Suspected Members Of Hizb ut-Tahrir Detained In Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyz officials say several suspected members of the banned Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir have been apprehended across the country. Officials in the northern


Why the Crusades Began

Citizen Warrior 6 February 2015

About 450 years before the first crusade began, a new religion was born in the Middle East. At the time, the Middle East was mostly made up of Christians and Jews. Before


Russian police arrest 31 members of Hizb ut-Tahrir terror cell

Police in Russian Respublic of Bashkortostan have arrested 31 members of the international organization Hizb ut-Tahrir, which is designated as a terrorist organization and


Poll: Nearly 40% of Likely Republican Caucus-Goers Consider Islam Inherently Violent

Bloomberg 6 February 2015
By Margaret Talev

Two out of five Republicans likely to participate in Iowa's presidential caucuses say they are inclined to view Islam as an inherently violent religion that inspires brutality


Is Radical Islam a Threat for Belarus?

BelarusDigest 5 February 2015
By Ryhor Astapenia

On 11 January, the Committee for State Security (KGB) made public information about the arrest of 20 Muslim Salafis that took place near Minsk in late November 2014. While


Islamic Terrorism: The Taboo Topic

Gatestone Institue 28 January 2015
By Uzay Bulut

The political violence of the Koran is eternal and universal. The political violence of the Bible was for that particular historical time and place. This is the vast difference between Islam and


Chechnya: 800,000 Muslims protest Muhammad cartoons; protests also in Iran, Pakistan, Ingushetia, elsewhere

Jihad Watch 21 January 2015
By Robert Spencer

They’re not protesting against the murder of twelve cartoonists for the crime of drawing Muhammad. They’re protesting against the cartoons. And these protests are


Islamic State uses a child to execute alleged Russian spies

Threat Matrix 15 January 2015
By Caleb Weiss

In a new video released by the Islamic State's al Hayat Media Center, the terrorist group features two men, one Kazakh and one Russian, who are accused by the group of spying on


Anzhi Makhachkala footballer Gasan Magomedov shot and killed in Russia

The Guardian 5 January 2015

Gasan Magomedov, a 20-year-old midfielder for the Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala, has been shot and killed near his home in the volatile North Caucasus. In a statement,


Halal hotels for Muslims certified to Sharia norms to open in Russia

ITAR-TASS 5 January 2015

A number of halal hotels for Muslim believers, which will be opened in Russia, will be certified according to Sharia norms, the Russian Muftis’ Council said on its website on Monday.


Uzbek president asks Putin to help fight radical Islam in Central Asia

Reuters 11 December 2014
By Denis Dyomkin

Uzbekistan urged Russia on Wednesday to help protect Central Asia against what it said would be a rising threat from militant Islam as U.S. forces draw down their numbers in


Germany Reportedly Concerned About Radicalization Of Chechen Diaspora

Big News 9 December 2014

The German authorities are concerned about the radicalization of the country's Chechen diaspora population, according to . Around in Syria with the Islamic State (IS) group.


Hardline Australia, confused Scandinavia and tense Russia: the global immigration picture

The Guardian 1 December 2014
By Homa Khaleeli, Ashifa Kassam and David Smith

Special report: immigration increasingly dominates national debate in the UK. But what about elsewhere? From the far right making political capital in Scandinavia to border


'Honor Killings' Persist in Russia's Dagestan, Chechnya

The Moscow Times 25 November 2014
By Allison Quinn

Early last Monday morning, a photo of a young Dagestani woman believed to have been suffocated by her own father appeared briefly before being deleted. It was not removed


Chechen Investigators Probe Suspected Honor Killing in Grozny

The Moscow Times 20 November 2014
By Allison Quinn

Investigators have launched a criminal case against the suspected murderer of a 27-year-old Chechen woman who appears to have fallen victim to an “honor killing,” a grisly


White widow terror mum 'shot dead'

Samantha Lewthwaite, a "bright and popular" British schoolgirl who went on to become one of the world’s most wanted terror suspects, has reportedly been shot dead by a Russian


Russian IS Fighter Calls Muslims to Join Group in Video

Site Intel Group 3 November 2014

The Islamic State (IS) released a video of a Russian fighter calling on Muslims to travel to and join the group, and defending the IS from accusations that it brands Muslims as


Are Moscow’s Young Muslims Tomorrow’s Militants?

Transitions Online 29 October 2014
By Grigory Tumanov

An incident at Moscow’s Historical Mosque on 26 September, when angry parishioners forced the release of one of their number who had been detained by OMON riot police, has made


Can ISIL explode Russia?

PRAVDA.Ru 23 October 2014

A little more than three months have passed since ISIL militants announced the creation of a new state on the occupied territories of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic Caliphate.


Video: Leading German Journalist Admits CIA 'Bribed' Him and Other Leaders of the Western 'Press'

OpEdNews 9 October 2014
By Eric Zuesse

Udo Ulfkotte, a former editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (which is one of Germany's largest newspapers), has decided to go public about the corruption of himself and the

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