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Sep 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Telegraph: Internationally-funded African Union troops in war-torn and impoverished Somalia have raped women and girls as young as 12 and traded food aid for sex, Human Rights Watch said in a damning report on Monday. "Some of the women who were raped said that the soldiers gave them food or money afterwards ...

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Sep 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

London (AFP) - Islamic State fighters appear to be using captured US military issue arms and weapons supplied to moderate rebels in Syria by Saudi Arabia, according to a report published on Monday. The study by the London-based small-arms research organisation Conflict Armament Research documented weapons seized by Kurdish forces from militants in Iraq and Syria ...

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Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Found at the scene: Russell Edwards holds the shawl he bought in 2007, handed down from a policeman who took it from the scene, which had the incriminating DNA on it Excerpted from The Daily Mail: It is the greatest murder mystery of all time, a puzzle that has perplexed criminologists for more than a century ...

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Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

PESHAWAR/DERA ISMAIL KHAN Pakistan (Reuters) - Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda. A splinter group of Pakistan's Taliban insurgents, Jamat-ul Ahrar, has already declared its support for the well-funded ...

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Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Washington Post: The controversial, polarizing French comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala is being investigated by French authorities after a new video of him emerged where he allegedly mocks the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State jihadists. "I think decapitation symbolizes, before anything, progress, access to civilization," he said in the video. ...

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Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

“When an American is murdered on television, for the purpose of terrorizing Americans, there should be a response that you would not analyze in terms of a normal response to provocation."

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Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The New York Times: The United States launched a new series of airstrikes against Sunni fighters in Iraq late Saturday in what Defense Department officials described as a mission to stop militants from seizing an important dam on the Euphrates River and prevent the possibility of floodwaters being unleashed toward the capital, Baghdad. The ...

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Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Elliott Abrams of the Council on Foreign Relations urged U.S. military action in Iraq and Syria to combat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), arguing that we are no longer able to distinguish between the two if we hope to destroy ISIL.

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Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Washington Times: ISIS agents or supporters have been active in the United States, displaying the terrorist group’s flag, making bomb threats, leaving the country to join the militant group and, in one case, attempting to threaten a Shiite mosque in Texas. The incidents come after ISIS threats made to the White House, ...

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Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Sep 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from BAS: The Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has not been killed as has been previously claimed. He is wounded and being treated in the border area of Iraq and Syria. A few days ago, it was reported that al-Baghdadi had been killed by a U.S. airstrike near Mosul in Northern Iraq, an ...

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Sep 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from CBS News: A U.S. airstrike may have killed a top ISIS figure in Iraq, but the White House has not yet confirmed his death. The Iraqi defense ministry said a U.S. bombing raid near Mosul killed Abu Hajar al-Sufi, one of ISIS commander Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's top lieutenants, reports CBS News correspondent Major Garrett. The ...

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Sep 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Beirut (AFP) - Islamic State fighters executed a youth in a Syrian town Friday, after hundreds of residents demanded they leave following regime air strikes that targeted the jihadists but killed eight civilians, a monitor said. Residents of Ashara, in the mostly IS-controlled eastern province of Deir Ezzor, protested in front of an IS headquarters Thursday ...

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Sep 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a Lebanese soldier held captive by the militant Islamic State group said photographs posted online Saturday purporting to show his beheading appeared to be real. Zeinab Noun said her 20-year-old son, Abbas Medlej, was "sacrificed" after supporters of the militant Sunni group posted images appearing to show a captured Lebanese ...

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Sep 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) - Saudi Arabia has inaugurated a multilayered fence along its northern borders, as part of efforts to secure the kingdom's vast desert frontiers against infiltrators and smugglers, state media said. King Abdullah announced late Friday the launch of the first stage of a border security programme, covering 900 kilometres (560 miles) of ...

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Sep 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Imagine there's no Muslims. Excerpted from The Washington Post: The three British Islamic State militants responsible for guarding foreign hostages are nicknamed “The Beatles” by captives because of their recognizable accents. Ringo Starr would prefer they weren’t. The European jihadists are reportedly the most merciless with their hostages. One source told NBC News, “Whenever the Beatles showed up, ...

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Sep 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Excerpted from IBT: The chartered plane carrying about 100 U.S. citizens from Afghanistan to Dubai has taken off from Bandar Abbas, Iran, a U.S. official said Friday, according to Reuters. The aircraft was diverted to Bandar Abbas because of issues with its flight plan. "It ... has taken off," the official said of the Fly Dubai ...

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Sep 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from NBC News: Ahmed Abdi Godane — the leader of al Shabab, the Islamic militant organization behind the siege on a mall in Kenya last year — was killed in a U.S. military strike earlier this week, an al Shabab source told NBC News on Friday. The Pentagon confirmed the death later in the day. “Removing ...

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Sep 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Breitbart London: The man believed to have 'decapitated' 82-year-old Palmira Silva in a suburban garden in North London has been informally identified by locals as a 25-year old recent 'Muslim convert', with one neighbour saying: "He was a black man young about 25 to 30 wearing all black, black t-shirt and jeans, about ...

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Sep 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Corner: It may take three years to defeat the Islamic State, according to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who was nevertheless certain that the terrorist group will be destroyed. Hagel co-chaired a NATO meeting on how to defeat ISIL, as he called it. “So we’re convinced that in the days ahead we have the ...

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Sep 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: The Obama Administration is suspicious Syrian President Bashar Assad might still be hiding chemical weapons and worries those arms could be captured by militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said Thursday that there were "discrepancies and omissions" in Syria's declared ...

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Sep 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Sep 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Residents were evacuated from the area and the street has been cordoned off, police said Excerpted from BBC: An 82-year-old woman has been killed in a suspected beheading in the garden of a north London house. Palmira Silva was found behind the house in Nightingale Road, Edmonton, at about 13:00 BST, police said. Officers found her collapsed ...

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Sep 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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