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  • MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD FLEES LONDON AFTER BRITISH PM LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION

    04/15/2014 6:21:17 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/13/2014 | RAHEEM KASSAM
    The Muslim Brotherhood is reported to be fleeing its recently established headquarters in London following the announcement of an investigation into their activities by Prime Minister David Cameron. A report in the Daily Mail makes mention of the fact in addition to former Prime Minister Tony Blair's foundation being linked to the Islamist group, the newly established London HQ of the group it set to be abandoned in favour of a base in Graz, Austria. The Muslim Brotherhood's new international office in London, which was also reported to be serving as their new global headquarters after a brutal crackdown on...
  • U S Govt. Promotes Islam in Czechoslovakia

    04/15/2014 4:32:47 PM PDT · by Don Corleone · 13 replies
    Critics say the project's underlying objective is to convert non-Muslim children to Islam by bringing proselytizing messages into public schools under the guise of promoting multiculturalism and fighting "Islamophobia." The group recently ran an advertisement promising to pay 250 Czech korunas ($13 dollars) to any student aged 15 to 18 years who would attend a two hour presentation about Islam. More recently, Muslims in the Czech Republic have tried to ban a book they say is Islamophobic, and have filed a ten-page criminal complaint against its formerly-Muslim author. The Czech government has approved a new project aimed at promoting Islam...
  • Baghdad buttresses defenses ready for wholesale Al Qaeda assault on city

    04/15/2014 12:27:55 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 19 replies
    Debka file ^ | April 15, 2014, 10:24 AM (IDT)
    The Iraqi army began buttressing its defense lines on April 12 to save parts of the capital city of Baghdad from the approaching danger of falling to al Qaeda’s Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). Iraqi intelligence reports that terrorist forces have broken through into the city’s western outskirts and preparing to head out to other parts of the city of more than seven million and the Green Zone government headquarters. In addition to the lethal bombings and shootings which have reduced the country to misery, Debkafile’s counter-terrorism sources describe a more insidious ISIS tactic of conquest: Armed...
  • Response by Ayaan Hirsi Ali to the Statement from Brandeis University

    04/15/2014 12:09:13 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 6 replies
    Worldwide Speaker's Group ^ | 4/15/14 | Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Yesterday Brandeis University decided to withdraw an honorary degree they were to confer upon me next month during their Commencement exercises. I wish to dissociate myself from the university’s statement, which implies that I was in any way consulted about this decision. On the contrary, I was completely shocked when President Frederick Lawrence called me—just a few hours before issuing a public statement—to say that such a decision had been made. When Brandeis approached me with the offer of an honorary degree, I accepted partly because of the institution’s distinguished history; it was founded in 1948, in the wake of...
  • Media asked to be even more respectful of Islamist sensitivities

    04/15/2014 9:37:35 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 21 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | April 15, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Being  respectful toward the sensitivities of Islamists should be easy for the "legitimate" media. They are normally more than respectful toward the sensitivities of the Obama Administration.An April 15th post by Jonathan Turley argues, gently, against catering excessively to Islamic sensitivities. Lawrence Pintak, dean of the Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, has written a controversial guide for journalists on how to cover stories without insulting Muslims. “Islam for Journalists” is an effort to educate reporters on the sensitivities of Muslims to avoid triggering protests or violence. Pintak writes that “Across the Muslim world extremists are wielding their swords with grisly effect, but the pen ....
  • Michael Graham: Brandeis Embraced Bill Ayers, Has Bred Terrorists

    04/14/2014 5:48:54 PM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 14, 2014 | Tom Blumer
    the cowardice and hypocrisy of Brandeis University's decision to revoke its commencement invitation to Ayaan Hirsi Ali. ... Brandeis’ relationship with terrorism isn’t just theoretical: "… around 1970 ... Brandeis saw three of its women students posted to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List (Angela Davis, Susan Saxe and Katherine Power), no small feat since only seven women were ever put on that FBI list in all of its history.” ... Katherine Ann Power ... started at the Brandeis University SDS chapter, then migrated to Weather Underground terror and murder. She killed a local Waltham cop, then went into hiding...
  • Birmingham probes Muslim takeover of schools 'plot'

