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Jokers Wild: Ahmad Al-Assir is no longer a laughing matter

The Lebanese government never really took AHmad Al-NIssir's influence seriously. After four dead soldiers, he is now more than just a clown; bombs or boobs? Arab Idol sings American tunes; and the evolution of Arab public opinion research. ...

Blogs Roundup - 24/06/2013 - 12:01 - comment 0

From Singer to Rebel: Fadel Shaker may receive the death penalty

on the accused-list is Sheikh Ahmad Al Assir and his sons. Shaker turned into a jihadist supporter of the Salafist sheikh Ahmad al-Assir a few years ago, causing astonishment among fans and fellow celebs alike.  ... Shaker of murdering soldiers in Lebanon. Also on the accused-list is Sheikh Ahmad Al Assir and his sons. ...

11/07/2013 - 07:41 - comment 0

Notorious Salafi cleric: all mouth and no trousers?

Lebanese Salafi cleric Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir has ... vowing radical action. Four months ago, al-Assir launched an open-ended sit-in in the southern Lebanese ... Salafi cleric Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir has become a lightning rod for controversy over the past year, ...

Editor's Choice - 28/11/2012 - 14:06 - comment 1

At least three dead in clashes between Sunnis and Shiites in southern Lebanon

Lebanon, according to security officials. Clashes between followers of Sunni Lebanese Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir ... officials said. The bodyguard of Ahmad al-Assir was killed Sunday in the shooting, according ... Lebanese Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir and members of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hizbullah erupted in the port ...

11/11/2012 - 17:19 - comment 0

Lebanese Minister releases video showing Assir as the aggressor

The video shows that Salafi Cleric Ahmad al-Assir ... Cleric Ahmad al-Assir and his group had initiated the attack on the army, and in the process, exonerated ... presented damning video footage proving that Salafi Cleric Ahmad al-Assir and his group had initiated ...

14/07/2013 - 10:54 - comment 0

Lebanese army ramps up fight against radicals after Sidon deaths

to Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir attacked, for no reason, a Lebanese Army checkpoint in the village of Abra ” ... killed ten of its soldiers.“An armed group loyal to Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir attacked, for no reason, ...

24/06/2013 - 06:37 - comment 0

Fadel Shaker sells off his songs to concentrate on religious conversion

since he met Salafi Sheikh, Ahmad al Assir . Since his 'conversion' to Salafism, Fadel has ... singing about love, women and sex but all that has changed since he met Salafi Sheikh, Ahmad al Assir ...

09/10/2012 - 08:24 - comment 1

Lebanon: Syria-bound diesel trucks halted over claims cargo is used to quell uprising

transporting diesel into Syria, while Sheikh Ahmad alAssir threatened to prevent Syrian trucks from loading ... Sheikh Ahmad alAssir threatened to prevent Syrian trucks from loading the fuel in the southern district ...

14/02/2013 - 09:05 - comment 0

Facing difficulty? Go back to the basics and handle life like a toddler

While some think toddlers are only to be taught, one cartoonist shows us the Zen wisdom of simplifying life like a child; fresh blood in Syria's Azaz; Levante borders becoming unglued; Ahmad Al-Assir’s visit to Faraya; and a review of Lincoln the movie. ...

Blogs Roundup - 27/01/2013 - 11:02 - comment 0

Lebanese cleric turned mosque into military base

Ahmed al-Assir has turned his mosque into a military base, exclusive Al Arabiya footage shows. ... headlines, Lebanon) Firebrand Lebanese Sunni cleric Ahmed al-Assir has turned his mosque ... Lebanese cleric Sheikh Ahmad Assir turned his mosque ...

25/06/2013 - 15:20 - comment 0