Six arrested after 50 brawl in Blackburn street

This Is Lancashire 18 May 2012

FIFTY people were involved in a street brawl in Blackburn, police said. The fight is believed to have started after a dispute between two men got out of hand and extended family members


Muslim Voters Change Europe

Right Side News 18 May 2012
By Soeren Kern

Muslims cast the deciding voted that thrust Hollande into the Elysée Palace. He also pledged to change French electoral laws so that Muslim residents without French citizenship would be allowed to vote in municipal elections as of 2014, enabling the Socialist Party to tighten its grip on political power.


French Muslims Give Hollande the Victory

CBN News 18 May 2012
By Dale Hurd

Ninety-three percent of French Muslims voted for the Socialist Francois Hollande in the second round of the French presidential election, giving him the margin of victory over Nicolas


Millions of potential Muslim terror recruits living in Latin America: Israelis 18 May 2012
By Jim Kouri

While not widely known by Americans, there are millions of Arabs and Muslims living in Latin America, the majority of them Sunnis -- with a Lebanese Shi'ite minority -- who are the


UK set for historic libel reform

CPJ Press Freedom Online 18 May 2012
By Borja Bergareche

New libel legislation proposed by the British government has been met with general approval by reform campaigners, who will now train their sights on further strengthening some aspects of


German universities move to train next generation of imams

Christian Science Monitor 18 May 2012
By Isabelle de Pommereau

For years Aysen Yüsra Yilmaz, the daughter of Turkish immigrants who came to Germany as guest workers, looked for a way to ground her religion in the German culture she has adopted as her


Americans Understanding Islamic World Better Than George W. Bush

American Thinker 18 May 2012
By Andrew G. Bostom

Tuesday, former President George W. Bush delivered a speech in Washington, D.C. at an event entitled "Celebration of Human Freedom," sponsored by his presidential foundation, the George W. Bush Institute. The former president observed astutely that "freedom is a powerful force but it does not advance on wheels of historical inevitability."


German Islamist arrested in Kenya 18 May 2012

Kenyan security forces on Wednesday arrested a German convert to radical Islam, for whom a warrant was issued at the weekend, the Die Welt daily reported. The man was named as Bonn-born


A bikini is not the same as a niqab 18 May 2012
By James Bloodworth

Perusing Facebook recently, I stumbled across a cartoon that could be said to represent the relativist view of women’s rights. The cartoon was of two women, one of whom was dressed in a


Napolitano, Tunisia example in the area, Italy must help

ANSAmed 18 May 2012

TUNIS - Tunisia is ''an example'' for the Arab Spring countries and must now strengthen its democratic institutions showing ''solidity and stability''. Italian President Giorgio


Current Canadian Muslim Marriage guide suggests that women who’s husbands are killed in jihad...

Vlad Tepes 18 May 2012

Eight: Do not permit any gap to separate you and your husband in Jihad, if he is jailed or killed in this way then you should continue his struggle. Be like the wife of "Wahab” for when he


Texas Imam, Main Al-Qudah, issues call to action to support clitorectomies

Atlas Shrugs 18 May 2012
By Pamela Geller

"Dr." Main Al-Qudah is the imam at the MAS Katy Center in Texas (MAS is Muslim Brotherhood) and a member of AMJA (Muslim Jurists of America) Fatwa Committee. The fatwa committee of AMJA


Sheikh Bakri Helps Wafa Sultan Educate All Americans on Islam 18 May 2012
By Andrew Bostom

Dr. Wafa Sultan, a remarkably courageous and thoughtful Muslim freethinker, recently debated Sheikh Omar Bakri Muhammad. Dr. Sultan watched passively while the good Sheik expressed without


Tunisia approves first Salafist party 18 May 2012
By Houda Trabelsi

Tunisia has approved a Salafist political party for the first time in the nation's history. The "Reform Front", granted license on May 11th, includes a group of leaders who were tried in


Video: Recap: Islamist and Leftist Protestors Neutralized at My Portland State Speech

CBN News 18 May 2012
By Erick Stakelbeck

Last week, I blogged about a despicable incident at Portland State University in which posters promoting my May 14th speech for the PSU chapter of Christians United for Israel (CUFI) were vandalized.


