Tag: Islam

Terrorism fears soar in Germany amid recent Islamist attacks, migrant crisis

Germans have become far more fearful in the last year, with a possible terrorist attack, political extremism and the social effects of Europe’s migrant crisis topping their list of worries, a survey showed on Tuesday.   Just over a year before a federal election in Europe’s biggest economy, the annual study by insurer R+V showed […]

Ontario facing ‘epidemic of Islamophobia’ survey finds

While Canada rides a wave of global praise for welcoming Syrian refugees, a new poll suggests we’re also facing a wave of something sinister — Islamophobia.   The survey by polling firm MARU/VCR&C measured public perceptions of ethnicity and immigration in Ontario in the wake of the recent influx of thousands of Syrian refugees — […]

Turkey to propose cooperation with Russia on fighting ISIS

Turkey said on Monday it wanted to cooperate with Moscow in combating Islamic State in Syria but denied having suggested it might allow Russia to use its Incirlik Air Base, near the Syrian frontier.   Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan last week expressed regret over last year’s shooting down of a Russian warplane, with the loss […]

Benjamin Netanyahu links terror attacks to Islamic extremism, UN envoy to ‘Palestinian resentment’ – Israel News – Jerusalem Post

Israel and the UN were at odds Thursday over whether Palestinian terrorism is the product of Islamic extremism or driven by resentment and frustration.   While UN special envoy Nickolay Mladenov, in an address to the Security Council on the Middle East diplomatic process, referred to Palestinian violence and terror – which he roundly condemned […]

CIA director warns of Istanbul-type attack in U.S.

The terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport on Tuesday has the Islamic State’s signature all over it, CIA Director John Brennan said in an interview published Wednesday, adding that the terrorist group is likely planning similar attacks in the United States.   “I am worried from the standpoint of an intelligence professional who looks […]

DHS whistleblower: Why Obama is ‘so adamant to protect Islam’

Appearing this week on CBN News, former Department of Homeland Security officer Philip Haney gave an insider’s perspective on the Obama administration’s dedication to avoiding offending Muslims at the expense of national security.   Haney, who details his experience as a whistleblower in his new book “See Something, Say Nothing: A Homeland Security Officer Exposes […]

Islamic State prime suspect after suicide bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport

Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239.   The attack on Europe’s third-busiest airport was the deadliest in a series of suicide bombings this year in Turkey, part […]

Al Qaeda urges lone wolves to target whites, to avoid ‘hate crime’ label

Lone wolf jihadists should target white Americans so no one mistakes their terror attacks for hate crimes unrelated to the cause of radical Islam, Al Qaeda writes in the latest edition of its online magazine.   In an article first reported by The Foreign Desk, Al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) called for more […]

Norway’s Parliament Approves Sending Troops to Syria

Norwegian lawmakers have given consent to sending troops to join coalition forces in Syria in the international struggle against Islamic State militants.   According to the approved government plans, a contingent of some 60 Norwegian soldiers will provide training, advice and operational support for Syrian groups fighting the radical Islamists in the country. Earlier plans […]

Trump wants to profile Muslims — here’s what happened the last time

Donald Trump thinks racially profiling Muslims is a good idea, according to an interview with CBS’ John Dickerson on Face the Nation Sunday.   “I think profiling is something that we’re going to have to start thinking about as a country,” Trump explained. Dickerson had asked the presumptive GOP nominee whether he still supported the […]