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  • New State Department lexicon forbids use of the words "jihad" or "jihadist"

    04/22/2008 5:45:23 AM PDT · by camerakid400 · 37 replies · 172+ views
    Jihad Watch ^ | April 22 08 | Robert Spencer
    A reliable source has informed me that Condoleeza Rice has approved a new lexicon for State Department usage, absolutely forbidding the use of the terms "jihad" and "jihadist" by any State Department official. The argument, of course, is the old Streusand/Guirard claim that by using the word jihad, we're validating the jihadist claim to be waging jihad. Of course, it's ridiculous to think that the U.S. State Department carries any validating authority within the Islamic world to determine what is Islam and what isn't. This would be the first time that unbelievers have set the meaning of Islamic theology for...
  • Caption this - Muslim babe sheds a tear for members of Muslim Brotherhood group sent to jail

    04/16/2008 1:20:06 PM PDT · by redstates4ever · 38 replies · 644+ views
    Yahoo! News Photos ^ | 4/15/08 | staff
    "A woman reacts after hundreds of policemen threw a tight security ring around the courthouse and chased away the families of the defendants during a trial session of the Muslim Brotherhood leading members at a military court in Cairo, Egypt Tuesday, April 15, 2008. A security official at Egypt's military trial of 40 top members of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood group says that 25 of the Islamists on trial have been sentenced to up to 10 years in jail.""A veiled woman holds a sign reading in Arabic 'Freedom for the hostages of reform' after hundreds of policemen threw a tight...
  • Poll Shows Arabs' Dislike For US

    04/16/2008 9:07:31 AM PDT · by freerepublic_or_die · 87 replies · 93+ views
    BBC ^ | April 15, 2008 | Kim Ghattas
    Eight out of 10 people in the Arab world have a negative view of the US, according to a new poll. By extension, governments supported by the US are unpopular, found the survey, which was released in Washington. A recent BBC World Service survey found views of the US had started to improve by 4% globally, although they remained negative in the Arab world. Only 6% of Arabs believe the US troop surge in Iraq has worked, according to the latest poll. It was carried out by the University of Maryland and Zogby International. A majority of Arabs believe that...
  • Report: Non-Muslims Deserve to Be Punished

    04/01/2008 12:44:12 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 101 replies · 691+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 01, 2008
    A report posted on Islam Watch, a site run by Muslims who oppose intolerant teachings and hatred for unbelievers, exposes a prominent Islamic cleric and lawyer who support extreme punishment for non-Muslims — including killing and rape. A question-and-answer session with Imam Abdul Makin in an East London mosque asks why Allah would tell Muslims to kill and rape innocent non-Muslims, including their wives and daughters, according to Islam Watch. "Because non-Muslims are never innocent, they are guilty of denying Allah and his prophet," the Imam says, according to the report. "If you don't believe me, here is the legal...
  • Al-Sadr: "What is more important is to make society, not just the government, Islamic"

    04/01/2008 11:42:06 AM PDT · by LJayne · 5 replies · 115+ views
    Jihad Watch ^ | 4/1/08 | Robert Spencer
    MORE ISLAMIC THAN IRAGI, HE SAYS Al-Sadr emphasizes the religious character of his movement. Of course, Western analysts will continue to dismiss him as a Misunderstander of Islam.
  • A follower of the Peaceful Religion's "open letter" to Geert Wilders

    03/29/2008 8:21:53 AM PDT · by kelsiejackson · 23 replies · 870+ views
    An "open letter" posted online from a peace-loving mujahad to Geert Wilders. To Geert, Verily, our religion will stay the same till the Day of Judgment. We are happy that there are people like you to expose themselves to the wrath of Allah. We are also happy because it makes us comfortable knowing that there are true enemies of Islaam as Allah has mentioned in the Qur’aan. We are not interested in condemning this or condemning that, but we are interested in letting you know that Islaam will dominate all of Europe, including your hometown, and the Jizyah will be...
  • Second Islam Film: Mohammed as Pedophile

    03/28/2008 9:44:22 AM PDT · by camerakid400 · 34 replies · 1,876+ views
    THE HAGUE, 28/03/08 - While the cabinet is losing sleep over MP Geert Wilders' unpublished Koran film, a second film is due out on 20 April. Ehsan Jami plans to launch a cartoon film featuring the Prophet Mohammed as a paedophile. Jami, born in Iran, announced that his film, The Life of Mohammed, is due for release on 20 April. On TV programme Netwerk, the young politician (22) showed a screen-shot in which the Prophet, with a visible erection, takes a child to a mosque to have sex. On the mosque is a swastika. The fragment is a reference to...
  • UN OKs Islamic text against defamation

