Tag: Battle

Raqqa’s dead reveal terrible secret of battle to oust Isis

Hannan Mukhlaf and her daughter lost 11 members of their family in an airstrike by the US-led coalition in Raqqa. Western powers continue to deny the civilian death tolls released by independent monitorsFrom beneath the rubble of their homes and the soil of their city parks and gardens, Raqqa’s dead are rising to tell their tales.

Some have been found with their hands bound, a single gunshot wound to the head. Others have no skull. The bodies of one family were found unmarked, entombed to die side by side of hunger…more: The Times, 

Abu Huraira narrated that Prophet Mohammad صلى الله عليه وسلم  said: The  end of the world (to stand before Allah for the Judgment) will not occur until the Euphrates (A river flows through Syria and Iraq) revealing a mountain of gold. People will fight over it. Out of every hundred, ninety nine will be killed. Each man of them says ‘May be I will be the one who survives’. ” (Sahih Muslim) Another variation of this Hadith adds “If you see it (the treasure), do not approach it.”

 

washingtonpost: On the centennial of Armenian massacres, Turkey commemorates a WWI battle

“In World War I, which ranks among humanity’s major catastrophes, millions from all nations also perished within the boundaries of the Ottoman Empire,” said Erdogan in his statement. “Today, we are working and striving together with all our citizens and friends, regardless of their ethnic or religious identities, to attain a better future on the basis of peace, harmony and fraternity.” MORE: washingtonpost.com/