Islamic State Calls for Intensified Attacks Against West, Doesn't Claim EgyptAir Crash

(Wall Street Journal) Maria Abi-Habib - The Islamic State on Saturday urged its supporters to intensify attacks against the West but didn't take responsibility for the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804. "Ramadan is upon us, the month of invasions and jihad...the month of conquests. So get ready and prepared. Be keen on spending it as a conqueror in the name of God," Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, an Islamic State spokesman and senior leader, said in a statement posted online. Make Ramadan "a month of destruction on infidels everywhere, especially soldiers of infidels in Europe and the U.S."

2016-05-23 00:00:00

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