A hardline Muslim teacher who caused a furore by denouncing pupils for celebrating Christmas has been made a Government schools inspector.Israr Khan's Ofsted appointment was described by a former colleague as 'absolutely astonishing'.
Pakistan's intelligence agency was behind the train blasts
Pakistan's intelligence agency was behind the train blasts in Mumbai in July that killed 186 people, Indian police say. The attacks were planned by the ISI and carried out by the Islamist militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba, based in Pakistan, Mumbai's police chief said.
By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press Writer Mon Sep 25, 5:40 PM ETNEW YORK - The government has rejected a prominent Muslim scholar's application to enter the country, contending that he gave support to a terrorist group, but his attorneys allege the U.S. is using charitable donations he made as a pretext for stifling his views.
It looks as if immigrants youths want to turn nightly rioting during the Islamic holy month of ramadan into an annual tradition. Around 8:30pm last night violence erupted again in Brussels, the capital of Europe.
Upon hearing Warren Buffett’s announcement on June 25, 2006, of giving $37 billion to charitable foundations, mostly to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the director of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Nihad Awad, declared that Muslim organizations “are lagging behind,” only because of intimidation by the West.
Following a decision of the US government not to appeal a court ruling ordering it to either issue a visa or provide good reasons for not doing so, Tariq Ramadan is on the eve of entering the United States, two years after his visa was revoked, based on provisions of the US Patriot Act allowing exclusion of foreign citizens who have “endorsed or espoused terrorism”.
To allow Islamists to direct the post-7/7 debate was a disaster
THE BRITISHState has come under severe criticism following the Forest Gate raid for its intelligence failures in the fight against terrorism. But the biggest failure of all in the battle against Islamist extremism has gone practically unnoticed.
VIDEO EXCLUSIVE :: Bernard Lewis Explains The Clash With Islamic FundamentalismPosted by The Editors on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at 7:55 PM
It is said that a truly brilliant person has the ability
to explain complex problems in clear, concise ways
that everyone can understand. Bernard Lewis, the
most distinguished scholar of Islam in the world,
proved that dictum on Monday, September 11th
when he spoke at the Hudson Institute's conference
on the problems with the U.N.
"Is the West Racist Toward Muslims and Arabs?"
The US should hold Arabs and Muslims to a universal standard
by Michael Rubin Bitterlemons-International August 31, 2006 Is the West racist toward Arabs and Muslims? In the United States, the answer is both no and yes. The United States is about the best place any Muslim, Christian or Jew can live. They can speak freely and worship freely. Despite the rhetoric of some groups that claim to represent American Muslims, there is very little discrimination.
Middle East Quarterly Summer 2006 On October 22, 2005, the France 2 television talk show Tout le Monde en Parle aired an interview with writer Salman Rushdie and French actor and Islamist Sami Nacéri. Left on the cutting room floor was an ugly incident during taping when Nacéri accused Rushdie of debasing Islam. If an imam asked him to kill Rushdie, Nacéri went on, he would himself shoot the bullet into Rushdie's head. He then pantomimed firing a gun at Rushdie.
Islam poses a threat to the West, say 53pc in poll
By Philip Johnston, Home Affairs Editor
The alleged plot to blow up transatlantic airliners and last year's terrorist attacks on London have made more people fear Islam as a religion, not merely its extremist elements, a poll for The Daily Telegraph has found.
A growing number of people fear that the country faces "a Muslim problem" and more than half of the respondents to the YouGov survey said that Islam posed a threat to Western liberal democracy.
Muslim Brothers is a Terrorist organisation, a confidential report.Mubarak told Solana in a conversation about London bombing that one has to be carefull with Muslim Brothers..... George Bush told visiting PM Nazif that US consider Muslim Brothers a terrorist organisatin.
Tamimi in Manchester: "dying for your beliefs is just"
By BEN TAYLOR 15:39pm21st August 2006A British-based Muslim radical appeared to back suicide bombing yesterday when he claimed that dying for your beliefs was 'just'. Dr Azzam Tamimi told an 8,000-strong crowd that standing up for your principles was the 'greatest act of martyrdom'. The 51-year-old was speaking at the ExpoIslamia convention in Manchester.The Palestinian-born academic - who previously boasted he would carry out a suicide bombing in Israel - also repeated his public backing for Hamas, which remains banned in the UK. More
Winston Pickett and Mark Gardner For much of the twentieth century the constellation of totalitarian ideologies coalesced around the Second World War and the Cold War, a fact that provided historians and analysts with familiar points on the political compass.
Broadly speaking, extremism was bounded within the ideologies of fascism on the one hand, and the revolutionary Left on the other.