Somalia’s Dire Lessons for Afghanistan

FrontPage Magazine 9 January 2012
By Daniel Greenfield

Anyone interested in seeing the future of Afghanistan need only take a short plane trip from Italy across Libya and Sudan to what is the most dysfunctional territory in Africa. Somalia can’t be


Islamic Reform Movement Again Targets Indonesian Church

The Jakarta Globe 9 January 2012
By Vento Saudale

Radical groups added pressure on the congregation of GKI Yasmin church in Bogor as they shouted and chased its members during a Sunday service near the contested religious building. Members of the


Nigeria reels from extremist violence

GlobalPost 9 January 2012
By Gillian Parker

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria’s increasingly deadly Islamist sect, Boko Haram, has followed up its attacks on Christians on Christmas Day with a wave of further religious violence, heightening fears that


Shafia murder trial resumes Monday

Sun News 9 January 2012

As the trial into an alleged honour killing resumes, it remains to be seen if the accused - the mother and brother of three of the victims - will be called to testify. The father, Mohammad Shafia,


Nigeria's descent into holy war 9 January 2012
By Colin Freeman

Like many other Christian outposts in the spiritual homeland of Nigeria's "Taliban", the Victory Baptist Church in the northern desert city of Maiduguri no longer just relies on God for


Video: BBC: Groomed for Sex - Pakistani Rape-gangs in the UK

Kitman TV 6 January 2012

For well over a decade the Government, the media and top police officials hid a sickening trend happening in our country! For whatever reason they failed to tell us about it or take decisive action on Muslim sex grooming gangs of mainly Pakistani descent. And let them openly operate their disgusting and sickening crimes in our towns and cities. Girls as young as 11 have and are still being groomed and then sexually abused by these gangs.


Symposium: A New Koran?

FrontPageMagazine 6 January 2012
By Jamie Glazov

Friday, April 18, 2008

The organization Muslims Against Sharia is creating a new Koran with the violent verses removed. How legitimate and wise is this action? There is an effort in Turkey, for instance, to also revise Islamic texts. What real hope can these acts offer to bring Islam into the modern and democratic world? To discuss this issue with us today, Frontpage Symposium has assembled a distinguished panel. Our guests are:


Man took severed head on bus in carrier bag - Mohammed Boudjenane jealous of love rival Lakhdar Ouyahia

Camden New Journal 6 January 2012

WHEN a jobless electrician got on a late-night bus in West Hampstead with his bulging orange plastic shopping bag he had a cheery word with the driver and smiled as he waved to fellow


Hezbollah prepares mass attack against Israeli in Bulgaria

FOCUS Information Agency 6 January 2012

Jerusalem. Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah is very likely to prepare a large scale attack against Israeli in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. The Israeli security services have announced the


Wilders Demands Apology from Dutch Government over Holocaust Deportations

World Of Judaica 6 January 2012

This week, right-wing Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders asked the Dutch government to apologize for the WWII era government’s behavior towards Jews and their deportation to Nazi death camps in Germany and


Their Oil Is Thicker than Our Blood

The Terror Finance Blog 6 January 2012
By Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld

First published in "Saudi Arabia & the Global Islamic Terrorist Network", Chapter 10, pp-123-151, PalgraveMacMillan, November 2011.

The December 12, 2011 Iran’s Intelligence Minister Haydar Moslehi met with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Nayef in Riyadh. Two days later, at the OPEC meeting in Vienna, the Iranians reveled that the Saudis agreed not "to replace Iranian crude if Iran faces any sanctions."


Gatineau police investigate latest mosque vandalism as hate crime

The Ottawa Citizen 6 January 2012
By Robert Sibley

OTTAWA — Gatineau police have begun a hate-crime investigation following a second act of vandalism this week at an area mosque. Staff at the Outaouais Islamic Centre at 4 Lois Street in Gatineau


Video: Islamic 'Honor Violence' Rising in the West -

youtube 6 January 2012
By CBNnewsonline

As Muslims migrate to the West, and more Muslim young people adopt Western ways, honor violence is on the rise... The Christian Broadcasting Network CBN


Journalists on trial in Turkey mock conspiracy case

Reuters India 6 January 2012
By Ece Toksabay

Prominent Turkish journalists on trial for links to an underground anti-government network called the charges against them politically motivated and "a massacre of justice" in a case that has raised


Video: Douglas Video: Murray: Should Britain adapt to Islam or Islam adapt to Britain?

