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  • Muslim Mob Torches 80 Christian Homes in Egypt as Punishment for Wanting to Build Church

    06/22/2016 8:39:10 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 30 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/21/2016 | Stoyan Zaimov
    A Muslim mob torched and looted the homes of 80 Christian families in the Al-Beida village in Egypt, looking to punish them for wanting to turn one of the buildings in the village into a church so they can worship. One witness, Christian resident Mousa Zarif, recalled the events: "On Friday afternoon, following Friday noon prayer, a great deal of fanatic Muslims gathered in the front of the new house of my cousin, Naim Aziz, during its construction because of a rumor spread in the village that this building would be turned into a church."
  • If Islam is a Religion of Violence, so is Christianity

    06/16/2016 9:32:42 AM PDT · by Belteshazzar · 92 replies
    Speaking after “appreciating the congrats” on the Orlando shootings, Donald Trump again insisted that what mowed people down at Pulse was not an assault rifle but radical Islam, because in Trump Tower, it cannot be both. Trump’s world is binary. It is zero-sum: Either guns kill people or radical Islam kills people. In that world, only one religion can be bad, and so Christianity is good and Islam is bad. Christianity is peaceful and Islam violent. Christianity is tolerant and Islam intolerant. Both are inherently one thing or the other, immutable blueprints etched in stone for the behavior of their...
  • Turkey’s Erdogan wasn’t allowed to speak at Muhammad Ali’s funeral. Now he’s not going.

    06/10/2016 12:02:22 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    Erdogan was initially on the roster of speakers on the funeral — a list that includes a number of famous names, such as former president Bill Clinton and comedian Billy Crystal. However, on Monday, Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell had said that two unnamed speakers had been added to the program, meaning that foreign guests Erdogan and King Abdullah II of Jordan would no longer be able to make an address. Gunnell told reporters that the two world leaders had been “gracious and understood.” But there were a number of suggestions that perhaps Erdogan had been removed from the list...
  • Khamenei: Hand of God will take vengeance

    01/03/2016 3:15:34 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/1/16 | Raphael Poch
    Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei continued his diatribe against Saudi Arabia following the execution of of prominent Shi’ite Cleric Nimr-Al-Nimr. “The hand of God will take vengeance against Saudi leaders,” Khamenei said on Sunday morning. Khamenei told Iranian national TV that “for the unjust spilling of blood of this holy man, who suffered and was downtrodden, there will no doubt be heavenly vengeance taken upon Saudi politicians.” Khamenei also said that it was “a political mistake” taken by the Saudis, who are the greatest political and religious rival to Iran in the Persian gulf. Additionally, Khamenei’s website published an...
  • CNN Republican Presidential Debate (kiddies at 6:30ET, main event at 8:30 post 1001 ) LIVE THREAD

    12/15/2015 2:31:26 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 4,079 replies
    CNN ^ | December 15, 2015
    GOP candidates debate for first time since terror attacks.
  • Students practice calligraphy by writing "There is no god but Allah"

    12/15/2015 2:15:59 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 145 replies ^ | Todd Starnes
    A Virginia school district is defending a classroom assignment that required students to practice calligraphy by writing the Muslim statement of faith, "There is no god but Allah. Muhammad is the messenger of Allah." Female students at Riverheads High School in Staunton, Virginia, were also invited to wear Muslim clothing -- a story first reported by The Schilling Show. "Neither these lessons, nor any other lesson in the world geography course, are an attempt at indoctrination to Islam or any other religion, or a request for students to renounce their own faith or profess any belief," the district said in...
  • What to Look for Tonight

    12/15/2015 12:24:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush ^ | December 15, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: This reminds me what else I did last night. I finally sat down with my new iPad Pro, and I ran the app Apple Music, and I started searching Christmas music. Mannheim Steamroller, they've got all kinds of Christmas playlists that they put together, Christmas cocktail, which is jazz, country Christmas. I was just reveling. Now, it has to be stuff that I've heard before for me to be able to enjoy, but Christmas music fits the bill. There isn't that much new since I lost my hearing, so I spent some time doing that, just finding...
  • Americans are Apathetic and Will Not Be Able To Stand Up to Islam

