Video: The Islamists Within

FrontPage Magazine 16 December 2011

The panel discussion below recently took place at David Horowitz?’s Restoration Weekend in West Palm Beach, Florida (Nov. 17-20, 2011).

 

Neighborhood in heavily Muslim China region tries to ban wearing veils, long beards

Washington Post 16 December 2011

BEIJING — A city district in heavily Muslim western China is trying to tamp down religious fervor by prohibiting people from wearing veils, traditional Arab dress or growing long beards. A

 

German Court Bans Muslim Prayers in Schools

Hudson New York 16 December 2011
By Soeren Kern

Germany's top administrative court has ruled that a Muslim student is not entitled to perform prayers at his school because the act has the potential to create "very severe conflicts." Germany's

 

US adds Abdullah Azzam Brigades commander to terrorist list

Long War Journal 16 December 2011
By Bill Roggio

Today under Executive Order 13224, the US State Department added Saleh al Qarawi, a top leader of the Lebanon-based, al Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades, to the list of specially designated

 

The Rise of Islam Threatens Christians in the Middle East

Right Side News 16 December 2011
By Roni Drukan

This has been a victory year for political Islam. Earlier this year the revolutions sweeping through the region seemed encouragingly modern and secular. But where courageous people stood up for

 

Is this house the key to seizing Gaddafi assets in the UK?

BBC News 16 December 2011
By Mark Bosworth

Seven Winnington Close may sound like any suburban address, but this house in London's Millionaire's Row may be the first Gaddafi family asset in the UK to be returned to the Libyan government - and

 

Kerry Courts the Muslim Brotherhood

FrontPage Magazine 16 December 2011
By Jacob Laksin

As the head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, John Kerry might be expected to be wary of bestowing legitimacy on Islamic extremists. But no such caution was in evidence last Friday, when the

 

New swearing-in rule upsets local Muslims

Waterloo Record 16 December 2011
By Liz Monteiro

WATERLOO REGION — Huda Hasan and her sister-in-law Amena Faysal had every intention of becoming Canadian citizens. The Waterloo women aren’t so sure now. Both of them wear the niqab, a facial

 

What al-Qaida group al-Shabab is doing on Twitter

Times of India 16 December 2011

NAIROBI: Think of it as the Battle of the Tweets. Somalia's powerful Islamist insurgents, al-Shabab, best known for chopping off hands and starving its own people, just opened a Twitter account,

 

‘The Protester’ is Time Magazine’s person of the year

Inquirer.net 16 December 2011

NEW YORK—"The Protester” was named Time magazine’s person of the year on Wednesday, a tribute to those bringing change across the Arab world as well as anticorporate greed demonstrations in the

 

Kenya: Mbeere District Schoolgirls Circumcised Secretely

allAfrica.com 16 December 2011
By Reuben Githinji

HUMAN rights lobby groups in Embu have raised concern over the violation of the rights of school-going children in Embu by their parents and grandparents in secretly circumcising them. The human

 

The jihad will be YouTubed

Foreign Policy 16 December 2011
By Raffaello Pantucci

Two weeks ago, 24-year-old Pakistani-American Jubair Ahmad admitted that he had been making videos for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) from his Woodbridge, Virginia home under the direction of LeT leader Hafiz

 

Egyptian Sheikh: A woman's face is like a vagina

NOW LEBANON 16 December 2011
By Angie Nassar

Pot, consider yourself stirred: A Salafist Sheikh in Egypt says a woman’s face is like a vagina. "What is a veil? A veil is what covers the woman’s face. Therefore the woman’s face is like her

 

Loon: Hip-Hop’s Least Influencial Muslim

XXLMAG.COM 16 December 2011

On Wednesday (December 14), Mos Def, Yassin Bey was named the most influential Muslim of 2011 by George Washington University (Salute!). Along with Rakim, Rza, Lupe Fiasco, Freeway and others, the

 

Bangladesh man 'admits' cutting off wife's fingers

BBC News 16 December 2011
By Anbarasan Ethirajan

Human rights groups in Bangladesh have demanded a severe punishment for the husband of a young woman who allegedly cut off most of her right hand. Police say Rafiqul Islam, 30, attacked her

 

The Specter of Jizya Returns to Egypt

FrontPage Magazine 16 December 2011
By Raymond Ibrahim

In Egypt, calls for jizya—the tribute doctrinally demanded and historically collected from conquered infidels—are increasing day by day, by those who wish to be true to the words of Koran 9:29:

