UK crime agency seeks total access to citizens’ emails, social media content

The UK’s top law enforcement officer says Britons must be prepared to sacrifice their freedoms online if they want to be protected from terrorists and cyber criminals. This includes giving authorities access to private...

Most recent ISIS munitions US-made during Iraq occupation – study

An analysis of cartridges used by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria shows that their newest ammunition is of American origin. China and the Soviet Union were identified as the biggest sources of...

Israel shells S. Lebanon after border blast wounds two IDF soldiers – report

The Israeli Army fired artillery shells into Lebanon after at least two IDF troops were injured in a blast on the border between the two states, an Israeli security source told Reuters. An Israeli military...

Anti-ISIS rally in Turkey turns violent: Tear gas, clashes, fatality

Clashes have erupted across Turkey as Kurdish protesters have taken to the streets against the Islamic State’s advances on the town of Kobani on the Turkish-Syrian border, and what they said was Ankara’s inadequate...

Foreign Secretary’s Eid message

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond sends his best wishes to Muslims celebrating Eid. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said: I would like to send my best wishes to Muslims and their families around the world who are today...

Book Review: Islam, Women, and Violence in Kashmir Between India and Pakistan

Islam, Women, and Violence in Kashmir Between India and Pakistan By Nyla Ali Khan Hardcover (234 pages) £68.00 + delivery print on demand Add to basket Recommend to libraryPermissions Request Libraries - add to your ebook collection on Palgrave...

UK annually pays £31mn in child benefits to parents abroad

The UK pays out an average of 600,000 pounds every week in child benefits to parents living outside the country. Labour said the figures show the government “seems to have given up” on stopping...

Brazil election: Rousseff wins first round, faces runoff against Neves

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and her closest challenger Aecio Neves will face each other in the runoff round, which will determine the winner of the country’s presidential election, according to 99 percent of the...

ISIS grand plan: Bribe Putin for Iran’s nuclear secrets

An alleged policy plan of the Islamic State outlines some chilling, if unrealistic, plots of the would-be terrorist state, including bribing Russia with access to oilfields in exchange for nuclear technology, and digging a...

Moazzam Begg case shows how Muslims are criminalised

On 1 October, Moazzam Begg was released after seven months in detention because of allegations arising from his time in Syria which included charitable and investigative work (Report, 2 October). Days before a much-delayed...