Islamic State group to mint own coins

Nov 15, 2014

Islamic State group to mint own coins

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group, has ordered the terrorist organization to start minting gold, silver and copper coins for its own currency — the Islamic dinar. A website affiliated with the group posted the order late Thursday, saying al-Baghdadi ...

Nov 14, 2014

Britain to seize jihadists' passports, prevent them returning home

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday outlined plans to seize passports from British jihadists and stop them from returning from fighting overseas, while proposing landing bans on airlines that fail to comply with London’s no-fly lists. Some 500 radicalized Britons are estimated to ...

Nov 13, 2014

U.S. sailors hit by 'hood attack' in Turkey

A group of nationalist Turkish youths on Wednesday attacked three visiting U.S. sailors in Istanbul, trying to force sacks on their heads in an assault angrily condemned by the U.S. government. Several dozen members of the nationalist youth group Turkiye Genclik Birligi (Turkish Youth ...

Nov 10, 2014

Five nuclear engineers murdered near Damascus: monitor

Unknown assailants killed five nuclear engineers Sunday while they were on a bus just north of Damascus, near the research center where they worked, a monitor said on Sunday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a network of sources on ...