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Syed Ali Shah Geelani's exit from Hurriyat marks not just sunset of the jihadist patriarch, but likely collapse of the separatist alliance
India

Syed Ali Shah Geelani's exit from Hurriyat marks not just sunset of the jihadist patriarch, but likely collapse of the separatist alliance

Syed Ali Shah Geelani's resignation letter shows he committed the same errors he had observed among the jihadists in the 1990s: the New Islamist movement he built, degenerated into a kind of nihilist anti-politics, incapable of actual political purpose

JNUSU Elections 2019: BAPSA-Fraternity alliance a step against Islamophobia, challenges monopoly of Brahmanical Left and Right in JNU politics
Politics

JNUSU Elections 2019: BAPSA-Fraternity alliance a step against Islamophobia, challenges monopoly of Brahmanical Left and Right in JNU politics

The BAPSA-Fraternity alliance in the JNUSU elections 2019 is a historic episode in the JNU campus where both savarna Brahmanical Left and Right have had a monopoly for decades in terms of institutional and political access

In a first in 25 years, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces challenge in re-run of mayoral election in Istanbul
World

In a first in 25 years, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces challenge in re-run of mayoral election in Istanbul

Voters in Istanbul returned to the polls Sunday for a re-run mayoral election ordered up by authorities after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies lost control of Turkey's largest city for the first time in 25 years

Pakistan election results 2018: If Imran Khan becomes next PM, he should focus on economy, security and foreign policy, says report
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Pakistan election results 2018: If Imran Khan becomes next PM, he should focus on economy, security and foreign policy, says report

PTI leader Imran Khan has disparaged liberals, attacked feminism, embraced radical religious parties and vowed to uphold Pakistan's blasphemy law

Islamist militants to apologise to victims of Indonesia attacks in bid to combat radicalism, foster reconciliation
World

Islamist militants to apologise to victims of Indonesia attacks in bid to combat radicalism, foster reconciliation

About 120 reformed Islamist militants will apologise to dozens of victims including survivors of the 2002 Bali bombings and the 2004 bombing of the Australian Embassy in Jakarta in an attempt to combat radicalism and foster reconciliation

Pakistan must demonstrate desire to collaborate with US in fight against terrorism, says Rex Tillerson
World

Pakistan must demonstrate desire to collaborate with US in fight against terrorism, says Rex Tillerson

Pakistan must demonstrate its desire to collaborate with the US in its fight against terrorism, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday

Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas in 2018: 35-year ban set to end as part of reforms under Prince Salman
World

Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas in 2018: 35-year ban set to end as part of reforms under Prince Salman

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed for the first time in over 35 years, and that the first ones were likely to open in March 2018.

Egypt says troops killed 14 militants, arrested six suspects after Sinai massacre
World

Egypt says troops killed 14 militants, arrested six suspects after Sinai massacre

Egyptian authorities say security forces have killed at least 14 Islamic militants in Sinai and an adjacent Suez Canal province following the massacre at a village mosque in the northern part of the peninsula last week that killed 305 people.

Suspected Islamist stabs two women to death in France's Marseille; patrol soldiers kill attacker
World

Suspected Islamist stabs two women to death in France's Marseille; patrol soldiers kill attacker

A suspected Islamist knifeman killed two women at the main train station in the French Mediterranean city of Marseille on Sunday before being shot dead by soldiers on patrol, local officials and police said.

Islamic State praises Barcelona terrorists, threatens more attacks in Spain
World

Islamic State praises Barcelona terrorists, threatens more attacks in Spain

The Islamic State (IS) has threatened to carry out more attacks in Spain if the country does not withdraw from an international coalition battling the terror group in the Middle East

Pakistan: Polio worker gunned down in northwestern province, gunmen flee on motorbikes
World

Pakistan: Polio worker gunned down in northwestern province, gunmen flee on motorbikes

Peshawar: A polio worker has been gunned down by two unidentified men in a northwestern province of Pakistan where the crippling disease remains endemic.

DSP Ayub Pandith lynched in Srinagar: Incident echoes Kashmir's history, loss of Sufism in Valley
India

DSP Ayub Pandith lynched in Srinagar: Incident echoes Kashmir's history, loss of Sufism in Valley

Ayub Pandith's lynching in Jammu and Kashmir's Downtown Srinagar presents a contrast to the Sufi sentiments of Kashmiris while reminding one of past incidents like the 1931 uprising and the rise of militancy in the late 1980s

Islamist militants kill 19 in south Philippines: Army
World

Islamist militants kill 19 in south Philippines: Army

Islamist militants locked in street-to-street battles with security forces in a southern Philippine city have killed 19 civilians, the military said Sunday, bringing the official death toll from nearly a week of fighting to at least 85.

Bangladesh: Five militants, one firefighter killed in suicide blast during raid on militant hideout
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Bangladesh: Five militants, one firefighter killed in suicide blast during raid on militant hideout

Four militants and a firefighter were killed in suicide blasts on Thursday during a security raid on a suspected militant hideout in Bangladesh's Rajshahi district, a police official said.

Narendra Modi govt must act cautiously in dealing with Turkey's Erdogan, not fuel a radical Islamist fire
World

Narendra Modi govt must act cautiously in dealing with Turkey's Erdogan, not fuel a radical Islamist fire

Given Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party's inclination towards a radical Islamist world and the establishment of an Islamic caliphate, the Narendra Modi government must act cautiously in its bid to enhance ties with the political Islamist regime of the present-day Turkey

Borussia Dortmund bus attack: Detained 'Islamist' suspect cleared over blasts
Sports

Borussia Dortmund bus attack: Detained 'Islamist' suspect cleared over blasts

"The investigation has not found evidence that the suspect took part," the prosecutors' office said in a brief statement about the Dortmund bus attack.

US President-elect Donald Trump's generals Part 2: Michael Flynn's war on Islamism
World

US President-elect Donald Trump's generals Part 2: Michael Flynn's war on Islamism

For Michael Flynn, the enemy is Islamism. It is a weaponized faith out to settle historico-cultural scores with the rest of the world.

Jordan attack: Canadian tourist, seven policemen, two civilians among 10 dead in strike
World

Jordan attack: Canadian tourist, seven policemen, two civilians among 10 dead in strike

Gunmen killed 10 people including a Canadian tourist and police officers on Sunday in southern Jordan where security forces were hunting down the unidentified attackers.

Terror siege in Bangladesh bakery, another Hindu priest attacked by radical militants
World

Terror siege in Bangladesh bakery, another Hindu priest attacked by radical militants

Unidentified attackers stabbed and critically wounded a Hindu priest in southwest Bangladesh Saturday, just a day after a Hindu temple worker was hacked to death in an attack by suspected Islamist militants.

Islamic militants behead Canadian hostage in Philippines
World

Islamic militants behead Canadian hostage in Philippines

Islamic militants in the Philippines have beheaded a Canadian hostage, sparking fears for more than 20 others they are holding on remote islands, with security forces vowing Tuesday to hunt down the extremists.