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Gulf monarchies unite threatened by advancing Islamic State

Sep 01, 2014

Gulf monarchies unite threatened by advancing Islamic State

Wary of spectacular gains made by Islamic State jihadists, the oil-rich monarchies fear the militants could advance towards their own borders, where the extreme ideologies could find support. #White House #World #India #Terrorism #Syria #ConnectTheDots #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #home-grown terror #Yazidis
Syria's Assad swears in new govt, says reconstruction to be top priority

Sep 01, 2014

Syria's Assad swears in new govt, says reconstruction to be top priority

Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad swore in his new government on Monday, saying security and reconstruction would be top priorities #Syria #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #President #Bashar al-Assad #Assad #Syrian War
Cameron plans to ban Britain-jihadis from returning from Syria

Sep 01, 2014

Cameron plans to ban Britain-jihadis from returning from Syria

British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to counter threats posed by ISIL militants and may consider banning Britain-born jihadis stationed in Iraq and Syria from returning home. #Terrorism #Syria #Britain #terror #UK #Islamist #Jihadis #ISIS #James Foley #Western terror
Iraq US carries out two more air strikes against ISIL

Sep 01, 2014

Iraq US carries out two more air strikes against ISIL

US forces continued their attack on ISIL militants in northern Iraq with two more air strikes conducted on Sunday, the army said. #Terrorism #US #Syria #Iraq #Jihadists #Terrorists #air strikes #ISIL #IS #James Foley #spy planes
Indian recruits for global jihad PM Modi should start deradicalisation effort

Sep 01, 2014

Indian recruits for global jihad PM Modi should start deradicalisation effort

The case of Mumbai-based 23-year-old Arif Majeed who died alongside IS jihadis in Iraq has punctured the commonly held belief that its only the impoverished, illiterate, socially marginalized Muslim youth who join terror outfits or become easy prey to their recruiters. #Terrorism #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Islam #ConnectTheDots #Iraq #Tehreek-e-Taliban #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #global jihad #terror recruits #ansar-ul-tawhid
Barrel bombs in Syria kill 42 children

Sep 01, 2014

Barrel bombs in Syria kill 42 children

At least 42 children have been killed in 'barrel bomb' explosions in Syria over the past 36 hours, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday. #Terrorism #US #Syria #Iraq #children #Jihadists #Terrorists #air strikes #ISIL #IS #barrel bombas
Top German spy Young Muslims attracted to Islamic State as it is more brutal than al-Qaida

Aug 31, 2014

Top German spy Young Muslims attracted to Islamic State as it is more brutal than al-Qaida

Some young Muslims are attracted to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria because of its brutality, which makes it appear "more authentic" than al-Qaida #Syria #Islam #NewsTracker #Angela Merkel #Germany #Iraq #Muslims #al-Qaida #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS
Philippines peacekeepers rescued from militants in Golan - U.N.

Aug 31, 2014

Philippines peacekeepers rescued from militants in Golan - U.N.

EIN ZIVAN Golan Heights (Reuters) - Thirty-two U.N. peacekeepers were rescued on Saturday from Islamist militants who fired at their post on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights and trapped them for two days, the United Nations said #United States #Business #Japan #Syria #Brazil #Technology #France #Israel #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion
Six-nation Gulf council condemns Islamic State jihadists

Aug 30, 2014

Six-nation Gulf council condemns Islamic State jihadists

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council strongly condemned Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria and their extreme interpretation of Islam as it opened a meeting in Saudi Arabia today. #World #United Nations #Syria #Iraq #UNSC #Gulf #ISIS
Saudi King Abdullah warns West will be jihadists' next target

Aug 30, 2014

Saudi King Abdullah warns West will be jihadists' next target

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has warned that the West will be the next target of the jihadists sweeping through Syria and Iraq, unless there is "rapid" action. #World #Barack Obama #Syria #NewsTracker #Iraq #Abdullah #ISIS