Middle East

Belgian University Pits 'Little Palestinians' Against 'Mean Jew'

Arutz Sheva 29 October 2014
By Tova Dvorin

The University of Liege in Belgium has established a pedagogic team to sensitize students to race issues, university officials told Belga news agency Friday, after a "game"

 

Video: Jailed for a Tweet - Interview with Nabeel Rajab

youtube 29 October 2014
By VICE News

Nabeel Rajab is a human rights activist awaiting trial in Bahrain, one of the West’s favorite dictatorships.

 

Italian Cagliari holds Armenian Genocide related conference

ARMENPRESS 29 October 2014

One of the discussions at the international conference, held in the Italy’s Cagliari, was fully devoted to the Armenian Genocide. The conference was held, notwithstanding the

 

Geert Wilders cake lands six in Saudi Arabian jail

NL Times 29 October 2014
By Janene Van Jaarsveldt

The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in Saudi Arabia has closed down a sweets shop for selling offensive to Islam cakes. The commission raided

 

Video: Saudi Scholar Sami Habib - Israel Is Responsible for 9/11

youtube 29 October 2014
By MEMRITVVideos

In a recent TV interview, Saudi scholar Dr. Sami Habib said that Israel was responsible for 9/11 and for all the crises in the Arab and Muslim world. The interview aired on the

 

Dane in Lebanon arrested for being alleged IS fighter

Al-Monitor 29 October 2014

The story of Araby Ibrahim, also known as Araby al-Hadj Dib, an alleged Lebanese jihadist who holds a Danish passport, is just one of many immigrants who decided to return home

 

Islamic State conflict: Kurdish fighters arrive in Turkey

BBC 29 October 2014

A group of 150 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have arrived in Turkey from where they plan to cross into Syria to battle Islamic State (IS) militants besieging the town of

 

Officials Reveal US is Cozying Up to Iran, Hezbollah, Hamas

Arutz Sheva 29 October 2014
By Ari Yashar

The same Tuesday night that a senior official in US President Barack Obama's administration was quoted calling Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu "chickens**t," yet more

 

Interview with an Islamic State Recruiter: 'Democracy Is For Infidels'

SPIEGEL 29 October 2014
By Hasnain Kazim

How does Islamic State think? How do its followers see the world? SPIEGEL ONLINE met up with an Islamic State recruiter in Turkey to hear about the extremist group's vision for

 

PA TV broadcasts 19 times in 3 days Abbas' implicit call for violence in Jerusalem

Palestinian Media Watch 29 October 2014
By Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik

Palestinian Authority TV produced a short video of Mahmoud Abbas calling for Palestinians to prevent "in any way" Jews from going to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

 

Tunisia, after igniting Arab Spring, sends the most fighters to Islamic State in Syria

The Washington Post 29 October 2014
By Kevin Sullivan

TUNIS — Tunisian pastry chef Slim Gasmi died on a Syrian battlefield and was lionized with a hashtag: #martyrdomofabuqatada. Gasmi, 28, had been trying to build a life for

 

Pakistan: Women musicians speak out about ‘the gender challenge’

artsfreedom 29 October 2014
By Sabrina Toppa

In Pakistan today, women often find themselves unable to pursue music careers because of conservative family attitudes, political insecurity, and gender inequality. But

 

Palestinians: Stop the Children's Intifada!

Gatestone Institute 29 October 2014
By Khaled Abu Toameh

The exploitation of children in the fight against Israel has attracted little attention from the international community and the media. Human rights groups and the UN have

 

Efua Dorkenoo, Who Campaigned Against Genital Cutting, Dies at 65

The New York Times 29 October 2014
By DOUGLAS MARTIN

Efua Dorkenoo, who helped lead a successful 30-year campaign against the tradition of genital cutting of girls and women, mainly in Africa and the Middle East, by casting the

 

'Victory or Death' Cries Egyptian in ISIS Propaganda Video

Arutz Sheva 29 October 2014
By Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar

The brutal Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organization continues its campaign of propaganda videos, calling on Muslims to come from around the world to Iraq and Syria where

 

Iranian authorities tasked with informing tourists of Islamic rules

Fox News Latino 29 October 2014

The Iranian parliament approved on Tuesday a bill that requires the authorities to inform tourists and other foreigners in the country about Islamic rules and customs, Iran's

 

Kerry, Qatar and the poisonous tree

carolineglick.com 28 October 2014
By Caroline B. Glick

It would be interesting to know which Arab leaders are telling US Secretary of State John Kerry that the absence of peace between Israel and the Palestinians is "a cause of

 

Turkey: The "Great Muslim Democracy"

Gatestone Institute 28 October 2014
By Burak Bekdil

Where Turkey stands today is a perfect example of how, when Islamists -- mild or otherwise -- rule a county, even the most basic liberties are systematically

 

ISIS is Islam!

American Thinker 28 October 2014
By G. Murphy Donovan

Barack Obama is given to making extraordinary pronouncements. Many of the more dramatic assertions seldom are based on facts, reason, or reflection. Put aside, if you can, the

 

Treasury hopes ISIS will go broke on its own

Money Jihad 28 October 2014

In remarks last week (hat tip to @HSPI), Treasury official David Cohen confirmed that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria makes $1 million a day from oil sales, that it has

 
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