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# islamist - Sunday 27 January, 2019

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

Jan 27th 2019, 10:08 AM 12,962 Views 20 Comments

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

# islamist - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya

Updated Jan 16th 2019, 9:11 PM 18,551 Views 26 Comments

Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.

# islamist - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Islamist shot dead after stabbing police officer in the neck
# Germany
# Germany

Islamist shot dead after stabbing police officer in the neck

Sep 17th 2015, 10:13 PM 16,303 Views 93 Comments

Police were called to the scene in Berlin this morning following reports of a man acting aggressively.

# islamist - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Train gunman 'dumbfounded' by terrorist claims - says he just wanted to rob people
# France
# France

Train gunman 'dumbfounded' by terrorist claims - says he just wanted to rob people

Aug 23rd 2015, 7:14 PM 25,113 Views 60 Comments

The man said he found a suitcase with a weapon and decided to use it to rob passengers but he denies firing any shots.

# islamist - Friday 8 May, 2015

Alert after FBI warns that extremists could attack troops or police
# Islamist
# Islamist

Alert after FBI warns that extremists could attack troops or police

May 8th 2015, 8:25 PM 10,478 Views 29 Comments

Security has been upped at US military bases.

# islamist - Monday 6 April, 2015

Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia
# Garissa
# Garissa

Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia

Apr 6th 2015, 11:36 AM 8,381 Views 52 Comments

It is a retaliation for last week’s massacre.

# islamist - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

More young girls are leaving their homes to join ISIS militants. But why?
# Opinion
# Opinion

More young girls are leaving their homes to join ISIS militants. But why?

Mar 3rd 2015, 11:28 PM 183 Views 104 Comments

It is evident that many of these women are drawn to the society depicted by ISIS, which gives them a prominent – if restrictive – role.

# islamist - Sunday 15 February, 2015

German carnival parade cancelled over threat of Islamist attack
# Braunschweig
# Braunschweig

German carnival parade cancelled over threat of Islamist attack

Feb 15th 2015, 2:14 PM 10,869 Views 67 Comments

A tip from security sources led to the cancellation.

# islamist - Friday 23 January, 2015

Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war
# Mali
# Mali

Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:00 PM 180 Views 12 Comments

The Mbera refugee camp is home to 50,000 people – most of them from northern Mali, a country torn apart by civil war.

# islamist - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Perhaps the world's greatest national anthem, sung for the victims of the Paris attacks
# La Marseillaise
# La Marseillaise

Perhaps the world's greatest national anthem, sung for the victims of the Paris attacks

Jan 13th 2015, 4:39 PM 21,019 Views 82 Comments

It’s the first time the national anthem has been sung in parliament since 1918.

# islamist - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Opinion: Islam must be treated like Christianity in Europe – accepted, revered and lambasted
# Charlie Hebdo
# Charlie Hebdo

Opinion: Islam must be treated like Christianity in Europe – accepted, revered and lambasted

Jan 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 206 Views 225 Comments

It is up to moderate people to have an open debate about religion and society. Otherwise, extremists will have it for us.

# islamist - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Opinion: 'Our children wake up crying in the night... Isis has stolen our lives'
# Iraq
# Iraq

Opinion: 'Our children wake up crying in the night... Isis has stolen our lives'

Jul 29th 2014, 2:05 PM 233 Views 129 Comments

Christian families in Mosul are being given four stark choices: convert to Islam, pay a tax for non-Muslims, leave the city, or have their heads cut off.

# islamist - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad
# Iraq
# Iraq

Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad

Jun 11th 2014, 9:22 PM 6,979 Views 75 Comments

They have already captured a large swathe of northern and north-central Iraq, prompting as many as half a million people to flee their homes.

# islamist - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Suspected gunman held for Jewish museum shooting
# Murders
# Murders

Suspected gunman held for Jewish museum shooting

Jun 1st 2014, 12:00 PM 6,478 Views 56 Comments

Four people were killed in the attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels last week.

