TORONTO IMAM demands that Canadian government stop linking Islam to terrorism

013When Islam stops producing 99% of the terrorists in the world, we might think about it you lying idiot. At a conference to combat radicalization held last week in Toronto, a prominent local imam called on the federal government to stop using language linking Islam to terror.

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National Post  “Lead by example, change the rhetoric, and stop saying these words. They hurt,” said Dr. Hamid Slimi, former chairman of the Canadian Council of Imams and current chairman of the Muslim seminary, the Canadian Centre for Deen Studies.

230_PHOTO_Terror_2The plea, met with overwhelming applause, referred specifically to remarks made by Prime Minister Stephen Harper weeks before that characterized mosques as potential spaces of radicalization. Several days later, U.S. President Barack Obama, whose government has refused to use words such as “Islamic” or “jihad” to characterize violent extremism, found himself under fire for taking the opposite side of the semantic battle.

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“What’s wrong with this man that he can’t stand up and say there’s a part of Islam that’s sick?” former New York Mayor Rudi Giuliani reportedly said, after the president defended his government’s position this week at a White House summit on combating extremism.

“We are not at war with Islam,” Mr. Obama said. “We are at war with people who have perverted Islam.”

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While the commitment to combat extremism is undeniable on both sides of the border, the debate over just what language to use — and whether or not it contributes to the problem —  is raging as fiercely as ever.

Many Canadian Muslims are unnerved by the government’s use of the language of Islam to describe terror and see it as stigmatizing.

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In the Qur’an, the term “jihad” means exerting oneself in a difficult task such as debating, family struggles or armed conflict, says Sheik Aarij Anwer of Khalid Bin Al-Walid Mosque in the Toronto suburb of Etobicoke.

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He calls the use of the term jihadism to describe terror “careless,” saying it draws an inaccurate link from “irrational violence” to theology — and implicates all Muslims in violent extremism.
Clothing terror in Islamic terms “has skewed the public’s perceptions of Canadian Muslims as some kind of dangerous and ‘un-Canadian’ group and reinforces stereotypes of the Muslims as some kind of fifth column and whose loyalty is suspect,” said Ihsaan Gardee, executive director of the National Council of Canadian Muslims.

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But overlooking the religious roots of groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq & Al-Sham (ISIS) poses another serious problem, say others.

“By trying to de-link Islam from Islamic terrorism, [Mr. Obama] is engaging in an act of deception and self-deception,” said Peter Wehner, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Ethics & Public Policy Center and a member of three past Republican administrations. “In order to defeat an enemy you need to understand the nature of the enemy you face.”

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Michael Jackson Bonner, a historian of Iran at the Paris-based research group Projet CTESIPHON, agrees.

“Disguising the threat of militant Islam under the cover of ‘violent extremism’ makes Obama seem soft on [ISIS] and its allies,” he said.

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“[ISIS] calls itself Islamic; its territory is called a ‘caliphate;’ its leader is a ‘caliph.’ ”

The group also draws on the Qur’an and other texts of Islam to justify its actions and convince new recruits its version of Islam is more authentic than the rest, Mr. Jackson Bonner points out.

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While Canadian government officials haven’t shied away from using the term jihad — in a statement before the White House conference, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney said, “The international jihadist movement has declared war on Canada and its allies” — a 2012 report by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police questioned its use.

“Terms like ‘Islamic terrorism,’ ‘Islamist terrorism,’ ‘Jihadism’ and ‘Islamo-fascism’ succeed only in conflating terrorism with mainstream Islam, thereby casting all Muslims as terrorists or potential terrorists,” said the report, Words make Worlds.

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However, the RCMP has never issued an official directive on the language. It said in a statement it has a “bias-free” policy, but does not “issue specific guidance about such language use.”

As for the government’s approach, Mr. Jackson Bonner says Mr. Harper’s choice of words indicate he has been “firmer and more realistic” than Mr. Obama’s, avoiding the traps of political correctness.

BAVjmKCQAIV06C-vi “We simply cannot portray [ISIS] as anything other than a fanatical Muslim group whose doctrines must be understood in order to be defeated,” he said. “Right now what matters most is destroying it.”