Video: More frustration surrounding Henrico mosque

WTVR 18 May 2012
By Lorenzo Hall

HENRICO, Va - The space on a 3.6 acre property along Impala Drive is finally being cleared for Henrico’s first mosque. Residents like David Johnson fought to keep the Mosque away fearing it would bring more people to an already high-traffic area.


Iranian official calls for "Islamic awakening" to destroy Israel

Jihad Watch 18 May 2012

But of course he doesn't mean it -- we all know that. We know the Israel/Palestinian conflict has nothing to do with Islam. It has to do with land, and a negotiated settlement will soon


Video: Saudi Father Auctions Off Son for Suicide Mission

An unbelievable leaked video of an auction for a suicide bomber against Syria! This takes place in a hotel conference room in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The atmosphere is festive, and the audience has children in it. But the merchandise auctioned is human flesh and blood!


Growing jihadist presence in Mexico causes alarm 18 May 2012
By Anthony Martin

In 2009 a Muslim cleric who is associated with extremist elements within Islam stated that given the porous nature of the southern border of the United States, a jihadist could easily


Hardliners in Bekasi Throw Stones at Ascension Day Service

Jakarta Globe 18 May 2012
By Camelia Pasandaran

A mob of Islamic hard-liners threw stones and bags of urine at the HKBP Filadelphia congreagation of the Batak Christian Protestant Church in Bekasi, on the outskirts of Jakarta, at an


Turkey's PM threatens theatres after actor 'humiliates' daughter

The Guardian 18 May 2012
By Fiachra Gibbons

In a tale which could have come straight from the time of the sultans, when one wrong word could seal your fate, the Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is threatening to withdraw


The sacred and the profane: Indonesian churches and Lady Gaga

Christian Science Monitor 18 May 2012
By Dan Murphy

Lady Gaga, the pop-star known for envelope-pushing stunts that might even make a young Madonna blush, and the churches of Indonesia now have something in common. They've both been


Tunisia: Preachers rejected, Salafists threaten Ennahdha

ANSAmed 18 May 2012

TUNIS - The case of two Moroccan Salafist preachers, previously charged with terrorism back home, who were not allowed to enter Tunisia, has provoked a violent backlash by Islamic


Toronto Islamic school sent packing over anti-Semitic teachings

The Times of Israel 18 May 2012

T ORONTO — A Toronto Islamic school has lost the right to use a public school for its classes after anti-Semitic teachings were discovered in its curriculum and posted on its


Revival of Islamists 18 May 2012
By Sunanda K Datta – Ray

From Singapore to Malaysia to Indonesia, an intolerant breed of Islam is gaining ground. Governments there appear helpless in containing it. I asked a woman of Indian-Pakistani origin


Egypt: Fatwa against purchasing of votes

ANSAmed 18 May 2012

CAIRO - Using money or consumer goods to buy votes has been forbidden by religion. The Fatwa has been issued by Darul Iftaa, the Egyptian authority has issued the fatwa on the eve


Fanaticism – A Warning From History

British Freedom 17 May 2012

A man whose family was German aristocracy prior to World War II owned a number of large industries and estates. When asked how many German people were true Nazis, the answer he gave can guide our attitude toward fanaticism.


Jihad in Berlin (Again)

Gates of Vienna 17 May 2012

Over the weekend Salafists gathered again in Berlin to distribute free Korans. This time they were met by counter-demonstrators, whom they attempted to assault. When the police intervened, the culture-enrichers fought with them instead.

Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from


Free speech 'strangled by law that bans insults' and is abused by over-zealous police and prosecutors

Daily Mail 17 May 2012
By ames Chapman

Theresa May is being urged to reform a controversial law which bans ‘insulting words or behaviour’ amid mounting evidence that it is strangling free speech. Campaigners say the Public


Belgium: 60% immigrants by 2060

Islamist Watch 17 May 2012

An immigration report by think-tank Itinera says that 25% of the people in Belgium have at least one parent born abroad. Half a million people immigrated to Belgium in the last decade,

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