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After rumors on social media led the Interior Ministry to inform the parents of two teenage Austrian girls that they might have been killed in Syria, one of the girls apparently posted a message indicating they are both alive. The two sisters traveled to Syria in April, and are said to have married Chechen fighters. An estimated 142 Austrian jihadists, including 12 females, are said to have traveled to Syria to fight. Government officials are planning measures to address the rising terrorist threat, including banning the Islamic State and its symbols, stripping returning jihadists of citizenship, and developing antiradicalization programs.




Jihadist-related arrests across Europe, Asia




Syrian army, Al Nusrah Front fight on Golan where peacekeepers held




Islamist militants on rise in Austria: government




Austrian authorities arrested nine people with asylum status who are suspected of trying to travel to Syria to join jihadist groups. The suspects, who are all Chechens with Russian citizenship, were arrested near the border in Carinthia and Burgenland. In June, Austrian intelligence said an estimated 100 people had left Austria to fight for rebel groups in Syria. Some of the Austrian jihadists have returned, and about 20 others are thought to have died in combat.




Antisemitism on rise across Europe 'in worst times since the Nazis'




Paying Ransoms, Europe Bankrolls Qaeda Terror




Nuclear Materials Report Shows Better Safekeeping




Vienna agrees to label Hezbollah as terror group




Austria considers ban of Hezbollah's military wing




Analysis: Golan fighting spells more Syria trouble for Israel




Decision to End Syrian Arms Embargo Angers Russia




Rebel Leaders in Syria Ask for Weapons from the West




The Global Islamic Media Front released a German-language video in which Abu Usama al-Gharib (a.k.a. Mohamed Mahmoud), leader of the banned German Islamist group Millatu-Ibrahim, burned his Austrian passport; said he hated Austria, Germany, the EU, and the US; and threatened to bring "fire to you, your cities, your trains, your streets, your houses, your parliaments, and your courts." The video contained clips of the 9/11 al Qaeda attack on New York City.




UN set to implicitly recognize Palestinian state, despite threats




Austria - Saudi-backed religious centre stirs controversy




German Jihadists Target Youth on the Internet, Study Finds




One shady operator provides glimpse of supply line to Iran




The Danish agent, the Croatian blonde and the CIA plot to get al-Awlaki




The rise of a 'German Salafist colony' in Egypt

Al Qaeda supporter Muhammad Mahmoud has recruited German and Austrian Salafists to set up a "colony" in Egypt.
 
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