Islamism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24494/all en 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 5731799 at http://www.globalpost.com EU to speed up preparations for Mali army training mission http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/eu-speed-preparations-mali-army-training-mission <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>BRUSSELS, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The European Union will speed up preparations to send a team to Mali to help train the country's army to fight Islamist rebels, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said on Friday.</p> <p>"The European Union ... will accelerate preparations for the deployment of a military mission to Mali to provide training and advice to the Malian forces," Ashton said in a statement, saying she was very concerned about military movements by Islamist militants in Mali.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/eu-speed-preparations-mali-army-training-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European Union Islamism War Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:15:27 +0000 5733184 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/blank-headline-received-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>FRENCH MILITARY INTERVENTION IN MALI WILL HAVE "CONSEQUENCES FOR FRENCH CITIZENS IN MUSLIM WORLD" - ISLAMIST GROUP ANSAR DINE</p> Islamism Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 15:00:10 +0000 5733580 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-FBI agent says Oregon bomb suspect discussed martyrdom in emails http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-2-fbi-agent-says-oregon-bomb-suspect-discussed-martyrdom <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>(Adds details, paragraphs 14 and 17)</p> <p>By Teresa Carson</p> <p>PORTLAND, Ore., Jan 14 (Reuters) - Testimony in the trial of a Somali-born man charged with trying to bomb a Christmas tree event in Oregon opened on Monday with an FBI agent saying the accused first aroused concerns by discussing martyrdom in email exchanges with Islamist militants.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-2-fbi-agent-says-oregon-bomb-suspect-discussed-martyrdom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Islamism Mohamed Osman Mohamud Technology War Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 04:30:04 +0000 5734524 at http://www.globalpost.com US condemns comments by Egypt's Mursi in 2010 as Islamist leader http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/us-condemns-comments-egypts-mursi-2010-islamist-leader <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>WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday strongly condemned comments that Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi was reported to have made in 2010 when he was a Muslim Brotherhood leader and which were widely regarded as anti-Semitic in nature.</p> <p>White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters that the language Mursi had used was "deeply offensive" and that U.S. officials raised concerns with the Egyptian government on the matter.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/us-condemns-comments-egypts-mursi-2010-islamist-leader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Islam Islamism Islamist groups Mohamed Mursi Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:30:45 +0000 5734876 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt leader says speech against Jews taken out of context http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/egypt-leader-says-speech-against-jews-taken-out-context <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>* Faced with criticism, Mursi stresses respect for religions</p> <p>* Says remarks a response to Israeli attacks on Gaza</p> <p>* U.S. senators visiting Cairo express "strong disapproval"</p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi said vitriolic comments he made against Jews and Zionists three years ago had been taken out of context, an explanation that fell short of a U.S. call for him to repudiate the remarks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/egypt-leader-says-speech-against-jews-taken-out-context" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Islam Islamism Islamist groups Mohamed Mursi Politics War Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:00:50 +0000 5735257 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. studying legal basis for assisting France in Mali- Panetta http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/us-studying-legal-basis-assisting-france-mali-panetta <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>* Washington takes Mali action 'very seriously'</p> <p>* Panetta says action should be seen as 'international effort'</p> <p>* U.S. still evaluating what assistance to give France</p> <p>By David Alexander</p> <p>ROME, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The United States takes the French fight with al Qaeda-affiliated militants in Mali "very seriously" but must evaluate French military needs and the legal basis for U.S. action before providing aid, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/us-studying-legal-basis-assisting-france-mali-panetta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam Islamic terrorism Islamism Leon Panetta Politics Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 22:00:35 +0000 5735321 at http://www.globalpost.com Algerian helicopters attack plant, two Japanese hostages hurt -ANI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/blank-headline-received-5 <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>NOUAKCHOTT, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Two Algerian army helicopters attacked the gas complex where Islamists have seized dozens of foreigners and Algerians, injuring two of the Japanese hostages, Mauritania's ANI news agency reported, citing one of the kidnappers.</p> <p>It was not possible to independently verify the report.</p> <p>ANI has close contacts with the al Qaeda-linked group that has claimed responsibility for the mass kidnapping in retaliation for France's attack on Islamists in neighbouring Mali.