Islamists

Affleck v. Harris and the Different Shades of Islamophobia

Afroze Zaidi-Jivraj | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Afroze Zaidi-Jivraj

I never thought I would live to write the words that will follow, but here goes. I am grateful to Ben Affleck. Not particularly for his outrage or his insights on Bill Maher's show, which, albeit entertaining, were not exactly all that insightful, but more so for bringing a particular brand of Islamophobia to the attention of the world - the kind peddled by we-love-liberalism-ers like Bill Maher and Sam Harris.

Scotland Yard Pounce On Four Suspected Islamists Terrorists

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK

Four suspected Islamist terrorists have been arrested in a series of raids across London. One of the suspects - aged 21 - was tasered during his arres...

Is David Cameron a Violent Extremist?

Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Politics
Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed

The dropping of terror charges yesterday against celebrated human rights activist and ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg, after having been detained for seven months on grounds of facilitating terrorism at a Syrian training camp, speaks volumes about the self-defeating direction of Britain's failed counter-terrorism policies...

Hardline Hate Preacher's 'Party Animal' Past As Student Called 'Andy'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK

Anjem Choudary became a household name for courting controversy as a preacher of hate, and now the 47-year-old is under arrest today as part of an inv...

Anjem Choudary Among Nine Arrested In London Anti-Terrorism Raid

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary is understood to be one of nine men arrested today as part of an investigation into Islamist terrorism. The men, wh...

Calling Islamists 'Deranged and Deluded' Avoids the Real Issue

Denis MacShane | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Politics
Denis MacShane

Every time something cruel happens, the reflex is go into the rattle bag of clichés of condemnation. What that does is prevent serious thought about the politics and ideology behind the decision to fly a plane into the World Trade Centre, murder Daniel Pearl in Pakistan because he was Jewish, and now butcher James Foley because he was American.

'A Coordinated Agenda To Impose Hardline Islam In Schools'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK

Key individuals were "promoting and encouraging certain Islamic principles" in Birmingham classrooms amid poor oversight from education chiefs, a city...

Another Dramatic Twist To 'Trojan Horse' Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK

The chairman of the Educational Trust which was at the centre of the alleged "Trojan Horse" Muslim takeover plot in Birmingham schools, has announced ...

More Than 60 Nigerian Women & Girls Escape Boko Haram

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK

More than 60 women and girls have escaped from the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram, security sources say. The escapees had been abducted from K...

Al-Qaeda Double-Agent Speaks About His Conversion From Islamist Radical To CIA Spy

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

On Monday’s Newsnight, Richard Watson interviewed Morten Storm, the Danish biker who converted to Islam and travelled to Yemen to study only to aban...

'Young People Will Now Be Googling Extremism'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

A crackdown on the so-called "Trojan horse" schools in Birmingham has only increased the risk of children being radicalised, through the Governments "...

YouTube Urged To Remove Recruitment Film Featuring British ISIS Jihadis

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK

Internet video-streaming sites such as YouTube are being pressed to take down a film featuring two British Muslims urging other young men to fight in ...

The World's Richest Terror Group? ISIS Loots £250m From Mosul's Central Bank

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

ISIS could very well have become the world's richest terror organisation after an injection of £250m into their coffers following a raid on Iraq's no...

The Left Needs to Take Control of the Fight Against Islamofascism

Sebastian Murphy-Bates | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Politics
Sebastian Murphy-Bates

Fear and dogma on the political left has rendered opposition to Islamic extremism the property of the far right in the Western world - It's time to take it back.

US To Send Team To Help Captured Nigerian Girls

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK

Barack Obama has pledged the US will do "everything we can" to help Nigeria find hundreds of abducted schoolgirls - as another eight were taken from a...

'Using These Girls As The Spoils Of War Is Disgusting,' Says Hague On Nigerian Kidnapping

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK

William Hague has offered to help Nigeria secure the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram. The pled...

'I Will Sell Your Girls In The Market,' Says Boko Haram Leader

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK

Boko Haram will "sell your girls in the market", the terrorist leader has vowed in a chilling video message to parents of the kidnapped Nigerian schoo...

Two Hundred Girls Kidnapped By Islamists.. But Media Turns A Blind Eye

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK

Twice in two months, more than 200 people suddenly went missing, their fate shrouded in mystery. One incident has received round-the-clock media cover...

Investigation Into London 'Office' Of Muslim Brotherhood

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK

The Muslim's Brotherhood's operations in London will be probed by investigators, following allegations that leaders plotted their response to event in...

The Egyptian Brotherhood Speaks: Morsi Is the New Mandela

Tam Hussein | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

Dr. Abdel Mawgud Dardery enters the café in Cricklewood wrapped up in a Manchester United scarf, with the Rabaa badge prominently pinned on his jacket. Dardery has become a nomad wandering from country to country unable to return to Egypt after his party, the Muslim Brotherhood was designated a terrorist organisation by Sisi's military junta...

78,000 Library Books Torched By Islamists

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Ancient books in a historic library in the Lebanese city of Tripoli have been torched by Islamist, after a pamphlet purportedly insulting religion was...

Woolwich Murderers Were Killers, Not 'Soldiers of Allah'

The Conversation UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK
The Conversation UK

Instead of focusing on whether Islam was at fault, it is more helpful to look at the specific ideology at play...

A Brotherhood Vision for Syria: Interview With the Former Leader of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood

Tam Hussein | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

Despite the brutality of the Syrian civil war, the Muslim Brotherhood has again become one of the main players on the ground, after years operating underground. I spoke with Ali Sadreddine Al-Bayanouni, the leader of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood from 1996 to 2010.

Jessica Elgot

'Stop Laughing At Anjem Choudary'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

The bellicose Muslim extremist Anjem Choudary, whose outrageous demonstrations and pronouncements often earn him more than his due in the media, is no...

Tunisia's Militant Struggle: Elusive Militants of Chaambi Mountains Could be Linked to Algeria

Tam Hussein | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

The Tunisian army is currently fighting militants on the Algerian border in the governorate of Kasserine. The military operation in the Chaambi Mountains is being conducted in close collaboration with their Algerian counterparts. In spite of this, the militants have inflicted considerable damage on the Tunisian army.