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Madcap Islamist Preacher Wants To Destroy The Pyramids

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK

Inspired by the Islamic State’s destruction of ancient artifacts and monuments in Iraq, a madcap preacher in Kuwait has called for the demolition of...

Western Women of ISIS

Alexandra Bradford | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK
Alexandra Bradford

An alarming trend shows that an increasing number of Western women are taking a more active and potentially violent role in terrorism... The women we tracked offered three primary reasons for traveling to ISIS-controlled territory; grievances, solutions and individual motivations.

Chuka Umunna Did the Right Thing by Walking Out on Sky News

Paul Blanchard | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Politics
Paul Blanchard

Yesterday was a bad day for Sky News. But I've no doubt they will consider it a triumph - and I find that incredibly worrying.

Europe Must Stand for Freedom of Opinion and Rule of Law

Paulo Casaca | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Politics
Paulo Casaca

The freedom to express critical opinions and most in particular to express them as caricatures stands at the heart of our concept of free society. As in any other of our basic freedoms, there are limits to freedom of expression.

Fox News Host Says Muslims 'Need To Kill All Radical Islamists'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK

SEE ALSO: Fox News Lampooned By French TV For Comparing ‘No-Go' Zones To Afghanistan & Iraq In a week where Fox News is being roundly mocked for ...

World Leaders Weren't Really Leading The March In Paris...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK

Heads of state including David Cameron, Benjamin Netanyahu and François Hollande have been criticised for what some believe is a misleading photo opp...

Britain First Blames Sydney Terror Attack On Chocolate

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK

Britain First has blamed Lindt's supposed refusal to halal-certify its chocolate for the recent hostage situation in Sydney. (function(d, s, id) {...

British Police: Sitting Ducks For Jihadist Fanatics?

Chris Hobbs | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK
Chris Hobbs

As counter terrorism awareness week commences front line police officers in London and elsewhere are becoming increasingly fearful that they are likely to become victims of savage targeted attacks on the streets of the UK by fanatical Islamist jihadists.

Extremist Terror Reaches Liberal Shores

Kokulan Mahendiran | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK
Kokulan Mahendiran

While it may be more comforting to consider these men but lone wolves acting upon their own deranged ideas, that no longer seems to be the case. In this age of social media and easily accessible information in which we live, it is no longer necessary for contact to be made for a message to be passed on.

Helping IS? Air Drop For Kurds Stolen By Militants, Amid Claims That 'Half' Charity Money Is Going To Group

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

Islamic State group fighters seized at least one air drop of weapons airdropped by US -led coalition forces intended for Kurdish militiamen battling t...

Affleck v. Harris and the Different Shades of Islamophobia

Afroze Zaidi-Jivraj | Posted 09.12.2014 | 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 02.12.2014 | 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 22.10.2014 | 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...