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Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter 21.4.2014 L.A. Times - World News
DAMASCUS, Syria – President Bashar Assad made a symbolic Easter visit Sunday to the heavily damaged town of Maaloula, a Christian landmark enclave recaptured from Islamist rebels last week by government forces.
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Teachers complain about behaviour of Ofsted inspectors investigating 'plot' 20.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
NUT's Birmingham executive says teachers were asked if they were homophobic and were told schools would be downgraded

Teachers from Birmingham schools being investigated by Ofsted over an alleged Islamist takeover plot have reportedly been told their schools will be downgraded because they were "not teaching anti-terrorism".

Other teachers were asked by Ofsted inspectors if they were homophobic, according to Roger King, the National Union of Teachers' executive member for Birmingham, who said he had received complaints from members whose schools were being investigated in one of several inquiries into the alleged plot.

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US drone strike kill 30 militants in Yemen (Cached) 20.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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14 soldiers killed in terrorist attack in Algeria (Cached) 20.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Islamist insurgents ambush Algerian military convoy in mountains, killing 14 20.4.2014 Star Tribune: World
Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush 20.4.2014 AP Top News
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in the mountainous Kabylie region, killing 14 soldiers, the state news agency reported Sunday. The attack came two days after Algeria's presidential election....
Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush 20.4.2014 Hindu: Home
The soldiers were returning from securing polling stations for the presidential election, which the government said was won by the ailing 77-year-old incumbent, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in a landslide.
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US drone strike kills militants in Yemen (Cached) 20.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
Sanaa, April 20 : Five Al Qaeda militants were killed Sunday when a US drone carried out an attack against a terrorist training centre in Yemen, an official said.
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Head of al Qaeda's 'Victory Committee' survived battle in Syria 19.4.2014 Bill Roggio
Sanafi al Nasr, a senior al Qaeda leader who was reportedly killed in Latakia, Syria in late March, is alive. Nasr leads an al Qaeda committee responsible for the group's strategic planning and policy.
US drone kills 21 in Yemen 19.4.2014 Hindu: Home
A US drone raid on Saturday killed 16 Al Qaeda militants and five civilians in Yemen, an army officer said. The drone hit a pickup that was carrying 16 suspected militants in Hazmiah area...
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Pak student sentenced to prison on terror charges 19.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
WASHINGTON - A Pakistani high school honours student who reportedly helped solicit support for jihadists he met online was sentenced to five years in prison in Philadelphia on Thursday, according to US media reports. Mohammad Hassan Khalid, the youngest person ever to be prosecuted for terrorism offences in the US, had earned a full scholarship to Johns Hopkins University, an elite educational ...
A library called Osama (Cached) 19.4.2014 Telegraph: International
Islamabad, April 18 (PTI): A seminary for women run by a hardline cleric in Islamabad has named its library after the slain al Qaida chief Osama bin Laden.
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Pakistani Madrassa Names Its Library For Osama Bin Laden 18.4.2014 NPR News
The sign outside the tiny reading room at a school for girls refers to the late al-Qaida leader as a martyr. A school spokesman calls the terrorist leader a hero.
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Sunni Discontent Fuels Growing Violence In Iraq's Anbar Province 18.4.2014 NPR: Morning Edition
Fed up with what they say is years of discrimination by the Shiite-led government, ordinary Sunnis have joined Islamist fighters. There are echoes of past conflicts, with a few important distinctions.
David Cameron won't win votes by calling Britain a Christian country | Polly Toynbee 18.4.2014 Guardian: Comment is Free
Like all humanity, the religious are both good and bad. The PM only pretends otherwise to try to stop the flight to Ukip A surprise "Dear Polly" message lands in my inbox from the Conservative Christian Fellowship wishing me a peaceful and blessed Easter and bringing with it a YouTube link to the prime minister's Easter message . David Cameron this week has been love-bombing the Church of England with a radio interview about his children's faith, a speech at an Easter reception for Christian leaders in Downing Street and an article in the Church Times . It's mostly toe-curling stuff. Alastair Campbell never gave better advice than in warning politicians off doing God : it's horrible to behold. Sincere or not, they become as sounding brass and tinkling cymbals, as did Cameron talking of "our saviour", claiming "My government has a sense of evangelism" and even that " Jesus invented the big society 2,000 years ago ". John Major's "back to basics" should flash warning lights. No politician can ever be ...
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Abu Hamza used 'cover of religion' to recruit terrorists, court hears 18.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Prosecutors give opening statements in New York terror trial
Hamza charged with opening al-Qaida training camp in Oregon

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Brazen Al-Qaida video promises attacks on U.S. 17.4.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Waziristan, U.S. 17.4.2014 Chapati Mystery
I gave the following remarks on 26 March 2014. There currently exists a limit in the liberal critique of the drone program: there is a discussion about the efficacy of the program – and with it an emphasis on collecting numbers of casualties, of some matrices of sorting the dead into militants and civilians; there […]
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Boko Haram abducts 100 school girls in Nigeria 16.4.2014 Hindu: Home
At least 100 school girls were abducted by suspected members of Islamist extremist sect Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, police said on Tuesday.The insurgents arrived in the early morning wi...
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Birmingham MP criticises Gove over 'Islamist school plot' investigation 16.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Having counter-terrorism expert investigate claims hardliners are taking over schools is provocative, says Shabana Mahmood

Birmingham's only female Muslim MP has waded into the debate about alleged infiltration of the city's schools by Islamic fundamentalists.

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