Below Stats on Islamic terrorism from The Religion of Peace

List of Islamic Terror Attacks For the Past 30 Days

Date Country City Killed Injured Description
2015.02.21 Syria Qardaha 4 0 At least four others are killed by a suicide bomber at a hospital. 
2015.02.20 Libya al-Qubah 47 80 Fifty people are blown to bits by three Islamic State suicide car bombs. 
2015.02.20 Somalia Mogadishu 25 40 A Shahid suicide bomber exterminates twenty-five ‘apostates’ at a luxury hotel. 
2015.02.19 Nigeria Chibok 30 0 At least thirty are left dead when Boko Haram gunmen open up randomly on villagers. 
2015.02.19 Niger Tourba Guida 3 3 Three people are murdered by a Boko Haram attack on a village. 
2015.02.18 Pakistan Islamabad 4 6 A Jundullah suicide bomber detonates outside a Shiite mosque, killing four innocents. 
2015.02.18 Iraq Samarrah 6 16 Six Iraqis are sent to Allah by a Fedayeen suicide bomber. 
2015.02.18 Iraq Mosul 1 0 An elderly man is tied up and stoned to death after being accused of adultery. 
2015.02.17 Tunisia Kasserine 4 0 al-Qaeda militants open fire on a police checkpoint, killing four officers. 
2015.02.17 Afghanistan Kabul 4 0 A bomb blast takes out all four members of a family. 
2015.02.17 Nigeria Yamarkumi 36 20 Children are heavily represented in the three dozen innocents blown to bits by suicide bombers. 
2015.02.17 Nigeria Potiskum 4 11 A Shahid suicide bomber blows himself up in a restaurant, killing the manager, a waiter and two customers. 
2015.02.17 Afghanistan Logar 22 8 Two dozen local recruits are massacred by a suicide bomber at a dining hall. 
2015.02.17 Pakistan Lahore 8 23 At least eight people are killed when a suicide bomber detonates outside a hotel. 
2015.02.17 Iraq Mosul 4 0 Four people are put to death for ‘witchcraft’. 
2015.02.17 Nigeria Tamsu-Shehuri 12 0 A dozen people are gunned down by Sharia advocates. 
2015.02.17 Iraq Camp Speicher 4 18 A Shahid suicide bomber takes out four Iraqis. 
2015.02.17 Iraq Mashad 15 0 Fifteen civilians are executed by the Islamic State, three of whom are burned alive. 
2015.02.17 Iraq Qaim 8 0 Eight citizens are executed by the Islamic State. 
2015.02.16 Iraq Mansouriya 1 3 An electrical worker is dismantled by a roadside bomb. 
2015.02.16 Iraq Saladin 12 0 A dozen Kurds are ambushed and killed by the Islamic State. 
2015.02.16 Afghanistan Kandahar 13 0 Thirteen local cops lose their lives to an ambush by armed Taliban fundamentalists. 
2015.02.16 Cameroon Waza 4 10 Islamists slay four local soldiers. 
2015.02.16 Syria Aleppo 9 20 Four children are among nine killed when Sunnis fire into a Shia-held neighborhood. 
2015.02.16 Somalia Mogadishu 4 0 Four airport workers are machine-gunned at point-blank range by al-Shabaab. 
2015.02.15 Pakistan Rawalpindi 1 1 A Sunni activist is assassinated by sectarian rivals. 
2015.02.15 Iraq Udhaim 15 0 Fifteen defenders are killed during an ISIS attack on a dam. 
2015.02.15 Egypt Benha 1 3 A policeman is picked off in a Muslim drive-by. 
2015.02.15 Denmark Copenhagen 1 2 A 37-year-old Jewish man guarding a synagogue is gunned down by a Muslim radical. 
2015.02.15 Egypt Sheikh Zuweyid 0 2 Islamic militants stage two suicide car bombings on a police station. 
2015.02.15 Iraq Hawija 15 0 Fifteen Kurds are captured and executed by ISIS. 
2015.02.15 Iraq al-Baghdadi 3 0 Three policemen are kidnapped and executed by the Islamic State. 
2015.02.15 Nigeria Damaturu 16 30 A teenaged girl blows herself up at a crowded bus station, taking at least sixteen bystanders with her. 
