Fatah and Hamas Lie to Their People

Gatestone Institute 25 May 2012
By Khaled Abu Toameh

Over the past five years, Hamas and Fatah have lied many times to their people about ending their power struggle, which has resulted in the creation of two separate Palestinian entities in


Political Islam to complete takeover of Egypt, military permitting

The Times of Israel 25 May 2012
By Elhanan Miller

Hours before polls opened in Egypt Wednesday for the first free elections in 60 years, many in Egypt — and indeed in the Arab world at large — made plain their sense that they are


Texan gets 20-year prison term for al-Qaida links

KTIV 25 May 2012

HOUSTON - A Texas man convicted of trying to sneak out of the U.S. to give al-Qaida restricted military documents, GPS equipment and money was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in


Hard-Line Muslims Confront Indonesia's Christians

kuhf.org 25 May 2012
By Anthony Kuhn

In the city of Bekasi, Indonesia, outside Jakarta, a handful of Christians head to Sunday worship. But before they can reach their destination, they are stopped and surrounded by a large


Early Egypt Results Put Islamist in Lead

Wall Street Journal 25 May 2012

CAIRO—The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate appears poised to advance to the second round of Egypt's historic presidential elections, according to exit polls conducted by his campaign and


Kuwait: Mass arrest of people accused of ‘vice’ and ‘immorality’

LGBTQ Nation 25 May 2012
By Dan Littauer

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — Kuwaiti media organizations report that almost 150 people were arrested over the weekend for "immoral” behavior, including four gay men and two transgender


Yemeni army kills 33 militants in south

swissinfo.ch 25 May 2012
By Mohammed Mukhashaf

ADEN - Yemeni troops fought Islamist militants in southern cities on Thursday, as the government pressed ahead with a U.S.-backed offensive to help stabilise the impoverished Arab


Erdogan calls for Muslims unity

ISLAMABAD - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday was conferred honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations from the Quaid-e-Azam


Greece: Muslim Illegals Stab Man to Death, Provoking Riots

Islam versus Europe 24 May 2012

Authorities in Patra held an emergency meeting on Wednesday to discuss ways of tackling the presence of hundreds of illegal immigrants in the city, following violent clashes between police


Islam’s Cultural Revolution

FrontPage Magazine 24 May 2012
By Giulio Meotti

Mao’s Cultural Revolution was one of the darkest chapters of the 20th Century: communist zealots, known as "the Red Guards,” attached revolutionary messages to Buddhist statues; seventeen


Are the "Overwhelming Majority" of the World's 1.5 Billion Muslims Peace Loving Moderates

IslamoCriticism 24 May 2012

There was once a time when the media and apologists would defiantly proclaim, "Muslim extremists are only a tiny minority!!!", and Muslims and non-Muslims alike would make nonsensical statements such as "only 0.01 % of Muslims are extremists", etc.

Today, due to many in-depth polls and studies on the subject (e.g. here and here), this claim has been proven false and Islam's apologists have been forced to adapt their rhetoric. Now they tend to claim "the overwhelming majority of Muslims are peace loving moderates".


Norwalk Committee Recommends Turning Down Mosque

The Daily Norwalk 24 May 2012
By Nancy Guenther Chapman

NORWALK, Conn. – Turn down the mosque. That is what Norwalk's zoning committee decided Wednesday evening to recommend to the Zoning Commission when it votes on the controversial


Muhammad Raped while Bobby Stayed Mum

American Thinker 24 May 2012
By Ryan James Girdusky

The cult of diversity has claimed four dozen more victims. On May 8, 2012, nine men were convicted of rape, conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with minors, trafficking for sexual


First Mosque for Shia Muslims Opens in Finland

ABNA.co 24 May 2012

The first mosque and cultural center for Finland’s Shi’ites was inaugurated in the capital Helsinki earlier this week. Managers of Islamic centers from Sweden, Denmark and Norway, Muslim


