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January 27, 11:04 AM - In the Mideast, Chaos and Questions [defensenews]



DefenseNews.com

In the Mideast, Chaos and Questions
DefenseNews.com
ABU DHABI — The leadership crisis in Yemen and the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has raised alarms all over Middle Eastern capitals concerning the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC's) security setting. In the hours following the two events, ...
MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi Arabia rises after smooth royal succession



January 27, 11:03 AM - UAE airlines halt Baghdad flights after shooting [alarabiya]



Al-Arabiya

UAE airlines halt Baghdad flights after shooting
Al-Arabiya
UAE-based airlines Emirates, Etihad and Air Arabia have suspended flights to Baghdad in compliance with security guidance from the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority, the companies said. The Dubai budget carrier flydubai earlier said that damage ...
Bullets hit flydubai passenger jet at Baghdad airport



January 27, 10:57 AM - Is a 'French Patriot Act' the answer to divisions in society? [alarabiya]



Al-Arabiya

Is a 'French Patriot Act' the answer to divisions in society?
Al-Arabiya
To combat the supposed marginalization of lower-income Muslims - which could lead to them being radicalized - a French journalist said that France needs its own version of America's Patriot act. (File photo: AFP) ...
France after Charlie Hebdo: Seeking the Enemy Within



January 27, 10:57 AM - Yemen's Houthis 'similar' to Lebanon's Hezbollah: Iran official [alarabiya]



Al-Arabiya

Yemen's Houthis 'similar' to Lebanon's Hezbollah: Iran official
Al-Arabiya
“The Houthi group is a similar copy to Lebanon's Hezbollah, and this group will come into action against enemies of Islam,” Ali Shirazi was quoted as saying in an interview published on Sunday by the Defa Press news agency, which is close to Iran's ...
Krauthammer: Beware Iran's emerging empire



January 27, 10:55 AM - Jordan drawn deeper into mire as ISIL demands release of Al Qaeda prisoner [thenational]



The National

Jordan drawn deeper into mire as ISIL demands release of Al Qaeda prisoner
The National
There has been speculation in Jordan that authorities would use Al Rishawi as a bargaining chip to negotiate the pilot's release, or even exchanging both the Japanese journalist and the pilot in the same deal. ISIL, however, has not made any offer ...
Failed Iraqi Bomber Named in Islamic State Hostage Crisis



January 27, 10:53 AM - Gitmo prisoner who published critically-acclaimed memoir won't be allowed to ... [boingboing]



Boing Boing

Gitmo prisoner who published critically-acclaimed memoir won't be allowed to ...
Boing Boing
A detainee at Guantanamo who recently published a critically acclaimed book on his life in captivity will not have the opportunity to read his own book, and neither will 121 of his fellow inmates. Jason Leopold at VICE News reports that Guantanamo ...
Guantanamo detainee's diary describes interrogation that made him break



January 27, 10:50 AM - bjarke ingels unites middle east media HQ with giant tensile canopy [designboom]



Designboom

bjarke ingels unites middle east media HQ with giant tensile canopy
Designboom
bjarke ingels' architecture office BIG has revealed its competition proposal for a vast media headquarters building in the middle east. the scheme will provide a framework for international broadcasting that simultaneously seeks to remain grounded ...




January 27, 10:43 AM - Militant attack top Libya hotel [bbc]


Gunmen possibly linked to Islamic State attack a hotel in the Libyan capital popular with foreigners, officials say.


January 27, 10:42 AM - The BBC has just done more to eradicate 'terrorism' than all our wars since 9/11 [independent]



The Independent

The BBC has just done more to eradicate 'terrorism' than all our wars since 9/11
The Independent
The head of BBC Arabic has advised his staff not to label anyone, or any act, as “terrorist”. So, Said Kouachi: not a terrorist. Boko Haram: not a group of terrorists. 9/11: not a terrorist atrocity. The term is “too loaded”, says the BBC's Tarik ...
We must not call Charlie Hebdo killers 'terrorists', says BBC boss



January 27, 10:22 AM - Mangaluru: Eid – Milad celebrated at Masjid – U-Taqwa [bellevision]



Bellevision

Mangaluru: Eid – Milad celebrated at Masjid – U-Taqwa
Bellevision
Mangaluru, 27 Jan 2015: Eid – Milad 2015 was celebrated at Masjid – u – Taqwa Pumpwell, here recently with maulid recitation and cultural programme by students of Taqwa Islamic School. On this occasion Islamic Cultural Centre felicitated P C M Kunhi, ...
Mangaluru: Eid – Milad at Masjid – u – Taqwa Celebrated




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January 27, 7:25 AM - The Curious Affinity of Secular Blasphemers and Right Wing Christian Torture ... [patheos]



The Curious Affinity of Secular Blasphemers and Right Wing Christian Torture ...
Patheos (blog)
The prohibition of blasphemy extends to language against Christ's Church, the saints, and sacred things. It is also blasphemous to make use of God's name to cover up criminal practices, to reduce peoples to servitude, to torture persons or put them to ...




