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Exhibit tackles Islam in terror-scarred city; Block extremists: May

BRUSSELS, Sept 20, (Agencies): For months after the Brussels extremist attacks of 2016 it seemed an exhibition on Islam’s legacy in Europe might never open in the city. At first, the creators and city officials felt the time wasn’t right, and then they struggled to find a location willing to …

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Facebook to be hostile on extremists

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, (Agencies): Facebook said it is ramping up the use of artificial intelligence in a push to make the social network “a hostile place” for extremists to spread messages of hate. Pressure has been building on Facebook, along with other internet giants, who stand accused of doing …

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‘MoI personnel determined to confront extreme ideologies’

His Highness the Amir says pleased with firefighters’ devotion KUWAIT CITY, June 5, (KUNA): Ministry of Interior’s Undersecretary Gen Mahmoud Al-Doseri underlined that security personnel were determined to confront all threats emanating from extreme ideologies and terrorism. Al-Doseri, in a speech before His Highness the Amir during his visit to …

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Axing our own feet?

A church pastor in a small American town was taken by surprise when he discovered some people in the community were planning to construct a liquor bar in front of his church. He immediately approached the concerned authorities with a request to stop the construction but the latter found no …

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‘Article 79 amendment will step up extremism’ – ‘Need to tackle other challenges now’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: Several politicians, academics and public commentators are of the view that amendment to Article 79 of the Constitution will push Kuwait further to extremism and render the country a “Talebani” state, adding Allah the Almighty orders Muslims to be moderate and lenient in practicing the religion. …

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‘Daises of mosques play key role in social reforms, curbing extremism’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and State Minister for Municipal Affairs Mohammad Nasser Al-Jabri affirmed that the roles of imams, muezzins and preachers who deliver religious sermons are religious missions of honor, appreciation and praise, stressing that, “The daises of mosques play a vital role …

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Several experts slam Assembly’s Negative Phenomena Committee – Panel will pave way for extremist ideologies: Hayat

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29: A number of liberals and political activists have rejected the presence of a Negative Phenomena Committee in the National Assembly, insisting that Kuwait is a constitutional state and not a religious one, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Professor of Political Science at Kuwait University Dr Shamlan Al-Essa described …

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CDU toughens tone on integrating migrants – Police arrest Iraqi rape suspect

ESSEN, Germany, Dec 7, (Agencies): German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives toughened their tone on integrating migrants on Wednesday, debating a resolution on tackling forced marriage and honour killings under the motto: “Our values. Our future.” A day after Merkel called for a ban on full-face Muslim veils “wherever legally possible”, …

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Bangladesh extremist to hang for attack on UK envoy

Dhaka, Dec 7, 2016 (AFP) -Bangladesh’s highest court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence handed down to a top militant and two of his followers for a 2004 attack on the British ambassador that left three people dead. The Supreme Court rejected the appeals by Mufti Abdul Hannan, head of …

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Law permits attacks on extremists – WH report offers legal rationale

WASHINGTON, Dec 6, (AP): The White House shed new light Monday on the legal foundations for President Barack Obama’s expansive use of US military power to target extremists overseas, in a report that also offered the first confirmation that the US now deems the al-Shebab group in Somalia to be …

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