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# counselling and care
Inside the controversial rehab centre for Saudi jihadists
Mohammed bin Nayef Counselling and Care Centre has a focus on finding an ideological cure for jihadism.
# al-Baghdadi
US general says he hopes ISIS leader is 'deader than a doornail' but cannot confirm death
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it received information from top IS leaders confirming his death.
# terror arrest
Teenager (17) arrested in Germany for 'allegedly plotting Berlin terror attack'
The man texted his family that “he had joined the jihad”.
# rise in extremism
Bangladeshi rich kids are defying the jihadist stereotype
Attacks recently hit Dhaka (pictured), Joining Islamic State has “become a fashion”, a Bangladeshi minister said.
# funding jihad
How Osama bin Laden wanted €27 million fortune to be doled out after his death
Documents released by the US government show the al-Qaida leader left a will with instructions on how to divide up his funds.
# jihadi recruitment
Jihad Jane-linked Irish citizen to be extradited to US on terrorism charges
Ali Charaf Damache could face up to 45 years in prison if convicted.
# Texas Shooting
Islamic State militants say they've struck the US for the first time
The group says the US will see ‘the soldiers of the Islamic State do terrible things’.
# time out
3 Must-Read Longreads: "Be there one day and the next, disappear"
Bookmark or get stuck in.
# jihadi john
"We will feel justice when there's a bullet between Jihadi John's eyes"
Families of slain journalists and aid workers have spoken out after the man was identified.
Opinion: A holy war? Examining the relationship between religion and violence
Is a clash of ideologies tearing apart the fabric of world order?
# Kreshnik Berisha
German court puts first alleged Islamic State jihadist on trial
Prosecutors say there is no evidence he was plotting an attack in Germany.
# islamic state
Australia warns "terrorist attack is likely" over fears of returning jihadists
The Australian Prime Minister said that the level equals to the terror threat level in the United Kingdom.
# shannon conley
US teen pleads guilty to trying to help Islamic State
Shannon Maureen Conley was arrested in April as she prepared to fly to Turkey.
# strike back
Obama vows US 'will not be intimidated' by Islamic State jihadists
Terrorism experts say the group is not as strong as pre-911 Al-Qaeda.
# besieged
Breakthrough against IS: Iraqi troops reach town of Amerli, ending 2-month siege
It’s the biggest offensive success for the Iraqi government since IS militants overran large areas of the country in June.
# Iraq
Islamic State releases another beheading video
The video shows a Kurdish man being killed and follows the release of a number of videos which militants claim show the mass killing of Syrian soldiers.
# Acquitted
Canadian Idol contestant found not guilty of terrorism charges
The judge found that Khurram Sher, a doctor, had probably had jihadist sympathies, but was not going to join a conspiracy.
# Iraq
Thousands of Iraqis flee ISIS militants in panic as France calls 'urgent' UNSC meeting
The situation for Iraqis in the north-west of their country ” is becoming increasingly dire” according to an Amnesty adviser in the area.
# Gaza
Israel's Irish embassy deletes picture of Molly Malone in niqab
The pictures also showed European landmarks with weapons such as suicide bombs.
# Iraq
British medical student identified in 'jihad recruitment video'
Nasser Mathuna from Cardiff has been “brainwashed”, his father says.
# China
139 arrested in China for 'spreading jihad'
Beijing has warned of growing religious extremism in the western region of Xinjiang.
Belgian militant reportedly killed in Pakistan
The Al-Qaeda recruiter allegedly mentored Mohamed Merah – a 24-year-old extremist who shot dead seven people in France earlier this year.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.