Facing Manpower Shortages, Islamic State Increasingly Accepting Women Jihadis

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), as it increasingly shrinks both in manpower and territory in its so-called caliphate in Iraq and Syria, is once again intensifying its efforts to attract jihadi women willing to engage in combat with their enemies, a sign that the group is desperate for fighters.

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Islamic State’s German Magazine Tells Fighters To Kill ‘Apostate’ Imams

The German-language Islamic state magazine Rumiyah has called on supporters and Islamic State fighters in Germany and Austria to murder moderate Imams who they consider  “apostates.” The magazine was released in several languages earlier this week through the various internet channels Islamic

In this June 16, 2014 file photo, demonstrators chant pro-Islamic State group, slogans as they carry the group's flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad. ISIS placed eighth on Google's list of 2014's fastest-rising global search requests, the company said …

Islamic State Mag Praises Ohio State Jihadi, Doubles Down on Knife Attacks

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), in the latest edition of its online propaganda magazine Rumiyah, applauds the “martyrdom” of the Ohio State University (OSU) jihadi who used a butcher knife and vehicle to attack people and repeats instructions on carrying out more knife attacks.

Police cover the body of a suspect outside Watts Hall on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, following an attack on campus that left several people injured on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. The man, identified as Abdul Razak Ali Artan, plowed his car into a group of …