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  • US Mosque Holds Memorial For Islamist Assassin

    02/17/2017 6:14:52 PM PST · by kevcol · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | February 17, 2017 | Russ Read
    A Maryland-based mosque held a memorial celebration Sunday for an Islamist assassin who was convicted of murdering a Pakistani governor for criticizing the country’s blasphemy laws. The Gulzar E Madina mosque hosted an “Urs” for convicted murderer Mumtaz Qadri, reported Ehsan Rehan of the Rabwah Times, a Pakistan-based news agency. Urs is a traditional death anniversary usually reserved for Sufi saints celebrated by Muslims in South Asia. A Pakistani high court charged Qadri with murder after he killed Salman Taseer, the former governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province. Qadri, who was part of Taseer’s bodyguard, shot him 27 times with an...
  • Woman charged with hate crime in Davis mosque attack

    02/15/2017 4:07:19 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 17 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | February 14, 2017 | Stephen Magagnini, Cathy Locke and Nashelly Chavez
    An unemployed Davis resident has been arrested and charged with vandalizing the Davis Islamic Center last month in what both state and federal prosecutors are calling a hate crime.
  • Man gets 30 years for setting fire to mosque visited by Orlando shooter

    02/06/2017 7:05:35 PM PST · by Ray76 · 28 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | Feb 6, 2017
    An ex-convict who posted anti-Islamic rants online pleaded no contest Monday to setting fire to a mosque that the Orlando nightclub shooter occasionally attended was sentenced to 30 years in prison. Joseph Schreiber, dressed in a burnt orange jumpsuit, his wrists and ankles shackled, pleaded no contest during Monday's hearing before Circuit Judge Steven Levin. Schreiber answered Levin's questions in a clear, unwavering voice before sentencing. A no contest plea is treated the same as a guilty plea. He had confessed to detectives that he set fire to the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce last Sept. 11, the 15th anniversary...
  • What Really Happened at the Grand Mosque in Quebec City?

    02/01/2017 6:32:09 PM PST · by markomalley · 23 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 2/1/17 | Baron Bodissey
    On Sunday night six people were massacred and a number of others wounded when a man opened fire with an automatic weapon in a mosque in Quebec City. Initial reports quoted witnesses as saying that there were multiple gunmen, and that they shouted “Allahu Akhbar” as they fired into the crowd. By the following morning, however, the Narrative had completely shifted: there was only one attacker, a white Quebecois; the other man who had initially been arrested (named Mohamed) had morphed into a witness. The legacy media immediately discovered “likes” for Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen on the accused...
  • Jews Hand Muslims Synagogue Keys When a Texas Mosque Burns Down

    01/31/2017 8:24:03 PM PST · by Timpanagos1 · 105 replies
    Forward ^ | 1/31/17 | Andrea Cantor
    In the small Gulf Coast city of Victoria, Texas, there are several churches, but just one synagogue, and one mosque — at least, until the mosque mysteriously burned down on Saturday, according to the New York Times. Now, in a sense, the synagogue has become a mosque: the Jews of Victoria handed the Muslims the key to the building, so they would a place to worship while rebuilding. “Everyone knows everybody, I know several members of the mosque, and we felt for them,” said Robert Loeb, the president of Bnai Israel, which affiliates with the Reconstructionist movement. On Sunday, the...
  • Burned Texas mosque gets $1m from donors

    01/31/2017 4:55:08 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 21 replies
    BBC ^ | January 30, 2017 | Staff
    A Texas mosque has received nearly $1m in donations after it was destroyed in a fire over the weekend. More than $900,000 had been raised to rebuild the Islamic Center of Victoria as of Monday afternoon, according to a GoFundMe page. Texas officials have yet to determine the cause of the blaze, which happened in the early hours of Saturday.
  • Police say only one suspect in deadly Quebec City mosque attack

    01/30/2017 10:52:49 AM PST · by balk · 29 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 | Les Perreaux, Rhéal Séguin, Verity Stevenson AND Ingrid Peritz
    After initially saying there were two suspects, police from the Sureté du Québec confirmed around noon Monday that there was only one. The other is being considered a witness. Court officials in Quebec City identified the men as Alexandre Bissonnette and Mohamed El Khadir. It was not immediately clear which man was the suspect. The TVA network said Mr. Bisonnette was the only suspect.
  • Police now say 1 suspect in Canada mosque shooting

