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  • The Republican road to the White House runs through Israel

    2 days ago

    As Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) announced on Monday that he is running for president, his Virginia audience cheered. He dropped applause line after applause line on some 10,000 students at Liberty University, which bills itself as the largest Christian university in the world.

    Cruz...

  • Canada says it will bomb Islamic State ‘safe havens’ in Syria

    1 week ago

    Canada will expand its military mission against Islamic State by launching air strikes against the militants' safe havens in Syria as well as Iraq, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Tuesday.

    That will make Canada the second NATO member nation after the United States to attack...

  • Pentagon notifying 100 U.S. troops threatened by Islamic State

    1 week ago

    The Pentagon said on Monday it was notifying 100 U.S. troops that a group claiming ties to Islamic State militants had posted their names, addresses and photos on the Internet and was calling for American sympathizers to kill them.

    Asked about the kill list, Defense Secretary Ash...

  • Islamic State recruits 400 children since January: Syria monitor

    1 week ago

    Islamic State has recruited at least 400 children in Syria in the past three months and given these so-called "Cubs of the Caliphate" military training and hardline indoctrination, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.

    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the children, all...

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  • Death of young fighters congeals Libyan resolve vs. ISIS

    1 week ago

    This story originally appeared themedialine.org.

    Lined up next to each other in front of the central mosque in the city of Misrata, ten coffins, two of them covered by the flag of the new Libya, marked the end of a long negotiation. “ISIS [The Islamic State] is on our doorstep...

  • Wiesenthal Center 2015 report card: Social network's must to more to degrade terrorists online campaigns

    2 weeks ago

    The Simon Wiesenthal today released its 2015 Digital Terrorism and Hate Report Card and Study at a press conference at its New York Tolerance Museum.

    “Over the last year, our worst fears have become a reality. ISIS, Al Shabbab and other Al-Qaeda linked terrorist groups have...

  • Islamic State video claims to show child executing ‘Israeli spy’

    3 weeks ago

    A video posted online by Islamic State militants on Tuesday showed a child killing Muhammad Musallam, an Israeli Arab accused by the group of being a Mossad spy, with a bullet to the head.

    The video, published by the group's Furqan media outlet, showed Musallam sitting in a room...

  • Netanyahu speech to Congress full text

    March 3, 2015 | 10:36 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a controversial speech before a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday where he urged the U.S. not to agree with Iran on a nuclear deal and compared Tehran to the Islamic State militant group. Netanyahu said a potential...

  • Cartoon: Clock Repair

    By Steve Greenberg

    February 26, 2015 | 3:15 pm

  • ‘Jihadi John’ from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as Londoner

    February 26, 2015 | 9:25 am

    Investigators believe that the "Jihadi John" masked fighter who fronted Islamic State beheading videos is a British man named Mohammed Emwazi, two U.S. government sources said on Thursday.

    He was born in Kuwait and comes from a prosperous family in London, where he grew up and...

  • Shaming the murderers

    By David Suissa

    February 25, 2015 | 1:59 pm

    A religious Muslim who murders an innocent person in the name of the Quran desecrates his own religion. I wish that idea had been the theme of last week’s White House Conference on Violent Extremism. 

    Instead, President Barack Obama went out of his way to take religion out of...

  • U.S. charges 3 with conspiring to support Islamic State

    February 25, 2015 | 10:55 am

    Three men were charged on Wednesday with conspiring to support Islamic State, including two who planned to travel to Syria to fight on behalf of the radical group, U.S. authorities said.

    One of the men, Akhror Saidakhmetov, 19, of Kazakhstan was arrested early on Wednesday at...

  • Islamic State in Syria abducts at least 150 Christians

    February 24, 2015 | 2:30 pm

    Islamic State militants have abducted at least 150 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria they had raided, Christian Syrian activists said on Tuesday.

    A Syrian Christian group representing several NGO's inside and outside the country said it had verified at...

  • Islamic State in Syria abducts at least 90 from Christian villages

    February 24, 2015 | 9:00 am

    UPDATE: Islamic State abducts at least 150 Christians


    Islamic State militants have abducted at least 90 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria, a monitoring group that tracks violence in Syria said on Tuesday.

    The British-based Syrian Observatory for...

  • New Defense Secretary hosts U.S. gathering on Islamic State strategy

    February 23, 2015 | 9:00 am

    New U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is gathering top U.S. military commanders and diplomats for talks in Kuwait on Monday about the battle against Islamic State, as America's military effort approaches major hurdles in both Iraq and Syria.

    Carter says he hopes the roughly six...

  • Obama rejects as ‘ugly lie’ the notion that West is at war with Islam

    February 19, 2015 | 11:29 am

    President Barack Obama on Thursday urged countries to tackle violent Islamist militancy around the world and rejected as "an ugly lie" suggestions that the West was at war with Islam.

    Obama said there was a complicated history between the Middle East and the West and no one...

