How Jihadists Slip Through Europe's Dragnet and Into Syria

Assyrian International News Agency 1 March 2015
By Maria Abi-habib and Joe Parkinson

Along the southern frontier of the European Union, a small but growing number of aspiring jihadists are blazing trails by road and ferry to Syria's battlefields, sidestepping

 

'Death to Turks' daubed on mufti building in Bulgaria

World Bulletin 1 March 2015

An Islamic community leader has described as "outrageous” the daubing of "death to Turks” on a religious affairs office in Bulgaria. On Sunday night, unidentified vandals

 

Journalist on trial for ‘insulting’ Erdogan says prosecution now part of ‘nature of journalism’

Today's Zaman 1 March 2015

Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Can Dündar, who is being charged with insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his coverage of a graft probe that implicated members of Erdogan's

 

Germany seeks to undermine Islamic extremists with religious education

PRI 1 March 2015
By Matthew Bell

Around 600 people have left Germany in the last year to go fight with extremist groups like the self-declared Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, according to German security

 

Norway arrests radical preacher who praised Charlie Hebdo killers

Swiss News 1 March 2015

A radical Islamic preacher has been arrested in Norway after praising last month's deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly in Paris, police said Friday. The

 

Creation of the first university diploma in Islamic Finance in the BENELUX

Zawya 1 March 2015

Following the 2008 subprime crisis, many financial actors were looking for alternatives to supply the market with ethical products and services, linked to tangible assets and

 

Cameron Defends U.K. Security Services Over ‘Jihadi John’

The Wall Street Journal 1 March 2015
By Jenny Gross

British Prime Minister David Cameron defended the U.K.’s security services following lawmakers’ questions over why they failed to apprehend Islamic State militant "Jihadi John”

 

'Risk Has Gotten Greater': German Jews Advised Against Wearing Kippah

Spiegel International 1 March 2015
By Peter Maxwill

Before Mark Krasnov leaves his Berlin home, he always asks himself: Should I play it safe or should I wear the kippah? "I don't want to provoke anyone or for people to get any

 

Austria Bans Foreign Funding for Islamic Groups

Newsweek 1 March 2015
By Facility Capon

The Austrian parliament yesterday passed a law which bans foreign funding for Islamic organisations and demands that any group claiming to represent Austrian Muslims use a

 

O Beautiful, For Specious Guys...

Steyn Online 1 March 2015
By Mark Steyn

The US media have had a fit of the vapors over Rudy Giuliani's suggestion that Barack Obama does not love America. As the Instapundit says, their reaction suggests that

 

Reporting on Israeli Docs About Iran: Grossly Misleading

The Clarion Project 1 March 2015
By Ryan Mauro

The British Guardian newspaper and Islamist mouthpiece Al-Jazeera are jointly publishing hundreds of purported Israeli intelligence files. The one getting the most attention

 

Coptic Monks Lay Before Bulldozers to Protect Ancient Christian Site, Muslim Workers Yell ‘Allahu Akbar!’

raymondibrahim.com 1 March 2015
By Raymond Ibrahim

A project to build a road around Fayum, Egypt, crosses the territory around the Coptic monastery of St. Macarius and threatens to destroy the ancient archaeological site around

 

‘I am Charlie’ —- Brown Variety

Frontpage Mag 1 March 2015
By Bruce Thornton

Nearly two months have passed since the global outpouring of support for the murdered staffers of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Now those paeans to freedom of speech

 

Media Question Walker, Jeb, Jindal Faiths

Breitbart 1 March 2015
By Ben Shapiro

Recently, a 2016 presidential frontrunner had the gall to question the religious convictions of Barack Obama. Asked whether Obama was a Muslim, this candidate responded,

 

Minnesota Muslim pleads guilty to trying to join the Islamic State

The Jihad Watch 1 March 2015
By Robert Spencer

If only he had been able to join a Google Hangout with non-Muslim teens, this could have been avoided! "Yusuf said he attended meetings in Minnesota last March and April in

 

Badness finds Allah but does not support extremism of Islamic State

Herald Sun 1 March 2015
By Anthony Downsley

Christopher Dean "Badness” Binse has joined a growing band of prisoners converting to Islam but has distanced himself from the ideology of homegrown terrorists supporting

 

Islamic State magazine celebrates Sydney terror attack

The Australian News 1 March 2015

ISIS has celebrated attacks in Australia and other Western countries and called for a continuation of its campaign of "terror” in the latest issue of its propaganda magazine

 

ISIS Training Children as Young as Five Years Old to Fight for Allah

Christian News 1 March 2015
By Heather Clark

A video released this week by the barbaric Islamic group ISIS, which also identifies itself as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, shows the terrorist organization training

 

Arabs: Why is Obama Siding with Supporters of Terrorism?

The Gatestone Institute 1 March 2015
By Khaled Abu Toameh

Many Arabs and Muslims see the meeting between Obama and Qatar's al-Thani as a gift to Qatar for its continued support of Islamic radical groups across the Middle East,

 

‘Islamic world needs to fight poverty, corruption’

Arab News 1 March 2015

Terrorism is not linked to any religion or region and can only be defeated by a coalition of moderate forces across the world, Muslim scholars said in a declaration issued at

 

Islamic State Says It Destroyed Ancient Relics in Mosul Museum

Bloomberg 1 March 2015
By Zaid SabahKambiz Foroohar

Islamist militants used sledgehammers and drills to smash ancient artifacts and statues in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, saying the relics were against the teachings of Islam,

 

Fatah: 90% of Gaza’s residents want to leave because of Hamas

The Jerusalem Post 1 March 2015
By Khaled Abu Toameh

More then 90 percent of Gaza Strip residents want to leave because of Hamas, Fatah spokesman Osama Qawassmeh said on Wednesday. Addressing Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, the Fatah

 

Female genital mutilation persists in rural Egypt

Al Monitor 1 March 2015

I vividly remember, when I was little, those collective ceremonies that our neighbors from rural areas — from Upper Egypt in particular — used to have for their daughters. They

 

New Secret Iranian Nuclear Facility Revealed

The Clarion Project 28 February 2015
By Ryan Mauro

An Iranian opposition group has disclosed the existence of a secret uranium enrichment site in Iran that has been operating since 2008. The revelation comes as the U.S. and Iran come

 

Leaked details on Obama's deal with Iran prove Israeli PM right...

Tundra Tabloids 28 February 2015

Iran is an energy self sufficient country, that’s the starting point in defeating the logic of those who say Iran ”has a right” to nuclear power. The next step is to point out that Iran does

 
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