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"This terrorist ideology does not represent Islam,” Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday. #RisetoPeace

How does Bitcoin relate to terrorism? Terrorist groups, especially and mainly ISIS, have caught on to the use of Bitcoin and now may be using it to fund their efforts.

الإرهاب الإلكتروني.. «ساحة حروب المستقبل»
Electronic terrorism .. the arena of future wars

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“Pakistan is building a wall along its border with Afghanistan and wants U.S. President Donald Trump to help pay for it”

“We are not only allies with the international community in fighting against terrorism but also in reform, democratisation, development, and fighting corruption through building lasting institutions.” Said, Ata Mohamad #Noor

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"There are 21 terrorist groups acting in the country. We are surrounded. We will continue to fight until we solve our security problem." #RisetoPeace

District police and the Secret Service are investigating suspicious activity near the Georgetown Waterfront. No additional information is currently available.

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“According to data from the Gun Violence Archive, a total of 30 mass shooting incidents have occurred as of February 14, including Wednesday's school shooting in #Florida” in 2018.

17 people were killed in Florida school shooting

“According to data from the Gun Violence Archive, a total of 30 mass shooting incidents have occurred as of February 14, including Wednesday's school shooting in #Florida” in 2018.

Opslået af Rise to Peace på 15. februar 2018

(CNN)At least two people are dead after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, law enforcement officials told CNN.

“If communities in Iraq and Syria cannot return to normal life, we risk the return of conditions that allowed ISIS to take and control vast territory,” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told a donors’ conference for Iraq hosted by Kuwait. ISIS is another acronym for Islamic State.

“We must continue to clear unexploded remnants of war left behind by ISIS, enable hospitals to reopen, restore water and electricity services, and get boys and girls back in school.” #RisetoPeace

"Authorities are responding to a shooting in Fort Meade, Maryland, where the National Security Agency is headquartered."

"The region – composed of the provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat – has been plagued by a long-running separatist insurgency as ethnic Malay guerillas battle Thai troops for more autonomy from Buddhist-majority Thailand’s rule" #RisetoPeace

“The United States in its broader battle with terrorism cannot cooperate meaningfully with Moscow.”

Britain brings to the table a new technology to combat ISIL online that "can detect 94 percent of ISIL propaganda with 99.9995 percent accuracy". #RisetoPeace

"Moscow and Manila agree that the war on terror requires responsible joint efforts, Khovayev said. "Betting only on the use of force will not make it possible to achieve the desired goal. There is a need to take comprehensive measures, particularly aimed at deterring the spread of terrorist ideas, and steps to prevent the youth from joining terrorist ranks," he added"

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While many hurdles exist that must be overcome in order to create a biological weapon, bioterrorism remains a credible threat. It would be a mistake to overestimate the threat and focus too much attention on bioterrorism to the detriment of other, potentially more probable hazards.

"Former members of al-Shabaab and Somali intelligence agents said the terror group is extorting thousands of dollars per day through road blocks and taxes on merchants." #RisetoPeace

"It is against this backdrop that the outbreak of conflict in Syria in 2011 catalysed a new cycle of terrorist and militant activity in South-east Asia and raised fresh concerns over the prospects for cross-regional cooperation between militant groups." #RisetoPeace

“ISLAMABAD — Officials in Afghanistan say four operatives of the national intelligence agency have gunned down their 16 colleagues before fleeing to join the Taliban insurgency in the southern Helmand province.”

الجيش المصري يبدأ عملية عسكرية شاملة ضد الإرهاب
The Egyptian army begins a comprehensive military operation against terrorism
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The United Kingdom has a long, violent past with terrorism. Northern Irish terrorism remained an ever-present danger from the 1970s until the 2000s.

Kuwait Universal News Agency: Arab Parliaments' speakers approve counter-terrorism document.
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Kuwait Universal News Agency: Arab Parliaments' speakers approve counter-terrorism document. #RisetoPeace

“The Taliban have become less and less about Islam, and more about Islamabad itself,” says Javid Ahmad, a fellow at both the Atlantic Council in Washington and Modern War Institute at West Point.”

