Prayer ban in break room not discrimination

YLE News  26 September 2011

The National Discrimination Tribunal has ruled that a ban on prayer in employee break rooms is not an act of discrimination. The ruling followed a complaint filed by an individual claiming to have


UK Muslims hail call for peace

Sky News 26 September 2011

A leading Islamic scholar has received a standing ovation from thousands of British Muslims as he denounced terrorism and called for peace. Wembley Arena in northwest London was a sea of colourful


Truth about how UK Muslims exploit polygamy benefits revealed

Times of India 26 September 2011

LONDON: Two experienced Lancashire social workers say that in their estimation, there are 20,000 bigamous or polygamous unions in the UK. Although the government says there are only 1,000 such


Sexy TV host's popularity underscores Pakistan's contradictions 26 September 2011
By Mark Magnier

Reporting from Karachi, Pakistan— Raunchy. An inspiration. A sex kitten. Pakistan's Paris Hilton. TV host Mathira Mohammad has been called all that and more. Love her or hate her, she's making


Libya's NTC unearths mass grave of 1,700 prisoners

Africasia  26 September 2011

Libya's new rulers said Sunday they have unearthed a mass grave of 1,700 prisoners slain by Moamer Kadhafi's regime in a 1996 uprising, a massacre that helped trigger the revolt that ousted the


Girl accused of blasphemy for a spelling error

The Express Tribune 26 September 2011
By Muhammad Sadaqat

ABBOTTABAD: It may have been a mere misplaced dot that led to accusations of blasphemy against a Christian eighth-grader, whose miniscule error led to her expulsion from school and uproar amongst


Father upset over homework promoting polygamy, Islam

WSB Atlanta 26 September 2011

A father's complaint that his daughter's homework promotes the Muslim faith could lead to a lesson change in Cobb County. Channel 2's Tom Regan talked to the father who showed him where his


Tens of thousands of Copts fleeing Egypt

Elder of Ziyon 26 September 2011

Nearly 93,000 Coptic Christians have left Egypt since 19 March, a report by an Egypt-based Coptic NGO has said. The number may increase to 250,000 by the end of 2011, according to Naguib Gabriel,


Suicide Bombing in Indonesian Church Leaves 22 Wounded

International Business Times AU  26 September 2011
By Joseph Alan

The most recent incident of suicide bombing in Indonesia on Sunday left at least 22 people, who just attended the regular worship, seriously injured. The body of the anonymous bomber was found by


Bikinis and hijabs contrast on Albanian beach

AFP 26 September 2011
By Briseida Mema

SPILLE, Albania — September has seen devout Muslims again flocking to Albania's only "burqa beach" after the Ramadan holy month, where women bathe in full hijab -- a short distance from the "other"


Saudi king gives women right to vote

Radio Netherlands 26 September 2011

Saudi King Abdullah on Sunday granted women the right to vote and run in municipal elections, in a historic first for the ultra-conservative country where women are subjected to many


Prophet of Doom Chapter 11: Satan's Bargain 25 September 2011
By Craig Winn
Also available as PDF and MP3 Audio.

The motley crew that slinked out of Mecca under the cover of darkness included Muhammad’s daughter, Ruqayyah. Other notables were named slaves to the House, to Ar-Rahman, to the sun god Manaf, slave to Allah, and to Allah’s daughter Al-Uzza. It was a pagan potpourri.


The unwanted EU application

EUobserver 25 September 2011
By Vigdís Hauksdóttir

For many people it is increasingly a puzzle why the Icelandic government is carrying on with its application to join the European Union. Even sources from within the EU institutions have questioned whether there is any point in continuing this journey.


• The secret report on Turkish atrocities in Cyprus

Freedom & Justice in Cyprus 25 September 2011
By Panos Ioannides

The secret report from Council of Europe on Turkish atrocities in Cyprus during the 1974 invasion has been recovered. This report documents the systematic and extensive human rights violations perpetrated by the Turkish army against the Greek Cypriot population, raping an murdering thousands in order to force a mass exodus and an ethnic cleansing of the northern third of Cyprus. Turkey has never been held responsible for these atrocities and, in spite of all principles of international law, is still permitted to keep the fruits of the 1974 aggression, specifically the so-called Turkish Republic of North Cyprus.

