Jordan jails top Salafist leader for nine years over protest

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Jordan’s state security court on Tuesday sentenced a top Salafist leader to nine years in ......

Algeria bans wearing of full-face veils at work

Friday, 19 October 2018

Algerian authorities on Thursday banned women from wearing full-face veils, or niqabs, at work, ......

How Egypt’s Salafi TV shows are preaching Islam through Ronaldo and Messi

Tuesday, 03 July 2018

A series of TV shows airing on Egypt-based religious channels have recently linked the success of ......

Tehran’s ties with al-Qaeda, extremist Salafist groups uncovered

Friday, 29 June 2018

New documents from Abbottabad, the Pakistani city where al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was hiding ......

The Fate of extremists: Too stubborn to recruit

Monday, 02 April 2018

Mansour Alnogaidan is executive director of Al-Mesbar Center for Studies and Research in Dubai. His twitter handle is @M_alnogaidan.



VIDEO: Algerian Salafist vandalizes historical statue of naked woman

Monday, 18 December 2017

Residents of Setif city in Algeria were shocked by an act of vandalism on the statue of their famous ......

Islamist attacker stabs two Tunisian policemen near parliament

Wednesday, 01 November 2017

A hardline Islamist stabbed two Tunisian policemen on Wednesday in front of parliament, gravely ......

Islamist Tariq Ramadan accused of rape by Salafist turned activist

Friday, 20 October 2017

A rape and sexual assault complaint was filed on Friday in France against Swiss Islamist and ......

Saudi thinker: Western culture is reshaping the planet

Thursday, 05 January 2017

Saudi writer and researcher, Mohammad al-Mahmoud, has no regrets about the controversy his writings ......

Of ignorance, extremism and religious institutions

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Abdulrahman al-Rashed is the Chairman of Al Arabiya's Editorial Board and former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. A veteran and internationally acclaimed journalist, he is a former editor-in-chief of the London-based leading Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat, where he still regularly writes a political column. He has also served as the editor of Asharq al-Awsat’s sister publication, al-Majalla. Throughout his career, Rashed has interviewed several world leaders, with his articles garnering worldwide recognition, and he has successfully led Al Arabiya to the highly regarded, thriving and influential position it is in today. He tweets @aalrashed.


Salafists blow up 16-century mosque in Yemen

Sunday, 31 July 2016

Salafists in Yemen have blown up a 16th century mosque housing the shrine of a revered Sufi scholar ......

To punish Hamas, militant groups strike Israel

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Brooklyn Middleton is an American Political and Security Risk Analyst currently based in New York City. She has previously written about U.S. President Obama's policy in Syria as well as Bashar al-Assad's continued crimes against his own people. She recently finished her MA thesis on Ayatollah Khomeini’s influence on the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group, completing her Master's degree in Middle Eastern Studies. You can follow her on Twitter here: @BklynMiddleton.


This is not our Salafism

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Jamal Khashoggi is a Saudi journalist, columnist, author, and general manager of the upcoming Al Arab News Channel. He previously served as a media aide to Prince Turki al Faisal while he was Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States. Khashoggi has written for various daily and weekly Arab newspapers, including Asharq al-Awsat, al-Majalla and al-Hayat, and was editor-in-chief of the Saudi-based al-Watan. He was a foreign correspondent in Afghanistan, Algeria, Kuwait, Sudan, and other Middle Eastern countries. He is also a political commentator for Saudi-based and international news channels. Twitter: @JKhashoggi



Gunmen kill pro-govt Sunni cleric in Yemen’s Aden

Monday, 29 February 2016

Gunmen killed a pro-government Sunni Salafist cleric on Sunday in Yemen’s main southern city ......

No charges for men who posed as 'Sharia police' in Germany

Friday, 11 December 2015

German authorities will not to press charges against nine men who preached radical Islamist views in ......