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  • Hamas kills 18 suspected collaborators in Gaza

    08/22/2014 4:13:51 AM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8/22/2014
    Hamas militants killed seven Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel in a public execution in a central Gaza square on Friday, witnesses and a Hamas website said. The victims, their heads covered and hands tied, were shot dead by masked gunmen dressed in black in front of a crowd of worshippers outside a mosque after prayers, witnesses and al-Majd, a pro-Hamas website, said.
  • British woman vows to become first female to behead western prisoner in Syria

    08/22/2014 2:20:56 AM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 8/22/2014 | Martin Evans
    A female jihadist from London has vowed to become the first female to behead a western prisoner in Syria. Khadijah Dare, who is originally from Lewisham in south east London, took to Twitter to celebrate the brutal murder of American journalist James Foley. The 22-year-old mother of one, who moved to Syria in 2012 with her Swedish husband and Isil fighter, Abu Bakr, expressed her desire to carry out a similar execution.
  • Jonathan Cahn's Prophetic Interview about the Word Hamas

    08/21/2014 7:30:58 PM PDT · by tang-soo · 5 replies
    Jim Bakker Show ^ | 8/15/2014 | Jonathan
    4 minute interview here This is stunning! I'm listening to an interview with Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, the author of "The Harbinger". He's describing how the Hebrew word for Violence and destruction, "חָמָס" phonetically chmac, and the Strong's concordance H2555. He pointed out about a dozen examples where this word is used in the Hebrew Scriptures. The link below will take you to Isaiah 53 Verse 9, which reads, And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth. Here is the passage...
  • Boko Haram takes over another Nigeria town [executes 2 for smoking cigarettes]

    08/21/2014 7:07:47 PM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    AFP ^ | 8/21/2014 | Aminu Abubakar
    Boko Haram has seized control of a town in northeastern Nigeria, the latest to fall into Islamist hands in the crisis-hit region and an indication of the group's increasing territorial ambitions. The insurgents have tended to use hit-and-run attacks in the past but the recent seizure of towns suggests a significant shift in strategy, more in keeping with their stated goal of carving out a strict Islamic state in northeastern Nigeria. Residents who fled the assault on the fallen town of Buni Yadi in Yobe state said attacks began late last month and the insurgents have since taken over the...
  • State Dept Rejects ISILs Claim It Is At War With America

    08/21/2014 3:02:56 PM PDT · by markomalley · 60 replies
    The State Department downplayed comments from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) leaders that they are at war with America, arguing that their violence is not directed at any particular country or race. At a briefing Thursday, a reporter brought up anti-American comments from ISIL leaders: I mean, even they are announcing, ISIL people in their message, whatever, the recorded message, other messages, that now we are in a war with America. This is not about ISIL versus the United States, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf objected. They are killing anyone who gets in their way:...
  • Militants, weapons transit Gaza tunnels despite Egyptian crackdown

    08/21/2014 2:55:34 PM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8/21/2014
    A third of the houses on the main street of this Bedouin town near Egypt's border with Gaza look derelict, but inside they buzz with the activity of tunnel smugglers scrambling to survive a security crackdown by the Egyptian army. Smugglers and tunnel owners, who once publicly advertised their services, have taken over the nearly two dozen single-storey concrete structures and boarded up their doors and windows to avoid the attention of the authorities. While tunnels used by Gaza's dominant Hamas militants to infiltrate Israel were a priority target of an Israeli offensive in the Palestinian enclave this summer, many...
  • Sen. McCain on ISIS threat: Obama 'still doesn't get it'

    08/21/2014 1:53:40 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/21/14 | Fox News
    Arizona Sen. John McCain on Thursday called President Obama's remarks on the execution of American journalist James Foley "moving" -- but also said his policy on the Islamic State terror group is failing. "He said we have to contain ISIS. We don't have to contain ISIS. We have to defeat ISIS, and we have to do whatever is necessary," the Republican lawmaker said on Fox News' "America's Newsroom." "Failures of policies have consequences, and we're paying [for] those consequences in enormous cost of human blood. It's a debacle, and he still doesn't get it."
  • K-I-L-L-I-N-G [Georgetown professor and son of terror conspirator compares Israel to ISIL]

