Tag Archives: Islamism

01May/17

Israel says Hamas trying to fool the world with new policy paper

JERUSALEM (MAY 1, 2017) (REUTERS) – The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas will drop its long-standing call for Israel’s destruction as well as its association with the Muslim Brotherhood in a new policy document to be issued on Monday (May 1), Gulf Arab sources said.
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04Dec/15

News agency says Islamic State followers carried out California attacks

The Aamaq news agency, which supports Islamic State, says followers of the Islamist militant group carried out Wednesday’s attack on a social services agency in California, in which 14 people were killed.
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22Sep/15

U.S. Republican candidate Carson says comments on Muslims taken out of context

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, under fire for saying a Muslim should not be president, says that his comments on Sunday were taken out of context.

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26Jun/15

Islamists suspected in attack on French gas plant

(REUTERS, I-TELE, BFMTV) – French counter-terrorist forces have been deployed to the plant belonging to Air Products, a U.S.-based industrial gases technology company.
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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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15Mar/15

Twin blasts at churches in Pakistan kill 14, wound 78

Bombs outside two churches in the Pakistani city of Lahore kill 14 people and wound nearly 80 during Sunday services.
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01Mar/15

Bangladesh pays tribute to U.S. blogger killed in machete attack

Bangladeshis gather to pay tribute to a U.S. blogger and critic of religious extremism who was killed in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the Muslim-majority nation.

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01Mar/15

Syria-bound UK schoolgirls at Istanbul bus stop – CCTV

CCTV footage obtained by Turkish news channel Ahaber purportedly shows images of three British schoolgirls, thought to be trying to join militant Sunni Islamist group Islamic State, boarding a bus in Istanbul’s Esenler district to travel to the south-eastern province of Sanliurfa, where it’s believed they have crossed into Syria.

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27Feb/15

Washington Post reporter describes process to name “Jihadi John”

In an interview with Reuters at the offices of the Washington Post, reporter Adam Goldman describes the reporting process that helped reveal the identity of “Jihadi John.”

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27Feb/15

British newspapers lead with “Jihadi John” unmasking

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FEBRUARY 27, 2015) (REUTERS) – The front pages of British newspapers led on Friday (February 27) with stories related to the unmasking of the man who fronted Islamic State (IS) beheading videos, known as “Jihadi John”.
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