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Despite inclusion on the United States Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Terrorists, Mousa Mohammed Abu Marzook, the Deputy Head of Hamas,[1] maintains an active presence on the Facebook social networking site, which hosts two pages describing his work, interviews, statements, and calls for a Palestinian revolt.

Tags: Social Network Jihad: Social Network Jihad
Countries: Palestinian Territories
Groups: Hamas

{Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, image credit: AFP/Getty}

Following the terrorism charges leveled against Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis in New York City, many were perhaps surprised to hear that jihadists are active in Bangladesh and of al-Qaeda's influence in the country. However, the global jihadist community has recognized Bangladesh as a potential jihadist front and recruiting ground for some time.

Tags: Articles and Analysis: Articles Analysis
Countries: Bangladesh


{Image: Protestors in Derna burn a picture of Barack Obama}

In the months following the death of Muammar Gaddafi and the National Transitional Council's declaration of the end of the Libyan revolution in October 2011, militant Islamist factions emerged in Libya demanding Islamic Shariah as a form of governance and carrying out attacks on Western interests, for example, "Brigades of the Imprisoned Sheikh Omar Abdul Rahman" and "Ansar al-Shariah Brigade."