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Sep 17, 2014

Oklahoma Republican under fire for racist anti-Muslim comments

An Oklahoma lawmaker is doubling down on racist remarks he made last week and even upped his fiery rhetoric, saying that all American Muslims are a "cancer in our nation that needs to be cut out out.... #Oklahoma #U.S. Republican Party

Sep 17, 2014

Slavery in Mauritania Is Alive and Well, Thanks In No Small Part to Islamic Apologists

If you never cottoned to the hysterical antics of Pastor Terry Jones, his fellow book-burner Biram Dah Abeid might be more to your liking. The New Yorker has a profile of Abeid, one of Africa’s foremost anti-slavery campaigners. He is a Muslim — as a... #Africa #Mauritania #The New Yorker #Rev. Terry Jones

Sep 17, 2014

ISIS has plan to assassinate Pope Francis and plant jihadi flag on top of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City

Pope Francis is at risk of an assassination attempt by ISIS extremists, the Vatican has been warned before his first visit to a Muslim-majority country this weeken... #Africa #Mauritania #The New Yorker #Rev. Terry Jones

Sep 17, 2014

War Will Keep Them Together

#REPORT 1. AQIM & AQAP joint statement "support for the Muslims over alliance of Crusader & Murtadeen" pic.twitter.com/aZ0HmVnLwO — Ninja Witness (@Khaleed1949) September 16, 2014 Remember that schism between al Qaeda and ISIS? Well, there’s nothing ... #Africa #Mauritania #The New Yorker #Rev. Terry Jones

Sep 17, 2014

#NotInMyName: Young British Muslims stand up to ISIS in online campaign

A London-based action group launched a YouTube and Twitter campaign #NotInMyName to condemn ISIS terroris... #London #YouTube

Sep 17, 2014

Q&A: What's behind MB leaders leaving Qatar?

Doha, Qatar - Several members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and its political wing, the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), recently unveiled plans to leave Doha "to avoid causing any embarrassment for the State of Qatar", according to a statement issue... #Egypt #Saudi Arabia #United Arab Emirates #Riyadh #Qatar #Bahrain #New York Times Company #Al Jazeera #Muslim Brotherhood #Doha, Qatar

Sep 16, 2014

Snap Ofsted visits for 40 schools in the wake of alleged 'Trojan Horse' plot

Inspectors are planning 'no notice' visits to prevent schools hastily covering up weaknesses to fool watchdogs in the wake of an alleged plot by hardline Muslims to infiltrate Birmingham schools... #Egypt #Saudi Arabia #United Arab Emirates #Riyadh #Qatar #Bahrain #New York Times Company #Al Jazeera #Muslim Brotherhood #Doha, Qatar

Sep 15, 2014

UN to take over Central African Republic peacekeeping mission, adding about 1,800 more troops

The United Nations is set to take over a regional African peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic on Monday, nine months after sectarian violence erupted that has left at least 5,000 people dead and has forced tens of thousands of Muslims to... #United Nations #Central African Republic

Sep 16, 2014

Uighur academic held on separatism charges in China kept in shackles

Lawyer for economics professor Ilham Tohti says his client has also been denied warm clothes ahead of his trial this week An ethnic Uighur academic in China is being kept in shackles and has been refused warm clothing ahead of his trial in the Xinjia... #United Nations #Central African Republic

Sep 16, 2014

Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

(AP) -- A powerful explosion killed five Egyptian police conscripts and an officer near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula early Tuesday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of a local al-Qaida-inspired group, Egyptian security ... #Al-Qaeda #Sinai Peninsula #Muslim Brotherhood #Mohamed Morsi