Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Islamic fundamentalists

images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Sat. January 13, 2018 reload page to refresh

-
The Nur ad-Din Zengi Islamist group, which is fighting against Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's regime, has announced they shot down an allegedly Russian Forpost-type drone, according to NGO Conflict intelligence Team, which refers to the Syrian opposition's Medad Press media outlet. Photo from ...
By 2020, Will More or Fewer Islamist Groups Participate in elections in the Middle East Compared to Today? ... One scholar noted, for example, that "the conclusion of several regional wars combined with a growing backlash over ongoing governance deficits will tempt more Islamists into the electoral ...

They see themselves as frontline fighters, waging a war of civilizations against the West. Every jihadist is supported by a larger community of Islamists. For every male fighter who joined the ranks of ISIS, he's often accompanied by a wife and family who are just as fervent and devoted to the Islamist cause.
facebook has said it is committed to remove terrorists and posts that support terrorism. (Shutterstock). AFP Saturday, 13 January 2018. Text size A A A. Facebook took part this week in key talks with European police agencies on how to stop and eliminate violent and terror-related "Islamic jihadist" posts, ...
Mali Plans Operation to Flush Islamists From Lawless Center. Jan. ... That has shifted the battlefield closer to the richer south and capital Bamako, a fact highlighted by a string of attacks blamed on Fulani Islamist fighters from central Mali -- most spectacularly one on the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako in ...
Charging him with murder, as well as six counts of attempted murder and grievous bodily harm, prosecutors said he acted with a likely Islamist motive. He told interrogators that the crime "had some connection with events on the Temple Mount" in Jerusalem, where Israeli authorities had recently imposed ...

Britain is in talks to join a French-led operation against Islamist militants in West Africa as part of a desire for closer military ties between the two countries before Brexit. Theresa may and President Macron are expected to announce the move at a Franco-British summit next week in London. The British ...
Berlin, Germany - A group of Islamists in Germany who formed a "sharia police" vigilante street patrol will face trial again after a court on Thursday, January 11, overturned an earlier acquittal. The ultra-conservatives had told Muslims to stay clear of alcohol, drugs, gambling, music, pornography and ...
A video of an Islamist leader purportedly drinking a mixture of camel urine and camel milk in Saudi Arabia has sparked debate over the health dangers of the practice in his native Indonesia. Bachtiar Nasir is the chairman of the National Movement of Fatwa Guards Majelis Ulama Indonesia (GNPF-MUI) ...
"Deep trouble" in Turkey's relationships with Europe and the United States was a recurring theme in the December address of Michael Meier -- representative to America and Canada for Germany's Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), or the Foundation for Social democracy. His introduction to the Middle East ...
In the final weeks of 2017, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over ISIS, saying his country was "completely liberated" from the Islamist terrorist army. The U.S.-led coalition decimated the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, stopping its grisly campaign and regaining territory previously captured ...
Among Sunnis, Islamist political parties in Jordan, Tunisia and the Palestinian Territories tried to increase their appeal by distancing themselves from rigid ideology and jihadi extremists. Yet they faced hurdles in significantly broadening their bases. Jordan's branch of the Muslim Brotherhood won seats in ...
A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges including sexual assault, illegal confinement and issuing death threats, according to reports on Tuesday. Joshua Boyle was freed last October along with his American wife Caitlan ...
BERLIN - Berlin police said Tuesday they were unable to rule out an Islamist background after a "deranged" Syrian knife-wielding man was arrested over an attack in one of the German capital's underground stations. Witnesses said the 23-year-old, identified as Ahmad Al-H., attacked several people with a ...
But like many contemporary Islamists, he incorporated European fascist ideas, two of which stand out. The first was his rejection of democracy, and his advocacy instead for a political system led by an "exalted ruler" - a totalitarian Islamist and nationalist regime built on Sunni Islam and Turkish Ethnicity, ...
Bangladesh police on Sunday arrested a suspected Islamist militant from the border district of Ukhia, near camps where thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar have taken shelter. The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), an elite police tasked with tackling Islamist extremism, ...
Cairo: Egypt on Tuesday executed four Islamist militants following their conviction by a military tribunal of killing three military academy students in a 2015 bomb attack that also wounded six others. The attack took place outside a stadium in the Nile Delta city of Kafr Al Shaikh as the military cadets were ...

