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  • Where is Obama on Christian Pastor About to be Executed?

    09/28/2011 12:30:35 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 22 replies ^ | 9/28/2011 | Godfather of Politics
    When President Obama came into office, we were assured that our relationship with Islamic nations would improve. Islam is really a religion of peace. He said the following in his remarks to the Muslim world, delivered on June 4, 2009 in Egypt. “I have come here to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world; one based upon mutual interest and mutual respect; and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive, and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles – principles of justice and progress;...
  • Islamists order Mogadishu radios to stop playing music

    04/04/2010 9:55:51 AM PDT · by myknowledge · 10 replies · 566+ views
    AFP (hosted on Google) ^ | April 4, 2010
    MOGADISHU — A hardline Somali Islamist group issued a 10-day ultimatum Saturday to Mogadishu-based radio stations to stop playing all kinds of music or face unspecified penalties, an Islamist leader said. The Hezb al-Islam group, which controls patches of the war-riven Somali capital, said playing music on radio stations was evil. "We call on the local radio stations to stop broadcasting the songs and all music as well. We give them a 10-day deadline and any radio station found not complying with the orders... will face sharia action," said Moalim Hashi Mohamed Farah, a senior Hezb al-Islam official, referring to...
  • 10 Terms Not to Use with Muslims

    03/31/2009 8:23:53 AM PDT · by mockingbyrd · 61 replies · 1,862+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | March 28, 2009 | Chris Seiple
    8 "Freedom." Unfortunately, "freedom," as expressed in American foreign policy, does not always seek to engage how the local community and culture understands it. Absent such an understanding, freedom can imply an unbound licentiousness. The balance between the freedom to something (liberty) and the freedom from something (security) is best understood in a conversation with the local context and, in particular, with the Muslims who live there. "Freedom" is best framed in the context of how they understand such things as peace, justice, honor, mercy, and compassion. 9. "Religious Freedom." Sadly, this term too often conveys the perception that American...
  • Islamic laws of finance a cushion in hard times

    03/30/2009 11:58:04 AM PDT · by Bokababe · 22 replies · 646+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | March 30, 2009 | Stephen Magagnini
    The recession gripping the nation has taken less of a toll on American Muslims who follow age-old Islamic laws against paying – or charging – interest. They've also been shielded by socially responsible retirement plans because Shariah– Islamic law – forbids investments in banks and mortgages as well as tobacco, alcohol, gambling, pornography or weapons. "If everybody was Shariah-compliant, there would be no recession," said Farouk Fakira, a Yemeni immigrant who moderated a discussion on Islamic finance at Sacramento's Masjid Annur last week.
  • Europe Lost Culture, Values By Muslim Imperalism; Is US Next?

    01/15/2009 9:48:33 AM PST · by jazusamo · 30 replies · 1,548+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | January 15, 2009 | Herb Denenberg
    Europe is already lost to a Muslim takeover and America has started down that same path. That’s the proposition persuasively made by Mark Steyn in his book "America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It." Mr. Steyn notes that America and Australia “grew the institutions of their democracy with relatively homogeneous populations and then evolved into successful ‘multicultural’ societies. But the continent isn’t multicultural so much as bicultural. You have hitherto homogeneous Scandinavian societies whose cities have become 40 percent Muslim in the space of a generation. Imagine colonial New England when it was still the Mayflower...
  • Paris opens door to author fleeing Islamist threats

    01/05/2009 8:10:12 AM PST · by george76 · 8 replies · 441+ views
    The Guardian, ^ | 5 January 2009 | Angelique Chrisafis
    The award-winning feminist writer Taslima Nasreen, who is under death-threat from Islamist extremists, is to be housed in an artist's studio paid for by the city of Paris, more than a decade after she was forced into exile from her native Bangladesh. Nasreen's outspoken stance on what she calls the inherent misogyny of conservative Muslim society in Bangladesh has sparked protests, riots and warrants for her arrest as well as a cash reward for her decapitation by religious fundamentalists. In 1994, the former doctor was accused of blasphemy over her novel Lajja (Shame), which described the life of a Hindu...
  • British missionaries in Gambia jailed for one year with hard labour for sedition

    12/30/2008 12:05:50 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies · 739+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 30 Dec 2008
    A British couple working as Christian missionaries in Gambia have been jailed for one year with hard labour for sending emails that were critical of the Muslim state. David Fulton, 60, a former Army major, and his wife, Fiona, 46, pleaded guilty to making seditious comments "with intent to bring hatred or contempt against the president or the government". Their sentence, in a country which has one of west Africa's worst human rights records, sparked concern after reports that other prisoners on similar charges have been poisoned while in jail. The couple, originally from Torquay in Devon, have spent 12...
  • Fatwa Furor Over TV 'Kill' Order - Arabs Denounce Cleric's Edict to Kill Satellite TV Station Owners

