Muslims shut down Protestant church

Christian Persecution Magazine 13 October 2011
By Joseph DeCaro

JATINANGOR, INDONESIA - Muslims of the Islamic Defender Front aided by local officials recently shut down a Protestant church in Jatinangor on rumors that the church was a haven for

 

Eurocrats have wasted money for years

Russia Today 13 October 2011
By Marta Andreasen

UKIP MEP Marta Andreasen tells RT that Brussels bureaucrats have been squandering taxpayers' money for years on propping up the EU empire.

 

Cyprus on the World Stage

Middle East Forum 12 October 2011
By Daniel Pipes

Cyprus, an island near Turkey and Syria of roughly 1.3 million inhabitants, finds itself on the cusp of momentous change. As it belatedly makes its grand debut on the world stage after domestic Greek-Turkish communal issues have consumed its first 51 years of independence, it faces both great opportunity and great danger.

That communal problem originated in 1570, when the Ottoman Empire conquered the island and its almost entirely Greek-speaking Orthodox Christian population. Over the next three centuries, immigration from Anatolia created a Turkish-speaking Muslim minority. British rule between 1878 and 1960 left this situation basically unchanged. At the time of Cypriot independence in 1960, Turks constituted one-sixth of the population.

 

May 1949: Israel supports a Palestinian Arab state; Arabs oppose

Elder of Ziyon 12 October 2011

Wafa quotes Mahmoud Abbas:

It has been our right to establish a Palestinian state since 1948, but the conditions were difficult. Now, we’ll get our right through the United Nations,

As I have shown, when he says "the conditions were difficult" it really means "our leaders were dead-set against it."
But what most people don't realize is that Israel was the only country in the Middle East that supported an independent Palestinian Arab state before Jordan and Egypt occupied the territories!

 

A Blow to Freedom in Norway

FrontPage Magazine 12 October 2011
By Bruce Bawer

On July 22, a crazed loner named Anders Behring Breivik set off a massive explosion that rocked central Oslo, taking eight lives, and then, in an action which proved the explosion to be a mere diversionary tactic, gunned down sixty-nine people, mostly teenagers, in cold blood, on an isolated island, Utoya, an hour or so west of that city.  It was the darkest day in Norwegian history since World War II?, and it set off a wave of nationwide mourning like nothing the country, or most Western countries in modern times, had ever seen.

 

Israel Defense Forces: Rock-throwing in West Bank reaches new high

Ha'aretz 12 October 2011
By Chaim Levinson

September was the most violent month in the last year and a half in terms of rock throwing in the West Bank, Israel Defense Forces figures reveal. There were 498 incidents of rocks being thrown

 

Germany among Iran’s top 3 energy buyers

Money Jihad 12 October 2011

According to an August report on Iran sanctions from the bipartisan Congressional Research Service, Germany is the world’s third largest importer of Iranian fuel, oil, natural gas, and other energy

 

Luxembourg boosts role as Europe's Islamic finance centre

Expatica 12 October 2011

Qatar's royal family made a splash in Luxembourg on Monday with deals to buy two banks in a sign of the Gulf state's desire to make the Grand Duchy an Islamic financial centre in Europe. Hours

 

Turkish Dutch set to claim back integration course costs

DutchNews.nl 12 October 2011

Thousands of Turkish nationals are set to claim back the cost of integration courses from the Dutch state, now that the compulsory classes have been ruled illegal, the Financieele Dagblad reports on

 

Britiain’s Jihadist Networks

HSToday  12 October 2011
By Raffaello Pantucci

Western jihadism may have suffered a serious blow with the deaths of Anwar Al Awlaki and Samir Khan, but the war in the United Kingdom to counter terrorist networks continues. In the week prior to

 

School board resigns over migrant plan

Radio Netherlands 12 October 2011

A school board in the town of Ede resigned after its plan to strictly limit the number of migrant children admitted to one of its primary schools sparked a public outcry. The Proominent

 

Netherlands: Lawyer proposes legalizing 'symbolic' female circumcision

Islam in Europe 12 October 2011

Wouter Limborgh, a criminal lawyer, proposes in his doctoral thesis to legalize a minor or symbolic female circumcision under medical supervision. The consequences for the girl in such a procedure

 

A Muslim Life of Brian? No way, says Python

Express.co.uk 12 October 2011
By Elisa Roche

COMEDIAN Terry Jones has admitted that he and his Monty Python colleagues would be "frightened” and "think twice” before poking fun at Muslims in today’s politically correct climate. The Life Of

 

