1. Leaked German Report Calls Turkey ‘Platform’ For Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood, Syrian Rebel Groups
    The German government has accused Turkey of being a hub for Islamist groups that allows them to further their aims across the Middle East, according to a leaked confidential document.
  2. Germany Sees Turkey as Platform for Islamist Groups, Leak Shows
    Germany views Turkey as a “central platform” for Islamist groups throughout the Middle East, according to a leaked internal assessment that could exacerbate tension between Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
  3. Osama bin Laden’s Son Urges Overthrow of Saudi Arabia’s Rulers
    Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza, is urging Saudis to “overthrow” the kingdom’s government and “free” their country from American interference.
  4. The Shias are winning in the Middle East – and it’s all thanks to Russia
    Just as Erdogan has become pals with Putin, the Turkish and Iranian foreign ministers have been embracing in Ankara with many a promise that their own talks will produce new alliances
  5. Shia Muslim cleric Sayed Mousa Al-Wadaie released after interrogation in Bahrain’s Hamad
    (AhlulBayt News Agency) – Bahraini security authorities released on Wednesday (August 17, 2016) Shiite cleric and Ras Rumman Mosque Imam, Sayed Mousa Al-Wadaie, following interrogation.
  6. Maulan Abbas asks Shia youth to remain vigilant against mischief mongers
    Srinagar, August 18, (Scoop News)-Reacting sharply to the recent conspiracies to create sectarian wedge and to separate Ladakh from the state, the Jammu and Kashmir Ittihadul Muslimeen (JKIM) on Thursday said a minister from the ruling BJP-PDP was active architect of such nefarious designs and that he was hatching a similar conspiracy in Srinagar.
  7. Iran and Saudi: Political hardliners boosting tensions
    On 9 September, millions of Muslims will once again set out on their pilgrimage to Mecca.
  8. President Buhari Breaks Silence on Zaria Shia Massacre After Many Months
    President Muhammadu Buhari has assured international and local human rights groups of “appropriate response” to a report of the judicial inquiry into the Nigerian Army’s barbaric attack towards unarmed members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria last December.
  9. Iraqi Shia Cleric Condemns Anti-LGBT Violence
    State and non-state actors in Iraq should heed the prominent Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s July 2016 statement banning violence against those who do not conform to gender norms.
  10. Syrian, Hezbollah forces capture several points in southern Aleppo
    AhlulBayt News Agency – The Syrian Army backed by Hezbollah reportedly captured Al-Qarassi after launching their second attack on this village.