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South India to Syria Jihad via Singapore

It all started‎ at the Paranagipettai village in Tamil Nadu. Known for its scenic beauty this scenic coastal village near Cuddalore is today called the place from where Haja Fakruddin hails. 685 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

The return of the BBC's Jon Donnison and his tall Twitter tales

As readers may already be aware, one of the people recently ‘parachuted in’ by the BBC to provide back-up to its local staff since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge is former Gaza correspondent Jon Donnison. 308 more words

BBC

And This is the Safe Room...

Time for a break, and a surprise.

After living through the constant stress of missile attacks, the tragedies of the dead and rising international condemnation for being Jewish and defending ourselves, we could use a day off, a real forget-everything-day-off.  484 more words

Experiences

Jihadi's return to Syria ‘a great deal of surprise to all of us’: Windsor mosque

The president of a southern Ontario mosque described Monday how the community had attempted to dissuade a young Canadian from rejoining the conflict in Syria after he returned home with a combat injury. 415 more words

News

Feds Often Create Terror Threats, Study Finds

 thenewamerican.com

The U.S. government often manufactures and creates the alleged “terrorism threats” it purports to be fighting, in some cases even prodding mentally challenged dupes into bogus “plots” that authorities concocted in the first place, according to a… 1,363 more words

Krauthammer: Kerry is undermining Israeli-Gaza peace talks

On Monday, Charles Krauthammer said  that Secretary of State John Kerry meddled in the Israeli-Gaza conflict by showing up uninvited to the latest cease fire negotiations.

Politics

HBO Blew My Mind with "The Newburgh Sting"

usacityfacts.com: The median worker income in Newburgh, NY is $22,818.

I’m going to make this quick. Last week, HBO’s documentary films came out with “The Newburgh Sting” which was about an elaborate FBI operation that turned four men into terrorists. 335 more words

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