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'The militias are not allowing us back': Sunnis languish in camps, years after recapture of Mosul

At least 400,000 people who fled Isis are still interred in the north of the country, fearing they are not wanted in postwar IraqOn a midsummer morning six years ago, Ziad Abdulqader Nasir’s short walk to Friday prayers at Mosul’s Great Mosque of al-Nuri, one of Iraq’s oldest shrines, was abruptly interrupted by the arrival of stern men carrying guns.Nasir and his neighbours were ushered inside, some of the newcomers set up cameras, and others sat the puzzled worshippers in neat lines on the car...
Tags: Isis, Nuri, Islamic State, Abu Bakr Al-baghdadi, Iraq, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Refugees, Mosul, Nasir, Ziad Abdulqader Nasir


Dispatch 30: Thai and US Insurrection, and Insurgency

Pro-democracy protesters give the three-finger salute outside a station in Bangkok as rallies continued [Lillian Suwanrumpha/ AFP] Unedited morning thoughts: Recently, I was an expert witness on arbitration for a situation involving Hong Kong. During proceedings, someone asked the difference between insurrection and insurgency. Answer: depends on who is answering. Same with "terrorism." Ten people, ten answers. Of course, someone will fall back and say, "But this dictionary says..." T...
Tags: Florida, Isis, Featured, China, Iraq, US, America, Taiwan, Thailand, Canada, Military, United States, Portland, Bangkok, Dresden, Bush


Acer's Putting the Best Integrated GPU in Years Into a Lot of Cheap Laptops

This morning Acer announced its latest lineup of consumer notebooks across its Swift, Spin, and Aspire series. And they all include an Intel 11th-gen processor with Isis Xe Graphics. Some of them we already knew were coming, like the Swift 5 which will be Evo-certified, and the smaller and less expensive Swift 3, but…Read more...
Tags: Isis, Science, Intel, Acer, Notebooks, Laptops, Consumer Tech, Evo, Aspire 5, Spin 5, Intel Xe Graphics, Intel 11th Gen Mobile Processors, Spin 3, Swift 3x, Best Integrated GPU


New to Netflix November 2020: All Movies & Shows Coming and Going

New to Netflix November 2020: All Movies & Shows Coming and Going The list for the new Netflix November 2020 movies and TV titles has been released, which you can now view below along with the titles that are set to leave from the streaming service next month. The November slate includes the premieres of The Crown Season 4, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, and more! You can check out the full list below! (via Vital Thrills) PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone...
Tags: TV, Isis, Movies, Boston, New York City, Nigeria, Los Angeles, Earth, Netflix, United States, Margaret Thatcher, Ocean, House, New York Times, Dolly Parton, Oliver Stone


4 French students have been detained after a teacher who showed cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad was beheaded

A girl holds a banner with a picture of Samuel Paty, the French teacher who was beheaded Friday, in Lille, France, on October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossigno Four students in France have been detained in connection to the killing of a teacher who had shown his class cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad, according to Agence France-Presse. Samuel Paty, a 47-year-old history teacher, was beheaded near his school in northwestern Paris on Friday. The French police fatally shot the suspect ne...
Tags: Death, Isis, News, France, Islamic State, Trends, Syria, Bbc, Pakistan, Paris, News UK, Al Qaeda, Charlie Hebdo, Reuters, Afp, Muhammad


The White House is trying to negotiate hostage releases from Syria, but regional officials don't think Assad will take the talks seriously

Freelance journalist Austin Tice, who went missing in Syria in 2012. Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Tribune News Service/Getty Images The White House held secret talks with the Syrian government earlier this year in an attempt to discuss the fate of two American hostages, the therapist Majd Kamalmaz and journalist Austin Tice. But regional security officials and diplomats are skeptical the Syrians will even enter serious negotiations with the US in the first place. I would know: in the years aft...
Tags: Politics, Isis, Washington Post, White House, Israel, US, Trends, Eu, Iran, Syria, Analysis, Washington Dc, Middle East, News UK, Assad, Donald Trump


The White House's plan to negotiate hostage releases from Syria won't work because Assad won't take it seriously, regional officials say

