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May 4, 2016: Jihadi attack kills children in Syria

On May 4, 2016 Jabhat Al-Nusra attacked a village of in Syria, killing 15 civilians, including 4 children.

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April 10, 2016: ISIS shooting of Syrian journalist

On April 10, 2016 ISIS terrorists claimed the shooting of a Syrian TV presenter in Gaziantep, Turkey, near the border with Syria.

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September 27, 2008: Car bomber strikes unknown target in Syria

On September 27, 2008 a car bomb on the outskirts of Syria’s capital Damascus killed at least 17 people.

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June 8, 2016: Balloon attack in Syria

On June 9, 2016 Jabhat Al Nusra terrorists shelled the Syrian city of Aleppo with explosives placed in gas balloons killing 5 and wounding 50

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UK woman who joined ISIS in Syria is denied return home by High Court

Shamima Begum: Return to UK ‘a security risk’

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ISIS execution in Syria (July 9, 2016)

On this day in 2016, the terrorist group ISIS beheaded four football players in Raqqa, Syria after having declared that sport are ‘un-Islamic’.

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SEVEN separate ISIS attacks in Iraq and Syria (June 13, 2016)

We talk about Islamic State (ISIS) for a simple reason: it is a lethal terrorist group. IRAQ/SYRIA – If you have been following this series for a while you will have seen that I am trying to accomplish a few things. I want to highlight a particularly large or significant act of terrorism on a […]

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What does the Turkish offensive in Syria mean for counter terrorism?

You gotta feel for the Kurds, history’s version of ‘always a bridesmaid, never a bride’.  Oft described as the world’s largest ethnic group without a country to call their own, the Kurds have come ever so close on several occasions.  They were kinda promised autonomy following the breakup of the Ottoman Empire in the post […]

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The terrorism landscape in Australia – what gives?

Two recent attacks in Australia have people wondering what constitutes terrorism and what doesn’t: is it time to rethink the concept?

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Canada Can Learn From Sweden When It Comes to ISIS ‘Victims’

Canada really needs to come up with a policy on what to do with our fellow citizens who left to join terrorist groups: Sweden has some good ideas