Canadian jury finds Afghan family guilty in honor killings

Tampa Bay Times 30 January 2012

A jury on Sunday found three members of an Afghan family guilty of killing three teenage sisters and another woman in 2009 in what prosecutors called "honor killings." The jury in Kingston, Ontario,

 

Twitter is platform for lies: Saudi Mufti

Emirates 24/7 30 January 2012

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti (religious chief) has launched a virulent attack on the social networking site Twitter, saying it has become a platform for promoting lies, newspapers in the Gulf Kingdom

 

Turkish fashion magazine for Muslim women hailed 'Vogue of the veiled'

News Track India 30 January 2012

London, A fashion magazine, which has been created for fashion-conscious Muslim women wearing headscarves, is proving that when it comes to Turkey, they don't need bikinis, breasts and

 

Mosque To Open Next Month

OUDaily.com 30 January 2012
By Hillary McLain

A new center of worship for Norman’s Muslim community is nearing completion after nearly five years of planning. When construction comes to a close, the Masjid An-nur Mosque located at 420 E.

 

Hamas leader visits Jordan for first time in 13 years

Telegraph.co.uk 30 January 2012
By Phoebe Greenwood

Hamas has struggled to quell rumours that Khaled Meshaal is looking to move the group's base from Syria – gripped by months of violence – relocating to Qatar or Jordan, in what would be a damaging

 

6,000 march against Islamist hardliners in Tunisia

Morning Star 30 January 2012

Around 6,000 Tunisians marched down Tunis's Bourguiba Avenue on Saturday to demand that the coalition government clamp down on violence by hardline Islamists. "Make a common front against

 

Irish journalist humiliates ECB technocrat

Boing Boing 29 January 2012
By Cory Doctorow

In this video from a European Central Bank press-conference in Ireland, journalist Vincent Browne demands that the ECB representative explain why the ECB required the Irish people to bail out a bank's uninsured creditors.

 

• Totalitarianism of Yusuf Al-Qaradawi’s Islamic utopia

EuropeNews 27 January 2012
By Jan Wójcik

Yusuf Al-Qaradawi is being portrayed as an embracing democracy, moderate Muslim. However, his views on the ideal state are closer to other political systems. Recently, al-Qaradawi’s name has been appearing in the context of democracy.

It can be in the mainstream media news he supports democracy in Egypt or Tunisia, or in calls for democratic participation directed to European Muslims by leaders of their communities who follow al-Qaradawi’s spiritual leadership.

 

Islamofascism

British Freedom 27 January 2012

The term Islamofascism was first used in 1990 in Britain’s Independent newspaper by Scottish writer Malise Ruthven, who was writing about the way in which traditional Arab dictatorships used

 

The Marxist Mission to Destroy Ayaan Hirsi Ali

PJ Media 27 January 2012
By Phyllis Chesler

The feminism I once championed — and still do — was first taken over by Marxists and subsequently "Stalinized.” It was then conquered again by Islamists and "Palestinianized.” I and a handful of others maintained honorable minority positions on a host of issues. In time, women no longer mattered as much to many feminists — at least, not as much as Edward Said’s Arab men of color did. The Arab men were more fashionable victims who had not only been formerly "colonized” but who, to this day, are still being "occupied” by allegedly "apartheid”–intentioned Jews.

 

Dutch Muslim Party Opposed Free Speech

The New American 27 January 2012
By James Heiser

The Dutch Muslim Party, an Islamist political party in the Netherlands, has announced its intention to compete for seats in the nation’s parliament. Given the success of the party in several smaller

 

Mob rape of foreign woman exposes scale of sexual violence in Egypt

People of Shambhala 27 January 2012

Tahrir Square became synonymous with Egypt's pro-democracy revolution and the ousting of President Hosni Mubarak in February 2011. Now, however, it is acquiring an altogether more sinister and

 

How London became the censorship capital of the world

Telegraph Blogs 27 January 2012
By Ed West

In 2006 the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet began an investigation into the curious rise of the Icelandic bank Kaupthing, which had come from a small community on a volcanic island and become an

 

Beastweek vs. Wilders: No Contest

Family Security Matters 27 January 2012
By Diana West

Beastweek decided to take a swipe at Geert Wilders this month -- no particular reason, just because he's still there. It's a singularly empty piece, a selection of complaints by Christopher Dickey rattling around, anchored by an almost comically validating chorus.

