AUSTRALIAN JIHADIST FIGHTER KHALED SHARROUF (TWITTER)

UN Report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State Members in Syria, Iraq

UNITED NATIONS — The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat — as does al-Qaeda, which is much stronger in places, a United Nations report says.

Israeli soldiers from the Golani Brigade take part in a military training exercise in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights near the border with Syria on January 19, 2015. Iran confirmed today that a general of its elite Revolutionary Guards died in an Israeli strike on Syria that also killed six members …

IDF Upgrades Security Along Southern Border, Fearing Islamic State Attacks

The IDF recently decided to invest millions of shekels in the security of the Israel-Egypt border, including purchasing new vehicles for Border Police undercover commandos patrolling the border fence, in order to close a gap opened in recent years with drug-smuggling gangs in the Sinai Peninsula.

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Deportation of 62 Islamists Stalls Over Lack of Identification Papers

The German government has identified 62 dangerous Islamists that it wants to deport to their native countries but is having issues because many of them lack proper identification. Germany has been having great difficulty deporting failed asylum seekers who come mainly from

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Europol: Terror Threat In Europe Will Only Increase

The European Union’s police agency Europol warns that attacks from Islamic State are only beginning, saying that the terror group will increase activity as more fighters return from Syria.