTimes 11 September 2014
By Esther Tanquintic-Misa

France has responded to the call of U.S. President Barack Obama to unleash an expanded airstrike against ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq. However, the country would

 

Morocco-born French minister files suit after 'Arabic letter'

Wort 11 September 2014

France's Morocco-born education minister said on Monday she would take legal action after a false letter circulated on the Internet advising towns to offer a weekly Arabic

 

Frenchman suspected of taking children to fight jihad

France 24 11 September 2014

A French mother says her daughter was kidnapped by her former partner in August and taken to Syria to fight alongside jihadists battling the regime in Syria. Ilham's

 

ISIS IN ACTION: Photos of Islamic State savagery the media will not show you (WARNING: Very Graphic)

BareNakedIslam 11 September 2014

You’ve seen a lot of these photos already at BNI. Here are some more. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…

 

French Muslim Who Murdered 4 at Brussels Jewish Museum and Tortured Journalists in Syria - Raped, Killed Young Mom before Behead

Atlas Shrugs 9 September 2014
By Pamela Geller

How many videos have we seen of unspeakable atrocities committed by these Islamic State jihadists? Think about it. The beheadings, executions, crucifixions, gang rapes, child murder, etc.

 

Is Turkey the weakest link in anti-IS coalition?

Al Monitor 9 September 2014
By Kadri Gursel

Turkey is likely to be the weakest, most reluctant and most timid member of the coalition Western allies are building to combat the Islamic State (IS), judging by Ankara’s

 

Attacks on Morocco-born French minister fan racism debate Read more: Attacks on Morocco-born French minister fan racism debate

The Times of Israel 9 September 2014
By Charlotte Plantive

"Provocation,” "a Moroccan Muslim,” "an Ayatollah”: the appointment of a young Morocco-born woman as France’s education minister has sparked a wave of attacks that has renewed

 

Brussels museum shooting suspect 'was Syria captor'

Channel News Asia 8 September 2014

A freed French hostage said the suspected gunman behind the deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels in May was among his Muslim extremist captors in Syria. Writing

 

French far-right press ‘incites hatred’ in attack on Muslim minister

France 24 8 September 2014

A far-right magazine has sparked a firestorm of controversy by describing France's new education minister as a "Moroccan Muslim at the head of national education" and calling

 

‘Brussels shooter planned massive attack in Paris’

The Times of Israel 8 September 2014

Mehdi Nemmouche, the man who allegedly shot up the Brussels Jewish Museum earlier this year, killing four, reportedly plotted a large attack during Paris’s Bastille Day

 

Ex-hostage says Belgium museum shooting suspect was among Syria captors

InterAksyon.com 8 September 2014

A freed French hostage has said the suspected gunman behind the deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels in May was among his Islamic extremist captors in

 
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