Islamic leaders take part in workshop to change attitudes towards sufferers of mental illness in Israeli Arab society, learn about legal rights, services. Some 40 imams from mosques in the so-called "triangle" –
ATHENS, Greece -- Thousands of Muslim immigrants gathered in the squares of Athens on Tuesday (November 16th) for prayers marking the Eid al-Adha festival. Prayers at seven squares went without incident.
EuropeNews 17 November 2010
By Henrik R. Clausen
In Denmark and elsewhere, there has been a lot of discussion about so-called 'ghetto areas', where out-of-control crime, unemployment and disrespect for the authorities makes for some interesting challenges. Unfortunately, we do not seem to quite understand the nature of the problems yet. This essay presents some alternativ views of their nature.
In Denmark, the government as well as the left-wing opposition parties have launched ambitious plans for dealing with the "ghetto problem". These proposals seek to spend a lot of taxpayer money on a wide variety of initiatives, including tearing down what is deemed 'excessive' apartment blocks, assuming that this will eliminate the other problems.
Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff, a Viennese housewife is going before a Kafkaesque tribunal on November the 23rd for doing something which is legal under our US Constitution: criticizing a religion. That is one of the express purposes of the First Amendment which protects the freedom of speech in America.
She had been suborned by a glossy weekly publication, NEWS, in Austria that sent a journalist into several lectures she gave about Islam, the Sunnah and Sharia, secretly recording them. Then lawyers for the left liberal publication gave the transcripts to the Viennese public prosecutors office as evidence of hate speech against one of the officially recognized religions under Austrian law - Islam. On September 15th charges were filed by the Austrian State against her and a trial before a single female Judge convened to be heard on November 23rd.
The trial has begun in Austria of three Chechens accused of being linked to the killing of a former bodyguard of the Chechen president. The three men are charged with complicity to murder Umar Israilov in the
In a speech delivered to fellow members of the Christian Democratic Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany said on November 15, “There is not too much Islam in Germany, but too little Christianity. “
These examples challenge the increasing number of Muslim women in the West, including converts and educated women, who claim to be freely choosing to wear the burqa and the niqab. They are doing so in
A terrorist, who is being charged with planning to bomb Denmark’s Jyllands-Posten newspaper, has revealed his group plotted several other attacks in the country, according to reports. David Healey, who
Before the memory of November 11, 2010 evaporates completely, I wanted to report briefly on the ceremonies that took place in London and at the Great Mosque of Paris. In London, the commemoration in honor
The UK government has decided to award seven former Guantanamo detainees millions of dollars in an out-of-court settlement, according to multiple press accounts. Why? The ex-Gitmo detainees claim that
MONTREAL — Britain today is “the world leader in the appeasement” of radical Muslims, provocative British journalist and author Melanie Phillips said on her first visit to Montreal. Phillips, a columnist for the Daily
BERLIN — An international media watchdog on Tuesday strongly rejected spying accusations against two German reporters detained in Iran in connection with a highly publicized stoning case and called for
A plastic toy pig was removed from a children’s farmyard set by the Early Learning Centre (ELC) for fear of offending Muslims and Jews, it has emerged. ELC’s HappyLand Goosefeather Farm set included a
The government of Germany has announced that it will place more stringent demands on all immigrants in an effort to better integrate them into society. Since then, a growing debate about multiculturalism
Many cases of Anti-Semitism hide behind the mask of anti-Zionism, but there is a paper thin barrier that separates modern “anti-Zionism” from the blind and visceral hate of traditional anti-Semitism. The open
UK Muslim mob threatens to fly black flag of Islam over Downing Street, White House for jailed cleric's release
Hate-filled Muslim extremists have vowed to fly the black flag of Islam above Downing Street, the official residence of the British Prime Minister, and the White House, the official residence of the US President, in
Thousands of muslims from all over Greece gathered today in 11 public places of Athens. These include the Propylaia and Attiki Square to worship the first day of the Kurban Bayrami or the Festival of Sacrifice, one of
Radical Islamist preacher Omar Bakri has appointed a Hezbollah legislator as his defence lawyer when he goes on trial, a judicial source said on Tuesday, following his arrest in northern Lebanon. "Omar Bakri
Thirty-one-year-old John Tyner, a 31-year-old recently unleashed the “Don’t tase me, Bro” moment of airport security. While about to receive a genital check from TSA security, Tyner agreed to a search of
Muslims burned at least ten Christian homes in Southern Egypt over a rumor that a young Coptic Christian man and a Muslim girl were in a romantic relationship, said officials Tuesday. Authorities have
Athens - Thousands of Muslim immigrants gathered for outdoor prayer services across Athens on Tuesday to mark the festival of Eid-al-Adha. Dozens of riot police were deployed in the city centre to protect
In his midday sermon on November 15 to millions of Muslim pilgrims gathered on the plain of Arafah for the annual Hajj to Mecca, Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al Sheikh called for religious moderation and
Desolate is the best word to describe Arabia in the years before the prophet's birth. Although civilization made its début along the only portion of Arabia that doesn't touch the sea, for thirty-five centuries it failed to take root in the desert sands.