    03/27/2008 9:16:45 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 628+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/27/08 | Eliane Engeler - ap
    GENEVA - The top U.N. rights body on Thursday passed a resolution proposed by Islamic countries saying it is deeply concerned about the defamation of religions and urging governments to prohibit it. The European Union said the text was one-sided because it primarily focused on Islam. The U.N. Human Rights Council, which is dominated by Arab and other Muslim countries, adopted the resolution on a 21-10 vote over the opposition of Europe and Canada. EU countries, including France, Germany and Britain, voted against. Previously EU diplomats had said they wanted to stop the growing worldwide trend of using religious anti-defamation...
  • Muslims want unis to fit prayer time

    02/24/2008 8:07:36 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 25 replies · 283+ views
    The Australian ^ | 2/25/08 | Richard Kerbaj and Milanda Rout
    MUSLIM university students want lectures to be rescheduled to fit in with prayer timetables and separate male and female eating and recreational areas established on Australian campuses. International Muslim students, predominantly from Saudi Arabia, have asked universities in Melbourne to change class times so they can attend congregational prayers. They also want a female-only area for Muslim students to eat and relax. But at least one institution has rejected their demands, arguing that the university is secular and it does not want to set a precedent for requests granted in the name of religious beliefs. La Trobe University International chief...
  • Archbishop, you’ve committed treason

    02/10/2008 10:53:59 AM PST · by mojito · 46 replies · 142+ views
    Times Online (UK)/Sunday Times ^ | 2/10/2008 | Minette Marrin
    My text for today is “Hold fast that which is good”: 1 Thessalonians 5:21. These are words I heard so regularly in prayers at my Anglican girls’ school that I have been unable to forget them. I draw them to the attention of the Archbishop of Canterbury, who seems to have forgotten them. At least, he seems to be losing his grip on what is good in this country and, indeed, to be throwing it away with both hands in his curious suggestion that aspects of sharia should be recognised in English law. In an interview on Radio 4 last...
  • Great Britain: Bishop warns of no-go zones for non-Muslims (Too dangerous to enter)

    01/05/2008 2:54:47 PM PST · by Stoat · 74 replies · 444+ views
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | January 5, 2007 | Jonathan Wynne-Jones
    Bishop warns of no-go zones for non-Muslims By Jonathan Wynne-Jones  Last Updated: 7:53pm GMT 05/01/2008     Islamic extremists have created "no-go" areas across Britain where it is too dangerous for non-Muslims to enter, one of the Church of England's most senior bishops warns today. The Rt Rev Michael Nazir-Ali, the Bishop of Rochester and the Church's only Asian bishop, says that people of a different race or faith face physical attack if they live or work in communities dominated by a strict Muslim ideology.   Bishop Nazir-Ali warns that attempts are being made to give Britain an increasingly Islamic...
  • Hypocrisy, Thy Name is “Arab”

    12/20/2007 8:36:40 AM PST · by PRePublic · 8 replies · 296+ views
    israellycool ^ | 12 - 19 - 2007
    Hypocrisy, Thy Name is “Arab”Wednesday, December 19th, 2007Arabs have been unanimous in rejecting the idea of Israel being a “Jewish state.” Their reasons are that, by definition, a Jewish state would be discriminatory against Arabs and Muslims.If you define “Jewish” in purely religious terms, that would mean that any state that defines itself as “Islamic” is, by definition, equally guilty of this discrimination. If you define “Jewish” in ethnic or national terms, then any state that defines itself as “Arab” would be equally guilty of the racism that Israel is being accused of. Time to check out the official hypocrisy...
  • Muslims tell Christians: 'Make peace with us or survival of world is at stake'

    10/11/2007 9:02:58 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 117 replies · 2,797+ views
    This Is London ^ | 11 Oct 07
    Prominent Muslim scholars are warning that the "survival of the world" is at stake if Muslims and Christians do not make peace with each other. In an unprecedented open letter signed by 138 leading Muslim scholars from every sect of Islam, the Muslims plead with Christian leaders "to come together with us on the common essentials of our two religions." The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, and Pope Benedict are believed to have been sent copies of the document which calls for greater understanding between the two faiths. The letter also spells out the similarities between passages of the...
  • Islam against citizenship in ‘hostile state’

