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The hypocrisy of Tony Blair's Middle East vision | Arun Kundnani

Thu, 24/04/2014 - 3:24pm
Blair's simplistic formula for tackling radical Islam is leading him to support some of the most oppressive forces in the regionTony Blair's speech this week at Bloomberg in London reveals a ...
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Syria anti-terror plan slammed by parents and community groups

Thu, 24/04/2014 - 1:54pm
Police asking people to snoop on relatives criticised as unworkable and unrealistic, as 'police are not the Samaritans'A government campaign to urge Muslim women in Britain to tell the police if ...
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British Muslim women urged to inform police over Syria activity

Thu, 24/04/2014 - 1:40pm
Top counter-terror officer says any Briton fighting, or training to fight, in Syria should expect to be investigated on return to UKMuslim women should watch out for increased internet use or ...
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Nick Clegg backs Mets call for Muslims to stop sons joining Syria conflict video

Thu, 24/04/2014 - 12:22pm
Speaking on his regular phone-in radio show on LBC, deputy prime minister Nick Clegg backs the Metropolitan police initiative to stop young British men from joining the Syria conflict. The Lib Dem ...
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Syria crisis: stop your sons joining war, urges Met police

Thu, 24/04/2014 - 9:00am
Counter-terrorism officers make plea to Muslim women as more young men head off to fight in civil warPolice battling to prevent young Muslims heading to Syria to fight in the country's bitter ...
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Father of a jihadist who died in Syria conflict speaks out - video

Thu, 24/04/2014 - 6:25am
Abubaker Deghayes, 45, the father of Brighton teenager Abdullah Deghayes, 18, who was killed in Syria while fighting against the Assad regime, reflects on the decision by his son that ultimately ...
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Tony Blair's Islamist obsession is a smokescreen to defend 'blood for oil' | Nafeez Ahmed

Thu, 24/04/2014 - 6:00am
The ever-looming spectre of 'Them' distracts us from the deeper, systemic causes of the Crisis of CivilisationYesterday morning, Tony Blair - former Prime Minister and current Middle East envoy ...
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Portsmouth Muslims work with police to deter youth from the lure of Syria

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 11:24pm
Parents get guidance to spot children's intentions, after 10 young people leave for Syria in the past six months One city facing up to the lure exerted by the conflict in Syria on its young people ...
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Steve Bell on Tony Blair's extremism speech - cartoon

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 9:26pm
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This war on 'Islamism' only fuels hatred and violence | Seumas Milne

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 8:00pm
Tony Blair's anti-democratic tirade chimes with David Cameron's toxic manoeuvring at home and in the Muslim worldThe neocons are back. That toxic blend of messianic warmongering abroad and ...
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Ofsted hunt for Islamist 'infiltration' was harrowing says headteacher

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 6:16pm
Michael Gove 'radicalism' checks on Birmingham schools to beat alleged Operation Trojan Horse plot whip up complaintsA Birmingham headteacher whose school was among 18 in the city inspected as ...
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Tony Blair: radical Islam threat 'spreading' - video

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 6:14pm
Tony Blair warns in a keynote speech that the West must 'take sides' against radical Islam. The ex-British prime minister claims the spread of extremism is hampering efforts at 'peaceful ...
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Blair's speech on Islamic extremism generates strong reactions

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 1:53pm
International commentary focuses on former prime minister's credibility on the subject as much as the subject itselfTony Blair's speech seeking to rally global support for a confrontation with ...
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Tony Blair's speech calling for global drive to fight Islamist extremism - reaction: Politics live blog

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 1:10pm
Tony Blair's speech - Summary Twitter reaction - from journalists and commentators Twitter reaction - from politicians Lunchtime summary 2.07pm BST Tony Blair, the former prime minister, has ...
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Tony Blair: west must take sides against growing threat of radical Islam

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 10:32am
In keynote speech on Middle East, former PM blames Islamic extremism for failures of western intervention in regionWestern military intervention in the Middle East has so far failed due to the ...
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Modi is reaching out to India's Muslims and they may vote for him | Zahir Janmohamed

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 6:01am
BJP efforts to win over Muslims, especially in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, could well be effective if voters see it as a safe optionOn an unlit lane in Juhapura, a Muslim neighbourhood of Ahmedabad, ...
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Tony Blair to say battle against Islamic extremism is paramount

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 11:37pm
Former PM, who supported Egyptian military's overthrow of democratically elected government, to urge west to take sidesTony Blair will warn the west it needs to take sides in the Middle East and ...
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Education trust accused of Islamist 'Trojan Horse plot' receives hate mail

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 7:08pm
Birmingham trust at centre of Daily Telegraph allegations say intense media scrutiny could lead to unfair Ofsted inspectionsThe trust that runs schools at the centre of claims of a Islamist ...
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One ayatollah's stand for the Baha'i gives me great hope for Iran | Ibrahim Mogra

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 9:00am
The imam's gift to a persecuted community is part of a growing trend of Iranians championing the rights of fellow citizensNews from Iran has given me tremendous hope and optimism for peace between ...
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Eyewitness: Ahmedabad, India

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 11:04am
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