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ARTICLES BY: Abha Shankar


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Legislation seeking to ban US federal funding for a UK-based Hamas charity was withdrawn last week, after Islamist groups advocated voting against the measure.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...

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...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

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...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campu...

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways...

Israel

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid ...

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring...

Middle East

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

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