“ETIM militants have fought alongside al-Qaeda and Taliban forces in Afghanistan, and are responsible for various terrorist acts inside and outside China.” #RisetoPeace

B-52 strikes Taliban training camp in Afghanistan, dropping 24 precision-guided munitions—the most, the U.S. military says, ever launched by a B-52.

نیروهای هوایی امریکا مرکز تعلمیی طالبان را در ولایت بدخشان از بین بردند

B-52 strikes Taliban training camp in Afghanistan

B-52 strikes Taliban training camp in Afghanistan, dropping 24 precision-guided munitions—the most, the U.S. military says, ever launched by a B-52. نیروهای هوایی امریکا مرکز تعلمیی طالبان را در ولایت بدخشان از بین بردند

Opslået af Rise to Peace på 8. februar 2018

"Russia has warned Islamic State is turning northern Afghanistan into a 'resting base' of international terrorism and a 'bridgehead' for establishing its 'destructive' caliphate in the region." #RisetoPeace

"We call on the Pakistani government and others in the region to work with us to deny sanctuary to these dangerous individuals and organizations.” #RisetoPeace

"I will not live by anger and hate. That is the terrorist way"

(CNN) -The Department of Homeland Security documents critiquing the response to a simulated anthrax attack on Super Bowl Sunday were marked "For Official Use Only" and "important for national security."

Pres. Rouhani: Iran is ready to help Afghanistan in anti-terror

Pres. Rouhani: Iran ready to help Afghanistan in anti-terror

Pres. Rouhani: Iran is ready to help Afghanistan in anti-terror

Opslået af Rise to Peace på 7. februar 2018

Harun Khan, the secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, said: “Osborne was motivated by anti-Muslim groups and Islamophobic tropes not only prevalent in far-right circles, but also made acceptable in our mainstream. The case tells us that we must all exercise caution when tempted to stigmatise any group of people.”

One senior counter-terrorism source told the Guardian that extremist rightwing activity was on the increase and a growing threat to national security. But there were also concerns that violence from Islamists and white terrorists would become symbiotic, citing the fear of each other to bolster support for their calls to terrorism."

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The terrorist threat facing Southeast Asia is growing as foreign fighters return to the region. How do we combat this growing threat? #RisetoPeace

The Trump Administration’s National Security Strategy failed to outline a comprehensive strategy regarding how the factors underlying the conflict will be addressed, the same problem as the past administration.

"Ten-year-old Said Sefu hasn’t attended school for three years." Lamu, Kenya #RisetoPeace

Terrorism Has No Religion.

"Terrorists do not distinguish between Christian churches and Islamic mosques."

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"Focusing solely on the leadership of terrorist organisations is not enough; it misses the larger socio-economic context that enables their recruiting techniques. An equally pressing problem is the environment of violence, humiliation and lack of opportunity that surrounds many children in troubled regions. This is heightened by failing education systems and economic stagnation across many parts of the world. Change these and we begin to change the present trends of terrorism." #risetopeace

“Taliban’s Recruitment Officer Arrested In #Nangarhar” -TOLOnews

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What led a young man down a path toward radicalization? A team of VOA journalists investigated Tugral’s social media posts and a long letter from his early days in Syria, as well as interviewed family and friends, to uncover some answers. #RisetoPeace

Ideology is only one layer of radicalization.

“WASHINGTON —
Less than a week after threatening to cut aid to the Palestinians if they fail to pursue peace with Israel, the United States is sanctioning the political leader of Hamas, the terrorist organization that controls the Gaza Strip.”

“An estimated 1,000 German recruits joined IS.”

العثيمين: نتضامن مع مالي في مكافحة الإرهاب
The secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Dr. Yousuf Al-Othaimeen: We are in solidarity and cooperation with Mali in the fight against terrorism

Check out The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism's research on radicalization. This study finds that U.S.-based extremists who engage in criminal acts prior to radicalizing are at an increased risk of engaging in ideologically motivated violence once they have adopted extremist beliefs.

