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November 16, 2014

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new: Obama confirms death of Peter Kassig, US aid worker held hostage by Isis

"President offers prayers and condolences to parents and familySecretary of state Kerry condemns wicked inhumanity' of IsisPeter Kassig: a believer in hopeless causesAnalysis: latest Isis horror masks a week of defeatsPresident Barack Obama on Sunday confirmed the death of Peter Kassig, the..."

new: Quarter of Charity Commission inquiries target Muslim groups

Isis video appears to show hostage Peter Kassig has been killed

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Australia PM Calls IS a 'Death Cult' Over Beheading

Australia PM Calls IS a 'Death Cult' Over Beheading

"Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott reacted on Sunday to claims made by the Islamic State group that it has beheaded a U.S. hostage. The militants, fighting in Iraq and Syria, claimed in a video posted online on Sunday that they had beheaded American hostage Peter Kassig. Kassig, 26, of..."


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IS claims beheading of US aid worker Kassig

"The Islamic State group on Sunday released a video claiming the beheading of US aid worker Peter Kassig in a warning to Washington as it prepares to send more troops to Iraq. The same video showed the gruesome simultaneous beheadings of at least 18 men described as Syrian military personnel,..."

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new: Beheading of U.S. hostage 'an act of pure evil': Obama

"By Colleen Jenkins (Reuters) - U.S. aid worker and Indiana native Peter Kassig, beheaded by Islamic State militants who captured him in Syria last year, was remembered on Sunday for his courageous devotion to helping people whose lives were upended by civil war. President Barack Obama confirmed..."

new: Beheading of US aid worker draws condemnation

Beheading of US aid worker draws condemnation

new: Video: Islamic State group beheads US aid worker

Countries wrestle with how to de-radicalise returning jihadists

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new: ISIS video claims US aid worker Peter Kassig beheaded - CBS News

"Hindustan TimesISIS video claims US aid worker Peter Kassig beheadedCBS NewsBEIRUT - The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, or ISIL) released a graphic video on Sunday in which a black-clad militant claimed to have beheaded U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, who was captured last year and changed..."

ISIS beheading, stoning and crucifying Syrian residents, UN report says - Fox News

Fake Video Footage: The West's Propaganda War on Syria Exposed Once Again - Center for Research on Globalization

Obama rules out alliance with Syria's Assad against ISIS - Al-Arabiya

New US-led strikes on Syria's Kobani: monitor - The Daily Star

'Jihadi John' and British extremists in Syria and Iraq face a violent death ... -

ISIL 'beheads Syria troops and US aid worker' -

UN: ISIL committing war crimes in Syria -

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The Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra: A Looming Grand Jihadi Alliance?

"By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi The international coalition- led by the U.S.- against the Islamic State [IS], with additional American airstrikes targeting the ‘Khorasan’ al-Qa’ida group in Syria (in reality just al-Qa’ida veterans from the Afghanistan-Pakistan embedded with..."

زمان الوصل

جديد: النصرة وجند الأقصى ينعيان اتفاق الوساطة الممهد لحل نزاعهما مع معروف

"اعتبرت كل من "جبهة النصرة" و"جند الأقصى" اتفاقهما الخاص بحل النزاع مع جمال معروف قائد "جبهة ثوار سوريا" والفصائل التي آزرته.. اعتبرتاه اتفاقا لاغيا، ذاكرَين عددا من المسوغات التي دعتهما لاتخاذ هذا القرار. وجاء موقف الفصيلين في بيان صدر اليوم الأحد واطلعت "زمان الوصل" على نسخة منه، حيث افتتح البيان بالإشارة إلى الوساطة التي قامت..."

جديد: العربي يرحب بقائمة الإرهاب الإماراتية، منوها بأسبقية مصر

جديد: عددهم يقارب 23 ألفا والحكومة لا تذكرهم نهائيا.. معوّقو الثورة السورية.. معاناة وإهمال؟!

جديد: أوباما يستبعد حلا سياسيا للحرب السورية يتضمن بقاء الأسد

جديد: وزارة التربية التركية تنشئ نظامًا إلكترونيًّا لإدارة شؤون الطلاب السوريين