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October, 2017

  • 9 October

    Meet the Yazidi women that wants revenge: After freeing their sisters from the battle for Raqqa​

    The flags and pictures on the wall of the Raqqa home serving as a Yazidi women’s unit seem familiar, even though they can’t be. Via: Bethan McKernan A big red Sinjar Women’s Protection Units (YJS) flag, with its spiky yellow sun on a green background, in the middle. Next to it, a bronze picture frame with photos of martyred friends, and below that, a picture ...

  • 8 October

    Egypt carries out anal examinations on ‘suspects’ arrested as part of crackdown on homosexuals

    Cracking down on homosexuals in Egypt authorities carry out anal examinations Fans held up the rainbow flag during  Mashrou’ Leila gig in Cairo September 23 Some 33 have since been arrested following the show of support for LGBT rights  They are charged with ‘inciting immorality’ Egyptian security officials said Hamed Sinno, 29, lead singer of  Mashrou’ Leila, from Lebanon, is gay ...

September, 2017

  • 26 September

    Erdogan Threatens to Invade, Cut Off Oil Pipeline From Iraqi Kurdistan

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened on Monday to cut off the pipeline that carries oil from northern Iraq to the outside world, intensifying pressure on the Kurdish autonomous region over its independence referendum. Via: Erdogan spoke shortly after Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Ankara could take punitive measures involving borders and air space against the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ...

  • 21 September

    Turkey’s Erdogan Tries to Censor an American Think Tank

    Turkey’s descent into Islamist despotism distorts the NATO alliance: how can Turkey combat a external threat from without, Daniel Pipes asked, when a member state poses the same threat from within? Via: Winfield Myers  No one tells us what we can say. We are a free people, and we will act in complete freedom. – Daniel Pipes, President, Middle East Forum ...

  • 11 September

    Iran Follows In North Korea’s Footsteps

    Nuclearization, Missile Development Alongside Agreements With The Superpowers; EU3, IAEA Director-General Submitted To Obama Administration Pressure, Agreed To JCPOA With No Real Inspection, No Response To Iran’s Missile Program; French President: ‘Absolutely Necessary’ That JCPOA Be ‘Supplemented’  Via:  A. Savyon and Yigal Carmon Introduction Top Iranian officials have stated in the past that Tehran is learning from the experience of North Korea in ...

  • 10 September

    Inside the Global Jihad September 7, 2017

    Main events of the week              ISIS continues its string of setbacks: In Syria – on 1 September 2017 the SDF announced they had completed the capture of the Old City of Al-Raqqah. According to the SDF, they are now in control of 65% of the city. At the same time the Syrian regime forces and ...

  • 7 September

    Turkey’s Mass Persecution of Christians and Kurds

    Yazidis, Alevis and women in the region are also being abused by Turkish authorities, and dozens of Kurdish journalists who have publicized this have been imprisoned. This hatred of Christians and Kurds in Turkey is not restricted to government officials. It is widespread among the public, as well, and expressed extensively on social media. Via: Uzay Bulut The situation of minorities in ...

August, 2017

  • 26 August

    Al-Azhar University a Global Security Threat

    Al-Azhar University, the world’s largest Sunni Islamic educational institution, is where many of the world’s most brutal terrorists received their formal religious training. This is to be expected, given the nature of the material taught there. Al-Azhar has thousands of affiliated mosques, schools, learning centers, and universities around the world, such as the Islamic American University in Michigan. The institution has also ...

  • 24 August

    Lebanese beauty queen stripped of title over Israel visit

    A Swedish-Lebanese beauty queen was stripped of her crown after pageant organizers discovered she visited Israel last year, the London-based Independent reported Wednesday. Via: Bethan McKernan    The winner of a Lebanese beauty pageant has been stripped of her title just one week after winning her crown, local media has reported. Swedish-Lebanese Amanda Hanna won Miss Lebanon Emigrant 2017 earlier this month but was ...

  • 12 August

    Morocco: 15 Teenagers Treated for Rabies After Engaging in Bestiality with Donkey

    Fifteen minors who sexually assaulted a donkey in the small rural town of Sidi Kamel in the communal providence of Sidi Kacem have been treated for rabies infections received from the animal. Via:  Morocco World News The sexually frustrated children and teenagers stayed at the Mechraa Belksiri Hospital for one week to receive rabies vaccinations after the animal transmitted the disease to them, ...