Iraq is trying to deal a blow to the group’s potent propaganda machine which relies heavily on social media to inspire its followers to wage jihad.
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JAKARTA (Reuters) It was the first assault on the Muslim-majority country by the radical group, but five of the seven people killed were attackers.
Al-Muhajiroun was founded by Syrian-born Islamist cleric Omar Bakri in the late 1990s and called for Shariah law in Britain. The group was banned under anti-terrorist laws in 2010.
(RNS) There is a saying in the Middle East: “Some days are for you, and some days are upon you.” No doubt the latter is the case for Muslims now.
The video weaves together Trump’s call for banning Muslims’ entry to the U.S. with archival video of now-dead top al-Qaida recruiter Anwar al-Awlaki.
(RNS) “Faith-based” cleansing of ancient lands, murder and forgiveness motivated by scripture, and religiously inspired concern for the poor and the environment were hallmarks of 2015.
“They are going to people, showing videos of Donald Trump insulting Islam and Muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists,” Hillary Clinton said at the Democrats’ debate Saturday.
DUBAI (Reuters) The U.S. has been increasingly outspoken about its view that Gulf Arab states should do more to aid the military campaign against ISIS.
(RNS) The Religion Newswriters Association asked its members to rank the 10 top religion stories of 2015. Here’s the list.