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Airstrike at Syrian refugee camp kills at least 28

At least 28 people were killed when warplanes struck a refugee camp Thursday in Syria, the monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, with many of the dead women and children. Rami Abdul Rahman, director of the London-based group, told CNN it was not immediately clear whether Syrian or Russian planes conducted the airstrike. The planes attacked the Kamuna ...

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Inside the Global Jihad May , 2016

Main events of the week In Syria, the fighting in the city of Aleppo and its northern rural area has escalated over the past two weeks. Syrian and Russian aircraft attacked targets in Aleppo neighborhoods controlled by the rebel organizations. The rebel organizations (including the Al-Nusra Front) fired rockets and mortar shells at neighborhoods controlled by the Syrian regime. Hundreds ...

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Aleppo must be ‘exterminated’, says Assad’s top cleric

Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad’s top cleric has issued a chilling fatwa calling for the ‘extermination’ of civilians in the city of Aleppo. His bloodthirsty demand came after air strikes and shelling have caused ‘daily massacres’ in the besieged rebel stronghold. The fall of Aleppo would strike a devastating blow against those opposed to Assad in Syria’s five-year civil war. The ...

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Iran calls for boys to fight as CHILD SOLDIERS in Syria alongside Assad’s troops

Iran has released a propaganda video aimed at recruiting child soldiers to defend Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. A new promotional video clip entitled ‘Martyrs who defend the sacred shrine’ has been broadcast on Iranian state media in recent days, encouraging children to take part in the civil war in Syria. It comes after Iran’s army chief said the forces it had ...

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Norway moves to bar entry to ‘hate preachers’

Norway’s Ministry of Justice announced on Wednesday that it would take a hard look at rules regulating the entry and residency of so-called ‘hate preachers’. Integration Minister Sylvi Listhaug told Aftenposten that ministry officials would review the regulations for residence permits issued to imams, religious leaders and preachers. The move comes after Aftenposten reported on Monday that the Salafist organization ...

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Islamic State Demolishes Iconic ‘Clock Church’ in Mosul

In their ongoing rampage against all things Christian, Islamic State jihadists have blown up the historic “Clock Church” in the center of Mosul, one of the most recognizable features of the city which could be seen from miles around. The distinctive bell tower with the clock had been given to Iraqi Christians by the Empress Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III. The ...

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Lebanon, Christians, Under Islamist Threat

Islamic jihadist groups are threatening Lebanese Christians and demanding that they submit to Islam. Lebanon’s Christians, descendants of Aramaic Syriacs, were the majority in the country a mere 100 years ago. Saad Hariri, a Sunni Muslim politician supported by Saudi Arabia, has invited every Lebanese party to his office to sign a document confirming that Lebanon is an Arab state. ...

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Inside Iran April, 2016

Main Points For the first time since regular Iranian army forces began deploying in Syria, seven special force officers were killed. In addition, during the past two weeks at least six more Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) fighters were killed. The Iranian commander of the ground forces said that deploying Iranian “advisors” from the regular army and the IRGC was ...

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Inside the Global Jihad April , 2016

Main events of the week The ceasefire in Syria entered its eighth week, with the familiar characteristics. The US secretary of state and the Russian foreign minister have reiterated their support for the agreement and stressed the need to maintain it.  In Syria, clashes continued between the Syrian Army and its allies on the one hand, and organizations not included ...

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29 German soldiers left to join ISIS

Germany’s Defense Ministry is proposing better screening of new army recruits over fears that Islamic State sympathizers could be joining up to get military training before returning to fight with the terrorists in Iraq and Syria. German counter-intelligence officials believe at least 29 former soldiers from the country have left to join the Islamic State and an internal report revealed ...

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