UK Gov Muslim in Charge of Fighting Radicalization a Big Fan of Syrian Jihad

FrontPage Magazine 6 July 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

Farooq Siddique was all about fighting radicalization. He was the South West manager for the Government’s Prevent strategy of fighting radicalization. (via Religion of


IBB launches Sharia-compliant auto enrolment scheme

Financial Reporter 6 July 2014

Islamic Bank of Britain today announced that it has accredited a new fully Sharia compliant auto-enrolment Pension Scheme: the Islamic Pension Trust. The Islamic Pension


The Case for Peace in Our Time

FrontPage Magazine 6 July 2014
By Lloyd Billingsley

The title derives from Abraham Lincoln, a noble proclamation that Angelo Codevilla finds for the most part unfulfilled. As the author notes, during the past 100 years in


Iraq and the Freedom Deficit in Islam

AINA (press release) 6 July 2014
By Joseph Loconte

The startling success of Islamist extremists in seizing major cities in Iraq and threatening the government in Baghdad has many causes, but none more important than this: the


Man arrested in Norway imam attack case

World Bulletin 6 July 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of Imam Nehmat Ali Shah outside a mosque in Oslo last month, which led to a investigation after the incidentt


Erdogan’s path of 'illiberal democracy'

Al-Monitor 6 July 2014
By Mustafa Akyol

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced his candidacy for the presidency with an impressive address to some 4,000 supporters in a large hall in Ankara. He began


In bid to extend his grip, Turkish PM Erdogan to run for president

Christian Science Monitor 6 July 2014
By Noah Blaser

Istanbul — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, undaunted by a year of intermittent street protests and a lingering graft scandal, will run in the country's first


Erdog(an stands for Presidency, invokes Allah

EurActiv 6 July 2014

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared his candidacy today for a more powerful presidency which rivals fear may entrench authoritarian rule and supporters,


Tony Blair denies he signed on as Egyptian president's adviser

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair denied a Guardian report that he has signed on as an adviser to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, as part of a United Arab


Former MI5 agent's warning over fighting in Syria

BBC News 6 July 2014
By Frankie McCamley and Chris Smith

In his first radio interview, a former Islamic radical, who turned and joined MI5 has warned some young Muslims to think twice about fighting in Syria. Morten Storm rose


Isis is a bigger threat than Al Qaeda, reveals double agent

Daily Express 6 July 2014

Danish-born Morten Storm converted to Islam in prison in 1997, joined extremists in the Yemen in 2001 and met some of Al Qaeda’s top men. But in 2007 he had a loss of faith


Green MP likens jihadists to WWII freedom fighters

Islamist Watch 5 July 2014

A Green Party MP has caused a stir after likening Swedish jihadists in Syria to Swedish freedom fighters in Finland during World War Two. The comments came on Tuesday during


Fears of extremism rise in Muslim nations: Poll

Hurriyet Daily News 5 July 2014

Fear of Islamic extremism is rising in countries with large Muslim populations, from the Middle East to South Asia, while support for radical groups is declining, according to


Turkey: Thousands march in Istanbul Pride despite religious objections 5 July 2014

Tens of thousands of people turned out on Sunday to celebrate LGBT Pride in Istanbul, slated as the largest gay pride celebration in any majority Muslim country. 100,000 or


Syrian Jihadists Pledge to Retake Spain

AINA (press release) 5 July 2014
By Gianluca Mezzofiore

Syria-based Jihadists have vowed to retake Spain - "the land of our ancestors" - in a video shot in Castilian Spanish that emerged on YouTube from a Syrian pro-government


Human rights court upholds French law banning full-face Islamic veil

TrustLaw 5 July 2014

The European Court of Human Rights upholds France's ban on wearing full-face Islamic veils in public. Tuesday's ruling dismisses a case brought by a French woman against the


Why Terrorism Strikes at Children

FrontPage Magazine 5 July 2014
By Anna Geifman

Acts of terror against the young are the unadvertised "latest trend” in global political violence. For the first time since the Holocaust, slaying children has turned into a


American nurse who was arrested for trying to join ISIS set her Facebook profile to 'slave of Allah'...

Daily Mail 5 July 2014
By Snejana Farberov and Daniel Bates

A 19-year-old Denver woman has been arrested on terrorism charges for allegedly plotting to travel to Syria and join an Islamist extremist she had met online and was planning


Palestinian Girl Killed by Uncle: Where Is the Outrage?

Cherson and Molschky 5 July 2014
By Rachel Molschky

On July 2, the body of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khder was found, and all hell broke loose. On the very same day, The Jewish Press reported on the murder of a 15


CAIR Leader Edits Tweet On Sami Al-Arian For His Western Readers

Nihad Awad, the leader of the US-based Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), has posted back-to-back Tweets, one in Arabic language blaming the "Israeli Lobby” for the


Motive for Palestinian teen's murder not yet clear

i24news 5 July 2014

Hamas warns Israel will pay for murder of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdair; Palestinians riot in JerusalemInternal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch said Wednesday security


Palestinians Among the Highest Supporters of Terrorism in Muslim World

the Algemeiner 5 July 2014

Palestinians were among the highest supporters of suicide bombing as well as terror groups—al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, and Hamas—in the Muslim world, according to a new survey by the


ISIS Terror Group Declares Caliphate in Iraq, Syria; Nails 9 Men to Cross for Rebellion

The Christian Post 5 July 2014
By Anugrah Kumar

An offshoot of al Qaeda, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS, has declared the territory it has seized in Iraq and Syria a "caliphate," or Islamic state,


Militant Urges Muslims to Build Islamic State

AINA (press release) 5 July 2014
By Ryan Lucas

BAGHDAD -- The leader of the extremist group that has overrun parts of Iraq and Syria has called on Muslims around the world to flock to territories under his control to


Force or Choice? American Muslim Marriages

Huffington Post 5 July 2014
By Engy Abdelkader

Last week Amina Ajmal took the witness stand against her father, Mohamed Ajmal Choudhary, in a New York courtroom. Choudhary is charged with arranging the killings of a young

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