Daily Beast Bioweapons From neo-Nazis to jihadists, the COVID-19 pandemic has proved to many terrorists that the United States is not the ever-prepared, all-knowing power it once appeared to be, and nor are many of its Western allies.
WaPo TG It was a big deal when accounts for the Islamic State and al-Qaeda started disappearing from the Telegram messaging app over the past month. For years, the platform has served as the central medium for extremist groups to radicalize and recruit members.
delete With the Telegram deletion campaign of jihadists' accounts continuing unabated, with thousands of "bots and channels" banned across the past week, jihadists are venting their frustrations and searching for haven.
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baghdadi On October 31, 2019, the Islamic State (IS/ISIS) released a message from its new spokesman, “Abu Hamza al-Qurashi,” confirming the recent deaths of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and spokesman Abu Hassan al-Muhajir.
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April 30 Baghdadi On Sunday afternoon, ISIS and its supporters began hyping an upcoming video from al-Furqan Media Foundation, the group’s media arm largely dedicated to producing leadership speeches.
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daily beast On Tuesday, the Islamic State (also known as IS or ISIS) confirmed what the world already suspected when it claimed responsibility for Sunday’s devastating blasts across Sri Lanka, which killed over 300 and injured over 500.
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Katz on Daily Beast As the world digests the heartbreaking details of last week’s white nationalist terrorist attack against two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, we must once more reckon with the same horrid violence we’ve seen from Dylann Roof, Robert Bowers, and others in recent years—the latest reminder in the post 9/11 West that terrorism is not limited to radical jihadists.
Hoda top picture account ISIS As the Islamic State's (IS/ISIS) territory in Syria shrinks to a final pocket of small villages in Deir al-Zour, many of its Western members are coming out of the woodwork: Fighters, wives, and media workers from America, Canada, Germany, the UK, and elsewhere.
1 29 Rita WaPo Even after the Islamic State lost massive swaths of territory in the past few years, there’s one place where it still has survived: the Internet.
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1 10 Rita WIRED Heads up, tech companies: If your product appeals to the masses, it likely also holds allure for terrorist groups like ISIS.
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Prisoner top On Wednesday, November 28, Austrian Islamic State (IS/ISIS) fighter Mohamed Mahmoud, known by the alias “Abu Usama al-Gharib,” was announced dead, ending the dark saga of a lifelong ladder-climb to the top of the global jihadi community—and ultimate fall.
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