terrorism

Tunisia shooting: When Isis attacks a museum to destroy the 'culture of its disbelievers', what treasure of the Western world is now safe? There have been attacks like this before, but this time it's not just peoples' lives in danger

by Robert Fisk, The Independent Because of the ferocious reputation of Isis – created by the “Islamic Caliphate” but assiduously cultivated in the West – we forget thatWednesday’s attack is a mere copy of the far more ruthless assault on foreign tourists launched by Egyptian Islamists during the Mubarak era. […]

Tunisia shooting: When Isis attacks a museum to destroy the ‘culture of its disbelievers’, what treasure of the Western world is now safe? There have been attacks like this before, but this time it’s not just peoples’ lives in danger

by Robert Fisk, The Independent Because of the ferocious reputation of Isis – created by the “Islamic Caliphate” but assiduously cultivated in the West – we forget thatWednesday’s attack is a mere copy of the far more ruthless assault on foreign tourists launched by Egyptian Islamists during the Mubarak era. […]

Switzerland: Burkhalter: anti-terror measures a ‘priority’

Burkhalter and John Kerry at a meeting last year. Photo: Sebastien Bozon/AFP Burkhalter: anti-terror measures a ‘priority’ Published: 20 Feb 2015 12:24 GMT+01:00 Combating violent extremism is a “priority” in Switzerland, Swiss foreign minister and former president Didier Burkhalter has said, telling a counter-terrorism summit in Washington this week that […]

Massacres ignored

The Daily Star Lebanon Events this week in Iraq and Syria offer dramatic proof of how weak the international campaign against ISIS is, as if any proof were required. When a foreign hostage held by ISIS is paraded before the camera, or later executed, the world learns his name. In […]

Revisiting the war on terror

ALSIR SIDAHMED ARABNEWS Wednesday 29 May 2013 US President Barack Obama in his first major speech on terrorism has hinted that the ongoing fight against terror will ultimately have come to an end. And this is where Muslims, especially those living in the West, can help. In fact the contribution […]