Mozambique: How to fight Covid-19 when you’re fighting an insurgency?

It’s not just the Sahel, Nigeria & Cameroon that have to contend with Islamist insurgencies. Human Rights Watch Southern Africa director Dewa Mavingha calls for the region and the continent to support Mozambique as it faces attacks in the northern Cabo Delgado province. Mavingha says neighbors from the Southern African Development Community would be wrong … Read more Mozambique: How to fight Covid-19 when you’re fighting an insurgency?

Pompeo meets Afghan political rivals during visit to Kabul

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Kabul, the Afghan capital, for an unannounced visit to try to salvage a historic deal between Washington and the Taliban. The deal was struck last month, but its implementation has been delayed over disagreements between the Afghan government and the Islamist militant group. Subscribe to us on … Read more Pompeo meets Afghan political rivals during visit to Kabul

Is the US-Taliban peace deal really a ‘victory’?

There’s supposed to be a path towards peace between the US and the Taliban right now – but that appears to be unraveling this Wednesday. Washington has conducted an airstrike against the Islamist group in Afghanistan’s Helmand province after a series of deadly Taliban attacks overnight, which killed more than 20 Afghan soldiers and police … Read more Is the US-Taliban peace deal really a ‘victory’?

Paris summons Mali envoy in dispute over ‘rowdy’ soldiers remarks

False…unacceptable…baseless…and shocking…Those are the words chosen by French officials to describe these comments made by Mali’s ambassador at the Senate on Wednesday – about the excesses of French soldiers that he says he’s witnessed. SOT Toumani Djime Diallo, Mali’s ambassador to France “In these forces there are the officers, there’s the normal army, but there … Read more Paris summons Mali envoy in dispute over ‘rowdy’ soldiers remarks

Marine Le Pen explains why nationalism is important

Marine Le Pen is hoping for a boost in local elections next month. She has tapped into the anger of France’s anti-establishment yellow vest protesters, many of whom share her views on immigration and curbing the dominance of Paris over the provinces. Her brand of nationalist populism remains toxic to many, but she has achieved … Read more Marine Le Pen explains why nationalism is important

Tunisia names new coalition government, bringing an end to political crisis

Tunisia’s designated Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh on Wednesday named a new coalition government after reaching an agreement with Ennahda moderate Islamist Party, the biggest power in Parliament, ending an ongoing political crisis of four months. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more Tunisia names new coalition government, bringing an end to political crisis

France and Muslims: What will Macron’s declaration change?

France is digesting the controversial recommendations made by President Emmanuel Macron. Essentially the president is calling to combat Islamist separation in France. The sense that a religion can separate a person from the lifestyle and values of France, where church and state are separated by law. But will Macron’s words in Mulhouse, in eastern France, get to the heart … Read more France and Muslims: What will Macron’s declaration change?

Deradicalisation in Malaysia – BBC News

Questions have been raised over the reintegration of Islamist prisoners back into society, following a terror attack last month in South west London. Sudesh Amman stabbed two people in Streatham, before being shot by police. He had only been freed from jail a week earlier, after serving time for terror offences. Malaysia has been battling … Read more Deradicalisation in Malaysia – BBC News

Emergency legislation to end release of terrorists half way through jail terms

The government has vowed to introduce emergency legislation to prevent terrorists being automatically freed from prison half way through their sentences. Justice secretary Robert Buckland also said those jailed for terror offences will have to appear before the parole board before they can be released. He made the announcement a day after Sudesh Amman, 20, … Read more Emergency legislation to end release of terrorists half way through jail terms

Terror offenders to serve at least two thirds of sentence before release, government says

The government will introduce emergency legislation to prevent convicted terrorists automatically being released from prison half way through their sentence, justice minister Robert Buckland said. On Sunday an Islamist attacker stabbed two people in Streatham, South London, days after he was set free half way through his prison term. The government had already set out plans for … Read more Terror offenders to serve at least two thirds of sentence before release, government says

London police shoot man who stabbed two people in ‘terrorist-related’ attack

London police have shot a man dead in the city’s Streatham area in a “terrorist” incident. Two people have been stabbed, and the incident has been described as “Islamist-related.” Armed police officers descended on the London suburb of Streatham on Sunday afternoon, and shot a knife-wielding criminal dead. MORE: https://on.rt.com/aaao Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT … Read more London police shoot man who stabbed two people in ‘terrorist-related’ attack

Mayor Sadiq Khan Says the Streatham Stabbing Was “Foreseeable” | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa London Mayor Sadiq Khan spoke to us following a terrorist attack in Streatham yesterday. Sudesh Amman was shot dead by police after he stabbed people in south London. It was later revealed that Amman had been released from prison about a week ago after serving half of his sentence of … Read more Mayor Sadiq Khan Says the Streatham Stabbing Was “Foreseeable” | Good Morning Britain

Streatham attack: Man shot dead by police after stabbings in London – BBC News

Police have been searching two addresses as part of the investigation into the attack in Streatham on Sunday. The attacker, Sudesh Amman, 20, was shot dead by police on Streatham High Road after stabbing people in what police called an Islamist-related terrorist incident. He had been released from prison about a week ago after serving … Read more Streatham attack: Man shot dead by police after stabbings in London – BBC News

Man shot dead over south London stabbings previously jailed for terrorism offences | ABC News

A man who was shot dead after stabbing two people on a busy street in south London had only just been released from prison. The 20-year-old was jailed in 2018 for “Islamist-related terrorism offences” and was being tracked by police at the time of the attack. Europe correspondent Linton Besser reports. Image: AP/Victoria Jones Read … Read more Man shot dead over south London stabbings previously jailed for terrorism offences | ABC News

German police detain ‘jihadist’ teen over suspected Berlin terrorist plot

A 17-year-old ‘jihadist’ has been detained in northeast Germany, local police said. He is reported to be a Syrian national suspected of planning a terrorist attack, officials announced, according to DPA news agency. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt … Read more German police detain ‘jihadist’ teen over suspected Berlin terrorist plot