Senior Mexican public safety officer assassinated

On February 2, Mexico’s director for citizen security, Manuel Farfan Carriola, was assassinated on his way home from work. Also killed were four bodyguards and numerous police officers were also shot and wounded. Intelligence indicates that the most likely perpetrator of this attack was the Zeta organization. As we’ve seen with previous attacks by the… Read More Senior Mexican public safety officer assassinated

Moslem Brotherhood will delete peace treaty with Israel

Egypt’s banned Muslim Brotherhood movement has unveiled its plans to scrap a peace treaty with Israel if it comes to power. Rashad al-Bayoumi appeared on an Egyptian TV station Thursday and said the peace treaty with Israel will be abolished after a provisional government is formed by the movement and other Egypt’s opposition parties. “After… Read More Moslem Brotherhood will delete peace treaty with Israel

Turkish Government releases radical Moslems

There is a political storm raging in Turkey over the release of the leaders of a radical Islamic Kurdish group from prison. Called Kurdish Hizbullah, the group is blamed for the torture and killing more than 100 people in its battle with the Kurdish separatist organization the PKK. Kurdish Hizbullah, unrelated to the Lebanese Hezbollah,… Read More Turkish Government releases radical Moslems

Moslem king of Jordan opens “World Interfaith Harmony Week”

King Abdullah II on Tuesday underlined the country’s commitment to enhancing concepts of tolerance, love and coexistence among followers of different religions, stressing the important role places of worship play in entrenching the concepts. King Abdullah made the remark during a meeting with several Jordanian Muslim and Christian leaders on the occasion of World Interfaith… Read More Moslem king of Jordan opens “World Interfaith Harmony Week”

Unrest might soon spread to Syria

Syrians are organizing campaigns on Facebook and Twitter that call for a “day of rage” in Damascus this week, taking inspiration from Egypt and Tunisia. Like Egypt and Tunisia, Syria suffers from corruption, poverty and unemployment. All three nations have seen subsidy cuts on staples like bread and oil. Syria’s authoritarian president has resisted calls… Read More Unrest might soon spread to Syria