/ Feb 2, 2017

Trump to focus counter-extremism program solely on Islam: sources

The Trump administration wants to revamp and rename a U.S. government program designed to counter all violent ideologies so that it focuses solely on Islamist extremism, five people briefed on the matter told Reuters. The program, “Countering Violent Extremism” (CVE), would be changed to ...

Jan 6, 2017

'Mastermind' of Bangladesh cafe siege killed: police

An Islamist extremist accused of being one of the masterminds of last year’s deadly siege at a Bangladeshi cafe was shot dead during a pre-dawn raid Friday in Dhaka, police said. The bodies of Nurul Islam Marzan and another suspected extremist were found after ...