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ISIS Declares an Islamic Caliphate
Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/6/14 | Elad Benari

Posted on 06/29/2014 4:01:13 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), the jihadist group which has seized territory in Iraq and Syria, on Sunday declared itself an Islamic "caliphate" and called on factions worldwide to pledge their allegiance, Reuters reported, citing a statement posted on Islamist websites and Twitter.

According to the report, the group has shortened its name to "Islamic State" and proclaimed its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as "Caliph" - the head of the state.

"He is the imam and khalifah (Caliph) for the Muslims everywhere," the group's spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani said in the statement, which was translated into several languages and read out in an Arabic audio speech.

"Accordingly, the 'Iraq and Sham' (Levant) in the name of the Islamic State is henceforth removed from all official deliberations and communications, and the official name is the Islamic State from the date of this declaration," he said, according to Reuters.

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(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: caliphate; iraq; isis; levant
Oh, joy! I can't wait to see their newest contributions to science, medicine, mathematics and culture, and all that other good stuff that Obama says Muslim caliphates do. Where do I go to pay my jiziya?
1 posted on 06/29/2014 4:01:13 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

And once again, life imitates art

http://www.dansimmons.com/news/message/2006_04.htm

Read it if you have not folks. It is worth it.


2 posted on 06/29/2014 4:04:23 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Eleutheria5
Another feather in Obama's cap. Thanks a lot, you Kenyan Marxist Muslim maggot!



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

3 posted on 06/29/2014 4:04:28 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in Battle!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Up your caliphate. Bunch of medievel morons.


4 posted on 06/29/2014 4:06:09 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Has Obama come out from the golf course yet to congratulate ISIS yet?


5 posted on 06/29/2014 4:06:15 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Eleutheria5
ISIS Declares an Islamic Caliphate

I wonder if they will consider Barry Obongo, Hillary Clinton, John McCain, and Lindsey Graham as some of their Founding Fathers.

6 posted on 06/29/2014 4:08:46 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Can’t wait to see how the house of saud takes it.
After all, THEY are the caretakers of mecca....


7 posted on 06/29/2014 4:12:19 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Evil is now good


8 posted on 06/29/2014 4:14:56 PM PDT by easternsky
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To: Eleutheria5

Thanks, Obama! You POS.


9 posted on 06/29/2014 4:15:24 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Eleutheria5

Congratulations, Obama/Kerry&Company!


10 posted on 06/29/2014 4:15:34 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: dforest

When will Obama visit them and help celebrate ?


11 posted on 06/29/2014 4:18:13 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Eleutheria5

suck my caliphate


12 posted on 06/29/2014 4:18:47 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Indeed. But lots of credit goes to the GOP who stood idly by as Democrats forced ROEs that let terrorists live and causes American soldiers to die.

The Dems are the core of the problem. But they have a lot of help perpetuating the problem.


13 posted on 06/29/2014 4:19:56 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Darksheare

Maybe not for long..
Should be interesting to see what the Shiite Imams
have to say eh?


14 posted on 06/29/2014 4:20:23 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

It’s going to get interesting.


15 posted on 06/29/2014 4:22:42 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Absolutely.


16 posted on 06/29/2014 4:24:35 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Eleutheria5

Jeremiah 50

41 Behold, a people (ISIS) shall come from the north, and a great nation (?), and many kings shall be raised up from the coasts of the earth (NATO?).

42 They (ISIS) shall hold the bow and the lance: they are cruel, and will not shew mercy: their voice shall roar like the sea, and they shall ride upon horses, every one put in array, like a man to the battle, against thee, O daughter of Babylon.

43 The king of Babylon (Maliki) hath heard the report of them, and his hands waxed feeble: anguish took hold of him, and pangs as of a woman in travail.

44 Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling (insurgency?) of Jordan unto the habitation of the strong (Baghdad?): but I will make them suddenly run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her (Iraq)? for who is like me? and who will appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me? (=> Nobody local!)

45 Therefore hear ye the counsel of the Lord, that he (Saudi/Qatar) hath taken against Babylon; and his purposes (pipelines/Wahhabism), that he hath purposed against the land of the Chaldeans (Northern Iraq/Syria): Surely the least of the flock (Iraqi Shiites) shall draw them out: surely he shall make their habitation desolate with them. (Misery love company.)

46 At the noise of the taking of Babylon the earth is moved, and the cry is heard among the nations. ($200 per barrel.)


17 posted on 06/29/2014 4:33:00 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Norm Lenhart
Thanks very much for posting this Norm! I read it some time ago - perhaps as a result of an earlier post by you or another FReeper.

I've bookmarked it now.

Islam delenda est.



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

18 posted on 06/29/2014 4:39:18 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in Battle!)
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To: Eleutheria5

19 posted on 06/29/2014 5:00:00 PM PDT by Slyfox (When progressives ignore moral parameters, they also lose the natural gift of common sense.)
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To: ConorMacNessa

I post it semi often on these types of threads. Sometimes fiction opens eyes in ways that reality can’t. And this particular fiction is pretty prophetic.

I think people, even on the right, understand the threat at some level, but don’t ‘understand’ the threat. Not really understand it. It’s just more bad news on TV that doesn’t directly impact them in a real concrete/physical way. They think it might eventually, but not ‘today’. So it gets left for tomorrow to worry about. Meanwhile the threat builds unabated.

It’s human nature I guess, but human nature has often been the downfall of empires.


20 posted on 06/29/2014 5:06:28 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Eleutheria5
I'd bet dollars to doughnut holes that Ubama will be the grand foobah of the Caliphate within a year of leaving office.
21 posted on 06/29/2014 5:08:46 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

It will be a bidding war between ISIS and PMSNBC....


