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  • CIA 'Tortures' Muslims with 'Barney the Dinosaur', Bee Gees 'Saturday Night Fever', Meow Mix Theme

    04/23/2014 7:33:57 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 61 replies
    PolicyMic ^ | April 22, 2014 | Tom Barnes
    11 Popular Songs the CIA Used to Torture Prisoners in the War on Terror Imagine you are chained with your hands between your legs, crouching. You're isolated in a small, dark room with earphones you can't take off. Queen's "We Are the Champions" has been playing on repeat for 30 hours now at full volume, and you've lost your ability to think. It could go on for months. Music torture has been common practice for the CIA ever since it began its "enhanced interrogation program" in the early 2000s. The process is designed to "create fear, disorient … and prolong...
  • President John Quincy Adams,Obviously Underrated Until Now, Offers His Viewpoint on Islam

    04/23/2014 2:09:28 PM PDT · by lbryce · 8 replies
    Google Plus ^ | April 23, 214 | Scott Torino
    John Quincy Adams The precept of the Koran is perpetual war against all who deny that mahomet is the prophet of God. The vanquished may purchase their lives by the payment of tribute The victories may be appeased by a false and delusive promise of peace and their faithful followers of the prophet may submit to the imperious neccesities to defeat but the command to propagate to the muslim creed by the sword is always obligatory when it can be made effective. The commands of the prophet made be performed alike by fraud or by force.
  • German Rapper Embraces Islam - Self-Detonates Shortly Thereafter

    04/22/2014 7:52:59 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 58 replies
    The Natinal ^ | April 22, 2014
    German rapper turned Islamist militant killed in Syria suicide attack BEIRUT // A German former rapper who joined jihadists fighting in Syria has been killed in a suicide bombing carried out by rival fighters. Denis Mamadou Cuspert, who rapped under the name Deso Dogg but took on the name Abu Talha Al Almani in Syria, was reported to have been killed in a suicide attack on Sunday in an eastern province. He was a member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and was reportedly killed in a double suicide bombing carried out by Al Nusra Front,...
  • A New Muslim Renaissance is Here

    04/19/2014 8:53:24 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 86 replies
    TIME ^ | April 16, 2014 | by Rabia Chaudry
    History is witness to a time past when the Islamic civilization produced globally unparallelled architecture, literature, science, philosophy, theological discourse, and cultural influences – influences so strong it made European nobles want to dress like Muslims. Critics of Islam and Muslims scoff at this romanticism, asserting that Muslims have not produced anything great since the Middle Ages and most likely will never again. The inherent bigotry and even fallacy of that argument aside, for those critics I have to say, look out, a new Muslim renaissance is upon us. In the midst of growing anti-Muslim sentiment in the US since...
  • The Ultimate Source of Islamic Hate for Infidels

    04/17/2014 7:39:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 04/17/2014 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Who is ultimately responsible for the ongoing attacks on Christians and their churches throughout the Islamic world? Focusing on one of the most obvious nations where Christians are regularly targeted—Egypt’s Coptic Christians—one finds that the “mob” is the most visible and obvious culprit. One Copt accused of some transgression against Muslim sensibilities—from having relations with a Muslim woman, to ruining a Muslim man’s shirt—is often enough to prompt Muslim mobs to destroy entire Christian villages and their churches.Recently, for example, after her cross identified Mary Saleh George as a Christian, a pro-Muslim Brotherhood mob attacked, beat, and slaughtered her. However,...
  • Muslim Cab Drivers Quit Over Cleveland’s Gay Games Promo

    04/14/2014 7:20:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Outlook Columbus ^ | 04/14/2014
    Some Cleveland taxi drivers are dropping out of a dedicated cab service at the city’s airport because they don’t want to drive vehicles with signs promoting the upcoming Gay Games.WOIO-TV in Cleveland reported that at least 17 drivers have refused to drive cabs with Gay Games signs. Most of the drivers are Muslim and have cited religious objections, the station said.Cleveland Hopkins International Airport hosts a dedicated service in which three local cab companies use special vehicles and preset rates.According to the airport website, the drivers who participate in the service receive “enhanced customer-service training.”Gay Games Executive Director Tom Nobbe...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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
  • Nigerian child bride forced into marriage poisons meal, kills groom and 3 others: Police

