Amaq News Agency

World View: People in Germany Are Reeling After a Week of Violence

Contents: ISIS takes credit for terror attack in Ansbach, southern Germany; Germans in a state of shock after four violent attacks in one week; Knife-wielding massacre near Tokyo Japan kills 19; Germany’s Der Spiegel asks: Is this the Apocalypse Now?

The Associated Press

Kidnapped Journalist John Cantlie Reappears in Islamic State Video

British journalist John Cantlie, who has appeared in a number of Islamic State propaganda videos and magazine articles since he was kidnapped in Syria in 2012, reappears in a new video after a four-month absence that raised concerns about his continued survival.

John Cantlie

Islamic State Takes Victory Lap After Orlando, French Police Murders

CNN describes the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and its sympathizers as riding a euphoric “wave” of propaganda after the Orlando massacre and the brutal murder of a French police officer and his girlfriend. ISIS is touting these attacks as victories, while Western analysts portray the terror state as desperate for a morale boost after a series of battlefield reversals.

AP Photo/Militant Website