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Jul 27, 2014

Islamist militants kidnap wife of Cameroonian official

Islamist militants believed to be associated with the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram kidnapped the wife of a Cameroonian vice prime minister Sunday, in a worrying sign that the violence in northeastern Nigeria is spreading beyond its borders...

Jul 23, 2014

New Push To Lure Hamas Into Truce

The Obama administration, Israel and other Middle East allies are refashioning an Egyptian cease-fire proposal to assure Hamas that Gaza's economic interests would be addressed if the Islamist group stops rocket attacks... #Israel #Hamas #Middle East #Barack Obama

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 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 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 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... #Israel #Hamas #Gaza Strip

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 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

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
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