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Giant mosque for 40,000 may be built at London Olympics (Great News For Great Britain)
The Sunday Times (London) ^ | 11/27/2005

Posted on 11/27/2005 6:44:11 AM PST by FerdieMurphy

A MASSIVE mosque that will hold 40,000 worshippers is being proposed beside the Olympic complex in London to be opened in time for the 2012 Games.

The project’s backers hope the mosque and its surrounding buildings would hold a total of 70,000 people, only 10,000 fewer than the Olympic stadium. Its futuristic design features wind turbines instead of the traditional minarets, while a translucent latticed roof would replace the domes seen on most mosques. The complex is designed to become the “Muslim quarter” for the Games, acting as a hub for Islamic competitors and spectators.

“It will be something never seen before in this country. It is a mosque for the future as part of the British landscape,” said Abdul Khalique, a senior member of Tablighi Jamaat, a worldwide Islamic missionary group that is proposing the mosque as its new UK headquarters.

Tablighi Jamaat has come under scrutiny from western security agencies since 9/11. Two years ago, according to The New York Times, a senior FBI anti-terrorism official claimed it was a recruiting ground for Al-Qaeda. British police investigated a report that Mohammad Sidique Khan, leader of the July 7 London bombers, had attended its present headquarters in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. In August, Bavaria expelled three members of the organisation on the grounds that it promoted Islamic extremism.

Defenders of Tablighi Jamaat say that it is not political and confines itself to humanitarian work. It was founded in India under the British Raj and has many members in Pakistan and Bangladesh.

The east London complex would have by far the largest capacity of any religious building in Britain. The biggest at present is the Baitul Futuh in Morden, Surrey, which holds about 10,000 worshippers. Liverpool’s Anglican cathedral, the largest Christian place of worship, has a capacity of 3,000.

The new building will be called the London Markaz (Arabic for centre) and will be built in place of an existing mosque on a 10-acre site 500 yards from the Olympic development.

The three-storey mosque will be designed to accommodate more than 40,000 worshippers. Its sweeping roof is intended to evoke tented cities. The complex would include a garden, school, library and accommodation for visiting worshippers.

Islamic calligraphy would cover the walls and ceilings, the washing areas would have cascading water to mimic a stream, and the complex’s buildings would be adapted to allow extra worshippers during festivals such as Eid, accommodating a further 30,000 visitors.

Ali Mangera, the London and Barcelona-based architect who is designing the mosque, said: “People in this country build mosques with fake domes and plastic minarets to look like the mosques back home. Islam has traditionally been at the forefront of technology and change. The Markaz will reflect this. It will be more than a mosque. The whole idea behind it is to break down barriers.”

Mangera has previously worked with leading British architects including Zaha Hadid, designer of the Cardiff opera house. Mangera and Tablighi Jamaat are in negotiations with Newham council, the Greater London Authority and the Thames Gateway Development Corporation for planning permission.

Sunil Sahadevan, a planning officer at Newham council, said: “We are working towards the mosque application with the organisers and discussions are ongoing. The application will be finalised over the next year.”

It is estimated that the project would cost more than £100m and donations are being sought from Britain and abroad.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2012olympics; 2evil4words; death; effem; islam; mooselimbs; mosque; mosques; muslims; targetrich; terror; ukmuslims
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The complex is designed to become the “Muslim quarter” for the Games, acting as a hub for Islamic competitors and spectators.

It will be a "hub" alright. A hub for terrorist activities such as bomb manufacturing and gun and ammo distribution center.

1 posted on 11/27/2005 6:44:13 AM PST by FerdieMurphy
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To: FerdieMurphy

They might be smart if they placed a listening and video recording divice about every square centimeter throughout the building.


2 posted on 11/27/2005 6:49:06 AM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: FerdieMurphy
It will be a "hub" alright. A hub for terrorist activities such as bomb manufacturing and gun and ammo distribution center.

