Monthly Archives: January 2014

Boko Haram’s Threat Is Growing

by Ioannis Mantzikos The ramping up of violent attacks on diverse civilian and military targets in Nigeria by Boko Haram (henceforth BH) since July 2009, when it launched a short-lived anti-government revolt, has effectively made the group a subject of interest … Continue reading

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Syria: What Happened When Regime Declared a “Truce” in Tal Kalakh?

SCOTT LUCAS Amid talk before the Geneva II conference on Syria of a halt to fighting in Aleppo, and as the regime pursues agreements with some Damascus suburbs for ceasefires, Syrian blogger Aboud Dandachi writes of the events that followed … Continue reading

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Hezbollah State: Key Middle East player withdraws troops from Syria

Hezbollah has reportedly pulled large numbers of its troops out of Syria, where they’ve been fighting against the opposition rebels. It’s thought the Lebanon-based militant group had up to ten-thousand people in the country, but that may have dwindled to … Continue reading

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 Intelligence Report Hundreds , perhaps thousands, of European citizens ‘ aspiring ‘ jihadis are trained by al- Qaeda camps in Syria with the aim to carry out attacks in their countries of origin. This was revealed by a former militant … Continue reading

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Video: Jihadists Produce Gaza’s First Domestic Missile Launcher

Mujahideen Brigades boasts new anti-tank missile launcher in video, shows growing domestic military industry The “Mujahideen Brigades” in Gaza announced this week the launch of a new domestically-developed ATM (Anti-Tank Missile) launcher. Video released by the terror group shows a … Continue reading

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MSC in Jerusalem Releases Video Focusing on Slain Saudi Fighter

Jihadist News The Mujahideen Shura Council (MSC) in the Environs of Jerusalem released a video focusing on slain Saudi fighter Adi Saleh Abdullah al-Fudhayli al-Hadhli (AKA Abu Hudhayfa al-Hudhali), who participated in the June 2012 cross-border attack from Egypt into … Continue reading

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Top Dissident: 400 have been executed since Rowhani took office

  A leading dissident has warned of worsening human rights violations under Iran’s new president.Heshmat Tabarzadi, a leader of the Green Movement, issued a letter that warned that Iranian President Hassan Rowhani has failed to stop the deterioration of human … Continue reading

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HLS What appears to be the first al Qaeda plot against targets inside Israel was thwarted last December when the Israeli security services arrested three Palestinians — two of them East Jerusalem residents with Israeli identification cards — who planned … Continue reading

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TERRORISM SPIDER NET: Indonesian Jihadist Group Announces Deaths of Fighters, Calls for Emulation of Uprisings

Western Jihadist Forum Digest Sawt al-Jihad (Voice of Jihad) in Nusantra, an Indonesian jihadi media group, accused Indonesian counterterrorism special forces of torturing six jihadi fighters to death. Additionally, the group called upon residents of Southeast Asia “to heed the … Continue reading

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Update: Zawahiri Praises Chechen Fighters As Models for Jihad, Reflects on Egyptian Revolution

Jihadist News Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri praised Chechen insurgents, reflected on recent Egyptian history, and called upon Islamic revolutionaries to adhere fiercely to their religion. Along with his reflections on Chechnya and Egypt, Zawahiri issued specific messages to the Coptic … Continue reading

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