UK: Automated poultry slaughter rejected by Islamic scholars

World Poultry 15 June 2012

Leading Islamic scholars in the UK have unanimously rejected the automated slaughter of halal poultry, insisting each bird must be killed with a hand held knife. Although all 35 scholars


The Growing Threat of Spanish Salafism

Gates of Vienna 15 June 2012

The Spanish security services are concerned by a dramatic increase in the activities of Salafist jihad groups in Spain. More and more mosques are being taken over by Islamic zealots with connections to Al Qaeda and other dangerous terrorist groups in North Africa, the Middle East, and elsewhere.


Video: "Moderate" "Palestinian" "Authority" TV features EU-funded show saying jihad...

Jihad Watch 15 June 2012

And remember, these are the "moderates" with whom the world is demanding that Israel negotiate -- i.e., to whom the world is demanding that Israel make concessions. "Suicide terrorists are 'greatest role models,' says EU-funded NGO for youth on PA TV," by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik for Palestinian Media Watch, June 11:


"Jerusalem Shall Become Egypt’s Capital”

Politically Incorrect 15 June 2012

"If the candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohammed Mursi should be elected as the next Egyptian president, Cairo will no longer be the capital of Egypt, but Jerusalem,” a high-ranking


Muslims aren't giving up on opening Islamic center

Minneapolis Star Tribune 15 June 2012

St. Anthony's rejection of a proposed Islamic center marks the first time in seven years that a new Muslim house of worship has been blocked by a local government in Minnesota. City


In Turkey the right to free speech is being lost

Pro Europa 15 June 2012
By Mehdi Hasan

Which country in the world currently imprisons more journalists than any other? The People's Republic of China? Nope. Iran? Wrong again. The rather depressing answer is the Republic of Turkey, where nearly 100 journalists are behind bars, according to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe. Yes, that's right: modern, secular, western-oriented Turkey, with its democratically elected government, has locked away more members of the press than China and Iran combined.


Turkey: Is An Istanbul Grand Mosque, Erdogan's Latest "Crazy Project," in the Works 15 June 2012
By Yigal Schleifer

Along with his suggestion that abortion may soon be banned, the other bombshell that mercurial Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently dropped was that his government is


Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court dissolves parliament, trying to stave off Sharia rule

Atlas Shrugs 15 June 2012
By Pamela Geller

Too little, too late. The Muslim Brotherhood will not go quietly. Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court dissolves parliament, trying to stave off Sharia rule Jihadwatch Egypt's


Report: 16 PalArabs in prison for selling land to Jews

Elder of Ziyon 15 June 2012

At least 16 Palestinians are currently in Palestinian Authority prisons for selling property to Jews, KleinOnline has learned. Nine of the 16 face possible capital punishment for


Islamically correct counterterrorism

Family Security Matters 15 June 2012

The Department of Justice and the FBI are revising their counterterrorism training material to remove "inaccurate and biased information" at the direction of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and FBI Director Robert S. Mueller. The Department of Homeland Security, which uses the most funding for counterterrorism training, recently issued new guidelines on "countering violent extremism." Why the sudden need for drastic change?


28 dead in Myanmar communal unrest

SITTWE: Twenty-eight people have been killed and dozens more wounded in several days of sectarian clashes in western Myanmar, a government official said Thursday. A state of


Islamist groups call off protests planned for Friday

France 24 15 June 2012

Several Tunisian religious groups, including a hardline Islamist party, called off Thursday planned demonstrations that could have led to violent showdowns with security forces.


Morocco Convicts Hizb Ut-Tahrir Members

Eurasia Review 15 June 2012
By Mohamed Saadouni

A Casablanca court on Tuesday (June 5th) handed down convictions against two of three defendants on trial for supporting the banned Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir. The Court of First


Women in Malaysia escape sex slavery

Bikya Masr 15 June 2012
By Alisha Hassan

KUALA LUMPUR: A local media report this week highlighted the growing concern for women in the country being abducted and sold into sex work. According to The Malaysian Insider, five


Claiming Jerusalem is in the Koran 14 June 2012
By Daniel Pipes

Apologies for only learning of Jerusalem in the Qur'an by Imran N. Hosein, 2d ed. abridged (Long Island, New York: Masjid Dar-Al-Qur'an, 2003) nearly a decade after its publication, but it nonetheless bears notice, for two main reasons.

