Global Political Islam

  • Al-Shabaab Targets Christian Teachers in Kenya

    January 15, 2019

    As the Somali-based Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has expanded its footprint into neighboring Kenya, the jihadist campaign to install sharia regimes in East Africa has targeted the country's Christian teachers for cleansing.

  • EU Grapples with Rights vs. Security Balance on IS Children

    January 15, 2019

    EU member states are grappling with balancing human rights commitments against national security priorities in trying to develop policies for thousands of returning minors whose parents took them to fight with the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq or who were born in IS caliphate territory to EU nationals fighting with the Islamist terror group.

  • Bosnian Authorities Charge IS Foreign Fighter

    January 15, 2019

    Bosnian state prosecutors brought charges of starting a terrorist organization against a returning fighter who had fought with Islamic State (IS) forces in Iraq and Syria, reflecting state officials' efforts to use the judicial system to prevent the spread of Islamist radicalism in the small, Muslim-majority state in the Western Balkans.

  • Kosovo Court Orders Detention of IS Suspect

    January 15, 2019

    The Basic Court in Kosovo's capital city Pristina ordered the detention of a suspect accused of plotting terrorist acts against the country's Prime Minister on behalf of the Islamic State (IS), underscoring the growing concerns of Kosovo's security officials with security threats posed by returning Kosovar IS fighters.

  • UK Regulator Investigates TV Station with Salafist Links

    January 15, 2019

    The UK's Office of Communications is launching an inquiry into a British television station founded by an Islamist preacher from Saudi Arabia with known Salafist affiliations after the station aired discussions urging Muslim fathers to support forced marriages for women.

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