    12/15/2015 10:05:21 AM PST · by amorphous · 53 replies
    Shoebat.Com ^ | 15 Dec 2015 | Andrew Bieszad
    About three weeks ago, a video came out on Youtube and Facebook entitled Woman Raised Muslim Drops Truth About Islam. While the link at the end of this article has been viewed many times, it is worth viewing again because of a very sad truth: Americans are dumber than ever when it comes to Islam. From the Pew Resesarch Center: Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. The growth and regional migration of Muslims, combined with the ongoing impact of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and other extremist groups that commit acts of violence in...
  • Obama demands compassion for Syrian refugees as he swears in new citizens

    12/15/2015 10:27:42 AM PST · by jazusamo · 71 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 15, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    President Obama made a pitch Tuesday for Americans to remember their immigrant roots, describing the U.S. as the traditional home for refugees fleeing the world's worst troubles. He compared today's climate of fear over immigration and terrorism to what he called some of the darkest days of the country's immigrant history, such as when black Africans were brought in the slave trade, when Irish and Chinese faced discrimination and when Japanese were pushed into internment camps during World War II. "In the Syrian refugee of today we should see the Jewish refugee of World War II," the president said as...
  • The Daily 202: Trump may benefit from emphasis on terrorism in tonight’s CNN debate

    12/15/2015 9:55:30 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 10 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | 12/15/2015 | James Hohmann
    — Terrorism has emerged as the top concern among Republican primary voters, and Donald Trump is seen as the candidate best equipped to combat it. This is the main reason Trump has popped in the polls since his call last week for a temporary ban on Muslim immigration into the United States. A fresh Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that 38 percent of Republicans name terrorism as the single most important issue, compared with 29 percent who name the economy and just 6 percent who highlight immigration. “Asked to choose which candidate among the top five they would trust most...
  • Donald Trump’s Anti-Christian Campaign

    12/12/2015 12:32:29 PM PST · by yongin · 131 replies
    TIME ^ | Dec. 9, 2015 | Christopher Hale
    According to a recent CNN/ORC poll, many white evangelical Christians in the early primary states support Donald Trump. That’s surprising. Trump’s call Monday to bar all Muslims from entering the U.S. is perhaps the biggest act of religious bigotry in modern presidential politics. Such a proposal is a total affront to the gospel of Jesus Christ. It’s stunning that Trump would ask the American people to punish Muslim refugee families for the sins of ISIS. It’s even more stunning that such positions have traction with the American electorate. As we come upon Christmas, the business mogul turned presidential candidate has...
  • Resolution Barring Consideration of Religion in Immigration Passes Senate Committee

    12/10/2015 12:05:57 PM PST · by House Atreides · 77 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 10, 2015 | Adam Kredo
    A Senate committee on Thursday approved a resolution that critics described as an "unprecedented" move granting immigrants easier access to the United States. The amendment, offered by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) and first reported on by the Washington Free Beacon, affirms the Senate's belief "that the United States must not bar individuals from entering into the United States based on their religion, as such action would be contrary to the fundamental principles on which this Nation was founded." The language was offered in response to recent comments from a presidential candidate who called on Muslims to be barred from...
  • Poll: Majority Of Americans View Islam Negatively, Including Democrats (YouGov/HuffPost!)

