Muslim discussion on violent protests called off

smh.com.au 20 September 2012
By Ilya Gridneff and Rachel Olding

A discussion about Sydney's violent protests tonight, which was to have been presented by a controversial Muslim sheikh, has been cancelled amid mounting pressure and media

 

Tunisian artist graffitis minaret, fights intolerance

CNN 20 September 2012
By Catriona Davies

Fine Arabic calligraphy and street art may seem worlds apart, but for artist eL Seed, they're one and the same thing. eL Seed, a 31-year-old French Tunisian artist, has just

 

The Consequences of Obama's Bungled Mideast Policy

AINA 20 September 2012

In Libya, U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three colleagues were murdered Tuesday. Earlier that day, protesters in Egypt stormed the U.S. embassy and tore down the

 

Female relatives linked to genital mutilation

Herald Sun 20 September 2012
By Janet Fife-Yeomans

Detectives have been continuing their investigations since charging a Sydney sheik, a retired nurse and the parents of the girls last week. Strike Force Longfield detectives

 

Reward boosted to $50,000 for information on Joplin mosque fire

Kansas City Star 20 September 2012

Federal officials are now offering $50,000 for information on a July fire at Joplin mosque that was destroyed in a separate blaze a month later. The FBI and the Bureau of

 

Hezbollah leads massive anti-US protest in Lebanon

SFGate 20 September 2012
By ZEINA KARAM

BEIRUT — In a rare public appearance, the leader of the militant Hezbollah group exhorted hundreds of thousands of supporters Monday to keep up the campaign against an

 

Armenian Security Service Denies ‘Terrorist Infiltration’

Armenialiberty.org 20 September 2012
By Hovannes Shoghikian

The National Security Service (NSS) on Wednesday denied media claims that a group of radical Islamic militants might have entered Armenia to carry out terrorist attacks

 

Actress in anti-Islam film sues producer

Radio Netherlands 20 September 2012

An actress in the anti-Islamic trailer that set off violent protests in the Muslim world has sued the reputed producer, saying he duped her into thinking it was about ancient

 

Canadian Muslim leader joins Tutu in calling for Bush-Blair war crimes trial

Vancouver Sun 20 September 2012

The director of the Vancouver Muslim Community Centre joins South African Anglican Bishop Desmond Tutu in calling for George Bush and Tony Blair to go before a war-crimes

 

Muslim extremists hate our freedom

Daily Mail - Charleston 19 September 2012

ANYONE above the age of reason knew karma would slap the president upside the head for his childish taunt to critics of his foreign policy, "Ask Osama bin Laden." Now his

 

Diagram: Fertility rate among Muslims worldwide

Europenews.dk 19 September 2012
By Nicolai Sennels

As long as they have more than 2.1 children per woman their number will increase. The problem is that non-Muslims women have less than 2.1 children and that Muslim mothers still have more than 2.1 - and increasing in our part of the world.

 

Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Anger in the Muslim World Over Video: Don't Apologize

Huffington Post 19 September 2012
By Nathan Gardels

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is the author of Infidel. She was forced into hiding in Holland after making a film on Islam and women called Submission with Theo van Gogh. Van Gogh was killed

 

"Delinquency-Promoting Ideology": 63% of Domestic Violence Crimes in Basel Committed by Foreigners

Islam versus Europe 19 September 2012

In 2011 the Basel city police were called out to a case of domestic violence every day. In 310 cases the police officers determined that offences had taken place. The majority

 
 

Multicultural Defenders of Monocultural Islam

British Freedom 19 September 2012
By Paul Weston

The West is made up of countries built around one basic and incredibly important political ethos – they are all Liberal Democracies. Unfortunately, these countries also share a more recent political ideology which has come to be known as multiculturalism, a word invented in the latter half of the 20th century to enforce our toleration – indeed celebration – of all faiths, cultures and races.

 

Had Enough of the Apologies?

