“After the leak of information regarding PRISM, jihadists alerted fellow supporters about it and advised to continue using encryption programs and other means of security such as Tor to hide their IP address while accessing jihadi forums such as al-Fida’, Shumukh al-Islam, and Ansar al-Mujahideen” Source:After NSA leaks Jihadists flock
An earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude struck the northern tip of Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said via Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes Indonesia’s Sumatra island-USGS | Reuters.
Sixty-eight Islamists in the United Arab Emirates have been jailed over allegations of a plot to overthrow the government. Many of those convicted were imprisoned for at least seven years. Another 26, including 13 women, were acquitted. via BBC News – UAE Islamists convicted for plotting government coup.
Many Palestinians have reached the conclusion that the two-state solution is dead, killed by the continuous Israeli colony expansion on lands sought by Palestinians for a future state. via ‘Single state’ idea gaining gound in Palestine | GulfNews.com.
Baghdad: Attacks north of Baghdad left 41 dead on Monday as the UN said more than 2,500 were killed in the past three months, highlighting concerns that Iraq is slipping back into all-out war. via Iraq attacks kill 41 as unrest surges | GulfNews.com.
Egypt’s armed forces handed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi a virtual ultimatum to share power on Monday, giving feuding politicians 48 hours to compromise or have the army impose its own road map for the country. via Egypt army gives Mursi 48 hours to share power | Reuters.
A Syrian Catholic priest has been publicly executed by rebels at a monastery in the northern Syria, the Vatican says. via BBC News – Catholic priest executed in Syria monastery attack.
Sami Anan, Egypt’s former Chief of Staff and Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), has resigned from his position as military adviser to President Mohammad Mursi. via Sami Anan resigns as military adviser to Egypt President Mursi | GulfNews.com.
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden broke his silence on Monday for the first time since fleeing to Moscow over a week ago, blasting the Obama administration and saying he remained free to make new disclosures about U.S. spying activity. via Snowden threatens new leaks, applies for Russian asylum
A large explosion and gunfire were heard early on Tuesday in an area in the north of the Afghan capital used by foreign firms supplying NATO forces in Afghanistan, police said, the latest in a string of attacks by insurgents in Kabul. via Explosion, gunfire erupt near supply base in