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Day: November 25, 2015

Tunisia declares state of emergency after deadly bus blast
ENGLISH, Europe

Tunisia declares state of emergency after deadly bus blast

    Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus killed at least 12 people. A security source at the site said "most of the agents who were on the bus are dead" after the attack in Tunis, which has become a target of jihadist violence since the 2011 revolution. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing, which a ministry official said also wounded 20 people when it went off on Mohamed V Avenue, just as this year's 26th Carthage Film Festival was in full swing. Essebsi, who cancelled a trip to Switzerland for Wednesday, declared a state of emergency throughout the country and a curfew in the capital. "As a result of this painful event, this great traged...
A British Muslim women Caught on Camera when encouraging to join Isis in Syria
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

A British Muslim women Caught on Camera when encouraging to join Isis in Syria

    A group of British Muslim women have been filmed urging other women and children to support and join Isis, a 12-month undercover investigation has revealed. The women, identified after their pro-Isis activity on social media, were caught on camera lecturing women against western values, declaring them anti-Islamic, urging women to join Isis in Syria and using racially abusive language to describe “filthy Jews” and Israelis. Umm Saalihah and Umm L, the names they go by on Twitter, were filmed by giving two-hour lectures in London in secret closed women-only meetings in community centres, as Channel 4 slowly gained access to them over the course of months. The women appear to have all belonged to extremist group once known as al-Muhajiroun, set up two decades ago and banned ...
One Of Downed Russian Jet’s Pilots Escaped
ENGLISH, Europe

One Of Downed Russian Jet’s Pilots Escaped

    One of the pilots of the Russian jet that was shot down by Turkey survived and is thought to be on his way back to his base, a diplomat has said. Russia's ambassador to France said the pilot - one of two in the jet brought down on Tuesday near the border with Syria - was picked up by the Syrian army. Alexandre Orlov told Europe 1 radio: "One on board was wounded when he parachuted down and killed in a savage way on the ground by the jihadists in the area and the other managed to escape and, according to the latest information, has been picked up by the Syrian army and should be taken to the Russian airforce base." A Turkish official claimed the two pilots are still alive and the country is working to secure their release from Syrian rebels. According to a US official, the ...