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Airline bans electronic devices on flights to and from US

Officials have banned certain electronic devices on flights to the U.S. from 13 international airports due to increased terror threats, sources told Fox News Monday.  Via: foxnews.com The ban is the result of an increased “volume” of chatter suggesting that Al Qaeda and other groups are still looking for ways to sneak explosive materials onboard planes. The open-ended ban, which goes into ...

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Sweden and Denmark have highest rates of sexual harassment in Europe

Sweden and Denmark are the countries with the highest rates of sexual harassment in the EU. A chart compiled by Statista for The Independent shows the percentage of people who said they experienced sexual harassment as adults in the EU’s member states. Via: independent.co.uk  The results are based on data from 2012, published by the European Agency for Fundamental Rights, in its ...

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BBC Asian Network on Air: Those Who Insult Islam Should be Killed

A self-identified Birmingham Muslim has told the BBC that those who “insult Islam” should be subject to the death penalty, during a discussion on blasphemy organised by the broadcaster’s Asian Network.  Via: breitbart.com  On March 17th, the BBC Asian Network broadcast a programme asking listeners, “What is the right punishment for blasphemy?” Presenter Shazia Awan framed the discussion in the context of ...

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Mid East Muslim migrants ‘terrifying,’ can’t ‘stop themselves from raping masses of women

In an appearance on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” hosted by Sean Hannity, author Ann Coulter railed against the possibility of allowing more refugees to enter the United States from Middle Eastern nations identified by the Trump administration in its most recent immigration order as being potentially dangerous, saying the migrants can’t “stop themselves from raping masses of women” and heavily ...

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The West has finally woken up

Sometimes it’s a good idea to take a step backwards, look at reality from a distance, and see the larger picture, taking in the whole forest rather than just the individual trees. Via: ArutzSheva.com If we attempt to review what has been going on in the world since the British decision to leave the European Union and since Donald Trump’s November 16th election victory, it is ...

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Erdogan calls on Turkish families in Europe to have five children

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on Turkey’s citizens in Europe to step up their rates of procreation and have five children each, saying a booming Turkish population would be the best answer to the EU’s “vulgarism, antagonism, and injustice”. Via: telegraph.co.uk  Nearly a week after a diplomatic row between erupted between Holland and Turkey, Mr Erdoğan  continued what has ...

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Sweden plans to crack down on gang crime

Nobody should have to live in fear of shootings or gang crime, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven told reporters after a meeting with the government’s council on security politics on Thursday morning.  Via: thelocal.se  “Common strategies against organized crime are needed. Nobody should have to fear shootings where they live or organized crime,” he said. “Criminals should be worried and sleep poorly ...

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Protesters in Barcelona urge Spain to take in more immigrants

Tens of thousands of people marched through Barcelona on Saturday urging the Spanish government to immediately meet its pledge to take in thousands of immigrants.  Via: theguardian.com  Ada Colau, the mayor of Spain’s second city, had called on Barcelona residents to “fill the streets” and march under the slogan volem acollir (“We want to welcome them” in Catalan). Local police said ...

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Islamic State fighters surrounded in Mosul by Iraqi army

Islamic State fighters are in disarray and struggling to fend off a rapid offensive by Iraqi forces to recapture Mosul and expel the militants from their last major stronghold in the country, a top US military official said. Via: AP “They’re lacking purpose, motivation and direction,” Army Major General Joseph Martin said in a phone interview from Baghdad. “I’ve never ...

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EU workplace headscarf ban ‘can be legal’, says ECJ

The European Court of Justice has ruled that companies can ban employees from wearing the Islamic headscarf, but only as part of prohibitions including other religious and political symbols. Via: independent.co.uk It is the first case of its kind amid a series of legal disputes over the right for Muslim women to wear the hijab at work. “An internal rule of ...

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