Language to play key role in new immigration law

The Local 25 November 2011
By Meritxell Mir

Non-EU workers and their relatives will have to prove knowledge of one of Switzerland's national languages if they want to stay in the country. Immigration permits for non-European Union citizens


Muslims Stone Catholic Festival-Goers in France

Islam versus Europe 25 November 2011
By Cheradenine Zakalwe

Muslims have attacked Christians attending a Catholic celebration in southern France. The Joyeuse Union Don Bosco [Joyous Union Don Bosco] takes place in Nîmes, at the Sanctuary of Our Lady the


Clueless in Washington: Getting Iran Wrong

Global Politician 25 November 2011
By Arash Irandoost

In a shocking interview with VOA’s Persian News Network (PNN), the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton provided a window to Obama administration’s fallacious, misguided and resultant policy on


Couple shot in 'honour killing' 25 November 2011

A young couple have been shot dead in Pakistan in a suspected honour killing. Saif Rehman, 31, who lived in Glasgow, and his wife Uzma Naurin, 30, from New York, are said to have been targeted in


The Self-Destructive Insanity of Pro-Palestinian Gay Activists

FrontPage Magazine 25 November 2011
By Bruce Bawer

On November 22, the New York Times ran an op-ed by the radical leftist lesbian Jewish playwright Sarah Schulman which did a great public service – it provided a perfect illustration of the utter


Court Refuses to Free Scribes

Hudson New York 25 November 2011

An Istanbul court refused to release arrested journalists Ahmet ªik and Nedim ªener, as well as 12 other suspects, in the first hearing of an alleged coup plot case Monday. Fourteen suspects,


Community rift over undercover police in mosques

BBC News 25 November 2011
By Rahila Bano

Relations between the Muslim community and Greater Manchester Police are being strained after officers infiltrated mosques. Some Islamic groups have told the BBC Asian Network that they are angry


Arab foreign ministers say all of Jerusalem is "occupied"

Elder of Ziyon 25 November 2011

The Council Arab Foreign Ministers warned Thursday against Israel's plan to hold the first conference of the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe in occupied Jerusalem on November


Muslim that bashed his wife fears he will now be bashed

Herald Sun 25 November 2011
By Mark Dunn

A DEVOUT Muslim fears violent retribution for getting drunk and bashing his wife, a court heard yesterday. Waleed Almazyad, who is sponsored by the Saudi Arabian Government to study accountancy in


Hamas reiterates: It will continue to fight Israel, unity or not

Elder of Ziyon 25 November 2011

Salah Bardawil, a member of Hamas' political bureau who helped arrange today's much heralded "unity" meeting with Mahmoud Abbas in Cairo, has reiterated that no matter what, Hamas is not changing its


Male nurse sues after firing for treating Muslim women

The Detroit News 25 November 2011
By Robert Snell

Detroit— A male nurse filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the city of Dearborn on Wednesday, claiming he was fired for treating conservative Muslim women wearing head scarves. John Benitez


Retired Pakistani archbishop: Fear has silenced Christians

Catholic News Service 25 November 2011

TORONTO -- Fear has silenced the voice of Pakistani Christians since the political murder of Shahbaz Bhatti last spring, said the retired archbishop of Lahore, Pakistan. "People are very


The Future of Egypt

Canada Free Press 25 November 2011
By Daniel Greenfield

In the wake of the latest instability everyone has an opinion on the future of Egypt. But the future of Egypt is the past, not the distant past of its pre-Arab culture, but a repetition of the last


Egypt Pushes up Transition of Power Amidst Deadly Protests

International Business Times 25 November 2011
By Daniel Tovrov

Egypt's ruling military council, which is frantically trying to stop the massive and violent riots that have consumed the capital of Cairo for the last four days, has pushed up the date of transfer


Saudi sisters beheaded brother for molesting them

Emirates 24/7 25 November 2011

Four Saudi sisters who beheaded their brother at their house in the Gulf Kingdom told police they had done so because he had not stopped molesting them. Saudi police seized the four sisters, aged


Punjab, Catholic activist murdered by Muslim Mafia

Asia News 25 November 2011
By Jibran Khan

Islamabad - A group of men linked to the land mafia, led by Nadeem Ashraf, has murdered Akram Masih, a Pakistani activist, a married father of four children, in Khurda Renala, Okara


Nigeria Militants Kill Children Of Christian Convert, Missionaries Say

BosNewsLife 25 November 2011
By Stefan J. Bos

ABUJA, NIGERIA -- A militant group seeking to enforce Sharia, or Islamic law, throughout Nigeria, has shot and killed two children of an ex-terrorist and "murderer" because he converted


Critique of Pure Islam

Citizen Warrior 24 November 2011

WHEN SOMEONE says that some of the passages of the Quran are violent, and that Islam itself is political, what do you call that? It's an important question. Strangely enough, I've heard it called "racist," which seems very odd. Islam is not a race.

