Al Qaeda group is operating on ransom money from the West

Los Angeles Times 11 November 2013
By Ken Dilanian

WASHINGTON — Dominik Neubauer stared into the camera, the steel barrel of an assault rifle pointed at his head. A Yemeni "tribe" had taken him hostage, the 26-year-old


Dutch Volunteer Dies in Yemen Fighting

A Dutch man of Moroccan origin, Ibrahim El Bey died in Damaj in Yemen during battles between Sunni and Shiite Muslims. He was in Yemen in order to study at the Salafist


Three die in Yemen sectarian clashes

The Times of Malta 5 November 2013

At least three people were killed in fighting between rival Muslim clans in northern Yemen yesterday, a local official said, bringing the death toll from five days of clashes to 58 as the government


Yemen: Sectarian fighting kills dozens

CNN 4 November 2013
By Mohammed Jamjoom and Hakim Almasmari

Dozens of people have been killed by sectarian clashes in Yemen's northern province of Saada in the past several days, according to local officials. In recent days, violence


Video: White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite 'radicalised by top al-Qaida recruiter in Yemen'

Belfast Telegraph 30 October 2013

Samantha Lewthwaite may have been radicalised by an al-Qaida kingpin in Yemen, it has emerged. The widow of one of the July 7 bombers, Lewthwaite, who was born and raised for some time in Banbridge, Co Down, has claimed to have spent some time in Yemen, raising fears that she may have been influenced by al-Qaida's most prolific recruiter, Anwar al-Awalaki.


Fifteen-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Killed by Father for Talking to Her Fiancé

Answering Muslims 29 October 2013
By David Wood

But the real problem is Islamophobia, right? A 15-year-old Yemeni girl was burned to death by her father for "communicating with her fiance," according to Yemen's


Video: Caught on camera: Yemeni teacher gives 200 students a thrashing

The Observers 24 October 2013

A video of what initially appears to be a sport class quickly takes on a more disturbing tone. Amateur video footage from a high school in Taiz, southwest Yemen, shows a teacher thrashing students with a cane.


Yemeni kills daughter for talking on phone with boyfriend

AGI 24 October 2013

A 15-year-old girl was burnt to death by her father in Yemen for talking with her boyfriend on the phone. The incident took place in Shabaa, a remote village in the southwestern province of Taiz.


Yemen: 8 year old Muslim girl dies from internal injuries on wedding night

Most Intolerant religion 10 September 2013
By Rahul Raj

An eight year old bride in Yemen died from internal injuries on her wedding night, bleeding to death after deep vaginal tearing caused by sex with her 40 year old


Saudi Arabia: Yemeni restaurant gives new meaning to the term ‘mystery meat’

Bare Naked Islam 28 August 2013

Saudi authorities shut a restaurant after finding out it served meat which does not belong to any known livestock, a newspaper reported. A customer who had a meal at the Yemeni


Deadly bombing targets Yemeni troops

MWC News 26 August 2013

At least six people have been killed and in a bomb attack on a bus carrying members of Yemeni air force officers. Witnesses and medics said 26 others were injured in


U.S. Allies Lead in Female Genital Mutilation

By Lloyd Billingsley

    UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, has issued a new report on FGM/C, female genital mutilation/cutting, that raises troubling questions about the practice and the American response to it, particularly in nations such as Egypt

"Girls and women are made to have their external genitalia removed fully or partially– some when they are just infants, others when they hit puberty,” explains UNICEF, "in the


Female genital mutilation: 30 million girls 'at risk'

BBC News 23 July 2013

More than 30 million girls are at risk of being subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) over the next decade, a study by Unicef has found. It said more than 125 million


Eleven-Year-Old Nada Al-Ahdal Flees Home to Avoid Forced Marriage in Yemen

answeringmuslims 22 July 2013

The Qur'an allows Muslim men to marry and have sex with prepubescent girls. Indeed, Muhammad himself had sex with Aisha when she was only nine years old. Yet whenever


FGM Debate Continues in Muslim Lands

gatestoneinstitute. 18 July 2013

The Al-Azhar authorities stated in 1997 that cutting female sexual organs -- even partially -- has no foundation in Islam, is medically harmful, and should not be carried out. "Everyone pretends like it never happened."

While overshadowed apparently by the general civil conflict over the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) regime in Egypt, the spreading problem of female genital mutilation (FGM) has


Why Christianity is Vital to Egypt and the Middle East

Assyrian International News Agency. 10 July 2013

The characteristic of Cairo that most alarms visiting Westerners is the constant river of pedestrians amid swiftly moving traffic. Residents of this impoverished megalopolis of 20 million dart into traffic with a fatalistic nonchalance, missing oncoming cars by mere inches

My colleague asks our driver whether people are often struck by cars. He smiles and nods, "Yes, sometimes." Some with expertise in the region attribute this fatalism to the


Islam in a Nutshell Brochure

Citizen Warrior 26 June 2013

Islam in a Nutshell (PDF document)

The Counter Jihad Coalition in California put together a brochure entitled "Islam in a Nutshell." Here's what the creators of the brochure said about it:

What we have found is that many people still do not know Islam. And they do not want to take much time to learn it. This simple short brochure gives a good summary about the doctrine in 10 minutes of reading.


Pamphlet to Hand Out at Protests and Elsewhere 18 June 2013

The following is a pamphlet someone (who wishes to remain anonymous) wrote for the protest in Manchester, Tennessee.

It is meant to be printed on both sides and folded in half. You have the author's permission to use it in any way you want.


The Least Peaceful Countries in the World are Muslim

By Daniel Greenfield

So much for the Religion of Peace trademark.

With so much of strife and violence dominating our world, and the aftermath of the Arab Spring, its violent protests and repressive regimes adding their bit, it is not


Yemen urged to take immediate action against al-Qaeda

Ynetnews 5 June 2013

Al-Qaeda-affiliated fighters are poised to take control of the southeastern province of Hadramout, Yemen's largest province, French ambassador to Yemen Frank Gillette is

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