Post Tagged with: "Islamic State"

RyersonianTV covered Day 2 of the Russian Airstrikes in Syria.

Russian Airstrikes in Syria

Russian air forces attacked rebel controlled areas in Syria on Thursday. It was the second day of attacks on militant groups opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

by Nadine Habib· · News, Off Campus, Videos
UPDATED: ISIS jihadist says he is a former Ryerson student

UPDATED: ISIS jihadist says he is a former Ryerson student

An ISIS fighter, who goes by the name Abu Turaab, says he is a former Ryerson student. The National Post reported his real name is Mohammed Ali and revealed he is a 24-year-old from Mississauga, Ont. who left the country to join ISIS, also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, eight months ago. On his @AbuTuraaab Twitter profile, which was suspended by […]

by Ramna Shahzad· · News, On Campus, Top stories
(Fatima Kazmi/Ryersonian staff)

Editorial: Canadian youth involved in terrorism

Dropping out of university sounds like a bad choice. Dropping out and joining a terrorist organization sounds like an impossible choice. Unfortunately, the latter is very real and scary one that some students decide to make. Collin Gordon grew up in Calgary, and attended Thompson Rivers University for business. He was on the volleyball team, and was a founding member […]