    10/08/2007 7:30:46 AM PDT · by CHEE · 31 replies · 615+ views
    DOHA • Prominent Islamic cleric Dr Yusuf Al Qaradawi has said that Muslims accepting the nationality of non-Islamic countries in times of war is against the teachings and tenets of Islam. "It's a betrayal of Allah and His Prophet (PBUH)," the scholar said of a Muslim accepting the citizenship of a hostile non-Muslim country in times of war. His comments were carried by a local Arabic daily in a special Ramadan supplement yesterday.
  • In Search Of The "Peace-Loving Muslims" -- Again

    09/30/2007 5:33:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 55 replies · 134+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | September 30, 2007 | Austin Hill
    What is it with the combination of being a medical doctor and a “Muslim? That’s a very legitimate question to ask, in light of a certain event that unfolded at the end of last week in Virginia. Dr. Esam Omeish, who in addition to being an “M.D.” was, up until last Thursday, a member of the Virginia State Commission on Immigration. He also happens to be president of the Muslim American Society. By all accounts an accomplished professional and a responsible contributor to his community, Dr. Omeish’s world changed, seemingly overnight, when some very damning video was discovered at Youtube...
  • Hardline Islamic Group Hizb ut-Tahrir Posting Propaganda Videos on YouTube

    08/20/2007 10:07:47 AM PDT · by bamahead · 16 replies · 474+ views
    FOX News ^ | August 20, 2007 | N/A
    The hardline Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir has started posting professionally produced propaganda video clips on YouTube. The clips, some lasting almost 10 minutes, posted on the internet video-sharing site depict Muslims being attacked by Western forces and asks "for how much longer?" Produced by the group's Malaysian branch, the clips call on Muslims to "arise and shake off the dust" of European colonialism and show members marching in support of Palestinians to the commentary "O armies of the Muslim world, we wait for your help." U.S. intelligence analyst Madeleine Gruen has warned that the younger generation's pioneering spirit has made...
  • A censorship sheikdown?

    08/06/2007 7:37:31 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 11 replies · 575+ views
    he Washington Times ^ | August 6, 2007 | Mark Steyn
    How will we lose the war against "radical Islam"?... The war will be lost incrementally because we are unable to reverse the ongoing radicalization of Muslim populations in South Asia, Indonesia, the Balkans, Western Europe and, yes, North America. And who is behind that radicalization? ... For the answer, let us turn to a fascinating book called "Alms For Jihad: Charity And Terrorism In The Islamic World" by J. Millard Burr, a former relief coordinator for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the scholar Robert O. Collins. Can't find it?... Unfortunately, if you then try to buy "Alms...
  • Gingrich: Fear Islamic dictatorship

    07/20/2007 9:03:56 AM PDT · by P.O.E. · 83 replies · 2,398+ views
    Morning Call ^ | 07/20/07 | Daryl Nerl
    Former House speaker and possible presidential contender Newt Gingrich, speaking Thursday night at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, conjured up images of an Islamic dictatorship in the United States as the consequence of failure in Iraq. ''It isn't about Israel. It isn't about us being in Iraq,'' Gingrich told about 500 people gathered at the Impact '07 leadership conference at Stabler Arena. ''They want to impose their dictatorship on us.'' In grim terms, Gingrich described the most severe consequences for women, who he said would not have been allowed to attend the Lehigh conference. ''If you want to be able to...
  • 45 Muslim doctors plotted attack on U.S.

    07/05/2007 8:35:58 AM PDT · by captjanaway · 59 replies · 2,637+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 7/5/07 | World Net Daily
    With doctors in custody over attempted terrorist attacks in London and Glasgow, British police have now discovered a group of 45 Muslim doctors threatened an attack in the U.S. with car bombs and rocket grenades. The threat was found in an Internet chat room run by Younis Tsouli, 23, of London, one of three members of a "cyber-terrorist" gang, according to the Daily Telegraph of London.
  • Freed Johnston ["Army of Islam - jihad, described me prisoner in war bet. Muslims & non-Muslims"]

    07/04/2007 6:11:51 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 3 replies · 464+ views
    Canada.com ^ | July, 4, 2007
    "['Palestinian'] Army of Islam clearly had a jihadi agenda," Johnston said. "They described me as a prisoner in the war between Muslims & non-Muslims. Freed BBC reporter compares captivity ‘to being buried alive’Canada.com, Canada - "The Army of Islam clearly had a jihadi agenda," Johnston said. "They described me as a prisoner in the war between Muslims and non-Muslims. http://www.canada.com/topics/news/world/story.html?id=a13ca489-8f28-49af-b731-083b61057605&k=18163
  • Arabism - 101

