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Fact Checker: Jeb Bush’s claim that Islamic State ‘didn’t exist when my brother was president’ 27.5.2015 Washington Post: Politics
“ISIS didn’t exist when my brother was president. Al Qaeda in Iraq was wiped out when my brother was president.”—Former Florida governor Jeb Bush (R), remarks during a business rountable in Portsmouth, N.H., May 20, 2015Read full article ...
Security Council extends UN mission in Somalia until August 27.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Captured video appears to show foreign fighters in Nigeria's Boko Haram 27.5.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Nigerian army analysing footage, which shows amputations, stoning and floggings and a turbaned man making sharia judgments in Sudanese Arabic Video footage found in captured Boko Haram camps by Nigeria’s military seems to give some of the clearest indication that foreign fighters hold positions of power within the Nigerian Islamist militant group. The military says it is analysing the footage to identify fighters and study the group’s internal ...
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Islamist fighters drawn from half the world's countries, says UN 27.5.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Report says there are more than 25,000 ‘foreign terrorist fighters’ from 100 countries in jihadi conflicts, who pose an ‘immediate and long-term threat’

More than half the countries in the world are currently generating Islamist extremist fighters for groups such as al-Qaida and Islamic State, the UN has said.

A report by the UN security council says there are more than 25,000 “foreign terrorist fighters” currently involved in jihadi conflicts and they are “travelling from more than 100 member states”.

Related: Fall of Ramadi betrays Obama administration's 'credibility gap'

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Pentagon Report Predicted West's Support for Islamist Rebels Would Create ISIS 26.5.2015 Truthout.com
A declassified secret US government document obtained by the conservative public interest law firm, Judicial Watch, shows that Western governments deliberately allied with al-Qaeda and other Islamist extremist groups to topple Syrian dictator Bashir al-Assad. The document reveals that in coordination with the Gulf states and Turkey, the West intentionally sponsored violent Islamist groups to destabilize Assad, and that these "supporting powers" desired the emergence of a "Salafist Principality" in Syria to "isolate the Syrian regime." According to the newly declassified US document, the Pentagon foresaw the likely rise of the 'Islamic State' as a direct consequence of this strategy, and warned that it could destabilize Iraq. Despite anticipating that Western, Gulf state and Turkish support for the "Syrian opposition" — which included al-Qaeda in Iraq — could lead to the emergence of an 'Islamic State' in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the document provides no indication of any decision to reverse the policy of ...
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Abbott to withdraw Oz citizenship from dual-national terrorists 26.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Bangladesh bans Islamist outfit linked to killing of bloggers 26.5.2015 Hindu: News
In recent months, three bloggers have been hacked to death by suspected Islamist militants, causing conern at local as well as global levels.
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Bangladesh bans radical group Ansarullah Bangla Team 26.5.2015 Hindustan Times: World
The government in Bangladesh on Monday banned Islamist radical group Ansarullah Bangla Team for attacking and killing secular writers and bloggers. The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday issued a gazette notification banning the group that has been active since 2008. The ministry also requested Ministry of Information to take necessary steps to spread the news.
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Dhaka bans Islamist radical group that killed 3 bloggers 25.5.2015 Hindustan Times: World
The government in Bangladesh on Monday banned Islamist radical group Ansarullah Bangla Team for attacking and killing secular writers and ...
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Tunisian soldier shot dead after killing seven in army base 25.5.2015 Hindustan Times: World
A Tunisian soldier opened fire at a military base in the capital on Monday killing seven colleagues and wounding 10 others before being shot dead himself according to the army which said the shooter had family ...
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Four killed as serviceman opens fire in Tunisia barracks 25.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Islamic State executes 400 in Syria’s Palmyra 25.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
BEIRUT - Islamic State fighters have executed at least 400 people in Palmyra since capturing the ancient Syrian city four days ago, Syrian state media said on Sunday. It was not immediately possible to verify the account, but it was consistent with reports by activists that the Islamist fighters had carried out executions since capturing the city from government troops. The militants seized the ...
Morocco unhappy over Britain's deportation of terror convict 24.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Rabat unhappy over London's deportation of terror convict 24.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Jihadi threat requires move into 'private space' of UK Muslims, says police chief 24.5.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Exclusive: Britain’s most senior Muslim officer says potency of Islamist propaganda means some five-year-olds believe Christmas is forbidden

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Military trial for 61 Brotherhood loyalists over terrorism 23.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
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In Plato’s Cave 23.5.2015 Chapati Mystery
The above image is taken from the second of the five videos released to showcase Osama bin Laden in his compound in Abbottabad by the US Department of Defense after the 2 May, 2011 operation of US Navy Seals that was to kill or capture him. It was told that the footage was found among … Continue reading In Plato’s Cave
Why Islamic State Is Winning 23.5.2015 ConsortiumNews.com
Exclusive: The Saudi-Israeli alliance and U.S. neocons have pressured President Obama into continuing U.S. hostility toward the secular Syrian government despite major military gains by the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front, leading to an emerging catastrophe in the Mideast, as Daniel Lazare explains. By Daniel Lazare President Barack Obama and his foreign policy staff…
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Al Shabaab attacks soldiers in south Somalia, two dozen dead 23.5.2015 Hindu: News
At least 24 people were killed in southern Somalia after fighting between al Shabaab Islamist militants and government forces, residents and the rebel group said on Saturday. Al Shabaab l...
ISIS Claims Responsibility in Suicide Bombing in Shia Mosque in Qatif Killing 21 Worshippers 23.5.2015 Global Voices
Twenty-one people were killed when an ISIS suicide bomber blew himself up in a Shia mosque in Qatif, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, after Friday prayers today.
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