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    ISIS appeals for Ramadan killings of Christians and Jews across US, Europe and Israel

    By Joseph Wilkes,James Liddell & John O'sullivan,


    ISIS has urged its followers to carry out attacks on Christians and Jews in the US, Europe, and Israel during Ramadan . The group's spokesperson, Abu Hudhayfah al-Ansari, also praised last week's terror attack in Moscow that claimed 140 lives.

    He used the messaging app Telegram to call for "lone wolves" to target Christians and Jewish people during the holy month. Al-Ansari also warned that the presence of US troops in Iraq could lead to more attacks from the group.

    This comes as ISIS marks the 10-year anniversary of declaring a caliphate in Iraq and Syria in 2014. In a lengthy audio speech, he praised the global growth of ISIS and criticized Al-Qaeda for straying from their path.

    He declared that Ramadan was the month of jihad. The spokesperson also called on "members" in Mozambique to "double attacks" and militants in the Philippines to "move operations into major cities", in a chilling and worrying sign.

    He continued to call on the Mujahidin, those who engage in Jihad, and media leaders to obey their elders, and disseminate Islamic State's message far and wide, reports the Mirror .

    Currently, there is little intel on ISIS spokesperson, besides that he took on the post as spokesperson in August 2023 to replace Abu Omar al-Muhajir following his arrest in Tahrir al-Sham. However, al-Ansari's anti-semitic rhetoric rings loud to his group of extremists.

    "Monotheism is the goal, and jihad is the path...the war with the Jews will not end in a one-state solution or two-state solution, as nationalists believe," he said in a statement titled 'And Kill Them Wherever You find Them' on January 4, 2024.

    "It is a religious ideological war that will continue until we kill their antichrist under the banner of the Prophet of Allah... tighten the plans and diversify operations: Blow them up with explosives, burn them with incendiary bombs, shoot them with bullets, slaughter their necks with knives, and run them over with buses."

    Just days ago, the ISIS K group of Islamic State put up a selfie of the Moscow attackers at Crocus City Hall. They said well done for the "bloody attack" on Christians.

    France has now raised its terror threat level to very high after the attack at the Crocus City Hall concert venue in Moscow, Russia. There, at least 140 people were killed last week.

    A group of gunmen equipped with multiple weapons stormed into Krasnogorsk, near Russia's capital, on the night of March 22. Rock music fans were excited to see the band Picnic play, but then bullets started flying everywhere as the terrorists came into the hall.

    When loud bangs were heard, people first thought it was just the band using fireworks in their show. But then they saw firebombs being thrown at them, which injured multiple people and caused the people to catch fire.

    Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack and they were aiming for "Christians". The ISIS-K part of the group from Khorasan Province in Afghanistan was said to be running it, according to a message on Telegram from an ISIS news place called Amaq.

    The Basmanny Court in Moscow said the four shooting suspects came from Tajikistan, a central Asian country that used to be part of the Soviet Union. Their names are Dalerdzhon Mirzoyev, 32, Saidakrami Rachabalizoda, 30, Shamsidin Fariduni, 25, and Mukhammadsobir Faizov, 19.

    They were hurt before they were taken to court.

    Three more suspects were identified a few days later: a father named Isroil Islomov, 62, and his two sons Dilovar Islomov and Aminchon Islomov, as revealed by the Investigation Committee.

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