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  • Egypt's ElBaradei: Liberals 'decimated' in vote

    12/04/2011 10:37:04 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 5, 2011 | SARAH EL DEEB and MARJORIE OLSTER
    CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's top reformist leader said Sunday the liberal youth behind the country's uprising have been "decimated" in parliamentary elections dominated by Islamists and expressed concern about the rise of hard-line religious elements advocating extremist ideas such as banning women from driving. Mohamed ElBaradei, a Nobel Prize laureate and possible presidential candidate, said he hopes moderate Islamists will rein in the extremists and send a reassuring message to the world that Egypt will not go down an ultraconservative religious path.
  • Islamists sweep Egypt elections

    12/03/2011 11:36:57 AM PST · by La Enchiladita · 52 replies
    AFP, via Hindustan Times ^ | Dec. 3, 2011 | Staff
    Early results from Egypt's first post-revolution election showed Islamist parties sweeping to victory, including hardline Salafists, with secular parties trounced in many areas. Partial figures trickled in for the areas of the country that voted in record numbers on Monday and Tuesday, confirming earlier predictions that Islamist parties would win at least two thirds of the ballots cast. In Port Said, the moderate Islamist alliance led by the previously banned Muslim Brotherhood triumphed with 32.5% of votes for parties, while the hardline Al-Nur party gained 20.7%, the state-owned Al-Ahram daily said. The liberal Wafd party won 14%, while another Islamist...
  • Egypt's Descent [Mark Steyn]

    12/03/2011 9:45:09 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 15 replies · 1+ views
    National Review ^ | 12/3/2011 | Mark Steyn
    <p>I’ve been alarmed by the latest polls. No, not from Iowa and New Hampshire, although they’re unnerving enough. It’s the polls from Egypt. Foreign policy has not played a part in the U.S. presidential campaign, mainly because we’re so broke that the electorate seems minded to take the view that if government is going to throw trillions of dollars down the toilet they’d rather it was an Al Gore–compliant Kohler model in Des Moines or Poughkeepsie than an outhouse in Waziristan. Alas, reality does not arrange its affairs quite so neatly, and the world that is arising in the second decade of the 21st century is increasingly inimical to American interests, and likely to prove even more expensive to boot.</p>
  • Egyptian election sends shiver through Israel

    12/03/2011 7:41:44 AM PST · by BufalloSoldier · 12 replies
    (Reuters) - Feeling vindicated but vulnerable, Israel is preparing for a more precarious future with neighbor Egypt where Islamist power appears to be a rising tide forecast by Israeli leaders at the beginning of Arab unrest 10 months ago. Already preoccupied with the nuclear ambitions of Iran, the widely predicted electoral triumph for mainstream and ultraconservative Islamist groups in Egypt has strengthened the sense of encirclement in the militarily powerful Jewish state. Ministers have stayed silent about the vote, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has already made clear that Israel may soon have to increase defense spending to face the...
  • Job Seeker Jailed For Wearing Shoes In Mosque ( Nigeria )

    12/01/2011 12:32:27 PM PST · by george76 · 6 replies
    pm news ^ | November 30, 2011 | Henry Ojelu, Paul Sanusi & Kazeem Ugbodaga
    A 32-year old applicant, Ahmed Hassan, has been sentenced to one month imprisonment by an Abuja Senior Magistrates’ Court for wearing shoes into a mosque in Nyanya. The Senior Magistrate, Mrs. Nkwadimi Buba, however, gave Hassan an option of N2,000 fine... Nanpan said that the convict on November 25 trespassed into the mosque and lay down there with his shoes on, knowing that the act was un-Islamic. ... Comrade Isiak Buna said it is not permissible in Islam for someone to enter a mosque wearing a shoe
  • Common Threads between Islam and Mormonism

    11/30/2011 7:16:29 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 41 replies
    Virtue Online ^ | 11-28-11 | Dr, Michael Youssef
    A number of years ago, I was on Larry King Live and was asked point blank if I had a problem with the appointments of Justices Roberts and Alito (both areRoman Catholics). My answer was very clear that I did not, as long as they shared my own conviction of upholding the Constitution - not trying to rewrite it - and as long as they were committed to the biblical values of the Founding Fathers. I was certain that both men were. Many people today are quoting a statement reputedly made by Martin Luther, the great reformer, that he "would...
  • Muhammad Hates Diversity