That's one reason I worry about the United States:



3 posted on 11/27/2005 6:50:05 AM PST by SheLion (Trying to make a life in the BLUE state of Maine!)
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To: FerdieMurphy

When I read the title, I was sure this article had to be from The Onion but apparently not. Are the Brits as self-destructive as the French?


4 posted on 11/27/2005 6:50:45 AM PST by StockAyatollah
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To: FerdieMurphy

What th....

They ought to be barring mooselimb countries, not building nests for the vipers.


5 posted on 11/27/2005 6:52:35 AM PST by dsc
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To: FerdieMurphy
See also:

Meadowlands sets aside prayer spaces at stadium for Muslims

Giants Stadium Offers Prayer Area After Muslim Outcry

Giants Stadium sets aside prayer spaces after flap

6 posted on 11/27/2005 6:54:43 AM PST by quantim (Detroit is the New Orleans of the north. It was settled by the French and liberals still run it.)
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To: SheLion
"The three-storey mosque will be designed to accommodate more than 40,000 worshippers. Its sweeping roof is intended to evoke tented cities. The complex would include a garden, school, library, accommodation for visiting worshippers, along with an IED warehouse and a bomb belt factory."
7 posted on 11/27/2005 6:54:59 AM PST by No Blue States
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To: FerdieMurphy

I'm gonna hurl. Arrogant Muzzies! Muhammad's cult is IN YOUR FACE 365 DAYS A YEAR


8 posted on 11/27/2005 6:55:10 AM PST by dennisw (You shouldn't let other people get your kicks for you - Bob Dylan)
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To: FerdieMurphy

"The complex is designed to become the “Muslim quarter” for the Games, acting as a hub for Islamic competitors and spectators..."

...and terrorists. If these Moooslims are going to be allowed into the civilized world, they should be integrated with everyone else and given no special treatment (save for racial profiling that includes a daily body search), rather than given a "quarter" from which to carry out their barbarous plots.


9 posted on 11/27/2005 6:56:10 AM PST by cloud8
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To: FerdieMurphy
Surely they preach Love, understanding, and tolerance there...
10 posted on 11/27/2005 6:56:41 AM PST by Dallas59 (“You love life, while we love death"( Al-Qaeda & Democratic Party)
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To: SheLion
The map omits the two LARGE mosques in Ohio.

One is located just North of Cincinnati's outer belt while the other is located just South of Toledo.

Hard to miss these two as they're just next to I-75.

11 posted on 11/27/2005 6:57:29 AM PST by FerdieMurphy (For English press one. Only in America!)
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To: FerdieMurphy

Next...the moozies will DEMAND that women be covered in certain events, Jews be barred from the entire games and everyone MUST pray to Yecha every 2 hours...


12 posted on 11/27/2005 7:00:06 AM PST by Dallas59 (“You love life, while we love death"( Al-Qaeda & Democratic Party)
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To: cloud8
... they should be integrated with everyone else and given no special treatment...

Au contraire, mon ami.

(Some French lingo there to show I bear no malice towards frogs.)

No way should society do what the mooseslimes want. They would really go on a murder binge if they were amidst polite society.

In America they need to be rounded up and placed in camps until they can be deported.

These are ALL dangerous subhumans.

13 posted on 11/27/2005 7:01:08 AM PST by FerdieMurphy (For English press one. Only in America!)
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To: FerdieMurphy
Target coordinates.

Latitude: 51° 30' North

Longitude: 0° 07' West

When a Jdam visits a Mosque, mankind benefits.

14 posted on 11/27/2005 7:01:20 AM PST by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: quantim
Thanks!

Utterly ridiculous!

15 posted on 11/27/2005 7:04:04 AM PST by FerdieMurphy (For English press one. Only in America!)
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To: cloud8

We should be more proactive and make the IslamoPukes do things like ...wearing clown shoes.


16 posted on 11/27/2005 7:05:55 AM PST by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: SheLion

That map is old, and needs an update. For example, where's Lashkar-e-toiba on that map?

http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0810/p02s01-ussc.html

Are terrorist cells still in the US?


