Month: December 2016

Richard Adams obituary

Author of the classic 1970s novel Watership Down, the allegorical tale of a colony of rabbits Richard Adams, who has died aged 96, was the author of one of the most successful books of the 1970s. Published in 1972, Watership Down, Adamss story about a colony of rabbits travelling across the country in search of […]

Twitter accounts of Abu Qatada and other key al-Qaida figures suspended

Jihadi scholars accounts focused mostly on war in Syria and frequently attacked Islamic State Twitter has suspended the account of Jordanian preacher and al-Qaida spiritual leader @twitter finally suspends accounts of 3 leading al-Qaida-aligned scholars, al-Maqdisi, Abu Qatada & al-Siba’i December 26, 2016 The accounts focused mostly on the war in Syria, frequently attacking Islamic […]