Yesterday's deadly shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlandoin which at least 50 people were killedis but the latest, and most horrific, episode in the long-running Islamist
war on the global LGBT community.
They are the first verdicts since suspected Islamist
militants began targeting secular activists.
Cairo: Egypt's Salafist Al Nour Party, the only Islamist
force contesting this month's parliamentary elections, has launched an online video aimed at canvassing support for its candidates amid accusations that the party is manipulating religious sentiments in the mostly Muslim country.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The assaults on Korean tourists and a Uighur chef, who were mistaken for Chinese people, in ystanbul last week have shown the extent of damage dealt to this moderate nation of Turks by the Islamist
rulers, who provide political clout to hate crimes and xenophobia in order to sustain their waning power in the government.
The security forces managed to move the Islamist
prisoners from Building B to the new Building D which meets the security standards," he said, affirming that no prisoner was injured in the operation.
Summary: Pro-government forces recapture areas of second city Benghazi seized by Islamist
militiamen, including army positions.
Summary: Tunisia's main secular party Nidaa Tounes won 85 seats in the new 217-member parliament in Sunday's election, while the Islamist
party Ennahda secured 69 seats, according to results released by electoral authorities on Thursday.
Two car bombs targeted an army convoy, killing three soldiers, while four others died in fighting with Islamist
militiamen who control most of the city, they said.
This leads to a key question: what inspires thousands of ordinary Syrian people to join up with Islamist
groups in Syria and Iraq?
Colonel Sd al-Werfelli said Ansar al-Sharia militants backed by fighters from two other Islamist
groups "bombarded base 21 early on Monday, killing and wounding soldiers who were trapped inside".
After being ousted from power last July, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the Arab world's original Islamist
movement, faces an existential moment.
2) Historical fears and experiences of military coups have shaped Islamist
reactions in Tunisia and Turkey, (3) while Morocco's two main Islamist
groups, the Justice and Development Party and the Justice and Benevolence Organization, have each used the Egyptian case to reinforce their own positions and criticize the other group's approach.