Islam http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24251/all en Libyan Qaeda suspect deprived rights in US jail http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/libyan-qaeda-suspect-deprived-rights-us-jail <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Libyan Al-Qaeda suspect captured last year outside his home in Tripoli is being deprived legal documents and personal effects in a US prison hospital, his lawyer said Wednesday.</p> <p>Anas al-Libi, 50, has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy charges over the 1998 Al-Qaeda bombings of US embassies in East Africa that killed 244 people and wounded more than 5,000 others.</p> <p>He was detained by US commandos in the Libyan capital in October and brought to New York, where he was indicted in 2000 to face trial after being interrogated on board a US warship.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/libyan-qaeda-suspect-deprived-rights-us-jail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Qaeda Islam Islamic terrorism War AFP Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:50:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6123394 at http://www.globalpost.com Yemen's al Qaeda leader vows to attack America in new video http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/yemens-al-qaeda-leader-vows-attack-america-new-video-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Yara Bayoumy</p> <p>DUBAI (Reuters) - The leader of al Qaeda's wing in Yemen has vowed to attack the United States, in a video apparently showing a gathering of the group celebrating a mass jailbreak of fighters.</p> <p>In February, attackers mounted a bomb, grenade and gun assault on the main prison in Sanaa in which 29 inmates, including 19 jailed for terrorism-related crimes, escaped.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/yemens-al-qaeda-leader-vows-attack-america-new-video-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Islamism Politics Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:11:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6123373 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistani Taliban end ceasefire with government but say talks still on http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/pakistani-taliban-end-ceasefire-government-say-talks-still <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Saud Mehsud</p> <p>DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban have formally ended a 40-day ceasefire but are still open to talks with the government, a spokesman said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Shahidullah Shahid said the insurgents were not extending the ceasefire, which began on March 1, because the government had continued to arrest people and had killed more than 50 people associated with them.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/pakistani-taliban-end-ceasefire-government-say-talks-still" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamism Politics Taliban Taliban War Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:52:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6123168 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistani Taliban refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130917/us-wakes-miss-america-indian-descent <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Pakistani Taliban Wednesday said they would not extend a ceasefire called to help peace negotiations with the government, but insisted they were still committed to the talks process.</p> <p>The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced a one-month ceasefire at the start of March as the government sought a negotiated end to their bloody seven-year insurgency.</p> <p>The TTP extended the ceasefire to April 10, but complained there had been "complete silence" from the government since then and hinted that the military was trying to thwart talks.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130917/us-wakes-miss-america-indian-descent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Islam Islamism Taliban Technology War AFP Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:51:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5935726 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistani Taliban refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/pakistani-taliban-refuse-extend-ceasefire-will-continue-talks-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Pakistani Taliban Wednesday said they would not extend a ceasefire called to help negotiations with the government but said they were still committed to the peace talks process.</p> <p>The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced a one-month ceasefire at the start of March as the government sought a negotiated end to their bloody seven-year insurgency.</p> <p>The TTP later extended the ceasefire, but complained there had been "complete silence" from the government since then and hinted that the military was trying to thwart talks.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/pakistani-taliban-refuse-extend-ceasefire-will-continue-talks-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Islam Islamism Taliban Taliban Technology War AFP Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:47:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6123126 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistani Taliban refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/pakistani-taliban-refuse-extend-ceasefire-will-continue-talks-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Pakistani Taliban Wednesday said they would not extend a ceasefire called to help peace negotiations with the government, but insisted they were still committed to the talks process.</p> <p>The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced a one-month ceasefire at the start of March as the government sought a negotiated end to their bloody seven-year insurgency.</p> <p>The TTP extended the ceasefire to April 10, but complained there had been "complete silence" from the government since then and hinted that the military was trying to thwart talks.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/pakistani-taliban-refuse-extend-ceasefire-will-continue-talks-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Islam Islamism Taliban Taliban Technology War AFP Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6123109 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistani Taliban refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/pakistani-taliban-refuse-extend-ceasefire-will-continue-talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Pakistani Taliban Wednesday said they would not extend a ceasefire called to help negotiations with the government but said they were still committed to the peace talks process.</p> <p>The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced a ceasefire at the start of March as the government sought a negotiated end to their bloody seven-year insurgency.</p> <p>hk-mas-ks/pdw/pj</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Islam Islamism Taliban Taliban AFP Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:29:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6123040 at http://www.globalpost.com Yemen's al Qaeda leader vows to attack America in new video http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/yemens-al-qaeda-leader-vows-attack-america-new-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Yara Bayoumy</p> <p>DUBAI (Reuters) - The leader of Al Qaeda's wing in Yemen has vowed to attack the United States, in a video apparently showing a gathering of the group celebrating a mass jailbreak of fighters.