France bans Islamic street prayers

A French ban on praying in the street came into force some Friday’s ago. The France ban is driving thousands of Muslim worshipers in northern Paris into a makeshift prayer site in a disused fire brigade barracks, angering a small but vocal minority. The street-prayer ban has highlighted France’s problems assimilating its 5-million-strong Muslim community,… Read More France bans Islamic street prayers

Court director of Norway promotes Sharia tribunals

Muslims in Norway must be permitted to solve their own conflicts using their own Islamic councils. This is a suggestion from director Tor Langbach, who is the head of the central court administration in Norway. He is quoted by the Norwegian News Agency NTB. – It would be beneficial if the political establishment could take… Read More Court director of Norway promotes Sharia tribunals

Pope warns Lutherans of challenge from Pentecostals

“This is a form of Christianity with little institutional depth, little rationality and even less dogmatic content, and with little stability”. This was the message from the Pope when he visited a monastery in Germany where Martin Luther lived before launching the Reformation. The Pope warned his Lutheran hosts on Friday that what he called… Read More Pope warns Lutherans of challenge from Pentecostals

Mahmoud Abbas and the bastardization of history

He is a holocaust denier, and claims Jews never built a temple in Jerusalem. He got standing applause in the United Nation. In his recent speech before the United Nations the Palestinian leader acknowledged Christianity and Islam but deliberately ignored any Jewish presence in Jerusalem. This is par for course for Abbas. He’s a Holocaust denier, his… Read More Mahmoud Abbas and the bastardization of history

Turkish paper names Israeli soldiers from “Marmara”

List of 165 names was reportedly transferred to Turkish prosecutors. Turkey has included senior officers. The names have apparently been acquired through Facebook, and social networks. A Turkish newspaper has published a list of 165 names of Israelis, who it alleges are IDF soldiers that participated in the 2010 Mavi Marmara raid that left nine… Read More Turkish paper names Israeli soldiers from “Marmara”