Category Archive: Middle East

Iraq and Iran in Kirkuk oil deal based on military gains: Ideology is extinct so pity the Kurds!

Iraq and Iran in Kirkuk oil deal based on military gains: Ideology is extinct so pity the Kurds! Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Iraq and Iran have signed an… Continue reading

British Foreign Aid is helping Sunni Islamist groups that stone women to death in Syria

British Foreign Aid is helping Sunni Islamist groups that stone women to death in Syria Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times According to a BBC Panorama investigation into a police… Continue reading

Shia Houthis in Yemen face a new threat: Forces loyal to Saleh are open to Saudi-led coalition

Shia Houthis in Yemen face a new threat: Forces loyal to Saleh are open to Saudi-led coalition Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Saudi Arabia is witnessing a new shift… Continue reading

Terrorists, Victims, or Both? The Children of ISIS Return

Terrorists, Victims, or Both? The Children of ISIS Return by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism They learn to count by attending public lashings. By the age of… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists in Egypt butcher 235 Muslims in Mosque attack in the Sinai Region

Sunni Islamists in Egypt butcher 235 Muslims in Mosque attack in the Sinai Region Boutros Hussein, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamists in Egypt have butchered at least… Continue reading

UK to help ISIS on return: Reward for butchering Alawites, Christians, Yazidis, and the Shia

UK to help ISIS on return: Reward for butchering Alawites, Christians, Yazidis, and the Shia Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In the United Kingdom, the madness of tolerating the… Continue reading

Migrant Crisis in Italy via Libya: NGOs, Smugglers, and Arab Slavery of Black Africans

Migrant Crisis in Italy via Libya: NGOs, Smugglers, and Arab Slavery of Black Africans Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Carmelo Zuccaro, an Italian prosecutor, claims to have major evidence… Continue reading

Saudi-led coalition kills many people at a market in Yemen: Sunni Muslim outcry?

Saudi-led coalition kills many people at a market in Yemen: Sunni Muslim outcry? Boutros Hussein, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Another day in Yemen and yet another brutal Saudi-led… Continue reading

Sudan’s Controversial Rapid Support Forces Bolster Saudi Efforts in Yemen

Sudan’s Controversial Rapid Support Forces Bolster Saudi Efforts in Yemen Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 15 Issue: 20 By: Nicholas A. Heras The Jamestown Foundation In late September, the military leader of Sudan’s Rapid… Continue reading

Narcotics, Sharia, and Shadow of NATO: Drugs Crisis in Iran emanating from Afghanistan

Narcotics, Sharia, and Shadow of NATO: Drugs Crisis in Iran emanating from Afghanistan Boutros Hussein, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Islamic Revolution in Shia Iran was meant to… Continue reading

Russian Federation accuses America of assisting ISIS movements entering Syria

Russian Federation accuses America of assisting ISIS movements entering Syria Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is accusing America of reducing its air strikes on ISIS (Islamic… Continue reading

Tunisian Religious Reforms Challenge Egypt’s Al Azhar

Tunisian Religious Reforms Challenge Egypt’s Al Azhar by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi marched straight into a battle with Egypt’s highest Sunni authority,… Continue reading

Al-Qaeda to reciprocate the Mass Media: Afghanistan to Bosnia to Libya to Syria to Myanmar

Al-Qaeda to reciprocate the Mass Media: Afghanistan to Bosnia to Libya to Syria to Myanmar Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The mass media corporations throughout the Northern Hemisphere and… Continue reading

Muslim Brotherhood Groups Increasingly Open in Endorsing Anti-Sisi Violence in Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood Groups Increasingly Open in Endorsing Anti-Sisi Violence in Egypt By John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A group of exiled Morsi-era Muslim Brotherhood politicians based in Istanbul has posted… Continue reading

Jaish al-Adl’s Reemergence Threatens Iran-Pakistan Relations

Jaish al-Adl’s Reemergence Threatens Iran-Pakistan Relations Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Farhan Zahid The Jamestown Foundation Pakistan’s tense relations with its neighbor Iran were further impacted on April 27 when militants from Jaish al-Adl… Continue reading

Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani and the Defeat of ISIS in Mosul: Holy Shia Cleric and Resistance

Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani and the Defeat of ISIS in Mosul: Holy Shia Cleric and Resistance Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the most senior holy… Continue reading

Israel and Cyber Defence: Mossad, Technology, and Libertad

Israel and Cyber Defence: Mossad, Technology, and Libertad Murad Makhumdov and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Mossad, one of the most famous international spy agencies in the world, is focused on state… Continue reading

Drugs Crisis in Iran emanating from Afghanistan: Sharia, Narcotics, and Shadow of NATO

Drugs Crisis in Iran emanating from Afghanistan: Sharia, Narcotics, and Shadow of NATO  Boutros Hussein, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Islamic Revolution in Shia Iran was meant to… Continue reading

Mexico, NSO Group, Israel, and Spying via Pegasus: The New Enemies of the State?

