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Jamaica refuses entry to Trinidadian Muslim leader

FOX News 20 October 2014

Jamaica's Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency refused entry to the leader of a Trinidad-based radical Islamic group, calling him "a threat to public safety." In a

 

America's "Most Influential Muslim" Endorses Sharia Law

The Clarion Project 20 October 2014
By Ryan Mauro

This year’s issue of The Muslim 500 names Sheikh Hamza Yusuf as the most influential Muslim-American. He is often portrayed as a moderate, but he recently endorsed Sharia

 

The Issue is Kerry’s Incompetence, Not Israeli Manners

commentarymagazine 20 October 2014
By Jonathan S. Tobin

On Friday, the U.S. State Department rejected criticisms from Israeli Economic Minister Naftali Bennett that Secretary of State John Kerry had sought to blame the rise of ISIS

 

Australia lifts Parliament veil ban

independent.ie 20 October 2014

Australia's Parliament House lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened. SHARE The government department

 

Video: PA goes back to the Middle Ages for blood libels

palwatch.org 20 October 2014
By Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik

Two of the most destructive Antisemitic blood libels of the Middle Ages have been brought back to life by the Palestinian Authority to promote hatred of Israelis. In July, the official PA daily

 

Ridiculous To Stop Non-Muslims From Using ‘Allah’, Says Muslim Brotherhood Leader

malaysiandigest 20 October 2014

Prohibiting non-Muslims from using the word "Allah" is ridiculous, says Kuwait's Muslim Brotherhood leader Dr Tareq Suwaidan. He said this was because there was no law or

 

22 killed in attack on farmers’ market in Xinjiang region

The Irish TImes 20 October 2014
By Clifford Coonan

Twenty-two people were killed when four Uighur assailants armed with knives and explosives attacked a market in Xinjiang province last week, as ethnic tensions continued to

 

Jihadists Accused of Genocide in Congo

Answearing Muslims 20 October 2014

If terrorism and violent jihad are not part of Islam, why do so many Muslim groups, from so many different parts of the world, conclude that Islam commands Muslims to terrorize

 

'Bad hijab' link to acid attacks on Iranian women

Yeahoo News 20 October 2014

A series of acid attacks on women in the historic Iranian city of Isfahan has raised fears and prompted rumours that the victims were targeted for not being properly

 

Islamic State Actually Has More Support In Britain Than In Arab Nations

The Huffington Post 18 October 2014
By Jessica Elgot

The Islamic State group has substantially less support in Arab nations than it does in European countries, including Britain, according to a new report into attitudes towards

 

Video: Ben Shapiro: The Myth of the Tiny Radical Muslim Minority

Blazing Cat Fur 17 October 2014
By Ben Shapiro

 

Islam: More ‘Like the Mafia’ than Bill Maher Knows

Frontpage Mag 17 October 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim


During a recent debate on HBO’s Real Time, host Bill Maher declared that Islam is "the only religion that acts like the mafia, that will f***ing kill you if you say the wrong thing, draw the wrong picture, or write the wrong book.” Maher was apparently referring to Islam’s "blasphemy” laws, which ban on

 

German jihadist in Syria threatens 'filthy' Merkel

The Local 17 October 2014

In a video released on Wednesday and shot in Aleppo, Syria, the Islamist, reportedly from North Rhine-Westphalia, attacks Merkel. The German jihadist, who has the name Abu

 

Isis: German Chechen Arrested for 'Training With Islamic State' and Video Urging Muslims to 'Kill Unbelievers'

International Business Times 17 October 2014
By Gianluca Mezzofiore

A Chechen man and his wife travelling with their child has been arrested in Austria for allegedly training with Islamic State (Isis) fighters in Syria, according to local

 

Video: European Islamic State Militants Threaten To 'Chop Off Their Heads'

Opposing Views 17 October 2014
By Khier Casino

Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq have released a new video showing fighters threatening to "chop off” the heads of Western soldiers sent to fight them. In the

 

Mosque Money Government Minister: An 'Islamist' With a 'Hidden Agenda'

Breitbart 17 October 2014
By Oliver Lane

A Swedish, Muslim minister has been accused of being an "Islamist” with a "hidden agenda” by a former member of parliament who said his inclusion in the government signalled

 

On the Mechanics of Defamation

Sam Harris Blog 17 October 2014
By Sam Harris


Let me briefly illustrate how this works. Although I could cite hundreds of examples from the past two weeks alone, here is what I woke up to this morning: Some person who goes by the name of @dan_verg_ on Twitter took the most easily misunderstood sentence in The End of Faith out of (its absolutely essential) context

 

Nearly 500 new FGM cases identified

BBC News Online 17 October 2014

NHS figures show 467 newly identified cases of girls and women needing treatment after female genital mutilation in England last month. A further 1,279 people, who had

 

Islam and the Mother Lode of Bad Ideas: In Defense of Sam Harris

IVN 17 October 2014
By Andrew Gripp

The spat between Ben Affleck, Sam Harris, and Bill Maher on the HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher over Islam has become so heated and escalated that even 10 days hence, it has

 

The Kensington Mosque at the Heart of Britain's ISIS Defectors

Breitbart 17 October 2014
By Oliver Lane

A counter-terrorism expert has identified a large West-London mosque as being the key common factor between the young British Muslims who go to fight for the Islamic State, a

 
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