A survivor of the Christchurch mosque shooting looked on from his wheelchair as his father and brother were buried this afternoon. Zaid Mustafa was praying with his father, Khaled, and his brother, Hamza, when the Deans Ave mosque was attacked. The 13-year-old was badly injured when a gunman stormed into[…]
The man said to be behind the deadly New Zealand mosque shootings is an Australian who vowed to fight against ‘Muslim invaders’. Inspired by a Norwegian terrorist, he livestreamed himself while shooting worshippers. The attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand claimed 49 lives, the police comissioner confirmed. Four people were[…]
OPINION by Dr Firoz Osman The sensational headlines following the arrests of Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie, as well as Ebrahim and Fatima Patel, have dominated the media over the last few weeks. The #TerrorArrests, as they have been dubbed on social media, came a month after the US embassy issued[…]
A recent wave in high-profile incidents of terrorism is likely to have detrimental effects on the tourism sector, with cancellations to popular tourist destinations across Europe already on the rise, according to a local tourism researcher. A series of coordinated attacks in Paris, suicide bombings in Beirut and other parts[…]
The Israeli parliament on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow Palestinian minors under 14 who are facing terrorism charges to be sentenced to time in prison, a Knesset press release said. The bill was approved in a preliminary vote with 64 in favor of the bill and 22 against.[…]
While South Africa registers low on the global risk radar of potential terrorist attacks, of concern is that the country remains a relatively easy target for radical groups to flourish in, according to managing editor of the African Defence Review, John Stupart. A series of high profile terrorist attacks in[…]
The origin of recent terror attacks can be traced to interventions by the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) in Middle Eastern and North African countries, SA Communist Party (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande said on Sunday. “The SACP expresses condolences to the communities who have been[…]
The whole world, including South Africa, is at risk of terrorist attacks, a senior researcher from the Institute for Security Studies said on Monday. “The Islamic State declaring its intention to attack western interests in any part of the world makes any country, including South Africa… vulnerable,” Martin Ewi told[…]
President Jacob Zuma has sent a message of condolences to French President Francois Hollande after more than 120 people were killed in attacks around the country on Friday night. “The South African president has already made contact to send a message of condolences to President Hollande, the government, and the[…]
A terror alert released by the U.S. embassy in South Africa is vague and extremely irresponsible, according to Dr. Faisal Suliman of the South African Muslim Network (Samnet). A warning was issued by the embassy on Tuesday that radicals may be targeting US interests in South Africa, and that information[…]
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