France: Muslims In, Jews Out

Nov 15, 2017 by

by Giulio Meotti, Gatestone Institute: Suburbs (“banlieues”) — distant from the affluent boulevards and bistros of Paris — form the “other France“. They are the “peripheral France“, (“La France Périphérique”) as the geographer Christophe...

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Fatwa issued by top Saudi scholar says Muslims can pray in churches and synagogues

Nov 14, 2017 by

by Jardine Malado, The Christian Times: A top Saudi scholar has issued a fatwa, or a religious advisory opinion, stating Muslims may pray in Shiite or Sufi mosques, as well as churches or synagogues. Abdullah bin Sulaiman Al-Manea, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said that Muslims...

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‘Honour-based’ abuse and forced marriage rife in London, campaigners warn

Nov 13, 2017 by

by Benedict Moore-Bridger, Independent: Victims of “honour-based” abuse in London are being forced into marriages where they face a life of modern slavery, campaigners warned today. They spoke out as a joint investigation by The Independent and the London Evening Standard found tens of thousands...

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Tensions brewing over Muslim street prayers north of Paris

Nov 13, 2017 by

from Straits Times: Around 100 local French lawmakers attempted to block Muslims praying in a street north of Paris and called on the government to ban what they see as an unacceptable use of public space. The lawmakers, led by the head of the regional government of the Paris area, Mrs Valerie...

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Name: “Sword of Allah”? Let Him In!

Nov 12, 2017 by

by Douglas Murray, Gatestone Institute: It is only eight weeks since an 18-year old Iraqi-born man walked onto the London Underground and left a bomb on the District line. Fortunately for the rush-hour commuters and school children on that train, the detonating device went off without managing to...

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Islamic extremism links emerge

Nov 10, 2017 by

by Tim Dieppe, Christian Concern: This week, The Times reported that one of the trustees of Finsbury Park Mosque in north London, Mohammed Sawalha, has been appointed a member of the political bureau of Hamas. According to The Independent, the Mosque claims that it was unaware of the appointment....

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