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Sharia courts in UK face Government inquiry over treatment of women

The Government is to launch an investigation into whether sharia courts operating in the UK discriminate against women – legitimising forced marriages and issuing unfair divorce settlements. The Home Office said it would examine claims that sharia courts – or councils – may be working in a “discriminatory and unacceptable way”, seeking to legitimise forced marriage and issuing divorces that ...

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How Far Is Europe Swinging to the Right?

The candidate for the far-right Freedom Party in Austria lost the country’s cliffhanger presidential election on Monday by the slimmest of margins. Still, it was an example of the electoral gains made by right-wing parties in a growing number of European countries amid a migrant crisis, sluggish economic growth and growing disillusionment with the European Union. The right-wing parties included ...

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Erdoğan calls on Europe to take in more Syrian refugees

The Turkish president has asked Europe to welcome more of the 3 million refugees currently living in Turkey, as the main group campaigning to take Britain out of the EU suggested that higher levels of immigration from Turkey could pose a security risk if the country is admitted to the EU. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sunday that Europe was ...

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Former MI6 chief : EU faces ‘populist uprising’

Europe faces a “populist uprising” if it is unable to show people it can control the migrant crisis, former MI6 head Sir Richard Dearlove has said. He was speaking on the BBC’s World on the Move day on migration issues. Sir Richard also warned against offering visa-free travel to Turkish nationals, describing the move as like storing gasoline near a ...

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Refugees Will Help Establish the Caliphate

The war in Syria is a vast human tragedy, as this speaker’s opening remarks make clear.  There is a silver lining to be had in it, though, to hear him tell the story.  It is not the story that you probably think you know.  In this version of the story, Assad and Iran are Western puppets to such a degree that ...

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Muslim Mayor to American Idiot: STFU

Sadiq Khan is Donald Trump’s worst nightmare. Not just because Khan was elected last week as the first Muslim to serve as mayor of London. Or even that Khan has over two million Twitter followers and uses his tweets as a weapon. But more importantly because Khan is the very type of Muslim who undermines the narrative Trump desperately needs ...

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ISIS Terrorist Confesses Decapitation, Belgian Judge Finds No Reason To Detain Him

A Belgian former Islamic State fighter was released from detention by a judge despite confessing he decapitated an “enemy of Allah.” Iliass Khayari, 25, returned home to Brussels in 2013 after a short career as an ISIS fighter in Syria. He was sentenced to five years in prison last week for participating in terrorist activities. Police wiretapped Khayari’s phone shortly after ...

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Iranian filmmaker sentenced to 233 lashes for documentary about graffiti in Tehran

An Iranian director sentenced to 223 lashes for making a film that has never been officially shown in his homeland said Friday he just wanted to be left alone to work rather than “be turned into a hero”. Keywan Karimi ran into trouble with Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards over a documentary he shot called “Writing on the City” about graffiti ...

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BRUSSELS’ decision to fine countries €250,000 for every refugee they refuse to admit has been blasted as BLACKMAIL

Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have all lashed out at the decision, which will leave countries who wish to control their own borders with bills of hundreds of millions of euros. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said the plan, which was announced today, was a “dead-end street.” He said: “Regarding the fines proposed by the European Commission, it is blackmailing.” Polish ...

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Inside the Global Jihad May , 2016

Main events of the week In Syria, the fighting in the city of Aleppo and its northern rural area has escalated over the past two weeks. Syrian and Russian aircraft attacked targets in Aleppo neighborhoods controlled by the rebel organizations. The rebel organizations (including the Al-Nusra Front) fired rockets and mortar shells at neighborhoods controlled by the Syrian regime. Hundreds ...

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