On the U.S.-led coalition strikes: “It’s not a war against Nusra Front, it's a war against Islam. These countries have done a despicable act that will put them on the list of those targeted by jihadist forces all over the world.”“Syrian al Qaeda offshoot vows retaliation against U.S.-led airstrikes,” Reuters, September 27, 2014, http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/09/27/uk-mideast-crisis-nusra-idUKKCN0HM0N820140927.
Abu Firas al-Suri, Nusra Front spokesman, September 27, 2014
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On August 19, 2021, at least three people were killed and 50 were injured when a roadside bomb struck a Shiite procession marking the 7th century death of Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein, a Shiite saint. Sunni extremists were suspected in the explosion in Bahawalnagar, Punjab province, Pakistan.
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