2015.02.14 USA Detroit, MI 0 2 Two men are stabbed by a Muslim who first verified that they were unbelievers. 
2015.02.14 Pakistan Shalman 1 1 The driver for a polio vaccination team is murdered by fundamentalist gunmen. 
2015.02.14 Syria al-Bab 3 0 The caliphate publicly executes two men and crucifies another to a cheering crowd. 
2015.02.14 Mali Mopti 2 3 Two local soldiers are left dead after a surprise attack by a suspected al-Qaeda linked group. 
2015.02.14 Iraq Nineveh 2 0 Two physicians are executed by Islamic radicals. 
2015.02.14 Iraq Sadr City 9 0 A Shiite militia ambushes and brutally executes a Sunni leader, his son and seven others. 
2015.02.14 Pakistan Orangi 1 0 A 32-year-old Shiite is gunned down by Sunni radicals outside his photo shop. 
2015.02.14 Pakistan Shar Sadardin 1 0 A young woman is shot to death by her conservative brother on suspicion of sexual activity. 
2015.02.14 Denmark Copenhagen 1 3 A gunman praises Allah and fires into a cafe hosting a free speech event organized by a cartoonist critical of Islam, killing one participant. 
2015.02.14 Libya Sirte 21 0 Twenty-one Christians are abducted by Islamists, forced to their knees and then beheaded. 
2015.02.14 Tanzania Tanga 1 5 A police officer is murdered by members of an al-Shabaab offshoot. 
2015.02.13 Egypt Cairo 1 8 A policeman is killed in a roadside bombing by Islamic extremists. 
2015.02.13 Chad Ngouboua 10 0 Islamists row across a lake and murder ten villagers in a surprise attack. 
2015.02.13 Iraq Qaim 9 0 Nine civilians are executed by the Islamic State. 
2015.02.13 Pakistan Peshawar 22 65 At least twenty worshippers are massacred by Jundallah gunmen with suicide vests at a Shiite mosque. 
2015.02.13 Iraq Samarrah 6 0 Two children and a woman are among a family of six disassembled by a Mujahid bomb. 
2015.02.13 Iraq Rutba 1 0 A boy is executed for criticizing the Islamic State on Facebook. 
2015.02.13 Egypt al-Minya 1 0 A Coptic youth is reportedly burned alive by Muslim miscreants. 
2015.02.13 Iraq Qadisiya 7 0 An ISIS crew executes seven policemen. 
2015.02.12 Nigeria Biu 11 20 A female suicide bomber slaughters eleven people at a packed market. 
2015.02.12 Yemen Baihan 8 0 Eight defenders are killed during an al-Qaeda attack which began with a suicide bombing. 
2015.02.12 Pakistan Maldilan 2 2 A bomb shaped like a toy kills two children, ages 6 and 13. 
2015.02.12 Nigeria Mbuta 9 0 Nine villagers are massacred by Boko Haram. 
2015.02.12 Iraq Salamiya 30 0 Thirty people are rounded up and executed for refusing to fight for the Islamic State. 
2015.02.12 Yemen Lahij 1 0 A pilot is shot to death by al-Qaeda. 
2015.02.12 Nigeria Akida 12 0 Twelve villagers are massacred by Boko Haram. 
2015.02.11 Iraq Mosul 1 0 A female politician is publicly executed by the Islamic State. 
2015.02.11 Libya Benghazi 40 0 Forty severed heads are discovered at a training camp for Islamists. 
2015.02.11 Syria Raqqa 1 0 An ISIS prisoner is executed with a shotgun blast to the head. 
2015.02.11 Iraq Baghdad 9 25 Two Jihadi bombings leave nine dead. 
2015.02.11 Iraq Tikrit 12 37 Three ISIS suicide bombers kill a dozen Iraqis. 
2015.02.11 Iraq Baghdad 10 25 Ten civilians lose their lives when terrorists send mortar shells into two Shiite neighborhoods. 
2015.02.10 Afghanistan Kunduz 1 3 Five suicide bombers manage to kill only one other person. 
2015.02.10 Iraq Tarmia 3 10 Ten Shiites are laid out by a Sunni bomb. 