    01/30/2017 9:57:44 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 62 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 30, 2017 12:39 PM EST | Tracey Lindeman and Rob Gillies
    A shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers left six people dead in an attack that Canada’s prime minister called an act of terrorism. Police initially arrested two men but later said just one remains a suspect. More than 50 people were at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre when the shooting erupted Sunday night. In addition to the six who died, five were in critical condition and 12 others suffered minor injuries, University of Quebec Hospital Centre spokeswoman Genevieve Dupuis said Monday. The dead ranged in age from 35 to 65. Quebec City court clerk Isabelle Ferland identified...
  • Suspect in Quebec mosque terror attack was of Moroccan origin, reports show

    01/30/2017 7:07:56 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 69 replies
    FOX ^ | JAN 30, 2017
    TERRORISM Suspect in Quebec mosque terror attack was of Moroccan origin, report shows Published January 30, 2017 FoxNews.com was of Moroccan origin, report shows Published January 30, 2017 FoxNews.com Now Playing Two suspects arrested in deadly Quebec mosque terror attack One of two gunmen who shouted 'Allahu akbar!' as they opened fire at a mosque in Quebec City was of Moroccan origin, a witness and local media reported Monday, revealing the first details about the attackers in the massacre that killed six men. The terror suspects were identified as Mohamed Khadir and Alexandre Bissonnette, the Canadian TV network TVA Nouvelles...
  • Five dead in 'barbaric' mosque shooting in Canada

    Five people are said to have been killed after gunmen opened fire in a mosque in Quebec City, Canada, during evening prayers. The mosque's president, Mohamed Yangui, confirmed the death toll and described the attack as "barbaric". Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Twitter: "Tonight, Canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in Quebec City. My thoughts are with victims & their families." A witness said that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre. Another witness said a heavily armed police tactical squad was seen...
  • Five dead in shooting in Canadian mosque

    01/29/2017 8:01:22 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 108 replies
    Arutz Sheva (Israel National News) ^ | 30/01/17 04:45 | Elad Benari
    [snip] "It seemed to me that they had a Quebecois accent. They started to fire, and as they shot they yelled, 'Allahu akbar!' The bullets hit people that were praying. People who were praying lost their lives. A bullet passed right over my head," said the witness. [snip]
  • Texas Mosque Destroyed in Early-Morning Blaze; Cause Unknown

    01/28/2017 1:19:12 PM PST · by Revolutionary · 113 replies
    An early-morning fire Saturday destroyed a Texas mosque...
  • Orthodox Icons Hidden from Muslims in Mosque Built Within Ancient Church

    01/23/2017 7:03:21 PM PST · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Pravoslavie ^ | 1/23/17
    An ancient Trebizond church of Agia Sophia, built between 1238 and 1263 and defiled by being converted into a mosque in 1461, is now set to undergo a restoration project worth about 2 million Turkish liras (about $530,000). The building, regarded as an exemplary piece of Byzantine architecture, located in northeastern Turkey, served as a museum for fifty-two years before being opened to worship again in 2013. The new project plans to continue prior measures taken to conceal the church’s Orthodox Christian frescos from the eyes of Muslims, who, despite their dogmatic opposition to it, have chosen to worship in...
  • BREAKING: Campus-carry activist at Ohio State shot dead near campus

    01/05/2017 10:12:06 AM PST · by b4its2late · 35 replies
    The College Fix ^ | January 5, 2017 | Greg Piper - Associate Editor
    Tarak Andrew Underiner wanted Ohio college students to have the right to carry guns on campus so they could defend themselves in dangerous situations – say, leaving the library late at night and traveling home alone. Now he’s the first homicide of 2017 in Columbus. The Lantern reports that the Ohio State University campus-carry activist was “found dead from gunshot wounds” at a residence near campus when police responded to a shooting around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. The police report says investigators don’t think the shooting was “random in nature.” Underiner, the treasurer of Buckeyes for Concealed Carry, testified in November...
  • Berlin Killer Fled to Mosque for Protection After Massacre (Photos)

