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"Jewish nose" jokes aren't funny - in fact, they're dangerous

In the Muslim world today caricatures of Jews with stereotypical noses regularly appear in viciously anti-Israel editorial cartoons. Op-ed/

"Jewish nose" jokes aren't funny - in fact, they're dangerous

The anti-Israel LGBT community should think again

The anti-Israel LGBT community should think again

'Dual citizenship - only in life or death cases'

Muslims barred from living in, visiting non-Muslim countries, Saudi scholar insists.

Saudi scholar: 'Western citizenship? Only in life or death case'

Kuwaiti writer to Arab world: Recognize Israel

Popular Kuwaiti columnist pens article calling on Arab, Muslim world to 'immediately recognize Israel,' drop terms like 'Zionist entity.'

Kuwaiti writer tells Arab world: Recognize Israel

Oren: Obama Obsessed with Pleasing Muslim World

MK Michael Oren under fire from fellow Israeli politicians in the wake of second op-ed attacking US President's relationship with Israel.

MKs Slam Oren's Claim Obama Obsessed with Pleasing Muslim World

Muslim Prof. Says Muslims 'Threaten West'

Debate over Muslim immigration in Canada takes unique turn as Canadian non-Muslim columnist defends Islamization.

Muslim Prof. Says Islamic Immigration 'Threatens West'

Survey: Egypt Overtaking Saudis In Conservativism

Survey of 7 Arab countries: Saudis think women should cover all but eyes in public, yet half for women choosing clothes.

Survey: Egypt Overtaking Saudis As Most Conservative

Saudi Foreign Minister Cancels U.N. Speech

Angry over the UN's "inability to resolve Palestine issue," Saudi Arabia cancels its address to the UN General Assembly.

Saudi Foreign Minister Cancels U.N. Speech

UK Judge to Rule on Full-Face Muslim Veil

A UK Judge is set to rule on whether Muslim women should be forced to remove the niqab, a full-face veil when giving evidence in court.

UK Judge to Rule on Full-Face Muslim Veil

Violence Spreads over Face Veil Ban in France

At least 20 cars were torched and four people arrested in a second night of rioting after French police enforced a ban on the face veil.

Violence Spreads over Face Veil Ban in France

Jordanian Court Denies Bail to Abu Qatada

A Jordanian court denied bail to Salafi Islamist Abu Qatada, extradited to the country from Britain to face terrorism charges.

Jordanian Court Denies Bail to Radical Islamic Cleric Abu Qatada

'Halalgoogling' Blocks Anti-Muslim Content

A new online search engine is blocking web content deemed “haram,” or forbidden in Islam.

'Halalgoogling' Blocks Anti-Muslim Content

Clashes in France Over Enforcing Veil Ban

At least five people were injured when a mob rioted in a Paris suburb over enforcement of the ban on full-face veils in France

Clashes in France Over Enforcing Veil Ban

Kuwaiti MPs: 'It is Permitted' to Deal With Israel

Two Kuwaiti Members of Parliament gave their approval for the kingdom to have dealings with Israel, according to MEMRI.

Two Kuwaiti MPs: 'It is Permitted' to Deal With Israel

Petition Blasts Ramadan Anti-Semitic Series

Pro-Israel blogger initiates petition urging human rights groups to condemn an anti-Semitic Ramadan mini-series.

Petition Blasts Ramadan Anti-Semitic Television Series

Britain Bars Anti-Islam Activists from Country

Great Britain has barred American anti-Islam activists, including Pamela Geller, from entering the country, labeling them “extremists”.

Britain Bars US Anti-Islam Activists from Entering Country

Neturei Karta: Attack on Dutch Jew Israel's Fault

A member of the Neturei Karta group, was viciously attacked by a Muslim. The reason, according to the group? Israel's existence

Neturei Karta: Attack by Muslim on Amsterdam Jew Israel's Fault

Jewish Support for London Muslims Following Attack

Jewish groups in London offer support, solidarity after suspected arson at an Islamic community center.

UK Jews Express Support for Local Muslims Following Attack

US Slams Suspended Sentences for Embassy Attackers

US slams Tunisia for giving suspended sentences to 20 individuals convicted of attacking the American embassy, burning school in Tunis.

US Slams Suspended Sentences for American Embassy Attackers

Imams Pray for Holocaust Victims at Auschwitz

Muslim leaders from across the globe pray for the Holocaust dead, during a visit to the Auschwitz death camp.

Muslim Imams Pray for Holocaust Victims at Auschwitz

Muslim Clerics to Visit Auschwitz

Muslim clerics to visit the former Nazi German Auschwitz death camp as part of a Holocaust awareness and anti-genocide program.

