NY Terror Case: Women Wanted an Active Military Role in ISIS 

When Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui were arrested early Thursday morning at their Queens home, officers found pressure cookers, gas tanks, hand-written instructions for bomb making and jihadist pamphlets. According to the AP, Velentzas’ and Siddiqui’s arrest indicates a shift in women’s participation in “militant… » 4/05/15 2:15pm 4/05/15 2:15pm

British Police Launch Search for Girls Who Fled London to Join ISIS 

On Tuesday night, three London schoolgirls left their homes and flew to Istanbul, Turkey. British authorities believe that the girls, Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and an unidentified 15-year-old, are traveling to the Syrian border where they plan to join ISIS. On Friday, British counter-terrorism police… » 2/21/15 2:15pm 2/21/15 2:15pm

South Dakota State Rep: Planned Parenthood Is 'Worse than ISIS'

South Dakota State Representative and red-hot thinker Isaac Latterell, a Tea Party Republican who's been in office since 2013, hates abortion. But so do lots of folks in the Mount Rushmore state, and so it's important for him to show he hates it even worse than other people, that he's the most ride-or-die pro-fetus… » 2/19/15 10:30am 2/19/15 10:30am

ISIS Cuts off Hands of Three Women, Flogs Men for Using Cellphones

An Iraqi newspaper is reporting that three women in Mosul had their hands chopped off by the Islamic State as punishment for an unspecified crime. During the same public punishment event, held on a "celebration stage" in the town's center, five men were reportedly flogged for using their cellphones to contact… » 2/16/15 11:10am 2/16/15 11:10am

Right-Wing Blogger: Kayla Mueller Was a 'Bitch' Who Deserved to Die

On Tuesday, the White House confirmed that Kayla Jean Mueller, a 26-year-old American woman kidnapped outside a Syrian hospital in 2013, died while being held captive by ISIS. According to media reports, her parents have been provided with at least three photographs of her corpse. So now, naturally, is the time for… » 2/11/15 4:00pm 2/11/15 4:00pm

Newsweek Twitter Hacked by Group Alleging Themselves to Be ISIS

Newsweek got the reins back, but for a hot second there, the magazine's Twitter was dramatically splashed with communication from the "CyberCaliphate," the purported social media arm of ISIS, which—as covered excellently by Newsweek itself—previously hacked the Twitter and YouTube accounts of US Central Command. » 2/10/15 11:45am 2/10/15 11:45am

Rand Paul Thinks Most Vaccinations Should Be Voluntary, ISIS doesn't

Rand Paul, friend of "freedom" and foe of public health said Monday on CNBC: "I've heard of many tragic cases of walking, talking, normal children who wound up with profound mental disorders after vaccines." He continued, "I'm not arguing vaccines are a bad idea. I think they're a good thing. But I think the parents… » 2/02/15 11:30pm 2/02/15 11:30pm

ISIS Using Rape, Torture and Sexual Slavery Against Women and Girls 

Terrorist group du jour and demonic pieces of shit ISIS — also known as ISIL and the Islamic State — have had a busy year, beheading journalists and aid workers and terrorizing large portions of Iraq and Syria. The group is also systematically raping, torturing and enslaving hundreds of women and girls, a new report… » 12/23/14 4:00pm 12/23/14 4:00pm

Syrian Mourners Carry Coffin of Female Kurdish Fighter Killed at 20

More than 10,000 women have fought in the Kurdish-Islamic State conflict in Syria. These mourners carry the body of 20-year-old Hanim Dabaan, killed in combat with Islamic State militants in the Turkey-Syria border town of Kobani, which has been under attack by ISIS for the last two months. » 11/11/14 8:05pm 11/11/14 8:05pm

Downton Abbey Dog's Life Might Be In Danger, Thanks to ISIS

The Downton Abbey dog, Isis, might be written off because her name is the same as the bloody terrorist organization. The group famous for beheadings wasn’t around in the 1920s, when the series is set, but that hasn’t stopped other TV shows from editing their stories in favor of sensitivity. » 10/27/14 12:10pm 10/27/14 12:10pm

Female Kurdish Fighters Take Up Arms Against the Islamic State

The latest battle in the Islamic State's sweeping campaign of northern Syria and Iraq is over the key town of Kobane, where they have funneled around 9,000 extremist fighters armed with tanks and heavy weaponry. Standing in their way are about 2,000 Kurdish fighters, including an all-female brigade. » 10/13/14 12:30pm 10/13/14 12:30pm

​Female Iraqi Lawyer Kidnapped and Publicly Executed by ISIS

The UN human rights commissioner has reported that on Monday, Sameera Salih Ali al-Nuaimy, a lawyer known for working to advance women's rights was taken from her home by members of the Islamic State, convicted of apostasy by a "so-called court," tortured, and publicly murdered after criticizing the extremists on… » 9/28/14 12:45pm 9/28/14 12:45pm