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Salafist patrol sparks new debate on Islam in Germany

Deutsche Welle 11 September 2014

Eleven young Salafists in bright orange vests with the words Sharia Police written on the back patrolled the city of Wuppertal last week. Germans are outraged - and wonder how


Italian Minister Says Rome 'Primary Target' for Islamic State

Arutz Sheva 11 September 2014
By Ari Yashar

The jihadist Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) regime imposing brutal Muslim law on the large areas of Iraq and Syria it has captured now has its sights primarily set on Italy,


Turkey Refuses to Transfer 'Inhumane' Israeli Gas to Europe

Arutz Sheva 11 September 2014
By Ari Yashar

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz essentially blackmailed Israel on Tuesday, demanding that the Jewish state make "peace" with the Gaza-based terrorist organization Hamas


Is NATO Ally Turkey Tacitly Fueling the ISIS War Machine?

The Daily Beast 11 September 2014

Jihadis transit Turkey to get into the ranks of ISIS, and the Turks buy millions of dollars worth of diesel fuel that the murderers of Foley and Sotloff smuggle out.


Four Islamists in dock over railway bomb plot in Germany

GlobalPost 11 September 2014

Germany put on trial Monday four alleged Islamist militants for plotting a failed bomb attack at a railway station and planning the murder of a far-right anti-Muslim


Muslims, Turkey and ISIL

Hürriyet Daily News 11 September 2014

Muslims all over the world rightly hate to be held responsible for the atrocities committed by some groups or organizations (like ISIL recently) in the name of Islam. Yet, they


Obama vs. the Islamic State: The Speech

PJ Media 11 September 2014
By Bryan Preston

Look, I have to be honest here. I had about as much interest in watching a Barack Obama foreign policy speech as I’d have in watching a 48-hour Young and the Restless marathon


Congress goes after 'frenemies' Turkey, Qatar

Al-Monitor 11 September 2014

Congress delivered its staunchest warning to date on Sept. 9 that Turkey and Qatar could face financial and other penalties if they continue to support Hamas and other


Islamic Rape Gangs: A Global Phenomenon

The Christian Post 11 September 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

As shocking as the Muslim-run sex ring in Rotherham, England may seem to some—1,400 British children as young as 11 plied with drugs before being passed around and sexually


Undermining Justice: Israel-Hamas Cease-Fire Breaches International Law

Gatestone Institute 11 September 2014
By Louis René Beres

Once again, Israel and Hamas have agreed upon a so-called "cease fire." Once again, as Hamas regards all of Israel as "Occupied Palestine," the agreement will inevitably fail.


Danish Rehab Helps Former ISIS Fighters Return To Normal Life

RIA Novosti 11 September 2014

The authorities of the city of Aarhus, Denmark, have not arrested young jihadists returning from the war zones of the Middle East or confiscated their passports: instead, they


Germany's "Sharia Police"

Gatestone Institute 11 September 2014
By Soeren Kern

According to Burkhard Freier, the director of domestic intelligence for North Rhine-Westphalia, German Salafists are increasingly inclined to use violence to achieve their


The British jihadi bride hell-bent on murder - and whining about her lost cat: 'Terror twin' tweets fears for missing kitten - b

Daily Mail 11 September 2014
By Rosie Taylor and Jaya Narain

She is the ‘terror twin’ who has called for the execution of soldiers and become a jihadi bride in war-torn Syria. But schoolgirl Zahra Halane has revealed her biggest


ISIS Fighter In James Foley Beheading Video Identified, U.S. Authorities Say

Chinatopix 11 September 2014
By Kristina Fernandez

U.S. officials believe they already have the identity of the masked ISIS fighter in the James Foley beheading video released three weeks ago. The


Video: Ted Cruz to Christians: "If you will not stand with Israel, then I will not stand with you”

Atlas Shrugs 11 September 2014
By Pamela Geller

The Daily Caller reported that Sen. Ted Cruz was booed at a conference for Middle Eastern Christians Wednesday night after saying that "Christians have no greater ally than


Op-Ed: Meet the British Mothers Who Behead Christians

Arutz Sheva 11 September 2014

They, who had no religion, left for that part of the world where faith claims its victims. This is the greatest horror of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. This is a story


Turkish President Erdogan's Expansive Ambitions

Gatestone Institute 11 September 2014
By Veli Sirin

Erdogan is apparently determined to impose a new political system on Turkey, replacing the parliamentary order with a state under a powerful president. The


Muslim Majority Grooming Gang Charged In Bucks

kafircrusaders. 11 September 2014

Thames Valley Police said the alleged exploitation of two girls between 2005 and 2012 had prompted the raids Eight men have been charged with sexually abusing girls under


Saudi Arabia's clerics condemn IS but preach intolerance

timesofmalta.com 11 September 2014

When Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh described Islamic State and al Qaeda as "kharijites" last month, he was casting them as the ultimate heretics of


Bosnia court detains five Islamists under terrorism charges

Reuters 11 September 2014

Bosnia's state court has ordered one-month detention for five Islamists charged with organising and recruiting people to fight for radical groups in Syria and Iraq, the court

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