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Saudis shocked by suicide bomber

Image copyrightYouTube Image captionIn the video a youth throws himself out of the moving taxi as he fears being blown up by the hoax suicide bomber. Several YouTube stars have ramped up the shock value of their stunts to get clicks – but a video by a Saudi group faking an encounter with a suicide bomber has been blasted as ...

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Paris Is on Wartime Footing

Three months after the Islamic State attacks, France is on the verge of declaring a state of emergency, forever. What a difference a year makes. Just 12 little months and the spirit of solidarity after the January 2015 Charlie Hebdo attacks — which drew millions to the streets across France — is dead. The first anniversary of the three-day terrorism ...

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Eagles of Death Metal play in Paris for attack survivors

American rock band Eagles of Death Metal have played a concert in Paris – three months after Islamic extremists massacred 89 of their fans at the Bataclan theatre. The lead singer, Jesse Hughes, told the cheering crowd he wanted to finish the gig they’d started in November after receiving “overwhelming” support. The Bataclan survivors were all invited and many attended ...

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PEGIDA: ANTI-ISLAM INVASION ORGANIZATION

A participant dressed as Crusader holds a sword during an anti-Islam protest organized by Czech right-wing populist party Usvit and German group PEGIDA, February 6, Prague, Czech Republic. Anti-Islam protests simultaneously took place with PEGIDA’s 14 partners across Europe.MATEJ DIVIZNA/GETTY It’s not often you see the words “Trump is right” on protest banners in Britain, whose Parliament recently debated banning ...

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Denmark jewellery law raises no money in first week

Migrants check a departure board at Copenhagen Central Station, Denmark Photo: Reuters A controversial new law empowering Danish police to search asylum seekers and strip them of cash and valuables has yet to raise any money at all. Denmark’s parliament at the end of January passed its so-called “jewellery law” in the face of worldwide condemnation, with even the UN’s refugee ...

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‘Death to America and Israel’ Chants in Iran

AFP / ATTA KENARE Iran celebrated the 37th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution on Thursday, with plenty of anti-America, anti-Israeli, and anti-Western sentiment on hand, beyond re-enacting the capture of 10 American sailors in January. NBC News reports “tens of thousands of Iranians” marching through Azadi Square in Tehran, chanting “Death to America and Israel!” and waving signs with ...

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Global Jihad February 10, 2016

Main events of the week The main development of the week was the offensive by the Syrian Army, in the area north of Aleppo, which began on the day the Geneva III Conference started.The strategic goals of the Syrian offensive, as is evident from an interview with Bouthaina Shaaban, political and media adviser to Bashar Assad, are to take over ...

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Iranians speak out over sexual harassment scandal

Allegations of sexual harassment at an Iranian TV station are emboldening Iranian women to break their silence and share their experiences of a problem traditionally not acknowledged inside the country. Sheena Shirani, a newsreader at Press TV, the state broadcaster’s English language news channel, broke the taboo by speaking out about sexual harassment she says she endured from two of ...

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Unmasked: The Second Member Of ISIS’s “Beatles” Execution Cell

Getty / Supplied to BuzzFeed News A second member of the notorious ISIS execution cell once headed by “Jihadi John” has been unmasked as a “quiet and humble” football fan from west London, BuzzFeed News and the Washington Post can reveal. Thirty-two-year-old Alexanda Kotey has been identified by British and American intelligence services as one of four ISIS guards, collectively ...

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Cologne Carnival: Police record 22 sexual assaults

Police in Cologne have said that 22 incidents of sexual assault occurred in the city on the first night of the traditional Carnival street party. They have 190 people in custody and officials have described them as “a cross section of the general public”. Security has been beefed up in the city, after many women suffered sexual assaults and robberies ...

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