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What Is Islamic State? ISIS for Dummies
World  (tags: ISIS, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, Middle East, War, Ethnic cleansing )

Barry
- 12 days ago - bbc.com
Its brutal tactics - including mass killings and abductions of members of religious and ethnic minorities, as well as the beheadings of soldiers and journalists - have sparked fear and outrage across the world and prompted US military intervention.
Hamas Isn't ISIS, ISIS Isn't Hamas
World  (tags: Hamas, ISIS, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Iraq, Syria, Mahmoud Abbas, Netanyahu, Larry Derfner )

Dandelion
- 26 days ago - 972mag.com
If anybody accuses me of defending Hamas in what I'm about to write, I accuse them in turn of supporting the war in Gaza because they enjoy seeing Palestinian children killed. One claim is as fair as the other. Good article to think upon after it's read.
Stop the Genocide of Iraqi Christians
World  (tags: violence, war, iraq, crime, death )

Teresa
- 30 days ago - beheardproject.com
Join with 205,649 others. Iraq's Christians are being slaughtered by brutal jihadists. Stand with Iraq's Christians. Tell America and the world that we must prevent genocide in Iraq.
The Islamic State Is Targeting Iraq's Minorities in a 'Wave of Ethnic Cleansing,' Says Amnesty International
World  (tags: ethnic cleansing, ISISI, iraq, politics, violence, war, world, society, middle-east, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 17 days ago - news.vice.com
Militants with the Islamic State have murdered or kidnapped hundreds of members of Iraq's religious and ethnic minorities, and driven more than 800,000 from their homes in a "wave of ethnic cleansing," Amnesty International said today.
Rape Victims of Islam
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, iraq, middle-east, palestine, news, Refugees&Relief, politics, Refugees&Relief, media, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, unitednations, violence, war, world )

Rahman
- 30 days ago - shariaunveiled.wordpress.com
This woman tells the story of the Yezidi girls who committed suicide. "They took the girls by force and raped them, and after they returned they killed themselves."
The Women of ISIS: Understanding and Combating Female Extremism
World  (tags: Foreign Affairs, ISIS, women, women's brigade, extremists, gender, safety, security, paradox, Iraq, Sri Lanka )

Evelyn
- 29 days ago - foreignaffairs.com
Reports that women have formed their own brigade within ISIS have confounded experts - and worried them. The idea of women as violent extremists seems paradoxical. Why should women want to join a political struggle that so blatantly oppresses them?
Islamic State's Bootleg Petro-State May Prove Unsustainable
World  (tags: Islamic State Fighters, black market oil, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, violence, terrorism, middle-east, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
With up to $2 million in daily revenue from black market oil, the Islamic State insurgency not only holds sway over swathes of Syria and Iraq but has also begun to lay the foundations to become a small petro-state. Such is the extent of the threat...
US Air Strike 'Kills Three Islamic State Aides Including Right Hand Man of Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: world, Iraq, ISIS, war, death, terrorism, violence, government, freedoms, middle-east, news, Human Rights, politics, government )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - news.com.au
Three senior IS members, including a top aide to its leader, were reportedly killed in a US air strike in Iraq.A senior Iraqi security official told NBC News the strike on the IS stronghold of Mosul killed Abu Hajar Al-Sufi,an aide to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
To Defeat the Islamic State, Follow the Money
World  (tags: money, oil, ISIL, violence, war, world, Iraq, Syria, middle-east, politics, terrorism, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - politico.com
President Obama is laying out his strategy to counter the Islamic State, whose rampages across Iraq and Syria have riveted Americans' attention on a zone of conflict that many had hoped to forget. Many are urging him to step up military action.
Mother of 3 Year-Old Assyrian Girl Kidnapped By ISIS: 'She Will Die If She Does Not See Me'
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, Assyrians, children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, violence, war )

Ge
- 20 days ago - aina.org
He said "shut up. if you speak another word I will let them slaughter you. I will call them now to slaughter you." He drew his machine gun and said "go quickly to the car. If you come close to this little girl you will be slaughtered, we shall slaughter
Anjem Choudary: The British Extremist Who Backs the Caliphate
World  (tags: Radical Islam, Anjem Choudary, UK, Human Rights, ISIS, Iraq, Syria, jihadists, violence, politics, news, middle-east, world, society, freedoms, crime, ethics )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - theguardian.com
Anjem Choudary, the radical Muslim linked to many Britons who have fought in Syria, talks about stoning women, rejecting democracy & freedom, & why executions are OK.It goes without saying that the vision of Islam espoused by Choudary is not one shared by
ISIS Turned Iraq Into 'Blood-Soaked Killing Fields'
World  (tags: ISIS, Muslims, Islam, murder, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, conflict, death, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east, iraq, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, terrorists, violence, war, world )

Ge
- 5 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Gruesome evidence has emerged of attempted ethnic cleansing by Isis, with Amnesty International claiming that the terrorist group has turned northern Iraq into 'blood-soaked killing fields'. The London-based rights group says that Isis, also known as
Obama Blames Russia For Violence In Ukraine; Calls Moves 'Incursion'
World  (tags: Russia, Ukraine, violence, world, war, society, iraq, crime, corruption, conflict )

Wild
- 22 days ago - npr.org
President Obama blamed Russia for the violence in Ukraine and said its "incursion" into the former Soviet state will only carry additional costs. "Russia has deliberately and repeatedly violated the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,
   

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