    07/01/2007 2:22:03 PM PDT · by Posting · 293+ views
    Arabism Equals Racismhttp://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=24912The Kurdish people in Syria has been subjected to racist Arabist policies ... social backwardness and the repression of non-Arab nations and minorities http://home.cogeco.ca/~dbonni1/18-3-03-opinion-kamal-miraddeli.htmlHanging Saddam: New Middle East’s Aurora America’s lethal enemy: Pan-Arabism br>A free Iraqi, free of the mental pestilence of Pan-Arabism. He was free of any criminal intimidation expressed by any criminal bogus-ambassador of a Pan-Arabist tyranny! And the verdict was a victory for the long tyrannized peoples of that land... - http://www.theconservativevoice.com/article/20525.htmlArabism at its Most Ugly http://beirut2bayside.blogspot.com/2004/07/arabism-at-its-most-ugly_23.html“Eurabia” Defined Arab and Islamic anti-Israeli propaganda, barely disguised in academic and ... and geopolitics of Euro-Arabism; in this...
  • American Intifada

    06/20/2007 6:36:23 AM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 14 replies · 773+ views
    Daniel Pipes.org ^ | 06/19/07 | Daniel Pipes
    From www.danielpipes.org | Original article available at: www.danielpipes.org/article/4644 American Intifada by Daniel PipesNational Post June 19, 2007 Note to the reader: All quotations contained in this article and all references to events before June 2007 are genuine. All references to future events are, obviously, fictional. The sentences in square brackets did not appear in the print version. In retrospect, there were plenty of hints about the war that so abruptly broke out on June 19, 2008.First, there were the overt verbal threats. Hatem Bazian, senior lecturer of Islamic Studies at the University of California-Berkeley, announced to a rally in April...
  • Gee, I Wonder What Causes Islamophobia

    06/19/2007 5:36:14 AM PDT · by TheNewPundit · 197+ views
    I'm a Pundit Too ^ | 6/19/2007 | The New Pundit
    Pakistan demanded on Monday that Britain withdraw a knighthood awarded to author Salman Rushdie, as a government minister said the honour gave a justification for suicide attacks by Muslims. Angry protesters in several cities torched British flags and beat them with their shoes in protest at the accolade for the Indian-born writer of "The Satanic Verses" and chanted "Death to Britain, death to Rushdie." "If somebody has to attack by strapping bombs to his body to protect the honour of the Prophet, then it is justified," Pakistani Religious Affairs Minister Ijaz-ul-Haq told the national assembly. Iran has already accused British...
  • Meaning of 'jihad' focus of Fla. trial

    06/11/2007 11:07:10 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 3 replies · 371+ views
    Meaning of 'jihad' focus of Fla. trial By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press Writer 24 minutes ago Defense attorneys in the Jose Padilla terrorism support trial are going to great lengths to suggest to jurors that jihad is not necessarily Muslim holy war and that mujahedeen could just as easily be freedom fighters as terrorists. The meaning of words, especially Arabic words, is center stage as federal prosecutors play hours of FBI telephone intercepts involving Padilla and two other defendants charged with participating in an Islamic extremist support network. Padilla, 36, is a U.S. citizen who was held for 3 1/2...
  • Al-Qaida declares holy war on India

    06/09/2007 8:26:58 AM PDT · by LurkedLongEnough · 241 replies · 11,125+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | June 9, 2007 | Aijaz Hussain, AP
    This photograph taken from a CD purportedly by al-Qaida militants in India shows a masked man sitting beside an automatic gun reading a statement by Abdul Rehman al-Ansari, purportedly the chief of al-Qaida Fil Hind or al-Qaida in India, received by Current News Service in Srinagar, the main city of India's Jammu-Kashmir state, on Friday, June 8, 2007. A group claiming to represent the al-Qaida terror network declared a holy war on India over its control over part of the divided Himalayan region of Kashmir, Indian officials said Saturday, adding that they were taking the threat seriously. Word at the...
  • Mark Steyn: "Top Hamas Official: Kill All Americans" [Steyn Takes Condi To Task]