    11/29/2011 11:00:32 PM PST · by UltraConservative · 13 replies ^ | 11-30-11 | Ben Shapiro
    This week, in Oakland, Calif., America saw yet another stellar example of the glories of diversity. At a taping of a rap music video in that fair city, eight people, including a one-year-old child, were shot. When a classical music video goes wrong, somebody busts a string. When a rap music video goes wrong, somebody busts a cap. Such observations, however, are now taboo. We're not supposed to suggest that the rap culture is any different from the classical music culture or that one is better than another. As white guy John Kerry put it, "I think there's a lot...
  • Islamic party poised for power in Egypt nine months after ousting of Hosni Mubarak

    11/28/2011 9:56:23 PM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 28th November 2011 | Sam Greenhill
    Egypt is poised to lurch towards Islamic rule as the first free elections in 30 years get under way today. Islamic parties are set for a democratic coup as Egyptians go to the polls nine months after ousting dictator Hosni Mubarak. The main losers are likely to be the ‘Facebook revolutionaries’, who were hailed as the democratic future of the Middle East when the Arab Spring uprisings began in January. ... Today’s election is the first of three rounds of voting spread over two months. But voters face the choice of a bewildering array of 6,000 candidates and dozens of...
  • Christian worker loses her job after being 'targeted' by Islamic extremists

    11/28/2011 2:18:38 AM PST · by DetroitRight · 19 replies
    U.K. Telegraph ^ | Sunday, November 27, 2011 | Jonathan Wynne-Jones
    Nohad Halawi, who worked at Heathrow Airport, is suing her former employers for unfair dismissal, claiming that she and other Christian staff at the airport were victims of systematic harassment because of their religion. She claims that she was told that she would go to Hell for her religion, that Jews were responsible for the September 11th terror attacks, and that a friend was reduced to tears having been bullied for wearing a cross. Mrs Halawi, who came to Britain from Lebanon in 1977, worked in the duty-free section as a perfume saleswoman of the airport for 13 years but...
  • European Muslim Brotherhood Hosts European Officials

    11/28/2011 6:47:04 AM PST · by bayouranger · 10 replies ^ | 11-27-11 | GlobalMB
    The Federation of Islamic Organizations In Europe (FIOE) has announced that it recently held a celebration in Brussels that was attended by “more than one hundred European diplomats, parliament members, officials, religious leaders and representatives of the civil society and cultural life” including the Ambassador of United Kingdom. According to the FIOE announcement: The Federation of Islamic Organizations in Europe held a celebration in Brussels on the occasion of Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha. The celebration held on Monday evening (21st) was attended by a group of public figures. This high level celebration was also attended by more than one hundred European...
  • Romney Versus Gingrich on Jihad and Sharia: A Clear Contrast

    11/26/2011 7:21:46 AM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 139 replies · 1+ views
    Big Peace ^ | November 25, 2011 | Andrew G. Bostom
    Early and volatile, the Republican Presidential nomination race—at least for now—appears to be settling into a contest between consistent front runner Mitt Romney and the latest surging “non-Romney alternative,” former House Speaker, Newt Gingrich. Unfortunately, the CNN/Heritage Foundation/American Enterprise televised debate of 11/22/11 did not highlight the yawning gap between these frontrunning contenders’ views on the existential threat doctrine of our Islamic enemies: jihad and its motivational, sacralized religio-political “law,” Sharia.During an interview with US News reporter Dan Gligoff published June 3, 2009, Mitt Romney offered the following bizarre observation about the living Islamic institution of jihad, ostensibly to “clarify”...
  • Islamic And Mormonism Similarities