    12/10/2015 11:39:03 AM PST · by quesney · 40 replies
    A majority of Americans have a negative view of Islam after the terrorist attacks in Paris and California, including a majority of Democrats. Fifty-eight percent of Americans now have an unfavorable opinion of Islam, according to the latest YouGov/Huffpost poll of Americans. That number includes 45 percent of Democrats, 58 percent of Independents and 75 percent of Republicans. Only 27 percent of Democrats have a favorable opinion of Islam while 45 percent, nearly twice as many have an unfavorable view. Only 11 percent of Republicans and 15 percent of Independents have a favorable view of the religion. Only 23 percent...
  • ISIS Leader: ‘Islam Is the Religion of War’ [not peace]

    12/09/2015 6:22:03 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 110 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 14, 2015 | by JOHN SEXTON
    ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has released a call to arms which asks Muslims everywhere to physically join ISIS in the area it now controls or simply take up the struggle against unbelievers wherever they are. The title of the message "March Forth Whether Heavy or Light" comes from a verse in the Koran which calls on believers to "strive with your wealth and your lives in the cause of Allah." In Baghdadi's view that striving is ISIS's war against unbelievers. "O Muslims, Islam was never for a day the religion of peace. Islam is the religion of war," al-Baghdadi...
  • Don't 'scapegoat' Syrian refugees, Catholic bishops and evangelicals say

    11/18/2015 6:28:53 PM PST · by Mariner · 53 replies
    CNN ^ | November 18th, 2015 | By Daniel Burke
    (CNN)Two of the country's largest and most influential religious groups, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the National Association of Evangelicals, are urging the United States not to halt the resettlement of Syrian refugees after the deadly terrorist attack in Paris last Friday. "Of course we want to keep terrorists out of our country, but let's not punish the victims of ISIS for the sins of ISIS," Leith Anderson, NAE president, said on Tuesday. House Speaker Paul Ryan has called for a "pause" in the U.S. program accepting Syrian refugees and 30 governors have said they will not welcome...
  • ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Sexually Abused American Hostage Kayla Mueller, Officials Say

    08/14/2015 12:02:34 PM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 14, 2015 | James Gordon Meek
    Before her death earlier this year, American hostage Kayla Mueller was repeatedly raped by the top leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to counter-terrorism officials. Mueller's family confirmed to ABC News that government officials have told them that their daughter, who would have turned 27 on Friday, was the victim of repeated sexual assaults by al-Baghdadi. "We were told Kayla was tortured, that she was the property of al-Baghdadi. We were told that in June by the government," Kayla's parents, Carl and Marsha Mueller, told ABC News.
  • A Fantasy-driven Muslim World can Never Become Modern

    11/29/2014 7:54:41 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 15 replies ^ | James Lewis
    Every single radical Muslim group today lives in cultlike fantasy. They all distort reality, and teach it to their converts and their children. The constant warfare of the Muslim world goes back to that one single fact -- the imams spread hateful fantasies about the Jews, the Christians, and the return of the Righteous Caliphs, and after particularly hot Friday sermons, the mobs go out to burn and kill. This has been going on for a thousand years or more. It is why in Europe, parts of the major cities are now no-go zones for the police and the kuffirs....
  • Jihadists fake death to sneak back to UK

    06/22/2014 8:18:22 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 9 replies ^ | june 22, 2014 | Dipesh Gadher, Richard Kerbajand Robin Henry 
    BRITONS fighting for the brutal Islamist group terrorising the Middle East have faked their deaths on the battlefield in an attempt to return to the UK undetected, according to security sources. In one case, the martyrdom of a fighter in Syria was announced by his colleagues on social media, only for police to arrest the “dead” individual at Dover. The use of such tactics emerged just days after David Cameron warned that jihadists with the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham, or Isis, are planning attacks on British soil.
  • 'Gang-Rape' Victim Faces Public Caning

    05/07/2014 12:50:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Wednesday, 7 May 2014
    A woman allegedly gang-raped in Indonesia's Aceh as a punishment for sleeping with a married man may still be caned for the affair under the province's laws, an fficial said Tuesday. A group of eight men allegedly carried out the sex assault last week on the 25-year-old widow at her house in Langsa in East Aceh district, and also beat up the man with whom she is accused of having an affair. After the attack, which also saw the couple doused with sewage, the pair were handed over to officials. Ibrahim Latif, head of Langsa's Islamic Sharia law office, said...
  • Hodges' 1st 100 days: Building relationships, slowly and steadily ( Somali Muslims in MN )

