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October 30, 10:15 AM - ISIS militants execute more than 40 tribesmen in Iraq's Anbar [alarabiya]



Al-Arabiya

ISIS militants execute more than 40 tribesmen in Iraq's Anbar
Al-Arabiya
Islamic state of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants executed 46 people and besieged 500 families in the Iraqi city of Heet, Al Arabiya News Channel's correspondent to Anbar reported on Wednesday. The militant group reportedly besieged displaced families ...
Isis Iraq News: 30 Sunni Tribesmen Executed by Islamic State in Anbar Province



October 30, 10:10 AM - Theo Padnos, American Journalist, on Being Kidnapped, Tortured and Released ... [nytimes]



New York Times

Theo Padnos, American Journalist, on Being Kidnapped, Tortured and Released ...
New York Times
In the early morning hours of July 3, one of the two top commanders of Al Qaeda in Syria summoned me from my jail cell. For nearly two years, he had kept me locked in a series of prisons. That night, I was driven from a converted schoolroom outside the ...




October 30, 9:57 AM - Closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque a 'declaration of war' - Abbas [rt]



RT

?Closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque a 'declaration of war' - Abbas
RT
Omar Al-Kiswani, director of Al-Aqsa Mosque, told RT the decision to close the site was very dangerous and irrational, in that it would lead to destabilization and a strengthening of tensions not only in Jerusalem, but in the entire region. He said the ...
Clashes in Jerusalem after shooting of rabbi



October 30, 9:48 AM - Clashes in Jerusalem after shooting of rabbi [aljazeera]


Al-Aqsa mosque shut down after far right-wing Israeli, advocating for greater access to holy site, wounded in shooting.


October 30, 9:45 AM - Israel police kill suspected gunman [bbc]


A Palestinian suspected of shooting prominent Jewish activist Yehuda Glick in Jerusalem is killed in a gun-battle with Israeli police.


October 30, 9:41 AM - Berri 'salutes' Sweden for recognizing Palestine [dailystar]



Berri 'salutes' Sweden for recognizing Palestine
The Daily Star
"Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri salutes and thanks the government of Sweden for declaring its recognition of the State of Palestine," a statement issued by his office read. Sweden's decision "represents a recognition of the inalienable national rights ...




October 30, 9:33 AM - Pakistan Summons Indian Envoy Over Killing of 'Inadvertent Crosser' Allegedly ... [ndtv]



NDTV

Pakistan Summons Indian Envoy Over Killing of 'Inadvertent Crosser' Allegedly ...
NDTV
"Indian BSF troops fired without any warning, injuring Touqeer, while the other two managed to return. Immediately, a Company Commander level contact was established by Pakistan Rangers to take over the injured Pakistani, but the BSF troops refused and ...
India's Pakistan Modi-fication



October 30, 9:31 AM - Greensburg torture killer seeks reduction in sentence [triblive]



Greensburg torture killer seeks reduction in sentence
Tribune-Review
A woman who could have faced the death penalty wants a Westmoreland County judge to reduce the 40-year minimum prison sentence imposed last year for her role in the 2010 torture slaying of a mentally disabled woman. In a hand-written request, Amber ...
Woman appeals sentence in 2010 torture-murder



October 30, 9:17 AM - REUTERS SUMMIT-Next stop for the yuan's global journey: Canada, Middle East [reuters]



REUTERS SUMMIT-Next stop for the yuan's global journey: Canada, Middle East
Reuters
HONG KONG Oct 30 (Reuters) - Even as China quickly expands the use of its currency to financial hubs in Asia and Europe this year, bankers are already looking to Canada and Middle East as the next growing regions for their offshore yuan buinsess.




October 30, 9:16 AM - British Muslims urged to wear poppy hijab as symbol of remembrance [dailymail]



Daily Mail

British Muslims urged to wear poppy hijab as symbol of remembrance
Daily Mail
British Muslims are being urged to wear a new 'Poppy Hijab' – as a challenge to extremist groups who 'spout hatred' about the Armed Forces. The scarf is backed by mainstream Muslim groups including the Islamic Society of Britain and profits from its ...





