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Germany Expecting up to 300,000 Muslim from Syria, Iraq in 2017

The German Federal Government has estimated that family reunion rules will see Germany receive hundreds of thousands more Muslim Syrian and Iraqi migrants this year. Via:  Vieginia Hale    The Ministry of the Interior announced that it granted asylum to 90,389 people in the first six months of 2017, and expects that Germany will receive a total of 180,000 migrants this ...

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Inside The Global Jihad July 9, 2017

Main events of the week    The campaign for the takeover of Mosul is coming to its end. This week, the Iraqi prime minister announced “the elimination of the imaginary state of ISIS.”  However, the end of the campaign is being delayed due to the persistent fighting in the Old City by ISIS operatives, even in view of their desperate ...

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Secret U.S. Drone Base Reportedly Spotted in Jordan

A base thought to house U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drones has been spotted in satellite imagery in the north of the country, likely as part of anti-ISIS efforts in the region Via: haaretz.com A previously unknown U.S. drone base has been spotted in northern Jordan using satellite imagery, the War is Boring website has reported. If true, the secret base marks the second such base in ...

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Inside the Global Jihad June 22, 2017

Main events of the week On the ground, the severe pressure on ISIS is mounting: In Mosul, the Iraqi army has entered the Old City, ISIS’s last stronghold in the western part of the city. In Al-Raqqah,the SDF forces have taken over several other neighborhoods in the east and west of the city. In addition, the severe erosion of ISIS’s manpower (the killing ...

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Saudi Arabia Involvement in Terrorism and Terrorist Groups

Saudi Arabia is the second largest source of ISIS fighters from Muslim-majority countries, with an estimated 2,500, according to a working paper produced by the National Bureau of Economic Research. According to a report by the Institute for Gulf Affairs, a whopping 16% of these fighters were in the U.S. when they joined ISIS. Via: gatestoneinstitute.org An equally disturbing finding of ...

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Iran blames US for creating ISIS amid worsening Middle East tensions

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the US for creating ISIS and fostering instability in the Middle East amid an ongoing crisis in the region. “That (the) US arms a terrorist group is what causes instability,” Khameini wrote on Twitter Monday. “Who created ISIS? The US!” Via: James Griffiths & Hamdi Alkhshali          He added that while US President Donald ...

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Swedish Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq

Almost one in five who have travelled from Sweden to join militant jihadi groups in Iraq and Syria is younger than 19, according to a new report.  Via: thelocal.se Sweden’s security services Säpo estimates that around 300 people travelled to Iraq and Syria to join militant groups between 2012 and 2016. Researchers at the Swedish Defence University have looked more closely at 267 ...

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The More ISIS Loses Ground, the More Lethal It Becomes

Its forces in Raqqa are prepared to use same defensive tactics the organization used in Mosul, including roadside bombs, mines, booby-trapped houses and car bombs, all with goal of causing as many casualties as possible. Via: Zvi Bar’el                      Reports by the Syrian Democratic Forces about the opening of their assault on ...

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Inside the Global Jihad June 8, 2017

Main events of the week The main event of the week was a combined vehicular and stabbing attack on London Bridge, for which ISIS claimed responsibility. Seven people were killed and 48 others were wounded. The attack is part of ISIS’s efforts to carry out showcase attacks during Ramadan in various places around the world (Iraq, Egypt, the Philippines, Afghanistan (?) ...

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Poland got it right! ‘We have no terrorist attacks … we refuse to open our doors Islamic migrants’

As carnage unfolds all around them, Poland is “learning from the mistakes of others” in preventing terrorist attacks at the hands of Islamic extremists. …and the lesson is not allowing Islamic migrants into their country. Via: Tom Tillison              Ryszard Czarnecki, a British-born Polish politician, said in the aftermath of Saturday’s London Bridge terrorist attack that these incidents are often carried out by ...

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