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  • German Cop Breaks Ranks: We Are BANNED From Detaining Migrants

    01/12/2016 12:15:34 PM PST · by george76 · 45 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 12 Jan 2016 | Oliver Lane
    German police are hobbled at every possibly opportunity by the Federal government from dealing with the criminal migrant problem, with one officer complaining they have even been banned from preventing suspects escaping custody. ... 95 percent of refugees are single men. ... migrants, who he said regularly "sexually harassed" women around the local railway station, the first stop in Germany after the railway crosses from Austria. Most remarkable in the report of Bernd of conditions on the frontier were the crippling orders he was under duty to follow, even if they made his job near impossible: "If a refugee wants...
  • German police admit rape gangs are an Arab game called 'Taharrush'(Warning: Graphic)

    01/12/2016 9:40:45 AM PST · by doldrumsforgop · 52 replies
    am thinker ^ | 1/12/16 | t lifson
    They’re not celebrating diversity in Germany quite as enthusiastically as Frau Merkel might prefer. The Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA), the main investigative authority in Germany, said in a response to Welt newspaper it knows sexual harassment of women in public is widespread in Arab countries, and that this is exactly what happened on New Year’s Eve in Cologne. Collective harassment is translated as “taharrush gamea” (حرش جماعي). "Such crimes are committed by groups of young men… mostly when there are large gatherings of people, such as demonstrations. They range from sexual harassment to rape," the BKA told Welt. Charming....
  • ‘Taharrush gamea’ comes to Germany? Police fear Cologne sex abuse may be imported practice

    01/11/2016 11:05:47 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 29 replies
    RT ^ | January 11, 2016 | Staff
    German police fear repeats of the Cologne New Year's Eve sexual assaults, saying extra attention will now be paid to fighting similar attacks. Police used the Arab term 'taharrush gamea' (collective harassment) to categorize the assaults - causing an angry reaction on Twitter. The Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA), the main investigative authority in Germany, said in a response to Welt newspaper it knows sexual harassment of women in public is widespread in Arab countries, and that this is exactly what happened on New Year's Eve in Cologne. Collective harassment is translated as "taharrush gamea". Police register over 500 cases...
  • Muslim Delegation Visits Shroud of Turin

    04/24/2015 2:17:58 PM PDT · by NYer · 29 replies
    Aleteia ^ | April 24, 2015 | L'OSSERVATORE ROMANO
    Imam says linen cloth believed to be the burial shroud of Jesus invites us to be "brothers" TURIN — “We decided to come as a sign, to say that we are citizens of this country and city. The Shroud draws Christians and Muslims, and in a world marked by division, it invites us to be brothers.”  This message of peace and dialogue came Wednesday from a group of Muslims who visited the Holy Shroud of Turin now on display at northern Italian city’s Cathedral. The delegation included the President of the League of Imams and Preachers of Mosques in Italy,...
  • US dusts off old Arab peace plan to resolve Mideast conflict (Kerry back to the M.E.)

    04/06/2013 8:48:28 AM PDT · by haffast · 17 replies
    McClatchy Newspapers ^ | April 6, 2013 | Sheera Frenkel
    JERUSALEM - The Obama administration is exploring whether a long-abandoned initiative proposed by Saudi Arabia 11 years ago could become the basis for a regional peace agreement between Israel and its neighbors, according to Israeli and Palestinian officials. With U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry due to arrive in the region over the weekend, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been conferring with other Arab leaders on the viability of the plan, which calls for a normalization of relations between Israel and all the Arab states in exchange for the establishment of a sovereign Palestinian state. Israeli and Palestinian officials confirmed...
  • Why did Obama broker a victory for Hamas?

    11/25/2012 7:46:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    PowerLine ^ | November 25, 2012 | Paul Mirengoff
    With unusual candor, the Washington Post declares in its top headline that Hamas tactics garner support and that Palestinians see path to victory through fighting. This strengthening of Hamas is the entirely predictable consequence of the cease fire that the Obama administration worked to impose on Israel. Because Hamas waged war against Israel and the Israelis backed down, it is (to quote) the Post the commonly held view in both territories (the West Bank and Gaza) that the Islamist militants of Hamas who refuse to recognize Israel defeated their enemy, and that they did it with weapons, not...
  • Operation Pillar of Defense: In Support of a Ground Offensive

