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January 14, 2019 10:55 AM World War 3: Iran issues warning of DEATH as Poland and US host ‘anti-Iran’ summit

IRAN’S foreign ministry is furious at Poland for organising an “anti-Iranian” conference in the country alongside the US. February’s summit, to be held in Poland, was seen as a “hostile act” by Iran, with the country considering reciprocating, according to the state-run IRNA news agency. The conference was announced by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 141

December 1, 2018 12:01 AM 'IT'S PROPAGANDA' Javid defends programme to stop radicalisation

HOME Secretary Sajid Javid has staunchly defended a controversial programme designed to stop young people being radicalised into extremist acts. More than 6,000 people were referred to Prevent in 2016-17, down from 7,500 the previous year, with most either requiring no more action or being sent to other services, and 332 receiving support through Channel 47

August 1, 2018 11:06 AM Argus comment: Pre-school teachers cannot be expected to spot extremism

Some may send their children off to childcare simply as they are given a number of free hours every week and they want to sit at home and relax, or go to the gym. Whether that is right or not is another issue. What is not right is to expect too much from the people who look after our children. What is important is to be there for our babies and toddlers 35

June 25, 2018 9:12 AM Prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain again hospitalized

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Supporters of a prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain who has lost his citizenship and is under house arrest say he has been taken to a local hospital. Sheikh Isa Qassim was taken to the hospital on Sunday night after suffering hip and leg problems that are making it difficult for him to walk. Sheikh Maytham al-Salman 32

June 20, 2018 11:14 PM Britain is terrorists’ top European target

MORE than half of all terrorist attacks in the EU last year occurred in Britain, it was revealed yesterday. A total of 205 foiled, failed and completed attacks were reported by nine member states, according to figures from Europol. The UK experienced the highest number at 107 – including 88 security-related incidents in Northern Ireland. France recorded 44

June 18, 2018 4:56 PM US watchdog to pay anti-extremist UK group in settlement

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A liberal watchdog group is apologizing and paying more than $3 million after labeling a British organization and its founder as anti-Muslim extremists. The Southern Poverty Law Center issued statements Monday saying it was wrong to include the London-based Quilliam and Maajid Nawaz in a "Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists 31

May 7, 2018 10:14 AM US, Philippines launch largest military drills under Duterte

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - U.S. and Philippine forces on Monday began their largest annual military exercises since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power and vowed to scale down America's military presence in the country as he sought closer ties with China and Russia. The Balikatan exercises opened with a ceremony at the main Philippine military camp in Manila 36

February 24, 2018 9:19 AM Remainers are like Marvin the Paranoid Android, fumes Archbishop of Canterbury

THE Archbishop of Canterbury has compared hardline Remainers with Marvin the Paranoid Android from The Hitchikers' Guide to the Galaxy as he took aim at Brexit campaigners on both sides in a new book to be published next month. Justin Welby said some people held such an "apocalyptic" view of what Brexit holds they risked giving an impression of the depressed 52

February 13, 2018 2:48 PM Tunisian legislator rips Israeli flag to protest formal ties

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - A Tunisian legislator has ripped up an Israeli flag during a parliament session to push his demands for a law criminalizing relations with Israel. A left-wing opposition coalition proposed a bill making it a crime to "normalize" relations with Israel, but the debate has been indefinitely delayed because parliament officials did not see at as a priority 26

February 1, 2018 6:55 PM Leftists are just as likely to be dogmatic authoritarians as right-wingers

Left-wing liberals are just as likely to hold authoritarian views as conservatives, according to a new US study published in the journal Political Psychology. Lucian Gideon Conway from the University of Montana and his team developed a method to measure left-wing authoritarianism (LWA) by adapting the right-wing authoritarianism (RWA) scale first developed 82