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  • Buffalo Beheading

    02/16/2009 2:40:31 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 26 replies · 1,806+ views
    NY Post ^ | 2/15/09 | Kevin Purdy and Adam Nichols
    An upstate TV exec who set up a channel promoting Muslims as peace-loving people was stressed about his failing business in the days before he allegedly chopped off his estranged wife's head, a friend of the couple said today. ..... Hassan, who founded Bridges TV in 2004 to counter anti-Islam stereotypes following 9/11, turned himself in to cops Thursday in the Buffalo suburb of Orchard Park. Police later found his beheaded wife in the TV studios.
  • Muslim Man arrested in wife’s beheading in Buffalo NY

    02/15/2009 12:39:53 PM PST · by TaraP · 25 replies · 1,559+ views
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - A suburban Buffalo man who founded a cable TV station to promote better understanding of Muslims in the U.S. has been arrested on charges he beheaded his wife. Orchard Park police arrested Muzzammil Hassan, 44, on Thursday for investigation of second-degree murder, The Buffalo News reported. Police identified the victim as Aasiya Z. Hassan, 37. Her body was found at his business, Bridges TV.
  • The Enemy at Home: The Curtural Left and it's Responsibility for 9/11

    02/13/2009 5:59:25 AM PST · by IrishMike · 10 replies · 863+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | February 11, 2009 | Nathan Alexander
    The "liberal solution" to America's conflict with the Islamic world, Dinesh D'Souza argues, is doomed from the outset because it imagines that American political values may be absolutely abstracted from its cultural values. Most Americans, according to D'Souza, have cultural beliefs that give them much more in common with the "family values" of Islamic culture, than that of the cultural Left. The Enemy At Home: The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11 by Dinesh D'Souza published by Broadway (February 12, 2008) Ppbk., 384 pgs. ISBN-10: 0767915615 ISBN-13: 978-0767915618 In his 2008 book The Enemy at Home: The Cultural Left...
  • India warns Obama on intervening in Kashmir

    02/04/2009 9:05:14 PM PST · by indcons · 59 replies · 3,059+ views
    The Financial Times ^ | February 4, 2009 | James Lamont and Amy Kazmin
    New Delhi has warned Barack Obama that he is "barking up the wrong tree" if he tries to broker a deal between Pakistan and India over the disputed territory of Kashmir. MK Narayanan, India's national security adviser, said the new US president was in danger of dredging up outdated Clinton-era strategies in an effort to improve ties between the nuclear armed neighbours. "I do think that we could make President Obama understand, if he does nurse any such view, that he is barking up the wrong tree. I think Kashmir today has become one of the quieter and safer places...
  • Michael Medved: My Eight Minutes With Jimmy (Carter)

    02/04/2009 9:02:37 AM PST · by EveningStar · 56 replies · 2,589+ views ^ | February 4, 2009 | Michael Medved
    If you’ve got only eight minutes to confront a world leader whose impact and outlook you’ve despised and denounced for decades, then what’s the best way to take advantage of the interchange? That was the dilemma facing me last Friday when former President Jimmy Carter agreed to a brief interview on my nationally syndicated radio program.
  • India: 22 dead, scores injured in New Delhi bomb blasts

    09/13/2008 1:22:49 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 61 replies · 567+ views
    AFP ^ | 09/14/08
    22 dead, scores injured in New Delhi bomb blasts NEW DELHI (AFP) - Five synchronised bomb blasts ripped through crowded markets across the Indian capital New Delhi on Saturday, killing more than 20 people and wounding at least 90 others. Police said a further four unexploded devices were found and defused, including one at India Gate, one of the country's most iconic monuments and a major tourist attraction in the heart of Delhi. A Muslim militant outfit, Indian Mujahideen, claimed responsibility for the bombings, which were all triggered within a 45-minute period. "In the name of Allah, the Indian Mujahideen...
  • Mistrial in Seattle Jewish center attack

    06/05/2008 11:22:27 AM PDT · by mojito · 16 replies · 245+ views
    Jerusalem Post/AP ^ | 6/5/2008 | Unattributed
    A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the case of a man who stormed into a Jewish center two years ago and shot six women, killing one, as he ranted against Israel and the Iraq war. Jurors had indicated in questions posed to the judge that they were hopelessly deadlocked and struggling to determine whether Naveed Haq, 32, was not guilty by reason of insanity, as he claimed. King County Superior Court Judge Paris Kallas ended the jury's deliberations in their eighth day. The jurors reached a partial verdict on only one of the 15 counts against Haq, finding him...
  • Brigitte Bardot fined for racism [inciting hatred against Muslims.......]

