France

Why Won't the BBC Call Charlie Hebdo Attackers Terrorists?

The Clarion Project 30 January 2015
By Elliot Friedland

The head of the BBC Arabic Service refused to use the term terrorist to describe the Al-Qaeda affiliated gunmen responsible for the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie

 

Islam In Europe Now A No-Go Subject

The Americon Spectator 30 January 2015
By Aaron Goldstein

A few days after the terrorist attacks in Paris on the offices of Charlie Hebdo and the Hyper Cacher grocery store, terrorism expert Steve Emerson appeared on the Fox News

 

France releases online video to tackle jihadist recruitment

BBC 30 January 2015

The French government has released an online video designed to steer young people away from joining militant groups in the Middle East. The two-minute video features

 

France launches anti-jihadist website

4029tv 30 January 2015
By Sandrine Amie and Ariana Williams

The French government launched an online platform Wednesday to counter jihadist propaganda, just three weeks after deadly terror attacks which claimed 17 lives in

 

France detains 5 in anti-terror raid

The Japan News 30 January 2015

French security forces detained five people Tuesday and broke up a jihadi recruiting network in a small southern town that has sent several French youths to fight in Syria and

 

France, Jewish community, anti-Semitic attacks doubled

ANSA med 30 January 2015

The number of anti-Semitic attacks has almost doubled between 2013 and 2014, according to the annual report by the Protection Service of the Jewish Community of France (SPCJ),

 

Ahmad Chaudhry: Muslims should 'forcefully reject' blasphemy laws

MCall 30 January 2015

The tragic attacks on Charlie Hebdo have once again focused light on a dark and difficult issue for many Muslims. The issue is blasphemy. Charli Hebdo's insulting cartoons of

 

Arab Scholars Debate Free Speech After Charlie Hebdo Attack

Israel National News 30 January 2015
By Tova Dvorin

The Arab world has also been rocked by the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, according to the Middle East Research Media Institute (MEMRI) - as the attacks opened up an

 

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

 

BBC: Charlie Hebdo Terrorists Are Not "Terrorists"

Diana West 28 January 2015
By Diana West

Long has the sun done set on the enterprise once known as Great Britain -- aka "England, Mother England," as in "Merrie Olde," "sceptered isle" and all that.

 

Does Europe Have No-go Zones?

Daniel Pipes 28 January 2015
By Daniel Pipes

Comments by Steven Emerson on Fox News have prompted a heated debate over whether predominantly Muslim "no-go" zones exist in Europe. On Jan. 11, Emerson said they "exist

 

Rising Anti-Semitism: Increasing Numbers of French Jews Moving to Israel

Spiegel Online 28 January 2015
By Nicola Abé and Julia Amalia Heyer

El Al Flight 324 landed a full three hours ago, but Lucie Podemski is still waiting for her father to emerge. She is sitting in a café in the Tel Aviv airport along with a balloon she

 

Head of BBC Arabic: Don’t call Charlie Hebdo killers “terrorists”

Jihad Watch 27 January 2015
By Robert Spencer

How about “Islamic jihadists”? Not on your life — not on the BBC or anywhere else in the mainstream media, which is indefatigably dedicated to keeping people ignorant and

 

Saudi imam: “The sword is more truthful than the book”

Jihad Watch 27 January 2015
By Robert Spencer

“The sword is more truthful than the book” is an exact inversion of “The pen is mightier than the sword.” And indeed, in our own day the pen has proven to be only as strong as

 

Blasphemous caricatures: 30,000 protesters turn up for largest rally yet against French magazine

The Express Tribune 27 January 2015

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the city on Sunday in what was the country’s largest protest yet against the publication of blasphemous caricatures by French satirical

 

Head of BBC Arabic: Don’t call Charlie Hebdo killers "terrorists”

The Jihad Watch 26 January 2015
By Robert Spencer

How about "Islamic jihadists”? Not on your life — not on the BBC or anywhere else in the mainstream media, which is indefatigably dedicated to keeping people ignorant and

 

Video: Real Time with Bill Maher: Je Suis Charlie

youtube 26 January 2015
By Real Time

Bill Maher and panelists Salman Rushdie, Carly Fiorina and Paul Begala discuss the recent terror attacks in France.

 

France takes battle against radical Islam into schools

Times Of Malta 26 January 2015

France has announced new measures aimed at helping schools combat radical Islam, racism and anti-Semitism in reaction to deadly Islamist attacks three weeks ago. The moves,

 

Not Wanting Sharia is Not Racist

The Spectator 26 January 2015
By Douglas Murray


I have spent most of the last fortnight debating Islam and blasphemy and wanted to take the opportunity to put down a few unwritten thoughts.In the immediate aftermath of the Paris atrocities most of the people who thought the journalists and cartoonists in some sense ‘had it coming to them’ kept their

 

Pamela Geller: Inside France’s Sharia No-Go Zones

The Jihad Watch 26 January 2015
By Robert Spencer

The mainstream media has decided that there are no Sharia no-go zones in France, and that only racist, bigoted Islamophobes think otherwise. The people of France,

 
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