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August, 2017

  • 8 August

    Kurds Have ‘Completely Lost Hope’ in Iraq

    During a speech held in Duhok, Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said the Kurdish people have “completely lost hope” in Iraq and must hold a referendum to decide their future. Via:  Ben Kew    “I say this, unfortunately, that we have no hope that Iraq could get better,” PM Barzani said at a ceremony which remembered the ISIS invasion ...

July, 2017

  • 30 July

    Islamization of History

    Not only does no other religion in Turkey, other than Islam, have the power, influence or financing of the Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) — whose budget even surpasses that of most ministries; other religions are either not officially recognized (as in the cases of Alevism and Yazidism), or are on the verge of complete governmental elimination — as in the ...

  • 17 July

    Facebook closed account of imam accused of Islamophobia – Extreme Muslims are welcomed

    AUSTRALIA Facebook has decided to turn off Australia-based Imam Mohammad Tawhidi since this accused of spreading Islamophobic hatred. The reason is that he urged the authorities to expel radical Muslim leaders and say no to halal slaughter. Via: An imam who is Islamophobic. It is possible? It seems to be the assessment Facebook made by Mohammad Tawhidi, an Iranian born imam with ...

  • 12 July

    Swedish MPs file genocide complaint against Turkey’s Erdogan

    A group of Swedish lawmakers have filed a legal complaint accusing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, reports AFP. Via: Europe The complaint signed by five lawmakers from the Left and Green parties is the first of its kind in Sweden against a head of state, writes AFP. The suit relates to the ...

  • 10 July

    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 ...

June, 2017

  • 27 June

    Raqqa: Secret video shows ISIS losing chokehold on its ‘capital’

    At first, the video shows a seemingly normal urban life — men and women shopping in the streets, with steady traffic passing by them.  Via:  Salma Abdelaziz, Nick Paton Walsh    A closer look shows this is a city under threat — tarpaulins along streets hide the movements of fighters from surveillance drones and sandbags outside buildings might offer some protection from ...

  • 19 June

    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: An equally disturbing finding of ...

  • 17 June

    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 ...

  • 16 June

    Richard Dawkins: Islam Is ‘the Most Evil Religion in the World’

    Professional atheist Richard Dawkins told an audience this week that Islam is “the most evil religion in the world,” and therefore must be combatted. Via: Thomas D. Williams                   While opposed to all religion, the British evolutionary biologist and author of The God Delusion has been rethinking his positions and insisting that certain distinctions must be made ...

  • 9 June

    Qatar crisis: Germany seeks to bridge rift with Arab states

    Germany has called for diplomatic efforts to resolve a growing crisis over Qatar, which is accused by four Arab neighbours of funding terrorism. Via: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain cut travel and diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday. Speaking after hosting his Qatari counterpart on Friday, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel called for the “sea ...