Tag : Islamic extremists
Marawi Refugees title : Marawi Muslims Help Trapped Christians Escape the City as Death Toll Rises
summary : Muslims in Marawi, Philippines helped 39 Christians flee the city amid intensifying gunfights between ISIS-linked fighters and members of the military.
date : May 30, 2017 08:04 AM EDT
rebel group title : Christian Mother, Son Killed by ISIL Jihadists for 'Defiling' Islam by Converting to Christianity
summary : A Somalia family who was living secretly as Christian converts from Islam was invaded in their own home and shot to death by Islamic extremists believed to be affiliated with the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab terrorist group.
date : Mar 10, 2017 09:51 AM EST
Boko Haram title : Nigerian Army Commander: Only Weeks Left for Boko Haram
summary : Nigeria's army expects to seize Boko Haram's last few strongholds in the northeast over the next few weeks, the commander in charge of crushing the jihadist group's seven-year insurgency said on Wednesday.
date : Aug 31, 2016 07:18 AM EDT
Father Thomas Uzhunnali title : Priest to Be Crucified By ISIS on Good Friday Still Not Accounted For, Says Indian Government
summary : Although Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna confirmed on Monday that Indian Catholic priest, Father Thomas Uzhunnali, was crucified by Islamic State radicals on Good Friday in Yemen, Indian government officials on Monday (March 28) stated they had no information of his whereabouts. Uzhunnali was taken hostage from a retirement home in Aden during an attack by on March 4. It has been assumed since that time he was being held hostage.
date : Mar 28, 2016 08:31 PM EDT
Father Tom Uzhunnalil Prayers title : Priest Abducted In Yemen Receiving Global Prayers; Nuns Informed He Will Be Crucified On Good Friday
summary : As Good Friday approaches within the next 24 hours, qualms are mounting about the welfare of a Salesian priest who was seized during a terrorist attack on a senior citizens' facility in Yemen on March 4. Father Tom Uzhunnalil was believed to have been kidnapped by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria radicals (ISIS), and dreadful Internet reports suggest he may be crucified by his captors on Good Friday, as Christians mark the day Jesus died. No group has claimed responsibility for kidnapping the priest, but a nun who survived the attack attributed it to ISIS.
date : Mar 24, 2016 10:07 AM EDT
Tom Uzhunnalil title : Priest Seized By Terrorists in Yemen Remains Missing Among Rumors He Will be Crucified on Good Friday
summary : Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Salesian priest who was seized during a terrorist attack in Yemen on March 4, remains in the custody of unknown group who are likely Islamic extremists, his Salesian superiors announced. He was the chaplain of the nursing home in Aden run by the Missionaries of Charity. Four Sisters of Mother Teresa nuns were killed in the terrorist raid; the priest was kidnapped. Unconfirmed rumors spreading throughout the Internet claim he will be crucified on Good Friday, which is March 25.
date : Mar 22, 2016 09:43 AM EDT
Richard Dawkins title : Richard Dawkins Sees Islam As a More Severe World Threat than Christianity
summary : For all of his disdain for the Christian religion and God, renowned atheist Richard Dawkins has actually been willing to admit that he sees Islam as a far bigger threat to world peace than Christianity. He has also willingly admitted that, "Christianity may actually be our best defense against aberrant forms of religion that threaten the world."
date : Jan 12, 2016 02:41 PM EST
Syrian Rebels Ideology Islamic Extremists ISIS title : Report: '60 Percent of Syrian Rebels Are Islamist Extremists, 15 Groups Ready To Succeed ISIS'
summary : About 60 percent of rebel fighters in Syria hold an Islamist extremist ideology, British think-tank Centre on Religion and Geopolitics announced Monday in a new report entitled "If the Castle Falls: Ideology and Objectives of the Syrian Rebellion." About a third of them hold the same ideology as the Islamic State. The current focus on a military defeat of ISIS does not consider the other groups in Syria, and around the world, with exactly the same global ideology and ambition, states the report.
date : Dec 21, 2015 10:18 AM EST
Syrian Christians Kidnapped by ISIS title : ISIS kidnaps 90 Christians in Syria in Retaliation to Offensive Carried Out By Kurdish Forces, U.S.-Led Coalition
summary : The Islamic terror group known as ISIS carried out its first mass abduction in Syria on Tuesday, kidnapping at 90 Assyrian Christians in two villages from that war-torn country.
date : Feb 24, 2015 05:45 PM EST
Obama title : President Obama Defends, Responds to Criticism of Why He Doesn’t Use the Term 'Islamic Extremism'
summary : President Barack Obama defended his actions on Wednesday on why he refused to identify terrorists as Muslim extremists in his quest to “discredit violent ideologies.” He has faced criticism in his approach to terrorism from both Democrats and Republicans.
date : Feb 19, 2015 02:28 PM EST
Nigeria Boko Haram Attacks, Elections title : Boko Haram Surrounds Nigerian City of Two Million Ahead of Elections; Christian Escapee Talks about Terror Group
summary : Boko Haram, an Islamist terror group in Africa, has made inroads in the country of Nigeria and is reported to be surrounding a city of two million people ahead of the Feb. 14 presidential elections there. A Christian boy who escaped from them shared what life was like under their control.
date : Jan 31, 2015 01:00 PM EST
Fighting ISIS title : U.S. Special Operations Commander on ISIS Psychology and Tactics: 'We Have to Remember That Most of Their Messages Is Not For Us'
summary : The United States military is trying to figure out how to fight the Islamic State, widely known as ISIS, and effectively counter threats and propaganda from the radical Islamic group.
date : Dec 29, 2014 07:32 PM EST
Boko Haram Victims title : Boko Haram Releases Horrifying Video of Civilian Massacre, Expands Operations to Cameroon
summary : The Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram released a video online on Saturday that showed gunmen shooting down civilians lying face down in a dorm, with a leader justifying the killing because they are all “infidels.”
date : Dec 22, 2014 01:18 PM EST
Pakistani Women Raped title : Pakistan: Islamic Extremists Use Rape as an 'Instrument Of Power' over Christian Female
summary : A 12 year old Christian girl was recently raped in Pakistan, provoking the outrage of the Christian community. A lawyer within the country revealed that rape is often used as an instrument of power over Christian women and girls, and often, rapists go unpunished.
date : Aug 22, 2014 07:02 PM EDT