    04/10/2014 4:46:27 PM PDT · by Corporate Democrat · 45 replies
    Montreal Gazette/AP ^ | 4/10/2014 | Associated Press
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Update: Muslim community unites in support of Eggstravaganza in Michigan

    04/07/2014 6:32:14 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 15 replies
    Allenwest.com ^ | 4/7/14 | Allen West
    It appears we have a peaceful resolution to the Easter egg crisis in Dearborn, Michigan we reported on earlier today. According to the Daily Caller, a display of impressive common humanity and even more impressive common sense broke out over the weekend in Dearborn, Mich. after Muslim parent Majed Moughni complained about flyers handed out at public schools advertising an Eggstravaganza Easter egg hunt to be held at a Presbyterian church. On Sunday morning, Muslim leaders in the Muslim community stood together in solidarity in front of the Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church in Dearborn. The Muslim leaders and Cherry Hill...
  • 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...
  • Muslim Brotherhood to UK: Please don’t investigate us

    04/03/2014 4:40:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 4. | Robert Spencer
    You’d almost think they had something to hide. But that couldn’t possibly be true, no, could it? After all, they were democratically elected in Egypt! Just ask Mohammed Elibiary of the Department of Homeland Security, or Hussam Ayloush of Hamas-linked CAIR. “MB urges UK not to proceed with probe,” from Al Arabiya, April 3 (thanks to Lookmann): The Muslim Brotherhood has urged Britain late Wednesday not to bow to foreign pressures after London’s recent announcement that it will launch a review into the operations of the Islamist movement. “It is important that the British government does not bend to pressure...
  • Are There ‘Moderate’ Muslims? How about ‘Moderate’ Jews and Christians?

    04/02/2014 7:57:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/02/2014 | David Goldman (aka Spengler)
    As my friend Daniel Pipes wrote some days ago at National Review, the Middle East Forum is debating whether one can speak meaningfully of “moderate Muslims,” with Dr. Pipes defending the affirmative and Raymond Ibrahim the negative thesis. I respect both Pipes and Ibrahim, but I am not satisfied with the content of the debate. The first issue to be settled is what moderation might mean in the case of adherence to a religion, which is after all not a list of positions but an existential stance towards life. One can speak of a moderate Communist (e.g. Gorbachev) or moderate...
  • Islamic Group Flaunts “Jesus Is Muslim” Billboards in Ohio

    03/31/2014 6:20:57 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 44 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/28/2014 | Jim Hoft
    “The Last Hour would not come unless the Muslims will fight against the Jews. The Jews would hide themselves behind a stone or a tree and a stone or a tree would say: ‘Muslim, or the servant of Allah, there is a Jew behind me; come and kill him.” Sahih Muslim, Kitab al-Fitan wa Ashrat as-Sa’ah, Book 41 of Koran, 6985 The Islamic group “Ask a Muslim” is running “Jesus is Muslim” billboards in Columbus, Ohio. Mohammad, the founder of Islam, was born 500 years after Jesus’s death. The Christian Post reported, via Free Republic:
  • FBI, US military in hunt for one-time recruit planning 'Fort Hood-style Jihad'

    03/31/2014 2:37:54 PM PDT · by Star Traveler · 82 replies
    Fox News ^ | Monday, March 31, 2014 | Jana Winter
    EXCLUSIVE: The FBI is searching for a recent Army recruit believed to be planning a "Fort Hood-inspired jihad against U.S. soldiers," FoxNews.com has learned. The alert, whose legitimacy was confirmed by military and law enforcement officials, stated that a man identified as Booker had told friends of his "intention to commit jihad." Booker, who is also known as Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, was recruited by the U.S. Army in Kansas City, Mo., in February 2014 and was scheduled to report for basic training on April 7. But he was discharged last week, apparently after law enforcement authorities learned of his alleged...
  • A Muslim doctor talks about the Technion and BDS

