Jihadists in Italy

(Gatestone Institute) Soeren Kern - Italian counter-terrorism authorities are monitoring some 40-50 Italian Muslims who have obtained combat experience in Syria and are now promoting jihad in Italy. They are mostly Muslim immigrants from North Africa, but also include some Italian converts to Islam. Giuliano Ibrahim Delnevo, 24, of Genoa became the first Italian to die in Syria. The director of Italy's Security Intelligence Department (DIS), Giampiero Massolo, told Il Giornale that Delnevo, a convert to Islam, became increasingly radicalized due to exposure to Islamic propaganda on the Internet.

2013-07-12 00:00:00

Full Article


Visit the Daily Alert Archive