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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Islamic State Urges ‘All Out War’ on West for Ramadan: ‘Attack Them in Their Homes’
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), in its annual call for violence during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, has urged jihadists and sympathizers to wage an “all-out war” in the West, stressing the targeting of noncombatants.
Through encrypted Telegram messaging app channels and YouTube, ISIS has disseminated its Ramadan propaganda in the form of an audio-accompanied slideshow.
The group’s 2017 Ramadan call for violence istitled “Where Are the Lions of War?”
Specifically, the message urges jihadists to carry out attacks in the United States, Russia, and across Europe.
“Your targeting of the so-called innocents and civilians is beloved by us and the most effective, so go forth and may you get a great reward or martyrdom in Ramadan,”declaresISIS in the message.
“Attack them in their homes, their markets, their roads and their forums,” the groupadds.
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