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Former Australian PM Tony Abbott says West should ‘proclaim superiority over Islam’

Former Australian PM Tony Abbott says West should ‘proclaim superiority over Islam’

By Agency 9:02AM GMT 09 Dec 2015 Deposed Australian prime minister Tony Abbott declared on Wednesday “cultures are not all equal” and the West should proclaim its superiority over Islam, sparking accusations he is trying to “Trumpify” the nation’s politics. The staunch Catholic also called on Australians to stop apologising for their values. Abbott, who […]

Donald Trump Worst than Voldemort: J.K. Rowling

Donald Trump Worst than Voldemort: J.K. Rowling

Trump as bad as Voldemort? That’s an insult to Voldemort: J.K. Rowling claims presidential hopeful’s call to ban Muslims from US makes him worse than the Dark Lord J.K. Rowling has waded into the controversy surrounding Donald Trump – saying the presidential hopeful is worse than Voldemort. The author took to Twitter to vent her […]

Migrants crisis: Slovakia ‘will only accept Christians’

Migrants crisis: Slovakia ‘will only accept Christians’

Slovakia says it will only accept Christians when it takes in Syrian refugees under a EU relocation scheme. The country is due to receive 200 people from camps in Turkey, Italy and Greece under the EU plan to resettle 40,000 new arrivals. Interior ministry spokesman Ivan Netik said Muslims would not be accepted because they […]

Texas official suggests bombing Muslims with nuclear weapons

Texas official suggests bombing Muslims with nuclear weapons

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has posted a Facebook photo suggesting bombing of “the Muslim world” with nuclear weapons. The Facebook photo posted on Sunday night shows a mushroom cloud rising up through the air after the explosion of an atomic bomb with a text saying “Japan has been at peace with the US since […]

A Jewish teacher at an Islamic school

A Jewish teacher at an Islamic school

Would a private Islamic elementary school hire a Jewish schoolteacher? And should a Jewish schoolteacher work for an Islamic private school? What kind of experience would this be? Janet Goldman pondered these and other questions. She though she’d teach the Muslim parents to feel positively about Jewish people. Little did she know that she was about […]

Remembering the life of Sheikh Ahmed Deedat

Remembering the life of Sheikh Ahmed Deedat

Sheikh Deedat was a charismatic, self-taught Muslim scholar from South Africa, most famous for engaging Christian evangelists in public debate. In 1986, he debated Jimmy Swaggart and even challenged the late Pope John Paul II to a debate in the Vatican Square. His son, Yousuf Deedat, calls him a “lion of the stage”. But while […]

Muslims being ‘erased’ from Central African Republic

Muslims being ‘erased’ from Central African Republic

Militias have taken advantage of the political vacuum in Central African Republic (CAR), engaging in ethnic cleansing of Muslims in a bid to erase the community from the country, human rights group Amnesty International has said. Discussing Friday’s report, entitled “Erased identity: Muslims in ethnically cleansed areas of the Central African Republic,” Joanne Mariner, a […]