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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Saudi Arabia’s top cleric says terrorism has no place in Islam

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:07pm by AP

    ... been their first victims. Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh also said in his public statement on Tuesday that terrorism had no place in Islam, and that the danger of extremists lay ... pressing clerics to publicly condemn Islamic extremist groups since the government made it illegal for citizens to fight in conflicts abroad. Clerics who do not condemn terrorism in traditional ...

  2. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Islamic preacher Mustafa Kamel Mustafa guilty of terrorism charges

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York US jury finds Egyptian preacher guilty of giving support to extremists Cleric convicted of terror charges An Egyptian Islamic preacher whose fiery sermons before and after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States attracted extremists to his London mosque has been convicted of terror charges in a trial that a prosecutor said should ...

  3. News - China

    China indicts 8 over last year Tiananmen Gate attack

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing China has indicted eight people on terrorism charges in connection with an attack on Beijing’s iconic Tiananmen Gate last year that killed two tourists ... detained this month in Xinjiang and 23 extremist groups broken up, though it has released no details about them. Beijing says unrest among Uighurs is caused by extremist groups with ties to Islamic ...

  4. News - China - COUNTERTERRORISM

    29 Xinjiang ‘terrorist suspects’ detained in Urumqi: state media

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:46am by Adrian Wan, AFP, AP

    ... extremists with ties to overseas Islamic terror groups, but has publicly shown little evidence to support that. Activists among the Uygur population say the unrest is fuelled by resentment against ... Twenty-nine suspects in Xinjiang’s capital of Urumqi have been arrested in just one week after a ramped-up anti-terror crackdown fast-tracked their capture. The suspects were held on suspicion ...

  5. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Islamic State recruiting children to fight battles, says UN

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 04:57am by AP

    ... seeing his son, six, playing with a water pistol in front of the house and screaming: “I am a fighter for the Islamic State!”   40 terror plots Britain faces its greatest-ever threat from ... are the logos of the Islamic police. In Raqqa, the Islamic State (IS) group’s de facto capital in Syria, boys attend training camp and religious courses before heading off to fight. Others serve ...

  6. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Kidnapping now big business for terrorist groups like Islamic State

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 04:56am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yemen UN expert reveals that terrorist groups received a total of US$120m between 2004 and 2012 Ransom payments make Islamic State richer by US$45m The Islamic State ... organisation is changing tactics. Yotsna Lalji told a meeting of the UN Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Committee that an estimated US$120 million in ransom was paid to terrorist groups ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Syria opens door to US bombing of Islamists but White House to go it alone

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 09:57pm by AP

    ... Agencies in Washington and Damascus Damascus says its ready to work with Washington to fight Islamist 'terrorism' within its borders Syria opens door on u.s. air strikes Syria said it was ready to work with the United States to fight "terrorism" as US President Barack Obama approved surveillance flights over the nation, a move that could pave the way ...

  8. News - World - NIGERIA

    UN Security Council says Boko Haram is linked to al-Qaeda

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:22pm by AP

    ... UN ambassador Gary Quinlan, who chairs the al-Qaeda sanctions committee, said there was "very clear evidence" that Boko Haram members had trained with al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, particularly in developing improvised explosive devices- "one of the main weapons of modern-day terrorism and particularly al-Qaeda". There was also evidence that a significant ...

  9. News - World - CAMEROON

    French priest kidnapped in lawless Cameroon region where Boko Haram operates

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Paris Priest kidnapped in 'terror' region A French priest has been kidnapped from his northern Cameroon parish house, in a region where the radical Islamic ... the border with Nigeria. The zone has been flagged as a risk for terrorism and kidnapping, but the priest chose to stay on to "exercise his mission," the ministry said. It said ...

  10. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Killing of James Foley reignites debate about US stand on terrorist ransoms

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:37pm by AP

    ... for extremists. Foley's beheading by the Islamic State group intensified a debate within the Obama administration and with United States allies abroad about whether to pay ransoms to al-Qaeda ... Foley's Islamic State captors had demanded €100 million (HK$1 billion) from his parents and political concessions from Washington, but neither obliged, authorities said. The Islamic State also ...




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