Posts Tagged ‘ The Islamic State ’

US: IS Attacks Elsewhere Have Not Shaken Focus on Mosul

Oct 29th, 2016 | By

US: IS Attacks Elsewhere Have Not Shaken Focus on Mosul Efforts by the Islamic State terror group to draw attention away from the Iraqi-led assault on the key northern city of Mosul are having little if any impact, according to U.S. defense and intelligence officials. IS fighters started launching a series of counterattacks hundreds of

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One Allah Akbar flag removed, another raised over church

Oct 26th, 2016 | By

In the midst of fighting in Qaraqosh, Iraq, two priests walked through the doors of their old church, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, which has been destroyed and vandalized by Islamic State jihadists.The two priests, followed by members of the Iraqi army, climbed to the top of the church and created a makeshift cross

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ISIS-Sympathizer in Germany Has A Message For Followers

Oct 26th, 2016 | By

Germany-Based ISIS-Sympathizer Malik Fndy Calls on Like-Minded Activists to Take to the Media in Support of ISIS in Mosul. Transcript: Frankfurt-based Syrian activist Malik Fndy recently called upon ISIS supporters to support the organization in the media. “Know that the war is now being waged in the media,” said Fndy, citing the Prophet Muhammad as

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Europe Is At Risk of Lone Wolf Attacks

Oct 24th, 2016 | By

A recent report found that each week, at least one refugee in Europe is suspected of being radicalized by the Islamic State. Fears of lone wolf attacks in Europe have increased since this report revealed refugees at reception centers are impersonating ISIS fighters and welcoming execution videos. In November 2015, Denmark’s Immigration Minister demanded that

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Iraqi Flag Raised Over Church to Celebrate Victory in town Near Mosul

Oct 21st, 2016 | By

On October 20, Iraqi special forces pushed into the traditionally Christian town of Bertella, which is nine miles from Mosul. The assault is part of the wide-scale offensive to retake Mosul from the Islamic State. Members of the Islamic State had spray painted graffiti on the walls of the church and littered the floors with

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New Report Shows ‘Accelerated Targeting’ of Christians in Middle East

Oct 19th, 2016 | By
Islamic State group has again claimed responsibility for the killing of dozens of Christians.

The Middle East continues to witness an enhanced targeting of Christians. “Civil war in Syria and Iraq has unleashed a tidal wave of violent persecution, to the extent that this targeted persecution is now widely recognized around the globe,” cites a report presented by Open Doors UK. An estimated 50% and 80% of Christians have

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ISIS treats “women the way we are required to by Islamic law, not human law”

Oct 12th, 2016 | By
he mother of Christina, the 3 year-old Assyrian girl kidnapped by ISIS, shortly after arriving in Ankawa from Baghdede.

In cities across the Middle East, women, mostly Christians and Yazidis, are being kidnapped and held captive by members of ISIS. These women are raped, tortured, and murdered because of their religious and ethnic backgrounds. Sulome Anderson, from Foreign Policy Magazine, traveled to meet with women who survived ISIS’s brutality and ISIS leaders to find

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Leaked Clinton Emails Expose Saudi Support for ISIS

Oct 12th, 2016 | By

Earlier this week, WikiLeaks released archives of Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton’s emails. Yesterday, Clinton’s campaign tried to do damage control on an email that was leaked where Clinton, the former Secretary of State, accused the Saudi and Qarati governments of secretly funding ISIS. The email was sent on August 17, 2014 to John Podesta, then

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Over Half of the 62 ISIS-Inspired Attackers in the US Are Immigrants or Their Children

Oct 10th, 2016 | By

According to an analysis conducted by DailyMail.com, a total of 62 people, majority of whom are men, have either launched attacks or been accused of taking part in attacks inspired by the Islamic State over the course of a year. The 62 individuals were responsible for 49 attacks or “alleged ISIS-inspired activities,” including mass stabbings

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