Muslim Clerics to Visit Auschwitz in Anti-Genocide Program

Muslim Cleric Probed Over Har HaBayit Disturbance

Israeli police question Jerusalem's most senior Muslim cleric on suspicion of disturbance and throwing chairs at Jews on Temple Mount.

Muslim Cleric Probed Over 'Throwing Chairs at Jews' in Jerusalem

Swedish Muslim Politician Resigns Over Allegiances

A Muslim Swedish politician resigned from his post on Sunday after coming under intense scrutiny for holding anti-Semitic views.

Swedish Muslim Politician Resigns Over Anti-Jewish Allegiances

Austrian Leader Opposed to Adding Jewish Holidays

The archbishop of Vienna has expressed opposition to adding Jewish and Muslim high holidays to the list of official Austrian holidays.

Austrian Leader Opposed to Incorporating Jewish Holidays

Muslims Hurl Rocks at Jews on Temple Mount

Extremist Muslims tried on the 7th day of Passover but failed to prevent Jews from accessing the holiest site in Judaism, the Temple Mount.

Eve of Holiday, Muslims Hurl Rocks at Jews on Temple Mount

Court: Dismissal Over Muslim Veil 'Discriminatory'

French court ruled that Muslim woman who was fired for wearing Islamic headscarf at work was unfairly dismissed on basis of religion.

Top French Court Rules Dismissal Over Veil 'Discriminatory'

Gunmen Attack Church in Libya's Benghazi

Gunmen have attacked an Egyptian Coptic church in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, assaulting two priests.

Gunmen Attack Church in Libya's Benghazi: Ministry

Largest Anti-Muslim Ad Campaign Hits NY Subways

The group behind last year’s anti-Jihadist advertisements on NY subways is planning its largest campaign to date.

Largest Anti-Muslim Ad Campaign Hits NY Subway System

French Weekly to Publish Life of Mohammed Comics

A French weekly known for publishing satirical cartoons of Prophet Mohammed said it will release an educational comic book.

French Weekly to Publish Life of Mohammed Comics

'Hijab Payment' for Women at Iranian Nuclear Plant

Iran is paying female Russian technicians working at the Bushehr nuclear power plant to wear the Islamic headscarf, known as the hijab.

Iran Pays Russian Women Working at Nuclear Plant to Wear Hijab

Imam Accused of Inciting Hatred Against Jews

Tunisian group for minorities has lodged a complaint against an imam, accusing him of inciting hatred against Jews in a fiery sermon.

Tunisian Imam Accused of Inciting Hatred Against Jews

Judge: Anti-Islam Film to Stay on YouTube

Actress who appeared in anti-Muslim film blamed for sparking Mideast violence has lost another bid to have trailer removed from YouTube.

Judge: Anti-Islam Film to Stay on YouTube

Erdogan Places Second on Influential Muslim List

Turkish PM places second on list of Most Influential Muslims.

Erdogan Places Second on List of Most Influential Muslims

Saudi Woman Sues Ministry Over Driving Ban

A Saudi women’s rights activist filed a lawsuit against interior ministry over a decree banning women from obtaining driving licenses.

Saudi Woman Sues Ministry Over Driving Ban

Obama Twitter Impersonator to Implement Sharia Law

Marking Obama’s re-election, Arab impersonator tweeted that president will slaughter a sheep as ‘sacrifice’ to celebrate.

Obama Twitter Impersonator Captures Attention of Muslim World

Morsi Hopes Obama Victory Will Boost 'Friendship'

Egyptian President congratulated Obama on re-election victory, saying he hoped it would strengthen “friendship” between the countries.

Egypt's Morsi Hopes Obama Victory Will Boost 'Friendship'

Al-Qaeda Forms All-Female Brigade to Attack West

Al-Qaeda has formed all-female brigade to infiltrate and hit Western military bases, as they are less likely than men to attract suspicion.

Video: Al-Qaeda Forms All-Female Brigade to Attack Westplayer

Saudi King Demands UN Religion Resolution

Saudi King Abdullah demanded a U.N. resolution Saturday condemning insults on religions.

Saudi King Demands UN Resolution Condemning Religious Insults

10,000 Muslims Rally Outside Google's UK Offices

An estimated 10,000 Muslims protested outside Google’s offices in London in an attempt to force the company to remove anti-Islam film.

Video: Thousands of Muslims Protest Outside Google HQ in Londonplayer

Obama Urged to Break Ties with Muslim Brotherhood

Simon Wiesenthal Center urges Obama to cut off contacts with the Muslim Brotherhood after anti-Semitic call for Jihad against Israel.

Obama Urged to Cut Ties with Muslim Brotherhood