    03/31/2014 7:21:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 3/31/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Dr. Qanta Ahmed is a subspecialist board certified sleep disorders specialist and faculty attending physician in the Department of Medicine as part of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. Dr. Ahmed is appointed Associate Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York (Stony Brook). She practices sleep disorders medicine in Garden City at the Winthrop University Sleep Disorders Center where she treats adolescents and adults of all ages. Dr. Ahmed is also a non-fiction author. Her first book, In the Land of Invisible Women (Sourcebooks 2008) details her experience...
  • Christians Protest 'Jesus Is Muslim' Billboards in Ohio; Call Ads 'Attempt to Lure Uninformed

    03/28/2014 2:25:32 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 71 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/28/2014 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Controversial billboards in Columbus, Ohio, reading "Jesus is Muslim" and "Mohammed is in the Bible" are drawing protests from local Christians who say Muslims are "hijacking" the name of Jesus. "Although we support the Islamic community's right to free speech, as well as their right to post messages on billboards, we do not support the hijacking of the name of Jesus Christ in their attempt to lure uninformed Christians into their religion," Coach Dave Daubenmire of Pass the Salt Ministries said in a statement Thursday. Daubenmire is hosting a prayer vigil on Saturday alongside the Rev. Rusty Thomas of Operation...
  • Why 'Moderate Islam' is an Oxymoron

    03/27/2014 12:05:48 PM PDT · by shepardspie33 · 15 replies
    Middle East Forum ^ | March 24, 2014 | Raymond Ibrahim
    At a time when terrorism committed in the name of Islam is rampant, we are continuously being assured—especially by three major institutions that play a dominant role in forming the Western mindset, namely, mainstream media, academia, and government—that the sort of Islam embraced by "radicals," "jihadis," and so forth, has nothing to do with "real" Islam. "True" Islam, so the narrative goes, is intrinsically free of anything "bad." It's the nut-jobs who hijack it for their own agenda that are to blame. More specifically, we are told that there exists a "moderate" Islam and an "extremist" Islam—the former good and...
  • CA Democrat's Alleged Arms Trafficking Scheme Linked to Islamist Rebels

    03/27/2014 4:06:26 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Big Government ^ | 3/27/2014 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    The 137-page, FBI-sworn affidavit against California State Sen. Leland Yee, a Democrat who is also running for Secretary of State, and over two dozen other individuals reads like a crime thriller. Beyond the widely reported stories of alleged wire fraud, money laundering, corruption, and bribery, the affidavit contains tales of alleged murder-for-hire plots involving a political consultant close to Yee, as well as large international weapons trafficking operations.Indeed, while the media have fixated on the hypocrisy of a gun-control advocate--Yee sponsored legislation against detachable magazines, for example--alleged involvement in gun smuggling, few reports delve into the kind of weapons with which...
  • California State Sen. Leland Yee charged with promising guns, missiles from Muslim group...

    03/27/2014 2:58:41 AM PDT · by Libloather · 36 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 3/26/14 | Adam Edelman, Michael Sorrentino
    A California state senator has been arrested for promising shoulder-fired automatic weapons and missiles from a Muslim separatist group to an undercover FBI agent in exchange for campaign donations, according to court documents unsealed Wednesday. In San Francisco, FBI agents have charged California State Sen. Leland Yee with conspiracy to deal firearms and wire fraud. The allegations were outlined in an FBI affidavit against Yee and 25 others. The allegations against Yee include a number of favors he requested in exchange for campaign donations, as well as performing "official acts" in exchange for donations to get himself out of a...
  • Muslim Sex-Offender Who Tried to Kidnap 4-Year-Old Girl Excused for “Cultural Differences”

    03/26/2014 11:54:22 AM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    fpm ^ | March 24, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    This is a horrifying story not just because of the actions of the Muslim sex offender in Australia, but because of the actions of the authorities who continue to let people like him abuse, assault and walk away. ... Considering how little boys and girls are treated in Afghanistan, there’s no doubt that it wasn’t an issue for Jaffari. The Muslim sex offender, was not deported or locked up after his previous offenses. Now he’s been kept free once again because of “cultural differences.” Why don’t we call the cultural differences excuse what it really is? Muslim Rape Privilege. ......
  • UK: Child Sex Slavery, Multiculturalism and Islam

