EGYPT: VEIL ROW MOUNTS AT UNIVERSITY

Source AKI

Cairo, 17 Oct (AKI) - The row over the wearing of the niqab, the Islamic veil showing eyes only, recently banned in the female dormitories at Cairo University on security grounds, shows no signs of abating. Street protests, debates in local newspapers and on television, added to the complainy of a well known Islamic preacher have further fueled the controversy.

How radical Islamic charities exploit their access to the prison system.

Source Weekly Standard 

BEFORE ENTERING THE COUNTERTERRORISM FIELD, I worked for a radical Islamic charity called the Al Haramain Islamic Foundation. In this capacity, I gained some familiarity with the kind of Islamic extremist literature that often finds its way into the U.S. prison system and thus influences inmates' religious education.

Captured Taleban say they were sent to fight by Pakistani mullahs
(AFP) Khalig Times
 
 

BARMAL, Afghanistan - Handcuffed and weary, three confessed Taleban fighters told this week how they crossed into Afghanistan from Pakistan to carry out a “jihad” against troops after mullahs said it was their duty as Muslims.

A Swiss intelligence informant confirms links between Ayman Al Zawahiri and the Ramadan brothers

According to a former informant for the Swiss intelligence who claims to have been recruited to infiltrate the Islamic Center of Geneva, managed by members of the Ramadan family, including Hani and Tariq, Ayman Al Zawahiri attended two meetings there in Geneva in March 1991.

Turkish youths turning to Radical Islam

 

 terror report

AMSTERDAM —

The continued radicalisation of especially young Muslims remains concerning, the national anti-terrorism co-ordination office NCTb said on Monday. The NCTb also said it was "remarkable" that a rising number of Turkish youths were finding their way into networks of radical Muslims prepared to use violence against western society.

Non-Muslim students at Islamic school forced to wear headscarves

hejab schoolsSource Daily Mail 

The hijab: Non-Muslim girls attending an Islamic school will have no choice but to wear headscarves.

 

Female students at a new Islamic school will be made to wear head scarves regardless of their religion, it was revealed yesterday.  

From BBC Radio

Robert Spencer and Iyaan Hirsi Ali in the radio debate

The controversy about about the Muslim veil or niqab continues in Britain: why are so many young women taking to the veil?

Is it piety, feminism or radicalism, or perhaps all of these things? Why are politicians worried about it?

Is it a sign of the increasing separation of the Muslim community from the rest of Britain, or are the political classes themselves to blame for failing to integrate Muslim women into society.

Politics UK explores the problems and challenges behind the veil

Britain says Pakistan is hiding Taliban chief

Source Times on Line 

Christina Lamb, Kabul

THE British general commanding Nato troops in Afghanistan is to confront Pakistan’s president over his country’s support for the Taliban.

Among the evidence amassed is the address of the Taliban’s leader in a Pakistani city.Lieutenant-General David Richards will fly to Islamabad tomorrow to try to persuade Pervez Musharraf to rein in his military intelligence service, which Richards believes is training Taliban fighters to attack British troops.

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood denounces what it calls 'new Danish insults' to Islam

The Associated Press  CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's largest Islamic group, the Muslim Brotherhood, on Saturday denounced what it called "new Danish insults" to Islam and urged the world to boycott countries that allow offenses to all religions.  

Radicals Target Students in UK

Souce Sky News

October 05, 2006

 

 A year after the publication of a damning report into Islamic radicalisation among students, Britain's universities have been accused of burying their heads in the sand.

Professor Anthony Glees says many vice-chancellors are still failing to confront the issue.

His claim comes 12 months after he named 24 universities where he said extremist groups had been detected.

 

UK woman 18, charged over 'bombs plan' 

Source BBC 

An 18-year-old woman has been charged in connection with last summer's alleged attempted bombings in London.

 

 She is accused of helping Yassin Omar, one of six men facing trial over the 21 July alleged incident, evade arrest.

