Qatar Paid for Congressional Democrats’ Doha Trip (Muslim Brotherhood sponsoring Qatar)

Qatar Paid for Congressional Democrats’ Doha Trip by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism Qatar’s Washington embassy paid for six congressional Democrats to visit Doha last December, Al-Monitor reported Friday. U.S. Reps. Ami Bera, D-Calif., Andre Carson, D-Ind., and Dan Kildee, D-Mich., noted the payment in financial disclosure forms. The office of U.S. Rep. Donald…

Al-Qaida-Linked Charities Funded Canadian Organization, Quran Competition

Report: Al-Qaida-Linked Charities Funded Canadian Organization, Quran Competition tby John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism A Toronto-area mosque received funding from a Kuwaiti charity blacklisted by the U.S. Treasury and the United Nations., the Kharon Brief found. The Kharon Brief describes itself as an open-source intelligence group headed by former senior officials from the U.S.…

Turkish Prosecutor’s Document Suggests Turkey Spying on U.S. Soil

Turkish Prosecutor’s Document Suggests Turkey Spying on U.S. Soil by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A Turkish prosecution obtained by the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) could offer the first public documentation showing Turkish spying on people in the United States. Turkey has cited information gathered in the 2017 document in a…

Leaked Docs Show Qatari Charity Funds MB, Tariq Ramadan in Europe

Leaked Docs Show Qatari Charity Funds MB, Tariq Ramadan in Europe by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism Tariq Ramadan, grandson of Muslim Brotherhood founder Hasan al-Banna, received €35,000 – roughly $39,290 – per month from the Qatar Foundation as a “consultant,” documents obtained by French journalists Christian Chesnot and Georges Malbrunot show, the Swiss…

U.S. Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Lobby Congress for Third Straight Year

U.S. MB Supporters Lobby Congress for Third Straight Year by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Muslim Brotherhood supporters from the New York-New Jersey area lobbied members of Congress Monday to ask them to pressure Egypt about its execution of political opponents. The event piggybacked on a broader Muslim Advocacy Day organized by…

U.S. Envoy Met with Syrian Rebel Leader Who Expressed Solidarity with Al-Qaida

U.S. Envoy Met with Syrian Rebel Leader Who Expressed Solidarity with Al-Qaida by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism President Trump’s Special Envoy to Syria Joel Rayburn reportedly met Monday in Istanbul with a delegation that included a high-ranking pro-Turkish Syrian rebel leader who endorsed al-Qaida-linked rebels. A photo posted by the National Coalition of…

Wiretaps Show Turkish Intel Supported ISIS

Report: Wiretaps Show Turkish Intel Supported ISIS by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism Turkish prosecution documents show that the regime of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was up to its eyeballs supporting ISIS, a new report by the London-based Investigative Journal has found. Wiretaps show that Turkey’s intelligence agency, known by its Turkish acronym MIT,…

Turkey Experts Worry Erdogan Might Use Al-Qaeda Against Kurds

Turkey Experts Worry Erdogan Might Use AQ Against Kurds by John Rossomando  Investigative Project on Terrorism Although Turkey and Russia agreed last month to “withdraw” all jihadist groups from Syria’s Idlib Province, a former Turkish National Police official warns that Turkey may use al-Qaida-tied Syrian fighters against Syria’s Kurds. Turkey’s MIT intelligence agency started cultivating…

NSC Meets Lobbyist Who Backed Syrian Jihadists

NSC Meets Lobbyist Who Backed Syrian Jihadists by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A Syrian-American lobbyist who pushed the Obama administration to support Syrian jihadists met with National Security Council (NSC) staffers Thursday afternoon. Mouaz Moustafa, executive director of the Syrian Emergency Taskforce (SETF), noted the meeting on his Facebook page. A…

Ex-Spy Slams Brennan’s ‘Freedom of Speech’ Hypocrisy

Ex-Spy Slams Brennan’s ‘Freedom of Speech’ Hypocrisy by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Former CIA Director John Brennan wants Americans to view him as a victim of President Trump’s alleged effort to “suppress freedom of speech & punish critics.” President Trump ordered Brennan’s clearance stripped in July, a decision announced on Aug.…

