Head of Tunisia’s Islamist party: Poverty is a root cause of terrorism

Head of Tunisia’s Islamist party: Poverty is a root cause of terrorism

Al Jazeera

Tunisia’s Ghannouchi: Poverty is a root cause of terror

Tunis, Tunisia – Rachid Ghannouchi, the head of the Islamist Ennahda Party, has said poverty and unemployment are the most important factors in explaining the appeal of terrorism to young people in his country. The veteran Ennahda leader said on Saturday that the lack of opportunity created fertile platforms for terrorism to grow, pointing out that…

Here are the rules for Saturday night’s Democratic debate

Here are the rules for Saturday night’s Democratic debate

International Business Times

Rules For Saturday’s Democratic Debate

The Democratic Party’s presidential hopefuls will take the debate stage for a second time Saturday night, and this time no one will keep a spot reserved for U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. Candidates, including former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, will square off at the CBS/Twitter-hosted event at Drake University…

Cartoonists pay tribute to Paris attack victims with sad and somber drawings

Cartoonists pay tribute to Paris attack victims with sad and somber drawings

Newsweek

Cartoonists Pay Tribute to the Victims of Paris Attacks With Somber Drawings

Cartoonists and illustrators took to social media on Friday and Saturday to share their drawings in response to the deadliest peacetime attack to hit France. Friday’s simultaneous attacks on a restaurant, concert venue and stadium in the French capital—claimed by radical Islamist group ISIS—left at least 127 people dead and 80 people in critical condition. French…

The Paris attacks: Here is what we know so far

The Paris attacks: Here is what we know so far

Agence France-Presse French investigators believe there were three teams involved in Friday’s attacks on Paris and are probing possible links to the conflict in Syria in a joint inquiry with Belgium. Seven of the gunmen and suicide bombers who took part in the carnage, which killed 129 and was claimed by Islamic State jihadists, died

GOP candidates react to Paris terrorist attacks — by blaming Democrats and slamming Syrian refugees

GOP candidates react to Paris terrorist attacks — by blaming Democrats and slamming Syrian refugees

Tom Boggioni Following Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris that claimed 129 lives, prospective 2016 GOP presidential candidates were quick to find fault and assign blame by going after Democrats and slamming Syrian refugees before French authorities even began their investigation. Republicans flooded the airwaves Sunday morning, variously criticizing their Democratic counterparts for failing to

Ben Carson: I will ban Syrian refugees because I have ‘big frontal lobes as opposed to other animals’

Ben Carson: I will ban Syrian refugees because I have ‘big frontal lobes as opposed to other animals’

David Edwards GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson argued on Sunday that anyone with “big frontal lobes” could see that the U.S. must not accept refugees from Syria. Following recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Carson vowed to reverse President Barack Obama’s policy of accepting up to 10,000 Syrian refugees. “Bringing people into this country from that