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Video: London riots break out over fatal police shooting

FRANCE 24 8 August 2011

Rioters throwing petrol bombs battled police in north London overnight, setting patrol cars, buildings and a double-decker bus on fire in some of the worst disorder seen in the British capital in

 

Families of suicide bombers given 5m in British aid cash

Daily Mail  8 August 2011
By Matthew Kalman

British aid cash is being given to the families of suicide bombers, it was claimed last night. The Palestinian Authority, which gets 86million of British aid a year, has authorised payments of

 

Is 'RAF Ayatollah' who criticised Libyan air strikes the right man to be training our pilots?

Daily Mail  8 August 2011
By Ian Drury

MPs last night questioned the role of a Muslim convert who heads the RAF pilot training college after he criticised British airstrikes in Libya. Dr Joel Hayward, who has been nicknamed ‘The

 

New Strategy For Ground Zero Mosque

American Thinker 8 August 2011
By JanSuzanne Krasner

The Park51 project for a 15-story mosque/community center at Ground Zero, led by developer Sharif El-Gamal and Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, has dwindled down to a much smaller vision, a four or five-story

 

South Asian Woman Killed By Her Husband After She Left Him

South Asian Link 8 August 2011

TORONTO – Muslim-Canadian woman Shaher Bano Shahdady was just 21, a young mother who wanted to live her Canadian life as a free Canadian woman. And for that, she was strangled to death in front of

 

Battle for Ground Zero

Newsweek  8 August 2011
By Andrew Romano

Amy Waldman doesn’t consider her debut novel, The Submission, to be "about” September 11, or so she says over lunch in Brooklyn. "To me it felt like a novel about America,” she explains. At first,

 

Time Magazine defames and demonizes counter-jihadists

Jihad Watch 8 August 2011

So what else is new? Is anyone doing anything else these days? Still, I think it important to answer as many as I can of these and show the truth. "When Slogans Beget Slaughter," by Ishaan Tharoor in

 

Video: Al Qaeda Uses Cartoon to Recruit Children

An affiliate of the terror organization al Qaeda has a new tool to recruit terrorists and it's targeted at children. The group, which appears to be allied with al Qaeda on the Arabian Pennisula, is using an animated cartoon with scenes of young boys wearing battle fatigues, participating in raids, murders and terror plots.

 
 

UK: London riots over police shootout

The Muslim News 8 August 2011
By London, (IRNA): At least three police cars, a double-decker bus and several buildings were attacked and set ablaze in north London during rioting that continued overnight following a protest demanding 'justice' over a fatal police shooting last Thursday.

London: At least three police cars, a double-decker bus and several buildings were attacked and set ablaze in north London during rioting that continued overnight following a protest

 

Sharia: a law unto itself?

Telegraph.co.uk 8 August 2011
By Jonathan Wynne-Jones

After being beaten repeatedly by her husband – who had also threatened to kill her – Jameela turned to her local Sharia council in a desperate bid for a way out of her marriage. Today she discovers

 

Syria intensifies crackdown; activists say 59 dead (updated)

Kyiv Post  8 August 2011

BEIRUT — Syrian troops fired on mourners at a funeral and raided an eastern city, killing at least 59 people in an intensifying government crackdown on protesters. Outrage was intensifying as

 

Vast Majority of Muslim Americans Don't Identify with CAIR

Right Side News  8 August 2011

They cast themselves as the voice of the American-Muslim community. But a new survey casts doubt on whether any national Islamist group can stake such a claim. For example, only 11 percent of

 

Ayatollah of the RAF: Academic 'university' head is Muslim convert who claims Nazi gas chambers were British ...

Daily Mail  8 August 2011
By Ian Gallagher

The head of studies at the Royal Air Force pilot training college is a convert to Islam who has criticised Nato air strikes on Libya in a Muslim magazine. Dr Joel Hayward is dean of the college at

 

Saudi Women Campaign for Right to Play Soccer

MidEastPosts 8 August 2011
By James M. Dorsey

Two Saudi women have established a women’s soccer and basketball team in the port city of Jeddah in a bid to persuade the government to allow and support women’s right to engage in competitive sports

 

Muslim Extremists in India Attack, Threaten Christian Women

Christian Post 8 August 2011

NEW DELHI – Four months after a recent convert to Christianity from Islam in eastern India’s West Bengal state was stripped and beaten, about 50 Muslim extremists yesterday disrupted a prayer meeting

 

Report: Number Of Executions Carried Out By Sharia Courts Increases For Third Straight Year

Weasel Zippers 5 August 2011

ROME – The use of the death penalty to implement the Sharia, Islamic law, continues to increase year by year: in 2010 there were at least 714 executions, against 658 in 2009 and around 585 in the previous year, in 13 countries with a Muslim majority, many of which ordered by religious tribunals.

 

No Muslim ‘radicals’

Ynetnews 5 August 2011
By Dan Calic

For years we’ve heard Muslims commonly defined by a couple of different terms, "radical” or "moderate.”

Yet what exactly do these terms mean?

Dr. Wafa Sultan, born and raised in the Muslim culture of Syria, who now resides in the US, and is a strong advocate of women’s rights, recently provided some interesting insight on this topic during an interview. What immediately caught my attention was her comment that the term "radical” doesn’t exist in the Muslim world.

 

Islam, Rape and Forbidden Love

Family Security Matters 5 August 2011
By Vin Ienco

In Islam, proving rape is designed to be next to impossible under the rules of sharia. The burden of avoiding sexual encounters is not a matter for a man to trifle with. It is purely a woman’s duty. Rape can only be proved if four devout adult Muslim males are produced as witnesses. The background for the sharia requirement of four witnesses to adultery is here:

Bukhari 5:59:462 - Muhammad's favorite wife, Aisha, was accused of cheating [on her polygamous husband]. Three witnesses corroborated the event, but Muhammad did not want to believe it, and so established the arbitrary rule that four witnesses are required.

 

Tariq Ramadan and Cultural Jihad

Canada Free Press 5 August 2011
By Amil Imani

On July 27, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, in Richardson, Texas, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Dallas chapter, featured Dr. Tariq Ramadan, a highly controversial Islamic scholar, for

 
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