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

danielpipes.org 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

pravda.ru 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

andrewbostom.org 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

STLtoday.com 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

 

Formation of Islamic state feared in northern Mali

Catholic Online 14 June 2012

LOS ANGELES - Ansar Dine, which has links to Al-Qaeda along with the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) have captured the northern part of this West

 

Turkey: fundamentalists forbid girl in shorts to board bus

ANSAmed 14 June 2012

ANKARA - A new incident of religious intolerance has taken place in Istanbul where a girl accused she was prohibited from boarding a bus by a group of fundamentalist Islamists

 

Israeli Tourists "Not Needed" In Turkey, Says Erdogan

Al-Monitor 13 June 2012
By Tulin Daloglu

As political Islam becomes gradually more dominant in the Arab Muslim world, Turkey’s religiously conservative government seems to be losing interest in building bridges with Israel. In

 

Euro 2012: In Defence of English 'Crusaders'

International Business Times 13 June 2012
By William Dove

Every time we have a major football competition like Euro 2012 or the World Cup, we have to put up with a lot of talk in the media about the British and English flags finally being "reclaimed from the far right".

Indeed one might even be tempted to think that between football tournaments (and Diamond Jubilees) the BNP holds the copyright to the British flag with the English Defence League more recently acquiring the rights to the Cross of St George.

 

21/7 bombers’ human rights bid for freedom

Vlad Tepes 13 June 2012
By NEIL MILLARD

THE bungling 21/7 bombers who plotted to unleash carnage in London days after the 7/7 attacks are begging European judges to free them – claiming their human rights have been

 

Belgium: Muslims Tortured Woman to Death to "Exorcise" Her

Islam versus Europe 13 June 2012

Six Muslims have just been sentenced to various terms of imprisonment, although some received only suspended sentences, for having tortured Latifa Hachmi, a 23-tear-old woman, to death in

 

Video: British Diplomatic Convoy Attacked in Benghazi

NTDTV.com 13 June 2012

A British diplomatic convoy was attacked in Benghazi on Monday, an embassy spokeswoman said, in the latest of a spate of attacks on foreign targets in the eastern Libyan city that some analysts blame on Islamist militants.

 

Ahmadiyya Khalifa’s recent Tour to Holland and Germany

LankaWeb 13 June 2012
By A. Abdul Aziz

(Given below is an excerpt the Friday Sermon of Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Supreme Head of the world-wide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, delivered on 8th June 2012 at ‘Baithul

 

What About The Crusades

Citizen Warrior 13 June 2012

The following is a chapter of Islam 101:

The obvious response to this question is, "Well, what about them?" Violence committed in the name of other religions is logically unconnected to the question of whether Islam is violent. But, by mentioning the Crusades, the hope of the Islamic apologist is to draw attention away from Islamic violence and paint religions in general as morally equivalent.

 

Police bar 3 veiled women from entering France

Fox News 13 June 2012

A police union says three Saudi women who refused to remove their face veils at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport have been barred entry to France. A 2011 French law bans people from

 

Al-Qaeda blames Germany for hostage's death in raid

AFP 13 June 2012

BERLIN — Al-Qaeda's north African branch has blamed the German government for the recent death of a hostage in a botched rescue raid in Nigeria, and warned Berlin to improve its treatment

 
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