 

US alleges huge Hezbollah money laundering web

AFP 16 December 2011

NEW YORK — Several Lebanese financial institutions with alleged ties to Hezbollah were part of a massive scheme that funneled hundreds of millions of dollars in criminal proceeds through the United

 

Muslim Canadians divided on veil ban

Prince Albert Daily Herald 16 December 2011
By Keely Dakin

The recent ban on Muslim women wearing veils while taking their oath as Canadian citizens has Muslim Canadians divided. Some state that it is a violation of the Canadian charter or rights and freedom

 

Ban the burka if you want, but the Charter deserves respect

Globe and Mail 16 December 2011
By Rod Mickleburgh

As I trudge the streets of Canada, I find few sights more depressing than women in full burkas, even if cool sneakers sometimes peek out at the bottom. It seems such a retreat from the splendors of

 

• Muslims attack Hare Krishna temple in Denmark

Uriasposten December 15 2011

The Hare Krishna temple in Western Copenhagen was recently assaulted by a group of young Muslims, throwing stones and breaking windows. To diminish the risk of confrontations with the Muslim-dominated neighbourhood, the devotees of the temple are from now on requested to not wear their characteristic clothes outside the temple, in order to not provoke similar attacks in the future. Below is the original account of the attacks.

 

Former Yemeni diplomat's gets new hearing on refugee claim

Toronto Sun 15 December 2011
By Tom Godfrey

TORONTO - A former Yemeni diplomat who was initially refused refugee status after claiming to be an opponent of his country’s president is being granted an appeal. This follows the allegation that he

 

At a Rally for Hamas, Celebration and Vows

NYTimes.com 15 December 2011
By FARES AKRAM

GAZA — The Hamas movement celebrated the 24th anniversary of its founding on Wednesday by reasserting that it would never recognize Israel nor abandon violence.Tens of thousands of supporters watched

 

American Muslims for Palestine’s Web of Hamas Support

the Algemeiner 15 December 2011
By Steven Emerson

Muslims convicted in America of supporting terrorist groups are heroes and the victims of injustice, a national convention of Palestinian activists was told. In addition, speakers said the fight for

 

Accusations flare as Egyptians vote in 2nd round

boston.com 15 December 2011
By Sarah El Deeb and Aya Batrawy

CAIRO—Islamists and liberals accused election officials Thursday of filling out ballot forms for elderly or confused voters at some polling stations during the second round of parliamentary

 

Double first for top winners at Islamic Business & Finance Awards

CPI Financial 15 December 2011

More than 250 distinguished regional and global industry professionals from around the world joined together in honouring the outstanding performance of leading Islamic financial institutions and

 

John Kerry reporting for duty … to the Muslim Brotherhood

National Review Online 15 December 2011
By Andrew C. McCarthy

Senator John Kerry (D., Mass.) is in Egypt, meeting with leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood — the Islamist organization whose goals are to destroy Israel, "conquer Europe” and "conquer America” (to

 

Cyprus Controversy in Parliament

Bianet 15 December 2011

BDP Deputy Ertugrul Kürkçü and CHP MP ªafak Pavey launched a discussion in Parliament upon their statements on the European Union and Cyprus. Kürkçü said that the Kurdish question and Cyprus were the

 

Video: Aid Delayed: EU police block Russian convoy at Kosovo 'border'

youtube 15 December 2011
RT

The near five-month-long stand-off in the majority Serb-populated Northern Kosovo has taken a new twist. A Russian humanitarian convoy was stopped by EU controlled police at one of the troubled border checkpoints. Moscow says it's a purely political move. But for Serbs on the ground, this delay means another day without vital supplies, as RT's Igor Ogorodnev reports.

 

May: With extremists, need to acknowledge

scrippsnews.com 15 December 2011
By CLIFFORD D. MAY

Is there anything Islamic about Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps? On what basis does Ayman al-Zawahiri, now al-Qaida's leader, formerly the head of Egyptian Islamic Jihad, claim to be a

 

Diplomacy after the Arab uprisings

Jerusalem Post 15 December 2011
By DORE GOLD

Writing for a CNBC website on December 8 about the Arab uprisings of 2011, former Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar of Spain made a stunning revelation about one of the key leaders who has risen in the

 
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