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Hiroshima survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic attack

By MARI YAMAGUCHI | Associated Press HIROSHIMA, Japan — Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing gathered in diminished numbers near an iconic, blasted dome Thursday to mark the attack’s 75th anniversary, many of them urging the world, and their own government, to do more to ban nuclear weapons. An upsurge of coronavirus cases in Japan meant a much smaller than normal turnout, but the bombing survivors’ message was more urgent than ever. As their numbers dwindle — their average age is about...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Politics, New York, Isis, News, North Korea, Sport, World news, Iran, Soccer, United States, Shinzo Abe, Pope Francis, Dubai, Tokyo


3 rescued from Pacific island after writing SOS in sand

By NICK PERRY | Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Three men have been rescued from a tiny Pacific island after writing a giant SOS sign in the sand that was spotted from above, authorities say. The men had been missing in the Micronesia archipelago for nearly three days when their distress signal was spotted Sunday on uninhabited Pikelot Island by searchers on Australian and U.S. aircraft, the Australian defense department said Monday. In this photo provided by the Australian Defenc...
Tags: Hong Kong, Isis, News, Australia, White House, China, Uncategorized, Sport, World news, Ap, Soccer, Philippines, Hawaii, Associated Press, Canberra, Micronesia


Search for 270 Afghan inmates after prison raid

At least 29 people killed after Isis gunmen attack prison in JalalabadAfghan authorities are searching for about 270 inmates – most of them Isis fighters – who remained on the loose after escaping during a deadly prison raid.At least 29 people were killed when Isis gunmen attacked the facility in Jalalabad on Sunday, with fierce fighting lasting until Monday afternoon. Continue reading...
Tags: Isis, Islamic State, World news, Afghanistan, South and Central Asia, Jalalabad, JalalabadAfghan


Leaked report shows DHS targeted Americans who fought against ISIS in attempt to tie antifa to foreign power

A Department of Homeland Security intelligence report leaked to The Nation has some experts skeptical of the department's motives.The report targeted several left-wing American activists whom the department would normally be prohibited from gathering intelligence on unless they had reason to believe the individuals were operating on behalf of a foreign power. The people named in the report, many of whom have identified with far-left causes, do have connections abroad — they traveled to Syria...
Tags: Isis, News, Syria, Dhs, Al Qaeda, Department Of Homeland Security, Pkk, Trump, Kelly Weill, Bill Barr


29 killed as Afghan troops retake prison attacked by ISIS group

By RAHMAT GUL and RAHIM FAIEZ | Associated Press JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Afghan forces said they retook a prison in the country’s east on Monday afternoon, following an hours-long battle a day after the facility was targeted by the Islamic State group in an attack that killed 29 people. The prison is believed to be holding hundreds of ISIS members. The attack highlighted the challenges ahead for Afghanistan, even as U.S. and NATO forces begin to withdraw following America striking a peace deal ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Isis, News, Washington, White House, China, Islamic State, Iraq, America, Sport, World news, Syria, Afghanistan, Soccer, Taliban, Nato


Jailbreak Attack by ISIS Rages On in Eastern Afghanistan

Officials scrambled to recapture hundreds of prisoners after a car bombing at the 1,500-inmate prison in Jalalabad turned into an ongoing gun battle between militants and guards.
Tags: Isis, News, Taliban, Terrorism, Jalalabad, Ashraf, Eastern Afghanistan, Ghani, Afghan National Security Forces, Crime and Criminals, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, Deaths (Fatalities, Prison Escapes, Jalalabad (Afghanistan, Afghanistan War (2001-


Trump Officials Reconsider Prosecuting ISIS ‘Beatles’ Without Death Penalty

American military officials in Iraq want two detainees taken off their hands and a British court has blocked sharing evidence for any death-penalty case. But other options are also getting a second look.
Tags: Isis, News, Iraq, Syria, Terrorism, National Security Council, Detainees, Justice Department, Mohammed, Great Britain, Trump, Foley, Barr, Emwazi, Sessions, Kotey


Supreme court to rule on whether Shamima Begum can return to UK

Case goes to UK’s highest court as Home Office appeals decision to let 20-year-old returnThe UK’s highest court is to consider whether Shamima Begum, who left London as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State in 2015, should be allow back into the UK to fight the stripping of her British citizenship.Begum, 20, fled to Syria as a child to assist Isis in its mission to establish a caliphate. She lived under Isis rule for more than three years before she was found, nine months pregnant, in a Syrian refu...
Tags: UK, Isis, London, Islamic State, UK News, Syria, Home Office, Shamima Begum, Begum