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 on Facebook a blueprint for overthrowing Egypt’s military regime. The Egyptian Revolutionary Council (ERC) reposted several videos on July 31 that it…

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 regime is lauding an Islamist ideological architect who inspired Osama bin Laden‘s thinking. Ayat Orabi joined the Egyptian Americans for Freedom and…

Palm Sunday Bombing Underscores Depth of Egypt’s Anti-Christian Bigotry

Palm Sunday Bombing Underscores Depth of Egypt’s Anti-Christian Bigotry by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Suicide bombings of two Coptic churches in Egypt Sunday by ISIS terrorists should not be viewed in isolation. The bombings killed 44 people and injured 100 more, and mark the deadliest in a series of attacks targeting…

Dubai Security Chief Backs Trump Immigration Order

Dubai Security Chief Backs Trump Immigration Order by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism A prominent figure in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) security apparatus is endorsing President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning citizens of seven predominately Muslim countries from entering the U.S., the Jordanian news service Al Bawaba reports. “We completely support Trump in…

Islamism in America and Egypt: Brooklyn Imam Linked to Qaradawi Group Calls for Sisi’s Head

Brooklyn Imam Linked to Qaradawi Group Calls for Sisi’s Head by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism A Brooklyn imam issued what appeared to be a call to behead Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi last Wednesday at an event sponsored by the pro-Muslim Brotherhood group Egyptian Americans for Freedom and Justice (EAFJ). Sisi has led…

Soros Money, Muslim Advocates Leader, Helped Weaken Homeland Security Policies

Soros Money, Muslim Advocates Leader, Helped Weaken Homeland Security Policies by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A Muslim legal group, girded with $1.8 million in grant money from George Soros’s Open Society Foundations (OSF), has helped influence major policy changes in the war on terror, including the Department of Homeland Security’s screening…

Muslim Brotherhood Members Gather in Washington D.C. to Blast Egyptian Government

Brotherhood Members Gather in D.C. to Blast Egyptian Government by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Roughly two dozen Egyptians opposed to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, some with Muslim Brotherhood connections, signed a declaration last week in Washington endorsing a civil constitution that separates mosque and state. Three of the declaration’s points involve…

Egypt and America: Emails Show Clinton Was Told About Muslim Brotherhood and Al-Qaeda Links

Emails Show Clinton Was Told About MB-AQ Links by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails suggest that she may have known about connections between the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and hardcore jihadist groups such as al-Qaida early in the 2011 Arab Spring. Clinton confidante Sidney Blumenthal noted…

Leaflets in London Mosque Encourage Killing Ahmadiyya Muslims

Leaflets in London Mosque Encourage Killing Ahmadiyya Muslims by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism Pamphlets left at London’s Stockwell Green Mosque threaten death to Ahmadiyya Muslims unless they convert to mainstream Sunni Islam. Opponents have accused this mosque of helping promote acts of terror and hate in Pakistan in 2011, prompting a denial from…

Kerry Bows to Congressional Pressure, Says ISIS Committing Genocide

Kerry Bows to Congressional Pressure, Says ISIS Committing Genocide by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism Secretary of State John Kerry bowed to congressional pressure Thursday, declaring that the Islamic State is conducting genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shiite Muslims. The declaration follows Monday’s unanimous U.S. House of Representatives vote also calling ISIS’s slaughter of…

Tunisian MB Leader’s ‘Time’ Column Glosses Over Tunisia’s Jihadi Problem

Tunisian MB Leader’s ‘Time’ Column Glosses Over Tunisia’s Jihadi Problem by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi, founder and head of Tunisia’s Muslim Brotherhood-linked Ennahda Party, claims in a recent Time magazine column that his country offers the antidote to the poison spread by the Islamic State (ISIS). That’s an…

Taliban Seeks Better Relations with Surging Islamic State in Afghanistan

Taliban Seeks Better Relations with Surging Islamic State in Afghanistan by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism The Taliban reached out to Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi calling for unity between the two jihadist factions, a letter posted online Tuesday by a Taliban supporter shows. IS victories have translated into increasing appeal for…