    08/21/2014 1:39:40 PM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8/21/2014 | Adam Kredo
    A Georgetown University professor whose father pled guilty to terrorism charges is facing criticism for comparing Israel to the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) on Twitter.Georgetown University History Professor Abdullah Al-Arian, the son of Sami Al-Arian, a controversial Israel critic who pled guilty to conspiring with a terror group, tweeted out his take on a common nursery rhyme by comparing Israel to the terror group ISIL, which recently beheaded an American journalist on film.Al-Arian quickly deleted the tweet, but not before a screenshot was taken and retweeted by the Washington Free Beacon. Critics immediately...
  • Palestinian banner unfurled on NYC bridge (Manhattan Bridge)

    08/21/2014 12:48:37 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 21, 2014 1:17 AM EDT
    Pro-Palestinian activists marching along the Brooklyn Bridge were surprised when a giant flag in Palestinian colors was unfurled on the nearby Manhattan Bridge. The flag had the words Boycott, Divest, Sanction on it and was lowered from a part of the bridge near the Manhattan side Wednesday evening. Activists on the Brooklyn Bridge met its appearance with cheers.
  • GAO: Pentagon Violated Law With Bergdahl Swap

    08/21/2014 12:20:24 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 27 replies
    AP ABC News ^ | 8/21/14 | DONNA CASSATA
    Congressional investigators say the Pentagon violated the law when it swapped five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says the Defense Department's failure to notify the relevant congressional committees at least 30 days in advance of the exchange broke the law.
  • Playing golf AGAIN: Obama hits the links for the second time in two days after solemnly pledging

    08/21/2014 10:39:32 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 24 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 8/21/14 | DAVID MARTOSKO, FRANCESCA CHAMBERS
    Playing golf AGAIN: Obama hits the links for the second time in two days after solemnly pledging justice for journalist James Foley. President Barack Obama teed off again on Thursday, just 24 hours after pictures of his wide grin on the golf course drew condemnation in the wake of the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley. 'Admit it,' a White House pool reporter emailed the press corps. 'You all made small-dollar bets that POTUS would be playing golf today. And ... you would be right!' 'We are at the Farm Neck Golf Club at 1:13 pm. and POTUS is hitting...
  • Top Intel Dem: US shouldnt be provoked into expanded campaign by Foley slaying

    08/21/2014 10:01:44 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/21/2014 | Martin Matishak
    The Obama administration should fight the urge to expand its military campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) following the execution of American photojournalist James Foley, a senior House member said Thursday. We shouldnt allow this horrible act to provoke us into doing things that are counterproductive, said Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, on CNNs "New Day." Theres nothing ISIS would like more than having us reintroduce ground troops into Iraq, for example. He said the U.S. had to know that when we get involved with airstrikes, that ISIS is going...
  • [domestic jihadi] Seattle man says he killed 4 in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against U.S.

    08/21/2014 9:40:29 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    LA Times ^ | 8/21/2014 | James Queally
    A Seattle man who confessed to killing four people in Washington and New Jersey this year said each shooting was part of a mission of vengeance against the U.S. government for its actions in the Middle East, according to court documents released Wednesday. Ali Muhammad Brown, who had already been charged in the targeted killing of a gay couple in Seattle and the point-blank shooting of a New Jersey college student, was charged Wednesday with the April slaying of 30-year-old Leroy Henderson in Skyway, Wash., according to the King County Prosecutor's Office. According to a criminal complaint filed in King...
  • State Dept. on Beheading of U.S. Journalist: 'This Is Not About the United States'

    08/21/2014 9:36:12 AM PDT · by markomalley · 58 replies
    CNS News ^ | 8/21/2014 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Deputy State Department spokesperson Marie Harf on Wednesday condemned the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic terrorists, but she also stated that the ISIS threat is not about the United States and what we do. Harf spoke after President Obama told the nation that governments and peoples across the Middle East should come together in a common effort to extract this cancer, so that it does not spread. He then went golfing. "I think ISIL wants to make this about the United States and our actions. And I think what the President was trying to say was that...
  • Exiled Archbishop of Mosul: Our sufferings today are the prelude of those you...

