Tag: Jihad

France, Iraq to discuss framework for putting jihadists on trial

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Wednesday said he would discuss a judicial framework for putting jihadists on trial during an upcoming visit to Iraq, as calls grow for an international court to judge the extremists. "We need to work things out with the...

French female jihadist gang sentenced to up to 30 years in jail

A French court on Monday sentenced five members of an all-female jihadist cell to between five and 30 years in prison over a failed bid to detonate a car bomb outside Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris. The case is the first to involve a group of...

Syria and Singapore: A worrying connection

Amidst all the debate about NLB’s decision to remove LGBT-friendly books, Medishield Life premiums, CPF truths and half-truths, a sobering revelation was made in Parliament yesterday. A “handful” of Singaporeans have joined the Jihadist cause in Syria. Even children, one of them two years old,...