Category: radical Islamic terrorism

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Dec
2020

14 Terrorists Convicted For Aiding 2015 Charlie Hebdo ISIS Attack14 Terrorists Convicted For Aiding 2015 Charlie Hebdo ISIS Attack

December 16, 2020 12:40 PM ET Fourteen accomplices who helped to facilitate the 2015 Charlie Hebdo terror attack were found guilty by a French court Wednesday.  The fourteen people were found guilty of helping to arrange, finance and support the attacks carried out by Amedy Coulibaly and brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi, according to Sky […]

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Dec
2020

France Proposes Sweeping New Law To Crack Down On Islamic ExtremismFrance Proposes Sweeping New Law To Crack Down On Islamic Extremism

A draft of a new law aimed at combating Islamic extremism was introduced by the French government Wednesday.  The proposed law targets places like home schools and mosques that teach principles counter to French values, according to the Associated Press. President Emmanuel Macron has spoken recently about a need to rid France of “separatists” that […]

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Nov
2020

Over 50 People Beheaded In Mozambique By ISIS-Linked TerroristsOver 50 People Beheaded In Mozambique By ISIS-Linked Terrorists

November 10, 2020 5:05 PM ET ISIS-linked terrorists beheaded and dismembered more than 50 people over three days at a soccer field in Mozambique, according to local reports.  The terrorists launched attacks on villages in the areas of Miudumbe and Macomia, burning down homes and kidnapping women and children, according to the New York Post. […]

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Nov
2020

‘The Terrorist Risk Is Everywhere’ — Macron Calls For Stricter European Borders After Recent Attacks‘The Terrorist Risk Is Everywhere’ — Macron Calls For Stricter European Borders After Recent Attacks

November 05, 2020 11:21 AM ET French President Emmanuel Macron called for Europe to re-think its Schengen Area open-border system Thursday after recent Islamic terror attacks across the continent.  Macron said that many of the criminal enterprises who frequently traffic migrants into Europe are linked to terrorist organizations, Reuters reported. “I am in favor of […]

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Nov
2020

Muslims In Indonesia Protest Outside French Embassy, Call President Macron The ‘Real Terrorist’Muslims In Indonesia Protest Outside French Embassy, Call President Macron The ‘Real Terrorist’

November 02, 2020 10:19 AM ET Thousands of Muslims in Indonesia protested outside the French embassy on Monday in response to recent anti-Islamist actions taken by French President Emmanuel Macron, Reuters reported.  Protesters in Jakarta demanded that the French ambassador to the world’s largest Muslim-majority country be immediately expelled, Reuters reports. Banners depicting Macron as […]

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Oct
2020

French Authorities Reportedly Stop Attempted Copycat After Nice AttackFrench Authorities Reportedly Stop Attempted Copycat After Nice Attack

French police stopped another potential terrorist attack at a church in a Paris suburb Thursday after the fatal stabbing of three people earlier in the day in Nice, according to reports.  A lone suspect was arrested near the Saint-Martin’s Church in Sartrouville, according to the New York Post. The suspect allegedly told his father that […]

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Oct
2020

New Charlie Hebdo Cartoon Mocking Erdogan Draws Intense Backlash From Turkish LeadersNew Charlie Hebdo Cartoon Mocking Erdogan Draws Intense Backlash From Turkish Leaders

October 28, 2020 11:35 AM ET A new Charlie Hebdo cartoon making fun of Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has triggered strong criticism from the Muslim leader and his colleagues, according to reports.  Turkish leaders have accused the French satirical publication of sowing “the seeds of hatred and animosity,” according to CBS. The cartoon, which […]

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Oct
2020

Arc De Triomphe Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat As Tensions Rise After BeheadingArc De Triomphe Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat As Tensions Rise After Beheading

Authorities evacuated visitors Tuesday from the Arc de Triomphe due to a bomb alert, according to police. The area surrounding the iconic Parisian landmark and nearby subway lines were also evacuated, Reuters reports. It is unknown what the source of the alert was at this time, and local reports indicate that the security perimeter at […]

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Oct
2020

France To Ban Islamist Group Named After Hamas Co-Founder For Being ‘Directly Involved’ In Decapitation Of TeacherFrance To Ban Islamist Group Named After Hamas Co-Founder For Being ‘Directly Involved’ In Decapitation Of Teacher

France will ban an Islamist group named after a Hamas co-founder as part of a crackdown on Islamic radicals following the decapitation of a teacher, numerous sources reported Wednesday. The Sheikh Yassin Collective will be outlawed for being “directly involved” in the killing of Samuel Paty, the BBC reported. The group is named after the […]

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Jul
2020

How Modern Jihadism Became Co-Invented by the U.S. and Saudi GovernmentsHow Modern Jihadism Became Co-Invented by the U.S. and Saudi Governments

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture Modern jihadism was co-invented in 1979 by Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan al Saud, and U.S. National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski, working together, and here is the background for it, and the way — and the reasons — that it was done: Back in the later Middle Ages, […]

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