Muslims urge governments to break diplomatic ties with China and boycott their products
Algerian-based offshoot Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has threatened to target Chinese interests, according to international consultancy Stirling Assynt.
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese work in the Middle East and North Africa, including 50,000 in Algeria, estimated the group, which has offices in London and Hong Kong providing risk advice to corporate and official clients.
It marks the first time Osama bin Laden's network has set its sights on the Asian power, which has sought warm relations with the Islamic world.
Two more grand ayatollahs in Iran have called on the Tehran government to take measures to compel China to stop the murder of Muslims in the Chinese province of Xinjiang.
In separate pronouncements on Monday, Grand Ayatollahs Yousef Saanei and Hossein Nouri-Hamedani deplored the attacks against China's Muslim minority.
Turkish Parliament Speaker Köksal Toptan has asked China to allow a parliamentary delegation to visit the Xinjiang autonomous region, where two weeks of unrest between ethnic Uighurs and Han Chinese have claimed the lives of at least 184 people.
Toptan made the request during a meeting with current and former Chinese ambassadors to Turkey, namely Gong Xiaosheng and Aiguo Song, late Monday, the Daily News has learned from reliable sources.
Yemeni activists have demanded to boycott Chinese merchandise, indicating that the Arab and Muslim peoples are the largest economic partner with China and this partnership would be damaged, if the Chinese regime goes on its cruel acts against Chinese Muslims.