</p> <p>In February, attackers mounted a bomb, grenade and gun assault on the main prison in Sanaa in which 29 inmates, including 19 jailed for terrorism-related crimes, escaped.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/yemens-al-qaeda-leader-vows-attack-america-new-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Islamism Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:11:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6122961 at http://www.globalpost.com Dozens of Palestinians wounded in Al-Aqsa clashes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/dozens-palestinians-wounded-al-aqsa-clashes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Dozens of Palestinians were wounded in clashes with Israeli police that erupted Wednesday when Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound was opened to Jewish visitors, an AFP correspondent said.</p> <p>Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told AFP that Palestinians threw "stones and firecrackers" at police when they opened the walled compound's gates.</p> <p>Police responded with stun grenades, Rosenfeld said, and closed the complex to the Jewish visitors after a small number had toured the site.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/dozens-palestinians-wounded-al-aqsa-clashes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Israeli–Palestinian conflict Religion AFP Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:52:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6122832 at http://www.globalpost.com Gunmen kill nine in western Ethiopia bus attack: state media http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/gunmen-kill-nine-western-ethiopia-bus-attack-state-media <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Gunmen ambushed a bus carrying dozens of people in western Ethiopia near the Sudanese border, killing nine and wounding six others, state-run media said on Wednesday.</p> <p>There was no claim of responsibility and no group was blamed for the attack, but Ethiopia says it has thwarted several plots in recent years by Ethiopian insurgents as well as Somali al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab Islamist militants.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/gunmen-kill-nine-western-ethiopia-bus-attack-state-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Irregular military Islam War Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:48:59 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6122797 at http://www.globalpost.com New Zealander, Australian killed in Yemen drone strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130916/rain-hinders-search-colorado-floods <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A New Zealander with terrorism links was killed in a US drone strike in Yemen last year, Prime Minister John Key said Wednesday, with Canberra confirming that an Australian was also killed in the attack.</p> <p>The man who called himself "Muslim bin John" was born in New Zealand and had been attending "some sort of terrorist training camp" in Yemen, Key said.</p> <p>"I was advised it was highly likely he was killed in the latter part of 2013 but it took some time to confirm that through DNA," he told reporters.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130916/rain-hinders-search-colorado-floods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Qaeda Human Interest Islam Terrorism War AFP Mon, 16 Sep 2013 04:46:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5935193 at http://www.globalpost.com Philippines says peace pact should hold despite clashes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/philippines-says-peace-pact-should-hold-despite-clashes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Philippines said Wednesday it was confident a peace deal with the country's largest Muslim rebel group would hold despite fresh clashes that left four of its members dead.</p> <p>The fighting took place just two weeks after the 10,000-member Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed a peace deal to end their decades-old rebellion that had claimed tens of thousands of lives.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140416/philippines-says-peace-pact-should-hold-despite-clashes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Islam Islamist groups Moro Rebellion War AFP Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:49:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6122709 at http://www.globalpost.com Suspected Qaeda militants kill deputy governor in central Yemen http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140415/suspected-qaeda-militants-kill-deputy-governor-central-yemen <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - Suspected al Qaeda militants shot dead the deputy governor of Yemen's central province of al-Bayda on Tuesday, a security official said.</p> <p>Adel al-Asbahi, the provincial security chief of al-Bayda, said on the Defence Ministry website that armed men fired on Hussein Dayyan as he was leaving his home. Provincial officials said they fled on motorcycles.</p> <p>The officials said they believed the assailants were militants linked to al Qaeda, and that security forces were hunting for them.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140415/suspected-qaeda-militants-kill-deputy-governor-central-yemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Islamism Politics Technology War Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:07:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6122389 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt court bans Brotherhood members from polls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140415/egypt-court-bans-brotherhood-members-polls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A court on Tuesday banned members of the Muslim Brotherhood, a movement listed as a "terrorist group", from running in Egypt's upcoming elections, a lawyer and state media said.</p> <p>Egypt's military-installed authorities are engaged in a deadly crackdown against the Islamist movement, which swept all elections in Egypt since the fall of former president Hosni Mubarak in 2011.</p> <p>A court in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria ordered authorities to bar any candidacies from Brotherhood members or former members in presidential and parliamentary elections.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140415/egypt-court-bans-brotherhood-members-polls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egyptian revolution Islam Islam in Egypt Politics War AFP Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:43:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6122110 at http://www.globalpost.com Suspected militants kill deputy governor in central Yemen: officials http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140415/suspected-militants-kill-deputy-governor-central-yemen-official <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - Suspected al Qaeda militants shot dead the deputy governor of Yemen's central al-Bayda province on Tuesday, a security official said.</p> <p>Adel al-Asbahi, the provincial security head of al-Bayda, said on the Defence Ministry website that armed men opened fire on Hussein Dayyan as he was leaving his home. Provincial officials said they fled on motorbikes.</p> <p>The officials said they believe the assailants were militants linked to al Qaeda, and that security forces were hunting for them.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140415/suspected-militants-kill-deputy-governor-central-yemen-official" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Islamism Politics Technology War Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:04:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6121969 at http://www.globalpost.com