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Paris Attacks

Paris Honors Attack Victims During Somber Anniversary Ceremonies

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.13.2016 | Home

Mourners gathered across Paris in the areas hit by last year’s horrific terror attacks to commemorate the first anniversary of the tragedy. French o...

Sting Reopens Bataclan Concert Hall Reopens One Year After Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home

“Nothing comes from violence and nothing will,” singer Sting cooed to a packed house at Paris’ Bataclan concert hall Saturday night, on the eve ...

A Year After Paris Attacks, France Still Hasn't Figured Out How To Contain Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.12.2016 | Home

It’s been one year since France suffered the most brutal attack it’s seen in recent history, and yet the terrorist threat across the country is st...

Muslim Security Guard Who Stopped Bomber Remembers Paris Attacks

Claire Digiacomi | Sara Elkamel | Posted 11.12.2016 | Home

Many survivors of the Paris attacks say their lives were altered on that horrifying night. Salim Toorabally is no exception, but it took him days to r...

Suspected Paris Attacker's Lawyers Resign Over Client's Refusal to Testify

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 10.12.2016 | Home

PARIS, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Lawyers for the only known survivor of a group of Islamist militants who killed 130 people in Paris last year on Wednesday r...

An Ideology Of Impurity: How Internal Divisions Within ISIS May Prove To Be Its Undoing

Joseph Braude | Posted 10.04.2016 | Home
Joseph Braude

Reports that Iraqi Baathists, Iranian elements, and others have played a role in the workings of ISIS do not appear to be in keeping with the principle of ideological purity on which the Islamic State says it is based.

Islamophobia: The Atrophy of Western Society

Khairuldeen Al Makhzoomi | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Khairuldeen Al Makhzoomi

Today Muslims are increasingly pressured to demonstrate that the principles of Islam, a religion of peace, are not what ISIS stands for. Recent terror attacks have been filtered by the media and consumed by the public as the wrongdoings of Muslims across the globe.

Germany Arrests Three Islamic State Members Connected To Paris Attacks

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 09.13.2016 | Home

BERLIN ― Three young Syrian men arrested in Germany on Tuesday were Islamic State members brought into the country by the same network that smuggled...

Paris Police Arrest Second Couple Over Notre Dame Gas Cylinders

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 09.14.2016 | Home

PARIS (Reuters) - French police have arrested a second couple in connection with a car found carrying seven gas cylinders near Notre Dame cathedral in...

We Should Relegate Terrorists To The Obscurity Of Their Own Infamy

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 08.03.2016 | Home
Bernard-Henri Lévy

There are at least three reasons why we should stop publicizing the names of violent jihadists who commit acts of terror. The first is that by doing s...

From Idealism To Disillusion, The Shifting Profile Of Islamist Attackers

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home

PARIS, July 16 (Reuters) - As authorities investigate the motives for a mass killing claimed by Islamic State in Nice late Thursday, analysts say the ...

Trying To Make Sense Of It All, Together

Chris Estep | Posted 07.15.2016 | College
Chris Estep

Above all, we shouldn't allow our fear of events that we can't control, or a history of which we're ignorant, or differences that we can't always understand, to crowd out the belief that there's something worth sharing in other people, and especially different people.

No More Tears For France

Saad Khan | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Saad Khan

While the pretext for the Iraq war turned out be a magnificent lie, Europe faces real, tangible threats from Syria.

Mourning in a World of Broken Light

Jonah C. Steinberg | Posted 07.15.2016 | Religion
Jonah C. Steinberg

(photograph by the author) I feel as though the window in which you are reading this post should be hung with black this week, and silent. From Ba...

France 'Has Identified Paris Attacks Leader'

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 07.13.2016 | Home

PARIS (Reuters) - French authorities say they have identified the commander of the Nov. 13 militant attacks on Paris and know that Abdelhamid Abaaoud,...

Paris Attacker's Brother Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 07.06.2016 | Home

PARIS (Reuters) - The brother of one of the attackers who killed 130 people in Paris was sentenced to nine years' jail on Wednesday for traveling to S...

French Officials Admit Terror Attacks Could Have Been Avoided

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.06.2016 | Home

The French intelligence services failed in their duty and could have avoided the worst of the deadly terrorist attacks that rocked Paris in 2015, a sc...

Family Of Paris Terror Victim Sues Social Media Companies

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 06.17.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - The family of a California design student killed in November's attacks in Paris sued Twitter Inc, Google and Facebook Inc, claiming the so...

How To Have Compassion For A Killer

Laura Jack | Posted 06.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Jack

Over the last decade in the United States, we have seen an increasing number of national tragedies. More mass shootings, more hate crimes, more violen...

How New York helped Paris integrate after terror attacks

Apolitical | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics

A New York city initiative to integrate vulnerable migrants has been repurposed in Paris to combat terrorism after last year's attacks. The scheme, w...

Paris Attacks Suspect Refuses To Speak During First Court Hearing

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 05.20.2016 | Home

PARIS (Reuters) - The man prosecutors believe is the sole survivor of the Islamist group that attacked Paris in November appeared in a French court fo...

Social Shares Aren't Enough to Change the World

David M Kirby | Posted 05.19.2016 | Impact
David M Kirby

News coverage at any level is often fleeting, and our global attention span shifts to the next tragedy before anything is accomplished. These experiences always remind me of one simple truth: Empathy is good, but action is better.

Paris Attacks Suspect Extradited To France From Belgium

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 04.27.2016 | Home

PARIS, April 27 (Reuters) - Salah Abdeslam, believed to be the sole survivor among a group of Islamist militants who killed 130 people in Paris in Nov...

The Gaussian Distribution - or How to Avoid Terrorist Attacks

Stefan Jansen | Posted 04.20.2016 | Home
Stefan Jansen

Over time, inevitably, European Muslim and Western culture will learn from each other and adapt to each other. It is up to all of us to decide with how much friction we want these tectonic culture movements to happen.

Enough With the "I Am" Memes Already

Sezin Koehler | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics
Sezin Koehler

Let's get something straight: Unless you're Parisian, French, or live(d) there, no, you are not Paris. To be Parisian -- to be from anywhere, really -- is to understand the cultural complexities of that identity that cannot be subsumed or learned with a pithy solidarity meme on social media.