    11/26/2011 9:17:24 PM PST · by delacoert · 20 replies
    The Interactive Bible ^ | Brother Andrew
    Similarities between Joseph Smith and Muhammad: The followers of Muhammad and Joseph Smith both killed innocent "infidel" on the same date of 9/11. On September 11, 1857, Mormon militia massacred about 140 men, women and children under the authority of Brigham Young. However 17 very young children were spared and adopted into Mormon families. They were in fact sold to the highest Mormon family bidder and resold and traded many times afterwords. This event is called "The Mountain Meadows" massacre. Mormon leaders engaged in a deliberate rewriting of history to deny they were behind the murders. On September 11, 2001...
  • How to Tell Who is a “Moderate Islamist:” An Exam

    11/26/2011 7:23:16 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 26 replies
    Rubin Reports ^ | Barry Rubin
    The Muslim Brotherhood held a rally at Cairo’s most important mosque. Demonstrators chanted, “One day we shall kill all Jews." Question 1: How can you tell they are “moderate Islamists?” Answer: They said “one day,” in other words, they aren’t going to do it this week. Question 2: At the rally someone said: "In order to build Egypt, we must be one. Politics is insufficient. Faith in Allah is the basis for everything. The al-Aqsa Mosque is currently under an offensive by the Jews." Who was it? Answer: Ahmed al-Tayeb, the “moderate” president of al-Azhar University and arguably the most...
  • Ruthless men hide behind veil of religion

    11/26/2011 1:05:18 PM PST · by Clive · 14 replies
    QMI Agency via Sun Media via Toronto Sun ^ | 2011-11-26 | Salim Mansur
    Revolutions are known to devour their children, and popular uprisings driven by the promise of change for the better have been notorious for turning into nightmares. The so-called Arab Spring is another dark night unfolding across the Middle East. This was predictable, and inevitable. The Tunisian fruit-seller who sparked this Arab Spring by self-immolating was a man driven to despair by the very culture into which he was born, and from which he knew there was no escape. The act of self-immolation was a terrible display of despair of a desperate man. And so is the political drama in Arab...
  • The Islamic Feminism of All-American Muslim

    11/26/2011 10:41:22 AM PST · by bayouranger · 16 replies ^ | 11-22-11 | Daniel Greenfield
    Once upon a time there used to be billboards for Virginia Slims cigarettes with the slogans, “You’ve come a long way, baby.” The billboards are gone now, but in their place are billboards for All-American Muslim which substitute the hijab for the cigarette. The same left which was outraged at a company marketing cigarettes as a form of female empowerment is completely supportive of marketing 7th century Islamic misogyny as female empowerment. “The Fast and the Furious,” the second episode of TLC’s All-American Muslim, plays out like a hijab commercial, along with a pitch for the Ramadan fast. But what...
  • Islamophobia group relaunched

    11/26/2011 9:10:41 AM PST · by bayouranger · 30 replies ^ | 11-24-11 | Martin Bright,
    A parliamentary group to tackle Islamophobia has been re-launched at Westminster, with the support of MPs from across the political divide. The group originally sparked controversy after it was revealed that an anti-Zionist organisation was to act as its secretariat. The newly reformed All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia was set up last week and will begin work immediately on an inquiry into the extent of anti-Muslim prejudice in Britain today. The APPG will be co-chaired by Liberal Democrat deputy leader Simon Hughes; Khalid Mahmood, Labour MP for Perry Barr, Birmingham; and Stuart Andrew, Conservative MP for Pudsey, Leeds. MPs voted...
  • Arab Winter

    11/25/2011 11:49:33 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 8 replies ^ | 11-23-11 | Dr. Michael Youssef
    After making numerous phone calls and speaking to many Christian leaders in Egypt this week, I have learned that what is really happening on the ground is far removed from the television reporters’ happy endorsement of democracy seekers. To describe what is really going on around the country as “barbaric” would be an understatement. While some of the protestors may be true democracy lovers, the widespread terrorism on display defies all human decency. The truth about recent events in Egypt reveals that the country has disintegrated into a total anarchy and barbarianism that would make the Vikings blush. Peaceful Christians...
  • Male nurse 'fired for treating women wearing Muslim hijab' ( Detroit )

    11/25/2011 9:10:05 AM PST · by cutty · 23 replies
    ap ^ | 25th November 2011
    A male registered nurse and Vietnam war Army medic has sued the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, saying he was fired for disobeying a Muslim supervisor's order not to treat women wearing conservative Islamic dress. John Benitez Jr. ... was fired... 'not because of any performance problem, but was instead carried out because the clinic's conservative male Muslim clientele did not want a male treating female patients.'

