Hamas movement leader meets Egypt’s president, hails "new era”

PanARMENIAN.Net 20 July 2012

The leader of Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist movement which rules the Gaza Strip, met new Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Thursday, July 19 and hailed Mursi's election as

 

Muslim men in Egypt demand to wear beards

sfgate.com 20 July 2012

The morning shave used to feel less soothing than sinful to Ahmed Hamdy, an observant Muslim police lieutenant in southern Egypt. Letting his whiskers grow was a duty to God,

 

The ghosts of Cyprus

New Europe 19 July 2012
By Robert Ellis

Believers in a multi-cultural society are bound to be disappointed when they come to Cyprus. Apart from Ireland, Cyprus is the only EU state with a dividing line between people of a different religious background. And for that matter, the only EU state occupied by two foreign powers, Turkey and Britain, which together sit on 40 percent of the island.

 

Facebook campaign "Hands Off My Willy!"

Islam versus Europe 19 July 2012

Religious circumcision is unjust and should be stopped immediately!

This graphic comes from a Facebook campaign run by the Austrian group "Ex-Muslims" in support of the German court's ruling that circumcision of children constituted unlawful wounding.

 

Paul Weston to Speak at SION World Freedom Congress

British Freedom 19 July 2012

SION is to hold an international congress and media workshop to address the Islamic supremacist war against free speech. British Freedom Chairman Paul Weston has been invited to address the congress, which will be held in New York City on September 11, 2012.

 

Terrorist Attack Kills Israeli Tourists on Bus in Bulgaria

haOlam 19 July 2012

Seven killed, at least 20 injured / Israeli PM blames Iran, calling it a "global Iranian terror onslaught” / Attack comes on anniversary of Argentine Jewish Center bombing

A terrorist attack on a bus carrying Israeli tourists in Burgas, Bulgaria Wednesday killed seven people on board and injured at least 20 more, several critically, according to the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry and Israeli Police.

 

Video: Bus Bombing in Bulgaria

Gates of Vienna 19 July 2012

Terrorists blew up a bus of Israel tourists in Bulgaria today, killing at least seven people. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immediately identified Iran as the most likely state sponsor of the attack, and announced that Israel would respond vigorously to the targeting of its citizens.

 

Islamic Infiltration to be Countered by the Brussels Process

Right Side News 19 July 2012

........the OIC, or Organization of Islamic Cooperation, seeks to institute a global blasphemy law that would ban freedom of expression under Sharia Law worldwide..."."

On 9 July, the International Civil Liberties Alliance presented an International Human Rights and Freedom of Speech Conference in the European Parliament in Brussels. Over 100 people from numerous, countries, cultures, and backgrounds took part in this milestone event at which Lars Hedegaard of the Danish Free Press Society received the "Defender of Freedom” award.

 

Suicide bomber blamed for attack on Israelis in Bulgaria

Channel NewsAsia Singapore 19 July 2012

BURGAS, Bulgaria: A suicide bomber was behind the blast against Israeli tourists in Bulgaria, officials said Thursday, as they

 

The Guardian, Islam and the Paradox of Tolerance

British Freedom 19 July 2012
By Freedom Scribe

On the 8th of July, Mehdi Hasan, a British Muslim journalist, wrote a piece in The Guardian’s comments section about the negative stereotyping of Muslims and the verbal abuse that he and other Muslims in the UK have to endure. Over 1500 comments were posted in response and various follow-on articles have since been published in The Guardian.

 

Germany Security Report: Rising Threat From Militant Islamists, Far-Right Groups

Huffington Post 19 July 2012
By FRANK JORDANS

Germany faces a growing threat from militant Islamists and far-right fringe groups, including small extremist cells and lone wolf operators, top security officials said

 

Video: Brussels 2012: Alexandre del Valle’s Speech

Gates of Vienna 19 July 2012

Alexandre del Valle is an Italo-French lecturer on geopolitics and a researcher for Università Europea di Roma, Institut Choiseul and Daedalos Institute of Cyprus. He specializes in radical Islam, terrorism, and relations between the West and the Rest.

 

UK Police Accuse 3 of Pakistan Terror Training

abcnews 19 July 2012
By RAPHAEL SATTER

Three British Muslims, including a convert who was featured in a documentary about radical Islam and a former London police support officer, have been charged with traveling to

 

Stakelbeck on Terror Show: 'Losing Our Sons' to Jihad

Stakelbeck on Terror 19 July 2012
By Erick Stakelbeck

On this week's edition of the Stakelbeck on Terror show, we highlight a new documentary, called "Losing Our Sons," that examines the deadly impact of radical Islam on

 

BNP leader Nick Griffin launches protest against halal meat in Sunderland sandwich shops

Sunderland Echo 19 July 2012

BNP leader Nick Griffin is due to lead a demonstration in Sunderland tomorrow. Mr Griffin and members of his party are planning to take part in a demonstration against the

 

Jihadi Tourism Hits Europe

Gatestone Institute 19 July 2012
By Soeren Kern

European security officials are especially concerned about reports that al-Qaeda is recruiting and training Western operatives who have "clean" criminal records and have the ability to travel freely and blend in with European and American cultures.

