Posts Tagged “Islamic State”

New Yorker Arrested for attempting to provide material support to ISIS

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New Yorker Arrested for attempting to provide material support to ISIS

New Yorker Arrested for attempting to provide material support to ISIS Saddam Mohamed Raishani, a/k/a “Adam Raishani,” 30, of the Bronx was arrested last night at John F. Kennedy International Airport (“JFK Airport”) in Queens, New York. Raishani was charged by a criminal Complaint earlier today with attempting to provide material support to the Islamic…

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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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Is Syria revival about “boots on the ground?”

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Is Syria revival about “boots on the ground?”

Is Syria revival about boots on the ground? Is the answer to the conflict in Syria sending in American soldiers to fight? Or should the focus be on confronting the forces driving the conflict there By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz US foreign policy for Syria needs to change. Washington must address Saudi-Iranian relations squarely, improve the…

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Breeding intolerance: Turkish soccer fans disrespect ISIS victims

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Breeding intolerance: Turkish soccer fans disrespect ISIS victims

Turkish fans twice in two months disrupted moments of silence for victims of Islamic State attacks in Ankara and Paris in a demonstration of the kind of intolerance bred by religiously-cloaked authoritarianism in countries like Turkey and Saudi Arabia

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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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Islamic way of dealing with ISIS Terrorism

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Islamic way of dealing with ISIS Terrorism

Washington, DC, November 17, 2015 — We have tried the Bush way and Obama way of handling terrorism, neither has worked, the first one created more of it, and second one has not mitigated it either. Mike Ghouse, a moderate Muslim offers the Islamic way of handling terrorism. Here is the plan. After due preparations…

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Israel, one of the only countries refusing to help Syrian refugees

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Israel, one of the only countries refusing to help Syrian refugees

Not surprisingly, Israel has surfaced as one of the only countries int he world not to help the millions of refugees that are fleeing from the terrorism of the Islamic State and Syrian Dictator Bashar al-Assad. And, Israel is building a wall to block them from entering their occupied nation, but not along the Syrian…

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For Syria, Assad no longer the issue and diplomacy no longer a pure solution

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For Syria, Assad no longer the issue and diplomacy no longer a pure solution

For Syria, Assad no longer the issue and diplomacy no longer a pure solution By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The Syrian crisis can no longer be resolved by the Syrians themselves. If Saudi Arabia and Iran do not cooperate to rescue Syria soon the ongoing civil war will continue to divide the country into autonomous zones…

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A Turkish stadium harbours a stark message for multiculturalism

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A Turkish stadium harbours a stark message for multiculturalism

By James M. Dorsey A condemned Turkish stadium harbours a dark warning of the long-term consequences of ethnic cleansing or what Turks euphemistically call the population exchange almost a century ago when Turkey and Greece expelled their respective Greek and Turkish minorities. It is a message that has not lost its urgency as Turkey fights…

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Press Release: Jordanian officials visit Chapel Hill

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Press Release: Jordanian officials visit Chapel Hill

Jordanian Ambassador Visits the Victims’ Families of Chapel Hill Shooting in North Carolina Washington, D.C. (February 13, 2015) – Her Excellency Dr. Alia Bouran, Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United States travelled to North Carolina today to meet with the families of Deah Barakat,  Yusor and Razan Abu-Salha, the three students…

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Edjteehad in the West: fighting Islamic extremism

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Edjteehad in the West: fighting Islamic extremism

By Abdennour Toumi Ankara – Turkey — The recent attacks in Paris are but one act in a series of serious threats posed by “homegrown” radicalism from young immigrant Muslim dissenters. This menace has forced Western domestic intelligence to deal with a case that demands vigilant law enforcement on one hand and a general review of Muslim…

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