    06/03/2008 6:48:16 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 37 replies · 1,661+ views
    Brigitte Bardot fined for racism From correspondents in Paris June 03, 2008 11:19pm Article from: Agence France-Presse FRANCE'S 1960s screen icon Brigitte Bardot has received a 15,000 euros ($24,440) fine today for inciting hatred against Muslims. In December 2006, the film star-turned-animal rights activist wrote a letter to France's then interior minister, current President Nicolas Sarkozy, arguing that Muslims should stun animals before slaughtering them during the Aid al-Kabir holiday. She outraged anti-racist groups by saying: "I've had enough of being led by the nose by this whole population which is destroying us, (and) destroying our country by imposing their...
  • Marines accused of proselytizing in Fallujah; gospel verse on coins

    05/29/2008 11:11:57 AM PDT · by XR7 · 115 replies · 383+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 5/29/08 | Jamal Naji and Leila Fadel
    FALLUJAH, Iraq — At the western entrance to the Iraqi city of Fallujah on Tuesday, Muamar Anad handed his residence badge to the U.S. Marines guarding the city. They checked to be sure he was a city resident, and when they were done, Anad said, a Marine slipped a coin out of his pocket and put it in his hand. Out of fear, he accepted it, Anad said. When he was inside the city, the college student said, he looked at one side of the coin. "Where will you spend eternity?" it asked. He flipped it over, and on the...
  • Hadrian's Curse: The Secret All The Arabs Know

    05/22/2008 6:54:57 PM PDT · by SJackson · 38 replies · 337+ views
    Jewish Press ^ | -22-08 | Tsafrir Ronen
    Hadrian's Curse: The Secret All The Arabs Know At the Annapolis Conference, President Bush spoke about his vision regarding the virtues of two nations for two peoples. One of those peoples – the Jewish people – has a clear identity. Yet it would be interesting to know the identity of the second people. Already in 1977, a central spokesman of that “second people” (a PLO leader, Zahir Muhsein, head of the as-Sa’iqa Organization) revealed the truth in an interview to the Dutch newspaper Trouw. Here are his words: “The Palestinian people do not exist. The creation of a Palestinian state...
  • Minnesota directs Tarik ibn Zayad Academy to `correct' two areas related to religion

    05/19/2008 11:43:15 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 20 replies · 553+ views
    StarTribune ^ | 5/19/08 | AP
    The state Education Department on Monday directed a Minnesota charter school to "correct" two areas related to religion at the school. Tarik ibn Zayad Academy, which focuses on Middle Eastern culture and shares a mosque with the Muslim American Society of Minnesota, came under fire after a teacher alleged that the school was offering religious instruction in Islam to its students. Charter schools in Minnesota are publicly funded and must be nonsectarian. The allegations first surfaced in an article by Star Tribune columnist Katherine Kersten. The Education Department subsequently began a review of the suburban Inver Grove Heights school and...
  • Ayatollah: Iran won't stop nuke program

    05/05/2008 12:26:35 PM PDT · by freerepublic_or_die · 24 replies · 165+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | may 4,, 2008 | Staff
    Iran's top leader said his country would not bend to international pressure and give up its nuclear program, according to state television. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has the final say in all state matters, said Iran would continue its nuclear program despite Western efforts to thwart it with sanctions. "No threat can hinder the Iranian nation from its path," he said. The UN Security Council has already imposed three sets of sanctions on Iran for its refusal to halt uranium enrichment, an activity that has fueled suspicions Teheran is seeking to develop nuclear weapons. Iran claims its nuclear...
  • Hamas endorses Obama (audio)

