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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebel group Dawud Brigade defects to Islamic State

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:41pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Gaziantep, Turkey Syrian rebel group defects to Islamic State A Syrian rebel brigade defected to Islamic State this week, a sign that the extremist group continues ... Islamists in its ranks, has a complex history of relations with Islamic State, and the impact of its departure from an anti-government umbrella group the Sham Army was not immediately clear. The big ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US judge postpones radical cleric Abu Hamza's trial to 2014

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Terror trial of radical British preacher Abu Hamza would start on March 31 next year, said the US judge presiding over his case since he was extradited last year Backlog of evidence delays terror trial The terror trial of ...

  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Syrian bombing of ISIL extremists in Iraq complicates situation for Washington

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 06:00pm by MCT

    ... the Sunni Muslim extremist group inside both Syria and Iraq. The policy shift complicates an already tangled situation for the Obama administration by effectively aligning Assad, whose ousting ... McClatchy-Tribune in Istanbul Bombing by Assad's forces put him on side of US against Sunni Muslim extremists at a time when US seeks his removal from office After taking a hands-off ...

  4. News - World - IRAQ

    UN secretary general opposes airstrikes on extremists in Iraq

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 02:43pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... airstrikes against Sunni extremists in Iraq could be ineffective and backfire. He urged Iraq’s feuding communities to unite against the terrorists who have captured a vast swath of territory. The UN chief also urged the Iraqi government and its supporters not to retaliate against Sunni communities in revenge for “barbaric attacks” by the al-Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq ...

  5. Extremists part of group run by leader of Gaza's most-feared clan

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agence France-Presse The extremist Army of Islam group behind the 16-week-long abduction of BBC journalist Alan Johnston is run by the head of a powerful Gaza clan. The shadowy group ... ties with the group. Officially, the Army of Islam speaks the language of radical Islamic groups- it has made demands for the release of Islamic radicals held abroad and has also claimed ...

  6. News - World

    Disaffected Kurdish youngsters join Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:10pm by WASHPOST

    ... is also basically suicide INTELLIGENCE OFFICIAL IN HALABJA The young men's allegiance to the extremist group represents a potential danger for the Kurds, who share the jihadists' ... in Sulaymaniyah. The 24-year-old man said two of his other neighbours had joined the extremist group in Syria, only to be captured and returned by Turkish Kurds who are fighting with Syrian insurgents ...

  7. News - World - CRIME

    DNA on juice bottle leads police to French soldier's suspected attacker

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... honourable". Under French anti-terrorism law, he can be held for 96 hours without charge. France has been on high alert since its military operation to drive Islamic extremists out of Mali began ... Agencies in Paris Unemployed and homeless suspect was known for his ties to radical Islam and his movements before attack were caught on camera, police say Arrest for stabbing of French ...

  8. News - World

    Inmates reportedly inspired by soldier's killing attack UK prison guards

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... prisoners inspired by the murder last week of a British soldier who was hacked to death in a London street by suspected Islamic extremists. The Mirror newspaper reported that the male guard ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Police arrest ‘radical’ Muslim over French soldier’s stabbing

    Posted May 29th 2013, 02:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Police investigating the stabbing of a French soldier in Paris on Wednesday arrested a suspect sources described as a supporter of “radical Islam”. “The ... said the suspect was arrested in Yvelines, just west of Paris. Sources close to the investigation said the 22-year-old man has been a follower of a “traditionalist even radical Islam ...

  10. News - China - TERRORISM

    Islamist group 'claims responsibility for Urumqi railway station bombing'

    Posted May 14th 2014, 07:32pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Turkestan Islamic Party releases video of briefcase bomb it says was used in the violence Islamist group claims Urumqi rail station attack An Islamist militant group ... The authorities had said the attack in Xinjiang, home to the Muslim Uygur ethnic group, was carried out by two religious extremists who were also killed in the blast. Xinjiang has been beset by violence ...




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