Terrorism Blog Posts

Joanna Palani, Islamic State killer: Terrorists are 'easy to kill'

Joanna Palani is now back home studying in Copenhagen after fighting alongside Kurdish-led forces in Iraq and Syria. Photo / FacebookA young, beautiful and educated woman who dropped out of university so she could fight against Islamic State has reve...

British serial killer Joanna Dennehy sick jail break plot

British serial killer Joanna Dennehy had plotted to murder a guard and use their fingerprints to bypass a biometric system to escape from jail, it has been revealed.The details have emerged at Britain's high court as she lost her bid for damages afte...

Police: Sydney arrest over terrorism plot

Australia has been on heightened alert for attacks by home-grown radicals since 2014 and authorities say they have thwarted a number of plots. Photo / SuppliedAustralian counterterrorism police said they arrested a 24-year-old man in Sydney yesterday...

Daesh Takfiri terrorist group plans to hit Euro 2016 in France: German spy chief

The logo for the UEFA Euro 2016 championshipsGermany's domestic intelligence agency has warned that the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group is preparing for a terror attack it during the upcoming Euro 2016 soccer tournament to in France.The head of Germany...

Mother lost two girls to Isis - she's trying to save the younger two

Olfa Rahmouni with her daughters Taysir, 11 and Aya, 13. Her older daughters Rahma, 17, and Ghofran, 18, joined Isis and were later captured by a Libyan militia. Photo / Washington PostIn a small box in her bedroom, Oulfa Hamrounni keeps the photo sh...

Islamic State using kittens to lure jihadists to fight

A top terrorism prosecutor has warned Isis is using kittens to lure jihadists online.Islamic State is using the internet cat craze to lure potential jihadists and spread messages of hate online, America's top terrorism prosecutor has warned.US Assist...

Senior Takfiri Daesh terrorist group commander killed in Iraq’s Fallujah: Military

This file photo shows attack helicopters operated by the Iraqi air force. (By Reuters)Iraq’s military says a high-ranking commander of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group has been killed during an operation by the country’s air force in the western...

'Isis destroys' Russian helicopters and military vehicles

A firefighter, right, extinguishes a burning car at the scene where suicide bombers blew themselves up, in the coastal towns of Tartus, Syria, this week. Photo / APDozens of Russian military vehicles and attack helicopters deployed to Syria may have...

Daesh Takfiris uses civilians in Syrian city of Raqqa as human shield: Activist

A Kurdish fighter poses for a photo at sunset in the Syrian town of Ain Issi, north of Raqqa on July 10, 2015. ©AFPA Syrian activist says the Daesh Takfiris  are using civilians in the Syrian city of Raqqa as human shields during their fig...

US airstrike killing Afghan Taliban leader could deal a fatal blow to peace hopes

Afghan officials said Mullah Akhtar Mansour died when his car was destroyed in southwest Pakistan. Photo / APA drone missile strike said to have killed the Taliban's supreme leader has further undermined hopes of a peace process and is expected to tr...

US and Zionists setting terrorists on Muslims: Iran

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein DehqanIran’s defense minister says Iraq and Syria, currently engaged in war on Takfiri groups, have fallen prey to a plot designed jointly by the United States and the Zionists.“What is today ha...

Kenya's Home Guards, hunting for al-Shabaab

As the sun goes down, home guards Farah Aden Zatton, Kulane Muhamed Ahamed and Daud Omar Kalil set out for their evening patrol in Ijara. Photo / Foreign PolicyThe men who form Kenya's first line of defence against the Somali militant group al-Shabaa...

Top Isis official suggests militants feeling the heat of US airstrikes

An EgyptAir plane approaches Cairo International Airport. There was no claim of responsibility from Isis spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani for the downing of the EgyptAir flight. Photo / APOne of the Isis' most hunted leaders delivered a rare speech t...

How the EgyptAir Crash will affect Tourism

It has happened again… Another plane crash, and all signs are pointing to terrorism. EgyptAir was the unfortunate target this time, and 66 innocent victims, including three children were senselessly killed. I hate that this happened yet again.
by Parenthood and Passports on May 19, 2016

The Oklahoma City Bombing: the day that changed my perspective

When I was a kid, growing up in New Mexico, I lived a somewhat sheltered life. I grew up in a somewhat stable family with loving parents, and a sense of security that every child should feel. In the small town where we lived, kids could freely ride t...
by Parenthood and Passports on Apr 19, 2016

The Panama Papers - 2

The Panama Papers - 2I am wondering from last three days why there is no uproar in India and many parts of the world over Panama Paper Leaks i.e the 11 million documents of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca which helps its clients in setting up off...
by The Other Side on Apr 6, 2016

Prayer for Peace

Prayer for PeaceParis, Lahore,Mumbai, Syria or Brussels these terrorists have not left any place on this planet which is out from their terror radar. The world is continuously under threat of violence. They can do everything to destroy humanity by hi...
by lamhat(moments) on Mar 30, 2016

What Terrorists Want - and How to Stop Them Getting It

Source In order to talk sensibly about terrorism we have to acknowledge its rationality. Set aside the armchair psychologising and Muslim blaming that goes on after every atrocity or ISIS video. That low grade psychobabble turns tragic events into...
by The Philosophers Beard on Mar 24, 2016

Traveling with kids when the world is scary

  “There has been another attack.”  Those words hurt my heart. They tear into my soul and send my mind racing. I hate those words and the stories that will inevitably follow. I feel helpless. Heartbroken. As if somehow I was dir...
by Parenthood and Passports on Mar 22, 2016

Traveling with kids when the world is scary

  “There has been another attack.”  Those words hurt my heart. They tear into my soul and send my mind racing. I hate those words and the stories that will inevitably follow. I feel helpless. Heartbroken. As if somehow I was dir...
by Parenthood and Passports on Mar 22, 2016
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