    12/23/2016 8:40:44 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 48 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Dec 23rd, 2016
    Berlin Christmas Market killer Anis Amri fled to a local mosque for protection after he murdered 12 people and injured another 49 on Monday. Anis Amri was seen on security camera leaving the mosque in the early morning hours on Tuesday. The Daily Mail reported: Amri’s last known location was a mosque in Berlin, where he was seen just hours after the atrocity. Amri was captured on CCTV outside the place of worship in the city’s Moabit neighbourhood just eight hours after the Christmas market massacre. Images show a man in dark clothing and a cap standing in a doorway...
  • Justice Dept. sues Virginia county over denial of permit to build mosque

    12/20/2016 6:11:26 PM PST · by Ray76 · 27 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Dec 12, 2016 | Martin Weil
    The Justice Department filed suit Monday contending that Culpeper County, Va., acted in a discriminatory manner in denying an approval needed for the construction of an Islamic house of worship there.
  • Swiss: No terror or far-right ties in Zurich mosque attack

    12/20/2016 10:51:25 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 20, 2016 10:14 AM EST | Oleg Cetinic
    Swiss police have found no radical Islamist or far-right motives by a gunman who killed himself after carrying out a shooting spree at Zürich mosque that wounded three worshipers, a top police official said Tuesday. Authorities are still investigating the possible motive of the 24-year-old Swiss citizen of Ghanaian origin with a penchant for the occult who carried out Monday’s shootings in Switzerland’s largest city. […] The suspect, who was not identified by name but had a criminal record for a bike theft years ago, had only days earlier repeatedly stabbed and killed an acquaintance of South American origin with...
  • Cuba Rejects Erdogan's Offer to Build Country's First Mosque

    12/14/2016 7:44:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Israel National News | 11/14/2014
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoganAFP/File Cuba has reportedly rejected Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's offer to build the country's first mosque. Erdogan's offer came during a speech in Istanbul to Muslim leaders from Latin America, in which he made the bizarre claim that Muslims discovered America nearly three centuries before Christopher Columbus. "Muslim sailors arrived in America from 1178," Erdogan said at the televised address. "Columbus mentioned the existence of a mosque on a hill on the Cuban coast," he added, and said that Ankara was even prepared to build a mosque at the site mentioned by the Genoese explorer. "I would like...
  • Houston: Muslim pleads guilty to mosque arson that Hamas-linked CAIR called “hate incident”

    12/10/2016 9:05:53 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 15 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | December 10, 2016 | By Robert Spencer
    At the time the fire was set, it garnered much attention as a “hate crime”: “The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations called on authorities to investigate a possible bias motive in the case, citing what it called a ‘recent spike in hate incidents targeting mosques nationwide.’” But it turns out to have been yet another fake hate crime. Islamic supremacist groups such as the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) want and need hate crimes against Muslims, because they’re the currency they use to buy power and influence in our victimhood-oriented society, and to deflect attention away...
  • LYNCH TO VISIT MOSQUE AMID SPIKE IN ANTI-MUSLIM HATE CRIMES

    12/09/2016 3:38:16 PM PST · by PROCON · 69 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 9, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting a mosque in Virginia next week amid a sharp increase in hate crimes targeting Muslims. Lynch is scheduled to visit the All Dulles Area Muslim Society Center in Sterling on Monday morning.
  • Historic Christian Church to Be Converted Into Mosque; Members Take Down Cross From Altar

    12/08/2016 8:59:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/08/2016 | Samuel Smith
    A Christian congregation in Connecticut that dates back to the 1600s has sold its church building to a Muslim group that plans to turn the building into a mosque. (Photo: Facebook/United Congregational Church)United Congregational Church in Bridgeport, ConnecticutAccording to The Wall Street Journal, the historic United Congregational Church will sell its 1920s Georgian-Revival style church building to the Bridgeport Islamic Community Center for a price of $1 million.The church dates back to the Colonial Era, when it was founded in 1695 as the Ecclesiastical Society of Stratfield. In 1916, the congregation merged with another congregation and officially became the United...
  • 'You Are Evil, You Worship the Devil,' South Bay Islamic Center Receives Hate-Filled Letter

    11/27/2016 8:26:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Nov 27, 2016 | Damian Trujillo
    The note also made reference to Donald Trump and said that the president-elect is "going to cleanse America and it make it shine again"A hateful and Islamophobia-laden letter was delivered to a South Bay Muslim community Thursday, prompting law enforcement authorities to commence an investigation. Copies of the same letter were also delivered to two Islamic Centers in southern California, the Los Angeles chapter of the Center for American-Islamic Relations said Friday. Long Beach and Pomona police have not yet responded to requests for confirmation. The short hand-written letter, which was mailed to the Evergreen Islamic Center in San Jose...
  • Dutch court convicts 5 men for mosque arson attack

