Tunisia: Salafite shadow with threats and calls for Sharia

ANSAmed 8 February 2012

TUNIS - With Salafite-inspired terrorism casting a shadow on Tunisia's presence, the country's future could be even more cause for concern, faced with the enigma of 'Hezb Ettahir', the most


The Republic of Cyprus - Bitter Lemons or Lemonade

Family Security Matters 8 February 2012
By Darlene Casella

Turquoise seas glisten around citrus groves, and majestic ruins on this Middle Eastern Island in the Mediterranean.

Cyprus was home to the Greek gods Aphrodite and Adonis. Shakespeare’s Othello was inflamed with jealousy in Cyprus. Alexander the Great ruled Cyprus. This island has been occupied by Hittites, Egyptians, Persians, Arabs, and had long periods of Greek domination. She was part of the Byzantine Empire until the Christian Crusaders invaded.


Islamic fashion returns to Tunisia

Magharebia.com 8 February 2012
By Monia Ghanmi

Islamic fashion is on the rise on the streets of Tunisia, in the latest sign of a growing religious consciousness in the country. After the ban on Islamic dress was lifted in the wake of Ben Ali's


Indonesia's Aceh province bans Valentine's Day celebrations

Monsters and Critics 8 February 2012

Banda Aceh, Indonesia - Authorities in Indonesia's staunchly Muslim province of Aceh warned youths Wednesday against celebrating Valentine's Day, saying it could


The Times buys Islamist lies

NYPOST.com 8 February 2012

Last week’s controversy over the NYPD’s showing of the documentary "The Third Jihad,” which I narrated, has brought horrendous distortion of the film and my body of work against radical Islam. It seems obvious that The New York Times, and in its wake the NYPD and Mayor Bloomberg, is buying into blatant inaccuracies peddled by the Council on American-Islamic Relations — a group named in federal testimony as linked to the terrorist organization Hamas and one to which the FBI has broken off all ties.


Muxlim Shuts Down, Promotes Biography

arcticstartup.com 8 February 2012
By Greg Anderson

The Helsinki-based social network site aimed at the world's muslim community, Muxlim, has shut down and now points to DisruptionManifesto.com, a teaser page for founder Mohamed El-Fatatry's new


Muslim mosque nears completion in Rock Hill

Lake Wylie Pilot 8 February 2012
By Andrew Dys

ROCK HILL -- Rock Hill - a city with a rich history of downtown churches that were crucial to its growth and development - will soon open its newest downtown church without a single cross in


Saudi students stick to Hijab, religion abroad

Saudi Gazette 8 February 2012

MAKKAH – Despite having the freedom to wear whatever they want, Saudi female students in the West proudly reflect their religion and culture when abroad. They not only conquer their homesickness but


Tunisia: "Kill the Jews"

Hudson New York 8 February 2012
By Mohshin Habib

Israel's Deputy Prime Minister, Silvan Shalom, the descendant of a Tunisian family, recently called on the Tunisian Jewish community to leave the country and emigrate to Israel. A few members of the


EU to keep paying new Hamas-linked government

EUobserver.com 7 February 2012
By Andrew Rettman

BRUSSELS - The EU has said it will keep on giving money to the Palestinian authorities despite their new deal with Hamas, an EU-designated terrorist group.


Video: Relentless - The Struggle for Peace in the Middle East

video.google.com 7 February 2012

HonestReporting has launched the film, Relentless: The Struggle for Peace in Middle East. "Relentless" is a powerful one-hour documentary using primary source video clips to examine the history of the Mideast conflict and how the Peace Process unraveled in a surge of violence.


German politicians: Sharia law should be introduced in Germany - 'good for integration'

Jihad Watch 7 February 2012
By Nicolai Sennels

Most politicians in Germany have gotten the message: The quickest way to spark a career-damaging controversy is to make a facile comment about Nazis or the Holocaust. Media critics and political opponents are quick to pounce.

But that isn't the only way to attract unwanted attention, as Jochen Hartloff, the interior minister of the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, found out this week.


Zurich investigates Turk's genocide comment

swissinfo 7 February 2012

The Zurich public prosecutor’s office has launched an initial investigation into Egemen Bagis, Turkey’s European Union affairs minister, over alleged racist remarks. The Swiss ambassador to Turkey


Video: Under Siege? Spain Resists Islamic 'Invasion'

CBN News 7 February 2012
By Dale Hurd

BARCELONA, Spain -- Bullfighting is now illegal in the Spanish province of Catalonia. Some arenas have been converted into business spaces. But Muslims want to turn the most famous arena, the Coliseum, into a giant mosque.