    04/14/2014 11:41:37 AM PDT · by SoCal SoCon · 6 replies
    Yahoo ^ | April 14, 2014 | Robin Millard
    London (AFP) - Birmingham launched a probe Monday into an alleged hardline Muslim plot to take control of schools. The city council said it had appointed a chief adviser to examine at least 200 complaints as the investigation widened to 25 schools from an initial four. Concerns about how some of the 430 schools in the city were being run first emerged last year in a leaked anonymous letter which outlined how to implement what it called Operation Trojan Horse. The letter, which credited the alleged plot with forcing a change of leadership at four schools, gave instructions on ousting...
  • Where is the feminist anger at Brandeis?: The silence on the Ayaan Hirsi Ali snub is deafening

    04/14/2014 7:30:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 04/14/2014 | Jeff Jacoby
    <p>‘HONOR DIARIES” might not be coming to a theater near you, at least not if CAIR gets its way. The award-winning documentary about “honor” violence against girls and women in much of the Muslim world was released last month in honor of International Women’s Day, and it didn’t take long for the Council on American Islamic Relations to slap its all-purpose “Islamophobic” label on it. The film has been shown in dozens of venues, but CAIR has raised enough of a stink to get screenings cancelled on several college campuses, including the University of Michigan and the University of Illinois.</p>
  • US Army Veteran Who Fought Alongside Syrian Rebels Has Died In Arizona

    04/14/2014 12:03:39 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 5 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | Apr. 11, 2014 | Paul Szoldra
    The Army veteran who fought alongside rebels in Syria, only to be later accused of joining Al Qaeda-linked terrorists by the U.S., has died in Arizona of unknown causes, his family told ABC News. Eric Harroun, 32, succumbed to an "accidental overdose" according to his sister, but an official cause had not yet been released. The Phoenix-born man was first spotted in late 2012 by U.S. intelligence after he appeared in Youtube videos alongside Syrian fighters. In one such video, Harroun was the lone English speaker celebrating amongst rebels who had apparently downed a regime helicopter.
  • Bus station blast near Nigerian capital kills at least 35

    04/14/2014 3:58:51 AM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4/14/2014 | ISAAC ABRAK AND CAMILLUS EBOH
    A bomb at a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Abuja killed at least 35 people during rush hour on Monday morning, witnesses said, the first such attack near the Nigerian capital for two years. Body parts and blood were strewn across the station and an unruly crowd of several hundred onlookers were roaming around with security forces unable to keep them away. "I was waiting to get on a bus when I heard a deafening explosion then saw smoke. People were running around in panic," said Mimi Daniels, who works in Abuja. A Reuters cameraman saw 20 bodies...
  • Islamists are rising in America while we sleep

    04/14/2014 12:52:49 AM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 24 replies
    Steadfast and Loyal ^ | Apr. 11 , 2014 | Allen West
    This week we covered two key stories that I’m quite certain aren’t getting much play: the rejection of Muslim women’s advocate Ayaan Hirsi Ali by Brandeis University and the Muslim Brotherhood forming a political bloc in America. We are indeed witnessing the rise of Islamists in America. How has it come to this, that such a small minority has gained such a powerful political voice and influence? How is it that an organization like the Council for American Islamic Relations (CAIR) is even allowed to exist in our Republic? [snip] I cannot say this often and enough: When tolerance becomes...
  • 'These are just regular college kids': Inside America's first Muslim fraternity

    04/13/2014 7:49:55 PM PDT · by kingattax · 28 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 12 April 2014 | ZOE SZATHMARY
    Members of America's first Muslim fraternity have been photographed for a photo series called 'A New Identity.' The pictures, taken by Dylan Hollingsworth, capture rush events for Alif Laam Meem (ALM) at University of Texas at Dallas, as well as day-to-day activities for fraternity members. Hollingsworth, along with Wheeler Sparks, hopes to turn his efforts into a documentary about the group as a way of exploring Muslim American identity. Hollingsworth first got in contact with ALM after spending a summer abroad and taking photographs in Palestine. On his website, he says his Christian, Jewish, and even friends from Texas were...
  • Jerk of the Week - Brandeis University