    11/17/2011 11:39:34 PM PST · by expat1000 · 78 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | Nov 17,2011 | Pamela Geller
    “I believe the government should legalize polygamy because it is lawful in Islam. It would enable all the wives to have the same legal status." -- Muslima in an Islamic polygamous marriage …nearly 70 percent said they believe that the U.S. should legalize polygamy…42 percent of those surveyed said they were either in, or knew others in polygamous marriages within the local Muslim community. Thirty nine percent said they would engage in a polygamous marriage if it were legal in the United States. Islamic supremacism on the march in America. Just as the Muslim Brotherhood groups in the US, like...
  • Brussels: The New Capital of Eurabia

    11/22/2011 9:51:07 PM PST · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Hudson New York ^ | 11/22/11 | Soeren Kern
    Muslims now make up one-quarter of the population of Brussels, according to a new book published by the Catholic University of Leuven, the top French-language university in Belgium. In real terms, the number of Muslims in Brussels -- where half of the number of Muslims in Belgium currently live --- has reached 300,000, which means that the self-styled "Capital of Europe" is now the most Islamic city in Europe. In practical terms, Islam mobilizes more people in Brussels than do the Roman Catholic Church, political parties or even trade unions, according to "The Iris and the Crescent," a book that...
  • MARYLAND submits to shari’a law, caves to Muslim Baghead demands for women-only swimming pool times

    The Columbia Association, which operates 23 pools in Howard, will join other communities that have made similar accommodations to create a more welcoming atmosphere for Muslims and other female swimmers. BALTIMORE SUN When Shehlla Khan’s husband became ill, it fell on her to take their three children to the pool. But for Khan, who is Muslim, the task was difficult. The Columbia resident said she was concerned about people watching her swim in the conservative, cover-all dress required by Islamic dress codes, and thinking: “What’s wrong? Why can’t you take it off?”
  • Detroit prayer event puts Muslim community on edge

    11/12/2011 1:04:27 PM PST · by jmcenanly · 17 replies
    AP, via Yahoo News ^ | 11/11/2011 | JEFF KAROUB - Associated Press
    A group that counts Islam among the ills facing the nation began a 24-hour prayer rally Friday evening in an area with one of the largest Muslim communities in the United States. The gathering at Ford Field, the stadium where the Detroit Lions play, is designed to tackle issues such as the economy, racial strife, same-sex relationships and abortion. But the decade-old organization known as The Call has said Detroit is a "microcosm of our national crisis" in all areas, including "the rising tide of the Islamic movement."
  • Islam, the Religion of Slavery

    11/09/2011 8:42:04 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 9 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Daniel Greenfield
    The slow collapse of Dubai, a desert mirage built on oil money, human misery and the greed of Western businesses, reminds us once again of the fate of all slave economies in the end. But for all the skyscrapers in Dubai, the glittering avenues built by slave labor and the abundance of luxury American and European automobiles-- the story of Dubai and Saudi Arabia is very much an old story in a Muslim Middle East, of fat prosperous sheiks clutching their ill gotten gains to themselves and ruling over harems and companies of slaves, until the end comes. Like Muslim...
  • How is it racist to oppose a fascist ideology?