Islamabad: Pakistan's government plans to seize control of charities and financial assets linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, who Washington has designated a terrorist, according to officials and documents reviewed by Reuters. Pakistan's civilian government detailed its plans in a secret order to ...
Beirut, Lebanon (9:45 P.M.) - The Islamist offensive in the East Ghouta took a disastrous turn, Monday, after Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham and Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham attempted to capture the strategic vehicle base inside the Harasta suburb. Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham and their allies began today's assault by ...
Iran has been rocked by a wave of protests against the Islamist regime since Dec. 28. Popular demonstrations ignited by smoldering resentment about Iran's mismanaged economy quickly escalated to political denunciations of Tehran's rulers. President Donald Trump was quick to offer support to the ...
The Pakistani government has plans to seize control of charities and financial assets that are connected to an Islamist leader that the United States considers a terrorist, according to Reuters. Pakistan's government detailed the plans to freeze assets and take control of charities run by Hafiz Saeed in a covert ...
Bangladesh police on Sunday arrested a suspected Islamist militant from the border district of Ukhia, near camps where thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar have taken shelter. The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), an elite police tasked with tackling Islamist extremism, ...
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Bangladesh police Sunday (Dec 31) arrested a suspected Islamist militant from the border district of Ukhia, near camps where thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar have taken shelter. The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), an elite police tasked ...
Beirut, Lebanon (6:40 A.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has sent a large number of reinforcements to the East Ghouta region of Damascus after the latest attack by the Islamist rebels of Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham and Faylaq Al-Rahman. According to a military report, the Syrian army's High Command ...
CAIRO -- An Egyptian court Saturday convicted former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and 19 others of insulting the judiciary, sentencing them to ... Following Morsi's overthrow, Egyptian authorities launched a severe crack down on Islamists, jailing thousands of them as well as secular and liberal ...
Islamabad: Pakistan's pro-Palestine Islamists received a serious blowback when the Palestine government recalled its Ambassador to Pakistan following an official protest from India for the envoy's participation in an Al Quds Rally that was addressed by Hafiz Mohammad Saeed. Hafiz Saeed is accused by ...
Beirut, Lebanon (2:35 P.M.) - The battle for the vehicle base in the East Ghouta town of Harasta has reached its tipping point, as both the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Islamist rebels trade attacks near the strategic vehicle base. Led by Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham, the Islamist rebels launched a massive ...
From the fundamentalist preachers to the bloodthirsty terrorists, the ultimate goal of Islamist extremists is simple: global Islamic dominance. To achieve it they need to weaken and harm the West, fuel Muslim grievances and assert their cultural power through demographic changes and political influence.
A fifth man has been arrested as part of an investigation into a possible Islamist plot to attack Britain, police have said. Counter-terror officers arrested a 21-year-old man in Sheffield on Friday evening on suspicion of preparing acts of terror, and two buildings are being searched in the north of the city in ...
Last month I spent an afternoon in the company of a 91-year-old German called Karl-Heinz. He was a teenage paratrooper in 1944, whose war ended when he was shot in the face by an American sniper the day after D-Day. Karl-Heinz hated the Nazis, but they for their part respected the martial prowess of ...
That assault came amid a surge of violence that swept across Egypt after Egyptian security forces forcibly broke up two Islamist sit-ins in the capital, Cairo, killing over 800 people. The military had seized power six weeks earlier, overthrowing a democratically elected Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi of ...
Egypt's Coptic Christians have been the target of unprecedented attacks since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising. The election of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2012 saw an upsurge with dozens of churches vandalised and even set on fire. And the violence is only escalating. 2016 has seen a wave of terror ...
How can the public feel safe if the authorities and politicians won't even confront the very real enemy of Islamist extremism terrorism. This is the evil whose name they dare not speak -- they are in jihad denialism. And this is not about demonising our Muslim Australians they understand this threat better than ...
Updated: 22nd December 2017, 9:35 pm. INDONESIAN Islamists have threatened to target Muslims wearing Santa hats to enforce a fatwa against Christmas. Cops in the country appealed for tolerance this week after an Islamist group threatened to raid businesses to check for employees in festive garb.
