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Terrorists lose out on heroin money

Money Jihad 22 October 2013

Time to salute the crew of the Toronto, which has once again carried out a major drug bust on the high seas. Most likely, profits from the heroin sales would have inured to

 

Qatar Charity gains beachhead in Somalia

Money Jihad 21 October 2013

Qatar Charity, which Osama Bin Laden once considered to be one of Al Qaeda’s three most important front charities, and which has more recently been observed to be working in concert

 

Anti-Alawite massacre sponsored by Gulf donors

Money Jihad 18 October 2013

Human Rights Watch has issued a blistering report on war crimes committed by rebel forces against Alawite civilians in Syria’s coastal region. First, a quick summary from

 

A Glimpse at Nigeria's Ongoing Islamic Terrorist Challenges

UNC Chapell Hill 17 October 2013
By Brenda Brown Schoonover

Nigeria's current population is more than 170 million. Not only does that make it the most populous nation in Africa, but it has the potential of being the largest domestic market in sub-Saharan

 

Why Do Islamic Charities Send Zakat to Terrorists? Because Shariah Says They Must

Shariah Finance Watch 16 October 2013

One of the most popular and most important subjects on SFW is the issue of Zakat.

Zakat is a form of tithing in Islam and is considered one of the Five Pillars of the faith. Essentially, every Muslim who is able to do so is required to give 1/40 of his wealth each year to the "needy” through the system of zakat. Today, most of the zakat payments, at least in the West, go through Islamic charities and mosques.

 

Terror charity poised to net $5m this Eid

Money Jihad 16 October 2013

A hundred thousand hides sold at fifty dollars a head should yield $5 million for Jamaat ud-Dawa, a front charity for the Pakistani jihadist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba.

 

London now a key Islamic finance centre

Free Malaysia Today 14 October 2013
By Kazi Mahmood

London has emerged as the key Western centre for Islamic finance, acting as the leading financial centre with specific provisions made to spearhead the sector with the British

 

Freed Belgian tells how he was "sold” by the Free Syrian Army to a jihadist group

Money Jihad 14 October 2013

In April, Pierre Piccinin da Prata, a teacher from Belgium, was visiting Syria under the promise of protection by the Free Syrian Army. Suddenly, he and his colleague, an

 

Clinton Foundation Received Millions from Saudis, Qatar, Iran

The Clarion Project 9 October 2013
By Ryan Mauro

A senior Muslim Brotherhood operative recently arrested in Egypt worked for years at the William J. Clinton Foundation. The Clinton Foundation has also received millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, Qatar and a foundation that is an Iranian regime front.

 

Officials admit that terrorists in Syria receive charitable donations

Money Jihad 9 October 2013

People giving money to help millions of refugees from the civil war in Syria are inadvertently supporting terrorism, the charity watchdog has warned. Some of their cash was

 

The US Raid on Libya and the Fraud of the War on Terror

Global Research 9 October 2013
By Bill Van Auken

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proclaimed Sunday that two covert operations mounted by US Special Forces in Libya and Somalia over the weekend "send a strong message to the

 

Missouri Man Gets 14 Years for Al-Qaida Support

ABC News 9 October 2013
By BILL DRAPER

A Kansas City businessman who swore an oath of allegiance to al-Qaida and three years ago pleaded guilty to providing financial support to the international terror group was

 

UK Charity Commission Permits Hamas Charity

Gatestone Institute 8 October 2013
By Samuel Westrop

Since the time that the Charity Commission chairman promised to punish groups which promote extremism, Interpal has nevertheless organized a number of events that once again,

 

Indictment: Saudi-American financed jihad in Somalia and Syria

Money Jihad 8 October 2013

Gufran Ahmed Kauser Mohammed, a naturalized U.S. citizen living in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, has been arrested and extradited to Florida where he awaits trial along with a Kenyan

 

Homeland Security advisor supports convicted terrorist fundraiser

The Daily Caller 8 October 2013
By Charles C. Johnson

A senior advisor to the Department of Homeland Security is an old friend of an activist who was convicted in 2008 of financing the terrorist organization Hamas.

 

Bulgaria’s Muslims gathering tons of donations to help Syrian refugees

sofiaglobe. 7 October 2013

Bulgaria’s Muslim community in joining in a campaign organised by the office of the Chief Mufti, spiritual leader of the community, to gather tons of foods and clothing to help

 

‘I turned my back on extremism after seeing too much death’

newburytoday.co.uk 7 October 2013
By Tanya Haji

A FORMER Taliban jihadist will give a talk during Thatcham Festival of Arts and Leisure about his time in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Reading-born Urzan Azadi will be one of

 

Qatar wades into the Sudanese revolt

newstatesman.com 7 October 2013
By Martin Plaut

The government of Qatar is well known for its forays into foreign policy, and is accused by the United Nations Monitoring Group on Somalia of buying the votes in last year's

 

Hamas Says Meshaal Not Leaving Qatar

al-monitor.com 7 October 2013
By Adnan Abu Amer

Many questions have recently been raised about Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal's conspicuous absence of more than two months. He did not visit an Arab capital or appear on

 

Growing Islamist threat

Philadelphia Inquirer 7 October 2013
By Trudy Rubin, Inquirer Columnist

The high cost of ideological extremism was on full display in Washington this week, where a radical faction of the Republican Party forced a government shutdown. Mercifully, radicals in Congress, unlike, say, those in Syria, use parliamentary maneuvers rather than guns

But their antics distract U.S. attention from truly serious issues - such as the growing threat posed by Islamist militants in Syria, where the rising strength of radical Islam

 
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