Sunni Muslims

Muslim on Muslim Violence Explodes North of Baghdad, Dozens Dead

Militant Sunni Muslims of the Islamic State bombarded a Shiite shrine north of Baghdad with mortar shells late Thursday night, as two suicide bombers in military uniforms blew themselves up inside, killing at least 35 people, according to Iraqi security forces.

Iraqi men look at the damage following a bomb explosion that targeted a vegetable market in Baghdad's northern Shiite district of Sadr City on August 13, 2015.

Israel Warms to Sunni Powers, Questions U.S.’ Palestinian Focus

Fox News reports: While the U.S. is pressing Israel to make peace with Palestinian leaders, it is missing the much bigger story of the Jewish State improving relations with several Muslim nations in the Middle East, according to a top Israeli


Indonesia: Terror Suspects May Have Used Islamic State Funds

Soon after Australia’s Attorney General expressed concerns about the Islamic State forming a “distant caliphate” in Indonesia — the world’s most heavily populated Muslim-majority country — it was reported that a group of terrorism suspects arrested over the weekend may have received funding from ISIS in Syria.


Saudi Clerics Call for Jihad Against Assad, Russia, and Iran

A sizable group of Saudi clerics has called for jihad against the regime of Bashar Assad in Syria, and by extension, Assad’s military allies Russia and Iran. The Islamist clerics praised the rebels Russia is currently bombing as “holy warriors of Syria” who are “defending the whole Islamic nation.”

AP Photo/ Russian Defense Ministry Press Service