Islam. Latest news

Islam

  1. ISIS releases infographic insisting Las Vegas shooter converted to Islam six months ago

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 10.07 / 13:31 christiantimes.com
    The Islamic State terror group has released a new infographic insisting that the Stephen Paddock, the man responsible for Sunday night's massacre in Las Vegas, had converted to Islam six months…
  2. Iraqi forces 'recapture' town of Hawija from Islamic State group

    France24.com -Middle Easte 10.07 / 05:20 www.france24.com
    Iraqi forces said Thursday they had retaken the centre of Islamic State (IS) group stronghold Hawija and were pushing forward in their assault on one of the jihadists' last enclaves in the…
  3. Syrian forces enter one of Islamic State group's last strongholds

    France24.com -Middle Easte 10.07 / 05:20 www.france24.com
    Syrian government forces pushed into one of the last remaining urban strongholds of the Islamic State group in the country's east on Friday, activists and officials…
  4. Iraq says it has retaken Islamic State's last urban stronghold in the country

    LATimes-MiddlEeast 10.07 / 05:20 latimes.com
    The Iraqi government said Thursday that its forces have recaptured the northern town of Hawija from the Islamic State extremist group, stripping the militants of their last urban stronghold in the country and leaving them concentrated in a stretch of desert outposts along the western border…
  5. Political Islam Vs A Secular State: Struggle For European Autochthonous Identity – OpEd

    Eurasiareview.com - Religion 10.06 / 21:54 eurasiareview.com
    Introduction The Islamic world, since the incident of Sidi Bouzid, a Tunisian city where a teenager set himself on…
  6. Russia-backed FB page promoted ‘Stop Islamization of Texas’ rally

    Thehill.com - Technology 10.06 / 19:39 thehill.com
    A so-called "Troll Factory" operated out of Russia promoted a rally last year opposing what it deemed the "Islamization of Texas" using a Facebook page called "Heart of Texas," CNN reported Friday.The protest — called the "Sto…
  7. Officials suspect Islamic State militants responsible for Niger attack

    Itk.thehill.com - Politics 10.06 / 17:15 itk.thehill.com
    The Pentagon on Thursday confirmed three U.S. Army special operations troops were killed and two were wounded Wednesday night when they came under fire in Niger in an attack suspected to be carried out by Islamic State in…
  8. Islamic State: Defeating the Virtual Caliphate

    Breitbart.com - Technology 10.06 / 14:25 breitbart.com
    PARIS - The Islamic State group may soon be defeated in Iraq and Syria but a "virtual caliphate" could be harder to conquer, experts and officials have…
  9. Man sentenced for theft of Islamic Center of Athens

    Athensmessenger.com - Athens 10.06 / 02:16 athensmessenger.com
    Note: This story appears in the Thursday, Oct. 5 newspaper on Page…
  10. Iraqi troops, Iranian-backed militias eject Islamic State from Hawija

    Islamic State forces still control a small pocket of villages to the north and east of the town, but are now…
  11. Milford: ‘ISIS vs. Islam’ talk at MPL

    Ctpost.com - Connecticut 10.04 / 19:54 ctpost.com
    MILFORD — The Milford Public Library and the advocacy group Milford Speaks Out will be co-hosting a presentation, “ISIS vs Islam,” by Imam Sami Abdul Aziz. The event will be held in the library program room on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. He will be discussing ISIS, terrorism and how it differs from Islam; and will touch on world wide extremism by other groups in contrast to Islamic extremism. This is a return engagement for Imam Sami. Last Spring he discussed “Understanding Islam” to a sta…
  12. Islamic State militants attack Libya courthouse, killing 4

    Abc27.com - World 10.04 / 18:42 abc27.com
    BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Islamic State gunmen opened fire and later blew themselves up Wednesday at a courthouse complex in the Libyan city o…
  13. “Radical Islamic deer” and the violence in Vegas

    Americablog.com - U.S. 10.04 / 13:30 americablog.com
    At least 59 are dead in Las Vegas and over 500 injured after a gunman went on a rampage that’s become an all-too-familiar sight. In our latest podcast, Cliff Schecter and I do a deep dive into the politics of guns, and what if anything can be done to stop the growing violence. In essence,…
  14. Amer Ahmed teaches, reflects on his experiences in Islam

    Ahmed is an American Muslim whose specialty lies in educating on Islam, Islamophobia and the activism in hip…
  15. Islamic State claims its ‘soldier’ stabbed two women at Marseille train station

    The Islamic State's Amaq News Agency claimed that two stabbings at the Saint-Charles train station in Marseille, France were the work of its "soldier." Separately, an attack in Edmonton, Canada is being investigated as a terrorist…
  16. US resumes strikes against Islamic State in Libya

    US Africa Command launched airstrikes against the Islamic State in Libya for the first time in eight months. AFRICOM also revealed to FDD's Long War Journal that an estimated 800 to 900 Islamic State fighters were killed during Operation Odyssey Lightning's air campaign in Sirte last…
  17. Iraqi forces in final assault to take Hawija from Islamic State

    Unionleader.com-NH 10.04 / 09:32 www.unionleader.com
    Iraqi forces on Wednesday launched the final assault to capture the town of Hawija, one of two pockets of territory still under control of Islamic State in Iraq, the country's military said in a…