17 posted on 11/27/2005 7:07:11 AM PST by CarrotAndStick (The articles posted by me needn't necessarily reflect my opinion.)
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To: FerdieMurphy
The biggest at present is the Baitul Futuh in Morden, Surrey, which holds about 10,000 worshippers. Liverpool’s Anglican cathedral, the largest Christian place of worship, has a capacity of 3,000.

Just needed to see it in print once more.

18 posted on 11/27/2005 7:08:26 AM PST by mtbopfuyn (Legality does not dictate morality... Lavin)
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To: SheLion
That map is 3 years old. Thousands/millions more have moved in the interim.
19 posted on 11/27/2005 7:11:16 AM PST by mtbopfuyn (Legality does not dictate morality... Lavin)
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To: ncountylee

> make the IslamoPukes do things like ...wearing clown shoes.

I have a few things in mind relating to pork and the koran. But seriously folks, if you build it, they will come. Just say NO to mosks.


20 posted on 11/27/2005 7:13:22 AM PST by cloud8
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To: FerdieMurphy

None are better than Freepers in digging for information. I think it would be valuable for someone in the FR forum to create a clearing house of the same kind of information you are providing. All of us in our areas may know of other, less known sites and compiling this info might prevent future "events" or at least head them off.

Freepers cover the entire US and then some, what a network.


21 posted on 11/27/2005 7:14:39 AM PST by brushcop (We lift up our military serving in harm's way and pray for total victory and a safe return.)
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To: FerdieMurphy

Ali Mangera,"Islam has traditionally been at the forefront of technology and change."I had to read that twice.If it weren't for the west,islam would still be in the Middle Ages.


22 posted on 11/27/2005 7:16:31 AM PST by Thombo2
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To: FerdieMurphy; ninenot; sittnick; steve50; Hegemony Cricket; Willie Green; Wolfie; ex-snook; FITZ; ..
"It will be something never seen before in this country. It is a mosque for the future as part of the British landscape,"

How many churches are in Saudi Arabia?

23 posted on 11/27/2005 7:17:09 AM PST by A. Pole (" There is no other god but Free Market, and Adam Smith is his prophet ! ")
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To: A. Pole

You jest?


24 posted on 11/27/2005 7:20:09 AM PST by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: CarrotAndStick
That map is old, and needs an update. For example, where's Lashkar-e-toiba on that map?

This is the second map published by Steve Emerson.  The Mosque's are popping up faster then a map can be made.

Scary, isn't it?

25 posted on 11/27/2005 7:20:36 AM PST by SheLion (Trying to make a life in the BLUE state of Maine!)
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To: A. Pole

"How many churches are in Saudi Arabia?"

I'd rather we set higher standards to be honest...


26 posted on 11/27/2005 7:20:53 AM PST by Canard
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To: FerdieMurphy

Islam will own the UK just about the time its finished. Nice timing.


27 posted on 11/27/2005 7:21:02 AM PST by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: FerdieMurphy
The map omits the two LARGE mosques in Ohio.

This is the second map published by Steve Emerson.  The Mosque's are popping up faster then a map can be made.

Scary, isn't it?

28 posted on 11/27/2005 7:22:17 AM PST by SheLion (Trying to make a life in the BLUE state of Maine!)
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To: FerdieMurphy

It should be built of brick...so it will be nice and strong...BRICKS OF C-4.


29 posted on 11/27/2005 7:22:39 AM PST by woofer2425 (Kerry LIED)
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To: SheLion

Sure it is. Couple it with the illegals, and the chances that they might convert to Islam, it is scary indeed!


30 posted on 11/27/2005 7:23:57 AM PST by CarrotAndStick (The articles posted by me needn't necessarily reflect my opinion.)
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To: FerdieMurphy
"Giant mosque for 40,000 may be built at London Olympics "

Good. Let me know when it's fully occupied and please provide the coordinates.

