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Terrorists and Islamists Forge Ahead While Critics are Silenced

May 20, 2017

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Banned Islamist Movement Plotted New Attacks on Israelis

by Yaakov Lappin  •  May 19, 2017  •  Special to IPT News FacebookTwitter
The recent arrests of several Islamic Movement members for plotting terror attacks against Israeli soldiers show that the group continues to operate despite being outlawed two years ago.

A Disappointing Silence on Erdogan's Excesses

May 18, 2017  •  IPT News FacebookTwitter
The man with the bullhorn already had been knocked to the ground, repeatedly kicked and beaten. Then the man with a mustache, wearing a sharp suit and a handgun on his hip, raced up and launched a fierce kick, hitting the man with the bullhorn square in the face.

MB Backers Hide Terror Support During Capitol Hill Visits

by John Rossomando  •  May 15, 2017  •  IPT News FacebookTwitter
When two leaders of a Muslim Brotherhood-linked advocacy group lobbied Congress on May 3, they failed to disclose their open support for the Popular Resistance Movement (PRM) and the Revolutionary Punishment Movement (RPM), terrorist groups that have carried out attacks in Egypt.

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Report: U.S. Summons Turkish Ambassador Over Violence in D.C.

May 19, 2017  •  Turkish Minute FacebookTwitter
The U.S. State Department on Wednesday summoned Serdar Kılıç, the Turkish ambassador to the United States, over violence against protesters involving President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's bodyguards and embassy staff outside of
the ambassador's residence in the U.S. capital on Tuesday,
Hurriyet has reported.

Car Mows Down Times Square Pedestrians for Blocks, Killing 1

May 18, 2017  •  Associated Press FacebookTwitter
A man steered his car onto a sidewalk running through Times Square and mowed down pedestrians for three blocks Thursday, killing a teenager, then emerged from his wrecked vehicle wild-eyed and screaming before he was subdued by police and bystanders.

Hamas Bans Dog Walking in Gaza 'to Protect Women and Children'

May 18, 2017  •  The Telegraph FacebookTwitter
When Yasmin Shath, a 28-year-old bank clerk, saw the notice on Facebook she froze. Hamas, the Islamist militant group that controls the Gaza strip, had announced they were banning dog walking.

Facebook Wins Dismissal of U.S. Lawsuits Linked to Terrorism

May 18, 2017  •  Reuters FacebookTwitter
A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc (FB.O) liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews.

IDF Seizes Blood Money Hamas Gifted To Family of 2014 Murderer-Kidnappers

May 18, 2017  •  The Jerusalem Post FacebookTwitter
Israeli security forces seized thousands of shekels and property Wednesday night from the families of the terrorists responsible for the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli boys in 2014.

France, Germany Resist U.S. Plan for Bigger NATO Role Against Islamic State

May 18, 2017  •  Reuters FacebookTwitter
France and Germany are resisting a plan by U.S. officials for NATO to take a bigger role in the fight against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, in line with calls from President Donald Trump for the alliance to do more to combat terrorism.

Jordanian Spies Provided ISIL Bomb Intel: Officials

May 18, 2017  •  Al Jazeera FacebookTwitter
Intelligence on an ISIL airliner bomb plot given by U.S. President Donald Trump to Russian officials originated in part with Jordanian spies, not Israelis,veteran Jordanian intelligence officials told Al Jazeera.

ISIS Creating Chemical Weapons Cell in New De Facto Capital, U.S. Official Says

May 17, 2017  • FacebookTwitter
U.S. intelligence believes ISIS is bringing together all of its experts on chemical weapons from Iraq and Syria into a new "chemical weapons cell," according to a U.S. official.

Defense of Suspected 9/11 Mastermind: Attacks are Not Terrorism by Definition

May 17, 2017  •  Asharq Al-Awsat FacebookTwitter
Evening court session of 9/11 trial witnessed several surprises and controversy after defense lawyer Cheryl Bormann asked to be relieved of her defense duties, citing her sense of a looming conflict of interest.