    08/21/2014 9:34:05 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 8/21/2014 | Robert Spencer
    Our sufferings today are the prelude of those you, Europeans and Western Christians, will also suffer in the near future. I lost my diocese. The physical setting of my apostolate has been occupied by Islamic radicals who want us converted or dead.Archbishop Nona is correct, but Europeans and Western Christians will not heed his warning. To do so would harm the dialogue: Talk about extreme, militant Islamists and the atrocities that they have perpetrated globally might undercut the positive achievements that we Catholics have attained in our inter-religious dialogue with devout Muslims. Robert McManus, Roman Catholic Bishop of Worcester,...
  • Eric Holders Justice Dept. opens criminal investigation into ISIS beheading of James Foley

    08/21/2014 9:28:56 AM PDT · by markomalley · 42 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 8/21/2014 | Doug Powers
    Well, during his statement yesterday, President Obama did say ISIS would be brought to justice, so heres Justice: Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday announced that the Department of Justice has an open criminal investigation into the brutal killing of photojournalist James Foley by Islamic militants.Those who would perpetrate such acts need to understand something, Holder said in Washington.This Justice Department, this Department of Defense, this nation we have long memories and our reach is very wide, he said. We will not forget what happened and people will be held accountable, one way or the other. Let this send...
  • Foleys death isnt changing views in Congress

    08/21/2014 7:27:55 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 21, 2014 9:53 AM EDT | Bradley Klapper
    For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. Its equally unclear whether the Obama administration will be asking them to back a new U.S. approach. President Barack Obama said the United States wouldnt scale back its military posture in Iraq in response to James Foleys killing. But he offered no specifics Wednesday about what new steps he might take to protect additional captives and other Americans, and ward off what he described as the al-Qaida offshoots genocidal ambitions. The initial response from members...
  • Temple Student Assaulted During Argument About Israel-Palestine Conflict

    08/21/2014 6:53:57 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    NBC Philadelphia ^ | Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 Updated at 8:45 AM EDT | Vince Lattanzio
    A Temple University student was assaulted at a student activities fair apparently during a heated exchange over the conflict between Israel and Palestine. University officials say the disagreement also reportedly included an exchange of anti-Semitic remarks. [] Temple Students for Justice in Palestine said the assault took place at their table after a student made disparaging remarks and refused to leave. In a statement, the group said the assaulted student approached the table and allegedly called the members terrorists and reportedly made other racist and anti-Semitic remarks. The man was apparently asked to walk away several times, but refused. A...
  • Temple Univ. Jewish Student Punched In Face And Called Kike In Anti-Semitic Attack

    08/21/2014 6:36:20 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 8.20.2014 | Daniel Mael
    A Jewish student on the campus of Temple University was assaulted on Wednesday afternoon and called kike and baby killer by members of the anti-Semitic student group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). Daniel Vessal, a Camera on Campus fellow and a member of the Jewish fraternity AEPi, was punched in the face by a violent member of the anti-Israel organization SJP at Templefest which is organized for students on campus to gain new information about campus clubs a week before the start of classes. Vessal is a managing information systems major at the Fox School of Business at the...
  • Why Jews Are Worried

    08/21/2014 5:49:06 AM PDT · by Borges · 34 replies
    NYT ^ | 8/20/2014 | Deborah E. Lipstadt
    ATLANTA An old Jewish joke goes like this: Whats the definition of a Jewish telegram? Start worrying. Details to follow.
  • Destroy the Caliphate!

    08/21/2014 4:59:35 AM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8/21/2014 | Brian W. Lynch
    On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, the Islamic State posted a video on YouTube showing the decapitation of American journalist James Foley. A second American, Steven Joel Sotloff, was paraded in front of the camera. Foleys executioner, totally clad in black and speaking with an English accent, stated the life of this American citizen, Obama, depends on your next decision. It remains to be seen how the administration will respond to this cowardly war crime. Up to this point, their approach has been weak-kneed and contradictory. While the administration reluctantly authorized limited airstrikes, it stressed that the United States will not...
  • Obamas duty to act

    08/21/2014 4:41:37 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 9 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 8/21/14 | Editorial Board
    Americans can only pray that President Obama was as serious as a drone strike when he vowed the United States would see that justice is done for the beheading of American journalist James Foley. While his anger was palpable, Obamas resolve to rain death on the savages of ISIS was far from clear. Worse, he signaled disdain for the gravity of the moment by going from the presidential podium straight to a vacation round of golf.
  • We Prefer to be Killed Rather than Convert