Featured Blogs

October 30, 7:31 AM - Israeli politician wants to ban the Muslim call to prayer [washingtonpost]



International Business Times UK

Israeli politician wants to ban the Muslim call to prayer
Washington Post (blog)
A right-wing Israeli member of parliament has proposed legislation that would ban the Muslim call to prayer in Israel, where 20 percent of the population is Arab (the majority of whom are Muslim). Robert Ilatov, a MP from the ultra-nationalist Yisrael ...
Israeli MP Proposes Ban on Muslim Mosques Call to Prayer Across Israel



October 30, 5:32 AM - Opinion: American media show bias when it comes to Islam - OSU [thelantern]



OSU - The Lantern

Opinion: American media show bias when it comes to Islam
OSU - The Lantern
Although the shooting triggered this thought for me, the tragic situation also had me wondering why American media outlets are such biased opportunists when it comes to Islam and Muslims? As soon as the shooter was identified as being remotely ...
Fighting for the Soul of Islam



October 30, 5:04 AM - WI alderman who asked woman about terrorism won't attend Islam event [mprnews]



Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

WI alderman who asked woman about terrorism won't attend Islam event
Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)
A Green Bay alderman is piling on after his gaffe earlier this month in which he responded to a woman who'd asked about bus service by inquiring whether she embraces terrorism. Chris Wery apologized after Heba Mohammad posted an email exchange ...
UWGB hosts forum on understanding Islam



October 30, 4:41 AM - First line of defense against terrorism: Mom and Dad [cnn]



First line of defense against terrorism: Mom and Dad
CNN
(CNN) -- Last week, three teenage girls from Denver were alleged to have tried to join ISIS. The girls were stopped by FBI officials as they transited Frankfurt airport in Germany and were sent back to Colorado. The key lead in this case wasn't high ...




October 30, 4:02 AM - Australians think Muslim population is nine times greater than it really is [theguardian]



Telegraph.co.uk

Australians think Muslim population is nine times greater than it really is
The Guardian (blog)
Australians believe the proportion of Muslims in the country is nine times higher than it really is, according to a new international survey comparing public perceptions with actual data. The Ipsos Mori poll conducted across 14 countries also showed ...
A nation of teen mums and migrants? Guess again



October 29, 11:26 PM - European recognition of Palestine will save the two-state solution [haaretz]



Haaretz

European recognition of Palestine will save the two-state solution
Haaretz
To recognize the State of Palestine on the 1967 border is a moral step that should be taken by all states that claim to support the two-state solution. It is an investment in peace that sends the right message to both Israelis and Palestinians. To ...
469 Israelis petition Spain to recognize a Palestine state



October 29, 10:22 PM - Don't punt on peace: Their Take [orlandosentinel]



Irish Independent

Don't punt on peace: Their Take
Orlando Sentinel
Of all the world's flash points to consider, why even look at that tragic corner of the Mideast? Because, believe it or not, negotiations between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas got closer to ...
Mideast Expert: US-Israeli Ties Strain Amid 'Mutual Contempt'



October 29, 8:20 PM - NATO Intercepted 19 Russian Military Aircraft Today [atlanticcouncil]


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October 29, 6:42 PM - Muslims are 'obligated' to vote for Bowser and other endorsees, DC caucus says [washingtonpost]



Muslims are 'obligated' to vote for Bowser and other endorsees, DC caucus says
Washington Post (blog)
That would be the endorsements of the D.C. Muslim Caucus, a group that is backing the Democratic nominees in the races on the D.C. ballot, plus independent at-large council candidate Elissa Silverman and two candidates in nonpartisan State Board of ...




October 29, 6:26 PM - The US-Iran non-alliance alliance against Islamic State [reuters]



Reuters Blogs (blog)

The US-Iran non-alliance alliance against Islamic State
Reuters Blogs (blog)
One irony about the fight against Islamic State is that the nations now striking the extremist group the hardest also dislike each other the most. Iran's supreme leader, for example, declared last month that the United States has “a corrupt intention ...
Iran Foils Sabotage Attempt on Heavy Water Tanks




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Islamophobia Alerts

October 24, 5:26 PM - Cold Lake residents work together to clean up vandalized mosque, RCMP ... [ctvnews]



Cold Lake residents work together to clean up vandalized mosque, RCMP ...
CTV News
Police in Cold Lake are investigating, after vandals struck a mosque in that city overnight – but Cold Lake residents quickly coordinated to remove the messages from the building. RCMP told CTV News officers first received a call about it at 6:30 a.m ...




