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Jun 27, 2019
Islamic State ideology in vulnerable pockets of South India feeds on local grievances to further jihadist agendaThe Islamic State in the Land of al-Shams might be dead—but the in the land of Idli-Sambar, it is giving jihad a new, distinctively southern flavour, blending local grievances and conflicts into its global ideology.
Jun 19, 2019
Sri Lanka Easter bombings: Two of nine Muslim ministers return to govt after resigning over 'anti-minority sentiments'Two of the nine Sri Lankan Muslim ministers, who had resigned in the wake of growing anti-minority sentiments following the Easter Sunday bombings, returned to the government fold on Wednesday.
May 08, 2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Maithripala Sirisena admits to 'weakness' in nation's intel, says 'heads of security divisions failed to inform him'Sirisena spoke hours after an interim report was submitted by a committee his office formed to examine why Sri Lankan security forces did not heed Indian intelligence information ahead of the attacks that killed more than 250 people.
May 06, 2019
Sri Lanka police discovers Islamist militants' training camp in Kattankudy; suicide bombers of Easter Sunday blasts practiced at siteSri Lankan police on Sunday discovered a 10-acre camp in the eastern town of Kattankudy, where Islamist militants linked to the deadly Easter attacks are believed to have practiced shooting and bombmaking.
May 01, 2019
Sri Lanka 'face veil' ban designed to distract people from govt's failures, reaffirms structural oppression of Muslim womenIn just over a week since Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka, the meaning of hijab is changing in the island nation; Maithripala Sirisena govt's ban on 'face veil' reaffirms the structural oppression of Muslim women
Apr 28, 2019
Sri Lanka attacks: Father, two brothers of suicide bombings' mastermind killed in Kalmunai raids, say relative, police sourcesThe father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe house two days ago, police sources and a relative of the suicide bombers told Reuters on Sunday.
Apr 26, 2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Muslim leaders in key accused Zahran Hashim’s hometown Kattankudy raised alarm ‘years ago’Zahran Hashim's sword-wielding zealotry fuelled fears in the sleepy east coast town of Kattankudy long before the cleric became Sri Lanka's most wanted man over the horrific Easter Sunday suicide attacks.
Apr 26, 2019
Sri Lanka bomb blasts: Maithripala Sirisena says key accused Zahran Hashim was killed during attack on Shangri-La hotelAn Islamic extremist believed to have played a key role in Sri Lanka's deadly Easter bombings led an attack against a Colombo hotel, the country's president confirmed on Friday.