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August, 2016

  • 28 August

    Islamic police shut down ‘indecent’ clothes shops and arrest social media users in Iran

    ISLAMIC morality police have shut down shops “selling indecent clothing” in a series of raids as social media users and partygoers are arrested in a new crackdown. The Iranian authorities raided stores and factories selling un-Islamic clothes saying they “violated public morality”. Police chief Colonel Pasdar Noorollahi, in Western Tehran, said the regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps closed 92 shops. ...

  • 27 August

    Inside The Global Jihad August 26 – 2016

    Main events of the week This week, the fighting in Syria was concentrated in and around the city of Aleppo and in the area west of the Euphrates River, near the Syrian-Turkish border. In this context: In Aleppo, the rebel organizations (led by the Fateh al-Sham Front) managed to fend off attacks by the Syrian Army and maintain the logistical ...

  • 25 August

    Raped and Tortured by IS, Yazidi Women Recover in Germany

    The Yazidi girl had been in the safety of a refugee camp in Iraq for two weeks when she imagined she heard the voices of Islamic State fighters outside her tent. Petrified by the thought of again facing rape and abuse at their hands, 17-year-old Yasmin vowed to make herself undesirable. So she doused herself in gasoline and lit a ...

  • 19 August

    Iran’s language watchdog wants to rename ‘Nutella Bars’

    It is Iran’s answer to the Academie Francaise, keeping the Farsi language safe from the corrupting influence of foreign words. Its latest, unlikely target: something called “Nutella Bars”. The state-run Academy of Persian Language and Literature has imposed a number of changes in recent years, particularly aimed at curbing the intrusion of English. Its success has been varied. Most people now ...

  • 16 August

    German govt: Turkey supports terror groups in Middle East

    The Federal Government Turkey sees loud ARD as “central platform for action” for Islamist and terrorist organizations in the Middle East. This is from a is considered confidential response to a request of the Left in the Bundestag shows that present the ARD studio. Ankara accordingly cooperates with Islamists for years. The report could worsen the already tense diplomatic climate ...

  • 14 August

    Inside Iran August 14, 2016

    Main Points At least six Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) fighters and one regular army officer were killed during the past two weeks battling Syrian rebels in the Aleppo region. Qasem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC’s Qods Force, recently paid a visit to the family of the commander of the Afghan Fatemiyoun Brigade who was killed in Syria in February ...

  • 1 August

    Buying Silence: How the Saudi Foreign Ministry controls Arab media

    The Saudi Cables Cables and other documents from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs A total of 122619 published so far Search   بحث  Press Release  بيان صحفي  Buying Silence  Partners articles  Database How the Saudi Foreign Ministry controls Arab media On Monday, Saudi Arabia celebrated the beheading of its 100th prisoner this year. The story was nowhere to be ...

July, 2016

  • 29 July

    Hamas ‘summer camp’ trains young Palestinians for Terror

    As if from nowhere, a dozen young people surge out of a tunnel, Kalashnikov assault rifles in hand, to launch a surprise assault on a military post. This is the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian enclave that suffered three Israeli assaults since 2008, but this time the attack is not real. The young people, aged between 12 and 17, are taking part ...

  • 24 July

    ISIS-slaying Peshmerga warns Daesh flooding Europe with lone wolves posing as refugees

    Embedded in their mountain camp overlooking the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, they are the thin grey line protecting Europe’s borders from the Islamic death cult.But last night one exhausted Peshmerga general warned that ISIS would keep sending suicidal jihadis to create havoc in Western cities until the terrorists are finally vanquished.It comes as a report by Europol, the EU’s ...

  • 19 July

    Qandeel Baloch: Pakistan social media star murdered

    Qandeel Baloch, one of Pakistan’s most famous and controversial social media stars, has been strangled to death in what police are calling a case of so called “honor” killing in the city of Multan in the country’s province of Punjab. Azhar Akram, Multan’s chief police officer, told CNN that Baloch was killed by her brother in her family’s home after ...