ISIS Threatens to Destroy Kaaba

kaabaIn a classic move of fundamental villainy, ISIS goes after the mamma jamma of religious targets.

Representatives of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) stated that they will destroy the Kaaba after they capture Saudi Arabia, APA reports quoting Turkish media that ISIS wants to take control of the city of Arar in Saudi Arabia and start operations there.

ISIS member Abu Turab Al Mugaddasi said that they would destroy the Kaaba in Mecca: “If Allah wills, we will kill those who worship stones in Mecca and destroy the Kaaba. People go to Mecca to touch the stones, not for Allah.”

via Vestnik Kavkaza

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  • emperorreagan

    Sounds like the US is doing a sweet job vetting the organizations they give money to.

    • Mr Grim

      Over the long haul they (US govt) often seem to end up financing both sides in a lot of these conflicts (e.g. backing Saddam Hussein in his war against Iran, with not only muchos cash but also weapons, battlefield intelligence and training), so you know, swings and roundabouts…

      • https://twitter.com/anti_euclidean ÿ

        Divide & Conquer®

        Tried & True®

        • Cortacespedes

          To which, the “divided” and the “conquered” eventually loop round just enough to bite you on the arse.

        • Adam’s Shadow

          It’s almost as if they’re TRYING to make things worse in a chaotic region of the world. But that couldn’t be it; we have a moral government… interested… peace… prosperity… well-being of all people…

      • Cortacespedes

        And that Iran/Contra thing that nobody remembers. Hell, Reagan didn’t even remember it as it was happening.

        • marytrasnick

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      • misinformation

        Classic ‘Stategy of Tension’ operations: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strategy_of_tension

  • godozo

    So…

    Was Mohammad an idolator?

    (He did focus on the black stone, after all…)

    • Reasor

      It would have been a way of establishing his bona fides, at the time. The Kaaba was a local relic, said to have been touched by Adam, long before Mohammed came onto the scene. Claiming the stone as a Muslim relic was a way of framing Islam as the continuation of the religious traditions of Adam’s god.

  • alanpeart

    One does not simply walk into Mecca…

  • InfvoCuernos

    What a great way to get the rest of the Islamic world against you! Goals like this will make sure that the US has allies in the Mideast. Almost makes you wonder if this could be a false felafel op.

    • Randy White

      You had me at False Falafel

  • Anarchy Pony

    I feel that this won’t endear them to other muslims…

  • https://twitter.com/anti_euclidean ÿ

    Hey look, the Muslims are finally learning about the Pagan origins of their faith!

    Yeah, Protestantism worked out well for the Christians, so I see this ending well…

  • FrenchFriar

    That’s a pipe dream and they know it.

  • BuzzCoastin

    ISIS is really an up and coming brand
    are they planning an IPO soon?

  • cosmo ruckaz

    i got to hand it to ISIS they sure know how to make an entrance to the collective consciousness and balls for this promise.

  • Gjallarbru

    Wouldn’t it be funny that IF they blew it up, they found out the kaaba was really just a wooden frame with a thin veneer of stone on it…

    • Adam’s Shadow

      Ignore the sheik behind the curtain?

      • Gjallarbru

        Exactly!

  • Tchoutoye

    The War on Terra’s cheesy narrative is starting to resemble English pantomime with its combination of caricatural villainy and mindless audience participation.

    • Mr B

      U.S. comedian Chris Rock’s ‘Never Scared’ stand-up act (2004):

      “And they keep trying to scare us. Everybody’s trying to scare us. 

      Telling us to be on the lookout for al-Qaeda.
      Like, “Where?” 

      I ain’t scared of al-Qaeda. I’m from Brooklyn, I don’t give a fuck about al-Qaeda. 

      Shit. Motherfucking al-Qaeda. 

      Shit, did al-Qaeda blow up the building in Oklahoma? 

      No. 

      Did al-Qaeda put anthrax in your mail? 

      No. 

      Did al-Qaeda drag James Byrd down the street till his eyeballs popped out of his fucking head? No. 

      I ain’t scared of al-Qaeda, I’m scared of Al Cracker.”

      ~ h**p://w*w.cswap.c*m/2004/Chris_Rock:_Never_Scared/cap/en/25fps/a/00_38

  • Hadrian999

    Go big or go home is obviously their creed

  • Reasor

    I imagine that if the story was legit, Al Jazeera would be carrying it. They’re not.

  • Roger Mexico

    Actually, the source for this was a fake Twitter account by some random person claiming to be an ISIS member. Nothing to see here, folks.

  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    Given the rush by all states upset by the potential collapse of Iraq to find a way to stem the tide and salvage things…I’m pretty distrustful of anything ‘attributed’ to ISIS by other sources that can’t be confirmed.

    Doesn’t mean they aren’t d-bags in my book…they are…just seems likely that they are and will remain a target for disinfo ops.

    • Reasor

      I’m sticking to my pet hypothesis that this is all a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran until evidence convinces me otherwise.

      • Mr B

        Meaning that the KSA are violently seizing Iraq from their friend, the U.S. empire? Or that ISIS are secretly Iranian merceneries (strangely bombed by allied Russia)?

  • erte4wt4etrg

    Kind of creepy that their name is ISIS, whats that about

  • Eddie

    Sounds more like someone needs to check for a Star of David necklace on those “crazy Moooslums”.

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