Funding

Your tax money pays to expand Shariah economies

WND.com 11 January 2013
By Rachel Ehrenfeld

Under Obama’s administration, the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, bears little resemblance to the international aid agency that President John F. Kennedy initiated on Nov. 3, 1961.

USAID’s stated goal was to further "America’s foreign policy interests in expanding democracy and free markets while also extending a helping hand to people struggling to make a better life, recover from a disaster or striving to live in a free and democratic country.”

 

Egypt Signals Qatar Loan Already Spent

Voice of America 11 January 2013

Egypt's central bank said on Thursday that a $2 billion loan from Qatar arrived in December, implying that the money had already been eaten up defending the currency before the

 

Some US conservatives warn of terrorism in Latin America

Alaska Dispatch 10 January 2013
By Noga Tarnopolsky

Is Islamic terror lapping at America's shores? Roger Noriega thinks so. Noriega, a Kansas native and Republican diehard, is living proof that American politics affords its

 

Is Venezuela harboring Hezbollah?

Salon 9 January 2013
By Simeon Tegel

LIMA, Peru — Is Venezuela providing operational support to Islamic terrorists? That deadly serious question is increasingly troubling foreign policy and security experts as

 

Qatar Sends Egypt Extra $2 Billion as Currency Extends Slide

Bloomberg 9 January 2013
By Abdel Latif Wahba & Tarek El-Tablawy

Qatar said it doubled its deposits at Egypt’s central bank to $4 billion, helping ease a currency crisis as the Arab world’s most populous country waits to resume loan talks

 

Life sentence for father who killed mother of his three children in back of a taxi after social worker 'let slip' that she had a

Daily Mail 8 January 2013
By Harriet Arkell

A man who murdered the mother of his three young children in a 'savage and prolonged' knife attack in the back of a taxi has been jailed for life. Junior Saleem Oakes, who

 

Sharia banks that fund terrorism

Money Jihad 8 January 2013

The relationship is simple.  Jihadists know they can trust sharia-compliant banks to maintain their anonymity, not ask too many questions, and facilitate high-dollar transactions on behalf of their terrorist groups. 

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Some Islamic financial institutions, such as National Commercial Bank and Islami Bank Bangladesh, have taken the relationship a step farther by donating a portion of their bank profits in the form of zakat as an act of corporate "charity” to terrorist organizations, or in the case of Al Rajhi, through private zakat donations of leading bankers.  Saudi Arabia and Iran are key bases for these activities, but this is a global phenomenon.  Here’s Money Jihad’s short list of the worst offenders:

 

Al-Jazeera's "Alternative Viewpoint" in Qatar's Paradise

Gatestone Institute 7 January 2013
By Amin Farouk

Al-Jazeera, which bought Current TV from Al Gore, is not a communications medium in the Western sense. It is a psychological warfare medium, a fundamentalist terrorist

 

How king of hawala funds Taliban’s terror

Money Jihad 7 January 2013

Haji Khairullah links heroin kingpins, jihadists, and hawala dealers in an "iron triangle” of terrorist financing according to U.S. and Afghan investigators quoted in a recent

 

EU-Financed Euro-Arab Foundation Campaigns Against European Traditions

Islam versus Europe 4 January 2013

I've made a few posts about the Día de la Toma (Day of the Capture) ceremony which commemorates Granada's recovery from Mohammedan rule. I also mentioned the fact that various

 

Audio: the first rich Arab patron of jihad

Money Jihad 4 January 2013

Abu Bakr sponsored the military campaigns in the early days of conquest by Muhammad. Khadija gave Muhammad enough money to help him attract followers, but it was the even

 

GrowthGate of Dubai May Invest $200 Million More in Mideast

Businessweek 4 January 2013
By Mahmoud Kassem

GrowthGate Capital Corp., a Dubai- based private-equity (PEY) firm with investments in companies that are valued at $1.4 billion, said it may invest an additional $200 million

 

Mali, Wahhabis, and Saudis: Following the Money Trail

Foreign Policy Journal 4 January 2013
By Thomas C. Mountain

A well-armed and supplied Wahhabi movement in the African country of Mali, funded by the Saudis, has taken over most of northern Mali and has begun to, amongst other Wahhabi

 

Iran calls on OIC to work to criminalize criticism of Islam in the West

JIhad Watch 3 January 2013

The OIC is anxious to do just that, of course, so that Sharia can spread and the jihad advance unchecked. "Iran Urges OIC to Move to Harness Insult to Islam," from the Fars

 

Exposing the Anti-Israel ‘Peace Industry’

FrontpageMagazin 3 January 2013
By Bruce Bawer

The other day, I went online for what was supposed to be a quick Internet search. Instead I ended up spending a couple of hours meandering from one website to another, led by links and Google hits, increasingly fascinated – and appalled – by what I was seeing.

What I was looking at was the websites of organizations – mostly American, and mostly Christian, but also Jewish and Muslim, and also Swedish, Australian, English, Dutch, and so on – that claim to be concerned about the Palestinians and to be working toward a Middle East in which members of every religion can live together in peace and "mutual understanding.”

 

75% of Hamas’ Billion Dollar Budget Comes from Foreign Aid

FrontpageMagazin 3 January 2013
By Daniel Greenfield

Hamas’ own "income” from running Gaza doesn’t even cover their own terrorist operations. Hamas will spend $897 million in Gaza in 2013 under a budget approved Monday.

 

Australian Muslim scholars meet Hamas leader

J-Wire 3 January 2013

A delegation of Australian Muslim scholars has visited Gaza and met with Hamas senior political leader Ismail Haniyeh…a visit which may be subject to a government

 

How to Halt the Terrorist Money Train

New York Times 3 January 2013
By ROBERT MAZUR

LAST month, HSBC admitted in court pleadings that it had allowed big Mexican and Colombian drug cartels to launder at least $881 million. The bank also admitted to using

 

Ten biggest terror finance news stories of 2012

Money Jihad 2 January 2013

1 Taliban funding remains intact despite international sanctions

Reports in 2012 revealed that the Taliban’s funding remains intact, that none of the Taliban’s assets have been blocked by U.S. sanctions, that the Taliban retains its taxing authority over Afghans, and that the UN sanctions only 18 percent of the Taliban’s provincial shadow governors in Afghanistan.

 

British student arrested in North Africa for ‘trying to join terror group threatening to take control of entire Sahara’

Daily Mail 2 January 2013

A British student is under arrest in North Africa accused of trying to join an Islamic terrorist group threatening to take control over the entire Sahara. Ahmed Shaheen, 26,

 
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