Economy

Turkey ‘a difficult ally’ set to frustrate West: Professor

Hürriyet Daily News 22 September 2014
By Barçin Yinanç

Turkey might not be the West’s ‘non-ally’ denounced by the Wall Street Journal, but it is certainly a ‘difficult ally’ whose cooperation with Western partners will never be

 

Hamas Denies Claim Khaled Mashaal to be Expelled From Qatar

algemeiner 22 September 2014

Hamas has denied rumors that its exiled leader, Khaled Mashaal, might be forced to leave Qatar following the expulsion of several top Muslim Brotherhood members. Reports in

 

Hamas and Fatah Already Fighting Over Gaza Funds

Gatestone Institute 22 September 2014
By Khaled Abu Toameh

"Armed robbery in broad daylight." — Palestinians, after Hamas "seized" $750,000 from Gaza bank. Fatah accused Hamas of "squandering" $700 million of financial aid

 

Gazans Speak Out: Hamas War Crimes

Gatestone Institute 22 September 2014
By Mudar Zahran

"If Hamas does not like you for any reason all they have to do now is say you are a Mossad agent and kill you." — A., a Fatah member in Gaza. "Hamas wanted us butchered so

 

Oil money and Saudi Arabia’s stranglehold over global affairs

Money Jihad 19 September 2014

The five year anniversary of this blog’s inception is coming up in October. Before then we’ll revisit five videos that have touched on extremely important concepts in terrorist financing.

 

The A to Z of HAMAS’s Financing

Shariah Finance Watch 19 September 2014

Testimony by Avi Jorisch before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa & Subcommittee on Terrorism,

 

Turkey could take in Muslim Brotherhood leaders ousted from Qatar, Erdogan says

The Globe and Mail 16 September 2014

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey’s military is working on plans to establish a "buffer zone” against Islamic militants, on the country’s borders with

 

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Leaving Qatar May End Up In Turkey And Malaysia

A UK-based Saudi newspaper is reporting that according to head of the Muslim Brotherhood’s "International Organization”, many of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders reported to be

 

Shariah Finance Gaining Ground in Former Soviet Republics

Shariah Finance Watch 16 September 2014

Experts have calculated that Islamic Banking will be a $2.1 trillion industry by the end of 2014. Governments across the former Soviet Union are increasingly turning toward

 

Big interest, no interest

The Economist 16 September 2014

AFTER morning coffee but before the keynote speaker came the muezzin’s recitation from the Koran: "Those who consume interest cannot stand except as one stands who is being

 

9/11 hijackers funding: names and numbers

Money Jihad 13 September 2014

If you follow the money, the men in the middle of the disbursing of funds to the 9/11 hijackers were United Airlines Flight 175 hijacker-pilot Marwan al-Shehhi and a UAE-based

 

Brits Donate $14.5 Million to 'Gaza Crisis': Where Does It Go?

The Clarion Project 12 September 2014
By Sam Westrop

In early August, most of Britain's broadsheet newspapers published a full-page advertisement for a "Gaza crisis" appeal launched by the Disasters Emergency Committee [DEC], a

 

Currumbin City Council members getting death threats for supporting proposed mosque plan

Bare Naked Islam 12 September 2014

A Gold Coast City councillor says she’s been threatened with gang-rape and death over a proposed mosque, and Facebook has been protecting the identity of her

 

Oman fund says working with Bulgaria to solve Corpbank problem

Zawya 11 September 2014

Oman's biggest sovereign wealth fund, the State General Reserve Fund ( SGRF ), is working with the Bulgarian government to try to resolve problems at Corporate Commercial Bank

 

Muslim students will be offered sharia-friendly student loans by government in bid to get more Islamic pupils to go to...

Daily Mail 11 September 2014
By Lucy Crossley and Alicia Rouse

Muslim students are to be offered Sharia-compliant interest free loans by the government in an attempt to get more Islamic pupils to go to university. Since tuition fees

 

Hong Kong Raises $1 Billion in Debut Islamic Bond Issue

Bloomberg 11 September 2014
By Elffie Chew

Hong Kong sold $1 billion of sovereign Islamic bonds in its first-ever issue of the securities, attracting orders for 4.7 times the amount on offer. The dollar-denominated

 

Turkey Refuses to Transfer 'Inhumane' Israeli Gas to Europe

Arutz Sheva 11 September 2014
By Ari Yashar

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz essentially blackmailed Israel on Tuesday, demanding that the Jewish state make "peace" with the Gaza-based terrorist organization Hamas

 

Imran Khan says ditch the banks and use hawala

Money Jihad 11 September 2014

The ex-cricket star, political gadfly, and possible future prime minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is commanding his supporters and their families abroad to send money back and

 

UN, PA Seek $550 Million for Gaza

Cherson and Molschky 11 September 2014
By Rachel Molschky

The United Nations and Palestinian Authority are seeking $550 million to supposedly rebuild Gaza after Hamas terror instigated a war. As usual, the plea is for humanitarian

 

How our allies in Kuwait and Qatar funded Islamic State

The Telegraph 9 September 2014
By Andrew Gilligan

In the great jihadi funding bazaar that is the Gulf state of Kuwait, there’s a terror finance option for every pocket, from the private foundations dealing in tens of millions

 
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