The king and Islam

The Economist 29 January 2015

AS ALWAYS with King Abdullah of Jordan, politics is a bit of a gamble. As part of his war on Islamist extremism he wants to foster a version of the religion that is more submissive to the


Islamic Terrorism: The Taboo Topic

Gatestone Institue 28 January 2015
By Uzay Bulut

The political violence of the Koran is eternal and universal. The political violence of the Bible was for that particular historical time and place. This is the vast difference between Islam and


Islamists in Jordan - The king and Islam

The Economist 23 January 2015

AS ALWAYS with King Abdullah of Jordan, politics is a bit of a gamble. As part of his war on Islamist extremism he wants to foster a version of the religion that is more


Jordan amends bill to avoid blacklisting Hamas

Middle East Monitor 14 January 2015

Jordan's House of Representatives yesterday amended a bill pertaining to financing terrorism, a move seen as an attempt to sidestep labelling the Palestinian movement Hamas as


Jordanian MP: "By Allah, It Is an Honor to Incite Against the Jews"

Breitbart 3 december 2014
By Abe Katsman

Two Jordanian MPs on Jordanian television went on verbal attacks against Jews and Israelis, praising the recent Jerusalem synagogue massacre and encouraging incitement


Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood smuggling weapons into Israel

Jerusalem Post 2 December 2014
By Ariel Ben Solomon

The Jordanian government arrested 21 Muslim Brotherhood members for smuggling weapons and money into the West Bank, Arab media reported. The Brotherhood members are


Insight - For many young British Muslims tug of peace is stronger than pull of war

Reuters 25 November 2014
By Ahmed Aboulenein

For some British Muslims, the path to jihad and the path to peaceful aid work can traverse much of the same terrain. From an office in Britain's second largest city, Waseem


Arab discrimination and abuse against Palestinians since 1948

the elder of ziyon - 11 November 2014

Palestinians are not allowed to become citizens of Arab countries, in accordance with Arab League Decree 1547 for 1959, "in order to preserve the Palestinian


ÈR to send medical teams to help Syrian refugees

Prague Post 1 November 2014

The Czech Republic will send two medical teams to Jordan to help injured Syrian refugees as part of the Medevac humanitarian program, the government decided today, Interior


Why Islamic rebel states always fail

National Post 29 September 2014
By David Motadel, The New York Times

In the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise of a seemingly new type of polity: the Islamic rebel state. Boko Haram in West Africa, the Shabab in East Africa, the


Cleared Qatada will not be back in UK, says May

Times Of Malta 25 September 2014

Radical preacher Abu Qatada will not be returning to the UK after being cleared of terror charges in Jordan, the Home Secretary has said. Qatada, who was deported from Britain


Qatada acquitted by court in Jordan

Belfast Telegraph 24 September 2014

Radical cleric Abu Qatada, who was deported from the UK last July, has been released from prison after being acquitted by a court in Jordan of plotting attacks on Americans


ISIS IN ACTION: Photos of Islamic State savagery the media will not show you (WARNING: Very Graphic)

BareNakedIslam 11 September 2014

You’ve seen a lot of these photos already at BNI. Here are some more. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…


Landmark Terror Financing Trial Begins in New York

Creeping Sharia 19 August 2014

The terror financing trial of the Arab Bank, based in Amman, Jordan, began yesterday in Federal District Court in Brooklyn. The New York Daily News reports: The plaintiffs


Why Jordan Doesn't Want More Palestinians

The Gatestone Institute 19 August 2014
By Khaled Abu Toameh

By mistreating the Palestinians and depriving them of their basic rights, Jordan and other Arab countries are driving them into the open arms of extremists, especially Islamist


Shame of ongoing violence must stop, Jordanian priest affirms

CNA 25 June 2014
By Elise Harris

Vatican City - The spokesman for the Catholic Church in Amman, Jordan, has decried the continuous bloodshed in the Middle East,


Jordan holds conference to deny Jewish rights in Jerusalem

elderofziyon 29 April 2014

Jordan is holding a conference that aims to ensure that Jews have no rights in Jerusalem. From Jordan's official Petra News Agency: Deputizing for His Majesty King


Muslim Brotherhood In Jordan Expels Members Seeking Reform

Jordanian media is reporting that the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood has expelled three senior members for trying to initiate reforms. According to a report in the Jordan


Jordanian air strike destroyed Al Qaeda raider force heading for US military base 20 April 2014

The Royal Jordanian Air force strike Wednesday, April 16, against a combat vehicle convoy from Syria destroyed an Al Qaeda raider force on its way to attack US military targets


Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood Wants UK To End Investigation Of Muslim Brotherhood

Islamist media is reporting that the the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood has called on UK Prime Minister David Cameron to stop his investigation into the activities of the Muslim

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