    08/21/2014 3:47:05 AM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | 8/21/2014 | Kathryn Jean Lopez
    Last weekend, Pope Francis went to Korea and remembered the lives of 124 martyrs men and women beheaded in 1791 for refusing to submit to mandated Confucian rituals.In Rome yesterday he reflected on the visit: The Republic of Korea, said Pope Francis, is a country that has had a remarkable and rapid economic development, which he attributed in large part to the industry and discipline of the Korean people. In this situation, he continued, the Church is the custodian of memory and hope: a spiritual family in which adults pass the torch of faith that they themselves have received...
  • Revisiting The Silent Extermination of Iraqs Christian Dogs

    08/21/2014 3:00:42 AM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    Raymond Ibrahim ^ | 8/21/2014 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Nearly three-and-a-half years ago, before the Arab Spring and the plight of Christians became much of a topic, I wrote a FrontPage article titled The Silent Extermination of Iraqs Christian Dogs. Revisiting it is useful, as it highlights some important points. The article follows below in italics, with new observations interspersed in regular font: Last week [April, 2011] an Iraqi Muslim scholar issued a fatwa that, among other barbarities, asserts that it is permissible to spill the blood of Iraqi Christians. Inciting as the fatwa is, it is also redundant. While last Octobers Baghdad church attack which killed some sixty...
  • ISIS: Turkeys Bastard Child

    08/21/2014 2:50:28 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 8/21/2014 | Walid Shoebat
    Simple Logic Shows Turkey is in Bed with ISIS. When ISIS started a demolition of all shrines and tombs, even those that are attributed to prophets like Jonah and even Muslim religious icons, ISIS blew up these holy places accusing them as magnets to practices considered as sacrilege. Yet, only Turkish shrines were off limits. When it comes to the shrine of the grand father of the Turkish Ottomans “Suleiman Pasha” inside Syria, and in the areas under ISIS, not only did ISIS refrain from destroying these, but facilitated the entry of Turkish troops to such shrines in order to...
  • Rescue mission to save Foley failed after ISIS demanded $100M

    08/21/2014 1:54:34 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 21, 2014 | Bruce Golding
    Before bloodthirsty ISIS militants beheaded James Wright Foley in a gruesome video posted online, the terror thugs demanded a $100 million ransom for the journalists safe return, a report said. The United States refused to pay, according to The New York Times. It was not clear when the terrorist group made its ransom demand for Foley, who was kidnapped in Syria in 2012, nor is it clear why the US refused, but government sources told the paper that paying such ransoms only helps terror groups. Several European countries, however, have handed large sums of money to terrorist groups to bring...
  • Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti denounces Iraq's Islamic State group

    08/20/2014 8:09:20 PM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8/19/2014
    Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said on Tuesday the militant groups Islamic State and al Qaeda were "enemy number one of Islam" and not in any way part of the faith. Although the mufti and other senior Saudi clerics have condemned Islamic State, al Qaeda and other groups before, the timing of Al al-Sheikh's statement is significant given the gains by militants in Iraq. "Extremist and militant ideas and terrorism which spread decay on Earth, destroying human civilisation, are not in any way part of Islam, but are enemy number...
  • Foley first kidnapped by Obama-funded moderate Free Syrian Army group

    08/20/2014 7:42:38 PM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 8/20/2014 | Robert Spencer
    Then he was turned over to the Islamic State as a token of this Free Syrian Army groups allegiance to the new caliphate. The Free Syrian Army are the moderates to whom the Obama Administration has given weapons in Syria. Thus the incoherence of the Obama foreign policy is laid bare: he is funding what he considers to be heroic freedom fighters in Syria who, when they cross over into Iraq, become bloodthirsty terrorists.James Foley Allegedly Used As Token Of Allegiance By Group That Joined ISIS, by Erin Banco, International Business Times, August 20, 2014: According to Syrian sources who...
  • Is Obama Practicing Stealth Jihad With ISIS?

    08/20/2014 7:02:35 PM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 8/20/2014 | Ben Barrack
    According to Islamic law, Barack Obama is a Muslim because his father was a Muslim. He referred to the Islamic call to prayer as one of the prettiest sounds on earth at sunset; he has Muslim Brotherhood infiltrators throughout his administration; hes defended Huma Abedin; he referred to his Muslim faith in a Freudian slip during an interview with George Stephanopolous; hes sided with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt; hes a close friend of Rashid Khalidi, former Yasser Arafat media spokesman; hes aligned with Turkeys Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who seeks the return of the Ottoman Empire; and the Middle East...
  • White Houses pathetic reaction to journalist beheading: we are appalled

