Philadelphia Shooter Described as Quiet, Devout Muslim

By Idrees Ali and Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA, Jan 9 – The gunman who claimed allegiance to Daesh after shooting a Philadelphia police officer was described by people who knew him as a devout, quiet Muslim who became more “combative” after trips to Egypt and Saudi Arabia. As police charged Edward Archer on Saturday with attempted

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Gunman Ambushes Philadelphia Policeman ‘In the Name of Islam’

By Daniel Kelley and Jarrett Renshaw PHILADELPHIA, Jan 9 – A gunman claiming allegiance to Daesh militants shot and seriously wounded a Philadelphia police officer, saying he ambushed his patrol car “in the name of Islam,” the city’s police commissioner said on Friday. Edward Archer of Philadelphia approached Officer Jesse Hartnett, 33, shortly before midnight

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A Fierce Cut Above The Rest

A hair dresser in America is challenging stereotypes, one strand at a time. BY Arfa Shahid “Brick walls are not there to keep us out. [They] are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something,” reads the caption under Natasha Somalia’s photograph on Facebook, followed by the hashtags #girlboss #womeninbusiness

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