Saudis May Ban Letter ‘X’

News Max

A group of Islamic clergy in Saudi Arabia has condemned the letter "X” because of its similarity to a hated banned symbol – the cross.

TV documentary accused of misrepresenting UK Muslims 

Arab News 

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) is accusing Channel Four commercial channel of attempting to foment division and sectarianism among Britain's 1.8 million Muslim community. 

Muslim-only kitchen kit for jails in UK 

The Sun 

JAILS are spending thousands on colour-coded kitchen tools for Muslims, it was revealed last night.  

British girl banned from wearing cross at school 


LONDON - A British schoolgirl has been barred from wearing a crucifix necklace in class, the Daily Mail reported Saturday.  

Muslims want an Islamic NHS 

The Sun 

MUSLIMS should get special treatment within the NHS, a top medic claimed last night.  Prof Aziz Sheikh called for “faith-based health services”. He wants same-sex doctors, information to ensure treatments do not contain alcohol or pork, extra prayer rooms and circumcision for baby boys on the NHS.  

Egyptian president's warning against political Islam

 Herald Tribune 

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt's largest opposition movement, the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, rebutted on Friday accusations by President Hosni Mubarak that the fundamentalist group poses a national security threat, saying his claims are aimed at stirring fears in the Egyptian public. 

Korean Court rules Egyptian Christian convert is a refugee

 Asia News 

The Court has ruled Ibrahim deserves refugee status because, if he returned to Egypt, he is "unlikely to receive governmental protection against persecution by Islamic group who threaten him." 

Converted Egyptian Christian Recognized as Refugee in Korea 

Korea Times  

A Seoul court ruled Tuesday that the government should grant refugee status to a 40-year-old Egyptian who fled his home country after converting to Christianity 

Pakistani Muslim convicted of plot to blow up Manhattan subway 

Same media obfuscation in the original headline that I noted here. He didn't do all this because he is a Pakistani immigrant, or a high school dropout. He did all this because he believed that it was a proper response for him to make as a Muslim to the perceived injustice of Abu Ghraib. "Pakistani immigrant convicted in NYC plot," from AP, with thanks to Andrew Bostom: 

Moroccan police arrest man for allegedly threatening teacher in France 

Herald Tribune 

PARIS: Moroccan police have arrested a man suspected of sending death threats to a French philosophy teacher who has been in hiding since September after airing his thoughts about Islam in a newspaper, the daily Le Parisien reported Tuesday. 

Egyptian court rejects appeal for political recognition by 12 parties  

Gulf News 

Cairo: An Egyptian court on Saturday rejected appeals by 12 political parties against the decision of a committee dominated by the country's ruling party that denied them official recognition, judicial sources said. 

France: resolution of Mideast conflict will not end global terror


An official report published recently by the French government says that resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will not bring an end to the threat of global terrorism.


UK protester regrets call to bomb US

Gulf News 

LONDON: A British Muslim said yesterday he regretted calling for the United States and Denmark to be bombed during a protest in London last year against publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad. 


Muslim on racial hatred charges. Protester ‘urged bombing of the US

 Times on Line 

A Muslim protester called for the bombing of Denmark and the United States during a demonstration against the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, the Old Bailey was told yesterday. Umran Javed is accused of soliciting to murder unbelievers and Danes and Americans, and of inciting racial hatred, in a speech outside the Danish Embassy in Central London in February last year.    

Somali Islamist support retreating Somali Islamists regime


Many of the Somalians living in Oslo strongly support the Islamist regime now on the run in their homeland.Zakharia Ahmed (left) and his friend Ibrahim claim that support for the Islamists in Somalia is widespread.  

Revered Saudi cleric denounces Shi'ites as infidels 


An influential cleric of Saudi Arabia's hardline Sunni school of Islam has denounced Shi'ite Muslims as "infidels" in a new religious edict that comes amid rising sectarian tension in the region. 

Muslims claim police bias for being held at airport for 20 minutes  

The Independent 

A Muslim couple who missed a flight out of Britain after being detained under terrorism laws said yesterday they plan to take legal action against the police.  

British Muslims refuse washing hands with disinfectants in hospitals on religious ground 


Muslims in British hospitals are apparently refusing to wash their hands when visiting sick relatives in hospitals.    Dispensers containing anti-bacterial gel have been placed outside wards at hospitals all over Britain in a bid to get rid of superbugs like MRSA and PVL. It prevents people bringing in more infections.  

We now understand that Mr. Magdi Girgis Fam was released on 27/12/06 at about 6pm Egyptian time after approx. 29hours in police custody.

Spain: Muslims Appeal for Use of Córdoba Cathedral  

REUTERS Published: December 27, 2006

Spanish Muslims said they had appealed to Pope Benedict XVI to be allowed to prostrate themselves in worship in Córdoba Cathedral, built as a mosque in southern Spain during the nation’s centuries of Islamic rule and converted into a church in the 13th century.



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