Posts Tagged ‘ Sunni ’

Leaked Clinton Emails Expose Saudi Support for ISIS

Oct 12th, 2016 | By

Earlier this week, WikiLeaks released archives of Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton’s emails. Yesterday, Clinton’s campaign tried to do damage control on an email that was leaked where Clinton, the former Secretary of State, accused the Saudi and Qarati governments of secretly funding ISIS. The email was sent on August 17, 2014 to John Podesta, then

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Turkish Christians Targeted After Coup

Aug 3rd, 2016 | By

In the midst of Turley’s failed coup, Christians in the country were targets of violence. In Matalya, a city located in Anatolia, Turkey, Sunni Muslims targeted a Protestant church, which was a “small, modern shopfront nestled in the city’s minority Alevi district” because Protestants are prohibited from building churches in Turkey. Gangs of Sunni Muslim

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Tunisia, The Only ‘Beacon of Hope’ Shining Out of The Arab Spring

Jul 14th, 2016 | By

Despite Tunisian organizations having won a Nobel Peace Prize for their success in guiding the country’s democratic transition, “Tunisia is facing real trouble” and “serious divides within society. Tunisia has a “jihadism problem at home,” as indicated by the March attack on the Tunisian town of Ben Guerdane by jihadists, many of them natives



Saudis fueling jihadist ‘powder keg’ in Belgium

Mar 30th, 2016 | By

Three months after the attacks in Paris by ISIS jihadists traced to Molenbeek, Belgium, the Belgian ambassador to Saudi Arabia met with the secretary general of the Muslim World League to discuss how to help Belgium’s universities and cultural institutions “clarify the pure image of Islam,”



Is a Saudi-Led Caliphate in the Making?

Mar 11th, 2016 | By

Given a self-promoting agenda, the Saudis’ wide-ranging and relentless efforts to unite approximately 1.4 billion Sunni Muslims, ostensibly to fight terrorism, should raise a basic question among Muslims and non-Muslims alike: is the Saudi ruling dynasty’s real objective the defeat of particular Muslim terror movements like ISIS or the creation of a broader Caliphate Empire?



Saudis Continue Assault On Human Rights Around The World

Dec 4th, 2015 | By

Inside Saudi Arabia, government officials are planning on a mass execution of 50 who have been accused of “terrorism” against the state. In addition, the Saudis are going to publicly execute a Palestinian poet named Ashraf Fayadh. He is being accused of apostacy.



Is the United States causing chaos by seeking stability for the Middle East and North Africa?

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
Not much is left of the mostly middle class town of Kubani as the West arms "rebel" revolutionaries to "stabilize" the area. January 2015. (Reuters/Osman Orsal)

In Syria, whether Sunni jihadists fighting Assad or Shiite supporters of Assad from Hezbollah and Iran, they “will fight each other to the death, but they have one thing in common, and that is that they all hate us.” The gang leading the West including Obama and Merkel just don’t understand that sometimes the enemy of your enemy is also our enemy.



Debate In Saudi Arabia Following Saudi Clerics’ Call For Jihad Against Russian Forces In Syria

Oct 29th, 2015 | By

To Arab and Muslim countries we say: The Western-Russian coalition with the Safavids and ‘Alawites is a true war against [all] Sunnis, their lands, and their identities, with no exception. The jihad fighters in Syria are currently defending the entire ummah. Trust in them and give them moral, military, and political support, for if they are defeated… it will be the turn of the remaining Sunni countries, one after the other… O clerics and thinkers – this is a war on Islam… Stress in your words, writings, sermons, and lessons that we must abandon all sources of schism, and warn against them.



Saudis Behaving Badly: Beheading For Protesting?; 350 Lashes For Making Homemade Wine?

Oct 14th, 2015 | By

The mother of a teenage Saudi protester sentenced to crucifixion has begged Barack Obama to intervene to save her son’s life. In her first interview with foreign media, Nusra al-Ahmed, the mother of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, whose case has reverberated around the world, described the intended punishment as “savage” and “backwards in the extreme”.



Massacre And Media: ISIS And The Case Of The Sunni Arab Shaitat Tribe

Jun 24th, 2015 | By

Since it burst on the scene as Al-Qaeda in Iraq, the organization now known as the Islamic State, or ISIS, has cut a wide and bloody swath through the Middle East, especially in Syria and Iraq. Many of its most notorious, high-profile actions involve ethnic and religious groups that ISIS has declared fair game: numerous massacres of every type against Iraq’s Shi’a population, culminating in the 2014 Camp Speicher massacre; targeting Iraq’s Yazidi population for extinction, including the August 2007 Qahtaniya bombings; and multiple attacks against Christians, including the October 2010 attack on the Syrian Catholic Cathedral in Baghdad and the total expulsion of historic Christian communities in Mosul and Nineveh Plains in 2014.