    04/13/2014 2:13:29 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 4 replies
    Rightwingpatriot.com ^ | April 13, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    It's that time of the week where we once again look for a person or entity that shows itself to be an utter hypocrite or works to undermine American values. Many of our Jerk of the Week winners have been progressive liberals, but we've also taken aim at Republicans as well who just wish to stay feasting at the establishment trough. Our winner this week though is an institution of higher learning (though such claims could be doubted) who has spit in the face of freedom of speech and has totally caved to radical Islam. This week, Brandeis University rescinded...
  • Qur'an school serves growing Muslim community in north metro

    04/13/2014 9:11:59 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | April 12, 2014 | by: SHANNON PRATHER
    Thirteen-year-old Fadel Hasan has memorized the entire roster of his favorite football team, the Minnesota Vikings. He usually has an opinion about draft picks and trades that he doesn’t hesitate to share, his dad says. Now, the youngster is using his memorization skills to learn and recite every word of the Qur’an, the Muslim holy book. He is one of a dozen Muslim boys who have left conventional junior and senior high schools for a period of time to attend the intensive Qur’an school Darul Arqam Center For Excellence in Blaine. The parents who founded the Qur’an school say it...
  • Russia: US claims on Boston bombing a 'low blow

    04/13/2014 1:26:00 AM PDT · by wetphoenix · 14 replies
    Moscow (AFP) - Russia Saturday dismissed as a "low blow" claims that Moscow had failed to provide intelligence over one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, blaming anti-Russian sentiment in Washington over Ukraine. The New York Times reported on Wednesday that Russia declined requests from the FBI for information on Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, who died in a gun battle with police after a four-day manhunt following the bombing. Citing a review of how American intelligence and law enforcement agencies could have thwarted the bombing, the Times said Russia shared additional information on Tsarnaev only after the attack. "They found that...
  • Who is Responsible for the Suffering of the Palestinians?

    04/12/2014 6:48:40 PM PDT · by lasereye · 45 replies
    Townhall ^ | Apr 11, 2014 | Michael Brown
    And so, the five surrounding Arab nations attacked Israel and were defeated in a war that was costly and difficult for everyone, resulting in about 800,000 Jewish refugees who fled from the neighboring Muslim countries and about 600,000 Arab refugees who fled from the war on Israel. What happened to those refugees? Most of the Jewish refugees were absorbed by the fledgling State of Israel; the Arab refugees were not absorbed by their neighboring countries. Why? Because they were used as human pawns against Israel, to the point that in 1959, the Arab League passed Resolution 1457: “The Arab countries...
  • Native French under Attack in Muslim Areas

    04/11/2014 5:09:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 4/11/14 | Pamela Geller
    Like I said on a previous post yesterday regarding similar Islamic insurgencies in Sweden and across Europe, we see a continuing escalation of this low-grade civil war in Europe. What next, walled off city-states? One thing is for certain. Europe is going to explode. But what is paramount and top priority is — the silencing of critics of Islam. That is the obsession of the EU and member states. Sharia compliance. “Native French under Attack in Muslim Areas,” By Dale Hurd, CBN, April 10, 2014
  • Tim Burton's Trial Pronouncements: Good on Taqiyya and Harassment, Bad on Race

    04/11/2014 5:10:20 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 4 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 10 April 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    Overall, the acquittal of Tim Burton and the judge's rulings on the case were a victory on two fronts and maybe not so much on a third. The judge ruled that a few tweets, even intemperate and even relating to a Muslim person, cannot be construed as harassment. He clearly said that the Harassment Act was intended for entirely different situations from this one, like stalking somebody or shouting through his letterbox. He also, if not explicitly accepted, took into account the Islamic doctrine of taqiyya. This can be a turning point for the counterjihad movement. Muslims are generally...
  • Westfield State class plans protest at West Spfld HS after 3 Muslim sisters said they were bullied

