Italy

Vatican partners with Islamic museum for unique exhibition

Deutsche Welle 27 June 2014

Ulrike al-Khamis has outdone herself. In a project that began six years ago, the art historian from Germany was tasked with bringing the extensive collections of the Emir of

 

Authorities rescue almost 600 migrants off Sicily

ANSA.it 20 June 2014

Catania - Italian authorities on Tuesday rescued almost 600 migrants from rickety boats in the Strait of Sicily between Italy and Africa as part of the Mare

 

Taqiyya, Vatican-Style

Gates of Vienna 12 June 2014
By Baron Bodissey

A Muslim imam invited to participate in last weekend’s "prayer for peace” event at the Vatican went off-script and asked Allah to help him gain victory over the unbelievers. To

 

Over 1,000 migrants rescued off Taranto

ANSA 10 June 2014

Taranto, June 9 - Roughly 1,300 migrants were ushered to safety at the merchant port of Taranto on Monday after being rescued at sea off the southern coast of Italy on Sunday.

 

EU and UK: Stabbing and beheading while praising Allah is not "religiously inspired terrorism”

The Jihad Watch 5 June 2014
By Nicolai Sennels

A small detail in EuroPol’s report "European Union Terrorism Situation and Trend Report 2014” underlines the cowardice of the EU and the UK when it comes to confronting Islamic

 

Gang Raping, "I Love Al-Qaeda" and Who Is Advancing Islam?

Gatestone Institute 25 May 2014
By Soeren Kern

In Austria, police say they believe that two teenage girls who vanished from their homes in the capital of Vienna on April 10 may be in Turkey, and that whoever helped them get there is using them as pin-up girls to boost recruitment efforts for the "holy war" in Syria.

 

ITALY: Senegalese Muslim destroys public library and attacks staff because there were no qurans or books about Islam on the...

Bare Naked Islam 20 May 2014

In Busalla, a small town of 5,700 inhabitants, in the province of Genes, in Liguria, a 24-year-old Senegalese Muslim man went to the town’s public library looking for the Quran

 

Venice pool bans men to integrate Muslims

The Local Italy 14 May 2014

A sports club in Mestre, a suburb of Venice, is banning men from the pool and offering women-only sessions only as part of an experiment to integrate the Muslim

 

VATICAN: Pope Francis’ new secretary declares, "Islam is a culture of death”

Bare Naked Islam 6 May 2014

Pope Francis has a new secretary who speaks Arabic and has very clear words about Islam. But contrary to Pope Francis, who said that authentic Islam and the proper reading of

 

In Italy, al-Aqsa Mosque imam urges destruction of Israel

Times Of Israel 2 May 2014
By Yifa Yaakov

An imam from Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque last week called for Israel’s destruction while on a visit to Italy, urging Arab armies — including those of Egypt and Jordan, with whom Israel has

 

Negotiations ongoing for Italian Jesuit's release in Syria

ANSA.it 22 April 2014

Beirut - Negotiations have been ongoing at various levels in Syria and outside the country for the liberation of Father Paolo Dall'Oglio, an Italian Jesuit priest who

 

Italian navy rescues over 1,000 “migrants” from overcrowded boats in a day

Sheikyer Mami 11 April 2014

The Italian navy said it rescued more than 1,000 migrants from several overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean between Tuesday and Wednesday morning.

 

Cops nab suspect in abduction of teenage Pakistani girl

ANSA.it 11 April 2014

Rome - Police have arrested a Pakistani-Italian man on charges of kidnapping a 16-year-old Pakistani girl and taking her to his country of origin for an arranged

 

Etihad-Alitalia due diligence 'almost done' says Italian CEO

ANSA 7 April 2014

A deal between struggling Italian carrier Alitalia and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways appears closer as due diligence is almost complete, the company said Thursday.

 

Canadian nun and two Italian Priests Kidnapped in Cameroon

Global News 7 April 2014

A 74-year-old Canadian nun working as a missionary in Cameroon was among a group of missionaries abducted by two armed groups in the western African country, Montreal’s

 

Syracuse Islamic group gets OK to strip empty Catholic church of its crosses

Daily News 7 April 2014
By Carol Kuruvilla

The North Side Learning Center is planning to rent out the former Holy Trinity Catholic Church as a mosque. Since Islam prohibits followers from worshipping idols or symbols, the crosses

 

Will Italy Be The Next Hub For Halal?

Investing 3 April 2014

Italy is a country known for its cuisine, which is studied, admired and imitated worldwide. When dozens of international state representatives gathered in Rome last week

 

Rome mayor secures Saudi art restoration funds

ANSA 2 April 2014

Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino has secured a long-term deal with the Saudi monarchy to fund restoration projects in the cash-strapped Italian capital, the mayor's office said Monday

 

World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

ANSAmed 2 April 2014

BARI - "Islamic finance and capital are ready to pull Europe out of crisis" and "Italy in particular" as long as the countries follow Halal food standards

 

Italy: Unknown People vandalize Mosque, Burn the Quran

Morocco World News 22 March 2014
By Larbi Arbaoui

According to the Italian newspaper Ilmessaggero, “Moschea della Pace” the mosque of peace in the city of Rieti in the Lazio region, 80 kilometer from Rome, Italy, was damaged Sunday night

 
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