Islam http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24251/all en UPDATE 1-Extradited al Qaeda suspect pleads not guilty in US court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-extradited-al-qaeda-suspect-pleads-not-guilty-us-court <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><body></body></p> <p>* Suspect linked to foiled plots in U.S., Britain<br /> * Faces up to life in prison if convicted<br /> * European court denied bid to block U.S. extradition</p> <p> By Jessica Dye<br /> NEW YORK, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A Pakistani man accused of<br /> taking part in an international al Qaeda plot to attack targets<br /> in the United States and Europe pleaded not guilty to terrorism<br /> charges during his first U.S. court appearance Monday in New<br /> York.<br /> Abid Naseer, 26, was extradited on Thursday from Britain to<br /> Brooklyn, New York.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-extradited-al-qaeda-suspect-pleads-not-guilty-us-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Qaeda al-Qaeda American Muslims Conviction Indictment Islam Islamic terrorism Mohammed Wali Zazi Najibullah Zazi New York Subway and United Kingdom Plot Osama bin Laden Pashtun people Person Attributes Social Issues Terrorism War Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:05:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731571 at http://www.globalpost.com Rushdie, Amis targeted in critical maulings of 2012 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/rushdie-amis-targeted-critical-maulings-2012 <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><body></body></p> <p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Their status as literary<br /> heavyweights could not save them from the savage sarcasm of the<br /> critics.</p> <p>Novelists Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie and former poet<br /> laureate Andrew Motion were all up for critical mauling of the<br /> year in a shortlist published on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/rushdie-amis-targeted-critical-maulings-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Entertainment Islam Knights Bachelor Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:45:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731642 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. submits wiretaps, bank records in Florida terrorism trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/us-submits-wiretaps-bank-records-florida-terrorism-trial <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 Zachary Fagenson</p> <p>MIAMI, Jan 8 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors are laying out their case in court against two South Florida imams accused of funneling more than $50,000 to support the Pakistani Taliban, playing wiretapped phone calls and showing bank records to bolster their accusations against the Pakistan-born men.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/us-submits-wiretaps-bank-records-florida-terrorism-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamism Taliban War Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 20:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731799 at http://www.globalpost.com Republican senator threatens to block Obama's CIA nominee http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/republican-senator-threatens-block-obamas-cia-nominee <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>* Senator Graham wants information on Benghazi attacks</p> <p>* He says administration has given "ever changing" stories</p> <p>* Graham says threat not a reflection of CIA nominee</p> <p>* Senate rules let any senator block vote on nomination</p> <p>By Patricia Zengerle and Mark Hosenball</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/republican-senator-threatens-block-obamas-cia-nominee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Central Intelligence Agency Entertainment Environment Health Islam McLean, Virginia Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:30:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731859 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-UAE militants had links to al Qaeda-Dubai police chief http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-uae-militants-had-links-al-qaeda-dubai-police-chief <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>* Iran, Muslim Brotherhood a "menace" to Gulf states</p> <p>* Yemen-based AQAP is one of al Qaeda's most active wings</p> <p>* UAE cell said to plan bombings in UAE, Saudi Arabia</p> <p>By Mahmoud Habboush</p> <p>DUBAI, Jan 9 (Reuters) - A suspected Islamist militant cell detained in the United Arab Emirates had links to al Qaeda, including its prominent Yemen-based wing, Dubai's police chief said in an interview published on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-uae-militants-had-links-al-qaeda-dubai-police-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Islam Islamic terrorism War Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732104 at http://www.globalpost.com FEATURE-Preacher alarms many in Egypt with calls for Islamist vice police http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/feature-preacher-alarms-many-egypt-calls-islamist-vice-police <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 Yasmine Saleh and Shaimaa Fayed</p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Many Egyptian viewers were horrified when preacher Hisham el-Ashry recently popped up on primetime television to say women must cover up for their own protection and advocated the introduction of religious police.</p> <p>That an obscure preacher could get publicity for such views was seen as another example of the confused political scene in Egypt since the revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak gave birth to a cacophony of feuding voices.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/feature-preacher-alarms-many-egypt-calls-islamist-vice-police" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islam in Egypt Law Middle East Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:15:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732119 at http://www.globalpost.com Images of a dead bin Laden still dangerous - US lawyer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/images-dead-bin-laden-still-dangerous-us-lawyer <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 David Ingram</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Twenty months after U.S. special forces killed Osama bin Laden, the United States told a court on Thursday it is not ready to release images taken after the al Qaeda leader's death because they still might lead to violence.</p> <p>A federal appeals court heard arguments in a lawsuit over whether the government must release the images under the Freedom of Information Act, a 1966 law that guarantees public access to some government records.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/images-dead-bin-laden-still-dangerous-us-lawyer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism War on Terror Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:15:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732735 at http://www.globalpost.com Somali officials say French soldiers try to rescue hostage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/somali-officials-say-french-soldiers-try-rescue-hostage <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>MOGADISHU, Jan 12 (Reuters) - At least two civilians were killed when helicopters believed to belong to the French military attacked a base belonging to al Shabaab insurgents in a southern Somalia village to rescue a French hostage, a Somali government official and rebels said.