Middle East

Israel: Central Bureau of Statistics reports Muslim growth rate still highest in Israel

By | 2017-09-13T11:36:29+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Culture, Israel, Middle East, News|

Central Bureau of Statistics releases a report detailing statistics concerning Israel's Muslim population before Eid al-Adha; Israel's 1.534 million Muslims are 17.7% of the populace; Muslim growth rate, unemployment are highest in country despite fertility rate dropping steadily. YNetNews.com|Ahiya Raved|Published:  30.08.17 , 17:41 In honor of the Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice, taking [...]

Mauro on American ISIS Child: Modern-Day Nazism

By | 2017-08-28T09:01:40+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Interviews - TV, ISIS, Middle East|

After ISIS issued a video of an American child fighter threatening President Donald Trump, Clarion’s Shillman Fellow Ryan Mauro says this Islamic State tactic is simply “modern-day Naziism.” Watch Mauro explain why ISIS issued the video and what our response should be. Request interviews here

Ryan Mauro: Spanish Intel Warned of Salafi “Parallel Societies”back in 2011

By | 2017-08-21T06:16:25+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Interviews - TV, ISIS, Middle East|

Ryan Mauro Interview with Fox News (Abby Huntsman) Published on Aug 18, 2017 Clarion Project's national security analyst and Shillman Fellow, Prof. Ryan Mauro, explains that a Spanish intelligence report warned back in 2011 that foreign-funded Salafists were created "parallel societies" in Spain, four years before ISIS even burst onto the scene.

Silence as ISNA Kicks Out Gay Muslims From Conference

By | 2017-08-15T07:53:23+00:00 August 15th, 2017|ISIS, Middle East, Op-Ed, Politics|

If you go into a bomb shelter, close the door and put on headphones, you’ll hear the sound of progressives reacting to how a top Muslim-American group discriminated against pro-LGBT Muslims: Total silence. The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) shockingly kicked out a pro-LGBT Muslim group named Muslims for Progressive Values from its table [...]

State Dept. Hosts Muslim Brotherhood Coalition

By | 2017-08-15T08:07:37+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Islam, Middle East, Op-Ed, Politics|

Islamist groups still have an open door to the State Department under Secretary Tillerson. A coalition of Muslim Brotherhood groups is boasting that it was granted a visit to the department to provide their perspective on the Temple Mount crisis. The U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) is an umbrella of Islamist extremist groups that [...]

It Doesn’t End With Davis: Radical Mosques in America

By | 2017-08-15T07:52:47+00:00 August 10th, 2017|ISIS, Islam, Middle East, Op-Ed|

The Islamic Center of Davis, led by an extremist anti-Semitic imam that petitioners want fired, is not an anomaly. There have been many Islamist preachers in America who teach such extremism or belong to radical organizations. Here are 5 examples: 1.Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center, Falls Church, Virginia The mosque was founded by members of the [...]

Danger Signs for Israel Coming From Parts of Trump Administration

By | 2017-08-14T20:52:10+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Articles, International, ISIS, Islam, Israel, Middle East, Politics|

Israel and its supporters in the West are seeing danger signs coming from parts of the Trump Administration. Since taking office, the camp that views Israel as a liability and “root cause” of Islamic extremism has been gaining ground. That camp is at odds with those who view the Islamist ideology as the root cause [...]

Syrian Kurds Declare ‘Respect for Homosexual Rights’

By | 2017-08-01T10:02:11+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Humanitarian, International, ISIS, Islam, Middle East, Op-Ed|

The Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-led rebel force that includes Arabs and Christians, just said it has “deep respect for human rights, including the rights of homosexuals.” In a region where homosexuals face severe hatred and even death penalties, those words are rare and powerful. People hold rainbow and Iraqi flags during the Pride [...]

Israelis, Palestinians agree to crucial water deal

By | 2017-07-23T18:01:10+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Articles, Israel, Middle East|

  Karen Faulkner recently completed a Master's degree in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. She made Aliyah in 2006 and lives in Jerusalem. Israelis, Palestinians agree to crucial water deal US Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt (C), sits with Tzachi Hanegbi (L), Israeli Minister of Regional Cooperation and Palestinian Authority Water [...]