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Facebook Un-Friends Jihadists


Fox News:

A quickly growing jihadist group that used Facebook to spread its radical message has been shut down by the popular Web networking site after alerted the company to the group’s activities.

Facebook blocked the group, Fursan Ghazawat Alnusra — Arabic for “Knights in Support of the Invasion” — Thursday evening after the group swelled to about 120 members in just over one week.

The group had been exhorting its members to wage “Jihad to aid the religion of Allah and his Prophet.”, working closely with a former radical Muslim now dedicated to exposing cyberterror activity, was able to gain access to the group and its content.


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