Occupy Wall Street – Slideshow
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Hamas posted on one of its websites on Monday afternoon Gilad Shalit?s “ticket” out of the Gaza Strip. The movement’s journal al-Rasala published a paper titled “A traveling passenger ticket” with the name Gilad Shalit stamped on it. It is unclear if Hamas intends to actually give Gilad the ticket or only published it as an act of ridicule.
The number 1,027 was posted in the ticket’s identity card number box. It is signed by the “Ministry of the Interior ? [...]READ MORE »
A Teenager has been arrested in connection with an assault on a student with long hair.
Harley Davies, 17, was told to ?get his hair cut? before being beaten and kicked on the floor in the grounds of Blackburn College last Tuesday lunchtime.
He suffered a fractured jaw and chipped tooth. Campaigners branded it a ?hate crime? because Harley was targeted solely for his appearance.
Witnesses have come forward and police are continuing their investigations into tracing the gang behind the attack.
A 16-year-old [...]READ MORE »
A devout Muslim, who was a pillar of his religious and social community in Oldham, has been jailed for six years after attempting to rape a young boy.
Firuj Miah (62) carried out the sex attack shortly after attending prayers at his local mosque, where he regularly worshipped up to five times a day.
Manchester?s Minshull Street Crown Court was told that Miah, who was later in complete denial about what he had done, took the youngster to a wooded area near [...]READ MORE »
Gilad Shalit?s Release: Israel?s Deal With the Devil, by Gadi Adelman
Link to the latest article by Gadi is hereREAD MORE »
A failed asylum-seeker and his family will be deported after a judge gave the 20-year-old a conditional discharge for outraging public decency.
Nauman Haider, who had been living with his family at Queens Road, Halifax, was arrested in March after two incidents at Spa Park in Slaithwaite, Huddersfield.
Bradford Crown Court heard today during the first incident Haider was seen performing a sexual act by a group of girls aged between 11 and 14.
Prosecutor Sophie Drake said the girls were shaken up [...]READ MORE »
SSP (Operations) Ahmed Aziz Nasir received reports on Sunday, that pir Haider Ali had castrated a toddler after the child?s mother promised to turn her child over to him to be ?raised as a malang?.
Madu Lhalil resident Shehnaz Munir had been yearning for a child for several years and approached Haider Ali in this regard. ?I had eight children and they all died one after the other. When I met Ali he told me I would have a son and [...]READ MORE »
According to police officials, Khurarianwala resident Allah Wasaya said that his 14-year-old daughter Khatoon was repeatedly raped by a local pir on the pretext of curing her head aches. Khatoon got pregnant and Allah Wasaya has asked police officials to file a case.
?She was suffering from terrible headaches and I took her to several doctors and hakeem?s but no one was able to help her,? Wasaya said. ?I heard about this pir who gave very effective taveez and was a [...]READ MORE »
A killer and a rapist have been ?allowed to stay in Britain after claiming their human rights would be breached if they were ?deported.
In both cases, the criminals used ?Article 8 of the Human Rights Act, which entitles everyone to a family life, to overturn Home Secretary Theresa May?s order to deport them at the end of their sentences.
This is the latest blow to the Government?s attempts to remove foreign ?convicts as courts increasingly use the rules to claim deportation [...]READ MORE »
The Liberal Senator accused of supporting a self-confessed Islamophobic Dutch politician had asked a Sydney Muslim to ”publicly denounce” fundamentalist Islam before he would correspond with him.
The arch-conservative South Australian senator Cory Bernardi has been under fire from moderates in his party for extending an invitation to visit Australia to the Dutch politician Geert Wilders.
Mr Wilders, whose party holds the balance of power in the Dutch parliament, is Europe’s most famously anti-Islamic politician. He has likened the Koran to Mein [...]READ MORE »
Plans for a new ?2 million mosque in York have been taken back to the drawing board.
The York Mosque and Islamic Centre revealed proposals for replacing its current building in Bull Lane earlier this year, saying it had become too small to accommodate the hundreds of people who regularly attend its main prayer times.
A planning application for the new mosque was submitted to City of York Council in July, but the scheme has now been withdrawn due to ?technical issues?, [...]READ MORE »
Police say an Italian Catholic priest has been shot dead in his remote parish in the southern Philippines.
Chief Inspector Benjamin Rioflorido said the Rev. Fausto Tentorio was about to board his car Monday in North Cotabato province’s mountainous Arakan township when a gunman shot him eight times within the church compound.
Tentorio was pronounced dead on arrival in a nearby hospital.
Rioflorido says a witness has said the gunman ran from the scene then fled on a motorcycle driven by an accomplice.
Rioflorido, [...]READ MORE »
Handing ?138,000 of taxpayers? cash to community groups will stop Cambridge?s young Muslims turning to extremism, according to a Guildhall chief.
Among the beneficiaries of the fund will be a scheme to encourage residents who follow Islam to try sports, which gets ?31,900 and recruitment of a coordinator for the Bangladeshi population at a cost of ?23,600.
