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"We are looking for the bishop of this church to slaughter him -- we are tired of the existence of this church near our mosque and the noise they are making." — Church elder quoting Muslims who attacked a priest, Zanzibar."Muslims wanted to punish ...because he had recently organised...
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Several years ago, I wrote a series of articles on a journey in Europe. It was intended both to be personal and to go beyond recent events or the abstract considerations of geopolitics. This week I begin another journey that will take me from Portugal to Singapore, and I thought...
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July 25, 2008 By Hans M. Kristensen  FAS The U.S. military has canceled a controversial war plan designed to strike adversaries promptly - even preemptively - with conventional and nuclear weapons. The strike plan was known as Concept Plan (CONPLAN) 8022 and first entered into effect in...
Christine Williams | Jihad Watch According to residents and local reports, the latest bout of violence erupted between two tribes after an incident in which a monkey that belonged to a shopkeeper from the Gaddadfa tribe attacked a group of schoolgirls who were passing by. The monkey pulled off one of...
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MEMRI Releases Landmark Report On Cyber Jihad From Al-Qaeda To The Islamic State (ISIS), With Introduction By Former CIA Director James Woolsey – To Coincide With Launch Of New MEMRI Initiative: The Cyber & Jihad Lab (CJL)  We are pleased to announce the release of the following landmark report,...
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In Recent Columns, MEMRI South Asia Studies Project Director Examines Multiplication Of Al-Qaeda's Operational Nucleuses, The Jihadi Threat To India, And The Rise Of South Asian Islamists In February 2013, an Al-Qaeda video showed three Muslim areas of India on which the British did not have full control...
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The term "Middle East" has become enormously elastic. The name originated with the British Foreign Office in the 19th century. The British divided the region into the Near East, the area closest to the United Kingdom and most of North Africa; the Far East, which was east of British...
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On September 7, 2012, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird unexpectedly announced that Ottawa had severed relations with Tehran, and that all Iranian diplomats were being expelled from Canada. He explained that, as of that date, Canada was considering Iran a terror-sponsoring country and formally listing it as a state...