Salafists Abandon Germany for Egypt

Spiegel Online 14 August 2012

Salafist Muslims influenced by a controversial preacher are leaving Germany to move to Egypt in search of the "true" Islam. German intelligence officials, who have been


Video: U.K. Bank Accused of Laundering $250 Billion for Iran 14 August 2012

Standard Chartered, a bank in England, has been accused of laundering $250 billion for Iran over a six-year time span. Defying sanctions against doing business with Iran, Standard Chatered joins HSBC, Barclay’s, Lloyd’s, Credit Swiss and still others in a summer of scandals that have seen officials uncover a vast system of profit-making for doing business with the supposedly isolated Iranian regime.



Olympic Silence: The Anti-Semitic Past of the IOC

Gatestone Institute 14 August 2012
By Peter Martino

During the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, Count Jacques Rogge, the Belgian who is the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), refused to hold a minute of silence for the eleven Israeli Olympic athletes murdered forty years ago at Munich. Instead, a week before the official opening of the Games, the Belgian aristocrat held a minute of silence during a minor ceremony in the Olympic village.


French Post Office Stops Delivering to Paris District

Islam versus Europe 14 August 2012

For safety reasons, the Post Office is no longer distributing packages in the Saint-Louis de Carrieres-sous-Poissy (Paris) district. The inhabitants are forced to go to the


Belgian Muslim politician: Jews in Antwerp harass women

The Times of Israel 14 August 2012

THE HAGUE — A female Belgian politician of Moroccan origin accused Jewish men in Antwerp of harassing females and "behaving like machos.” "In Brussels, women get


Video: Brussels 2012: Christian Jung’s Speech

Gates of Vienna 14 August 2012

Christian Jung is a German writer and editor for blu-News. In his capacity as a municipal employee for the city of Munich, he was harassed by his superiors for having unacceptable political views — a situation that is drearily familiar now to regular readers of Gates of Vienna.


Schoolboy 'kidnapped' by Qatari relatives accuses David Cameron of abandoning him

Telegraph 14 August 2012
By Andrew Hough

Adam Jones, 13, is said to be depressed and "desperate to come home” after being taken by a wealthy Qatari uncle while visiting his Arab relatives in the Gulf state three


AFDI Pro-Israel bus campaign: Hamas-CAIR's sharia petition to stop the ads in accordance with the blasphemy laws

Atlas Shrugs 14 August 2012
By Pamela Geller

More media blowback on the bus ads. Muslim Brotherhood groups are weighing in as well. First they were calling on followers to vandalize our bus ads; now genocidal


Obama again spreads false claim that Thomas Jefferson hosted first Ramadan iftar dinner at White House

Jihad Watch 14 August 2012

Obama said during his iftar at the White House on August 10: "As I’ve noted before, Thomas Jefferson once held a sunset dinner here with an envoy from Tunisia -- perhaps


The Disturbing Facts About Female Circumcision

Medical Daily 14 August 2012
By Nikki Tucker

In Africa nearly 92 million adolescent girls, 10-years-old and above, underwent female genital mutilation. For many young girls female genital mutilation leads to prolonged bleeding, infections, infertility and even death. UNICEF describes female genital mutilation as "one of the worst violations of the convention on the rights of the child."

Prisca Korein, a 62-year-old traditional surgeon, displays razor blades she uses to perform female genital mutilation on teenage girls from the Sebei tribe in Bukwa district.


The Muslim Brotherhood’s Palace Coup

FrontPage Magazine 14 August 2012
By Arnold Ahlert

In less than a week, the Muslim Brotherhood has made great strides towards consolidating its power in Egypt. Last Wednesday, newly elected president Mohammed Morsi fired his


Khamenei's Sacred Word: Destroy Israel

Clifford May 14 August 2012

There's nothing wrong with negotiating with your enemies. There is something wrong if you don't know that those sitting across the table from you are your enemies. Too many


Turkey's Misguided Foreign Policy

International Business Times 14 August 2012
By Micah N. Levinson

A century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt's "speak softly and carry a big stick" foreign policy enhanced American power and prestige around the world. Today, Turkish Prime