    05/01/2007 10:18:25 PM PDT · by jdm · 18 replies · 2,136+ views
    National Review Online ^ | May 02, 2007 | Mark Steyn
    What $1.6 billion in aid buys the US in the Palestinian Authority: Sheik Ahmad Bahr, acting Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, declared during a Friday sermon at a Sudan mosque that America and Israel will be annihilated and called upon Allah to kill Jews and Americans "to the very Last One". I'm reminded of Condi Rice's interview with Cal Thomas last year. "The great majority of Palestinian people," said the Secretary of State, "they just want a better life. This is an educated population. I mean, they have a kind of culture of education and a culture of civil...
  • PBS Sanctions Pro-Islamist Censorship

    04/27/2007 12:40:08 PM PDT · by HoosierGirl25 · 5 replies · 373+ views
    Human Events ^ | 04/27/2007 | Ericka Andersen
    PBS -- exercising its taxpayer-funded powers -- perpetrated unethical censorship when they pulled “Islam vs. Islamists: Voices from the Muslim Center ,” from their lineup last month. In a time of turbulent debate about our ability to coexist with the Muslim faith, the publicly-owned network shelved the $675,000 taxpayer-funded film that answers a question many Americans have continually posed since 9/11: where are the moderate Muslims?
  • PBS' Homage To Islamism

    04/24/2007 3:55:51 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 2 replies · 422+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | 24 April 2007 | Staff
    Islamofascism: PBS just aired a "documentary" intended to chronicle "the diversity of Muslim life in America." So why does it give so much face time to anti-American Islamists? Secular Muslims who want to reform Islam are nowhere to be found in producer Robert MacNeil's film, "The Muslim Americans," part of a PBS series called "America at a Crossroads." Instead, extremists masquerading as moderates are lionized. Take Sheik Hamza Yusuf, who has a starring role. According to MacNeil, the California imam preaches "tolerance" and "peace," and even hiply incorporates the "Super Bowl" into his sermons. This, we are told, is the...
  • Alarm in Spain over al-Qaeda call for its "reconquest"

    04/12/2007 8:41:02 AM PDT · by DogBarkTree · 63 replies · 1,823+ views
    EUX.TV ^ | 4/12/07 | Sinikka Tarvainen
    Madrid (dpa) - The emergence of a new al-Qaeda-linked organization in Northern Africa is alarming Spain, which is concerned about Islamists' calls for the reconquest of the country they regard as a lost part of the Muslim world. "We will not be in peace until we set our foot again in our beloved al-Andalus," al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb said on claiming responsibility for an attack which killed at least 24 people in Algiers on Wednesday. Al-Andalus is the Moorish name for Spain, parts of which were ruled by Muslims for about eight centuries until the last Moorish bastion, Granada,...
  • More bias at PBS

    04/11/2007 6:59:20 PM PDT · by Lando Lincoln · 20 replies · 983+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 11 April 2007 | Thomas Lifson (comments)
    In what appears to be a case of outrageous censorship by publicly-funded PBS, a documentary film, prepared by a partnership including the estimable Frank Gaffney, on the struggle between moderate and radical Muslims has been deep-sixed. We print below a statement prepared by Mr. Gaffney on the situation. Read the linked article and the statement and decide for yourself whether PBS is behaving as the even-handed non-partisan entity it is supposed to be. The statement: Background ... Frank Gaffney was among those invited to submit a proposal for a documentary film about the world post-9/11 to the CPB... Shortly thereafter,...
  • Whitewashing Jihad in the Schools

    04/04/2007 5:00:24 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 11 replies · 805+ views
    CNSNews ^ | April 04, 2007 | Michelle Malkin
    Three years ago, I wrote about a mock terrorism drill at a public school district in Muskegon County, Mich. Instead of Islamic terrorists, educators substituted Christian homeschoolers. Yes, Christian homeschoolers. Here was the description of the school drill plan: "The exercise will simulate an attack by a fictitious radical group called Wackos Against Schools and Education who believe everyone should be homeschooled. Under the scenario, a bomb is placed on the bus and is detonated while the bus is traveling on Durham, causing the bus to land on its side and fill with smoke." Flabbergasting but true. In the wake...
  • ITALY: PROSECUTORS TO PROBE IMAM'S ALLEGED 'DEATH TO CHRISTIANS' CALL (Fascist Islam on the march)

    04/03/2007 4:24:11 AM PDT · by Cornpone · 14 replies · 1,281+ views
    adnkronosinternational ^ | 3 April 2007 | AKI
    Rome, 3 April (AKI) - Prosecutors in the northern Italian city of Turin were scheduled to start investigating on Tuesday footage of an imam at the local Cottolengo mosque, Mohammed Kohalia, calling on Muslims to hate Christians and Jews and praying for their death. "The Prophet has said that the extremists [Jews and Christians] will be destroyed," the cleric is heard as saying in footage secretly filmed by a journalist. "Allah should kill the polytheists." Kohalia has denied making those statements. The DVD portraying Kohaila's sermon was filmed with a hidden camera by a faithful attending the prayers on behalf...
  • Islam on Trial: The Prosecution’s Case against Islam