2015.02.10 Somalia Guri-El 12 30 A dozen people lose their lives when Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama’a attack a government building. 
2015.02.10 Iraq Baghdad 4 18 Two Mujahid bomb blasts produce a four dead Iraqis. 
2015.02.10 Afghanistan Jalalabad 2 3 A massive suicide attack leaves two dead, including a female politician. 
2015.02.10 Iraq Madain 2 7 Two civilians are taken out by an IED. 
2015.02.10 Egypt Arish 10 0 Ten people are beheaded on video by Ansar Bait al-Maqdis. 
2015.02.10 Cameroon Koza 7 8 Boko Haram hijacks a bus with passengers, kills seven and kidnaps eight young girls. 
2015.02.10 Iraq Samarrah 6 29 A Fedayeen suicide bomber takes out six other people. 
2015.02.10 Nigeria Logo 22 20 Fulani terrorists massacre over twenty villagers. 
2015.02.09 Iraq Husseiniyah 4 8 A Jihadi bomb blast rips through a commercial area, claiming four souls. 
2015.02.09 Pakistan Karachi 1 0 A Shia museum official is taken down in a Sunni drive-by. 
2015.02.09 Iraq Saniya 13 6 Over a dozen people at a popular gathering place are torn to pieces by a Shahid suicide bomber. 
2015.02.09 Somalia Mogadishu 3 0 A member of parliament is assassinated by a group fighting for Islamic law. Two bodyguards are also killed. 
2015.02.09 Iraq Kadhimiyah 18 42 A Sunni suicide bomber takes out eighteen innocents near a Shia shrine. 
2015.02.09 Pakistan Hayatabad 1 0 Sipah-e-Sahaba gunmen murder a Shiite doctor. 
2015.02.09 Iraq Mosul 5 0 Five Iraqis are executed by the Islamic State. 
2015.02.09 Iraq Mosul 0 15 Fifteen women are reportedly arrested and disfigured with acid by the caliphate for not wearing the niqab. 
2015.02.08 Niger Diffa 5 15 A Shahid suicide bomber detonates at a pepper market, killing five patrons. 
2015.02.08 Syria Aldbsa 1 0 An elderly man is publicly beheaded for ‘witchcraft’. 
2015.02.08 Afghanistan Nangarhar 2 1 Militants enter a rival mosque and gun down two people. 
2015.02.08 Somalia Puntland 2 5 Islamic activists roll up to a police checkpoint and throw in a grenade, killing two officers. 
2015.02.08 Pakistan Nari Baba 3 5 Lashkar-e-Islam kill ten members of a peace committee with an IED in a house. 
2015.02.07 Iraq Baghdad 5 13 Five Iraqis are disassembled by a Fedayeen suicide bomber at a commercial district. 
2015.02.07 Iraq Baghdad 22 45 A brutal suicide bombing at a packed restaurant snuffs out the lives of twenty-two innocents. 
2015.02.07 Iraq Jalawla 1 0 A Kurd is tortured and killed on video by Shiite militia. 
2015.02.07 Iraq Baghdad 11 26 Two bombs at a market produce eleven bodies. 
2015.02.07 Pakistan Parachinar 1 0 A Shiite is shot to death by Sunni radicals. 
2015.02.06 Niger Bossa 4 13 At least four others are killed during a massive cross-border Boko Haram assault. 
2015.02.06 Iraq Bardiyan 23 0 Twenty-three Yazidi victims of Islamic State execution are found in another mass grave. 
2015.02.06 Libya Benghazi 2 20 A suicide bomber kills a man and child. 
2015.02.06 Iraq Tikrit 7 4 A suicide car bomber murders seven Iraqis. 
2015.02.06 Iraq Zumar 16 0 Women and children are among sixteen Yazidi victims of an ISIS execution. 
2015.02.06 Afghanistan Ghanikhil 2 0 Two policemen are shot to death by Sunni hardliners. 
2015.02.06 Afghanistan Washir 2 3 Two civilians are pulled into pieces by a Taliban bomb. 
2015.02.06 Afghanistan Kandahar 1 3 Two suicide bombings claim the life of one other person. 
2015.02.06 Iraq Ramadi 6 9 Six Iraqis are blown to bits by a Shahid suicide bomber. 
