How to build a memorial for a ‘never-ending war’?
Prior to 9/11, Abu Qatada inspired numerous al Qaeda operatives. Now imprisoned in Jordan, he is providing ideological guidance to jihadists in Syria and North Africa.
Ansar al Sharia Tunisia regularly promotes Abu Qatada’s advice and guidance on its Twitter feed.
Mystery surrounds move of Afghan ‘torturer in chief’ to US amid allegations of agency abuse
The US offered a $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest of Li Fangwei a.k.a. Karl Lee, who is accused of providing missile parts to Iran, and sanctioned eight of his companies. He faces charges of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, money laundering, wire fraud, and conspiracy.
The government added the International Relief Fund for the Afflicted and Needy (IRFAN), based in Mississauga, Ont., to its list of terrorist organizations for sending millions of dollars to Hamas-linked groups. Canada recently warned its citizens against travel to Nigeria due to the risk of terrorism, violence, and kidnapping. Members of Canada’s elite special operations […]
Head of Lebanon’s Islamic Group opposes any intervention in Syria
Two suicide car bombs in Alawite neighborhoods in Zahraa in Homs killed at least 51 civilians and injured more than 70. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Reef Dimashq; in Latakia, where they were joined by Ahrar al Sham, Sham Al Islam, and rebels; in Hama; and in Aleppo, […]