    09/19/2008 11:07:43 AM PDT · by Ancient Drive · 21 replies · 1,190+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 9-19-08 | AP
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Arabs across the ideological spectrum, from secular-minded liberals to Muslim hard-liners, are denouncing a top Saudi cleric's edict that it was permissible to kill the owners of satellite TV stations that show "immoral" content. Many expressed worry the recent comments by Sheik Saleh al-Lihedan — chief of the kingdom's highest tribunal, the Supreme Judiciary Council — would fuel terrorism, encouraging attacks on station employees and owners.
  • Malaysia's Islamists want (Avril) Lavigne concert canceled

    08/18/2008 11:45:49 AM PDT · by weegee · 23 replies · 110+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Mon Aug 18, 6:52 AM ET | By JULIA ZAPPEI, Associated Press Writer
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia's Islamic opposition party has urged the government to cancel a concert by Avril Lavigne, saying the Canadian singer's on-stage moves are "too sexy," an official said Monday. Lavigne, a Grammy-nominated rock singer who burst to fame with her 2002 debut album "Let's Go," plans to start her monthlong Asia tour with a performance in Kuala Lumpur on Aug. 29. The youth wing of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party said Lavigne's concert would promote wrong values ahead of Malaysia's Aug. 31 independence day. "It is considered too sexy for us. ... It's not good for viewers in...
  • Infamous radical lying 'Media matters' connection to death threats

    08/17/2008 11:56:51 AM PDT · by Righting · 178+ views
    It seems that 'Media matters' is OK with murder in its name August 15, 2008 'Media matters' is basically a radical group that poses as "fighting inaccuracy", in it's fanatical goal it even cows to Islamic militants' actvists such as "CAIR" and those that dare criticize militant Islamic terrorism against the entire world in the name of Islam and its attempts of conquest (otherwise known as Islamo-fascism) as "islamophobes" their "charge" against Michael Savage (for speaking out against this danger) who just (15 August, 2008) stopped his valid case against CAIR for defamation.. only because of advisors advising him that CAIR's tactics might...
  • Shades of the Danish Cartoons: Random House in disgrace

    08/07/2008 6:14:48 PM PDT · by flyfree · 27 replies · 226+ views
    ...the company has decided not to publish Sherry Jones’ historical novel “The Jewel of Medina” about Mohammed’s child bride Aisha. The book was part of a $100,000 two-book contract with the author. Shame on Random House! This act of abject cowardice and de facto censorship is one of the most disgraceful incidents I can think of in the history of American publishing. As Asra Q. Nomani writes in the WSJ: Random House feared the book would become a new “Satanic Verses,” the Salman Rushdie novel of 1988 that led to death threats, riots and the murder of the book’s Japanese...
  • Chinese Islamic Group Threatens Attack at Beijing Olympics

    08/07/2008 9:40:24 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 10 replies · 73+ views ^ | August 7, 2008
    (AP) A U.S. group that monitors extremist Web sites says that a Chinese Islamic group has posted a new video that shows a burning Olympics logo and an explosion over a venue for the Beijing Games.
  • Muslims storm Protestant school in Jakarta, injuring 265 students

    07/29/2008 9:47:07 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 56 replies · 1,257+ views ^ | 28July08 | Benteng Reges
    Jakarta (AsiaNews) – Police evacuated the Christian Theological Arastamar Institute (STT SETIA) which is located in an eastern district of the Indonesian capital after it suffered damages during clashes between Christians and Muslims over the week-end. At least 1,500 students were moved to nearby police headquarters and a local Christian-based political party. The situation remains critical and further violence between opposite factions cannot be ruled out.
  • Killing For Religion Is Justified, Say Third Of Muslim Students

    07/26/2008 12:13:49 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 53 replies · 206+ views ^ | July 26, 2008 | Patrick Sawer
    The survey found that extreme Islamist ideology has a profound influence on a significant minority of Muslims on campuses across the country. The findings will concern police chiefs, the security services and ministers, who are struggling with radicalisation among Muslim communities. The YouGov poll was conducted for the Right-wing think tank, the Centre for Social Cohesion, at 12 universities, including Imperial College and Kings College London. It also found: * 40 per cent support the introduction of sharia into British law for Muslims * a third back the notion of a worldwide Islamic caliphate (state) based on sharia law *...
  • AP Photographer Shoots Photos and Snuff Video of Taliban Executing Two Women. And Does Nothing.