2015.02.06 Syria Raqqa 1 0 A 26-year-old female American aid worker is reported dead by the Islamic State after being held for a year and a half. 
2015.02.06 Iraq Baghdad 3 5 A bomb blast at a market leaves three dead. 
2015.02.05 Afghanistan Herat 2 0 Suspected Taliban gunmen pull up on a motorcycle and murder two traffic cops. 
2015.02.05 Egypt Cairo 1 1 One person is killed when Islamic extremists firebomb and fire into a KFC restaurant. 
2015.02.05 Syria Damascus 10 50 The Army of Islam sends rockets into mainly Christian neighborhoods, killing ten residents. 
2015.02.05 Iraq Shirqat 2 0 A married couple is dragged into the public square and shot to death by pro-Sharia militants. 
2015.02.05 Iraq Mosul 2 0 A father and son are beheaded by the Islamic State. 
2015.02.05 Iraq Tikrit 11 22 Eleven Iraqis are killed during a violent ISIS attack. 
2015.02.04 Cameroon Fotokol 110 500 Boko Haram overrun a small town and massacre over one-hundred innocents. 
2015.02.04 Afghanistan Ganjgal 2 0 A 23-year-old woman is among two people shot to death by a Sharia court. 
2015.02.04 Iraq Mosul 1 0 A priest is beheaded by the Islamic State. 
2015.02.04 Yemen Bayda 5 3 A suicide car bomber takes out five security personnel. 
2015.02.04 DRC Beni 21 0 Seven women are among twenty-one villagers hacked to death by ADF-NALU. 
2015.02.04 Iraq Mahmoudiyyah 3 6 A woman is among three civilians who bleed to death following a Mujahid bombing near a bus. 
2015.02.04 Pakistan Quetta 1 0 A guard for a polio team is shot dead by fundamentalist. 
2015.02.04 Iraq Mosul 2 0 Two imams are executed by Religion of Peace rivals. 
2015.02.04 Iraq Mosul 4 0 Four people are beheaded by ISIS for condemning the burning of a pilot on Facebook. 
2015.02.03 Syria Raqqa 1 0 The caliphate releases a video showing a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a cage. 
2015.02.03 France Nice 0 3 Three French soldiers standing guard at a Jewish center are stabbed by a radical Muslim. 
2015.02.03 Egypt Alexandria 1 2 A civilian is killed – and a child injured – by an Islamist bomb at a checkpoint. 
2015.02.03 Libya Sidra 5 13 Five others are killed during an assault by Fajr Libya. 
2015.02.03 Pakistan Ormagi 4 0 Four people are disintegrated by a Tehreek-e-Taliban IED. 
2015.02.03 Libya Mabrook 13 0 Islamists storm an oilfield and slit the throats of thirteen employees. 
2015.02.03 Thailand Yala 1 0 A 35-year-old man is murdered in his home by Muslim gunmen. 
2015.02.03 Iraq Baghdad 8 25 Eight people are blown to bits in three separate Mujahid bomb blasts. 
2015.02.03 Somalia Mogadishu 1 3 A civilian is taken out by an al-Shabaab bomb blast. 
2015.02.03 Somalia Baidoa 1 0 A cleric is assassinated near his mosque by radicals. 
2015.02.03 Iraq Baghdad 5 15 Jihadis set off a series of bombs at a popular square, killing five bystanders. 
2015.02.02 Syria Raqqa 1 0 Another gay man is thrown from a building by Sharia activists. 
2015.02.02 Nigeria Gombe 5 8 Two suicide bombers kill five people at a market. 
2015.02.02 Iraq Fallujah 2 0 Two Shiites are beheaded by Sunnis. 
2015.02.02 Libya Tripoli 1 2 One person is taken out by suspected Fajr Libya bombers. 
2015.02.02 Iraq Tikrit 7 28 Seven Iraqis are sent to Allah by a Fedayeen suicide bomber. 
2015.02.02 Pakistan Nari Baba 3 2 Religious radicals blow up three locals. 
2015.02.01 Pakistan Karachi 4 1 Four Sunnis are gunned down in two sectarian attacks. 
2015.02.01 Iraq Mosul 2 0 Two Iraqi captives are beheaded by the Islamic State. 
