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Iran building permanent military base in Syria

The Iranian military is said to have established a compound at a site used by the Syrian army outside El-Kiswah, 14 km (8 miles) south of Damascus. Via: Gordon Corera The report comes amid growing tensions over Iranian influence in Syria and across the region. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu recently warned that Iran wanted to establish itself militarily in Syria. “Israel ...

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Swedish radio station hijacked to play ISIS recruitment song

A Swedish radio station played an Isis propaganda tune after its frequency was hijacked by a pirate transmitter. Via: thelocal.se Malmö residents who tuned into popular radio station Mix Megapol at around 8.30am on Friday suddenly found themselves listening to Isis recruitment song ‘For the sake of Allah’. The song was played after the radio station’s local airwaves were hijacked by ...

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NYC attack victims include tourists from Argentina, Belgium

X ADCHOICES IDENTIFIED A suspected ISIS militant plowed a rented truck down one of Manhattan’s busier bike paths Tuesday afternoon – killing at least eight people and seriously injuring 12 others in what was the deadliest terror attack in New York City since 9/11. Via:  Kaitlyn Schallhorn Many of those killed were tourists, including five Argentines celebrating a school reunion. “This has turned out ...

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Study Shows Islamic Terrorism is Islamic

Although the internet evidently did play a role in the radicalization process, the study showed that face-to-face encounters were more important, and that dawa, the proselytizing of Islam, played a central role in this process, as the men themselves became missionaries for Islam. Via: Judith Bergman The third factor was the establishment of a “them and us” distinction between the radicalized men ...

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German police arrest Syrian suspected of planning bomb attack

German police arrested a 19-year-old Syrian suspected of planning an Islamist-motivated bomb attack in Germany with the aim of killing as many people as possible, the federal prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday. Via: Paul Carrel  The man, whose name was given as Yamen A., was arrested in the early hours in the northeastern town of Schwerin. Police searched his home and ...

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ISIS chilling threat to World Cup finals

This chilling poster of Lionel Messi crying blood is being used in a campaign of terror by ISIS supporters to threaten to next year’s World Cup in Russia. Via: mirror.uk The image – released by known Islamic State mouthpiece Wafa Media Foundation – is the latest propaganda piece designed to spread fear through fans hoping to visit the festival of football. ...

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Returning ISIS Jihadists Pose Long, Uncharted Challenge

For months now, Western counterterrorism experts have sounded the alarm: as ISIS loses ground, foreign fighters from America and Europe may try returning home. When they do, the experts cautioned, they will carry the terror threat with them, ready and willing to strike. Law enforcement needs to be prepared. Via: Abigail R. Esman Now, with the fall of the Iraqi city ...

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Hungary’s Viktor Orbán: Soros And Allies Using Mass Immigration To Destroy Europe’s

‘’To us, Europe is a Christian continent and we would like to keep it that way, and although we may not be able to preserve all of it, we would at least like to save the little slice of it that the Good Lord entrusted to the Hungarians.’’ – Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán. Via:  Damien Cowley  At a conference Thursday ...

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Independent Kurdistan

Iraqi Kurdistan’s recent referendum on whether to declare independence from Baghdad garnered only slight attention in the U.S. Even the overwhelming vote (93 percent favored independence) and America’s long involvement in the region did not make the story more prominent. Via: John R. Bolton Nonetheless, we would be badly mistaken to underestimate its importance for U.S. policy throughout the Middle East. ...

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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 ...

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