    04/09/2014 12:59:36 PM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | April 7, 2014 | MAYA RAO
    Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges .. hours after she lost the Southwest light-rail vote, she visited a Somali mall on E. 24th Street in a blue hijab, accompanied by her Somali liaison, Abdirahman Muse. Hodges’ office said she is fulfilling many of the promises she put forth in a 100-day plan for the Somali community, including asking the city attorney for a review of small business regulations. In an upstairs room, Somali shopkeepers praised her for showing up, and poured out their concerns through translators, telling her they needed more space to park, more opportunities for idle youth, and more Somali...
  • Students ‘try to tear off woman’s clothes’ (Cairo University, Egypt)

    03/26/2014 11:30:49 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    NineMSN ^ | 10:19am March 26, 2014
    Students have reportedly tried to tear the clothes off a blonde woman as she walked across the campus of Cairo University in an outfit described by the dean as “a bit unconventional”. A video that shows the long-haired woman wearing a hot pink top and black jeans appearing to rush through the campus as she is swarmed by a crowd of wolf-whistling men has gone viral and sparked outrage across Egypt. A member of an anti-sexual harassment group told AFP male students had verbally attacked the woman and attempted to undress her. …
  • Somalian Islamists Publicly Execute Christian Women

    03/18/2014 3:04:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    INN ^ | 3/18/2014, 11:14 AM | Ari Soffer
    Two Christian women were publicly beheaded by Islamist terrorists in southeastern Somalia, as part of a campaign to “wipe out” any Christian presence in the east African country. The Morning Star reported Friday that the two women—identified as mother-of-two Sadia Ali Omar, 41, and her 35-year-old cousin Osman Mohamoud Moge—were executed by the Al Qaeda-aligned Al Shabaab militia in the port town of Barawa in the Lower Shebelle Region after their Christian identities were discovered. Villagers were reportedly forced to witness the murder, including Omar’s eight and 15-year-old daughters. Locals described the harrowing scenes as the younger daughter screamed in...
  • Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan over blasphemy

    03/16/2014 9:30:35 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies ^ | 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...
  • Malaysian church attacked amid Allah dispute

    01/26/2014 10:57:39 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan. 27, 2014 1:29 AM EST
    A Malaysian church was attacked with firebombs early Monday, police said, sparking concerns of escalating tensions amid a dispute over the use of the word “Allah” by non-Muslims. Penang state police chief Abdul Rahim Hanafi said two men on a motorcycle threw Molotov cocktails into the compound of The Assumption Church. No one was injured. The attack came after a banner was found hanging outside three Penang churches, including The Assumption, on Sunday. The banner read: “Allah is great; Jesus is the son of Allah.” The churches have lodged complaints with police over the banner. …
  • Palestinians Celebrate Death of Former PM Sharon

    01/11/2014 6:27:53 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    INN ^ | 1/11/2014, 6:34 PM | Ari Soffer
    As Israelis mourn the passing of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Palestinian leaders from both the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority and the Islamist Hamas movement celebrated his death, with a senior official labeling him a “criminal” and accusing him of being responsible for the death in 2004 of former PA Chairman Yasser Arafat. “Sharon was a criminal, responsible for the assassination of Arafat, and we would have hoped to see him appear before the International Criminal Court as a war criminal,” said Jibril Rajub, a senior official of the Fatah party. […] “We have become more confident in victory with the...
  • Ayatollah’s Comments on Women at Odds With Abuses at Home

    11/28/2013 11:24:10 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | November 26, 2013 - 4:40 AM | Patrick Goodenough
    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women with a series of Twitter messages extolling women, but U.N. rights experts paint a bleak picture of Iran’s treatment of women, especially those in prison. Several other Islamic countries also have a poor record when it comes to treatment of women, with abuses including female genital mutilation, stoning for adultery, and “honor” killings—the murder of women accused of bringing family honor into disrepute by their behavior. … A September 2012 report by the U.N. “special rapporteur” on human rights in Iran noted that...
  • Why Are America and The West Funding Sharia Law?