    07/14/2008 12:50:13 PM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 53 replies · 2,218+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | July 14, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    Hey, at least he got the shot, right? Isn't that all that matters? I mean come on, he's a photo-journalist for goodness sake. He can't inject himself into the story. That would be a breach of journalistic ethics. A real credit to his profession, this guy. Photos, but no video.
  • Dalai Lama speaks at Lehigh's Stabler Arena [disagrees that Islam is militant]

    07/13/2008 9:39:31 PM PDT · by Brian S. Fitzgerald · 49 replies · 261+ views
    The Morning Call ^ | July 13, 2008 | Michael Duck
    "...During a question-and-answer session following the mostly lighthearted talk, he added that reaching out to other religions is the best way to combat violent religious extremism. "Sometimes in the West, [there is] some impression that Islam is something militant. Totally wrong," he said. "Since [the] Sept. 11 event, I try to reach out to Muslim brothers and sisters. ...They are wonderful -- Islamic people. Very warm-hearted. Very sensible," he said, adding that some Christians, Buddhists and Hindus are also extremists. "These few mischievous people cannot represent whole traditions," said the Dalai Lama, who will continue lecturing at Lehigh through Tuesday...
  • Me without my hijab

    06/08/2008 10:59:18 AM PDT · by rocksblues · 64 replies · 798+ views
    la times ^ | June 8, 2008 | Zainab Mineeia
    When I came to this country, I took off my hijab. It wasn't an easy decision. I worried at night that God would punish me for it. That's what I had been taught would happen, and it filled me with fear. I was 27, coming from my home country of Iraq to study in California. I hoped that by taking off the hijab I had been wearing for eight years, I would be able to maintain a low profile. In Baghdad, you keep a low profile to stay alive. But in the United States, I merely wanted not to be...
  • The In T View: Rotten Gods: Burning A Quran In Iran

    05/19/2008 7:20:12 AM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 2 replies · 60+ views
    Iraqi Bloggers Central ^ | Sunday, May 18, 2008 | Mister Ghost
    MG: Are you under any illusions as to what will will happen to you, if the Iranian regime discovers your identity? Will they accuse you of blasphemy and hang you from that giant crane? Rotten Gods: I wish. I mean I wish Iran was a democratic country and I was free to express my opinion without fear of terror, sudden death, or death penalty in public. In blasphemy cases, sharia law strictly orders to hang, behead, or throw convicted from height e.g. mountain.
  • N.C. congresswoman releases 10-point list to tackle radical Islam threats

    04/25/2008 9:59:17 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 7 replies · 85+ views
    McClatchy Newspapers ^ | April 18, 2008 | Lisa Zagaroli
    1. Investigate all military chaplains endorsed by Abdurahman Alamoudi, who was imprisoned for funding a terrorist organization. 2. Investigate all prison chaplains endorsed by Alamoudi. 3. Investigate the selection process of Arabic translators working for the Pentagon and the FBI. 4. Examine the non-profit status of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. 5. Make it an act of sedition or solicitation of treason to preach or publish materials that call for the deaths of Americans. 6. Audit sovereign wealth funds in the United States. 7. Cancel scholarship student visa program with Saudi Arabia until they reform their text books, which she...
  • Meet John 'Dubya' McCain

    04/23/2008 10:21:14 AM PDT · by The_Republican · 13 replies · 503+ views
    LA Times ^ | April 23rd, 2008 | J. Peter Scoblic
    John McCain knows a lot less about foreign policy than he'd have us believe.This, anyway, is the impression that's been growing in recent weeks, not least because of much-discussed New York Times story published recently that painted a growing divide in his campaign between "pragmatists" and "neoconservatives." The candidate reportedly lacks firm ideological convictions, so battle for "McCain's soul" may be in the offing. And it's true: Despite his decades of supposed national security experience, it's difficult to stick an "-ism" on the tail of McCain's approach to world affairs. He's been one of the president's most fervent backers on...
  • 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...
  • Muslim call to adopt Mecca time

    04/21/2008 1:24:35 PM PDT · by steel_resolve · 88 replies · 373+ views
    BBC NEWS ^ | Monday, 21 April 2008 | Magdi Abdelhadi
    Muslim scientists and clerics have called for the adoption of Mecca time to replace GMT, arguing that the Saudi city is the true centre of the Earth. ...SNIP... The meeting also reviewed what has been described as a Mecca watch, the brainchild of a French>
  • A democratic Islam?

