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VIDEO: Suspect Named in Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History

Orlando, FL. A gunman killed 50 people and injured 53 in a crowded gay nightclub in the tourist hub of Orlando, Florida, early on Sunday before being shot dead by police, authorities said, in what appeared the deadliest mass shooting in American history. The shooter was identified as Omar S. Mateen, a man that a […]

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Extremism in Africa: New Video May Show Missing Nigeria Girls

New York, N.Y. New video from Islamist group Boko Haram may show that some of the 200 schoolgirls seized by the group two years ago are still alive. Tweet

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VIDEO: Mass Grave Found as Palmyra Post ISIS Exposed

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Girls Released from Boko Haram Captivity Rejected by Society

Borno State, Nigeria. Girls and women kidnapped by Nigeria’s insurgent group, Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, face mistrust and persecution upon their return to society – according to new findings from peacebuilding organisation International Alert with UNICEF published today. Michelle Obama, holds a sign with the #BringBackOurGirls, posted to her […]

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Fears Renewed of Islamic State Attacks in Europe, U.S.

Washington, D.C. Western intelligence agencies are increasingly worried that Islamic State militants will soon find ways to carry out more and increasingly sophisticated attacks on Europe and the United States, using November’s terror attack on Paris as a blueprint. Memorial to victims of the 2010 Moscow Metro bombings. Photo: Wikipedia. “2016 is going to be […]

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White, Christian Terrorists Take Over Facility, Pledge Long Fight

Washington, D.C.  U.S. authorities worked Monday to end a standoff at a federal wildlife center in the northwestern state of Oregon, where armed anti-government protesters took over the facility and declared they are prepared to stay for years. . White House spokesman Josh Earnest said President Barack Obama is aware of the situation and “hopeful […]

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Muhammad Ali Denounces Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

Washington, D.C. One of the most well-known Muslims in the United States appears to have joined the rising chorus of criticism of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump over his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States. U.S. boxing great Muhammad Ali. The boxer criticized Republican candidate Donald Trump’s comments about Muslims. Photo: Wikipedia. […]

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UNDP Africa Launches Initiative to Respond to Violent Extremism

New York, N.Y. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Africa today launched an initiative to support African countries to prevent and respond to the growth of violent extremism through a development lens. Boko Haram. Image Courtesy: A.K. Rockefeller. “We must confront the issues that drive many African youths away from productive lives and […]

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