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Strache defends inviting Wilders to Hofburg

The Local Austria 12 March 2015

The leader of Austria’s populist Freedom Party, Heinz-Christian Strache, has defended his invitation to the controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders to speak in Vienna,


Austria defends new law on mosque funding

Donaldsonville Chief 12 March 2015

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurtz defended the Austrian government’s new law that limits foreign funding and influence regarding the operation of mosques in Austria, a


Kosovo imam faces terror charges

SETimes 12 March 2015
By Linda Karadaku

For the first time, Kosovo is set to prosecute citizens for alleged ties to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terror organisation. Some 55 alleged jihadists


In The Bosnian Village Seduced By ISIS

worldcrunch 12 March 2015

GORNJA MAOCA — In Sarajevo, you come to realize that all the essential things in the world have been affected by war, or rather, by the circumstances of war. You realize the


It’s Not Just Islam, It’s the Tribal Mentality

FrontPage Mag 12 March 2015
By Bruce Thornton

The "nothing to do with Islam” mantra took a hit recently in one of the premier organs of liberal received wisdom, The Atlantic. Many have greeted as a revelation Graeme Wood’s


Campaign launched for stun/non-stun labelling

meatinfo.co.uk 12 March 2015
By Oli Haenlein

A campaign has been launched for "clear and honest labelling” on halal meat to show whether the animal was stunned before slaughter or not. The ‘One out of Five’


Geert Wilders wants protection for PVV election candidates

DutchNews.nl 12 March 2015

PVV leader Geert Wilders has called for official protection for the party’s candidates in next week’s provincial elections. He says candidates are being confronted by


Islamophobic Mosque Fire that Inspired Anti-Racism Rally Caused by Deep Fryer

FrontPage Mag 12 March 2015
By Daniel Greenfield

So far the leading cause of mosque fires is Muslims. That and their deep fryers. But that didn’t stop the milking of the Great Mosque Fire of Sweden. Alleged Arson


Islamic Center Raided: Foreign Nationals Tried to Meet Arms Dealers

pamelageller.com 12 March 2015

"The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets, and the faithful our soldiers” — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, quoting a famous


Islam Wants to Convert Rome

Arutz Sheva 12 March 2015
By Giulio Meotti

First the black flag of the Caliphate waving over the Vatican. Then the Colosseum in flames and a sea of blood that submerges it. Finally, the announcement of the Libyan


Wake Up UK: Why is this man in trouble?

blazingcatfur 12 March 2015

harlie Hebdo: Rangers director Chris Graham accused of tweeting sexually explicit cartoon of Prophet Mohammed during Paris attacks A Rangers board member has been accused of


Charlie Hebdo: Murdered staff given 'Islamophobe of the Year' award

The Independent 12 March 2015

Charlie Hebdo has been given an international award for 'Islamophobia', two months after 12 members of staff were shot dead in a terror attack. The awards, which were


Nigel Farage: British Muslim ‘fifth column’ fuels fear of immigration

The Guardian 12 March 2015
By Rowena Mason

Nigel Farage has warned there is rising public concern about immigration partly because people believe there are some Muslims who want to form "a fifth column and kill us”, and


Saudi recalls envoy to Sweden in row over human rights

Rappler 12 March 2015

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Saudi Arabia has recalled its ambassador to Sweden, accusing it of flagrant interference in its internal affairs as the rift between the two countries


Police are not to blame for tiresome jihadi schoolgirls saga, says LEO MCKINSTRY

Daily Express 12 March 2015
By Leo McKinstry

But that normal impulse seems to be entirely absent from the families of the three east London girls who have reportedly joined the vile jihadist movement in Syria. Instead


The ‘Jihadi John’ Feeding Frenzy

telesurtv 12 March 2015
By Milan Rai

In the case of the unmasking of Jihadi John, one of the perspectives that was excluded from the ‘spectrum of thinkable thought’ was the view that Britain’s aggressive foreign


Nigel Farage says race equality laws should be scrapped because discrimination 'no longer an issue' in Britain

Daily Mirror 12 March 2015
By Owen Bennett

The UKIP leader has was accused of 'breathtaking ignorance' for claiming race equality laws should be pulled so employers can discriminate against workers based on where they


Faith schools 'damaged by British values curriculum', says MP

Telegraph.co.uk 12 March 2015
By Javier Espinoza

The idea that Catholics are being radicalised in state schools is "ridiculous" and "offensive", the Conservative MP for Gainsborough will say today during a parliamentary


Why do so many people insult Erdogan?

TODAY'S ZAMAN 12 March 2015

Why do so many people insult Recep Tayyip Erdogan? Did any of the previous presidents insult citizens, mocked opposition parties or start polemics with them? Think about


Islamic Leaders Accuse the UK Government of Inciting a 'McCarthyite' Witch Hunt Against Muslims

news.vice.com 12 March 2015
By Aws Al-Jezairy

The UK government is inciting a "McCarthyite" witch hunt against Muslims, a prominent group of more than 100 Islamic scholars and activists has said. Leading figures from

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