    08/20/2014 10:49:01 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 27 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | August 20, 2014 | Pamela Geller
    Appalled? Thats it? They should be appalled, because the Islamic State is Obamas baby. It exists because he abandoned Iraq. James Foley is dead today because of Obamas disastrous pro-jihad foreign policy.
  • Obama: ISIL Speaks for No Religion, Global Effort Should Extract This Cancer (shortened)

    08/20/2014 10:29:07 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 71 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | 8-20-2014 | Bridget Johnson
    President Obama condemned the beheading of journalist James Foley and ISIS in a strongly worded statement to reporters moments ago, but didnt offer specifics on how the U.S. would react policy-wise to ISIS killing Americans. Today, the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL. Jim was a journalist, a son, a brother, and a friend. He reported from difficult and dangerous places, bearing witness to the lives of people a world away, Obama said from Marthas Vineyard. (snip) Lets be clear about ISIL. They have rampaged across cities and villages, killing...
  • Obama Dismisses Al-Qaeda Resurgence: Theyre JV (Flashback)

    08/20/2014 3:13:54 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 12 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/20/14 | Sharona Schwartz
    In a wide-ranging interview with the New Yorker, President Barack Obama compared Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Iraq and Syria to junior varsity basketball players, downplaying their threat as small-league. He also shared what he thought were the chances of reaching Middle East peace agreements. New Yorker editor David Remnick pointed out to the president that the Al Qaeda flag is now seen flying in Falluja in Iraq and in certain locations in Syria, and thus the terrorist group has not been decimated as Obama had said during his 2012 reelection campaign. The analogy we use around here sometimes, and I think...
  • Executioner 'with a British accent' beheads US journalist in the name of ISIS

    08/20/2014 2:51:33 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 36 replies
    daily mail ^ | 20 August 2014 | James Nye, Ashley Collman, John Hall
    A shocking video has emerged showing an ISIS militant who speaks with a British accent brutally executing an American photojournalist who was kidnapped in Syria two years ago. Graphic footage of the execution appeared in an video titled: 'A Message to the U.S.', in which an apparently coerced James Wright Foley, 40, describes America as his true killers for using airstrikes to assist Kurdish forces in recapturing the Mosul Dam from ISIS militants. Foley - who went missing in 2012 while working for the Global Post news agency in Syria - is then beheaded with a small knife over a...
  • Switzerland: Muslim Protesters Attempt to Storm Synagogue

    08/20/2014 2:09:38 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 38 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/8/14 | Ari Soffer
    Muslim anti-Israel demonstrators attempted to force their way into a synagogue in Switzerland, the latest in a string of attacks on synagogues in Europe. The protest took place on Saturday, during the Jewish Sabbath, in front of the Beth Yaakov, or Grande, Synagogue in Geneva, according to JTA. The Intercommunity Coordination Against Anti-Semitism and Defamation watchdog organization (CICAD) reported that a Muslim woman wearing a niqab (veil) first attempted to enter the place of worship while waving a PLO flag and holding a placard saying "Every synagogue is an Israeli embassy" on Saturday morning but was prevented from doing so....
  • Hedy Epstein, Fake Holocaust Survivor, Gets Desperate for Attention, Goes to Ferguson (& arrested)

    08/19/2014 10:20:47 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 28 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | August 19 | Daniel Greenfield
    Making a career for yourself as a fake Holocaust survivor is horrible enough. Marketing yourself as a fake Holocaust survivor who attacks Jews is even worse. But thats what Hedy Epstein, a Holocaust Survivor who survived the Holocaust in the UK, has been doing. But then Michael Brown stole the spotlight from Hedy Epsteins latest Gaza tantrum, so she headed to Ferguson to get herself arrested.
  • Lovers Of Ecumenicide Pretend Muslims Worship Our God - They DON'T!

