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“Turkey is debt free” says Hamza Yusuf. Really?

I was sent the above video today. It features the well known Muslim speaker Hamza Yusuf speaking at a meeting of the Islamic Society of North America back in 2013 where he made the following remarks: “The reality of Turkey … Continue reading

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Turkey Goes Backwards By Refusing To Teach Evolution To Schoolchildren

The news this week that the Islam-oriented Turkish government has decided to remove the teaching of evolution from the national curriculum is a sad reminder of the continuing poor state of the Muslim world and the multiple problems many Muslims are … Continue reading

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Craig Murray on the killing of Cengiz Songur

Craig Murray has written a very moving and troubling piece about the death of Cengiz Songur (above). Cengiz was one of several Turkish nationals killed by the Israeli commandos who boarded the Mavi Marmara aid flotilla last summer. Craig has just … Continue reading

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Daily Telegraph apologises for bullshit Iran story

  Last September I blogged about how the Daily Telegraph had just printed a nonsense story alleging that Iran was bankrolling the Turkish AK Party. The Telegraph’s story – by one of its longtime bullshitters, Con Coughlin – came at a … Continue reading

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Coughlin’s story about Iran’s alleged $25 million donation to AK Party disappears from Telegraph website

Well, what a surprise. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Daily Telegraph’s Con Coughlin and his laughably piss-poor story alleging that Iran had donated $25 million to Turkey’s ruling AK Party. Coughlin’s story was noticeably missing any … Continue reading

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Con Coughlin on Iran’s ‘$25 million donation’ to Turkey’s ruling party

The Daily Telegraph’s Con Coughlin has written an interesting article about an alleged donation of $25 million by Iran’s government to Turkey’s ruling AK Party. The article is interesting because it tells you far more about the reporter, Con Coughlin, … Continue reading

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PM Cameron describes Gaza as a ‘prison camp’

In a speech in Turkey today, the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, criticised Israel’s ‘unacceptable’ blockade of Gaza and described the conditions there as resembling a ‘prison camp’. The Jewish Chronicle has said that the remarks were ‘calculated to endear … Continue reading

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