    03/24/2014 7:22:45 AM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    Gatestone Institute. ^ | March 24, 2014 | Soeren Kern
    "[T]he agencies responsible for child-protection have almost entirely failed in their job to protect vulnerable children. From a fear of being called 'racist,' police forces across the country have buried the evidence.... Political correctness would be used to make sure that people did not speak about this phenomenon." — from Easy Meat: Multiculturalism, Islam and Child Sex Slavery "[A] 2010 document by the Rotherham Safeguarding Children Board stated that, 'great care will be taken in drafting…this report to ensure that its findings embrace Rotherham's qualities of diversity. It is imperative that discussions of a wider cultural phenomenon are avoided.'" —...
  • Muslims Slaughter 400 People In Killing Fields And Impregnate 3000 Women

    03/22/2014 1:16:53 PM PDT · by markomalley · 64 replies
    Wahlid Shoebat ^ | 3/22/2014 | Walid Shoebat and Theodore Shoebat
    Muslims in Syria have butchered 400 people in mass killing fields, and have also impregnated 3000 women through sex jihad. We have learned this information through our Middle East contact Sister Hatune Dogan, who we partnered with in order to rescue Christians in Syria and Iraq, Turkey and Jordan. “Abd Alluhud tells his story driving to his farm, taking the regular route near Idlib and what he sees was so horrific; hundreds of bodies on the side of the road, all decapitated”, so reports Sister Hatune Dogan to Shoebat.com after she came back from her mission to aid Christians in...
  • Double Trouble: The Leftist Threat and the Islamist Threat

    03/20/2014 2:55:23 PM PDT · by NYer · 8 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | March 20, 2014 | William Kilpatrick
    I am sometimes criticized for focusing too much on the Islamic threat to the West and not paying enough attention to the more immediate threat from the political left. One of the reasons I concentrate on the former is that the threat from the left is more obvious and is widely covered by numerous columnists in major periodicals. Most Catholics who are paying attention realize by now that the left-leaning Obama administration is no friend to Catholics, and that it constitutes a threat to crucial freedoms that Americans have long taken for granted.Focusing on Islam, however, does not preclude...
  • Head teachers...bullied, smeared and driven from their jobs for resisting Islamic extremists

    03/20/2014 5:40:58 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 18 March 2014 | Sue Reid and Lucy Osborne
    Erica Connor's eyes widen as she reads the four-page letter purportedly outlining a plot by Muslim fundamentalists to take over state education. ... Erica has added her own concerns about the Islamisation of state schools in Britain to those of dozens of teachers, classroom assistants and school staff to whom we have talked following widespread reports of the letter in the media. The document — entitled Operation Trojan Horse — originates in Birmingham and was leaked anonymously to a Sunday newspaper. It purports to outline a strategy of identifying schools in Muslim neighbourhoods, ridding them of non-Muslim heads and parachuting...
  • Netherlands: Muslim rapper threatens to murder Geert Wilders

    03/18/2014 3:39:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 3/18/14 | Robert Spencer
    Here again we see the violent thuggery that is at the heart of people like this rapper and so very many of his coreligionists and Leftist allies. They cannot answer their opponents; they cannot meet them on the level of rational discourse. And so they move to shut them down through threats on the one hand and smear campaigns on the other. It is the mark of a culture of deep insecurity; however, faced as it is with a culture of appeasement and cowardice, it could prevail. “Geert Wilders to take legal action against rapper over video,” from Dutch News,...
  • Muslims want tax-funded halal food in public schools

    03/17/2014 8:59:01 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 18 replies
    WDN ^ | March 16,2014 | PAMELA GELLER
    The relentless push to Islamicize the public square, and in this case the public school, escalates in New York City. Fresh on the heels of Muslim school holidays comes this demand for halal food in the New York City public schools. According to the well-coached children making the demand, the vegetarian option is not sufficient because “we don’t get the protein that we need.” Yet these kids looked hardly undernourished, and, frankly, if protein is your thing, then why not bring hard-boiled eggs to school or beef jerky? Because it’s not about the food, it’s about Islamic supremacism. The New...
  • Christians' throats slit in pagan slaughterhouse (Video reveals systematic execution of victims)

