On this date in 1529: Islam retreats in Europe

The Real Revo 17 October 2011
By R.D. Walker

At Vienna, Islam was denied its plan of conquest in Europe. The Ottoman failure to capture Vienna in 1529 turned the tide against almost a century of unchecked conquest throughout eastern and


Austria: Politician Acquitted in Mosque Game Trial

ABC News  17 October 2011

A court has found right-wing Austrian politician Gerhard Kurzmann not guilty of charges of incitement for posting a video game that required players to target and stop mosques, minarets and muezzins


Over 60 percent Brit terrorist suspects from middle-class backgrounds: secret M15 file

TruthDive  17 October 2011

London: Two-thirds of British terror suspects are from middle-class backgrounds and those who become suicide bombers are often highly educated, a classified MI5 document as


Imam found guilty of abusing young girls

Swindon Advertiser 17 October 2011
By Scott D'Arcy

A ‘DESPICABLE’ paedophile who abused three girls when he was an Imam at a town centre mosque has been convicted by a jury. Ebrahim Yusuf Kazi, 67, was found guilty of five counts of indecent


BBC journalist found guilty of 'complicity' with HT

Central Asia Online 17 October 2011
By Olamafruz Faromarzi

ASHGABAD - BBC journalist Urunboy Usmonov was found guilty by a Tajik court October 15 of complicity with the banned militant group, Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT), news media reported. The judge sentenced


Ken Bigley beheading video 'found' in defendant's home

BBC News 17 October 2011

A Birmingham bookseller accused of "priming people for terrorism" had video footage of British hostage Ken Bigley being beheaded, a jury was told. Ahmed Faraz has been charged with 30 counts of


Turkey must not jeopardise international legal order

defencegreece.com 17 October 2011

The international community cannot and must not allow Turkey to jeopardize international legal order in the region of Cyprus, Defence Minister Demetris Eliades has said, pointing out that Turkey’s


Wilders Expects Tensions in Coalition in 2012

Dutch News 17 October 2011

THE HAGUE, - Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders has warned tht the partnership with the conservatives (VVD) and Christian democrats (CDA) will come under much pressure next year


Algerian author scoops German book prize

Expatica 17 October 2011

Internationally acclaimed Algerian author Boualem Sansal Sunday received the annual German Book Trade Peace Prize and said that people everywhere were rising up against dictatorship. Sansal, 62,


Thousands sign petition for illegal immigrants

The Local 17 October 2011

The Swiss government has received a petition calling for it to regularize the status of undocumented foreigners living in the country. A coalition of more than 100 non-governmental organisations


Uganda: Hussein Obama Sends U.S. Troops to Wage Jihad Against Christians

Winds of Jihad 17 October 2011
By sheikyermami

Don’t believe the propaganda you’ll find about the Lord’s Resistance Army written in Wikipedia. They are freedom fighters in a civil war against Muslims. The last time I checked Uganda had a


My Walk Through the Valley of Death

Newsweek  17 October 2011

When I first arrive in Tripoli, long past midnight on a hot September night, driving in from the Tunisian border, the smell of burning rubber permeates everything. Near Fashloom, the first


Threats to Free Speech: A Tale of Two Terry Joneses

Islamist Watch 17 October 2011
By David J. Rusin

Within the span of several days, two news items concerning two Terry Joneses helped illuminate the different paths by which speech critical of Islam can be gradually extinguished. The pastor.


Video: Khamenei: For the West, the Dustbin of History

Gates of Vienna 17 October 2011

Vlad just keeps churning out the videos. Take a look at the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei, and listen to him talk about how the Western democracies will go the way of the USSR — Insh’allah:


Video: More Pallywood: The lady doth protest too much

Elder of Ziyon 17 October 2011

I had missed this video: In the absence of any sustained conflict, packs of photojournalists and freelance photographers have taken to covering the so-called "Friday demonstrations” staged weekly by Palestinians in East Jerusalem and the West Bank against settlements and the Israeli West Bank barrier.