</p> Islam Islamism Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:15:41 +0000 5735534 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan to release all Afghan Taliban detainees -minister http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/pakistan-release-all-afghan-taliban-detainees-minister <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>ABU DHABI, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Pakistan plans to release all Afghan Taliban prisoners still in its detention, including the group's former second-in-command, an official said on Friday, the clearest signal yet that it backs reconciliation efforts.</p> <p>"The remaining detainees, we are coordinating, and they will be released subsequently," Jalil Jilani, Pakistan's foreign secretary, said at a news conference in Abu Dhabi.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/pakistan-release-all-afghan-taliban-detainees-minister" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abdul Ghani Baradar Islamism Pashtun people Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:00:47 +0000 5736163 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/blank-headline-received-11 <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>OBAMA SAYS ALGERIA "TERRORIST ATTACK" IS REMINDER OF THREAT POSED BY AL QAEDA, OTHER VIOLENT EXTREMIST GROUPS IN NORTH AFRICA</p> Barack Obama Islam Islamic terrorism Islamism War Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 23:00:14 +0000 5736741 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Coordinated Kabul suicide attack targets govt building http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-triple-suicide-bomb-attack-targets-afghan-govt-buildin <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>(Adds attack's end, final toll)</p> <p>By Hamid Shalizi</p> <p>KABUL, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Suicide bombers and gunmen launched an eight-hour assault on the headquarters of the Kabul traffic police on Monday, Afghan officials said, in the second coordinated attack on a government building in less than a week.</p> <p>The Taliban claimed responsibility for the operation In which all five attackers and three traffic police officers were killed, interior ministry officials said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-triple-suicide-bomb-attack-targets-afghan-govt-buildin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Asia Government of Afghanistan International Security Assistance Force Islamism Kabul Organized crime Taliban War Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 04:15:03 +0000 5737075 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights at 0430 GMT, Jan 21 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0430-gmt-jan-21 <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>Jan 21 (Reuters) - TOP STORIES</p> <p>-----------</p> <p>ALGIERS, Algeria - The death toll has risen to at least 48 hostages killed during a four-day siege at a gas plant deep in the Sahara as a veteran Islamist fighter claimed responsibility on behalf of al Qaeda for the attack.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0430-gmt-jan-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Human Interest Islam Islamic terrorism Islamism Politics Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 07:30:03 +0000 5737107 at http://www.globalpost.com Top Mali imam denounces northern Islamists, Mursi comments http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/top-mali-imam-denounces-northern-islamists-mursi-comments <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>PARIS, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Mail's top Muslim leader rejected the actions of Islamist foreigners in the north of his country and expressed outrage that they were trying to impose an alien version of Islam on a country that had been Muslim for a millennium.</p> <p>In an interview published on Thursday, Imam Mahmoud Dicko, head of the High Islamic Council in Bamako, also defended France's military intervention.</p> <p>"What right do they have to impose the sharia here?" Dicko asked in the interview in the Catholic daily La Croix.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/top-mali-imam-denounces-northern-islamists-mursi-comments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islamism Religion Sharia Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:39:47 +0000 5738879 at http://www.globalpost.com Yemen says regional al Qaeda's deputy head is dead -state agency http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/blank-headline-received-7 <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, Jan 24 (Reuters) - A Saudi national who was second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has died after being wounded by security forces in November, Yemen's state news agency reported on Friday, citing an unnamed senior security official.</p> <p>Said al-Shehri was wounded in an operation carried out by the security apparatus on Nov. 28 in the northern province of Saada, the source, a member of Yemen's supreme security committee, told the news agency.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/blank-headline-received-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Islamic terrorism Islamism Terrorism in Yemen Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 18:45:37 +0000 5738983 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights 1400 GMT, Jan 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/reuters-world-news-highlights-1400-gmt-jan-25 <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>CAIRO - Youths fought Egyptian police in Cairo and Alexandria on Friday on the second anniversary of the revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak and brought the election of an Islamist president who protesters accuse of riding roughshod over the new democracy.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>SEGOU/BAMAKO, Mali - French-backed government forces advanced into northern Mali on Friday towards the Islamist rebel stronghold of Gao, recapturing the town of Hombori, as they followed up on relentless French air strikes against the rebels.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/reuters-world-news-highlights-1400-gmt-jan-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Islamism Member states of the United Nations Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 14:30:39 +0000 5739394 at http://www.globalpost.com