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One Year Anniversary of Boston Bombing: A Lesson in FBI Failure

Frontpage Mag 16 April 2014
By Robert Spencer

To order Robert Spencer’s just-released new book, Arab Winter Comes to America: The Truth About the War We’re In. With the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon jihad bombings now here

 

De Blasio’s Gift to Jihadists: Disbands NYPD surveillance unit, vows to go after the “real bad guys”

Atlas Shrugs 16 April 2014
By Pamela Geller

During the election for Mayor in NYC, I warned of de Blasio’s pro-terror allegiances. I submitted the ad (below) to run on NYC subway platforms. New York enemedia didn’t like it — read

 

Islamist: Atheists 'Cannot Live' in Bangladesh

Dhaka Tribune 16 April 2014
By Tarek Mahmud

No atheist can live in this country; people from any religion can as it is a democratic country, says Shafi. Shah Ahmed Shafi, the chief of radical Islamist platform Hefazat-e-Islam

 

Ohio: Muslim cabbies refuse to drive cabs for gays

Creeping Sharia 16 April 2014

Some local cabbies are taking a stand and refusing to promote a major event in the area. The protest centers around signs promoting the Gay Games that are on top of airport

 

Pakistan: How the Blasphemy Law Really Works

Gatestone Institute 16 April 2014
By Mohshin Habib

Sawan Masih has been sentenced to death, but what about those found guilty of inciting and committing violence and arson? It [is] a travesty of justice that more than 3,000 people

 

Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood Wants UK To End Investigation Of Muslim Brotherhood

Islamist media is reporting that the the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood has called on UK Prime Minister David Cameron to stop his investigation into the activities of the Muslim

 

NYPD disbanding Muslim spying unit

Islamist Watch 16 April 2014
By Jamie Schram and Daniel Prendergast

The NYPD has abandoned its controversial and secretive surveillance program that sent plainclothes police officers into Muslim neighborhoods for the purposes of gathering information

 

Pakistan: Christian and Hindu Girls Being Forced to Convert and Marry Muslim Men

Answering Muslims 16 April 2014
By David Wood

Approximately 1000 Christian and Hindu girls and women are victims of forced conversion and forced marriage in Pakistan each year. Am I a racist for complaining, CAIR? Around 1,000 Christian

 

New York judge: Jurors can hear imam’s comment that ‘everybody was happy’ about 9/11 attacks

Atlas Shrugs 16 April 2014
By Pamela Geller

Muslims were dancing in the wake of 911, so why try to suppress this? So they can continue conning the clueless kaffir. But we know. Here’s more on this righteous and devout imam.

 

New York Drops Unit That Spied on Muslims

Islamist Watch 16 April 2014
By Matt Apuzzo and Joseph Goldstein

The New York Police Department has abandoned a secretive program that dispatched plainclothes detectives into Muslim neighborhoods to eavesdrop on conversations and built detailed

 

US Government Promoting Islam in Czech Republic

AINA (press release) 16 April 2014
By Soeren Kern

The Czech government has approved a new project aimed at promoting Islam in public elementary and secondary schools across the country. The project--Muslims in the Eyes of

 

Video: Sharia and Fascism in Knoxville

Vlad Tepes 16 April 2014
By Bill Warner

 

Degrees of Separation

SteynOnline 16 April 2014
By Mark Steyn

Today, Brandeis University announced that it was reversing its decision to award an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, following complaints from faculty, an online petition,

 

2 Teenagers Leave Austria, Seek to Fight in Syria

ABC News 16 April 2014

Austrian police say they are conducting an international search for two teenage girls who left farewell letters announcing plans to "fight for Islam" in Syria. Police

 

Video: 5 New Victories for Muslim Enemies of Free Speech

PJ Media 16 April 2014
By Robert Spencer

Both in the Islamic world and in the West, Islamic supremacist groups are determined to stamp out every critical word about Islam and jihad terror, so as to clear away all obstacles to the advancing jihad.

 

Jury selected for U.S. trial of one-eyed, handless Islamic cleric

The Star Online 16 April 2014
By Joseph Ax

NEW YORK - Eight men and four women will decide the fate of Egyptian-born radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri at his trial on charges of assisting in a 1998

 

Spain eyes stronger economic ties with UAE visit

The News Tribune 16 April 2014
By ADAM SCHRECK

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — King Juan Carlos of Spain began a visit to the Persian Gulf region on Monday by telling United Arab Emirates officials that deepening ties

 

The inner workings of Gulen’s ‘parallel state’

The National 16 April 2014
By Piotr Zalewski

ISTANBUL // With nearly every one of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s speeches, the list of invectives used to describe Turkey’s most powerful Islamic movement keeps growing. To the

 

Syria: the jihadi town where ‘brides’ are snatched from schools

The Muslim Issue 16 April 2014
By Richard Spencer

A year ago, the city of Raqqa in northern Syria was sprouting political activist groups and philosophical discussion circles. A "guerrilla gardening” squad promoted

 

British hate preacher goes on trial in New York

Yahoo! News 16 April 2014
By Brigitte Dusseau

New York (AFP) - British hate preacher Abu Hamza goes on trial in New York on Monday, facing the rest of his life behind bars if found guilty on kidnapping and terror charges