THE CALL FOR JIHAD
ISIS calls on followers worldwide to wage jihad against Russians and Americans
October 19, 2015 — ChristianToday.com reports: “The Islamic State jihadist group is reportedly urging Muslim youths everywhere to wage a holy war against Russians and Americans over their crusaders’ war in the Middle East.
The call was made through an audio message delivered by ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammad al-Adnani and distributed by supporters of the ultra hard-line group, according to Reuters.
‘Islamic youths everywhere, ignite jihad against the Russians and the Americans in their crusaders’ war against Muslims,’ al-Adnani urged in his speech…”
Saudis, ISIS, Al-Qaeda Agree: Time for Jihad Against Russia
October 14, 2015 — Breitbart.com reports: “The leader of al-Qaeda linked group al-Nusra Front is encouraging jihadists in the Caucasus to attack Russia. His call follows similar condemnation of Russia from rival jihadi group the Islamic State (ISIS) and a number of Saudi clerics.
‘If the Russian army kills the people of Syria, then kill their people. And if they kill our soldiers, then kill their soldiers. An eye for an eye,’ declared Abu Mohamed al-Jolani.
Russia began airstrikes on September 30. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the UN Security Council the government received a request from Assad to strike the rebels. Russia has stated they are only targeting the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), but insiders claim the airstrikes have hit any faction considered an enemy of Assad.
Jolani said these attacks are ‘a new Christian crusade from the east that was doomed to fail.’
‘The war in Syria will make the Russians forget the horrors that they found in Afghanistan,’ continued Jolani. ‘They will be shattered, with God’s permission, on Syria’s doorstep.’…”
Global Islamic State attacks on alarming rise
October 22, 2015 — Israel National News reports: “A major increase in violence by Islamic State saw over 1,000 attacks and nearly 3,000 deaths worldwide in the past three months, analysis firm IHS Jane’s said Thursday.
The figures show a 42-percent jump in daily attacks by the jihadist group, averaging 11.8 per day from July to September, up from 8.3 per day between April and June.
The figures suggest that air strikes by the US-led coalition have had only a limited impact on the group.
The London-based analysis firm recorded 1,086 ISIS attacks, causing a total of 2,978 civilian and government fatalities – a huge 65.3 percent increase in the average daily killings by the group compared to the previous three months, and an 81 percent jump on one year earlier.
IHS Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre uses open sources to compile their database, and said ISIS likely carried out far more attacks that could not be verified…”
MI5 warns ISIS plotting massive UK attack
October 30, 2015 — Israel National News reports: “Andrew Parker, head of the MI5 British homeland security agency, warned on Friday that Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists are planning to launch a mass casualty terror attack in the UK.
During the Lord Mayor of London’s annual defense and security lecture, Parker revealed that no fewer than six planned attacks were thwarted by MI5 in the last year alone, aside from another seven plots targeting British nationals abroad, reports The Telegraph.
‘More than 750 extremists from this country have traveled to Syria, and the growth in the threat shows no sign of abating,’ he revealed.
‘We are seeing plots against the UK directed by terrorists in Syria; enabled through contacts with terrorists in Syria; and inspired online by ISIL’s sophisticated exploitation of technology,’ he added, using an alternate acronym for ISIS.
Giving a specific warning, he noted that ‘this year we have seen greater ambition for mass casualty attacks,’ and aside from ISIS, Al-Qaeda terrorists are likewise planning huge attacks in the UK.
‘All of this means that the threat we are facing today is on a scale and at a tempo that I have not seen before in my career,’ said the veteran security official, noting on his 32-year career…”