The Ritual from Andrew Lampard on Vimeo.


Video: TSA Employee Disciplined, May Be Fired for Online Posts About Islam

Creeping Sharia 17 October 2011

The more Muslims there are in high-level government jobs, the more sharia-compliant it becomes. Video via Big Peace TSA Employee Disciplined For Anti-Muslim Comments Online; May Be Fired.


Iranian reports of retrial for apostate from Islam said to be "misleading"

Jihad Watch 17 October 2011

An update on this story. No tactic on Iran's part would be surprising. The prosecution of Joseph Nadarkhani is inherently unjust, and authorities have only become more desperate and deceitful as the


Bereaved families: Israel capitulating to terrorism

Ynetnews 17 October 2011
By Boaz Fyler

While Gilad Shalit's family celebrates the signing of the deal that aims to bring him home after five years in captivity, families of terror victims say that the prisoner swap agreement means "a


NYC Islamic center, utility in dispute over rent

eTaiwan News 17 October 2011

The developer of an Islamic cultural center near the site of the destroyed World Trade Center and the owner of the building are in a dispute over rent. Consolidated Edison owns part of a site that


Minnesota Terrorism Financiers Talked of Jihad on Recorded Phone Calls: "Jihad is Your Duty Brother”

Shariah Finance Watch 17 October 2011

Two Minnesota women, Amina Farah Ali and Hawo Mohamed Hassan, accused of funneling money to a terror group in Somalia, talked about collecting money for al-Shabab, supporting fighters instead of other


Italian priest shot dead in Philippines: police

MSN Philippines News 17 October 2011

An unknown gunman shot Fausto Tentorio in the remote farming town of Arakan on Mindanao island, police said. A "suspect suddenly appeared and without provocation shot the victim hitting his body",


‘Jirga’ orders marriage of minor brother and sister of ‘karo and kari’

The Express Tribune 17 October 2011
By Sarfaraz Memon

SUKKUR: The Ghotki police has yet to take action against the people who allegedly held a jirga in Gulzar Mahar village three days ago. It had ordered the eloping groom to marry his four-year-old


"There Is No Place for the Jew in Libya

Hudson New York 17 October 2011
By Shiraz Maher

The massacre of Christians in Egypt last weekend raises uneasy questions about the future of the Arab Spring and the direction in which it may now be heading. Sunday's protests were launched in


Pro-Gaddafi forces launch counter-attack in Sirte

FRANCE 24 17 October 2011

National Transitional Council fighters on Saturday were forced to retreat from positions they had seized on Friday under a barrage of rockets and shells launched by forces loyal to the ousted


Reports: Iran caught laundering up to $400 million

Elder of Ziyon 17 October 2011

The issue of alleged money-laundering in Kuwait is no longer a local concern, but it is raising alarm in other Gulf Arab and Western countries, sources said. The sources, Gulf Arab diplomats who


Morocco's problem: Freelance jihadis, not al-Qaida

CBS News 17 October 2011

RABAT, Morocco — After years of promoting jihad in online forums, Muadh Irshad was ready to take his fervor to the real world. "I spent beautiful years tasting hope and pain in these forums ...


Qatar gives Egypt half a billion dollars

Elder of Ziyon 17 October 2011

Egypt's finance minister, who has been negotiating with Gulf Arab states for financial assistance, said on Sunday that Qatar had given a grant of $500 million to support the budget which has


Tunisia Islamists set for big election gains

CBS News 17 October 2011

TUNIS, Tunisia — As the land that launched the Arab Spring heads into historic elections next week, all eyes are on the long-repressed Islamists — and whether a big victory for them will irrevocably


Woman set on fire by husband and in-laws

The Express Tribune 17 October 2011

KHANPUR: A woman was burned by her husband and in-laws for refusing to give him her money. According to police officials, Chak 1P resident Lateefan Bibi died after her husband and in-laws gagged

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