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Islamic State video purports to show beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff

Sep 03, 2014

Islamic State video purports to show beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff

The footage depicting what the US called a sickening act of brutality was posted two weeks after the release of video showing the killing of James Foley and just days after Sotloff's mother pleaded for his life. #White House #World #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidi #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #US journalist
Intl rights group accuses Islamic State of war crimes in Iraq

Sep 02, 2014

Intl rights group accuses Islamic State of war crimes in Iraq

On Monday, the United Nations' top human rights body approved a request by Iraq to open an investigation into alleged crimes committed by the Islamic State group against civilians. #White House #World #India #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #home-grown terror #Yazidis
Cameron to allow UK police to seize passports of terror suspects

Sep 02, 2014

Cameron to allow UK police to seize passports of terror suspects

The prime minister announced that Britain need to strengthen powers in two key areas to fill specific gaps in its anti-terror armory by "preventing suspects from travelling and dealing decisively with those already here who pose a risk". #World #Terrorism #Syria #Britain #Police #Iraq #UK #Cameron #ISIL #IS #James Foley #UK PM #terror suspects #global terror
Gulf monarchies unite threatened by advancing Islamic State

Sep 01, 2014

Gulf monarchies unite threatened by advancing Islamic State

Wary of spectacular gains made by Islamic State jihadists, the oil-rich monarchies fear the militants could advance towards their own borders, where the extreme ideologies could find support. #White House #World #India #Terrorism #Syria #ConnectTheDots #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #home-grown terror #Yazidis

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26/11: A salute to those who stood the line

Nov 26, 2013

26/11: A salute to those who stood the line

It was such valour that came out in those brave people who held the line at the Taj, despite knowing what was in store for them. #India #Mumbai attacks #Terrorism #26/11 #LetterstoFP
Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

May 23, 2013

Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

By repeatedly using the term in news reports, does that make the public's sense of being terrorised worse than the same crime if it was only described as "murder"? #World #ToTheContrary #Terrorism #England #English Defence League #Islamist terror #Woolwich #London beheading #London terror attack

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Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

Aug 30, 2014

'Draft Day' a 'Moneyball' for the hard-core pro football fan

Plus, eco-terrorism in 'Night Moves,' 'They Came Together' tweaks the romcom and 'Moms' Night Out' is corny but hard to dislike. Plus, eco-terrorism in 'Night Moves,' 'They Came Together' tweaks the romcom and 'Moms' Night Out' is corny but hard to d...
Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

Aug 26, 2014

August 26: Terror ransom, Meredith VIeira and helicopters

Spring Lake, N.J.: I was sorry to read that a woman walking through Central Park at midnight was hit in the head with a pellet gun, causing serious injury, and then assaulted with racial insults (“Bias probe in Central Park pellet attack,” Aug. 24)...
Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

Sep 01, 2014

Iraqi forces break ISIS siege on northern Shiite town

Iraqi security forces and a coalition of militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State terror army on a northern Iraqi village, amid mounting criticism over the Obama administration’s lack of a strategy to contain the blood...