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Celebrating International Women’s Day is not enough

The Commentator 9 March 2015
By Clare George-Hilley

International Women’s Day is an impressive global celebration, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women from all walks of life around the globe. Like many

 

'Inevitable' that Extremists Gained Entry into UK Schools

The Clarion Project 9 March 2015
By Samuel Westrop

The Daily Telegraph reports that the British education watchdog, Ofsted, has placed yet another British school "in special measures... with its head and governors likely to be

 

Top lit prize for German-Iraqi author Sherko Fatah's take on war and terror

DW 9 March 2015

The Adelbert-von-Chamisso Prize recognizes each year the works of an author "writing in the German language whose literature is affected by cultural changes," as described by

 

Heroes in Egypt Confront Islamist Ideology

The Gatestone Institute 9 March 2015
By Michael Armanious

What made Egyptian President Sisi's speech remarkable is that he pointed to the problem within and did not blame a Western or Jewish conspiracy for the problems facing

 

Licensed doctors perform 76% of Egypt’s FGM: Health Ministry

The Cairo Post 9 March 2015
By Hanan Fayed

Some 76 percent of girls undergo female genital mutilation at the hands of licensed doctors, despite its illegality, whereas midwives circumcise only 22 percent, according to a

 

Saudis Honor Cleric Who Calls US 'Terrorist'; Kanye West's Obama Phone Boast Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://w

News Max 9 March 2015

1. US No Longer Has Top Corporate Tax Rate 2. Kanye West: Obama Calls Me at Home 3. Saudis Honor Televangelist Who Called US 'Terrorist' 4. Young Republicans: Legalize

 

ISIS profits from 20% tax on smuggled loot

Money Jihad 9 March 2015

Why 20 percent? The Koran 8:42 says that "when ye have taken any booty, a fifth part belongeth to God and to the Apostle…” This one-fifth tax, or khums, on booty or the spoils

 

Michigan City Unanimously Passes Muslim-Based Resolution Against ‘Hatred’

Christian News 9 March 2015
By Heather Clark

A city council in Michigan has unanimously voted to pass a Muslim-based resolution against religious discrimination and hatred. While the resolution does not specifically

 

"Arab Joint Force": A Vote of No Confidence in the West

The Gatestone Institute 9 March 2015
By Khaled Abu Toameh

The general feeling in Cairo and other Arab capitals is that the US and the Western world are not serious when it comes to confronting the threat of Iran, the Islamic State or

 

Lebanese TV host pulled the feed on a Muslim scholar after he told her it was beneath him to be interviewed by a women

Equal Times 9 March 2015
By Isabelle Merminod

Four years after the revolution, Tunisia has a new constitution and recently had new elections. Despite all the progress made, there is still much more to be done and women

 

Young Canadian’s conversion to radical Islam leaves family devastated

The Star 9 March 2015
By Allan Woods

His father thinks he’s lost. His brother holds out hope. But no one in Harun Abdurahman’s family knows how to turn around the young Canadian man who has become an unapologetic

 

Indian arrested in Saudi Arabia for posting blasphemous image

ZEE News 9 March 2015

Jeddah: An Indian has been arrested in Saudi Arabia for allegedly posting a blasphemous image of the Kaaba on his Facebook page, a media report here said on Thursday. The

 

Hamas in Turkey: "Humanitarian Activity"

The Gatestone Institute 9 March 2015
By Burak Bekdil


The scope of Hamas's activity in Turkish territory is an open secret. Hamas and Turkish officials claim the nature of that activity is humanitarian. Maybe. But in the real world, kidnapping Israeli teenagers and hitting Israeli cities with rockets might actually be considered a

 

The Islam Act — A Black Day for Austria

Gates of Vienna 9 March 2015
By Baron Bodissey


The long-anticipated revision of the 1912 Islam Law was passed by the Austrian parliament late last month. The new act was intended to subject Islam to the same scrutiny directed at other religious organizations, but it is unlikely to accomplish its ostensible purpose.
The following article by

 

Video: A False Hope of a Reformed Islam

Yout Tube 9 March 2015
By Political Islam

There is an ongoing fantasy that Islam can be reformed so that it is moderate. This ignores the fact that Islam is based upon the Koran and the Sunna of Mohammed, none of which can be changed. A recent effort of good will towards Jews by Muslims is a false hope.

 

Asian gangs were allowed to prey on vulnerable girls

express.co.uk 9 March 2015
By Leo McKinstry

In this fictional narrative the authorities not only fail to take action against the abusers but even blame the victims. It would never come close to happening in modern

 

Newcastle victim of female genital mutilation fears Tyneside girls are at risk

Chronicle Live 9 March 2015
By Sophie Doughty

After being subjected to the horrors of female genital mutilation as a child, this mother is today on a mission to help stop Tyneside girls from suffering. Score of

 

We Are Part of the Generation That Says No to FGM

The Huffington Post 9 March 2015
By Lisa Zimmerman

As a teacher, it hadn't been easy convincing the 12 girls that a horse riding trip would be more fun than a trip to a theme park. But while doing the paperwork, I was told that

 

The ‘Islamophobia’ Scam Returns

Frontpage Mag 9 March 2015
By Robert Spencer


In recent weeks, the terror group calling itself the Islamic State (aka ISIS and ISIL) has beheaded journalists and social workers, burned a pilot alive, and forced hundreds of captive women into sex slavery – all while citing Islamic texts to justify their actions and appeal for new recruits. A Muslim in the latest Islamic State

 

Banning and Boycotting in the Age of ‘Tolerism’

Frontpage Mag 9 March 2015
By Howard Rotberg

In an age where so many of our elites assert that tolerance, pacifism and dialogue are the foundation of the moral life, we are certainly seeing a lot of intolerant banning,

 
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