Iranian Shiite terror cell in Nigeria followed a familiar pattern

Hizbullah followers of Nigerian Shiite Sheikh Zakzaky in Zaria (Northwest Abuja). By Dr. Jacques Neriah March 5, 2013 Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the fifth largest provider of oil to the U.S. More than half the population practices Islam. On February 20, 2013, Nigeria's State Secret Service accused a local [...]

By |March 5th, 2013|Nigeria|

The Iran/Hezbollah Strategic and Terrorist Threat to Africa

March 28, 2012 by Karmon, Ely (Dr.) Abstract This paper summarizes the information concerning the Iranian, and Hezbollah, presence and activities in Africa and attempts to evaluate the importance of Africa in the overall Iranian strategy to advance its “global power” ambitions, to balance the pressure of the international community on its nuclear project and [...]

By |March 28th, 2012|Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Lebanon, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan|

Nigeria Intercepts 13 Iran Missile Containers Possibly Destined for Gaza

Rocket launchers, grenades and other explosives camouflaged as building material were seized in the Nigerian port of Lagos. October 28, 2010 Nigeria's secret service said on Tuesday it had intercepted 13 containers of weapons from Iran in what Israeli defense sources believe may be part of a new smuggling route from Iran to [...]

By |November 28th, 2010|Nigeria|

Nigeria intercepts ‘Iran arms ship’

Foreign minister says Tehran will be reported to Security Council if a probe finds it violated UN sanctions. November 13, 2010 Nigeria will report Iran to the UN Security Council if an investigation shows it violated international law and UN sanctions in an arms smuggling case, Nigeria's foreign minister has said. "The consignment [...]

By |November 13th, 2010|Nigeria|

Hezbollah Finances: Funding the Party of God

February 1, 2005 By Matthew Levitt Introduction It is a painful reality that no counterterrorism technique or effort, however extensive, international, or comprehensive, will put an end to terror attacks or uproot terrorism. There will always be people and groups with entrenched causes, an overwhelming sense of frustration, a self-justifying worldview, and a healthy dose [...]