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At least 68 children among 126 killed’ in bus bombing in Syria

At least 68 children were among 126 people killed in Saturday’s bomb attack on buses carrying evacuees from besieged Syrian towns, activists say. Via: bbc.com A vehicle filled with explosives hit the convoy near Aleppo. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said at least 109 evacuees from government-held towns were killed, along with aid workers and rebel soldiers. ...

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Sweden’s Aftonbladet Newspaper: ‘Ban Cars to Stop Terror’

Cars and other vehicles “have turned into deadly weapons”, and should be banished from cities to stop attacks like the one in Stockholm from happening in future, according to Aftonbladet editorialist Eva Franchell. Via: Virginia Hale Crackdowns on immigration or extremist ideology are not the way forward when it comes to terror prevention, according to the veteran journalist, writing after Friday’s terror ...

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RIP Dear, Sweet Girl – Ebba Åkerlund – Stockholm 2017 Terrorist Attack Victim

Ebba Akerlund Birth: 2006, Sweden Death: 7 April 2017 Norrmalm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden Ebba Åkerlund aka Ebba Akerlund, 11 years old and partially deaf, was walking home from school (Manillaskolan, Manillavägen 32-36, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden) Friday 7 April 2017 when an ethnic Uzbek Muslim barbarian named Rakhmat Akilov (197 رحمة اكىلو killed her 2:53pm (12:53 UTC). She ...

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U.S. backed plan to launch chemical weapon attack on Syria and blame it on Assad’s regime

                 29 January 2013 Leaked emails have allegedly proved that the White House gave the green light to a chemical weapons attack in Syria that could be blamed on Assad’s regime and in turn, spur international military action in the devastated country. Via: dailymail.co.uk  A report released on Monday contains an email exchange between ...

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Syria’s civil war the bloodiest conflicts in the world today

Syria’s civil war is not only one of the bloodiest conflicts in the world today, it’s also one of the most complicated. Via: Brünnhilde  It started out as an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, but now it’s a free-for-all.  ISIS controls a big chunk of the country, but they are under attack from all sides. The Kurdish YPG and its allies ...

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Meet the key players in the war

On Thursday, following the publication of gruesome images of the victims of an apparent chemical attack on civilians, reports surfaced that President Donald Trump ordered a missile attack on a base in Syria. Via: breitbart.com The reports follows a week in which President Trump responded to an alleged chemical weapons attack by dictator Bashar al-Assad by noting it “crossed many red lines” ...

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Sweden’s police chief calls for Islamic extremists to be deported after Stockholm attack

A Swedish police chief is being hauled in front of the country’s Attorney General for daring to suggest that Islamic extremists should be deported. Via: friatider.se Erik Nord, chief of Gothenburg police, said in a tweet: ‘Not that it would have stopped Friday night’s attack, but shouldn’t we be able to withdraw visas from those who support violent extremism?’ In response, ...

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Trump, Assad, Putin, And The Re-establishment Of American Credibility

President Trump’s action last night, striking with 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles a Syrian military airbase that had been the source of a chemical weapons attack against a rebel-controlled village on Tuesday, has not only punished Syrian dictator Bashar Assad for the use of chemical weapons, but put the broader region, and the rest of the world, on notice that the ...

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How a country labelled the ‘Most Generous Nation on Earth’ became a terror target

Pundits and politicians have described Sweden as ‘Most Generous Nation on Earth’  Last terror attack came in 2010 when a failed suicide bomber blew himself up But there are tensions behind the country’s seemingly perfect facade  Via: dailymail.co.uk With its bustling pavements and elegant shops, Stockholm has come to be seen as one of Europe’s most peaceful and developed cities. For decades, ...

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The Sweden’s Muslim Brotherhood

“Sweden needs to be a safe space for refugees… It is time to realize that the new Swedes will claim their space. And bring their culture, language and habits. It is time to see this as a positive force… Something new — The New Country”. — Video advertisement; last sentence spoken by a young woman in a hijab. Via: gatestoneinstitute.org   ...

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