British Muslims defend Halal slaughter after calls for ban

Al-Arabiya 7 May 2012

Muslims in Britain have rebuffed calls to ban animals’ halal slaughter after a leading British vet this week called for curbing or even banning the practice popular among the country’s


Jordanians rally against peace with Israel

Elder of Ziyon 7 May 2012

Hundreds of activists hit the streets in some urban centres in the country demanding an end to the Kingdom’s ties with Israel. In protests organised by Islamists, leftists and


Important new book sheds light on the Islamic jihad genocide of the Ottoman Greeks

Jihad Watch 7 May 2012

The Genocide of the Ottoman Greeks: Studies on the State-Sponsored Campaign of Extermination of the Christians of Asia Minor (1912-1922) and Its Aftermath: History, Law, Memory, edited by


8 religious organisations on Kyrgyz blacklist, GKNB says

BISHKEK – The Kyrgyz State Committee for National Security (GKNB) blacklist contains eight religious organisations, and the most dangerous one is Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT), GKNB Chairman Shamil


UK Rights groups protest forced marriages in Pak 7 May 2012

London: Members of many rights organisations held a demonstration in front of the residence of British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday, protesting the kidnapping and forced marriages


Curtailing ‘immodesty’: Ex-lawmaker ‘decrees’ against female education

The Express Tribune 7 May 2012
By Muhammad Sadaqat

KOHISTAN / DASSU: A former lawmaker and cleric from Kohistan district, Maulana Abdul Haleem, termed formal education for women un-Islamic and asked parents to pluck their daughters from


Irshad Manji considers writing a book on Indonesia

The Jakarta Post 7 May 2012

Having encountered the backlash of several groups in Indonesia during her visit, liberal Canadian Muslim journalist Irshad Manji is considering writing a book discussing the situation in


Video: Tommy Robinson and Kevin Carrol in Luton, May 5th 2012

English Defence League 6 May 2012

Tommy Robinson speaking at the EDL demonstration in Luton, May 5th 2012. The demonstration went well, with British police taking great effort to keep the violent extremists firmly under control. Tommy and Kevin were able to speak as planned, and announce their formal alliance with the new party British Freedom.


• EDL demonstration in Luton

EuropeNews 5 May 2012

The English Defence League, whose mission is to keep England English, is holding a demonstration in Luton today. Counterdemonstrations are organized by British politicians, labour unions and the so-called ”anti-fascists” of Unite Against Fascism, Antifa and more. British police is out in force to keep order.


Tommy Robinson and Kevin Carroll Join British Freedom!

British Freedom 5 May 2012

We are pleased to announce that Stephen Lennon (also known as Tommy Robinson) and Kevin Carroll of the English Defence League have joined the Executive Council of British Freedom. Mr Lennon and Mr Carroll will share the role of Party Vice Chairman alongside Party Chairman Paul Weston.


Video: Sean Hannity Interview Geert Wilders About Radical Islam

FOX News 4 May 2012


Video: Geert Wilders at Glenn Beck TV 4 May 2012


Erdogan goes berserk at Standard and Poor ‘s for downgrading Turkey’s credit rating

Turkey Pm Tayyip Erdogan attacks and slams Standard & Poor for warning about economic outlook and downgrading the country’s credit rating Istanbul / NationalTurk – Turkish Prime Minister


German "Antifascist" Leftists Badly Beaten Up by Salafist Muslims

Ah, a chance to use that excellent German word Schadenfreude. On 1 May in Solingen, the German anti-Islam movement PRO NRW (Pro North Rhine Westphalia) held a demonstration. Hundreds of


Four Islamists charged in German Al-Qaeda plot

German prosecutors on Thursday charged four suspected members of an Al-Qaeda-linked terror cell for planning an attack in the country. Prosecutors last year unveiled the case against the


Family of British aid worker beheaded in Pakistan say they would have paid ransom 4 May 2012

Margaret Dale also criticised the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for not telling her about the death of Mr Dale. The aid worker was abducted at gunpoint in January while working


Video: Salafists on the Rampage in Solingen

Gates of Vienna 4 May 2012

The German Islam-critical Pro-NRW organization held a demonstration yesterday in front of a mosque in Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia. The demo included some Mohammed cartoons, which offended local Muslims. Salafists from the mosque responded by attacking the police.