    03/28/2007 9:17:45 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 7 replies · 133+ views
    Gamla ^ | March 13, 2007
    Islam on Trial: The ProsecutionÂ’s Case against Islam Amber Pawlik March 13, 2007 http://www.gamla.org.il/english/article/2007/march/g7.htm September 11, 2001 changed the world. Islamic terrorists hijacked American airplanes; flew them into several, major, symbolic buildings of hers; causing thousands to fall, crash or burn to their early death. The terrorists who did it did not do it for land or money: they did it fully, openly and proudly in the name of their religion, Islam, being promised 72 virgins. It thrust unto us Middle Eastern politics, Islam, and a new enemy. Islam itself has come into the forefront of public debate - or...
  • Native American Courts: Precedent for an Islamic arbitral system (1993)

    03/07/2007 5:29:42 PM PST · by mmanager · 22 replies · 642+ views
    The American Muslim (TAM) ^ | Originally published in the print edition of The American Muslim April-June Spring 1993 | Issa Smith
    Native American Courts: Precedent for an Islamic arbitral system * Issa Smith In the United States today, there is a system of courts which is just outside of the federal and state court systems, known as the American Indian Tribal Courts. The Tribal Courts deal with criminal, civil and family court issues, and have their own lawyers, judges, and court officials. The Muslim Community can learn from the experience of the American Indian Tribal Court System as we attempt to implement Muslim Family Law in North America. I will use the terms “Indian” or “American Indian” to describe the descendants...
  • Two Chicago men arrested on charges of planning, recruiting for "violent jihad"

    02/21/2007 7:59:05 PM PST · by do the dhue · 83 replies · 2,575+ views
    OHIO.COM ^ | Feb. 21, 2007 | MIKE ROBINSON
    CHICAGO - Two Chicago-area cousins were arrested Wednesday on federal charges out of Cleveland accusing them of conspiring to wage holy war against Americans overseas, including U.S. military forces in Iraq. Zubair A. Ahmed, 27, of suburban North Chicago, and Khaleel Ahmed, 26, of Chicago, were accused along with three other men from the Toledo, Ohio, area who already had been under indictment on charges of plotting acts of terrorism against Americans overseas. The fresh indictment returned by a grand jury in Cleveland added the two Chicago-area men to the roster of defendants and brought additional charges against the three...
  • VIDEO: Medieval Christian cemetery smashed to dust by Muslim militias without world protest

    02/16/2007 9:21:10 PM PST · by Capitolium · 37 replies · 1,635+ views
    A video showing Muslim soldiers destroying an ancient Christian cemetery is posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZu2zqFE_gI. The vandalism of Djulfa archaeological site was compared to the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas, but the world kept silence. Featuring a never-seen-before satellite image of a vandalized medieval cemetery at the Iranian-Azerbaijani border, "The New Tears of Araxes," a five-minute film, tells the tragic story of thousands of ancient Armenian headstones flattened to the ground by the Azerbaijani authorities in Djulfa (Jugha), Nakhichevan. On December 15, 2005, eyewitnesses across the River Araxes videotaped Azeri soldiers destroying Armenian burial monuments - khachkars (cross stones) - some...
  • An al Qaeda Photo Album (they are not kidding!)

    02/13/2007 7:37:29 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 66 replies · 2,283+ views
    Jawa Report ^ | FEb. 13, 2007 | Jawa Report
    Hidden away on al Qaeda's Labayk media website is what appears to a rather extensive submit your best photo contest. You know, stuff like, "me shooting at the Zionist Crusader infidels" and what not. The kind of stuff you and I have in most of our own photo albums. It's either that, or you can think of it as a kind of yearbook. Anyway, since al Qaeda is just begging for us to look at these images, I present them below. A helluva lot of pics, but I don't think al Qaeda is all that worried about paying the bandwidth...
  • Militant Islamic groups turn to YouTube: Videos show bombings, sniper attacks against U.S. forces

    02/11/2007 10:13:27 PM PST · by jmc1969 · 12 replies · 887+ views
    AP ^ | February 12 2007 | Tariq Panja
    Anyone with an Internet connection can watch videos of bombings and sniper attacks against U.S. forces — shot and edited by Islamic militants and broadcast on YouTube, the world's largest video-sharing Web site. With the global spread of high-speed Internet connections and the relative anonymity afforded by the world's biggest and busiest sites, extremists have found a new theater to display violence and anti-American propaganda. On Friday, prosecutors in Britain charged six suspects in an alleged plot to kidnap and kill a British soldier — an act that police allege was intended to be recorded and posted on the Internet....
  • Pupils aged five 'poisoned' at Islamic school that 'teaches hate' [In London!]

