Notorious UK preacher Anjem Choudary convicted of supporting IS group

Notorious UK preacher Anjem Choudary convicted of supporting IS group

Anjem Choudary, Britain’s most high-profile Islamist preacher whose followers have been linked to numerous plots across the world, has been found guilty of inviting support for the Islamic State (IS) group. Choudary, 49, was convicted at London’s Old Bailey court of using online lectures and messages to encourage support for the banned group which controls […]

Erdogan accuses West of protecting coup plotters, ‘supporting terror’

Erdogan accuses West of protecting coup plotters, ‘supporting terror’

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday launched his most bitter attack yet on Turkey’s Western allies over the July 15 attempted putsch, accusing them of supporting both “terror” and the coup plotters who tried to unseat him. Erdogan, who blames the plot on the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, also described the coup as a “scenario […]