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Iran, Russia, the Muslim Brotherhood - Fomenting Violence for Gains

June 23, 2017

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Iran Missile Strike Escalates War Between Radical Shi'ites and Sunnis

by Yaakov Lappin  •  June 20, 2017  •  Special to IPT News FacebookTwitter
Iran's recent missile attack on ISIS targets in eastern Syria represents another escalation in the ongoing war between radical Shi'ites and jihadist Sunnis across the Middle East.

Russia's Terrorist Double Game

June 16, 2017  •  IPT News FacebookTwitter
A Muslim Russian national from Kyrgyzstan detonated an explosive device in St. Petersburg's subway system in April, killing 14 people and injuring many others. The attack signaled a growing Islamist threat facing Russia, following several high profile terrorist attacks in recent years.

Muslim Brotherhood Affiliate Claims Responsibility for Cairo Attack

by IPT News  •  June 19, 2017 FacebookTwitter
The Muslim Brotherhood-linked Hasm Movement claimed responsibility for a deadly terrorist attack targeting Egyptian security forces in Cairo on Sunday.

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Rouhani Urges Muslim Unity Against Israel

June 23, 2017  •  Iran News Daily FacebookTwitter
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday called for unity among Muslim nations in the face of the Zionist regime of Israel. He further censured Israel for supporting terrorism, saying the regime is, either covertly or overtly, complicit in almost all crises gripping the Middle East.

Supreme Court Makes Citizenship-Stripping Tougher

June 22, 2017  •  Politico FacebookTwitter
The Supreme Court has complicated the Trump administration's efforts to strip naturalized Americans of citizenship due to false statements made during the naturalization process.

Qatar Eyes American Stake in Surprise Twist to Airline Feud

June 22, 2017  •  Bloomberg News FacebookTwitter
Only weeks after President Donald Trump accused Qatar of funding terrorism, the nation's flagship airline has made a surprise overture to acquire a major stake in American Airlines.

Nonprofit Tracker Smears Dozens of Conservative Organizations as 'Hate Groups'

June 21, 2017  •  The Daily Signal FacebookTwitter
The nation's leading source of information on U.S. charities faces mounting criticism for using a controversial "hate group" designation in listings for some well-known and broadly supported conservative nonprofits.

The New 'Uncle Toms': Islamists and Leftists Target Reformists and Ex-Muslims With Racial Epithet

June 21, 2017  •  Breitbart FacebookTwitter
"Uncle Tom is Westernisation of Takfir [the Islamic principle of apostasy]. No one understands if you call them an apostate... . It's a method of using free speech to shut down other people's free speech. It's a method of shaming and suppressing minority opinion. It's a bigotry of epic proportions".

'If Hezbollah Fires Rockets on Israel, IDF Should Hit Iran's Infrastructure

June 21, 2017  •  The Jerusalem Post FacebookTwitter
If Hezbollah fires at Israel," the IDF "should strike Iran's infrastructure" in response, former deputy defense minister Ephraim Sneh said on Wednesday.

Haley Calls for UN Resolution to Condemn Hamas as Terrorist Organization

June 21, 2017  •  The Jerusalem Post FacebookTwitter
The Security Council should designate Hamas as a terrorist organization and issue a resolution condemning it, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said on Tuesday.

BDS Activists Launch Tirade Against MK and Holocaust Survivor in Berlin

June 21, 2017  •  The Jerusalem Post FacebookTwitter
Anti-Israel activists disrupted on Tuesday a talk by MK Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid) at Humboldt University in Berlin, in what appears to be a second antisemitic attack at one of Germany's most famous educational institutions.

ISIS Setting Up Support Networks to Move Terrorists to Europe, Asia

June 21, 2017  •  The Washington Free Beacon FacebookTwitter
The Islamic State is setting up networks to support the systematic movement of terrorists from the Middle East to Europe and Asia, according to U.S. defense officials.

Two More People Charged in Metro Detroit Female Genital Mutilation Case

June 21, 2017  •  WXYZ-TV FacebookTwitter
Two more people have been indicted in the Female Genital Mutilation cases in Detroit and they are both parents - mothers who allegedly "caused" this to be performed on their own daughters.

Montreal Man Suspected in Stabbing of Police Officer at Michigan Airport

June 21, 2017  •  CBC FacebookTwitter
A Montreal resident accused of stabbing a police officer at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich., on Wednesday is being described by acquaintances as a "good person" and a quiet family man.

Lawyer for Bomb Suspect: Jury Doesn't Need Bin Laden Lesson

June 20, 2017  •  AP News FacebookTwitter
American jurors no longer need to be schooled about al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden and other significant icons of the terrorism world, a lawyer for a man accused of plotting bomb attacks in New Jersey and New York that injured 30 people told a judge on Tuesday.

U.S. Shoots Down Iranian Drone in Syria

June 20, 2017  •  Fox News FacebookTwitter
A U.S. aircraft shot down an armed Iranian drone advancing on coalition forces in southern Syria on Tuesday, Fox News confirmed. The armed pro-regime Shaheed-129 UAV was shot down by a U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces.

Italy Arrests Asylum Seeker for Inciting Terrorism

June 19, 2017  •  Reuters FacebookTwitter
Italy on Monday arrested a 29-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker for supplying news and materials in support of Islamic State and who said those who do not believe in Islam "should have their throats cut", police said.

5 Wounded in Shooting, Stabbing Attack in Jerusalem; Border Policewoman and 3 Terrorists Killed

June 16, 2017  • FacebookTwitter
Three terrorists armed with semi-automatic weapons and knives struck in two different parts of Jerusalem's Old City,
Friday night, killing 23-year-old border policewoman
Hadas Malka, who later succumbed to her wounds.

Dual Canadian Citizens Will No Longer Lose Citizenship if Convicted of Terrorism under new bill

June 15, 2017  •  The Toronto Star FacebookTwitter
Bill C-6, which passed the Senate on June 15, was designed to repeal many of the previous Conservative government's changes to how people become citizens — and how they can lose that status.

Congress Seeks Embargo on Iran Airline Linked to Terrorism as Tehran Targets U.S. Forces

June 15, 2017  •  The Washington Free Beacon FacebookTwitter
Congress is seeking new authorities that would enable it to expose and crack down on an Iranian state-controlled commercial airline known for transporting weapons and terrorist fighters to hotspots such as Syria.

Huntsville Man Charged with Supporting Act of Terrorism, Law Enforcement Says Threat is Over

June 15, 2017 FacebookTwitter
The Huntsville Police Department has charged a man with Soliciting or Providing Support for an Act of Terrorism. 22-year-old Aziz Sayyed, of Huntsville, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon. The arrest is the result of a tip from a citizen. Investigators say Sayyed is a U.S. citizen, born in North Carolina.
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