Cyprus DM: measures taken to counteract Turkish threats

defencegreece.com 12 October 2011

Minister of Defence Demetris Eliades has stated that all measures are being taken on a diplomatic, political and military level to deal with developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and counteract

 

PvdA Blames Immigration on Rightwing Parties

Dutch News 12 October 2011

THE HAGUE - The mass immigration of Turks and Moroccans was the result of rightwing policy, and it is also the rightwing parties that are now responsible an influx of badly-integrated East

 

New religion textbook for Muslim schoolchildren

Helsingin Sanomat 12 October 2011
By Pauliina Grönholm

”Al salamu alaikum! How do we answer that?” asks religion teacher Suaad Onniselkä. "Wa alaikum al salam”, the pupils answer in unison. "This is how we wish each other peace. We don’t just say

 

Video: Egyptian Soldiers Shoot at Coptic Protesters in Cairo

Gates of Vienna 12 October 2011

This brief clip is from an Arabic-language report about the violent riots in Cairo on Sunday night, when Coptic protesters were attacked by the military, the police, and a Muslim mob. It shows a

 

The Egyptian Military's Crimes Against Humanity

Hudson New York 12 October 2011
By Raymond Ibrahim

Sunday, the Egyptian military opened fire on thousands of Christians protesting in Maspero, Cairo. In the words of one Christian eyewitness, armored vehicles "came at great speed and drove into the

 

Obama Administration Rejects Anti-Islamist Muslim

FrontPage Magazine 12 October 2011
By Ryan Mauro

Fifteen months ago, an anti-Islamist Muslim named Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser was nominated to join the State Department’s Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. As a devout Muslim who has courageously

 

WISCONSIN man beaten with a tire iron by a Muslim for allegedly insulting Islam

Bare Naked Islam 12 October 2011

A 47-year-old Wausau, Wisconsin, man was violently beaten with a tire iron and hospitalized. Witnesses claim that the attack occurred after he was involved in an argument over the Islamic

 

Iranian actress sentenced to 90 lashes for her role in Australian film

Channel 6 News Online 12 October 2011

SYDNEY -- An Iranian actress has been sentenced to one year in prison and 90 lashes for her role in an Australian film, media reports said on Tuesday, days after a student activist was

 

Mainstream double standards against Israel

Jewish Tribune 12 October 2011
By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

The use of double standards against Israel has permeated large parts of the world’s mainstream. It can be found at the United Nations, among governments including Western ones, in major media,

 

Sberbank Studying Turkish Bank Details

The Moscow Time 12 October 2011
By Howard Amos

Sberbank head German Gref said Tuesday that the country's biggest lender was not in talks to buy Denizbank, the Turkish arm of troubled European bank Dexia. But he admitted that Sberbank had

 

Moroccan imams protest government control

WTOP 12 October 2011
By PAUL SCHEMM

RABAT, Morocco - Dozens of preachers from mosques across Morocco protested Monday in the capital over tight controls on their preaching, the first time such a demonstration has been allowed to

 

Underwear Bomber Goes On Trial

DETROIT - A Detroit courtroom was packed this morning as the trial of the so-called "Underwear Bomber" began. The first day of the trial began with an unexpected twist. The self-proclaimed

 

Jaffa Synagogue Firebombed

ha0lam.de 12 October 2011

No injuries or significant damage was reported after a molotov cocktail struck a Jaffa synagogue shortly after Yom Kippur Saturday evening. According to reports, the attack may have been in

 

Islamist Winds in Egypt? 'No Jews Allowed' at Holy Site

Israel National News 12 October 2011
By Maayana Miskin

The Arab Spring is turning into an Arab Winter for Israeli and Diaspora Jews. For the first time in recent history, Egypt has decided to completely bar Jews from visiting the tomb of Rabbi Yaakov

 

Kyrgyz district police to combat terrorism

Central Asia Online 12 October 2011
By Asker Sultanov

BISHKEK – Kyrgyzstan has decided to use district police in the fight against extremism and terrorism in addition to their day-to-day duties, and the OSCE has agreed to help train them. Kolbay

 

Maid held for casting "spell” on family

Emirates 24/7  12 October 2011

Saudi Arabia’s religious police arrested an Indonesian housemaid for casting a magic spell on a local family and "turning its life upside down,” a newspaper in the Gulf Kingdom reported on

 

Wani tradition: 3 arrested for marrying infant to 24-year-old

The Express Tribune 12 October 2011
By Shamsul Islam

FAISALABAD: Kot Shakir police have arrested three men for solemising marriage of a one-year-old child who had earlier been declared wani by a panchayat in a Jhang village. Those arrested

 
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