    02/05/2007 8:36:49 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 14 replies · 1,136+ views
    An Islamic school is poisoning the minds of pupils with lessons in hate, a former teacher claims. Colin Cook, 57, says textbooks used by children as young as five at the King Fahad Academy in Acton describe Jews as "repugnant" and "apes" and Christians as "pigs". Pupils have allegedly been heard saying they want to "kill Americans", praising 9/11 and idolising Osama bin Laden as their "hero". There are fears that it could become a breeding ground for terrorists with Mr Cook warning: "The school could produce a dangerous harvest." Its sister school of the same name in Bonn has...
  • Sleeper Cells in the United States and Canada

    02/02/2007 7:16:58 PM PST · by neverdem · 108 replies · 4,801+ views
    American Thinker ^ | February 02, 2007 | Dave Gaubatz
    There is every reason to suspect that we will endure suicide missions by Islamist sleeper cells. They are already in place. They are waiting for the right time. I know this from experience. I have worked over 15 years as a U.S. Federal Agent, a U.S. State Department Arabic linguist, and the first civilian Federal Agent deployed into Iraq at the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.  Since returning from Iraq I have been involved in terrorism analysis, specifically the mindset of terrorists. During my extensive research on sleeper cells I have talked with hundreds of people from the...
  • Iran May Have Trained Attackers That Killed 5 American Soldiers, U.S. and Iraqis Say

    01/30/2007 7:41:32 PM PST · by elhombrelibre · 64 replies · 2,203+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 31 Jan 07 | JAMES GLANZ and MARK MAZZETTI
    BAGHDAD, Jan. 30 — Investigators believe that attackers who used American-style uniforms and weapons to infiltrate a secure compound and kill five American soldiers in Karbala on Jan. 20 may have been trained and financed by Iranian agents, according to American and Iraqi officials knowledgeable about the probe.
  • More young Muslims back sharia, says poll [Britain's Fifth Column]

    01/28/2007 4:48:33 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 32 replies · 1,035+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | January 29, 2007 | Stephen Bates
    A growing minority of young Muslims are inspired by political Islam and feel they have less in common with non-Muslims than their parents do, a survey reveals today. The poll, carried out for the conservative-leaning Policy Exchange thinktank, found support for Sharia law, Islamic schools and wearing the veil in public is significantly stronger among young Muslims than their parents. In the survey of 1,003 Muslims by the polling company Populus through internet and telephone questionnaires, nearly 60% said they would prefer to live under British law, while 37% of 16 to 24-year-olds said they would prefer sharia law, against...
  • Radical cleric calls for Islamic utopia

    01/27/2007 10:24:24 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 87 replies · 1,645+ views
    ninemsn.com.au ^ | 28 January 2007
    A radical Muslim cleric has urged hundreds of supporters meeting in Sydney's south-west to join a global push to create an Islamic utopia. Indonesian firebrand cleric Ismail Yusanto outlined his plan for instituting Sharia law, the absolute form of Islam, to a crowd of about 500 people gathered at the Khilafah Conference in Lakemba. The meeting was organised by the Australian arm of the extremist group Hizb ut-Tahrir, a group widely known for its anti-democratic, anti-Semitic views. The group believes that it can reduce suffering around the globe by introducing Sharia law and creating an Islamic utopia. The NSW government...
  • The Quranic Concept of War

    01/15/2007 9:00:14 AM PST · by MaximusRules · 23 replies · 1,880+ views
    Army War College Journal Parameters ^ | 10 January 2006 | Joseph C. Myers
    The Quranic Concept of War, by Brigadier General S. K. Malik of the Pakistani Army provides readers with unequalled insight. Originally published in Pakistan in 1979, most available copies are found in India, or in small non-descript Muslim bookstores. One major point to ponder, when thinking about The Quranic Concept of War, is the title itself. The Quran is presumed to be the revealed word of God as spoken through his chosen prophet, Mohammed. According to Malik, the Quran places warfighting doctrine and its theory in a much different category than western thinkers are accustomed to, because it is not...
  • Jihad American Style:Iraqi Sectarian Violence Comes To America

