A 16-year-old Yazidi girl has revealed in her testimony that Islamic State fighters raped every last girl older than age 8 in her community, including one 9-year-old girl who was raped by so many men she died from her injuries.
The girl's testimony was shared by British Conservative MP Fiona Bruce earlier this week, after members of Parliament voted unanimously to declare IS' treatment of Christians and Yazidis a genocide, and refer the issue to the United Nations Security Council.
Bruce did not reveal the name of the girl, but said that she witnessed her own father and brother killed in front of her when IS attacked her community. more >>
The Islamic State terrorist organization has executed as many as 250 women and some of their families in Mosul for refusing to become sex slaves, a Kurdish official has said.
In an interview with the Iranian-based AhlulBayt news agency, Said Mamuzini, a Kurdistan Democratic Party official from Mosul, explained that IS (also known as ISIS or ISIL) has enforced severe consequences on women who refuse to participate in "sexual jihad."
Since conquering Iraq's second-largest city in June 2014, the militant group has forced hundreds, if not thousands, of religious minority women to sexually submit to the group's jihadis by way of forced, temporary marriages. more >>
A microbrewery in Jerusalem has created a beer it believes was drank during the biblical times of Jesus.
Itai Gutman, owner of Herzl Brewery in Jerusalem, told The Jerusalem Post in a recent interview that he decided to make a biblical-themed beer after learning that Tel Aviv University had isolated a gene of wheat believed to exist during Jesus' time.
"I found this article about these guys at the Tel Aviv University that made the genome of the model of wheat, the same grain I used and just made a light bulb light up and I just contacted them and within a few days I had several kilograms of this material, we just started to process and eventually is this beer that we're drinking," Gutman told the media outlet. more >>
The United Nations Security Council has issued a statement addressing the recent Kabul attack. In the press release, the Security Council condemned Taliban's attack on the Afghan capital "in the strongest terms" and emphasized the need for those involved to be brought to justice.
"The members of the Security Council reiterated that no violent or terrorist acts can reverse the Afghan-led process along the path towards peace, democracy and stability," the UN Security Council said in a statement.
The UN Security Council also reiterates its "serious concern" at the threats posed by the Taliban and other illegal and armed groups like ISIS and Al-Qaida to the local population of Afghanistan, the country's national defense and security forces, and international presence in the country. more >>
A radical Islamic jihadi-turned-Christian evangelist says he accepted Christ as his Savior after Jesus foiled his plot to kill the daughter of a Christian pastor by bringing his hand down from Heaven to give her blood.
Al-Rashid, a former commander of a radical terrorist group in the Middle East, recently told Assist News Service all about how he went from being the leader of a Christian-hunting militant outfit to becoming a full-fledged Christian evangelist.
As reports of numerous Muslim conversions to Christianity enraged Rashid over the years, he explained that he was inspired to form a special terrorist task force designed to hunt down Christian leaders who are converting Muslims away from Islam. more >>
Islamic State radicals have released a new propaganda video that shows the graphic execution of a man believed to be an Iraqi spy, this time by forcing the man to wear an explosive necklace.
The Mirror explained that in the footage, a man in an orange jumpsuit is seen kneeling on the ground wearing a wire and bomb around his neck, moments before the explosives go off, killing him in extremely graphic scenes.