Middle East. ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape

QADIYA, Iraq — Claiming the Quran’s support, the Islamic State codifies sex slavery in conquered regions of Iraq and Syria and uses the practice as a recruiting tool.

Middle East. Standardized ISIS Detention Procedures: Structured Brutality, Battlefield Adaptability

DETENTION. Over the past several months, the Syria Justice and Accountability Centre’s (SJAC) Documentation Team in Turkey has worked to document detention centers run by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).

Middle East. Is Israel using Sinai attack as wedge between Hamas, Egypt?

CLASHES. Palestinians in Gaza followed the bloody attacks in the Sinai Peninsula on July 1 with great concern.

EU. European hostages

DATABASE. The European Hostage Project is a comprehensive database of cases from January 1, 2000 to March 31, 2015 in which Europeans were taken hostage by non-state groups outside of Europe.


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