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Isis threatens second journalist after ‘beheading’ of James Foley

August 20th, 2014 No comments

Steven Sotloff: Isis threatens second journalist after ‘beheading’ of James Foley – Middle East – World – The Independent:
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British imams say Isis ‘is not what Muslims stand for’

August 20th, 2014 No comments

British imams say Isis ‘is not what Muslims stand for’ – ITV News:
"Leading British imams and clerics have released a video rejecting the Islamic State’s ideology following the apparent beheading of American journalist James Foley." And here is the video:
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James Foley

August 20th, 2014 No comments

ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley, posts video – CNN.com "The militant in the video, who speaks English with what sounds like a British accent, says the other American’s life hangs in the balance, depending on what Obama does next."

BBC News, James Foley ‘beheading’: West condemns ‘barbaric’ murder, 20 Aug 2014

Global Voices Online, ISIS Beheads Kidnapped Photojournalist James Wright
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Attack analysis in the context of the Israeli-Hamas conflict

August 7th, 2014 No comments

DDoS & Security Reports » DDoS and Geopolitics – Attack analysis in the context of the Israeli-Hamas conflict:

‘via Blog this’
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Meet the ‘Infoladies’

August 7th, 2014 No comments

Meet the ‘Infoladies’: the women who get Bangladesh’s villages connected | The FRANCE 24 Observers: "In Bangladesh, dozens of women on wheels are biking into remote villages and hooking up poverty-stricken families to the net. Thanks to ‘Infoladies’, tens of thousands of people are connecting with social media, chatting to loved ones, and getting government services."
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From Syria to Ukraine, social media opens up warfare

August 6th, 2014 No comments

Peter Apps, Reuters, From Syria to Ukraine, social media opens up warfare | 6 Aug 2014 "As conflict flares in the Middle East and Ukraine, the number of images posted on social media is increasing exponentially, giving observers half a world away unprecedented visibility of events on the ground."
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ISIS slideshow

August 6th, 2014 No comments

ISIS, ISIS baby! 13 facts about the baddest boys of religious fundamentalism | Al Bawaba:
slideshow (not sure about the headline)
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ISIS imposes media controls on activists in Deir al-Zor

August 6th, 2014 No comments

ISIS imposes media controls on activists in Deir al-Zor | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR "ISIS has told activists in Syria’s Deir al-Zor province they must swear allegiance to it and submit to censorship, an anti-regime monitoring group said Friday."
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Counter-Terrorism: Somali Women Take A Hit For The Cause

August 6th, 2014 No comments

Counter-Terrorism: Somali Women Take A Hit For The Cause "The extent of the al Shabaab woes could be seen in 2013 when pro-terrorist Internet sites lit up with discussions and criticism of al Shabaab because of the many setback the Somali terrorists had recently suffered. Most fanboys (and a few fangirls) demanded that something be done (one way or the other) to revive al Shabaab."
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#Gaza

July 31st, 2014 Comments off

Round-up on Gaza/social media issues: 

It is not possible to record all developments within this catastrophic sequence of events – here are a few links relating to this blog’s main theme. Also see my Facebook page for more on this.

Arab News, 100 Gazans die in maniacal strikes "Israel on Tuesday unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas, striking symbols of the
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