    11/09/2011 5:34:10 AM PST · by Just4Him · 3 replies · 1+ views
    LiveLeak ^ | Nov-8-2011
    "In this scene from "Islamophobia," Tommy Robinson of the English Defence League takes "Vanguard" correspondent on a tour of the neighborhood where he grew up, which he says has been taken over by radical Islamists. The drive quickly turns into a heated argument with a Muslim man passing by who recognizes Tommy."
  • New Jihadis Break Stereotypes

    11/08/2011 9:44:14 PM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies ^ | November 4, 2011 | by Mawassi Lahcen for Magharebia in Casablanca
    SNIPPET: "The latest generation of jihadists has never been to an al-Qaeda training camp. These recruits learn everything they need to know online." SNIPPET: "This change, however, is not restricted to the younger generation. Many of the older elements have replaced the Afghan-style dress and long beard with an appearance that avoids attention from security officers." SNIPPET: "Herein lies the danger from sympathisers and supporters of al-Qaeda. That community is now deemed more active and effective than actual elements of al-Qaeda, especially after the crackdown by security agencies around the world. Therefore, we believe that al-Qaeda is now paying special...
  • Urgent: Take action by 9 November to request a pardon for Pastor Nadarkhani during Eid

    11/08/2011 1:58:21 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 3 replies
    IRAN: Act by 9 November to call for Pastor Nadarkhani's pardon during Eid Pastor Nadarkhani was arrested in Rasht in 2009 while attempting to register his church. In 2010 he was tried and found guilty of apostasy (abandoning Islam), and was sentenced to death. He now awaits a decision on his case from the supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei, and a formal written verdict. His life is still in the balance.
  • New Mosques Cropping Up In Chicago, Study Shows

    11/04/2011 7:57:51 AM PDT · by americanophile · 30 replies
    NPR ^ | 11/3/11 | Monique Parsons
    Protests against new mosque construction have made headlines from New York City and Chicago to Los Angeles and Nashville. But despite the push-back in some communities, one new academic study shows the number of mosques in the U.S. continues to grow — especially in the Chicago area. It's demographics that drive this story. An estimated 400,000 Muslims live in the Chicago area, many in wealthier suburbs. But some observers see something else going on here: a lesson in good old Chicago politics. Abdulgany Hamadeh is a pulmonologist who moved here from Syria 30 years ago. First a county board turned...
  • Is Ahmadinejad the Last Iranian President?

    11/01/2011 9:05:39 PM PDT · by Just4Him · 2 replies
    Inside Iran ^ | November 1st, 2011 | Reza H. Akbari
    Mohammad Dehghan, a member of the Iranian parliament’s leadership board, announced that it is possible there will be no presidential election in 2013, which would significantly alter Iran’s political structure. He made these comments in response to the Supreme Leader’s recent statement about a potential shift from an executive presidency to a parliamentary system of government. In mid-October, Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei spoke about the government’s decision in 1989 to abolish the position of the Prime Minister and how the possibility of altering the current structure of the executive branch still exists. During his visit to Kermanshah, a western...
  • Coptic Christian Student Murdered By Classmates for Wearing a Cross [Egypt]

    10/31/2011 8:36:17 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 19 replies
    (AINA) -- In mid-October Egyptian media published news of an altercation between Muslim and Christian students over a classroom seat at a school in Mallawi, Minya province. The altercation lead to the murder of a Christian student. The media portrayed the incident as non-sectarian. However, Copts Without Borders, a Coptic news website, refuted this version and was first to report that the Christian student was murdered because he was wearing a crucifix. "We wanted to believe the official version," said activist Mark Ebeid, "because the Coptic version was a catastrophe, as it would take persecution of Christians also to schools."...
  • The New Islamophobia

    10/28/2011 7:28:50 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    There’s a longstanding joke, around since young people first started dabbling in New Age spirituality, that the “faith” of rebellious youth who call themselves “spiritual but not religious” is A.B.C. — Anything But Christianity. It’s hard not to see that concept underlying most mainstream discussions of religious issues these days, most notably in recent public discussions of Islam. Richard Landes writes in London’s Telegraph (Aug. 24) about an “elite that controls much of the discussion in the public sphere (journalists, academics, talking heads, mainstream politicians) and who fear being called Islamo­phobes and racists more than they fear Islamist racists.” This...
  • Why Islam is in as much trouble as the West