    10/27/2016 6:38:23 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 27, 2016 8:43 AM EDT
    A Dutch court has convicted five right-wing extremists and sentenced them to four years’ imprisonment for throwing Molotov cocktails at a mosque, saying the attack had “terrorist characteristics.” Overijssel Court passed the sentence Thursday for a Feb. 27 attack on a mosque in the eastern Dutch city of Enschede. Nobody was injured in the attack and it did not cause serious damage to the mosque. …
  • Turkey appoints permanent imam for Hagia Sophia; will lead five daily prayers

    10/23/2016 1:09:57 PM PDT · by cutty · 18 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | October 22, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    Observers are warning about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s increasingly neo-Ottoman stance and disregard for secular prerogatives.” Indeed, and this new appointment essentially completes the motion of making the Hagia Sophia into a functioning mosque again. European Union officials ought to see this for what it is: a decisive rejection of any pretense of dealing with the Christian or post-Christian West on a mutually respectful basis. Erdogan is an Islamic supremacist and is pursuing an openly supremacist imperative. European officials who are still pushing for Turkey’s entry into the EU, as well as the ongoing phenomenon of massive Muslim immigration...
  • Crucifix Appears in Nasarawa Mosque; Hundreds Troop Out for Miracle [Nigeria]

    10/03/2016 5:21:04 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    NAIJ.com ^ | 10/2/16 | Omotayo Yusuf
    – The sight of of a cross in a mosque premise sent Nasarawa residents into confusion– Hundreds of people have trooped to the cross to ask for miracle – The chief imam of the mosque confirmed the sighting and said it was a sign from GodIn what might be considered a strange sighting, the sudden appearance of a cross a few metres away from a mosque in Nasarawa threw residents into confusion. The Punch reports that residents of Assakio Development Area in Lafia were left awed by the strange sighting which has brought hundreds of people to the location to...
  • Omar Mateen blamed Pentagon air strike which killed Iraqi ISIS leader for 'triggering' his Orlando..

    09/28/2016 11:49:58 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 09/27/2016
    The FBI had kept phone conversations between Mateen and the police negotiator secret after the June 12 mass shooting. But on Friday, a Florida court agreed they should be made public in response to a lawsuit filed by several news organizations. During the calls, Mateen blamed the attack, which left 49 dead and 53 others injured, on an air strike carried out by the Pentagon in May which killed Iraq's ISIS leader.
  • Muslim cleric calls Jews “brothers of apes and pigs,” prays, “O Allah, destroy America”

    09/23/2016 7:13:51 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 45 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 09/23/2016 | Robert Spencer
    In a sermon marking Eid Al-Adha, delivered at the Al-Maqari Mosque in Irbid, Jordan, Sheikh Ahmad Mana’i talked about “conspiracies” carried out by America, Russia, and Europe, along with the Jews, whom he called “the brothers of pigs and apes,” and traitors from among the Arabs. He prayed to Allah to support the Sunnis in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and to destroy the “criminal Rafidites” and the “plundering Jews,” and called upon Him to “destroy America completely” and to “destroy Russia completely as well.” The sermon aired on Yarmouk TV on September 12. Sheikh Ahmad Mana’i: “We are witnessing conspiracies by...
  • Bond denied for mosque arson suspect; Public defender appointed

    09/15/2016 6:52:36 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    WPTV Webteam ^ | 09/14/2016 | Meghan McRoberts,
    chreiber lives in the 5700 block of northwest Zenith Dr. where a search warrant was executed. Evidence collected at the house linked him to the fire that occurred late Sunday night, the sheriff's office said. "An arrest in this case has been made just 65 hours after the fire was reported. He was picked up when he was walking on the street," said Chief Deputy Garry Wilson of the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office. An examination of Schreiber’s social media account also shows multiple anti-Islamic posts and comments, the sheriff’s office said. Schreiber was charged with arson and Florida’s Hate...
  • Armed militia storm council meeting after right-wing anger over Muslim plan for mosque

