Yemen

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

 

Unrest in Yemen - Houthis get huffy

The Economist 22 September 2014

IT IS almost exactly a decade since the death of Hussein al-Houthi, a radical cleric who hoped to revive the Zaydi Shia Islam unique to north Yemen. Mr Houthi left behind a

 

Critics say Yemen is not a good model for anti-Islamic State plans

Washington Examiner 16 September 2014
By Susan Crabtree

Unrest and instability in Yemen are continuing to thwart President Obama’s plans to empty the Guantanamo Bay prison and send terrorism suspects there but that hasn’t stopped

 

How Former Muslim Radical Helped U.S. Nab One of World's Top Terrorists

National Geographic 12 September 2014
By Simon Worrall

Morten Storm was young, angry, and alienated when he converted to Islam. Traveling from Denmark across several continents, he came into contact with some of the most notorious

 

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…

 

Islamic Development Bank approves $987 million for funding development projects

CPI Financial 27 August 2014
By Matthew Amlôt

UAE news agency WAM reports that Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved $987 million in funds for supporting economic and social development projects and programmes in its

 

The Arab Empire

National Review Online 25 August 2014
By Josh Gelernter

A map has circulated showing the Islamic State’s five-year plan: a caliphate that stretches from the Iberian peninsula to western China, including all of India, north Africa,

 

Abu Hamza trial: Injured hostage gives evidence

BBC News 9 May 2014

The trial of radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza has heard evidence from a woman who was among 16 westerners taken hostage in Yemen in 1998. Margaret Thompson told

 

Frenchman shot dead in Yemeni capital - sources

TrustLaw 8 May 2014
By Mohammed Ghobari

SANAA - Gunmen shot dead a Frenchman working for the EU mission in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday, government and security sources said, as the army waged

 

Yemen latest front line in Saudi-Qatari feud

Al-Monitor 28 April 2014
By Fare Al-Muslimi

A poor and fragile country like Yemen cannot make independent decisions or escape the effects of the many disagreements around it. While Yemen did not withdraw its ambassador

 

Video: The March of Jihad in Yemen

Gates of Vienna 22 April 2014

Last week an jihad video surfaced that showed an Al Qaeda a meeting in Yemen. The leader of the group, a man named Nasser al-Wuhayshi, exhorted his followers to become martyrs in the jihad against America, "the leader of the Infidels”.

 

Muslim Preacher Faces Trial a Decade After Terror Charges

Bloomberg 14 April 2014
By Patricia Hurtado

Abu Hamza al-Masri, the Islamic cleric accused of aiding an al-Qaeda affiliate’s deadly attack in Yemen and trying to start a terrorist training camp in Oregon, said he plans to testify in his

 

Islamists gather to fight Muhammad's promised Armageddon

WND 7 April 2014
By Bob Unruh

Opposing Muslim interests are sending hundreds, maybe thousands of Islamic jihadists to Syria to fight for, or against, President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. There are estimates that 140,000

 

10 countries where homosexuality may be punishable by death

Journal Express 25 February 2014
By Terri Rupar

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed a law that imposes a 14-year prison sentence for homosexual acts - and life sentences for those found guilty of "aggravated homosexuality." A measure imposing the death penalty was removed from an earlier version of the bill.

 

Yemen: The Shia Rebels Close In On The Capital

Strategy Page 14 February 2014

In the north the Shia tribes have moved from feud (with Sunni tribes) to outright rebellion and marched south to within 35 kilometers of the capital

 

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 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 -

 

Report: Persecution of Christians reveals most abuse in Muslim countries

The Jerusalem Post 22 January 2014
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON

The majority of anti-Christian persecution in the world in 2013 took place at the hands of Muslims, according to a list by Open Doors USA . The nondenominational group

 

Turkey serving as rear base for jihadists

Islam Versus Europe 13 January 2014

In the ranks of the Islamic state, Yassine came across combatants of all nationalities. "Gulf countries, Yemen, Egypt, the Maghreb, Great Britain, France, Belgium… Lots of

 

There is no Religious Freedom, Christians are persecuted

Kashmir Watch 8 January 2014
By Clemente Ferrer

The Nusra Front, an Islamist group linked to Al Qaeda attacked the old part of the Syrian city of Maaloula . Islamic terrorists holded several nuns in the convent of Santa

 
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