by Daniel Pipes November 30, 2009 Cross-posted from National Review Online: The Corner Zurich’s main train station had many posters in favor of the minaret ban. Credit: Arnd Wiegmann On one level, the vote to ban minarets in Switzerland is a triviality. The constitutional amendment does not ban mosques, it does not pull down the […]
Iran is ready to launch its second homemade spy satellite, with the Safir 2 rocket (Messenger of Ambassador) already in position on its pad, DEBKAfile’s military and intelligence sources report. The new satellite weighs 200 kgs, ten times more than Omid 1 (Hope), which was successfully tested only ten months ago, on Feb. 2. Tehran’s […]
While Islamist groups like CAIR deny the reality of honor killings — which typically involve a young Muslim woman being murdered by one or more male relatives intent on restoring the family’s “honor” after her “un-Islamic” deeds — the British government not only recognizes this scourge, but is taking action to combat it. For the […]
“Betrayal! The U.S. sold us to Russia and stabbed us in the back,” the Polish tabloid Fakt declared on its front page, while the Czech paper Mlada Fronta Dnes declared, “No Radar. Russia won.” President Obama is feeling heat from some quarters after deciding to drop the Bush administration’s missile defense plans in Eastern Europe. […]
Muslim Riots in Malmö, Sweden Muslim immigration to Sweden is causing intolerance, crime, rapes and unstable areas police are afraid to enter.