The Struggle to Erase Saudi Extremism

The rise of the Islamic State has once again turned the spotlight on Saudi Arabia, which is accused of supplying the theological foundation of the movement’s brutal ideology, as well as many of its fighters and funders. The kingdom faced similar criticism in 2001 after 15 of the 19 hijackers in the 9/11 terrorist attacks […]

Charbel: Ending Assir’s sit-in beyond our power

Lebanon Interior Minister Marwan Charbel told Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Anbaain remarks published on Tuesday that ending the Sidon sit-in held by Sheikh Ahmad Assir, was beyond his capacity and that of the cabinet and the society. “Removing the sit-in in Sidon requires a political cover that is more difficult to provide than what was needed for […]