ISIS 9/11 Cyber Attack: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Twitter accounts affiliated with the Islamic State have purportedly threatened a September 11 hacking attack against the United States on the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attack by al Qaeda. Here’s what you need to know: 1. ISIS Started ‘#AmericaUnderHacks’ On Twitter According to TRAC Terrorism, ISIS sympathizers have threatened to attack internet targets on the anniversary of September 11.

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Isis, a year of the caliphate: 4 maps that show how far and fast the group has spread

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Over the past year Isis has extended its influence across the Middle East and forged connections with other terrorist groups, prompting attacks across the world. Brutal footage released by the jihadist group has triggered widespread revulsion, but the so-called Islamic State has also inspired foreign recruits from France, Germany and the UK. These maps show just how far the influence

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Islamic State urges followers to escalate attacks in Ramadan

Iraqi security forces ride a vehicle past a wall painted with the black flag commonly used by Islamic State militants, near former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein's palace in Tikrit

Cairo : Islamic State urged its followers on Tuesday to escalate attacks against Christians, Shi’ites and Sunni Muslims fighting with a U.S.-led coalition against the ultra-radical group. Jihadists should turn the holy month of Ramadan, which began last week, into a time of “calamity for the infidels … Shi’ites and apostate Muslims”, Isalmic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani said in

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Central Asia Is a Sitting Duck for Islamic State (Op-Ed)

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The appearance of Colonel Gulmurod Khalimov in an Islamic State propaganda video on May 27 sent a chill across Central Asia. The head of Tajikistan’s Special Assignment Police Unit (OMON), a key element in President Emomali Rahmon’s security apparatus, had disappeared shortly before. In the video he promised to return to wage violent jihad. A veteran of brutal Tajik government

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