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  • A proud declaration of faith (Hijab Barf Alert)

    08/09/2010 4:36:05 AM PDT · by humblegunner · 15 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Aug. 8, 2010 | MATT WOOLBRIGHT
    Young area women say they wear the hijab to be closer to God, although head covering has drawn criticism. Huda Kahlid was walking through the Rice University campus one night last year when she heard someone in a car scream, "Jihad!" The 21-year-old student didn't let the heckler upset her, knowing she was targeted because of her hijab. "It's all about God, so you don't let those things get to you," said Wardah Kahlid, 24, who remembers laughing with her younger sister about the encounter. Muslim women wear the scarf or cloth wrapping over their hair to be closer to...
  • Zimbabwe Has No Plans To Turn Over Convicted Ethiopian Dictator (Mugabe protects Mengistu)

    12/14/2006 3:15:09 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 508 replies · 2,319+ views ^ | December 13, 2006
    Harare, Zimbabwe (AHN) - Zimbabwe will not turn over former Former Former Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Haile Miriam, despite his conviction of genocide. William Nhara, a spokesperson for President Robert Mugabe's government, says, "As a comrade of our struggle, Comrade Mengistu and his government played a key and commendable role during our struggle for independence and no one can dispute that." "The judgment is an Ethiopian judgment and will not affect his status in Zimbabwe. As far as we know there is no extradition treaty between Harare and Addis Ababa." Mengistu, who has been living in exile in Zimbabwe since he...
  • While Lebanon Boils, Watch Bosnia

    07/19/2006 1:16:40 PM PDT · by kronos77 · 11 replies · 402+ views
    It is always very hard to focus on broad pictures when so many fires are in need of being put out. But it is imperative to keep in mind in the ongoing conflict Iran’s long-standing ties not only to Hezbollah, but to Islamists in Bosnia, a relationship that spans more than a decade. There is concern among Bosnian contacts that, if Iran feels things are going badly in Lebanon and that the war needs another front, it would take little to ignite Bosnia. It would not be hard to do and the international presence in Bosnia is greatly reduced. So...
  • D.C. Chapter 'Human Shield' Defense of Danish Embassy 2/18/06 (Durka, durka, cartoon jihad)

    02/19/2006 7:25:16 PM PST · by kristinn · 157 replies · 13,784+ views
    Sunday, February 19, 2006 | Kristinn
    Honor Roll: BillF, BufordP, Calvin*, Christopher Lincoln, cindy-true-supporter, Dave*, Ed Hudgins, GeorgeTheOther, Iraqikurd, Jimmy Valentine’s brother, Josh*, JoyJoyfromNJ, Kevin*, kristinn, Marylander, Mellora*, Ryan*, Tolerance Sucks Rocks, Tom the Redhunter, Trey*The D.C. Chapter of Free Republic and friends took a stand for freedom in the face of Islamofascism outside the Danish embassy in Washington, D.C. yesterday.We were there to counter a protest of the Mohammed cartoons by the New Black Panther Party and other assorted extemist Muslims.We started gathering in front of the embassy, located on Whitehaven St., NW, at noon, an hour before the radical Muslims were scheduled to arrive...