U.S. Embassy staffer in Cairo detained for collaborating with the Muslim Brotherhood

Bare Naked Islam 14 February 2014

During a press briefing for the US Department of State on Wednesday, State Department Spokeswoman Marie Harf told reporters the US is not aware of the reason


Egypt No. 159 in press freedom ranking

Egypt Independent 14 February 2014

Egypt was ranked 159 out of 180 countries in terms of press freedom in 2013 by the Reporters without Borders organization on Wednesday, the same rank it had the year before


What They Don’t Tell You About Islamic Banking

American Center for Democracy 14 February 2014
By Rachel Ehrenfeld

Islamic banking is erroneously viewed as an ancient practice. “Neither classical nor medieval Islamic civilization featured banks in the modern sense, let alone ‘Islamic’ banks,”


Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie’s trial resumes

Channel NewsAsia 11 February 2014

CAIRO: The supreme leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie's trial resumed on Tuesday. It is the culmination of a crackdown on the Brotherhood that started last


Mysterious Greek god held in Gazan detention

Yahoo News 11 February 2014
By Nidal al-Mughrabi

Lost for centuries, a rare bronze statue of the Greek god Apollo has mysteriously resurfaced in the Gaza Strip, only to be seized by police and vanish almost immediately from view


Video: PEW RESEARCH STUDY says Christians are the most oppressed religious group in the world

Bare Naked Islam 10 February 2014

No surprise, Muslim countries top all the lists for the worst records of persecution against Christians.


The Arab Spring, Islam and oil wealth

Al Monitor 10 February 2014
By Talal Salman

Both the western and eastern parts of the Arab world today seem quite different than three years ago, when the so-called Arab Spring started. Several regimes are gone and have


UK Government Says Its OK With Muslim Brotherhood 7 February 2014

Egyptian media is reporting that the UK government has announced that "membership or links to the Muslim Brotherhood is not proof of extremism” and that Brotherhood activists


Up to 350 UK recruits among 2,000 Westerners now fighting in Syria Read more: Up to 350 UK recruits among 2,000 Westerners now f

The Times of Israel 6 February 2014
By Mitch Ginsburg

Israeli report shows drastic rise in Muslim combatants coming from Europe, calls them ‘ticking bombs’ who could take their violent ideology back home Read more: Up to 350 UK


Muslim Brotherhood in the Oval Office

American Thinker 6 February 2014

The Muslim Brotherhood, founded by virulent anti-Semites, subsidized by Adolf Hitler, and its stated goal for the MB in America includes the following: The Ikhwan [the MB] must understand


Obama unilaterally changes law to allow Muslim immigrants who provided material support to terrorists

"Obama admin unilaterally changes law to allow immigrants with ‘limited’ terror contact into US,” Daily Caller, February 5, 2014 (thanks to TH) The Obama administration has


Egypt warns Qatar over Muslim Brotherhood support

Al Arabiya 6 February 2014

Egypt does not want to escalate conflicts with the Gulf state of Qatar but will not remain silent if there is a “direct” interference in its domestic affairs, Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi


UK Government Says Its OK With Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian media is reporting that the UK government has announced that “membership or links to the Muslim Brotherhood is not proof of extremism”


Italy migrant influx incessant and massive, says minister

India Everyday 6 February 2014

More than 2,000 migrants landed on Italian shores in January, the government says, compared to just 217 in the same month last year.


"Muslim Brotherhood women worse than Jews, Christians"

Elder Of Ziyon 3 February 2014

A female Egyptian expert named Suad Saleh advised a man during a TV show to break up with his Muslim Brotherhood fiancee. The reason? Because Muslim Brotherhood


UAE summons Qatari ambassador over Qaradawi

Al Arabiya News 3 Fabruary 2014

Abu Dhabi summoned the Qatari ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Faris al-Nuaimi on Sunday, and gave him a memorandum protesting statements


Egypt's El-Sisi Boldly Calls For Islamic Reformation

The Clarion Project 31 January 2014
By Ryan Mauro

General El-Sisi, the commander of the Egyptian Armed Forces and current head of state, is essentially calling for a reformation in Islam. His bold declaration comes as the


Future of political Islam: Lessons from Turkey, Egypt 31 January 2014
By Wael Nawara

Most Islamist political parties in the Middle East initially emerged as movements calling to apply Sharia and restore the caliphate state. By successfully incorporating


The world's most ancient Christian communities are being destroyed — and no one cares

The Week 31 January 2014
By Michael Brendan Dougherty

Like many Coptic Christians in Egypt, Ayman Nabil Labib had a tattoo of the cross on his wrist. And like 17-year-old men everywhere, he could be assertive about his identity. But in 2011, after Egypt's revolution, that kind of assertiveness could mean trouble.


Two British Al-Jazeera journalists face terror trial in Egypt 30 January 2014
By Nadine Marroushi

Two Britons are among a group of 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera facing criminal trial in Egypt on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist organisation – the latest

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