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Report: Turkey Financing Top Global Terror Groups

The Counter Jihad Report 8 March 2014
By Adam Kredo

Turkey has become a principal financial hub for terrorists under the leadership of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose government has helped Iran skirt sanctions,

 

Report: Turkey Financing Top Global Terror Groups

The Counter Jihad Report 8 March 2014
By Adam Kredo

Turkey has become a principal financial hub for terrorists under the leadership of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose government has helped Iran skirt sanctions,

 

British Update Financial Sanctions List, Focus on Pakistani Jihadists

Shariah Finance Watch 8 March 2014

India’s most wanted man Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar and Pakistan-linked terrorists and terror groups figure prominently in an updated list of financial sanctions imposed by the

 

Money Laundering and the Trade in Cultural Property: Taking a Fresh Look at Federal AML/CTFs

Mark Vlasic, former head of the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative, noted in Thursday's Huffington Post blog post titled "An Allied Effort to Save History" that after the

 

Qatar Seen Tempering Muslim Brotherhood Support on Gulf Ire

Bloomberg 7 March 2014
By Dana El Baltaji and Caroline Alexander

Qatar will probably soften its support for the Muslim Brotherhood to ease tensions with Gulf allies, which drove its credit risk to the highest level in three months. Qatar’s credit default

 

Qatar Will Not Abandon Support of Muslim Brotherhood

Middle Eastern media is reporting that Qatar has no plans to abandon its support of the Muslim Brotherhood despite the recall of its ambassadors. According to a report in Al Arabiya, Qatar will

 

U.S. Funded Syrian Relief Flowed Despite Radical Elements

Investigative Project 7 March 2014
By John Rossomando

A Syrian rebel group benefitting from $10 million in nonlethal American aid includes allies and supporters of radical Islamic groups who share the goal of toppling dictator Bashar al-Assad

 

Two Bahrain Children Wounded While Planting Bomb

Dawn 7 March 2014

“A group of terrorists exploited these children by asking them to plant a home-made bomb” in Daih, state news agency BNA quoted a police official as saying. He said one child was “seriously”

 

Preaching ‘Islamophobia’ to the Choir at Saudi-Funded Georgetown

FrontPage Magazine 5 March 2014
By Andrew Harrod

"I don’t have any desire to debate Robert Spencer….I would never give someone like that a forum,” Hofstra University Professor Daniel Martin Varisco declared at Georgetown

 

Qatar committee slams 'unfair' UAE jailing of citizen

GlobalPost 5 March 2014

A Qatar rights body will pursue the release of a citizen who was jailed seven years over links to an Islamist group in an "unfair" UAE ruling, local media reported

 

French teenage girl caught heading for Syria jihad

RFI 4 March 2014

A 14-year-old French girl is in a care home after being stopped at Lyon airport, apparently heading for Syria to wage jihad. She is the third French minor to be found trying to fight

 

Germany monitoring jihadists returning from Syria

Haaretz 4 March 2014

German security services are monitoring about a dozen Islamic extremists who have returned from fighting in Syria and are considered potential terror threats. Germany's domestic

 

Ex-Guantánamo detainee Moazzam Begg held in Birmingham terror raids

The Guardian 4 March 2014
By Vikram Dodd

Begg, released from Guantánamo without charge, arrested with two men and a woman on suspicion of Syria-related offences. The former Guantánamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg

 

Hamas’s multi-million dollar fish story

Money Jihad 4 March 2014

The seizure of a statue by Hamas worth $20 to $40 million is raising concerns within the art world that looted antiquities could become a growing revenue source for terrorist organizations

 

Joining Syrian ranks of al-Qaeda 'in vogue' for young British Muslims

The Telegraph 4 March 2014
By Holly Watt and Claire Newell

“Multiple thousands” of young British Muslim men using internet to research visits to war zone and then to boast about their exploits. Travelling to Syria to fight for al-Qaeda is “in vogue”

 
 

UAE security trial: Three jailed for aiding and abetting Muslim Brotherhood in UAE

Gulf News 4 March 2014
By Abdullah Rasheed

The State Security Section at the Federal Supreme Court on Monday, sentenced three Muslim Brotherhood members to prison terms of up to seven years. Mahmoud Abdul Rahman

 

The Problem Of Passive Supporters Of Jihadi Terrorists And The Putin Solution

Terror Finance 2 March 2014
By Ganesh Sahathevan

While I have previously taken a top-down approach to describing the networks that support jihadists, the profileartion of Al-Qaeda franchises and off-shoots, such as

 

Saudi Threat To Close Qatar Border Has US Dollar Implications

Value Walk 28 February 2014
By Mark Melin

The sometimes fragile alliance keeping the petrodollar trade together seems to be cracking. Qatar’s aggressive courting of the Muslim Brotherhood threatens to break up the Gulf

 

Are Mosques Recruiting Foreign Fighters for Syria?

ACDemocracy 27 February 2014
By Rachel Ehrenfeld

At least 11,000 Sunni, and 10,500 Shiite foreign fighters from 74 countries (not including Iranian “advisors”) are reported to have joined the struggle over Syria. However, we know little

 
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