# islamist - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Mohammed Morsi murder trial to hear 'decisive' testimony today
# Egypt
# Egypt

Mohammed Morsi murder trial to hear 'decisive' testimony today

Apr 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,432 Views 15 Comments

Morsi and 14 co-defendants are charged with involvement in the killing of opposition protesters outside a Cairo presidential palace in December 2012.

# islamist - Monday 4 November, 2013

Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo
# Egypt
# Egypt

Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo

Nov 4th 2013, 7:48 AM 2,789 Views 4 Comments

The ousted Egyptian president is facing trial over the deaths of protesters. His supporters have accused the current government of fabricating the charges against him.

# islamist - Monday 7 October, 2013

Fifty killed in Egypt clashes
# Egypt
# Egypt

Fifty killed in Egypt clashes

Oct 7th 2013, 6:39 AM 2,258 Views 19 Comments

Yesterday’s death toll is the highest since several days of violence started in mid-August, leading to over 1,000 deaths.

# islamist - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

63 still missing as Kenya begins three days of mourning
# Westgate Mall
# Westgate Mall

63 still missing as Kenya begins three days of mourning

Sep 25th 2013, 9:36 AM 4,532 Views 7 Comments

The search is under way for bodies under the rubble of Nairobi’s Westgate Mall, after a four day siege by Islamist gunmen that left 67 dead.

# islamist - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Egyptian protesters call for President Morsi to "leave, leave, leave"
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egyptian protesters call for President Morsi to "leave, leave, leave"

Jun 30th 2013, 2:47 PM 3,557 Views 39 Comments

Protesters have been gathering in Tahrir Square in Cairo, demanding Morsi be ousted from his role as President of Egypt.

# islamist - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Woolwich attack: Suspect discharged from hospital as post-mortem results released
# Woolwich
# Woolwich

Woolwich attack: Suspect discharged from hospital as post-mortem results released

May 29th 2013, 8:30 PM 13,230 Views 25 Comments

Post-mortem results show Lee Rigby died of “multiple incised wounds”, as Michael Adebowale is released from hospital,

# islamist - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Sixth man arrested in connection to Lee Rigby murder
# London
# London

Sixth man arrested in connection to Lee Rigby murder

May 26th 2013, 4:32 PM 5,286 Views 10 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested by officers investigating the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby in London last week.

# islamist - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Taliban are in 'daily' talks with the US, says president
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban are in 'daily' talks with the US, says president

Mar 10th 2013, 11:11 AM 4,869 Views 26 Comments

Afgahnistan president Hamid Karzai criticised the Taliban for holding the talks at the same time as they carry out suicide attacks that kill civilians and children.

# islamist - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Chadian army claims mastermind of Algerian gas plant attack killed in Mali
# Mali
# Mali

Chadian army claims mastermind of Algerian gas plant attack killed in Mali

Mar 3rd 2013, 1:14 PM 3,439 Views 14 Comments

The army said he was killed during an operation that also “neutralised” at least 15 Islamist rebels.

# islamist - Friday 1 March, 2013

Al-Qaeda's top leader in Mali killed in fighting
# Mali
# Mali

Al-Qaeda's top leader in Mali killed in fighting

Mar 1st 2013, 8:29 PM 4,160 Views 13 Comments

The Al-Qaeda leader was suspected of being behind a series of brutal kidnappings in several countries, including those of a British national and a French aid worker.

# islamist - Monday 18 February, 2013

Danish brothers charged with plotting terror attack
# Denmark
# Denmark

Danish brothers charged with plotting terror attack

Feb 18th 2013, 9:47 PM 8,254 Views 21 Comments

Two brothers with links to Somalia’s Islamist Shebab rebels have been formally charged over suspicions of plotting a terror attack.

# islamist - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths
# Algeria
# Algeria

Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths

Jan 20th 2013, 9:21 AM 4,206 Views 2 Comments

British prime minister David Cameron has confirmed that three Britons are dead and another three are presumed dead as other governments scramble for information on their citizens.

