Accuracy in Media

Uncle of Nice Truck Terrorist says Nephew was Radicalized by Algerian Islamic State Sympathizer

From ABC News: The driver’s uncle, Sadok Bouhlel, told The Associated Press that given Bouhlel’s family problems — he was estranged from his wife and three children — the Algerian “found in Mohamed an easy prey for recruitment.” Bouhlel’s rapid radicalization has puzzled investigators. Friends and family said he had not been an observant Muslim […]

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NBC News Article on Nice Truck Attack Calls Attacker a “Deranged Man,” Doesn’t Mention Radical Islam until 9th Paragraph

A NBC News article which announced the death of an American college student who attended Cal-Berkeley, Nicolas Leslie, mentioned that a “deranged man” used the truck to kill 84 people on Bastille Day in the fourth paragraph. The lone mention of radical Islam was in the ninth paragraph, but it didn’t mention Islam and blamed radicalization. Scrubbing […]

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U.S., Libyan forces capture Tunisia’s al-Qaeda Leader

WASHINGTON — The top leader for Tunisia’s al-Qaeda terrorist offshoot, Ansar al-Sharia, was captured by joint American and Libyan forces earlier today. Reuters reported that Saifallah Benahssine, the leader of the Tunisian group Ansar al-Sharia, was captured in the Libyan city of Misrata. Both governments did not respond to requests for confirmation if they helped […]

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Tunisia faces Crisis: Opposition plans Protests to unseat Islamist Gov’t

WASHINGTON — Tunisia’s opposition threatens more widespread protests against the current Islamist government, led by the Ennahda party. Reuters reported that the secular opposition are upset how slow the negotiations were going and say that the political stalemate will eventually end the Islamist government’s short rule. The opposition, led by secular parties, are leading in […]

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Tunisia calls al-Qaeda’s African branch “Terrorist”

WASHINGTON — The anti-Islamist movement in Tunisia is gaining ground and momentum as the Tunisian government has declared al-Qaeda affiliate Ansar al-Sharia a terrorist organization. Reuters reports that Prime Minister Ali Larayedh declared that his government found ties to the organization related to the assassination of two prominent opposition politicians and killing Tunisian soldiers. Tunisian […]

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July 2016

7/18/2016 - CBS News: No Mention of Radical Islam or Terrorism in Announcing a Third American Died in Nice Attack

7/18/2016 - Uncle of Nice Truck Terrorist says Nephew was Radicalized by Algerian Islamic State Sympathizer

7/18/2016 - NBC News Article on Nice Truck Attack Calls Attacker a “Deranged Man,” Doesn’t Mention Radical Islam until 9th Paragraph

7/15/2016 - Truck Driver Kills at least 84 People in Nice, France during Bastille Day Celebrations

April 2015

4/29/2015 - ISIS looks to Expand in Tunisia

March 2015

3/20/2015 - ISIS claims Responsibility for Tunisia Museum Attacks that Killed Foreign Tourists

3/19/2015 - Terrorists Take Foreigners Hostage, Kill 19 People at a Tunisia Museum

December 2013

12/30/2013 - U.S., Libyan forces capture Tunisia’s al-Qaeda Leader

September 2013

9/6/2013 - Tunisia faces Crisis: Opposition plans Protests to unseat Islamist Gov’t

August 2013

8/28/2013 - Tunisia calls al-Qaeda’s African branch “Terrorist”

8/26/2013 - Tunisian Opposition demands Islamist Gov’t Resignation

8/8/2013 - Tunisians Rally against Islamist Government

July 2013

7/27/2013 - Another Tunisian Opposition Leader Assassinated!

June 2013

6/21/2013 - Another Egyptian Arab Spring? Some hope so

May 2013

5/18/2013 - Tunisia toughens up on radical Salafi Islamists