The report in full is available for download at Cyprus Action Network.


• The Islamization of British Police

EuropeNews 24 September 2011
By Henrik R. Clausen

For those not aware of the political nature of Islam, it might come across as just a cultural amusement to see Islam still deeper entrenched in the British police force. Other countries, like Denmark and France, insist that religion has no role to play in policing. Not so in Britain.


Muslims in Paris chanting 'Death to Jews'

Vlad Tepes Blog 24 September 2011

Muslims in Paris protest the recent ban against praying in the street by chanting "Death to the Jews" and the like - in spite of them being granted a major Islamic centre by the French government, paid by taxpayers' money.


When Muslims Are More ‘Radical’ than ‘Islamists’

Pajamas Media 23 September 2011
By Raymond Ibrahim

What are the differences between the traditional Muslim and the so-called "Islamist”?  As words dealing with Islam continue to morph and multiply, it is important to differentiate, for there are real, if subtle, differences.

A recent Arabic talk show on Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak’s trial sheds some light. The question was whether Mubarak, in the sight of Sharia law, should stand trial and be punished for, among other things, selling gas cheaply to Israel — or, as popularly portrayed, traitorously giving away Egypt’s precious resources to its mortal enemy.


Danish Mega-Mosque Funded by Iran

Hudson New York 23 September 2011
By Soeren Kern

The city council of Copenhagen has given its final approval for the construction of the first official "Grand Mosque" in the Danish capital. The mega-mosque will have a massive blue dome as well as two towering minarets and is architecturally designed to stand out on Copenhagen's low-rise skyline.

Unlike most mosques in Europe, which cater to Sunni Muslims, the mosque in Copenhagen pertains to Shia Islam. The mosque is being financed by the Islamic Republic of Iran; critics say that theocrats in Tehran intend to use the mosque to establish a recruiting center for the militant Shia Muslim group, Hezbollah in Europe.


Video: Debunking the Palestine Lie

youtube 23 September 2011
By encounterbooks

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has launched an international campaign to achieve recognition by the United Nations for an independent Palestinian state. Abbas and his international supporters claim that only Israel (with the United States) stands in the way of this act of historical justice, which would finally bring about peace in the Middle East.


French Court Issues First Fines For Violating Burqa Ban

RTT News  23 September 2011

A court in France on Thursday fined two French Muslim women for violating a new law that bans wearing of the traditional Islamic face-covering veils in public places in France, the first to be


London mosque accused of links to 'terror' in Pakistan

BBC News 23 September 2011
By Kurt Barling

A south London mosque is at the centre of allegations it helped promote of acts of terror and hate in Pakistan. Leaflets circulating in Pakistan calling for the murder of members of the Ahmadi


'Not wrong' to move aide after Islam slur: ruling

The  23 September 2011

Sweden's top legal official has given backing to the decision to reassign the integration ministry civil servant who compared Islam to totalitarian ideologies.”There are no indications that the


Islamic Center Opens Its Doors Near Ground Zero

Fox News 23 September 2011

An Islamic cultural center near the site of the terrorist attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center held its first exhibit Wednesday evening, the enthusiasm at the opening belying its troubled


British-Muslim Singer Cancels US Shows Following Alleged Embassy Discrimination

The Open Press 23 September 2011

Minneapolis - Somali born singer Aar Maanta and his band were forced to cancel a concert performance, as well as two community workshops that were set to be the centerpiece of this year's


Two Days of Wilders Cabaret in Lower House

Dutch News 23 September 2011

THE HAGUE - The leftwing opposition parties urged Prime Minister Mark Rutte yesterday to demand apologies from Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders after the latter told him to


Islamic Woman Opposed to Burqa Ban Seeks French Presidency

The New American  23 September 2011
By Raven Clabough

Since France passed legislation earlier this year banning the Islamic burqas, or face-veils, from its streets, the law has engendered a wave of protest. Now, in a show of opposition against the ban,


Video: Come visit the beautiful, formerly Italian, Isle of Lampedusa

vladtepesblog 23 September 2011

See cultural enrichment in action ...


Police confirm terrorism links to Finland 23 September 2011

Terrorist combatants have attempted to enter Finland, reports the newspaper Helsingin Sanomat. The head of the Finnish Security Intelligence Service (Supo) told the national daily that individuals

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