Interpol targets al-Shabaab’s charcoal smuggling

Money Jihad 31 March 2014

Finally. Action against al-Shabaab’s exploitation of the lucrative Somali charcoal trade is long overdue. Al-Shabaab exacts a 2½ percent tax at several stages of production from the


Bulgaria's Court Finds 13 Imams Guilty 25 March 2014

Bulgaria's Pazadrzhik regional court found all 13 imams guilty of propagating anti-democratic ideology. The court imposed one effective sentenced, two suspended sentences.


Iran fumes as Canada seizes Iranian assets for terror victims

Elder of Ziyon 25 March 2014

From Iran's PressTV: Iran has rejected a politically-motivated ruling by a Canadian court to seize more than USD 7 million of the Islamic Republic’s assets and


UN lifts sanctions on al-Shabaab entrepreneur

Money Jihad 25 March 2014

UN sanctions against al-Shabaab financier Ali Ahmed Nur Jim’ale have been lifted. The UN did not offer any explanation for the removal from their sanctions list. Last year


Video: Syria Jihadis' British Fighters Launch Recruitment Drive on Video

IBTimes 22 March 2014
By Jack Moore

Footage has emerged on the British Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) Twitter account of British men joining Islamist fighters in Syria with an invitation for more to join as the "doors of jihad are still open".


UK: Muslim charity that Cameron called “front” for Sharia group gets £70,000 a year in state funding

Jihad Watch 22 March 2014
By Robert Spencer

“David Cameron criticised the foundation during Prime Minister’s Questions in 2009 as a ‘front organisation’ for a radical Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir.” Hizb ut-Tahrir is an


Political Islam on the Defensive

Canada Freepress 21 March 2014

Notwithstanding the initial successes scored by political Islam with the uprising in the Middle East, the politically-oriented Sunni movements in the Arab world, be they the veteran Muslim


Video: PA Praises Arch-Terrorist - 'Allah Give Us Martyrdom'

Israel National News 21 March 2014
By Ari Yashar

The Palestinian Authority (PA) and Fatah, the faction of PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas, didn't let the peace talks with Israel deter their annual praising of the most lethal terror attack on Israel. Both groups reveled in the March 11 anniversary of arch-terrorist Dalal Mughrabi's horrific massacre.


'There Are 1,700 Hamas Millionaires in Gaza'

Israel National News 21 March 2014
By Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar

Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction went on the offensive Thursday, claiming that Hamas in Gaza is corrupt and "doesn't represent the Palestinian people


Face the Truth: Pakistan Is Not An Ally

Frontpage Mag 21 March 2014
By Robert Spencer

Journalist Carlotta Gall, who reported from Afghanistan for the New York Times for twelve years, reported Wednesday that “soon after the Navy SEAL raid on Bin Laden’s house, a Pakistani


Defying allies, Qatar unlikely to abandon favoured Syria rebels

Swiss Info 21 March 2014
By Amena Bakr

Qatar's backing for Syrian rebels widely regarded as jihadi militants might appear a diplomatic liability at a time when global alarm about al Qaeda is on the rebound. But that is not


Spain: Kebab Shops Financing Global Jihad

Gatestone Institute 21 March 2014
By Soeren Kern

Police in Spain and Morocco have dismantled a jihadist network suspected of recruiting Islamic radicals in Europe and dispatching them to "hotbeds of tension" in Syria and


Europol: Arab Gangs Threatening to Kill and Sell Organs of Africa Migrants

Interarnational Business Times 21 March 2014
By Lewis Dean

Arab gangs are threatening to kill and sell the organs of African migrants if relatives refuse to pay ransoms in time. European crime agency Europol has said the migrants


Hamas seeks to retain Saudi ties despite Brotherhood ban

Al Monitor 19 March 2014
By Adnan Abu Amer

Saudi Arabia took Hamas by surprise with its unprecedented decision to designate a number of Islamist organizations — including the Muslim Brotherhood — as terrorist groups on March


U.S. Islamists Fundraise for Virginia Congressman

Islamist Watch 19 March 2014

A pro-Muslim Brotherhood group is holding a fundraiser on March 22 for Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA). The congressmen's Islamist donors prompted one expert, Paul Sperry, to dub him


Isolated Hamas Contemplates Returning to Iran's Orbit

The Investigative Project on Terrorism 19 March 2014
By Yaakov Lappin

Two years after parting ways due to differences over the Syrian civil war, Hamas is considering Iranian enticements to return to its embrace, according to recent Israeli


Michigan: Muslim arrested for plotting to join jihad terrorists of Hizballah in Syria

Jihad Watch 19 March 2014
By Robert Spencer

The official dogma is that all Muslims in America are peaceful, law-abiding citizens who abhor "extremism” and reject all terrorism. Somehow Mohammad Haffan Hamdan didn’t get


Luxembourg on the Brink of Shariah-Compliance

Shariah Finance Watch 18 March 2014

The quest for petrodollar capital is prompting Luxembourg to issue a Shariah bond. There is still hope that Luxembourg might be brought back from the brink, however. The


UAE, Saudis Lash Out at U.S. Gov’t and Orgs Supporting Islamists

Clarion Project 17 March 2014
By Ryan Mauro

The United Arab Emirates is protesting the State Department for its perceived support for a prosecuted jihadist, in a rare expression of diplomatic anger towards the U.S. Saudi Arabia is also

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