Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Monday, January 17, 2011

Jihad a Booming Industry in Pakistan While Nigerian Banks and Lebanon Brace for Terrorism

Jihadi media booming in Pakistan http://bit.ly/ffJiZE - Gulf Times

TODAYonline - Fewer terrorist Attacks in Pakistan Last year http://bit.ly/dKp1KN

AFP: Minibus bomb kills 18 in NW Pakistan: police http://bit.ly/f3OwKj

Two Christian Women Beaten By Angry Mob in Pakistan Over Blasphemy Allegations http://bit.ly/fFE9y3

The Central Bank of Nigeria alerts banks on terrorist attack http://www.independentngonline.com/DailyIndependent/Article.aspx?id=27215

UN Issues Hariri Indictment http://on.wsj.com/i0SISM

Hezbollah to Nominate Karami for Lebanon Premier After Toppling Government - Bloomberg http://bit.ly/hvaNPD

Al-Qaeda propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki sentenced to ten years in prison - Telegraph http://bit.ly/dJqOpx

Haqqani network, al-Qaeda on the run, experts say http://bit.ly/gBBdXn

Somalia: Gov't Charges Al Shabaab With Hindering Humanitarian Aid http://allafrica.com/stories/201101170811.html

Bomb kills nine wedding guests (in Afghanistan) http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/01/17/3114078.htm?section=justin

Egypt Sentences Muslim to Death in Killings of Christians http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/17/world/middleeast/17egypt.html
 
Political Pistachio: Chinese Farmer Sentence to Life for Evading Highway Tolls http://bit.ly/i3xWJG

AlertNet Somali women say Islamists becoming more draconian http://bit.ly/fJx0Pl #somalia #women #woman

Islamic Center Near Ground Zero Has New Imam - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/i6XnPm

Suicide bomber wounds nine, misses Iraqi governor - Ahram Online http://bit.ly/fszPlj