    04/11/2014 4:25:35 PM PDT · by matt04 · 26 replies
    Students at Westfield State University are planning to picket West Springfield High School to protest what three sisters called a pattern of anti-Islamic bullying by students and inaction by school officials. The sisters – Najma, Hibo and Filsan Hussein, all of West Springfield - gave their account of verbal and physical abuse to a class at Westfield State taught by associate professor Kamal Ali, who is also vice president of the Islamic Society of Western Mass. Following the session, more than 30 students signed up to stage a protest at the high school in the next few weeks, Ali said....
  • Oberlin College Sued Over French Professor’s Alleged Harassment ( Muslims )

    04/09/2014 9:26:34 AM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    Media trackers ^ | April 08, 2014 | Jesse Hathaway
    Oberlin College professor Eunjung An sued her employer last month, alleging that Oberlin failed to protect her from Ali Yedes, a fellow French Department professor whom An alleges has harassed her and threatened her life. ... According to Prof. An, Prof. Yedes — who also serves as the faculty adviser of Oberlin’s Muslim Students Association (MSA) and as a “religious life affiliate” for the Islamic Center of Cleveland (ICC) — has “engaged in a pattern of severe or pervasive unwelcome harassment directed at Plaintiff and other female employees at Oberlin” since January 2006. An alleges that last August, Yedes told...
  • Islamic Radicals Mount Influence Operation On Louisiana Leges

    04/11/2014 9:52:38 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 3 replies
    The Hayride ^ | 11 April 14 | Christopher Holton
    “You must move in the arteries of the system without anyone noticing your existence until you reach all the power centers… until the conditions are ripe, they [the followers] must continue like this. If they do something prematurely, the world will crush our heads, and Muslims will suffer everywhere…” - ​​​​​​Fethullah Gulen Later this month, organizations affiliated with the Turkish-based Gulenist Islamist movement will hold a reception lobbying Louisiana’s lawmakers. Why would a Turkish-based Islamist movement seek to lobby lawmakers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA? For the same reason they have conducted similar influence operations in almost every state capitol...
  • Sharia Submission: Minneapolis Mayor Proudly Wears Hijab When Meeting Somali Muslims

    04/11/2014 5:33:24 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 33 replies
    freedomoutpost.com ^ | April 11, 2014 | Janna Brock
    Minneapolis is a hub for Somali Muslims, so much so that they have taken to politics to "get a seat at the table." It's not too hard to get in, because the powers that be have already kowtowed to Sharia. Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges took sharia submission a step further, in donning a full hijab when meeting with Somali Muslims. Was this to appeal to a lobby that is growing in power and prominence? It's likely, but she also importantly positions herself to fill in her city staff. Any bets on who will fill one of these positions? Wearing a...
  • Turkey's Erdogan vows to 'liquidate' treachery at home and abroad

    04/10/2014 2:29:28 AM PDT · by wetphoenix · 3 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | Jonny Hogg and Gulsen Solaker
    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday local elections had given him a mandate to "liquidate" the enemies he sees as contriving a corruption scandal and would go after their international activities and sources of funding. In his first parliamentary speech since his ruling AK Party dominated March 30 municipal polls, Erdogan said "traitors" responsible for a stream of graft allegations and the illegal tapping of thousands of phones would be brought to account. Erdogan accuses Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, a former ally now based in the United States, of orchestrating the graft scandal to undermine...
  • Russia withheld intel on Boston bombing suspect

    04/09/2014 11:20:08 PM PDT · by wetphoenix · 7 replies
    New York (AFP) - Russia declined to provide the FBI with information about one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects two years before the attack, The New York Times reported. Three people were killed and about 260 wounded on April 15 last year when two bombs made of explosives-packed pressure cookers went off near the finish line of the marathon. US authorities are seeking the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, then 19, for his alleged role in the blasts. His brother Tamerlan, 26, died after an exchange of fire with police after the Chechen Muslim brothers went on the run,...
  • Muslims Force Almost 1,000 Christian Women To Convert To Islam ( Pakistan )