    03/17/2014 5:37:19 PM PDT · by Errant · 35 replies
    WND ^ | 17 March 2014 | Bob Unruh
    After exposing videos of “ritual human sacrifices” of Christians by Muslims, a former Palestinian Liberation Organization member-turned-Christian has discovered a new set of shocking videos that show human slaughterhouses in which non-Muslims are executed. The videos, posted by Walid Shoebat, and his son, Theodore Shoebat, are horrific, showing heads neatly lined up against a wall and bodies suspended by their feet in a room. Also shown is the testimony of a witness who was threatened with being “sacrificed.” “I have never seen something like this,” Shoebat told WND. “I have been investigating this story for the past two weeks. The...
  • TEXAS HONOR KILLING: Black Muslim Father Accused Of Killing Gay Daughter And Her Girlfriend

    03/17/2014 5:29:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 52 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 15, 2014 | Andrew Marcus
    A black Muslim man suspected of murdering his lesbian daughter and her girlfriend. Her sexuality offended his Muslim sensibilities.
  • This week in Muslims threatening to stab a professor and setting a dead teacher on fire ( Ohio & )

    03/17/2014 8:59:40 AM PDT · by george76 · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 03/15/2014 | Eric Owens
    An Oberlin College professor has filed a lawsuit because, she claims, another professor on the Oberlin faculty has harassed her and created a hostile work environment for female employees for years. The plaintiff is Eunjung An, professor of French and cinema studies ... comparative literature professor Ali Yedes informed an unnamed Oberlin employee last year that he had helped his nephew obtain a student visa to the United States expressly to “stab and kill someone from his department.”.. Yedes serves as the school’s “Muslim Religious Life Affiliate (Islamic Center of Cleveland).” .. An’s lawsuit claims that Yedes has been engaged...
  • Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan over blasphemy

    03/16/2014 9:30:35 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | Syed Raza Hassan
    "Our Dharamshala (community centre) has been gutted and the temple has been partially damaged. All the statues have been destroyed by the attackers," Kalpana Devi, chairperson of the local Hindu committee, told Reuters. Hundreds of students from local Islamic seminaries attacked the temple holding batons, one witness, Javed Shah, said. Police arrived quickly to protect Kumar from the angry crowd. "They acted smartly and took him out after making him put on a police uniform to save him from the wrath of the crowd," said Shah. "It took nearly 20 minutes to break down the doors (of the temple) before...
  • 5 Muslim Movie Reviews: What films get the thumbs up and the thumbs down from the Imams?

    03/15/2014 11:45:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 03/15/2014 | Robert Spencer
    Siskel and Ebert they ain’t, but Islamic scholars, supremacists, jihadists and pressure groups have made their views known, often in quite colorful ways, about numerous motion pictures that you may want to catch. So grab some popcorn and some old tomatoes: it’s movie time down at the mosque!5. Thumbs down: Noah Russell Crowe’s lavish Biblical epic Noah is about to be released in the Middle East, and Muslim scholars are enraged. It has been banned in Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. Cairo’s Al-Azhar, which Barack Obama has praised as “a beacon of Islamic learning,” issued a statement denouncing...
  • Is your name now ‘banned’ in Saudi Arabia?

    03/15/2014 9:44:24 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Belfast Telegraph ^ | 15 March 2014
    Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry has banned 50 names they argue contradict the culture or religion of the Kingdom, according to reports by local media. Parents in the Kingdom will reportedly no longer be able to call their children by names such as Linda, Alice, Elaine or Binyamin (Arabic for Benjamin) after the civil affairs department at the ministry issued a list of the prohibited names. Binyamin is believed in Islam to be the son of Prophet Jacob, but is also the name of the current Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. …
  • Muslim Student Caught Making Bombs at Georgia Tech Dies from Injuries in Bomb Blast in his Apartment

    03/14/2014 10:52:28 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 72 replies
    pamelageller.com ^ | March 14, 2014 | Pamela Geller
    “Saamer’s initial prognosis was very bad, but he fought for more than a month,”
  • Iraqis angered by draft law proposed by Shiite-led government to legalize child marriage

