Study says girls seek sisterhood _ not just marriage _ in IS
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Study says girls seek sisterhood _ not just marriage _ in IS

  LONDON (AP) — The notion that young women are traveling to Syria solely to become “jihadi brides” is simplistic and hinders efforts to prevent other girls from being radicalized, new research suggests. Young women are joining the Islamic State group for many reasons, including anger over the perceived persecution of Muslims and the wish … Continue reading

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‘Jihadi John’ identified as London-raised college grad

  LONDON (AP) — The world knows him as “Jihadi John,” the masked, knife-wielding militant in videos showing Western hostages being beheaded by the Islamic State group. On Thursday he was identified as a London-raised university graduate known to British intelligence for more than five years. The British-accented militant from the chilling videos is Mohammed … Continue reading