    04/09/2014 5:56:33 PM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    Walid Shoebat ^ | April 9, 2014 | Theodore Shoebat
    In Pakistan, according to a report released by Movement for Solidarity and Peace, 100 to 700 Christian girls are forced to convert to Islam each year. The girls are usually between the ages of 12 and 25; they are abducted, forced to convert and then married to the abductor or to a third party. What commonly happens is that the family of the abducted girl files a First Information Report (FIR) for kidnapping to the police, and then the abductor files a counter FIR that accuses the girl’s family for harassing their ‘willfully’ converting daughter. The girl is forced to...
  • University Will Not Award Honorary Degree to Woman Because She Has Made Comments Critical of Islam

    04/09/2014 4:54:43 PM PDT · by kingattax · 23 replies
    The Blaze/AP ^ | Apr. 8, 2014
    BOSTON (AP) — Brandeis (BRAN’-dys) University in Massachusetts has decided not to award an honorary degree to a woman who has made comments critical of Islam. The decision follows complaints from students, faculty members and others about honoring Somali-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali (ah-YAHN’ HUR’-see AH’-ee). In a 2007 interview with Reason Magazine, Ali was quoted saying that “we are at war with Islam” and urged that Muslims be “defeated.”
  • David Cameron's religious adviser is descended from founders of the 'terrorist' Muslim Brotherhood

    04/09/2014 12:49:33 PM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5 April 2014 | Martin Beckford
    PM facing embarrassment over links between adviser and Islamist group. Adviser Tariq Ramadan is grandson of Muslim Brotherhood's founder . ... Tariq Ramadan is one of 14 members of the Foreign Office’s Advisory Group on Freedom of Religion or Belief, chaired by Tory peer Baroness Warsi. He is Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University, and was a member of a taskforce set up by Tony Blair after 7/7. But Prof Ramadan, 51, is grandson of the Muslim Brotherhood’s founder Hassan al-Banna and his father Said Ramadan was a leading light. ... He was kept out of France in...
  • If Muslims are offended by the West, why haven’t we the right to be offended by them?

    04/09/2014 10:35:39 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 22 replies
    In his video, Pat Condell defines the religion of peace as “the most racist ideology on the planet.” Responsible for destroying the once great nation of Britain, Islam is now spreading its poisonous talons of hatred and intolerance across the United States. Condell does a masterful job of exposing the ” mind-blowingly, soul-witheringly, unforgivably offensive,” practices of Islam by the simple method of telling the truth. How can the so-called “religious” practices of this group of sub-human thugs be beneath contempt while remaining above criticism or condemnation? The 6 minute video offered by Condell is guaranteed to...
  • Brandeis U. decides against honor for Islam critic

    04/09/2014 7:04:49 AM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    AP ^ | 4/9/14 | PAIGE SUTHERLAND
    BOSTON (AP) — After taking heat from some of its own over a decision to grant an honorary degree to an advocate for Muslim women who has made comments critical of Islam, Brandeis University withdrew the honor Tuesday night. The university said in a statement that Somali-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali would no longer receive the honorary degree, which it had planned to award her at the May 18 commencement. Ali, a member of the Dutch Parliament from 2003 to 2006, has been quoted as making comments critical of Islam. That includes a 2007 interview with Reason Magazine in which she...
  • Brandeis University withdraws planned honorary degree for Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    04/08/2014 10:45:01 PM PDT · by george76 · 30 replies
    ap ^ | April 09, 2014
    Ali was raised in a strict Muslim family, but after surviving a civil war, genital mutilation, beatings and an arranged marriage, she renounced the faith in her 30s. ... Thomas Doherty, chairman of American studies, refused to sign the faculty letter. He said it would have been great for the university to honor "such a courageous fighter for human freedom and women's rights, who has put her life at risk for those values."
  • Muslim Recognition Day held at state capitol (des moines, iowa)

