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Kosovo's top Islamic leader asks Detroit Muslims for support (Sponsored by US gov.)
http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/016239.php ^

Posted on 04/29/2007 2:35:12 PM PDT by kronos77

"With the blood of these shahids, with the lots of suffering of innocent people…we hope in the near future to be the newest state in the world."

Here's an intriguing story, sent in to us by Jim Jatras, Director of the American Council for Kosovo and a member of the Jihad Watch Board.

"Kosovo's top Islamic leader asks local Muslims for support," by Niraj Warikoo in the Detroit Free Press:

The top Islamic leader of Kosovo spoke to Muslims in metro Detroit today, asking them to support the independence of his province.

Mufti Naim Ternava, president of the Islamic Community of Kosovo, is in Michigan as part of a visit to the U.S. to garner support for making Kosovo an independent country. The Muslim-majority province is currently a part of Serbia.

"Pray for the independence of Kosovo," Ternava said through a translator during the Friday sermon to about two hundred Muslims at the Muslim Center of Detroit on Davison Ave. "Thousands of miles away from here, there are Muslim brothers in Kosovo who suffered for many, many years and who are close religious brothers with you."

Critics of Kosovo's independence worry that Kosovo would be a hotbed of extremism if it became a separate country, but Ternava and his assistant said that Kosovo's Muslim community is tolerant and modern.

Ternava also spoke with Muslims at the Southfield office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and at the Albanian Islamic Center in Harper Woods.

During his talk at the Muslim Center, Ternava said that "thousands of people…went as shahids (martyrs) during all these sufferings" that Kosovo went through.

"With the blood of these shahids, with the lots of suffering of innocent people…we hope in the near future to be the newest state in the world," he said.

Ternava also urged the crowd to follow the teachings of Islam.

"Islam is such a comprehensive religion which includes all what the family needs and what an individual needs in this world," he said. "Help others to understand it. Teach it to others."

During his U.S. trip, which is sponsored by the U.S. State Dept., Ternava is also visiting New York, and Washington D.C. to meet with Muslims and State Dept. officials.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: balkans; christianpersecution; clintonlegacy; dearbornistan; islam; kosovo; muhammadsminions; serbia; terror; wesleyclark; wrongplace; wrongside; wrongwar

1 posted on 04/29/2007 2:35:15 PM PDT by kronos77
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To: joan; Smartass; zagor-te-nej; Lion in Winter; Honorary Serb; jb6; Incorrigible; DTA; ma bell; ...

Ping!


2 posted on 04/29/2007 2:35:44 PM PDT by kronos77 (-www.savekosovo.org- and -www.kosovo.net- Save Kosovo from Islam!)
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To: kronos77

Detroit mosque

3 posted on 04/29/2007 2:37:49 PM PDT by James W. Fannin
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To: kronos77

“During his U.S. trip, which is sponsored by the U.S. State Dept., Ternava is also visiting New York, and Washington D.C. to meet with Muslims and State Dept. officials.”

Figures with a bunch dedicated to the advancement of “The Religion of Peace”! Why in heaven’s name are we taxpayers bering handed the bill for this? There is something seriously depraved about the ruling elites in this country...of both parties!


4 posted on 04/29/2007 2:39:44 PM PDT by Kolokotronis (Christ is Risen, and you, o death, are annihilated!)
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To: kronos77

“Pray for the independence of Kosovo,” Ternava said through a translator during the Friday sermon:


Translation for morons in Washington and their media enablers:

“Pray to the cult god allah to destroy whatever vestiges of Christianity exists in Kosovo,” Ternava said through a translator during the Friday jihad harangue.


5 posted on 04/29/2007 2:41:10 PM PDT by eleni121 (+ En Touto Nika! By this sign conquer! + Constantine the Great)
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To: Kolokotronis

Can’t disagree with that. This:

“...but Ternava and his assistant said that Kosovo’s Muslim community is tolerant and modern.”

Oh, okay, since Ternava says so, it must be true! They’re tolerant and modern after all! This khaffir gets it!


6 posted on 04/29/2007 2:44:02 PM PDT by Baladas
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To: kronos77
And when we become independent we will finish this job:


Another church destroyed by the "peaceful" muzzies in kosovo

7 posted on 04/29/2007 2:45:20 PM PDT by eleni121 (+ En Touto Nika! By this sign conquer! + Constantine the Great)
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To: Kolokotronis
Could it be more depraved that a DIE stamp after the 911 Atrocities?
[Who reads from right to left?]


8 posted on 04/29/2007 2:54:09 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: Diogenesis

I bet if we import more of them here, we can show the world how American culture is contagious enough to tame even this unruly cultural group. We’re getting a chance to try it out an d see!


9 posted on 04/29/2007 3:02:13 PM PDT by James W. Fannin
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To: Diogenesis

Many on this site have said it well before: “All I needed to know about Islam, I learned on 9/11.”


