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  • Islamic state claims responsibility for attack in Afghanistan {attack on 24. January 2022}

    01/24/2022 1:17:20 AM PST · by Cronos · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | 24 January 2022
    Islamic State claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Saturday in the western Afghan city of Herat, it said in a post on Telegram on Sunday. This targeted a minibus of Shia muslims. A blast ripped through a minivan in the western Afghan city of Herat on Saturday, killing at least six people, according to officials. Herat commander Mawlawi Ansari told Reuters that nine people had been injured. The cause of the blast was not clear. A health official in Herat, who asked not to be named, said an explosion hit a small van used for public transport just after...
  • Islamic State Launches Assault on Prison in Northeast Syria

    On Thursday night (20 Jan 2022), prisoners began revolting in Gweiran Prison (in Hasakah, Syria), where thousands of suspected IS members have been held following the defeat of the terror group in 2019. On the same evening, fighters attacked the prison and a car bomb was exploded nearby, according to reports. Shami later said that some 89 prisoners had been recaptured, but fighting continued near the prison into Saturday. In a statement, the SDF said that 17 of its members and those affiliated with allied groups had been killed since the assault in Hasakah began. The SDF also reported that...
  • Former police official claims 2017 Spanish terror attacks orchestrated by secret service

    01/14/2022 6:00:18 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 3 replies ^ | 1/13/2022 | Ahmet Gencturk
    Spanish intelligence wanted to destabilize Catalonia prior to independence referendum, says Jose Manuel Villarejo. The 2017 terror attacks in Spain were orchestrated by the National Intelligence Center (CNI), a former senior police officer said Thursday. The aim was to destabilize Catalonia before an independence referendum but the outcome that left 16 dead, was a miscalculation, said Jose Manuel Villarejo, according to the Catalanews agency. Quoting Villarejo’s testimony in court, the news outlet said the attacks, which included a truck plowing those pedestrians on Barcelona’s La Rambla, "were a serious mistake" on the part of former National Intelligence Center (CNI) Director...
  • America's conservatives are as bad as Islamic terrorists, says fired FBI exec Says federal government needs vast more powers to spy on them

    01/11/2022 6:56:05 AM PST · by rktman · 64 replies ^ | 1/10/2022 1254 hrs et | Bob Unruh
    Fired FBI executive Andrew McCabe says America's conservatives are as bad as Islamic terrorists and the federal government needs vastly increased powers to spy on them. The stunning words from McCabe came during his recent speech at the University of Chicago, and were captured by a report in The Federalist about his comments on conservatives. "I can tell you from my perspective of spending a lot of time focused on the radicalization of international terrorists and Islamic extremist and extremists of all stripes … is that this group shares many of the same characteristics of those groups that we've seen...
  • Yazidi Islamic State survivor latest victim of 'cancel culture'

    12/23/2021 8:35:21 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 11 replies
    Jpost ^ | Dec 18, 2021 | Z. Huff
    This past week, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad was the latest victim of the West’s cancel culture, as she was disinvited from a book event by Canada’s Toronto District School Board. Alongside colonialism, imperialism, and nation-building, “cancel culture” is the latest of toxic Western ideas to be foisted upon the Middle East. This past week, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad was the latest victim of the West’s cancel culture, as she was disinvited from a book event by Canada’s Toronto District School Board. This may sound trivial, but it’s a big deal. Murad is a member...
  • BREAKING! Nigeria: Muslims murder twelve Christians in jihad massacre as they left church

    12/22/2021 11:37:05 AM PST · by JerusalemOne · 9 replies
    NEWSRAEL ^ | Dec 22, 2021 | NEWSRAEL
    You would hear about this all over the establishment media if the roles were reversed, which they would not be and should not be. But you will likely hear about this only here. “ISWAP Terrorists Kill 12 Christians in Borno State, Nigeria,” Morning Star News, December 21, 2021: ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Terrorists with the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Sunday (Dec. 19) killed 12 Christians in an attack in Borno state, northeastern Nigeria, sources said. The Islamic extremist militants attacked the predominantly Christian village of Kilangal, Askira-Uba County, in the afternoon, shortly after residents were...
  • ISIS-Linked Extremists Decapitate Christian Pastor Before Handing His Severed Head to His Wife to Show Authorities in Mozambique

