Taliban buys weapons and loyalty

Money Jihad 31 October 2011

The Shinwari, an ethnic Pashtun tribe in eastern Afghanistan, have acknowledged that they receive money and arms from the Taliban. A tribesman told Voice of America that the help is necessary "when

 

Edmonton imam beaten, ‘manhandled’ by police in Saudi Arabia, witnesses say

National Post 31 October 2011
By Tristin Hopper

An Edmonton-based Imam is in a Saudi Arabian jail after being beaten and "manhandled” by religious police, according to witness reports. On Sunday morning, Usama Al-Atar, 33, was leading a group of

 

Israeli Killed in Grad Missile Attack

CBN.com 31 October 2011

JERUSALEM, Israel -- Gaza-based Palestinians fired nearly a dozen rockets and mortars on southern Israel overnight Sunday, a follow-up of more than 25 rocket attacks Saturday, which killed one man

 

• Blogging the Islamist infiltration of OSCE

Tundra Tabloids 28 October 2011
By Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff

Note: The liveblogging is now complete, no further updates.

Under the headline Confronting Intolerance and Discrimination Against Muslims in Public Discourse, OIC and other Islamist groups are trying to leverage the OSCE to gain protection against criticism of Islam and the acts of Islamist movements. Our reporter ESW is on the spot analyzing how this discrimination based on religion is to be brought about. Read on for strange assertions such as "Islamic anti-Semitism doesn't exist".

Download the BPE / ICLA paper submitted to OSCE here.

Statement delivered by ESW appended below.

Video of Intervention by Dr. Harald Figl appended below.

 

Multicultural Extremists

Gates of Vienna 28 October 2011
By Peder Jensen, a.k.a. Fjordman

Fjordman published an article today in the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet. Below is an English translation by Henrik Rader Clausen, which was posted in a slightly different form earlier today at Tundra Tabloids.

Fjordman notes that "This essay is a reply to attacks from writer Marie Simonsen in the left-wing pro-Multicultural Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet.”

 

Testimony begins in 'material support' terrorism case

guardian.co.uk 28 October 2011

A Massachusetts man accused of supporting militants traveled to Yemen for terrorism training and translated Arabic messages to help further al Qaeda's cause, prosecutors said in Boston federal court on Thursday.

During opening statements in the jury trial of Tarek Mehanna, prosecutors said the defendant answered a call to action from Osama bin Laden to fight and kill American soldiers.

 

Hamas Leader Talks of Ridding Israel of "Siblings of Apes and Pigs"

Family Security Matters 28 October 2011
By The Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Report

Israeli Muslim Brotherhood Leader Loses U.K. Deportation Case

U.K. Jewish media is reporting that Israeli Muslim Brotherhood dear Raed Salah has lost his deportation case and is now subject to deportation. According to the report:

Palestinian activist Raed Salah has lost his deportation case and could now be forcibly removed from Britain.

 

Tunisian Elections and the Road to the Caliphate

Jihad Watch 28 October 2011
By Raymond Ibrahim

Tunisia, where the 2011 Arab uprisings began, remains an ominous model for where these uprisings will end.

The nation’s first round of elections are in, and, as expected, the Islamist party, al-Nahda, won by a landslide, gaining over 40% of the seats in the national constituent assembly. As usual, the mainstream media, interpreting events exclusively through a Western paradigm, portrayed this largely as a positive development.

 
 

Forced marriage law extension likely

Austrian Times Online 28 October 2011

People’s Party (ÖVP) State Secretary Sebastian Kurz has called for a reform of Austria’s anti-forced marriage law. Forced marriages are not a criminal offence under the current regulations if

 

French court cancels permit for Marseille mega-mosque

AFP 28 October 2011
By Anne Beade

MARSEILLE — A French court Thursday cancelled a construction permit for a mega-mosque in the southern city of Marseille that had been touted as a potential symbol of Islam's growing place in

 

Video: Wary relations between Srebrenica's Muslims and Serbs

Foreign Policy 28 October 2011
By Michael Dobbs

I apologize for my amateurish video-making efforts above, but I wanted to give you a sense of what it is like to stroll the streets of Srebrenica. Today, of course, Srebrenica is almost synonymous with pain and horror, but it was once one of the most prosperous towns in Bosnia.

