Extreme forms of Islam backed by oil-rich Gulf states are incompatible with our society

The vast majority of Muslims are good, law-abiding people

31st July, 2016
An Islamic Jihad militant Pic: Getty

The cruel murder by Isis adherents of a defenceless, elderly Catholic priest celebrating Mass in a small Normandy church is by no means the first of its kind. Jihadists waging “holy war” have been doing similar cowardly acts to Christian clergy and lay people here and there across the Maghreb, the Middle East and in Saharan Africa for 20 years now. The 1996 slaughter of Trappist monks at Tibhirine in Algeria by extreme Islamists was...

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