Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.

Extremists

Saudi Arabia says revamping education to combat ‘extremist ideologies’

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is revamping its education curriculum to eradicate any trace of Muslim Brotherhood influence and will dismiss anyone working in the sector who sympathizes with the banned group, the education minister said.  Promoting a more moderate form of Islam is one of the promises made by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman under plans to modernize the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom. The education ministry is working to “combat extremist ideologies by reviewing school curricula and books to ensure they do…

ISIS threatens to attack Prince George in London

LONDON: In a chilling warning to the British royal family, ISIS-supporting extremists have threatened to attack Prince George at his London school. In a message allegedly posted by the extremists on Telegram alongside a photo of the future king entering his Battersea school warning, 'Even the royal family will not be left alone.” It also featured a message in Arabic taken from a jihadi song, which translates as: 'When war comes with the melody of bullets, we descend on disbelief, desiring retaliation.' Reports said…

Hindu extremists kill Hafiz-e-Quran in India

DELHI: Some Hindu extremists beat a Hafiz-e-Quran to death and left other two injured when they were on their way to home in Mewat after completing Taraweeh prayers in Delhi, Indian media reported on Saturday. One of the three Hafiz-e-Qurans (ones who have memorized Quran), who were brutally tortured, died on the spot while his two friends are under treatment at Trauma Center of Safdar Jang Hospital in New Delhi. The incident has escalated tension between Delhi and Mewat. The youth, Hafiz Junaid, Hafiz Muhammad…

US buys ads on Facebook to fight religious extremists

WASHINGTON: Social media has long been a key battlefield in the war on Islamic extremism. But the US has found this year that online ads on media like Facebook, rather than posts, are a cost-effective way to fight the extremists propaganda of the Islamic State and other such groups. Michael Lumpkin, the State Department's point man in the "soft power" fight against extremists, said Thursday at the Defense One Summit in Washington that Facebook's detailed metrics for advertisers helps the government campaign reach its…

Extremists have greatly harmed Pakistan: US

WASHINGTON: United States has said that extremists have inflicted great harm to Pakistan, ARY News reported on Saturday. State Department spokesman Mark Toner, in a press briefing, said that the United States wants to help Pakistan in getting rid of terrorism. He said that Pakistan should take action against terrorist groups in the country. The state department spokesman went on to say that America has always urged Pakistan to tackle terrorism and the militant organizations. United States has been repeatedly urging…

Obama calls Libya his ‘worst mistake’

WASHINGTON: Barack Obama says the biggest mistake of his presidency was the lack of planning for the aftermath of the fall of late Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi, with the country spiraling into chaos and grappling with violent extremists.