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Islamic State encourages Muslims to set forest fires in US and Europe in “new way of waging jihad”

Islamic State encourages Muslims to set forest fires in US and Europe in “new way of waging jihad”

Country: 
Iceland
Israel
News Date: 
10/11/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Islamic State media is “encouraging ISIS followers to start wildfires in the U.S. and Europe as a new way of ‘waging jihad.’” Except that it really isn’t new. Three years ago in Israel, 13 Muslims were arrested for  as fires still raged through the northern port city of Haifa in “acts of terrorism.” And more recently, the Palestinians in Gaza have sent kites fitted out with incendiary devices across the border into Israel and have set fire to thousands of acres of cropland.

The Islamic State is seeking revenge since the death of its caliph Al Baghdadi, and finding creative ways to kill and destroy is all a part of the jihad. Attempt to cast terror into the hearts of disbelievers can come in any form.