Home / Terrorism (page 8)

Terrorism

Assir trial adjourned to April

THE LEVANT NEWS — The Lebanese military court Tuesday postponed to April 24 the trial of notorious Salafist preacher Ahmad Assir to give his lawyers time to prepare a defense. A judicial source told The Daily Star that Military Court chief Brig. Gen. Khalil Ibrahim announced the trial delay after …

Read More »

India air base attack threatens Pakistan talks

THE LEVANT NEWS — A rapprochement effort between India and Pakistan appeared to be in jeopardy on Monday, as Indian security forces battled for the third day to clear out militants who attacked one of its air bases and killed seven soldiers. The foreign secretaries of the nuclear-armed neighbors are …

Read More »

Iraqi forces continue clean-up operation in Ramadi

THE LEVANT NEWS — Iraqi forces continue the clean-up operation in Ramadi, western province of Anbar, inflicting more losses on the Daesh Takfiri terrorists. “Our security forces launched an operation from Khaldiya, east of Ramadi, and managed to liberate the College of Agriculture,” said Hamid al-Dulaimi, Ramadi district mayor, on …

Read More »

Why Isis fights

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East THE LEVANT NEWS – By Martin Chulov for THE GUARDIAN — For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, …

Read More »

Italy expels man suspected of terrorist intentions

THE LEVANT NEWS — ROME: Italy has expelled a Moroccan man after investigations revealed he wanted to commit acts of terrorism and planned to travel to Syria, the interior minister said Tuesday. The 40-year-old, who had briefly acted as a Muslim cleric while living near the northern town of Padua, …

Read More »

UK husband and wife convicted of planning bomb attack

THE LEVANT NEWS — LONDON: A husband and wife have been convicted of planning a large-scale bombing of civilian targets in London to mark the 10th anniversary of the July 7, 2005 attacks on the city’s transit system. Mohammed Rehman, 25, and his wife Sana Ahmed Khan, 24, were found …

Read More »

Syria army makes fresh gains against rebels

THE LEVANT NEWS — The Syrian army has retaken several areas from terrorist groups in the Arab country gripped by foreign-backed militancy for more than four years. On Tuesday, Syrian army soldiers, backed by fighters from allied popular defense groups, gained control over the town of Burj al-Qasab, located in …

Read More »

Hizbullah and Al-Qaeda: Friends or foes?

NOTE: THIS IS ARTICLE HAS BEEN WRITTEN IN AUG 20, 2014 AND PUBLISHED IN THE DAILY STAR BUT THE SYRIAN WAR HAS PROVEN ITS APPROACH. http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2004/Aug-20/93887-hizbullah-and-al-qaeda-friends-or-foes.ashx THE LEVANT NEWS — By Dr. Haytham Mouzahem – The final report of the Sept. 11 Commission in the US argued that Al-Qaeda had …

Read More »

Al-Qaeda, ISIS, And The Shia

By Dr. Haytham Mouzahem* “Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula”(AQAP), based in Yemen, has significantly denied its involvement in Sanaa’s suicide bombs in the Shia Zaidi mosques, which are frequented by followers of the Houthi “Ansarullah” group, saying it is against its principles to target mosques. The organization announced in a …

Read More »

What defines a terror organization?

THE LEVANT NEWS — By ROBERT SWIFT FOR THE MEDIA LINE — In the halls of power of both the United States and the United Kingdom, renewed discussions have been taking place over the status of the organization known as the Muslim Brotherhood. In Washington, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a …

Read More »

How ISIS has plundered oil fields, antiquities and stolen a fortune of $2BILLION to spread its war from the Middle East into Europe

THE LEVANT NEWS — By COREY CHARLTON  for Mailonline — The vast wealth generated by oil fields, power plants, extortion, taxes, and the pillaging of antiquities has rendered ISIS the most well-funded terrorist group in history, experts have warned. With an estimated £1.3billion fortune, the group can afford not only …

Read More »

Terrorists empowered after US-led strikes: Syria

THE LEVANT NEWS– Syria complains that terrorists harrying the country grew in power after the United States and its allies started aerial strikes against purported Daesh hideouts. “The result is that the terrorists have gained more ground and more recruits from around the world,” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told China’s Phoenix television …

Read More »

Heads of the Hydra: A Jewish view

THE LEVANT NEWS — by Rabbi Reuven Firestone FOR The Jewish Journal– This time it’s Paris. It was already Paris earlier this year. It was also Madrid, London, New York and suburban Washington D.C., and it was the Russian cities of Buynaksk, Moscow and Volgodonsk in 1999, and the infamous …

Read More »