France to double Islamic university courses to counter extremism

RT 5 March 2015

Manuel Valls, the French Prime Minister, announced that the number of university courses teaching Islam will be doubled from six to 12, and paid for by the state in an effort


The Unveiling of ‘Jihadi John’ and His Apologists

Cherson and Molschky 5 March 2015
By Paul Wilkinson

The title ‘Jihadi John’, was given by the tabloid press because this executioner was one of four ‘British’ jihadists named after the world-renowned band, The Beatles. Jihadi


Belgium: Pegida anti-Islam march attracts 200 5 March 2015
By Sarah Joanne Taylor

Some 200 protesters took to the streets in a peaceful demonstration on Monday (March 2). Police told Reuters news agency they would not be making arrests, but would be carrying


Aimen Dean's al-Qaeda story: dramatic but hard to swallow 5 March 2015
By Gillian Reynolds

Aimen Dean, nattily dubbed The Spy Who Came in from al-Qaeda by the BBC, gave a long interview to reporter Peter Marshall, an extract from which appeared yesterday on Radio 4’s


Jihadi John apologists? Boris Johnson tells CAGE to ‘target terrorists, not British spies’

RT 5 March 2015

London Mayor Boris Johnson condemned the research director of human rights charity CAGE on Tuesday over the organization’s portrayal of wanted Islamic State executioner ‘Jihadi


UK Muslim Group Under Fire for Sympathizing with Jihadi John

the Jewish Voice 5 March 2015

A Salafi Islamist group which styles itself as a "human rights organization" and was in contact with the man thought to be ISIS executioner "Jihadi John" before he left


Erdogan's meals tested for poison amid security fears

The Guardian 5 March 2015

Every meal that goes before the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is rigorously tested both at home and abroad for fear of assassination, his personal doctor


'Attractive Jihadists' are Luring British Muslim Girls to Join Isis, Believe UK is 'Enemy': Report

International Business Times, India Edition 5 March 2015
By Gopi Chandra Kharel

"Attractive" or good-looking jihadist fighters play a vital role in luring British Muslim women or girls into believing that western countries, including the United Kingdom,


Erdogan fined $4,000 for calling statue to Armenian-Turkish friendship a ‘monstrosity’

Public Radio of Armenia 5 March 2015
By Siranush Ghazanchyan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been ordered to pay a TL 10,000 (about $4,000) fine for calling a statue in the eastern province of Kars a "monstros,” Today’s Zaman


Sobbing parents of Martin Richard hear how Boston bomber purposely planted explosive behind their 8-year-old son – blowing off h 5 March 2015

The child lost so much blood, there was almost none left in his body. The Boston jihadi Tsarnaev "believed what he had done was good, that he is a Muslim soldier in a holy war


Canada: 4 high schools pull out of cheerleading competition over jihad threat

Jihad Watch 5 March 2015

"And that has one mother suggesting the terrorists have won.” She is right, of course. Threats like this are designed to "strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of Allah”


Iran Deploys Afghan Shiite Brigade to Spread Its Control in Southern Syria

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs 5 March 2015
By Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah

Ali Reza Tavassoli, the Afghan Shiite commander of the "Fatimiyoun Brigade” in Syria and one of the most important pro-Tehran militia leaders, was killed in Dera’a on Feb. 28,


Russia jails Muslim for fund-raising for the Islamic State

Jihad Watch 5 March 2015

Is Russian-language media as choked as the English-language media with articles assuring readers that Islam is, despite the avalanche of appearances to the contrary, a religion


The bloody ballad of Broken Hill: How jihad came to the Australian outback in 1915

The Independent 5 March 2015
By Nicholas Shakespeare

In Australia, two men responded to a call to jihad by indiscriminately opening fire on a group of New Year picnickers. But this wasn't the post-9/11 age, it was 100 years ago.


Russian Mufti Council Claims Islamic State is Unislamic

sheikyermami. 5 March 2015

Go back to sleep, kafir! Listen to what the Muslims are telling you and you’ll be safe… (If you listen to these taqiyya spinmeisters long enough, they’ll tell you that Islam


Concordia dean to meet with Muslim student group over library controversy

Montreal Gazette 5 March 2015
By Michelle Lalonde

Concordia University’s dean of students has called for a meeting with leaders of the university’s Muslim Students Association to discuss a television report that suggested the


New York City schools to close for Muslim holidays

allenbwest 5 March 2015
By Michele Hickford

Allahu Akbar. New York’s Mayor Bill DeBlasio tweeted today that schools in his city will close for Eid al-Adha and al-Fitr "a change that respects the diversity of our


Saudi Historian Al-Saadoon: Women Share Responsibility If Raped by Foreign Taxi Drivers

youtube 5 March 2015

In a follow up to a previous show, in which he said that for Western women, getting raped is not a cultural problem, Saudi historian Saleh Al-Saadoon claimed that his comments


Saudi Arabia executions now at 'unprecedented rate' after kingdom kills four more in two days

The Independent 5 March 2015
By Adam Withnall

The rate of executions in Saudi Arabia has reached "unprecedented” levels, a charity has warned, as the kingdom killed four criminals in two days on Tuesday and

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