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Norway arrests radical preacher who praised Charlie Hebdo killers

Swiss News 1 March 2015

A radical Islamic preacher has been arrested in Norway after praising last month's deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly in Paris, police said Friday. The

 

Badness finds Allah but does not support extremism of Islamic State

Herald Sun 1 March 2015
By Anthony Downsley

Christopher Dean "Badness” Binse has joined a growing band of prisoners converting to Islam but has distanced himself from the ideology of homegrown terrorists supporting

 

Darul Uloom Haqqania students involved in killing of Benazir

DAWN 1 March 2015
By Haseeb Bhatti

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Rawalpindi was informed on Thursday that students of Darul Uloom Haqqania, Akora Khattak, were involved in the murder of former prime minister

 

US Supreme Court appears in favour of headscarf claim

BBC News 28 February 2015

A majority of US Supreme Court justices appear to be supportive of an argument that Abercrombie & Fitch discriminated against a Muslim teenager. Samantha Elauf

 

Saudi Arabia sentences man to death for renouncing his Muslim faith and posting a video online showing him hitting the Koran

Daily Mail Online 28 February 2015
By Keiligh Baker

An Islamic court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to death for renouncing his Muslim faith and posting a video on a social media site which shows him ripping up the Koran before hitting

 

Three Brooklyn Muslims Charged with Providing Material Support to ISIS

Answering Muslims 28 February 2015

The FBI has taken 3 Brooklyn men into custody for allegedly plotting to join ISIS and help the terror group in the U.S. if they could not get overseas. The suspects will appear in federal

 

Palestinian groups face $218m Israel attacks fine in US

BBC News 25 February 2015

A US court in New York has found the Palestine Liberation Organisation and the Palestinian Authority liable for attacks in Israel over 10 years ago. Six attacks in and around Jerusalem

 

Copenhagen gunman was released from jail two weeks ago

The Times of Israel 23 February 2015
By Soren Billin and Peter Harmsen

The suspected gunman behind double shootings in Copenhagen was identified by Danish media Sunday as a 22-year-old with a history of violent crime who had only been freed from

 

Men jailed for raping lost teenage Polish tourist in horrific assault in London park

London Evening Standard 23 February 2015
By Sebastian Mann

Two men who raped a vulnerable Polish tourist in a London park just hours after she had arrived in the UK have each been jailed for 14 years. Mojtaba Changi, 33, of Lea

 

Groups of men are still targeting young girls for abuse in Rotherham, town's Labour MP claims

The Daily Mail 23 February 2015
By Corey Charlton

Sex gangs are continuing to prey on vulnerable young girls in Rotherham despite last year's damning revelations of systemic and sustained abuse of more than 1,400 girls, the

 

Radical Belgian Jihadist Group Gets Jail Time

Jewish Voice NY 23 February 2015
By Walter Metuth

A Belgian court jailed the leader of an Islamist group that sent jihadist fighters to Syria to a 12-year jail term on Wednesday, and imprisoned several other members in one of

 

Veteran journalist Can Dündar faces probe for ‘insulting’ Erdogan

Today's Zaman 23 February 2015

Journalist Can Dündar is facing an investigation on the charge of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after a lawyer for Erdogan filed a complaint over an interview

 

Muslim Who Stabbed Americans for Not Being Muslim Won’t Be Charged w/Hate Crime

Frontpage Mag 23 February 2015
By Daniel Greenfield

Obviously not. That would ruin the narrative. If our friend here had been a non-Muslim who stabbed a Muslim, the hate crime charges would materialize out of thin air. But it

 

Singapore: Blogger’s conviction violates free speech

The Online Citizen 23 February 2015

A Singapore court’s conviction of a prominent blogger for contempt of court violates his right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said today. Alex Au Wai Pang faces a fine

 

The Real Threat to Europe

The Gatestone Institute 20 February 2015
By Bassam Tawil


Commentators in Europe voicing opinions on the terrorist attacks at Charlie Hebdo and the kosher supermarket in Paris, reverentially discussed the motivation of the terrorists, but showed distressingly little understanding of the meaning of jihad. Europe, hedonist and dishonest, is apparently willing to cut

 

Danish jails feared to be hotbed of radicalism

The Local 20 February 2015

Something happened in prison to Omar El-Hussein, the 22-year-old identified by police as the gunman who killed two people in a weekend shooting spree in Copenhagen. His

 

Brusthom Ziamani: Teenager guilty of plot to behead soldier

BBC News 20 February 2015

A teenager who was on his way to behead a British soldier with a 12in knife when he was arrested, has been found guilty of preparing a terrorist act. Brusthom Ziamani, 19,

 

Belgium charges Frenchman as accomplice in Jewish museum attack

Swiss News 20 February 2015

A Frenchman suspected of helping compatriot Medhi Nemmouche, held for killing four people at the Brussels Jewish Museum in May, has been formally charged, the federal

 

Accused terror suspect wanted to build a bomb big enough to destroy a tank, trial hears

Metro News 20 February 2015
By Neal Hall

An accused terror suspect told an undercover RCMP officer that he wanted to build a pipe bomb with enough explosive power to blow up a tank, a trial heard Tuesday. The

 

Muslims and Islam in Sports

The Gatestone Institute 17 February 2015
By Monir Hussain

The English authorities evidently did not think Moeen had done anything wrong in wearing wristbands that said "Save Gaza" and "Free Palestine". They argued that his messages

 
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