Funding

Landmark Terror Financing Trial Begins in New York

Creeping Sharia 19 August 2014

The terror financing trial of the Arab Bank, based in Amman, Jordan, began yesterday in Federal District Court in Brooklyn. The New York Daily News reports: The plaintiffs

 

UNRWA – The Hand that Feeds Palestinian Terrorists (With Our Money)

American Center for Democracy 5 August 2014
By Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld

UNRWA has always denied links to Palestinian terrorism, or downplayed the significance of the relationship. As UNRWA’s former Commissioner, Peter Hansen, told the Canadian

 

Hamas Tunnel Insights: Tunnel Digging Unit In Action; Qatar Supplies High Technology

Al-Jazeera has featured a look at the operations of the tunnel-digging unit of Hamas’ Al-Qassam Brigades. According to a MEMRI translation of the audio from the program:

 

The Hamas Jihad against Israel

Center for the Study of Political Islam 5 August 2014
By Bill Warner

    The media does not take political Islam into account about the Hamas/Israel conflict. To understand the reality we must view it from the standpoint of jihad

Hamas and Israel are going at it again, and we have the usual comments: "Well, Hamas started it! Well, the Israelis are harming too many Hamas!" And so it goes, back and forth.

 

Ex-MI6 chief cites ISIS’s Saudi, Qatari donors

Money Jihad 5 August 2014

Richard Dearlove, the former head of the British spy agency MI6, made these comments last month about support for the Islamic State of Iraq by Saudi and Qatari donors:

 

UK: HSBC Shuts Down Islamist Bank Accounts

Gatestone Institute 5 August 2014
By Samuel Westrop

By closing the bank accounts of these groups, HSBC appears to be acting where governments and parliamentarians have failed. The authorities have not, in fact, just failed;

 

Somali in Holland funded al-Shabaab

Money Jihad 5 August 2014

Farhia Hassan, a Somali living in the Netherlands, has been arrested as part of a U.S. sting against an international cell of East African women who financed al-Shabaab.

 

ISIS gets men and $800 million from Turkey

Money Jihad 11 July 2014

Jihadist recruits and millions of dollars have slipped through the sieve-like border between Turkey and Iraq, says Middle East expert Daniel Pipes. This is purposeful not

 

Four Ways to Fight Extremism in Britain

Gatestone Institute 11 July 2014
By Samuel Westrop

Two British Cabinet Ministers are "at war" over the growth of Islamist extremism in public institutions, The Times reported this month.

 

Woman hide €20,000 in her underwear to fund jihadists in Syria, court told

Independent.ie 11 July 2014

A young British woman tried to smuggle cash in her underwear to fund jihadists fighting in Syria, a court has heard. Nawal Msaad, 27, was caught with the stash of €20,000

 

UK Treasury Freezes Assets of Jihadist Individuals and Organizations

Shariah Finance Watch 11 July 2014

The list, which was published yesterday, includes the names of 25 individuals and 26 organisations and is part of the government’s plan to prevent British citizens from

 

Dark Wallet May be Used by Islamic Terrorists to Fund their Operations

Forexminute 9 July 2014

A blog associated closely with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), titled "Bitcoin and the Charity of Violent Physical Struggle” says that the use of cryptocurrency in

 

Antiquities smuggling funds terrorism

Money Jihad 7 July 2014

Haqqani network leader describes $3,000 cut from smuggler Not only does the theft of artifacts from Middle Eastern tombs, museums, and archeological sites rob the world of

 

Jihad Goes Corporate: ISIS and the Business of Jihad

ISIS is raising funds with very slick, business-like collateral materials similar to investment proposals and annual reports… In a day and age in which corporations rule

 

America: Biggest Bankroller of Palestinian Killers

FrontPage Magazine 4 July 2014
By Joseph Klein

The search for the three abducted Israeli teenagers, Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Frenkel (who held Israeli and American citizenship), ended on June 30th with the

 

Qatar's annus horribilis

Al-Monitor 4 July 2014

What a difference a year makes in the Middle East. One year ago this week, Qatar's emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, handed over power to his son Sheikh Tamim, joining a

 

Clipping the Wings of Lashkar-e Taiba and its Charity Front Jamaat-ud Dawa of Pakistan

The Terror Finance Blog 4 July 2014
By Animesh Roul

In an attempt to clip Pakistan’s terror charity Jamaat ud Dawa’s (JuD) financial wings further, the U.S. Department of the Treasury on 25 June (2014) has once again targeted

 

Video: PA confirms ploy to continue paying salaries to terrorists

PMW Bulletins 4 July 2014
By Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik

Palestinian Media Watch reported this month that the Palestinian Authority had devised a ploy to avoid criticism from donor countries for its policy of paying salaries to

 

ISIS raises cash in Indonesia for Iraqi jihad

Money Jihad 4 July 2014

Time reports that it’s legal to raise money for terrorism in Indonesia. Al Qaeda in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is taking advantage of this by fundraising openly around the capital.

 

Kuwait donates EUR 200,000 for Islamic endowment project in Poland

KUNA 4 July 2014

KUWAIT -- Kuwaiti Ambassador to Poland Adel Hayat has handed to Polish authorities the amount of EUR 200,000 as part of a Kuwaiti donation for an Islamic

 
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