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Yesterday, I appeared on CBN to discuss why jihad attacks become more frequent during Ramadan.
I start at the eight-minute mark.
Watch CBN News’ George Thomas’ interview with Middle East expert Robert Spencer & former Muslim Isik Abla on why Islamic terrorists are commanded to kill during Ramadan
ISIS is calling on its followers to massacre civilians during Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, saying violence is a ‘beloved” act to Allah.
And it appears the bloodletting is underway.
Muslims in Afghanistan are mourning the loss of family members, friends and colleagues, the day after a massive truck bomb in the capital city killed at least 90 people and injured more than 450 people….
“The depth of, and the magnitude of the destruction, was so high that even properties within a 3 mile radius of the incident were affected, said Abdullah Habibzai, Kabul’s acting mayor.
A suicide bomber drove his truck into Kabul’s heavily guarded diplomatic quarter during the morning rush hour, leaving behind chaos and destruction….
“The total damage based on our recent data is at least 1.5 million U.S. dollars but the estimation is going on and we expect up to 6 million U.S. dollars damage to the properties,” Habibzai told reporters at a news conference.
The attack in Afghanistan came just days after ISIS massacred 29 Christians near Cairo, Egypt and carried out two massive car bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, killing at least 31 people….
The bloodshed comes as Muslims around the world started their annual 30-day Ramadan fast on May 26.
“Ramadan is a holy and glorious month so we welcome this Ramadan with joy,” said Muhammad Fikri, a Muslim religious teacher. “In this month we come to the mosque to worship, give charity and also try to clean our hearts.”
In Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim nation, hundreds of thousands are flocking to mosques to also pray for peace.
“In welcoming this Ramadan, let us show that Islam is cool, peaceful and safe and let us compete in making good things in our life,” said Sun Keng Hok, an Indonesian Chinese Muslim….