اطفال که تا اکنون از دموکراسی و‌آزادی در منطقه ی تحت حاکمیت طالبان بی خبر بوده و آرزو شان نشنیدن صدای فیر و انفجار است و از نداشتن میدان بازی و‌بازیچه ها رنج میبرند این اطفال از مردم جهان بخصوص امریکا ومتحدینش میخواهند که تروریستان را نابود بسازند.

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"In #Afghanistan, ISIL killed 14-year-old Khudai's father. Now the survival of his five younger sisters and mother depends on him."

In #Afghanistan, ISIL killed 14-year-old Khudai's father

"In #Afghanistan, ISIL killed 14-year-old Khudai's father. Now the survival of his five younger sisters and mother depends on him."

Opslået af Rise to Peace på 1. februar 2018

Special Operations Corps - قول اردوی عملیات خاص seized explosives, weapons and captured two suspects in #Logar province of Afghanistan.

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"If the EU wishes to maintain its reputation as a defender of human rights, and comply with its own counter-terrorism pledges, Pakistan’s incoherent counter-terrorism strategies should be at the top of every joint commission and negotiation." #RisetoPeace

«طالبان» تهدد 70% من الأراضي الأفغانية

Taliban threatens 70% of Afghan territory

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"Good intelligence can and has prevented many such attacks in Kabul"

These are students studying at a madrasa in the Balocha area of the Keshm district in Badakhshan, Afghanistan. Thus photo was taken on January 28 by Rise to Peace team member, Asadullah Balochzada. Rise to Peace is happy to announce that the Interview Project is underway. The Interview Project seeks to amplify voices of peace and tolerance and to expose the inconsistencies in the extremist narratives that militants espouse.

If you desire to learn more about the Interview Project or to get involved, please email us at hello@risetopeace.org. Thank you! #risetopeace

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Discussion paper presented at the Putrajaya International Security Dialogue 2018, organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Malaysia and the Muslim World League. #RisetoPeace

“Taliban must choose between Islam and terrorism, between humanity and barbarism,” Ghani said a day after Afghans observed a day of national mourning following Saturday’s deadly ambulance bombing that killed at least 103 people.

Ghani said if the Taliban really believes in Islam and humanity, then the group must separate itself from barbarism and puppets of religious manipulators and intelligence agencies.

He went on to say that Islam is for all Muslims. Those who distinguish between Muslims, in their Fatwas, by arbitrary lines for their political gains and legitimize the massacre of Muslims are war criminals and must be sanctioned." #RisetoPeace #RiseToPeace

" 'The PNGV is a terrorist organisation,' the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said on its website, adding that anyone found promoting or colluding with the group would be 'punished in accordance with Vietnamese law' ". #RisetoPeace

"Don't kill children. Since we moved back to Afghanistan three years ago from Iran, we haven't seen a happy day. Taliban are crazy.Taliban broke our house windows. Every day, the news makes my mom and dad upset. Please kill the Taliban so we do NOT see them in our lives. We get upset and we cry. "

The reaction of a young, terrified Afghan girl after the barbaric and violent attacks of the Taliban in Kabul city, Afghanistan.

Taliban are Crazy

"Don't kill children. Since we moved back to Afghanistan three years ago from Iran, we haven't seen a happy day. Taliban are crazy.Taliban broke our house windows. Every day, the news makes my mom and dad upset. Please kill the Taliban so we do NOT see them in our lives. We get upset and we cry. "The reaction of a young, terrified Afghan girl after the barbaric and violent attacks of the Taliban in Kabul city, Afghanistan.

Opslået af Rise to Peace på 30. januar 2018

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday said it raided a Daesh facility in Kabul’s PD5 on Tuesday and seized a large cache of weapons and ammunition.

