Category: Rise of Islam

Senator alarmed by ISIS outreach to Latin Americans

Islamic State propagandists are becoming “more overt” in their attempts to recruit fighters in Latin America, raising concern that the group will spread to the Western Hemisphere even as it loses ground in Iraq and Syria. “ISIS and its sympathizers are growing more overt in Latin America,” Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, wrote to President Obama in a Monday letter. “Their increased use of messaging in Spanish and Portuguese, coupled with calls for terror in the region, exemplify ISIS’ unwavering determination to change and imbed in new surroundings.” Ernst, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, sent the letter...

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Islamic State Takes 25,000 Civilian Human Shields in Kirkuk, Iraq

Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadists have reportedly captured 25,000 civilians from northern Iraq to serve as future human shields in the latest desperate effort to prevent the advance of tens of thousands of U.S-backed Iraqi troops. ISIS has already been using civilians as human shields as the Iraqi alliance inches closer to Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city and the last major ISIS stronghold in the country. The terrorists are transporting the tens of thousands of civilians in buses and trucks from the west side of the Sharqat precinct in Salahuddin province to Hawija in the province of Kirkuk, where they...

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Migrant Surge Forces Border Patrol to Deploy More Agents in Texas

The U.S. Border Patrol will deploy additional agents to the Rio Grande Valley Sector in South Texas in response to the surge of illegal immigrants crossing the border. Agents in the sector have seen a massive surge in the numbers of Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) and Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) in the past two months. On Friday, Breitbart Texas reported a 37 percent increase in FMUA apprehensions in October. That same month saw a 19 percent increase in UAC apprehensions. Total border apprehensions increased by 17 percent along the southwestern border between Mexico and the U.S. These statistics were...

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