October 25, 1:00 AM - Burnaby mosque in spotlight after Ottawa attack [theglobeandmail]



Burnaby mosque in spotlight after Ottawa attack
The Globe and Mail
For several months in late 2011, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau frequented the Masjid al-Salaam mosque in Burnaby. Hundreds of people flow through the mosque every week without drawing attention, but Mr. Zehaf-Bibeau's comments and actions were so erratic ...




October 24, 5:11 PM - Cold Lake residents help clean up vandalized Mosque [ctvnews]



Cold Lake residents help clean up vandalized Mosque
CTV News
It didn't take long for Cold Lake residents to arrive at the Cold Lake mosque to help clean it up. The RCMP got the call about 6:30 a.m. Friday that the mosque had been vandalized. Windows on either side of the front entrance were broken, smashed by ...




October 8, 5:50 PM - It's not just Bill Maher: Islamophobia on cable news is out of control [vox]



Fair Observer

It's not just Bill Maher: Islamophobia on cable news is out of control
Vox
At the center of this has been Bill Maher, a comedian and HBO talk show host who is well-known for his Islamophobic views. Maher said last week that "vast numbers of Muslims want humans to die for holding a different idea" and share "too much in common ...
Right-Wing Media Attack Ben Affleck For Challenging Islamophobia



October 15, 11:37 PM - In fight against Islamophobia, websites seek to dispel warped portrayals [aljazeera]



In fight against Islamophobia, websites seek to dispel warped portrayals
Al Jazeera America
As concerns mount that atrocities perpetrated by ISIL may lead to Islamophobia in the West, efforts to halt the spread of warped portrayals of the Muslim world were being kick-started both sides of the Atlantic. In the U.S., a website tracking anti ...
US Muslim Group Monitors Islamophobia



October 7, 9:15 PM - Right-Wing Media Attack Ben Affleck For Challenging Islamophobia [mediamatters]



Fair Observer

Right-Wing Media Attack Ben Affleck For Challenging Islamophobia
Media Matters for America
Maher and Harris defended their commentary against charges of "Islamophobia" and "bigotry toward Muslims as people," while Affleck and fellow panelists Nicholas Kristof and Michael Steele expressed concern that the two were conflating the beliefs of ...
It's not just Bill Maher: Islamophobia on cable news is out of control



October 12, 4:50 AM - Women's Studies Prof: Islamophobia Meme Is 'the New McCarthyism' [breitbart]



Women's Studies Prof: Islamophobia Meme Is 'the New McCarthyism'
Breitbart News
Dr. Phyllis Chesler, Emerita Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at the City University of New York and a self-described feminist, argued that the leftist mantra that any criticism of the doctrines of Islam is Islamophobic is “the new ...




October 19, 2:54 AM - The Islamic State: From Decapitation to Islamophobia [internationalpolicydigest]



International Policy Digest

The Islamic State: From Decapitation to Islamophobia
International Policy Digest
The ghastly images circulated freely by the cult on the Internet from beheading to crucifying their victims have incensed the international community on the one hand but on the other hand, they have regrettably encouraged instances of Islamophobia. The ...




October 8, 11:34 PM - The Beautiful Reactions These People Had To Islamophobia Give Us Hope [huffingtonpost]



The Beautiful Reactions These People Had To Islamophobia Give Us Hope
Huffington Post
"To test how deeply entrenched Islamophobia was in wider society," Kamal Saleh, MUMSA member and director of the video, told HuffPost, "we set out to stage a social experiment in the middle of Hyde Park, Sydney to see how passersby would respond to an ...
Chilling Video Of “Muslim Hate In Australia” Becomes Viral



October 15, 4:40 PM - How Israel relies on Islamophobia [mondoweiss]



Mondoweiss

How Israel relies on Islamophobia
Mondoweiss
Islamophobia has permeated far beyond TV personalities spewing liberal exceptionalism when it comes to racism. In the eloquent words of Laura Durkay, the hit TV show “Homeland” is currently pitching its fourth season using “a blonde, white Red Riding ...
Muslims ate my hamster!




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