31 posted on 11/27/2005 7:25:41 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Free Sirhan Sirhan, after all, the bastard who killed Mary Jo Kopechne is walking around free)
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To: FerdieMurphy

It's the end of the British. next these muslims will claim spiritual ownership of the land.. and have a nice litle jihad against the british... some years after the olympics. just watch


32 posted on 11/27/2005 7:25:52 AM PST by Cinnamon
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To: CarrotAndStick
This border issue is unreal.

Fox News did a documentary interviewing a Border Patrol man and his wife (last year), who live in a trailer right on this side of the fence.  They are BEGGING for our government to send help down to them, ANY kind of help.  Even if is our  National Guards.

Night after night, the Border patrol and his wife wearing night goggles take pictures for proof.  Thousands are coming across in hordes.  And that IS night after night. Fox News even showed the video tapes that the Border and his wife have been  taking of these people jumping the fence and running.

The Fox Newsman (I forget his name.  He has the gray hair, is tall, thin with a long thin face), spent the night with this couple, also using night goggles to watch for himself.

The next morning, they walked about the yard.  She said that they are NOT all Mexican's.  That they have found the books of the Koran and prayer rugs dropped in haste as the people jumped the fence and ran on into our Country.

She showed the rugs and the books to the Fox Newsman.  It was horrifying. 

What with all the Mosque's in our Country, what better shelter for the terrorists to find shelter?  They are here, people.  Scattered all over the United States.

HOW TO FIND A MOSQUE NEAR YOU

Muslim population of the USA? 

Congressman refuses to probe illegal alien
terrorist cell in his own district

January 28, 2005 - Despite widespread news reports linking Moroccan Muslims to worldwide terrorism, Florida Congressman Ric Keller (R-8-FL) has declined to call for a formal FBI or Government Accounting Office (GAO) investigation of Orlando Homeland Security official Mary Schneider's concrete evidence of green card bribery of immigration officials by illegal Moroccan Muslims linked to a terrorist cell in Keller's central Florida congressional district--the hub of Sunshine State tourism and airline traffic.

Our interview with the Orlando immigration adjudication officer revealed that Keller, who is a member of the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security told Mary Schneider "your problem is not a matter within the purview of a federal agency." Full Story

"It is a certain fact that not all Muslims are terrorists, but it is equally certain,and exceptionally painful, that almost all terrorists are Muslims..."

February 17, 2005

Feds Worry Over Al-Qaeda Use of Mexican Border

 

"New intelligence information strongly suggests that Al Qaeda has considered infiltrating the United States through the Mexican border, top government officials told Congress on Wednesday," according to the AP. "In his written testimony, Admiral Loy cited recent information from investigations and detentions as the basis for his concern about the Mexican border. He added, "Several Al Qaeda leaders believe operatives can pay their way into the country through Mexico and also believe illegal entry is more advantageous than legal entry for operational security reasons."http://www.steinreport.com/

Time magazine quote:
“The number of illegal aliens flooding into the US this year will total 3 million - enough to fill 22,000 Boeing 727-700 airliners, or 60 flights every day for a year.”


33 posted on 11/27/2005 7:27:03 AM PST by SheLion (Trying to make a life in the BLUE state of Maine!)
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To: FerdieMurphy

At least we know where the next cruise missle should hit


34 posted on 11/27/2005 7:30:24 AM PST by osok
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To: SheLion
Our government sleeps dreaming pleasant politically correct dreams of kindly muslims extending the hand of friendship to Americans.

Meanwhile our president invites scores of them to the White House to enjoy a post (or pre) Ramadan feast. No roast pork served, however.

Our government is killing us.

35 posted on 11/27/2005 7:32:10 AM PST by FerdieMurphy (For English press one. Only in America!)
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To: FerdieMurphy

It is a Trojan Horse


36 posted on 11/27/2005 7:32:25 AM PST by NorseWood
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To: NorseWood

All mosques are Trojan Horses.


37 posted on 11/27/2005 7:33:14 AM PST by FerdieMurphy (For English press one. Only in America!)
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To: SheLion

Dunno how they left Tempe, AZ an Scottsdale, AZ out.