Suspected Egyptian terrorist detained without charge still a threat, govt says

Source Canada.com 

Colin Perkel, Canadian Press

Published: Wednesday, October 04, 2006  TORONTO (CP) - An Egyptian refugee claimant detained for five years without charge as a suspected terrorist ought to remain behind bars because he still poses a critical threat to public safety, a government lawyer said Tuesday.

Muslim teacher in carol concert tirade is made Ofsted inspector 

israr khan

Source Evening Standard 

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'.

The laughing 9/11 bombers

Exclusive film of suicide pilots at Bin Laden’s HQ

Source Times on Line

Watch the video: Osama Bin Laden's HQ

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.

U.S. rejects visa for Tariq Ramadan

Source Jihad Watch

By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press Writer Mon Sep 25, 5:40 PM ET NEW 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.

 

Third Night of Ramadan Rioting in Capital of Europe 

Source Brussels journal.

brussels vandelIt 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.  

Saudi Dollars and Jihad 

By Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld
FrontPageMagazine.com

October 24, 2005

Earlier this month, President George W. Bush finally declared that our war is with Radical Islam.

Islam poses a threat to the West, say 53pc in poll 

islam poses a threatBy 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.

 

Saudi Charity Begins...Nowhere 

Source : frontpagemagazine By Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld

FrontPageMagazine. 

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.

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.

Tariq Ramadan new links to terror

 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”.

Tamimi in Manchester: "dying for your beliefs is just"tamimi

By BEN TAYLOR 15:39pm 21st August 2006 A 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                   

To allow Islamists to direct the post-7/7 debate was a disaster

 THE BRITISH State 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.

 The Muslim Brotherhood in Europe

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.

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE :: Bernard Lewis Explains The Clash With Islamic FundamentalismPosted by The Editors on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at 7:55 PM

 

b lewisIt 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.

 

Hezbollha’s Missing Financial Audit

By: Elias Bejjani
August 22/06
International and Lebanese news agencies have reported that Hezbollah has began as of last Friday August 18, distributing US $12,000 per Shiite (only) family whose home was destroyed in the Israeli air strikes on the Southern suburbs, South Lebanon and Beirut, where Hezbollah has erected its three mini-states

Canadian PM deny Canadian passport to the terrorist Egyptian family in Toronto     

TORONTO (CP) - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is backing his foreign affairs minister's decision to deny a passport to Abdurahman Khadr, the son of a suspected al-Qaida financier.

"Minister (Peter) MacKay has taken his decision based on national security according to his powers and responsibilities," Harper said Wednesday. "Mr. Khadr has the right to appeal that decision.

The Universality of Radical Islam

Lessons to learn from the Middle East 

 In his latest Video interview on 27th July 2006, Ayman Al-Zawahri, the second in command of AlQaeda has warned in a video statement that those backing attacks on Muslims in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip will be made to pay.

Mother on terror charges for failing to report husband's alleged jihad plans

A young mother appeared in court yesterday charged with terrorism-related offences.

 

Bouchra El-Hor, 23, is charged with concealing information and failing to disclose information in relation to her cleric husband Yassin Nassari's alleged preparations for Jihad. 

Islamic radicalization feared in Europe's jails 

islam in europeSelf-designated imam Arafat Mahmoud, far center, leads an Islamic prayer as Hakimi Abd Elfattah, left, and other prisoners pray in a jail cell in the Bollate prison, on the outskirts of Milan

By Jennifer Carlile MILAN, Italy —"In prison you only think about waking up, cleaning your cell, and praying," said a Moroccan inmate serving time in a prison on the outskirts of this city. During a recent visit to the Bollate prison, 25-year-old Hakimi Abd Elfattah said he was a non-observant Muslim before being incarcerated, but "there's nothing to do in here, so I learn a little of the Quran 

"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.

Secret documents show the Foreign Office is ready to risk international fury by opening a dialogue with Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. 

By Martin BrightThe British government has a terrible dilemma. Should it refuse to deal with radical Islamic movements altogether, and so risk alienating large parts of the Muslim world, or should it make overtures towards the leaders of these movements and face down accusations that it is appeasing Islamofascists?

Confronting Islamist Totalitarianism 

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.  

 


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