Prominent Salafi leaders, following the 20 February Movement in 2011 in Morocco, have been shifting their stances from the traditional Salafi paradigm.
Extremist Islamic groups have transformed the spiritual concept of jihad, including turning it into a military instrument for implementing political agendas.
The Islamic State celebrates its first year anniversary amid military and strategic successes, while its...enemies remain ever more confused.
Erdogan's AKP has lost its absolute majority in Turkey's parliamentary poll. Michael Martens sends this analysis from Istanbul
One year ago, Islamic State began its triumphal march through Iraq. Birgit Svensson in Baghdad looks back on a year of IS in Iraq