    08/19/2014 7:33:43 PM PDT · by markomalley · 66 replies
    There is a great deal of confusion in the Church today as to whether or not Muslims worship the same God as do we. In fact many prelates, including our own Cardinal McCarrick, either are honestly confused about the matter or they exploit general confusion so that they may appear to be "ecumenical". Indeed, nine years ago at Catholic University His Eminence addressed some Muslim dignitaries; in that address he invoked "allah" three times but he gave not one mention to Jesus Christ. That address, which can be called de facto idolatry, is here. Cardinal McCarrick and other devotees of...
  • Iraqi bishop warns that West will suffer from Islamism

    08/19/2014 7:23:27 PM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    CNA ^ | 8/19/2014
    The Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul has warned that Christians around the world would face suffering from Islamists as his diocese has, and decisions that challenge the underpinnings of Western political ideas. "Our sufferings today are the prelude of those you, Europeans and Western Christians, will also suffer in the near future," Archbishop Emil Nona told Italian daily Corriere della Sera Aug. 9 from Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan. Archbishop Nona has been forced from his home by the Islamic State, a caliphate recently established in Iraq and Syria. He is among five bishops who have been forced from Mosul....
  • ISIS here banner in Ferguson, Missouri as jihadis try to exploit race conflict

    08/19/2014 7:10:27 PM PDT · by markomalley · 31 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 3/19/2014 | Robert Spencer
    This banner is in line with supporters of the Islamic State taking photos of the Islamic State flag held in front of the White House and other landmarks. The objective is to strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of Allah (Quran 8:60) and to emphasize the desire of Islamic State jihadis to strike within the U.S. The fact that they have supporters here in the U.S. who can hold the banner in Missouri and the sign at the White House shows that such a strike is a very real possibility.Meanwhile, not just the jihadis quoted here but Hamas-linked...
  • Egypt urges U.S. restraint over Missouri unrest

    08/19/2014 6:41:27 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 39 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:19pm EDT
    CAIRO - Egypt on Tuesday urged U.S. authorities to exercise restraint in dealing with racially charged demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri - echoing language Washington used to caution Egypt as it cracked down on Islamist protesters last year. U.S. foes Iran and Syria also lambasted the United States, but while they are frequent critics of Washington, it is unusual for Egypt to criticize such a major donor. It was not immediately clear why Egypt would issue such a statement. Ties between Washington and Cairo were strained after Egyptian security forces killed hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters following the army's ousting of...
  • Wedding rings cut off fingers, bibles burned. Chaldean Catholics Remain Faithful

    08/19/2014 7:05:18 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 3/19/2014
    Your Catholic Voice Foundation is continuing in its sincere and faithful mission to save and support Chaldean Catholics displaced by the Islamic State in northern Iraq. These amazing and resilient people belong to some of the oldest Christian communities and societies on the planet. This is literally true, their Christian communities easily date to the time of the earliest apostles. Despite their ancient, fruitful and peaceful presence - they have never fought wars against their neighbors - they have been systematically rooted out of their homes and forced to flee. Those who stayed behind have been killed in one of...
  • ISIS IS True Islam

    08/19/2014 6:41:30 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 8/19/2014 | Walid Shoebat
    Reading the papers is reading authors of confusion. They say “Saudi top cleric blasts al-Qaida and ISIS as ‘enemy No. 1′ of Islam” in a statement issued in Riyadh.“The ideas of extremism, radicalism and terrorism … have nothing to do with Islam and (their proponents) are the enemy number one of Islam,” the kingdom’s top cleric said.He cited jihadists from the Islamic State, which has declared a “caliphate” straddling parts of Iraq and Syria, and the global al-Qaida terror network. Really? ISIS and al-Qaida do not represent Islam? ISIS IS ISlam and ISlam is ISIS.Muslims frequently say that we, the...
  • ISIS militants appear to behead abducted American journalist James Wright Foley in graphic video

    08/19/2014 5:02:17 PM PDT · by markomalley · 89 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 8/19/2014 | SASHA GOLDSTEIN
    An American freelance photojournalist missing since being abducted in Syria some 22 months ago was apparently beheaded by an Islamic State militant in a graphic video released Tuesday. Titled A Message to America, the gruesome clip shows a masked militant saw away at the neck of James Wright Foley, a 40-year-old New Hampshire native captured in Binesh, Syria on Thanksgiving Day 2012. The family, on its "Free James Foley" Facebook page, has yet to confirm his death. (snip down to Foley's statement)I call on my friends, family and loved ones to rise up against my real killers, the U.S. government....
  • Hamas: Israel 'Opened the Gates of Hell'

    08/19/2014 3:38:10 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/8/14 | Elad Benari
    Hamas declared on Tuesday night that Israel had opened the gates of hell. In a statement, the groups so-called military wing said that it had resumed the rocket fire on Israel because the Israeli Air Force had launched an airstrike on a home in Gaza. The group warned that the price will be a heavy one. Senior Hamas official Ezzat al-Rishq warned, according to AFP, "Israel will not enjoy security so long as the Palestinian people do not, and it started it." While the latest truce between Israel and Hamas was set to end at midnight on Tuesday, Hamas violated...
  • Thousands march on Pakistans guarded parliament