Example:

 

Calls for UK inquiry into 'anti-Muslim media bias'

The National 27 January 2012
By David Sapsted

LONDON // A campaign is under way for a public inquiry led by a judge into the way some British media whip up Islamophobia by "distorting and even fabricating" stories about Muslims. Politicians,

 

German Engineer Abducted in Northern Nigeria, Police Say

Businessweek 27 January 2012
By Mustapha Muhammad

A German engineer was abducted in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano today by unknown attackers, police said, less than a week after coordinated bomb and gun attacks in the city killed as many as 256

 

See you in Liverpool on Saturday!

British Freedom 27 January 2012

Don’t forget, the first meeting of the British Freedom 2012 roadshow takes place in Liverpool on Saturday. If you’d like to come along and meet Chairman Paul Weston and the rest of the BF team,

 

Jihad Denial in New York

FrontPage Magazine 27 January 2012
By Robert Spencer

A controversy has broken out this week that epitomizes how bold the Islamic supremacist forces in the U.S. have become, and how weak and supine those who are charged with protecting the public have become.

The New York Times has run a news story and an indignant unsigned editorial about the showing of The Third Jihad, a relatively tepid anti-jihad film, to New York Police Department personnel.

 

The New York Times Collaborates with Hamas Front Group to Suppress the Truth

Family Security Matters 27 January 2012
By Steve Emerson

Highlights: The New York Times cites the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) as a credible source, while continuing its policy of never mentioning that CAIR was founded by the

 

School bomb hoax man faces jail

Asian Image 27 January 2012

A hoaxer who emailed a bomb threat to the "contact us” section of MI5’s website was warned today to expect a substantial prison sentence. Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard that Ghulam Kibria was

 

Liam Neeson and Islam: Conversions Among Westerners Increasing

International Business Times 27 January 2012
By Palash R. Ghosh

The Irish actor Liam Neeson, who was raised Catholic, reportedly is considering converting to Islam. While Neeson may nor may not be serious, the trend towards conversion to Islam has apparently

 

Veterans Want West Point to Cancel Speech by General for Anti-Muslim Remarks

International Business Times 27 January 2012
By Ashley Portero

A coalition of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans has asked the Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to rescind retired Lt. Gen. William Boykin's invitation to the upcoming National

 

Gay 'honor killing' movie shakes Turkey up

Jerusalem Post 27 January 2012

On a hot summer's day in 2008, 26-year-old physics student Ahmet Yildiz was shot dead when he popped out from his Istanbul apartment to buy ice cream. The main suspect in the killing, a fugitive

 

German kidnapped in Nigeria

News24 27 January 2012

Abuja - Unknown gunmen abducted a German working for a construction company in a north Nigeria city where a radical Islamist sect last week killed 185 people, police said, underscoring the continuing

 

The Islamic Paradise of the Needle and Powder

FrontPage Magazine 27 January 2012
By Daniel Greenfield

The world’s largest drug field was formerly in the Bekaa Valley where the land is warm and moist. Reflecting the poor state of agriculture in the Muslim world, some of the most arable land in Lebanon where the Romans raised acres of wheat was turned over to cannabis and opium production. In the ’90s the situation was so bad that 80 percent of the world’s cannabis came out of the valley. The valley helped finance the PLO, Hezbollah and the Syrian army which invaded Lebanon partly to get in on the drug trade.

 

Don't Pray For Steve Jobs, Saudi Cleric Says

myfoxphoenix.com 27 January 2012

It is "forbidden" to pray for Steve Jobs' soul, a prominent Saudi cleric has decreed. Sa'd Bin Al-Shathari, a Saudi authority on Islam, said God-fearing Muslims better keep the late Apple founder

 

Terrorism suspect arrested in Chicago for aiding Islamist group

Examiner.com 27 January 2012
By Jim Kouri

Jamshid Muhtorov, a/k/a Abumumin Turkistony, a/k/a Abu Mumin, 35, of Aurora, Colorado, was arrested at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport by members of the FBI’s Denver and Chicago Joint Terrorism Task Forces

 

Video: The Third Jihad - Full Movie

YouTube! 26 Januar 2012
Narrated by Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser
Official Website

NYPD controversy? The Third Jihad: Radical Islam's Vision For America is a documentary film made by Wayne Kopping on the subject of radical Islam in present day United States.

 

Bosnia: Arrested leader of radical Islamist Wahabi movement

Adnkronos Security 26 January 2012

Sarajevo – Bosnian police on Wednesday arrested the leader of a radical Islamist Wahabi movement accused of recently carrying out several terrorist acts in the country, local media reported.

 

Man on trial in Germany over 2009 al-Qaeda video threats

Monsters and Critics 26 January 2012

Berlin - A man alleged to have threatened Germany in 2009 by appearing, masked, in an al-Qaeda-style video hinting that the Munich Oktoberfest could be a terrorist target, went on trial in Berlin on

 
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