Uproar in France over tapes of terrorism suspect

KFVS12 10 July 2012

PARIS (AP) - French authorities are investigating how recorded conversations between police and a young man accused of a terrorist rampage earlier this year were leaked to the


Koran studies becoming more popular in Finland

yle.fi 10 July 2012

A growing number of Finnish Muslims are joining Koran schools to study their faith, according to Helsinki University Islamic studies professor Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila. While


French gunman says al-Qaida offered him chance to attack Canada: Recordings

canada.com 10 July 2012
By Nicolas Vaux-Montagny

PARIS - Leaked recordings of a conversation between a French terrorism suspect and authorities indicate the suspect claimed jihadists at a terrorist training camp encouraged


Islamic Jihadists Using Switzerland as Base

Gatestone Institute 10 July 2012
By Soeren Kern

Radical Muslim groups are using Switzerland as a base from which to promote Islamic jihad in Europe and beyond.

Islamists in Switzerland are providing jihadists with logistical support, and also stepping up their use of Internet websites there to spread Islamic propaganda as well as to incite their supporters to commit acts of terrorism and violence.

Swiss authorities have identified at least 10 trips by Islamists from Switzerland to jihadi training camps overseas just during the past 12 months.


Locals Helpless As Sex Tourism Hits Georgian Black Sea Village

Radio Free Europe 10 July 2012
By Nata Imedaishvili, Claire Bigg

GONIO, Georgia -- Every summer, thousands of vacationers flock to Gonio, a picturesque village on Georgia's Black Sea coast popular for its pristine beach and its


'My husband terrorised disbelievers... And I will incite others': Chilling terror notes of the 7/7 bomber's widow...

Daily Mail 10 July 2012
By Barbara Jones

The British widow of a 7/7 bomber who is being hunted by police in East Africa has revealed that she is raising her children to be Mujahideen terrorists. In a chilling


UK government condemns female genital mutilation

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics 10 July 2012
By Carla Mackenzie

The British government has spoken out against the practice of female genital mutilation.

According to equalities minister Lynne Featherstone, this is an "abhorrent crime" and those who subject women to the procedure must be punished.


London commemorates 7/7 bombings anniversary

The Voice of Russia 10 July 2012

On Saturday, the anniversary of the 7/7 London bombings will be commemorated. On July 7th 2005, 52 people were killed and 770 injured, when 4 suicide bombers struck the bus and


Samantha Lewthwaite, 'White Widow' Of London Suicide Bomber, Allegedly Recruiting Terrorists In Somalia

Huffington Post 10 July 2012

Samantha Lewthwaite, a terrorism suspect on the run from police in East Africa, is allegedly recruiting and training all-female terror squads, according to the


Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza appeals his extradition from the UK to the U.S.

Daily Mail 10 July 2012
By James Slack And Jack Doyle

Hook-handed cleric Abu Hamza last night secured yet another hugely expensive delay to his extradition to the US by appealing to European judges. The fanatic, who has already


The Rise and Threat of Radical Islam: An Interview with Brigitte Gabriel

Canada Free Press 10 July 2012
By Roger Aronoff

With so much media attention in this country focused on the presidential race and the Supreme Court’s ruling on ObamaCare, not enough attention is being paid to much of what is going on in the Middle East, and at the United Nations. Egypt has recently chosen as its next president Mohamed Morsi, who was the candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood. He has since ended his association, at least officially, with that organization, which spawned Hamas, the terrorist organization that controls Gaza. And while Morsi has been congratulated by President Obama, and invited for a visit to the U.S., there is great concern by many that this development does not bode well for the advancement of peace and freedom for the people of Egypt and the region.


Video: Sikhs Against Sexual Targeting by Muslim Gangs

The Chakra News 10 July 2012

In the UK a large number of members of the English Defence League (EDL) joined protests by members of Sikhs community in the town of Luton, 50 km away from the city of London. The protestors are furious with the rising number of sexually exploited women in their community by British-Pakistani Muslims. (...)