2015.02.01 Nigeria Maiduguri 12 37 A dozen people lose their lives when Boko Haram gunmen attack a small city. 
2015.02.01 Nigeria Gombe 3 7 A bomb at a market leaves three dead. 
2015.02.01 Nigeria Potsikum 9 24 A suicide bomber murders nine innocents at a political gathering. 
2015.02.01 Pakistan Jhang 2 0 Two sisters are honor killed by their family for refusing to marry men picked out for them. 
2015.02.01 Afghanistan Chasht 4 3 Fundamentalists pour automatic-weapons fire into a police post, killing four officers. 
2015.02.01 Syria Damascus 6 20 Terrorists blow up a bus carrying Shiite pilgrims, killing six. 
2015.02.01 Syria Aleppo 2 16 Army of Islam members target a neighborhood with rockets, killing two residents. 
2015.02.01 Iraq Karaghol 2 5 Jihadis blow up two civilians. 
2015.02.01 Egypt Rafah 3 4 Two women and a child are crushed to death by two rocket attacks on their homes. 
2015.02.01 Nigeria Dalwa 22 5 Nearly two dozen others lose their lives during a Boko Haram attack. 
2015.02.01 Iraq Sinuni 25 0 Twenty-five Yazidi victims of an ISIS execution are discovered, including women and children. 
2015.02.01 Iraq Sensil 11 0 The remains of eleven ISIS execution victims are found in a mass grave. 
2015.01.31 Egypt al-Arish 1 0 A 50-year-old Copt is shot to death in his home simply because of his religion. 
2015.01.31 Afghanistan Nuristan 4 0 Four border guards are taken out by Taliban bombers. 
2015.01.31 Afghanistan Herat 2 2 A man and his son are reduced to parts by a bomb planted by religious hardliners 
2015.01.31 Syria Raqqa 1 0 A Japanese journalist who converted to Christianity is beheaded by caliphate members in the name of Allah. 
2015.01.31 Pakistan Karachi 1 0 A 70-year-old Shiite is murdered by Sipah e-Sahaba. 
2015.01.31 Iraq Harbaya 6 0 Six members of a family are exterminated by a Shahid suicide bomber. 
2015.01.31 Iraq Baghdad 3 10 Three civilians are killed when ISIS fire mortars into their neighborhood. 
2015.01.31 Iraq Baghdad 3 10 Mujahid bombers lay out three people near an auto repair shop. 
2015.01.31 Iraq Madain 4 11 Four people at a sheep market are sectionalized by a Jihadi bomb blast. 
2015.01.30 Iraq Kirkuk 6 70 ISIS fighters fire rockets into a town, killing at least six. 
2015.01.30 Egypt Sheikh Zuweid 2 0 Two children die from gunshot injuries suffered during an attack by Islamic fundamentalists. 
2015.01.30 Pakistan Shikarpur 61 100 A Jundullah member sets off explosives inside a crowded Shia mosque, killing over sixty members including children. 
2015.01.30 Syria Tal Abyad 1 0 A gay man is thrown from a roof and then beaten to death when he survives. 
2015.01.30 Afghanistan Dara-e-Suf 0 7 Sunnis bomb a rival mosque during Friday prayers. 
2015.01.30 Thailand Pattani 1 3 A Buddhist police officer is ambushed and killed by Muslim gunmen. 
2015.01.30 Pakistan Orangi 1 0 A man dies from head injuries suffered during a fundamentalist attack on a polio team. 
2015.01.30 Cameroon Fotokol 3 12 Three defenders are killed during a cross-border raid by Boko Haram. 
2015.01.30 Iraq Baghdad 27 30 Over two dozen people are killed in back to back Jihad bombings. 
2015.01.30 Iraq Jalawla 7 0 At least seven Kurds are killed by a suicide bomber. 
2015.01.30 Iraq Samarrah 14 29 Fourteen Iraqis lose their lives to two Fedayeen suicide blasts. 
2015.01.30 Iraq Nukhaib 6 0 A half-dozen people are incinerated when a suicide truck bomber rams a reception hall. 