    11/28/2013 1:05:25 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    INN ^ | Wednesday, November 27, 2013 5:32 AM | Phyllis Chester
    President Hamid Karzai’s government is considering bringing back stoning for adultery—and imposing 100 lashes (which is a death sentence) for unmarried people who have had sexual relations. Thus, Afghan men can marry female children, keep male children as sex-toys, maintain four wives, and visit prostitutes from dawn to dawn. But it is a capital crime if an Afghan man dishonors another Afghan man by having relations with his female “property;” and, if he has raped the poor wife, she is also to be stoned. Worse yet, if two young Afghans meet and fall in love on their own and have...
  • Angola Bans Islam – Dismantles Mosques in Effort to Stem Spread of Extremism

    11/24/2013 8:21:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 24, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Last October, Muslims from the urban municipality of Viana, Luanda, attended the destruction of the minaret of their mosque Zengo. (On Islam) Angola became the first country in the world to ban Islam and dismantle mosques in an effort to stem the spread of extremism. IBTimes reported: A number of news outlets have reported that Angola has “banned” Islam and started to dismantle mosques in a bold effort to stem the spread of Muslim extremism. Weekly French-language Moroccan newspaper La Nouvelle Tribune published an article on Friday sourcing “several” Angolan officials, including the Southwest African nation’s minister of culture,...
  • Female Turkish MPs break headscarf taboo

    10/31/2013 10:26:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    France 24 ^ | 31/10/2013 | Catherine Viette
    Four female members of Ankara’s Islamic-rooted government attended a parliament session on Thursday wearing headscarves, a first in 14 years in secular Turkey. The last time a headscarf was seen in Parliament was when Turkish-American MP Merve Kavakci turned up for her swearing-in ceremony in Islamic dress. She was booed out of the house and eventually had her Turkish citizen(ship) revoked. Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) lifted a decades-old ban on headscarves in the civil service in early October as part of a package of reforms meant to improve democracy and freedoms. …
  • Syria rebels 'beheaded a Christian and fed him to the dogs'

    06/16/2013 6:47:43 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 53 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 19:41 EST, 30 December 2012 | Nick Fagge
    Syrian rebels beheaded a Christian man and fed his body to dogs, according to a nun who says the West is ignoring atrocities committed by Islamic extremists. The nun said taxi driver Andrei Arbashe, 38, was kidnapped after his brother was heard complaining that fighters against the ruling regime behaved like bandits. She said his headless corpse was found by the side of the road, surrounded by hungry dogs. He had recently married and was soon to be a father.
  • World less peaceful than five years ago

    06/13/2013 12:36:37 AM PDT · by TexGrill · 8 replies
    Asia Times ^ | 06/12/2013 | Jim Lobe
    WASHINGTON - The world - especially the Greater Middle East - has become less peaceful than it was five years ago, according to the 2013 edition of the annual Global Peace Index (GPI) released here Tuesday by the Institute for Economics and Peace. Consistent with that trend, the index also found that global peacefulness declined over the past year, chiefly due to the intensifying civil war in Syria; the rising number of homicides, especially in Mexico, Central America, and several sub-Saharan African countries; and increased military spending as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) in many nations. Led by...
  • Samantha Power’s Five Worst Statements

    06/05/2013 9:32:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 5/31/13 | Staff
    Samantha Power will take over at as ambassador to the United Nations following Susan Rice’s promotion to national security adviser. Here are Power’s five most embarrassing comments. 1. Power called for global apology tour Power wrote that U.S. foreign policy “needs not tweaking but overhauling,” in a 2003 New Republic article. Power recommended that United States officials should apologize to the world for its past failures in order to enhance credibility with foreign countries. “A country has to look back before it can move forward,” Power wrote. “Instituting a doctrine of the mea culpa would enhance our credibility
  • Qaeda Chief Warns Attacks On US In "Everyone's Reach"

