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March 1, 2015

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London schoolgirls among 60 female Britons thought to have joined Isis

"Top counter-terrorism official reveals figures as CCTV shows three teenagers feared to be heading to Syria at Istanbul bus stationSixty British women and girls, including 18 teenagers, are believed to have travelled to Syria to join Islamic State (Isis) militants, the UK’s top counter-terrorism..."

Lyse Doucet: ‘Our job is to make sure people don’t turn away’

A search for identity draws jihadis to the horrors of Isis

US-led task force launches 20 air strikes in continued attacks on Isis


Jihadi John: Why are so many from Britain giving up everything to join a terrorist organisation that tortures and kills?

"It was never all that easy to join al-Qaeda. Some hopefuls may have gone trekking off to Afghanistan, expecting to find Osama bin Laden in the Tora Bora cave complex, but after 9/11 its leaders were basically on the run. Islamic State (Isis) is a very different matter, as the disappearance..."

The end is nigh - that's why so many from Britain are heading for Syria

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Video Shows British Teens Waiting at Istanbul Bus Station for Hours

Video Shows British Teens Waiting at Istanbul Bus Station for Hours

"Security footage appears to show three British schoolgirls, believed to be on their way to join Islamic State militants, waiting for hours at a bus station in Turkey before traveling to a city near the Syrian border, media reported on Sunday. British police and the girls' families have issued..."

In Iraq, Syria, Battling to Preserve Cultural Heritage Under Siege


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From Iraq to New York, a busy week for Islamic State group

From Iraq to New York, a busy week for Islamic State group

"BEIRUT (AP) — Little known to the wider world 18 months ago, the Islamic State extremist group has muscled its way into the international spotlight by carving out a self-declared caliphate in the heart of the Mideast, beheading its opponents and foreign journalists, and attracting radicalized..."

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new: US-backed Syria rebel group dissolves itself after losses - Reuters

"Wall Street JournalUS-backed Syria rebel group dissolves itself after lossesReutersHazzm is one of the last remnants of non-jihadist opposition to President Bashar al-Assad in northern Syria, much of which has been seized by the Nusra Front and Islamic State, an offshoot of al Qaeda that controls..."

new: Emails suggest 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughts before leaving for Syria - The Globe and Mail

new: Kerry: Syria 'a bigger challenge' than Iraq in terror fight - The Hill

new: CCTV shows Syria-bound girls' Istanbul bus wait - BBC News

new: UN envoy in solidarity visit to Syria's Assyrians - The Daily Star

new: US suspects accused of sending military supplies to terrorists in Syria, Iraq - CNN

How Syria's Christians stopped turning the other cheek -


جديد: المعارضة السورية في حلب ترفض خطة دي ميستورا - الجزيرة

"المعارضة السورية في حلب ترفض خطة دي ميستوراالجزيرةأعلنت قوى الثورة في مدينة حلب اليوم الأحد رفضها مبادرة المبعوث الأممي إلى سوريا ستيفان دي ميستورا بشأن تجميد القتال بالمدينة، وقالت إن أفكار دي ميستورا لا ترقى إلى مستوى المبادرة. وقالت الهيئة -في بيان نشرته بعد لقاء تشاوري لها- إنها ترفض لقاء المبعوث الأممي إلا على أرضية حل..."

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جديد: قوى الثورة تعلن رفضها خطة دي ميستورا

قوى الثورة تعلن رفضها خطة دي ميستورا

"أعلنت هيئة قوى الثورة بحلب، اليوم الأحد، رفضها الكامل لخطة المبعوث الدولي إلى سوريا ستيفان دي ميستورا، وذلك خلال مؤتمرٍ صحفي عقدته اليوم الأحد قبل قليل في مدينة غازي عنتاب التركية بحضور عدد من أعضاء الهيئة الممثلين عن الفصائل العسكرية في حلب وآخرين عن الحكومة السورية المؤقتة والائتلاف المعارض وعن الأحزاب والتيارات السياسية،..."

جديد: حزم تحل نفسها وجنودها إلى الشامية

طائرتان بريطانيتان متهمتان بتقديم مؤن لـالدولة في العراق

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