Jun 13 2016
HEAVY Following ISIS’ official statement released by the Amaq News Agency claiming the Orlando, Florida attack, the Islamic State has released a message “blessing” gunman Omar Mateen. “Jannah” is the Islamic term for “heaven.” It means “garden” in Arabic. “Aameen” is “amen.”
Following the official announcement by the Islamic State’s media arm Amaq News Agency claiming the attack committed by Omar Mateen in Orlando, Florida, that killed 50, jihadists celebrated online. Below is a meme created for the “celebration.” It uses the hashtag “#OrlandoIsBurning” or “Orlando_Is_Burning,” a hashtag which has been used by ISIS since Paris with “ParisIsBurning” and in every terrorist attack by them since, including “Brussels_Is_Burning.”
Amaq News Agency, the “official” media arm of the Islamic State, has commented on the shooting in Orlando, Florida carried out by jihadist Omar Mateen that left at least 50 dead. It reads:
Prior to this statement, ISIS sympathizers had been praising the attack on Twitter with anti-LGBT commentary hashtagged with #Pulse, the name of the night club where the terrorist attack occurred.