Staten Island Jihadist Blows Lid Off Plotter Network

FrontPage Magazine 2 January 2012
By Robert Spencer

Abdel Hameed Shehadeh wanted to join the U.S. Army so that he could turn and kill American soldiers. Instead, he has exposed a jihad network of impressive proportions that, if his assertions are

 

Video: Afghan Child-Bride Sahar Gul Tortured Mercilessly by Husband and In Laws

Answering Muslims 2 January 2012

AFGHANISTAN--A video given to the BBC shows the extent of the injuries suffered by a 15 year-old Afghan child bride who was locked up and tortured by her husband. The girl was left starving after being detained by him and his family for several months.

 

Cousin of Assad denied visa to Switzerland

swissinfo 2 January 2012

A cousin of Syria’s President Bashar Assad has lost his legal bid to get a visa for Switzerland. Hafez Makhlouf wanted to meet a lawyer to challenge international sanctions imposed against

 

Gaza’s Hamas Premier Visits Turkey

Salon.com 2 January 2012

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s prime minister on Sunday welcomed efforts toward reconciliation between the rival Palestinian factions during a meeting with the Hamas premier of the Gaza Strip, Turkey’s

 

DAP condemns pig heads at mosque

Free Malaysia Today 2 January 2012
By Athi Shankar

GEORGE TOWN: DAP today condemned the dumping of severed pig heads by unknown persons into a mosque compound in Johor Bahru on Friday. DAP national chairman Karpal Singh said those who perpetrated

 

Past criminal offences 'may not count' when applying for Spanish citizenship

thinkSPAIN 2 January 2012

A CRIMINAL record is no barrier to obtaining Spanish nationality, according to a recent ruling by the Supreme Court. A judge found that the arrest for aggravated robbery and sexual assault of a

 

Hezbollah reiterates support for Syria

The Daily Star 2 January 2012

BEIRUT: The head of Hezbollah’s Shura Council, Sheikh Mohammad Yazbek, said over the weekend the resistance group would remain supportive of Syria in the face of conspiracies. "Syria's only guilt

 

British tourists hit by closure of 'anti-Islamic' spas in the Maldives

Metro 2 January 2012

British tourists holidaying on the Indian Ocean archipelago will now have to look elsewhere for their beauty treatments as a result of the decision taken by the authorities. Beach goers in the

 

Muslim Brotherhood: Israel peace deal isn't binding

Ynetnews 2 January 2012
By Roi Kais

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood will not recognize Israel under any circumstances and might put the peace treaty with the Jewish state up to a referendum, the movement's second in command told the

 

Erdogan to Haniyeh: Talks must include Hamas

Ynetnews 2 January 2012
By Roi Kais

Hamas prime minister in Gaza Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday received a warm welcome from Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during an official meeting in Istanbul. Palestinian media outlets

 

Arab World Latest News: The New Politics of Morocco, Egypt, Yemen and Kuwait

Months of protests and social change in many countries in the Middle East and North Africa have again reached a simultaneous boil, and the latest round of Arab Awakening events has seen elections,

 

Egyptian blogger gets death threats for nude protest

European Son 2 January 2012

Porn and religious fundamentalism just don’t mix. Or do they? Well, it appears so. Take the case of Aliaa Magda al-Mahdy, 20. In protest against Egypt’s illiberalism and religious fundamentalism,

 

Maldives to close "un-Islamic” spas

Bikya Masr 2 January 2012
By Sharifa Ghanem

The Maldives government has called for luxury resorts to close their spas in response to angry protests led by opposition groups that have demanded the country end "anti-Islamic” activities in the

 

Islamic militants build haven in southern Yemen

The Seattle Times 2 January 2012
By Sudarsan Raghavan

ZINJIBAR, Yemen — In this remote, sun-blasted corner of southern Yemen, there's a battle raging that is as important to the United States as it is to this nation's beleaguered government. Each

 

Islamic leaders want Sonny Bill in Muslim list

AFP 2 January 2012

WELLINGTON — New Zealand Islamic leaders are pushing to have All Black and "Muslim superstar" Sonny Bill Williams listed among the world's 500 most influential Muslims, it was reported

 

In Pak, teenage Hindu girl 'converted' to Islam, married off to Muslim

NDTV 2 January 2012

Karachi: A teenage Hindu girl in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi was allegedly forcibly converted to Islam and married off to a Muslim man, prompting her family to lodge a police

 

• Light Posting "Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!"

