Ten leading imams in the UK have joined hands to counter online Islamist extremist propaganda that has led to a number of British Muslims being recruited by the dreaded Islamic State (IS) militant group.
Jewish extremist groups planned to march through Jerusalem Thursday in a move expected to stoke tensions following a deadly Palestinian car attack and clashes at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
Republican leaders will seek to convince lawmakers Tuesday to authorize the Pentagon to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to fight extremists, while also putting checks on President Barack Obama`s use-of-force powers.
As diplomats from around the world sought a global strategy to fight Islamic State extremists, Iran ruled out working with any international coalition, saying it had rejected American requests for cooperation against the militants.
Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday announced tougher anti-terror measures against British-born extremists planning to fight in Iraq and Syria, and prohibit them from returning to the UK to launch attacks on home soil.
The UK is planning a tougher law to tackle the threat of Islamist terrorism in the country in the wake of the recent beheading of a US journalist by a suspected British Islamic State (IS) militant in Iraq.