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Did 16% of French citizens support ISIS in 2014?

The French news magazine L'Express reported on this poll. They give information about the poll that complements the Newsweek article. In particular, the poll question was (my translation): ”According ...
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Is this graphic comparing punishments between ISIS and Saudi Arabia accurate?

The graphic was made by the Middle East Eye, which explains the "MEE" in the lower corner. The entire article seems pretty sound, but I've worked hard to find other sources to verify its ...
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Is ISIS committing genocide against the Yazidis?

At least 5,000 Yazidi civilians have been murdered. Quoting from the Wikipedia article: Classification as Genocide The persecution of the Yazidi people has been viewed as qualifying as ...
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Does this video show the US arming Islamic State?

Regardless of what the video shows, the U.S. admitted this happened at least once and called it a mistake: The Pentagon admitted on Wednesday that one of the airdrops of weapons intended for ...
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Did Hillary Clinton admit in her memoirs to creating ISIS?

Speech on Khamenei Website: Hillary Clinton ‘Confessed’ That US Created ISIS A year ago, claims began circulating in Egypt and elsewhere in a region notorious for conspiracy theories that Hillary ...
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Did 16% of French citizens support ISIS in 2014?

Support? No. Had a somewhat (13%) (or very, 3%) favorable opinion, according to that poll. The most detailed article about the poll I found is in French (big surprise), in l'Express. The poll was ...
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Does ISIS claim that every Muslim who doesn't give bayah to Baghdadi is an apostate/infidel?

As explained in the article "What ISIS Really Wants" by Graeme Wood, ISIS supporters see Baghdadi as a legitimate caliph. This is a defining feature of ISIS. Muslims in general recognize that bay'ah ...
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Did Hillary Clinton admit in her memoirs to creating ISIS?

This is not a complete answer. This video is probably the most relevant information regarding the claim. In this video, Clinton claims that the US has indeed acted in the 1980s/1990s in the Pakistan ...
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Is ISIS beheading children in Mosul, Iraq?

The claim quoted in the question is most likely untrue. There is strong circumstantial evidence that indicates it is not true. According to thegospelcoalition.org: The source of the claim comes ...
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Have one million Christians been persecuted to death or exile in Iraq by jihadis?

After the American crusade on Iraq, thousands of pro-Saddam employees were fired. The instability created by the occupation empowered fanatic groups that took over many cities and villages soon after ...
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WhatsApp group "Interschools" linked to Daesh?

Snopes has addressed this. They claim it to be false. Snopes published an article on June 5th, 2017 debunking the claim. Some pertinent snippets from the article: No evidence exists (outside of ...
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Are jihadists returning to Örebro, Sweden given psychological help?

There was an interview on Sveriges Radio on October 18, 2016, which described a government program (administered by the municipal coordinator against violent extremism in Lund) to rehabilitate former ...
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Has the Swedish government determined flying the ISIS flag is not hate speech?

Has the Swedish government determined that flying the Daesh flag is not hate speech? They determined that a long time ago. According to current Swedish laws, someone waving the black standard used ...
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Have ISIS publicly expressed a desire to bring on the End of Days?

The Atlantic article does not make any factually incorrect statements, as far as I can tell. But I think we can benefit from distinguishing between what ISIS says about their military goals with what ...
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