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Spain: Police Arrest 4 Suspected Members of Jihadist Cell

Harold Heckle / AP (MADRID)— Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country’s North African enclave of Ceuta who allegedly had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out an attack, the Interior Ministry said. Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said investigators, working with their Moroccan counterparts, were struck by … Continue reading

ISIS sets up English-speaking battalion to plan and carry out terror attacks in countries which use that language

 Corey Charlton for MailOnline Islamic State has formed a new fighting battalion composed entirely of English-speaking militants with orders to carry out attacks in the West. The ‘Anwar al-Awlaki Battalion’ has been created to focus solely on carrying out attacks abroad and is working to export its fighters after they’ve attended training camps, it has … Continue reading

BREAKING: Japan Hostages Executed by Islamic State

  by Jim Hoft ISIS released video Tuesday threatening to slaughter to Japanese hostages in the next 72 hours unless a $200 million ransom is paid. Japan was reportedly unsuccessful in contacting ISIS over the hostage crisis. An ISIS spokesman told Japanese broadcaster NHK that the group would release a statement “soon” about the hostages. … Continue reading

Islamic State Deepens Grip in Future Palestine

by Khaled Abu Toameh Hamas and other Palestinian groups are continuing to deny the obvious, namely that the Islamic State terror group has managed to set up bases of power in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The Palestinians do not feel comfortable talking about the fact that Islamic State is working hard to recruit … Continue reading

Leader of Ansar al-sharia, dies of wounds

https://apis.google.com/u/0/se/0/_/+1/fastbutton?usegapi=1&size=tall&origin=http%3A%2F%2Fenglish.alarabiya.net&url=http%3A%2F%2Fenglish.alarabiya.net%2Fen%2FNews%2Fafrica%2F2015%2F01%2F23%2FLeader-of-Libyan-Islamists-Ansar-al-sharia-dies-of-wounds-.html&gsrc=3p&jsh=m%3B%2F_%2Fscs%2Fapps-static%2F_%2Fjs%2Fk%3Doz.gapi.en.aatL8dgzWBI.O%2Fm%3D__features__%2Fam%3DAQ%2Frt%3Dj%2Fd%3D1%2Ft%3Dzcms%2Frs%3DAGLTcCNJCyI9eeVYCu3nhkPLVVAVuHkGDw#_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe%2C_renderstart%2Concircled%2Cdrefresh%2Cerefresh%2Conload&id=I2_1422038931696&parent=http%3A%2F%2Fenglish.alarabiya.net&pfname=&rpctoken=22379621 Mohamed al-Zahawi, leader of the Libyan Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia, has died from wounds. (File photo: Reuters) Reuters, Benghazi Mohamed al-Zahawi, leader of the Libyan Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia, has died from wounds suffered when fighting pro-government troops several months ago, his family and officials said on Friday. Zahawi, who founded an Ansar al-Sharia … Continue reading

Islamic State Prime Time

              by Dawn Perlmutter  ISIS began the 2015 season by releasing a new prime time series of scripted reality shows available on the internet with free previews appearing on most major media outlets. Writers at Al-Furqaan and Al Hayat Media Productions, media arms of the Islamic State that are … Continue reading

Another Islamic Terror State?

By Rabbi Aryeh Spero  Just about every European country voted a few weeks ago to establish a Palestinian state, much of it on land designated for Israel by the League of Nations after WWI. The Europeans, together with communist and Islamic countries and dictatorships around the world, wish to go even further by actually dividing … Continue reading

ISIS Targeting Educated Women for Execution

The UN on Tuesday decried numerous executions of civilians in Iraq by the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group, warning that educated women appeared to be especially at risk. The jihadist group is showing a “monstrous disregard for human life” in the areas it controls in Iraq, the UN human rights office said. The group, which controls large swathes of territory in … Continue reading

UN: One million persons displaced by Boko Haram

More than one million people may have been forced to leave their homes in northern Nigeria by the five-year-old insurgency of Islamist sect Boko Haram, a United Nations agency said. The militants’ attacks may force even more people to flee, both internally and to Cameroon, Niger and Chad, which could destabilise the region, the International … Continue reading