Then, of course, comes the trump card: all the accusers are supposedly Islamophobes. The next hearing has been set in July, in which Ramadan may well be slapped with that third indictment, for one, or several of, the nine rapes Ms Rabbouj accuses him of
After more than seven years of fighting alongside the Assad regime in Syria, the Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah is highly unlikely to make an easy exit from the war-torn territory, no matter what supposed agreements are reached or promises made.
If it was indeed the authorities' plan to censor the news and keep the information of the beheading under wraps, then it backfired. Due to the reports about the raid, thousands of people have seen the video, and hundreds of thousands have heard about the
"Europe persists in expiating, or believing they are expiating, the horrors inflicted on Jews during the last war by importing onto its territory millions of people who, as soon as they are here, have nothing more urgent than to inflict horrors on Jews.
"No country in the world can take in refugees indefinitely. Successful integration can only succeed with a limitation of immigration. This is the core message of the coalition agreement...." — Introduction to Interior Minister Horst Seehofer's 63-point
If Indonesia's repatriated foreign fighters have their way, all of the country's churches will be destroyed. If the repatriated foreign fighters are able to radicalize Indonesia's Muslims, all of the country may eventually resemble Aceh Province, where,
Gatestone Institute would like to thank our founding fathers for the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the limitless freedoms and opportunities they set out.
Had an Israeli soldier shouted at these female journalists, representatives of Western human rights organizations and major newspapers would have banged on their doors long ago, demanding that they justify physically abusing peaceful women who were just
Many extremist Muslims are aiming at even more government submission to sharia through intimidation and terror. Christians and Ahmadis continue to raise concerns regarding the government's failure to safeguard minority rights, as well as the government's
"The growing religiousness is not an expression of marginalization. We are talking about people who are well-integrated, but who want to be religious". — Professor Viggo Mortensen. "The vision is an Islamic state -- Islamic society... Muslims will prefer
Why would Turkey first order a Russian defense system and then turn around and make a cooperation agreement with Europe for the same purpose? This goes back to America's apprehension that if Turkey uses the S-400s along with the U.S. F-35s, Russia could
Khomeini's support came from Tehran and a few other big cities, notably Isfahan, while Erdogan's support base is in rural areas and small and medium cities. While at least 40,000 people have been executed under Khomeini and his successors, Erdogan
"The fact is that we have no idea what would have become of the world's 'looted' antiquities if they hadn't been preserved in Western collections. Would the treasures of Beijing's Summer palace have survived Mao's Cultural Revolution? Would the Elgin
The Grand Bazaar is not just a mega shopping mall; it is the core of a whole way of life. It contains six mosques, 30 hotels, more than 20 banks, six libraries, 9 religious seminaries,13 primary and secondary schools, and is the source of direct or
The two effective initiatives were, "one defying political correctness and tackling difficult issues head-on and the other directly addressing extremism in religious [Islamic] texts." — The Times. Unwittingly, Home Secretary Sajid Javid showed just why
"People's faces should not be hidden in society, for it is our faces that give us our identity and our fundamental means of communication with others." — Geert Wilders, Party for Freedom (PVV). Dutch Interior Minister Kajsa Ollongren said the new law
They [potential nominees to the Supreme Court] should be asked about the criteria they apply in determining whether to be bound by past decisions. As the late Justice Antonin Scalia frequently pointed out, his oath of office required him to apply the
It seems that Abbas and Israel have different views on how terrorism should be combated. Abbas seems to think that paying salaries to convicted terrorists and their families is a good first step in that direction. Prince William just spread smiles around
The pro-Khomeinist chorus builds its case on an abstract notion in which, in dealing with the Islamic Republic, the choice is only between surrendering to its every whim or total military invasion. The same lobbyists discourage any attempt by the major
"It is the 'Batman syndrome': the hero refuses to kill, he systematically saves his enemy who escapes and kills new victims until the hero catches up with him, and so on". — Causeur magazine. "These crimes will continue so long as the Republic leaves the