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Jul 17, 2014

Palestine occupied by Islamism as much as Israel: Column

Political Islamists push out legitimate Muslim groups and contribute to regional dysfunction... #Israel #Palestine

Jul 13, 2014

Malala Yousafzai vows to #BringOurGirlsBack

Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of school girls abducted by Islamist militants... #Israel #Palestine

Jul 09, 2014

Israel ambassador: We must respond to Hamas threat

Israel’s military has increased an offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip with strikes on over 200 sites linked to the Islamist terrorist group. The country is on alert as militants continue to fire rocket salvos into Israeli territory... #Israel #Hamas #Gaza Strip

Jul 08, 2014

Rocket salvos from Gaza prompt Israeli military strikes

As Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets toward Tel Aviv and Jerusalem on Tuesday, Israel struck back at more than 150 targets, the first round of what officials in Jerusalem said would be an open-ended offensive aimed at crushing Ham... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Jerusalem #Hamas #Tel Aviv

Jul 05, 2014

Egypt Court Upholds Death Verdicts

A Cairo court has upheld death sentences against 10 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and sentenced 38 others to life, including the spiritual leader of the Islamist group, Egyptian judicial officials said... #Cairo #Egypt #Muslim Brotherhood

Jul 04, 2014

Nigeria reports arrest of female recruiters for Boko Haram

Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group that has kidnapped schoolgirls and turned northeastern Nigeria into a war zone, has a female recruitment wing, Nigerian defense officials said Friday as they released photographs of three women alleged to be me... #Cairo #Egypt #Muslim Brotherhood

Jul 06, 2014

Death sentences for 10 Muslim Brotherhood members upheld in Egypt

A Cairo court has upheld death sentences against 10 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and sentenced 38 others to life, including the spiritual leader of the Islamist group, Egyptian judicial officials say... #Cairo #Egypt #Muslim Brotherhood

Jul 08, 2014

Hamas Steps Up Rocket Fire, Israel Says Ready for Escalation

Hamas stepped up rocket fire at southern Israeli towns and Israel called up reserve troops on Monday in anticipation of a possible escalation of hostilities with the Islamist group that dominates the Gaza Strip. The armed wing of the Palestinian grou... #Israel #Hamas #Gaza Strip

Jun 28, 2014

Obama adrift

In his latest try to appear to have a strategy for combating the rise of a radical Islamist empire in Syria and Iraq, President Obama has asked Congress for $500 million to fund “appropriately vetted” Syrian opposition groups... #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama

Jun 23, 2014

At least 8 killed in attack on health college in northern Nigeria

At least eight people were killed Monday by a bomb blast at the School of Hygiene in the northern Nigeria city of Kano, with suspicion falling on the Islamist militant group Boko Haram... #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama