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Hamas and Iran said to be renewing ties

ynetnews. 18 February 2015
By Elior Levy

Al-Hayat reports Mashal met with Quds Force commander Soleimani a few days after Protective Edge; meeting was followed by Hamas delegation arriving in Tehran for official visit.


Hizb ut-Tahrir: Should India be worried about the terror group?

ONEINDIA 18 February 2015
By Vicky Nanjappa

The United States of America announced that a group known as the Hizb ut-Tahrir had the potential of becoming more dangerous than the ISIS. While one would need to wait and


ISIS rules for women now include double veil, 'guardian'

ANSAmed 18 February 2015

The Islamic State (ISIS) is now imposing a harsher dress code on women in its territory, as well as requiring them to travel only in the company of a male 'guardian'. The


Saudi Arabia Must Help End Islamist Terrorism

American Thinker 18 February 2015
By Michael Curtis

In recent days, the dark ideology of Islamic terrorism has been implemented, among other places, by massacres in a kosher deli in Paris, in Belgium towns, outside a synagogue


Geert Wilders to Keynote Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest In Texas

Breitbart 17 February 2015
By Bob Price

Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders will deliver the keynote address at the Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest being held on May 3rd, in Garland, Texas. The Art Exhibit is being


Video: Geert Wilders in Parliamentary Debate with Dutch Prime Minister: "We See a Cowardly Cuddling of Islam"

geertwilders.nl 17 February 2015
By Geert Wilders

Madam Speaker, Exactly four weeks ago today, I stood here on behalf of the PVV group and expressed my anger about the incompetent anti-terrorism policies of the cabinet. I called on the government to wake up. To recognize Islam as the cause of the terror and the misery. To close our borders.


Sweden: Rape Capital of the West

The Gatestone Institute 17 February 2015
By Ingrid Carlqvist and Lars Hedegaard

Forty years after the Swedish parliament unanimously decided to change the formerly homogenous Sweden into a multicultural country, violent crime has increased by 300% and


Three Shot in Copenhagen Blasphemy Debate as French Ambassador Speaks

Breitbart 17 February 2015

Helle Merete Brix, one of the event’s organizers, told The Associated Press that Vilks was at the free speech event Saturday but was not hit. "I saw a masked man running


Danish jihadi released from prison 2 weeks ago on stabbing charges

The Daily Mail 17 February 2015
By Sophie Jane Evans

This is the first picture of the terror suspect believed to have killed a film director and Jewish security guard in two attacks in Copenhagen. Danish-born Omar Abdel Hamid


What Actually Causes American Fear of Islam and Muslims?

Daniel Pipes 17 February 2015
By Daniel Pipes

An ambitious 81-page document, Fear, Inc. 2.0: The Islamophobia Network's Efforts to Manufacture Hate in America, just appeared from the Center for American Progress, a liberal


Sweden Grapples with Rising Extremism

Modern Tokyo Times 17 February 2015
By John C. K. Daly

Placid constitutional monarchy Sweden used to be perceived as largely immune from Islamist terrorism; even Osama bin Laden, in a videotaped speech in November 2004, said:


Iraq preparing to retake Mosul from Islamic State: PM Abadi

International News Network 17 February 2015

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says its armed forces are preparing for an offensive to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State (IS). In an interview with British media, he


We're all Danish Charlie's now

Sheikyer Mami 17 February 2015

A columnist for French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on Saturday condemned a shooting in Copenhagen that targeted a debate on Islam and free speech, saying: "We are all Danish


Suspected Copenhagen attacker named as Omar El-Hussein

The Times of Israel 17 February 2015
By Joshua Davidovich

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for Europe’s Jews to move to Israel Sunday, drawing fire a day after a terror attack in Denmark targeted a synagogue and free-speech


Hamas and Fatah Sliding Towards Open War in Gaza

Arutz Sheva 17 February
By Ari Yashar

Despite having formed a unity agreement last April torpedoing peace talks, Hamas and Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction seem to be slowly sliding


Should ritual slaughter be banned in the UK?

BBC News 16 February 2015
By Caroline Wyatt

Which matters more: animal rights or the rights of religious minorities? And which will gain more votes among undecided voters on polling day? Always an emotive issue,


The Government They Deserve

American Thinker 16 February 2015
By Mike Konrad

Though I am American, I have found myself constantly fascinated by the Republic of Argentina. If ever there was a country that should have rivaled or even surpassed us


Index on Censorship statement on blasphemy debate attack in Copenhagen

Index On Censorship 16 February 2015
By Jodie Ginsberg

"The use of violence on a gathering exploring the intersection of religious and artistic freedom should send shivers down our spines. "The Charlie Hebdo murders inspired


French PM: West Must Fight Muslim Brotherhood Ideology

The Clarion Project 16 February 2015
By Ryan Mauro

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has stated that the West must "fight the discourse of the Muslim Brotherhood in our country” and scrutinize foreign funding of mosques, a

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