Category: Rise of Islam

Spotify Executive Among One of the Dead in Sweden Terrorist Attack

Among one of the people killed in the Sweden terrorist attack was Chris Bevington, a Spotify executive based in the company’s Stockholm office and was the director of global partnerships and business development, according to his LinkedIn page.  CNN Tech reported: “Chris has been a member of our band for over 5 years. He has had a great impact on not just the business but on everyone who had the privilege to know and work with him,” Ek wrote in the post on Sunday. “There are no words for how missed he will be or for how sad we...

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Paris Horror: Elderly Jewish Woman Thrown from Apartment to Her Death to Cry of ‘’Allahu Akbar’’

In a violent attack causing trepidation amongst Paris’ Jewish community, a 66-year-old Orthodox woman, Sarah Halimi, was murdered to the cry of ‘‘Allahu Akbar’’ early Tuesday morning, pushed from the window of her top-floor apartment in Paris’ 11th arrondissement. The accused, a 27-year-old of Muslim origin known to police for a string of offenses, had broken into the apartment of his victim – reportedly scaling the exterior wall from the floor below where he lived with his parents – to stab his victim before throwing her to her death. The lifeless body of Ms. Halimi was found on the ground...

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ISIS Release ‘kill list’ of 8,786 targets in US and UK

An ISIS-linked group of hackers has released a “kill list” of 8,786 names and addresses in the U.S. and U.K., calling for lone wolf attacks on the targets in a chilling video posted online. The hackers, known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC), orders those watching to: “Kill them wherever you find them.” In a posting Sunday night on Telegram — a private messaging app — the group first warned that a release of the names was imminent. About 10 minutes later, the hackers posted the actual list, which includes names of seemingly random inviduals from primarily the U.S. and...

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Hundreds of Islamic State Volunteers Have Returned to Britain

Security sources have told Sky News that more than four hundred British jihadists who travelled to the Middle East to fight for terror organisations like Islamic State and the al-Nusra Front have returned home, and most have evaded the authorities. Former Scotland Yard Specialist Firearms Officer and author Tony Long told the broadcaster these fighters could pose serious problems for the British authorities. “These are combat-hardened soldiers,” he said. “They might not be trained in the way that NATO might train their soldiers but they’ve seen more close quarter conflict and more urban fighting than probably most members of the...

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USA Today: Hijab Emerging as ‘Symbol of Resistance and Feminism’

The newspaper USA Todayran an article on Monday claiming that Donald Trump’s election last November has led to the hijab, commonly known as a symbol of oppression in the Muslim world, becoming a “symbol of resistance and feminism.” The piece predominantly focuses on the experiences of multiple Muslim women who have chosen to wear the hijab—rather than being forced— such as University of Maryland student Sameeha Ahmad, “whose very independence that drove her to cast off the traditional head covering has since drawn her to don one.” “I do believe hijab support feminism,” Ahmad is quoted as saying, adding that “the way...

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