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Islamic State beheads sorcerer in Iraq

By AFP Still from a video of Islamic State fighters at a training camp in Iraq. The video was posted online on October 11, 2014. (screen capture: YouTube) BAGHDAD — The Islamic State group said Thursday it beheaded a man in public on charges that he was a “sorcerer” The jihadist group released pictures of … Continue reading

UNRWA Textbook Excerpts: Education for War

Over the past two months, experts from of our research center, who investigate UNRWA education, which relies on textbooks and curriculum supplied by the Palestinian Authority, briefed key members of the British Parliament in London and the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa. We now seeking sponsors to arrange for these experts to brief key members of … Continue reading

Around 300 Chinese fight alongside ISIS

Michael Martina, Reuters | Beijing About 300 Chinese people are fighting alongside the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Monday, a rare tally that is likely to fuel worry in China that militants pose a threat to security. China has expressed concern about the rise of the Islamic State … Continue reading

ISIS seizes 15 villages in Iraq’s Anbar

Tribal fighters take part in a military training to prepare for fighting against ISIS militants, at the Ain al-Assad military base in Anbar province. (File photo: Reuters) Al Arabiya News Radical militant group ISIS is in control of 15 villages in the Iraqi province of Anbar, a tribal figure told Al Arabiya News. Sheikh Naeem … Continue reading

Raping and Beheading the Faithful

Muslim Persecution of Christians, August 2014 by Raymond Ibrahim Muslims beheading Christians was a visibly growing spectacle throughout the month of August. Islamic State [IS] militants cut off a Christian man’s head—after compelling him to say the shehada, the Islamic profession of faith, “There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger.” When … Continue reading