ISIS jihadis are complaining in online forums that the best suicide missions in Iraq and Syria are being handed to those with the right “connections” through their Saudi Arabian friends and families. The Express reports that preacher Kamil Abu Sultan
Ankara (AFP) – Turkish opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu on Wednesday accused the government of delivering arms to Islamist rebels in Syria, pledging to seal the border to such traffic if he came to power. Turkey has been under fire for
Former CIA Director Michael Morell’s account of what happened during the September 2012 terror attack against a U.S. consulate in Benghazi has been debunked by a Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) report, a security contractor, and other sources.
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted President Mohammed Morsi to death over his part in a mass prison break that took place during the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
After spending 400 days in an Egyptian prison, an Al Jazeera English journalist is suing his network for $100 million dollars in damages, and has accused the Doha-run news organization of violating his contract.
At the end of April, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveiled a permanent memorial to MIT Police Officer Sean Collier. Officer Collier was gunned down by the Boston Marathon bombers, Chechen refugees Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, three days after they blew up the Marathon.
During a recent visit to Washington, D.C. and New York, members of the House of Representatives (HoR) located in Tobruk– the democratically elected government in Libya and one of two competing to run the nation– met with U.S. policy makers.
WASHINGTON, DC — The Pentagon announced on Thursday that the U.S. has begun training about 90 Syrian rebels at an overseas location, adding that pro-Bashar al-Assad regime forces are losing momentum in their fight against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and other groups.
“The first thing you notice is the warm and welcoming smile. Any brother standing in the doorway is sure to get a big smile, hearty handshake, and some sort of kind conversation,” Kawthar Ijai wrote in a February 2010 Arizona Muslim Voice profile of Elton Simpson, the man who officials said carried out a terrorist attack in Garland, Texas on Sunday.
The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), an American Muslim advocacy group with deep ties to the global Muslim Brotherhood, advised Muslims to “use caution” when talking to the FBI about its 2010 investigation into Elton Simpson, who on Sunday carried out a jihadist attack on a “Draw Muhammad” free-speech event in Garland, Texas.
Cairo (AFP) – An Egyptian court Wednesday jailed 69 Islamists for life for torching a church near Cairo in August 2013, as anger flared over a crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
Matthew Luke, Al Jazeera America’s (AJA) former director of media and archive management, was fired because he complained about his boss’s constant “anti-American and anti-Semitic rants,” a new lawsuit alleges.
A pro-Hamas conference is slated to take place in Germany next weekend, just days after Israel celebrated its 67th year of independence as a Jewish state. The Berlin conference has come under fire from human rights supporters because Hamas, which openly seeks the annihilation of Israel and the Jewish people, shares anti-Semitic goals that were also commonly expressed by Nazi Germany.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters on Tuesday that the U.S. is “concerned” about an Egyptian court’s sentencing of former Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi to 20 years in prison.
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted as the president of Egypt in 2013, was sentenced to 20 years in maximum security prison for using force against protesters.
Student protesters who support ousted president Mohammed Morsi in Egypt, a Muslim Brotherhood leader, were arrested at Cairo University for clashing with administrative security.
The Saudis have blamed the Iranian-backed Houthis for the large number of civilian casualties, while the Iranians and their allies have blamed the Saudis for the same deaths.
An Egyptian court has confirmed the death sentence on Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie and 13 others for planning attacks against the state.
As Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Continues, Boston Muslim Leaders Upend Obama’s Plan to Counter Violent Extremism in the City
Nine days after ISIS shocked the civilized world with a video of its beheading of American journalist James Foley, the Imam of the largest mosque on the East Coast, Suhaib Webb, directly challenged President Obama’s circumlocutions about jihad.
A senior official from Iran reportedly called on the Saudi Arabia-led coalition to stop its bombing campaign against Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen.