Tag: Islam

Report finds American Catholics have lots to learn about Islam

Well, at least there’s room for improvement.   That could be the takeaway from a new Georgetown University report released on Monday that found fewer than two in 10 U.S. Catholics hold a favorable view of Muslims, with many possessing little understanding when it comes to the beliefs of the world’s second largest religion.   […]

Islamic State issues new call for attacks in the West, all non-believers ‘legitimate targets’

The Islamic State has released a new online magazine urging adherents to carry out more so-called lone-wolf attacks globally.   Targets for attacks include businessmen on their way to work, young people playing sports in the park and even “the street vendor selling flowers to those passing by.” A photo from what appears to be […]

jihadists have snuck into Schengen migrant streams to attacks Europe & UK

And most frighteningly of all – terror experts have backed up the chilling claims.   During the migrant crisis it was feared jihadists could sneak through the European Union’s porous borders as thousands arrived into the continent daily from war-torn nations.   This included in July, Mohammad Daleel, a 27-year-old failed asylum seeker, who blew […]

Iran vessel ‘harasses,’ sails close to U.S. Navy ship in Gulf: U.S. officials

A U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of it in the central Gulf on Sunday, U.S. Defense Department officials said on Tuesday.   It was at least the fourth such incident in less than a month. U.S. officials […]

Carter Calls on Turkey to ‘Stay Focused’ on Islamic State

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has called on Turkey to “stay focused” on the fight against Islamic State and not to engage with U.S.-allied Kurdish forces also battling the terror group in Syria.   The Turkish military and its Syrian rebel allies are in the sixth day of a campaign designed to drive IS militants […]

More than 60 dead in Yemen bombing attack

More than 60 people are dead and dozens wounded after a suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into army facility in Yemen on Monday.   The Islamic State terror organization has claimed responsibility for the attack, which targeted a gathering of new recruits for Yemen’s security forces.   The attack took place in […]

‘IDF preparing for scenario in which hundreds of terrorists from Sinai attack’

This week Col. Yehuda HaCohen will be wrapping up his service as commander of the Sagi Brigade. HaCohen worked for the last two years to prepare the brigade for scenarios that the IDF had never even thought of before.   The Sagi Brigade sits on a 170 kilometer stretch watching over the Israeli-Sinai border. Under the […]

Turkish army shells Islamic State positions in Syria for second day

Turkey has shelled Islamic State positions in Syria for a second day, as expectations grow of a major Ankara-backed offensive against the jihadis.   With tensions high on the Turkey-Syria border after the bombing of a wedding in the Turkish city of Gaziantep killed 54 people, howitzers hit Isis and Kurdish rebel targets across the […]

Top Clinton aide held senior position at Islamist journal

Former State Department Deputy Chief of Staff and senior Clinton confidant Huma Abedin worked for more than a decade at a stridently Islamist journal which opposed women’s rights and blamed the United States for the 9/11 terror attacks, the New York Post reported on Sunday.   For more than a decade, Abedin was listed as […]

Turkey’s Erdogan blames child bomber for attack that killed 51

A suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14 carried out the attack on a wedding party in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday that killed at least 51 people, the president said.   The attack was the deadliest in a series of bombings in Turkey this year, and President Tayyip Erdogan said Islamic State […]