    04/17/2008 2:08:14 PM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 13 replies · 120+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 4/17/08 | DANIEL PIPES
    There's an impression that Muslims suffer disproportionately from the rule of dictators, tyrants, unelected presidents, kings, emirs, and various other strongmen - and it's accurate. A careful analysis by Frederic L. Pryor of Swarthmore College in the Middle East Quarterly ("Are Muslim Countries Less Democratic?") concludes that "In all but the poorest countries, Islam is associated with fewer political rights." The fact that majority-Muslim countries are less democratic makes it tempting to conclude that the religion of Islam, their common factor, is itself incompatible with democracy. I disagree with that conclusion. Today's Muslim predicament, rather, reflects historical circumstances more than...
  • 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...
  • Obama Agrees To Talk With State Sponsors of Terror.

    04/16/2008 11:51:47 AM PDT · by Typical_Whitey · 51 replies · 152+ views
    reuters ^ | 4/16/08 | Ellen Wulfhorst
    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Democratic White House hopeful Barack Obama on Wednesday disagreed with former President Jimmy Carter's overtures toward Hamas, saying he would not talk to the Islamist group until it recognized Israel and renounced terrorism. The Illinois senator, campaigning in Pennsylvania which holds the next presidential voting contest on Tuesday, told a group of Jewish leaders he has an "unshakable commitment" to help protect Israel from its "bitter enemies." "That's why I have a fundamental difference with President Carter and disagree with his decision to meet with Hamas," Obama said. "We must not negotiate with a terrorist group intent...
  • Islam is your land, from Bali vista

    04/12/2008 11:22:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies · 122+ views
    Toronto Sun ^ | April 12, 2008 | SALIM MANSUR
    Recently I spent several days in Ubud, Bali, attending a conference on the theme of "Islam in Multicultural Asia" organized by the New York-based Asia Society. Bali is a lush tropical island of immense beauty at the centre of the Indonesian archipelago, and its people are mostly Hindu in a country with the world's largest Muslim population. The setting for a conference on Islam in Indonesia was a bold idea. Islam in distinctly different... to the Middle Eastern version of Islam with which the West is mostly acquainted and predominantly concerned since 9/11. Americans supporting Democrats who have persuaded...
  • Saudi Cleric Muhammad Al-Munajid Warns: Freedom of Speech Might Lead to Freedom of Belief

    04/10/2008 3:32:52 PM PDT · by Alouette · 26 replies · 166+ views
    MEMRI TV ^ | Mar. 30, 2008
    Muhammad Al-Munajid: Some of these heretics say: "Islam is not the private property of anyone." So what do they want? They say: "No sect has a monopoly on Islam." So what do they want? They say: "We want to issue rulings." Someone who is ignorant, who does not know any Arabic, or who has no knowledge of Islamic jurisprudence wants to issue rulings?! They say: "We reinterpret the texts." There is a very dangerous conspiracy against the religion of Islam in newspapers and in what these people say. A journalist, or one of those lowlifes, wants to... These people are...
  • Counter Protest against Islamist Day-NYC

    04/08/2008 9:55:51 AM PDT · by cirque23 · 17 replies · 47+ views ^ | Mon Apr 7, 2008 | Allen Mandelbaum
    Counter Protest against Islamist Day-May 16th.. Be There!!! On Friday, May 16,in New York Ciy The group Act for America founded by Brigitte Gabriel, a Lebanese immigrant who came to the United States after losing her country of birth to militant Muslim fundamentalists during the Lebanese Civil War. anti Islamist Watch Dog group will be counter protesting several coordinated groups of supporters of terrorists groups like Hamas and Fatah and Hizbollah (et al) will be holding a huge demonstration at Dag Hammerskjold Plaza (adjacent U.N.) in Manhattan. There will be extensive media coverage, as there is every year. It is...
  • Sandzak: Oldest Orthodox church in Balkans defaced

    04/07/2008 6:46:59 PM PDT · by Bokababe · 22 replies · 79+ views
    B92 ^ | April 7, 2008 | Staff
    NOVI PAZAR -- A 9th century Serb Orthodox Church in Novi Pazar was last night sprayed with offensive graffiti. The priests at the St. Peter church reported this to the police and then informed the media. It is unclear from Beta news agency's report if ethnic or religious intolerance was behind the incident. The church walls were sprayed with offensive and vulgar messages, the priests said, and asked the police to urgently apprehend the perpetrator or perpetrators, which remain unknown. Meantime the Riaset, the seat of the Islamic Community of Serbia, led by Adem Zilkić, condemned this incident in the...
  • A Mock Hajj to Mecca

