Sunday, June 04, 2017

How Islamic State Called for 'All-Out War' on West during Ramadan

THE TELEGRAPH: European security services are bracing for more attacks during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, after Islamic State called on its followers to rise up in an “all-out war” on "infidels” in the West.

Last Saturday marked the start of a 30-day period of fasting and reflection in the Islamic world, which has in recent years seen a large uptick in Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) terror attacks.

“Muslim brothers in Europe who can’t reach the Islamic State lands, attack them in their homes, their markets, their roads and their forums,” the jihadist group said in a message entitled Where are the lions of war? and published on YouTube. Read on and comment » | Josie Ensor, Middle East Correspondent, in Beirut | Sunday, June 4, 2017