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Bosnia under threat from radical Salafi movements

NVO News 14 January 2015
By Yusuf Selman Inanc

Bosnia, which witnessed a deadly war and genocide in the 1990s, now suffers from Salafi movements that spread to the country afterward, backed by foreign governments and

 

‘Muslims have to cut out radical Islam cancer within their midst’

RT 14 January 2015

Ninety-nine percent of Muslims are peaceful, but the problem of radical Islam does exist and it is up to the community to cut out this evil within their midst and it has to

 

Amal Clooney takes on Armenia genocide case in European court

The Telegraph 14 January 2015
Nick Squires

After weighing into the Elgin Marbles controversy and the imprisonment of journalists in Egypt, Amal Clooney is to step into another high-profile case – the Armenian genocide.

 

Video: Mom Of Alleged Islamic State Recruit Condemns Paris Terror Attacks

CBS Local 14 January 2015

The parents of a Bolingbrook teenager accused of trying to join the Islamic State in Syria said the terrorist group is "brainwashing” youth through social media, and condemned

 

Irish say it’s time to finally ditch their blasphemy law

Boston Globe 14 January 2015
By Adam Taylor

After drawings of the Islamic prophet Muhammad led to killings at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, Ireland is facing renewed claims for an end to its ban on

 

The Battle for British Islam = Propaganda for the CTS Bill

The Huffington Post 14 January 2015
By Dilly Hussain

I was quite disappointed when a blurred image of me featured in yesterday's episode of Panorama 'After Paris: The Battle for British Islam'. The image was lifted from an event

 

It's tragic that so many of my fellow British Muslims are turning their backs on freedom

The Daily Mail 14 January 2015
By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

A few weeks ago, I published a book in which I argued that Muslim women should not be forced to wear the veil because it represents too often their subjugation by men. When I

 

Tony Blair's anti-jihadist programme has failed, says ex-MI5 chief

The Telegraph 14 January 2015
By Matthew Holehouse

A major counter-terrorism programme intended to stop young Muslims from being radicalised by jihadists is "clearly not working,” the former head of MI5 has warned. Baroness

 

Charlie Hebdo: new Muhammad cartoon. Criticism from Islamic countries

Asia News 14 January 2015

High profile Muslim personalities in Egypt, Qatar and France are critical of the "latest provocation" of the Charlie Hebdo weekly magazine which has published a new cartoon of

 

Turkey’s border lifeline for some, road to jihad for other

ANSA med 14 January 2015

Turkey's admission that the girlfriend of one of the jihadists behind a recent attack in Paris had crossed into Syria in recent days has led to growing criticism of the NATO

 

'We are all Germany', President Gauck tells Muslim rally

France 24 14 January 2015

German President Joachim Gauck told a Muslim community rally Tuesday that "we are all Germany", sending a message of unity in the face of rising Islamophobia and last week's

 

Turkey defends ties with Hamas

Rudaw 14 January 2015

Turkey’s Prime Minister said that his country does not regard Hamas as a terrorist organization, just as Ankara was sidestepping blame for Islamists using its territory to

 

Jews belong in France, says French Prime Minister

Amanpour CNN 14 January 2015
By Mick Krever

As French Jews contemplate leaving the country in the wake of last week's Paris attacks, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has sought to reassure the sizable population in an

 

Czech Muslims badly need spokesman to represent them

Prague Monitor 14 January 2015

Czech Muslims lack a dignified spokesperson to represent them in the media, which thwarts any debate about the role of Muslims in the country, David Klimes writes in daily

 

45% of British Public Hold Anti-Semitic Beliefs

Forward 14 January 2015

A quarter of Jews in Britain have considered leaving the country in the last two years and well over half feel they have no long term future in Europe, according to a survey

 

Up to 5,000 EU fighters pose risk, says Europol chief

ANSA med 14 January 2015

There are between 3,000 and 5,000 European nationals fighting in the conflict in the Middle East who may conduct terrorist attacks once they return home, Europol director Rob

 

French satirical weekly Canard Enchainé threatened

ANSA 14 January 2015

French satirical weekly Canard Enchainé received threats on the day following last week's bloody terror attack on their colleagues at Charlie Hebdo, the

 

Jordan amends bill to avoid blacklisting Hamas

Middle East Monitor 14 January 2015

Jordan's House of Representatives yesterday amended a bill pertaining to financing terrorism, a move seen as an attempt to sidestep labelling the Palestinian movement Hamas as

 

Video: Islamic terrorism and the Obama administration

FOX News 14 January 2015
By Bill O'Reilly

As you may know, about one and a half million people demonstrated in Paris, France on Sunday demanding an end to radical Islamic terrorism. 40 leaders led the march which received worldwide

 

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Leader Applauds Charlie Hebdo Attackers

businessweek 14 January 2015
By Mustapha Muhammad

The Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram expressed support for the attackers who killed 12 people at the Paris office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in a new

 
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