Jihad

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Photo provided of, from left, Brian Colaneri, Andrew Crysel and Vincent Vetromile, who were arrested and charged with plotting a terror attack. Photograph: Greece Police Department/The New York Times

A seemingly offhand remark in a high school lunchroom set off an investigation that uncovered an arsenal of weapons and a plot to attack a Muslim encl(...)

 Donald  Trump: In the US, communities that were hollowed out by globalisation and robotics voted for a man whose simple answer to their problems was to Build A Wall. Photograph: Chris Kleponis/EPA

What do members of Islamic State do for a living? It’s an odd, even tasteless question. But in 2009 two social scientists published a paper entitled (...)

A woman reflects on the streets of Paris after the November attacks.  Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The way we respond to terrorist incidents is critical to whether terrorism proliferates or not, according to Prof Ian Robertson, professor of psycholo(...)

Bosnian general Ratko Mladic and Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic in April 1995: the term “ethnic cleansing” was coined by the latter during the Bosnian war. Photograph: Ranko Cukovic/Reuters

As the civil war in Syria moves towards a fifth year there have been calls for a Bosnian-style peace accord that would bring all players to the table,(...)

Donald Trump: “Without looking at the various polling data, it is obvious to anybody the hatred is beyond comprehension.” Photograph:  Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination has called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” until (...)

“Jihad is an egalitarian, equal-opportunity employer: fraternal, fast-breaking, glorious, cool – and persuasive” REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa (Gaza)

It’s “the first of the storm”, says Islamic State. And little wonder. For the chaotic scenes on the streets of Paris and the fearful reaction those at(...)

Left to right: Mohamed Ahmed, Sheikh Zane Abdo and Khalid Rahman. Photograph: Alex Schlacher

In early September, when David Cameron told the House of Commons a Royal Air Force drone had killed three fighters from the so-called Islamic (...)

An image grab taken from a video shows alleged Islamic State leader  Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Mosul. Photograph: Al-Furqan Media/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

It seems a strange obsession for men so opposed to graven images that they smash ancient statues with sledge hammers. The jihadists of Islamic State (...)

An image made from a video released on Wednesday  by the Al-Malahem media which is affiliated with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). The image purports to show AQAP prominent commander Nasr al-Ansi claiming the group’s responsibility for attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. EPA/AL-MALAHEM MEDIA /HANDOUT

Al-Qaeda in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, saying it was for insulting the Prophet Moham(...)

A member of the Iraqi security forces stands guard at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad today. Photograph: Ahmed Malik/Reuters.

At least 27 people were killed in a series of bombings across Baghdad today, which included three blasts over a span of less than 10 minutes.The bombs(...)