Al-Qaeda sought to convert the Irish

Irish Times 4 May 2012

Osama bin Laden was urged by a fellow leading al-Qaeda member to send a message to the Irish people persuading them to support Islam. According to new declassified documents seized from


13 year-old girl sold by father taken under state protection

Today's Zaman 4 May 2012

A 13-year-old girl from ªanliurfa province sold by her father in order to pay off a TL 30,000 debt was discovered in Adana and put under the protection of the state on Thursday. ª.Ç., an


Hollande stands firm in French presidential debate

Atlanta Journal Constitution 4 May 2012

PARIS — French President Nicolas Sarkozy failed to deliver a knockout blow against leftist front-runner Francois Hollande in their only head-to-head debate in France's presidential


Renewed mosque, Islamic center opens in Belgrade

B92 4 May 2012

The premises were built with the help of grants of benefactors, primarily the government of Azerbaijan. The ceremony was attended by guests from Azerbaijan, Church dignitaries and Boris


Geert Wilders: Israel’s Borders Separate Barbarism and Reason

the Algemeiner 4 May 2012
By Lakkana Nanayakkara

Dutch politician Geert Wilders praised Israel and highlighted the threat from radical Islam during a recent appearance on Sean Hannity’s program on Fox News. He said "the border of jihad, the border between the West and the barbarism of the east, of Islam, and reason of the West is exactly the border between Israel and the Arab countries”. He described Israel as "a brother” which shares common values with the West. He said "parents in Europe and America can sleep easily at night” because Israeli parents lie awake worrying for the security of their sons.


British architect fined for asking 'When will we finish with the damn mosques?' during meeting in Abu Dhabi

Daily Mail 4 May 2012
By Paul Milligan and Ted Thornhill

A British landscape architect has been fined after he asked colleagues in a meeting: 'When will we finish with the damn mosques?' John Hall, 42, the former Millennium Dome site planner,


U.K. court orders extradition of 'Tiger' Hanif to India

The Hindu 4 May 2012
By Hasan Suroor

After nearly two decades, the law has finally caught up with ‘Tiger' Hanif, an alleged associate of the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. A British court has ordered his extradition to India,


Video: Bin Laden's letters reveal a terrorist losing control

CNN 4 May 2012

A trove of never-before-seen letters by Osama bin Laden portray the terrorist leader as an irritated boss chiding his underlings for mistakes yet sure that they could pull off elaborate attacks against the United States.


Mosques and Mormon temples filling fastest in U.S.

Globe and Mail 4 May 2012
By Paul Koring

Islam and Mormonism are the fastest-growing faiths in the United States over the last decade, according to a religious census based on self-reporting by congregations. The numbers of


Video: Robert Spencer on pro-honor killing Dearborn Imam Qazwini at Jessica Mokdad Human Rights Conference

Jihad Watch 4 May 2012

April 29 in Dearborn.


No dates, no slow songs and definitely no prom king: The all-girl high school dance where boys are banned

Daily Mail 4 May 2012
By Kristie Lau

A Michigan high school has staged an all-girl prom. Hamtramck High School, a school near Detroit with a significant Muslim population, put on the strobe light-filled event last Saturday


Female Circumcision Still Prevalent Among Some Kurdish Communities

Rudaw in English 4 May 2012

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region -- Around 34 percent of women in the ethnically diverse city of Kirkuk have been circumcised and most of them are Kurdish, according to a new joint survey by the


ADL accused of ignoring Muslim anti-Semitism

Charles Jacobs, President of the American Anti-Slavery Group and Americans for Peace and Tolerance, has accused the Anti-Defamation League of overlooking Muslim anti-Semitism. According

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