کشف یک مخفی‌گاه گروه داعش در حوزه پنجم شهر کابل
گزارش از نرگس موسوی
-TOLOnews

ISIS

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday said it raided a Daesh facility in Kabul’s PD5 on Tuesday and seized a large cache of weapons and ammunition. کشف یک مخفی‌گاه گروه داعش در حوزه پنجم شهر کابلگزارش از نرگس موسوی-TOLOnews

Opslået af Rise to Peace på 30. januar 2018

President Trump met with United Nations ambassadors on the Security Council today stating, “We’re going to finish what we have to finish...what nobody else has been able to finish, we’re going to be able to do it.” But as Senator Tammy Duckworth points out, "We are fighting the same battle over and over again. Our troops are losing their friends, they are shedding blood, over the same patch of ground, over and over again.” #RisetoPeace

"The group – Survivors Against Terror – said that it will provide strong support for police and security services and campaign for better integrated communities in the UK. It will also peak out against hate speech from 'extremist preachers to neo-Nazis'." #RisetoPeace

Extremist captured carrying explosives and pistol hidden inside the Muslim holy book, The Quran.

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“IN PHOTOS: Funeral of a victim who was killed in Saturday's deadly suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.
Afghanistan is holding a national day of mourning Sunday, the day after insurgents used an explosives-laden ambulance to carry out a deadly attack outside a government building in Kabul. Officials said Sunday the death toll has risen to 103 people, while 235 were wounded in the assault in the capital. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.”
https://www.voanews.com/a/afghanistan-national-day-of-mourning/4228311.html

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Why Attack Afghan Civilians? Creating Chaos Rewards Taliban

العواري: ظاهرة الارهاب والعنف اساءت للدين الإسلامي

Al-Awari: The phenomenon of terrorism and violence violates the teachings of the Islamic religion

Autonomous Vehicles: Terrorist Threat or Security Opportunity?

Will ISIS be Defeated?

"A California man accused of killing 19-year-old Blaze Bernstein and burying him in a shallow grave is allegedly a self-proclaimed neo-Nazi with ties to an armed fascist group, according to a report." #RisetoPeace

“350,000 people took shelter in Turkey after fleeing Afrin. When we clean up the place they will go and settle there. This is our goal, very neat and clean." #RisetoPeace

الأردن يدين بشدة تفجير كابول ويدعو لتكاتف المجتمع الدولي في مواجهة الإرهاب

Jordan strongly condemns the bombing of Kabul and calls for the solidarity of the international community to face terrorism

Zarghoona is a 13-year-old girl, in grade 6 at school in Afghanistan. She has four brothers and four sisters. She has been receiving training in Child Focused Health Education (CFHE) from Save the Children.

#KabulAttack - officials confirm 63 killed and 151 wounded in Saturday's deadly ambulance bombing in the heart of Kabul #Afghanistan -TOLOnews

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Today we visited the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees to discuss program initiatives to counter terrorism, particularly along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. #risetopeace

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"A Coventry teenager has today been jailed after preparing to travel to Syria to fight in support of ISIS." #RisetoPeace

“(CNN) Glenn Selig, spokesman for Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates, was killed in the weekend Kabul hotel attack, according to a statement from spokesperson for The Publicity Agency and Selig Multimedia Inc., his Florida-based companies.”

Six Southeast Asian nations have reached an agreement on an initiative known as "Our Eyes" to combat terrorism and radicalism as well as intelligence sharing. #RisetoPeace

"The dream of an Islamic utopia is too powerful a current in the Muslim world for the reality of its failure to deter it." #RisetoPeace

While protesting against the release of the film Padmaavat, Karni Sena attacked a school bus filled with children. The driver was able to escape the mob, but a cellphone video taken from inside the bus shows that the children were traumatized. #RisetoPeace

"The Daily Press in Newport News reports that Herring and Del. Marcia Price, D-Newport News, are pushing for legislation that would define domestic terrorism as a violent or criminal act aimed at intimidating someone based on race, religious or other factors."

نفرین بر جنگ و جنگجويان
نفرین بر انتحار و انفجار ......

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“Two YPG rockets fired from the Syrian region of Afrin struck the Kilis city on the Turkish-Syrian border, killing at least two people and wounding 11. The rockets hit a mosque during evening prayers as well as a house in the city's centre.”