  • Widow of Paris kosher supermarket terrorist with ISIS

    February 13, 2015 | 11:24 am

     The widow of the terrorist who killed four Jewish men at a kosher supermarket siege in Paris apparently is in Islamic State territory.

    Hayat Boumeddiene, the wife of slain Hyper Cacher gunman Amedy Coulibaly, was interviewed by a magazine run by ISIS, Reuters reported. It was...

  • Islamic State says it’s holding ‘Israeli spy’ in Syria

    February 13, 2015 | 8:53 am

    Islamic State said on Thursday it was holding an Israeli Arab who had posed as a foreign fighter in order to spy for Mossad, an account denied by Israel and by the man's family, who said he had been kidnapped.

    In an interview published by Islamic State's online English-language...

  • Chaos is my Heaven: Q-and-A with Itai Anghel

    By Rob Eshman

    February 12, 2015 | 1:18 pm

    Rob Eshman: What year did you first meet Commander Media, the leader of the female militia you film in your documentary.

    Itai Anglel: 2010.  She was already a commander. So when I saw her now, it was very good, you know. It meant for her, you know, that, “Okay, it’s fine. He can...

  • Itai Anghel: The brave Israeli interviewing ISIS, Kurdish fighters in Syria

    By Rob Eshman

    February 12, 2015 | 12:49 pm

    Courage is a quality we value so highly we’re willing to pretend we have it.

    I don’t know whether Brian Williams fits that description, but I do know the unfortunate side effect of Coptergate is that it has cast suspicion on all TV journalists in the infotainment age. Are they...

  • Obama asks Congress to authorize U.S. war on Islamic State

    February 12, 2015 | 9:00 am

    U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday sent Congress his long-awaited formal request to authorize military force against Islamic State, meeting swift resistance from Republicans as well as his fellow Democrats wary of another war in the Middle East.

    Republicans, who control...

  • Local congressman urges decision on authorizing use of military force

    February 11, 2015 | 1:37 pm

    Disagreement is brewing among elected officials over whether a bill empowering President Barack Obama to wage war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) should limit the scope of the military’s involvement in the conflict, arousing lingering unease over the length...

  • Family of late American hostage Mueller releases text of letter

    February 10, 2015 | 1:48 pm

    The following is the full text of a letter U.S. aid worker Kayla Mueller sent to her family while she was held hostage by Islamic State militants.

    Mueller's family released the letter on Tuesday in confirming her death:

    Everyone, If you are receiving this letter it means I am...

  • Angelina Jolie aims to recruit academics to fight sexual violence in war

    February 10, 2015 | 10:12 am

    Angelina Jolie said she hoped Britain's first academic center devoted to women, peace and security studies would benefit millions of girls, like an Iraqi teenager she met who had been kept as a sex slave by Islamic State.

    Opening the center at the London School of Economics – the...

  • ‘CyberCaliphate’ hacks Newsweek Twitter account, threatens Obama

    February 10, 2015 | 9:22 am

    Newsweek magazine's Twitter account was the victim of hackers on Tuesday who posted a threat to U.S. President Barack Obama and his family and the words "CyberCaliphate" and "Je suis IS," a reference to Islamic State and the French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

    The group, which also...

  • Obama readying request to use force against Islamic State

    February 10, 2015 | 9:13 am

    The White House will ask Congress by Wednesday for new authority to use force against Islamic State fighters, congressional aides said on Monday, paving the way for lawmakers' first vote on the scope of a campaign that is already six months old.

    The United States is leading an...

  • American hostage Mueller’s death confirmed by Obama, family

    February 10, 2015 | 8:43 am

    U.S. aid worker Kayla Mueller, held hostage by Islamic State militants for 18 months, is dead, her family said on Tuesday, but the circumstances were unclear and President Barack Obama vowed to hunt down the culprits.

    Mueller's family received an email and photograph over the...

  • Islamic State pulls forces and hardware from Syria’s Aleppo

    February 9, 2015 | 3:38 pm

    Islamic State has withdrawn some of its insurgents and equipment from areas northeast of the Syrian city of Aleppo, rebels and residents say, adding to signs of strain in the Syrian provinces of its self-declared caliphate.

    The group, which has recently lost ground to Kurdish and...

  • Jordan says planes bomb Islamic State targets for second day running

    February 6, 2015 | 11:25 am

    Jordan said on Friday it had carried out a second straight day of air strikes on Islamic State militants to avenge a captive Jordanian pilot burnt to death by the group.

    “Sorties of air force fighters executed several air strikes against select targets of the Daesh gang,” state...

  • Islamic State says U.S. hostage killed in Syria

    February 6, 2015 | 10:22 am

    The Islamic State militant group said on Friday that an American woman hostage it was holding in Syria had been killed when Jordanian fighter jets bombed a building where she was being held, the SITE monitoring group said.

    In Washington, U.S. officials said they could not confirm...

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