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‘Islamic State’ releases new video / Audio claims ‘Yukawa dead,’ demands freeing of bomber

January 25th, 2015 No comments

Japan News, ‘Islamic State’ releases new video / Audio claims ‘Yukawa dead,’ demands freeing of bomber
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Shinzo Abe: claims of Haruna Yukawa’s murder by Isis appear genuine

January 25th, 2015 No comments

Guardian, Shinzo Abe: claims of Haruna Yukawa’s murder by Isis appear genuine
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The secret world of Isis training camps

January 25th, 2015 No comments

Guardian, The secret world of Isis training camps – ruled by sacred texts and the sword "Because Isis bases its teachings on religious texts that mainstream Muslim clerics do not want to deal with head on, new recruits leave the camp feeling that they have stumbled on the true message of Islam. New recruits such as Ghannam and his cousins graduate armed with theological arguments, military
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Iranian football stars forced to stay away from selfies with women fans

January 21st, 2015 No comments

yourmiddleeast.com, Iranian football stars forced to stay away from selfies with women fans
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Japan’s Abe responds to ISIS hostage video

January 20th, 2015 No comments

ara.tv, Japan’s Abe responds to ISIS hostage video "Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that a threat to the lives of two purported Japanese captives by ISIS militants was unacceptable and that he strongly condemned acts of terrorism."
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Ministers look to strip online jihad’s ‘glamour’

January 19th, 2015 No comments

euractiv.com, Ministers look to strip online jihad’s ‘glamour’ "European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels today (19 January) will pave the way for concrete measures to prevent online platforms seducing impressionable Muslims with a “glamorous narrative”, officials and diplomats said last week."
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Raif Badawi

January 15th, 2015 No comments

Ian Black, Guardian, A look at the writings of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi – sentenced to 1,000 lashes "Raif Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for setting up a website that championed free speech in the autocratic kingdom. His blog, the Saudi Free Liberals Forum, was shut down after his arrest in 2012.

"Ian Black analyses extracts from his key published Arabic writings
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Yemen’s Top Al-Qaeda Leader Claims Charlie Hebdo Attack

January 14th, 2015 No comments

Bloomberg, Yemen’s Top Al-Qaeda Leader Claims Charlie Hebdo Attack
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The big joke is that Fox News’ ‘terrorism expert’ advises the FBI

January 14th, 2015 No comments

Chris Doyle, alarabiya.com, The big joke is that Fox News’ ‘terrorism expert’ advises the FBI "Emerson has rarely lost an opportunity to sensationalize the Islamist threat and Fox is happy to provide a platform. It probably still will even after this embarrassment. But will the American political classes now abandon him? The U.S. administration, Congress and the various intelligence services
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Europe faces greatest jihadist threat: Europol

January 14th, 2015 No comments

alarabiya.com, Europe faces greatest jihadist threat: Europol "“It is certainly the most serious terrorist threat Europe has faced since 9/11,” Europol Director Rob Wainwright told a British parliamentary committee, referring to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States."
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