France inaugurates first official Muslim cemetery

Expatica the Netherlands 7 February 2012

France inaugurated its first municipal Muslim cemetery in the city of Strasbourg on Monday, a move hailed by Islamic leaders as a step in recognising one of the country's largest minority


140 million girls have undergone Female Genital Mutilation worldwide – Group

Ghana Business News 7 February 2012

Statistics at the World Health Organization (WHO), indicate that an estimated number of 140 million girls in the world have undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Mrs Florence Ali, President of the Ghana Association for Women’s Welfare (GAWW) who disclosed this, said female genital mutilation is a violation of several human rights including the right to life, physical integrity and that three million girls and women are at risk of being subjected to the practice.”


British Muslims Try to Ban Negative Reporting of Islam

Hudson New York 7 February 2012
By Soeren Kern

A Muslim activist group with links to the Muslim Brotherhood has asked the British government to restrict the way the British media reports about Muslims and Islam. The effort to silence criticism


Terrorist on the school run: Bin Laden's 'ambassador in Europe' to be free in days...

Daily Mail 7 February 2012
By Jack Doyle and James Slack

One of the world’s most dangerous fanatics will be freed from jail within days – with a judge’s permission to do the school run. Notorious hate preacher Abu Qatada is considered such a threat that


Greece stepping up security on border with Turkey

San Jose Mercury News 7 February 2012

KASTANIES, Greece — Greece announced on Monday that it will soon begin building a 6-mile-long (10-kilometer-long) fence topped with razor wire on its border with Turkey to deter illegal


The Global War on Christians in the Muslim World

The Daily Beast 7 February 2012
By Ayaan Hirsi Ali

We hear so often about Muslims as victims of abuse in the West and combatants in the Arab Spring’s fight against tyranny. But, in fact, a wholly different kind of war is underway—an unrecognized battle costing thousands of lives. Christians are being killed in the Islamic world because of their religion. It is a rising genocide that ought to provoke global alarm.


Minneapolis helps Muslim businesses follow Sharia law

mndaily.com 7 February 2012
By Nick Sudheimer

In 2005, Afrik Grocery and Halal Meat on Cedar Avenue needed to expand. Owner Abdi Adem, who operates his business under Sharia law, needed to find a loan that funded the expansion and complied with


Iran: Genocide a Moral Obligation

Israel National News 7 February 2012
By Gavriel Queenann

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday endorsed a new doctrine explaining why it would be 'legally and morally justified' to commit genocide and wipe Israel off the map. The


Video: Muslims have nearly retaken Spain

Vlad Tepes 7 February 2012


U.S. closes Syrian embassy as diplomacy collapses

WBEZ 7 February 2012

The U.S. closed its Syrian embassy and Britain recalled its ambassador to Damascus Monday in a dramatic new Western push to get President Bashar Assad to leave power as diplomatic efforts to resolve


Gaddafi's son Saif-al Islam's trial to begin within weeks

oneindia.in 7 February 2012

Libya: The trial of son of slain Libyan leader, Saif-al Islam will begin within weeks or months, said Libya’s ruling National Transitional Council (NTC). The trial which sees Saif as


Is Atheism Illegal in Indonesia?

The Jakarta Globe 7 February 2012
By Salim Osman

After surviving a mob attack over a Facebook posting, 31-year-old Indonesian civil servant Alexander Aan was taken into custody by the West Sumatra police for his own safety. But instead of


The Mistreatment of Women in Muslim Countries

Family Security Matters 7 February 2012
By Shari Goodman

In examining the attitude of men towards women in Islamic culture it is important for readers to note that Islamic culture is derived from the Quran and codified into law by Sharia which is the civil code for the Quran. It codifies into law every aspect and action of a practicing Muslim's life. Within Islam, there can be no other law that supercedes Quranic doctrine;


Report: Simpson Dolls Join Barbie on Iran Ban List

ABC News 7 February 2012

An Iranian government-affiliated agency has banned dolls of the Simpsons cartoon characters, who join Barbie and others on a toy blacklist, an independent newspaper reported on Monday. The report


Marked for Death: Islam's War Against the West and Me

Amazon.com 6 February 2012

Geert Wilders is a politician and leader of the Party for Freedom, the third-largest political party in the Netherlands. He is also known as an outspoken opponent of Islam. Wilders has campaigned to stop the "Islamisation of the Netherlands” and has also worked to have the Quran banned in the Netherlands. An advocate of ending immigration from Muslim countries, Wilders also supports banning the construction of new mosques. His controversial film about his views on Islam, Fitna, received international attention, and resulted in him being banned from the UK during part of 2009. During 2009, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal ordered Wilders’ prosecution for "incitement to hatred and discrimination.” On June 23, 2011, Wilders was acquitted of the charges. He lives in the Netherlands with his wife.

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