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Poll: 77% of Israeli Arabs Prefer Israeli Rule to Palestinian

Breitbart 3 December 2014
By Abe Katsman

A recent Statnet Research Institute poll reported by the Jerusalem Post shows that 77% of Israeli Arabs prefer to live under Israeli rule than to be governed by Palestinians.


Twitter outrage as Indian TV host slapped onstage

Al Arabiya News 3 December 2014

Twitter reactions are pouring in after Indian presenter and model Gauahar Khan was slapped by a member of a TV audience for wearing a revealing dress. The model was


Pakistani pop singer begs forgiveness after being accused of blasphemy 3 December 2014
By Ludovica Iaccino

A former Pakistani pop singer has issued a pleading public apology after a video of him apparently criticising the Prophet Mohammed's wife was shared on social media, leading to


Bollywood Actress Slapped in Face for ‘Wearing Short Dress’

TIME 2 December 2014
By Alexandra Sifferlin

A Bollywood actress was slapped in the face during a taping of a reality show by a male audience member, reportedly for wearing a short dress. Gauhar Khan, a model


Saudi Women Continue Their Fight for the Right to Drive

VICE 2 December 2014
By Helen Nianias

On Sunday night, 25-year-old activist Loujain al-Hathloul was ?banned from entering Saudi Arabia from the UAE. She had her passport confiscated by border police and was forced


Feminists ignore the real root of misogyny

Herald Sun 1 December 2014
By Rita Panahi

Writer and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a formidable woman of substance, intellect and courage. Naturally that makes her a loathed figure in the modern feminist movement. We can’t have a fiercely intelligent woman talking about worthy issues when there’s trivial nonsense to be bleating about; why worry about female


The Myth of 'Deradicalizing' Islamic Radicals

Middle East Forum 1 December 2014
By Tarek Fatah

On Monday, I appeared before the Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence. The committee is studying the question of security threats to Canada as well as 'deradicalization' efforts being promoted by the RCMP [Royal Canadian Mounted Police]. I suggested to the senators that 'deradicalization'


The Least Peaceful Countries in the World are Muslim

Muslim Statistics 1 December 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

So much for the Religion of Peace trademark. With so much of strife and violence dominating our world, and the aftermath of the Arab Spring, its violent protests and


Turkey Provides Hamas With New Headquarters

Israel Today 1 December 2014

The Hamas terrorist organization has found a new best friend in the government of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and has decided to move its international


Baroness Warsi's Obsession

The Gatestone Institute 1 December 2014
By Douglas Murray

What seems odd is this obsession with Israel, with which she has no ties. Yet this Baroness, who claims to be motivated only by moral outrage, is considerably silent on the far


How to stop the Islamic State in Europe

Global Post 1 December 2014
By Paul Ames

Blowback is the buzzword spreading a chill through the security forces of Europe right now. It refers to fear of a new wave of terrorism emerging out of the carnage in the


Le Pen accuses rivals over French jihadists

The Local 1 December 2014

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday accused her centre-right and socialist rivals of "messing up" by failing to prevent youths from joining jihadist groups in Syria


UK: Teachers "scared to teach about Jesus” for fear of offending Muslims

The Jihad Watch 1 December 2014

This article speaks only of the fear of offending "those of other faiths,” but when Bolton starts talking about how Christianity must be taught so as to aid the integration of


All Islamic leaders need to condemn terror clearly, says Pope

catholicherald 1 December 2014

Francis says 'every religion' is blighted by 'little groups' of fundamentalists Pope Francis called on leaders across the Muslim world to condemn violence committed in the


Pope Francis expects gestures on Armenian Genocide centennial, hopes Turkey will open the Armenia border

ARMR Radio 1 December 2014

Pope Francis says he hopes Turkey will open its border with Armenia. The Pope made the remark Nov. 30 during a 45-minute news conference on his flight to Rome after a three-day


UK Muslim Sex Groomer Says Raping Little Girls is a "Religious Requirement”

Frontpage Mag 1 December 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

Mohammed’s most famous marriage did involve raping a little girl and plenty of Islamic clerics have made a case for doing it today. Just one more way that Islam is incompatible


Turkish President: The West Wants Muslims Dead

Daily Caller 1 December 2014
By Scott Greer

The hardline president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, declared that the West doesn’t like Muslims and wants to see them dead in a Thursday address in Istanbul. "Believe


Turkey criticizes Denmark for complaint to EU on suspect release

Today's Zaman 1 December 2014

Turkish European Union Affairs Minister Volkan Bozkir has lashed out at Denmark for reporting Turkey's release of a Danish suspect to the EU, claiming that the country keeps


Muslim MP Says 2,000 British Muslims Fighting for ISIS 1 December 2014
By Erick Stakelbeck

If you're an American who thinks that what happens thousands of miles away in the Middle East does not affect you, think again. Not only do U.S. officials believe that some


Muslim 'band of brothers' leaves Britain to join Islamic State terrorists fighting in Syria

The Daily Mail 1 December 2014
By Damien Gayle

Four members of the same family are suspected forming a real-life British Muslim 'band of brothers' by travelling to Syria together to join the so-called Islamic State

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