Birmingham / United Kingdom

7. Religion is for God and extremism is for all

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7. Religion is for God and extremism is for all
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pp. 4-5
Date of source: 
26-03-2006
Author: 
Isma‘il Muntasir
Oriana Fallaci continues her fierce attack on Islam in her new book "The force of reason"
Reviewer: 
Usama al-Ahwani
Article summary: 

Ismā‘īl Muntasir, the author, comments on a book by the Italian writer Oriana Fallaci entitled "The Force of Reason,” which includes opinions that he believes reflect Fallaci ’s deep grudge against Islam.

22. Islamic objections in Britain fail to stop broadcasting the movie Spooks

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22. Islamic objections in Britain fail to stop broadcasting the movie Spooks
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p.7
Date of source: 
June 10, 2003
Author: 
Muhammad al-Shafi‘i
Article summary: 

The author reports the argument concerning the subject of the movie Spooks. The film discusses the story of recruiting suicide-fundamentalists in one of the mosques of Birmingham. It presents a false image of Muslims and Islam in Britain. Thus it provokes the anger of Muslims.

17. Muslims: The majority of British immigrants

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17. Muslims: The majority of British immigrants
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pp. 1, 6
Date of source: 
September 8, 2005
Author: 
Raflah Kharyati
Reviewer: 
Shayma’ al-Shami
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Statistics from Britain’s last census show that of the 1.1 million people living in the U.K., but born abroad, over 600,000 originate from Islamic countries.

11. Islam and the West…which of them threatens the other?

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11. Islam and the West…which of them threatens the other?
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pp.8-14
Date of source: 
October 13, 2002
Author: 
Rajab al-Banna
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The article tackles a study on Islam and the West that was published in The Economist. The study draws the conclusion that the West should change Islam in order to be able to deal with it. The article also gives an outline of John Esposito´s book “The Islamic Threat, a Reality or a Legend?”

37. A delegation of high-ranking officers from Scotland Yard in Cairo for [information on] suppressing the Egyptian fundamentalists in Britain

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37. A delegation of high-ranking officers from Scotland Yard in Cairo for [information on] suppressing the Egyptian fundamentalists in Britain
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p.5
Date of source: 
January 9, 2002
Author: 
Muhammad al-Shafi‘i
Article summary: 

A delegation of officers of the Scotland Yard prevention of terrorism squad arrived in Cairo to inquire about the activities of the Egyptian fundamentalists who are living in London, the history of their involvement in the cases of religious violence and the sentences that were passed on them in absentia by military courts in Cairo.

14. John Ord, from racist British extremism to fundamentalist Islamic extremism

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14. John Ord, from racist British extremism to fundamentalist Islamic extremism
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p. 11
Date of source: 
02-10-2005
Author: 
Muhammad al-Shafi‘i
British racist converted to Islam
Reviewer: 
‘Amr al-Misri
Article summary: 

John Ord tells the story of his conversion to Islam.

22. The condolence book opened in tribute to the murdered British hostage was stolen from the biggest mosque in Europe

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22. The condolence book opened in tribute to the murdered British hostage was stolen from the biggest mosque in Europe
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p. 15
Date of source: 
2004-10-13
Author: 
Majdi ‘Abd al-Rasul
Article summary: 

A book of condolence put in display in Birmingham Mosque was stolen. The book was put in display for prayers to convey their condolences to the family of Kenneth Bigley, 62, the British hostage detained for 3 weeks in Iraq before being beheaded by Abu Musaab Al Zarqawi’s group.

18. It is necessary to explore a new law for selection of the next Pope

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18. It is necessary to explore a new law for selection of the next Pope
Date of source: 
June 7, 1999
Author: 
Father Ibrahim ‘Abd al-Sayyid
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The writer argues that the current regulation in the Coptic Orthodox Church governing the selection and election of a new pope contains a number of gross breaches and contradictory violations of laws of the church and the principle of the "right of the people to elect their patron," and calls for the exploratory drafting of a new body of laws for selection of the next Coptic pope.

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