Muslims oppose vast mosque plan in London 


Times on line 

Fear that complex would stoke tension. Sect challenged by the moderates


The architect’s vision is of a 21st-century Alhambra, a place for prayer, education, debate and the celebration of Islamic culture.


But the plan to build Europe’s biggest mosque beside the London 2012 Olympic Park is attracting opposition from the Muslim community.    

Egyptian govt 'annoys US' 


Washington - The state department expressed annoyance on Tuesday with the Egyptian government for refusing to grant timely access for the United States consular officials to an American being held for allegedly plotting terrorist attacks.  

Two Egyptian inhabitants arrested for suspected terrorist links         

People’s Daily 

The Egyptian authorities have arrested two inhabitants in Egypt's new industrial community Sadat City for suspected role in a terrorist organization, reported Egyptian news agency MENA on Wednesday.  

Mounir Ahmed Mabrouk and Mohammed Fahim Tahoun at Sadat city, 90 km northwest of Cairo, were arrested Saturday and are now being questioned at the Supreme State Security Prosecution , Egyptian Assistant Minister of Interior Major General Ahmed Dia-Eddin told a meeting of Egyptian Parliament's National Security and Defense Committee.  On Monday.

French, US, Belgian amonge arrested foreigners  Egypt says

egypt security forceCAIRO (AFP) – 

A group of foreigners arrested in Egypt included French, US, Belgian, Syrian and Tunisian nationals with links to terror groups who were recruiting Islamists for "jihad" in Iraq, the authorities have said.  

Egyptian police arrest foreigners for allegedly plotting terror attacks

 (Cairo, Egypt-AP) December 4, 2006 –  

The State Department says US officials are "seeking consular access" to an American who was arrested in Egypt about a week ago. 

Egypt Monday announced that it had arrested an American, 11 Europeans and several others from Arab countries for allegedly plotting terrorist attacks.

Imams disputes tie to Hamas 

Wahington Times 

Mr. Shahin is the spokesman for the imams who attended his federation's conference last week in Minnesota and were evicted from US Airways Flight 300 because of suspicious behavior.

The imams dispute the account of seven witnesses, including two law-enforcement


البابا يطلب من قادة العالم احترام الحرية الدينية


Pope Benedict 


No hate crime for suspect accused of beating Egyptian-born Detroiter 


DETROIT -- A 19-year-old Detroit man was charged today with two felonies in an alleged attack that an Islamic civil rights group called a hate crime. 

How the Egyptian imams terrorized an airliner 

Front Page Magazine 

“I never felt bad in my life like that. I never. Six imams. Six leaders in this country. Six scholars in handcuffs. It’s terrible.”  

Muslim jailed for killing British queen's swan to break Ramadan fast 

Middle East Times  

LONDON --  A Muslim man who was so hungry while fasting during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan that he killed a swan to eat was jailed for two months at a court in Britain Wednesday.  


Thousands denounce papal visit to Turkey


Yahoo News 

Tens of thousands of protesters denounced Pope Benedict XVI as an enemy of Islam at a rally that highlighted the deep strains in Turkey before hosting the pontiff this week.

BA to review uniform policy after outcry over crucifix  

The Telegraph 

London: British Airways paved the way on Friday for a climbdown over its refusal to allow a Christian worker to wear a crucifix over her uniform.

Al Azhar rejects Egyptian minister’s veil comments

 Source AFP  

CAIRO • Al Azhar University, the preeminent academic institution in the Sunni Muslim world, repudiated Egypt’s culture minister yesterday for objecting to the growing practice of women wearing the veil.

School sacks woman after veil row   

 BBC News 

Ms Azmi's lawyers said they were unaware of the decision to sack her A Muslim classroom assistant suspended by a school for wearing a veil in lessons has been sacked.




BA uniform review after cross row   

 BBC News 

Nadia Eweida said she had been "overwhelmed" by public support

British Airways is to review its policy on uniforms in the wake of a row over a worker ordered to stop wearing a cross.


أقباط صفط اللبن يستغيثون


اسم الكاتب : ريمون يوسف

Courtsy of 

الأمن يتساهل مع المتطرفين المسلمين
والأقباط حقوقهم ضائعة، من يحمى الأقباط في قرية صفط اللبن محافظة المنيا من المتطرفين والبلطجية

Speaker asked all women to leave a Medical Seminar, Saudi Arabia 

Arab News  

RIYADH, 22 November 2006 — A presenter from King Saud University at an international medical seminar at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center caused a stir yesterday when he insisted that all women — including medical and media professionals — leave the room before he would enter the room to give his presentation.


Students protest at Al-Azhar and culture minister's refuses to apologise. 

Herald Tribune 

CAIRO, Egypt: Nearly 1,000 students protested at a top Egyptian Islamic university on Tuesday against the culture minister after he criticized the Muslim veil, and dozens of lawmakers demanded his removal.  

Jordanian: British are enemies of Islam 


AMMAN, Jordan — A Jordanian accused of opening fire on Western tourists in Amman's Roman amphitheater, killing a Briton and wounding six others, insisted in court Wednesday that God "blessed" him for the attack and said the British are enemies of Islam. 

U.S. Muslims outraged after imams kicked off plane


cair personsReuters Muslim leaders expressed outrage on Tuesday after six imams were removed from a commercial airline flight in Minnesota for what they said was nothing more than trying to say evening prayers.  

"They were treated like terrorists ... humiliated," said Abu Hannoud, civil rights director for the Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, who said the men were taken off the US Airways flight in handcuffs.

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