    06/03/2013 2:47:48 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 27 replies
    France 24 ^ | June 3, 2013 | France 24
    AFP - Al-Qaeda's military chief in Yemen warned Americans in an audio message posted online Sunday that the Boston bombings revealed a fragile security as he urged Muslims to defend their religion.
  • Arabs Fly Nazi Flag near Hevron

    05/20/2013 8:32:30 PM PDT · by massmike · 25 replies ^ | 05/20/2013 | Gil Ronen
    Hundreds of residents of Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem, were astounded Monday morning to see an oversized Nazi flag flying next to a mosque in the Arab town of Beit Omar. The residents notified the IDF. A resident, Uri Arnon, told the Tazpit News Agency: "I felt we were going back 75 years, losing our hold on the land. The Arabs no longer feel the need to hide their murderous tendencies, announcing out loud that they wish to annihilate us."
  • Chechens in the US feel exposed and embarassed

    04/21/2013 11:25:24 PM PDT · by Cronos · 31 replies
    New York Times ^ | 20 Apr 2013 | Michael Swirtz
    Ali Tepsurkaev was at work on a construction site in Nantucket when his boss approached him to deliver the news: the two prime suspects had been identified as ethnic Chechens “I was so upset, I couldn’t work,” said Mr. Tepsurkaev, Until a few days ago, most Chechens in the United States lived largely anonymous lives. Few Americans even knew what and where Chechnya was. Now, two Chechen brothers are at the center of one of the most serious terrorist attacks on the United States since Sept. 11, 2001. While the motivations behind the bombings are still unknown, the attack has...
  • Kerry Voices Sympathy for Families of Activists Killed in Gaza Flotilla Clash

    04/08/2013 9:32:17 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 8, 2013 | Patrick Goodenough
    Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday expressed sympathy for the families of nine Turkish activists killed during violent clashes with Israeli commandos who raided a ship trying to break the security blockade of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. Speaking in Istanbul, Kerry commented on a recent U.S.-mediated deal aimed at ending a diplomatic rift between Israel and Turkey, whose Islamist government is supportive of Hamas. The agreement entailed an Israeli apology for “any errors that could have led to loss of life” during the 2010 incident and a pledge to negotiate compensation. … Speaking alongside Kerry, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet...
  • Muslim Brotherhood Condemns State Dept. for Defending Egyptian Satirist Accused of Blasphemy

    04/02/2013 8:10:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 2, 2013 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The Muslim Brotherhood denounced the U.S. State Department for expressing concern over legal action taken against an Egyptian satirist accused of insulting Islam and President Mohamed Morsi, stating that denigration of the Muslim religion is a “serious breach of law.” “The Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) has strongly criticized remarks made by U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland on legal complaints accusing Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef of contempt of religions,” said the Muslim Brotherhood in a statement on its official English website “Ikhwan Web.” … Known as Egypt’s Jon Stewart, Bassem Youssef was accused of insulting Islam and Morsi on...
  • Obama’s Religious Freedom Appointee Involved in Muslim Event Calling for Limiting Freedom of Speech

    03/26/2013 12:30:56 PM PDT · by markomalley · 42 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 3/26/2013 | Elizabeth Harrington
    America’s free-speech model is in desperate need of an update, says an American-Muslim human rights activist who recently spoke at an event linked to an Obama administration appointee. Dr. Qasim Rashid argued that cyber-bullying laws could be used to limit freedom of expression – such as the burning of Korans -- in war time: “When a nation is at war, many things that might be said in times of peace are a hindrance to this effort,” Rashid said on March 19 at Howard University. “And their utterance will not be endured so long as men fight and…no court can regard...
  • Newly Released Morsi Video: Nurse Children on Hatred of Jews

