Libya

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

 

American Who Was "Libya’s Best Friend” Killed in Benghazi

FrontPage Magazine 6 December 2013
By Daniel Greenfield

When will Western liberals learn that going to dangerous Muslim countries for humanitarian reasons is not an adventure that ends well? A beloved American teacher was

 

Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law

Times of Malta 5 December 2013

Libya's national assembly voted today to make sharia, Islamic law, the basis of all legislation and for state institutions in a decision that may impact banking, criminal and

 

Index: 8 Muslim-Majority Nations Among 10 Most Corrupt

Arutz Sheva 4 December 2013
By Ari Yashar

German-based NGO Transparency International released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Tuesday. The index, which ranks corruption of countries on a 0 to 100

 

Libya will modify existing law to conform to Sharia code

The Raw Story 15 November 2013

Libya is seeking to revise existing legislation to make it conform more to Islamic sharia law, a justice ministry document obtained by AFP shows. The text announces the

 

Libya: Ansar Al Sharia, security relies on Islamic law

ANSAmed 14 November 2013

TRIPOLI - Security in Libya depends on the implementation of Islamic law Sharia, according to a statement released on Tuesday by Jihadist group Ansar Al Sharia. The group in

 

Released Gitmo detainee was on ground in Benghazi during terror attack

Creeping Sharia 29 October 2013

A former Guantanamo Bay detainee with Al Qaeda ties was in Benghazi the night of the Sept. 11 attack, according to a source on the ground in Libya. The source told Fox News

 

Court sends Gaddafi son for trial

Belfast Telegraph 25 October 2013

Muammar Gaddafi's son and more than 30 others, including his prime minister and intelligence chief, have been sent for trial before a higher court on charges ranging from

 

Female teachers must cover face says Grand Mufti

Libya Herald 14 October 2013
By Aimen Eljali

The Grand Mufti, Sheikh Sadik Al-Ghariani, has issued a fatwa saying that female teachers in schools and colleges must cover their faces if they are teaching males who have reached puberty.

 

Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan freed following 'kidnap'

The Guardian 10 October 2013
By Chris Stephen

The Libyan prime minister, Ali Zeidan, has returned under armed escort to the Tripoli hotel from where he was seized in the early hours of Thursday morning, following a brief but dramatic

 
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