• June 17, 2014

    The UN human rights chief has condemned the recently reported “cold-blooded” mass executions in Iraq and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged that those responsible be brought to justice.

  • December 27, 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.

  • December 14, 2012

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

  • February 3, 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.

  • October 27, 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.

  • February 29, 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.

  • December 27, 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.