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Inside the Global Jihad

Main events of the week This week was marked by a series of attacks carried out by ISIS, demonstrating the operational capabilities of the terrorist and guerrilla infrastructure that ISIS has built outside the core area of its rule in Syria and Iraq. Local ISIS branches and networks were involved in the attacks that were carried out in Turkey, Belgium, ...

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Global Jihad News February 24 2016

Main events of the week The United States and Russia announced that a cessation of hostilities agreement has been reached and is expected to come into force on February 27, 2016, at 00:00.The agreement is designed, among other things, to facilitate the transfer of humanitarian aid to the population trapped in the various combat zones in Syria. The agreement’s main ...

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Al-Qaeda is taking control of a pivotal Middle East country

REUTERS/Khaled AbdullahSanaa, Yemen The 11-month-long chaotic civil war in Yemen has reached a decisive moment. The Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni government forces are now about 30 miles from the capital, Sana’a. The city was captured in September 2014 by a coalition of Shiite Houthi rebels and elite military units loyal to the country’s former dictator, Ali Abdullah Saleh. The battle ...

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Global Jihad news February 20, 2016

Main events of the week This week, the Syrian Army continued its attack north of Aleppo, with intensive Russian air support. The Syrian Army recorded achievements and expanded the corridor that it has taken over between the city of Aleppo and the Shiite towns of Nubl and Zahraa. At the same time, the Kurdish forces took over the city of ...

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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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Former ISIS sex slaves now army of ‘Sun Ladies’ ready to defeat terror group

ERBIL, Iraq –  They witnessed the slaughter of their families on Mount Sinjar, and then were forced by ISIS into sexual slavery. Now the “Sun Ladies” are ready to fight – for veangeance as well as survival. Some 2,000 Yazidi women who were captured in the brutal August 2014 attack on their mountain stronghold have escaped and have taken up ...

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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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10-year-old raped by Iraqi Muslim at swimming pool in Vienna

A 10-YEAR-OLD Austrian boy has been brutally raped at a public swimming pool by an Iraqi Muslim, who told police the attack was a “sexual emergency”. The attack occurred on December 22, when the boy was dragged into the change rooms by the 20-year-old Muslim at the swimming pool in Vienna, Breitbart reports. According to local news site Kronen Zeitung, the ...

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FGM: number of victims found to be 70 million higher than thought

The huge global scale of female genital mutilation has been revealed in disturbing new statistics, which show at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone ritual cutting, half of them living in just three countries. The latest worldwide figures, compiled by Unicef, include nearly 70 million more girls and women than estimated in 2014 because of a ...

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ISIS Genocide Against Christians, Yazidis? European Parliament Recognizes Islamic State Targeting Religious Minorities

People hold crosses and signs during a rally organized by Iraqi Christians living in Germany denouncing what they say is repression by the Islamic State militant group against Christians living in Iraq, in Berlin, Aug. 17, 2014. The European Parliament characterized the persecution as “genocide” Thursday.PHOTO: REUTERS/THOMAS PETER   The European Parliament unanimously backed a resolution Thursday characterizing the Islamic ...

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