Tag: Islam

German minister wants facial recognition systems at airports, train stations

Germany’s Interior Minister wants to introduce facial recognition software at train stations and airports to help identify terror suspects following two Islamist attacks in the country last month.   Speaking to the Bild am Sonntag newspaper, Thomas de Maiziere said internet software was able to determine whether persons shown in photographs were celebrities or politicians. […]

Dichter: Temple Mount will not be governed by Mecca rules

Israel will not let Mecca and Medina rules apply on the Temple Mount, Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chairman Avi Dichter said on Monday, referring to the two holy cities in Saudi Arabia where entrance is prohibited to non-Muslims.   “The idea that what was done in Saudi Arabia – where two cities holy […]

Report: ‘Terrorists’ could seize US nuclear weapons from Turkish base

“Terrorists or other hostile forces” could possibly capture dozens of US nuclear weapons housed in a Turkish air base near the Syria border, AFP cited a Washington-based think tank as warning Monday.   Turkey, which has NATO’s second-largest military, allows the United States to use the Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey to launch attacks […]

Kurdish Forces Launch Fresh Thrust to Retake Mosul From Islamic State

Kurdish Peshmerga forces launched a fresh attack on Islamic State (IS) forces early on Sunday as part of a campaign to capture Mosul, the militants’ de facto capital in Iraq, Kurdish officials said.   The advance began after heavy shelling and air strikes by a United States-led coalition against IS forces, a Reuters correspondent reported […]

Archbishop Warns Europe Migration Crisis Fueled by Muslims’ ‘Will to Conquer’

One of the most important prelates in the Catholic Church in Hungary has warned that the enormous waves of migrants rolling into Europe are due in no small part to a Muslim “will to conquer,” by expanding their territory into the continent. “Jihad is a principle for Muslims that means they must expand,” said Archbishop […]

Islamic State Magazine: U.S. Full of ‘Marijuana, Bestiality, Feminism, and Other Evils’

After releasing an edition dedicated to condemning the Muslim Brotherhood as a “cancer” on “true” Islam, the Islamic State English-language magazine Dabiq has turned its eyes on Western Christianity, condemning Western women for falling into the traps of “marijuana,” “bestiality,” and “feminism.” The fifteenth edition of the magazine, titled “Break the Cross,” portrays modern Christianity as a pagan […]

As ‘caliphate’ shrinks, Islamic State looks to global attacks

ISIS, losing territory and on the retreat in Iraq and Syria, has claimed credit for a surge in global attacks this summer, most of them in France and Germany.   The wave of attacks followed a call to strike against the West during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in June and July, in an […]

WikiLeaks: E-mails Expose Clinton Gun-running to Terrorists

Once-secret e-mails belonging to Democrat Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton expose the involvement of Obama’s then-secretary of state in shipping weapons to jihadists, including to terrorists in the Islamic State, or ISIS, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said last week. Speaking to the far-left Democracy Now program, Assange highlighted the fact that Clinton played a key […]

Christians pay price as Turkey turns to Islam after attempted coup

The attempted coup in Turkey sent shockwaves around the world. Here was a Nato ally, thrown into chaos overnight. MARCO GIANNANGELI in Istanbul uncovers how the power struggle has paved the way for a more extreme form of Islam to take hold. Amid the cacophony of police sirens, low-flying helicopters and rifle fire, there was […]

Pope Francis Reveals Why He Doesn’t Discuss ‘Islamic Violence’

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis said he doesn’t like singling out violence carried out by Muslims because people of all religions are guilty of deadly crimes.   He told reporters the situation was like “a mixed fruit salad” and that there were “violent people in all religions.”   “I do not like to […]