Radical Islam on the rise in Tunisia

The Voice of Russia 14 February 2013

Hamdy Hassan, the Director of the Center for African Future Studies in the UAE, talks about the causes behind Tunisia's turn towards religious radicalism. I have some


Not all Tunisia secularists part company with Islamists

The Voice of Russia 12 February 2013

The secularist Tunisian party of President Moncef Marzouki has suspended action on its decision to shut the door on the Islamist-led Cabinet of Prime Minister Hamadi Al-Jebali. (continue reading...)


Tunisian Opposition Leader Killed Amid Tensions

TIME 7 February 2013

A Tunisian opposition leader critical of the Islamist-led government and violence by radical Muslims was shot to death Wednesday — the first political assassination in


Salafist leader says Tunisia 'obeying' West

FRANCE 24 6 February 2013

A Tunisian Salafist leader wanted for deadly violence said the government is in thrall to Western powers, according to an interview banned by the authorities but posted


Tunisia jails 16 Islamists for one month over art violence

FRANCE 24 17 January 2013

A Tunisian court has handed one-month jail terms to 16 people implicated in violence last June linked to an art exhibit that was deemed offensive to Islam, official media


Four held in London over suspected Syria links

The Guardian 11 January 2013
By Caroline Davies

Four men have been arrested, including one at Gatwick airport, as part of investigations into people travelling to Syria in support of alleged terrorist activity. A


Upheaval In Islamic World Greatest Threat To Christians In 2013

Cross Rhythms 10 January 2013

Continuing upheaval in the Islamic world looks set to pose the greatest threat to Christians in 2013, believes Release International, which serves persecuted Christians


Report points to 100 million persecuted Christians

Deutsche Welle 9 January 2013

The non-denominational Christian relief organization Open Doors has said about 100 million Christians face persecution around the world. The group pointed to an increase in


Video: Muslim slave market footage from the 1960`s

The Muslim Issue 8 January 2013

From Africa to Qatar, this old documentary show footage of a Muslim slave market. In the clip African Muslims themselves are buying and selling other Africans as slaves.


Ethnic cleansing (of Jews) in the Middle East

Israel Matzav 7 December 2012

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Tunisia protest call follows violence in capital

gulfnews.com 7 December 2012

Tunis: Tunisia’s largest union called on Wednesday for a general protest strike next week against the Islamist-led government in an escalation of protests that resulted in


40 Tunisia Islamists still on hunger strike

gulfnews.com 28 November 2012

At least 40 Tunisian Islamist prisoners are still on hunger strike, the justice ministry told AFP on Monday, hours after announcing that the almost two-week protest had


40 Tunisia Islamists Still on Hunger Strike

Naharnet 27 November 2012

At least 40 Tunisian Islamist prisoners are still on hunger strike, the justice ministry told Agence France Presse on Monday, hours after announcing that the almost two-week


Porn sites appear in Islamic countries’ most-visited online rankings

Al Arabiya News 15 November 2012

At least five pornographic websites are among Egypt’s 100 most frequently visited online destinations this year, according to Alexa, a division of Amazon.com that tracks online traffic patterns globally.

The statistic proves particularly significant as Egyptian web surfers may soon be stripped of all access to Internet pornography sites.

Egypt’s Prosecutor General ordered the government’s ministries of telecommunications, interior and information to begin enforcing a ban on online porn last week.


Salafists clash with students in Tunisia

magharebia.com 15 November 2012
By Houda Trabelsi for Magharebia in Tunis

Fighting erupted Monday (November 12th) in Monastir between salafists and members of the General Union of Tunisian Students (UGET). The clashes broke out when Islamist


Tunisia arrests salafist imam

magharebia.com 9 November 2012
By Houda Trabelsi

Tunisian security forces Tuesday (November 6th) arrested outspoken salafist imam Bilel Chaouachi on charges of incitement to violence. "Bilel Chaouachi is suspected of


Africa: Rise of Islamist Extremist Movements in Africa Threatens Security in the Region - Defence Minister

AllAfrica.com 8 November 2012

Tunis — Minister of National Defence Abdelkrim Zbidi said, at the opening of the 30th session of the Institute of National Defence which began Tuesday in Tunis, that poverty


Tunisian Imam expelled from France

The Jewish Community Online 6 November 2012
By Sandy Rashty

The French government has expelled Tunisian Imam Mohammed Hammami after accusing him of antisemitism, encouraging violence against women and promoting a holy jihad. Mr


Wahhabi Vandalism In Morocco and Tunisia

Gatestone Institute 5 November 2012
By Irfan Al-Alawi

Where are the protests form the media, from the United Nations and UNESCO, from the so-called human rights groups, from the historical preservation societies?

Radical Islamist vandalism of irreplaceable cultural patrimony – including the legacy of Muhammad and other prominent early Muslims – continues, following recent attacks by Saudi-inspired Wahhabis, known incorrectly as "Salafis," on spiritual Sufi monuments in Egypt, Libya, and Mali. In the past, Wahhabi despoliation has included devastation of the cemeteries where lay the remains of the family and companions of Muhammad, as well as countless distinguished figures in the ensuing 1,300 years of Islamic history.

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