Tag: radical islam

French Court Convicts Two in Paris Attack Terror Trial

PARIS (AP) — A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, bringing a surprising end to the first criminal trial linked to the country’s deadliest extremist violence since World War II.

Pakistani men protest against Valentine's Day celebrations in Karachi on February 12, 2017

Glazov: Hating Valentine’s

Today, February 14, is Valentine’s Day, the sacred day that intimate companions mark to celebrate their love and affection for one another.

Candles, flowers and messages at a makeshift memorial around the commemorative plaque outside the Bataclan concert hall

Only Surviving Paris Terrorist Refuses to Stand for Trial

BRUSSELS (AP) – The only surviving member of the Islamic State cell that attacked Paris in November 2015 refused to rise for a Belgian court on Monday, or answer questions about his actions, during his first appearance in public since his arrest nearly two years ago.

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari, centre, meets with Chibok school girls recently freed from Nigeria Extremist captivity in Abuja, Nigeria, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the freedom of 82 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the extremist group three years ago, a Nigerian government official said Sunday, as the girls were expected to meet with the country's president and their families. (Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria State House via AP)

Reports: Teen Girls Kill Twelve in Nigerian Market Suicide Attack

Nigerian news agencies reported Wednesday of multiple child suicide bombings targeting a market in the northeastern regional capital Maiduguri, killing at least 12 and confirming fears that the Boko Haram jihadist group continues to have the ability to use child captives for terrorist activity.