    12/18/2021 6:38:12 PM PST · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 12/17/21 | Chris Jewers
    * Killing reportedly took place in the country's gas-rich province Cabo Delgado * Suspected ISIS-linked extremists ordered the pastor's wife to deliver his head * Police said the widow arrived to the local police headquarters last Wednesday * Cabo Delgado province has been rocked by attacks by ISIS-linked militants since 2017, killing at least 3,340 people and displacing more than 800,000Suspected ISIS-linked extremists have decapitated a Christian pastor before handing his severed head to his wife to show authorities in Mozambique. The killing, reported by local news, took place in the country's gas-rich northern province of Cabo Delgado. Last Wednesday,...
  • Breaking: VIDEO - Two explosions in Kabul

    12/10/2021 5:09:55 AM PST · by JerusalemOne · 12 replies
    Breaking: VIDEO - Two explosions in Kabul Reports of explosion and gunfire at #Hazara dominated area of Kabul right now. Amidst escalating Taliban infighting, ISIS-K has been expanding its attacks targeting vulnerable communities whom the Taliban’s de facto regime refuses to protect.
  • BREAKING!!! VIDEO - ISIS Car bomb shocks hospital in Basra, Iraq

    12/07/2021 1:51:38 AM PST · by JerusalemOne · 4 replies
    NEWSRAEL ^ | Dec 7, 2021 | NEWSRAEL
    VIDEO Preliminary report of a car bomb attack in front of a hospital in Basra, Iraq - According to a preliminary report, there are at least 7 dead. Al-Jazeera reports from Iraqi sources that the explosion took place at one of the restaurants near the hospital. According to the reports, ISIS is responsible for this terror attack.
  • Colorado supermarket shooting suspect incompetent for trial [Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, killed 10]

    12/04/2021 12:10:25 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 39 replies
    aol ^ | December 4, 2021 | COLLEEN SLEVIN
    A judge ruled Friday that a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket earlier this year is mentally incompetent to stand trial and ordered him to be treated at the state mental hospital to see if he can be made well enough to face prosecution. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 22, is accused of opening fire at a busy King Soopers in the college town of Boulder in March, killing a police officer, shoppers and several store employees. Four doctors have now determined Alissa is not mentally competent to participate in court proceedings, and he has “deteriorated” over...
  • Canadian school CANCELS event with ISIS survivor Nadia Murad because her harrowing description of torture and rape 'would be offensive to Muslims and foster Islamophobia'

    11/30/2021 1:40:20 PM PST · by grundle · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 26, 2021 | Shannon Thaler
    The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is not allowing its students to attend a book club meeting featuring author Nadia Murad Murad's book details how she escaped the Islamic State, where she was ripped from her home and sold into sexual slavery aged just 14 years old The superintendent Helen Fisher said Muslim students would be offended and the book 'promotes Islamophobia' Book club founder and TDSB parent Tanya Lee said the book 'has nothing to do with ordinary Muslims. (TDSB) should be aware of the difference' The Board later issued an apology but still won't let the students attend...
  • German court gives life in prison to ex-ISIS fighter for death of 5-year-old in first ‘genocide’ trial

    11/30/2021 2:36:33 PM PST · by KingofZion · 7 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 30, 2021 | Loveday Morris
    A German court sentenced a former Islamic State member on Tuesday to life imprisonment for the killing of a 5-year-old Yazidi girl at his home, marking the first conviction for committing genocide against members of the minority religious community. Taha al-Jumailly, 29, an Iraqi citizen, was also found guilty of genocide and war crimes resulting in death at the court in Frankfurt. He was ordered to pay the child’s mother $57,000 in damages. His 30-year-old German wife, Jennifer Wenisch, was sentenced last month in a separate trial to 10 years in prison in relation to the killing. According to the...
  • George Floyd Transformed into Jesus Christ Icon and Civil Rights Martyr

    11/30/2021 11:00:29 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies ^ | 11/30/2021 | Joseph Klein
    The far-left loves to tear down or misappropriate traditional religious symbols to serve their own ideological purposes. Nothing is off limits, including Jesus Christ. Radical activist Linda Sarsour has claimed that “Jesus was Palestinian of Nazareth.” Hamid Dabashi, a professor in Columbia University’s Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, who accused Israel of being nearly identical to the ISIS terrorists, has claimed that Jesus Christ was “a Palestinian refugee.” Now George Floyd is being depicted as Jesus Christ in a painting entitled “Mama.” The painting has been hung at the Catholic University of America, no less! At...
  • The missing photo of Hitler and the Mufti of Jerusalem. ( Holocaust Museum )

