Tag: Islam

Al Qaeda urges lone wolves to target whites, to avoid ‘hate crime’ label

Lone wolf jihadists should target white Americans so no one mistakes their terror attacks for hate crimes unrelated to the cause of radical Islam, Al Qaeda writes in the latest edition of its online magazine.   In an article first reported by The Foreign Desk, Al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) called for more […]

Norway’s Parliament Approves Sending Troops to Syria

Norwegian lawmakers have given consent to sending troops to join coalition forces in Syria in the international struggle against Islamic State militants.   According to the approved government plans, a contingent of some 60 Norwegian soldiers will provide training, advice and operational support for Syrian groups fighting the radical Islamists in the country. Earlier plans […]

Trump wants to profile Muslims — here’s what happened the last time

Donald Trump thinks racially profiling Muslims is a good idea, according to an interview with CBS’ John Dickerson on Face the Nation Sunday.   “I think profiling is something that we’re going to have to start thinking about as a country,” Trump explained. Dickerson had asked the presumptive GOP nominee whether he still supported the […]

Andrew McCarthy: Obama Administration ‘Becoming Sharia-Adherent’

Former prosecutor and National Review contributing editor Andrew McCarthy appeared on Monday’s Breitbart News Daily to discuss his latest column, “Obama: Anti-Anti-Terrorist” with SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon. When Bannon welcomed McCarthy by noting that “you basically imply there are Islamic supremacists inside the national security apparatus of the United States government,” McCarthy replied, “I […]

Obama Administration Has History of Scrubbing Allah from Transcripts

TEL AVIV – Monday’s release of the text of Orlando terrorist shooter Omar Mateen’s 9-1-1 call is not the first time the Obama administration purportedly scrubbed “Allah” from a transcript. To this day, the official White House transcript of a Rose Garden ceremony with the father of released soldier Bowe Bergdahl transcribes every word besides […]

South Korea Warns of Islamic State Threat Against US Bases

South Korea is taking increased security measures to prevent a potential attack from the Islamic State (IS), after the country’s intelligence agency warned that the terrorist group may be targeting both U.S. military installations and civilians on the Korean peninsula.   The South Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS) Sunday said that IS released a list […]

Orlando Highlights Islam’s Complicated Relationship With Homosexuality

Islam’s approach to homosexuality has been in the spotlight since the massacre at an Orlando gay club — criminal or compassionate? Prejudiced or progressive?   While ISIS death squads enforce an extreme version of Islam that punishes gays with death, the religion’s history is far more nuanced. And like most relationships, when it comes to […]

CIA Chief Says Islamic State Plans to Intensify Attacks

Islamic State will intensify its global terrorism campaign by directing as well as inspiring attacks in the U.S. and elsewhere, despite its mounting territorial and financial losses in Syria and Iraq, CIA Director John Brennan said. The organization “will probably rely more on guerrilla tactics,” such as the attacks in Paris and Brussels in the […]

CIA chief: IS working to send operatives to the West

CIA Director John Brennan will tell Congress on Thursday that Islamic State militants are training and attempting to deploy operatives for further attacks on the West and will rely more on guerrilla-style tactics to compensate for their territorial losses.   In remarks prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee, Brennan says IS has been working to […]

British Muslims Told It Is Their ‘Duty’ To Throw Gays From A ‘High Building’

Muslims living in Luton in the United Kingdom were told during Ramadan last year that it was their Islamic “duty” to throw homosexuals from a “high building,” a jury at the Old Bailey has heard. Five men have appeared at the court accused arranging a number of meetings and speaking in support of Islamic State, […]