Books

One Year Anniversary of Boston Bombing: A Lesson in FBI Failure

Frontpage Mag 16 April 2014
By Robert Spencer

To order Robert Spencer’s just-released new book, Arab Winter Comes to America: The Truth About the War We’re In. With the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon jihad bombings now here

 

Muslim, gay, and making no apologies

timesofindia 14 April 2014
By Aida Alami

He was born inside the public library of Rabat in Morocco where his dad worked as a janitor and where his family lived until he was 2. For most of his childhood, he hid his sexuality as best he

 

Erdogan's former classmate blasts anti-Semitism on Turkish TV

Ynet News 9 April 2014
By Smadar Perry

Avraham Krispin of Tel Aviv still remembers how Turkey's prime minister used to walk around school with a copy of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf.' Now he is he irritated by a new series in which a Turkish

 

Craven Cowards at Brandeis Cancel Ayaan Hirsi Ali Honor, Cave to Muslim Thugs’ Demands

Atlas Shrugs 9 April 2014
By Pamela Geller

On the eve of the bloody anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Brandeis University (just nine miles west of Boston) said Tuesday that it would cave to Islamic thugs

 

Meet Yahya Hassan, the Danish-Palestinian teen poet sensation

CS Monitor 7 April 2014
By Husna Haq

It’s the story of a Danish-Palestinian teenager who has seemingly lived a lifetime in his 18 years: abused as a child, he is a ward of the state who finds a voice in poetry, becomes

 

Bangladeshi-American Writer Censored, Threatened by Radical Islamist

An online Bangladeshi bookseller has pulled the books of an American writer after receiving death threats from a radical Islamist. Rokomari.com stopped selling books by Avijit Roy

 

Why is a poetry book flying off the shelves in Denmark?

PRI 3 April 2014
By Nina Porzucki

It's not often that books of poetry fly off the shelves but that's exactly what's been happening in Denmark. In October an 18-year-old unknown poet named Yahya Hassan published a self-titled

 

Islamic Circle of North America Puts Out Jihadi Educational Guide

Creeping Sharia 3 April 2014

An educational guide produced by the Chicago chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) demolishes the group’s pretenses that it’s moderate. The book, produced for ICNA

 

Sinking in Shifting Sands: the EU in North Africa

ISN 2 April 2014
By Lisa Watanabe

The EU’s influence in Northern Africa wasn't strong before the Arab Spring. And now, warns the CSS’ Lisa Watanabe, things are only about to get worse. That is, of course, unless Brussels

 

Why Muslims lag behind

At the recent Book Fair in Delhi there was a stall selling Islamic literature. Friends who went round the stalls told me that among the hottest sellers was Answer to Non-Muslim Common

 

Holocaust Heroine Motivated by Islam?

Frontpage Mag 21 March 2014
By Deborah Weiss

In a recently released film titled “Noor Inayat Khan: Enemy of the Reich,” the heroine was touted as a devout Muslim, motivated by her Islamic faith to save Jews during the Holocaust

 

Muslim “Scholar” Reza Aslan Writes About Bible Without Having Read It

Frontpage Mag 21 March 2014

Media outlets were enthused about the novelty of a Muslim playing “religious scholar” and embraced Reza Aslan. Unfortunately for them, Aslan hadn’t actually read the Christian

 

Saudi book fair removes 10,000 copies of 'blasphemous' titles

Arabian Business 21 March 2014

Saudi authorities have reportedly banned 10,000 copies of 420 books because they were deemed threatening to the conservative kingdom. The works included publications by the late

 

Ex-Muslim Schools Marvel Comics Publisher

Fawstin Blog 12 March 2014
By Bosch Fawstin

In this interview, Marvel senior vice president of publishing, Tom Brevoort, said the following about their "Muslim superhero" comic book: "I would be a terrible editor for "Ms. Marvel"

 

“THE LOST SPRING”: A New Book on U.S Mideast Policy

Family Security Matters 11 March 2014
By Walis Phares

This month, my book The Lost Spring: U.S. Policy in the Middle East and Catastrophes to Avoid will be in libraries across America and online. This new book, published by Palgrave-McMillan

 

Iraqi Cabinet OKs Law Allowing Child Marriage, Marital Rape

Clarion Project 10 March 2014

    The new legislation, which institutes sharia law in family matters, will be sent to the legislature for approval

Women in Iraq took to the streets on International Women’s Day to protest the recent decision by the cabinet to approve draft legislation to institute sharia law in Iraq based

 

Muslims Captured and Enslaved Hundreds of Americans

Citizen Warrior 27 February 2014

The following passages are excerpted from the excellent book, The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805, by Richard Zacks

 

Czech Muslims call for ban on book by apostate

Prague Post 25 February 2014

Muslims in the Czech Republic are trying to have the book Islam and Islamism by Lukáš Lho?an, a former Muslim, now an apostate from Islam, banned, weekly Týden writes today

 

The French Intifada: how the Arab banlieues are fighting the French state

The Guardian 25 February 2014
By Andrew Hussey

The secular republican world of France, the Muslim world of North Africa: how the bitter history of France's relationship with its ex-colonies is played out in the French capital is the subject

 

Bosnian Muslims in World War II

Bosnian Institute News 19 February 2014
By Edina Becirevic and Marko Attila Hoare

Speeches at the London Bosnian Embassy launch of 'The Bosnian Muslims in the Second World War: a History' by Marko Attila Hoare (December 2013) Two speeches made at a launch

 
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