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Western-born Muslims ‘more likely’ to be drawn to extremism and violent ideas – study

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Muslims born and raised in the West are more likely to support extremist ideas than those who are born elsewhere and who later emigrate to the West, a new study by researchers at a Swedish university has found. While it is a common assumption that the threat from extremist Islam comes from outside the West Read More

Father and son buried in first funerals for NZ attack victims

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A father and his teenage son have been buried as the first funerals take place for victims of the New Zealand terror attack. Khalid Mustafa, 44, and Hamza Mustafa, 15, were Syrian refugees and were murdered last Friday when a man opened fire at two Christchurch mosques. Younger brother, Zaed, 13, watched the service from Read More

Assad & Russian defense chief meet in Damascus, slam West for hampering Syrian settlement

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The progress in restoring normality in Syria is being hampered and downplayed in the West, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said, during talks with Bashar Assad, to whom he delivered a message from President Putin. Shoigu and Assad met in Damascus on Tuesday to discuss the joint anti-terrorist efforts as well as issues around Russian Read More

'Did anyone bring an egg for this guy?' Australian PM gives places of worship $55mn for fence & CCTV

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was accused of hypocrisy after he announced $55 million in grants for security upgrades at religious schools and places of worship in the wake of the New Zealand tragedy. The money will be given to the country’s mosques, churches, synagogues and religious schools so that worshipers can “practice their faith Read More

First New Zealand terror victim named by family

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By Emily Mee, news reporter A 71-year-old man is the first victim of the New Zealand terror attack to be named by his family. Haji Daoud Nabi – who ran the Afghan Association – was shot dead, his sons Omar and Yama told reporters outside the district court in Christchurch. He was reported missing earlier Read More

From 'good guys' to ruthless extremists: How Washington & allies supported jihadists in Syria

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Throughout the bloody Syrian conflict that has gone on for almost 9 years, the US has always found groups on the ground it could portray as “good guys” to push its own narrative. The groups, however, rarely fit that image. Almost from the beginning of the Syrian war, Washington and its Western allies spared no effort Read More

‘ISIS & drugs everywhere’: Refugees face violence in notorious Moria camp, new doc shows

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Kurds and Yazidis are in fear of their lives as they try to survive amid rampant lawlessness and militant attacks in an overcrowded refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, a controversial new documentary shows. “My life has been in danger since the first day I arrived here. I haven’t got a good night’s Read More

‘ISIS here, & drugs everywhere’: Minorities face violence in notorious refugee camp, new doc shows

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Kurds and Yazidis are in fear of their lives as they get attacked by radicals while trying to survive amid rampant lawlessness in an overcrowded refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, a new documentary has learned. “My life has been in danger since the first day I arrived here. I haven’t got a Read More