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Wave of jihad puts Tunisia's young democracy to a test

Nov 21, 2014

Wave of jihad puts Tunisia's young democracy to a test

Tunisian newspapers carry death notices of another young man killed in Syria, Iraq and even Libya, a tragic sign of how Tunisia's relatively trouble-free political transition allowed a hardline religious undercurrent to surface. #Middle East #NewsTracker #Tunisia #religious extremism #islamic-state
Islamic State executes six Syrians claiming they were rebels

Nov 21, 2014

Islamic State executes six Syrians claiming they were rebels

The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group has executed six Syrians in the northern province of al-Raqaa after charging them with belonging to rebel factions, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) announced on Friday. #NewsTracker #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #islamic-state #IS #Sunni radical group #executed #SOHR #Syrians
Syrian President Assad says 'real' cooperation needed to crush Islamic State

Nov 21, 2014

Syrian President Assad says 'real' cooperation needed to crush Islamic State

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that "international cooperation" was necessary to crush Islamic State group, which is target of a US-led campaign. #Barack Obama #Terrorism #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Assad #militants #Terrorists #islamic-state #US-led campaign
Leader of al-Qaeda's Indian wing killed in US drone attack

Nov 21, 2014

Leader of al-Qaeda's Indian wing killed in US drone attack

Global terrorist organisation al-Qaeda's branch in the Indian sub-continent confirmed the death of one of its leaders, Adil Qudoos in a US drone attack. #United States #Terrorism #Islamic terrorism #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #US drone strikes #Terrorists

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Islam and prejudice Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Nov 11, 2012

Islam and prejudice Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Much of what Naipaul has said about Islam's damage to native cultures, based on field reportage, is visible and indisputable unless one is blind to what is around. #Islam #Music #Islamophobia #VS Naipaul #Secularism #Girish Karnad
Anti Islam video Free speech at what cost?

Sep 14, 2012

Anti Islam video Free speech at what cost?

Free speech absolutists want the US govt to assert First Amendment rights and not compromise this most sacred principle. But they dont explain how a government is to protect its citizens a task more sacred. #ThatsJustWrong #Libya #Free Speech #Terry Jones #Anti-Islamic Film