Muslim group decries Grantham comments as unAmerican

The Colorado Independent 10 July 2012
By John Tomasic

"The only news is that it’s no longer news that a Republican lawmaker spews anti-Muslim bigotry,” said Ibrahim Hooper, communications director for the Council on


The Danger in Dealing With Islamists

AINA (press release) 10 July 2012
By Magdi Khalil

Following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, the United States made the first strategic mistake by contributing to the creation of the most dangerous Islamic fundamentalist revival to take place in the twentieth century, or "The Islamic Awakening," as termed by prominent Islamist scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi. The American perception of Islamic fundamentalism was shallow and lacking an in-depth look at history, while also being short-sighted with a focus on short-term objectives.


Muslim Congressman Supports Madrassas

FrontPage Magazine 10 July 2012
By Bruce Bawer

A couple of weeks ago I wrote here about a recent piece in the Nation, "Fear and Loathing of Islam,” in which one Moustafa Bayoumi argued that the overwhelming majority of


What Awaits Egypt's Christians Under the Muslim Brotherhood

AINA (press release) 10 July 2012
By Maria Senchukova

Egypt's Coptic Christian community is quite large, constituting 10% to 15% of the country's population. This community is an integral part of Egypt and its history. In Cairo


Muslim Brotherhood Re-affirms Jihad Against Israel, and Morsi Gets Invited to the White House

andrewbostom.org 10 July 2012
By Andrew Bostom

Two related stories appeared over the weekend. Al-Wafd reported (yet another; see earlier here) pronouncement by Muslim Brotherhood (MB) Supreme Guide Mohammed Badi calling for


Raymond Ibrahim: Muslim Brotherhood 'Democracy': Slapping, Stabbing, and Slaying for Sharia

Jihad Watch 10 July 2012

Over at the Investigative Project on Terrorism (via RaymondIbrahim.com), I give more evidence concerning the true nature of the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential victory, a


Video: Muslim Brotherhood representative realizes he’s on same show with Israeli, gets hysterical

FaithFreedom.org 10 July 2012

News channel France 24 hosted a panel Monday night to discuss Egypt's first civilian president, the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi. One of the guests on the panel, via satellite from Cairo, was Nader Amram, a member of the Freedom & Justice Party's foreign relations committee. (The Freedom & Justice Party (FJP) is the Muslim Brotherhood's political party.) (...)


Mosque proposal divides residents

Fairfield Champion 10 July 2012

ACT planners have been told that women in burqas will scare children in Gungahlin if Canberra's Muslim community proceeds with plans to build a mosque in the area. The ACT


New violence against Christians in northern Nigeria

Catholic Culture 10 July 2012

At least 37 people were killed in armed attacks on Christians in northern Nigeria on July 7, in a series of raids around the city of Jos. A police official said that


Hurt feelings aren’t reason enough to tread on freedom of speech

The Montreal Gazette 10 July 2012
By Andrew Coyne

Hardly was there time to celebrate the demise of Section 13, the infamous provision of the Canadian Human Rights Act prohibiting "communication of hate messages,” before we


Obama Invites Egypt's Morsi to Meeting in US

CBN News 10 July 2012

JERUSALEM, Israel -- President Obama has invited Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to meet with him on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York in


Libya’s Sharia Mandate

FrontPage Magazine 10 July 2012
By Ryan Mauro

Libya held its first democratic election on Saturday and the preliminary results show the liberal National Forces Alliance ahead. The alliance isn’t declaring victory just yet,


Who Is Being "Intransigent"

Gatestone Institute 10 July 2012
By Michael Curtis

Forty-five years after the Six Day War, declassified transcripts were released this June of the Israeli cabinet and government committee meetings in the days after war that


Kazakhstan opens huge mosque

The Telegraph 10 July 2012
By James Kilner

Six months earlier, during its construction, a fire had burnt through the mosque, killing one person. The mosque, called Khazret Sultan, is big enough to take 5,000


Syria: You will notice our reaction, Turkish General says

ANSAmed 10 July 2012

ANKARA - ''We will do what all great countries do, and you will see it when we do it,'' Turkish Army General Necdet Ozel told Aksam daily today regarding Syria's June


ACT can be model of diversity with new mosque

The Canberra Times 10 July 2012
By Brendan Forde

The debate over the proposed construction of a mosque in Gungahlin highlights a significant source of tension and opportunity for multicultural societies. An organised minority

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