    04/16/2008 7:55:54 PM PDT · by ikez78 · 50 replies · 1,606+ views
    Powerline blog citing WABC radio ^ | 4-15-08 | Ahmed Yousef
    On Sunday, Aaron Klein and John Batchelor interviewed Ahmed Yousef, chief political adviser to the Prime Minister of Hamas, on WABC radio. The interview produced a scoop which, for some reason, has not been widely publicized: Hamas has endorsed Barack Obama for President. Yousef said, "We like Mr. Obama and we hope he will win the election." Why? "He has a vision to change America." Maybe Yousef has some insight into what Obama means by all these vague references to "change." Of course, Hamas's taste in American presidents is suspect. Yousef also described Jimmy Carter, who was about to pay...
  • Brigitte Bardot on trial for Muslim slur

    04/15/2008 10:45:29 AM PDT · by forkinsocket · 158 replies · 20,981+ views
    Reuters ^ | 04/15/2008 | Thierry Leveque
    PARIS (Reuters) - French former film star Brigitte Bardot went on trial on Tuesday for insulting Muslims, the fifth time she has faced the charge of "inciting racial hatred" over her controversial remarks about Islam and its followers. Prosecutors asked that the Paris court hand the 73-year-old former sex symbol a two-month suspended prison sentence and fine her 15,000 euros ($23,760) for saying the Muslim community was "destroying our country and imposing its acts." Since retiring from the film industry in the 1970s, Bardot has become a prominent animal rights activist but she has also courted controversy by denouncing Muslim...
  • Several people shot at Jewish Federation in Seattle (One dead)

    07/28/2006 4:28:49 PM PDT · by VNam68 · 1,189 replies · 38,953+ views
    King 5 News ^ | July 28, 2006
  • Tibet isn't China's only problem, resentment still simmers among Muslims in Xinjiang

    04/05/2008 11:38:09 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 18 replies · 943+ views
    AP ^ | 04/05/08 | WILLIAM FOREMAN
    Tibet isn't China's only problem, resentment still simmers among Muslims in Xinjiang By WILLIAM FOREMAN,Associated Press Writer AP - Sunday, April 6 HOTAN, China - The chirpy Chinese coffee shop waitress smiled Saturday as she rattled off sites travelers should see in this jade-trading Silk Road town in Xinjiang _ a vast western region of China that like Tibet has a long history of unrest. ADVERTISEMENT But the woman frowned and her brow furrowed with worry when she mentioned Hotan's main tourist draw: a sprawling bazaar popular among the Muslim minority Uighurs (pronounced WEE-GURS). "Oh, don't go to the bazaar...
  • Got 'FITNA'?

    03/31/2008 10:24:16 PM PDT · by Righting · 14 replies · 216+ views
  • Islam’s ‘Public Enemy #1’

    03/30/2008 6:18:21 AM PDT · by Plainsman · 10 replies · 295+ views
    National Review Online ^ | March 25, 2008 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Coptic priest Zakaria Botros fights fire with fire. Though he is little known in the West, Coptic priest Zakaria Botros — named Islam’s “Public Enemy #1” by the Arabic newspaper, al-Insan al-Jadid — has been making waves in the Islamic world. Along with fellow missionaries — mostly Muslim converts — he appears frequently on the Arabic channel al-Hayat (i.e., “Life TV”). There, he addresses controversial topics of theological significance — free from the censorship imposed by Islamic authorities or self-imposed through fear of the zealous mobs who fulminated against the infamous cartoons of Mohammed. Botros’s excurses on little-known but embarrassing...
  • Film critical of Islam dropped from Web site

    03/29/2008 10:00:56 AM PDT · by Ramstein75 · 50 replies · 929+ views
    CNN.COM ^ | 3/29/08 | Matthew Chance
    The story A London-based Web site has dropped a Dutch lawmaker's film that features disturbing images of terrorist acts juxtaposed with verses from the Quran to paint Islam as a threat to Western society, citing threats to its staff. said in a statement Friday that it decided to remove the film a day after it was posted "following threats to our staff of a very serious nature." Attempts to reach LiveLeak for further comment were unsuccessful. However, Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkanende said the government was concerned that Geert Wilders' film "Fitna" could provoke a violent backlash
  • Honor killing in Pakistan

