Annette Marie Jalsevac

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Obama Expects ‘Truth’ in ISIS Reports

Culture: ISIS' New Tool of Warfare

ISIS has developed a new tool of warfare that is being deployed in its deadly strategy for the creation of an Islamic Caliphate: destruction and trafficking of culture.<p>It is a tool that lands them on the front page of global newspapers and in social media, strikes at the economy of its victims, …

United Nations

Anonymous Declares War On ISIS After Paris Attacks

#OpParis has taken down more than 2,000 pro-ISIS accounts so far, the hactivist collective said Sunday.<p>After the Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for Friday’s wave of attacks that killed more than 130 people in Paris, the hactivist collective Anonymous declared war on the terrorist …

Paris Attacks

Paris attacks: Many arrested in raids across France

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Paris Attacks

Yazidis Eager To Return To Iraq’s Sinjar, Newly Freed From ISIS, But Fear What’s To Come

Members of the minority group worry that messy politics and crushing poverty will only prolong their plight.<p>DAYRABUN, Iraq -- Just a day after Kurdish forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, reclaimed Sinjar from the Islamic State, there wasn’t a hint of celebration in this northern Iraqi town, where …

Kurdish forces discover two mass graves after freeing Iraqi town from ISIL control

Kurdish forces say they have uncovered two mass graves outside the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar after driving out the Islamist extremist group ISIL.<p>According to the Iraqi Kurdish director of intelligence, the first grave contained 78 bodies of elderly women, the second contained between 50 to 60 …

Paris attacks: Anonymous declares 'war' on Isis under banner of OpParis

"Anonymous from all over the world will hunt you down. You should know that we will find you, and we will not let you go. We will launch the biggest …

Muslims Hate ISIS Most of All

Before the Paris horror, ISIS was killing Muslims on a daily basis. We Muslims despise these crazy people more than anyone else does.<p>Denounce ISIS? …

France in State of Emergency as Terrorist Attacks in Paris Kill at Least 128

Jerome Sessini—Magnum for TIME<p>Christian Hartmann—Reuters<p>Christian Hartmann—Reuters<p>Ian Langsdon—EPA<p>Jacques Brinon—AP<p>Kenzo Tribouillard—AFP/Getty Images<p>…

Bataclan Concertgoers Describe Horror of Terrorist Attack

<i>As the tragic scope and breadth of the Paris terrorist attacks continues to unfurl, attendees of Eagles of Death Metal’s show at concert venue</i> …

Mysterious al-Qaida figure emerges in Syria

WASHINGTON — The conflict in Syria could be taking a turn for the worse. Saif al-Adel, al-Qaida’s revered field commander, was reportedly sent to …

ISIS in Afghanistan: School of Jihad

Young boys and girls cluster around a small room in a village school in eastern Afghanistan. The teacher calls on a young boy.<p>“Stand up, Daud. What …

Afghanistan

Spain Wants a Wall to Keep ISIS Out

Washington is establishing a strategic base near Seville, and ISIS is trying to bring the war home to Madrid.<p>MADRID — Terrorists following the lines …

Prospect that bomb destroyed plane raises specter of expanding ISIS threat

By Ellen Nakashima<p>, Reporter<p>The hardening prospect that a Russian airliner was brought down over the Sinai Peninsula by a terrorist bomb is raising concerns that the threat from the Islamic State has dramatically expanded, and it points to the potentially deadly role of insurgents around the world …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Filipino militants release video of hostages

<b>(CNN) —</b> A video that purports to show four hostages, who appear to be those kidnapped by armed militants in the southern Philippines last month, has been posted online.<p>The video shows three hostages who appear to be foreign nationals pleading for help from the Canadian and Philippine governments. …

Saudi Arabian employer accused of chopping off Indian maid’s hand

Family of domestic worker say she was punished when she tried to escape harassment and torture<p>An Indian maid has claimed her employer in Saudi Arabia cut off her hand in punishment for poor work, after months of mistreatment in the kingdom.<p>Kashturi Munirathinam, 55, is being treated in a hospital …

ISIS 'forced pregnant Yazidi women to have abortions'

<i>Watch Connect the World at 5 p.m. CET this week for detailed reports on Yazidis enslaved by ISIS and their lives now.</i><p><b>Dohuk, Iraq (CNN) —</b> ISIS militants forced pregnant women they had sold into slavery to have abortions, according to three young Yazidis who escaped from the Islamic militants' brutal …

A radical Islamist group has put out a hit list targeting 84 anti-extremism writers — and 10 are already dead

The demand finished with a threat: "Otherwise they will be killed wherever they can be found in the Almighty's world."<p>The so-called hit list, which goes back to 2013, has 84 names on it, according to the Indian Express.<p>Ten have been killed so far.<p>The latest list includes the names of writers based …

Extremism

25 killed in suicide bombing at Yemen mosque

A dual suicide bombing tore through a Shiite Muslim mosque on one of Islam's most important holidays Thursday, killing 25 people, security officials said. Islamic State's Yemen affiliate claimed responsibility.<p>The attack added to the toll of daily suffering in Yemen, which has been under …

Yazidi woman: I was raped by 'American jihadi'

<b>(CNN) —</b> "There was nothing left to do to me. They did everything."<p>It was an ordeal that nightmares are made of.<p>A 20-year-old Yazidi woman, who says she was held as a sex slave by ISIS, told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview that her captor was a fighter who told her he was from …

Yazidis

Parents release stunning video of living 18-week miscarried baby

NewsCulture of Life<p>September 23, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- Charity Tanner woke up in the middle of the night realizing that something was dreadfully …

ISIS Magazine Dabiq Singled Out Pope Francis Ahead of U.S. Trip

Security officials gearing up for Pope Francis' visit to America have stressed that there is no specific, credible threat against the pontiff — but for the second time in two years an ISIS propaganda magazine has singled him out for scorn.<p>Dabiq is an English-language magazine aimed at U.S., British …

Obama's hand-picked ISIS war czar is resigning

Retired Gen. John Allen has been serving as the White House's special envoy to the global coalition fighting against ISIS in Syria and Iraq since September 11, 2014. Although he officially retired from the military April 29, 2013, Obama hand-selected Allen for the role amid a ramped-up effort to …

Obama Administration

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Defectors: ISIS is killing Muslims, not protecting them

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Much has been written about the young men and women who join the Islamic State. We are familiar with their biographies and pathways, backgrounds and motivations.<p>But virtually nothing is known about those who quit: the "defectors" who didn't like what they saw, abandoned their …

Peshmerga

Dozens of ISIS defectors explained why they left the terror army

According to the New York Times, about 20,000 foreigners have joined jihadist groups in the Middle East over the last two years. About a quarter of those are Europeans, and it is estimated that between 25% and 40% have gone back to Europe.<p>The new report says that most of the defectors have gone …

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