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Syria camp is at risk of falling under Daesh
America’s Syrian Kurdish allies are at risk of losing control of the vast camp where the families of the Islamic State’s defeated fighters are being detained, as militant women increasingly assert their dominance over the camp, according to the top Kurdish military commander, reported The Washington Post. Guards at the al-Hol camp in eastern Syria are failing to contain the increasingly violent behavior of some of the residents.
Israeli citizen indicted for trying to join Daesh
A resident of the southern Israeli town of Tel Sheva was indicted on Sunday for attempting to join the Daesh terrorist organization and produce explosives. According to The Jerusalem Post, Bilal Abu Rakaik, 20, intended to join the terrorist group and travel to Syria because he supported Daesh ideology. In an attempt to identify with the jihadist organization, Rakaik would listen to songs praising Daesh and read posts and news from the group.
Facebook must play its part in tackling the paedophiles and terrorists that lurk online
We cannot waste time when it comes to tackling paedophiles and terrorists online, The Telegraph reported. The technological boom over the past two decades has changed the way we live our lives, opening up an array of new opportunities to communicate. But the internet has also been a force for evil, giving terrorists, paedophiles and other serious criminals a platform to spread hate and prey on the vulnerable.
Saudi Arabia begins trial of 45 Daesh-related terrorists
Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court begun on Thursday the trial for a suspected terrorist cell consisting of 45 people accused of supporting Daesh and executing operations in Saudi Arabia, reported Alarabiya. The cell is accused of conducting operations including assassinating security officers, bombing three mosques, and attacking a security patrol.
Women and children expected to ‘break out’ from al-Hawl camp
Women and children in the largest Islamic State detention centre in Kurdish-controlled Syria are expecting to be freed in the wake of a Turkish assault on the area, according to people inside the camp. Al-Hawl, home to about 60,000 women and children with links to Isis and 10,000 displaced civilians, has been tense since Donald Trump announced US troops would leave the area at the weekend, paving the way for the Turkish attack on Wednesday. The Guardian reported.
The Global Coalition against Daesh was formed in September 2014 and is unique in its membership, scope and commitment. Together, the Global Coalition is committed to degrading and ultimately defeating Daesh.
The Coalition’s 81 members are committed to tackling Daesh on all fronts, to dismantling its networks and countering its global ambitions. Beyond the military campaign in Iraq and Syria, the Coalition is committed to: tackling Daesh’s financing and economic infrastructure; preventing the flow of foreign terrorist fighters across borders; supporting stabilisation and the restoration of essential public services to areas liberated from Daesh; and countering the group’s propaganda.