    10/25/2011 7:52:01 PM PDT · by Brian Kopp DPM · 61 replies
    MercatorNet ^ | Monday, 24 October 2011 | Denyse O’Leary
    Why Islam is in as much trouble as the WestDenyse O’LearyMonday, 24 October 2011 David P. Goldman, who blogs at the Asia Times as “Spengler,” has written an insightful book challenging the truisms of the commentariat on both the rise of Islam and the decline of the West: How Civilizations Die: (and why Islam is dying too)History buffs will recognize that the pen name Spengler honours Oswald Spengler (1880-1936), author of Decline of the West. Goldman’s initial observations about the decline are most helpful but not unprecedented. From a much less religion-friendly perspective, American demographer Phillip Longman has been saying...
  • Islamic Bigotry

    10/24/2011 1:28:31 PM PDT · by Righting · 4 replies
    Islamic bigotry is a term that has been used to describe radical Islam, Islamic intolerance.Already used, at least as early as 1895, to describe the 1453 Turkish-Islamic massacre of Christians.[1].In 1924, an Islamic magazine defined it to differentiate it from moderate Islam.[2]It was used (in a 1967 book) vis-a-vis Pakistani Islamic motivated bigotry against the Ahmadiya, since at least 1953.[3] In 1971 on anti-Indian Islamic bigotry.[4] In a 1979 book on Iran, on anti-Bahai bigotry.[5] In a 2002 book on Pakistan anti-Christian rampage, Afghanistan and Indonesia.[6] In 1997, on Islamic bigotry being "progressive movement of history."[7] In 1998 author used...
  • Sharia: Obama-encouraged Libyan transitional council approves polygamy, bans banking interest

    10/24/2011 12:13:56 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 11 replies
    DailyCaller ^ | 10-24-11 | Neil Munro
    Libya’s transitional government, established as a result of President Obama’s intervention, announced its first rulings Sunday following the death of deposed dictator Moammar Gadhafi. They include reestablishing polygamy for men and banning Western-style interest on bank loans. Both provisions are features of Sharia, or Islamic law; Mohammed, Islam’s founder, introduced both some 1,400 years ago. On Sunday, Mustafa Abdul-Jalil abruptly announced that Islamic law, or Sharia, would provide the “basic source” of Libyan law. “This revolution was looked after by Allah to achieve victory,” Abdul-Jalil, the leader of the Transitional National Council, said to a celebratory crowd in Benghazi. Libyans...
  • Egyptian Jailed For 3 Years After Insulting Islam On Face Book

    10/22/2011 3:37:19 PM PDT · by Just4Him · 11 replies
    Google News ^ | 10/22/2011 | Samer al-Atrush
    CAIRO — An Egyptian court sentenced a man to three years in jail with hard labour on Saturday for insulting Islam in postings on Facebook, the official MENA news agency reported. The Cairo court found that Ayman Yusef Mansur "intentionally insulted the dignity of the Islamic religion and attacked it with insults and ridicule on Facebook," the agency reported. The court said his insults were "aimed at the Noble Koran, the true Islamic religion, the Prophet of Islam and his family and Muslims, in a scurrilous manner," the agency reported. It did not provide details on what he had written...
  • No Way Out: A campaign by Christian Solidarity Worldwide-Speak up for Egypt’s Coptic community

    10/15/2011 7:26:25 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 9 replies
    No Way Out: A campaign by Christian Solidarity Worldwide Egyptian Christians need your support now more than ever. After living with the threat of discrimination, harassment or violence for decades, they are highly vulnerable. This long-planned campaign has the chance to bring hope and change to Egypt's Christians as the vital reform process begins. Speak up for Egypt’s Coptic community As peaceful protests turned violent in Cairo this week, we need your help to speak up for Egyptian Christians in the face of increasing sectarian attacks. Peaceful demonstrations led to bloodshed on Sunday as a crowd of thousands of Coptic...
  • 30,000 Arab Israelis Rally and Call to “Redeem al-Aqsa with blood”

    10/14/2011 7:22:31 PM PDT · by Just4Him · 15 replies
    YNet NEws ^ | 10/14/2011 | Hassan Shaalan
    Some 30,000 Arab Israelis took part Friday in a rally titled "Al-Aqsa Mosque in Danger," vowing to "redeem" the holy Muslim site in Jerusalem "with blood." The event was organized by the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in the northern Israel town of Umm al-Fahem. Participants chanted "Allahu Akbar" and "we shall redeem you with blood and spirit, oh al-Aqsa.'" The rally included a show depicting ultra-Orthodox Jews destroying Temple Mount.
  • Wycliffe, SIL Issue Guidelines on Translating the Term, 'Son of God' Among Muslims