EuropeNews 19 Dec. 2011

EuropeNews wishes all our readers a wonderful Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2012!

Here at EuropeNews, we are taking time off for celebrating Christmas with friends and family.

There will be light posting at EN to 02 January

Merry Christmas!

 

• Medieval Law - Germanic and Islamic Practices

EuropeNews 1 January 2012
By Fjordman

Professor Erik Anners, a Swedish historian of law, compares the legal profession to engineering and believes that law is the engineering of society. European legal history contains traces of both Greek and Mosaic law, which themselves carried some impressions of earlier civilizations, especially that of Mesopotamia. But European law was formed during the Middle Ages in a meeting between Roman law and other, especially Germanic, customs.

 

Culturally Enriched Domestic Violence in Oslo

Gates of Vienna 30 December 2011

Our Norwegian correspondent The Observer sends the following report about the disproportionate increase of domestic violence among the "New Norwegians” in Oslo. Stranger rape is no longer the only

 

Report: Al-Qaeda's former second banana sends veteran jihadists to establish presence in Libya

Jihad Watch 30 December 2011

They already have quite a few friends there. Along with the havoc they can wreak within Libya, it would be a handy forward operating base for striking in Europe, noting that one of the major figures

 

The Center for American Progress’ Jihad Against the Free World

FrontPage Magazine 30 December 2011
By Daniel Greenfield

The colors of the American flag are red, white and blue, but the colors of the Center for American Progress are red, white and green. Red for the left and green for Islam. The Center for American

 

L'Institut d'Egypte: In Memoriam

Family Security Matters 29 December 2011
By Daniel Pipes

Founded in 1798 by the scientists accompanying Napoleon on his invasion of Egypt and responsible for the monumental 20-volume Description de l’Égypte (1809–28), L’Institut d’Égypte was burned down on

 

Video: Stakelbeck on Terror: December 27, 2011

CBN News 29 December 2011
Erick Stakelbeck

On this week's special episode of Stakelbeck on Terror: a panel of experts examine the Muslim Brotherhood's growing power in 2011:

 

Muslim comics and documentary pushing Muslim Brotherhood-invented concept of "Islamophobia"

Jihad Watch 29 December 2011

No comedy show, no matter how clever or winning, is going to eradicate the suspicion that many Americans have of Muslims. This is because Americans are concerned about Islam not because of the work

 

Those Evil Crusades

Gates of Vienna 29 December 2011
By Anestos Canelides

As long as I can remember I have been told about the evils of the Crusades, and how wrong they were. One of the best articles I have ever read, one that really proves that much of what I was

 

Lessons on the Long Road to Hijab

FrontPage Magazine 29 December 2011
By Raymond Ibrahim

This caricature (above), which first appeared on CagleCartoons.com, has been making the rounds on the Arabic blogosphere, and points to how democratic elections are serving to Islamize Egypt: average

 

2011: The Islamic Supremacists Advance

Human Events 28 December 2011
By Robert Spencer

The cause of freedom is by no means dead, but 2011 was a banner year for Islamic jihadists and supremacists the world over. Their advance was swiftest and most significant in three areas: 1. The

 

State Department 'Panders' to Islamists on Free Speech

Family Security Matters 28 December 2011
By Steve Emerson

The Obama administration is drawing fire for yielding what critics see as a huge propaganda victory to Islamist regimes seeking to curb American speech deemed "offensive" to Muslims. The State

 

Hizballah Fundraising and Operations in the US and Latin America

Right Side News 28 December 2011

A series of recent law enforcement actions indicates the depth ofIranian-tied criminal activity in Mexico may be greater than previously known. In October, a Texas-car salesman was arrested in

 

Turkish Warships Shell Narrow Water Between Israeli, Cypriot Gas Fields

Hudson New York 28 December 2011

Cypriot President Demetris Christofias has warned Turkey to stop its warships shelling the strip of water dividing the Cypriot and Israeli gas exploration zones in the eastern

 
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