Tag: Islam

Kurdish Forces Launch Fresh Thrust to Retake Mosul From Islamic State

Kurdish Peshmerga forces launched a fresh attack on Islamic State (IS) forces early on Sunday as part of a campaign to capture Mosul, the militants’ de facto capital in Iraq, Kurdish officials said.   The advance began after heavy shelling and air strikes by a United States-led coalition against IS forces, a Reuters correspondent reported […]

Archbishop Warns Europe Migration Crisis Fueled by Muslims’ ‘Will to Conquer’

One of the most important prelates in the Catholic Church in Hungary has warned that the enormous waves of migrants rolling into Europe are due in no small part to a Muslim “will to conquer,” by expanding their territory into the continent. “Jihad is a principle for Muslims that means they must expand,” said Archbishop […]

Islamic State Magazine: U.S. Full of ‘Marijuana, Bestiality, Feminism, and Other Evils’

After releasing an edition dedicated to condemning the Muslim Brotherhood as a “cancer” on “true” Islam, the Islamic State English-language magazine Dabiq has turned its eyes on Western Christianity, condemning Western women for falling into the traps of “marijuana,” “bestiality,” and “feminism.” The fifteenth edition of the magazine, titled “Break the Cross,” portrays modern Christianity as a pagan […]

As ‘caliphate’ shrinks, Islamic State looks to global attacks

ISIS, losing territory and on the retreat in Iraq and Syria, has claimed credit for a surge in global attacks this summer, most of them in France and Germany.   The wave of attacks followed a call to strike against the West during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in June and July, in an […]

WikiLeaks: E-mails Expose Clinton Gun-running to Terrorists

Once-secret e-mails belonging to Democrat Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton expose the involvement of Obama’s then-secretary of state in shipping weapons to jihadists, including to terrorists in the Islamic State, or ISIS, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said last week. Speaking to the far-left Democracy Now program, Assange highlighted the fact that Clinton played a key […]

Christians pay price as Turkey turns to Islam after attempted coup

The attempted coup in Turkey sent shockwaves around the world. Here was a Nato ally, thrown into chaos overnight. MARCO GIANNANGELI in Istanbul uncovers how the power struggle has paved the way for a more extreme form of Islam to take hold. Amid the cacophony of police sirens, low-flying helicopters and rifle fire, there was […]

Pope Francis Reveals Why He Doesn’t Discuss ‘Islamic Violence’

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis said he doesn’t like singling out violence carried out by Muslims because people of all religions are guilty of deadly crimes.   He told reporters the situation was like “a mixed fruit salad” and that there were “violent people in all religions.”   “I do not like to […]

Islamic State calls on members to carry out jihad in Russia

Islamic State called on its group members to carry out jihad in Russia in a nine-minute YouTube video on Sunday.   “Listen Putin, we will come to Russia and will kill you at your homes … Oh Brothers, carry out jihad and kill and fight them,” a masked man driving a car in the desert […]

Paris Cardinal: Islamists Worship a ‘God of Death’

Mincing no words, French Cardinal André Vingt-Trois told the Christian faithful this week that jihadists “wrap themselves in the trappings of religion” while announcing a “God of death,” whom the prelate compared to the ancient pagan god “Moloch”—who demanded live human sacrifices as a tribute. The Cardinal, who serves as archbishop of Paris, pronounced these […]

Pope’s trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest

KRAKOW, Poland – Pope Francis will start his first trip to Poland on Wednesday to preside at an international Catholic youth jamboree, a usually joyous event that has been dampened by the murder of a Catholic priest in France.   News that suspected Islamist militants interrupted a church service in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, near Rouen, forced 85-year-old […]