    10/14/2011 12:44:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 10/14/2011 | Collin Hansen
    Following criticism from many quarters and official rebuke from the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), Wycliffe Bible Translators and its primary implementing partner, SIL International, issued new guidelines in August saying familial language for God should normally be maintained in the text of Bible translations. SIL convened an August meeting in Istanbul for translators and consultants to set standards. They then released a best practices statement that reaffirms belief in the eternal deity of Jesus Christ and says, "Scripture translations should promote understanding of the term 'Son of God' in all its richness, including his filial relationship with the Father,...
  • Not a Single Christian Church Left in Afghanistan, Says State Department

    10/11/2011 12:36:04 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 12 replies · 1+ views
    CNS News ^ | 10/10/11 | Edwin Mora
    ( -- There is not a single, public Christian church left in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department. This reflects the state of religious freedom in that country ten years after the United States first invaded it and overthrew its Islamist Taliban regime. In the intervening decade, U.S. taxpayers have spent $440 billion to support Afghanistan's new government and more than 1,700 U.S. military personnel have died serving in that country. The last public Christian church in Afghanistan was razed in March 2010, according to the State Department's latest International Religious Freedom Report. The report, which was released last...
  • "Islamic Street Justice"

    10/08/2011 6:56:53 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7 Oct 2011 | Wild Bill
    Muslims mutilate a Missouri man with a butcher knife....guess why?!
  • Soros Helping Islam "Look Less Radical"

    10/06/2011 9:21:48 PM PDT · by Just4Him · 14 replies
    One News Now ^ | 10/5/2011 | Chad Groening
    A conservative media watchdog organization says left-wing billionaire George Soros is funding a course that teaches journalists how to downplay the negative aspects of Islam. The three-hour online course called "Covering Islam in America" is a project of The Poynter Institute, which claims the program is designed to "give a broad explanation of the religious, social, political, and geographical facts about Islam today." That organization has partnered with the Social Science Research Council and Washington State University to strengthen "accurate" reporting and to enhance "the ability of the media to fairly report on a range of pressing issues." But Dan...
  • Muslims in Spain Declare Jihad on Dogs

    10/06/2011 4:54:24 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 111 replies
    Hudson Institute ^ | 6 Oct 2011 | Soeren Kern
    Spanish authorities are investigating the recent deaths by poisoning of more than a dozen dogs in Lérida, a city in the northeastern region of Catalonia that has become ground zero in an intensifying debate over the role of Islam in Spain. All of the dogs were poisoned in September (local media reports here, here, here, here and here) in Lérida's working class neighbourhoods of Cappont and La Bordeta, districts that are heavily populated by Muslim immigrants and where many dogs have been killed in recent years. Local residents say Muslim immigrants killed the dogs because according to Islamic teaching dogs...

    10/04/2011 7:13:56 AM PDT · by Liz · 36 replies · 2+ views ^ | May 8, 2003 judicial opinion | 322ND DISTRICT COURT OF TARRANT COUNTY
    TEXAS ISLAMIC COURT, 888 S. Greenville Ave, Suite 188, Richardson, Texas. EXCERPT On September 25, 2002, all five parties to the divorce signed an "Arbitration Agreement." This document recites, in full, that the parties: after consultation with their respective attorneys, agree to submit all claims and disputes among them to arbitration by the TEXAS ISLAMIC COURT (entire opinion at link)
  • British Islamist: The Assassinations of Al-Awlaki and Bin Laden Will Not Stop the Spread of Islam

    10/03/2011 8:12:35 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 15 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | October 2, 2011
    British Islamist Abu Abdallah Al-Britani: The Assassinations of Anwar Al-Awlaki and Osama Bin Laden Will Not Stop the Spread of Islam See video.
  • U.S. Met With Egypt Islamists: U.S. Diplomat

    10/02/2011 10:47:48 AM PDT · by edpc · 41 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2 Oct 2011 | Edmund Blair
    (Reuters) - U.S. officials have met members of the Muslim Brotherhood's political party, a U.S. diplomat said, after Washington announced it would have direct contacts with Egypt's biggest Islamist group whose role has grown since U.S. ally Hosni Mubarak was ousted.