 
 

Thousands of foreign criminals still in UK despite deportation orders

telegraph.co.uk 28 October 2011
By Tom Whitehead

The offenders have all served prison terms but have been released back in to communities because officials have failed to remove them. Many are resisting on human rights grounds while others have

 

Muslim Campaigners Incite Hatred of American Values

Family Security Matters 28 October 2011
By Charles Jacobs

Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT), an interfaith group that promotes peaceful coexistence in a multi- ethnic society and works to counter the radicalization of America's historically moderate

 

Norway: 25% think there are too many Muslims

Islam in Europe 28 October 2011

Norstat recently conducted an opinion survey for Norwegian broadcaster NRK to check the attitudes of Norwegians towards Islam. 65% said they don't have a Muslim among their acquaintances. 42% were

 

French court backs private nursery in Islamic headscarf sacking

RFI 28 October 2011

French court has ruled that a private nursery had the right to fire an employee for wearing Islamic head-cover, leading its lawyer to hail an advance for secular forces in the country. An appeal

 

Video:Turks Demonstrate in Saint-Etienne

GalliaWatch 28 October 2011

Turkish nationalists paraded loudly through the streets of Saint-Etienne on Saturday night in protest against attacks by the Kurdish PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party) on Turkish soldiers in the province of Hakkari, in which 26 Turks were killed.

 

'Barbarians' demand ransom for Frenchwoman's body

AFP 28 October 2011

PARIS — France on Thursday denounced as "barbarians" Somali kidnappers who were demanding a ransom for the body of a disabled Frenchwoman who died while in their captivity. France said Wednesday

 
 

Islamists gain ground in Tunisia

Magharebia.com 28 October 2011
By Nazim Fethi and Monia Ghanmi

The Tunisian revolution ushered in a new, more open era for the nation's politics, opening a gateway for once banned Islamists to re-enter the country's political life. Chief among the

 

Tunisia's secular women fret over rise of Islamism

Reuters 28 October 2011
By Christian Lowe

TUNIS - When hundreds of Tunisians drove through the capital sounding their horns and waving scarves this week to celebrate the election victory of an Islamist party, there was

 

Christians Call for Pakistan to Drop Oppressive Blasphemy Laws

Christian News 28 October 2011
By Brendan Giusti

A petition circling around Canada is calling for Pakistan to drop its blasphemy laws. The Islamic republic’s law has grave consequences for the nation’s Christians, including some who are facing

 

Libya: Saif al-Islam moves into Niger in quest to surrender to ICC

telegraph.co.uk 28 October 2011

Following the grisly death of his father, Muammar Gaddafi's 39-year-old heir-apparent has taken refuge among Sahara nomads and is seeking a safe haven abroad. A senior Libyan official in the

 

White man subjected to race attack by gang of yobs

Telegraph.co.uk 28 October 2011

During the beating Mr Goodram, a labourer, was repeatedly kicked in the head, face and body. One of his attackers then stood over him and stamped on his chest causing was police described as

 

Turkish Cypriots agree to repeal ban on homosexuality

theparliament.com 28 October 2011
By Martin Banks

Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu has agreed to repeal a ban on homosexuality in the northern part of Cyprus. It comes after an outcry over the arrest of three men accused of "conspiring to

 

Somali Islamist militants call for 'mujahideen trained by Osama'

Telegraph.co.uk 28 October 2011
By Mike Pflanz

The call-to-arms came as the Kenyan government warned that it planned to "destroy in the shortest time possible" Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked insurgents, al-Shabaab. Hundreds of Kenyan troops are in

 

Turkey appeals for EU’s help

IOL News 28 October 2011

Turkey has called for EU help in the relief effort after Sunday's 7.2-magnitude earthquake that killed at least 530 people, the European Commission said on Thursday. "The Turkish authorities, the

 

Minneapolis mosque spurned al-Shabaab fundraiser

TwinCities.com 28 October 2011
By David Hanners

Sheriff adamant: Female Muslim prisoner can't wear headscarf. Page 8B When the FBI began investigating the exodus of Somali men from the Twin Cities to fight for al-Shabaab, the probe cast

 

Saudi Arabia gives $50m for quake-hit

Arab News 28 October 2011

RIYADH: The Kingdom announced Thursday it would donate $50 million in aid for Turkey's quake victims. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah had given orders to help "its sister nation"

 
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