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Manifesto for a modern Islam

DW 23 February 2015

In a clearly formulated manifesto last week, four well-known Muslim intellectuals appealed to all Muslim political and religious leaders to stand up and support a democratic

 

French lessons for tackling female genital mutilation

BBC News 23 February 2015

BBC Inside Out investigates why there have been no successful prosecutions for female genital mutilation (FGM) even though it has been a criminal offence in Britain for 30

 

Video: Is Allah the Worst Communicator Ever?

Answearing Muslims 23 February 2015
By David Wood


In the Qur'an, Allah claims to be perfectly clear in his commands (see 6:114; 11:1; 12:1; 15:1; 16:89; 22:72; 24:1, 34, 46; 26:2; 27:1; 28:2; 36:69; 41:3; 57:9; 65:11; etc.). Yet when critics of Islam quote the Qur'an, many Muslims insist that Allah means something very different from what he says. This

 

4 "Swedes” used 6 front companies to fund ISIS

Money Jihad 23 February 2015

And these are just among the handful that we know about. Not many details are available, but what sounds unusual about this case is that the suspects appear to have somehow

 

Copenhagen gunman was released from jail two weeks ago

The Times of Israel 23 February 2015
By Soren Billin and Peter Harmsen

The suspected gunman behind double shootings in Copenhagen was identified by Danish media Sunday as a 22-year-old with a history of violent crime who had only been freed from

 

Channel 4: Shut UP! Just Shut UP! Shut UP!

Israelly Cool 23 February 2015

She mentioned Islam, but I think she got away with it. Listen to the interviewer on Channel 4 news try to shut down this EYE WITNESS who was in the cafe as it was being shot

 

Charlie Hebdo memorial vandalised in Paris four times in two weeks

The Telegraph 23 February 2015
By David Chazan

A shrine in memory of the 17 people killed in attacks by three Islamist gunmen in Paris last month has been vandalised, it emerged on Sunday. It is the fourth time the

 

Video: Muslim Little Brat Wants To Knock About Dutch Women 22 February 2015

You Tube 23 February 2015
By Roni Stoker

The interview of three Muslim teenagers (probably of Moroccan origin) shows above all how integration had totally failed in the Netherlands. There is no reason not to believe

 

Islam's Dangerous Degrees of Devotion

Citizen Warrior 23 February 2015
By Carol Brown

The obsession to convince us that most Muslims are moderate and that Islam is a religion of peace brings to mind Shakespeare’s "The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” Is

 

Italians mockingly give IS travel tips after group threatens to conquer Rome

English Ahram 23 February 2015
By Alia Soliman

At the end of a horrific video released by the Islamic State (IS) group in Libya showing the killings of 21 Christian Egyptians, the group vowed to conquer Rome. "Today we are

 

How Jihadists Slip Through Europe's Dragnet and Into Syria

Assyrian International News Agency 23 February 2015
By Maria Abi-habib and Joe Parkinson

Along the southern frontier of the European Union, a small but growing number of aspiring jihadists are blazing trails by road and ferry to Syria's battlefields, sidestepping

 

WaPo: Europe Proves Expanded Background Checks Useless

Breitbart 23 February 2015
By Awr Hawkins

While Democrats, Gabby Giffords, and groups like Moms Demand Action claim that expanding background checks would end mass shootings, The Washington Post looks across the pond

 

Video: Nuclear-Themed Domino Show in Iran Culminates with Missile Destroying Israeli Flag

You Tube 23 February 2015
By MEMRITVVideos

A domino show held in the city of Gonabad, in the Razavi Korasan Province of Iran on February 16 focused on Iran's nuclear project. During the show, domino structures depicting obstacles

 

Islam and Norway's Leaking Fish Tank

The Gatestone Institute 23 February 2015
By Bjorn Jansen

Islamists such as Arfan Bhatti, Mullah Krekar and Ubaydullah Hussain have openly said they want Sharia law introduced in Norway, and placed above Norwegian law. With such

 

Swedish artist defies foes from police hideout

The Sunday Times 23 February 2015
By Louise Callaghan

After an Islamic extremist tried to murder the Swedish artist Lars Vilks in Copenhagen last weekend, he went deep into hiding — to work on a painting depicting the prophet

 

Jihadists in Libya 'direct threat' to Europe: French PM

Swiss News 23 February 2015

Jihadists in Libya pose a "direct threat" to Europe, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in Madrid on Saturday. "I would like to cite the question of Libya and the

 

Paris’s mayor: ‘These are people who are lawless and faithless’

The Washington Post 23 February 2015
By Lally Weymouth

Taking time out from the White House summit on countering violent extremism last week, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo spoke with The Washington Post’s Lally Weymouth about the

 

Denmark shootings highlight links between gangs and Islamic extremists

FOX News 23 February 2015

The shooting spree in Copenhagen by a radicalized former gang member has highlighted an overlap between Islamic extremists and the criminal underworld. Danish police say

 

Veteran journalist Can Dündar faces probe for ‘insulting’ Erdogan

Today's Zaman 23 February 2015

Journalist Can Dündar is facing an investigation on the charge of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after a lawyer for Erdogan filed a complaint over an interview

 

Islamic 'radicals' at the heart of Whitehall

The Telegraph 23 February 2015
By Andrew Gilligan

Entryism, the favourite tactic of the 1980s’ Militant Tendency, is when a political party or institution is infiltrated by groups with a radically different agenda. Since

 
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