    03/14/2014 9:02:05 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 8 replies
    The Associated Press/USNEWS ^ | March 14, 2014 | SAMEER N. YACOUB and SINAN SALAHEDDIN, Associated Press
    BAGHDAD (AP) — A contentious draft law being considered in Iraq could open the door to girls as young as nine getting married and would require wives to submit to sex on their husband's whim, provoking outrage from rights activists and many Iraqis who see it as a step backward for women's rights.
  • Saudi Sheikh Issues Fatwa Against ... Food Buffets

    03/13/2014 7:18:24 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 23 replies
    Riyadh Connect ^ | Mar 13, 2014 | Riyadh Connect
    Saudi scholar says buffet meals are Haram A member of the Standing Committee of the Council of Senior Scholars, Sheikh Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Fawzan, said that buffets offered at restaurants are haram. The basis of his statement was that buffet meals have a fixed price, but the quantity of food that can be consumed is unknown or unlimited. According to Sabq news, the senior scholar said that the quantity of food and the price of the meals must be clear and known. He was responding to a listener‘s question about buffets on Holy Quran Radio. “One must not simply go...
  • Burned Georgia Tech Student Dies From Injuries (Iranian Grad Student Was Making Molotov Firebombs)

    03/12/2014 7:39:20 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 57 replies
    AJC.com ^ | Thursday, March 6, 2014 | Alexis Stevens
    Burned Georgia Tech student dies from injuries The Georgia Tech graduate student burned over 90 percent of his body last month died Thursday, the Institute said. Saamer Akhshabi was burned in a Feb. 4 explosion inside his apartment, where investigators found a suspected Molotov cocktail and several plastic bottles filled with gasoline and kerosene. Akhshabi, 26, was transported in critical condition to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he died early Thursday, Georgia Tech shared with the campus. "We have worked closely with other law enforcement agencies during the investigation of this tragic incident," Robert Connolly, interim police chief for Georgia Tech,...
  • Turkey Decrees Kangaroo & Grasshoppers 'Halal' Food; But Badgers, Martens, Weasels ... Not So Good

    03/11/2014 7:51:46 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 13 replies
    Hurriyet Daily News ^ | March/11/2014 | Meltem Özgenç
    Kangaroo meat ‘halal,’ Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate says Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) has issued a fatwa stating that kangaroo meat and grasshoppers are “halal” food, but Islam bans eating “badgers, martens, weasels, beavers and sea otters.” “Islamic scholars agree that ‘halal’ animals that are not mentioned in the Quran and in the hadith [the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad] are those that don’t eat feces and carcasses, and which are therefore neither wild nor coarse,” the Diyanet’s High Committee of Religious Affairs said in response to a citizen’s question. As such, the fatwa continues, kangaroo is classified in the...
  • Muslim group calls for Islamic standards on all Malaysian Airline flights

    03/11/2014 3:57:27 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 20 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 3/11/2014 | Christian Today
    A lawyers group has called on Malaysian Airlines to introduce Muslim rules on all flights amidst the current crisis the airline is facing over the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370. The Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia has urged for Muslim prayer standards to be put into place before flights, as well as for all female flight attendants to be dressed according to Islamic law.
  • Muslim Brotherhood-Tied Activist to Host Fundraiser for Democrat Gerry Connolly

    03/10/2014 2:12:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 3/10/14 | Adam Kredo
    A Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated activist whose organization recently came under fire for holding an anti-Semitic rally in support of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will head a fundraiser for Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly (Va.). U.S.-based Muslim Brotherhood allies Akram Elzend and Sameh Elhennawy will co-host a fundraiser for Connolly later this month at the Fairfax residence of Mohamed Mohamed, according to a copy of the invitation obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. Attendees of the March 22 fundraiser are asked to donate between $150 and $400 in order to attend the event, where supporters will have a chance to “express appreciation...
  • Muslim barber refuses to cut hair of lesbian: Whose rights trump whose?

