Category - islamists

  • 27 Dec 2012

    A dozen worshippers have been killed in two attacks by an extreme Islamist group operating in the north of Nigeria over the Christmas period.

  • 14 Dec 2012

    Nigerian Christians are asking churches across the world to pray for their safety from deadly attacks this Christmas, amid renewed threats.

  • 3 Feb 2011

    Western stereotypes frequently cast Muslims as either "good" (quietist) or "bad" political, with Sufis wholly identified with the former camp, says Omid Safi. This dichotomy ignores a third group of Muslims: Those who, whether mystically inclined or not, want to neither destroy the world nor acquiesce to the wishes of the Empire, but rather seek to redeem the world by speaking truth to power.

  • 27 Oct 2009

    Campaigners for inclusive schools, including Accord, have strongly criticised the granting of public money to schools with links to the Islamist organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir.

  • 29 Feb 2008

    A Royal security expert says Prince Harry's attempt to serve with British forces in Afghanistan has handed a propaganda coup to radical anti-Western groups who will portray him as going from shooting grouse to shooting Muslims.

  • 27 Dec 2007

    Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who recently returned to the country to challenge the Pervez Musharraf regime, has been assassinated in a suicide attack which has killed 20 others and injured several more.