    04/08/2014 6:22:52 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 34 replies
    Gov. Terry Branstad today signed the annual Muslim Recognition Day proclamation at the Iowa Statehouse today at 11:30 AM. Representatives of several Muslim communities from around Iowa gathered under the rotunda to educate and share information about Islam and its presence in Iowa. Muslims served food and mingled in the statehouse beginning at noon.
  • Greenfield: Islam Is What Happens When Civilization Loses

    04/08/2014 9:48:53 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 20 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Tuesday, April 08, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Islam Is What Happens When Civilization Loses Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Saudi Arabia and Qatar aren't talking to each other. Syria and Turkey are shooting at each other. Not only are the Shiites and Sunnis killing each other in Syria, but the Sunni groups have been killing each other for some time now. There are even two or three Al Qaedas fighting each other over which of them is the real Al Qaeda while, occasionally, denying that they are the real Al Qaeda. There's something about Syria that splits down everything...
  • FBI: Drone-like toy planes in bomb plot

    04/08/2014 8:42:48 AM PDT · by csvset · 15 replies
    CT Post ^ | April 7, 2014 | Michael P. Mayko
    BRIDGEPORT -- A Moroccan national who allegedly plotted to turn a radio-controlled model airplane into a drone-like flying bomb and crash it into a school and a Connecticut federal building was arrested Monday by FBI agents. Wires and tools were found in the High Ridge Drive apartment where El Mehdi Semlali Fahti, 27, had been living since January with an individual he met while incarcerated in Virginia, according to the FBI. It was not known if any explosives were found. Fahti told an undercover agent in five recorded conversations that he studied the bomb attack operation for months, and had...
  • Taqiyya and Blasphemy Laws in the UK: Chilling move to classify Islam criticism as “racism.”

    04/07/2014 8:22:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 04/07/2014 | Enza Ferreri
    In British law, race and religion are increasingly becoming deliberately confused for the purpose of accusing critics of Islam of racism. A soccer fan was recently arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred after allegedly ripping up pages of the Qur’an and throwing them at a match. While on bail, he was also banned from attending any football games, visiting St Andrew’s – the stadium of the incident -, and going to any city where his team Middlesbrough was playing.Insults against Islam are taken very seriously in Britain, and the world of soccer is particularly sensitive to them. After the...
  • Bid to bring forward GCSEs so Muslim pupils aren't fasting for Ramadan while they take their exams

    04/07/2014 3:14:30 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 10 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 5 2014 | Julie Hendry
    GCSE and A-level examinations could be brought forward for hundreds of thousands of pupils to avoid a clash with Ramadan under controversial proposals. Teachers and lecturers in England and Wales are pushing for the summer exam timetable to be altered to help Muslim students who will be fasting when they sit papers. School exam boards and universities are considering the radical shake-up from 2016, when the religious period of Ramadan clashes with the exam season.
  • Hating Whitey - Jay-Z Dons Gaudy 5 Percent Nation Medallion; Sect Says Whites Are 'Wicked and Weak'

    04/06/2014 4:23:28 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 63 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 6 April 2014 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Jay-Z causes controversy by wearing gaudy medallion of 'Five Percent Nation' group who believe whites are 'wicked and weak' • The Brooklyn-born rapper wore a medallion representing the Five Percent Nation at a Nets game last week • One of the main tenets of the Nation of Islam offshoot is that white people are 'weak and wicked' and that black men hold the power of God • When asked if the medallion holds any importance to him, Jay-Z said: 'A little bit' • Jay-Z was spotted wearing the nation's symbol last year while giving radio interviews for his new album,...
  • Is Islam a Race? Birmingham Trial Will Tell