Freelance journalist Austin Tice, who went missing in Syria in 2012. Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Tribune News Service/Getty Images The White House held secret talks with the Syrian government earlier this year in an attempt to discuss the fate of two American hostages, the therapist Majd Kamalmaz and journalist Austin Tice. But regional security officials and diplomats are skeptical the Syrians will even enter serious negotiations with the US in the first place. I would know: in the years aft...
Tags: Politics, Isis, Washington Post, White House, Israel, US, Trends, Eu, Iran, Syria, Analysis, Washington Dc, Middle East, News UK, Assad, Donald Trump


ISIS attacks surge even as Trump boasts of a ‘100%’ defeated caliphate

DAKAR, Senegal - On Aug. 5, militants carrying the black flag of the Islamic State launched a daring land-and-sea assault on the...
Tags: Isis, Islamic State, Trump, Dakar Senegal


Trump lands in Orange County; critics, supporters rally nearby

With President Donald Trump slated to spend part of the day in Orange County at a private fundraiser in Newport Beach, supporters and critics gathered in public spaces to voice their views. Though voter registration in the long-time Republican stronghold has flipped to favor Democrats, and Hillary Clinton won the county in 2016, Orange County remains a reliable source of campaign money and vocal support for GOP candidates, including Trump. Trump supporters with special clearance greet Presid...
Tags: Politics, Isis, News, California, US, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Turkey, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Nato, Armenia, Azerbaijan


Pelosi backs Michigan governor who was the target of a foiled kidnapping attempt, slams Trump's rhetoric as 'irresponsible'

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday backed up Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's assertions that President Donald Trump's rhetoric is dangerous and incites violence.  Last week, Whitmer was the target of an elaborate kidnapping plot that got foiled by the FBI.  Since the men behind the attack have been arrested, Whitmer has accused Trump of using rhetoric that sows division and hatred.  "The president has to realize that words of the president of the United St...
Tags: Politics, Isis, News, Abc, White House, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, United States, House, Militia, Michigan, Nancy Pelosi, Biden


'What the hell is wrong with this guy?' Biden slams Trump for his response to the plot to kidnap Michigan governor

Democratic Presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and US President Donald Trump speaking during the first presidential debate on September 29, 2020. JIM WATSON,SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Friday slammed President Donald Trump for his response to the foiled kidnapping attempt of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. "To kidnap an American leader is the sort of behavior you might expect from ISIS and should shock the consci...
Tags: Politics, Isis, Crime, News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, United States, Michigan, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald J Trump, Jill


Biden slams Trump for failing to condemn would-be kidnapping plot on Michigan governor: ‘Sort of behaviour you’d expect from Isis’

At a speech in Michigan billed as remarks about the Affordable Care Act, Joe Biden paid tribute to Governor Gretchen Whitmer, following the recent discovery of the plot to kidnap her. “There is not a better governor in the United States of America than Gretchen Whitmer,” he said.
Tags: Isis, News, Joe Biden, Michigan, Biden, Trump, United States of America, Gretchen Whitmer


President Trump and House Speaker Pelosi haven't spoken to each other in a year

U.S. President Donald Trump turns away as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reaches out to shake his hand before the State of the Union address in the House chamber on February 4, 2020 in Washington, DC. Leah Millis-Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi haven't spoken to each other in an entire year. The pair clashed the last time they were in the same room, with Pelosi saying Trump called her a "third-grade politician." In the months since, the two haven't hesit...
Tags: Politics, Isis, News, Nbc, Republicans, Washington, Senate, White House, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Democrats, House, Treasury, Nancy Pelosi


Kurdish-led authorities free hundreds of Islamic State militants jailed in northern Syria

Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria have freed hundreds of imprisoned Islamic State militants, saying they have "no blood on their hands" and have repented joining the terrorist group. A first batch of 631 Syrian IS prisoners was released on Thursday, while 253 had their sentences halved, according to Syrian Democratic Council co-chair Amina Omar. The released were Syrian nationals accused of low-level membership in IS who were not thought to have been commanders or involved in attacks. "...
Tags: Isis, News, Islamic State, Syria, Omar, Qamishli, Syrian Democratic Council co