I've also heard it called "Islamophobia," which is also strange, because it is not a phobia.


The Fraud of Islam

Amil Imani 24 November 2011

From the primitive land of the Arabian Peninsula of over 14 centuries ago rose Muhammad, an illiterate hired hand of a rich widow Khadija, claiming he was the bearer of a perfect life prescription from God—the Quran. He claimed humanity could do no better than to follow its precepts as well as to emulate Muhammad’s own life example for a guarantee of bliss and salvation. In exchange for this, people had to embrace Islam—surrender—by surrendering their liberty to Muhammad.


The Islamist-Environmentalist Alliance

FrontPage Magazine 24 November 2011
By Daniel Greenfield

Saudi Arabia has no better friend than the Sierra Club, and the Emirates have no better salesmen than the environmentalists who keep the country hooked on conflict oil. The administration’s sabotage of the Keystone XL project through delays aimed at killing the pipeline is a cynical act of cowardice, and it’s a shot in the arm to the very regimes that it claims to oppose.


Video: Kuwaiti Shaykh Explains and Justifies Islamic "Pleasure Marriages"

Translating Jihad 24 November 2011

In the above video, Kuwaiti Shaykh Yasir al-Habib, a Shi'a, explains and justifies the Islamic practice of zawaj al-mut'a, or temporary marriage (lit. 'pleasure marriage'), which is in a sense Islamically-sanctioned prostitution. In the longer clip which I took this excerpted portion from, Shaykh al-Habib starts out by saying that Sunnis often try to embarrass Shi'a by saying that they're going to marry their sisters in a pleasure marriage.


Belgium: Five Muslim Girls Beat 13 Year Old Classmate Calling Her A "Dirty Jew”

Ironic Surrealism 24 November 2011

Children learn what they live… Violent hate filled brats, raised by hate filled parents preaching violence against Jews and other non-Muslims –no doubt. (Arutz Sheva) –Five Muslim Moroccan


Bangladeshi student 'married woman 22 years older in sham wedding then flew four more brides to UK to marry his friends'

Mail Online 24 November 2011
By Jessica Satherley

A Bangladeshi student married a woman 22 years his senior to remain in Britain and then flew four more 'brides' into the UK to wed his friends in sham marriages, a court heard. After their own


Muslim teacher who was secretly filmed kicking and slapping children at mosque is jailed

Mail Online 24 November 2011
By Chris Brooke

An islamic teacher was jailed yesterday after being caught on a hidden camera kicking and hitting children during religious lessons in a mosque. Sabir Hussain, 60, stood over the young boys as


Toulouse: Loudspeakers quote Koran to calm neighborhood after fatal shooting

Islam in Europe 24 November 2011

A young man (23) was shot in the street yesterday in the Reynerie neighborhood of Toulouse. Several people were arrested. There was a lot of tension in Reynerie after the death of a young man,


Netherlands Urges "Tough EU Sanctions against Iran"

Dutch News 24 November 2011

THE HAGUE - Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal wants to expand the package of EU sanctions against Iran and "use every opportunity to put pressure on that country's regime". Like the rest of


Security Clearance Pulled Due to Wife's Islamist Links

Islamist Watch 24 November 2011
By David J. Rusin

A newly filed lawsuit claims that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), whose information products support U.S. security objectives, revoked the clearance of a budget analyst because his


Robert Spencer in Australia

Gates of Vienna 24 November 2011

As mentioned here a couple of times last month, Robert Spencer is about to begin a whirlwind tour of Australia under the auspices of the Q Society. The Q Society just sent out a press release with


Iran Will Never End Its Nuclear Quest Because It Believes Allah Is Protecting the Country

Fox News 24 November 2011
By Reza Kahlili

Despite the IAEA's recent report on Iran's nuclear ambitions, the country's leadership couldn't care less. They remain unconcerned about the West’s denunciations and threats of further sanctions even

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