10 posted on 04/29/2007 3:02:45 PM PDT by turnrightnow (bink's mom)
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To: James W. Fannin

Within 10 years, Serbia will send troops to liberate America from Islam...


11 posted on 04/29/2007 3:07:09 PM PDT by kronos77 (-www.savekosovo.org- and -www.kosovo.net- Save Kosovo from Islam!)
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To: kronos77

On the bright side, within five years, France, Germany, and the UK will be so busy with their internal strife that they’ll be too busy to send troops to enforce the Dayton accords.


12 posted on 04/29/2007 3:09:38 PM PDT by James W. Fannin
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To: James W. Fannin

Didnt you know?

US troops lest Bosnia on jan. 1st 2007, British left 2 weeks ago, and Germans are leaving too.

Im not kidding.


13 posted on 04/29/2007 3:12:04 PM PDT by kronos77 (-www.savekosovo.org- and -www.kosovo.net- Save Kosovo from Islam!)
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To: kronos77
>>>>>>During his U.S. trip, which is sponsored by the U.S. State Dept., Ternava is also visiting New York, and Washington D.C. to meet with Muslims and State Dept. officials.<<<<<

Condi is disconnected from reality and trying to get support to her dead in the water Kosovo policy.

14 posted on 04/29/2007 3:38:53 PM PDT by DTA (Mr. President, Condi is asleep at the wheel !!!)
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To: DTA

Condi is going to need a roadmap for peace... in Detroit.


15 posted on 04/29/2007 3:50:40 PM PDT by James W. Fannin
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To: kronos77

Ksovo, like Hagai Sophis, should be a rallying center for western powers and all Christians to militarily oppose and remove the cancer on militant Islam.

Kosovo should belong to Orthodox Serbs, not to the floowers of a bandit chief who was a slaver, pedophile, murderer and liar.


16 posted on 04/29/2007 3:52:04 PM PDT by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts and guns made America great.)
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To: kronos77
""Islam is such a comprehensive religion which includes all what the family needs and what an individual needs in this world," he said. "Help others to understand it. Teach it to others." During his U.S. trip, which is sponsored by the U.S. State Dept.,"

If this is true, then the U.S. State Department is sponsoring the proselytising of a specific religion. But I suppose that's ok, since it's islam and not Christianity. God save America.

17 posted on 04/29/2007 4:01:45 PM PDT by CeasarsGhost
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To: kronos77; Kolokotronis; eleni121; DTA

But Stephen Schwartz and Hoppy say that Kosovo Albanians are good muslims, and could never be jihadis!

Anyone who would buy that load of Taqqia would buy the Brooklyn Bridge as well!!!! Especially when this Shiptar talks about “shahids”, a truly jihadi concept.

It’s time for the State Department and the rest of the government (no matter what party is in power) to stop colluding with CAiR and their international islamist pets, and to stand up for Judeo-Christian civilization!!!!


18 posted on 04/29/2007 4:44:08 PM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: kronos77; Kolokotronis; eleni121; DTA; FormerLib

Detroit isn’t just about muslims:

http://www.orthodoxdetroit.com/


19 posted on 04/29/2007 4:47:56 PM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: kronos77

20 posted on 04/29/2007 4:54:35 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth shall set you free))))
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To: James W. Fannin

A jihad center; a den of iniquity..


21 posted on 04/29/2007 5:39:15 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: turnrightnow; Hoplite; mark502inf

Allow me to ping two for Free Republic’s most notorious supporters of the new Jihadist state of Kosovo for you.

In case you start to wonder, their responses will be as incomprehensible as you imagine.


22 posted on 04/29/2007 6:27:15 PM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: kronos77

:) within less that 10 years, the UN will be sending troops to the U.S. to quell the violence and establish order................


23 posted on 04/29/2007 11:25:55 PM PDT by tgambill (I would like to comment.....)
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To: FormerLib
"Allow me to ping two for Free Republic’s most notorious supporters of the new Jihadist state of Kosovo for you. In case you start to wonder, their responses will be as incomprehensible as you imagine." I thought two of them got married and ethnicaly cleansed small Christian community to start small Islamic state of thier own!?
24 posted on 04/30/2007 1:42:29 AM PDT by kronos77 (-www.savekosovo.org- and -www.kosovo.net- Save Kosovo from Islam!)
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To: FormerLib
Oh my, I didn't know we had any nips in the wire here at FR.

This is going to be fun.

25 posted on 04/30/2007 1:57:09 AM PDT by expatguy (http://laotze.blogspot.com/)
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To: kronos77
Kosovo to be independent with or without U.N.: U.S.

By Paul Taylor

Sat Apr 28, 1:32 PM ET

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Kosovo will be independent with or without a United Nations resolution, and Russia should back an agreement to protect the Kosovo Serb minority, the United States said on Saturday.

