Libya

Libyan arms issued to regional terrorists

Money Jihad 22 April 2014

Weapons are pouring into Libya from around the Mediterranean, for both domestic use among rival factions and for follow-on trafficking to neighboring African hotspots and to

 

Libya: Tripoli trial against Gaddafi regime members resumes

ANSAmed 16 April 2014

TRIPOLI - The trial against 37 leading members of the Gaddafi regime, including two of his sons - Saif Al Islam and Saddi, who was recently extradited - resumes on Monday after

 

New Libyan Islamist group declares war on "enemy of Allah"

Shanghai Daily 7 April 2014

BENGHAZI, April 6 (Xinhua) -- A new Islamic group said late on Saturday that its troops are being sent to the strategic town of Derna in eastern Libya to restore peace and impose sharia

 

SocGen facing bribery lawsuit over Libyan deals - FT

The West Australian 31 March 2014
By Aashika Jain

The Libyan Investment Authority has accused France's second-biggest bank Societe Generale of funnelling bribes worth tens of millions of dollars to associates of Saif al-Islam, the son

 

What now for the Lockerbie families?

The Telegraph 11 March 2014
By Gordon Rayner

Families of the 270 Lockerbie bombing victims have mixed views over the guilt of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, but they are united in their belief that he did not act alone. US and British

 

Five Countries Where Sharia Law Has Led to Violence

International Business Times 11 March 2014
By Ludovica Iaccino

Sharia, also known as Islami Qaqun, represents the moral code and religious law of a prophetic religion and is the expression of Allah's command for Muslim societies.

 

Niger turns one of Gaddafi's sons over to Libyan justice

france24 10 March 2014

Saadi Gaddafi, the son of Libya’s former dictator, was extradited by Niger on Thursday and immediately taken into custody in Tripoli, the Libyan government said.

 

Libya: Gaddafi son extradited from Niger

ANSA Med 7 March 2014
By Giuseppe Maria Laudani

Former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saadi, has been extradited from Niger, where he fled in the 2011 revolution that toppled his father, and is now in custody in Tripoli

 

Coptic Christians killed 'execution style' in Libya

Christian Today 4 March 2014
By Michael Trimmer

Egyptian and Libyan authorities have been criticised over their response to the murder of Egyptian Copts in Libya earlier this week. Seven bodies were found on a beach in the Benghazi

 

Seven Egyptian Christians found shot execution-style on Libyan beach

Swiss Infro 25 February 2014

Seven Egyptian Christians were found shot dead on a beach in eastern Libya after they were abducted from their apartments, security officials and local residents said

 

Weapons routed from Balkans to Syrian rebels

Money Jihad 19 February 2014

A new report indicates that a Croatian arms smuggling kingpin is being paid by the spy agencies of Middle Eastern monarchies to supply Syria’s extremist rebels

 

The Arab Spring, Islam and oil wealth

Al Monitor 10 February 2014
By Talal Salman

Both the western and eastern parts of the Arab world today seem quite different than three years ago, when the so-called Arab Spring started. Several regimes are gone and have

 

Italy migrant influx incessant and massive, says minister

India Everyday 6 February 2014

More than 2,000 migrants landed on Italian shores in January, the government says, compared to just 217 in the same month last year.

 

More than 75,000 Foreign Nationals Fight in Syria

Israel National News 3 February 2014
By Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin

Disturbing statistics have surfaced from Syria Sunday: over 75,000 foreign nationals have been fighting in the Syrian Civil War, according to a local website.

 

The Muslim arrested for the New Year’s Eve arson attack on a nightclub was also a U.S. State Department ‘cultural ambassador’

Bare Naked Islam 3 February 2014

Musab Mohamed Masmari, 30, was arrested as a suspect in the arson attempt on ‘Neighbours’ Gay night club as he was on his way to the airport. But that’s not all

 

Hillary Clinton Blames "Imperfect Information” for Lack of Security in Benghazi

FRONTPAGE MAG 28 January 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

What exactly is the "imperfect information” part? Ambassador Stevens and RSO Nordstrom repeatedly asked for security upgrades and were denied. The State Department employee

 

The Sick Middle East

Family Security Matters 27 January 2014
By DANIEL PIPES

The recent fall of Fallujah, Iraq, to an Al-Qaeda-linked group provides an unwelcome reminder of the American resources and lives devoted in 2004 to 2007 to control the city -

 

Qatar’s Activism Sparks a Backlash

Voice of America 22 January 2014
By Mohamed Elshinnawi

WASHINGTON — Over the past few years, Qatar, the tiny gas-and-oil rich emirate has emerged as a major regional political player, and globally as a media powerhouse by founding

 

Libyan Christians Worried as Country Marches Toward Sharia

Answering Muslims 13 January 2014

The Obama Administration backed Libyan rebels against a largely secular (though admittedly evil) dictator. And now the Libyan government will be controlled by something far

 

Esman: Women are "Biggest Losers" in Arab Spring

The Investigate Project on Terrorism 19 December 2013
By Abigail R. Esman

The Arab Spring, with the rising tide of hope for democracy and change it ushered in, has turned to autumn. For women it has become an Arab Winter, dark and cold and growing

 
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