    04/05/2014 5:32:17 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 27 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 6 April 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    On Tuesday 8 April at 10am Tim Burton’s trial at Birmingham Magistrates' Court will settle the question of whether the defendant, by calling Muslim Fiyaz Mujhal “a mendacious grievance-mongering taqiyya-artist” on Twitter, committed racially aggravated harassment, as he is accused of having done by the West Midlands Police. Mujhal was exposed by The Telegraph’s Andrew Gilligan for exaggerating the numbers and seriousness of “anti-Muslim attacks” following the Woolwich murder of soldier Lee Rigby, and had his organisation Tell MAMA’s public funding discontinued. Many of these “attacks” were in fact simple posts on Facebook and other social media, similar to...
  • Canada: Physician Knowingly Funded Jihad, Says Prosecutor

    04/05/2014 9:39:33 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 4 replies
    Shariah Finance Watch ^ | 5 April 14 | Unknown
    Accused terrorist conspirator Khurram Sher knew his money was going to fund terrorism and far from being an innocent caught in a web of terrorist intrigue was an active participant. Sher, a 31-year-old Montreal-born pathologist, has pleaded not guilty to conspiring with two others to facilitate a terrorist conspiracy. Key to the case against Sher is a 70-minute conversation secretly recorded at an Ottawa apartment by RCMP anti-terrorist officers in July, 2010.
  • ACLU calls Sheriff to let Muslim inmates exercise their constitutional right to religious expression

    04/05/2014 8:01:51 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 21 replies
    Temple City Tribune ^ | 5 April 14 | Unknown
    Friday the ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) sent a letter to Sheriff John Scott requesting an end to the Los Angeles Sheriff Department’s current practice of denying Muslim inmates access to congregational prayer.
  • BRITAIN FIRST CONFRONTS HATE PREACHERS IN LONDON

    04/05/2014 7:40:16 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 16 replies
    live leak ^ | 5/5/14 | live leak
    BRITAIN FIRST CONFRONTS HATE PREACHERS IN LONDON The activists of the "Britain First Defence Force" confront hate preachers Anjem Choudary and Abu Izzadeen and their Muslim extremist horde in London. Bayswater Road, Lebanon Embassy, Friday 4th April 2014.
  • Muslim Brotherhood Front Group Trying to Stifle Free Speech in Nebraska

    04/05/2014 7:06:57 AM PDT · by cutty · 19 replies
    Gateway ^ | April 4, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    The Muslim Brotherhood front group, CAIR (the Council of American-Islamic Relations) is actively trying to deny us our right to free speech. Not only has CAIR ‘tweeted’ in opposition to our upcoming ‘Exposing the Muslim Brotherhood in the Heartland’ events next week (in Lincoln and Omaha, NE), with our guest, bestselling author and activist, Robert Spencer, they’ve also been able to wield their fear filled influence with the main stream media, who continues to deny exposure to these national security issues every time they have a chance. ... the Muslim Brotherhood has been outlawed in most Muslim countries, not because...
  • Nigerian cardinal criticizes role of sharia, says Muslim leaders must ‘rein in their mad dogs’

    04/05/2014 6:52:52 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 4 replies
    Catholic World News ^ | 2 April 14 | Unknown
    Nigeria’s leading prelate has briefed the German Bishops’ Conference on religion and violence in Nigeria, particularly the violence committed by members of the Islamist terrorist movement Boko Haram. “Beyond verbal tirades by some pastors, so far I am not aware of any violent groups claiming Christian inspiration,” said Cardinal John Onaiyekan of Abuja, according to a report by the Catholic News Service of Nigeria. “This seems to me to put a significant responsibility on our Islamic community to do more about ‘reining in their mad dogs,’” he added. “It is not immediately clear how much they are doing in this...
  • Muslim Cleric Urges Homeless Women to Become Sex-Slaves

    04/05/2014 6:31:34 AM PDT · by GreyFriar · 13 replies
    FrontPage.com ^ | April 4, 2014 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Within the context of keeping the Syrian jihad alive, it seems there is no end to the attempts of some Islamic clerics to legitimize otherwise forbidden behavior in order to gratify the sexual urges of the jihadis and keep them fighting Syrian president Bashar Assad. First, there was the now infamous “sex-jihad” fatwa, which holds that any Muslim woman who willingly allows her body to be used by the sexually-deprived jihadis becomes herself a jihadi, if not a “martyr,” deserving of all the honor and rewards associated with those titles. (Much has been written about the sex jihad, including videotaped...
  • Jihadist 5th Column Targets The Military

