The new Euro-Muslim states

Guy Bechor Once again, the “European Union” is forgetting about everything and dealing only with Israel and the Jews – a well-known and popular habit in Europe for hundreds (the Jews) and dozens (Israel) of years. But this time it’s different: The distance between the continent and the Muslim world is becoming increasingly shorter, and … Continue reading

Indonesia Province Poised to Apply Sharia Law on Non-Muslims

Non-Muslims and foreigners in the Aceh province of Indonesia wait with fear for the governor to sign off on a law passed by the legislature in September that will apply strict sharia law to them. The non-Muslim/foreign population in Aceh numbers 90,000. The new legislation also includes harsher punishments for sharia violations, including extramarital and … Continue reading

ISIS Sharia Punishment Guide

By Johnlee Varghese Islamic State (ISIS) militants have released a comprehensive set of “guidelines” that call for harsh punishments such as “stoning” women for having an ‘affair.’ An official circular shared among ISIS supporters which is said to be its penal code lists outs punishments and offenses laid out as per the Sharia law. Twitter … Continue reading

ISIS Targets Afghanistan Just as the U.S. Quits

Sami Yousafzai LONDON — Few sayings of the Prophet Mohammed have a stronger hold on the imagination of the world’s jihadists than his prophecy about the flags: “If you see the black banners coming from Khorasan, join that army, even if you have to crawl over ice,” he is supposed to have admonished the faithful. … Continue reading

Islamic State beheads sorcerer in Iraq

By AFP Still from a video of Islamic State fighters at a training camp in Iraq. The video was posted online on October 11, 2014. (screen capture: YouTube) BAGHDAD — The Islamic State group said Thursday it beheaded a man in public on charges that he was a “sorcerer” The jihadist group released pictures of … Continue reading

UNRWA Textbook Excerpts: Education for War

Over the past two months, experts from of our research center, who investigate UNRWA education, which relies on textbooks and curriculum supplied by the Palestinian Authority, briefed key members of the British Parliament in London and the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa. We now seeking sponsors to arrange for these experts to brief key members of … Continue reading

Around 300 Chinese fight alongside ISIS

Michael Martina, Reuters | Beijing About 300 Chinese people are fighting alongside the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Monday, a rare tally that is likely to fuel worry in China that militants pose a threat to security. China has expressed concern about the rise of the Islamic State … Continue reading

ISIS seizes 15 villages in Iraq’s Anbar

Tribal fighters take part in a military training to prepare for fighting against ISIS militants, at the Ain al-Assad military base in Anbar province. (File photo: Reuters) Al Arabiya News Radical militant group ISIS is in control of 15 villages in the Iraqi province of Anbar, a tribal figure told Al Arabiya News. Sheikh Naeem … Continue reading