Aug 3, 2016

Iran says it has executed a number of Kurdish Islamic militants

The official news agency for Iran’s judiciary says authorities have executed a number of Kurdish Islamic extremists convicted of armed robbery, killing civilians and planning bomb attacks. The Tuesday report says the group was executed following a six-year trial. It did not say how ...

Yemen Islamists blow up famed 16-century mosque in Taiz

Aug 1, 2016

Yemen Islamists blow up famed 16-century mosque in Taiz

Sunni Islamist radicals in Yemen have blown up a 16th century mosque housing the shrine of a revered Sufi scholar in the city of Taiz, a local official said Sunday. Gunmen led by a Salafist local chief known as Abu al-Abbas blew up the ...

Dec 28, 2015

North Mali Islamic extremists kill at least 15 Tuaregs

Islamic extremist in Mali’s north have killed at least 15 people in two attacks in the Kidal region near the border with Algeria, a jihadi group and resident said. Militants with the Ansar Dine extremist group killed 11 people in an attack on Tuareg ...