Category Islam

The Revolution Unfolds:  Saudi King To Step Down & Hand Power Over To His 32 Year-Old Son; King Salman Expected To Step Down Next Week

The Revolution Unfolds:  Saudi King To Step Down & Hand Power Over To His 32 Year-Old Son; King Salman Expected To Step Down Next Week http://www.fortunascorner.com      Saudi Arabia’s King Salaman “is planning to step down and announce his son as his successor next week,” according to a highly/well-placed source who spoke ‘exclusively,’ to […]

Hamza bin Laden Lionizes His Father And Incites ‘Rebellion’ In New Audio Message

Hamza bin Laden lionizes his father and incites ‘rebellion’ in new audio message By Thomas Joscelyn, www.longwarjournal.org View Original November 7th, 2017 Al Qaeda has released a new audio message from Hamza bin Laden entitled, “Osama…The Fighter Against Invaders And the Inciter of Rebellion Against Tyrants.” The junior bin Laden lionizes his father as a hero of […]

The Anti-Corruption Drive In Saudi Arabia Is Doomed To Fail According To Noted Middle East Journalist; Corruption Is Not Marginal To Keeping & Holding Political Power In The Desert Kingdom — Instead, It Is Central To Acquiring & Keeping It

The Anti-Corruption Drive In Saudi Arabia Is Doomed To Fail According To Noted Middle East Journalist; Corruption Is Not Marginal To Keeping & Holding Political Power In The Desert Kingdom — Instead, It Is Central To Acquiring & Keeping It    http://www.fortunascorner.com        Patrick Cockburn is not a neophyte when it comes to dispensing […]

Senior Saudi Figures Tortured And Beaten In Purge

http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/exclusive-senior-figures-tortured-and-beaten-saudi-purge-1489501498 EXCLUSIVE: Senior Saudi figures tortured and beaten in purge #SaudiPurge   Several detainees taken to hospital with torture injuries, while sources tell MEE scale of crackdown is bigger than authorities have revealed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has overseen arrest of hundreds of people, including senior royals, ministers and tycoons (AFP) David Hearst Last […]

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Investigating Former NSC Adviser LTG. (Ret.) Mike Flynn’s Alleged Plan To Forcibly Remove Turkish Cleric Fethullah Gulen From U.S.  And Deliver Him To Turkish Authorities — LTG. Flynn And Son Were To Reportedly Be Paid $15M

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Investigating Former NSC Adviser LTG. (Ret.) Mike Flynn’s Alleged Plan To Forcibly Remove Turkish Cleric Fethullah Gulen From U.S.  And Deliver Him To Turkish Authorities — LTG. Flynn And Son Were To Reportedly Be Paid $15M www.fortunascorner      The above title is from this morning’s, November 10, 2017 weekend edition […]

To Contain Iran, Protect its Interests & Prevent Regional War, U.S. Must Lead As Super Power Despite State Of Fatigue

INEGMA: Institute for Near East & Gulf Military Affairs (UAE) Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your browser. To Contain Iran, Protect its Interests & Prevent Regional War, U.S. Must Lead as Super Power Despite State of Fatigue Riad Kahwaji, CEO, INEGMA 08 November, 2017 Over the past two decades, the world watched the United […]

Bin Laden’s Son Calls On Followers To Rise In Rebellion

As I have written before, militant Islam has to be put on trial as Nazism was at the end of WWII.  We have to kill the philosophy.  RCP Bin Laden’s Son Calls on Followers to Rise in Rebellion www.voanews.com View Original November 7th, 2017 In this image from video released by the CIA, Hamza bin […]

Shifting Sands:  The Arab Spring Comes To The House Of Saud

Shifting Sands:  The Arab Spring Comes To The House Of Saud   www.fortunascorner.com      As folk singer Bob Dylan once sang, “things, they are a’changing.”  The Arab Spring which ushered in a wave of revolutionary uprisings in late 2010 across North Africa and Middle East — but, seemed to bypass the kingdom of Saudi […]

The Saudi Crown Prince Just Made A Very Risky Power Play

Excerpts: MBS has chosen what’s likely to be a popular target with younger Saudis. Corruption has enfeebled Saudi Arabia for generations, draining the royal treasury and impeding the modernization the crown prince says he wants. MBS is betting he can mobilize these younger Saudis, hungry for a new kingdom, against the older princes. He’s hoping […]

Iran’s Secret Funding For al-Qaeda In Exchange For Attacks On U.S. Targets Exposed In Bin Laden Files

Tehran provided extensive support for the terror group in an effort to weaken the United States http://www.newsweek.com/irans-secret-funding-al-qaeda-exchange-attacks-us-targets-exposed-bin-laden-699370 Iran’s Secret Funding For al-Qaeda In Exchange For Attacks On U.S. Targets Exposed in Bin Laden Files By Callum Paton On 11/2/17 Iranian offers of secret funding, arms and training to al-Qaeda have been laid bare in a 19-page document declassified by […]