One of the hijackers lived in Tempe and took flight lessons in Scottsdale.


38 posted on 11/27/2005 7:40:07 AM PST by adam_az (It's the border, stupid!)
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To: FerdieMurphy
Our government is killing us.

The Mosque started moving in during the Clinton years.  I think some were already here even before him.

Now, it just seems that all open ground in any city is fresh field for a huge Mosque.  And, as with all big families, they have to have a few black sheep.  It's the black sheep they are harboring that makes me very uneasy.

39 posted on 11/27/2005 7:40:29 AM PST by SheLion (Trying to make a life in the BLUE state of Maine!)
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To: adam_az
Dunno how they left Tempe, AZ an Scottsdale, AZ out.

This is the second map published by Steve Emerson.  The Mosque's are popping up faster then a map can be made.

Scary, isn't it?

40 posted on 11/27/2005 7:41:36 AM PST by SheLion (Trying to make a life in the BLUE state of Maine!)
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To: FerdieMurphy

Why don't they just let the Muslims take over Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London too? Also, may I suggest Queen Elizabeth II step down to make room for Sultan Abu-Musa al-Zarqawi to ascend to the throne of England while they are at it.


42 posted on 11/27/2005 7:48:59 AM PST by nwrep
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To: SheLion
Time magazine quote:

“The number of illegal aliens flooding into the US this year will total 3 million - enough to fill 22,000 Boeing 727-700 airliners, or 60 flights every day for a year.”

Thank you very much President Bush for closing the borders and protecting our country from foreign invasion! /sarcasm still on.

43 posted on 11/27/2005 7:50:08 AM PST by RetiredArmy (I have no faith in any politician or political party any more. They all lie for their agendas.)
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To: RetiredArmy
We must pray for peaceful coexistance with the muslims for the sake of political correctness.

Take a muslim home for lunch. Get to know them. We can't judge their religion by the number of people they've murdered by one way or another.

Give them a chance, but never offer them a sausage sandwich or give them a pigskin wallet.

44 posted on 11/27/2005 7:58:02 AM PST by FerdieMurphy (For English press one. Only in America!)
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To: SheLion

"This is the second map published by Steve Emerson. The Mosque's are popping up faster then a map can be made."

The stuff i mention is going back to the 9/11 plot, his map is obviously incomplete.


45 posted on 11/27/2005 7:58:24 AM PST by adam_az (It's the border, stupid!)
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To: FerdieMurphy

I guess this is the beast in revelation.. all goverments on earth sleeping with her.. and the UN is the pimp


46 posted on 11/27/2005 8:00:02 AM PST by Cinnamon
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To: FerdieMurphy
...while the other is located just South of Toledo.

Perrysburg, specifically. I drive by this turd frequently:


47 posted on 11/27/2005 8:00:57 AM PST by Recovering Hermit (Amateur naked ear squatter.)
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48 posted on 11/27/2005 8:03:06 AM PST by petercooper (I was misled. I actually voted for the war, before I could use 20/20 hindsight to vote against it.)
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To: FerdieMurphy
This what is technically referred to as a "target-rich environment" (evil grin)

One MOAB, roll credits, cut to commercial. . .

49 posted on 11/27/2005 8:05:26 AM PST by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border: I dare you to try and cross it. . .)
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To: Canard
I'd rather we set higher standards.

Agreed. We shouldn't blow up Muslim women and children as part of a religious war.

;-)

btw there was an excellent CSPAN program this morning featuring Richard Perle and another scholar on the Saudi's connection to Islamic extremism and terrorism. You will be happy to know that the majority of high ranking former U.S. government officials considered experts on the Middle East are on the Saudi payroll. :-(

An end to the Saudi regime will be a major step forward to an end to Islamic terrorism around the world. Toppling that unstable regime would be no more difficult than a gentle tap on a domino.

Someday some White House will figure this out--the question is how many Americans will have to die in terrorist attacks before then?
50 posted on 11/27/2005 8:07:31 AM PST by cgbg (MSM and Democratic treason--fifty years and counting...)
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