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France Church Attacker Had Tried To Reach Syria And Was Detained

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.27.2016 | World

PARIS, July 26 (Reuters) - One of the two knife-wielding men who attacked a church in France on Tuesday has been named as 19-year-old Adel Kermiche, w...

From Ripples Come Tsunamis

David Sable | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
David Sable

A few short weeks ago, I--along with thousands of others--walked blithely along the beachside promenade of La Croisette in Cannes, France, which is on...

What We Know About The Victims Of The Attack In Nice

The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.15.2016 | World

A festive Bastille Day celebration turned into horror and heartbreak as at least 84 people were killed after a large truck plowed through a crowd in N...

Terrorism Targets Police Officers And Black Lives Matter

John A. Tures | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

The Black Lives Matter group, they deserve our respect. At least two of the protesters were shot by this terrorist, who sniped them along with the cops. Bullets flew at both. It's no wonder that Black Lives Matter condemned the attack. They were targeted as well.

Terror in the Present and the Past

Alice O'Leary Randall | Posted 07.01.2016 | World
Alice O'Leary Randall

Learning history will not solve the world's problems and despair is an appropriate response to recent events but it must be a temporary response. We must place our own time in context with others because that is how we advance, that is how things get better. There will always be terror that darkens our days but there is always light and nothing casts a brighter light than knowledge.

Turkish Police Raid ISIS Safe Houses, Detain 22 Islamic State Suspects As Death Toll Climbs

The Huffington Post | Sophia Jones | Posted 06.30.2016 | World

ISTANBUL -- Turkish police have detained 22 Islamic State suspects in the wake of Tuesday’s triple suicide bombing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, acco...

How Erdogan Enabled ISIS To Attack The Turks

John A. Tures | Posted 06.29.2016 | World
John A. Tures

The world stands with the Turks in the wake of the terrible attacks on the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. But we don't stand with Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose obsession with destroying the Kurds politically enabled ISIS to kill Turks over the past few months, as well as last night.

3 Things Religious Leaders Can Do In The Wake Of The Massacre In Orlando

Frederick W. Schmidt | Posted 06.17.2016 | Religion
Frederick W. Schmidt

Reflecting on the terrorist attack on Pulse in Orlando, columnist Bruce Bower notes that the events "'shocked' some politicians. 'Who would have expec...

My Child's World Scares Me

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics
Dana Ellis Hunnes

I have a toddler. When I look at him, and peer into his innocent brown eyes I see good, I see happy, I see naivete, and I see hope; hope that the ills and evils of our world will somehow be fixed.

Mother Emanuel’s New Pastor On Charleston Massacre One Year Later

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 06.17.2016 | Black Voices

The grief brought on by the death of 49 victims in Orlando, Florida on Sunday is grueling, and, sadly, Rev. Dr. Betty Deas Clark of the Emanuel Africa...

Inaction Cannot Be An Option

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Since 1963 more than 176,000 children have died from gun violence in America — over three times more than all the soldiers killed in action in the Vietnam War and every external conflict since. Our children have a right to grow up in a caring and decent society that protects their right to live and learn in safety.

Jerusalem Fans Cheer on Terror Survivor who Proposes During Halftime

Anav Silverman | Posted 06.15.2016 | Good News
Anav Silverman

In front of thousands of basketball fans attending the Israeli Final Four semi-finals game between Hapoel Jerusalem and Hapoel Eilat on Monday, Asael ...

Should Terror Suspects Still Have Access To Guns, After The Orlando Tragedy?

John A. Tures | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

Even though more than 80 percent of Americans support this legislation, opponents have blocked these amendments. Their own plan on terror suspects and guns would have made it harder to stop the Orlando shooter.

In the Wake of Orlando, Will We Let Evil Win?

Kelli Stuart | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Kelli Stuart

Fifty people were killed early Sunday morning, and another 53 wounded. A gunman, bent on the will of evil, snuffed out the lives of 50 individuals, and as I sat on the side of the pool and watched my daughter play unhindered, my heart ached.

The Surreal June 8th Terror Attack in Tel-Aviv - Small Deatails

Lev Hakak | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
 Lev Hakak

In the 2005 film "Paradise Now," two Palestinian friends get ready to commit a suicide attack in Tel-Aviv, Israel. The suicide bombers pretend they ar...

If Orlando Could Teach Us One Thing: Humanity Will Heal

Karim Shamsi-Basha | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Karim Shamsi-Basha

This past Sunday morning, I was driving when my son called with the grim news of the mass shooting in Orlando. I had to pull the car over and open the door. My breakfast stained the black asphalt.

The Gay Muslim Elephant In The Room

Taymullah Abdur-Rahman | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Taymullah Abdur-Rahman

As imam at Harvard University, I'll admit that it's been a new and sometimes uncomfortable feeling to tackle the LGBTQ issue, but it must be done. It ...

An Interview With A Suicide Bomber

Raza Rumi | Posted 06.10.2016 | World
Raza Rumi

What makes one a suicide bomber? Much has been written about it; and researchers continue to offer plausible theories and explanations. Religion is often used as a tool by terrorist organizations in recruiting and in seeking aid from abroad, but is not always the root cause.

Nearly 1,000 Killed In Attacks On Health Workers In Past 2 Years, WHO Says

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 05.26.2016 | World

GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 1,000 people were killed in attacks on health centers worldwide over the past two years, almost 40 percent of them in Syria,...

Emanuel AME Distributes Donations To Shooting Victims’ Families

The Post and Courier | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.10.2016 | Black Voices

Emanuel AME Church distributed $1.5 million in donations this week to families of the nine victims and survivors of the horrific mass shooting on June...

Brother Of San Bernardino Shooter Among 3 Arrested By FBI

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.28.2016 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three people linked to the couple responsible for December's mass shooting in San Bernardino, California were arrested on Thur...

Constructing Peace, Deconstructing Terror

Egemen Bagis | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Egemen Bagis

As I will try to explain at the panel titled "Constructing Peace , Deconstructing Terror", all countries are faced with the threat of terrorism these days. Although, the form and manifestation of the threat may be different, remaining resolute and global solidarity are concepts that apply to all.

Is The Quran One Solution to Terror?

Kabir Helminski | Posted 04.21.2016 | Religion
Kabir Helminski

Certain historical and political factors have led to an increase in extremism and violence in the Muslim world and elsewhere, particularly in recent decades. Let us acknowledge that there are two sides to the coin of terror.

CIA Would Ignore Torture Orders From A President Cruz Or Trump, Director Says

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics

CIA chief John Brennan says in no uncertain terms that he would refuse to comply with any order from a future president that would force his agents to...

The Fight To Stop Al Shabab From Disrupting Somalia’s Elections

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.09.2016 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we speak with analyst Cedric Barnes a...