Assistant Secretary of State Dan Fried said it was possible the latest Russian criticism of U.N. mediator Marti Ahtisaari's plan for the final status of the breakaway Serbian province meant Moscow intended to block a resolution.

"We hope that Russia understands that Kosovo is going to be independent one way or another," Fried told Reuters in an interview at a Brussels Forum on transatlantic relations.

"It will either be done in a controlled, supervised way that provides for the well-being of the Serbian people, or it will take place in an uncontrolled way and the Kosovo Serbs will suffer the most, which would be terrible."

Moscow has repeatedly said it will not accept a solution which is unacceptable to Serbia, which is adamantly opposed to any form of independence for Kosovo.

A U.N. Security Council fact-finding mission, which visited Kosovo at Russia's suggestion, wrapped up its visit on Saturday saying they would deliberate on the proposal for its independence without setting deadlines.

"Deciding on important issues should never be hostage to predetermined deadlines," Belgian ambassador and mission head Johan Verbeke told a news conference in Pristina.

Ahtisaari, a former Finnish president, proposes supervised independence with a strong role for an international presence to protect minority rights.

Fried acknowledged the European Union could be split over whether or not to recognize Kosovo if there was no U.N. resolution and Kosovo's overwhelming Albanian majority declared independence unilaterally.

"I see absolutely no advantage to doing this any other way than through a Security Council resolution. I see merely disadvantages," Fried said. "The alternatives are all worse.

"A divided Europe is a bad thing in general and a terrible thing in this particular case."

A resolution would provide legal authority to protect the Kosovo Serbs and help the Europeans to unite, he said.

Kosovo has been an international protectorate since NATO waged an air war in 1999 to drive out Serbian forces and end ethnic cleansing. Some 90 percent of the province's 2 million population are Albanians.

"Kosovo is in the list of problems that do not improve with age and neglect. The situation there is not inherently stable," said Fried.

Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke told the Brussels Forum the next few weeks would be a fundamental test of Russian President Vladimir Putin's view of his role in the world.

"If he vetoes the Ahtisaari plan in the Security Council, there will be a unilateral declaration of independence by Kosovo. The United States will recognize them, I hope the same day ... Some of the EU will, some won't," Holbrooke said.

"There will probably be violence on the ground and it will be Russia's fault."

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt told the Forum he expected a period of "diplomatic trench warfare" over Kosovo at the United Nations and suggested the EU should take the lead in seeking a compromise solution, which would take time.

Asked about Holbrooke's scenario of unilateral independence, he said: "That is playing with fire."

(Additional reporting by Mark John)

26 posted on 04/30/2007 9:52:00 AM PDT by Dragonfly
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To: expatguy
I didn't know we had any nips in the wire here at FR.

Well, Mark and I are the deorum-ex-machina who have been driving American Balkan policy for the last 7 years from our perch atop Mt. Olympus, and we find no greater joy in life than aggravating the FR Balkan thread hoi polloi.

Fun indeed.

27 posted on 04/30/2007 11:03:16 AM PDT by Hoplite
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To: Hoplite

Mark is zour boyfriend.


28 posted on 04/30/2007 4:14:13 PM PDT by kronos77 (-www.savekosovo.org- and -www.kosovo.net- Save Kosovo from Islam!)
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To: Dragonfly; kronos77; FormerLib; DTA; Bokababe; Kolokotronis

No one—least of all the US—should recognize an independent Kosovo if it declares unilaterally.

It would not only be a muslim state, but a Neanderthal state!!!! And it would become an instant pre-9/11/01 Afghanistan, in terms of providing a hideout for terrorists and criminals.

The best outcome would be the Serbian reconquest of Kosovo, as in 1912.


29 posted on 04/30/2007 5:16:49 PM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: Hoplite

“Well, Mark and I are the deorum-ex-machina who have been driving American Balkan policy for the last 7 years”

Osama, Adolph, is that you guys!?


30 posted on 04/30/2007 6:08:26 PM PDT by kronos77 (-www.savekosovo.org- and -www.kosovo.net- Save Kosovo from Islam!)
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To: Honorary Serb

Actually, the best outcome would be a partition allowing Serb regions and Serb monasteries to remain within Serbia while the rest go to the Albanians.


31 posted on 04/30/2007 6:11:28 PM PDT by Diocletian (visit www.speakeasy.invisionzone.com - it's new and it's pretty silly)
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To: Hoplite
[”Well, Mark and I are the deorum-ex-machina who have been driving American Balkan policy for the last 7 years from our perch atop Mt. Olympus, and we find no greater joy in life than aggravating the FR Balkan thread hoi polloi.”]

You might want to consider reading Edwin Newman’s book “Strictly Speaking.”

32 posted on 04/30/2007 8:31:01 PM PDT by LjubivojeRadosavljevic
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