Salafist

TRIAL OF SALAFIST MAN RIVETS GERMANY

Source: Worldcrunch By Annette Ramelsberger BONN – “You have to use violence to defend Islamic values?” asks the judge. “Yes, of course,” Murat K. replies. Five months after he attacked police officers with a knife, the 26-year-old Salafist came clean in the courtroom: it was his duty, he said, to […]

The circle of global criminals expands

By Rami G. Khouri The Daily Star A noteworthy but troubling recent development across the Middle East and North Africa has been the quiet resurgence of Al-Qaeda affiliates and Salafist militants confronting established regimes. This has occurred alongside the emergence of nonviolent Salafist movements taking the opposite route of engaging […]