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Jay Korff, WJLA / AP • Mon 2015 May 25, 12:06pm

A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in an unattended vehicle parked on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol and the vehicle's owner was found and arrested…

Baron Bodissey, Gates of Vienna • Mon 2015 May 25, 7:44am

…It is commonly stated that Islam is a political ideology disguised as a religion, but it is even more than that: Islam is political malware. It is superbly adapted to invade alien political systems and convert them into replication machines for more Islam.…

Blazing Cat Fur • Sun 2015 May 24, 11:53am

The new issue of ISIS propaganda magazine ‘Dabiq’ contains an article allegedly penned by British kidnapped reporter John Cantlie according to which the Islamic State has every intention of striking the US, at home and on a grand scale, either with a nuclear device or with several tons of explosive.…

Mariam Karouny, Reuters • Sun 2015 May 24, 11:46am

Islamic State fighters have executed at least 400 people in Palmyra since capturing the ancient Syrian city four days ago, Syrian state media said on Sunday. … militants seized the city of 50,000 people, site of some of the world's most extensive and best preserved ancient Roman ruins, on Wednesday, days after also capturing the city of Ramadi in neighboring Iraq.…

Justin Fishel, ABC • Sat 2015 May 23, 5:48pm

The State Department is sharing new details about the deadly fighting in Ramadi, Iraq, last Sunday, saying the city fell into ISIS hands after the militant group set off 30 suicide car bombs in the city center, 10 of which each were comparable in power to the Oklahoma City truck bomb of 1995. …

Justen Charters, IJ Review • Sat 2015 May 23, 5:45pm

IJReview reached out to three veterans who served in Ramadi and asked them to share their insights regarding the toppling of the crucial Iraqi city. …

Blake Neff, Daily Caller • Thu 2015 May 21, 9:19pm

A New York City arts center has canceled a planned event intended to protest censorship after one of the scheduled plays, “‘Mohammed’ Gets A Boner,” was deemed too offensive to Muslims.…

Blazing Cat Fur • Tue 2015 May 19, 7:00am

Turkey's presidential spokesman said on Monday the Middle East would be thrown into turmoil if Egypt carried out its death sentences on former president Mohamed Mursi and other senior Islamists.…

[O... M... G... !!!!11!!! We wouldn't want the threat of a Middle East thrown into turmoil!! That would be terrible!]

Dymphna, Gates of Vienna • Sun 2015 May 17, 10:43am

Sister Diana Momeka, OP, finally made it from Kurdistan to Congress to testify about the fate of the Nineveh Christians among whom she lived before ISIS invaded Mosul. …

[Video & text of her talk.]

Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit • Sun 2015 May 17, 10:34am

Boko Haram has suited up 600 women with bomb packs for suicide missions in Borno State.…

Pak Express / AFP • Sun 2015 May 17, 10:33am

The Afghan Taliban justified targeting foreigners after a brazen hours-long siege on a Kabul guesthouse that killed 14 people… Four Indians, two Pakistanis, an American, an Italian and a British-Afghan dual national were among those killed in Wednesday’s attack on Park Palace, located in downtown Kabul and popular with international aid agency workers.

“Every foreigner from an invading country especially NATO is considered an invader. We don’t classify any of them as civilian,” Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said in a Twitter posting on Friday.

Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit • Sun 2015 May 17, 10:08am

Islamic State fighters took control of Ramadi, Iraq on Saturday. The ISIS rebels immediately began public executions of anti-ISIL fighters.…

KYFO • Fri 2015 May 15, 8:55am

The words “Allah Ackbar” and “LBK, TX,” along with a cartoon-like bomb drawing spray painted near a rest area in Scurry County were cleaned up by the Texas DPS Tuesday (May 12).…

Off the Grid • Fri 2015 May 8, 9:23pm

The rural Kentucky parents at the center of a custody battle that has shocked the homeschool and off-grid communities are staying upbeat and hope to get their 10 children back soon, a family friend says. … "They’re not trying to be overly critical of the authorities….” The 10 children were seized Wednesday from the parents, Joe and Nicole Naugler, following an anonymous tip that apparently related to their style of off-grid living. The family is also part of the “unschooling” movement, a type of homeschooling. … The ease with which sheriff deputies were able to take the kids may have been the most shocking. CPS had not visited the family previously… mom is out of jail after being arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. …

Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit • Fri 2015 May 8, 10:39am

FBI KNEW ARIZONA ISLAMIST WAS TARGETING TEXAS CONFERENCE! They knew it hours before the attack occurred! … But the event organizers WERE NOT Notified nor was their security team!…

@AmyMek, Twitter • Fri 2015 May 8, 10:23am

One of YOU may our be a first responder. Are you training for it? [Great graphic at link]

Kevin Johnson, USA Today • Fri 2015 May 8, 10:21am

FBI Director James Comey said Thursday there are "hundreds, maybe thousands" of people across the country who are receiving recruitment overtures from the terrorist group [ISIS] or directives to attack the U.S.

