Before Mali commandos retook the hotel, some hostages escaped and others were freed by the terrorists after showing they could recite verses from the Quran.
Articles tagged “terrorism”
(RNS) Some argue that the best response to the bloody terrorist attacks in Paris is a war on terrorism and militant Islamic ideology, while others favor Christian reconciliation and pacifism.
(RNS) The president strongly restated his — and his predecessor’s — belief that a war against ISIS is not a war against Islam.
(RNS) Mass killings by a group that calls itself the Islamic State have triggered a heated debate about militant Islam and our response. Rene Girard’s theories deserve wider appreciation.
(RNS) Pope Francis raises the specter of a World War III “in pieces,” Muslims issue statements of condemnation, while evangelical Christians in America debate whether to speak of a “war with Islam.”
KARACHI (Reuters) The lean days appear to be over for Mor Sahib, an 87-year-old crocodile venerated by Pakistan’s tiny Sheedi community, as pilgrims once again flock to a shrine in Karachi.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) Recent violence has been stirred in part by Muslim anger over increasing Jewish visits to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.
AHIYA, West Bank —The increasingly radical Jewish militants who target Palestinians are the latest front in Israel’s struggle against terrorism. Israeli security authorities estimate hundreds belong to these groups.
No arrests have been made yet in the firebombing of two homes that killed a toddler but it bore the mark of other attacks by young Jewish zealots targeting Arabs, Christians, peace activists or Israeli army property.