The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack in Garland, TX, on Sunday night. Garland authorities confirmed today that social media “chatter” had gone on for months regarding a potential attack on the Draw Muhammad Contest scheduled there for Sunday.
The violence in the Central African Republic has Muslims seeking shelter in Congo in the past months, prompting the Congo government to ban women from wearing full-face veils in public.
Vladimir Lenin, the man who founded the USSR and forced Russia into a Communist state, died 90 years ago. However, the dictator and murderer looks better in death due to experimental embalming techniques by Russian scientists.
When Baltimore broke out in riots this week, the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) once again took advantage of the turmoil to spread its propaganda on social media.
Perak Mufti Tan Sri Harussani Zakaria, a Malaysian Islamic scholar, first claimed that marital rape does not exist, but took it a step further when he insisted a man can enjoy sex with his wife even on a camel.
Survivors of the earthquake in Nepal clashed with the police while protesting over frustration with the relief operation. There is hardly any food or water as the country continues to suffer through the aftershocks.
Turkish news outlet Hurriyet Daily News travelled to Iraq to interview Yazidi women and girls the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) had kidnapped and raped. These females managed to escape or be released after relatives paid a ransom. Now they reside in refugee camps in northern Iraq.
Ben Bishop and the Tampa Bay Lightning advance to the second round against the Montreal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup playoffs. They defeated the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 in a Game 7 nail-biting thriller.
Christians in Aleppo, Syria, are currently facing some of the most intense fighting since the civil war broke out in 2011. Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart spoke out following Easter attacks on Christians, warning the world Christianity in Syria “could disappear.”
A school in northeast France received criticism after the principal sent home a 15-year-old Muslim girl named Sarah for wearing a long black skirt, which the principal believed was a violation of the nation’s secular dress code for schools.
A group of Muslim supporters in Egypt have joined a project to raise money to build a new Coptic Christian church just north of Cairo.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has begun establishing roots in Tunisia to add territory to their caliphate in the Middle East. It appears they already possess admirers in the country, which is a hotspot for international tourists.
Sharmila Seyyid, a Muslim woman journalist and human rights activist from Sri Lanka, received so much backlash from a comment in a BBC appearance that she left her home country. She did not receive a warm welcome in India, which forced her into hiding. Now outlets are pressuring both countries to protect Seyyid.
The Nigerian army announced on Tuesday that they had rescued over 200 girls and 93 women from Boko Haram camps in the Sambisa Forest. None of the young girls, though, have been identified as among the hundreds the radical Islamic group kidnapped in April 2014 in Chibok.
Another Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) baby emerged on social media, which rightfully caused outrage and condemnation around the world.
Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted this week that Western sanctions placed on Russia’s banks and oligarchs have damaged the nation’s economy, but he is confident Russia will remain strong and continue to grow.
Polish officials refused to allow Russian President Vladimir Putin’s biker gang the Night Wolves to enter the country. The gang is currently on their “victory ride” to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
The Washington Capitals finally succeeded in a Game 7. They defeated the New York Islanders 2-1 to advance to the second round against the New York Rangers. It was an amazing game mainly because the referees allowed the players to
Malaysian police arrested twelve men with links to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) who plotted to attack government buildings and people in Kuala Lumpur. The twelve men bring the total number of people arrested in Malaysia connected to ISIS to 104.
Wimbledon decided to ban selfie sticks from the prestigious tournament at the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC). They join numerous museums and other tourist attractions to ban the stick.
Russian authorities arrested three women for dancing suggestively in front of a World War II memorial and posting the video on YouTube.
Ukraine and Turkey have jointly proposed elevating the level of defense cooperation between the two. A Ukrainian delegation recently traveled to Ankara to put plans together.
The Minnesota Wild defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-1 to advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. They will faceoff against the Chicago Blackhawks next week.
There is a major reason why Carey Price is expected to win the Vezina Trophy for best goaltending. The Canadiens goaltender again proved his worth as he shut out the Ottawa Senators 2-0 to advance Montreal to the second round.
Gunmen shot Sabeen Mahmud, a leading Pakistani human rights activist, to death outside of the headquarters of The Second Floor, known as T2F, an arts venue she founded.