Tag: al-qaeda

Historic tombs have been restored in Timbuktu

Historic tombs have been restored in Timbuktu

| July 26, 2015

(GIN)—Fourteen Sufi mausoleums smashed by al-Qaeda-backed extremists have been reconstructed in Mali’s “city of 333 saints.” The director general of Unesco, Irina Bokova, called the reconstruction “an answer to all extremists whose echo can be heard well beyond the borders of Mali.” The tombs, treasures of Timbuktu, date back to the 13th century in some […]

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America’s often ignored domestic terrorists

America’s often ignored domestic terrorists

| January 7, 2015

By Ashahed M. Muhammad and Nisa Islam Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call The primary threat to law enforcement officers in America, is not coming from where you may think, say analysts.  Angry white males at home are a far greater threat than foreigners abroad, they warn.(FinalCall.com)–There is a very real threat […]

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Neighbors grow weary of Cliven Bundy, intimidating presence

Neighbors grow weary of Cliven Bundy, intimidating presence

| May 1, 2014

The comments from neighbors that they don’t like this situation with the implication that they are afraid to speak out leads us to wonder if Mr. Bundy and his “friends” have been able to successfully intimidate the community in which they live. Hmmm. It makes us wonder of the display of weapons and military trappings […]

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Nairobi attack exposes flawed U.S. terror policies

Nairobi attack exposes flawed U.S. terror policies

| September 25, 2013

In the aftermath of the worst terror attack in East Africa in three years, foreign policy scholars here are urging the U.S. government to rethink its counter-terror policy in the region. Many are suggesting that the Somali Al Shabab militant organization may be stronger and better organized than previously thought.

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