    03/17/2008 11:08:40 AM PDT · by LJayne · 11 replies · 447+ views
    Dhimmi Watch ^ | 3/17/08 | Robert Spencer
  • Europe Braces for Release of Film Linking Koran to Terror

    03/06/2008 9:17:57 AM PST · by yoe · 80 replies · 1,209+ views
    CNSNEWS ^ | February 6, 2008 | Patrick Goodenough
    A leading U.S.-based Internet company says it's ready for any electronic attacks that may come its way for hosting a Web site featuring a provocative short film that is critical of the Koran. The movie, made by a controversial Dutch politician and due for release any time now, has sparked protests in the Islamic world and concerns in Europe. In recent days, the Dutch prime minister has reiterated warnings that his country's citizens and businesses could be attacked because of the film; the European Union's executive commission has confirmed it sent talking points on the film to E.U. missions abroad;...
  • Obama photo causes stir

    02/25/2008 9:35:32 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 77 replies · 664+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/25/08 | Jim Kuhnhenn - ap
    WASHINGTON - A photograph circulating in the Internet of Democratic Sen. Barack Obama dressed in traditional local garments during a visit to Kenya in 2006 is causing a dustup in the presidential campaign over what constitutes a smear. The photograph portrays Obama wearing a white turban and a wraparound white robe presented to him by elders in Wajir, in northeastern Kenya. Obama's estranged late father was Kenyan and Obama visited the country in 2006, attracting thousands of well-wishers. The gossip and news Web site The Drudge Report posted the photograph Monday and said it was being circulated by "Clinton staffers"...
  • Islam in the United States Official State Department Fact Sheet

    02/22/2008 7:06:10 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 28 replies · 840+ views
    Islam is one of the fastest-growing religions in the U.S. By the year 2010, America's Muslim population is expected to surpass the Jewish population, making Islam the country's second-largest faith after Christianity.1 The American Muslim community is a mosaic of cultures, its members having come from all of the five major continents. In fact, a recent survey showed that most Muslims are immigrants -- 77.6% versus 22.4% U.S. born.2 This same survey indicated that the ethnic origins of the Muslim community are as follows: 26.2% Middle East (Arab) 24.7% South Asia 23.8% African American 11.6% Other 10.3% Middle East (Not...
  • Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) Infiltration and Influence in America

    02/22/2008 4:55:38 PM PST · by K-oneTexas · 34 replies · 1,256+ views
    CI CENTRE ^ | various | CI CENTRE
    Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) Infiltration and Influence in America  "Allah is our goal; the Messenger is our model; the Koran is our constitution; jihad is our means; and martyrdom in the way of Allah is our aspiration."  "It is the nature of Islam to dominate, not to be dominated, to impose its law on all nations and to extend its power to the entire planet." --Hasan al-Banna, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood What the Muslim Brotherhood means for the US: Memo lays bare group's plans to destroy U.S. from within By Ron Dreher, Dallas Morning News   "Our strategy...
  • BLACK FLAGS of Islam -- Portents of the Imam al-Mahdi?

    10/28/2001 3:58:18 PM PST · by Sabertooth · 137 replies · 22,662+ views
    Various | 10/28/2001 | Sabertooth, others
         Black Flags of Islam   Portents of the Imam al-Mahdi, the Moslems' prophesied deliverer of Jerusalem? from Diane Alden… Afghanistan has special significance to the world of militant Islam. It was once called Khurasan, along with parts of Iran and Pakistan. Muhammad said: "If you see the black flags coming from Khurasan, join that army, even if you have to crawl over ice, for that is the army of the Imam al-Mahdi and no one can stop that army until it reaches Jerusalem." That is one reason Osama bin Laden chose it as his base, or al-Qaida. Mohammed's ...
  • Husbands with multiple wives to get extra benefits after Government go-ahead (Britain)

    02/03/2008 12:30:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies · 236+ views
    The Evening Standard ^ | February 3, 2008
    Husbands living in a "harem" with multiple wives have been cleared to claim state benefits for all their different partners. A Muslim man with four spouses - which is permitted under Islamic law - could receive Ł10,000 a year in income support alone. He could also be entitled to more generous housing and council tax benefit, to reflect the fact his household needs a bigger property. Ministers have decided that, even though bigamy is a crime in Britain, polygamous marriages can be recognised formally by the state - provided they took place overseas, in countries where they are legal. The...
  • Iran Warns Netherlands Not to Air Controversial 'Anti-Muslim' Film (show the film)

