Category Archives: Terrorism

Pope Francis: ‘Muslim Terrorism Does Not Exist’

by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D. In an impassioned address Friday, Pope Francis denied the existence of Islamic terrorism, while simultaneously asserting that “the ecological crisis is real.” “Christian terrorism does not exist, Jewish terrorism does not exist, and Muslim terrorism … Continue reading

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Australian government issues terror warning for Kuala Lumpur

Terrorists may be planning attacks in and around Kuala Lumpur, the Australian government warned on Feb 21, 2016. File picture shows Malaysian police leaving a security briefing in Kuala Lumpur. — Reuters file pic KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 — Terrorists … Continue reading

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Malaysian IS leader killed in Syria

 PETALING JAYA: Three Malaysian militants — including one in an Islamic State video threatening to “lead a charge” against the Malaysian government — were killed in an air strike by the Syrian army. This was confirmed by Bukit Aman Special … Continue reading

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Four Sarawakians arrested for IS activities

<img class=”size-full wp-image-641737″ src=”” alt=”Newly-graduated constables take a group selfie to commemorate the end of their training.” width=”600″ height=”426″ />Newly-graduated constables take a group selfie to commemorate the end of their training. KUCHING: Four Sarawakians were among 122 individuals arrested … Continue reading

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Abu Sayyaf demands RM8.8m in ransom for 5 Malaysians

PETALING JAYA: The Abu Sayyaf has demanded RM8.8 million in ransom for five Malaysians it has held hostage for five months in Sulu in the Philippines, reports The Star Online The report said the terror group had rejected intermediaries and … Continue reading

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Umno veterans claim Shah Alam varsity breeding terrorists, calls for closure

Datuk Mustapha Yaakub that Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Madinah is a private institution breeding militants that sought to camouflage its clandestine activities. — AFP pic KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 21 ― The federal government and Islamic authorities must shutter Universiti Islam Antarabangsa … Continue reading

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‘No size fits all in terrorism’

PETALING JAYA: Klang MP Charles Santiago has rubbished the claim that mistreated migrant workers are especially prone to joining terrorist groups. The claim came from independent scholar and researcher Ananthi Al Ramiah, who said research on the psyche of terrorists … Continue reading

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