Suicide Attacks

Saudi Columnist: Muslim Clerics Too Afraid to Speak Against Suicide Attacks

Suicide – and therefore a suicide attack – is one of the most grievous transgressions of Islamic law, a column in the Saudi daily Al-Watan claimed, and Muslim clerics do nothing to combat the brainwashing by terror groups which convinces young people to carry out these forbidden acts in the name of Allah.

The rubble of the World Trade Center smoulders following a terrorist attack 11 September 2001 in New York.

After Palestinian Leader’s Incitement, Terror Group Calls for Suicide Bombers

Over the weekend, Palestinian terrorists ran wild within the State of Israel and the Palestinian territories, murdering Jewish men and women and attempting to kill infants. Yet, Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas has refused to condemn this violence, instead blaming Israel for defending itself.

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Boko Haram Suicide Attacks Using Women, Children on the Rise

“Children are not instigating these suicide attacks; they are used intentionally by adults in the most horrific way,” explained Jean Gough, the UNICEF Representative in Nigeria. “They are first and foremost victims – not perpetrators.”

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