    01/21/2008 2:22:37 PM PST · by tobyhill · 60 replies · 275+ views
    fox news ^ | 1/21/2008 | fox news
    A senior Iranian lawmaker warned the Netherlands on Monday not to allow the screening of what it called an anti-Islamic film produced by Dutch politician, claiming it "reflects insulting views about the Holy Koran." Alaeddin Boroujerdi, head of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, promised widespread protests and a review of Iran's relationship with the Netherlands if Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders' work is shown. "If Holland will allow the broadcast of this movie, the Iranian parliament will request to reconsider our relationship with it," Boroujerdi said, according to IRNA, the official Iranian news agency. "In Iran, insulting Islam...
  • The Church: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution? (Islamic Appeasement)

    11/12/2007 10:09:33 AM PST · by Bokababe · 30 replies · 110+ views
    Assyrian News Network ^ | 11/11/07 | Fjordman
    Although not a religious person myself, I am usually in favor of a revitalization of Christianity in Europe. However, I sometimes have my doubts when I see how many, too many, church leaders consistently end up on the wrong side of issues related to Islam and Muslim immigration. Bat Ye'or claims that dhimmitude in the Middle East has often progressed because Christian leaders have sold out their own people, either for short-term personal gains or in the mistaken belief that they have a "shared religious heritage" with Muslims. It is also frequently Christian leaders and bishops in the West who...
  • California Fire Battalion Chief - Whoever Did This Knew What They Were Doing

    10/23/2007 2:44:10 PM PDT · by NorthernRight · 453 replies · 2,110+ views
    Homeland Security National Terror Alert Responce Center ^ | October 22, 2007 | News Admin - Unattributed
    <p>Fire officials found three separate “points of origin,” all near the intersection of Silverado Canyon Road and Santiago Canyon Road. Two were on one side of the road, and the third was on the other. “Whoever did this knew what they were doing,” said Kris Concepcion, a fire authority battalion chief. Also, the fire traveled 3 miles in its first 20 minutes when it was ignited about 6 p.m. Sunday, he said.</p>
  • Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week Day 1--Horowitz Interview--Islamo-Fascism Denial [multiple articles]

    10/23/2007 6:52:41 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies · 125+ views
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 10-23-07 | Peter Collier/Robert Spencer/David Horowitz
    Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week Day 1   By Peter | Tuesday, October 23, 2007   “Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week Already a Success” - David Horowitz   The focus was on the violent oppression of Muslim women as thousands of students on campuses across the country attended and in some cases protested against speeches and panel discussions marking the first day of Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week “We have organized students on over 100 campuses across the country, we are hosting over 30 speakers on subjects like the plight of women in Islam and we are leading the discussion on the danger of Islamo...
  • Meet the New Imam of the Islamic Center of Cleveland

    09/28/2007 8:52:19 PM PDT · by CHEE · 11 replies · 160+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | September 27, 2007 | Little Green Footballs
    When the former leader of the Islamic Center of Cleveland, Fawaz Damra, was linked to funding of terrorists and deported in a very high-profile case, you might have expected that the new imam of the Islamic Center would be more moderate. Think again: Ohio’s largest mosque hires Egyptian hate sheikh to replace deported terror cleric Fawaz Damra. Not mentioned in the Plain Dealer’s report is Ahmed Alzaree’s anti-Jewish rants. According to Blumer, in a 15-second Google search, he came across a particular sermon dated March 7, 2003 where Alzaree offers this encouragement to his followers:
  • Thousands Pack Area Around U.N., Slam Ahmadinejad [25,000 People]

