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Iraq: 53 bullet-riddled bodies with blindfolds, tied up hands found near Baghdad

Jul 11, 2014

Iraq: 53 bullet-riddled bodies with blindfolds, tied up hands found near Baghdad

While the motives remain unclear, such grisly killings harken back to the worst days of Iraq's sectarian bloodletting in 2006 and 2007. #World #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #kurdish #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq
Militant groups have seized control of nuclear material: Iraq to UN

Jul 11, 2014

Militant groups have seized control of nuclear material: Iraq to UN

A US government source familiar with the matter said the materials were not believed to be enriched uranium and therefore would be difficult to use to manufacture into a weapon. #World #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #kurdish #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #Nuclear materials
Syria: NGO report says over 1,70,000 dead in last three years

Jul 11, 2014

Syria: NGO report says over 1,70,000 dead in last three years

Among the dead in Syria were 56,495 civilians, including 9,092 children, according to the toll, which included casualties documented up to 8 July this year. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Sectarian violence #Free Syrian Army #Syrian civil war #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #Middle Easr
Iraq: Kurds to boycott cabinet meetings, demand 'hysterical' PM's resignation

Jul 10, 2014

Iraq: Kurds to boycott cabinet meetings, demand 'hysterical' PM's resignation

Kurdish troops moved into a swathe of disputed areas after federal security forces withdrew as a jihadist-led alliance of militants swept through northern Iraq last month. #World #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #kurdish #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq
Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill seven

Jul 08, 2014

Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill seven

Suspected Boko Haram Islamists disguised in army uniforms killed seven people in an attack near the northeastern border with Cameroon. #World #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Nigeria #Goodluck Jonathan #Violence #Boko Haram #Kano #militants #Cameroon #Borno #Islamic group

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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

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Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Jul 07, 2014

Europe uses outreach programs to prevent radicalization of homegrown Islamic youths

Chris Boudreau's son Damian told her over dinner on a November evening in 2012 that he was going to Egypt to study Arabic, the language of Islam... #Egypt #Europe #Berlin
Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Jul 10, 2014

Louvre, Eiffel Tower targeted by Islamic terrorist, reports Le Parisien

The Musée du Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and at least one other popular cultural destination in France were the targets of an Islamic terrorist who was arrested in June 2013 before carrying out the attacks, according to reports this week in the daily Le... #Louvre #Eiffel Tower
Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Jul 10, 2014

Louvre, Eiffel Tower targeted by Islamic terrorist, reports Le Parisien

The Musée du Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and at least one other popular cultural destination in France were the targets of an Islamic terrorist who was arrested in June 2013 before carrying out the attacks, according to reports this week in the daily Le... #Louvre #Eiffel Tower