22 posted on 06/29/2014 5:10:04 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: tet68

The Shiites going hit the fan.


23 posted on 06/29/2014 5:16:13 PM PDT by ully2
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To: Slyfox

As their major oil customer transitions from the US to China, I think the ragheads will find the rules of engagement change pretty dramatically.


24 posted on 06/29/2014 5:17:19 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Fitzy_888

Russians are in the uttermost parts of the north in that context. Persia, Put and Cush might go with with them, though (along with Gomer and Togarmah—Japeth: Roman/Iberian and the like). Try Isaiah 38 and a few years of study of ancient population movements.


25 posted on 06/29/2014 5:19:27 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: ully2

The Saudis are not too happy about this, they thought
THEY were going to be the Caliphate.

Just why would the caliphate stop at their border when
the holy cities are so close... the revolution always
eats it’s own.


26 posted on 06/29/2014 5:20:42 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Eleutheria5

ISIS-Calls-on-Jihadists-to-Join-Them-or-Face-Death

http://xfinity.comcast.net/video/ISIS-Calls-on-Jihadists-to-Join-Them-or-Face-Death/292709955978/Comcast/Today_in_Video/?cid=newsmod_sf_ISISus


27 posted on 06/29/2014 5:33:35 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Guess Obama came in second in the voting.


28 posted on 06/29/2014 5:39:37 PM PDT by pleasenotcalifornia
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To: beethovenfan

That is medieval times—and don’t under-rate medieval times—they managed to check Islam and drive it back in places, which is more than I see our times doing.


29 posted on 06/29/2014 5:45:30 PM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: Eleutheria5

Good deal, get them all together hootin and hollerin and vaporize the lot of them.\


30 posted on 06/29/2014 6:22:24 PM PDT by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: Norm Lenhart
The Traveler refers to it as "The Century War." We have been at war since approximately 632 A.D. We turned them back at Tours and we turned them back at Lepanto. We must turn them back again. This current conflict has its roots in the distant past - but is no less perilous than the challenges of the last century - the rise of Communism and Nazism - which our fathers vanquished.

The difference now lies in the ethos that has taken root in our society, defined by secularism, materialism and hedonism. Our Troops perform magnificently, but the current World Cup, the Dow Jones and the latest obscene video matter more to many in our society than the reckoning that is coming.



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

31 posted on 06/29/2014 6:26:54 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

“The difference now lies in the ethos that has taken root in our society, defined by secularism, materialism and hedonism.”

Thats exactly what I mean about kicking the can. Today id for all the above. the islam thing? Meh...later. We see it in all aspects of life and especially politics. Always
Ttomorrow, never today because stuff like Islam happens to other people. We are America. Bad things don’t happen here. 9/11? Dude that was 13 years ago! There’s a game on. Besides, I don’t live in a target. Let the people that do worry about it. The Republicans will never let it happen. We have all this NSA spying now.....

And then a shooting happens, or a bomb goes off and slaughters a bunch of people and aster a week ob propaganda by the left about isolated incidents and ROP memes, the denial starts anew. Just like the Traveler portrayed. But in real life.


32 posted on 06/29/2014 6:34:09 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Three words: Barack Hussein Obama?


33 posted on 06/29/2014 6:35:58 PM PDT by fivecatsandadog (OBAMA ..IMPEACH, REMOVE, AND IMPRISON.)
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To: fivecatsandadog

Probably...

All kidding aside that question is a point of no small debate. What were they? Personally I think it’s Dal ar Islam or however it is spelled. “The peace of Islam” Peace being defined as 100% Muslim control.

Others have given different answers.


34 posted on 06/29/2014 6:47:17 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Eleutheria5

...declared itself an Islamic “caliphate” and called on factions worldwide to pledge their allegiance....

***
No prob. Obamugabe covered that about a month ago. (See my tagline.)


35 posted on 06/29/2014 7:01:42 PM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: Hieronymus

Oops - need to check spelling. Good point.


36 posted on 06/29/2014 7:56:27 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Eleutheria5

There has to be some strategy that can get these a*****S to eat their own.


37 posted on 06/29/2014 11:06:04 PM PDT by kvanbrunt2 (civil law: commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong Blackstone Commentaries I p44)
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To: Hieronymus

“they managed to check Islam and drive it back in places, which is more than I see our times doing.”

1918, 1948, 1967, and continuing after the brief distraction of Oslo.


38 posted on 06/29/2014 11:06:39 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: kvanbrunt2

Oh, there is. Eat popcorn. Leave them to their own devices. Defend your perimeter.


39 posted on 06/29/2014 11:07:54 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: dforest

Not yet, but he did tee off towards mecca.


40 posted on 06/29/2014 11:33:59 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Forgot last step: Pick up pieces later, when they’ve worn each other out, and quietly poke and prod them so that they do wear each other out. It’s an inherently unstable society we’re up against, like a hybrid dog/cat that keeps fighting itself.


41 posted on 06/30/2014 12:22:41 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Yes, from Napoleon on the secular west went up against a decrepit Ottoman empire, with some success at first and seeming complete success in the political sphere at one time, and we do have a well-fortified Israel as our Acre.


42 posted on 06/30/2014 3:10:21 AM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: Eleutheria5

lol i was hoping for a more strategic solution. and i’m workin on the popcorn and perimeters


43 posted on 06/30/2014 7:33:15 PM PDT by kvanbrunt2 (civil law: commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong Blackstone Commentaries I p44)
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