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Daesh Dished

Iraqi PM Al-Abadi/ Says Mosul is free of Baghdadi/ And Da-esh is routed,/ Though it may be doubted/ That this goes for every jihadi./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-40558836 Iraqi PM Al-AbadiSays Mosul is free of BaghdadiAnd Da-esh is routed,Though it may be doubtedThat … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

The self-proclaimed Islamic State/ Was rocked by the MPs’ debate./ It wasn’t the vote/ That got ISIL’s goat/ It’s being called Da’esh* they hate./// http://qz.com/563793/why-more-people-are-calling-isil-daesh-and-why-the-group-apparently-hates-it/ *For the last line to scan, you have to pronounce Daesh as two syllables, like … Continue reading

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Ramadi Jihadis

The government’s loss of Ramadi/ Is bad for Iraq’s al-Abadi/ As more and more lands/ Fall into the hands/ Of ISIS Jihadi Baghdadi./// http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/18/shia-militias-ramadi-isis-anbar-iraq The government's loss of Ramadi Is bad for Iraq's al-Abadi As more and more lands Fall into the hands Of #ISIS … Continue reading

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A Cell for Mr Biswas

A tweeter from old Bangalore/ Got mixed up in Syria’s war/ Police detained Biswas/ As one game of his was/ Distributing Jihadist gore./// http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Mehdi-Biswas-ISISs-voice-on-Twitter-wanted-to-be-a-strategist/articleshow/45508617.cms A tweeter from old Bangalore Got mixed up in Syria's war Police detained Biswas As one game of his … Continue reading

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