Terrorism
Friday July 21, 2017

US Court Files Suit Against Iranian-American Charity

On May 30th, a civil trial began to determine the fate of a 36-story office building on New York’s Fifth Avenue. 

Attorney John Gleeson who represents the Alavi Foundation, a charity formed to promote the history and culture of Iran, told a jury that the U.S. government was seeking to destroy the Foundation by seizing the Manhattan skyscraper that provides most of its revenue. As the the trial began, Gleeson told jurors, ”Something is deeply wrong in this case. This misguided case is looking to wipe us off the face of the planet.”

Iran Propagates Shi'ism in Sunni Senegal

In Senegal, thousands of men and women participate in prayer five times each day at the nearest mosque. Their shared faith is a large influence on Senegalese culture, of whom the majority are Sunni Muslim. However, some 50,000 people belong to the Shi’ite sect of Islam, which is a form of Islam many consider to be imported. 

Senegalese Islam is traditionally Sunni Muslim.The most well-known of all the Sunni orders are the Mourids, or Murīdiyya which began after an anti-colonialism movement. Shi’ism has been a presence in Senegal since the late 1970s, after the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.

Iran: "Ready to Fight Until the Last Non-Iranian Shiite."

World attention has recently focused on foreign volunteers who have joined the ranks of the jihadist militias of the Islamic State and Al-Qaida by the thousands, after the beginning of the civil war in Syria, and especially since the advent of the Islamic State (ISIS) and its franchises in the Arab Middle East and Africa.

Iran Regime Leader's Boast out of Fear

On Saturday, Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, declared that Saudi Arabia’s monarchy faces “certain downfall” by its alignment  with the US, and that its regime may be toppled sooner rather than later.

According to Reuters, at an event that marked the beginning of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan with a Koran reading, Khamenei  said, “They will face certain downfall. They might stay for some time; it depends on how the believers of the community take action. If they act correctly, it will happen sooner. If they don’t [react], it might take longer.”An English transcript of his words was provided on his website During the religious gathering, Khamnei said, as well, “They will be gone, they can be toppled and can perish [or be destroyed]… there is no doubt about it… it is certain that it will happen.”

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