Archivio Categoria: Mediterraneo, Medio Oriente, “primavere arabe”. Interviste, approfondimenti e analisi

You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia

By Alastair Crooke September 02, 2014 “ICH” – “Huffington Post” – – BEIRUT — The dramatic arrival of Da’ish (ISIS) on the stage of Iraq has shocked many in the West. Many have been perplexed — and horrified — by its violence and its evident magnetism for Sunni youth. But more than this, they find Saudi Arabia’s ambivalence in the face … Continua a leggere

Saudis condemned for harsh sentences, Bahrainis call for end of occupation

Saudis condemned for harsh sentences, Bahrainis call for end of occupation On 15TH August Amnesty International criticised Saudi Arabia for handing down a harsh verdict to a leading Shia cleric. It said that the harsh sentence of Sheikh Tawfiq al-Amr shows the disturbing pattern of harassment against the Shia community in Saudi Arabia. A court in the Saudi kingdom has … Continua a leggere

Islamofobia e guerre di rapina: il solito mondo

Islamofobia e guerre di rapina: il solito mondo

Di Angela Lano. I tg sono di nuovo pieni di servizi sul “terrorismo” islamico. Riesumano “terroristi” e presunti tali, transitati in Italia, e lanciano allarmi su potenziali attentati qua e là. Come ai vecchi tempi dell’islamofobia, cara ai media occidentali e alle politiche belliche di rapina. Ora, il Califfato di al-Baghdadi è l’ISI/ISIL/Daesh, con cui gli Usa e la loro … Continua a leggere

Mufti saudita: l’ISIL è il nemico numero uno dell’Islam

PressTv. Il Gran Mufti dell’Arabia Saudita, lo Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh, ha fermamente condannato i terroristi takfiri dell’ISIL per i loro crimini in Medio Oriente e per la violazione dei principi e degli insegnamenti islamici. In una dichiarazione divulgata martedì 19 agosto, ha descritto i terroristi takfiri come “il nemico numero uno” dell’Islam, rilevando che l’estremismo, il radicalismo e il terrorismo non hanno nulla a che fare con l’Islam. Il noto mufti ha anche chiesto un rapido cambiamento della posizione saudita riguardo all’ISIL e a altri gruppi legati ad al-Qa’ida. La scorsa settimana, il Gran Mufti … Continua a leggere

Saudi-backed regime commits more abuses, faces world-wide condemnation

Saudi-backed regime commits more abuses, faces world-wide condemnation The Israeli aggression on Gaza has led to new Arab awareness of the counter revolution forces headed by Saudi regime. Bahraini protesters have continued their pro-Palestinian protests amid increasing attacks by Saudi-backed Alkhalifa forces. Concern is growing for the safety of Hassan Abdulla Habib Ali. There have been no news since he … Continua a leggere

Bahrain & Saudi Arabia accused of supporting Israel, committing crimes against people

Bahrain & Saudi Arabia accused of supporting Israel, committing crimes against people As the Bahrainis poured onto the streets to protest the Israeli aggression against Gaza, the regime has intensified its attacks on those peaceful protests. Many Bahrainis have been injured in those attacks in which chemical gases and gunshots were extensively used against peaceful demonstrators. The revolutionary forces had … Continua a leggere

Il ministro degli Esteri iraniano telefona a Meshaal e loda la resistenza palestinese a Gaza

Il ministro degli Esteri iraniano telefona a Meshaal e loda la resistenza palestinese a Gaza

Doha-PIC. Khaled Meshaal, leader dell’Ufficio politico di Hamas, ha ricevuto una telefonata dal ministro degli Esteri iraniano, Mohammad Javad Zarif, in cui ques’ultimo ha lodato la resistenza palestinese di fronte all’aggressione israeliana nella Striscia di Gaza. Un comunicato stampa di Hamas ha reso noto che Zarif martedì sera ha telefonato a Meshaal e ha espresso l’appoggio del suo Paese alla … Continua a leggere

Attack on Gaza by Saudi Royal Appointment

The World Post.By David Hearst. There are many hands behind the Israeli army’s onslaught on Gaza. America is not unhappy that Hamas is getting such a beating. As footage of the scenes of carnage on the streets of Shejaiya was coming through, John Kerry said on NBC’s Meet the Presson Sunday that Israel had every right to defend itself and the US … Continua a leggere

Bahrainis outraged by Zionist assault on Gaza; Ask UK to stop supporting Alkhalifa torturers

Bahrainis outraged by Zionist assault on Gaza; Ask UK to stop supporting Alkhalifa torturers As Israeli aggression against Palestinians continues, Bahrain’s regime has banned public support to the victims of the Zionist state-terrorism. Yesterday a planned rally at “Freedom Square” near Maqsha Town was swiftly banned by the authorities without giving rational justification. Bahrainis are the nearest in their suffering … Continua a leggere

Bahrain expels American HR official and intensifies repression

Bahrain expels American HR official and intensifies repression The decision by Bahrain’s dictator to expel US Assistant-Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour, Tom Malinowski from the country has turned the table on his head. It was viewed with disdain from the human rights world and has angered one of the regime’s key supporters.  Mr Malinowski’s crime, in … Continua a leggere