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Russia's Corruption Stokes ISIS Terrorism

The Moscow Times 7 July 2014
By Ivan Sukhov

Ramadan began in Moscow on June 28, as it did throughout the Arab world. When that period of fasting ends one month later, tens of thousands of believers will gather at each of

 

New Calls for Jihad Against Russia

ACDemoracy 27 May 2014

The Crimean Tatars opposition of Russia is nothing new. In 2010, they opposed the election of the pro-Russian Viktor Yanukovych as Ukraine’s president, and after he fled the country

 

Turkey's Circassians jangle Russian nerves

Al-Monitor 25 May 2014
By Fehim Tastekin

Unprecedented commemorations have been organized in Turkey this year to mark the 150th anniversary of the great tragedy that befell Circassians under Tsarist Russia and drove

 

Muslim Brotherhood, al Qaeda and the West all gunning for El-Sisi’s head

Canada Free Press 19 May 2014
By Ali Al Sharnoby

CAIRO, EGYPT—The Egyptian presidential elections have begun—with wide expectations that former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will be the winner. El-Sisi—the most

 

Saudis ask Norway to ban slurs on prophets

The Local 29 April 2014

Norway's human rights record came in for sharp criticism during a UN hearing on Monday, with Saudi Arabia and Russia weighing in to highlight the country's shortcomings.

 

Under pressure from imams, Christians cannot be buried in state-owned cemeteries

asianews.it 29 April 2014

In recent weeks, three cases have raised the issue of religious freedom in the Asian country. Muslim religious leaders have banned burials because non-Muslims "cannot be buried

 

West should work with Russia against radical Islam: Blair

Yahoo 24 April 2014

Western leaders should set aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the growing threat of Islamic extremism, former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Wednesday

 

The Muslim Brotherhood's European controversies and Russia's position

Pravda 23 April 2014
By Giovanni Giacalone

The British government has ordered the opening of an inquiry on the Muslim Brotherhood's activity in the country. Prime minister David Cameron said that the decision was taken

 

Russia to ban Hizb ut-Tahrir in Crimea

World Bulletin 9 April 2014

Crimea's deputy prime minister Rustam Temirgaliyev has revealed that the political Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir will be banned in the peninsula in accordance with Russian law after

 

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

 

NATO Taps Norway’s Stoltenberg to Deal With Russia, Afghans

Bloomberg 3 April 2014
By James G. Neuger

NATO picked former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg as its next civilian leader, as the western military alliance confronts a more assertive Russia and winds down the war

 

32 Crimean Tatars seek asylum in Poland

Hurriyet Daily News 25 March 2014

A group of 32 Crimean Tatars has requested refugee status in Poland following Russia's annexation of the Black Sea peninsula, Polish border guards said Friday. The

 

Crimea legally declares independence, Kosovo was illegal

B92 22 March 2014

President of the Serb Republic, RS, Milorad Dodik stated in Banja Luka that "no parallels can be drawn between the situation in Kosovo and that in Crimea." This is because

 

Russophobia and Islamophilia

American Thinker 21 March 2014

It’s hard to believe that it has been a quarter of a century since Ronald Reagan began to dismantle the ideological wall that divided Europe. Harder still to believe that American politicians

 

Turkey also a loser in Crimea

Al-Monitor 21 March 2014
By Fehim Tastekin

Who lost in Crimea? If there is a country to be added to Ukraine, it's Turkey.The referendum decision of Crimea to return to the Russian fold, after Turkey lost it to the

 

Video Shows Brutal Execution of 'Those Who Fight Against Islam'

Halal Porkshop 11 March 2014

A video of jihadists executing a group of Syrians in the city of Aleppo has emerged. The execution is carried out by Russian-speaking fighters, and one of those to be killed was said to be

 

Tatar Sunni Muslims pose a threat to Russia's occupation of Crimea

The Guardian 7 March 2014
By Andrew Wilson

Russia may be tightening its grip on Crimea, with little resistance to date, but they have yet to face the Crimean Tatar factor. There are 266,000 Crimean Tatars in Crimea, over 13%

 

Only Four Mosques for Moscow’s 2 Million Muslim Residents

Chicago Monitor 7 March 2014
By Alishba Malik

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin recently said he did not want any more mosques being built in his city, claiming it would attract more Muslims. Such open displays of Islamophobia have

 

Turkey mobilizes for Crimea after 160 years

Al-Monitor 5 March 2014

The Crimean peninsula, scene of one of most important military struggles of the last years of the Ottoman Empire, has made a surprising comeback to the world scene after the

 

The Problem Of Passive Supporters Of Jihadi Terrorists And The Putin Solution

Terror Finance 2 March 2014
By Ganesh Sahathevan

While I have previously taken a top-down approach to describing the networks that support jihadists, the profileartion of Al-Qaeda franchises and off-shoots, such as

 
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