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Quetta attack: A primer on Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who allegedly carried out strike

Updated : Oct 26, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : World

Quetta attack: A primer on Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who allegedly carried out strike

Pakistan on Tuesday mourned the killing of at least 61 people in a brutal gun and suicide bomb assault on a police academy, the deadliest attack on a security installation in the country's history. #Al-Qaeda #Taliban #Pervez Musharraf #Benazir Bhutto #ConnectTheDots #Nawaz Sharif #Lashkar-e-Jhangvi #Sunni #Daniel Pearl #islamic-state #LeJ #Akram Lahori #Riaz Basra
Islamic State claims responsibility for Quetta attack, releases pictures of terrorists

Updated : Oct 25, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Islamic State claims responsibility for Quetta attack, releases pictures of terrorists

Militant group Islamic State said on Tuesday that fighters loyal to its movement attacked a police training college in Quetta in southwest Pakistan in a raid that officials said killed 59 people and wounded more than 100 #Syria #Pakistan #Taliban #Nawaz Sharif #Iraq #Reuters #Lashkar-e-Jhangvi #Baluchistan #Sunni #Raheel Sharif #islamic-state #IS #LeJ #Amaq #Jamaat-ur-Ahrar #Quetta attack #Sher Afgun #Hakeemullah Mehsud #Police training college
Pakistan attack: Gunmen open fire at a moving bus, kill four Shiite Muslim women

Updated : Oct 04, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Pakistan attack: Gunmen open fire at a moving bus, kill four Shiite Muslim women

Gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire on a moving bus in Pakistan and killed four women from the Shiite Muslim minority in an apparent sectarian attack, officials said Tuesday. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Balochistan #Muslim #Shi'ite #Quetta #Sunni #Hazara town
Islamist radicals blow up a 16th century Sufi Mosque in Yemen

Updated : Aug 01, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Islamist radicals blow up a 16th century Sufi Mosque in Yemen

Sunni Islamist radicals in Yemen have blown up a 16th century mosque housing the shrine of a revered Sufi scholar in the city of Taez, #NewsTracker #Yemen #Shia #Sunni #Sufism #Abu al-Abbas #Salafisat #Taez
Irrfan Khan and call for introspection in Islam: Why we need to encourage more like him

Updated : Jul 26, 2016

By : Sreemoy Talukdar

Category : India

Irrfan Khan and call for introspection in Islam: Why we need to encourage more like him

Irrfan may not be the reformer many hope he is and the entire debate might even be an offshoot of a promotional event around his film but this quibbling over motive is ingenuous. Public figures like Irrfan needs our encouragement. #Terrorism #Islam #Hinduism #Kabul #Ramzan #Baghdad: #Dhaka #Shia #Irrfan Khan #Sunni #islamic-state #ISIS #NICE #Christanity #Ayyan Hirsi Ali #terrorism and religion #Id-ul-Fitr #reformation in Islam
Indian Muslims bitterly divided over Zakir Naik but it is still a healthy sign

Updated : Jul 14, 2016

By : Sreemoy Talukdar

Category : India

Indian Muslims bitterly divided over Zakir Naik but it is still a healthy sign

The Naik debate will rage on, but the biggest positive to have emerged from it is that there are certain signs — feeble still — of an increasing acceptability of the fact that inherent radicalism poses far bigger threat to Islam than any foreign faith or idea can ever do. #Terrorism #Islam #Darul uloom #Saudi Arabia #Extremism #Shia #Deoband #Asaduddin Owaisi #Sunni #islamic-state #ISIS #Zakir Naik #AIMIM #Global terrorism #Wahhabism #Dhaka attacks #findamentalism #Quoran
Baghdad bombing turns Karradah from diverse neighbourhood to site of power struggle

Updated : Jul 13, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Baghdad bombing turns Karradah from diverse neighbourhood to site of power struggle

Karradah, a commercial hub on the east bank of the Tigris River, long had a reputation as one of Baghdad's most diverse neighbourhoods. #Baghdad: #Shi'ite #christians #Sunni #Baghdad bombings #islamic-state #Haider al-Abadi #TheNarrative #Karradah
Bombing in Baghdad: Suicide attacker leaves 12 dead in Shiite neighbourhood

Updated : Jul 12, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : Photos

Bombing in Baghdad: Suicide attacker leaves 12 dead in Shiite neighbourhood

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks in Baghdad, but they bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group. #ImagesOfTheDay #Baghdad: #bombings #Shi'ite #Mahmoudiya #Sunni #islamic-state #al-Rashidiya
Dhaka attack: Is Bangladesh paying the price for Al-Qaeda-IS turf war?

Updated : Jul 02, 2016

By : Sreemoy Talukdar

Category : World

Dhaka attack: Is Bangladesh paying the price for Al-Qaeda-IS turf war?

According to terror research firm SITE Intelligence Group, Dhaka has become victim to a competition between Ansar al-Islam, the Bangladesh division of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and ISIS. #Terrorism #Al-Qaeda #Bangladesh #Shia #Rapid Action Battalion #Hostage #Sunni #islamic-state #ISIS #Dabiq #SITE Intelligence Group #Gulshan #Holey Artisan Bakery #Dhaka attacks #Bangladesh terror attack #Amaq #Sumon Reza
Iraq probes human rights abuse in Fallujah offensive as thousands flee in two days

Updated : Jun 14, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Iraq probes human rights abuse in Fallujah offensive as thousands flee in two days

Fallujah has been under IS control for over two years and is the last major city in western Iraq still held by the extremist group. #NewsTracker #UN #Fallujah #Sunni #IS #Islamic State (IS) #Iraq PM Haider al-Abadi #Lise Grande #Shiite militias