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Syrian spillover? Salafis rumored to be expanding 'holy war' into neighboring states

amidst their ongoing campaign against Damascus. Syrian Jihadi Salafi groups ... to an Islamist source, foreign Jihadi Salafis in Syria have begun a push to “expand” their so-called holy war ... Jihadi Salafi coalition in Syria, which has reportedly played a pivotal role in rebel gains across ...

25/02/2013 - 11:16 - comment 0

Lebanese rower unofficially shatters world record on Indian Ocean

Maxime Chaaya finished rowing the Indian Ocean today and while it has not been officially announced, he is a new world record holder! females director empowers other females; tanks for the rebels; and Egypt’s Salafi-Jihadis ...

Blogs Roundup - 06/08/2013 - 07:35 - comment 0

The Sessions: Paralyzed virgin on the Hunt for love

John Hawkes plays a poet who is paralyzed neck down by polio since his childhood and asks the church to grant him one wish-- coitus; to beat or not beat one's spouse? Who are the Salafi-Jihadis? and Israeli products in Lebanon. ...

Blogs Roundup - 24/01/2013 - 12:02 - comment 0

If Assad has to go down, he's taking Syria with him

Syria is dying. Bashar al-Assad has made it clear that the price of his removal is the death of the nation and the shift to armed insurgency has produced catastrophic results; Saudi Arabia: 2012 Year in Review; and photos from the Salafi-Jihadi Protest ...

Blogs Roundup - 20/01/2013 - 11:08 - comment 0

The Afghanistan of the Levant? A peek into Syria's uncertain-or deadly- future

the Hezbollah stronghold of Dahiya, Lebanon that killed close to 30 people and injured up to 400, jihadi media ... With an estimated 17,000  foreign fighters  having entered Syria, the ground has been laid for the jihadi ... factions in  cooperation  with Salafi-jihadist groups, should be the most obvious parallel between what ...

23/08/2013 - 17:41 - comment 0

Threats of civil disobedience rock tribal city of Maan in southern Jordan

not to mention the site of Salafi jihadi groups and soaring unemployment.  Aside from coming down in full force, the government has done little else to tackle the crisis. In the meantime, a leader of the Salafi jihadi movement in the city known as Abu Sayyaf appealed for efforts to nip sedition in the bud, while ...

07/06/2013 - 07:54 - comment 0

Teenage twin sisters sneak off to Syria to join ISIS

when the girls contacted their family from Syria, where their elder brother is believed to be a jihadi ... British fighters gushing about their life in Iraq. Among them was aspiring jihadi Aseel Muthana, ... training camps in Syria. And a British Jihadi who claims he is fighting alongside militants in Syria ...

Editor's Choice - 07/07/2014 - 08:19 - comment 1

June 30 Rebel campaign: what does the future hold for Egypt's Islamists?

Salafi Jihadi, of which 22 were sentenced to life for murder and subsequently pardoned by Morsi. ... and Jihadi militias from entering cities where the 30 June protests will take place. Al-Masry al-Youm ... partly over the involvement of Hezbollah in support of Assad’s regime. Allies of Morsi, mainly Jihadi ...

Editor's Choice - 26/06/2013 - 11:36 - comment 0

Sitting in the eye of the storm: Jordan braces for Bashar backlash

By the end of 2012, only a few hundred Jordanian Salafis had crossed the border to fight in Syria. The government mostly turned a blind eye, but its policy of cracking down on jihadi Salafi activists remained ...

Editor's Choice - 21/04/2013 - 10:49 - comment 0

Fight against IS: death of Syrian leader could shift dynamics within the Syrian insurgency

trying to change from Salafi ideology to a more moderate form,” he told The Independent. “They announced ... regime are the most obvious culprits. Isis jihadis were jubilant on Twitter at the news, although ... eulogised the dead. “Jihadi men of our nation... do not let the crisis shake you or the calamity divide ...

11/09/2014 - 08:36 - comment 0