The Islamic State terror group is reportedly planning to carry out bomb attacks across Europe's beaches this summer. NATO has separately warned that the radicals are also looking into using biological and nuclear weapons in their attacks.
British media has said that IS (also known as ISIS and ISIL) militants are putting together plans to attack tourists at holiday resorts across Europe this summer, planning to disguise themselves as ice cream and T-shirt sellers. MailOnline noted that the radicals are aiming at Spanish, French, and Italian resorts the most, and are planting suicide vests and bombs under sun loungers.
The information apparently stems from Italian secret service agents, who have a credible source in Africa keeping them updated on the plans of the jihadists. more >>
The Turkish government has seized the last remaining Christian churches in the war-torn southeastern city of Diyarbakir and declared them as state property.
World Watch Monitor reports that the administration of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has expropriated sections of property throughout Diyarbakir on the grounds that it will rebuild and restore the historical center of the city following 10 months of urban conflict.
Included in seizures are Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox churches. But now, the churches, one of which is over 1,700 years old, effectively become state property in a country where about 98 percent of the population is Muslim. 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.
The Islamic State terror group has released a new propaganda video that shows militants executing civilians who are begging and crawling for their lives, almost at the same time President Obama claimed the extremists are losing ground.
MailOnline reported that the new video, although undated, seems to have been filmed primarily in the Anbar Province in Iraq, and depicts several scenes of executions, including jihadists beheading and shooting their victims.
One clip shows a man dressed in civilian clothing as he crawls on the ground and begs for his life, before being executed, while other men are shown dressed in the infamous orange jumpsuits as they await to be beheaded. more >>
The Islamic State terrorist organization has destroyed a 2,000-year-old structure known as the "Gate of God" near its Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, according to a British research organization.
The gate, which is also known as the "Mashqi Gate," was one of the many gates that guarded the biblical Assyrian city of Nineveh that dates back as far as the seventh century B.C. during the rule of Assyrian King Sennacherib.
Local activists in Mosul who spoke to the Kurdish news outlet ARA News, confirmed that IS (also known as ISIS or ISIL) destroyed the gate, as the group continues its systematic destruction of cultural and religious antiquities in Iraq and Syria. more >>