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Abu Musab As-Suri

Mustafa Sit Mariam Nassar, a planner that enjoys a considerable amount of influence among Al-Qaeda, accused of being the mastermind of the July 7 London bombings in 2005 which resulted in the death of 52 injured 700. His real name is Mustafa bin Abd al-Qadir bin Mustafa Bin Hussein Bin Sheikh Ahmed Almazik Aljacquira Refai, […]

Saiful-Adl

Muhammed Ibrahim Makaawi (aka Saiful-Adl Al-Misri) was an Egyptian security general prior to joining the ranks of Al-Qaeda. Held in high esteem for his distinctive leadership in the Al-Qaeda, he was responsible for the organization’s military operations and oversaw Al-Qaeda training camps in Sudan and Afghanistan in the 1990’s. On 17/5/2011, Makaawi was appointed as […]

Abood Az-Zumar

Abood Az-Zumar is one of the most infamous people convicted of the planning for the assassination of the former Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar As-Sadaat in the year 1981, he is also considered to be the longest serving political prisoner in Egypt having served nearly 30 years in prison. He was born in 1947 in the […]

The Abdullah Azzam Brigades

A paramilitary Islamic group connected to al-Qaeda and comprised of Palestinian refugees located in Lebanon. It is considered to be a branch of “al-Qā’idah fī Bilād ish-Shām” [al-Qaeda in the Levant] and it also plans al-Qaeda activities in Sinai. It began its paramilitary activities in the year 2004 with limited operations and announced its formation […]

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The leader of the Justice and Development Party Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been the Islamic judge and prime minister in Turkey since 2002, and is also from the most important figures in the Turkish Republican Era. He is the most important political figure in this country after the establishment of Modern Turkey – Secularism – […]

The Penetration of Twelver Shi’a Among the Zaidis of Yemen

The Twelver Shi’a project is based on an expansion policy via exporting the Shi’a Madhhab to all Sunni countries, beginning with total control and a revival of the Greater Persian Empire which they dream of. Yemen is of a central priority within this Twelver Shi’a neo-imperial project and the country is central to Rāfidee and […]

Islamic Groups and Movements in Somalia

A number of Islamic movements have appeared in Somalia most of them being paramilitary groups which played a role in the bloody civil war of 1991, the impact of which led up the ‘Islamic Courts Union eventually becoming the ruling force over most regions in Somalia before the Islamic Courts Union collapsed in 2006. The […]

Hakeemillah Mahsood – Pakistani Taliban Leader

The young leader Hakeemillah Mahsood is considered to be a mysterious figure with regards to the populace of Kotkai; a small village which lies south of Waziristan where he grew up in. No one from the villagers remembers that he had met him nor seen him in previous years. Avaz Khan, one the Kotkai residents […]

Most Prominent Candidates to Succeed to Bin Laden

In the wake of the American announcement about the killing of the leader of al-Qaeda Usāmah bin Lādin, and in the midst of American joy, US intelligence was keen to remind Americans that Bin Lādin’s killing does not mean that the ideology of al-Qaeda has been killed, anticipating the continuation of al-Qaeda violence. In reality, […]

Moroccan Jihadis from Within Prison

Jihādee detainees comprising cells and organisations which possess the Takfīrī ideology and orchestrate terrorist operations aimed as state institutions, economic interests and the tourist industry. They were arrested and prosecuted based on terrorism-related files and most of them were arrested after the terrorist bombings which rocked the city of Casablanca on 16th May 2003. It […]