turkce links to original Turkish article.
(Posta Newspaper, 30 July 2014)
Paradise sled ready for take-off in 10, 9, 8, ...
Images broadcast from internet sites that praise
the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISID in Turkish,
ISIS in English), show a large number of people,
including children, gathering for prayers on the
morning of the Ramazan holiday in the picnic grounds
at Omerli, Istanbul.
The gathering was reported with the following statement:
"Istanbul's Moslems found it possible to perform their
duty together at an event organized around the 2014/1435
(modern and Islamic calendar dates) Ramazan holiday."
The crowd gathered at the Omerli picnic grounds on
monday morning for prayers.
After prayers a speaker addressed the crowd and repeatedly
emphasized 'cihad' (holy war). The last portion of the
speaker's address included the following statement: "help
the patient fighters who fight for Allah, that they might
achieve victory. Protect them and may their shots hit
Omerli: too close for comfort.