While combating terrorism might sound good, the fact that they’ve largely skirted addressing the intense issues of racist, homophobic, sexist and violently transphobic threats and abuse that occurs daily, shows that Twitter may not be as concerned with regulating violent users as they are emulating a do-gooder public image. … More »
According to the former Syrian rebel source, Frenchman Abu Soulayman, fled to Turkey after deciding to leave his role within the group. More »
It certainly doesn’t mean saying something in complete earnest, later realizing it didn’t go over well (because it didn’t make any sense), and then wanting to take it back. More »
Nothing can undo such a shitty tragedy, but helping victims of the Istanbul attack with all the financial burdens that come with serious injuries, helping the families of those killed cover funeral costs, and even showing solidarity online can at least make the aftermath a little less awful. … More »
On Monday, the FBI released transcripts of the 911 calls made by the Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, during the terrorist attack, offering more insights into what actually happened inside Pulse nightclub June 12. According to the transcripts, the Orlando shooter said, “I did the shootings,” and claimed there was a vehicle with explosives attached outside Pulse. Partial transcripts of… More »
Today’s cover managed to utilize puppies AND slyly call naysayers cowards, artfully exposing the idiocy of the backlash against the NY Daily News’s coverage of gun violence. More »
President Barack Obama will make a televised address to the nation this evening at 8:00PM EST.
Topics are reported to include ISIS terrorist attacks and terror threats, as well as possible mention of the need for stricter gun control for citizens of the U.S. following mass shootings and the latest terrorist attack in… More »
Hours after news broke that the shooters of the San Bernardino massacre were members of ISIS, Muslim organizations across America released statements of their staunch condemnation of these radical acts, ensuring news outlets that they are not affiliated at all.
Salam al-Marayati, president of the Muslim Public Affairs Council declared to a news… More »
As new information unfolds following the San Bernardino shooting, it’s been made apparent that the attack was not only premeditated, but an intended act of terrorism as well. More »
Sarah Palin would defeat ISIS by, you know, stopping them. More »
Surely ISIS has some fun, positive traits! More »
After last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, the threats to Belgium’s capital of Brussels has been raised due its housing of members of terror organizations connected to the attacks.
Brussels was home to the suspected organizer of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, and Belgium has filed charges of “participation in terrorist attacks and… More »
As ISIS grows and members become more decentralized, their reliance on efficient web communication also grows. More »
I’ve been spending the last few days reading essays that were published after 9/11, thinking about how deep the rift in my life is, between my childhood until September 11, 2001, and my adolescence and adulthood after. I’ve been wondering what life is going to be like for French kids, now, because I know how… More »
Cecily Strong delivered a seriously powerful and emotional opening to SNL last night, honoring the victims of the November 13th terrorist attacks in Paris.
Strong delivers her message in both English and French.
Strong said: “Paris is the City of Lights, and here in New York City, we know that light… More »
After last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, social media has reacted with its usual influx of positive support and activism, but also predictably, the fire-storms of boundless bigotry.
There are 1.6 Billion Muslims in the world, and among them, only a few thousand fanatics who are terrorist factions – extremists – who are… More »
After Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris which left 128 dead and 200 injured, French president Francois Hollande vowed to retaliate with a “merciless” response to the deadliest attacks on their soil since World War II.
The terrorist group responsible for the attacks are ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and the… More »
He kind of does. Or maybe he doesn’t. Help. More »
American hostage Kayla Mueller was repeatedly raped by ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, U.S. intelligence officials told her family in June. The family has just come forward to tell the world about their late daughter’s tragic final days.
Mueller was taken hostage with her boyfriend, Omar Alkhani, in August 2013 after leaving a… More »
…which they spent on a vacation. More »