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Ireland ‘the most truly Muslim country in the world’

The Irish TImes 10 June 2014
By Patsy McGarry

The country in the world most faithful to the values of the Koran is Ireland according to an Iranian-born academic at George Washingon University in the US. Next are Denmark,

 

Turkey’s intra-Islamic witch hunt

Al Monitor 10 June 2014
By Mustafa Akyol

"If this is called a witch hunt, then yes, we perform a witch hunt,” said Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a May 10 "consultation and assessment meeting” of his

 

Crisis in Turkey: The human cost of corruption and authoritarianism

FOX News 10 June 2014
By Y. Alp Aslandogan

A year after the use of brutal force against Gezi Park protestors in Istanbul, the world remains stunned at the Turkish government’s brutal reaction to legitimate democratic

 

Swedish 'National Day' Celebrated By Integration Minister In Malmö Mosque

Tundra Tabloids 10 June 2014

As National Day celebrations continued on Friday, the government’s Intergration Minister, Erik Ullenhag, was at a Malmö mosque to spread his message that the day was for all

 

Austrian Politician tells Turkish PM to stay home in "Erdoganistan"

Austrian far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache told Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday to "stay at home," ahead of a controversial election rally planned

 

Brussels attack underscores threat of returning jihadists

The Times of Israel 10 June 2014
By Cnaan Liphshiz

The suspect arrested in the attack last month at the Jewish museum in Brussels that left four dead was a French-born jihadist who had returned home from fighting in

 

‘Culture of fear’ in Birmingham schools

The Peninsula 10 June 2014

Conservative Muslim school leaders in Britain’s second city of Birmingham conducted an "organised campaign” to impose faith-based ideology on their pupils, Education Secretary

 

Books 'promoting stoning' found at Olive Tree Primary School

BBC News 10 June 2014

A Muslim school found to have books suggesting stoning and lashing as appropriate punishments says it is the victim of "hostility". Ofsted said some of the library books at

 

Birmingham schools acused of harbouring radical Islam

News Talk ZB 10 June 2014
By Alexia Russell

Six of Britain's so called "Trojan schools", accused of letting in Islamic extremism and changing the way they teach, have been placed under special measures. 21 schools in

 

The Lib-Dems Man the Barricades Against FGM

Gates of Vienna 10 June 2014
By Baron Bodissey

Actually, I don’t think the Lib-Dems would ever "man” anything, since that would be an unacceptably sexist usage of the language. Would they "person” the barricades instead? Or

 

New York Times Censors Ad Decrying Islamist Censorship

The Investigative Project On Terrorism 10 June 2014
By Steven Emerson

The New York Times has become complicit in a stealth jihad against free speech in the United States undertaken by Islamists and their sympathizers who masquerade as "civil

 

Will the West Fund Hamas?

The Gatestone Institute 10 June 2014
By Khaled Abu Toameh

One thing is certain: both Hamas and Fatah are hoping to use the unity government as a ploy to attract financial aid from the international community, particularly Western

 

Michigan Rep Doubles Down on Support for Islamist Event

The Clarion Project 10 June 2014
By Ryan Mauro

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, was booked as the keynote speaker for an Islamist event on May 30. The event honored Imam Feisal

 

Muslim Partition of an Independent and United India

Cherson and Molschky 10 June 2014
By Paul Wilkinson

The Indian subcontinent covers an area similar in size to Europe. It is the birthplace of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, having been inhabited by humans for tens of

 

Sudan Mother's Case 'Tip of the Iceberg' on Islamic Persecution

Assyrian International News Agency 10 June 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

Evidence has again emerged indicting that if Western mainstream media actually reported more on the sufferings of Christians throughout the Islamic world, their lot would

 

Assad wins Syria election with 88.7% of votes-speaker

RTE News 10 June 2014

Bashar al-Assad won 88.7% of the vote in Syria's presidential election, parliament speaker Mohammad al-Laham has said. He secured a third term in office despite a raging

 

Dutch journo could get 15 years in Egypt prison

NL Times 9 June 2014

Journalist Rena Netjes could be sentenced to between 15 and 25 years in prison if convicted of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Netjes is one of twenty

 

Spain to Deport Pakistani Refugee for Criticizing Islam

Gatestone Institute 9 June 2014
By Soeren Kern

The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that a political refugee should be deported because his criticism of Islam poses "a danger to the security of Spain." The May 30 ruling,

 

Wilders prepares for prosecution in 'fewer Moroccans' case

Islamist Watch 9 June 2014

Anti-Islam party leader Geert Wilders is preparing his case ahead of any prosecution for his 'fewer Moroccan' remarks, the Telegraaf reports on Thursday. The Telegraaf says

 

Execution of Iranian Political Activist Sparks Outrage in Iran

Clarion Project 9 June 2014
By Shahriar Kia

On June 1, 2014, in defiance of international appeals, the Iranian regime proceeded with the execution of political prisoner Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani. The Prosecutor’s

 
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