Pamela Geller, Time • Fri 2015 May 8, 9:05am

Pamela Geller:

…This is a war.

Now, after the Charlie Hebdo attack, and after the Garland attack, what are we going to do? Are we going to surrender to these monsters? …

Paul Bois, Truth Revolt • Wed 2015 May 6, 4:09pm

Parishioners at St. Thomas More University parish in Norman, Oklahoma, were horrified Sunday when they discovered a shrine to Catholicism's blessed Virgin Mary had been desecrated. …sometime Saturday night… spray-painting the statue's face black and taping the name “ERZULIE” — the name of a Voodoo goddess — on the shrine's sign.… "We aren't going to let this stop our life of prayer and worship," he said. … [Pastor Jim Goins:] "We can't let the vandals set the agenda. They can disrupt, but they can't be allowed to be the victor."

Jenny Stanton, Daily Mail UK • Sat 2015 May 2, 7:43pm

• Hundreds of Yazidi prisoners have been killed near Mosul in northern Iraq
• About 40,000 were captured when Isis attacked Yazidi villages last summer

Amy Miller, Legal Insurrection • Thu 2015 Apr 30, 5:43pm

Earlier this week, I wrote on reports that the Nigerian military had managed to rescue hundreds of women and girls from now-defunct Boko Haram camps in northeastern Nigeria. Good news like that doesn’t come along every day—but maybe today is just a good week for hope, because almost 200 more women and children have been rescued in the Sambisa Forest area.

The 200 “Chibok” girls of #BringBackOurGirls fame do not appear to be among those rescued, but reports have not yet confirmed that. …

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Alan Caruba, Warning Signs • Wed 2015 Apr 29, 8:12pm

The Israelis will destroy several Iranian nuclear facilities and my educated guess is that they will do so before the end of this year. Israel has no margin of error when it comes to nuclear reactors in nations that threaten its existence.…

Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield, WCCO CBS • Wed 2015 Apr 29, 1:07pm

Minneapolis-St Paul Intl Airport… As the officers were walking on the second level of the parking ramp, a vehicle deliberately drove at them. A press release states that police shot at the vehicle. The driver was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition is not known. Authorities identified the suspect Sunday as 36-year-old Abdulkadir Sheikh Mahmoud. Once he’s out of the hospital, he’ll be facing aggravated assault charges.

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Ari Yashar, Israel Natl News • Wed 2015 Apr 29, 10:42am

Mortar Rounds on Golan Heights Were Fired by ISIS … 'Spillover' from Syria fired by ISIS group, after it conquers closest post to Israeli border yet just 1.5 miles away. …ISIS-linked Jaish al-Jihad has captured the border town of Qahtaniya in southern Quneitra province on the Syrian Golan, thereby taking up its closest position to Israel yet at a distance of just 2.5 to 3 kilometers (1.5-1.8 miles)…

Nickarama, Weasel Zippers • Wed 2015 Apr 29, 9:51am

The Nigerian army says that it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women in the Sambisa Forest, but it could not confirm if any of those freed are the schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago. … now screening and profiling the girls and women.… [AP]

Blazing Cat Fur • Sat 2015 Apr 25, 1:53pm

Police in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia have arrested eleven members of a jihadist cell that was planning to behead a random person in Barcelona. …was actively recruiting jihadists for the Islamic State … also accused of planning to bomb public and private buildings in Catalonia, including a Jewish bookstore in Barcelona.…

Stefan Stanford, All News Pipeline • Sat 2015 Apr 18, 1:34pm

…With Wal-Marts in several Jade Helm 15 states mysteriously closing for at least 6 months and the mystery now deeper as we learn of an underground Wal-Mart tunnel system project launched along with the Department of Homeland Security and NSA involving hundreds of stores and the creation of a system of underground tunnels throughout the country which they say were designed to 'further protect the homeland and ensure the safety of its' citizens in case of nuclear, biological or chemical attacks.'

We also learn here that the joint-venture tunnels will serve as conduits for national defense to rapidly move troops, supplies and armor throughout the nation between strategic locations in the southern portions of America. We can also imagine that if and when gun confiscations take place, human cattle will likely be moved through these tunnels.

Blazing Cat Fur • Sat 2015 Apr 18, 8:35am

Police in Australia say they have foiled an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out an attack at a World War One centenary event. Police arrested five suspects, including two 18-year-olds…

Judicial Watch • Thu 2015 Apr 16, 11:22pm

…Publicly, U.S. and Mexico have denied that Islamic terrorists are operating in the southern border region, but the rapid deployment of FBI brass in the aftermath of JW’s report seems to indicate otherwise. A Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector were among the sources that confirmed to JW that ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas. The base is around eight miles from the U.S. border in an area known as “Anapra” situated just west of Ciudad Juárez in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.…

Hada Messia, Livia Borghese and Jason Hanna, CNN • Thu 2015 Apr 16, 10:30pm

Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard -- killing them -- because the 12 were Christians, Italian police said Thursday. Italian authorities have arrested 15 people on suspicion of murdering the Christians at sea…