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Man tied to planned Islamic State-inspired attack due in Boston court.

David Daoud Wright has pleaded not guilty to charges including planning the attack on the organizers of the Garland, Texas, "Draw Mohammed" contest with his uncle, Usamaah Abdullah Rahim. The third member of the alleged plot, Nicholas Rovinski of Rhode Island, last year pleaded guilty to conspiracy. Wright, who lived just ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Catholic priest killed by ISIS remembered in memorial marking year since attack.

An emotionally-charged mass Wednesday -- attended by French President Emmanuel Macron -- marked one year since the brutal murder of a Catholic priest whose throat was slit by two 19-year-old ISIS terrorists.

- FOX News - US

Marawi crisis tougher than Zamboanga siege, veteran fighters say.

The soldiers fighting the Maute group in Marawi City face two challenges, one is that the ISIS-inspired group is very familiar with the terrain and that there are IEDs or Improvised Explosive Devices planted in many parts of the city, according to two veterans of the Zamboanga siege of 2013.

- GMA News - PH

Extension of Philippine Martial Law Signals Long Fight Against Muslim Rebels.

An extension of martial law in the Philippine south through December indicates the government lacks a quick way out of its armed conflict against a group of ISIS-inspired Muslim rebels, but underscores how seriously it’s taking the fight. On Saturday, the Philippine Congress voted 261-18 to put the southern island of ...

- Voice of America - US

Security Source: Algeria Busts Islamic State Cell Led by Veteran Militant.

Algerian police have broken up an Islamic State militant cell led by a former al-Qaida commander convicted in France more than a decade ago for planning an attempted bombing in Strasbourg, a security source said on Wednesday. Mohamed Yacine Aknouche, 43, was once a Europe-based affiliate of Algeria's Islamic Armed Group , ...

- Voice of America - US

Mosul: Heartbreaking video emerges of baby desperate for water after being rescued from rubble.

Mosul was recently declared liberated from Isis after months of fighting.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

After IS, Mosul rebuilds monuments, mosques and society.

Faisal Jeber arrested and interrogated suspected Islamic State militants during the battle for Mosul. Now he is taking up a new fight that could be just as crucial to the city's future.

- BDNews24 - BD

Girl charged with plotting UK terror attack with ISIS fighter.

The girl was previously charged with terror offences in April and is due to appear at the Old Bailey tomorrow in relation to that charge.

- Zee News - IN

Dad: Ex-Marine From Fla. Killed in Syria 'Had a Mission' in ISIS Battle.

A former Marine believed so strongly in the war against the Islamic State group that he secretly traveled to Syria, where he was killed this month while fighting for a Kurdish militia group.

- Newsmax - US

More details emerge on 4 German women arrested as suspected Isis 'brides'.

A German newspaper has reported more details about the four German women - including one 16-year-old girl - arrested in Iraq as suspected Isis "brides".

- The Local - INT

Declaring 39 Indians abducted in Iraq dead without proof will be sin: Sushma Swaraj.

India had requested Iraq to locate the 39 missing Indians, mostly from Punjab, after Iraqi forces recaptured Mosul from ISIS.

- Zee News - IN

Small number of Indonesian domestic workers radicalised while in Hong Kong, report warns

A security think tank has claimed that about 45 Indonesian domestic workers have been radicalised and linked with Islamic State while living in Hong Kong. While leaders from the 153,000-strong Indonesian community in Hong Kong and local Muslim representatives said they had not seen cases of radicalisation in the city, they ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

How personal turmoil put a radical helper in Hong Kong on road to Syria to help Islamic State

Fighting for a stable job, battling family issues and dealing with drug addiction, Ayu found in ­Islamic radicalism a window for acceptance and empowerment that she struggled to get more than 3,200km from home. She is one of about 45 Indonesian helpers who forged links with Islamic State while living in Hong Kong, a ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Mosul is rebuilding its shattered society after 3 years of ISIS' reign

Thomson Reuters MOSUL, Iraq - Faisal Jeber arrested and interrogated suspected Islamic State militants during the battle for Mosul. Now he is taking up a new fight that could be just as crucial to the city's future. The 47-year-old geologist is trying to restore historical sites damaged during the militant Islamist group's ...

