Funding

Lebanese expat transferred $50K-$200K per deposit to fund terrorist training

Money Jihad 30 January 2013

Hezbollah banks in Syria and Turkey received proceeds from Wassim el Abd Fadel’s CD and DVD pirating scheme along with cocaine trafficking profits according to Interpol and

 

Trial Near for San Diego Somalis For Al Shabaab Funding Scheme

Shariah Finance Watch 29 January 2013

The San Diego trial of four Somali men charged with sending money and support to the terrorist group al-Shabaab is scheduled to begin in federal court this month. A federal

 

Qatar, Sponsor of Islamist Political Movements, Major Ally of America

Center for Research on Globalization 24 January 2013
By Nicola Nasser

In his inaugural address on January 21, U.S. President Barack Obama made the historic announcement that "a decade of war is ending” and declared his country’s determination to

 

Al Qaeda bomb plot gangs were handed £30m in legal aid to fund their defence

Daily Mail 23 January 2013
By James Slack

Two gangs of Al Qaeda terrorists who plotted to inflict mass murder on the British public shared more than £30million in legal aid, it emerged last night. Figures released

 

Is Qatar fuelling the crisis in north Mali?

FRANCE 24 22 January 2013
By Mark Thompson

Oil-rich gulf state Qatar has a vested interest in the outcome of the north Mali crisis, according to various reports that have been picked up by French MPs, amid suspicion

 

Free Syrian Army steals flour from Aleppo’s main warehouse

Money Jihad 22 January 2013

Al Qaeda seizes monopoly control of bread distribution. The BBC is reporting that flour heists by the FSA has led to long bread lines and volatile crowds at bakeries in

 

Mali Islamist leader helped Berlin in 2003: magazine

Yahoo! News 21 January 2013

The leader of Ansar Dine, an al Qaeda-linked Islamist group in northern Mali, was once a trusted partner of the German government and brokered the release of hostages in 2003,

 

Trial Near for San Diego Somalis For Al Shabaab Funding Scheme

Shariah Finance Watch 21 January 2013

The San Diego trial of four Somali men charged with sending money and support to the terrorist group al-Shabaab is scheduled to begin in federal court this month. A federal

 

Video: Iran financing Gaza’s jihad by land, sea, and air

Money Jihad 21 January 2013

Whether through Sudanese ports, Libyan overland routes, the Rafah border crossing, or smuggling tunnels, Iran has been reasserting its role as the leading regional state

 

DISH Network, Turkish Airlines Support Islamist Conference in U.S.

Radical Islam 18 January 2013

The annual convention of the Muslim American Society (MAS) and the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) brings together Islamists from around the U.S. and outside the

 

German planes set off to aid Mali troop shipments

Deutsche Welle 18 January 2013

German military transport planes have flown to Mali to assist French-led efforts to combat Islamist rebels. The aircraft will transport West African troops being scrambled

 

Florida imam raised $50K to fund Taliban

Money Jihad 18 January 2013

Prosecutors have the bank records and wiretaps to prove it. Recorded statements of imam Hafiz Khan, the leading figure in the conspiracy to finance the Pakistani Taliban

 

The Qatari Challenge to U.S. Foreign Policy

Commentary Magazine 18 January 2013
By Seth Mandel

The evolution of the political power structure across the Mideast has a recent track record of disappointment and unmet expectations

As Turkey sought to take a leadership role in the Middle East, hopes were high for a technically secular, NATO-allied power. But of course Recep Tayyip

 

Money laundering expert accuses Venezuela of massive uranium exports to Iran

Money Jihad 17 January 2013

One of Money Jihad‘s favorites, the Financial Crimes Blog by Kenneth Rijock, is making a disturbing allegation: that Venezuela is illegally exporting massive amounts of

 

Saudis Will Give $100m to Palestinians

THISDAY 17 January 2013

Saudi Arabia will give the Palestinian government in the Israeli-occupied West Bank $100 million to help alleviate a worsening budget crisis, the Palestinian president's

 

Qatar Lifts Egypt Assistance by $2.5 Billion, Hegazi Says

Bloomberg 17 January 2013
By Tarek El-Tablawy, Abdel Latif Wahba & Victoria Stilwell

Qatar will increase its assistance to Egypt by buying $2.5 billion of government bonds to help shore up its economy after the 2011 revolution, Egyptian Finance Minister

 

Mali Islamists hit back at French, promise long war

Jerusalem Post 15 January 2013

Al Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels launched a counter-offensive Monday in central Mali after four days of air strikes by French warplanes on their strongholds in the desert north,

 

Chicago Group that Helps Muslims Get Elected Tied to U.S. Muslim Brotherhood

Creeping Sharia 15 January 2013

Islamic media has reported on a newly-emerging organization whose leaders are tied to the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood and which is designed to help elect Muslims to local

 

Trial Near for San Diego Somalis For Al Shabaab Funding Scheme

Shariah Finance Watch 15 January 2013

The San Diego trial of four Somali men charged with sending money and support to the terrorist group al-Shabaab is scheduled to begin in federal court this month. A federal

 

Following the money in early Islam

Money Jihad 14 January 2013

The Koran dictates that 20 percent of the booty or spoils of war, known as khums, belongs to Allah and Muhammad. As Iraqi expatriate I.Q. al-Rassooli points out in this talk

 
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