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‘Stoning will happen in Britain too if sharia allowed’


March 21st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Brutal punishments like whipping and stoning could become widespread in Britain if Islamic Sharia law is allowed to thrive, a member of the House of Lords ... Read more...

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Three British Muslims jailed for anti-gay campaign


February 11th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Three Muslim extremists who distributed leaflets calling for homosexuals to be hanged, stoned and burned to death were jailed by a British court Friday.The trio were ... Read more...

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Britain jails nine for bomb plot, terror camp in PoK


February 10th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) A British court Thursday sentenced nine people, including one of Pakistani origin, for plotting to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp ... Read more...

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British Muslims on trial for ‘execute gays’ leaflets


January 11th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Five Muslim men in Britain have been charged with distributing leaflets calling for gay people to be executed.The men distributed the leaflets outside a mosque in ... Read more...

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British Muslims boycott medical lectures on evolution


November 28th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Muslim medical students in Britain are boycotting lectures on evolution because they say those clash with the holy Quran, a media report said Monday.An increasing number ... Read more...

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British Muslims arrested in France burqa ban protest


April 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): British Muslim radicals were among at least 61 people arrested in Paris for illegally protesting against the French Government's ban on the burqa.Anjem Chaudary, a British Muslim radical ... Read more...

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British Imam retracts views on Darwin’s theory of evolution


March 8th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A British Imam has taken back his supporting statements theory of evolution and the right of Muslim women not to cover their hair after reportedly receiving death threats ... Read more...

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British Muslims on jehad trip to Somalia: WikiLeaks


February 4th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) British Muslims are travelling to Somalia for "jehadi tourism" to get training for terrorist attacks in Britain, secret US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks have revealed.The UN special ... Read more...

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US launched anti-extremist campaign in UK to reverse radicalisation: WikiLeaks


February 4th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4(ANI): The United States had launched a secret campaign to reverse the radicalisation of young Islamists in Britain, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks.The campaign followed secret ... Read more...

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British Muslims travelling to Somalia for “jihadi tourism”: Wikileaks


February 4th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Thousands of secret US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks have revealed that British Muslims are travelling to Somalia for "jihadi tourism" to train for terrorist attacks in the ... Read more...

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Britain faces wave of suicide attacks: WikiLeaks


February 4th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Britain faces the risk of a wave of terror attacks by British-born "suicide operatives" who are not on the intelligence services' radar, secret US cables leaked by WikiLeaks ... Read more...

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Brits angry over radical Muslim imam calling Queen a ‘disgusting woman’


January 21st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Radical cleric Shaykh Asrar Rashid has angered Britons by branding Queen Elizabeth II a "disgusting woman" because she knighted Salman Rushdie.He also slammed British Muslims who had joined ... Read more...

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Tory chief Baroness Warsi attacks ‘bigotry’ against Muslims


January 20th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): British Minister without Portfolio and Conservative Party chairman Baroness Warsi will on Thursday warn against trying to divide Muslims into 'moderates' and 'extremists', saying that it simply fosters ... Read more...

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Cameron urges British Muslims to help fight extremism


December 31st, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Friday warned that the terrorist threat in Britain is 'as serious as it ever has been' and urged the Muslims in the ... Read more...

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UK Islamic hate preacher Choudary to be given Channel 4 slot


November 28th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.28 (ANI): A radical Muslim, who led the banned group al-Muhajiroun, is to be handed his own program on Britain's Channel 4 amid claims that Islamists have been allowed to monopolise ... Read more...

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UK-based Taliban spend months fighting Nato forces in Afghanistan


November 25th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.25 (ANI): British-based men of Afghan origin are spending months in Afghanistan fighting NATO forces before returning to the UK.According to a report in the Guardian, they also send money ... Read more...

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Mohammed Is The Most Common Name For Boys In England And Wales


October 28th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A recent survey has revealed that the parents in England and Wales are most likely to name their newborn Mohammed than anywhere else in ... Read more...

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British Muslims our main bankrollers, says Taliban commander


October 21st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): A Taliban commander has told Sky News that the bulk of the funding for the insurgent group comes from the British Muslim community in the UK.The regional leader ... Read more...