# islamist - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Egypt: Disputed constitution signed into law, elections in two months
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: Disputed constitution signed into law, elections in two months

Dec 26th 2012, 11:59 AM 2,240 Views 2 Comments

The referendum on the constitution passed earlier this week with a low turnout doing little to assuage the fears of the opposition.

# islamist - Friday 7 December, 2012

Obama tells Egypt he is 'deeply concerned' over protest deaths
# Clashes
# Clashes

Obama tells Egypt he is 'deeply concerned' over protest deaths

Dec 7th 2012, 7:38 AM 2,388 Views 8 Comments

The US president told Mohamed Morsi that he was worried about the deaths of protesters in Egypt in recent days.

# islamist - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes
# Tensions
# Tensions

Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes

Dec 6th 2012, 8:46 AM 1,694 Views 1 Comment

Five demonstrators died overnight as supporters and opponents of president Mohamed Morsi fought outside the presidential palace.

# islamist - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist
# Taliban
# Taliban

Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist

Oct 10th 2012, 10:19 PM 7,807 Views 42 Comments

14-year-old Malala Yosafzai is intensive care after being shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus.

# islamist - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head
# Taliban
# Taliban

Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head

Oct 9th 2012, 9:23 PM 12,121 Views 58 Comments

Malala Yousafzai led a campaign for the right to education for children. She was shot in the head on her school bus.

# islamist - Monday 9 July, 2012

Egypt president's order "start of a battle"
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt president's order "start of a battle"

Jul 9th 2012, 1:53 PM 2,439 Views 0 Comments

The president’s call for the parliament to reconvene could plenge the country into a new bout of instability, say activists.

# islamist - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Timbuktu tomb destruction condemned by UNESCO
# Unesco
# Unesco

Timbuktu tomb destruction condemned by UNESCO

Jul 3rd 2012, 11:07 AM 3,646 Views 18 Comments

Islamist hardliners in northern Mali have claimed responsibility for what UNESCO termed “repugnant acts” of destruction on historical sites.

# islamist - Saturday 30 June, 2012

UNESCO world heritage sites attacked in Mali
# Mali
# Mali

UNESCO world heritage sites attacked in Mali

Jun 30th 2012, 2:31 PM 2,773 Views 10 Comments

Hardline Islamists have threatened to destroy all of the centuries-old ancient tombs in the historical city of Timbuktu.

# islamist - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Malian couple subjected to 100 lashes 'for having child out of wedlock'
# Mali
# Mali

Malian couple subjected to 100 lashes 'for having child out of wedlock'

Jun 20th 2012, 4:27 PM 6,489 Views 81 Comments

Islamists in northern Mali have been forcing the imposition of sharia law since the coup earlier this year.

# islamist - Monday 13 February, 2012

Pakistani Prime Minister charged with contempt
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister charged with contempt

Feb 13th 2012, 9:19 AM 571 Views 3 Comments

The Supreme Court had ordered the PM to reopen an old corruption case against the president – but he refused.

# islamist - Saturday 31 December, 2011

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria

Dec 31st 2011, 5:32 PM 3,470 Views 14 Comments

The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.

# islamist - Saturday 29 October, 2011

17 arrested over terrorist attack in Sarajevo
# Shooting
# Shooting

17 arrested over terrorist attack in Sarajevo

Oct 29th 2011, 1:16 PM 904 Views 9 Comments

A gunman, thought to be part of a conservative Islamic sect, opened fire outside the US embassy in the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina yesterday.

# islamist - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Moderate Islamist party claims Tunisian election victory
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Moderate Islamist party claims Tunisian election victory

Oct 25th 2011, 8:56 AM 265 Views 7 Comments

The official results of the first elections since Ben Ali was deposed are expected to be released today.

# islamist - Friday 30 September, 2011

Leading al-Qaeda figure 'killed in Yemen'

Leading al-Qaeda figure 'killed in Yemen'

Sep 30th 2011, 10:46 AM 192 Views 5 Comments

US-born radical Islamic cleric Awar al-Awlaki has been implicated in several attacks or attempted attacks on the United States, and has been described as the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

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