Islamic extremism

Donald Trump top security nominee fixated on Islamic extremism

US President-elect Donald Trump`s choice to be his powerful national security advisor, Michael Flynn, is a former military intelligence chief who sees militant Islam as the biggest threat to global stability.

Nov 18, 2016, 23:55 PM IST

2016 Rio Olympics: Brazil detects IS radical posts in Portuguese

Pre-Olympic jitters had already risen after a French jihadist warned on Twitter after deadly attacks in France last November that Brazil was the "next target."

Jun 17, 2016, 22:21 PM IST

UK Police arrest man linked to 'Islamist extremism'

British police say they have arrested a man suspected of being involved in preparing acts of terrorism.

Dec 23, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

Britain to announce new laws on Islamic extremism

British Prime Minister David Cameron was to announce new laws to combat "poisonous Islamist ideology" Wednesday in his first major policy announcement since winning last week`s general election.

May 13, 2015, 05:16 AM IST

Netanyahu says Israel will not cede land to Palestinians

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will not cede territory due to the current climate in the Middle East, appearing to rule out the establishment of a Palestinian state.


Mar 09, 2015, 05:10 AM IST

PLO wants to link ending Islamic extremism, Israeli conflict

The Palestinian Liberation Organisation called on Saturday for a comprehensive strategy against Islamic extremism while addressing the conflict with Israel, alluding to controversial remarks by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Oct 19, 2014, 00:45 AM IST

German Muslims rally against extremism

Muslims across Germany held a day of prayer and rallies on Friday to condemn both Islamic extremism and a backlash against their faith that has seen arson attacks on mosques.

Sep 20, 2014, 01:16 AM IST

Gay-friendly mosque launches quiet 'revolution' in South Africa

Against a global background of rising Islamist militancy a new mosque where gay people are welcome, Christians too, and women are treated equally to men opened peacefully in Cape Town on Friday despite threats of violence.

Sep 20, 2014, 01:16 AM IST

German Muslims rally against extremism

Muslims across Germany are holding a day of prayers and rallies on Friday to condemn Islamic extremism and a backlash against their faith that has seen arson attacks on mosques.

Sep 19, 2014, 15:00 PM IST

Preachers in Saudi Arabia to undergo security screening

Fearing rise of Islamic extremism in the Gulf Kingdom, Saudi Arabia has said the preachers in the country will not be allowed to work until they undergo a security screening.

Aug 05, 2014, 16:54 PM IST

Netanyahu calls for Jordan support, Kurdish autonomy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked the international community to support Jordan in the fight against "Islamic extremism" and to back the independence of Iraq`s Kurds.

Jun 30, 2014, 05:53 AM IST

Cameron vows to `drain swamp` creating Islamic extremism in UK

The cabinet-level taskforce met for the first time on Tuesday and resolved to counter not just violent extremist views, but also extremism in all its forms, reports the Guardian.

Jun 04, 2013, 16:06 PM IST

UK delays release of movie on Islamic extremism

The movie - "Wish You Waziristan," is about two Muslim brothers` journey to Pakistan`s terror training camp.

May 31, 2011, 23:11 PM IST

Brit universities are ‘hotbeds of Islamic extremism’: Report

A report stressed that Brit universities presented a “unique challenge”.

Apr 28, 2011, 16:30 PM IST

Islamic extremism a challenge for Maldives: Vice President

The Vice President of the Republic of Maldives, Dr Mohammed Waheed Hassan, on Saturday said there is a rising confusion in Islam over the extremism and this is one of challenges being faced by his country.

Feb 20, 2010, 15:43 PM IST

‘Americans blame Britain for rise of Islamic extremism’

Accusing Britain of being a "menace to the outside world", Americans have blamed their closest ally in Europe for the rise of Islamic extremism amid growing anger over the UK’s perceived failure to tackle extremism.

Dec 31, 2009, 13:51 PM IST

‘Radicalisation to violence is taking place in US’

In view of the spate of arrests of home-grown extremists and busting of terror plots inside the country, a top New York police official said that the "radicalisation to violence" is now taking place in the United States.

Nov 20, 2009, 14:30 PM IST