    11/29/2021 8:24:36 AM PST · by george76 · 24 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | Nov 27 , 2021 | Shalom Pollack ,
    When Yad Vashem exhibits were redone, a telling photo was not returned to the prominent position it had had before. Why not? ... a notorious Nazi SS general, a leading Muslim cleric and the father of a nation - all in one. This person is Haj Amin al Husseini. Husseini was the powerful patriarch of the leading Arab clan in Palestine in the first half of the twentieth century. He used his political power and religious influence for his life's motif - the murder of Jews. ... in 1929, there was no Zionist "apartheid occupation”, no "occupied territories" nor "settlers";...
  • ABC News documentary challenges Pentagon's claims of rogue Green Berets

    11/27/2021 11:36:21 PM PST · by blueplum · 12 replies
    ABC ^ | 13 November 2021 | James Gordon Meek,Andrew Fredericks, andBrian Epstein
    Four Americans gunned down in a withering, four-hour firefight in the Sahara -- part of a 10-man Green Beret team said to have gone rogue and been ambushed by ISIS while hunting down a top terrorist to "capture or kill" -- were ill-prepared, poorly trained and "not indicative" of their high-performing peers on the continent, U.S. military officials said. And in the strangest twist of all, they had been trying to locate an American aid worker who was being held hostage by the terrorist commander they were trying to kill. That story, as presented by the Pentagon, sounded like an...
  • School board refuses to allow students to hear from ISIS survivor because it might encourage ‘Islamophobia’

    11/27/2021 4:35:12 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 27 Nov, 2021 | Thomas Lifson
    “You can’t handle the truth,” the famous line uttered by Jack Nicholson in A Few Good Men, could well be the motto of many educrats. Sheltering students from the truth when it offends the politically correct sentiments of favored minorities is all too common. And this phenomenon is not limited to the United States. Consider this from the UK Daily Mail: A Canadian school has cancelled an event with ISIS survivor Nadia Murad, saying her visit would be offensive to Muslims and foster 'Islamophobia'. Murad was scheduled to sit down with students from the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) -...
  • Looted Sculptures from Palmyra Returned to Syria

    11/24/2021 3:56:21 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    ARTnews ^ | November 24, 2021 | SHANTI ESCALANTE-DE MATTEI
    In 2009 or 2010, three looted sculptures were taken from the ancient city of Palmyra. Several years later, customs officers in Switzerland seized them at a Geneva freeport. At last, they’re heading home to Syria, the Art Newspaper reports. The three sculptures date back to the second and third centuries B.C.E., when Palmyra was still a nexus of trade, possibly during the rule of Queen Zenobia. One of the sculptures is a bust of a priest wearing a ceremonial headpiece. The sculpture was badly damaged by the looters when they removed it from the site, as the head once had...
  • Erdoğan's Quest for a New Sharia-Based Alliance

    11/12/2021 4:59:53 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 6 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 12 Nov, 2021 | Burak Bekdil
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's Islamist ambitions seem to be seeking an international role in post-U.S. Afghanistan in alliance with the Taliban, Qatar, Pakistan and Malaysia. The trouble is, Turkey, among the new sharia alliance in the making, is the only country with institutional ties to the Western world. Biden has weakened himself and his country so badly that the superpower was reduced to the point of being blackmailed by NATO's only Islamist member. Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has made it clear: "If the U.S. is to be in the Middle East, it must cooperate with Turkey." Afghanistan is...
  • US intel report on Khashoggi death is just speculative guesswork apparently aimed at sabotaging US-Saudi relations

    03/01/2021 7:13:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/01/2021 | Thomas Lifson
    Pinning the death of Jamal Khashoggi on Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is important to those who want to return to the Obama-era alignment of the U.S. with Iran, not Saudi Arabia, as our principal relationship with the Middle East Muslim world. MbS, as he is known, is a committed modernizer, favorable to warming relations with Israel. Damaging his global standing with the tar of culpability for the killing and dismemberment of Khashoggi could even lead to his fall from the pinnacle of power in Riyadh.Caroline Glick explains who Khashoggi really was — not an actual "journalist" or "columnist"...
  • Ohio Man Pleads Guilty to Trying to Join ISIS.

    11/03/2021 11:10:48 AM PDT · by Lowell1775 · 7 replies
    Ohio Star ^ | 11/03/2021 | Peter D'Abrosca
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a press release attempted to join ISIS. Naser Almadaoji, 22, who was born in Iraq but lived in Beavercreek, Ohio, pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to provide material support Friday, just before his criminal trial was set to begin.