Dual nationality and burqa bans are still on the cards, says minister

DutchNews.nl 24 May 2012

It is up to MPs to decide whether to drop the proposed bans on dual nationality and the burqa, not the cabinet, home affairs minister Liesbeth Spies told parliament on Tuesday


UK dishonour killing: 'Parents murdered my sister'

zeenews.com 24 May 2012

London: The sister of a Pak-origin teenage girl has told British police that she had watched her parents kill their elder daughter in a 'dishonour' killing. Alesha Ahmed testified that


Non-EU students drop Swedish unis as fees bite

The Local 24 May 2012
By David Landes

Enrollment of non-European students in Swedish universities decline drastically following the introduction of tuition fees last year, with engineering students from Asia being among those


Muslim girl allegedly killed by her parents was just five stone – sister

Independent.ie 24 May 2012
By Paul Keaveny and Mike Hornby

SHAFILEA Ahmed's weight plunged to just five stone after she drank bleach in fear she was going to be left in Pakistan by her family, her sister told a court today. Alesha Ahmed was


Veil ban 'increased hostility towards Muslim women'

Asian Image 24 May 2012

New research shows that that there is a link between the banning of the veil in France and increased levels of hostility towards veiled Muslim women. The Research from the Department of


Video: Shariah Means Love and Peace and Big Hugs

Gates of Vienna 24 May 2012

The United States military seems to be taking its cues from the school board in Norwin, Pennsylvania, when it comes to its instructional materials on Islam.

In the video below, Michael Coren discusses this and related issues. Many thanks to Vlad Tepes for uploading this clip:


Islamist mob throws urine at Church in Indonesia, issues death threat, no arrests so far

christiantoday.com 24 May 2012
By Vishal Arora

No arrests have been made since 600 Islamists hurled bags filled with urine and ditchwater at about 100 members of a church last week and threatened to kill its pastor. Police looked on


Court: Anti-Islam group must be protected

The Local 24 May 2012
By Lyssandra Sears

The Federal Court says an anti-Islam group has the right to give out leaflets from an information booth if it wants – and the local authorities must protect them. Fribourg Council banned


NYC Public Elementary School Gets First Mandatory Arabic Classes

Atlas Shrugs 24 May 2012
By Pamela Geller

In a federally funded program, students will now be required to take Arabic in elementary school. Mandatory Arabic? Your taxpayer dollars at work to advance Islamic culture. Islamic


Abu Hamza hidden sim girl is jailed

Daily Start 24 May 2012

HATE cleric Abu Hamza’s daughter-in-law tried to sneak a phone sim card to him in jail under her burka. Chaymae Smak visited the extremist in London’s high security Belmarsh Prison in


Video: Neighbors appeal mosque plans

WWBT 24 May 2012
By Andy Jenks

HENRICO, VA - Henrico's Board of Supervisors will soon hear an appeal over plans to build a huge mosque in the west end. Neighbors want the county to reconsider plans for the Hungary Road site.


Salafist congress in Kairouan draws thousands

Magharebia.com 24 May 2012
By Houda Trabelsi

Thousands of salafists converged on Kairouan Sunday (May 20th) outside the Uqba Ibn Nafi Mosque for the second annual congress of the Ansar al-Sharia movement. As many as 5,000 people


Germany beefs up security after video threat of attacks

The Daily Star 24 May 2012

BERLIN: Security has been stepped up for employees of a German magazine and for members of a small far-right party after a known terrorist called for them to be killed in a video online,


FGM is a danger to peace in Liberia

FIGO 24 May 2012
By Alexandra George

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a danger to the peace and stability of Montserrado county and the whole of Liberia. The area's Superintendent Grace Kpan told a UN delegation that the


Pakistan to Twitter: ‘Yes we ban’

Washington Post 24 May 2012
By Faheem Younus

My friend in Pakistan was unable to tweet this quote on May 20th: "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and conveniences, but where he stands at times


Jordan bank fires Christian woman over headscarf

MSN Malaysia News 24 May 2012

"The bank warned Vivian Salameh to cover her hair as part of women's uniform approved earlier this year, but she refused," Iman Afaneh told AFP. "Five other Christian women are working

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