Tag Archives: Sunni Islam

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb: Who’s Who? Who is Behind the Terrorists?

GLOBAL RESEARCH By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Who is behind the terrorist group which attacked the BP -Statoil-Sonatrach In Amenas Gas Field Complex located on the Libyan border in South Eastern Algeria?  (see map below) The operation was coordinated by Mokhtar Belmokhtar, leader of the Al … Continue reading

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THE SYRIAN CIVIL WAR: ESCALATION? INTERVENTION ?

  The chances of a negotiated solution for the civil war in Syria are smaller than ever. A
further escalation of violence is to be expected, though not all scenarios suggest an extended war of attrition. For the time being, no … Continue reading

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PinPoint Tension in Lebanon, No Civil War

  Since the recent assassination of the head of intelligence — Wissam al-Hassan, who was known to be aligned with the anti-Syrian March 14 alliance in Lebanese politics — in Beirut, there has been much speculation that the internal conflict … Continue reading

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Syrian Civil War Spillover, In Iraq, To Be Much Worse Than In Lebanon

  Intelligence Analysis Report Many Western journalists are based in Lebanon, few in Iraq. This explains why relatively small events in Lebanon get dramatic reporting and much larger increases of violence in Iraq, are largely overlooked or elicit little concern. … Continue reading

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Iraq-Syria Border: The Next Durand Line?

Intelligence Analysis Report Deteriorating stability in both Syria and Iraq suggests that the Middle East might be skidding dangerously close to the precipice of a widespread sectarian conflict. The worsening situation in Syria will be measured in years, not months. … Continue reading

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SAUDI SHIA MUSLIM

Victims of Sectarian Isolationism October 9, 2012 Washington DC– Incidents of oppression and discrimination in Saudi Arabia have directed the Shia Rights Watch’s attention to this country. The mission of Organization is to protect the rights of Shia worldwide through … Continue reading

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List of Terror Attacks For the Past 30 Days

Date Country City Killed Injured Description 2012.09.26 Pakistan Quetta 1 0 A Shiite professional is brutally gunned down outside his office by devout Sunnis 2012.09.26 Syria Barzeh 16 0 Six women and three children are among sixteen Sunni civilians pulled … Continue reading

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Egyp’ts Shiites

Egyp’ts Shiites Intelligence Report While some 90 percent of Egyptians are Sunni Muslims, the number of Shia in Egypt has been estimated at up to 2.2 million, including “Twelvers” and Ismailis. A Shiite dynasty,  the Fatimids, conquered Egypt in 969 … Continue reading

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