HBKU academics highlight role of education in eradicating violent extremism

HBKU academics highlight role of education in eradicating violent extremism

Two academic from Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) have shared their thoughts on how education can help eradicate violent extremism as the International Day of Education is marked January 24.

UN official: Qatar active player in backing efforts to fight extremism

UN official: Qatar active player in backing efforts to fight extremism

Michele Coninsx affirmed that Qatar is showing the international community that it is an active player in supporting global efforts to identify solutions to the challenge of combating extremism and terrorism.

'Ban' on mercenaries to help fight extremism in region

'Ban' on mercenaries to help fight extremism in region

The passage of a resolution rejecting the use of mercenaries as a way to undermine peace and violate human rights will have a positive impact on Middle East’s efforts in fighting extremism ...

Teen becomes youngest woman jailed in UK for terror

Teen becomes youngest woman jailed in UK for terror

A London teenager was jailed for life on Friday for plotting a terror attack, becoming the youngest woman to be sentenced for terrorism offences in Britain.

Italy migrant shooting spree 'triggered by woman's murder'

Italy migrant shooting spree 'triggered by woman's murder'

Luca Traini was arrested and taken into custody after drive-by attacks in the town of Macerata wounded five men and one woman from Ghana, Mali and Nigeria on Saturday.

Bangladeshi academic missing amid spike in disappearances

Bangladeshi academic missing amid spike in disappearances

Mubashar Hasan, an assistant professor of political science at Bangladesh's North South University (NSU), has not been seen since Tuesday afternoon, his family said.

Qatar, China sign security pact to combat terrorism and extremism

Qatar, China sign security pact to combat terrorism and extremism

The State of Qatar and the People's Republic of China have signed an agreement to enhance security cooperation between the two countries, on the sidelines of the 86th session of the INTERPOL General Assembly ...

Conference on freedom of expression opens

Conference on freedom of expression opens

Terrorism, extremism, exclusion and imposing dictations on people are the biggest threats facing freedom of expression and media, and access to information, the chief of National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) said Monday.

Pakistani killed in 'horrific' Australia crime spree

Pakistani killed in 'horrific' Australia crime spree

A Pakistani petrol station attendant was stabbed to death during an "absolutely horrific" crime spree in Australia with counter-terror police investigating on Friday.

Film on extremism wins at Saudi festival

Film on extremism wins at Saudi festival

A short film that tackles extremism has won the top prize at the Saudi Film Festival, organisers said on Sunday, in an ultra-conservative kingdom that continues to ban public cinemas.

Twitter suspends more than 636,000 accounts to tackle terrorism

Twitter suspends more than 636,000 accounts to tackle terrorism

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had suspended more than half a million accounts since the middle of 2015 as the company steps up efforts to tackle "violent extremism" on its microblogging platform.

Pakistan mourns victims of Lahore bomb attack

Pakistan mourns victims of Lahore bomb attack

Pakistanis on Tuesday mourned the victims of a Taliban-claimed suicide bomb in Lahore, as the death toll rose to 15 and the city's residents railed at the government for failing to protect them.