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Cut the Clitoris Relativism

PJ Media 16 April 2014

Despite their ongoing antagonisms—played out, prominently, on Fox News—a bizarre, shared apologetic has emerged which denies the irrefragable sanctioning of female genital mutilation/“circumcision” (FGM/C) by canonical Islamic tradition (“hadith”), and over 1100 years of authoritative, mainstream Islamic jurisprudence.

 

Terra incognita: Islamophobia/Islamophilia: An intellectual inquisition

Jerusalem Post 16 April 2014
By Seth J. Frantzman

Hirsi Ali joins a long list of those impugned for “insulting the faith,” including Voltaire, Socrates and Spinoza. The key word in the modern debate is “Islamophobia.” When Brandeis University

 

Islamist: Atheists 'Cannot Live' in Bangladesh

Dhaka Tribune 16 April 2014
By Tarek Mahmud

No atheist can live in this country; people from any religion can as it is a democratic country, says Shafi. Shah Ahmed Shafi, the chief of radical Islamist platform Hefazat-e-Islam

 

2 Teenagers Leave Austria, Seek to Fight in Syria

ABC News 16 April 2014

Austrian police say they are conducting an international search for two teenage girls who left farewell letters announcing plans to "fight for Islam" in Syria. Police

 

Syria: the jihadi town where ‘brides’ are snatched from schools

The Muslim Issue 16 April 2014
By Richard Spencer

A year ago, the city of Raqqa in northern Syria was sprouting political activist groups and philosophical discussion circles. A "guerrilla gardening” squad promoted

 

Libya: Tripoli trial against Gaddafi regime members resumes

ANSAmed 16 April 2014

TRIPOLI - The trial against 37 leading members of the Gaddafi regime, including two of his sons - Saif Al Islam and Saddi, who was recently extradited - resumes on Monday after

 

Turkey 'aided Islamist fighters' in attack on Syrian town: report

Hurriyet Daily News 16 April 2014

Turkey facilitated an attack carried out by Islamist fighters against the Armenian town of Kasab inside Syria, eyewitnesses have told the Telegraph. According to the report,

 

Video: Savage abuse of Australian cattle continues in Gaza five months after first being reported.

Bare Naked Islam 16 April 2014

Savage abuse of Australian cattle continues in Gaza five months after first being reported.

 

Minneapolis City Council creates Somali-American day

Creeping Sharia 16 April 2014

The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to mark July 1 as Somali American Day in the city, home to many immigrants from the East African country. The date holds

 

Adelaide-based Shiekh Sharif Hussein free to preach race hate

News.com.au 16 April 2014

POLICE say they will not act against a radical preacher who publicly prayed for the slaughter of Hindus and Buddhists, leaving him free to spread his messages of hatred. A

 

At Least 71 Killed in Nigeria Explosion

Voice of America 15 April 2014
By Heather Murdock

ABUJA — President Goodluck Jonathan visited the bus terminal on the outskirts of the capital, Abuja, several hours after a bomb went off during Monday morning rush hour.

 

Sources: Syrian jihad coming to Egypt with help from Turkey, Qatar and Obama

World Tribune 15 April 2014
By Yossef Bodansky

The struggle for Egypt is on the verge of a major escalation as the key sponsors of the jihadist cause in Syria are now committed to a similar campaign against Egypt.

 

Why Moroccan Salafists fight in Syria

The Daily Star 15 April 2014
By Mohammed Masbah

Although the estimated number of Moroccans fighting in Syria varies sharply, with the highest at 1,000, local Salafist-jihadist leaders claim that the number could be even higher, in the

 

U.S. Muslims cite progress but say they still fight bias

Detroit News 15 April 2014
By Louis Aguilar

Livonia — About 800 people came out Sunday to support the Michigan chapter of America's largest Muslim civil liberties organization, where both the progress and the challenges of the

 

Nasrallah Declares 'We Bombed Israel in Revenge'

Israel National News 14 April 2014
By Ari Yashar

Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese-based terrorist group Hezbollah, took responsibility on Monday for the explosive detonated on the Lebanese-Israeli border in mid-March.

 

UN criticises Brunei over tough new Islamic law

Expatica 14 April 2014

The UN human rights office on Friday criticised Brunei's planned introduction of the death penalty for a raft of new offences, as part of a shift to harsh Islamic punishments in

 

Report: Muslim Convert Cat Stevens Has a Jewish Brother

Israel National News 11 April 2014

Most people know that Steven Demetre Georgiou – also known as Cat Stevens – converted to Shia Islam at the height of his musical career in 1977, when he was a well-known

 

Too many still fear offending Islam

Toronto Sun 11 April 2014
By Michael Coren

A couple of years ago I received an accusatory e-mail from someone named Ibrahim Hooper, one of the main media faces of the Washington, D.C.-based Council on American-Islamic

 

Turkey rallies against 528 death sentences in Egypt

turkishweekly.net 11 April 2014

Protests across Turkey held in reaction to the death penalties announced by the Egyptian court for 528 members of Muslim Brotherhood. Thousands gathered at squares across

 

Syria: Islamic jihadists overrun Christian town, murder 80 people

Jihad Watch 11 April 2014
By Robert Spencer

"Christians have expressed concerns that Islamic militants have infiltrated what is known as the Free Syrian Army, an armed structure with a wide variety of rebels.” The

 
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