    03/09/2014 7:12:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    Liberty Unyielding ^ | 03/03/2014 | Howard Portnoy
    Being a believer in all -isms can get hairy at times. Take as an illustration a case reported in the Toronto Sun by Ezra Levant: So a lesbian walks into a Muslim barbershop, and asks for a “businessmen’s haircut”.It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but it really happened, and now a government agency called the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario will hear her complaint.Faith McGregor is the lesbian who doesn’t like the girly cuts that they do at a salon. She wants the boy’s hairdo.Omar Mahrouk is the owner of the Terminal Barber Shop in Toronto. He follows...
  • U.S. Destroyer Joins Hunt For Vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight [No crash confirmation]

    03/08/2014 10:48:16 AM PST · by BuckeyeTexan · 92 replies
    TIME ^ | 03/08/2014 | Sam Frizell
    The United States dispatched a destroyer to join the massive international search for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that went missing Saturday morning with 239 on board, as it appeared increasingly likely the plane had crashed into the ocean. Air traffic controllers lost track of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370 shortly after it left Kuala Lumpur en route to Beijing, carrying 239 passengers and crew, half of which were Chinese nationals. Vietnam’s military said a search team discovered a 12-mile long oil slick in the Gulf of Thailand that may be the downed Boeing 777, but there had been no...
  • ‘I am a Lesbian and I am a Muslim’

    03/08/2014 2:12:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    Asian Image ^ | Tuesday 4th March 2014
    An Asian lesbian has spoken of her experiences about hiding her sexuality from her family. “I know this sounds like a complete paradox. But I am a lesbian. And I am a Muslim. A practising Muslim,” she says. Jay, as she wanted to be referred to said she rarely talks of her feelings to anyone and growing-up she felt ostracised. But at university she was able to be a little more open about her sexuality. “I can’t talk about this to anyone apart from my close friends. I would never dare to admit this to my family. “At school, all...
  • Barack Obama Golfs With Alonzo Mourning During Florida Keys Vacation

    03/08/2014 1:14:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Saturday, Mar 8, 2014 | Darlene Superville
    Obama golfed with Ahmad Rashad, Cyrus Walker and Alonzo Mourning, the White House said.President Barack Obama got out on a Florida golf course Saturday with two former professional athletes and the cousin of one of his top advisers. Obama's foursome included Ahmad Rashad, Cyrus Walker and Alonzo Mourning, the White House said. Rashad is a sportscaster and former NFL wide receiver. Mourning is a former center for the NBA's Miami Heat who has helped raised money for Obama's campaigns. Later this month, Obama is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for the House Democrats' campaign arm at Mourning's Miami home.
  • Islamist plot dubbed 'Trojan Horse' to replace teachers in Birmingham schools with radicals (UK)

    03/07/2014 6:29:53 PM PST · by george76 · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | , 7 March 2014 | Ted Thornhill
    Islamic fundamentalists are allegedly plotting to convert Birmingham schools so that children are taught according to strict Islamic codes by ousting teachers through a dirty tricks campaign and replacing them with radicals. The city council and the Birmingham Mail have received documents which purport to show that jihadists – or those fighting against non-Muslims - are targeting schools and orchestrating false allegations against staff, including non-Muslims, in an operation dubbed Trojan Horse. Meanwhile, West Midlands Police have reopened a fraud investigation at one school named in the supposed leaked letter - and Ofsted is currently conducting a snap inspection at...
  • Obama losing Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal?

    03/04/2014 4:31:23 AM PST · by mgist · 3 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 11/20/13 | Whalid Shobat
    by Shoebat Foundation on November 20, 2013 i If Barack Obama is losing Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, he may have another significant problem to deal with. Alwaleed is the second largest shareholder of Newscorp., Fox News Channel’s parent company. During an exchange with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker, Alwaleed was quite openly critical of Obama, saying he is “not succeeding”. While this conversation focused on U.S. domestic policies, Alwaleed’s criticism very well may have something to do with foreign policy. If Barack Obama is losing Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, he may have another significant problem to deal with. Alwaleed is...
  • DETROIT JURY AWARDS MUSLIM MAN $1.1 MILLION FOR "BEARD DISCRIMINATION"

    03/02/2014 5:18:21 PM PST · by Baynative · 26 replies
    We the People via Pam Geller ^ | March 2, 2014 | link/staff
    A jury in the bankrupt city of Detroit awarded a Muslim 1.1 million dollars for his inability to find a job. He claimed that he was fired for his Muslim beard — this after 17 years on the job. So for 17 years the beard was not a problem, but when he was fired, he claimed it was because he was Muslim. And the jury, socking it to “the man,” gave him $1.1 million.