Chorus of criticism hits Saudi Arabia for designating Palestinian martyrs as terrorists

Saudi Arabian daily, Mecca, released a 40-member-list on Friday enlisting Palestinian martyrs as terrorists. The move provoked a chorus of criticism in social media.

Notorious Daesh Leader al-Baghdadi Speculated to Be in Afghanistan

The claims made by "respected security expert" Zaid Hamid come after late last month, the notorious leader of the Daesh* terror group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, made his first appearance in five years.

Daesh Claims Responsibility for Baghdad Suicide Blast in Sadr City

At least 8 people were killed and 15 were injured in a suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, in a market in a Shia-inhabited Sadr City district, local media reported Thursday.

Mastermind of Terror: The Life and Death of Bahrun Naim

On 8 June 2018, Muhammad Bahrun Naim Anggih Tamtomo alias Abu Rayyan was killed in a US airstrike as he was riding a motorcycle in Ash Shafa, Syria

Abdullah al-Faisal

Abdullah al-Faisal, born Trevor William Forrest in Jamaica, is U.S.-designated* Islamist propagandist and member of the Islamist propaganda group Authentic Tauheed.* Faisal previously served as the im...

Extremism Spotlight: Convicted Terrorist Abdullah al-Faisal Maintains Online Reach

This week, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) spotlights ISIS propagandist Abdullah al-Faisal. Faisal is classified by the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center as a “violent extremist ideologue” and...

Secretariat News
Congress on Takfīr: the Challenges Ahead, the Duty of Muslim Scholars

According to the secretariat of the World Congress on Extremism and Takfiri Threats, a congress entitled “Takfīr: the Challenges Ahead, the Duty of Muslim Scholars” was held on August 11th in the city...

congress on Uniting the Muslim Scholars against Takfīrī Threats’

On February 2nd 2017 a congress entitled ‘Uniting the Muslim Scholars against Takfīrī Threats’ was held in the al-Ghadīr auditorium in the Iranian city of Bīrjand. Numerous Shia and Sunni scholars par...

Interviews and Speeches
Gas Attacks Fabricated by US, Media as Intervention Alibi

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said issues of chemical attacks in his country were fabrication used by the US as a pretext to carry out an attack against the Arab army.


A former ISIS member going by the pseudonym Sherko Omer tells Newsweek of how he left his native Iraq hoping to join the fight against Assad in Syria, but soon found himself caught up in a horrifyin...