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  1. 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 ... a real threat from militant Islamists in Xinjiang who want an independent state called East Turkestan. The authorities say many have links with foreign groups, although rights groups and some ...

  2. News - World

    Libyan Islamist fighters seize army bases in Benghazi

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:09am by AP

    ... Agencies in Tripoli and Tunis, Tunisia Islamists seize army bases in Benghazi Islamist groups seized the army special-forces headquarters in Benghazi, Libya after days of fighting that left at least 35 soldiers dead and plunged the country deeper into lawlessness. An Islamist and jihadi alliance announced the capture of the main military base in the eastern city ...

  3. News - World - NIGERIA

    60 Nigerian women and girls escape Boko Haram Islamists during fighting

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:41am

    ... to carry out an operation,” he said. Clashes took place between the Islamists and the army late on Friday after an attack by the insurgents in the town of Damboa, where more than 50 of them were ... the group “decided that we should just take the protest back to the president so that he will know that we are still out there after the 68 days that we have been coming out daily”. Security experts ...

  4. News - World - YEMEN

    Yemeni warplane misses target, kills 10 civilians

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 06:53pm by Reuters in Sanaa

    ... Reuters in Sanaa Ten civilians including a 10-year-old girl were killed in a Yemeni government air strike that had apparently missed its intended target, a car carrying Islamist militants, ... Washington, which fears the spread of Islamist militancy in Yemen, has stepped up drone attacks this year in response. ...

  5. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigeria Islamists attack villages and church near Chibok, dozens killed

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:37am by Reuters and AFP

    ... on Boko Haram Islamists which targeted churches in Nigeria’s embattled northeast, a Borno state government official said on Monday. “So far we have 54 dead,” said the official, who requested ... vigilante groups to try to help the government flush out the militants. But their tactics- often striking then fleeing over the border into Cameroon- have repeatedly proved devastating. ...

  6. News - China - TERRORISM

    Islamist group calls Tiananmen attack 'jihadist operation': monitoring service

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 10:50am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Holy warriors warn of more strikes, says firm that tracks militant statements Tiananmen attack a 'jihadist operation' An Islamist militant group calling itself ... Islamic Movement (ETIM), a Muslim Uygur separatist group in Xinjiang, for the attack, and arrested five people they said were radical Islamists planning a holy war. Since the Tiananmen incident, ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Foreign Islamist fighters exit tribal zone in Pakistan’s northwest

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Miranshah

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan Islamist fighters, including included Chechens, Uzbeks, Turkmen, Tajiks and Uygurs, are leaving the North Waziristan region of Pakistan in anticipation of an Pakistani army offensive Some of the world’s most feared Islamist fighters are quietly slipping away from a Pakistani tribal region ahead of a long-rumoured military operation, ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebel group Dawud Brigade defects to Islamic State

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  9. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    British Islamist preacher Abu Hamza tells US court he ‘loves’ Osama bin Laden

    Posted May 09th 2014, 10:10am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York British preacher tells his US terror trial that he loved Osama bin Laden but refused when invited to join al-Qaeda at its inception British Islamist ... to rubble. He never met the al-Qaeda founder and refused to join the terror group when invited, he said. But he called him “Sheikh bin Laden” and in a video clip justified the 2000 al-Qaeda attack ...

  10. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigeria's battle with Boko Haram Islamist group leaves more dead

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Kano, Nigeria

    ... in a roadside bomb blast four days earlier. Suspected members of the Boko Haram Islamist group shot dead seven people, including a retired customs chief and a former police officer, police said. ... Agence France-Presse in Kano, Nigeria Residents flee Nigerian town after Islamist attacks Hundreds of residents of a northeastern Nigerian city were fleeing yesterday after three days ...




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