Violence Continues as Pakistani Islamists Protest Christian Woman’s “Blasphemy” Acquittal

Violence Continues as Pakistani Islamists Protest Christian Woman’s “Blasphemy” Acquittal IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Thousands of Islamist demonstrators in Pakistan continue to violently protest the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who was falsely accused of blasphemy and spent the last eight years on death row. Protesters clashed with police, burned cars…

Muslim Brotherhood Affiliate Claims Responsibility for Cairo Attack

Muslim Brotherhood Affiliate Claims Responsibility for Cairo Attack By IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism The Muslim Brotherhood-linked Hasm Movement claimed responsibility for a deadly terrorist attack targeting Egyptian security forces in Cairo on Sunday. Its operatives detonated an “anti-vehicle explosive device” under a road “at the Maadi Autostrada south of Cairo… which led to…

Half of Prominent Jihadis Tied to “Non-Violent” Islamism, New Study Shows

Half of Prominent Jihadis Tied to “Non-Violent” Islamism, New Study Shows by IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Half of the prominent jihadists profiled in a new study by The Centre on Religion & Geopolitics had ties to supposedly non-violent Islamists prior to joining terrorist organizations. The study’s authors – Mubaraz Ahmed, Milo Comerford, and…

ISIS Terrorists Tapping Organized Crime to Infiltrate Europe

ISIS Terrorists Tapping Organized Crime to Infiltrate Europe IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism With the help of organized criminal elements, Islamic State terrorists reportedly are buying legitimate British passports that can evade security detection from security authorities, the Daily Beast reports. An Italian intelligence investigation into the Camorra mafia discovered an advertisement on the…

Report Suggests Radical Islamists Infiltrating German Military to Receive Training

Report Suggests Radical Islamists Infiltrating German Military to Receive Training by IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A growing number of Islamist radicals are infiltrating Germany’s military, the Bundeswehr, with an estimated 30 former soldiers later joining international terrorist organizations, reports German press agency DPA International. Germany’s military counterintelligence service (MAD) says 65 active soldiers…

Belgian Attacks Horrific, But Expected

Belgian Attacks Horrific, But Expected by IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism As shocking as this morning’s simultaneous terror attacks at Belgium’s airport and in its Metro system may be, they show the disturbing depth of the terrorist infrastructure which was allowed to take root in the European Union capital’s back yard. A series of…

Women Also Kill For Honor: Phyllis Chesler Study

Women Also Kill For Honor: Phyllis Chesler Study by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism There was a time when most people believed that honor killings – if they had even heard of them – took place far away, in places like Afghanistan and Algeria and Iran. These days, we…