ISIS Calls for Attacks on Islam’s Holiest Day

ISIS militants are urging all Islamic jihadists to go on the attack and commit heinous acts of violence during Ramadan, especially on the Night of Power, their holiest day. Ramadan ends this Saturday, and so far, there have been at least a dozen terrorist attacks worldwide that have left many people dead and injured. In Kabul, a truck explosion killed 150. Thirty-one were killed in a Baghdad attack, 12 in Tehran and 8 in London.

Law enforcement officials around the world are on high alert this week as ISIS calls for a surge of civilian attacks during Islam’s “Night of Power,” the holiest day on the Islamic calendar, which this year begins Wednesday evening.

Known in Arabic as “Laylat al-Qadr,” it marks the night during the holy month of Ramadan that Muslims believe the Prophet Muhammad received the first revelations of the Quran.

While the vast majority of Muslims consider the occasion as the best time in the year to pray for blessings and forgiveness, jihadist groups such as ISIS exploit the date to urge brutal acts of violence…

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Authorities are warning that there will likely be more terrorist attacks before the end of the weekend. No locations have been named, but based on what has been happening, most likely there will be more terrorist attacks this week in Europe, some in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. No one knows if there will be attacks in the United States, but officials are not ruling it out.

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