    09/24/2007 5:58:11 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 125 replies · 994+ views
    CBS ^ | September 24, 2007 | Marcia Kramer
    Now that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has spoken at Columbia University, it's on to the United Nations, where there's a tight security net. As many as 25,000 people from around the metro area and the country flocked to the U.N. to protest Ahmadinejad's visit. Many are demanding an end to Iran's nuclear threat. The NYPD's eye in the sky took security pictures. On the ground, beefy machine-gun toting cops provided an extra layer of protection for Israel's foreign minister as she demand Iran's president be reigned in by the world community. "There's a need to stop Ahmadinejad," Tzipi Livni said....
  • Muslims in Europe demand right to convert [from Mohammedanism]

    09/12/2007 9:02:21 PM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 32 replies · 2,183+ views
    Times of India ^ | 13 Sep 2007, 0016 hrs
    THE HAGUE: A 22-year-old Dutch-Iranian will launch a campaign on Tuesday for Muslims to have the right to renounce their faith and find support from peers, a view which has made him the victim of three physical attacks. Although similar initiatives have started elsewhere in Europe, Ehsan Jami's group has stirred intense interest in the Netherlands, which has one million Muslims, and has reignited the country's highly-emotive Islam debate. "We have an enormous problem with apostasy in Islam. We see a lot of problems where people want to leave Islam but they can't," Jami said. "There are five sharia schools...
  • Breakout from Islam's mental prison

    08/22/2007 1:14:13 AM PDT · by Dundee · 8 replies · 896+ views
    The Australian ^ | August 22, 2007 | Janet Albrechtsen
    I AM sitting in a small book-lined room in Sydney's eastern suburbs with a petite woman in her late 40s dressed in a neat suit and sensible shoes. Can this be the woman recently described as an "international sensation"? The woman who drove an American rabbi to publicly accuse her of being "Islam's Ann Coulter"? Meet Wafa Sultan... Last year, the Syrian-born psychiatrist, who has lived in the US for almost 20 years, catapulted herself into the centre of the critical issue of our time: how will Islam embrace modernity? She entered the battle of ideas in a fiery debate...
  • Education or Indoctrination: Inquiring Minds Want to Know

    08/19/2007 12:56:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies · 797+ views ^ | August 19, 2007 | Ken Connor
    Abraham Lincoln once famously observed, "The philosophy of the school room in one generation is the philosophy of government in the next." The truth of Lincoln's observation is, no doubt, at the core of the apprehensions that New Yorkers have expressed about the Khalil Gibran International Academy scheduled to open next month in Brooklyn. Adding to their apprehensions is the fact that KGIA is just three blocks from a mosque which has a history of employing radical imams and which was frequented by one of the terrorists implicated in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. It takes a lot to...
  • Conference to Revive the Caliphate [Islamic control on the world]

    08/08/2007 1:26:13 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 36 replies · 1,653+ views
    BNN ^ | Aug 6, 2007
    Conference to Revive the Caliphate Aug 6, 2007 What’s not news is that thousands of Muslims will attend a conference on how to bring back the Caliphate to impose Islamic dominance upon the world. ...
  • Become a Middle East Expert/Make Big Bucks/Astound Your Friends

    06/26/2007 6:11:33 AM PDT · by Valin · 12 replies · 695+ views
    Global Politician ^ | 6/26/07 | Prof. Barry Rubin
    Dear Career Counselor: I am in bad shape. I cannot get a job or support myself. I want to be rich and famous and powerful but I have no idea what to do. Can you suggest a powerful, prestigious, high-paying field where I need do no study or training? Signed, Destitute and Dumb. Dear D&D: I’m so glad you wrote me as I have the perfect solution: become an expert on the Middle East and Islam. It’s easy, painless (for you, though many others will pay for it with their lives), and profitable. Just look at these examples: Stephen Mearsheimer...
  • "I am both Muslim and Christian"

    06/17/2007 4:53:37 AM PDT · by SoldierMedic · 395 replies · 5,459+ views
    Shortly after noon on Fridays, the Rev. Ann Holmes Redding ties on a black headscarf, preparing to pray with her Muslim group on First Hill. On Sunday mornings, Redding puts on the white collar of an Episcopal priest. She does both, she says, because she's Christian and Muslim.
  • 70 [Muslims] who quit over prayer time return to work