Yazidi children and rape victims 'left abandoned' after Isis captivity – report

Yazidi children and rape victims 'left abandoned' after Isis captivity – reportAmnesty calls for action to help victims overcome trauma, as families return home to landscape littered with landmines
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Sumac – “The Iron Chair”

As the former frontman for Isis -- a Boston band whose name is really only unfortunate in retrospect -- Aaron Turner helped establish the idea of drawn-out, sensitive interior music in the world of underground metal. Isis were a hugely influential band in their day, and Turner has remained a towering presence with other projects … More »
Tags: Music, Isis, Boston, Turner, Aaron Turner, Sumac, Russian Circles


Inside the Iraqi Kleptocracy

Corruption, as much as violence, makes Iraq unlivable. It helped fuel the rise of ISIS. And America provides the cash to sustain it, at least $10 billion a year in hard currency.
Tags: Isis, News, Iraq, America, Terrorism, Politics And Government, Corruption (Institutional, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, Iraq War (2003-11


The birth of a militia: how an armed group polices Black Lives Matter protests

In Utah, members of a militia claim their presence deters protesters from becoming violent and destroying the stateThe Utah Citizens’ Alarm is only a month old, and yet it already boasts 15,000-plus members.The citizen militia’s recruits wear military fatigues and carry assault rifles. Their short-term goal, they say, is to act as a physical presence of intimidation to deter protesters from becoming violent and destroying the state of Utah. Their long-term goal: to arm and prepare the state of U...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Isis, News, Obama, Washington, America, Austin, Portland, Salt Lake City, New Mexico, Black Lives Matter, BYU, BLM, Aurora Colorado, Clinton


She Flew Missions Against ISIS-Backed Terrorists—and Died in a Suspicious ‘Accident’

ABUJA, Nigeria—She was so young and daring, and a thorn in the side of ISIS-backed terrorists and bandits in north-central Nigeria. Her profile was rising fast and in her already extraordinary career she’d broken through the military glass ceiling. But the life of Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria's first-ever female combat helicopter pilot, was cut short on July 14 when she died in a strange and sudden accident. According to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Arotile was “inadvertently hit by the reversi...
Tags: Isis, News, Islamic State, Nigeria, House Of Representatives, Italy, Air Force, Muhammadu Buhari, Abuja, Buhari, Sadique Abubakar, Abuja Nigeria, Kaduna, Borno, Niger State, Shehu Sani


ISIS exploiting coronavirus security gaps to relaunch insurgency, UN report warns

There has been a significant rise in ISIS attacks in Iraq and Syria, with the group exploiting security gaps in Iraq caused by the coronavirus pandemic to relaunch and invigorate its rural insurgency in the country, according to a report submitted to the UN Security Council that was made public on Thursday.
Tags: Isis, Iraq, Syria, Cnn, Un, UN Security Council


Two of the ISIS terrorists dubbed the Beatles admit involvement in captivity of Kayla Mueller, James Foley

In exclusive interviews, the two men, Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, for the first time admitted their involvement in the captivity of Mueller.
Tags: Isis, News, Alexanda Kotey, El Shafee Elsheikh, Kayla Mueller James Foley


Isis 'Beatles' claim contact with US hostage Kayla Mueller before she was killed in Syria

Two British Isis members dubbed "The Beatles" have reportedly admitted their involvement in the kidnapping of US hostage Kayla Mueller, who was taken by the group in Syria.In new interviews and correspondence obtained by NBC News, Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheik appeared to confirm their roles in the captivity of the aid worker who is believed to have been killed in 2015.
Tags: Isis, News, Nbc News, US, Syria, Kayla Mueller, Alexanda Kotey, Isis Beatles, El Shafee Elsheik


US conducts airstrike against ISIS in Somalia

The US military conducted an airstrike in Somalia on Tuesday targeting ISIS fighters that had attacked US-backed local forces that were being advised by US troops.
Tags: Isis, US, Cnn, Somalia


Shamima Begum and the UK government’s lack of compassion | Letters

Stripping the 21-year-old of British citizenship shows the cruelty of this government, writes Michael Meadowcroft, while Dr David Miller says that the UK cannot shirk its legal obligations. Plus letters from Carola Salvadori, Rebecca Durant and John AdamsThis government’s levels of cruelty are still rising inexorably. The latest evidence is its decision to appeal against the court of appeal’s judgment that Shamima Begum must be allowed to present her case against the removal of British citizensh...
Tags: UK, Isis, Law, Islamic State, Syria, Court of appeal, David Miller, Shamima Begum, Michael Meadowcroft, Carola Salvadori Rebecca Durant, John AdamsThis