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UK Muslim peace camp infiltrated by Al-Qaeda


August 9th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.9 (ANI): Al-Qaida fanatics have allegedly infiltrated Britain's first ever anti-terrorism summer camp.According to the Daily Star, over 1,300 youngsters from the UK and other countries attended the three-day conference ... Read more...

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I won’t apologise for Pakistan terror remark: David Cameron


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron has refused to apologise for his comment that Islamabad is "exporting terror", said a government source who insisted that "he meant it". Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Ad campaign to bust “Muslims are terrorists” myth launched in London


June 7th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): An ad campaign aimed at dispelling the preconceived negative notions people have about Muslims has been launched in London, after a new poll revealed that most people in ... Read more...

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UK hate cleric Bakri orders Brit Muslims to snub ‘evil’ World Cup


May 28th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Beirut (Lebanon), May 28(ANI): Islamist militant leader Omar Bakri Mohammed has urged British Muslims to snub England's bid for World Cup glory, saying that the tournament is evil as it "inflames nationalism".Mohammed ... Read more...

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British Army criticized for putting up structures resembling mosques at firing range


April 9th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): A Muslim group in UK has criticized the British Army for building and using structures resembling mosques at the Bellerby firing range in North Yorkshire.The Bradford Council for Mosques ... Read more...

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Britain not to meddle in Indo-Pak ties


April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.9 (ANI): Britain has clarified that it would not mediate between India and Pakistan over long pending issues between them, including Kashmir.Interacting with media persons after visiting the Islamic Centre here, ... Read more...

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UK Police set to hand over personal data of 1,000 British Muslim students to CIA


April 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): In the wake of the Detroit flight bombing bid by Nigerian-origin British student, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, police in Britain are set to share personal information concerning the private ... Read more...

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Terror-accused Brit Muslims claim they made Jihad video for ‘bit of fun’


February 24th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 24 (ANI): Three British Muslims men have been alleged to be "intoxicated by the evil of terrorism" after a home video showing them allegedly "preparing for holy war" surfaced.One ... Read more...

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187,000 Facebookers oppose Islamist march through British town


January 4th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 4 (IANS) More than 187,000 people joined a Facebook group Monday to oppose a planned Islamic march through a British town famous for honouring the war ... Read more...

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Americans blame Britain for rise of Islamic extremism


December 31st, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 31 (ANI): The United States has accused Britain of being a "menace to the outside world" because of its perceived failure to tackle Islamic extremism. Senior policymakers in the United ... Read more...

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Brit ‘Curry King’ Noon asks government to toughen stand on extremist imams


November 29th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Sir Gulam Noon, one of Britain's most prominent Muslim businessman, has called on the Brown government to take strict action against extremist preachers in the country.Noon, who was one ... Read more...

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British delegation to discover ‘concerns’ of Indian Muslims


November 6th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) A delegation of prominent British Muslims is to visit India next week to help understand "key concerns" of Muslims in India and to build up links between followers ... Read more...

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Brit hate cleric warns of impending terrorist attacks in UK


September 12th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12(ANI): British Muslim fanatics have issued fresh warnings of impending terrorist attacks in the country and claimed that volunteers are ready to follow three British Muslims convicted of conspiring to ... Read more...

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US undermined British investigation into al-Qaeda airline bomb plot


September 8th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 8 (ANI): British police were forced to cut short their investigation into the 2006 al-Qaeda airline bomb plot after the US pressurised Pakistan to arrest the suspected mastermind Rashid Rauf.According ... Read more...

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‘Neo-nazis plotting racial terror attack against British Muslims’


July 8th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): British police chiefs have warned that neo-Nazi sympathisers could be plotting a terror attack against Muslims, aimed at sparking a race war in the UK.The surveillance has been ... Read more...

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Brit hate preacher wants ‘impure’ Barbie, Peppa Pig banned


June 11th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Muslim extremists want toys such as Peppa Pig and Barbie banned, fearing they bring a corrupting influence on their kids by promoting "western values" against Islam.Some shopping centres, ... Read more...

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Two out of three Brits don’t think Muslims are loyal


May 8th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Two out of three Britons think that Muslims living in the United Kingdom are not loyal to their country.According to a new Gallup poll, only 36 percent Brits ... Read more...

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