Islamism

Prosecutors see Islamist link in station bomb

BERLIN (AP) – German prosecutors say they believe a radical Islamic terrorist group was behind an attempted bombing this week at a railway station in Bonn.

12/14/2012

Egyptian army armored vehicle deployed on street during anti-government protests, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Protesters defy army order to clear out

CAIRO (AP) – Protesters in Egypt are defying an army order to leave the area around the presidential palace. After a night of deadly clashes, the army sealed off the palace with barbed wire and armored vehicles.

12/06/2012

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Anti-Morsi crowds turn out in Cairo, Alexandria

CAIRO (AP) – Crowds have been increasing in size in Egypt’s capital and in the coastal city of Alexandria, as foes of the country’s Islamist president make themselves heard.

12/04/2012

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Protests erupt after new Egypt constitution passed

CAIRO (AP) – Protesters have again turned out in the tens of thousands in Egypt today to denounce President Mohammed Morsi and the draft constitution that his Islamist allies approved early today. It was approved […]

11/30/2012

Egyptian court suspends work to protest Morsi move

Egyptian court suspends work to protest Morsi move

CAIRO (AP) – Egyptian state television says the country’s highest appeal court has decided to suspend its work nationwide to protest the president’s decrees giving himself nearly absolute powers. It says Wednesday’s decision was made […]

11/28/2012

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Egypt mass protests challenge Islamist president

Opponents of Egypt’s Islamist president have made a show of strength in Cairo. More than 200,000 people had flocked to Tahrir square by this evening to demand President Mohammed Morsi revoke decrees he issued last week granting him near autocratic powers.

11/27/2012

Egypt's president stands by his decrees

Egypt’s president stands by his decrees

Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi told the country’s top judges Monday that he did not infringe on their authority when he seized near absolute powers, setting the stage for a prolonged showdown on the eve of mass protests planned by both supporters and opponents of the Islamist leader.

11/26/2012

Girl in Timbuktu whipped for speaking to men

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – A teenaged girl received 60 lashes in Timbuktu after Islamist extremists convicted her of speaking to men on the street. The girl, about 15 years old, was allegedly caught standing alongside […]

10/15/2012

North Mali robber describes Shariah amputation

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – Speaking from his hospital bed, a young man whose hand and foot were amputated this week by the radical Islamic group controlling northern Mali described an agony unlike any other – […]

09/13/2012

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