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After Girls’ Jihadi Quest, A Focus On Outreach

Gathered under the fluorescent lights of an austere Denver mosque, a group of parents stared at a photo projected on a wall in front of them.

11/14/2014

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Girls’ Jihadi Quest Stirs Muslim Communities’ Fear

The strange journey of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria has many in their close-knit east African community worried about whether their own children will be the next to be lured to terror.

10/29/2014

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Girls Accused Of Trying To Join Jihadis Confused

One of three Colorado girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria was confused about what her role would be if she had actually made it there, the girl’s father said Tuesday.

10/29/2014

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Muslims In Colorado On Lookout For ISIS Recruiting

Colorado’s Muslim community is helping in the FBI after three teenage girls from Aurora have been accused of trying to join Islamic extremists in Syria.

10/23/2014

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Possible Romantic Connection Could Have Lured Teen Girls To ISIS

There are several theories surrounding possible motives that prompted three teenage girls from Aurora to allegedly try to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants.

10/22/2014

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Teens’ Travel Renews Concerns About Terror Appeal

Three teenage girls being investigated for possibly trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an “online predator” who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and whether the terrorists’ appeal is deepening among vulnerable youth.

10/22/2014

Hafedh Ferjani (credit: CBS)

Runaway Teens’ Alleged ISIS Aspirations A ‘Shock’ To Colorado Muslim Leader

As the cross-continent trip of three Colorado teenage girls makes national headlines, the head of the Colorado Muslim Council says the fact that they were hoping to join Islamic extremists comes as a surprise.

10/22/2014

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FBI: Denver Girls May Have Tried To Join Jihadis

The FBI in Denver says it is investigating the possibility that three girls from the Denver area were trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists.

10/21/2014

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Rep. Lamborn Decried For Urging Generals To Quit

A Republican congressman from Colorado says he was not trying to undermine President Barack Obama’s military policy by urging generals to resign in protest.

09/29/2014

Mark Udall, left, and Cory Gardner, right (credit: CBS)

Colorado Senate Candidates Back Syria Provision

Both of the candidates in Colorado’s Senate race support legislation that would allow the Obama administration to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State.

09/17/2014

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