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Ex-Muslim author and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls for reform of Islam

NEWS.com.au 26 March 2015

She believed that, according to Islam, the infidel should die, that the Koran is infallible, that those who violated sharia law — thieves, gays, adulterers — deserved to be stoned to death

 

The Final Rituals: Confronting Islam's Demons

WND.com 26 March 2015
By Hajji Mustafa

Everyone leaves Arafat at almost the same moment after sunset, so the short journey to Muzdalifa was, not surprisingly, the slowest trip so far, taking over two hours. Our journey

 

Hamas Spokesman Says Relations Between Hamas And Saudi Arabia Are “Developing Positively”

IMB Watch 19 March 2015

Relations between Hamas and Saudi Arabia are ‘developing positively’, the organisation’s spokesman Ismail Ridwan said, adding that the group hopes this will lead to lifting the siege

 

Saudi Arabia defends rights after Sweden row

The Local / Sweden 18 March 2015

Saudi Arabia's Islamic-based legal system ensures "justice for all”, the kingdom's cabinet has affirmed, responding to criticism by Sweden's foreign minister, while Bahrain has

 

Sweden's Middle East Policy in Ruins

Gatestone Institute 18 March 2015
By Ingrid Carlqvist and Lars Hedegaard

he Swedish government, parliament and mainstream media seem to have no inkling of what Islamic sharia law implies. In their hearts, they evidently believe that we all think

 

Muslim Brotherhood: Government report concludes they should not be classified as a terrorist organisation

The Independent 16 March 2015
By Nigel Morris and Ian Johnston

David Cameron is braced for a diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia and Egypt when the Government today publishes a long-awaited review into the Muslim Brotherhood which is set

 

Islam's Troubled Historic Record and Dome of the Rock

Right Side News 16 March 2015
By Tom Wallace and Shahram Hadian

Today, with Dr. Janosik's help, we are going to share a different perspective on the history of Islam. Those of you who follow this ministry are familiar with the traditional teachings on the

 

Honor killing goes unpunished

Saudi Gazette 16 March 2015

With regard to the article “’Blood money claims ‘reaching extortionate levels’” (Mar. 12), this “forgiveness” matter has a huge loophole. The appalling case is of murder within the family.

 

"Art Is Halal" Posters By Saudi Arabian Female Artists Ignite Debate About Censorship, A Risky Move In The Kingdom

Bustle 16 March 2015
By Kirsten O'Regan

Three female artists from Saudi Arabia launched a daring “Art Is Halal” poster campaign designed to get people talking about the limitations on freedom of expression in the majority Sunni

 

Turkish FM: Spy from anti-Islamic State coalition helped UK girls enter Syria

Jerusalem Post 13 March 2015

Turkey said on Thursday it had caught a spy working for a country in the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State who had helped three British girls cross into Syria to join the insurgent

 

Saudi king promises continuity and defense of Muslim, Arab causes in first major policy speech

Fox News 11 March 2015

In his first major policy speech since assuming the throne in January, Saudi King Salman has vowed that the kingdom will defend Arab and Muslim causes. He also promised continuity

 

Indian arrested in Saudi Arabia for posting blasphemous image

ZEE News 9 March 2015

Jeddah: An Indian has been arrested in Saudi Arabia for allegedly posting a blasphemous image of the Kaaba on his Facebook page, a media report here said on Thursday. The

 

Saudis To Donate To Mosque Build, News To Icelandic Muslims

Grape Vine 9 March 2015

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has pledged 135.5 million ISK to the construction of the Icelandic mosque, reports RÚV. The Saudi Ambassador to Iceland, Ibrahim S. I Alibrahim,

 

Saudi Arabia Facebook Arrest: Religious Police Detain Indian Citizen For 'Offensive' Hindu Mecca Photo

International Business Times 9 March 2015
By Lora Moftah

An Indian citizen has been arrested in Saudi Arabia for allegedly posting offensive religious images on Facebook, Gulf News reported on Tuesday. The man was detained by Saudi

 

Islamic Hatred for the Jews And How it Got That Way

Citizen Warrior 5 March 2015

On Tuesday, March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of the United States Congress at the invitation of the Speaker of the House John

 

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

youtube 5 March 2015
By MEMRITVVideos

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 Gives Top Award to Prominent Hate Preacher

The Clarion Project 4 March 2015

Saudi Arabia has given one of the country’s highest honors to Dr. Zakir Naik, a well-known Islamist hate preacher from India. The award, given by Saudi’s new king himself, Salman, was for

 

Saudi Arabia: Education Minister says No to sports for girls

ANSAMed.it 4 March 2015

No sporting activities for girls in public schools in Saudi Arabia. Azzam Al-Dakhil, Saudi Education Minister disappointed both country and world expectations, who were

 

Term of the week: Tajheez al-Ghazi

Money Jihad 28 February 2015

There are some quotations about halfway down the right-hand margin of this webpage including a statement attributed to Muhammad that “The warrior gets his reward

 

Saudi Arabia sentences man to death for renouncing his Muslim faith and posting a video online showing him hitting the Koran

Daily Mail Online 28 February 2015
By Keiligh Baker

An Islamic court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to death for renouncing his Muslim faith and posting a video on a social media site which shows him ripping up the Koran before hitting

 
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