Mexico, NSO Group, Israel, and Spying via Pegasus: The New Enemies of the State? Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Mexico, according to various sources, is now… Continue reading

Muslim Brotherhood Affiliate Claims Responsibility for Cairo Attack

Muslim Brotherhood Affiliate Claims Responsibility for Cairo Attack By IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism The Muslim Brotherhood-linked Hasm Movement claimed responsibility for a deadly terrorist attack targeting Egyptian security forces in Cairo… Continue reading

Terrorists Attack the Tomb of Khomeini and Parliament of Iran: e-Khalq, ISIS, Jundallah, Jaish, or Operatives?

Terrorists Attack the Tomb of Khomeini and Parliament of Iran: e-Khalq, ISIS, Jundallah, Jaish, or Operatives? Nawal Soueif, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Terrorists have attacked the revered tomb… Continue reading

Russia’s Syria Resupply Route Through the Turkish Straits: Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack?

Russia’s Syria Resupply Route Through the Turkish Straits: Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack? Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation Since Moscow’s military intervention in the Syrian civil war… Continue reading

U.K. to Hide Terror Funding Inquiry that Hints at Saudi Arabia: Prime Minister May or Tim Farron?

U.K. to Hide Terror Funding Inquiry that Hints at Saudi Arabia: Prime Minister May or Tim Farron? Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Liberal Democrats agreed to a trade-off… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists Greet Ramadan by more Endless Slaughter: Afghanistan to Iraq

Sunni Islamists Greet Ramadan by more Endless Slaughter: Afghanistan to Iraq Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In any other religion, including minority Muslim sects like the Alawites and the… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists Slaughter 28 Coptic Christians in Egypt on the Eve of Ramadan

Sunni Islamists Slaughter 28 Coptic Christians in Egypt on the Eve of Ramadan Boutros Hussein, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamists in Egypt have butchered Coptic Christians on… Continue reading

Lee Rigby, al-Liby, and Manchester Connection: Murkiness of MI5 and MI6 in Relation to Sunni Islamists

Lee Rigby, al-Liby, and Manchester Connection: Murkiness of MI5 and MI6 in Relation to Sunni Islamists Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The security services in the United Kingdom (MI5… Continue reading

Trump in the House of Anti-Christian and anti-Shia Saudi Arabia blames Iran

Trump in the House of Anti-Christian and anti-Shia Saudi Arabia blames Iran Boutros Hussein, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America is bowing down to the… Continue reading

Islamist Who Lobbied Congress Lauds Muslim Brotherhood Luminary

Islamist Who Lobbied Congress Lauds Brotherhood Luminary by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism One of the Muslim Brotherhood supporters who recently tried to lobby Congress to cut off aid to Egypt’s military… Continue reading

Cholera Hits Yemen: Reality of the Saudi Arabia led bombing Campaign and Western Indifference

Cholera Hits Yemen: Reality of the Saudi Arabia led bombing Campaign and Western Indifference Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Cholera is now stalking the people of Yemen based on… Continue reading

Blocked Transition: Corruption and Regionalism in Tunisia

Blocked Transition: Corruption and Regionalism in Tunisia International Crisis Group   Executive Summary The political consensus in place since the late-2014 parliamentary and presidential elections has stabilised Tunisian politics but is beginning to… Continue reading

Half of Prominent Jihadis Tied to “Non-Violent” Islamism, New Study Shows

Half of Prominent Jihadis Tied to “Non-Violent” Islamism, New Study Shows by IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Half of the prominent jihadists profiled in a new study by The Centre on Religion… Continue reading

A Typical Day in NATO Turkey under Erdogan: 1,000 Arrested in Fresh Purge

A Typical Day in NATO Turkey under Erdogan: 1,000 Arrested in Fresh Purge Nuray Lydia Oglu, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Turkey under President Tayyip Erdogan is turning into… Continue reading