United Kingdom

Islamic Bank of Britain changes name to Al Rayan Bank

Zawya 23 October 2014

Islamic Bank of Britain plc (IBB), (www.islamic-bank.com), the UK's only wholly Sharia compliant retail bank, today announced that, subject to formal shareholder approval, it

 

Indonesian woman admits ordering hit on British hubby

The Rakyat Post 23 October 2014

The wife of a British man found with his throat slashed and dumped in a ditch on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali has admitted ordering the killing, police said on

 

Mentally ill British man extradited to US on terror charge, pleads not guilty

RT 23 October 2014

A mentally ill British man was extradited to the US on Tuesday on charges of trying to set up a jihadist training camp in the US. He denies planning to establish a school for

 

Haroon Aswat Extradited from the United Kingdom to the Southern District of New York to Face Terrorism Charges

eNews Park Forest 22 October 2014

Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Carlin, United States Attorney Preet Bharara for the Southern District of New York, Assistant Director-in-Charge George

 

Video: Pat Condell "Boo Hoo Palestine "

youtube 22 October 2014

The biggest political con trick in history, and we fall for it again and again.

 

The U.K.’s Un-Mysterious FGM Problem

National Review Online 22 October 2014
By Ian Tuttle

"New figures from the U.K. are finally revealing the true extent of female genital mutilation [FGM],” writes Charlotte Lytton today at the Daily Beast: "In just six months,

 

Cameron takes action on terrorism funding in charity sector through new law

The Independent 22 October 2014
By Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith

David Cameron has awarded extra powers and £8 million to a charity watchdog in an effort to "confront the menace of extremism” posed by bogus charities that divert cash to

 

Briton found dead with throat slashed in Bali: Police

AsiaOne 22 October 2014

The body of a British man was found Tuesday tied up in a ditch with his throat slashed on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, police said. Local residents found the man,

 

Third of five British friends fighting with Islamic State in Syria now killed

Daily Express 22 October 2014
By Rebecca Perring

A THIRD British man among a group of five friends to join Islamic State extremists fighting on the front line in Syria has been killed, it has emerged.

 

Stop this creeping jihadism in schools

Daily Express 22 October 2014
By Nick Ferrari

JUST IMAGINE what would transpire if a group of schools in one particular city were continuing actively and illegally to discriminate in favour of Christian children, despite

 

Bahrain rattled by UK court’s opening of door to investigation of torture allegations

The News Hub 22 October 2014
By James M. Dorsey

A failed effort by a public relations company representing Bahrain and a UK law firm acting on behalf of Prince Nasser bin Hamad al-Khalifa, the commander of Bahrain's Royal

 

University of London students reject genocide commemoration motion

PanARMENIAN.Net 22 October 2014

Students at a top university in Britain have voted against holding commemoration ceremonies for a number of genocides, including the Nazi Holocaust and the slaughter of around

 

Nearly 500 new FGM cases identified

BBC News 22 October 2014

NHS figures show 467 newly identified cases of girls and women needing treatment after female genital mutilation in England last month. A further 1,279 people, who had

 

Cameron: UK Introduces New Measures Against Charities Funding Terrorist Operations

RIA Novosti 22 October 2014

The UK's Prime Minister David Cameron has announced new efforts to shut down charities funding terrorists such as the Islamic State (IS) on Wednesday. "Today's changes will

 

Condemning the ‘Islamic State’ Does Not Make it ‘Un-Islamic’

Cherson and Molschky 21 October 2014
By Rachel Molschky

ISIS has grown powerful and popular within many factions of the Muslim community, and our politicians and media cannot deny the acts of pure savagery from the terror group.

 

Families of David Haines and Alan Henning unite in grief: Together we have the power to defeat the most hateful acts

Dailyrecord 21 October 2014

THE families of two British hostages murdered by Islamic militants came together in a show of unity yesterday. At a memorial service celebrating the life of Scots aid worker

 

London Student Union Refuses to Commemorate Holocaust

blazingcatfur 21 October 2014

In yet another controversial decision, the Goldsmiths College Students’ Union has rejected, by a margin of around 60 to 1, a motion to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day and

 

Hate cleric Abu Hamza's son led kidnap gang who tortured man for three days over £15,000 debt

Daily Mail 21 October 2014
By Damien Gayle

The son of firebrand Islamist cleric Abu Hamza was leader of a gang who kidnapped a man and tortured him over a £15,000 debt. Tito Ibn Sheikh, 28, was jailed for 12 years

 

Another uni opts to kick Islamic fundamentalist group Hizb ut-Tahrir off campus

The Daily Telegraph 21 October 2014
By Jim O’Rourke

ISLAMIC fundamentalist group Hizb ut-Tahrir has been banned from speaking about its radical views at ­another Australian university. The Australian National University (ANU)

 

Fight jihadis on Facebook and Twitter, says BBC's top Muslim presenter Mishal Husain

Daily Mail 21 October 2014
By Steve Doughty

The BBC’s most prominent Muslim presenter yesterday urged Islamic scholars to use social media to defeat terrorist propaganda. The Today Programme’s Mishal Husain said that