12 Ways The Southern Poverty Law Center Is A Scam To Profit From Hate-Mongering

May 17, 2017  •  The Federalist FacebookTwitter
What makes the hate list of the Southern Poverty Law Center different from the "burn book" a high school queen bee keeps in the 2004 movie "Mean Girls"? Answer: not much. The burn book was a compilation of insults, gossip, and rumors intended to repel the diva's "enemies," label
everybody, and keep herself on top of the heap.

Trump Waves Nuclear Sanctions, but Slaps Iran on Missiles, Human Rights

May 17, 2017  •  Al-Monitor FacebookTwitter
In a sign of the president's deep ambivalence toward the nuclear accord and Iran more broadly, the Treasury Department slapped sanctions on seven entities allegedly tied to the missile program, including senior Iranian defense officials and a China-based entity.
Simultaneously, the State Department released a
congressionally mandated semi-annual report
on human rights abuses.

Sudan Leader Bashir, Indicted for Genocide, to Attend Summit with Trump

May 17, 2017  •  Agence France-Presse FacebookTwitter
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who has been charged with war crimes and genocide, will attend the same summit in Saudi Arabia as US President Donald Trump, Khartoum's top diplomat said Wednesday.

"We Don't, Won't and Didn't Support the Muslim Brotherhood," Qatar FM Tells Arab News

May 17, 2017  •  Arab News FacebookTwitter
Qatar does not support the Muslim Brotherhood and sees no place for Bashar Assad in the future of Syria, the Gulf nation's top diplomat told Arab News in an exclusive interview.

Maximum Harm: The Tsarnaev Brothers, The FBI, And The Road To The Marathon Bombing

May 17, 2017  •  New Boston Post FacebookTwitter
"Chunks of flesh as big as scoops of ice cream." A series of bombs detonated at the height of Boston's biggest annual bash, Patriots Day, leaving behind "a river of blood."
These are just a couple of the visceral descriptions offered by Boston-based investigative journalist Michele McPhee,
whose Maximum Harm nonfiction account delves into great
detail regarding not only what transpired the week of the
2013 Boston Marathon — but also the events and small but
important details that led up to those fateful days.

Trump's Disclosure Endangered Spy Placed Inside ISIS by Israel, Officials Say

May 16, 2017  • FacebookTwitter
The life of a spy placed by Israel inside ISIS is at risk tonight, according to current and former U.S. officials, after President Donald Trump reportedly disclosed classified information in a meeting with Russian officials last week.

U.S. Consulate's Political Counselor Named as Official Who Told Israelis: Western Wall is Not Yours

May 16, 2017  •  Times of Israel FacebookTwitter
The American official who sniped at his Israeli counterparts that the Western Wall, the holiest place for Jews to pray,
is not part of Israel and not Israel's responsibility was
named Tuesday in a TV report as David Berns,
the political counselor at the U.S. Consulate
in Jerusalem.

Northwestern President Joins Vigil for Victims Outside Convicted Terrorist's Campus Speech

May 16, 2017  •  The Washington Times FacebookTwitter
Northwestern University president Morton O. Schapiro joined a vigil late Monday for two slain Israeli students
outside a forum featuring Rasmea Odeh, who served time
for the terrorist attack that killed them.

Former Egyptian Terrorism Official Exposes the Muslim Brotherhood's Terror Networks (Part 1)

May 15, 2017  •  PJ Media FacebookTwitter
On my recent trip to Egypt, I met with Col. Khaled Okasha (ret), one of Egypt's top former counter-terrorism officials,
to discuss the developing security situation and to address
a question that has received a lot of international media attention:
"Is the Muslim Brotherhood directly engaged in terrorism?"

Ex-Muslims Slam Facebook for 'Censoring Pages that Disrespect Islam' as Pages are Shut Down

May 14, 2017  • FacebookTwitter
Pioneers of the ex-Muslim groups have condemned the social media giant for censoring content and filtering the type of information available to users. The pages exist for ex-Muslims to denounce their former religion and band together with other previous adherents of Islam.

Quebec Psychiatrists to Review What to Do When Mentally Ill Patients are Radicalized

May 12, 2017  •  CBC FacebookTwitter
The Quebec Association of Psychiatrists will consider the recommendations of a coroner's report into the October 2014 death of Martin Couture-Rouleau, the 25-year-old man who rammed three people walking across a
shopping centre parking lot in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu,
killing Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent.
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