- Business Insider - US

Girl, 17, is arrested over plans to launch terror attack in the UK

A 17-year-old girl has been charged with terror offences after allegedly communicating with an Islamic State fighter in Syria.Police in London also charged the teenager yesterday with arranging to receive weapons in order to conduct...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Teenage girl charged with terror offences

The 17-year-old is alleged to have communicated with a fighter for so-called Islamic State.

- BBC - UK

Air attacks, shelling kill civilians in Syria's Raqqa

At least 18 civilians killed and 50 wounded by air attacks and shelling on ISIL's encircled stronghold, say activists.

- Al Jazeera - QA

After IS, Mosul rebuilds monuments, mosques - and society

MOSUL, Iraq - Faisal Jeber arrested and interrogated suspected Islamic State militants during the battle for Mosul. Now he is taking up a new fight that could be just as crucial to the city's future.

- Reuters - US

ISIS recruiters have a new target: Indonesian maids in Hong Kong

© AFP/File DALE de la REY Hong Kong - Indonesian maids working in Hong Kong are being radicalised by extremists from the Islamic State group, a security think-tank said in a report Wednesday. Around 150,000 of the city's army of domestic helpers are from Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country. Against ...

- Business Insider - US

Netanyahu: Iran is trying to fill the gap

PM Netanyahu in the Golan Heights: Iran trying to fill gap left by ISIS retreat.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Yazidi survivor begs Israel for recognition of genocide

Nadia Murad, a Yazidi survivor who was abducted by ISIS, took center-stage at the Knesset during her first visit to Israel.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

More German Women Identified Among IS Suspects Detained In Iraq

The German Foreign Ministry confirmed it has identified two more German women among a group of suspected female members of the Islamic State extremist group captured in Iraq.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Silicon Valley Censorship

If it is ever "toxic" to deem ISIS a terrorist organization, then -- regardless of whether that is the result of human bias or an under-developed algorithm -- the potential for abuse, and for widespread censorship, will always exist. The problem lies

- Hudson New York - US

Is This What 'Liberation' Looks Like? U.S. Airstrikes Have Devastated Mosul.

ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long road ahead.

- FPIF - US

Dad: Ex-Marine killed in Syria 'had a mission' in IS battle

A former Marine believed so strongly in the war against the Islamic State group that he secretly traveled to Syria, where he was killed this month while fighting for a … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

YouTube is tricking people who search for ISIS videos

The new tactics arrive as firm faces more pressure to combat online hatred.

- Washington Post - US

LGBT Unit Joins Kurdish Forces in Fight Against ISIS Extremists in Syria

A group of volunteer fighters have joined the ranks of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in the fight against ISIS extremists. The group announced the first LGBT brigade formed to combat Islamic State's jihadists. The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army, or TQILA, is now fighting alongside Kurdish forces in ...

- Novinite - BG

2 more German women identified among group captured with all-female Isis suicide squad in Iraq

The four were among a group of 20 women captured by Iraqi forces in Mosul.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

German schoolgirl who allegedly joined ISIS may be tried in Iraq

A 16-year-old German girl who ran away from home in 2016 and allegedly joined ISIS has been found alive in Iraq, the German government confirmed Monday. Linda Wenzel, a schoolgirl from the town of Pulsnitz near Dresden, was one of at least five foreign women captured by Iraqi forces sweeping the old city of Mosul

- Iraq Oil Report - US

Yazidi boy with family in Winnipeg recovering with his uncle in Iraq

New video of the Yazidi boy rescued from ISIS with family in Winnipeg, shows the boy recovering from his ordeal with his uncle in Iraq.

- Global News - CA

Queer Unit Formed Against ISIS

International Revolutionary People's Guerrilla Forces has announced that Queer Insurgency and Liberation Army has been formed to combat ISIS in Syria.

- Bianet - TR

Hong Kong maids lured by Islamic State recruiters: report

Indonesian maids working in Hong Kong are being radicalised by extremists from the Islamic State group, a security think-tank said in a report today.Around 150,000 of the citys army of domestic helpers are from Indonesia, the worlds most populous Muslim-majority country.Against a backdrop of growing religious conservatism ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Trump Pledges US Aid to Help Lebanon Against Islamic State

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised Lebanon's efforts to guard its borders to prevent Islamic State and other militant groups from gaining a foothold inside their country and promised continued American help. "America's assistance can help ensure that the Lebanese army is the only defender Lebanon needs," Trump ...