    05/25/2007 10:29:04 PM PDT · by XR7 · 47 replies · 2,136+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 5/25/07
    OMAHA, Nebraska - Dozens of Somali meatpacking workers who quit their jobs because they were not given enough time off for Muslim prayers have returned to work, but the issue could resurface as sundown inches later through the summer, a union official said Friday. About 70 of 120 Somali workers are back on the job at the Swift & Co. meatpacking plant after abruptly quitting last week. The workers complained that existing break time rules did not let them leave lines to pray at sundown. Similar requests for workplace accommodations of Muslim religious obligations have become common around the country,...
  • Muslims Seek Prayer Room at Airport

    12/01/2006 4:56:33 PM PST · by ritewingwarrior · 182 replies · 2,949+ views
    Brietbart ^ | December 1, 2006 | Patrick Condon
    Airport officials said Friday they will consider setting aside a private area for prayer and meditation at the request of imams concerned about the removal of six Muslim clerics from a US Airways flight last week. Steve Wareham, director of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, said other airports have "meditation rooms" used for prayers or by passengers who simply need quiet time. A group of Somali clerics met with airport officials Friday and said they would attract less attention if they had a private area for prayer. Devout Muslims pray five times daily, facing the holy city of Mecca. "When we...
  • The 751 No-Go Zones of France

    11/25/2006 4:35:13 PM PST · by voletti · 57 replies · 2,953+ views ^ | 11/24/06 | Robert Spencer
    They go by the euphemistic term Zones Urbaines Sensibles, or Sensitive Urban Zones, with the even more antiseptic acronym ZUS, and there are 751 of them as of last count. They are conveniently listed on one long webpage, complete with street demarcations and map delineations. What are they? Those places in France that the French state does not control. They range from two zones in the medieval town of Carcassone to twelve in the heavily Muslim town of Marseilles, with hardly a town in France lacking in its ZUS. The ZUS came into existence in late 1996 and according to...
  • Muslims protest with prayer at Sea-Tac Airport [Planning major protest in Wash. DC on Monday]

    11/25/2006 1:30:41 PM PST · by XR7 · 130 replies · 3,633+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 11/25/06 | staff
    Six Seattle-area Muslims gathered in prayer Friday in front of a US Airways ticket counter at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to protest the removal of six imams from a flight in Minneapolis earlier this week. The prayer lasted eight minutes without incident. "We are asserting the right of Muslims to be free of fear, free of apprehension, to take an equal seat at the table," said Jafar Siddiqui, a member of American Muslims of Puget Sound. Afterward, airport patron Frank Meyers, of San Jose, Calif., accused airport terminal managers of being "politically correct" by allowing the prayer service to block a...
  • Grandmother in first Hamas suicide attack in two years

    11/23/2006 11:47:13 AM PST · by Nachum · 99 replies · 2,454+ views ^ | 11-23-2006 | staff
    A Palestinian grandmother blew herself up in the Gaza Strip, lightly wounding three Israeli soldiers, in the first suicide attack claimed by Hamas in almost two years. The mother of nine and grandmother of 41 became the oldest Palestinian suicide bomber at the age of 57, approaching troops operating to curb daily rocket attacks, the army said. "Troops saw a woman approaching them in a suspicious manner and identified her carrying an explosive device," a spokeswoman said of the incident in the northern town of Jabaliya. "They then threw a stun grenade in her direction but she managed to blow...
  • Saudi Girl Sentenced to More Lashes Than Her Rapists ....(more on tolerence /Religion of PEACE!!)

    11/22/2006 4:55:09 AM PST · by IrishMike · 77 replies · 2,970+ views
    AP via AOL ^ | 2006-11-22 | DONNA ABU-NASR
    AL-AWWAMIYA, Saudi Arabia (Nov. 21) - When the teenager went to the police a few months ago to report she was gang-raped by seven men, she never imagined the judge would punish her - and that she would be sentenced to more lashes than one of her alleged rapists received. The story of the Girl of Qatif, as the alleged rape victim has been called by the media here, has triggered a rare debate about Saudi Arabia's legal system, in which judges have wide discretion in punishing a criminal, rules of evidence are shaky and sometimes no defense lawyers are...
  • Muslim Scholars’ Open Letter to Pope: A Pack of Lies, Deception and Stupidity

