Heartbreaking letter from desperate 11-year-old girl who learns her sister's genitals were mutilated by an aunt

Daily Mail 6 March 2013
By Sara Malm

A heart-breaking letter from an 11-year-old girl begging for a charity for help to avoid female genital mutilation reveals the very real threat for many girls in the UK. The

 

Steinbach: "Erdogan is a populist"

Deutsche Welle 6 March 2013

Middle East expert Udo Steinbach explains the calculations that could be behind Prime Minister Erdogan's comparison of Zionism and fascism - and whether they will affect

 

Judge Clears Path for Trial Against French Bank’s Hamas Accounts

Algemeiner 6 March 2013
By Paul Alster

A leading European bank faces trial in New York later this year after a federal judge found there is sufficient evidence it knew the funds were being used to support a

 

Turkish PM Erdog(an continues harsh criticism of media

Hurriyet Daily News 6 March 2013

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan today maintained his angry criticism toward a Turkish daily after it published the reported minutes of a Feb. 23 meeting between the

 

Egypt women wage war against 'sexual terrorism'

FRANCE 24 6 March 2013

Faced with a spike in sexual violence against female protesters, Egyptian women are overcoming stigma and recounting painful testimonies to force silent authorities and a

 

CAIR leader: Muslims ‘are above the law’ in the US

BizPac Review 6 March 2013
By Michael Dorstewitz

As HB 351, the "Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases,” — prohibiting Florida courts from applying foreign law — is making its way through Tallahassee, Islamic leaders in

 

Palestinians' Double-Standards Exposed Again

Gatestone Institute 6 March 2013
By Khaled Abu Toameh

What is surprising — and disturbing — is that the UN, the international media and human rights groups are willing to be complicit in this effort to prevent the outside

 

Green Banner of Batu Khan Beckons Russia

islam-watch 6 March 2013

Waves of Islamic fundamentalism have engulfed Russia. And Kremlin continues to woo the Islamists with Hamas among them. Following the prayer in the Moscow Cathedral Mosque,

 

Islam teaching to get to new level in Russia

The Voice of Russia 6 March 2013

In separate interviews with the Voice of Russia broadcast on Tuesday, experts said that the creation of a system of Islamic higher education in Russia will help solve the

 

Hundreds of Russian Wahabis fighting against Assad forces in Syria - expert

Interfax-Religion 6 March 2013

Kazan - Several hundreds of Russian followers of the Wahabi teaching of Islam are taking part in the hostilities in Syria on the opposition side, Rais

 

Video: Stakelbeck on Terror Show: A "Shout Out" From Al Qaeda

CBN News 6 March 2013

On this week's edition of the Stakelbeck on Terror show, Al Qaeda gives me a "shout out." We’ll tell you about it and the terror group’s new magazine. Plus, President Obama

 

Young Canadian Goes from Pacifist to Jihadist after Converting to Islam

answeringmuslims.com 6 March 2013

When we tell people the truth about Muhammad, politicians and the media condemn us as intolerant bigots. The result is that Westerners are converting to Islam based on a false

 

More details emerge on Paraguay’s Hezbollah drug lord

Money Jihad 6 March 2013

In January we learned about Wassim el Abd Fadel, a Lebanese financier of Hezbollah. A surprising amount of detail has been disseminated through the press about this case. Now

 

State appeals court hears arguments in mosque case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — If the state Court of Appeals upholds a lower court's ruling that Rutherford County officials held an illegal meeting when they approved plans for a new

 

Battle over West Philly mosque's control goes to court

Philadelphia Inquirer 6 March 2013

THE FIGHT for control of the city's oldest African-American mosque made its way into Common Pleas Court on Monday. The trial to settle the long-running dispute at the

 

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Wants Death Sentence Canceled Against Bangladeshi Jamaat-E-Islamii Leader

The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has issued a statement calling on the government of Bangladesh to cancel the death sentence issued against Bangladeshi Jamaat-e-Islami leader

 

Gaza marathon: UN cancels race over Hamas ban on women

BBC News 6 March 2013

The UN agency which organises Gaza's marathon has cancelled the event, blaming the refusal of the territory's governing Islamist Hamas movement to allow women to run. The

 

No Nusra Front Islamists in Palestinian camps: Hamas

Radical Islamist group the Nusra Front has not penetrated Palestinian refugee camps, Hamas representative Ali Barakeh said Tuesday. Barakeh said rumors of the group’s presence

 

Hezbollah takes a greater role in Syrian conflict

USA TODAY 6 March 2013

Increasing clashes between Hezbollah fighters and Syrian rebels along the border of Lebanon indicate that the massive militia and U.S.-designated terror group is getting more

 

Hatred of Christians Unleashed in Libya

FrontPage Magazine 6 March 2013
By Raymond Ibrahim

Last Thursday, a Coptic Christian church located in Benghazi, Libya, was attacked by armed Muslim militants. Initial reports indicate that at least one priest, Fr. Paul Isaac,

 

French Construction Companies Terrorised by Muslims: Part 2

Islam versus Europe 5 March 2013

Or How a Civilised Country Turns into a Third World Country. The shots fired at point blank range which wounded three workers from the company BTP on 18 February in an

 

Didier Reynders presses for better checks on imams

Belgium's Foreign Minister Didier Reynders (Francophone liberal) wants a better monitoring of what messages imams are sending out when preaching. The organisation

 

Two Thirds of the Dutch Want EU Referendum

Around 64 percent of the Dutch want a referendum on the transfer of powers to the European Union, according to a survey by Maurice de Hond commissioned by citizens’ forum

 

Qatar Airways confirmed as Barca sponsor

SportsPro Media 5 March 2013
By Michael Long

Qatar Airways has been officially confirmed as the new shirt sponsor of FC Barcelona during a ceremony held at the club’s home stadium, the Camp Nou, on Monday

The three-year agreement begins on 1st July and will see Qatar Airways become the first ever for-profit commercial entity to adorn the front of Barcelona’s shirts from the beginning of the 2013/14 season. Speaking at Monday’s ceremony, FC Barcelona president Sandro Rosell said the "sponsorship deal will bring great advantages, not just for the club, but also for our city and our country.”

 

British extremist claims 'mentor' role

A British Islamic extremist reportedly has claimed he’s become a mentor and adviser for Norwegian Islamists, although they don’t seem to entirely agree. Several of the men who

 

Qatari Emir Buys Six Greek Islands For $11 Million

Business Insider 5 March 2013
By Helena Smith

The suitor is one of the world's wealthiest men; the location happens to be the eurozone's poorest country. But in an unlikely coming together of economic circumstances, the

 

"Hezbollah may be prepared to use biological weapons in Europe"

Islam versus Europe 5 March 2013

What has significantly changed the current security landscape for Europe and specifically the Netherlands, and potentially increased the risk of attack with biological weapons,

 

Video: Norway Parliament shocked at Palestinian jew hate propaganda – wants to stop all funding support

themuslimissue 5 March 2013

Welcome to the real world. Better late than never. Just wait when Europe and the U.S. wakes up to the fact that the entire Palestine-Israel conflict is built on nothing else

 

Arabic newspaper lures fresh Malmö advertisers

The Local 5 March 2013

A media consortium in southern Sweden has baited a new shole of advertisers by starting an Arabic-language newspaper in Malmö. Swedish publisher Lotta Wahlqvist already

 

Islamism, Britain and Bangladesh: The Dhaka-East London axis

The Economist 5 March 2013

FOR Britain's increasingly assertive Muslim community, this year has got off to a rather turbulent start, for at least two reasons. First, there have been some hard arguments

 
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