France

Mosque in French Town Torn over Support for ISIS

The Daily Mail 9 February 2015
By Jay Akbar

At least 17 men from a small town in southern France have reportedly joined Al-Qaeda or Islamic State to fight in Syria. Three of the men from Lunel, which has a population of

 

British Muslims protest Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoons

Swiss News 9 February 2015

Thousands of British Muslims protested against cartoons of Mohammed in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in a demonstration near the office of Prime Minister David

 

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

 

Video: Female French Deli Attacker May Appear in New ISIS Video

Breitbart 6 February 2015
By Phyllis Chesler


The video, "Blow Up France 2” in French, calls upon French Muslims to "defect from the French Republic and take up arms in the new Caliphate.”

 

Video: A Word to Offended Muslims

youtube 6 February 2015
By Pat Condell

 

French artist's call for peace ends in beating

Islamist Watch 6 February 2015

A French street artist was severely beaten up in Paris after refusing to remove a work of art calling for coexistence between Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Street artist

 

Naser Khader: the champion of a revolution in Islam

euronews 6 February 2015

Born in Syria, Naser Khader is a former danish MP, and founder of the Democratic Muslims, founded during the danish cartoon crisis, to give moderate Muslims a voice. He tells Valerie Gauriat

 

Hebdo Redux: A Second Mohammad Cover Sets the Muslim World Ablaze

Frontpage Mag 6 February 2015
By Deborah Weiss

After a second Mohammad cover is published by Hebdo Magazine, the Muslim world sets ablaze. In a misguided attempt to save lives, will freedom of expression be the ultimate

 

Real Time with Bill Maher: Je Suis Charlie

youtube 6 February 2015
By RealTime

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

 

Army drive for more Muslims after Paris massacre and rise of Islamic State

The Daily Mail 6 February 2015
By Larisa Brown

Defence chiefs are trying to recruit more Muslims into the army after the rise of Islamic State and massacre in Paris, it has been revealed. Troops have posted pamphlets on

 

Video Shows French Attacker Deported From Turkey

abcnews 6 February 2015
By Suzan Fraser

Turkish security camera footage shows a former criminal accused of attacking three soldiers outside a Jewish community center in France being deported from Turkey. A Turkish

 

One in five Turks think Charlie Hebdo cartoonists got what they deserved

Jihad Watch 6 February 2015
By Robert Spencer

That Tiny Minority of Extremists just keeps growing. "Poll’s finding on Islam and violence should ring alarm bells,” by Barçin Yinanç, Hürriyet Daily News, February 3,

 

Exclusive Interview with 'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoonist Luz

youtube 6 February 2015
By VICE News

In an exclusive interview, VICE News meets Luz, the surviving Charlie Hebdo cartoonist behind the magazine’s controversial Prophet Muhammad covers.

 

French religious leaders asked to sign free speech declaration

Reporters Without Borders is asking French religious leaders to sign a statement declaring that "everyone is free to express criticism… of any system of political,

 

Source: ISIS video may show woman linked to kosher grocery attack

CNN 6 February 2015
By Ralph Ellis and Margot Haddad, CNN

A police officer closes the bullet ridden door next to a body lying in a kosher grocery store in the Paris neighborhood of Porte de Vincennes on Friday, January 9. Amedy

 

French comedian Dieudonne condemns Paris attacks in court

Expatica 6 February 2015

French comedian Dieudonne told a court Wednesday he condemned last month's Paris attacks "without any ambiguity" as he stood trial on charges of condoning terrorism over a

 

Editor at centre of Mohammed cartoons controversy in Denmark nominated for Nobel Prize

Telegraph.co.uk 6 February 2015
By Colin Freeman,

The Danish newspaper editor who published cartoons of the prophet Mohammed nearly a decade ago has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo

 

Paris attacks: Prisons provide fertile ground for Islamists

BBC News 6 February 2015
By Henri Astier

For anyone trying to recruit people to the cause of radical Islam, a French jail would be an ideal place to start. As many as 60% of France's 70,000 prisoners have Muslim

 

Pakistan's Charlie Hebdo reward: No room for secular politics

Deutsche Welle 6 February 2015

A former Pakistani minister has announced a reward for the heirs of the Charlie Hebdo attackers. This has shocked the West but not the Islamic country's activists, who say that

 

The Great Awakening Has Begun

Citizen Warrior 5 February 2015

FRANCE: Several polls show that more than 70% of the French think Islam is incompatible with democracy and Western civilization. Those polls predate the Charlie Hebdo attack

 
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