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A tattoo of the Buddha gets you thrown out of Sri Lanka

The Washington Post 23 April 2014
By Ishaan Tharoor

A British woman, identified in media reports as Naomi Coleman, a 37-year-old nurse, was arrested Monday and sent to a deportation center soon after arriving in Sri Lanka. The reason?

 

Negotiations ongoing for Italian Jesuit's release in Syria

ANSA.it 22 April 2014

Beirut - Negotiations have been ongoing at various levels in Syria and outside the country for the liberation of Father Paolo Dall'Oglio, an Italian Jesuit priest who

 

Turkish intel detects possible signal from Austrian ‘jihad girls’

Hurriyet Daily News 22 April 2014

Turkish intelligence has detected a signal, possibly coming from the cellphone of one of two Austrian teenage girls who some believe were tricked into going to Syria to fight

 

British teenager posts Facebook photo of brother's body after Syria battle death

Telegraph.co.uk 22 April 2014
By Keith Perry

The 16-year-old brother of a British teenager who died fighting in Syria has posted a picture of the dead youth on Facebook alongside the curse: "May the eyes of the cowards

 

14 Reasons Why The Qatar World Cup Is Going To Be A Disaster

Business Insider 22 April 2014
By Tony Manfred

The decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup was met with widespread skepticism. Qatar's lack of infrastructure and soccer tradition, combined with questions about the

 

Libyan arms issued to regional terrorists

Money Jihad 22 April 2014

Weapons are pouring into Libya from around the Mediterranean, for both domestic use among rival factions and for follow-on trafficking to neighboring African hotspots and to

 

Video: Sexual Harassment Keeps Egyptian Women Out of Politics

Clarion Project 22 April 2014

Sexual harassment and assault against women remain rife in all realms of Egyptian society -- from the family to state institutions. In addition, since victims – both those dressed in hijabs and those without --are continually blamed for "provoking” attacks, the shame felt by victims prevents them from reporting attacks.

 

Video: The March of Jihad in Yemen

Gates of Vienna 22 April 2014

Last week an jihad video surfaced that showed an Al Qaeda a meeting in Yemen. The leader of the group, a man named Nasser al-Wuhayshi, exhorted his followers to become martyrs in the jihad against America, "the leader of the Infidels”.

 

Behind Qatar's bet on the Muslim Brotherhood

Christian Science Monitor 22 April 2014
By Christa Case Bryant

The Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic political organization that has been defanged in almost every area where it was once a key player, has driven a deep rift between the Gulf's

 

Thai police say suspected insurgents kill 3 in shooting in south, including 2-year-old girl

Fox News 22 April 2014

HAT YAI, Thailand – Police in southern Thailand say suspected insurgents shot dead three people, including a 2-year-old girl, in a drive-by shooting. Police Col. Chartchai

 

Qaradawi says he will not be deported from Qatar

Al-Masry Al-Youm 22 April 2014

Head of the International Union of Muslim Scholars and pro-Muslim Brotherhood figure, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, denied transferring his place of residence from Doha to Tunisia or to

 

Islamisation In Malaysia: Shariah, Custody And Justice – Analysis

Eurasia Review 22 April 2014
By Choong Pui Yee

Contradictory rulings by the Civil and Shariah Courts on the case of a child’s custody had brought the issue of Islamisation to the fore again. The parallel legal systems and

 

Malaysian Muslim activists protest against Obama’s visit

Peninsula On-line 22 April 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: About 100 Malaysian Muslim activists protested yesterday outside the US embassy against the coming visit by President Barack Obama, denouncing him as an enemy of

 

Pictured: The British jihadists in Syria who pose with guns, ammo and severed HEADS - then post their bragging photos on social

Daily Mail 20 April 2014
By Tara Brady

British jihadists in Syria are posing with guns, ammunition and severed heads before posting their bragging photos on social media sites. The Islamic State of Iraq and al

 

Turkish foundation to build mosque in Cuba

World Bulletin 20 April 2014

Turkey's Religious Affairs Foundation (TDV) sent a delegation to Cuba to discuss building a mosque in its capital Havana. Having paid a visit to the Cuban department of

 

Slaughter in Nigeria — Where Is the State Department?

FrontPage Magazine 20 April 2014
By Faith J. H. McDonnell

An explosion devastated a busy bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Monday, April 14, 2014. It was the latest in a series of terrorist attacks on

 

Holy War‘like’: Islamic preachers using Facebook as call to jihad

RT 20 April 2014

Radical Islamic clerics have been using social media to try and increase support for jihad in Syria, which is "considered the most socially-mediated conflict in history,” a

 

Syrian Extremists Threaten to 'Destroy' Canada in Online Video

AINA (press release) 20 April 2014
By Stewart Bell

The most extreme armed faction in Syria has threatened to "destroy" Canada, as Western governments are struggling to deal with radicalized citizens infatuated with Al-Qaeda

 

Hamas in overdrive to restore regional ties

Al-Monitor 20 April 2014
By Adnan Abu Amer

It is no secret that Hamas has been trying to rebuild its relations around the region which have deteriorated in recent years, most notably those with Iran, as a result of its

 

NY Arab Advocacy Group Funding Linked to Qatar

Clarion Project 20 April 2014
By Ryan Mauro

The Arab American Association of New York and Linda SarsourLinda Sarsourits Executive Director, Linda Sarsour, lists the Qatar Foundation International second on its website’s

 
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