Green birds references a hadith which states that the souls of martyrs ascend to heaven in the form of green birds. Islamist extremists online often use the term as a coded way of indicating that they intend to die in support of their extremist cause.
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On January 15, 2022, a gunman entered Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, during services, taking three congregants and a rabbi as hostages. The standoff ended more than ten hours later with all hostages released, unharmed, and... Read more