    11/16/2006 8:45:52 AM PST · by Islamwatch · 21 replies · 1,756+ views
    islam-watch ^ | 16 Nov 2006 | MA Khan
    In a nutshell, this open letter to the Pope by the world’s thirty‑eight greatest scholars of Islam, already dubbed as the ‘Fatwa 38’ will be deemed to a piece of document of historical importance. It will also be historical in lies, dishonesty, deception and stupidity for its content; given the fact that modern world’s greatest brains of Islam have been the architects of this letter.
  • Sayyid Qutb's "Milestones"

    09/28/2006 8:53:07 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 36 replies · 4,718+ views
    Gems of Islamism ^ | 6/27/2005 | Elmer Swenson
    Sayyid Qutb's MilestonesEverything You Always Wanted to Know About Sayyid Qutb's Milestones, But Couldn't Be Bothered to Find Out Elmer Swenson 1. Introduction: Who is Sayyid Qutb, and what's so special about his book Milestones, aka Signposts? 2. Qutb and the Muslim Community 3. Qutb and Shari'ah Law, the Islamic Vanguard and Slavery 4. Qutb on Sex, Women and the Family 5. Qutb on Politics: Progressive Islam, Nationalism, Democracy, Socialism 6. Qutb on Politics: Racial Equality and Freedom 7. Qutb and non-Muslims: The West 8. Qutb and non-Muslims: Christians, Jews and Freedom of Religion 9. Qutb and Peaceful Co-Existance with...
  • Ahmadinejad: Israel’s destruction near

    11/13/2006 11:11:58 AM PST · by XR7 · 75 replies · 2,675+ views
    ynetNews ^ | 11/13/06
    According to the Iranian media Monday, Iranian President Mahoud Ahmadinejad declared that Israel was destined to ‘disappearance and destruction’ at a council meeting with Iranian ministers. “The western powers created the Zionist regime in order to expand their control of the area. This regime massacres Palestinians everyday, but since this regime is against nature, we will soon witness its disappearance and destruction,” Ahmadinejad said.
  • Sudanese sovereignty integrity must be observed - Russia

    10/20/2006 12:31:50 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 11 replies · 391+ views
    Sudan Tribune ^ | 20 October 2006
    Oct 19, 2006 (MOSCOW) —Any settlement reached in Sudan must be based on the principle of territorial integrity and the country’s sovereignty and be in accordance with the choice of the Sudanese people, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said. " We believe that all decisions must be based on the principle of territorial integrity, Sudan’s sovereignty and the choice of the Sudanese themselves," Lavrov said, opening a meeting with Sudanese Defence Minister Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein in Moscow today. The Russian minister noted that Moscow welcomes the efforts of the Sudanese government, which have allowed important settlements to be reached...
  • Dhimmitude for Dummies

    09/26/2006 5:37:05 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 69 replies · 2,100+ views ^ | September 26, 2006 | Victor Sharpe
    Dhimmitude for Dummies By Victor Sharpe Israel Hasbara Committee | September 26, 2006 Ask one hundred people in the United States what a dhimmi is and perhaps two or three might know. In Western Europe the number would be slightly higher because of latent memories of battles fought against invading Moslem armies over hundreds of years. In 732, Charles Martel led his Frankish forces at Tours to victory against an Islamic invasion of France, which nearly destroyed Christian Europe. Similarly, Islam was ousted from Spain in 1492 after an occupation of the Iberian Peninsula by the Moslems for hundreds of...
  • Iraq al-Qaida Says Pope, West Are Doomed

    09/18/2006 10:54:20 PM PDT · by XR7 · 74 replies · 3,780+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/19/06 | Anna Johnson
    An al-Qaida-linked extremist group warned Pope Benedict XVI on Monday that he and the West were "doomed," as protesters raged across the Muslim world to demand more of an apology from the pontiff for his remarks about Islam and violence. The Mujahedeen Shura Council, an umbrella organization of Sunni Arab extremist groups that includes al-Qaida in Iraq, issued a statement on a Web forum vowing to continue its holy war against the West. The authenticity of the statement could not be independently verified. The group said Muslims would be victorious and addressed the pope as "the worshipper of the cross"...