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‘An Instrument of Persecution’ – Seven Times Anti-Boris Leftists Attacked the Burqa

Establishment ‘conservatives’ and left-liberal politicians and journalists have rushed to condemn Brexiteer former foreign secretary Boris Johnson for his comments on the “ridiculous” burqa, branding him “Islamophobic” and even “racist” — but have not shied away from criticising the garment themselves in the past.

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British-Pakistani Bishop Calls for Burqa Ban

Michael Nazir-Ali, the Pakistan-born former Bishop of Rochester, has weighed into the controversy around Islamic face veils to call for a near-total ban on the garments, supported by former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey.

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Burqas as Security Threats: How Criminals and Terrorists Use the Islamic Face Veil

While the debate over the place of the Islamic face veil in Western society has been reignited after British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson criticised the garment in a recent opinion piece, three robbers were convicted of killing a jewellery store owner after robbing him whilst disguised in a burqa.

Powerful bomb in van kills at least 10 in south Philippines

11 Killed in Islamic State Bombing in Philippines

The Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for a van explosion early Tuesday morning at a military checkpoint in the Southern Philippines that killed 11 people, an army spokesperson confirmed.

Iraqi forces and members of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation units) advance next to a wall bearing the Islamic State (IS) group flag as they enter the city of al-Qaim, in Iraq's western Anbar province near the Syrian border as they fight against remnant pockets of Islamic State group jihadists …

Islamic State Targets Infrastructure in Post-Kurdish Northern Iraq

The Islamic State has begun exacerbating concerns about the availability of electricity in Iraq by targeting power plants and other key infrastructure for destruction. Baghdad announced on Sunday that unspecified “terrorist groups,” which observing media identify as the Islamic State, blew up a power plant in Kirkuk.

In this undated photo released Thursday, May 11, 2017, by Hawar News, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows fighters from the Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces, patrolling on a street in Tabqa, northern Syria. Syrian Kurdish-led forces say they are carrying out mine-clearing operations at the …

Kurdish Exit from Northern Iraq Leads to Islamic State Return

Kurdish residents of a town near northeastern Khanaqin, Iraq, evacuated their 12-home village following a wave of killings in the area carried out by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), the Kurdish outlet Rudaw reported on Wednesday.

A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on July 25, 2018 shows a member of the Syrian security forces walking past a truck damaged in a suicide attack in the southern city of Sweida

Islamic State Suicide Bombings Leave 180 Dead in Southern Syria

At least 180 civilians were killed during a series of suicide bombings and attacks carried out by the Islamic State in southern Syria on Wednesday, in what is being described as the worst carnage the nation has experienced in recent months.

Hundreds of thousands of soldiers have been deployed for security ahead of Pakistan's July 25 national election

Pakistan Prepares Elections Following Violent Campaign Season

Pakistan prepares to open polls for this year’s regional and legislative elections Wednesday, ending a campaign season fraught with incendiary language, terrorist attacks, and flooded with hundreds of candidates openly embracing Islamist groups.