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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

And in Belgium: Just Choose your Colour…

Police in one Belgian city are now being armed with paintball guns. Rapid response units in Antwerp are being handed the non-lethal weapons, familiar to stag doers and wannabe warriors across the world. Police chiefs say that the new semi-automatic firearms are designed to be used in... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, June 1, 2015

And in Pakistan: Solution for Earthquakes and Economic Crises...

New Delhi: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islami Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, a Pakistani politician has said that women in jeans are responsible for the earthquakes occurring around the world. He also blamed these 'immodest women' for economic crisis and other natural disasters. Rehman has also... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

And in Ireland: Now Irish Eyes Are Crying… Our correspondent attempted to get in touch with someone at the H/O of the IRA – there was no answer… Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

And in Kuala Lumpur: On the Back of a Camel…

While insisting that the concept of marital rape does not exist in Islam, religious scholars say it is sinful for a Muslim man to force his wife to have sex when she is ill or menstruating. Perak Mufti Tan Sri Harussani Zakaria said that men can always have sexual intercourse with their spouses even... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

And in Britain: The True Face of Islam…

You might want to take a look at the clip whose link you see below. You'll have to put it into your address bar yourself, I'm afraid, but it's worth it... “That’s not fair,” said the Prime Minister’s spokesman, when our correspondent called 10 Downing Street.... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

And in Italy: Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard

Rome (CNN) Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard -- killing them -- because the 12 were Christians, Italian police said Thursday. Italian authorities have arrested 15 people on suspicion of murdering the Christians... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

And in Turkey: Here comes another one…

An alleged supporter of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) welcomed President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan by chanting “Welcome, O Messenger of God,” a phrase commonly used to refer to the Prophet Muhammad, in the latest in a series of similar remarks attributing divine qualities to... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, March 2, 2015

And in Britain: Missed Clues…

The former headteacher of the British militant known as Jihadi John has revealed the world's most wanted man was bullied at school and did not have many friends. Jo Shuter, former headteacher at the Quintin Kynaston academy in north west London, said staff had to help Mohammed Emwazi overcome his... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

And in Britain: Matchmaker, Matchmaker make me a match…

Eight British schoolgirls have travelled to Syria in the last seven months using a route which has become known as the 'jihadi bride trail' - and hundreds more besotted British women have proposed marriage to extremists online. The true figure is likely to be even higher as the police and families... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

And in Washington: A White House beyond Parody…

The White House today said that the Taliban is not a terror group, but rather an “armed insurgency.” Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz responded to a question about whether Jordan’s plan to make a prisoner trade with ISIS was similar to the U.S. swapping five Taliban members for Sgt. Bowe... Sign in to see full entry.

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