International

Ripples of Syrian civil war felt also in Finland

Helsinki Times 21 October 2014

The civil war in Syria has already dragged on for three years and recently also stirred up concerns in Finland, with the local Kurdish community, in particular, viewing that it

 

UK: Iran Lobbies against Sanctions

Gatestone Institute 21 October 2014
By Samuel Westrop

Over 800 Iranians were executed during President Rouhani's first year in office. Leading politicians, British government officials and businessmen nevertheless

 

Turkey streets in uproar over war in Syria

live5news 21 October 2014

The U.S. has been urging Turkey to join the U.S.-led coalition in the fight against ISIS but Turkey is reluctant placing its tanks on the border with Syria to monitor the

 

Turkey is "throwing a bone to try to get the US to commit itself against [Syrian President Bashar] Assad,” says Israeli expert.

The Jerusalem Post 21 October 2014

Turkey finally made a token concession to the US in its battle against Islamic State, allowing some Iraqi Kurdish fighters to aid their brethren in the Kurdish Syrian town of

 

Turkey has failed Kobani, Kurds

Boston Globe 21 October 2014
By Dilar Dirik

For two years, the Kurds have been warning the world about the Islamic State. Accusations by the Kurds that Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar support jihadists in Syria were

 

London Student Union Refuses to Commemorate Holocaust

blazingcatfur 21 October 2014

In yet another controversial decision, the Goldsmiths College Students’ Union has rejected, by a margin of around 60 to 1, a motion to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day and

 

Islam and the Mother Lode of Bad Ideas: In Defense of Sam Harris

ivn.us 21 October 2014
By Andrew Gripp

The spat between Ben Affleck, Sam Harris, and Bill Maher on the HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher over Islam has become so heated and escalated that even 10 days hence, it has

 

Borderline Views: The British Parliament and Palestinian statehood

The Jerusalem Post 21 October 2014
By DAVID NEWMAN

Britain went the way of Sweden last week when the British Parliament approved a motion recognizing, in principle, an independent Palestinian state. The large majority in favor

 

Muslim Tries to Run Down Canadian Soldiers in "Name of Allah”

FrontPage Mag 21 October 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

It’s usually a bad idea to let Allah take the wheel. He has a thing for trying to run down non-Muslims. A radicalized Muslim convert ran down two soldiers in his car in

 

ISIS Shocker: Image of Baby Girl Being 'Beheaded' Emerges Out of Phones Recovered from Dead Jihadists

International Business Times, India Edition 21 October 2014
By Gopi Chandra Kharel

A shocking image has been recovered of a baby girl moments from being beheaded by the dreaded ISIS militants. The image was one of several other pictures that emerged out of

 

Check out FACEBOOK Page of Canadian Muslim Who Struck Down 2 Soldiers then Tried to Stab Police

Pamela Geller 21 October 2014

Earlier today, Canadian Muslim Ahmad Rouleau ran down two Canadian Forces Members and said he was acting "In the name of Allah.” Ahmad tried to stab the police who arrived at

 

Latinos Converting to Islam for Identity, Structure

Voice of America 21 October 2014
By Carolyn Presutti

MIAMI— Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups in the Muslim religion. According to the organization whyIslam.org, about 6 percent of American Muslims are Latino.

 

Islamic Burial Rituals Spread Ebola in Africa

creepingsharia. 21 October 2014

Islam isn’t just at the heart of the terror threat posed by the Islamic State. The religion is also contributing to the other major crisis plaguing the globe: the spread of

 

CAIR wants DOJ to investigate shooting range’s ban on Muslim customers

Cultural Jihad 21 October 2014

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

 

Kuwati Muslim Brotherhood Leader Offers Advice To Malaysian Muslim Brotherhood Political Party

Malaysian media is reporting on political advice offered to the country’s Muslim Brotherhood linked political party by Kuwaiti Muslim Brotherhood leader Tariq Suwaidan.

 

Saudis most likely to join ISIS, 10% of group's fighters are women

The Middle East Monitor 21 October 2014

Although Saudi Arabia is the Arab country putting the most effort into raising awareness of the threat of the Islamic State (ISIS) and fighting the group, Saudi citizens are

 

Al-Qaeda magazine calls for Xinjiang to be ‘recovered by the Islamic Caliphate’

South China Morning Post 21 October 2014
By James Griffiths

A new English-language magazine released by al-Qaeda describes China’s restive Xinjiang region as an "occupied Muslim land” to be "recovered [into] the shade of the Islamic

 

Gov’t pays over $4m to fly home Trinidad Muslim leader

Jamaica Observer 21 October 2014

THE Government of Jamaica was forced to foot the hefty US$36,000 (Ja$4,050,000) bill to fly radical Trinidad Muslim leader Yasin Abu Bakr to Port of Spain on Thursday, after he

 

Humiliation replaces fear for the women kidnapped by Isis

The Guardian 21 October 2014
By Annabell Van den Berghe in Duhok

They sold Amsha for $12. Other girls and women went for more, much more. But Amsha had a small son and was pregnant with her second child. She had already seen Islamic State

 

Future Muslim Prime Minister of UK Joins ISIS Instead

Frontpage Mag 20 October 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

So much for working within the system. (Religion of Peace) Hands in pockets and casually dressed, he looks like a typical teenager as he poses with Ed Balls when he was