YPG rocket hits mosque in Turkish border city

Two YPG rockets fired from the Syrian region of Afrin struck the Kilis city on the Turkish-Syrian border, killing at least two people and wounding 11. The rockets hit a mosque during evening prayers as well as a house in the city's centre.

Opslået af TRT World på 24. januar 2018

The unrest in the city of Woldiya in the northern Amhara region was the latest bloodshed to occur since widespread anti-government protests began in Ethiopia in 2015 that have killed hundreds and posed one of the biggest challenges to the ruling party's 27 years in power. #RisetoPeace

Mengistu fled Ethiopia after he was toppled in 1991 after a brutal reign that left thousands of his compatriots dead #RisetoPeace

At their peak, North Caucasian militants formed a significant portion of jihadist combat strength in Syria. Vladimir Putin estimated in February 2017 that 4,000 Russian citizens were then fighting in Syria, which is in line with many independent estimates. The largest group of these fighters hails from Dagestan, with the republic’s authorities stating 1,200 Dagestanis were fighting in the ranks of ISIS. Chechens come from two points of origin: roughly 600 from Chechnya proper and another 2,400 traveling from diasporas in Europe, having fled there in the 1990s and 2000s. #RisetoPeace

The Iraqi citizen had arrived in the country in 2017, authorities said, as the Islamic State (IS) began a violent campaign against government troops for control of the southern Philippines city of Marawi. #RisetoPeace

The clash erupted after government forces encountered about 10 members of the Maute group in a district in Lanao del Sur, a stronghold of the terrorist group, which has pledged allegiance to ISIS, Suscano said in a statement. #RisetoPeace

The group was previously known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia but is now the Revolutionary Alternative Common Force, preserving their FARC initials. #RisetoPeace

A press statement agreed to by the 15 council nations expresses “a shared sense of impatience” about persistent delays in fulfilling the accord agreed to by Mali’s government, Tuareg separatists and armed groups. #RisetoPeace

“Genocide is not a good thing. Surviving a genocide is not an honour; it is a suffering. I very much regret the trend in Azerbaijan to want whatever the Armenians have had. This is impermissible. Why do you need to call something that never occurred – and, in particular, that was not carried out by the Armenians – a genocide? - Serzh Sargsyan #RisetoPeace

“A crisis between the U.S. and Turkey, triggered by the latter’s new military offensive in Syria, has laid bare how a dizzying array of alliances in Syria is growing even more convoluted in the absence of IS as a major force. Either the Americans must abandon the Kurds who fought alongside them in Syria, or a profound rift with a NATO ally appears all but inevitable.” #RisetoPeace

“Pakistan condemned a U.S. drone strike that reportedly killed three members of the dreaded Haqqani terrorist network staging deadly attacks in neighboring Afghanistan.”

Gul Mah, an Afghan child who wakes up early in the morning to work and provide food for her family. “I kept my hand inside my sweater because it’s cold” #children #poverty #terrorism

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“گل ماه جان میگوید ملا که آذان میته مه هم از خانه میبرایم برای کار کردن.
پرسیدم چرا دست خود را داخل جاکت ات کردی ؟
گفت یخ اش میشه” -خبر عاجل

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"Wisam’s father, Mohammed, and other siblings, who also face life-threatening danger because of the brothers’ support for the United States, are still trapped in Iraq. Wisam’s uncle, another interpreter, has already been killed.

President Trump would have Americans believe that his restrictive immigration policies are keeping them safe from terrorists. But many of those he’s shutting out either are victims of terrorism or are other persecuted people who desperately need protection...As Americans are getting swept up by misinformation and misguided fear, people like Wisam’s family members are being forgotten."

Fighting terrorism remains a significant priority of the Putin presidency. Since his first term, Putin has sought to strengthen and reaffirm Russian presence on the world stage. #RisetoPeace

We express our deepest condolences for the Save Children organization that was attacked today by the barbaric terrorists in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. #SavetheChildren #risetopeace

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#SaveTheChildren#Afghan special forces continue to fight insurgents holed up in the international organization’s compound in #Jalalabad – three hours after an unconfirmed number of militants stormed the building. #Afghanistan. -TN