    09/14/2016 12:55:43 PM PDT · by upbeat5 · 12 replies
    Express UK ^ | September 14, 2016 | Oli Smith
    Local armed militia in a small US town forced a council meeting to be cancelled following growing security concerns over their presence. The violent group of right-wing protesters carried guns into a local square to demonstrate against "the presence of Muslims" in the country The meeting, which was expected to lift a ban on new places of worship, was called off amid growing tensions in Newton County, Georgia. Five weeks ago a local Muslim group laid out construction plans for an Islamic cemetery, mosque and school - but it was met with anger from a loud minority of the town.
  • Mosque where Orlando gunman worshipped is set on fire

    09/12/2016 5:18:07 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 12, 2016 4:08 PM EDT | Terry Spencer
    The mosque that Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen attended was heavily damaged in an arson fire that Muslim leaders said was the latest incident in an escalating campaign of harassment and violence against the house of worship and its members. Given the timing — Sunday’s 15th anniversary of 9/11 and the start of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha — investigators believe the blaze that broke out shortly before midnight Sunday at the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce may have been a hate crime, St. Lucie County sheriff’s spokesman Maj. David Thompson said. No one was injured. The fire burned a...
  • Man charged with threatening Minneapolis mosque

    09/07/2016 7:51:58 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 7, 2016 8:05 PM EDT
    Federal prosecutors have charged a 57-year-old man with threatening a Minneapolis mosque. Daniel George Fisher made his first appearance in U.S. District Court on Wednesday. He is accused of threatening to blow up the Tawfiq Islamic Center. The complaint says the mosque received an anonymous handwritten letter on Sept. 30 that threatened to “blow up your building with all you immigrants in it.” …
  • Police investigate after mosque door is bricked shut (Parchin, Germany)

    08/29/2016 8:36:37 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 29 Aug 2016 16:45 GMT+02:00
    Unknown people have bricked up the entrance to a mosque in northeastern Germany and stuck racist flyers to their masonry work. Police in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania have opened an investigation after the 1 meter-high brickwork was found in the doorway of the mosque, which is currently under construction, on the morning of August 26th, a police report states. According to broadcaster NDR, police are investigating two charges — one of property damage, the other of incitement of hatred. …
  • WATCH: Boy Suicide Bomber Stripped of Explosive Belt in Iraq

    08/22/2016 9:03:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    Breitbart Jerusalem ^ | August 22, 2016 | Alexander Jones
    Frightening footage has emerged purporting to show Kurdish security forces removing an explosive belt from an alleged Islamic State teenage suicide bomber moments before it was about to be detonated in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday. The chilling scene, caught on camera and uploaded to YouTube by Kurdish channel Kurdistan24, shows the boy’s hands being held by two law enforcement officers as another member of the security establishment attempts to disarm the device. Wearing a Barcelona football shirt before it was cut off, the boy, believed to be 12 or 13 years old, according to Kurdish media...
  • Hundreds protest building of mosque next to the Leaning Tower of Pisa

    08/19/2016 4:15:29 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 35 replies
    jpost.com ^ | 8/19/16 | jpost
    Nearly 1,800 signatures were collected for a petition against the building of a mosque next to Italy's Leaning Tower of
  • Suspected shooter in Queens slaying of Imam and friend taken into police custody, may have been set

    08/15/2016 4:12:32 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 48 replies
    newyorkdailynews.com ^ | 8/15/16 | nydailynews staff
    The killer who crept up behind an imam and his friend near a Queens mosque and shot both men in the head may have been settling a score in a feud between Muslims and Hispanics, police sources said early Monday. And he may have left behind another victim who unwittingly held the clue that solved the crime, the sources said. The suspected killer was taken into custody Sunday night but had not been charged or identified, according to the sources. Police officials would not confirm whether a suspect was nabbed.
  • New York Muslims Blame Donald Trump for Imam Shooting (But Shooter is “Dark Skinned Man”) -

    08/15/2016 5:05:29 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 38 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 8/15/2016 | Pamela Geller
    First off, police do not believe this was a “hate crime,” but Islamic supremacists never let the facts get in the way of exploiting a bogus narrative. Secondly, the shooter was a person of color. So much for the racism charges. But look at the NY Daily News headline: “That’s not what America is about,” said local resident Khairul Islam, 33. “We blame Donald Trump for this . . . Trump and his drama has created Islamophobia.” A high-ranking police source said the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force would investigate, but it was “too early to say” what the motive...
  • Muslims "Blame Trump" After New York Imam Assassinated In Broad Daylight

