Tag: Islamists

Boko Haram torch 185 churches in captured towns in NE Nigeria
Africa News

Boko Haram torch 185 churches in captured towns in NE Nigeria

Originally published by Worthy News A prominent Nigerian reverend has revealed Islamist terror group Boko Haram destroyed over 180 churches in the West African country following its capture of towns and villages in the north-eastern states of Borno and Adamawa. Reverend Gideon Obasogie, the director of Catholic Social Communication of […]

ISIS beheads British hostage Alan Henning in video; says US vet is next
Middle East North America

ISIS beheads British hostage Alan Henning in video; says US vet is next

Originally published in Fox News An Internet video released on Friday (October 3, 2014) purportedly shows an Islamic State fighter beheading captured British aid worker Alan Henning and threatening another American captive in the fourth such killing carried out by the militant group. The video mirrored other beheading videos shot […]

ISIS within a mile from Baghdad
Middle East

ISIS within a mile from Baghdad

Originally published in Israel National News.com Islamic State (ISIS) fighters are only a mile away from Baghdad, according to a spokesman for the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East. Battles between ISIS and Iraqi forces have also been raging in the strategic city of Amiriyat al-Fallujah, 25 miles west […]

Islamic State militants close in on Baghdad
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Islamic State militants close in on Baghdad

Originally published in Christian Today Following President Barack Obama’s admission that the US “underestimated” the threat posed by the Islamic State, reports are circulating that ISIS militants could be as close as one mile from Baghdad. According to the BBC’s Lyse Doucet in Baghdad, members of the terrorist group were less […]