Jihad Watch - “‘We are a minority and we are under threat by the jihadists,’ Rifaat Nasrallah, a commander of the volunteer guards in the Greek Catholic town of Ras Baalbek, said.” These guys should lay down their arms — don’t they realize they might harm the Muslim/Christian dialogue? Don’t they know that the Islamic State fighters aren’t jihadis anyway and have nothing to do with Islam?
“Isis Threat to Crucify Lebanon’s Christians as Islamic State Prepare to Cross Syria Border,” by Jack Moore, International Business Times, September 30, 2014:
As IS seek to grab land outside of the mountain caves and farms they currently control, Christian volunteers have now created village defence forces to protect against the Sunni militants who have taken up to 21 Lebanese soldiers and policemen hostage. Read MoreChristians in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley have begun arming themselves in preparation for an Isis (now known as the Islamic State) offensive as it seeks to expand its territorial control outside of Syria.Up to 3,000 militants from the Islamic State and other jihadists occupy the mountain range between Lebanon and Syria near the Sunni town of Arsal.