Organization for Islamic Cooperation moves to suspend member Syria: officials

GlobalPost 14 August 2012
By Kristin Deasy

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) officials told Reuters today that foreign ministers rallied around a recommendation suspending Syria's membership from the group over


Hizballah: Our rockets can hit all of Israel

Jihad Watch 14 August 2012

They boast in their capacity for bloodshed and murder, and the world continues to shower opprobrium not upon them, but upon the target of their jihad: Israel. "Hezbollah


Wanted: Women-friendly mosques in Turkey

Hurriyet Daily News 14 August 2012

A dear friend from Cairo who is currently visiting Istanbul emailed me recently. She said they – her sister, mother and two nieces – attempted to join the Salat-ul Jum’a


What's it mean that an Islamist rules Egypt

Christian Science Monitor 14 August 2012
By Kristen Chick

Over the weekend Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi from the Muslim Brotherhood sacked most of Egypt's senior military leaders, setting off a flurry of speculation about the


Rights groups detail rape in Syria's civil war

Deutsche Welle 14 August 2012

The stories are multiplying in crowded refugee camps that dot the Syrian borders with Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan: that women and girls are being raped and sexually assaulted


Irshad Manji's Publisher Granted Leave For Judicial Review Hearing

BERNAMA 14 August 2012

KUALA LUMPUR -- The High Court here Monday granted leave to hear a judicial review application to challenge the ban on the book by the publisher of Irshad


Riots in Mumbai Take Indian Authorities by Surprise 14 August 2012

The riots by Muslim protesters in downtown Mumbai on Saturday, in which two people died and more than 40 policemen injured, had taken Indian authorities by surprise, said local


Ramadan under the Muslim Brotherhood

Deutsche Welle 14 August 2012

Ramadan is a time of reflection and piety for Muslims across the globe. In Egypt, this year marks the first Ramadan under the Muslim Brotherhood - and many perceive the


Ahmadinejad arrives in Saudi Arabia for Islamic summit

The Daily Star 14 August 2012

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived on Monday in Saudi Arabia ahead of an extraordinary summit in Mecca expected to focus on the Syria conflict,


‘Schools’ set up by al-Qaeda to teach children terrorism: report

Al-Arabiya 14 August 2012

Al-Qaeda has been setting up "terrorist schools” to allegedly confine kidnapped young children and brainwash them into future attacks on western countries, the Daily Mail


Islamic Facebook to launch in Indonesia

Adelaide Now 14 August 2012

AN Islamic version of Facebook will be launched in Indonesia in November, giving the country of 240 million people another outlet for its insatiable appetite for social


35 Hizb-ut Tahrir suspects arrested

The Daily Star 14 August 2012

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Sunday arrested 35 alleged members of banned outfit Hizb-ut- Tahrir from a restaurant in the capital's Panthapath where they were holding a


The European Court of Human Rights and Free-Speech Schizophrenia

American Thinker 13 August 2012
By Tommaso Virgili

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), a supranational tribunal based in Strasbourg, France, which was set up in the framework of the Council of Europe, is increasingly


‘Honour’-killing in the UK 13 August 2012
By Irfan Husain

DESPITE the blanket coverage the London Olympics has been receiving, the British media devoted considerable time and space to the tragic story of Shafilea Ahmed. When the


Ex Brotherhood Official Showcases Islamist Doublespeak

Right Side News 13 August 2012

It "is no difficult task for Allah" to bring America to its knees, a prominent former Muslim Brotherhood official said at a recent discussion in Egypt. American leaders are


Video: Exclusive: Inside the Muslim Brotherhood in the West

CBN News 13 August 2012
By Erick Stakelbeck

I recently spent a week in Europe investigating the Muslim Brotherhood movement in the West to gain more information on how this secretive organization—which is growing in power--operates. During my trip I interviewed two Muslim leaders who have been linked to the group and also visited Brotherhood-connected mosques.


A Mosque Is Not Like a Church or a Synagogue

American Thinker 13 August 2012
By Janet Levy

The marked proliferation of mosques in the U.S. since 9/11 should raise a red flag for Americans. Recent controversies surrounding mega-mosque construction projects countrywide -- many in locations with almost no Muslims to speak of -- have grave implications for the future of these targeted communities and areas beyond.

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