January 27, 6:57 AM - Anti-Islam San Francisco Muni ads defaced …. with messages of love [sfgate]



Mashable

Anti-Islam San Francisco Muni ads defaced …. with messages of love
SFGate (blog)
The controversial ads, which equate Islam with Nazism, were plastered over with pictures of Kamala Khan, Marvel's first Muslim character, as well as new taglines railing against the posters' hateful message. “Calling all bigotry busters,” one newly ...
Street artist retools anti-Islam ads with Marvel superhero




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Islamophobia Alerts

January 9, 7:04 AM - Mosque vandalized in southern Sweden [thelocal]



Mosque vandalized in southern Sweden
The Local.se
A mosque in southern Sweden has had a window smashed in and graffiti sprayed on the walls, the latest in a line of attacks on Sweden's mosques. The Masjid mosque in Mariestad has had a window smashed in by what police say was a tin containing pork.




December 22, 3:48 PM - Mosque in Germany vandalized with racist graffiti [dailysabah]



Daily Sabah

Mosque in Germany vandalized with racist graffiti
Daily Sabah
ISTANBUL — Amid widespread hatred toward Muslims in German society, a half-built German mosque called the "Süleymaniye Mosque" in the northwestern German town of Dormagen was vandalized in the early hours of Sunday morning. The vandals ...
German Mosque Vandalized with Graffiti



December 11, 5:53 AM - Kennesaw council reverses course on proposed mosque [11alive]



WXIA-TV

Kennesaw council reverses course on proposed mosque
WXIA-TV
Just after 9 p.m., they reconvened in public, and Mayor Mark Mathews announced that the council members who had voted against the mosque last week wanted to change their votes and vote for the mosque, at their next meeting, on Monday. That vote would ...
Kennesaw to re-vote on allowing mosque



December 18, 7:09 PM - Faith leaders, law enforcement unite to recall 2010 arson at Corvallis mosque [gazettetimes]



Corvallis Gazette Times

Faith leaders, law enforcement unite to recall 2010 arson at Corvallis mosque
Corvallis Gazette Times
Gulzar Ahmed with the Islamic Society of Greater Portland was one of the speakers at a "gathering of solidarity for all people of good will to remember the unfortunate vandalism act of arson fire at the mosque in 2010 " at the Salman Al-Farisi Mosque ...




December 19, 10:48 AM - Fighting radicalization: Why mosques shouldn't close their doors to troubled ... [cbc]



CBC.ca

Fighting radicalization: Why mosques shouldn't close their doors to troubled ...
CBC.ca
After the fatal attack on Parliament Hill by Micheal Zehaf-Bibeau, a spokesman at a Calgary mosque he attended said he had been asked to leave the congregation when he was found sleeping there overnight. Zehaf-Bibeau had clashed with the mosque over ...




December 18, 12:32 AM - Islamic Association plans to build new Big Flats mosque [stargazette]



Elmira Star-Gazette

Islamic Association plans to build new Big Flats mosque
Elmira Star-Gazette
The Islamic Association of the Finger Lakes plans to build a $1.5 million mosque on Hickory Grove Road in Big Flats. Since the association was established in the 1980s, its members have held daily prayer services and other related events at 62 Main St ...




December 19, 1:16 AM - Updated about 2 hours ago [dawn]



DAWN.com

Updated about 2 hours ago
DAWN.com
ISLAMABAD: Staff at the capital's Lal Masjid found themselves in an unexpected situation on Thursday evening when a large number of civil society activists, politicians and students arrived at the mosque chanting slogans against the chief cleric and ...
Protest outside Lal Mosque against Maulana Abdul Aziz



December 18, 2:25 PM - Macon mosque hosts vigil for Muslims killed in Pakistan attack [13wmaz]



13WMAZ

Macon mosque hosts vigil for Muslims killed in Pakistan attack
13WMAZ
The violent terrorist attack in Pakistan that left 145 people dead has brought those of the Islamic faith together. Loading… Post to Facebook. Macon mosque hosts vigil for Muslims killed in Pakistan attack The violent terrorist attack in Pakistan that ...




December 16, 1:00 PM - Bible-Belt city allows mosque after 1st rejecting it [wnd]



WND.com

Bible-Belt city allows mosque after 1st rejecting it
WND.com
“The imams in the mosques are all striving towards the establishment of a caliphate and you can't have a constitutional republic along with a caliphate,” he said. “So you can allow it to continue creeping in, until you feel the deep, red welts of ...
Kennesaw City Council votes to approve mosque move



December 18, 7:59 PM - Nigerian politics [economist]



Nigerian politics
The Economist
IN NIGERIA'S commerical capital, Lagos, the candle-like minarets of the Central Mosque look out over streets and alleyways filled with a plethora of churches and cathedrals. Yet these two Abrahamic religions do not co-exist quite as peacefully in many ...





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