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# islamist - Sunday 27 January, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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'

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

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

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 This post contains videos

17 arrested over terrorist attack in Sarajevo

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

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'

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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