Tunisia Hotel Attack: Prime Minister Vows To Close 80 Mosques Spreading ‘Venom’ In The Country

By Avaneesh Pandey @avaneeshp88 a.pandey@ibtimes.com on June 27 2015 2:39 AM EDT   Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid announced on Saturday that authorities would shut down 80 mosques in the country accused of promoting terrorism. Pictured: A broken glass window of the Imperiale Marhaba hotel after a gunman opened fire at the beachside hotel in…

Somalia: Al Shabaab Ignored And Abandoned

March 15, 2015: Defectors and captured al Shabaab members report that that group’s leaders are dismayed that other Islamic terror groups like ISIL (al Qaeda in Iraq and the Levant) in Syria and Boko Haram in Nigeria are crowding al Shabaab out of the media. Al Shabaab needs that media attention for fund raising and…

‘Fight Them Until There Is No Fitnah’: The Islamic State’s War With al-Qaeda

  Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 13 Issue: 4   February 20, 2015 11:13 AM Age: 2 days   By: Wladimir van Wilgenburg   Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, and Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al-Qaeda.   Recent events have raised fresh questions over the relationship between the Islamic State militant group and…

Canadian firm caught New Zealand ISIS jihadist’s blunder on twitter

Jeff Weyers of iBRABO, a Canadian open source intelligence site, spoke to the Vancouver Observer about open source security intelligence, and about Canadian examples being referenced in ISIS propaganda. Jenny Uechi   Jan 3rd, 2015   An Ontario-based open source intelligence research group, iBRABO, exposed a New Zealand ISIS fighter who was unwittingly broadcasting his location in Syria on twitter. Mark…

An Analysis of ISIS Quarterly Reports: Kill and Conquer

James Foley‘s beheading illustrates ISIS’ ruthlessness; the growing organization’s reports reveal its calculating nature Authors: Adi Kochavi and Matan Gilat Posted: 08/20/14 08:28 EDT Deep Web Reporting By: Amit Weiss and Gilad Shiloach Any doubts about how ruthless and single-minded the Islamic State (commonly referred to as ISIS) had become were dispelled on Tuesday. A…

Foley’s Executioner Likely British National

BY David Francis  AUGUST 20, 2014 – 07:18 PM Evidence is mounting that the man who executed American journalist James Foley is a British national fighting under the banner of the Islamic State. According to BBC Radio, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said that the masked man in the video was likely a British citizen.…