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Belgian Anti-Terror Units Raid Islamist Stronghold Molenbeek

Belgian anti-terror units are raiding Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, the densely populated suburb of Brussels which has been described as Europe’s “jihadi capital”. According to MailOnline the area was on “lockdown” on Saturday, with raids concentrated on the Rue Delaunoy. This is the same

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CAIR Leader Apologizes for Tweet Celebrating Russian Jet Crash

Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Los Angeles chapter of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), has apologized for a tweet he sent out — and subsequently deleted — where he said that he wished more people had died on board the deadly Russian military jet crash that claimed 92 lives on its way to Syria on Christmas Day.

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Turkey Claims 10,000 Under Investigation for Online Terror Activity

The Turkish government reportedly announced this weekend that it is monitoring 10,000 people who they believe may be using the internet for “terror-related activity.” The report follows a week in which over 1,500 people were arrested on terrorism charges, most for links to U.S.-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen.