Tag: salafist

Morocco Bans the Burqa

Morocco is about 99% Muslim, so it would seem like an unlikely jurisdiction for one of the world’s strictest burqa bans.

Saudi Arabia camels (Mohamed Hwaity / AFP / Getty)

Saudi Arabia’s Social Stability to Fall Apart

Geopolitical Futures’ George Friedman has warned that Saudi Arabia’s inability to keep oil prices up to $90 a barrel will frustrate the kingdom’s effort to balance its books, meaning it is only a matter of time before “Riyadh’s unique social stability comes apart.”

Philip Haney: Orlando Shooting ‘Remarkably Similar’ to San Bernardino, ‘There’s a Lot of Overlap in the Two Networks’

Department of Homeland Security whistleblower Philip Haney, who said an investigation into radical Islam that might have stopped the San Bernardino jihad attack was scuttled by DHS for politically-correct reasons, joined SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon for a special edition of Breitbart News Sunday on the evening after the Orlando shootings.

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Iranian Foreign Minister: We Have No ‘Fight to Pick’ with Saudis

Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, went on CNN to address the growing tension between his nation and Saudi Arabia, which he described as “panicking” over reduced tensions between Iran and the Western world. During the interview, he slammed Saudi Arabia as the fountain from which terrorism flows, and lectured America for being “addicted” to sanctions.

EXCLUSIVE: Hamas Foils Mass ISIS Prison Break In Gaza

JAFFA, Israel – Salafists allied with ISIS ideology were caught in the act of planning a mass escape from a Hamas prison in the Gaza Strip last week, according to Hamas sources speaking to Breitbart Jerusalem. The event spotlights the

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Russia Grows Concerned ISIS Recruits Will Return Home

One of the factors spurring Russia to action in Syria was the success of ISIS recruitment in certain parts of Russia. A notable example of this is the province of Dagestan, which has a large and impoverished Muslim population, a history of unrest, some hot spots of radical Salafist Islam, and lingering resentment against heavy-handed police tactics.

Radical Imams In The Firing Line: One Down, Four to Go

Belgian authorities are monitoring the activities of four radical imams believed to be encouraging young people into Islamist extremism. All four face expulsion from Belgium, following the example of a Moroccan-Dutch radical imam whose residence permit was revoked on Tuesday. Flanders News