Tag: Extremism

Trump Saudi Arabia speech (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

Trump, Unlike Obama, Addressed ‘Islamic Terror’ Directly

Unlike Obama, who attempted to appease Islamic resentment of the West by admitting America’s faults, Trump’s speech in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Sunday emphasized terrorism and challenged the Arab and Muslim world to foster peace by “honestly confronting the problem of Islamic extremism, and the Islamists, and Islamic terror of all kinds.”

Egyptian Media: Country’s Religious Authority Is Cultivating Extremism

TEL AVIV – Elements of the Egyptian press are slamming the country’s supreme religious authority, Al Azhar institutions, for continuing to cultivate extremism despite the authority’s claim that it welcomes President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s call for a religious revolution to combat extremist Islamist ideology.

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All Muslim Groups Fail To Attend Anti-Extremism Campaign Launch

All of Scotland’s major Muslim groups declined to attend the launch of a campaign against violence and discrimination directed towards the Ahmadi sect, as well as the Paris and Brussels terror attacks. Representatives of the local Sikh and Jewish communities, and the

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Terrorists Rejected San Bernardino Jihadis as ‘Informants’

An interesting bit of information from the ongoing investigation into the backgrounds of San Bernardino jihadis Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik comes from Reuters, which was told by U.S. government sources that Malik “tried in vain to contact multiple Islamic militant groups in the months before she and Farook staged their attack, but her overtures were ignored” because the terrorists were concerned she might be a government informant.