    08/13/2016 5:06:16 PM PDT · by blueyon · 118 replies
    ZeroHedge.com ^ | 8/13/16 | Tyler Durden
    A lone gunman opened fire on a Queens' imam and his assistant as the two walked (near Ozone Park mosque in New York) after Saturday afternoon prayers, leaving one dead and the other critically wounded. As NY Daily News reports, dozens of angry Muslim men gathered at the murder scene, with one exclaiming “That’s not what America is about...we blame Donald Trump for this... Trump and his drama has created Islamophobia.”
  • Imam, Another Man Killed In Double Shooting After Leaving Mosque In Queens

    08/13/2016 4:30:13 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 92 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 13 Aug 2016
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An imam and another man are dead following a double shooting in Queens on Saturday afternoon. CBS2’s Valerie Castro reported Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55, and a 64-year-old associate from his congregation were each shot in the head while on their way home from a local mosque by a man who came up behind them. The shooting took place near Liberty Avenue and 79th Street in Ozone Park around 2 p.m. Witnesses said the imam from the Al-Furqan Masjid mosque had just delivered an afternoon service and was walking home with another member of the mosque when...
  • Security Guard at Tukwila Islamic Center Stabbed in the Back; Suspect in Custody

    08/08/2016 1:35:17 PM PDT · by Rinnwald · 14 replies
    KOMO News ^ | 8/7/2016 | Suzanne Phan, KOMO Staff
    TUKWILA, Wash. -- Tukwila police are investigating after a fight at a mosque escalated into a stabbing late Sunday night. It happened at the Abu Bakr Islamic Center at 14101 Tukwila International Boulevard just after 8:30 p.m. Police said a 26-year-old Somali man was trespassing on the mosque's basketball courts. The security guard asked him to leave, but he refused.
  • NJ town rocked by charges of bigotry after rejection of mosque

    08/08/2016 12:11:38 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 46 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 8/8/16 | Perry Chiaramonte
    A New Jersey suburb known for its tree-lined streets and stately, multimillion-dollar homes has been transformed into a battleground over both a proposed mosque and the free speech rights of residents who oppose the project. ADVERTISEMENT Bernards, a township of about 27,000 an hour west of New York City, has been cleaved by controversy since 2011, when its Planning Board took up a proposal for a 4,250-square-foot mosque in a residential neighborhood known as Liberty Corner. The applicant, Islamic Society of Basking Ridge, is led by a former Bernards mayor and has filed a federal civil rights suit accusing members...
  • While Muslims Are Getting Taxpayer Funded Mosques... (tr)

    08/05/2016 10:12:31 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 6 replies
    http://shoebat.com ^ | 08/05/2016 | Andrew Bieszad
    According to a report of the French senate, 2.800 churches across the country, many of them centuries old, will be demolished as restoration costs exceed the cost of demolitions over the next years. This church, Église Saint-Jacques d’Abbeville, a Neo-Gothic masterpiece in Abbeville, Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie dating back to 1868, was demolished for a total cost of 350,000€ in 2013. The reasoning: It was much cheaper to demolish it than it would cost to restore. As the number of Frenchmen in France continues to decline due to record-low birth rates, high emigration and Muslim immigration, so do the members of catholic faith,...
  • France: Church of priest murdered by jihadis donated land for mosque; “relations are normally”…[tr]

    07/30/2016 10:15:21 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | July 30, 2016 12:24 PM | Robert Spencer
    “Relations are normally very good” — aside from that priest with his throat slit, that is. Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?The head of a religious order in Co. Down who knew slain Father Jacques Hamel has revealed that Church land beside the scene of the murder was given by Catholic authorities to Muslims to build a mosque.Those Catholic authorities no doubt assumed that their gesture of good will would make for harmony and good relations between Christians and Muslims. Catholic authorities steadfastly refuse to believe in the existence of imperatives in the Qur’an and Sunnah that...
  • German armed police smash their way into mosque

    07/28/2016 2:11:52 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 16 replies
    Mail Online (UK) ^ | 27 July 2016 | Imogen Calderwood
    Armed police officers have launched a raid on a mosque and several homes belonging to a group believed to be radicalising Muslims in Germany. It comes as part of a crackdown on the group, which is thought to have been encouraging people to travel to Syria and Iraq to join ISIS. The group ran sermons, seminars and lectures entitled 'the hatred of infidels'.
  • German armed police smash their way into mosque and raid homes of group accused of..

