American intelligence officials have concluded that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing coalition forces in Afghanistan — including targeting American troops — amid the peace talks to end the long-running war there, according to officials briefed on the matter….,more: NYTIMES
It began when masked men in pick-up trucks poured into the Baghdad protest camp after darkness fell, wildly spraying Kalashnikov fire at random. At least two dozen were shot dead. Then, the militia, believed to be formed of pro-Iran groups…
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The death toll from a massacre in a central Malian village has risen to 134, the United Nations says. New video, which emerged on Sunday, shows victims strewn on the ground amid the burning remains of their homes. An ethnic Dogon militia already blamed for scores of attacks in central Mali over the past year attacked an ethnic Peuhl village just before dawn on Saturday….more: amp.news
Today was my first day in the basement. I ran down after missiles struck our house at night. In under two minutes, my family and I crossed 150 meters to the nearest makeshift shelter for women and children. We had no time to take any of our belongings with us. We just wanted to escape the hellfire raining on us….more CNN
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that Australian Police have arrested the attacker of the Indian priest, who was stabbed in Melbourne, and charged him with attempt to murder.
“Our Consulate officials met Father Mathew in the hospital. The police have arrested the attacker and charged him with attempt to murder,” Sushma Swaraj said in a tweet on Monday…more: thenewsminute.com
The story of Ibrahim Killington reminds of the story of the great companion Umar Ibn Alkhattab: He got so angry one day that he decided to go kill the prophet Muhammad but on his way there Allah opened his heart and he accepted Islam. Ibrahim Killington is a British man from Wymondham, Norfolk. After the events…MORE:DeenShow
The Islamic spiritual leader is a blond, blue-eyed, former hip-hop DJ from Oklahoma City. In high school, he was a member of a street gang. His grandfather was a fundamentalist Christian preacher.
When Webb turned 20, he converted to Islam. Now 43, he’s emerged as one of the most influential American Muslim voices speaking out against extremism….MORE: .pri.org
An upstate New York man who admitted helping build what hethought was a mobile X-ray device to kill Muslims has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
Fifty-seven-year-old Eric Feight, of Hudson, pleaded guilty in 2014 to providing material support to terrorists. He was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Albany.