ISIS and its supporters posted an online poll last week asking which nation they should launch a terror attack against next.
The poll was introduced with the question: "What will be the color of the Eiffel Tower in the next attacks?" according to the Daily Mail.
At least 70 people, mostly Christians and children, have been killed in a mass suicide attack in Lahore, Pakistan, on Easter Sunday, with the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar terror group claiming responsibility and admitting it targeted Christians.
Another 300 people were injured in the bomb blast, which was carried out in a park in Lahore, close to a children's playground which was more crowded than usual as the minority Christian population was celebrating Easter, BBC News reported.
Persecution watchdog groups have called for a response from the Western world, asking why close attention is only paid to terror attacks in the U.S. and Europe, and not elsewhere around the world as well. more >>
Families of Americans missing in Brussels since this week's deadly suicide bombings by Islamist militants were desperate on Thursday for any word of their loved ones after a false alarm that a missing U.S. couple had been found.
About a dozen Americans were hurt in Tuesday's attacks on Brussels' airport and a metro station, but there have been no confirmed U.S. fatalities so far, according to U.S. officials, who added that the situation remained very fluid.
At least 31 people were killed and more than 270 wounded in the blasts that were claimed by the Islamic State militant group and sent shockwaves across Europe and the world. more >>
The Islamic State terrorist organization has trained and is deploying over 400 fighters to go into Europe and carry out deadly attacks like the ones the group has already claimed responsibility for in Belgium and France, intelligence officials have said.
The Associated Press reports that Iraqi and European intelligence officers and a French lawmaker are warning that the barbaric terrorist group is running camps in Iraq, Syria and even in the former Soviet bloc where militants are trained to conduct deadly attacks on soft target areas in the West.
According to the report, the fighters are broken up into semi-autonomous and interlocking groups. After training, these groups are deployed in waves and ordered to choose the time, place and method they think is best for inflicting the most pain and damage. more >>
President Barack Obama has vowed that the Islamic State terror group will be destroyed, following criticism he received from Republican presidential candidates about not doing enough to fight the radical Islamists.
Obama also spoke out against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's comments in the campaign trail in which he says if he becomes president, he'll carpet bomb IS-held locations.
The American president further asserted that the U.S. will "continue to go after ISIL aggressively until it's removed from Syria and from Iraq and finally destroyed," CNN reported. Obama called the destruction of the terrorists a "top priority of ours," and added that "we can and we will" defeat terrorism. more >>
The founder and CEO of a Christian satellite network that reaches out to refugees fleeing war-torn Syria and Iraq, is reporting that many Muslim families are turning to Christianity, where they encounter a message of peace and love.
"It's surprising just how much damage the Muslim world has done to itself due to this schism between Sunni and Shiites," SAT-7's Terence Ascott said, according to Mission Network News Monday. "It raises serious questions. People were really losing trust in organized religion."
He added that ongoing attacks instigated by the Islamic State and other terror groups are only part of the long-standing conflicts in the Muslim world, along with the age-old divide between Sunnis and Shiites. more >>