Kicking things off with a 2016 round-up

A few headlines to get us started

Cologne tightens security for carnival after assaults (BBC)

Islamic teaching flows out of Pakistan (The Washington Post)

Isil recruiting migrant ‘army of the poor’ with $1,000 sign-up bonuses (telegraph)

Egyptian students stand trial for insulting Islam (Daily Star)

Top IS commanders ‘taking refuge’ in Libya (BBC)

Boko Haram kill dozens in Nigeria (CNN)

Islamic State Inspired N. Carolina Man’s Plan (ABC)

Father Shot Her in the Head, as an ‘Honor Killing’ (New York Times)

ISIS beheads Syrian teenager on charges of ‘apostasy’ (ARA News)

FBI arrests Milwaukee man planning attack at Masonic temple (Fox6)

Suicide bombers kill 32, wound dozens in northern Cameroon (Reuters)

Islamic Court jails Egyptian writer for insulting Islam (Punch)

Boko Haram sect attacked five villages in Geire (The Guardian)

Foiled ISIS airline terror plot (Mirror)

Boy accused of blasphemy who cut off his hand (BBC)

Seattle man charged with killing 4 was on terrorism watch list (Seattle Times)

Taliban Attacks Bacha Khan University (New York Times)

Islamist Gunmen Attack  Restaurant In Somalia (Sky News)

Muslim school found with books promoting death by STONING (Daily Mail)

Kent State professor under FBI investigation for alleged ties to ISIS (New York Daily News)

British Islamist leads plot to assassinate police (Telegraph)

Two arrested  in Virginia attempting to join ISIS (NBC)

Islamists seize hotel – at least 20 killed (BBC)

Iraqi refugee sought to bomb malls in Texas (MSN)

15 year old Islamist girl arrested with explosives (Daily Mail)

3 Islamists arrested in jakarta attack (AP)

Maryland man arrested for training with terrorist group (Fox)

849 killed in January fighting ISIS in Iraq (AP)

Islamist teenager attacks teacher with machete (Forward)

Massive number of sexual assaults by Muslim men (Telegraph)

Islamist with knife killed by French police (LA Times)

ISIS attack in Ramadi (CNN)