    07/27/2016 3:16:18 PM PDT · by PROCON · 28 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | July 27, 2016 | IMOGEN CALDERWOOD
    Armed police officers have launched a raid on a mosque and several homes belonging to a group believed to be radicalising Muslims in Germany. Apartments belonging to eight board members of the radical German-speaking Islamic group DIK were searched by officers in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony. It comes as part of a crackdown on the group, which is thought to have been encouraging people to travel to Syria and Iraq to join ISIS. The group ran sermons, seminars and lectures entitled 'the hatred of infidels', according to German media. The raid on Wednesday night involved up to 400 volunteer staff,...
  • Men jailed over bacon tied to Bristol mosque door handles

    07/22/2016 12:23:03 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 40 replies
    BBC.com ^ | 20 July 2016
    Two men have been jailed and two women have been given suspended sentences after rashers of bacon were tied to door handles at a Bristol mosque. During the incident on 17 January, the group shouted racial abuse at a member of the mosque and tied a St George's flag to the fence of the Jamia Mosque.
  • Notice:There’s a separation between Mosque and State

    07/22/2016 10:07:53 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/22/16 | Diane Berderman
    We must take back our Constitution and reverse the perverse interpretations by lawyers of the Charter for Rights and Freedoms so that all children in Canadian schools learn how to get along with one another in a secular world For those who many not be aware, there is in Canada a separation between mosque and state. Our public school system is secular. As in non-religious affiliated. Except on Ontario where we have a Catholic system that dates back to the BNA Act of 1867. The beauty of Canada is that all religions are treated equally. No one religious group getting...
  • Justice Department: Town discriminated against Muslims [Bensalem PA]

    07/21/2016 10:01:02 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 48 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul. 22, 2016 12:26 AM EDT
    The U.S. Justice Department is suing a suburban Philadelphia town, alleging its denial of a permit for a mosque in 2014 constituted religious discrimination. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the suit was filed Thursday and seeks to have Bensalem give the Bensalem Masjid approval to build the mosque, provide training for township employees on religious land-use laws and pay unspecified damages. …
  • Islamic connection to DALLAS MASS MURDER OF POLICE: anti-police group that ATTENDED DALLAS MOSQUE

    07/08/2016 6:03:04 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 21 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 7/08/16 | Pamela Geller
    Dallas massacre of police: FBI investigating anti-police group that attended Dallas mosque,” Robert Spencer,Jihad Watch, July 8, 2016: The Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and other Islamic supremacist groups have assiduously courted Black Lives Matter, and linked their propaganda efforts against “Islamophobia” to the Black Lives Matter stand against perceived racism. In Dallas last night, we see where this is tending: as Kyle Shideler notes in the March article below, “At the event, MAS leader Khalilah Sabra openly discussed the importance of Muslim support for Black Lives Matter, and urged ‘revolution.’ Comparing the situation in the United States to...
  • Bombing near 1 of Islam's holiest sites (Medina) in Saudi kills 4

    07/04/2016 7:06:07 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 47 replies
    AP on Yahoo ^ | Aya Betrawy - AP
    BAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A suicide bombing outside one of Islam's holiest sites killed four Saudi security forces on Monday, and similar attacks outside a Shiite mosque and a U.S. Consulate in two other Saudi cities raised fears of a coordinated assault aimed at destabilizing the Western-allied kingdom. The Interior Ministry said five others were wounded in the attack outside the sprawling mosque grounds where the Prophet Muhammad is buried in Medina. Millions of Muslims from around the world visit the mosque every year as part of their pilgrimage to Mecca. ... No group has yet claimed responsibility...
  • Muslim Shot Outside Mosque In Houston

    07/03/2016 11:57:40 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 74 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | 07/03/2016 | by Lana Shadwick
    HOUSTON, Texas — A Muslim man was shot as he was making his way into a mosque in Houston early Sunday morning. It is reported that he has undergone surgery and is expected to live. ABC13 Houston reported that the incident happened near Bellaire. The surrounding area is very multicultural. The local news outlet reported that a spokesperson for the mosque, Mohammed Imaduddin, said the doctor was attending 5:30 a.m. prayers when he was approached by three masked people who were on foot.