Tag: Islamism

Refugees Detained at U.S. Airports Take Legal Action Over Trump’s Order

Right after President Trump signed an executive order that bans U.S. entry from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, and Somalia for 90 days while suspending the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days, the rule already faces partial challenge in court. Immigration lawyers acting on behalf of two Iraqi men, one a former U.S.…

Islamic State claims to behead US journalist Steven Sotloff [VIDEO]

Islamic State claims to behead US journalist Steven Sotloff [VIDEO]: An Islamic State video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who disappeared in Syria in 2013. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said U.S. officials were checking the reports and urged caution about the veracity of the video.

Boko Haram Accused of Kidnapping 100 Men

Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group that made headlines in April when it abducted more than 300 young girls, has apparently turned its attention to males. In an attack on the town of Doron Baga in Nigeria on Sunday, 10 people were killed and about 100 men and boys kidnapped, according to a member of…