Posts Tagged “Jordanian intelligence”

Jordanian agents arrest well-known anti-ISIS salafist Sheikh’s son

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Jordanian  agents arrest well-known anti-ISIS salafist Sheikh’s son

By Ali Younes Jordanian intelligence agents detained the 23 year old son of well known anti-ISIS Salafist, Sheikh Abu Qatada at his home on Tuesday after a book review study at the Sheikh’s house. Abu Qatada told the Arab Daily News that his son Qatada was detained by men who only identified themselves as Jordanian…

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Jordanian Supreme Court imprisons journalist for criticizing corruption

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Jordanian Supreme Court imprisons  journalist for criticizing corruption

Jordanian Supreme Court imprisons  journalist for criticizing corruption By Ali Younes The Jordanian Court of Cassation made legal history yesterday when it reversed itself and convicted Jordanian journalist Husam Abdallat of trying to “ undermine the Jordanian regime” for his criticism of powerful government officials and close friends of King Abdallah II. The court which…

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Why the Muslim Brotherhood group is crucial to the survival of Jordan

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Why the Muslim Brotherhood group is crucial to the survival of Jordan

By Ali Younes As the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood organization (MB) is getting ready to hold a celebration in Amman this coming Friday for the 70 years anniversary of its founding in Jordan, a new confrontation between the group and the Jordanian government is looming on the horizon. Ever since the group announced that it will…

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Armed attack Inside the Jordanian Department of Intelligence, baffles Jordanians

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Armed attack Inside the Jordanian Department of Intelligence, baffles Jordanians

Armed attack Inside the Jordanian Department of Intelligence, baffles Jordanians By Ali Younes In an unprecedented violent attack inside Jordan’s most secretive and feared government security agency, The General Intelligence Directorate (GID), also known as the “Mukhabarat” in Arabic, an intelligence officer attacked and stabbed a high ranking senior officer during an alleged armed robbery attempt…

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ISIS will not negotiate with Jordan to free captured pilot.

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ISIS will not negotiate with Jordan to free captured pilot.

By Ali Younes According to New York attorney Stanley Cohen, the Islamic State or ISIS will not be interested in negotiating with the Jordanian government to free its captured Jordanian pilot. Not any time soon at least. This is because, he argues, the way Jordan handled the negotiations to save American aid worker Peter Kassig. Jordanian…

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