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EXCLUSIVE: Pro-ISIS Telegram Users Advocate Using Social Media To Encourage Lone Wolf Attacks On The World Cup
As part of ISIS supporters’ ongoing incitement to target the World Cup games that open today (June 14, 2018) in Russia, the pro-ISIS Telegram channel “Ready-Made Tweet Lovers” posted a message calling to perpetrate lone wolf attacks at the games.
New Pro-ISIS Poster Calls For Vehicle Attacks During The World Cup
On June 20, 2018, a pro-Islamic state (ISIS) Telegram channel released an English-language poster encouraging ISIS supporters to “kill the citizens of Crusader nations wherever you find them.”
Jihadi Sheikh: Watching World Cup Is Impermissible Because Of Russia’s Role In Syria; Participating Muslim Nations Are ‘Traitors’
On June 16, 2018, Syrian jihadi sheikh Abd Al-Razzaq Al-Mahdi issued a fatwa saying that watching the 2018 FIFA World Cup on television is impermissible because of the role the host nation of Russia is playing in Syria.(by memri.org)

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