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Final two British members of ISIS’s savage ‘Beatles’ gang were captured in Syria

The first pictures of the remaining ISIS ‘Beatles’ have been released after the pair were snared on their way back into Europe supposedly disguised as refugees. By – Rod Ardehali and Rory Tingle and Thomas Burrows Londoners Alexanda Kotey, 34, and El Shafee Elsheikh, 29, were captured in Syria last month while trying to escape to Turkey, according to Kurdish-led forces. Their capture comes ...

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Greece to limit Sharia law after European Court challenge

Lawmakers in Greece voted Tuesday to limit the powers of Islamic courts operating in a border region that is home to a 100,000-strong Muslim minority, scrapping procedures dating back more than 90 years. By – Derek Gatopoulos & Costas Kantouris  The proposed law passed easily, with backing from parliament’s largest political parties. It eliminates rules that referred many civil cases involving members of ...

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Britain: heading towards disaster

Reports of alleged links between Islamic charities and terrorism or extremism surged to a record high, according to the Charity Commission, a charity watchdog. By – Soeren Kern  Azad Ali, an Islamist who has said that he supports killing British soldiers, was named a director of Muslim Engagement and Development (Mend), a controversial Muslim pressure group which advises the British government. ...

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European Court to Decide if Islamic Sharia Law Can Override a Nation’s Civil Law

Can Islamic religious sharia law override a country’s domestic law in Europe? That’s a question the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights is weighing. Via: Mark Martin  The Court heard a case this week that involves applying sharia law to a disagreement between citizens of Greece who are Muslims. The non-profit organization based in London, Christian Concern, intervened in the ...

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Study Shows Islamic Terrorism is Islamic

Although the internet evidently did play a role in the radicalization process, the study showed that face-to-face encounters were more important, and that dawa, the proselytizing of Islam, played a central role in this process, as the men themselves became missionaries for Islam. Via: Judith Bergman The third factor was the establishment of a “them and us” distinction between the radicalized men ...

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Muslim Countries Refuse Refugee

Five of the wealthiest Muslim countries have taken no Syrian refugees in at all, arguing that doing so would open them up to the risk of terrorism. Although the oil rich countries have handed over aid money, Britain has donated more than Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar combined. Via: Donna Rachel Edmunds Between 10 and 12 million Syrians have ...

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Prominent Swiss Muslim Academic Tariq Ramadan Accused of Rape

A rape and sexual assault complaint was filed on Friday in France against Swiss Islamist and Professor Tariq Ramadan by former Salafist Henda Ayari. Via: france24 The complaint filed with the Rouen prosecutor’s office in northwestern France, by the Salafist turned secular activist, detailed criminal acts of rape, sexual assault, violence, harassment and intimidation, according to document reviewed by AFP. The ...

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London’s New Mega Mosque

“We do not know what they are preaching as [it is] all in Arabic.” — A petitioner against the Hussainiyat Al-Rasool Al-Adham mosque, in the middle of one of London’s two largely Jewish areas. Via: Judith Bergman  “[Ayatollah Syed Mohammed Al-Shirazi]… would constantly encourage the establishment of Hussaini centers across the world, especially in non-Islamic countries… so we can propagate the teachings of ...

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Weight of immigration and the rise of Islam is ‘burying British culture’

Henry Bolton said there is a concern amongst people that their way of life is being “pushed aside”, and vowed to “address it” as he spoke to The Sun a day after his shock election. Via:  Alain Tolhurst  The 54-year-old ex-Army officer had said he wanted to move the party away from focusing on Islam after their manifesto earlier this year contained ...

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UK imam who preached support for Isis jailed for six and a half years

A British imam who told children that martyrdom was better than academic success has been jailed for six-and-a-half years for supporting Islamic State. Via: theguardian.com Kamran Hussain, 40, was secretly recorded by an undercover officer giving a series of radical sermons over a period of four months last year. After he was arrested, the defendant argued that the ability to discuss “difficult ...

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