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ISIS militants burn 45 human beings in western Iraq

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7:19pm 2/17/2015 at 7:19pm

There are no words.

From the BBC:

Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS) have burned to death 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi, the local police chief says.

Exactly who these people were and why they were killed is not clear, but Col Qasim al-Obeidi said he believed some were members...

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Egypt’s President Sisi calls for Islamic Religious Revolution

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 8:00pm 1/4/2015 at 8:00pm

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi started 2015 with a bang.

In a speech connected to the birthday celebrations for the Prophet Muhammad, Sisi said, “… we are in need of a religious revolution.” Via Roger Simon of PJ Media is this clip from writer Raymond Ibrahim’s translation of a New Year’s...

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“Jihadi John” Wounded in US Airstrike

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 6:52pm 11/15/2014 at 6:52pm

Reports have surfaced that “Jihadi John,” the masked Brit responsible for the beheadings of four western hostages, was injured last Saturday’s airstrikes near the Iraqi-Syrian border.

Via the Daily Mail:

‘We are aware of reports that this individual [Jihadi John] has been injured, and we are looking into them,’ a Foreign Office...

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Can we “understand” evil?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 11, 2014 at 3:37pm 8/11/2014 at 3:37pm

ISIS is the embodiment of evil. But:

“We don’t understand real evil, organized evil very well,” said America’s former ambassador to Iraq and Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker, in an interview with The New York Times. “This is evil incarnate.”

“People like [Islamic State commander] Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi have been in a fight for a...

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Head of ISIS Caliphate Speaks In Ramadan Video

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 6:35pm 7/5/2014 at 6:35pm

The self-proclaimed leader of the united Islamic State, or Caliphate, appeared for the first time in public on Saturday since his military organization took large parts of territory in northern Iraq. Before being named “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi w...

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Insurgents advance in Iraq as Obama ponders what to do, if anything

http://youtu.be/WZVC-WuvuTc
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 13, 2014 at 7:00pm 6/13/2014 at 7:00pm
http://youtu.be/WZVC-WuvuTc

Media and civilian reports throughout northern and central Iraq on Friday suggest that the situation on the ground has become increasingly violent and unstable to the point that the Iraqi government is crumbling:

Heavily armed Islamist militants flush with $450 million...

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Mideast Media Sampler – 04/10/2013 – The fading hope of the Arab Spring

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:44am 4/10/2013 at 9:44am

1) Egyptian plagues

Last week Zvi Mazel wrote in the Jerusalem Post (h/t Leslie Eastman)

In a remarkable and enduring show of unity, non-Islamic opposition parties under the banner of the National Salvation Front are boycotting the regime...

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