Muslim Brotherhood Funding News

Pro-Muslim Brotherhood Group on Lobbying Trip to Capitol Hill

CATF Reports May 12, 2017, 10:43am

The pro-Muslim Brotherhood Egyptian Americans for Freedom and Justice visited Capitol Hill last week in a controversial and dubious attempt to lobby the U.S. Congress.

Former Aljazeera Journalist Jailed in Egypt Takes on Qatari Terror Financing

CATF Reports Apr. 17, 2017, 11:15am

After being jailed in Egypt for his work for Aljazeera, Mohamed Fahmy expressed his frustration with Qatar using the media channel as a foreign policy tool. Now he has directed his anger towards the country’s protection of terrorism financiers.

The Terrorist Designation of the Muslim Brotherhood Cannot Be Dismissed on Ideological Grounds

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Jan. 31, 2017, 10:15am

Designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization appears to be on the agenda for the Trump administration’s first weeks in office. A preliminary investigation by the U.S. State Department could offer a valuable opportunity for a thorough and fresh look into the Muslim Brotherhood’s network and illicit activities in the U.S.

The Tale of a Cairo-Based Terrorist Cell, a Suicide Attack, and International Reverberations

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Dec. 23, 2016, 9:33am

The recent suicide bomb in a Coptic Church in Cairo has led to accusations, rejections, and increased tensions between Cairo and Doha. This piece explores the attacker and his quiet Cairo-based terrorist cell.

Will the Muslim Brotherhood Inflame Egypt Again?

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Dec. 2, 2016, 11:20am

Several sources have speculated that the Muslim Brotherhood was behind the Movement of the Poor, a mysterious movement that over the past few months has mobilized significant support for a new round of protests against Sisi’s regime.

Hamas and Fatah: Another Doomed Merger Attempt Facilitated by Qatar

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Nov. 7, 2016, 3:24pm

From Qatar, its host and sponsor, the Hamas leadership has announced an impeding merger with the PLO which appears to be impracticable from its most basic premises and ultimately capable of endangering both parties in the long run.

The Irony of the U.S. Treasury’s Appreciation for Qatar’s Efforts

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Oct. 27, 2016, 4:03pm

After Clinton’s leaked emails acknowledged Qatar’s clandestine financial and logistical support to extremist and terrorist groups in the Middle East, the U.S. Treasury publicly praised Qatar’s initiatives to counter terror financing during a formal meeting in the Gulf emirate.

Egypt: International Community to Rise Against Qatar-Sponsored Cleric

CATF Reports Aug. 25, 2016, 3:15pm

In a piece posted by the Wall Street Journal on August 23, Egypt’s Ambassador to the United States Yasser Reda urged the international community to demand stricter compliance to counterterrorism resolutions in order to protect societies from opinions promoting terrorism, such as Doha-based Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s.

Erdogan and His Islamist Leverage

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Jul. 26, 2016, 9:17am

The tones and themes of the Islamist mob who responded to Turkish president Erdogan’s call to resist the attempted putsch on July 15 projects a fearsome scenario for Turkey, should Erdogan seek an Islamist counter-revolution after his crackdown on the military, judicial and education apparatus.

Turkish Aid to Gaza: Altruism or Self-Serving?

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Jun. 6, 2016, 3:31pm

Turkey’s generous aid to Gaza raises questions about the country’s motives.

Government Clampdown on Muslim Brotherhood Raises Fear Over Growing Extremism in Jordan

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance May 20, 2016, 10:32am

Muslim Brotherhood split creates tribal rifts in Jordan signaling increase in extremism.

Turkey’s Base in Qatar: After Davutoglu, Turkey Looks East

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance May 19, 2016, 1:46pm

As Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s forced departure signals, Turkey is transitioning towards a one-man-rule under the unchecked leadership of President Erdogan. Turkey’s military base in Qatar assumes an even stronger symbolic relevance now that Turkey is looking at its Arab neighbors – primarily Qatar – to reinforce its regional and international status.

Qatar: From Oxford Classrooms to Europe’s Hearts and Minds

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Apr. 26, 2016, 8:33am

Tariq Ramadan, the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood and well-known intellectual, is among the major beneficiaries of Qatar’s investments in Oxford University, worth several million dollars.

HSBC, the Finsbury Park Mosque, and the Legacy of Abu Hamza

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Mar. 11, 2016, 9:08am

Abu Hamza serves life in prison, but his legacy of terror still reigns over Finsbury Park Mosque which continues to appear in the World Check terrorism risk database.

No Petrodollar Land Grabbing for Qatar in Brussels

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Feb. 4, 2016, 4:04pm

An online petition to stop the construction of a mosque with 600-people capacity attached to the Qatari embassy voices concerns about Qatar’s efforts at land grabbing in the European capital.

Cruz’s Bill Brings the Muslim Brotherhood’s Terror Finance Links Back into the Spotlight

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Nov. 5, 2015, 5:21pm

The bill filed by Cruz and Diaz-Balart for the designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist entity refocuses public attention on the Muslim Brotherhood’s network and illicit activities in the U.S.

The Holy Land Foundation: Terrorist Finance Trendsetter

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Oct. 28, 2015, 6:07pm

Important lessons have been learnt from the Holy Land Foundation's history.

Hiding in plain sight?

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Sep. 3, 2015, 4:05pm

A non-descript West London office building has been accused of being the hub for all Muslim Brotherhood operations in Western Europe and it seems to house a sophisticated media operation that is helping finance global terrorism while at the same time spreading the Brotherhood’s message.

Qatar Charity, Pioneer and Master of Terror Finance

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Aug. 19, 2015, 12:57pm

Despite its noteworthy humanitarian achievements, Qatar Charity’s reputation as a “terrorism supporting entity” is well deserved.