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ARTICLES BY: Abha Shankar


November 24, 2016 5:44 am
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A Child Jihadist Calls on Nobel Peace Laureate Malala to Renounce Western Education

In an audio message allegedly posted by Al Qaeda in Pakistan, a young female jihadist calls on Malala Yousafzai to renounce Western education and adopt the path of Allah as laid...

August 12, 2016 3:46 am
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Syrian Terrorist Group Rebrands to Ensure Survival

Jabhat al-Nusra's July 28 announcement of its new name and avatar, the Fateh al-Sham Front ("The Victory in Al-Sham Front"), does not mean that the terrorist group...

August 10, 2016 6:41 am
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Is Turkey Following Pakistan’s Descent Into Islamization?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's oppressive response to July's failed coup attempt -- in which he sacked thousands of government officials and journalists in a sweeping purge -- threatens...

July 10, 2016 4:32 am
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Will Turkey’s New Diplomatic Push Reduce Its American Muslim Brotherhood Support?

Turkey is mending fences with Egypt and cutting back its support for the Muslim Brotherhood in response to the deadly terror attacks that have struck...

June 21, 2016 6:00 am
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Document Reveals Omar Mateen’s Father Tied to Radical Islamist Groups

The father of Orlando mass shooter Omar Mateen has longstanding connections to prominent Islamist groups in the US, a document discovered by the Investigative Project on Terrorism...

May 16, 2016 6:41 am
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US Islamist Group Condemns Killing of Murderer, Is Silent on Death of Journalists and Minorities

Bangladesh has been wracked by a series of brutal attacks against secular writers and religious minorities. But only the death of a prominent Bangladeshi Islamist prompted...

May 1, 2016 7:02 am
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Social Media Emerges as a Valuable Fundraising Tool for Terrorists

Social media has emerged as a valuable and effective fundraising tool for terrorist groups. The Internet's easy access and relative anonymity allows terrorist groups to solicit...

March 16, 2016 5:29 am
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Toronto Police: Islamist Motivation Behind Canadian Recruitment Center Attack

A top police official has alleged an Islamist motivation in Monday's attack on a military recruitment center in Toronto, Canada. Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders told reporters at a press...

March 11, 2016 4:41 am
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Terror Groups Across the Middle East and Africa Intensify the Use of Children for Jihad

Children have become a key target for recruitment by terrorist groups who are increasingly turning to social media to showcase their successful efforts in indoctrinating...

February 11, 2016 7:25 am
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Member of ISIS Execution Cell Traveled on George Galloway’s Gaza Convoy

A British member of an ISIS execution cell traveled to the Middle East in 2009 as part of an "aid convoy" to Gaza led by...

January 14, 2016 2:04 pm
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Georgetown Professors Team Up With Suspected Muslim Brotherhood Front Group

Two of Georgetown University's top faculty members in religion are partnering with a private Virginia think tank that has long been suspected of serving as...

January 11, 2016 7:54 am
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2 US Mideast Refugees Charged in Separate Terror Cases

Two men who entered the United States as refugees have been charged separately with attempting to provide material support to terrorist groups in Syria. Aws Mohammed...

December 22, 2015 7:16 am
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Convicted Holy Land Foundation Chief Rewrites Hamas Charity’s History

A former top official of the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development (HLF) is trying to whitewash the Hamas charity's true history in a detailed self-interview published by...

July 30, 2015 12:32 am
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Another New York Man Arrested for Trying to Support ISIS

A New York man was charged Wednesday with attempting to provide support to the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group. Lackawanna resident Arafat Nagi is the latest person among more than two...

Culture

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Features

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

Netanyahu and Putin to Hold Syria Talks, Amid Iranian Threat

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in the Russian resort city of...

World

President Trump Says US Will ‘Probably’ End NAFTA With Canada, ...

President Donald Trump says he thinks the US will “end up probably terminating” the North American Free Trade Agreement with...

Israel

Israel Expresses Solidarity with Finland After Country’s First Islamic Te...

JNS.org - The Israeli Foreign Ministry expressed solidarity with the Finnish people on Monday, several days after the European nation experienced...

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