2015.01.30 Nigeria Nwonko 27 0 Women and children comprise the bulk of twenty-seven villagers massacred by Fulani terrorists. 
2015.01.30 Iraq al-Dour 37 0 Forty-four people are abducted from their homes by the Islamic State – which subsequently executed thirty-seven. 
2015.01.30 Egypt al-Arish 1 0 A 50-year-old road worker is shot in the head by Ansar Beit al-Maqdis. 
2015.01.29 Afghanistan Mesri Kala 4 0 Three civilians are among four killed by a Taliban landmine. 
2015.01.29 Afghanistan Jalalabad 1 2 A child is sectionalized by a Religion of Peace bomb blast. 
2015.01.29 Egypt Sheikh Zuweid 3 0 Three people are kidnapped and beheaded by Ansar Beit Al Maqdis. 
2015.01.29 Afghanistan Kabul 3 1 Three US contractors are shot in the back by a terrorist in uniform. 
2015.01.29 Egypt al-Arish 26 58 Over two dozen civilians and soldiers are killed when Ansar Beit al-Maqdis attack a hotel and barracks with rockets. 
2015.01.29 Ireland North Belfast 1 0 An immigrant from Somalia stabs a man to death on the street while yelling a ‘Jihadi war cry’. 
2015.01.29 Egypt Rafah 1 6 Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis open fire on a police checkpoint, killing one member. 
2015.01.29 Iraq Mahmoudiya 2 10 A Jihadi bomb at a commercial center claims the lives of two bystanders. 
2015.01.29 Yemen Marib 2 2 Two local soldiers are murdered by al-Qaeda. 
2015.01.29 Iraq Mishahada 7 28 A double suicide bombing produces seven dead Iraqis including first responders. 
2015.01.29 Iraq Tarmiya 3 11 Three people in a farming community are laid out by a Mujahideen blast. 
2015.01.29 Afghanistan Mehtarlam 16 39 Sixteen mourners at a funeral are shredded by a Shahid suicide bomber. 
2015.01.29 Iraq Latifiyah 1 2 A woman bleeds to death following a Mujahid bomb blast. 
2015.01.29 Iraq Youssifiyah 4 12 Terrorists bomb an outdoor market, killing four patrons. 
2015.01.28 Pakistan Sargodha 4 0 A man shoots his sister and three children to death over suspicion of unIslamic morals. 
2015.01.28 Afghanistan Herat 1 2 A woman is taken out by a Taliban bomb. 
2015.01.28 Yemen Radda 7 5 Seven Shiites are laid out during an al-Qaeda attack on a house. 
2015.01.28 Lebanon Shebaa Farms 2 7 Two Israeli soldiers are killed by Hezbollah terrorists. 
2015.01.28 Mali Tabankort 9 0 At least nine are killed by two suicide bombers. 
2015.01.28 Somalia Kismayu 13 0 At least thirteen others lose their lives to an al-Shabaab attack. 
2015.01.28 Afghanistan Ghanzi 11 6 Eleven Afghans are shot to death by Sunni hardliners. 
2015.01.28 Nigeria Adamawa 10 0 Ten more victims are reported ‘slaughtered like rams’ from a seven town murderous rampage by Boko Haram. 
2015.01.27 Iraq Saladin 10 0 Ten Kurds are lined up and shot in the head by devout Sunnis chanting praises to Allah. 
2015.01.27 Iraq Mosul 10 0 Ten more physicians are reported executed by the Islamic State. 
2015.01.27 Iraq Maria 6 0 Six civilians are executed for arguing with caliphate members. 
2015.01.27 Iraq Tikrit 6 4 A half dozen Iraqis are blown to bits by Mujahideen bombers. 
2015.01.27 India Tral 1 1 Hizb-ul-Mujahideen gunmen open fire on a security patrol, killing one member. 
2015.01.27 Libya Tripoli 10 2 Five foreign guests and five guards are killed when Islamists storm a hotel after setting off a bomb. 
2015.01.27 Afghanistan Kot 2 0 Two brothers are shot to death by suspected Taliban. 
2015.01.27 Egypt Alexandria 1 2 Fundamentalists set off a car bomb that leaves one dead. 