    11/24/2012 4:23:33 AM PST · by forty_years · 8 replies
    BESA Center Perspectives Paper ^ | November 19, 2012 | Efraim Inbar and Max Singer
    For nearly a week, Israel has been under attack from terrorist elements in Gaza, primarily Hamas. As the Israeli air force and navy respond with surgical, targeted strikes on Hamas facilities, the government is weighing the possibility of ordering a ground offensive too.In our view, an armored push into Gaza in order to deal the Hamas military wing a decisive blow is necessary. From a strategic, long-term perspective, Israel cannot avoid confronting Hamas head-on, and must take action sooner rather than later. For Israel to restore quiet to its borders and ensure its survival in the new Middle East, Arab...
  • Muhammad Al-Zawahiri, Brother Of Al-Qaeda Leader, Proposes 10-Year 'Hudna' To The West

    09/16/2012 6:22:46 PM PDT · by rocksandbroncs · 72 replies
    Memri ^ | Sunday, September 16, 2012 | Staff
    On September 15, 2012, the Saudi daily Al-Shuroukh published a document authored by Muhammad Al-Zawahiri, the brother of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri, proposing a 10-year hudna to the U.S. the West. The document's publication followed Al-Zawahiri's presentation of the main points of the initiative in interviews with Western media. In the preface to the document, Al-Zawahiri put himself forward as mediator, and explains the need for the initiative, and the reasoning behind it. He presented himself as a member of what he referred to generally as "the Islamic movement," and noted that the initiative aims to serve the interests of...
  • Obama sending tax dollars overseas to refurbish Mosques and provide them with internet.

    04/16/2011 9:14:42 AM PDT · by freemike · 11 replies
    youtube ^ | 4/16/11 | freemike
    Here's the direct link. It's pretty amazing.
  • Barack Hussein Obamas call for bipartisanship looks a lot like a Muslims HUDNA or phony truce

    01/18/2011 7:13:05 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 6 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | JANUARY 18TH, 2011 | Kevin Coach Collins
    since the Republicans resounding victories at the polls the language of politics has changed. The Democrats are not talking so tough anymore. Gone are the days when a snarky Barack Obamas tone toward the defeated Republicans dripped with, We won. You Lost during negotiations over his wasteful economic stimulus bill. At that point (January 2009) Doug Schoen, a Democrat strategist, explained Obamas position with, Ideally he wants bipartisanship. If that doesnt work, [it becomes] We won, you lost. Youre discredited. Were not. Thats kind of his fallback position. What a difference an election makes Just over three weeks after their...
  • Are We in the Ninth Year of a Ten-Year Hudna?

    09/26/2010 6:44:19 PM PDT · by MarylousAmerica · 55 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9-26-10 | Marylou Barry
    A chill ran through me this month when I realized that September 2010 might be more than just another anniversary of the 2001 savagery. According to Islamic law, 2010 could be the start of the ninth year of a ten-year hudna. So what is a "hudna," and what is so special about the ninth year of an Islamic terror standoff? A "hudna" is a temporary peace entered into by an Islamic force when it is weaker than its enemy. Its purpose is to buy the Islamic side time to rearm and regroup. But don't think of it as a ceasefire...
  • Egypt sets deadline for Palestinian deal by July

    05/18/2009 7:40:52 AM PDT · by VRWCTexan · 6 replies · 354+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 18, 2009 | Nidal al-Mughrabi
    Egyptian mediators have stepped up diplomatic pressure on rival Palestinian groups to form a unity government, setting a July 7 deadline for a deal to bridge internal divisions blocking peace talks with Israel.....Hamas Islamists running the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip are not prepared to recognize Israel and conclude a permanent peace. They will only go as far as a 10-year truce, which the Jewish state says is no substitute for a comprehensive peace...
  • Gaia Declares Hudna

    05/05/2008 11:41:16 PM PDT · by neverdem · 2 replies · 105+ views
    American Thinker ^ | May 06, 2008 | Allan Nadel
    A desire to understand the universe seems to be hard-wired into our brains. However we need a worldview (from the German Weltanschauung which means, literally, "world view"). Continuing with the computer metaphor, a worldview corresponds to a disc operating system, a framework for receiving and processing data. Worldviews have changed over the course of history. The ancient Greeks thought that otherwise inexplicable events such as thunderstorms and falling in love were the results of whimsical actions of Zeus and Cupid, respectively. Shakespeare and his contemporaries believed in a heavenly harmony that was replicated here on earth. Thus the sun ruled...
  • Hamas Offers Israel 10-Year Truce in Exchange for Border Reform

    04/21/2008 11:16:05 AM PDT · by forkinsocket · 67 replies · 807+ views
    Trans World News ^ | 4/21/2008 | Staff
    Khaled Mashaal, the leader of Palestinian militant group Hamas, has said their organization would be willing to offer Israel a 10-year truce if Israel were to remove itself from the lands it seized during the 1967 Middle East War. Mashaal has said he made the offer on Saturday while speaking with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and while the Hamas leader hinted that a Palestinian state would be limited to the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem there was no outright declaration that they would recognize Israel. During Carters talk with Mashaal the Hamas leader said his organization would...
  • Unprecedented Muslim call for peace with Christians

