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Political majority wants Hizb ut-Tahrir banned

The Copenhagen Post 2 March 2015
By Christian Wenande

In the wake of the terrorist attack in Copenhagen earlier this month, a majority in parliament has agreed to look into the possibility of banning the Islamist group Hizb

 

U.S. Moves To Deport 150 Bosnians For War Crimes, Many More Remain In Country

The Inquisitr News 2 March 2015

Officials are struggling with limited funds and archaic records to make sure America is not a haven for Bosnian war criminals. They’ve already identified 300 people believed to

 

Young British Muslims should realise that extremists like Jihadi John are not honouring Islam

Telegraph.co.uk 2 March 2015
By Boris Johnson

At first I couldn’t believe my ears. "Jihadi John” had finally been exposed as Mohammed Emwazi, and there on our screens was this knife-wielding assassin – a frame taken from

 

‘Charlie Hebdo’ Not The First Publication To Promote Muslim Satire

The Inquisitr News 2 March 2015

The BBC reports that over 100 years before France’s Charlie Hebdo there was Molla Nasreddin. The name "Molla Nasreddin” was taken from the name of a mullah, or educated man,

 

More British Muslims are fighting for the Islamic State than the Army

pamelageller.com 2 March 2015

This British newspaper will give you all kinds of twisted, mental gymnastics for it — but there is only one. They’re Muslims, that’s why. For centuries, immigrants have come to

 

In Israel’s hour of need

carolineglick.com 2 March 2015
By Caroline Glick

It is hard to get your arms around the stubborn determination of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. For most of the nine years he has served as Israel’s leader, first

 

No charges over Dane's 'Je suis Omar' comment

Prosecutors decline to press charges against a 27-year-old who made comments on Facebook that seemed to be in support of Omar El-Hussein, the gunman behind the twin attacks

 

Syria girls: At least 60 British women and girls as young as 15 have joined Isis in Syria, police say

The Independent 2 March 2015
By Lizzie Dearden

At least 22 young women and girls as young as 15 have travelled to join Isis in Syria in the last year alone, police have said. Helen Ball, the senior national

 

Spain's Muslim Business Owners Feel Squeezed By New Zoning Proposals

NPR 2 March 2015

Spain's Mediterranean coast is home to the country's biggest Muslim community. And in one town there, local politicians have proposed new zoning laws that have people pondering

 

Online poll | 72% fear Malta could be threatened by ISIS

maltatoday 2 March 2015

An overwhelming majority of respondents to an online poll carried by MaltaToday.com.mt expressed unease at the presence of Islamic State forces in neighbouring country

 

Syria opposition praises France's anti-Assad stance

Expatica 2 March 2015

Syria's exiled opposition praised France on Sunday for maintaining its "exemplary" opposition to President Bashar al-Assad after a group of French lawmakers made a

 

Jihadi John radicalised after meeting al-Qaeda chief, Kuwaiti sources say

Telegraph.co.uk 2 March 2015
By Robert Tait, Kuwait City

Mohammed Emwazi, the British jihadist unmasked as the bloodthirsty executioner "Jihadi John", changed his faith and became more radical after meeting a one-time confidant of

 

Washington Post: Are ISIS Beheaders and Rapists Actually Victims?

FrontPage Mag 2 March 2015
By Daniel Greenfield

How terrible is this Washington Post article by Justin Moyer about ISIS? This terrible. ...Qureshi’s statement challenges popular perceptions of Westerners who join the

 

Norway arrests radical Islamic preacher who praised Charlie Hebdo killers

Raw Story 2 March 2015

A radical Islamic preacher has been arrested in Norway after praising last month’s deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly in Paris, police said Friday. The

 

A parallel state within Turkey? How the country's democracy came under attack from two men's rivalry

Telegraph.co.uk 2 March 2015
By Raziye Akkoc

Last week, a court in Istanbul ordered 17 police officers to face trial on charges of trying to overthrow the Turkish government, joining a terrorist organisation and illegally

 

13-year-old taken from classroom to testify over Facebook post ‘insulting’ Erdogan

TODAY'S ZAMAN 2 March 2015

13-year-old U.R.E, an eighth grader at an elementary school in the Ayvalik district, was reportedly summoned to testify at the Ayvalik Cumhuriyet Prosecutor's Office for

 

Moscow denounces 'abominable' Charlie Hebdo cartoon

Expatica 2 March 2015

The head of the Russian parliament's foreign affairs committee Alexei Pushkov on Sunday denounced a cartoon published in the latest issue of the French satirical weekly Charlie

 

Jacqui Lambie receives beheading threat, ordering her to help implement Sharia law in Australia

ABC Radio Australia 2 March 2015
By Tyson Shine

A letter containing a threat to behead Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie unless she helps implement Sharia law in Australia sparks a security assessment at the outspoken

 

Hero of the Middle East: King Abdullah II of Jordan

Gatestone Institute 2 March 2015
By Bassam Tawil

King Abdullah II is not like U.S. President Barack Obama, who is afraid to fight Islamic terrorism and afraid of an Iran that aspires to be nuclear, even as it threatens all of

 

Egyptian TV Host: The Jews Are Using the Holocaust to Suck the Blood of the Germans

youtube 2 March 2015
By MEMRITVVideos

In a January 15, 2015 address on the Egyptian ON TV channel, TV host Gaber Al-Karmoty complained that the Holocaust was "off limits," while drawing cartoons of the Prophet

 
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