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Islamic State figures killed in airstrike

The location of the meeting was also bombed, and many of the group’s leaders were killed and wounded. The fate of murderer al-Baghdadi is unknown, and he was carried away by a vehicle. His health condition is still unclear,’ the military said.” Baghdadi has been wounded and killed before. Radio Iran reported that he was […]

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Islamic Lobbyist Saba Ahmed vs. Ex-Muslim Nonie Darwish on “Taqiyya”

In this special edition of The Glazov Gang, I was joined by Saba Ahmed, an Islamic Lobbyist with the Republican Muslim Coalition, and Nonie Darwish, an ex-Muslim who is the author of The Devil We Don’t Know. The two guests went toe-to-toe about Taqiyya, if Muslims can take kafirs as friends, if Islamic verses inspire and […]

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ISIS Planning ‘Nuclear Tsunami’

Obama’s “Junior Varsity” wants a “nuclear tsunami” that wants to wipe hundreds of millions from the face of the earth in the biggest religious holocaust the world has ever seen. Obama says, “Islam is peace” and has ignited a nuclear arms race in the Islamic world. You don’t have to be Nostradamus to know where […]

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Islamic State blows up 21 Christian homes in Nineveh Plain

Earlier this week, the Islamic State blew up 21 homes belonging to Christians in the once Christian majority Nineveh Plain, northeast of Mosul. An official of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in Mosul further said that the Islamic State has throughout the months detonated “hundreds” of homes in Nineveh Plain, primarily to strike fear into the […]

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New Islamic State video quotes Osama: “Every Muslim…hates Americans, hates Jews, and hates Christians”

“O you who have believed, do not take the Jews and the Christians as allies. They are allies of one another. And whoever is an ally to them among you, then indeed, he is of them. Indeed, Allah guides not the wrongdoing people.” (Qur’an 5:51)   “Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah; those with him […]

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Islamic State claims that Pakistan Taliban leader Adnan Rashid has pledged allegiance to its caliphate

Breaking News: Adnan Rashid commander of #Taliban Pakistan pledge allegiance to Islamic State. #Pakistan #TTP #KPK pic.twitter.com/wO1R8cKgUa — ابو طالوت الخراساني (@abutalut7) September 14, 2015 So claims Abu Talut Khorasani, who claims himself to be an ex-Taliban commander who has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. The Islamic State is making a concerted effort to […]

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How ISIS Makes Money From The Art Market

Imagine: you are window-shopping on a quiet street, perhaps in London or Paris or New York. Something remarkable catches your eye: an ancient coin, a gold chain, a tiny figurine. Impulsively, you enter the shop, where the owner explains to you that the sculpture comes originally from Mesopotamia, that the necklace is Byzantine. It isn’t […]

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How Our Press and Politicians Are Being Played by Islamic State

This post originally ran on Juan Cole’s website. I saw a lot of headlines on Friday trying to link violent attacks by radical Muslims in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, but I just don’t think there is a connection.  Even the concerted attempt to find a pattern here is probably misguided.  Worse, it plays into the […]

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One Year since the Establishment of the Islamic State

One Year since the Establishment of the Islamic State: Al-Baghdadi’s Successful Gamble, Thus F The Islamic State, now marking its first anniversary, is an autonomous entity controlling a considerable geographical area within the territory of Iraq and Syria, two countries of major importance in the Middle East. Assessing the first year of his tenure as […]

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