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ARTICLES BY: Abha Shankar


March 20, 2018 1:04 pm
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Government-Tied Turkish Organizations Support Global Jihadists and Islamists

Turkish organizations with close ties to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's administration are partnering with, and supplying aid to, global jihadists and Islamist groups, a study...

January 9, 2018 3:52 pm
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Judge Reinstates Hamas/American Muslims for Palestine Lawsuit

On Thursday, a Chicago federal judge reinstated a lawsuit alleging that a virulently anti-Israel group and several of its activists are "alter egos and/or successors" of a defunct US...

December 19, 2017 10:27 am
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American Nazi-Islamist Found Guilty in ISIS Material Support Case

A former Washington, DC Metro Police officer -- who embraced both neo-Nazi and radical Islamist ideology -- was found guilty on Monday of attempting to provide material...

December 18, 2017 11:51 am
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DC Transit Cop’s Trial Details Ties Between Neo-Nazis and Islamist Terrorism

Jury deliberations begin on Monday in the federal terrorism trial of a former Washington, DC Metro Transit Police officer, who is accused of trying to provide support to ISIS. Nicholas...

December 14, 2017 9:58 am
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Trial Starts in the US Case of Nazi-Jihadist

Former DC Metro Transit Police officer Nicholas Young had unusual political views, a federal prosecutor told jurors in Young's terrorist trial -- which started on Monday. He "was attracted...

November 17, 2017 2:44 pm
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US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act (H.R. 2712), which will impose...

September 11, 2017 4:23 pm
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US Islamists Claim Win Over Legislation Banning Funding to Terror-Tied Charity

Legislation seeking to ban US federal funding for a UK-based Hamas charity was withdrawn last week, after Islamist groups advocated voting against the measure. In August, Congressman Ron DeSantis, R-Fla, introduced an amendment to the State...

September 4, 2017 2:22 pm
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It’s Time for Qatar to Stop Its Regional Meddling

Bahrain is threatening to file a complaint with the United Nations Security Council and the International Criminal Court against a fellow Gulf state, Qatar, for supporting terrorism...

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...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Anti-Israel Protesters Shout Down Amb. Nikki Haley at University of Houston

Washington’s ambassador to the United Nations was interrupted by protesters waving Palestinians flags while speaking at the University of Houston in Texas on Tuesday. Less than three minutes after taking the...

Israel

Cabinet Nixes Amendment Allowing Prime Minister, Defense Minister to Declar...

JNS.org - Members of the Diplomatic-Security Cabinet agreed Wednesday to withdraw controversial legislation allowing the prime minister and defense minister to declare...

Middle East

Syria Says Iranian Withdrawal Not Up for Discussion

The withdrawal of Iranian forces is not up for discussion, the Syrian deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on Wednesday, after Washington demanded they pull out of Syria's conflict. US...

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