Ahmad al-Assir

Al-Akhbar is currently going through a transitional phase whereby the English website is available for Archival purposes only. All new content will be published in Arabic on the main website (www.al-akhbar.com).

Al-Akhbar Management

Amal Khalil
It was approximately a year ago when Salafi Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir and his followers blocked a main road leading to southern Lebanon for a month and...
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Read more | 2 Comments
Updated 8:30 pm: Clashes between armed supporters of Salafi Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir and members of the Sous family left one person dead and four...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Read more
Amal Khalil
On June 9, al-Jamaa Islamiya is set to hold a rally at the municipal stadium in the southern Lebanese city of Saida. The Muslim Brotherhood-aligned...
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Read more | 12 Comments
Amal Khalil
Al-Akhbar speaks with Usbat al-Ansar and other Islamist groups in Saida’s Ain al-Hilweh that deny the presence of al-Qaeda and al-Nusra Front in the...
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Read more | 1 Comment
Amal Khalil
“I will not keep this a secret. Let everyone know. As I speak to you now, there are brothers of yours, from this mosque, fighting in Syria.” Salafi...
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Read more | 12 Comments
Two Lebanese Salafi Sheikhs issued a fatwa Monday night calling on their supporters to join Islamist rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Read more
Amal Khalil
On Monday, 15 April 2013, acting Governor of South Lebanon Nicolas Abou Daher announced a decision to “ban all marches, gatherings, and sit-ins that...
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Read more | 3 Comments
Amal Khalil
Salafi Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir tested his supporters on the night of 13 March by sending out messages that the army was about to breach his mosque,...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Read more | 5 Comments
Ibrahim al-Amin
Lebanese Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir’s popularity has not grown sufficiently to instill terror in his carefully chosen enemies. But others are still...
Monday, March 4, 2013
Read more
^ Back to Top
Syndicate content