Boko Haram News
Even as Muslims struggle to challenge the stereotypical portrayal in popular media and a just and equitable position in American society, CAIR is more concerned about furthering the agenda of the Islamists
My guileless mother used to read the same Quran that the murderers at ISIS read. My mother used to forgive, while ISIS only kills. The time has come to turn Islam into a religion of peace
The Islamic extremist rebels who attacked the prison have waged an insurgency in the country’s northeast for over a decade. Their attack on the detention facility freed many of their members who are inmates, prison officials said
Salman Khurshid seems to be imbibing the Jinnah syndrome, assimilating the two contradictory traits, with the clear ascendancy of the faith over everything else
Salman Khurshid’s statement equating RSS with Boko Haram and ISIS is a sordid attempt to normalise horrendous crimes of Islamist terror groups.
Nollywood films like The Milkmaid bring to fore the grim toll exacted by Boko Haram in African countries
Making a serious drama about Islamic fanaticism — in a country where roughly half the residents are Muslim, and where recent instances of religious terrorism have gained unwelcome global attention — makes such a task especially daunting.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent activism on Kashmir is motivated by Turkey president's Caliphate dreams
Although Turkey has traditionally supported Pakistan in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) against India on the Kashmir issue, its recent activism in South Asian affairs emanates from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's larger ambitions of leading the Islamic world
30 killed in Nigeria triple suicide bombings: No groups claim responsibility, but attack bears imprints of Boko Haram jihadist group
Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group.
Sri Lanka bans 'face veils': Why have Muslim items of clothing always suffered in fight against terrorism?
So deeply entrenched is our impression of equating the violent Islamism of the Islamic State to the everyday habits of followers of Islam that it skipped the attention of the world at large that Sri Lanka had become only the second ever country in Asia to enforce such a countrywide ban.
After week-long delay and conspiracy claims, Nigeria goes to polls at last; series of blasts rock Maiduguri city
Nigerians began voting for a new president on Saturday after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Shortly before polls opened, a series of blasts rocked the northeastern city of Maiduguri, which has been repeatedly hit by Boko Haram Islamists.
30,000 fled Nigerian town to Cameroon in two days as 'preemptive measure' amid Boko Haram threat: United Nations
Rann, near the border with Cameroon in northern Borno state, already saw an exodus of some 9,000 people earlier this month after a Boko Haram attack on 14 January left 14 people dead
All are enrolled at the Presbyterian Secondary School in Bamenda, capital of Cameroon's Northwest Region.
Boko Haram kills 30 Nigerian soldiers in raid; sources say militants seized military base in Borno state
Boko Haram has intensified attacks on military targets in Nigeria of late, in an attempt to undermine repeated claims that the militants had been defeated.
17 Nigerian soldiers killed in latest Boko Haram attack on military base; government claims militant group has been 'decimated'
On Wednesday evening, heavily armed Boko Haram jihadists in trucks stormed and looted weapons and vehicles from a military base in Garunda village in Borno State, the epicentre of the Islamist insurgency that has been raging for nine years.
Boko Haram attack in southeastern Niger: Ten soldiers killed, four others missing after strike on military camp
An attack on NIger's military camp by Boko Haram killed 10 soldiers, injured three and four others have gone missing
Boko Haram jihadists broke into a civilian camp in Nigeria's Kano. They killed four, injured four others and stole their supplies
Communal clashes kill over 200 in Nigeria: Attack reflective of terrorist invasion, says Plateau State governor Simon Lalong
Lalong suggested "criminal elements" were exacerbating hostilities, including "conflict merchants" involved in cattle rustling, theft and other crimes.
Fighting between Berom farmers and Fulani herders claimed 86 lives and demolished 50 houses in Nigeria's Jos