    04/04/2008 5:57:25 AM PDT · by ml/nj · 23 replies · 176+ views
    Cavalier Daily (University of Virginia) ^ | April 4, 2008 | Irene Kan
    The journey to Mecca, formally known as the Hajj, is a dream for Muslims all over the world, who believe they should make the pilgrimage once during their lifetimes. Unfortunately, this dream is not always attainable -- so the Muslim Student Association decided to bring Mecca to Charlottesville.
  • 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.
  • Religion's evolution tests tolerance (Islam - even the liberal Star sees something is wrong)

    03/31/2008 10:28:30 AM PDT · by 2banana · 14 replies · 782+ views
    The Star ^ | March 31st, 2008 | Rosie DiManno
    Religion's evolution tests tolerance Europe's largest mosque was built in Rome – right in the wheelhouse of Christendom. If the Vatican looked askance at this religious arriviste three kilometres from St. Peter's Basilica, it made no comment. That sumptuous mosque, opened in 1995, cost $50 million to build, a cost borne by 23 Muslim donor nations, though the bulk of funding – $35 million – was contributed by Saudi Arabia. A country which, by the way, allows no Christian churches on its soil, even with an ever-expanding influx of Christian migrant workers from such places as the Philippines and Indonesia....
  • 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...
  • Caption this: Dutch protests of Geert Wilders' film 'Fitna' about Islamic tyranny.

    03/28/2008 1:31:12 PM PDT · by weegee · 14 replies · 1,297+ views
    This is the ONLY photo from the film in the wire coverage I see on Yahoo, everything else is of Geert Wilders or the protesters: A demonstrator holds a banner with a photo of Geert Wilders during a demonstration in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008. Wilders released a film criticizing Islam and its holy book the Quran on Thursday, March 27, posting it on a Web site. The Dutch government had warned Wilders that a film offensive to Muslims could spark violent protests in Islamic countries, like those two years ago after the publication of cartoons of the Prophet...
  • Jihad USA: Confronting the Threat of Homegrown Terror

    03/27/2008 1:21:11 PM PDT · by JeepInMazar · 21 replies · 761+ views
    Fox News ^ | March 27, 2008 | Fox News
    Law enforcement officials and security experts are warning against the threat of homegrown terrorism as several cases involving alleged American jihadists enter the courts. "The public is getting complacent," New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly tells FOX News. Full article
  • Saudi Arabia: No churches unless prophet Mohammed recognised, says expert

    03/20/2008 11:08:16 AM PDT · by george76 · 87 replies · 2,885+ views
    No churches should be permitted in Saudi Arabia, unless Pope Benedict XVI recognised the prophet Mohammed... "It would be possible to launch official negotiations to construct a church in Saudi Arabia only after the Pope and all the Christian churches recognise the prophet Mohammed." "If they don't recognise him as a prophet, how can we have a church in the Saudi kingdom?" Ashiqi's comments came after a declaration launched by the papal nuncio of the Persian Gulf, the archbishop Mounged El-Hachem, at the opening of the first Catholic church in Qatar last week. El-Hachem estimated three to four million Christians...
  • Jordan Islamists torch Danish flag over cartoon

    02/25/2008 9:32:44 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 340+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 2/25/08 | Suleiman al-Khalidi
    AMMAN (Reuters) - Vowing "Revenge against Crusaders who attack the symbol of Islam," dozens of Jordanian Islamists burned the Danish flag on Monday to protest the reprinting of cartoons lampooning the Prophet Mohammad in Danish newspapers. The Islamic Action Front, Jordan's main licensed opposition party and the political offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, demanded the government expel the Danish envoy until his government offered an official apology. "Oh government, expel the Danish ambassador: Oh Dane... listen the Prophet is the symbol of our Islam. We will die for his sake and eradicate anyone who humiliates him," chanted angry protesters in...
  • Universal Islamic 'Blasphemy' Law? by Andrew G. Bostom (Radical Islam & the UN)

    02/24/2008 5:17:27 PM PST · by K-oneTexas · 50 replies · 2,418+ views
    American Thinker ^ | February 24, 2008 | Andrew G. Bostom
    February 24, 2008Universal Islamic 'Blasphemy' Law ? By Andrew G. Bostom Almost two weeks ago, "three men with a Muslim background" were arrested by Danish police on anti-terrorism charges, suspected of having plotted to murder Kurt Westergaard, a cartoonist for Jyllands-Posten. Westergaard is one of the 12 cartoonists who on September 30, 2005 published cartoons of the Muslim prophet Muhammad to protest the tacit enforcement in Danish society of Islam's taboo on depictions of Muhammad, no matter how banal, or inoffensive, through intimidation -- a clear violation of Western freedom of expression. Upon learning of the arrests, Westergaard (noted for...
  • 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...