Tag Archives: Islam

24Jun/15

Dutch far right politician airs Mohammad cartoons on TV

Anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders airs cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on Dutch television as part of public broadcast time allocated to political parties to generate publicity.

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24Jun/15

Obama says U.S. will not prosecute families for paying hostage ransom

U.S. President Barack Obama says the U.S. government will no longer threaten to prosecute families who try to pay ransom to win the release of American hostages held overseas.

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06Apr/15

Scene of mass murder at Garissa University campus

Student’s belongings are seen scattered around heavily damaged Garissa University campus, a scene of massacre of 148 people by al Shabaab militants.

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05Apr/15

Kenyan government to pay hospital and funeral expenses for Garissa attack

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto visits Garissa attack victims in hospital and says the government will clear all the bills for hospital and funeral expenses for all the victims.
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04Apr/15

Family receives an unexpected phone call from daughter’s killers

A mother speaks of her ordeal as she and her family had to listen to her daughter’s last words before being killed by al Shabaab gunmen at Garissa university.

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02Apr/15

Four dead, scores wounded as gunmen storm Kenyan college

At least four people were killed and scores wounded on Thursday when masked gunmen stormed a university campus near Kenya’s border with Somalia, taking students hostage and exchanging fire with security forces over several hours.

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31Mar/15

Senior Ugandan public prosecutor shot and killed in Kampala suburb

Uganda chief prosecutor in a bombing trial Joan Kagezi is shot dead in what police suspect is a targeted assassination.

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22Feb/15

U.S. homeland security chief worried about al Shabaab mall threat

U.S. Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson urges vigilance following a threat made by Somali-based Islamist militants against shopping malls, including the Mall of America in Minnesota.
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22Feb/15

Malcolm X’s legacy survives 50 years after his assassination, says his daughter

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 21, 2015) (REUTERS) – At the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination, his daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, said his struggle for racial equality continues to resonate.
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