UK police charge 3 more men with terror offenses

Businessweek 11 July 2012
By Cassandra Vinograddavid Stringer

LONDON — Three men were accused in a British court Tuesday of building a makeshift bomb and making other preparations for a terrorist attack against the far-right English


Race, Racism (and Islam)

The Religion of Peace 11 July 2012

Race is the arbitrary classification of individuals according to physical traits that presumably have a genetic basis. How many races there are and what characteristics are used to determine racial identity is entirely subjective, since there is no such thing as a "race gene" or a series of genes that define race in the absolute sense. Race is therefore a social construct and not a physical science, even it is grounded in genetics. It is no more meaningful to say that a person is of a certain race than it is to say that they were born in Indiana rather than Illinois.


French father wins custody of children in Iran after converting to Islam

Al-Arabiya 11 July 2012

A French father was granted custody of his two children by the Iranian justice after a bitter dispute with his wife that saw him separated from his children, Diane, now 12 and


Bosnia: Mladic lawyer says Muslims killed in northwest were fighters

Adnkronos Security 11 July 2012

The Hague, 10 July (AKI) - The defense lawyer of wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic said on Tuesday that some 150 Muslims allegedly killed in northwestern


US government study says Muslim terrorists are widely misunderstood They Aren’t "Aggressive Offensive Foe Seeking Domination”

Atlas Shrugs 11 July 2012
By Pamela Geller

The United States of America is under siege and the coup near complete. A new government study (paid for with your taxpayer dollars) reads like an al qaeda reader. The study says "Muslim terrorists are widely misunderstood and don’t wish to impose Islam around world as is commonly believed in the west, they simply murder innocent people to defend against foreign attacks by enemies of Islam."


Naila Mumtaz death: Family members found guilty of murder

BBC News 11 July 2012

Four members of a Birmingham family have been found guilty of murdering a pregnant woman they believed was possessed by a djinn, or evil spirit. Mohammed Mumtaz, 25, claimed


Muslims the fastest growing religious group in San Diego

Deseret News 11 July 2012
By Alicia Purdy

Our take: The religion of Islam is growing faster than any other religion in San Diego, according to a new census. Currently there are 21,994 Muslims in that area, which makes


American 'Al-Qaeda backer' pleads guilty to bomb plot

GMA News online 11 July 2012

BOSTON, Massachusetts - An American Al-Qaeda supporter admitted plotting to bomb the Pentagon and the Capitol using explosives-laden model planes and will be jailed for 17


Cairo Declaration of Human Rights in Islam -- Declaration of Human Rights or Human Suffering and Islamic Bigotry? Part 2

Islam Watch 11 July 2012
By Ibn Kammuna

In this part, I analyze a selected few articles of the OIC’s Cairo Declaration of Human Rights in Islam. (see Part 1)


(a) All human beings form one family whose members are united by their subordination to Allah and descent from Adam. All men are equal in terms of basic human dignity and basic obligations and responsibilities, without any discrimination on the basis of race, colour, language, belief, sex, religion, political affiliation, social status or other considerations. The true religion is the guarantee for enhancing such dignity along the path to human integrity.


Sen. Grantham: Can't trust those mosques

IndyBlog 11 July 2012
By Chet Hardin

Gotta confess, I completely forgot about the Western Conservative Summit, which was billed this year as "three big days of real hope and change." This annual Ayn Rand/Jesus


Guilty plea in plan to attack U.S. with model-plane bombs

Reuters 11 July 2012
By Ros Krasny

A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to attack the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol with large, remote-controlled model airplanes packed with explosives has agreed to plead


Soccer: Allowing veiled women to play is 'seriously' wrong

Adnkronos Security 11 July 2012

Rome - Allowing veiled women to play soccer is "seriously" wrong, said a groups of moderate Muslims in Italy in a joint letter sent to international soccer's governing body.

"We express our deep dissent for the discriminatory choice which evidently was made to please some of the powerful of the future World Cup host country," said the letter to Zurich-based FIFA, referring to Qatar, the host for the men's and women's 2022 World Cup soccer championship.


