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Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Friday, 21 November 2014
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From Capital News Kenya and the BBC At least one person has died in the Kenyan city of Mombasa after police clashed with protesters who tried to enter a closed-off mosque. Police were forced to fire in the air and lob teargas to eject the group of youths who forced their way into Masjid Swafaa mosque ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2014 6:16 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 21 November 2014
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From the BBC, the Telegraph, the East London Advertiser and The Times Pupils at six small Muslim private schools in east London are at risk of extremist views and radicalisation, says Ofsted's chief inspector. Sir Michael Wilshaw said the pupils' "physical and educational welfare is at serious risk" ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2014 4:41 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 20 November 2014
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From Sky News and The Telegraph Three men held three days before Remembrance Sunday had planned to behead a member of public in the UK, using knives, a court has been told. Three Muslim radicals accused of plotting to behead a member of the public on the streets of Britain laughed and grinned as ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/20/2014 10:43 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 20 November 2014
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From the Independent One of the country’s most successful inner-city state schools is to be failed by inspectors for neglecting to safeguard its pupils from extremism in an echo of the Birmingham “Trojan Horse” affair. Sir John Cass’s Foundation and Red Coat Church of England school in Tower ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/20/2014 2:39 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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From the Daily Mail Six men have been named, shamed and barred from contacting underage girls in a landmark anti-exploitation case - despite there not being enough evidence to convict them of a crime. The injunction was won by authorities in Birmingham today against the six men - three of whom were ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2014 3:24 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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MOMBASA, Kenya: From AFP via Channel News Asia Kenyan security forces on Wednesday (Nov 19) carried out fresh raids on mosques in the port city of Mombasa searching for weapons and supporters of Somalia's Shebab militants, police said. Grenades, ammunition and petrol bombs were seized in raids ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2014 12:07 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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From Jewish News Druze Policeman Zidan Saif has become the fifth victim of the terrorist attack at a Jerusalem synagogue in Har Nov. Saif who was 30 and from Yanuh-Jat in the Galilee, was praised as a hero by his community and by the Police force. He was the first policeman at the scene of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2014 11:17 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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From the Norwegian edition of the Local Two Norwegian citizens, known militants for the Isis terrorist group, have been killed in recent battles in Syria, NTB reported on Tuesday. Both men travelled to Syria from Norway to fight for Isis against the US-led coalition. The first victim was a 24-year-old ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2014 4:16 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 18 November 2014
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http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN0J20ZQ20141118?irpc=932 MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - A group of youths with machetes and knives killed three people on Kenya's coast after police raided two mosques that officials said were used to recruit Islamist militants, police said on Tuesday. At least ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/18/2014 3:24 PM by Esmeralda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 18 November 2014
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From the Jerusalem Post Palestinians in the Gaza Strip celebrated an attack on a Jerusalem synagogue that left four dead and others wounded on Tuesday. Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun carried out the attack at the synagogue before being shot dead by police. Gazan revelers ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/18/2014 12:21 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 18 November 2014
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From the Telegraph and the Daily Mail Two Palestinian men armed with axes, knives and a pistol killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, Israeli police and emergency services said. The attack, the deadliest in Jerusalem in years, is bound to increase ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/18/2014 3:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 17 November 2014
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Nov 17 (Reuters) - Kenyan police shot dead a man and arrested about 250 others when they searched two mosques in this port city that they said were used to recruit militants and stash weapons, senior officials said on Monday. Kenya has been trying to break up militant networks it blames for a series ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2014 3:51 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 17 November 2014
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From the Swedish edition of The Local A defector from the rebel group Isis has told a Scandinavian broadcaster that his former organization has terrorist sleeper cells in Sweden awaiting orders. The man told Norwegian news network NRK: “There are cells awaiting orders, and there is more than one ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2014 11:00 AM by Esmeralda Weatherwax
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Monday, 17 November 2014
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From The Times, behind the paywall. The monitoring of the charities was disclosed in a Freedom of Information Act request by Claystone, a London-based think-tank specialising in Muslim issues. The commission said that the charities had been tagged under “radicalisation and extremism”, a code introduced ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2014 7:25 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 16 November 2014
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From the Sunday Telegraph The Islamic State militant known as Jihadi John has threatened to bring slaughter to the streets of Britain and the West in a new video announcing the murder of an American aid worker. The 15-minute-long film was released hours after unconfirmed reports Jihadi John, who ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2014 5:15 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 16 November 2014
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This is from the Daily Mail and is not confimed. Jihadi John, the Briton who beheaded two British and two American hostages held by Islamic State terrorists, has been injured in a US-led air strike, according to reports received by the Foreign Office. The masked ‘executioner’ with a London accent ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2014 3:31 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 15 November 2014
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From the Times and Deutsch Welle The terrorist group Islamic State (Isis) has announced that it plans to mint its own money to be used across its self-declared caliphate. In a statement on Wednesday the group said that the new currency would remove it from the “tyrannical financial system imposed ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/15/2014 6:02 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 15 November 2014
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From the Sunday Telegraph A British surgeon who was due to stand trial for assault has fled the country and become a senior leader of the Taliban in Pakistan. Mirza Tariq Ali, 39, who practised in the NHS, evaded the UK authorities despite having his passport taken from him while awaiting trial at ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/15/2014 5:39 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 15 November 2014
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The picture of Muslims praying inside the Episcopal National Cathedral in Washington yesterday. I was unable to attach this to my comment on Rebecca's post here.  A lady who objected was escorted out of the church. The picture is from the Guardian website. Of those comments not deleted for failing ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/15/2014 5:20 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 15 November 2014
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From the Daily Mail An exclusive hotel has banned alcohol and pork after being taken over by a Middle Eastern businessman who wants to run it ‘in accordance with Sharia law’. The strict Islamic policy was imposed without warning this week at London’s Bermondsey Square Hotel – where the bar and grill ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/15/2014 3:10 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 14 November 2014
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From AFP via the Sydney Morning Herald Kano, Nigeria: - Boko Haram has seized the north-eastern Nigerian town of Chibok, from where 276 girls were kidnapped more than six months ago and which the government vowed to secure after the mass abduction. The April 14 kidnapping in the impoverished town ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2014 2:42 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 14 November 2014
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White widow Samantha Lewthwaite is 'alive and well' and living in southern Somalia with her jihadist husband, a wanted al-Qaeda suspect who calls himself Marco Costa, Kenyan sources said today. In a forged Mozambican passport obtained by MailOnline his picture clearly identifies him as Fahmi Jamal ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2014 2:29 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 14 November 2014
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From the Daily Mail HT Marquis Detectives investigating an organised crime group suspected of bringing women into Greater Manchester from Eastern Europe believe the traffickers are selling them for £3,000. But the price increases to £15,000 if they will agree to have a child with their bogus husband.  The ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2014 2:49 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 13 November 2014
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A 27-year-old man has been arrested in Slough on suspicion of funding terror acts abroad. Officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit arrested the man under Section 17 of the Terrorism Act. The investigation is connected to overseas conflicts and police say there is no immediate threat to ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/13/2014 5:17 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 12 November 2014
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A brief round up from the Telegraph and Argus of Bradford Boy, 15, arrested over attack on old soldier in Keighley A 15-year-old Keighley boy was in police custody last night after he was arrested in connection with an attack on an old soldier. George Gill, 69, was attacked by a gang of youths ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/12/2014 3:46 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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