First, how amusing is it to find a 142-page book on a non-existent subject, for Jerusalem is not in the Koran.


Flemish Newscaster will not allow headscarves on TV anchors

Vlad Tepes 14 June 2012

BRUSSELS: Flemish [state] broadcaster VRT will not permit female newsspeakers in scarves on tv. ‘A newsspeaker wearing a scarf is not possible and will not be allowed’, minister Freya van


Islamists shatter quiet Belgium 14 June 2012
By Vadim Trukhachev

The problem of immigrants from Muslim countries manifested itself in another European country - Belgium. Last week there were riots and attacks on police by the Islamists. The reason for


Mohammed Zuhdi Jasser’s Koran 14 June 2012
By Andrew Bostom

Mohammed Zuhdi Jasser has just released his first book with the understated title, A Battle for the Soul of Islam: An American Muslim Patriot’s Fight to Save His Faith. Dr. Jasser’s


Islam – Sex Slaves

British Freedom 14 June 2012
By Michael Copeland

Salwa al-Mutairi, political activist and former parliamentary candidate, Kuwait: "For example, in the Chechnyan war, surely there are female Russian captives. So go and buy those and sell


Video: Pam Geller: Britain to ban forced marriages

youtube 14 June 2012

The Prime Minister announces the criminalisation of forced marriages, saying they have been accepted as cultural practices for too long. The practice of making someone to get married against their will is not currently illegal in Britain.


Court decision: controversial imam should be readmitted to mosque

Tundra Tabloids 14 June 2012

Controversial Imam Sheikh Fawaz Jneid has to be given access again immediately to the As-Soennah mosque in The Hague. The board of the mosque has to lift his suspension so that he can


One in every two children in Turkey employed as child worker

Today's Zaman 14 June 2012
Today's Zaman

The number of minors who are employed in Turkey amounts to 49 percent in the age group 5 to 17, alarming research by DISK-AR, the research center of the Confederation of Revolutionary


Tunisia: Man dies from injuries he got during Islamic riots over "un-Islamic" art exhibition

Jihad Watch 14 June 2012

Ah, the Arab Spring in full flower. "Tunisia: Man dies in Salafite clashes over 'un-Islamic' art exhibit," from AKI, June 13 (thanks to C. Cantoni): Tunis, 13 June (AKI) - A


Community crushes dream to build mosque

inMycommmunity 14 June 2012
By Caroline Frank

OVERWHELMING community opposition has crushed a woman’s dream to build a mosque in Henley Brook but not her desire to revive the project one day. Mosque in the Valley Foundation director


Salafi Sex Scandals

FrontPage Magazine 14 June 2012
By Raymond Ibrahim

Sheikh Ali Wanis, an Egyptian parliament member and prominent figure in the Nour Party—the Salafi party which preaches a return to early Islam based on Muhammad’s practices—was recently


NATO chief urges Libya to release Australian lawyer

Sydney Morning Herald 14 June 2012
By Judith Ireland

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has joined Australia in calling on Libya to release lawyer Melinda Taylor. Ms Taylor, a lawyer with the International Criminal Court, was


Calls force cancellation of Chicago Islam meeting 14 June 2012

Phone calls and emails warning of protests have forced a Chicago-area club to cancel a conference by a controversial Islamic group. The U.S. branch of the international Hizb ut-Tahrir


Girls, 14, 'groomed and raped at drug den by Muslim gang who treated her with contempt'

Atlas Shrugs 14 June 2012
By Pamela Geller

Muslims gangs continue to rape, pimp, and traffic young non-Muslim girls in systematically. It's at epidemic proportions. Law enforcement ignores the plaintive pleas of the victims. Is it


Palestinian Children Taught to Die at Kindergarten in Gaza

International Business Times 14 June 2012
By Anissa Haddadi

Children attending an Islamic jihad-run kindergarten in Gaza celebrated their graduation by wearing army uniforms "to recognise the importance of Palestine and its enemy", an Israeli online

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