Concerns over mosque leader's polygamy post

The Age 11 July 2012
By Aja Styles

A vulnerable Melbourne Muslim woman who was desperately seeking advice about her marriage has been told polygamy is better than divorce, it has been claimed. The


Israeli Panel: Settlements Are Legal 11 July 2012

Settlements in Judea and Samaria are legal under international law and Israeli citizens who live there have committed no crime, an Israeli panel has found. The panel,


Community group backs Gungahlin mosque

ABC Sydney 11 July 2012

The Gungahlin Community Council says it supports the development of a mosque in Canberra's north. There are plans to build Canberra's second largest mosque on Valley Avenue


Some East Texans upset over Mosque opening in neighborhood 11 July 2012
By Samantha Jordan

LONGVIEW, TX - Some East Texans are upset because a non-Christian organization is opening up in their neighborhood. The Longview Islamic Center is located on the


Mosque's expansion plan hearing tonight 11 July 2012
By Kathleen Hopkins

MIDDLETOWN — Officials from a Red Hill Road mosque will present revised plans for expanding the facilities, as the township Planning Board continues a hearing tonight on the


Arafat: Back From the Dead

the Dry Bones Blog 11 July 2012
By Yaakov Kirschen

I hope that Christians will understand that this cartoon is meant to mock the Arab attempts to userp Christian belief, as in the "Jesus was a Palestinian" or the "There was no 'Jewish Temple' in Jerusalem" libels.


The Islamist Tsunami and Arab Society

Gatestone Institute 11 July 2012
By Najat Fawzy AlSaied

When the news came that Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) had been declared Egypt's President, the immediate concern was about what kind of society the Muslim


Video: Son of Hamas: 'Time to expose Muhammad'

Jerusalem Post 11 July 2012

Mosab Hassan Yousef stepped out of the airport terminal in a dark suit and tie, looking every inch the Hollywood darling. It’s perhaps not surprising then, that his close friend and the man who accompanied him on his trip to Israel this month, is producer and actor Sam Feuer.


Europe’s Israeli Boycott Obsession

FrontPage Magazine 11 July 2012
By Giulio Meotti

Last week I met Israel’s foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, for a thirty-minute interview. We talked on many issues, like Iran, Egypt, the settlements, the Palestinians and


The Exploitation of Immigrant Workers in the Middle East

FrontPage Magazine 11 July 2012
By Jamie Glazov

Frontpage Interview’s guest today is Jay Johnson, a world traveler, a professional in the Health Care business, and a human rights activist. One of his main research fields is


Turkey: Tensions after pro-Ocalan Diyarbakir march banned

ANSAmed 11 July 2012

ANKARA, - A march organized by the pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) to demand the release of Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers


US calls on Iran to release Christian pastor

The Express Tribune 11 July 2012

WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday called on Iran to release Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who was imprisoned in 2009 and condemned to death for converting from


Michele Bachmann Warns Of Muslim Brotherhood

Huffington Post 11 July 2012

Rep. Michele Bachmann says the Muslim Brotherhood, the international Islamist movement that recently came to power in Egypt, has made "deep penetration” within the U.S.


Al-Qaida leader released from Mauritanian jail

The Seattle Times 11 July 2012

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania — Abu Hafs al-Mauritani, who was a senior adviser to al-Qaida, was released from a prison in Mauritania over the weekend, his family


Uproar in France over tapes of terrorism suspect

KFVS12 10 July 2012

PARIS (AP) - French authorities are investigating how recorded conversations between police and a young man accused of a terrorist rampage earlier this year were leaked to the


Koran studies becoming more popular in Finland 10 July 2012

A growing number of Finnish Muslims are joining Koran schools to study their faith, according to Helsinki University Islamic studies professor Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila. While


French gunman says al-Qaida offered him chance to attack Canada: Recordings 10 July 2012
By Nicolas Vaux-Montagny

PARIS - Leaked recordings of a conversation between a French terrorism suspect and authorities indicate the suspect claimed jihadists at a terrorist training camp encouraged

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