British Freedom 6 January 2012

"Islam is a very backward ideology and needs to come, I believe, up to speed with modernity… I believe that Britain has already gone too far in accommodating Islamic ideology into our culture.”


Why Israel Cannot Accept Palestinian Conditions

FrontPage Magazine 6 January 2012
By William Sullivan

Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, widely thought to be the most moderate of Palestinian diplomats, has agreed to resume peace talks with Israel by January 26, 2012 — but only on the


British Red Cross worker kidnapped in Pakistan 6 January 2012

QUETTA, Pakistan — Armed men kidnapped a British Red Cross worker from the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Thursday, police and the Red Cross said, highlighting the fragile security


Stealth Jihad alive and well in Canada

Canada Free Press 6 January 2012
By Dick Field

Recently there has been a lot of discussion about allowing noonday Muslim prayers in the cafeteria of an Ontario elementary school called "Valley Park Middle School.” The arguments made by the school


Video: 35 radical Islamic terror training camps are now openly operating inside the United States 6 January 2012

WASHINGTON – A radical jihadist group responsible for nearly 50 attacks on American soil is operating 35 terrorist training camps across the nation, but the U.S. government refuses to include the organization on the State Department’s list of foreign terrorists.


South violence enters 9th year

Bangkok Post 6 January 2012

Eight years ago yesterday, Islamic insurgents launched a surprise raid on an armoury in Narathiwat and stole 413 firearms, most of them M16 assault rifles. That daring raid on Jan 4, 2004 marked the


Study indicates more Britons are converting to Islam: report

Al Arabiya News 6 January 2012

A new study found that the number of Britons converting to Islam is growing, a London-based newspaper reported on Tuesday. The Independent newspaper said that the estimated number of British


Greek group appeals against plans to build mosque in Athens

Today's Zaman 6 January 2012

A group of Greeks that includes bishops, academics and military officers have appealed against a parliamentary bill that will allow the construction of a mosque in the Greek capital. According to


Murder is off-limits in Islam

The Montreal Gazette 6 January 2012
By Sikander Ziad Hashmi

Kingston, Ont. – The Shafia family murder trial, which resumes here on Monday, has caused anger, disbelief and sadness in those following it – Canadian Muslims along with everyone else. But among


Muslim woman settles religious discrimination suit against church

The Morning Call 6 January 2012
By Kevin Amerman

A Muslim woman who claimed she was fired from her job as a bookkeeper at an Easton church because she complained about religious discrimination by the monsignor has settled a federal lawsuit she


Turkish envoy defends policy against Israel

The Jewish Community Online 6 January 2012
By Simon Rocker

A senior diplomat from Turkey's UK embassy braved a battery of questions on his country's rocky relations with Israel in one of the closing sessions of the winter Limmud conference. Kerem Kiratli,


Abductions of Hindu girls, forced conversions to Islam, on the rise in Pakistan

People of Shambhala 6 January 2012

Bharti, A 15 year-old, is the 18th Hindu girl to have been reportedly abducted, forced to convert to Islam, and forced to marry a Muslim man, in the Lyari area of Karachi, a city in the south of


30 months for Aussie citizen who aided Hamas

Jerusalem Post 6 January 2012

The Central District Court sentenced a Palestinian-born dual Australian-Jordanian national to 30 months in prison on Thursday, following his conviction for aiding Hamas. The court handed down an


• Danish leader of EU, PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt, receives flunk grade from 750 Danish CEOs

EuropeNews 5 January 2012
By Nicolai Sennels

On January 1st 2012, Denmark took over the leadership of EU. The female Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt (Social Democrats) thus have a leading role in the Europe during the Union's most critical period, ever. Ability to create economic competitiveness and possessing credibility and trust among the people when having to make hard decisions is important in such times - qualities, that Thorning-Schmidt does not enjoy according to the Danes.


The hidden blueprint of freedom: Free societies don't appear out of thin air

teamfreedom 5 January 2012
By Anton Pototschnik and Thomas Pototschnik

Why do we have unique personal freedoms and opportunities in Europe?

This book reveals the hidden blueprint of freedom, which is the basis for every free society in human history. Are we losing our freedoms again? The book illustrates developments in history which led to the loss of personal freedom and rights.

It shows alarming similarities to our current situation: disenchantment with politics, the formation of parallel societies, continuous economic crises and so forth.With the hidden blueprint of freedom you hold the key to the understanding of these complex relations.

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