As the News previously reported, the money was handed to the city council by the Government to encourage social cohesion and challenge radical ideologies, and [...]READ MORE »
In a meeting with thousands of enthusiastic university professors and students in Kermanshah province, Ayatollah Khamenei the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution discussed the goals of the recent terror allegations against the Islamic Republic and warned: “In case American officials are living in their dreams, they should know that any wrong move – be it political or security – will face a strong response from the Iranian nation.”
Ayatollah Khamenei said that diverting attention from the Wall Street movement might [...]READ MORE »
Halal (conforming to Islamic rules) food is seeing double-digit growth the world over and even in Italy – due to rising interest by companies in the sector – it could soon become normal to find ”Islamically correct” labelled products on supermarket shelves.
”The development potential of this market,” said Hamid Roberto Distefano, the managing director of Halal Italia, an agency authorising Islamic certification of firms and products, ”is around 4 or 5 billion euros.”
Since the label was brought in a year [...]READ MORE »
A woman was burned by her husband and in-laws for refusing to give him her money. According to police officials, Chak 1P resident Lateefan Bibi died after her husband and in-laws gagged her and sprinkled petrol on her. ?She was set on fire because her family stopped paying her husband Shabbir a monthly amount,? said neighbour Anwar Kashif.
Lateefan married Shabbir Ahmed four years ago and Shabbir and his family used to get money from her family on a monthly basis.
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Too many Americans understand Islam and Shariah only “from the point of view of the Taliban,” says University of Richmond law professor Azizah al-Hibri.
“Many people, including Muslims, have no idea what Shariah is. It just appears to be something to be worried about,” she said.
Such fears have given rise to a wave of anti-Shariah sentiment across the country, including efforts in some states to forbid consideration of the Islamic laws in U.S. courtrooms.
The implications those efforts would have on people [...]READ MORE »
The Ghotki police has yet to take action against the people who allegedly held a jirga (meeting of elders), in Gulzar Mahar village three days ago. It had ordered the eloping groom to marry his four-year-old sister to the eight-year-old brother of his wife and pay a fine of Rs300, 000 ($3,500 USD).
About three months ago Farida, the daughter of Sachal Mahar, eloped with Imdad Mahar, the son of Gulbahar Mahar. They got married by the permission of Sindh High [...]READ MORE »
While the Israel Prison Service transported busloads of Palestinian inmates to the Ketziot and Hasharon prisons ahead of their release, families who lost loved ones in terror attacks continued to petition the nation’s courts, seeking to derail the deal that is about to set terrorists free.
The prisoner swap agreement that Israel signed with Hamas, calls for the release of 1,027 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for captive IDF soldier, Gilad Shalit. Surviving members of the Schiiveschuurder family, who lost five relatives [...]READ MORE »
Most depictions of Muslims on television are, to say the least, negative. Perhaps that is why Muslims, according to Gallup, are the most disliked religious group in America.
But in New York City, a group of producers, writers and actors are fighting to change America’s impressions of Muslim Americans. But instead of holding a rally or a forum, they are producing a web series featuring the lives of Muslim Americans, called NEWYORKUSTAN.
“We’re not trying to change people’s minds so much as [...]READ MORE »
A public Brooklyn school refused to promote a Muslim boy to the sixth grade because of his religion says an incendiary lawsuit in Brooklyn federal court.
Abedin Kajoshaj, 11, had the marks to move on to the sixth grade at PS 180, the SEEALL Academy in Borough Park, but was inexplicably held back at the end of the 2009-2010 year, the suit claims.
“I don’t know why they kept me back. I was one of the smarter kids in my class,” Abedin [...]READ MORE »
Several anti-Semitic incidents have been reported during “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrations in New York as Jews were blamed for the turmoil in America’s financial markets. In addition, anti-Israel signs were raised against “Israel’s occupation of Gaza”.
The “Emergency Committee for Israel” has published a hard-to-watch clip in which Jews are attacked and blamed for the financial crisis and assistance to Israel. The committee is a neo-conservative body headed by William Kristol, the Jewish editor of the Weekly Standard, which aims to [...]READ MORE »
The following is a timeline of the expected sequence of events for the prisoner exchange between Hamas and Israel, set for Tuesday, October 18:
(hat tip to Jpost.com)
Stage 1: Hamas transfers Gilad Schalit to the Red Cross in the Gaza Strip
Stage 2: Israel releases 27 female prisoners upon confirmation that Schalit is alive and has been transferred to the Red Cross
Stage 3: Schalit is transferred by the Red Cross to Egypt, where he’s expected to spend 15-20 minutes
Stage 4: Israel releases [...]READ MORE »
Murray, chairman of the Sharia Awareness Action Network announced the first major, national conference on Sharia and the Islamization of America – The Constitution or Shariah: Preserving Freedom Conference — at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee on November 11, 2011, sponsored by the Sharia Awareness action Network.
Murray noted: “This is the first major national conference dedicated to countering Sharia and the Islamization of our nation. This action-oriented conference will help you to counter Sharia in your community.”
There are a host [...]READ MORE »