Posts Tagged “ISIL”

Brooklyn man pleads guilty to supporting ISIS terror group

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Brooklyn man pleads guilty to supporting ISIS terror group

Brooklyn man pleads guilty to supporting ISIS terror group Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS Zachary Clark Disseminated ISIS Propaganda and Bomb-Making Instructions in an Effort to Incite Acts of Terrorism and Violence in New York City and Elsewhere The Department of Justice announced that…

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Saudi Arabia taking on Islamic extremism

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Saudi Arabia taking on Islamic extremism

Although Saudi Arabia has traditionally been associated with a more puritanical form of Islam — Wahabis — it is far more moderate and is the frontline against rising radicalism in the Muslim World. As the custodian of two of Islam’s holiest sites, Saudi Arabia recently organized a coalition of 34 Islamic allies to fight rising…

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Jordanian agents arrest well-known anti-ISIS salafist Sheikh’s son

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Jordanian  agents arrest well-known anti-ISIS salafist Sheikh’s son

By Ali Younes Jordanian intelligence agents detained the 23 year old son of well known anti-ISIS Salafist, Sheikh Abu Qatada at his home on Tuesday after a book review study at the Sheikh’s house. Abu Qatada told the Arab Daily News that his son Qatada was detained by men who only identified themselves as Jordanian…

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Original Statue of Liberty design was Arab woman

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Original Statue of Liberty design was Arab woman

Lots has been written about the French sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty, the gift to America from France, but little was noted about the original concept which may have been based on an earlier design the sculptor did of an Arab woman in Egypt By Ray Hanania Americans have short memories, usually driven…

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Terrorism media coverage in Paris/West vs Beirut/Arabs

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Terrorism media coverage in Paris/West vs Beirut/Arabs

Why is there a difference between the coverage by the mainstream Western and American news media of the terrorism in Paris on Friday Nov. 13 compared to the absence of media coverage of the terrorism in Beirut the day before? The reasons involve a twisted form of journalism applied by Western journalists that distinguishes between…

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Are anti-Muslim, anti-Arab stereotypes driving views on Paris terrorism

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Are anti-Muslim, anti-Arab stereotypes driving views on Paris terrorism

In my weekly column at Creators Syndicate, this week, I analyze the factors that may be driving what I believe is the racism that is driving the Western response to terrorism in Paris and Beirut. Why is Daesh/ISIS terrorism in Paris different from Daesh/ISIS terrorism in Beirut? By Ray Hanania It’s a hot topic these…

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Why ISIS Attacked Paris But Not Other Cities

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Why ISIS Attacked Paris But Not Other Cities

Why ISIS is able to attack Paris and European targets but will be very difficult to do the same in the United States

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“Fear-Mongering of the Worst Order” from GOP and Some Democrats

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“Fear-Mongering of the Worst Order” from GOP and Some Democrats

Fear-Mongering of the Worst Order from GOP and Some Democrats Republicans in Congress and on the campaign trail are using the terrorist attack on Paris to attempt to enact new immigration and refugee restrictions in the United States, using fear-mongering.  Donald Trump and Rep. Steve King (R-IA), two of the men most responsible for the…

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Battle of Paris: the French capitol after the ISIS terror attacks

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Battle of Paris: the French capitol after the ISIS terror attacks

By Abdennour Toumi Paris, France — Across the mythical French capital, from Paris’ northeastern banlieue to Republic Square, symbol of liberty and conviviality, a pleasant evening to enjoy. On Friday the 13th, do you remember eleven months ago, a policeman was shot dead in the street in the eleventh arrondissement before twelve satiric journalists were…

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Targeted Paris stadium symbolizes pitfalls of war against the Islamic State

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Targeted Paris stadium symbolizes pitfalls of war against the Islamic State

By James M Dorsey Zouhair, a security guard of immigrant background, was one of several security officers, who on Friday prevented three of the Paris suicide bombers from entering the city’s Stade de France stadium. The bombers were forced to blow themselves up outside the stadium and at nearby McDonald’s. Little is publicly known about…

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Paris violence: ISIS terrorists need to be stopped

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Paris violence: ISIS terrorists need to be stopped

The horrific atrocities committed by ISIS (Daesh) in Paris this week are outrageous acts of terrorism that must be confronted by the world. The world needs to understand the true nature of this terrorist group and look at it beyond the normal madness of stereotypes and religious racism By Ray Hanania This week, in what…

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Israel is Helping Jordanian Special Forces Fighting ISIS on the Ground in Iraq

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Israel is Helping Jordanian Special Forces Fighting ISIS on the Ground in Iraq

By Ali Younes In another sign of the increased cooperation and strategic military alliance between Israel and Jordan, news reports said that Israel will supply Jordan with two types of drones to help Jordan fight the Islamic State in Iraq, ISIS OR ISIL. The London based Jane’s Defense magazine which reported the news earlier this…

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