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Interior and Islamic Affairs Ministries Hunt for Extremist Books in Moroccan Bookstores

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SHAFAQNA - Morocco World News : Commissions from both ministries have begun a campaign in bookstores around the kingdom to search out religious extremist books, especially those whose authors are preachers known for praising terrorism and radicalism,…

Current Extremism a Byproduct of Saudi-Type Islam says Malaysian Academic

SHAFAQNA - A Malaysian academic has warned of an extremist interpretation of Islam that may have an adverse effect on religious harmony in the Southeast Asian country, saying it was a byproduct of local teachers who were subjected to a “salafist”…

Muslim journalists to fight extremism forum kicks off in Moscow

SHAFAQNA - Activities of the second international forum of Muslim journalists kicked off in the Russian capital of Moscow on Wednesday, under the theme of "Journalists from Muslim countries against extremism". The two-day forum, which brought…

UK mulls opening own ‘Gitmo’ for Islamist extremists

SHAFAQNA - The UK government is reportedly considering putting all Islamist terror convicts in a single secure unit, which could become a British version of Alcatraz or Guantanamo Bay. A review by Justice Secretary Michael Gove, due to…