    04/05/2014 6:28:02 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 2 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 3 April 14 | Unknown
    Infiltration: Though the Fort Hood copycat shooter wasn't motivated by jihad, the FBI is hunting for another member of the Army, a Muslim convert allegedly planning a terrorist attack on U.S. bases. After a Muslim Army major in 2009 massacred 13 fellow soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, the FBI and Pentagon opened more than 100 investigations into suspected Islamic extremists inside the military. At least a dozen showed a strong intent to attack military targets. These ongoing threats come on top of the 30 plots or attacks against military targets within the U.S. that law enforcement has disrupted or prosecuted...
  • Islam allows women to achieve their full potential

    04/05/2014 6:21:40 AM PDT · by GreyFriar · 16 replies
    FrontPage.com ^ | April 4, 2014 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Within the context of keeping the Syrian jihad alive, it seems there is no end to the attempts of some Islamic clerics to legitimize otherwise forbidden behavior in order to gratify the sexual urges of the jihadis and keep them fighting Syrian president Bashar Assad.
  • Muslims Say Easter Egg Hunt Violates the U.S. Constitution

    04/04/2014 9:03:44 PM PDT · by montag813 · 103 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 04-05-2014 | TRN
    Muslim moms and dads in Dearborn, Mich. are upset after students received flyers promoting an Easter Egg hunt at a local Presbyterian church. The parents say the egg hunt "violates the U.S. Constitution".The Muslims told the Detroit Free-Press that they were concerned about the religious implications of Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church’s “Eggstravaganza!” They were also "troubled" by images of a bunny rabbit.
  • The False Dichotomy: Moderate Muslims vs. Radicals -- The Qur’an is not open to interpretation.

    04/04/2014 9:25:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 04/04/2014 | Majid Rafizadeh
    The liberal mainstream media has long portrayed the picture of moderate (good) Muslims versus extremist Muslims. This narrative has been institutionalized in the thinking of Western Muslim scholars who advocate for Islam as well. This has led to the thought that Islam is an ideology and religion of peace, because a majority of Muslims fall in the category of moderate or good Muslims. If we analyze this dichotomy in-depth, the reality of this phenomenon on the ideology of Islam can become clear. Besides analytical and theoretical frameworks, I will also draw on my own experience growing up in the Muslim...
  • Foreign Journalist Is Killed by Afghan Police Officer

    04/04/2014 6:38:42 AM PDT · by Scoutmaster · 11 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Matthew Rosenberg and Farooq Jan Madal
    KABUL, Afghanistan — A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for The Associated Press was killed and a reporter from the news agency was wounded by a police officer in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, officials said. Anja Niedringhaus, 48, a photographer who had covered numerous conflicts, and Kathy Gannon, 60, the reporter, were shot in Khost Province in eastern Afghanistan, where they had traveled to cover preparations for the country’s presidential election on Saturday. Both had spent many years covering the war in Afghanistan and knew the country well. Ms. Gannon, who was shot twice, was receiving treatment at a hospital in the...
  • 8 month investigation on downtown business nets arrest, drugs, stolen property

    04/04/2014 5:25:46 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    WOWK-TV ^ | Jessie Shafer
    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Charleston police executed a search warrant on a downtown Charleston business Wednesday evening following an 8 month investigation. According to officers, it happened at the Middle East Mart, located by the Transit Mall around 6 p.m. Authorities told 13 News that undercover officers were made aware that the business had been receiving stolen property, as a result, the investigation was launched. Undercover officers had been selling employees at the business items that those employees believed were stolen. Those items were marked. During the raid of the business, officers located those stolen items, marijuana, and an undisclosed...
  • Western Journalist Killed in Afghanistan

    04/04/2014 3:47:54 AM PDT · by firebrand · 32 replies
    New York Times ^ | 4/4/14 | AP
    A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car. . . . yelled Allahu Akbar