Articles Tagged 'Jihad'
Thousands mourn ‘blind sheikh’ convicted in 1993 World Trade Center bombing
AL-GAMALIYA, EGYPT | Thousands of mourners gathered in a small Egyptian town on Wednesday for the funeral of the Muslim cleric known as “the blind sheikh” who was convicted of conspiracy in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in New York.
Omar Abdel-Rahman, who was also convicted of planning a broader “war of urban terrorism” in the United States, died… READ MORE
West Mosul residents told battle is imminent as Iraqi forces begin moving
Iraqi planes dropped millions of leaflets on the western side of Mosul warning residents that the battle to dislodge Islamic State is imminent as troops… READ MORE
Florida officials investigating TMZ video of Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect
Broward officials are investigating who leaked video footage of alleged gunman Esteban Santiago firing his first shots at the Fort Lauderdale airport, the Sun Sentinel… READ MORE
Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman ‘dressed as Santa’ kills 39, including many foreigners, in Reina nightspot as hunt continues for attacker
A gunman reportedly dressed in a Santa costume killed at least 39 people, including 16 foreigners, at a famous nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s… READ MORE
Baghdad blasts kill 25 as Mosul fighting intensifies
Two bombs claimed by Islamic State killed 25 people in central Baghdad on Saturday, as fighting intensified in the northern city of Mosul where government… READ MORE
Iraqi forces launch second phase of Mosul offensive against Islamic State
Iraqi security forces on Thursday began the second phase of their offensive against Islamic State militants in Mosul, pushing into some eastern districts where the… READ MORE
Sixteen Hurt in Christmas Eve Blast at Catholic Church in Philippines
Sixteen people were wounded in a grenade explosion outside a Catholic church during a Christmas eve mass in the Philippines’ restive southern island of Mindanao,… READ MORE
OSU group says terrorist wrongly killed, claim justice can’t ‘come from a cop’s bullet’
Activists at Ohio State University held a protest this week that framed the killing of Abdul Razak Ali Artan during a terror attack as unjustified.… READ MORE
‘The dead were everywhere’ – 23 Coptic Christians killed in bomb attack on chapel complex
Men, women and children filed in to Cairo’s Coptic Christian chapel on Sunday morning, taking a moment of respite from the bustle of the Egyptian… READ MORE
At least 29 killed and 166 injured by two bombs in ‘inhuman terror attack’ at Besiktas football stadium in Istanbul
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in a statement: “A terrorist attack has been carried out against our security forces and our citizens.
“It has been… READ MORE