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July, 2018

  • 9 July

    Iran Detains Teen Over ‘Immoral’ Instagram Dance Videos

    Maedeh Hojabri, an 18-year-old gymnast, acknowledged breaking moral norms while insisting that was not her intention, and that she was only trying to gain more followers. By – AP Iran has detained a teenage girl who posted dance videos on Instagram and attracted tens of thousands of followers. State TV broadcast a video on Friday in which Maedeh Hojabri, 18-year-old gymnast, acknowledged breaking ...

  • 8 July

    Pope Denounces ‘Murderous Indifference’ by Powers in Mideast

    Pope Francis on Saturday denounced the “murderous indifference” that has allowed violence to consume the Middle East and drive tens of thousands of Christians from their homes, calling out global powers for seeking power and profit at the expense of the region’s people during a remarkable gathering of Orthodox patriarchs and Catholic leaders. By – Associated Press Francis hosted the daylong ...

  • 2 July

    The Islamic State Vision

    “The growing religiousness is not an expression of marginalization. We are talking about people who are well-integrated, but who want to be religious”. — Professor Viggo Mortensen. By – Judith Bergman “The vision is an Islamic state — Islamic society… Muslims will prefer sharia rule. But the vision for twenty years from now is for sharia law to be part of ...

  • 1 July

    South Korea says no to 500 asylum seekers: We do not want “illegal hordes of Islamists”

    On the South Korean island of Jeju, a tourist hot spot famed for blue waters and sandy beaches, Lee Hyang is angry. By –  Jihye Lee The target of her wrath? More than 500 asylum-seekers from war-torn Yemen looking for a safe place to live and work. Lee, who leads a local group demanding the Yemenis be deported, believes outsiders ...

June, 2018

  • 28 June

    Islamic Immigration Is Fueling a Political Earthquake in Europe

    Immigration from the Islamic world is causing a political earthquake in Europe and threatens the political future of its chief architect, German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Now the ‘rebellion’ against the European Union’s immigration policy is spreading. By – Dale Hurd More than 4 in 10 Germans now want Chancellor Angela Merkel to resign. Her coalition government could collapse if she can’t ...

  • 19 June

    What does the right Sharia law look like in practice?

    Finnish media has been reporting on Sharia law in recent days and has attempted to prove that it could well agree and combine together with the Finnish law. Journalist Hesar had got his article to speak of a real Islamist. By – Brünnhilde In addition to the Hesar’s mahogany department, people who witnessed how the Sharia law was misunderstood and the ...

  • 15 June

    Iran: Prices of U.S. dollar, gold cones & cars on the rise

    Several weeks before the first round of U.S. sanctions kick in, reports from inside Iran indicate the prices of the U.S. dollar, gold “Bahar Azadi” coins and cars are on the rise significantly. By – PMOI/MEK On Monday in Tehran’s currency market the U.S. dollar price witnessed another surge, reaching 69,000 rials. In response to the U.S. dollar reaching the 60,000 ...

  • 15 June

    Help Is on the Way for Middle Eastern Christians

    When Islamic State captured the Iraqi town of Telskuf four years ago this week, terrorists desecrated the local Chaldean Catholic church and beheaded congregants on the altar. By – Mark Green The slaughter was only one episode from the genocide ISIS waged on Christians and other vulnerable religious groups across its so-called caliphate, nearly exterminating some of the region’s most ancient ...

  • 11 June

    Turkey seizes ALL Christian churches in the city of Diyarbakir

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken control of six churches in the war-torn southeastern city of Diyarbakir in his latest move to squash freedom of speech and religious movement. By – Nick Gutteridge The state-sanctioned seizure is just the latest in a number of worrying developments to come out of increasingly hardline Turkey, which is in advanced talks with the EU ...

  • 10 June

    Egypt monitoring developments in Jordan amid Muslim Brotherhood fears

    Egyptian concerns over the situation in Jordan were manifest in a phone conversation between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordanian King Abdullah II. By – Ahmed Megahid In a statement following the call, the Egyptian presidency said talks between the two leaders concerned developments in the Middle East and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. However, those with knowledge about Egypt’s geostrategic interests ...