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The Real Roots of Islamic Terrorism

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by Khadija Khan Last month, an Islamic preacher was caught red-handed in Britain preaching for ISIS and jihad, and inciting youths to commit violence against non-Muslims. To everyone's purported astonishment, he was not delivering his lectures on websites. He was delivering sermons live in a public-charity mosque -- funded by taxpayers -- in Stoke-on-Trent. France and Britain remain in the constant grip of Islamist terror, yet their governments, despite having laws prohibiting "hate speech", have so far failed to address the influence that preachers of violence and hatred have with local Muslims. Blaming terror recruitment only on the internet is just an invented story, like the one that every suicide bomber or those who committed acts of terror in the name of Islam were lone wolves who merely took "inspiration" from terror outfits such as al-Qaeda or ISIS. Governments in Britain and other countries in the grip of terror posed...
By Clarion Project The Muslim Brotherhood has at least $100 billion at its disposal for work outside of its Egyptian base, according to Islamist Groups expert Sameh Eid.The cash is designated for dawa – the spreading of Islamic ideology both among Muslims and non-Muslims, Eid told the An Hour From Egypt TV show on August 25.Eid claims the Brotherhood is diverting donor money that is pledged for use in places like Afghanistan and Bosnia Herzegovina. These donations end up in the coffers of the Muslim Brotherhood instead.Individual members give the organization eight percent of their salaries.The Brotherhood uses its $100b. in projects in some 80 countries.The Muslim Brotherhood (Al-Ihkwan al-Muslimun) is a Sunni, pan-Islamic organization based in Cairo, Egypt whose ultimate aim is the re-establishment of the global Islamic caliphate and the implementation of sharia as state law. Founded in Egypt in 1928 it is the oldest Islamist group in...
Stars and Stripes By ROB GILLIES | Associated Press TORONTO -- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday that a Somali refugee charged with ramming his car into a Canadian policeman, stabbing him and then injuring four people while leading officers on a high-speed chase over the weekend was ordered deported from the U.S. in 2011.Jennifer Elzea, an ICE spokeswoman, said Hasan Sharif Abdulahi was taken into ICE's custody in San Diego in July of that year and in September an immigration judge ordered him sent back to Somalia.Elzea said Sharif was released from custody two months later then failed to report as ordered for his removal on Jan. 24, 2012. She said efforts to locate him were unsuccessful. She also said Sharif had no known criminal history at the time of his encounters with ICE.Sharif now faces 11 charges in Canada, including five of attempted murder in the Saturday...

Three Green Berets killed, two wounded in Niger ambush

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Fox News By Lucas Tomlinson Three U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were killed and two others were wounded Wednesday in an ambush in the west African country of Niger.U.S. Africa Command confirmed that a joint patrol of Green Berets and Nigerien soldiers was attacked in the southwestern part of Niger, near the border with Mali. Officials told Fox News that between eight and 10 troops were part of the patrol.Officials told the Associated Press that the commandos were likely attacked by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.The officials added that the two wounded U.S. soldiers were taken to Niamey, the capital, and are in stable condition.White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that President Trump had been briefed on the ambush by Chief of Staff John Kelly.Africa Command says the U.S. forces are in Niger to provide training and security assistance to the Nigerien Armed Forces in their efforts against...
9news.com.au By Mark Saunokonoko   However unlikely it may seem, the idea that 64-year-old white shooter Stephen Craig Paddock was acting on behalf of ISIS when shooting dead 59 victims cannot be ruled out.That is the considered view of Michael S. Smith II, a US counter-terror analyst who closely monitors Islamic State and the group's claims of responsibility for acts of terror around the globe.US investigators are now sifting through evidence in a fast-moving operation that could reveal the as-yet unclear motives of Paddock.Paddock, a retiree from Mesquite, Nevada, mercilessly killed 59 people and injured more than 500 others from a sniping position inside his 32nd floor Las Vegas hotel room.Police on Tuesday recovered 19 firearms, explosives and several thousand rounds of ammo at Paddock's home in Mesquite.    A police SWAT team earlier found 23 high-powered weapons inside Paddock's Mandalay Bay hotel room.In the hours after Paddock turned his...