    01/16/2013 9:24:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 22 replies
    inn ^ | 1/17/13 | Elad Benari
    As Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi said that virulent anti-Semitic comments which he reportedly said prior to his election were taken out of context, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) released another video which depicts him making similar comments. The latest video is an address delivered by Morsi, which was posted on the Internet on January 10, 2010. It was translated by MEMRI and published on Wednesday. In the newly exposed remarks, Morsi calls U.S. President Barack Obama “insincere” and calls for Arabs to raise their children on hatred of Jews.
  • Clinton won't testify on Benghazi due to illness

    12/16/2012 11:17:13 PM PST · by neverdem · 70 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | December 15, 2012 | Josh Rogin
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton won't testify to Congress next week on Benghazi, after fainting and suffering a concussion Saturday and due to her ongoing stomach ailment. "While suffering from a stomach virus, Secretary Clinton became dehydrated and fainted, sustaining a concussion," Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Philippe Reines said in a statement. "She has been recovering at home and will continue to be monitored regularly by her doctors. At their recommendation, she will continue to work from home next week, staying in regular contact with Department and other officials. She is looking forward to being back in the office...
  • Iran commander claims sanctions are helpful

    12/07/2012 12:15:01 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 7 Dec. 2012 8:32 AM ET | Ali Akbar Dareini
    A senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard claimed Friday that Western sanctions are helpful because they promote Iranian self-sufficiency and insisted the country’s leaders should welcome the measures. Oil and trade embargoes have helped Iran reduce its reliance on the outside world, Gen. Mohammad Reza Naqdi told worshipers at Tehran University in a pre-sermon speech. The remarks echoed the defiant mantra of Iranian conservatives who say the economy is strengthening and that Iran is developing more modern technologies—including building missiles, drones, satellites and advancing its uranium enrichment program—precisely because of the West’s punitive measures. …
  • Atlantic Editor Wonders If Morsi Wants to Be Dictator or Abe Lincoln

    12/06/2012 11:39:12 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 25 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 25, 2012 | P.J. Gladnick
    Does Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi desire to become a dictator...or another Abraham Lincoln? Did that question make you burst out laughing? If so, please be prepared for an even bigger laugh when you watch Atlantic editor Steve Clemons expend brain cells while struggling to figure out the answer to that question in his column. So laughable are the efforts of Clemons trying to come up with what to even slightly aware people is the obvious answer that you might need an oxygen mask due to an inability to catch a breath:
  • California Church to Become Site of Islamist Convention

    12/04/2012 8:50:14 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 52 replies
    RSN ^ | Friday, 30 November 2012 06:23 | Ryan Mauro
    The Muslim Public Affairs Council’s choice of location for its 12th Annual Convention on December 15 is telling: The All Saints Episcopal Church of Pasadena, California. The group, founded by Muslim Brotherhood followers, says this is the “next step in its mission by crossing the interfaith line.” Yet again, the Islamists are taking advantage of naďve Christians with a desire to show off their tolerance. … Hassan Hathout says they sought to begin the “Islamic Movement” in the U.S., a term the Brotherhood uses to describe its ideology. In 1997, he predicted its success because “America needs Islam. If you...
  • History of Hamas Murderous Attacks

    01/26/2006 8:17:27 AM PST · by Alouette · 10 replies · 659+ views
    Israel National News ^ | Jan. 26, 2006 | Hillel Fendel
    Hamas has set the destruction of Israel as its goal. Between September 2000 and April 2004, Hamas perpetrated 425 terrorist attacks against Israel and murdered 377 Israelis - nine every month. Hamas was founded by Islamic militant extremists in the Gaza Strip in 1988, shortly after the first intifada broke out. The word Hamas is an acronym for the Arabic words for "Islamic Resistance Movement." Though it is also involved in social and welfare programs, the organization is devoted chiefly to the obliteration of Israel. Its charter states, "Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate...
  • Alarm In Tehran & Moscow Over Bushehr Nuclear Reactor’s Near-Explosion

