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    Will ISIS Force Russia and the West Together?
    Nov19

    Will ISIS Force Russia and the West Together?

    U.S. President Barack Obama chats with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 (G20) leaders summit in Antalya, Turkey. Jonathan Ernst / ReutersHe wasn’t ostracized. He wasn’t isolated. And certainly nobody threatened to shirtfront him. In the space of a year, Vladimir Putin has gone from being the pariah of...

    Kuwait busts cell working to back, finance ISIS
    Nov19

    Kuwait busts cell working to back, finance ISIS

    KUNA said the cell planned to transfer arms – purchased in Ukraine, through Turkey. The arms included rockets …read more Source: Al...

    Beating the Islamist propagandists
    Nov19

    Beating the Islamist propagandists

    Barely 12 hours had passed since the siege on Paris’ Bataclan theater ended and already the propagandists of the Islamic State had put together audio and textual statements claiming responsibility for the attack, in French, Arabic and English. Within minutes, tens of thousands of people had seen their audacious, gloating claim. Within...

    Suspected mastermind of Paris attacks killed in raid, says France (Update 2)
    Nov19

    Suspected mastermind of Paris attacks killed in raid, says France (Update 2)

    By John Irish and Gregory Blachier The suspected Islamic State mastermind of the Paris attacks was among those killed in a police raid north of the capital, France confirmed on Thursday, bringing an end to the hunt for Europe’s most wanted man. Authorities said they had identified the corpse of Belgian national Abdelhamid Abaaoud from...

    Azerbaijani female boxer brings home gold from Sofia
    Nov19

    Azerbaijani female boxer brings home gold from Sofia

    Azerbaijani female boxer Yelena Vistropova (69kg) has claimed the gold medal at the Balkan Cup in Sofia, Bulgaria. She secured the medal thanks to a victory over Spanish Miriam Gutierrez in the final. The tournament brought together boxers from England, France, Italy, Ukraine, Bulgaria …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Russia ready to work with anti-IS coalition if it respects Syria
    Nov19

    Russia ready to work with anti-IS coalition if it respects Syria

    Russia is ready to work with the Western coalition fighting the Islamic State group if its members respect Syria’s sovereignty, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday “We… are ready for practical cooperation with those countries which are part of the coalition and are ready to develop with them such forms of coordination that of...

    Famous Harvard professor calls some student protesters ‘oppressive intolerants representing the worst of the pack’
    Nov19

    Famous Harvard professor calls some student protesters ‘oppressive intolerants representing the worst of the pack’

    Famed Harvard Law professor and attorney Alan Dershowitz is a staunch defender of civil liberties. He has served on a number of high-profile court cases, including working on Nelson Mandela’s international legal defense team. Though he has worked on behalf of one of history’s greatest supporters of civil rights, Dershowitz opposes...

    App blocks IS propaganda channels
    Nov19

    App blocks IS propaganda channels

    Encrypted messaging app Telegram says it has blocked 78 accounts associated with the jihadist Islamic State group. ||| The instant messenger app Telegram, created by Russian Internet guru Pavel Durov, says it has blocked 78 accounts associated with the jihadist Islamic State group following the attacks in Paris.“We were disturbed to learn that...

    Jewish group’s report: Nationalism, anti-Semitism appear in some Polish textbooks
    Nov19

    Jewish group’s report: Nationalism, anti-Semitism appear in some Polish textbooks

    WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Nationalism and anti-Semitism are present in some history textbooks in Poland, a new report found. The report, “Anti-Semitism is not an option,” by the Czulent Jewish Association in conjunction with the Autonomia Foundation, analyzed 142 Polish history textbooks used in formal education settings accepted by the Polish...

    How ISIS brought Russia and the West together
    Nov19

    How ISIS brought Russia and the West together

    Last year, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin found himself shunned by fellow world leaders at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, and he ducked out early. After Russia’s annexation of Crimea and support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, America and Europe had imposed harsh sanctions against the country, with the...