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Interview with radical Islam expert Peter Neumann: Islamic State′s looting economy - Qantara.de

Interview with radical Islam expert Peter Neumann: Islamic State′s looting economy - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-30 17:38

Interview with radical Islam expert Peter Neumann: Islamic State′s looting economy - Qantara.de - Qantara

Iraq denies deal to commute French Islamic State jihadist death sentences

E-Kurd - 2019-06-12 12:30
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s judiciary on Tuesday denied it had struck a deal with Paris to commute the death sentences of French nationals convicted in Baghdad for belonging to the Islamic State group. A Baghdad court issued death sentences in recent weeks for 11 F ...

Two more French Islamic State members sentenced to death in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 18:50
BAGHDAD,— A Baghdad court on Monday, June 3 sentenced to death two more French nationals for belonging to the Islamic State group, bringing the total number of French jihadis condemned to death to 11. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in ...

Interview with the Islam scholar Ahmad Milad Karimi : Accessing the Koran - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-06-03 16:48

Interview with migration researcher Naika Foroutan: "We need a debate about ourselves" - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-31 01:02

Iraq sentences 7th French Islamic State member to death

E-Kurd - 2019-05-30 16:09
BAGHDAD,— A Baghdad court has sentenced a seventh French jihadist to death for joining the Islamic State group. Yassin Sakkam was among 12 French citizens transferred to Iraqi authorities in January by a US-backed Kurdish-led force fighting the jihadist ...

Syria Kurds handed over 148 Uzbek Islamic State women, children: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-05-30 09:49
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) on Wednesday handed over 148 Uzbek women and children linked to the Islamic State group to diplomats from the Central Asian country for repatriation, officials said. In total m ...

Interview with Firas Alshater: ″Being a refugee is not my dream job″ - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-30 02:58

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members

E-Kurd - 2019-05-29 17:00
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi authorities handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey on Wednesday at Baghdad airport, where they boarded a plane and prepared to fly home, officials from Iraq’s judiciary and UNICEF said. Representativ ...

Iraq sentences two more French Islamic State members to death, 6 so far

E-Kurd - 2019-05-29 13:46
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court on Tuesday sentenced two high-profile French members of the Islamic State group to death, including one who featured in a propaganda video praising the 2015 Paris attacks, bringing the total number of French former jihadis condem ...

Interview with Palestinian film maker Hanna Atallah: "Culture is our best bet" - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-28 03:38

Iraqi court sentences three French Islamic State militants to death

E-Kurd - 2019-05-27 12:48
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court sentenced three French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, two court officials told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected members of Islamic State, including hundreds ...

Interview with the Yemeni author Habib Abdulrab Sarori: The pendulum of conviction - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-20 21:18

Interview with identity politics expert Mujibur Rehman : "Muslims feel deeply unsafe in present-day India" - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-20 21:18

IS Leader al-Baghdadi May Be in Afghanistan: Expert

BAS News - 2019-05-13 11:34
ERBIL — Islamic State’s (IS) first-in-command Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi could be in Afghanistan as experts suggest based on his latest appearance in a videotape. The Sun cited a security expert who believes that the most wanted man on earth has possibly fled ...

Islamic State claims ‘province’ in India called ‘Wilayah of Hind’

E-Kurd - 2019-05-11 17:38
NEW DELHI,— Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a “province” in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group. IS’s Amaq News ...

France challenged over refusal to allow Islamic State’s children home

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 15:13
PARIS,— The grandparents of two children stranded with their French jihadist mother at a camp in Kurdish-held Syria filed a lawsuit at Europe’s top rights court Monday over France’s refusal to allow them home, lawyers said. It was the latest challenge to ...