ISIS Gains a Foothold in East African Country of Mozambique After Seizing Crucial Port

Members affiliated with the Islamic State gained control of a strategic port and have instituted Sharia Law; National authorities are receiving foreign help to try and combat the militants.

After seizing a strategic port in the northern part of the country, militants belonging to the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) have taken up residence inside the country of Mozambique, which is located in eastern Africa, due west of the island of Madagascar.

The terror group overtook the Port of Mocimboa da Praia and installed Sharia Law over the city. Military forces from Mozambique are continuing to fight against the militants and are even being helped from foreign militaries such as South Africa and Russia. The defense minister of the country, Jaime Neto, communicated that innocent civilians are being murdered, stating that ISIS “attacked the town from the inside out, causing destruction, looting, and the murder of defenseless citizens.”

The Port of Mocimboa da Praia is critical, largely due to its involvement in the oil industry. It’s reported that multiple foreign entities are in the process of developing gas projects in the area. However, it’s doubtful that the militants will hold the port for long.

The province wherein these events are taking place is the Cabo Delgado Province, which has a population of well over two million. These militants have been successful in manipulating the hearts of the people, recruiting several from the area. It’s estimated that a fifth of the country is Muslim. http://www.beholdIsrael.org

Underground Pastor Reveals: Turkey Becoming Another Iran

In exclusive interview, Turkish Christian leader says, “We have learned that democracy is not our savior”AUGUST 7, 2020  TOPICS: CHRISTIANSISLAMTURKEYREAD by David Lazarus

Turkey is tilting towards the East, and its growing relationship with China and Russia bode a major increase in the minefield of enemy warmongers along Israel’s northern border. In the meantime, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s strong-arm president, has undermined NATO by installing Russian S-400 anti-aircraft batteries pointed towards Israel and Europe, and is ramping up his support for terrorist groups like Hamas and Hezbollah while allowing other jihadist groups like ISIS to launch terror attacks unhindered in the region.

To get an insider’s look at these disturbing developments, Israel Today spoke with Mustafa, a pastor and leader of Turkey’s underground church just barely surviving under the growing Islamization of the newly radicalized Turkish regime.

“Most people have no idea what is really happening in this country,” said Mustafa, who cannot reveal his real name for fear of violent retribution against his wife and three children. He explained that just having contact with someone from Israel is now considered an act of treason as Erdogan continues to push the once secular democracy towards a regional Islamic power. Taken from Israeltoday.com