    01/09/2007 5:32:34 PM PST · by roguejew1965 · 15 replies · 1,244+ views
    MensNewsDaily.Com ^ | 01/09/07 | Ze'ev Haas
    It’s the Sunni Head Choppers vs Shiite Head Cutters. The epic battle of Bad Muslim vs Bad Muslim has made it’s way to the good ole U S of A! While Nancy Pelosi's Democratic Party's Chief of Intelligence is still trying to figure out the difference between Sunni and Shiite Muslims are in the wide world of Islamic Fundemtalism/Terrorism, the sectarian violence that has haunted the Bush administrations plans for peace in Iraq, have finally found their way to our own backyard in my home state of Michigan in Jihad central itself, Dearborn or as we have come to know...
  • Why they deny the Holocaust

    12/16/2006 8:53:40 AM PST · by Enchante · 77 replies · 2,202+ views
    LA Times ^ | 12/16/06 | Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    With great conviction, my half-sister cried: "It's a lie! Jews have a way of blinding people. They were not killed, gassed or massacred. But I pray to Allah that one day all the Jews in the world will be destroyed." She was not saying anything new. As a child growing up in Saudi Arabia, I remember my teachers, my mom and our neighbors telling us practically on a daily basis that Jews are evil, the sworn enemies of Muslims, and that their only goal was to destroy Islam. We were never informed about the Holocaust. Later, as a teenager in...
  • Documentary Portrays Islamic Extremists' Call to Arms Against the Free World

    11/02/2006 2:59:23 PM PST · by LSUfan · 33 replies · 1,174+ views
    Fox News ^ | 1 November 06 | Fox News
    According to a shocking new documentary called “Obsession,” the free world is still unprepared to face the unwavering commitment of those who have pledged their lives to our destruction. The film states that we suffer not so much from complacency, but from the naďve disbelief that we remain targets of thousands, perhaps millions of radical Muslims around the world. snip How determined to kill you is radical Islam? This weekend, FOX News Channel examines the full scope of the threat to the United States, with the help of documentarian Wayne Kopping. This hour-long program exposes the stunning and explicit threats...
  • MSNBC Shills for Islam in Europe ( religion of peace )

    10/25/2006 9:07:26 AM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies · 1,807+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | October 25, 2006 | MSNBC
    MSNBC is running a special section on how wonderful it is that Europe is being overrun by Islam; here’s a video report about Spain that is so whitewashed and sanitized you’d think the Spaniards never had a problem with the Moors: Reviving Granada’s Muslim traditions. " GRANADA, Spain - In southern Spain, once the center of Islamic learning during the reign of the Moors, some Spaniards are reviving the tradition by converting to Islam. "
  • Bobblehead Muhammed?

    10/01/2006 11:23:03 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 173 replies · 6,780+ views
    All contents © 2006 Daily News, L.P. ^ | Originally published on October 1, 2006 | BY TINA MOORE
    A ceramic bobblehead doll of the Prophet Muhammed - created to resemble the infamous caricature published by a Danish newspaper - is being hawked online for $22.99 a pop by an ex-Marine. The unapologetic creator, Timothy Ames, 28, said the bobblehead is similar to "dashboard Jesus" figurines that can be stuck with adhesive to flat surfaces. "I thought, 'If they flipped out over some cartoons what will they do with a dashboard Muhammed?'" Ames said from his home in Hawaii. But Islamic experts are not amused, saying the bobbleheads could anger Muslims, whose religion strictly prohibits depictions of the prophet....
  • Third Night of 'Ramadan Rioting' in Capital of Europe

    09/27/2006 6:50:46 AM PDT · by Republicain · 284 replies · 8,213+ views
    The Brussels Journal ^ | 09/27/2006 | Paul Belien
    It looks as if immigrants youths want to turn nightly rioting during the Islamic holy month of ramadan into an annual tradition. Around 8:30pm last night violence erupted again in Brussels, the capital of Europe. The riots centered on the Brussels Marollen quarter and the area near the Midi Train Station, where the international trains from London and Paris arrive. Youths threw stones at passing people and cars, windows of parked cars were smashed, bus shelters were demolished, cars were set ablaze, a youth club was arsoned and a shop was looted. Two molotov cocktails were thrown into St.Peter’s hospital,...