Londonistan


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Londonistan

(lʌnˈdʌnɪˌstɑːn)
n
(Placename) an informal name for London, as considered by some people as a base for radical Islamists
[C20: from London + Persian -stan place of; modelled on Pakistan and Afghanistan]
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Pam fod angen i hanner holl ddarlledu Cymraeg y bore gael ei roi i'r syrcas yma a'r trydar hanner-pan am Londonistan? Does gen i ddim ateb.
The Foreign Secretary said he agreed "150 per cent" with the "sentiment" behind the US president's attack on London's mayor - despite it including the word "Londonistan".
The issue of President Trump retweeting Katy Hopkins' claim the capital was becoming "Londonistan" had been raised during an earlier hustings, when candidateJeremy Huntsaid he backed the "sentiment" of the tweet "150%".
The original post by Hopkins called the capital "Stab-City" and "Khan's Londonistan" alongside two screenshots of BBC News articles detailing the violence.
Mr Hunt said he agreed "150%" with the "sentiment" of right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins' comment about "Londonistan" retweeted by the president - despite it being labelled racist.
The original post by Ms Hopkins called the capital "Stab-City" and "Khan's Londonistan" alongside two screenshots of BBC News articles detailing the violence.
The original post by Hopkins called the capital "Stab-City" and "Khan's Londonistan", alongside two screenshots of BBC News articles detailing the violence.
Having a Muslim mayor Sadiq Khan, London has been termed as Londonistan by critics.
Just last year, the current Conservative London mayoral candidate, Shaun Bailey, shared an image online that described me as the "mad mullah" of "Londonistan".
What would he do in London.a country which is turning into Londonistan," he said.
Just on a lark, I spent the next week or so collecting headlines that reflect how peaceful "Londonistan" has become since the Brits banned the very instruments of peace and freedom that won them their war in the early 1940s.
The novel's Arabic title translates as The Virgins of Londonistan, and the city--London as experienced by Arabic immigrants--is the book's third major character.