    10/01/2011 2:42:46 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 3 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | September 30, 2011 | Pamela Geller
    Judith Miller at FOX has picked up on my coverage of islamizing journalism: "Islam on Main Street" for reporters – and aspiring reporters – covering Muslim communities in America. and this back in January,The Society of Professional Journalists: Why We Never Get the Straight Story on Islamic Jihad Miler signed up for a journalism class, “Covering Islam in America," and was shocked, (shocked, I tell ya) to find the whitewashing of jihad. Miller calls out Poynter Institute and the professors teaching the course. And while Miller believes that "there are excellent individuals in CAIR" (who?) at least she is covering...
  • Muslim Brotherhood joins in threat to boycott Egypt election

    09/30/2011 11:52:15 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 8 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 9/29/2011 | Adrian Blomfield
    The credibility of Egypt's first democratic exercise since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak is in doubt after the opposition threatened to boycott elections. Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie. His party is one of the groups threatening to boycott the upcoming election A coalition of Islamist and secular parties, including the Muslim Brotherhood, accused the country's military leaders of plotting to ensure that the former president's loyalists retained a significant presence in the first parliament of the post-Mubarak era. Elections are scheduled for November. They demanded that the ruling military council, which has ruled Egypt since Mr Mubarak's downfall in...
  • This brutality is not Islam (Youcef Nadarkhani update_

    09/30/2011 3:02:31 PM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 15 replies
    The Guardian ^ | September 30 2011 | Mehdi Hasan
    14 Muslim-majority nations make conversion away from Islam illegal; several – including Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan and Sudan – impose the death penalty on those who disbelieve. The self-styled Islamic Republic of Iran has sentenced to death by hanging a Christian pastor, born to Muslim parents, for apostasy.
  • A Call For Mercy (Please sign this petition)

    09/29/2011 9:21:59 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 11 replies
    “Our Christ sacrificed His lifeon the cross for our sins.... Our Christ is alive.” Asia Bibi, a wife and mother, used these words to defend her faith against mocking co-workers who tried to make her convert to Islam. She was later convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death. In Pakistan, more than 150,000 Christians have signed a petition demanding justice for persecution victims, including Asia Bibi. Now you can join with The Voice of the Martyrs and our Pakistani brothers and sisters in a call for mercy. We hope to gather 1 million signatures on behalf of our sister Asia,...
  • A Muslim President, After All

    09/29/2011 4:18:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 29, 2011 | Staff
    Election 2012: Hispanics, blacks and others among President Obama’s base may be abandoning him, but Muslims are holding fast. Apparently, theirs is a special bond born of shared interests. When Barack Hussein Obama first stepped into office in January 2009, he had 92% approval among blacks, 75% approval among Hispanics and 58% approval among whites, according to Gallup. Since then, his monthly approval has dropped eight points among blacks, 27 points among Hispanics and 25 points among whites. Blacks are frustrated with Obama's failure to create jobs in a recession that has hit African-Americans hardest. Discord is so bad that...
  • Victim in brutal sex beating cries at brute's sentencing, says 'I'm blessed'

    09/28/2011 5:31:12 PM PDT · by wac3rd · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 28, 2011 | Laura Italiano
    The last place she'd seen Mbarek Lafrem was in the bathroom stall of a Hell's Kitchen bar, where he would leave her stripped and unconscious, lying on the filthy floor in a growing pool of blood. "The last picture I have of him is him breaking into my stall," Lafrem's beautiful victim told the Post in an exclusive interview. "And I remember screaming." The brave young woman -- a pediatric nurse with a whispery voice and long blonde hair -- had sat sobbing softly in a Manhattan courtroom yesterday as she saw Lafrem for the second and final time, as...