Written by Kyle Shideler
The tragic story of hundreds of young girls captured by the Islamic terror group and Nigerian insurgency Boko Haram has caught much national attention, along with a twitter campaign Hashtag #BringOurWomenBack. But not much attention has been paid to Boko Haram’s stated ideology. In a ForeignPolicy.com ...
Written by Charlotte Florance
Terrorism is on the rise across Africa as global terror groups, including al-Qaeda affiliates, continue to overtake local insurgent organizations and transform them into regional and international threats.
Written by Valentina Colombo
"[T]he organization of the Muslim Brotherhood is a terrorist organization, and anyone who asks either to reconcile with them, to join them or to ally with them is himself a terrorist." — Refaat Saïd, leader of Egypt's Socialist party, al-Tagammu', and previously close friend of former Muslim ...
Written by Khaled Abu Toameh
Abbas's "reconciliation" with Hamas is most probably aimed at exerting more pressure on Israel to make far-reaching concessions at the negotiating table. But Abbas's move will soon prove to be counterproductive. Hamas's goal is to seize control over the Palestinian Authority and replace Israel ...
Written by L. Lavi
On March 24, 2014, the Egyptian criminal court at Minya, headed by Judge Sa'id Youssef Sabri,handed down a mass death sentence for 529 Muslim Brotherhood (MB) members charged with attacking a police station and ...
Written by Abigail R. Esman
So violent, so bloodthirsty, is the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a Syria-based jihadist group, that even al-Qaida will have nothing to do with them.
But young European Muslims will – and do.
Earlier this month, German authorities arrested ...
Written by Clare M. Lopez
Libya in 2011 marks the place and the time that the United States (U.S.) and the Obama administration formally switched sides in the Global War on Terror (GWOT). A mere 10 years after al-Qa’eda (supported by Hizballah and Iran) attacked the American homeland in the worst act of terrorism ever ...
Written by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
"We renew the promise and oath of allegiance to your pure blood to continue on the path of victory or Martyrdom"
PA Mufti: We shall "either live in honor and glory on this land or [we shall] be under it as Martyrs"
Written by Raymond Ibrahim
"The songs of praise to God are banned here." — Police officers to Christians, Turkmenistan.
"Meanwhile, an increasing number of people are being incarcerated for crimes of opinion and defense of religious freedom." — Asia News