    10/11/2007 2:10:34 PM PDT · by america4vr · 104 replies · 1,847+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | October 11, 2007 | Peter Graff
    LONDON (Reuters) - More than 130 Muslim scholars from around the globe called on Thursday for peace and understanding between Islam and Christianity, saying "the very survival of the world itself is perhaps at stake." In an unprecedented letter to Pope Benedict and other Christian leaders, 138 Muslim scholars said finding common ground between the world's biggest faiths was not simply a matter for polite dialogue between religious leaders. "If Muslims and Christians are not at peace, the world cannot be at peace. With the terrible weaponry of the modern world; with Muslims and Christians intertwined everywhere as never before,...
  • Aides: Al-Sadr Wants to Heal Shiite Rift

    09/02/2007 1:04:08 PM PDT · by james500 · 4 replies · 305+ views
    AP via Newsday ^ | 2:38 PM EDT, September 2, 2007 | HAMZA HENDAWI
    Muqtada al-Sadr's surprise decision to stand down his Mahdi Army for up to six months was designed to stop a Shiite-Shiite rift from spiraling out of control and to weed out infiltrators in his militia's ranks, according to aides of the radical Shiite cleric. Al-Sadr issued his surprise declaration last Wednesday following two days of deadly clashes in the holy city of Karbala between his Mahdi Army and the rival Badr militia of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council, the country's largest Shiite party and a U.S. partner. Involvement in inter-Shiite fighting has hurt the image of al-Sadr and his Mahdi...
  • Iraqi Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr Suspends Mahdi Army Activities

    08/29/2007 7:04:54 AM PDT · by jveritas · 147 replies · 5,096+ views
    Foxnews ^ | August 29 2007 | Foxnews
    Wednesday, August 29, 2007 BAGHDAD Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has ordered a six-month suspension of activities by his Mahdi Army militia in order to reorganize the force, and it will no longer attack U.S. and coalition troops, aides said Wednesday. The aide, Sheik Hazim al-Araji, said on Iraqi state television that the goal was to "rehabilitate" the organization, which has reportedly broken into factions, some of which the U.S. maintains are trained and supplied by Iran. "We declare the freezing of the Mahdi Army without exception in order to rehabilitate it in a way that will safeguard its ideological...
  • Russia's hudna with the Muslim world(insightful reading)

    02/21/2007 12:00:08 AM PST · by roughman · 10 replies · 515+ views
    Asia Times ^ | 02/21/2007 | Spengler
    Page 1 of 2 Russia's hudna with the Muslim world By Spengler Janus-like, Russian President Vladimir Putin showed two faces toward Islam last week. In a historic and widely reported visit to Riyadh on February 11, Putin announced that "Russia is determined to enhance cooperation with the Islamic world". As a multi-ethnic and multi-religious country, he added, Russia has long experience in fostering cooperation between faiths and ethnicities, adding, "Russia is bent on pursuing this approach in all regions, including the Middle East and the Gulf." In an equally historic but little-reported action, on Thursday Putin installed as acting president...
  • Haniyeh: 20-year truce in exchange for State

    12/19/2006 9:40:19 AM PST · by Alouette · 13 replies · 593+ views
    YNet ^ | Dec. 19, 2006 | Ali Waked
    Palestinian prime minister delivers speech on internal issues, accuses Abbas of isolating government. However, he also conveys message to Israel: If Palestinian state is established within 1967 borders, Hamas will aggress to long-term hudna. Meanwhile, Abbas calls for end to Gaza fighting Ali Waked Latest Update: 12.19.06, 19:12 Hamas is ready for a ceasefire with Israel if a Palestinian state is established, Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas said in a speech delivered Tuesday afternoon. Haniyeh's speech dealt mainly with internal issues. He responded to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' call for elections in the Palestinian Authority and called for unity in...
  • US Envoy Attacks British Truce With Taliban

    10/24/2006 7:07:23 PM PDT · by blam · 4 replies · 680+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-25-2006 | Tom Coghlan - Damien McElroy
    US envoy attacks British truce with Taliban By Tom Coghlan in Kabul and Damien McElroy in Washington Last Updated: 2:10am BST 25/10/2006 America's ambassador to Afghanistan yesterday expres-sed deep unease over the British military's ceasefire with the Taliban and subsequent withdrawal from a flashpoint town. British troops on operations in Helmand British troops moved out of the town of Musa Qala in north Helmand last week after a truce negotiated by tribal elders acting as intermediaries with the militia. After months of heavy fighting in which eight British soldiers and hundreds of Taliban fighters died, they handed over to an...