A wing of terror group ISIS claimed responsibility for a mass stabbing that left eight people hospitalized in Minnesota. The attacker, who was dressed in a private security uniform, made reference to “Allah,” victims and witnesses reported.
ISIS claimed the person who conducted the stabbing was a “soldier of the Islamic State,” according to a statement posted online Sunday.
The statement by the Amaq agency follows a pattern of ISIS-related media claiming responsibility for what appear to be the acts of individuals across Europe in the past few months. Continue reading
An Afghan cleric has been arrested after marrying a six-year-old girl who he claims was given to him as a “gift” by her parents. Mohammad Karim, 60, says the girl was a ‘religious offering’ but now her parents are insisting he kidnapped her.
The Afghan Constitution allows for Sharia law under which children can be married. Karim was arrested, not for marrying the young girl, but on kidnapping charges.
The Muslim leader claims the marriage happened in the holy month of Ramadan with 40 people at the ceremony including the girl’s mother and father. Continue reading
Witnesses of an Orlando nightclub mass shooting, say the shooter, Omar Mateen, a known ISIS supporter, shouted “Allahu Akbar” during the shooting rampage that left at least 50 dead and scores more injured.
Allahu Akbar is an Islamic phrase, called Takbir in Arabic, meaning “God is greater” or “God is [the] greatest”.
On the heels of the capture of Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka “El Chapo,” it was discovered the drug lord was in possession of a .50 caliber rifle linked to failed Fast & Furious gun-running program.
The large bore rifle is capable of bringing down a helicopter.
The .50 caliber rifle was designed to take down helicopters and was one of the 1,400 guns agents lost track of during the government’s failed Fast & Furious gun-running program. Continue reading
Hasna Ait Boulahcen has emerged from the recent terror attacks on Paris as Europe’s first woman suicide bomber.
Boulahcen is said to have been a “party animal” with a multiple boyfriends who had no interest in religion and had never opened a Koran.
Hasna Ait Boulahcen, 26, blew herself to pieces during the siege of Saint Denis after anti-terror police closed in on the safe house where she was hiding with her cousin Continue reading
On the heels of Friday’s terrorism strikes in Paris, some Muslims, mostly residing in the suburbs, fear the possibility that some might view them as the enemy.
French officials admitted to deploying enhanced scrutiny measures of mosques claiming the houses of worship could be utilized to harbor Muslim radicals.
The state of emergency declaration Friday gives the government the authority to “act quickly” against “those who preach hatred in France.”
Faisal Mohammad‘s manifesto, which was found in his pocket after his knife attack on several students, includes strong praise for Allah, however law enforcement says his attacks were most likely not related to anything based on his religious beliefs.
Muhammed is said to have wanted to “kill many many people,” however his manifesto in which he praised Allah, has absolutely nothing to do with the attacks, according to officials.
White House is on lockdown after an explosion and resulting smoke and flames engulfed the area.
The incident happened as press gathered outside for departure of Obama to Selma.
Most students in public schools struggle understanding math or basic science, but students in the oceanfront Boston suburb of Revere, Mass. are learning all about Islam — and it’s got some folks up in arms..
Part of the textbook prints the Muslim Call to Prayer..
“I bear witness that there is no God but Allah,” it says. Continue reading
A Philadelphia mosque leader has been accused of trying to cut off the hand of a suspected thief.
It is the first known application of strict Sharia law occurring in the U.S. The law states: “As to the thief, Male or female, cut off his or her hands: a punishment by way of example, from Allah, for their crime.”
Merv Mitchell, also known as Mabul Shoatz, was arrested by Police and charged with trying to cut the victim’s hand off with a machete.
The unidentified 35-year-old male victim has not yet surfaced, but reports say his wrist was sliced so deeply it required hospital treatment, police said on Friday. Continue reading