2015.01.26 Yemen Abyan 5 0 Five local soldiers are ambushed and killed by al-Qaeda. 
2015.01.26 Afghanistan Kabul 1 0 A former court official is assassinated by suspected Taliban. 
2015.01.26 Pakistan Karachi 1 0 Fundamentalist gunmen pick off a guard for a polio team. 
2015.01.26 Iraq Barwanah 72 0 Shiite militias pull seventy-two Sunnis from their homes and execute them. 
2015.01.26 Syria al-Shadadi 1 0 A young man is beheaded to shouts of ‘Allah Akbar.’ 
2015.01.26 Nigeria Michika 30 6 Thirty people are reported killed when Boko Haram attack two villages. 
2015.01.26 Iraq Abu Ghraib 6 8 Children are among six civilians disassembled by a Mujahideen blast targeting an humanitarian aid agency. 
2015.01.25 Syria Damascus 7 43 At least seven are killed when Jaysh al-Islam send dozens of rockets into a neighborhood. 
2015.01.25 Iraq Baghdad 7 11 A bomb placed outside a restaurant nets seven dead bodies. 
2015.01.25 Iraq Mosul 7 0 Seven women are executed for refusing ‘temporary marriage’ with caliphate members. 
2015.01.25 Iraq Mosul 1 0 A captive is beheaded on video by ISIS. 
2015.01.25 Syria Aleppo 3 11 Sunni terrorists kill three civilians with a rocket attack on their neighborhood. 
2015.01.25 Iraq Baghdad 4 8 Four patrons are killed when Jihadis bomb a cafe. 
2015.01.25 Iraq Tikrit 4 0 Four Iraqis are executed by the Islamic State. 
2015.01.25 Iraq Arab Jabour 3 2 Three defense volunteers are pulled into pieces by an ISIS bomb. 
2015.01.25 Philippines Barangay Tukanalipao 49 11 Moro Islamists open fire on police, killing nearly fifty. 
2015.01.25 Pakistan Karachi 1 0 A Shiite dies from injuries suffered during a targeted attack by Sipah-e-Sahaba. 
2015.01.24 Iraq Baghdad 3 8 A bomb blast at a cafe leaves three dead. 
2015.01.24 Iraq Baghdad 3 8 Terrorists kill three civilians with a car bomb. 
2015.01.24 Iraq al-Amin 3 7 Sunnis take out three Shiites with a bomb planted near a produce stand. 
2015.01.24 Pakistan Korangi 2 0 Two Shiite shopkeepers are murdered by Sunni radicals. 
2015.01.24 Iraq Zafaraniyah 4 13 Jihadis bomb a Shiite restaurant, killing four patrons. 
2015.01.23 Syria Damascus 1 6 A civilian bleeds out following an al-Nusra mortar attack on a neighborhood. 
2015.01.23 Iraq Baghdad 2 11 A blast targeting soccer fans takes out two. 
2015.01.23 Iraq Mosul 4 0 Four university professors are executed by the Islamic State. 
2015.01.23 Lebanon Ras Baalbak 3 7 Islamists stage a cross-border attack on Lebanese troops, killing three. 
2015.01.23 Philippines Zamboanga 2 54 An Abu Sayyaf car bombing outside a bar leaves two dead and four dozen injured. 
2015.01.23 Iraq Basra 5 0 Five imams are assassinated by Religion of Peace rivals. 
2015.01.23 Iraq Muqdadiyah 7 0 Two journalists are among seven people reportedly killed by the Islamic State. 
2015.01.23 Nigeria Kambari 15 0 Fifteen villagers are slaughtered by Boko Haram. 
2015.01.23 Libya Tripoli 1 0 Islamists gun down a guard outside a UN office. 
2015.01.23 Iraq Sinjar 50 0 Fifty people are summarily executed by the Islamic State. 
2015.01.23 Nigeria Bantaje 1 0 Muslim extremists butcher a pastor and father of two. 
2015.01.23 Syria Raqqa 1 0 A Japanese hostage is beheaded by the Islamic State. 

* Honor killings appear on the list, but are not included in the counter

There is a reason we call it Islamic terrorism, and it isn’t
because we falsely attribute motives to the terrorists, but
because Islam is the stated purpose and aim of the terrorists.
–Daniel Greenfield