Tag: Islam

WATCH: Trustee defends video linking Islam to violence

 An almost two-year-old video featuring a Chilliwack school trustee is being called racist and Islamophobic after resurfacing in the wake of New Zealand’s terrorist attack that left 50 people — the majority of them Muslims — dead. In the over 20 minute long video titled “Allah & Yahweh: The Same God?” trustee Darrell Furgason […]

Couples whipped in Indonesia for breaking Sharia law

Indonesia’s Aceh whips amorous couples A group of unmarried couples were whipped in Indonesia’s Aceh province on Thursday after they were caught behaving amorously — a crime under the conservative region’s Islamic law. Flogging is common for a range of offences in the region at the tip of Sumatra island, including gambling, drinking alcohol and […]

Britain’s War on Christianity: Part 1

“Christian street preachers should be free to share the gospel, even where it means challenging the beliefs of others.” — Christian Concern, in a petition to UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid. In recent years, dozens of Christians — clergy and non-clergy — in Britain have been arrested or fired from their jobs due to their […]

SHI’ITE MILITIA LEADER IN IRAQ THREATENS U.S.

Powerful Iraqi party leader Hadi al-Amiri embraces visit by Iranian president, opposes US bases in Iraq Two Shi’ite militia leaders spoke out over the weekend, with one threatening the US, and the other demanding American troops leave Iraq. Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba spokesman Hashim al-Mousawi slammed the US and Israel after the US last week designated […]

Islamic State deploys car bombs in defense of last enclave

Islamic State unleashed car bombs against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) assaulting Baghouz, in a last-ditch effort to stave off defeat in its final patch of territory, fighters from the U.S.-backed force said on Sunday. Capturing the besieged village in eastern Syria will be a milestone in international efforts to roll back the jihadists, whose […]

RABBIS PRAISE TOLERANCE AT UAE INTERFAITH CONFERENCE

Pope and Grand Imam of Al-Azhar meet in Abu Dhabi as 700 religious leaders gather for Conference of Human Fraternity. Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich, said that Jews and Muslims have lived together for thousands of years, in comments on the sidelines of a major interfaith gathering in Abu Dhabi. He is one of […]

Islamic conquest continuing in Canada

Islam now is the second largest religion in Canada with a total Muslim population of around 1.5 million. The number is increasing geometrically and according to statistics, the size of Muslim population in Canada may cross 15 percent of the total population by 2030. The most Muslim populated areas in Canada are Greater Toronto and […]

Insulting Islam is not free speech: European court

The ECHR ruled against an Austrian woman who claimed calling the Prophet Muhammad a pedophile was protected by free speech. The applicant claimed she was contributing to public debate. An Austrian woman’s conviction for calling the Prophet Muhammad a pedophile did not violate her freedom of speech, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday. […]

Has ISIS’s caliphate fallen, and does that mean the terror group is finished?

Isis has been driven from its de facto Iraqi capital of Mosul, leading Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to declare that one half of Isis’ so-called caliphate has fallen.   The organisation now holds on to just nine per cent of the territory it controlled at the height of its powers in 2015.   US-backed forces […]

US senator to block arms sales to Gulf over Qatar crisis

An influential US senator has said he will withhold consent for arms sales to Gulf Arab states until there is a “path forward” to resolving the Qatar crisis. Bob Corker, the chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee, warned that efforts to fight so-called Islamic State and counter Iran were being hurt. Saudi Arabia, the […]