"Moderate" Iran: 22 More Executions on the Way

Gatestone Institute 8 June 2015
By Shabnam Assadollahi

In the early hours of June 6, at breakfast time, and on visitation day, the guards of Ghezelhesar Prison in Karaj, Iran forcefully, and without any prior notice, removed 22


101 prominent Muslims arrested in child sex, prostitution sting

Faith Freedom 8 June 2015

More than 100 prominent Muslims have been arrested in a large-scale, two-county operation that targeted cyber crimes and prostitution, authorities said Tuesday.The two-week joint


Female genital mutilation practised in Iran, study reveals

The Guardian 8 June 2015

The first authoritative study into female genital mutilation in Iran has found the practice is being carried out in at least four major provinces while officials are silent on the matter.


Jennifer Lopez ‘Booty’ Causes A Diplomatic Incident In Morocco

Inquisitr 8 June 2015

Jennifer Lopez played a gig in front of 160,000 people at the Mawazine International Music Festival in Morocco on Friday and her performance caused quite a stir. Unfortunately for Lopez, it


IMPRISONED EXTREMIST Radical imam may have trained others while in jail

Bayou Buzz 8 June 2015

Marcus Dwayne Robertson, 46, a former U.S. Marine known to his supporters at his Orlando-based Fundamental Islamic Knowledge Seminary as “Abu Taubah,” is suspected of sending young


Women's rights miniskirt protest fizzles in Tunisia

Only a handful of women have answered a call by a Tunisian rights' group to protest the repression of women in the Muslim world by demonstrating in miniskirts. About a dozen


Canada: Ex-Muslim convert to Christianity says he will be killed if deported

Christian Today 8 June 2015
By Ruth Glendhill

A gay Christian Palestinian man born into a family of prominent Hamas supporters is appealing for help to save his life. In a blog post in The Times of Israel, the Muslim-born man,


The Saudis are ready to go nuclear

The Telegraph 8 June 2015
By Con Coughlin

Since its creation 85 years ago, Saudi Arabia has acquired a reputation as a country that tries to avoid confrontation with its neighbours at all costs. During the long war between Iran


Nepal warns against illegal hiring of maids

Gulf News 8 June 2015
By Anjana Sankar

The Nepal government will not lift restrictions on the recruitment of domestic workers for the UAE despite an expected surge in the number of applicants after the April 25


Saudi Supreme Court upholds guilty verdict against blogger for insulting Islam

Jihad Watch 8 June 2015
By Robert Spencer

In the enlightened West, we don’t jail and flog people for insulting Islam. We believe in the freedom of speech and the free exchange of ideas, including the right to criticize ideas one


UN quota refugees had terror links: Norway PST

The Local 3 June 2015

Several refugees sent to Norway under the UN's quota system turned out to have close links to the terror groups Islamic State (IS) and the al-Nusra Front, Norway's Police


Hillary’s Top Aide With Terror Ties Saw All Emails

FrontPage Magazine 3 June 2015
By Aaron Klein

TEL AVIV – A full review of Hillary Clinton’s personal emails released last Friday by the State Department finds Clinton’s senior aide, Huma Abedin, was exposed to highly


Nearly €870m spent on asylum seekers last year; "Madness!” says Wilders

NL Times 3 June 2015
By Zack Newmark

The Netherlands earmarked spent 868 million euros on services for roughly 24,000 asylum seekers last year, according to figures Security & Justice Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff


New Danish Anti-Terror Law in Action: First Dane Jailed for Backing ISIL

A 23-year-old Danish Muslim has reportedly become the first to be jailed in Denmark for supporting the Islamic State; he has remained behind bars since March 2015 without his


Balkans Becoming Hub for Foreign Fighters Joining ISIL

The emergence of a black and white Islamic State flag draped on houses in a small Bosnian village has led to concerns that increasing numbers of Bosnian fighters are traveling


The Clinton Foundation Took Money from Saudi Propagandists

National Review Online 3 June 2015
By Joel Gehrke

The Clintons and Their Royal Saudi Friends: More Dubious Donations to the Family’s Foundation. In December 2008, as Hillary Clinton prepared for the hearings that would confirm


Is it Clinton Cash—Or Saudi Hush Money?

Townhall 3 June 2015
By Ken Blackwell

Many of us applauded when President Bill Clinton signed the International Religious Freedom Act in 1998. That law—passed with broad bi-partisan support—established a U.S.


Goodbye Sweden


This is the last post on this blog. I am leaving Sweden for good shortly, and will no longer be following its descent from what was once the third most prosperous country in


Turkish Arms to the Turkmens in Syria

gatesofvienna 3 June 2015

As I mentioned yesterday, the would-be Sultan of the revived Ottoman Empire is meddling more and more blatantly in his neighbors’ internal affairs. Recep Tayyip Erdogan keeps


Saudi cancels Czech forum over anti-Islam bias

gulfnews.com 3 June 2015
By Habib Toumi

Manama: Saudi Arabia is cancelling a scheduled Czech-Saudi forum and suspending the participation of any Saudi from the public or private sectors in its activities in protest


Why Turkey’s Election Is High Stakes for Women

TIME 3 June 2015
By Christina Asquith and Xanthe Ackerman

President Erdogan's party has already diminished women's rights—imagine what could happen if his power expands
As Turks head to the polls on June 7 for national elections, it’s


FIFA scandal: Qatar doesn't deserve to host the World Cup

brisbanetimes 3 June 2015
By Paul Sheehan

If the World Cup takes place in Qatar in 2022 it will be a victory for a shifty bureaucrat, Sepp Blatter, a shifty absolute monarchy, Qatar, and a shifty patronage machine


Kurdish family in apparent ‘honor killing’ drama in Germany

RUDAW 3 June 2015
By Polla Garmiany

MAINZ, Germany – Two brothers of Kurdish origin were reported to have shot dead a man and badly wounded their own mother in a family drama in the German city of


Video: Robert Spencer vs. imam on Hannity on Sharia and U.S. mosques

Jihad Watch 3 June 2015

Last night I appeared on Fox’s Sean Hannity Show discussing the prevalence of a preference for Sharia over U.S. law among Muslims in the United States, and what mosques are


The legal loophole allowing some to hide their identity

Islamist Watch 3 June 2015

Remember Carnita Matthews? She was the Muslim mother of seven who was jailed at first instance for falsely accusing a policeman of trying to tear off her face veil after he

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