Increasing numbers of Muslims in Europe are travelling to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia and other conflict zones to obtain training in terrorist methods.

 

Video: Burqa Bandits

YouTube 19 July 2012
By BritishFreedomTV

Increasing numbers of dangerous criminals are using the burqa to mask their identities from CCTV cameras

 

Why I'm Boycotting the Olympics: IOC Admits Muslims Prevented the Honoring of Murdered Israeli Athletes

American Thinker 19 July 2012
By Rob Miller

The Olympics are due to start in London. But I will not be watching them, discussing them, or even thinking about them, and I urge anyone with a claim to human decency to do

 

Italian hostage freed, Islamic spokesperson said

ANSAmed 19 July 2012

One Italian and two Spanish hostages have been freed in northern Mali, Sanda Ould Boumana, a spokesperson from Ansar al Din, a Salafi jihadist group which operates in Mali,

 

Appeasing the Muslim Brotherhood Crocodile

FrontPage Magazine 19 July 2012
By Sarah N. Stern & Kyle Shideler

This weekend, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made her first visit to Egypt since Mohammad Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was elected president of Egypt. Despite the fact

 

Islamic fundamentalism in action

PanARMENIAN.Net 19 July 2012

Timbuktu is listed among UNESCO World Heritage sites and hosts ancient shrines of Islamic saints worshipped by Sufi Muslims. Ansar Dine, a grouping of Islamic fundamentalists

 

Murder Trial: 'No Plan' To Marry Off Shafilea

Yahoo! News UK  19 July 2012
By Mike McCarthy

A relative of Shafilea Ahmed - the 17-year-old found dead nine years ago - has denied that there were plans to "marry her off". Speaking via video link from Karachi in

 

Disillusioned German Islamists Abandoning Jihad

SPIEGEL ONLINE 19 July 2012
By Oezlem Gezer and Holger Stark

Istanbul's Kumkapi neighborhood is normally the kind of place where belly dancers can be found gyrating their hips in front of drunk patrons. For Peter B., who is currently

 

Israeli tourist bus blown up in Bulgaria

Legal Insurrection 19 July 2012
By William A. Jacobson

ccording to initial reports, an Israeli tour bus was attacked at the Sarafovo International Airport in the Bulgarian vacation city of Bourgas. A Bulgarian website

 

Erdogan’s Turkish Government Suppresses Alevi Muslim Minority

The Weekly Standard 19 July 2012
By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

Turkish rulers, from Ottoman times to the present-day neo-fundamentalist regime of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have never been comfortable with the Alevi Muslims. Counting a quarter

 

Honor Violence in America

Gatestone Institute 19 July 2012
By Abigail R. Esman

Other girls, unable to resolve the conflict between submitting to a marriage, and essentially being raped by a stranger – not to mention the physical torture and possible murder if they resist – prefer to end their lives.

Aiya Altemeemi, aged 19, suffered a punishment last February that none of her schoolmates in Phoenix, Arizona could have imagined: her father cut her throat with a kitchen knife. When she escaped to her bedroom, her mother and sisters followed, tied her to her bed, taped her mouth shut, and beat her.

 

Judge orders the opening of Tennessee mosque

The Washington Times 19 July 2012
By Travis Loller

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A federal judge ordered a Tennessee county on Wednesday to move ahead with opening a Muslim congregation’s newly built mosque after a two-year fight from

 

A Muslim Cemetery Helps To Ease Funerals' Strain

WBUR & NPR 19 July 2012
By Sami Yenigun

The Garden of Peace cemetery opened when the Islamic community in Flint, Mich., needed a place to bury their dead in accordance with their religion. After operating for only a

 

Video: Syrian troops flee after blast kills top officials

The Times of Israel 19 July 2012
By Gabe Fisher

A massive blast struck the National Security building in Damascus on Wednesday morning, killing Syrian President Bashar Assad’s most trusted security official, his brother-in-law Assef Shawkat, defense minister, Dawoud Rajha, and former defense minister Hassan Turkmani.

 

Gambia: CIS Holds Training On FGM

allAfrica.com 19 July 2012
By Fatoumatta K Saidykhan

Community Initiative Support (CIS), Friday held a one-day training on the effects of female genital mutilation (FGM) at the Wellingara Nursery School in Wellingara Village,

 
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