</p> <p>French officials were not immediately available to confirm the raid.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/somali-officials-say-french-soldiers-try-rescue-hostage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Islam Somali Civil War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733521 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Somali rebels say France attacks to rescue secret agent http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-somali-rebels-say-france-attacks-rescue-secret-agent <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>* French officials not available to comment</p> <p>* Somali government official says two civilians killed</p> <p>* Hostage seized in 2009</p> <p>By Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar</p> <p>MOGADISHU, Jan 12 (Reuters) - French military helicopters attacked a base belonging to al Shabaab insurgents in southern Somalia to rescue a French secret agent held hostage since 2009, a rebel spokesman said on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-somali-rebels-say-france-attacks-rescue-secret-agent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Islam Somali Civil War Technology War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 10:00:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733530 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-France believes hostage killed in Somalia rescue bid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-4-france-believes-hostage-killed-somalia-rescue-bid <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>* French say captors kill hostage, rebels say he alive</p> <p>* France says 17 Somalis, at least 1 French soldier killed</p> <p>* Intelligence officer Denis Allex captured in July 2009</p> <p>By John Irish and Abdi Sheikh</p> <p>PARIS/MOGADISHU, Jan 12 (Reuters) - France sent special forces into Somalia to rescue a secret agent but insurgents apparently killed their hostage during the raid along with a commando, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-4-france-believes-hostage-killed-somalia-rescue-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Islam Politics Social Issues Somali Civil War Technology War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 11:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733537 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 6-France bombs Mali rebels, African states ready troops http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-6-france-bombs-mali-rebels-african-states-ready-troops <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>* French aircraft bomb Islamist fighters in Mali</p> <p>* African states speed up plans to deploy troops</p> <p>* French pilot killed when his helicopter is hit</p> <p>* Islamist group says French hostages and citizens at risk</p> <p>By Bate Felix and John Irish</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-6-france-bombs-mali-rebels-african-states-ready-troops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Disaster Hospitality Irregular military Islam War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 02:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733488 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistani cleric: catalyst for change or military stooge? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/pakistani-cleric-catalyst-change-or-military-stooge <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 Matthew Green and Mubasher Bukhari</p> <p>LAHORE, Pakistan, Jan 13 (Reuters) - A month ago, Muhammad Tahirul Qadri was living quietly in Canada, immersed in the affairs of his Islamic charity and seemingly far removed from the pre-election power games shaping the fate of politicians in his native Pakistan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/pakistani-cleric-catalyst-change-or-military-stooge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Islam Muhammad Tahirul Qadri Pakistan Pakistani people Religion War Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733755 at http://www.globalpost.com ANALYSIS-Mali: one African war France could not avoid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/analysis-mali-one-african-war-france-could-not-avoid <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>* Mali is Hollande's first military intervention</p> <p>* International, domestic support is strong - for now</p> <p>* France sees role to prevent jihadist state emerging</p> <p>By Mark John and John Irish</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Just as its leaders were defining a new "hands-off" strategy for Africa, France has been thrust onto the front line of one of the continent's riskiest battlefields deep in the desert of Mali.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/analysis-mali-one-african-war-france-could-not-avoid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Business Entertainment Francois Hollande Islam Labor Law Politics War Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:00:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733779 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Pakistani cleric: catalyst for change or military stooge? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-1-pakistani-cleric-catalyst-change-or-military-stooge <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>(Updates with march started, security preparations)</p> <p>By Matthew Green and Mubasher Bukhari</p> <p>LAHORE, Pakistan, Jan 13 (Reuters) - A month ago, Muhammad Tahirul Qadri was living quietly in Canada, immersed in the affairs of his Islamic charity and seemingly far removed from the pre-election power games shaping the fate of politicians in his native Pakistan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-1-pakistani-cleric-catalyst-change-or-military-stooge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Islam Muhammad Tahirul Qadri Pakistan Pakistani people Religion War Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:01:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733793 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-UPDATE 1-ANALYSIS-Mali: one African war France could not avoid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/rpt-update-1-analysis-mali-one-african-war-france-could-not-avo <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>(Repeats with no changes to text)</p> <p>* Mali is Hollande's first military intervention</p> <p>* International, domestic support is strong - for now</p> <p>* France sees role to prevent jihadist state emerging</p> <p>By Mark John and John Irish</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Just as its leaders were defining a new "hands-off" strategy for Africa, France has been thrust onto the front line of one of the continent's riskiest battlefields deep in the desert of Mali.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/rpt-update-1-analysis-mali-one-african-war-france-could-not-avo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Business Entertainment Francois Hollande Islam Labor Law Politics War Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:00:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734025 at http://www.globalpost.com