Islamic State claims responsibility for attacks on Christian villages in Mozambique

The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks in Mozambique’s Christian villages that left eight people killed, including by beheading, and several houses burned. The attacks took place in six Christian villages in Cabo Delgado, the northernmost province of Mozambique, between May 23 and May 31. The terror group later released photographs of six decapitated bodies and images of the … Continue reading Islamic State claims responsibility for attacks on Christian villages in Mozambique

Persecution ‘Wake-Up Call’: 2017 May Be Worse for Christians

A new warning has been issued about persecution of Christians around the world in 2017. A ministry called Release International warns that violent attacks on Christians are expected to increase, based on the trends from 2016. “2017 looks set to be a harsh year for many Christians, under authoritarian regimes and at the hands of militants,” says Paul Robinson, chief executive of Release. “Our Christian … Continue reading Persecution ‘Wake-Up Call’: 2017 May Be Worse for Christians

ISIS Guide: Rent U-Haul as a Weapon, Target Thanksgiving Day Parade or Political Rallies

Following up on their October instructions for lone jihadists to conduct knife attacks, the Islamic State’s latest magazine offers tactical instructions on how to use a vehicle as a weapon to inflict the greatest damage. Their muse, of course, is Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, who plowed a cargo truck through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers in Nice, France, this summer. “Vehicles are like knives, as they are … Continue reading ISIS Guide: Rent U-Haul as a Weapon, Target Thanksgiving Day Parade or Political Rallies

Despite Earlier Denials, Arch From Temple of Ba’al to Stand in NYC

Despite initially cancelling plans to erect a reproduction of the Victory Arch that stood for 1,800 years in front of the Temple of Ba’al in Palmyra, the Institute for Digital Archaeology (IDA) has announced they will recreate the arch destroyed by the Islamic State (ISIS) in New York City’s City Hall Park on September 19th. Reproduction of Arch of Palmyra on display in Trafalgar Square London … Continue reading Despite Earlier Denials, Arch From Temple of Ba’al to Stand in NYC