    08/19/2014 9:39:51 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 19, 2014 12:32 PM EDT | Asif Shahzad and Zarar Khan
    Thousands of anti-government protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes marched on Pakistans parliament Thursday, planning to remove barriers blocking them from soldiers guarding the seat of the countrys government. Pakistani television channels showed live footage of the troops taking positions in the so-called Red Zone, which also holds the president and prime ministers ceremonial homes and many diplomatic posts. That set up a possible showdown between hundreds of soldiers and some 30,000 protesters backing opposition candidate Imran Khan and anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri. Both men have called on by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down over allegations...
  • Egypt: Brotherhood Supporters Torch Butcher Shop

    08/19/2014 2:46:00 AM PDT · by markomalley
    Raymond Ibrahim ^ | 8/19/2014 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Supporters of the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood group, report Egyptian media, set fire to a butcher shop Saturday evening in Aim Shams, a suburb in Cairo.The reason for this latest Brotherhood arson attack is that the owner of the shop objected to one of the Brotherhoods protests. Three of the Brotherhoods supporters were detained by intervening locals.Violence from Brotherhood supporters during their marches and protests is common in Egypt. One of the worst incidences is when a Coptic Christian woman was attacked and murdered by a protesting Brotherhood mobsimply because they saw her cross, which exposed her as a Christian.Retribution against...
  • Why Is the Islamic State Behaving This Way? [Because they're good Muslims]

    08/19/2014 2:24:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Frontpage ^ | 8/19/2014 | Robert Spencer
    The Islamic State is turning into a huge public relations problem for groups like the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its allies. For years they have insisted that Islam is a religion of peace that has nothing whatsoever to do with the terrorism committed with alarming regularity in its name, and that the people responsible for linking Islam with terrorism were not Islamic jihad terrorists, but Islamophobic opponents of jihad terror. But then comes along a group calling itself The Islamic State, committing unimaginable atrocities and presenting each one as an authentic embodiment of Islamic texts and teachings,...
  • Choosing The Right Side In Conflict: Israel

    08/18/2014 8:10:48 PM PDT · by PingPongChampion · 1 replies
    Poletical ^ | August 16th, 2014 | R. Rados
    When choosing a side in conflict, it should be our moral dispositions that trump political correctness and ideology. Morality offers a simple solution to an array of complex problems. Secondly, knowledge and facts are powerful tools for determining which side is worthy of our support. Choosing to support a side that promotes everything that goes against our own common morality makes the least amount of sense. Murder, tyranny, genocide, racism and indiscriminate hatred (or the advocacy of those things) go against our common morality. To most of us, it's incomprehensible to accept any of those things as conducive to the...
  • Caged Women Being Sold By ISIS as Slaves

    The real tragedy are things you'll never get to see that occur after the women are sold.
  • Islamic State forcibly circumcises Christian men, sells 700 Yazidi women

    08/18/2014 7:11:55 PM PDT · by markomalley · 33 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 8/18/2014 | Robert Spencer
    Circumcision: Circumcision is obligatory (for every male and female) (by cutting off the piece of skin on the glans of the penis of the male, but circumcision of the female is by cutting out the bazr clitoris [this is called khufaadh 'female circumcision']). Umdat al-Salik e4.3, translated by Mark Durie, The Third Choice, p. 64Sex slavery: Certainly will the believers have succeeded: They who are during their prayer humbly submissive, and they who turn away from ill speech, and they who are observant of zakah, and they who guard their private parts except from their wives or those their...
  • Islamic State: "We Will Take Spain Back"

    08/18/2014 5:53:09 PM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 8/17/2014 | Soeren Kern
    Calls to reconquer al-Andalus are becoming more frequent and more strident."Clearly Spain forms part of the strategic objectives of global jihad. We are not the only ones but we are in their sights." Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernndez Daz. Radical Muslims in Spain have launched a social media campaign aimed at generating support for the jihadist group Islamic State [IS].The campaign involves posters that include images of famous Spanish landmarks and monuments emblazoned with Arabic slogans such as, "We are all the Islamic State" and "Long Live the Islamic State."One poster includes an image of the medieval Islamic...