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Inside the Islamic Global Jihad May 19, 2016

Main events of the week This week, ISIS suffered two additional blows in the strategically important Iraq-Syria-Jordan tri-border area. On May 17, 2016, the Iraqi Army announced the liberation of the city of Rutba, located near the tri-border area on the Baghdad-to-Damascus highway. Previously (May 13, 2016), the Al-Tanf (Al-Walid) border crossing between Syria and Iraq, near the tri-border area, ...

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Russian Military Base Is Threatening Ancient Ruins In Syria

Satellite views of the ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria suggest that Russia is building a military base on top of a World Heritage Site, possibly breaking international law protecting antiquities. In March, Syrian, Iranian, and Russian forces retook Palmyra from ISIS forces. ISIS did extensive damage to Roman era ruins and statues at the site over the last year. ...

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Refugees Will Help Establish the Caliphate

The war in Syria is a vast human tragedy, as this speaker’s opening remarks make clear.  There is a silver lining to be had in it, though, to hear him tell the story.  It is not the story that you probably think you know.  In this version of the story, Assad and Iran are Western puppets to such a degree that ...

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Russia is allowing homegrown Muslim radicals to go fight in Syria

For years Islamic militants in Russia were hunted by police. But then the authorities changed tack and allowed some to travel to the Middle East, sources say.  NOVOSASITLI, Russia – Four years ago, Saadu Sharapudinov was a wanted man in Russia. A member of an outlawed Islamist group, he was hiding in the forests of the North Caucasus, dodging patrols ...

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Swedish court has jailed a Syrian over Facebook beating video

A Swedish court has jailed a Syrian for aggravated assault over a Facebook video of him beating a fellow rebel fighter, after his war crimes conviction for the attack was overturned. Mouhannad Droubi, 29, had become the first Syrian convicted in Sweden for crimes committed in his country’s brutal conflict when a court handed him a five-year sentence in February 2015 ...

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Airstrike at Syrian refugee camp kills at least 28

At least 28 people were killed when warplanes struck a refugee camp Thursday in Syria, the monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, with many of the dead women and children. Rami Abdul Rahman, director of the London-based group, told CNN it was not immediately clear whether Syrian or Russian planes conducted the airstrike. The planes attacked the Kamuna ...

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Inside the Global Jihad May , 2016

Main events of the week In Syria, the fighting in the city of Aleppo and its northern rural area has escalated over the past two weeks. Syrian and Russian aircraft attacked targets in Aleppo neighborhoods controlled by the rebel organizations. The rebel organizations (including the Al-Nusra Front) fired rockets and mortar shells at neighborhoods controlled by the Syrian regime. Hundreds ...

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Aleppo must be ‘exterminated’, says Assad’s top cleric

Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad’s top cleric has issued a chilling fatwa calling for the ‘extermination’ of civilians in the city of Aleppo. His bloodthirsty demand came after air strikes and shelling have caused ‘daily massacres’ in the besieged rebel stronghold. The fall of Aleppo would strike a devastating blow against those opposed to Assad in Syria’s five-year civil war. The ...

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Iran calls for boys to fight as CHILD SOLDIERS in Syria alongside Assad’s troops

Iran has released a propaganda video aimed at recruiting child soldiers to defend Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. A new promotional video clip entitled ‘Martyrs who defend the sacred shrine’ has been broadcast on Iranian state media in recent days, encouraging children to take part in the civil war in Syria. It comes after Iran’s army chief said the forces it had ...

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Norway moves to bar entry to ‘hate preachers’

Norway’s Ministry of Justice announced on Wednesday that it would take a hard look at rules regulating the entry and residency of so-called ‘hate preachers’. Integration Minister Sylvi Listhaug told Aftenposten that ministry officials would review the regulations for residence permits issued to imams, religious leaders and preachers. The move comes after Aftenposten reported on Monday that the Salafist organization ...

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