    12/02/2012 7:38:52 PM PST · by drewh · 39 replies
    Debkafiles ^ | December 1, 2012, 13:13
    Iran’s nuclear reactor at Bushehr was shut down for fear of an explosion. Saturday Dec. 1, an authoritative Russian nuclear industry source revealed the cause of its malfunction: “Indicators showed that some small external parts were… in the [Bushehr] reactor vessel….” They were identified as “bolts beneath the fuel cells.” Moscow sources report this information came from a source in the office of Sergei Kiriyenko, head of the Russian nuclear energy authority Rosatom, which supervised the construction of Iran’s first atomic reactor at Bushehr. According to our intelligence sources, Russian scientists and engineers were rushed from Moscow to Bushehr when...
  • U.S. judge refuses to order anti-Muslim film off YouTube

    11/30/2012 9:44:09 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | Dec. 1, 2012 | Steve Gorman
    (Reuters) - An actress who said she was duped into appearing in an anti-Islam film that stoked violent protests against the United States across the Muslim world on Friday lost her second legal bid to force the video off of YouTube. Denying a request by actress Cindy Lee Garcia for a court order requiring the popular online video site to remove the crudely made 13-minute clip, a federal judge found she was unlikely to prevail on her claims of copyright infringement. U.S. District Judge Michael Fitzgerald of Santa Clara, California, also canceled a December 3 hearing he had previously set...
  • Egypt Riots Rage, US Embassy Praises As 'Incredibly Positive'

    11/25/2012 8:47:53 PM PST · by Nachum · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/25/12 | Ben Shapiro
    As clashes between Egyptian police forces led by Muslim Brotherhood president Mohammed Morsi and Egyptian protesters angry at Morsi’s power grab escalated, the US embassy in Cairo weighed in. You may remember the embassy’s last embarrassing tweeting escapade on 9/11, when embassy staff tweeted apologies for a YouTube video even as the embassy was stormed. Today, as the embassy fell under assault, they tweeted:
  • Iran must be President Obama’s immediate priority

    11/18/2012 12:52:28 PM PST · by mojito · 28 replies
    WaPo ^ | 11/16/2012 | Henry Kissinger
    ...Three stages are involved in the evolution of a military nuclear capability: a delivery system, a capacity to enrich uranium and the production of nuclear warheads. Iran has been augmenting the range and number of its missile systems since at least 2006. Its enrichment capacity — long underreported to the International Atomic Energy Agency — has been expanded to thousands of centrifuges (the instruments that enrich uranium to bomb-grade material). The level exceeds any reasonable definition of peaceful uses authorized by the Non-Proliferation Treaty. The inevitable culmination is a nuclear weapon. To draw the line at proscribing an Iranian nuclear...
  • Video: Sophisticated Hamas Underground Missile Launchers

    11/17/2012 11:07:33 PM PST · by Nachum · 50 replies
    INN ^ | 11/18/12 |
    The sophisticated underground rocket launcher system in Gaza has been exposed by the terrorist organization in a video it released Saturday. The video indicates the amount of effort and money that Hamas invested in its anti-Israel military infrastructure that is partly financed by foreign aid and transfers by Israel of taxes collected on behalf of the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority, which funnels part of the funds to Hamas. The Israeli Air Force has knocked out a number of the underground sites, but it is not known how many remain. Hamas has copied the Hizbullah tactic used in the 2006 Second Lebanon...
  • Germany gets on UN Human Rights Council

    11/13/2012 10:44:57 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies ^ | 13 Nov 12 08:28 CET | (AFP/bk)
    The United States and Germany won a closely contested race Monday among western nations for UN Human Rights Council seats, while the likes of Venezuela and Pakistan secured places without a competitive vote. Rights groups condemned the “pre-cooked” arrangements by most continental groups at the 193-member UN General Assembly which gave council seats to countries whose records have been widely questioned. The United States, Germany and Ireland won the only open election among western nations. …