Citizen Warrior 19 September 2012

Since our Egyptian and Libyan embassies were attacked we’ve seen a steady stream of statements from the Obama administration and some in Congress who blame an obscure 14 minute

 

Muslim leader questioned in Bosnia

Stock Journal 19 September 2012
By DAN OAKES

THE leader of a Melbourne Islamic studies centre raided by police over terrorism allegations has been questioned by authorities in Bosnia. Harun Mehicevic, who was in Bosnia

 

13 Bulgarians accused of spreading radical Islam plead not guilty

Focus News 19 September 2012

The charges against each of them were read out in the courtroom. Three of them are charged with preaching an anti-democratic ideology, leading an organization unregistered in

 

Islamic violence advances Shariah law

Washington Times 19 September 2012
By Daniel Pipes

When Muslims take to the streets in nearly 30 countries to engage in various degrees of anti-Western violence, something important is under way. The following are reflections on what this might mean:

The Rushdie Rules have gone viral: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s 1989 masterstroke of imposing a death edict on Salman Rushdie has spread and become the humdrum response of Islamists to perceived insults. By telling the West what can and cannot be said about Islam, Khomeini sought to impose Islamic law, or Shariah, on it.

 

Charlie Hebdo, Satirical Newspaper, Plans To Publish Cartoons Of The Prophet Mohammad

Huffington Post 19 September 2012
By Brian Love

PARIS - The French government has called for restraint after learning that a satirical weekly plans to publish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on Wednesday

 

Video: Holy smoke: Will Islamic extremists ignite rioting across Europe?

RT 19 September 2012

European capitals have become stages for anti-Western protests, by those outraged by the US made film ‘Innocence of Muslims’. But are calls for a holy war a sincere protest or a recruiting strategy of radical groups?

 

French calls to defy ban on demos over anti-Islam film

Expatica the Netherlands 19 September 2012

Calls surfaced Tuesday on social networks for Muslims in France to defy an official ban and hold fresh protests over an anti-Islam film that has sparked violent reactions

 

Video: Geert Wilders: Banned from Oz?

Gates of Vienna 19 September 2012

Geert Wilders has been invited by the Q Society to speak in Australia, and he is scheduled to make two appearances there next month. But he has yet to be issued a visa to enter the country, which after three weeks is an unusual circumstance.

 

Video: Muslim Rage: Over 50 killed in 30-nation Islamic protest wave

youtube 19 September 2012
By RussiaToday

The number of dead over an amateur film deriding Islam is now more than 50 - one week since protests began. The latest victims were a dozen people in Kabul - killed instantly when an Afghan suicide bomber rammed a car full of explosives into their minibus.

 

Rushdie: Copenhagen was a threat

The Copengahen Post 19 September 2012
By Christian Wenande

Salman Rushdie’s new memoirs partially vindicate former PM Poul Nyrup Rasmussen’s decision to cancel his 1996 trip to Copenhagen due to a security threat In late 1996,

 

Video: Jihad on the Champs-Elysées

GalliaWatch 19 September 2012

Two days ago I posted an article on Saturday's demonstration by Muslims near the American Embassy in Paris. There was a short video at the end that provided a glimpse of the event. The newspaper source was Le Figaro. It did not seem to be a major story.

 

Hollande slams 'unfathomable stupidity' at Timbuktu

Radio Netherlands Worldwide 19 September 2012

French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday denounced the "unfathomable stupidity" of Islamist radicals who destroyed Muslim shrines at Timbuktu in northern

 

Islamic newspaper produced in Spain’s Granada advocates a new financial system

Al-Arabiya 19 September 2012

Granada is best known as the home of the medieval Alhambra palace, but the city also boasts one of the most beautiful new mosques in the region. Viewed from the "mirador” or

 

Video: Movie Jihad? Muslims call for 'holy war' as film fury spreads to Europe

youtube 19 September 2012
By RussiaToday

The Anti-American rallies started exactly a week ago and have rapidly spread to countries and continents - including Europe, where some Muslims are calling for holy war.

 

Now police probe Allah Ditta Worcester Muslim cemetery dispute

Worcester News 19 September 2012
By Tom Edwards

POLICE are now investigating a former Worcester mayor who threatened to "dig up” a dead man’s body during a graveyard dispute. West Mercia Police has confirmed they are

 
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