- Voice of America - US

Netanyahu speaks of new threats after touring Hermon and Golan

July 25, 2017, 7:53 PM 'The situation here is changing rapidly, ISIS is retreating and Iran is trying to fill the void,” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said after touring the Hermon and Golan Tuesday. “Iran and Hezbollah have formed a northern deployment armed with precise weaponry. We are dealing with new ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Former Marine killed fighting ISIS in Syria

A former Marine who secretly traveled to Syria earlier this year to battle the Islamic State was killed while fighting for a Kurdish militia, his father said Tuesday.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Behind the front lines in the fight to 'annihilate' ISIS in Afghanistan

The operation against the Islamic State in Khorasan — or ISIS-K, as the Syria-based group's Afghan contingent is known — is now into its fourth month of unremitting warfare.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Ex-Marine killed in Syria was passionate about fight against Islamic State

A former Marine believed so strongly in the war against the Islamic State group that he secretly traveled to Syria, where he was killed this ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Trump: More Progress Against ISIS in Last 4-5 Months than Obama Made in 8 Years

Tuesday at a joint news conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri, President Donald Trump said the U.S. military has been beating back ISIS adding, they've made more progress “in the last four or five months” than “the previous administration made in eight years.” Trump said,  “Well, we ...

- Breitbart - US

As it loses in Syria and Iraq, ISIS establishes a new beachhead: the Philippines

Almost 400,000 people have been displaced by the fighting in Marawi and most of them face an uncertain future.         

- USA TODAY - US

Trump pledges U.S. aid to help Lebanon against Islamic State | Reuters

The post Trump pledges U.S. aid to help Lebanon against Islamic State | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

News24.com | Egypt military says 40 militants killed in campaign

Egypt's military has said it has killed more than 40 extremists in a wide-ranging campaign in the Sinai Peninsula where the Islamic State group has been waging a deadly insurgency.

- News24.com - ZA

Trump, Lebanese leader pledge solidarity against terrorism

President Donald Trump and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri pledged solidarity Tuesday in their joint fight against terrorism by the Islamic State group and others.

- FOX News - US

Trump says U.S. aid to Lebanon CAN help fight Islamic State | Reuters

The post Trump says U.S. aid to Lebanon CAN help fight Islamic State | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

AFP to bar civilians from returning to Marawi now

The Armed Forces of the Philippines will not allow civilians displaced by the ongoing crisis here to return to their homes as soldiers continue to flush out the remaining members of Islamic State-inspired militants from the Maute Group and their Abu Sayyaf affiliates. Capt. Jo-Ann Petinglay, spokesperson of the Task Force ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

A boy captured by ISIS in Mosul asks to be reunited with his mom in Canada

Thomson ReutersA Yazidi boy rescued from the battlefield in Mosul after three years in Islamic State captivity has asked to be reunited with his mother, who was granted asylum in Canada after escaping from the militants herself. Twelve year-old Imad Tammo was captured by Islamic State along with his family in the summer of ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump pledges U.S. aid to help Lebanon against Islamic State

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised Lebanon's efforts to guard its borders to prevent Islamic State and other militant groups from gaining a foothold inside their country and promised continued American help.

- Reuters - US

Wash. Free Beacon: State Dept. Erasing ISIS 'Genocide' References Against Christians

State Department lawyers are scrubbing references to the ISIS genocide of Christians and other religious minorities, the Washington Free Beacon reported Tuesday.

- Newsmax - US

IED attacks in Baghdad drop 78% due to diminishing Islamic State capability and improved Iraqi forces' effectiveness

EVENT There has been a 78% drop in the number of improvised explosive device attacks carried out in Baghdad, from 221 in Q4 2016 to 49 in Q2 2017, according to IHS Markit's Conflict Monitor service. The figures include successful and foiled roadside IEDs, suicide attacks, and vehicle-borne

- Jane’s - US

Ex-Marine killed in Syria passionate about fight against IS

A former Marine who believed so strongly in the war against the Islamic State group that he secretly traveled to Syria to battle militants there was killed this month fighting for a Kurdish militia

- ABC News - US

After Raqqa falls, the fight for Syria will rage on

It seems that the defeat of ISIS in the Syrian city of Raqqa is now inevitable.

- CNN Top Stories - US

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