Britain can no longer shirk its responsibility for Shamima Begum | Kenan Malik

A civilised country acknowledges its own citizens, whatever they might have doneShould “jihadi bride” Shamima Begum be allowed to return to the UK to fight her case not to be stripped of British citizenship? She should. Not because she is a victim of child grooming. Nor because the conditions under which she lives in a Kurdish camp for Isis women are harsh. But because she is a British citizen.The court of appeal ruled last week that Begum should be able to return to Britain to fight her case ag...
Tags: Politics, UK, Isis, Law, Islamic State, UK News, World news, Syria, Britain, Middle East and North Africa, Home Office, Shamima Begum, Kenan Malik, Begum


Woman Who Ran Away to Join ISIS As Teenager Can Return to U.K. To Fight Citizenship Decision, Court Rules

Shamima Begum, the woman who ran away from her London home as a teenager to join ISIS in 2015, has won the right to return to the U.K.
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Shamima Begum, Who Joined ISIS in Syria, Can Return to U.K., Court Says

Ms. Begum, now 20, left London in 2015 and was stripped of her British citizenship. Since stranded in a refugee camp, she may be allowed home to appeal the decision.
Tags: Isis, London, News, Syria, Javid, Begum, Decisions and Verdicts, London (England, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, Citizenship and Naturalization, Sajid (1969-, Shamima, U K Court Says


Girl who went to Syria to join ISIS should be allowed to go home, judges rule

Shamima Begum, the British teenager who left London with two schoolfriends in 2015 to join ISIS in Syria, should be allowed to return to the UK to challenge the deprivation of her British citizenship, judges ruled Thursday.
Tags: UK, Isis, London, News, Syria, Stories, Shamima Begum


Girl who traveled to Syria to join ISIS should be allowed to go home, judges rule

Shamima Begum, the British teenager who left London with two schoolfriends in 2015 to join ISIS in Syria, should be allowed to return to the UK to challenge the deprivation of her British citizenship, judges ruled Thursday.
Tags: UK, Isis, London, News, Syria, Stories, Shamima Begum


Girl who traveled to join ISIS should be allowed to go home, judges rule

Shamima Begum, the British teenager who left London with two schoolfriends in 2015 to join ISIS in Syria, should be allowed to return to the UK to challenge the deprivation of her British citizenship, judges ruled Thursday.
Tags: UK, Isis, London, News, Syria, Stories, Shamima Begum


Schoolgirl who traveled to Syria to join ISIS should be allowed to return to UK, judges rule

Shamima Begum, the British teenager who left London with two schoolfriends in 2015 to join ISIS in Syria, should be allowed to return to the UK to challenge the deprivation of her British citizenship, judges ruled Thursday.
Tags: UK, Isis, London, Syria, Cnn, Shamima Begum


Shamima Begum: Home Office to fight court rule letting Isis recruit return to UK

Judges face challenge over ‘access to fair trial’ for 20-year-old after Javid decision to revoke her British citizenshipThe government has vowed to fight the decision to allow Shamima Begum, who left London as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State in 2015, back into the UK.The family of Begum, 20, said they were heartened by the decision on Thursday letting her return to the UK to challenge the Home Office’s move to revoke her British citizenship. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Isis, London, Human Rights, Law, Islamic State, UK News, World news, Syria, Immigration and asylum, Middle East and North Africa, Home Office, Shamima Begum, Javid, Begum, Special Immigration Appeals Commission


ISIS 'still evading detection on Facebook', report says

A new report finds ISIS-linked groups are using a number of tactics to hide content from moderation.
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IS 'still evading detection on Facebook'

A new report finds ISIS-linked groups are using a number of tactics to hide content from moderation.
Tags: Facebook, Isis, News


In Moscow’s Afghan Bazaar, Searching for a Bagman Who Pays Bounties for Dead Americans

MOSCOW—If you ask where to find almost anyone in Moscow’s Afghan community, you’ll be told to come here, to the Hotel Sevastopol. Probably you will be told it has 16 floors, which seems important to the direction givers. Much of the hotel has been turned into a market, a sort of Afghan bazaar where men with tired eyes above their covid masks crowd into the elevators carrying plastic shopping bags full of fragrant Indian spices, semi-precious stones, and cheap leather goods.Russian neighbors of t...
Tags: Europe, Isis, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Washington, China, Islamic State, Russia, Barack Obama, Afghanistan, Britain, United States, Taliban, New York Times