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May 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from WASHINGTON EXAMINER: A State Department official struggled to discuss the religious import of Boko Haram's ideology, despite the group's repeated attacks on Christians, a rhetorical hesitancy that created tension during a rather bipartisan House hearing on the threat from the terrorist group. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., asked whether Boko Haram specifically targets Christians. "I wish ...

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May 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (CN) – A Muslim inmate filed a class action against the Federal Bureau of Prisons, claiming that Islam prohibits Muslim men from wearing pants below their ankles, but his prison prohibits him from hemming pants above the ankles. Yahya “John” Lindh sued the directors of the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the warden ...

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May 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from THE TELEGRAPH: The jihadist pauses briefly from his snowball fight to address the camera. "It's not a horror movie here," he says gleefully. Behind him his comrades sling their AK-47s as they laugh in the snowy Syrian grove. "We are not those so-called 'evil salafists'. We can also have fun." The fighter is Denis Cuspert, ...

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May 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

(Reuters) - Back-to-back bomb blasts killed at least 118 people and wounded 45 in the crowded business district of the central Nigerian city of Jos on Tuesday, emergency services said, in an attack that appeared to bear the hallmarks of the Boko Haram insurgents. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. But the militant group Boko ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from THE VILLAGE VOICE: The dedication of the new National September 11 Memorial Museum happened last week, with speeches from President Obama and Mayor de Blasio and flags flown at half-mast outside at the World Trade Center Memorial Plaza. The museum will open to the public on Wednesday, May 21, and the 9/11 truth ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

WASHINGTON — When James B. Comey was nominated last June to be director of the F.B.I., it seemed to herald the beginning of a new era at the bureau. His predecessor, Robert S. Mueller III, began the job just days before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and Mr. Mueller’s years leading the F.B.I. had one overwhelming ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from THE HILL: President Obama is relying less on drones and more on foreign governments in the global fight against terrorists. The shift, which also includes fewer unilateral special operations raids of the type that killed Osama bin Laden, is prompting criticism that Washington relies on unstable governments such as in Nigeria, where Boko Haram ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

NEW YORK – An Egyptian Islamic preacher whose fiery sermons before and after 9/11 attracted extremists to his London mosque was convicted Monday in a trial that a prosecutor said should provide justice for the victims of a kidnapping in Yemen more than a decade ago. The cleric, Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, 55, was found guilty ...

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May 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Hotoro, Nigeria (CNN) -- Residents of three villages in northeastern Nigeria took security into their own hands this week, repelling attacks by Boko Haram insurgents and killing more than 200 of them, residents and officials said. Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters stormed the villages of Menari, Tsangayari and Garawa in the ethnic Shuwa-dominated Kalabalge District on ...

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May 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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May 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from GIZMODO: If you ever find yourself in New York, make sure you make some time to stop by the World Trade Center Memorial. It's a powerful and touching tribute to one of the worst tragedies in American history. This time lapse video, just released by EarthCam, shows the 10-year process it took to ...

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May 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Security experts fear new wave of British militants linked to Nigerian terror Excerpted from The Independent: A British-born man suspected of masterminding Boko Haram bomb attacks in Nigeria that left around 100 people dead became radicalised during his years at a Welsh university, it has been claimed. Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche is believed to have led a double ...

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May 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: As Hollywood hotshots protest the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel over its ownership by Brunei's sultan -- and his recent full-fledged embrace of Islamic law -- it turns out the Brunei government has financial connections to another American institution: The Clinton Foundation. The nonprofit foundation lists Brunei alongside Kuwait, Oman and Qatar ...

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May 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The terror group Hamas says that it will continue its “armed resistance” against Israel and Jewish people “in all of its forms” until Israel is destroyed, according to a statement by one of the terror group’s top officials. Hamas’ renewed commitment to violence will not interfere with its efforts to form a ...

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May 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: Boko Haram, the African Islamist terror group whose April kidnapping of nearly 300 young girls has united the civilized world in anger, promised to assassinate U.S. ambassador to Nigeria Terence McCulley in February 2012, vowing to murder him if America signed a terrorism-fighting Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with the government ...

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May 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from THE PJ TATLER: A State Department official told a Senate hearing on terrorism in Nigeria this morning that “Boko Haram is trying to portray its philosophy as being a Muslim philosophy, and that’s just not accurate.” Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs Chairman Chris Coons (D-Del.) referenced a hearing that he held two ...

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May 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Suliman Abu Ghayth, right, is seated with al Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, center, and Bin Laden’s deputy, Ayman al Zawahiri, in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York) SANAA, Yemen — Last summer a man with an artificial hand walked into a security office in eastern Yemen clutching a ...

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May 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from BIG PEACE: On Thursday, May 15, Sudanese Christian Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, 27, was sentenced to death by hanging for the crime of apostasy. Ibrahim, a physician who graduated from the University of Khartoum Medical School, refused to renounce her Christian faith. The Islamist Khartoum regime claims that Ibrahim is a Muslim because her father, ...

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May 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

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May 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from Raymond Ibrahim: "We are looking for the bishop of this church to slaughter him -- we are tired of the existence of this church near our mosque and the noise they are making." — Church elder quoting Muslims who attacked a priest, Zanzibar. "Muslims wanted to punish [him]...because he had recently organised a demonstration ...

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May 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani appeared on CBS This Morning Thursday to discuss and praise the opening of the 9/11 museum. Keep reading

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May 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

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May 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

NEW YORK — The museum devoted to the story of Sept. 11 tells it in victims’ last voicemails, in photos of people falling from the twin towers, in the scream of sirens, in the dust-covered shoes of those who fled the skyscrapers’ collapse, in the wristwatch of one of the airline passengers who confronted the ...

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May 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL:A British-born alleged ringleader of the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is in custody after he was arrested in Sudan, it was claimed today. Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche is suspected of being the co-mastermind of a two bomb attacks in the past month in a suburb of Abuja, the Nigerian capital, which more killed ...

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May 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

A U.S. Special Operations Forces service member along with 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers demonstrate the proper way to pass hallways and intersections during Close Quarter Battle training during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 in Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 17, 2013. (Image: Africom.mil, Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.) Excerpted ...

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