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Video: Muhammad's View of Women

Answering Muslims 5 March 2014
By David Wood

Muslims often claim that Muhammad promoted women's rights. Islam's most trusted sources, however, tell a different story. According to the Qur'an, the testimony of a woman is only half as reliable as a man's testimony.

 

Erdogan's Looming Downfall: Turkey At the Crossroads

AINA (press release) 5 March 2014
By Svante E. Cornell

The year 2013 was supposed to be momentous for Turkey's strongman, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Having established himself as the single most powerful Turkish

 

Israel and the Rest of the World

Gatestone Institute 5 March 2014
By Denis MacEoin

Everybody hates Israel. That is not just accepted wisdom, it is a reality that chokes all rational debate on the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. There are

 

Secularism On The Decline In France

mintpressnews.com 5 March 2014
By Emma-Kate Symons

PARIS — When 34 percent of surveyed voters admit they agree with the ideas of a political movement that is protectionist, anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim and anti-Euro, France has

 

Video: The Truth about the UN

youtube 5 March 2014
By DannyAyalon

Ambassador Danny Ayalon spreads the truth about the UN. Hypocrisy and cynicism have taken over the United Nations, the delegitimization perpetrators and Israel boycotters take advantage of the UN's image as an advocate of human rights in order to pass anti-Israeli resolutions which attempt to isolate Israel.

 

The Problem Of Passive Supporters Of Jihadi Terrorists And The Putin Solution

Terror Finance 2 March 2014
By Ganesh Sahathevan

While I have previously taken a top-down approach to describing the networks that support jihadists, the profileartion of Al-Qaeda franchises and off-shoots, such as

 

Multiculturalism’s Child Brides

Quadrant online 1 March 2014
By Mark Durie

Recent reports of under-age marriages in Australia are evidence that the authorities need to do more to enforce marriage laws in Western nations, and in particular to restrict the practice of unregistered ‘clandestine’ religious marriages, particularly Islamic marriages.

 

Young American & British Muslims

American Thinker 1 March 2014
By Paul Austin Murphy

You might have noted that many non-Muslim commentators suggest (or hint) that it's a good thing that Muslims in the U.S. and UK are less 'ethnic' than they used to be. Good for whom, exactly?

 

The Truth About the Palestinian Water Libels

Israel National News 28 February 2014
By Chaim Gvirtzman

The Palestinians refuse to develop their own significant underground water resources, build a seawater desalination plant, fix massive leakage from their municipal water pipes

 

The Real Agenda Behind the Push for "Islamophobia"

Gatestone Institute 26 February 2014
By Raheel Raza

Islamophobia has almost become a fad for a certain group of academics and Muslims across North America. 2013 was a bumper year for Islamophobia conferences in America and abroad.

 

2% of Italy is Muslim, 35% of Italian Prisoners are Muslim

FrontPage Magazine 25 February 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

Muslims make up less than 2 percent of the population of Italy, but more than 35 percent of its prisoners since the 35 percent only counts Muslim immigrants, not Muslim

 

Jihadist Gang Graffiti

FrontPage Magazine 25 February 2014
By Dawn Perlmutter

Young Islamists and their sympathizers are tagging, stenciling, painting, vandalizing and using every genre of graffiti to spread the global jihadist message.

 

10 countries where homosexuality may be punishable by death

Journal Express 25 February 2014
By Terri Rupar

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed a law that imposes a 14-year prison sentence for homosexual acts - and life sentences for those found guilty of "aggravated homosexuality." A measure imposing the death penalty was removed from an earlier version of the bill.

 

Who Is to Blame for "Islamophobia" in the UK?

Gatestone Institute 25 February 2014
By Mudar Zahran

After the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby by Islamic extremists in London last May, The Guardian reported a surge in the number of anti-Muslim offenses.

 

Rollback of Women's Rights: Not Just in Afghanistan

National Geographic 25 February 2014
By Eve Conant

Polygamy, stoning of adulterers, virginity testing, and laws that protect batterers are on the rise in increasingly conservative nations. An Afghan law that protects perpetrators

 

'Hypocrites' According to the Koran

Islam Watch 25 February 2014

The Koran has a lot to say about "hypocrites”. Muhammad and Allah are very troubled by both their existence and their activities. However the Koran is rather less forthcoming about the nature of the hypocrisy itself in many (though not all) cases.

 

Palestinian Arabs hate Americans more than any other people surveyed do

Elder of Ziyon 24 February 2014

This Pew survey of how people from around the world think about the US and Americans is enlightening. Notice that there is no correlation between the amount of money the US gives to

 

Amnesty seeks 'more detail' on Indian deaths in Qatar

BBC News 24 February 2014

Human rights group Amnesty International has urged India to give "more transparent information" about the deaths of Indian workers in Qatar, the host nation for the 2022 World Cup

 

The Ideology of Militant Islamism in Southeastern Europe

American Center for Democracy 22 February 2014
By Dr. Gordon N. Bardos*

Since the fall of communism two and a half decades ago, militant Islamism has been planting seeds and spreading roots in various parts of southeastern Europe, particularly the

 

Vasil the Lionlike

Gates of Vienna 22 February 2014

As reported here in several earlier articles (see the bottom of this post for the links), a demonstration against a mosque broke out last Friday in the Bulgarian city of

 
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