World / Crime & Legal Oct 21, 2019

Al-Qaida leader killed in anti-terror raid, Tunisia says

An al-Qaida leader was killed and another wounded during an anti-terror raid in Tunisia on Sunday, according to the country's defense ministry. Tunisian armed forces and national guardsmen led the operation against al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in the mountainous Kasserine region near the ...

Charity says sailboat rescued 54 migrants off Libya

World / Social Issues Jul 5, 2019

Charity says sailboat rescued 54 migrants off Libya

A sailboat belonging to Italian charity Mediterranea has rescued 54 people including pregnant women and children in distress off the Libyan coast, the charity said on Thursday. "All 54 survivors have been rescued and are now aboard," Mediterranea, which is made up of left-wing activists, ...

Saudi study: Millennial jihadis educated, not outcasts

World / Social Issues Feb 8, 2019

Saudi study: Millennial jihadis educated, not outcasts

A study by a Saudi research center is challenging the notion that jihadi fighters are necessarily disenfranchised and lacking opportunity, with its lead researcher saying Thursday that a new generation of Saudi militants are relatively well-educated, not driven purely by religious ideology and show ...