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Iranian Shiite terror cell in Nigeria followed a familiar pattern

Supporters of Lebanon’s Shia movement Hezbollah hold posters of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Beirut, last September.(AFP) 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, [...]

By |March 5th, 2013|Nigeria|

The Iran/Hezbollah Strategic and Terrorist Threat to Africa

  Members of Lebanon’s Shia Hezbollah movement stand at attention in the southern town of Bisariyeh, last August. (AFP) 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 [...]

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

Members of Lebanon’s Shia Hezbollah movement stand at attention in the southern town of Bisariyeh, last August. (AFP) 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 [...]