• French Muslims defend Christians from the East

    by  • September 17, 2014

    The French Council of the Muslim Faith came to the defense of Christians from the East, denouncing the “barbarity” of jihadists and a “crime against humanity” in a solemn appeal made at the Great Mosque of Paris. “The Call of Paris,” will be followed by responses on September 12 in every French mosque and...

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    The Three Silences of Islam in France

    by  • September 17, 2014

    A number of Muslim leaders have spoken up within the last week condemning the violence of the Islamic State, an initiative that Jean-Marie Guénois looks at with caution. In his recent op-ed he states that the initiative launched by Dalil Boubakeur, rector of the Great Mosque of Paris and president of the French Council...

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    Muslims of Hérault and Gard are boycotting sheep slaughter for Eid

    by  • September 17, 2014

    Muslims from Hérault and Gard have decided to use the money allotted for purchasing sheep for slaughter during Eid Al-Adha for a school project or for a charitable association. The “boycott” is to raise awareness among local authorities around problems faced during the holiday. On September 8 Muslim residents received an anonymous text message...

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    Video: Frenchman suspected of taking children to fight jihad

    by  • September 17, 2014

    A French woman has reported that her 3-year-old daughter, Jana, was kidnapped by her father and taken to Syria to fight alongside jihadists. The girl’s mother suspects that her ex partner Eddy Leroux and his new girlfriend Jihane took her daughter. She expected Jana home in August and filed a report after she received...

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    Medical treatment of IS members in Turkey

    by  • September 17, 2014

    The daily newspaper Der Standard reports, that some of the IS leaders and their companions were receiving medical treatment in Turkey. Ahmet EL H, a close friend of Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi, was under the IS members, which were receiving medical care in Turkey. According to the newspaper, Ahmet EL H was seriously injured mid-August...

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