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How Islamic State rose from the ashes to attack Moscow

25 March 2024

9:50 PM

25 March 2024

9:50 PM

Since America’s disastrous scuttle from Kabul in August 2021, there had been rising concern that Afghanistan would once again become a crucible of international terrorism. The claim by the Islamic State group to have carried out the Crocus City Hall attack in Moscow appears to have justified that fear.

 An Islamic prophecy says that when the Mahdi, the messiah, returns to herald the end of the world, he will come bearing black flags in the land of Khorasan

The four gunmen – who are said to have walked casually as they fired into the crowds, leaving more than 130 people dead – were...

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