Hulu’s No Man’s Land Trailer: The Fight for Family Knows No Boundaries

Hulu’s No Man’s Land Trailer: The Fight for Family Knows No Boundaries Hulu has released the official trailer for the upcoming series No Man’s Land, premiering all episodes on Wednesday, November 18 only on the streamer. You can check out the trailer now in the player below along with the key art! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = rea...
Tags: Video, TV, Isis, Movies, Syria, Rome, TV News, Streaming, Hulu, Antoine, Justin Simien, Felix Moati, Maria Feldman, Arte France, Jonathan Doweck, Amit Cohen


MI5 boss says Russian and Chinese threats to UK 'growing in severity'

Ken McCullum also singles out Iran, and says threat from far right is ‘sadly rising’MI5’s new boss has said the spy threats posed by China and Russia to the UK are “growing in severity and complexity” while the terror threat from Isis and the far right “persists at scale”.Giving his first speech as the domestic spy agency’s director general, Ken McCullum focused on risks from hostile states, including undermining “the integrity of UK research” on a coronavirus vaccine. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, Isis, China, Russia, UK News, Iran, Foreign Policy, Defence policy, UK security and counter-terrorism, MI5, Far Right, Ken McCullum


Milley Did Not Give Approval To Appear In New Trump Campaign Ad

President Donald Trump’s campaign did not seek consent  from Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley to use an image of the top military officer in  an online political ad according to Politico.  A defense official told Politico that a Trump campaign ad which uses an image of Milley watching a raid of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi from the Situation Room together with President Trump in October of last year had not been used with Milley’s knowledge.  “This photo, like many others, was...
Tags: Isis, News, Politico, United States, Pentagon, Npr, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Defense Department, Trump, Dod, Steve Inskeep, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, Joint Chiefs, Mark Milley, Lafayette Square


It’s Time to Get Real About U.S. Interests in the South Caucasus

Coverage of the decades-long Armenia–Azerbaijan conflict often focuses on regional implications, repeating customary lines about potential tensions between Russia and Turkey and mentioning the proximity of Iran. But the scale of the fighting since September 27 is striking enough to justify attention on its own. As of October 12, at least 500 Armenian soldiers have been killed in nonstop firefights along a 100-mile front (Azerbaijan does not release casualty information). Azerbaijan has unleashed...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Isis, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, France, Russia, Boko Haram, Turkey, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, West, United States, Nato


Feds Look to Bring Home Accused American Terrorists After Decade in Pakistan

As the country’s top law enforcement officials hailed the arrival of ISIS’ two most notorious murderers to face trial in the United States, prosecutors in Virginia were quietly working to secure the return of a group of five American citizens who’d fled the country over a decade ago to fight in a separate theater of jihadi combat.In a sealed hearing that same day, prosecutors and defense attorneys met to discuss efforts to bring Waqar Hussain Khan, Ahmed Minni, Ramy Zamzam, Aman Yemer, and Umar ...
Tags: Florida, Isis, News, Youtube, Virginia, America, Syria, Cnn, Fbi, United States, Pakistan, Islam, Al Qaeda, Department Of Justice, Khan, Mumbai


The US still has a lot more to do to actually hold ISIS accountable

Screen grab The extradition of two ISIS notorious members to the US on terrorism charges this week is a poignant reminder of the dark and lingering legacy of the so-called caliphate. But the case underscores how the idea of international justice has been hollowed out, with countries obstructing or ignoring its practice based on their own interests, writes Candace Rondeaux. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The extradition to the United States this week of two of the Isla...
Tags: Politics, Isis, Guantanamo, Congress, North Korea, White House, China, Islamic State, Iraq, Russia, US, America, Trends, Syria, Afghanistan, Britain


Netflix Buys ‘Mosul,’ Action Movie Produced by Joe and Anthony Russo

“Mosul,” an action film that plunges viewers into the fight between a renegade police unit and the ISIS fighters who have destroyed their homes, has been purchased by Netflix. The deal comes over a year after “Mosul” made its debut at the 2019 edition of the Venice Film Festival. That’s partly a testament to how […]
Tags: Isis, News, Netflix, Joe, Mosul, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo


Russo Bros-Produced Actioner Mosul Acquired by Netflix

Russo Bros-produced actioner Mosul acquired by Netflix After originally being set at 101 Studios last year, the Russo Brothers (Extraction, Avengers: Endgame)-produced action-thriller Mosul has been acquired by Netflix with plans to distribute the film worldwide in November, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Cherry: Apple Acquires Russo Brothers’ Tom Holland-Led Drama PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRef...
Tags: Apple, Isis, Movies, Iraq, Netflix, Streaming, Chris Hemsworth, New Yorker, Russo brothers, Mosul, Tom Holland, Stephen McFeely, ComingSoon, Movie News, Matthew Michael Carnahan, Russo Bros


‘Mosul’, Produced by the Russo Brothers, Heads to Netflix

Following in the footsteps of Extraction here comes Mosul, a new action flick produced by the Russo Brothers. Matthew Michael Carnahan wrote the movie, which “tells the true story of one group of Iraqi men who fought ISIS when the terrorist group took their homes, families, and city.” Mosul previously played the Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival. THR has the scoop on Mosul, a new action movie produced by the Russo Brothers headed to Netflix. It’s based on a true st...
Tags: Isis, Movies, Iraq, Netflix, Russo brothers, True Story, Joe, Mosul, Nineveh, Russos, Carnahan, Matthew Michael Carnahan, Anthony -LSB- Russo, Dawn Ostroff, Luke Mogelson, Hu Junyi


France has evidence Turkey sent 300 ISIS-affiliated Islamists to join Azeri military in NK conflict

YEREVAN, OCTOBER 2, ARMENPRESS. President of France Emmanuel Macron has announced that more than 300 Syrian Islamist militants have been...
Tags: Isis, France, Turkey, Emmanuel Macron, YEREVAN


'I'm essentially very clean': Trump was cagey about his health in a rambling Fox Business interview

President Donald Trump made a lengthy call-in interview to the Fox Business Network on Thursday. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images President Trump's interview on the Fox Business Network Thursday morning went off the rails after he said he would not participate in the next debate if it's held remotely. Trump went on a variety of tangents, from appearing to blame the parents of fallen soldiers for giving him the coronavirus to ranting about Hillary Clinton's emails. The president was also obfu...
Tags: Politics, Isis, Science, News, Supreme Court, California, Osama Bin Laden, Senate, White House, China, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton


'A threat from within': Iraq and the rise of its militias

Shaped by the fight against Isis and a fateful US drone strike, the factions now pose a danger to Baghdad’s weak governmentThe dust had barely settled on the fall of Iraq’s second city when the call came. It was June 2014 and Islamic State had just captured Mosul, the prize in a fight for control of a country already scarred by more than a decade of war.Just four days after the city’s capture, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, the most revered Shia cleric in Iraq, issued a fatwa urging Iraqis to v...
Tags: Isis, Islamic State, Iraq, US, World news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Baghdad, Mosul, Ayatollah Ali al Sistani


British ISIS suspects known as 'The Beatles' charged in deaths of 2 American journalists, 2 aid workers

Among the American victims were journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and aid workers Peter Kassig and Kayla Mueller.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Isis, News, James Foley, Steven Sotloff, Peter Kassig, Usa Today, Kayla Mueller


Charges against UK-born Isis pair shed light on brutality of terror group

Hostage-taking and multiple murder among charges levelled against Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh The grisly allegations of hostage-taking, brutality and multiple murder in the lengthy charge sheet against Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh represent more than just a summary of US case against the British-born Isis followers.It amounts to an indictment of Isis, the brutal terror organisation that drew murderous strength from adherents who came from around the world, and its dead leader,...
Tags: UK, Isis, Islamic State, US, UK News, US news, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, Alexanda Kotey, El Shafee Elsheikh


Trump Boosted Gitmo. But DOJ Is Prosecuting Terrorists The Reliable Way: In Civilian Courts.

Instead of sending two ISIS militants to Guantanamo, the Trump administration is going with the tried-and-true method.
Tags: Isis, News, Guantanamo, Doj, Trump


British ISIS suspects known as the Beatles charged for the deaths of 2 American journalists, 2 aid workers

Among the American victims were journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and aid workers Peter Kassig and Kayla Mueller.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Isis, News, James Foley, Steven Sotloff, Peter Kassig, Usa Today, Kayla Mueller