Six imams ejected from US flight   

BBC News  

The imams deny reports that they refused to leave the flight


A key Islamic rights group is demanding an immediate inquiry after six Muslim imams were removed from a US flight.




Translation from Copts-United   

Copts-United learned from reliable sources that Police Intelligence Major Ahmad Ali Abu-Zeid has arrested two Christians named Amir Gaber Salama and Emad Adly Aziz on a false and fabricated charges in an attempt to silence and pressurize the Christians in the village to accept the last two events of violence against them resulting in the death of a Christian and the severe injury to the other which took place a month earlier. Copts-United will update you with information as they arrive.


استجواب وزير الثقافة المصري في البرلمان بسبب الحجاب ا

 ب ب سى

قال الدكتور فتحي سرور رئيس مجلس الشعب المصري ان المجلس سوف يستدعي وزير الثقافة فاروق حسني لاستجوابه في جلسة خاصة أمام لجنتي الشؤون الدينية والثقافية، حول تصريحاته المعارضة للحجاب.

إساءات ضد طالبات بريطانيات حاولن الصلاة في المدرسة 

 ب ب سى 

طلبت ياسمين، البالغة من العمر 14 عاما، وشقيقتها سندس، البالغة من العمر 11 عاما، وهما من أصول عراقية، طلبتا من مدير مدرستهما، ومن خلال والدهما، تخصيص غرفة لهما لتصليا فيها خلال فسحة اليوم الدراسي.

لكن الامر استغرق عدة أيام حتى تم توفير الغرفة المطلوبة.

وخلال أيام الانتظار قررت ياسمين وسندس وتلميذات أخريات إقامة الصلاة في ساحة المدرسة 

Egypt arrests another blog critic   

 BBC News 

Ayyoub's blog has posted criticism of the government

Police in Cairo have detained a blogger whose posts have been critical of the Egyptian government.


Loses fight to wear cross, Ms Eweida said she was standing up for her faith


A British Airways (BA) employee has lost her fight to openly wear a cross necklace at work at Heathrow. Nadia Eweida, 55, of Twickenham, has been on unpaid leave since her bosses told her she could not visibly wear her cross at the check-in counter.

Egyptian lawmakers demand debate over minister's remarks against veil 

Daily Star  

Eighty Egyptian lawmakers on Sunday called for a parliamentary debate to discuss Culture Minister Farouq Hosni's controversial remarks describing the Islamic veil as regressive, parliamentary sources said.

Dutch to ban wearing of Muslim burqa in public


The Dutch government agreed on Friday a total ban on the wearing of burqas and other Muslim face veils in public, justifying the move on security grounds.  

Egypt Islamists demand minister quit over veil remarks 


Egypt's largest opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, has called for Culture Minister Faruq Hosni to be sacked for saying the wearing of Islamic veils was a "regressive" trend.

That's not a pregnant belly - that's a bomb. 

Women terrorists real threat, sez NYPD 


The NYPD is warning business owners to be on the lookout for female jihadists who can hide explosives by faking pregnancy or sweet-talk their way past security officers.

Egyptian Actress Taunted for Wearing Hijab         

 Source Egypt Election 

The latest allegations made by young Egyptian actress Hannan Turk against prominent actress Yusra has caused criticism to surface. Hannan, who had recently wore the Islamic headdress Hijab, stated that Yusra had repeatedly attempted to convince her to remove the Hijab.hannan  


 Source Adnki 

Cairo, 17 Nov. (AKI) - The parliamentary bloc of the Muslim Brotherhood has issued a statement calling on the prime minister, Ahmed Nazif, to force the resignation of the culture minister, Farouk Hosni, for his comments that the traditional Muslim veil for women "is a symbol of backwardness".

Covert preaching of banned cleric, Bakri on the internet



 Bakri Mohammed is broadcasting incognito, the BBC has learned  

Bakri's comments  A banned cleric is still preaching support for terrorism to young British Muslims by appearing incognito on the internet, the BBC has learned.

German Population Plunge “Irreversible,” Federal Stats Office Admits


 Expected that one third of all European children will be born to Muslim families by 2025 

Life Site


 BERLIN, Germany, November 9, 2006 ( - Germany’s downward spiral in population is no longer reversible, the country’s federal statistics office said Tuesday. The birthrate has dropped so low that immigration numbers cannot compensate. 

Muslim veil breaches ‘norms of decency’: Anglican archbishop


Daily Times 

LONDON: The second-highest figure in the Church of England waded into the row over Muslim veils, saying they did not conform to “norms of decency” in Britain, in a newspaper interview published on Monday. Doctor John Sentamu, the archbishop of York, questioned whether Muslim women should expect public acceptance for wearing the veil in Britain.

Egypt: New concerns about freedom of expression


13 November 2006  

Amnesty International is concerned by the arrest and detention of blogger and former al-Azhar University student Abdel Karim Sulaiman Amer apparently because of his critical writings about Islam and Egypt's al-Azhar religious authorities, and the recent imprisonment of Tal’at Sadat, a member of parliament, for “spreading false rumours and insulting the armed forces".

Egyptian police arrest 8 at anti-harassment rally

Jerusalem Post 

Police arrested eight men and women Tuesday as they tried to stage a protest against the sexual harassment of women, police and political activists said.

Leave Christmas alone, say Muslims 

The Telegraph 

Muslim leaders joined their Christian counterparts yesterday to launch a powerful attack on politicians and town halls that play down Christmas. They warned that attempts to remove religion from the festival were fuelling Right-wing extremism. 

Race-hate laws to be changed after BNP case fails


Times on Line  

NEW laws to clamp down on racism are being prepared by the Government after the leader of the far-right British National Party was cleared of stirring up racial hatred by attacking Islam.  

Al-Qaida plotting nuclear attack on UK, officials warn


The Guardian

British intelligence officials believe that al-Qaida is determined to attack the UK with a nuclear weapon, it emerged yesterday. The announcement, from an officially organised Foreign Office counter-terrorism briefing for the media, was the latest in a series of bleak assessments by senior officials and ministers about the terrorist threat facing Britain.

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