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The Orlando gunman was identified as Omar Mateen

Turkish Media: U.S. Really Behind Orlando Massacre to Stop Rise Of Islam

TEL AVIV – Turkish newspapers with strong links to the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have published dozens of conspiracy articles claiming the U.S. government and foreign intelligence agencies with masterminding Islamic State attacks in the West – including the Orlando shooting – in order to stop the rise of Islam and ensure Jews remain in power.

MALAYSIA, Kuala Lumpur : Muslim men offer Eid al-Fitr prayers on a street in Kuala Lumpur on July 17, 2015. Eid al-Fitr festival marks the end of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA

Orlando’s Muslim Population Grew 10-Fold in Past Decade

The Muslim community has increased more than 10-fold both in Florida’s Orlando metropolitan area, home to the recent Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-linked massacre, and St. Lucie County, where terrorist Omar Mateen hails from, reveals the latest U.S. Religion Census, a county-by-county tally of religious bodies in the United States.

Orlando Terrorist Allegedly Traveled to Saudi Arabia, UAE

The US citizen of Afghan descent responsible for the deadly Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-linked terrorist attack in Orlando, FL traveled twice to Saudi Arabia between 2011 and 2012 for Umrah, a Muslim religious pilgrimage, NBC News reports, citing an unnamed spokesman for the kingdom’s interior ministry.

Families, Friends Mourn Orlando Jihad Victims

Ranging in age from 20 to 50 years old, the victims of the Islamist massacre at Orlando’s Pulse LGBT nightclub Saturday night are being remembered by their loved ones as bright, driven, and independent people whose absence has left a