Because of Jihadists, U.S. Seeks Closing of Visa Loophole for Britons

 New York Times 

LONDON, May 1 — Omar Khyam, the ringleader of the thwarted London bomb plot who was sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday, showed the potential for disaffected young men to be lured as terrorists, a threat that British officials said they would have to contend with for a generation.

Strong support for Sharia in Egypt, Morocco, Pakistan, and Indonesia 

Malaysia Sun 

An in-depth poll of four major Muslim countries has found that in all of them large majorities believe that undermining Islam is a key goal of US foreign policy.  

Five men have been found guilty of plotting to kill hundreds in an al-Qaeda-linked bomb plot. The international conspiracy included links to the 7 July 2005 London bombings. Two other men on trial at the Old Bailey were found not guilty.

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Five get life over UK bomb plot  

 BBC News 

Five men have been jailed for life for a UK bomb plot linked to al-Qaeda that could have killed hundreds of people.

Turkish government slams army intervention threat to save secularity 




Turkey's Islamist-rooted government sharply criticized an army threat to intervene in domestic politics and said on Saturday the military must remain under civilian control. 

Holland School Scraps Nature Course As Pigs Enrage Muslim Pupils  


A school in Amsterdam has halted lessons on rural life because the Islamic children refused to talk about pigs. Reporting this, Alderman Lodewijk Asscher said he wants to take "tough measures." Subsidies for all kinds of dubious groups must stop and parents of unruly children penalised financially. 

Four UK men plead guilty on jihad-related charge 

LONDON (Reuters) –  

Four British men pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges of conspiring to cause explosions in a case linked to that of a Briton jailed last year for plotting to blow up the New York Stock Exchange. 

The men -- Junade Feroze, 31, Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, 28, Abdul Aziz Jalil, 34, and Omar Abdul Rehman, 23 -- pleaded guilty to conspiring with Dhiren Barot between February 2001 and August 2004 to cause an explosion or explosions, the court said. 

Six arrested in London anti-terror raids 

"Suspected of inciting terrorism abroad and raising money for terrorists."  

Agence France-Presse: 

LONDON (AFP) - British police arrested six men in pre-dawn anti-terror raids Tuesday, including radical Muslim Abu Izzadeen, known for calling western leaders "terrorists" and heckling Home Secretary John Reid. 

Muslims attack Christians in the presence of Police in Dair Mawas, Egypt. 

dair mowas24th April 2007

A crowd of Muslim fundamentalists attacked Christians who were officially regaining control over on of the houses which were illegally occupied by Muslim fanatics in Dair Mawas since 1986. 

The house belongs to the family of Eng. Adly Abadeer. Eng. Adly Abadeer is the Head of Copts United in Zurich and also known as the Elder of Copts in the Diaspora. 

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Egyptian faces death over Saudi Koran desecration  



RIYADH – An Egyptian living in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to death for desecrating the Koran and renouncing Islam, Saudi newspapers and a rights activist said on Wednesday.


Pittsburgh Imam Fouad ElBayly: Ayaan Hirsi Ali should be put to death 

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 

Furor over author Ayaan Hirsi Ali's visit stirs debate on religious freedom Say what you want about your religion.  Go ahead, say anything that comes into your mind -- even if you don't agree with your minister, your priest, your rabbi. Even if you think you're right and they've got it all wrong, as long as you're not making a direct threat to someone, you can disagree or turn your back and walk away to another faith or to no faith at all.  

Al-Qaeda seeks to expand its operations 

Financial Times 

Al-Qaeda is reaching out from its base in Pakistan to turn militant Islamist groups in the Middle East and Africa into franchises charged with intensifying attacks on western targets, according to European officials and terrorism specialists. 

Jihadist video shows boy beheading man in Pakistan


The boy with the knife looks barely 12. In a high-pitched voice, he denounces the bound, blindfolded man before him as an American spy. Then he hacks off the captive's head to cries of "God is great!" and hoists it in triumph by the hair.  

Islamic Fanatics Beat Journalist in Canada to stop "writing against Islam" 


CHICAGO A journalist for the Mississauga, Ont.-based newspaper The Pakistan Post was assaulted by two men, one armed with a cricket bat, who warned him to stop "writing against Islam" and a Pakistan-based religious organization, the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) reported Thursday. 

Young Muslims in Turkey Murder Three Christians 

Deaths mark first known martyrdom of Turkish converts since founding of republic. 

by Barbara G. Baker  

ISTANBUL, April 19 (Compass Direct News) – In a gruesome assault against Turkey’s tiny Christian community, five young Muslim Turks entered a Christian publishing office in the southeastern province of Malatya yesterday (April 18) and slit the throats of the three Protestant Christians present.   

Muslims Forcing Christian Assyrians in Baghdad Neighborhood to Pay 'Protection Tax' 


Baghdad (AINA) -- Muslims in the Dora neighborhood of Iraq are forcing Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs) to pay the jizya, the poll tax demanded by the Koran which all Christians and Jews must pay in exchange for being allowed to live and practice their faith as well as being entitled to 'Muslim protection' from outside aggression. 

Islamic group in Baghdad: “Get rid of the cross or we will burn your Churches”. 

Asia News 

In the Dora quarter threats continue to be made against Christians. In the last two months Christian parishes have been forced to give in to extremist pressure, only the Church of Sts Peter and Paul has withstood so far. A fatwa forbids the practice of Christian ritual gestures. The US army occupies Babel College, property of the Chaldean Patriarchate.

 Two suicide bombers have blown themselves up in the Moroccan city of Casablanca, officials say.

BBC News 

One woman passer-by was injured in the blasts, which happened near the US consulate and its cultural centre.

Guilty plea in New York terror case  

Associated Press  

A martial arts expert pleaded guilty Wednesday to pledging to help al-Qaida by teaching his fighting skills, the third of four defendants and the second this week to admit guilt in the case.  

Youths clash with police on Malmö estate 


Youths throwing stones and eggs came to blows with police and fire officers in Malmö's Rosengård housing estate on Saturday night. 

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