VIDEO: This Iraqi Girl Forced Everyone in Egypt’s World Youth Forum to Shed Tears

VIDEO: This Iraqi Girl Forced Everyone in Egypt’s World Youth Forum to Shed Tears

  Lamya Bashar, a Yazidi girl from Iraq, took to the stage at the World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, and everyone literally teared up after she told her heart-wrenching story — even Egyptian President Abdelfattah El-Sisi. Bashar, who is currently a renowned human rights activist, revealed the unimaginable horrors about being a slave for Daesh. […]

Saudi Arabia Thwarts Daesh Plot Against Defense Ministry

Saudi Arabia Thwarts Daesh Plot Against Defense Ministry

Saudi Arabia has just broken up a Daesh plot to use a suicide bomb against Defense Ministry offices, while separately dismantling an alleged spy ring — according to Khaleej Times.     The dual announcements show the security challenges facing the kingdom that is now fighting its war in Yemen, and embroiled in a diplomatic […]

The Daughter of Arish’s Martyr Gives Heartbreaking Speech

The Daughter of Arish’s Martyr Gives Heartbreaking Speech

  For the past couple of years, we have somehow become numb when we hear about terrorism. Every other day we hear of crimes we can’t fathom. We choose to shut out our feelings because it is easier to think we believe in a safe world. Yesterday, an Egyptian martyr’s daughter had a lot to […]

Millions of Muslims Protest Against Daesh

Millions of Muslims Protest Against Daesh

On June 10th and 11th, millions – as in tens of millions – of Shia Muslims made their way to the city of Karbala, located in Iraq and occupied by Daesh,  in protest against the international terrorist organization.   According to The Independent, these Shia Muslims headed to the city for an annual pilgrimage that commemorates […]

Daesh Claims Responsibility for the Manchester Attack That Killed 22

Daesh Claims Responsibility for the Manchester Attack That Killed 22

  At least 22 people, including children, have been killed and 60 more were wounded in a blast at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester — the deadliest terror attack on British soil since the 2005 London bombings.     According to The Sun, cops were able to reveal that the suicide bomber was a […]

Rod Stewart Re-Enacts Beheading Daesh Video in Abu Dhabi Desert

Rod Stewart Re-Enacts Beheading Daesh Video in Abu Dhabi Desert

Sandy Afternoon Please believe that I would have never posted the otherwise innocent (Beatles Abbey Road/Sand Dunes Crossing) video, with the knowledge of what happen at the very end. Rod and I are both devastated and he is extremely apologetic for the offense caused by his misinterpreted actions. A post shared by Penny Lancaster (@penny.lancaster) […]

These Syrian Muslims Use Instagram to Fight Daesh and It’s Inspiring

These Syrian Muslims Use Instagram to Fight Daesh and It’s Inspiring

Extremists like Daesh depend on people’s ignorance of Islam to grow. That’s why the more people know about Islam’s true teachings–and what Muslims truly believe–the less they’ll fall for Daesh’s propaganda. Which is where Instagram account muslims_against_daesh comes into place. Created by Syrians, the social media platform aims to shed light on what true Islam […]

FATE: Families Unite Against Terrorism and Extremism

FATE: Families Unite Against Terrorism and Extremism

  If you’re one of those who doesn’t believe that sending vaguely precise drones, intervening in Syria, closing Western borders, or electing Trump is the solution to terrorism, you’re going to like FATE.     Families Against Terrorism and Extremism (FATE) is the biggest grassroots anti-extremism network in the world. It is one of the rare straight […]

Photography Collection Spanning 48 Years Shows Lost Side of Middle East

Photography Collection Spanning 48 Years Shows Lost Side of Middle East

  For nearly half a century, Colbert Held took photos of the geography around him. A former United States Foreign Service officer, Held’s collection spans 48 years and 17 countries.   “I had decided that the entire time I was in the Middle East I was going to keep a detailed photographic record of all […]

Bomb at a Pre-Wedding Party Kills 50 People in Southern Turkey

Bomb at a Pre-Wedding Party Kills 50 People in Southern Turkey

  People were dancing in the street last night in Gaziantep, southern Turkey, celebrating their friend’s henna party when suddenly a suicide bomber crashed in and bombed the venue taking at least 50 lives, as reported by Reuters. “The celebrations were coming to an end and there was a big explosion among people dancing,” said 25-year-old Veli […]

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