The first is that -- despite the fact that since 2012 more than 250 people have been murdered in France by Islamic terrorism -- there is supposedly no Islamist war against France or any other non-Muslim country. Islamists killers are presumably only "lone wolves" or "mentally ill". The second assumption is ...
The hardline FPI, an ultra-conservative Islamist political organisation, first grabbed public attention by raiding restaurants serving alcohol during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Over the past year it also orchestrated mass demonstrations denouncing Jakarta's Christian former governor over ...
The Middle East Forum contacted SVCF in 2016 to explain that far from building bridges or empowering Muslims, these donations support fringe Islamists whose regressive views -- on everything from homosexuality to women's rights -- create divisions in the American Muslim community and disempower ...
Indonesian police have appealed for tolerance and respect for other people's religious celebrations after an Islamist group threatened to raid businesses to check for Muslims being forced to wear Santa Claus hats or other Christmas garb. The hardline Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) said this week it would ...
The year 2017 will be looked upon as setting a crucial milestone in the long and costly war against jihadists and in particular the self-proclaimed "caliphate" of Daesh. In the past few weeks there has been a number of celebratory events -- all marking the defeat of this brutal cult. Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Federal Prosecutors on Tuesday finalised their ban on an Islamist association accused of radicalizing youngsters, saying that ... Last year, the interior ministry banned the Islamist group "True religion," saying it had persuaded about 140 people to join militants in Iraq and Syria.
Global politics in the early 21st century is being defined by two complementary extremisms: Islamist extremism and the far right. This is the argument that Julia Ebner, a research fellow at the London-based Institute for Strategic Dialogue, makes in her new book The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and ...
The new governor of the northern province of Cabo Delgado, Julio Parruque, has confirmed continued sporadic attacks by Islamic fundamentalists in the district of Mocimboa da Praia. On 5 - 6 October armed Islamists attacked three police positions in the district. In these clashes two policemen and 14 of the ...
German intelligence chief Hans-Georg Maassen has said that the security services are facing a record numer of Islamists. The news ... The number of Islamist sympathizers is at an "an all-time high", Maassen, the president of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), said on Sunday.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's just delivered a speech on the problem of Islamist terror that hit many right notes. .... is no tradition of secular political parties in many Muslim countries, and often the biggest, most efficient and most politically savvy competitor for political space are the Islamists.
The former leader of an Islamist terror group has won his legal battle to sue MI5 and Mi6 for hundreds of thousands of pounds in compensation over his detention and attempted deportation to Libya. Ismail Kamoka, 51, who now works at the London embassy of the western and UN-backed Libyan ...
Heavily armed militants have killed at least 15 peacekeepers and five soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in one of the worst attacks on United Nations personnel in recent memory. More than 50 peacekeepers were left wounded after fighters from a local Islamist extremist group overran ...
Islamist parties are using the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital as a rallying cry that likely will resound in upcoming election campaigns in Muslim-dominated countries. U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Wednesday sparked protests in a number of countries, with ...
28 entitled "Will radical Islamist terrorism ever end?" with interest. He made many good points on the issue, such as that a radical jihadist is hard to spot in a crowd and that hatred and violence is a distinguishing feature. I personally condemn all radical jihadist attacks of hatred where ever they may occur in ...
All reader responses posted on this site are those of the reader ONLY and NOT those of University world news or Higher education Web Publishing, their associated trademarks, websites and services. University World News or Higher Education Web Publishing does not necessarily endorse, support, ...
Philadelphia - December 4, 2017 - A new Campus Watch report details how Georgetown University's Middle East studies faculty has radicalized in recent years to include not just the fellow travelers of previous decades but actual Islamist professors. Islamists, Apologists, and Fellow Travelers: Middle ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

   activists
    religious
     islamic
       fundamentalists
         al‑qaeda
         al‑shabab
         al tauhid
         anwar al‑awlaki
         hizb ut‑tahrir
         islamic jihadists
         jaish‑e‑mohammad
         jundallah
         mira
         mujahideen
         muslim brotherhood
         taliban
         wahhabism

Islamic activists:
       fundamentalists
       militants

cross-references for
fundamentalists: