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CHILD CAMPS: The Islamic State (IS) has several training camps designated for child soldiers. The extremist organization is now building an army of children.

New IS child army

The Islamic State (IS) is reportedly building an army of 11- to 16-year-olds, under the command of a French 15-year-old, sources tell HSI. The extremist group may be considering deploying the child army to the […]

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Arfan Bhatti at a demonstration against the "Innocence of Muslims" film, outside the US embassy in Oslo in fall 2012. Bhatti is currently imprisoned in Pakistan. Photo: Kyrre Lien, NTB / SCANPIX. Copyrighted.

"Innocence of Muslims" Foto: Kyrre Lien / NTB scanpix

The Nordic jihadists

ANALYSIS: Despite their strong welfare policies and efforts to integrate immigrants, the Nordic countries are a major source of Syria-bound jihadists. (more…)

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Protesters perform a "quenelle" during the Collective Day of Anger, supported among others by the conservative Printemps Francais (French Spring) movement and the fundamentalist christian group Civitas, to protest against the French President's policy, in Paris, France, on January 26, 2014. Photo: Renaud Khanh/ABACAPRESS.COM/SCANPIX

“Quenelle” fad: Jews beware

Anti-Semitism is very much alive in France, as shown by a violent far-right protest that drew some Muslim support and by an insulting arm gesture whose popularity is spreading like wildfire. Øyvind Strømmen In […]

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