Category Archive: Middle East

Khashoggi, Muslim Brotherhood and opportune America, Turkey, and the UK: Land of political imprisonment

Khashoggi, Muslim Brotherhood and opportune America, Turkey, and the UK: Land of political imprisonment Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is a supporter… Continue reading

Nations and charities encouraging migration to the EU should be charged: OIC free ride

Nations and charities encouraging migration to the EU should be charged: OIC free ride Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The European Union (EU) needs to consider indigenous taxpayers and… Continue reading

The Mass Media and the reciprocal Al-Qaeda: Afghanistan, Bosnia, Libya, Syria, and now Myanmar

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

Myanmar and the Yazidi shadow in Rakhine: Buddhists, Mro, Bengali Hindus, and others fled ARSA Islamists

Myanmar and the Yazidi shadow in Rakhine: Buddhists, Mro, Bengali Hindus, and others fled ARSA Islamists Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In Iraq and Syria it soon became apparent… Continue reading

Yemen: Clashes Between Islamic State and AQAP Emblematic of Broader Competition

Clashes Between Islamic State and AQAP Emblematic of Broader Competition   Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 16 Issue: 18 By: Brian M. Perkins The Jamestown Foundation The Islamic State’s (IS) global network is far… Continue reading

Myanmar is bullied by Western and Islamic states that seek to gloss over Yemen and other ill deeds

Myanmar is bullied by Western and Islamic states that seek to gloss over Yemen and other ill deeds Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Western and Islamic nations that have… Continue reading

Shia Muslims burn down Iran Consulate based on rebuking outside influence: Muqtada al-Sadr

Shia Muslims burn down Iran Consulate based on rebuking outside influence: Muqtada al-Sadr Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Iranian consulate was set alight in the overwhelmingly Shia city… Continue reading

The UK abandons religious minorities: Sunni Islamists butcher in Syria but mainly Sunni Muslims let in

The UK abandons religious minorities: Sunni Islamists butcher in Syria but mainly Sunni Muslims let in Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Alawites, Christians, and Yazidis have no majority… Continue reading

OIC and Western powers are inciting against Myanmar in order to distract their evil crimes against Yemen

OIC and Western powers are inciting against Myanmar in order to distract their evil crimes against Yemen Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and… Continue reading

Trump to enact more measures against Turkey for holding “our wonderful Christian pastor”

Trump to enact more measures against Turkey for holding “our wonderful Christian pastor” Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America is warning President… Continue reading

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Current Crisis and Future Directions

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Current Crisis and Future Directions Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Alison Pargeter The Jamestown Foundation   In July 2018, the Congressional Subcommittee on National Security held a hearing to… Continue reading

Syria appeals to Western Nations to lift sanctions and help the nation to stabilize

Syria appeals to Western Nations to lift sanctions and help the nation to stabilize Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The brutal conflict in Syria supported by Sunni Muslim led… Continue reading

Arab League and Palestinian cause on the ashes of killing each other and persecuting non-Arabs

Arab League and Palestinian cause on the ashes of killing each other and persecuting non-Arabs Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Arab League, an organization based on the Arab… Continue reading

US Tariffs and political pressure is tipping the Turkish lira over the edge in Turkey

US Tariffs and political pressure is tipping the Turkish lira over the edge in Turkey Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey… Continue reading

Sunni Muslim led Saudi alliance kills many children on a bus in Yemen: Hypocrisy of OIC

Sunni Muslim led Saudi alliance kills many children on a bus in Yemen: Hypocrisy of OIC Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Sunni Muslim alliance led by Saudi Arabia… Continue reading

Returning Uighur Fighters and China’s National Security Dilemma

Returning Uighur Fighters and China’s National Security Dilemma Publication: China Brief V By: Joseph Hope The Jamestown Foundation In early 2017, CCP Secretary General President Xi Jinping announced his desire to build a… Continue reading

Sharia Islamic law and female dress code: Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the dark shadow

Sharia Islamic law and female dress code: Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the dark shadow Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Iran and leading Shia Muslim clerics should… Continue reading

Japan continues to support the efforts of Iran to implement the nuclear deal: US and Japan

Japan continues to support the efforts of Iran to implement the nuclear deal: US and Japan Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan reiterated its support of… Continue reading

Russia Makes Further Gains in Syria After Helsinki

Russia Makes Further Gains in Syria After Helsinki Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation In the past several days, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the first deputy defense… Continue reading

Trump administration warns NATO Turkey to end its persecution of a Christian pastor

Trump administration warns NATO Turkey to end its persecution of a Christian pastor Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America and other powerful members of his… Continue reading

President Erdogan of Turkey is sullying NATO: Endless arrests to power concentration

President Erdogan of Turkey is sullying NATO: Endless arrests to power concentration Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Turkey in recent years is witnessing the relentless… Continue reading

Biblical Art by Alyse Radenovic: Judaism, the dream of the Pharaoh and the Jews of China

Biblical Art by Alyse Radenovic: Judaism, the dream of the Pharaoh and the Jews of China Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Alyse Radenovic is a contemporary artist who hails from the United… Continue reading

The Horrors of Honor Violence: Terrorism At Home

The Horrors of Honor Violence: Terrorism At Home by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism She was a 15-year-old student at San Antonio’s Taft High School with a… Continue reading

Cyber Defense and Mossad: Israel and Libertad

Cyber Defense and Mossad: Israel 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 of… Continue reading

France in slippery slope in Yemen: Macron is mulling a minesweeping operation in Hodeidah

France in slippery slope in Yemen: Macron is mulling a minesweeping operation in Hodeidah Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The United Nations (UN) is voicing concern about the Saudi-led… Continue reading

Saudi-led Sunni Muslim alliance launches a major attack on a key port city in Yemen

Saudi-led Sunni Muslim alliance launches a major attack on a key port city in Yemen  Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Sunni Muslim Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched… Continue reading

Meek UK and ISIS re-entrants: Reward for butchering Alawites, Christians, Yazidis, and the Shia

Meek UK and ISIS re-entrants: 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 intolerable… Continue reading

The Defeat of ISIS in Iraq and the role of Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani

The Defeat of ISIS in Iraq and the role of Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the most senior holy Shia religious… Continue reading

US Embassy opens in Jerusalem: Trump blames Hamas for the deaths of Palestinians by Israel

US Embassy opens in Jerusalem: Trump blames Hamas for the deaths of Palestinians by Israel Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem… Continue reading

Independent Shia cleric Sayyid Muqtada al-Sadr is doing well in the Iraq election

Independent Shia cleric Sayyid Muqtada al-Sadr is doing well in the Iraq election Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The enigmatic Shia cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, is doing well during the… Continue reading

Trump pulls out of Iran nuclear deal to the joy of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Trump pulls out of Iran nuclear deal to the joy of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia  Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi… Continue reading

Syrian Imam Who Endorsed Suicide Bombing Tours U.S. Mosques

Syrian Imam Who Endorsed Suicide Bombing Tours U.S. Mosques by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism A Syrian imam who sanctioned Palestinian suicide bombings and who was banned from Denmark last year as… Continue reading