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  • How to understand Salafism in America

    03/25/2019 4:08:09 PM PDT · by Patriot777 · 7 replies
    The Economist ^ | October 24, 2018 | Erasmus
    On both sides of the Atlantic, the Salafist form of Islam exists in all its complexity. THE word “Salafism” is often used loosely, especially in continental Europe. When the relationship between Islam and jihadist violence is discussed in, say, France or Germany, the assumption is often made that the problem begins and ends with the Salafis—who put overwhelming emphasis on the first three generations of Muslims and who are thought to have professed the faith at its purest. This Franco-German sloppiness can be bewildering to Islam-watchers in Britain where Salafis have at times been encouraged to play a part in...
  • 20 dead, 111 hurt in January bombing at Catholic cathedral in Philippines

    03/25/2019 9:33:51 AM PDT · by Mr.Unique · 26 replies
    CTV News ^ | Jan. 27, 2019 | AP
    <p>JOLO, Philippines -- Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding 111 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said.</p> <p>Witnesses said the first blast inside the Jolo cathedral in the provincial capital sent churchgoers, some of them wounded, to stampede out of the main door. Army troops and police posted outside were rushing in when the second bomb went off about one minute later near the main entrance, causing more deaths and injuries. The military was checking a report that the second explosive device may have been attached to a parked motorcycle.</p>
  • British Government Calls Christianity a Religion of Violence in Rejection of Iranian Asylum Seeker

    03/25/2019 8:41:43 AM PDT · by OddLane · 14 replies
    Acts 17 Apologetics ^ | 3/25/19 | David wood
    In 2016, an Iranian ex-Muslim sent an application to Great Britain for asylum. The man said that he had converted to Christianity after studying the Bible and finding that Christianity is a religion of peace. The British Home Office rejected the application and insisted that the apostate was lying. The Home Office justified their rejection by quoting Bible verses from Exodus, Leviticus, and Revelation that were meant to prove that Christianity is not peaceful and that no one could ever conclude that it is peaceful by reading the Bible. Is there a problem in the British Government? Should Prime Minister...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 3/24-Monday 3/25/2019

    03/25/2019 2:43:33 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 3/24/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    A summary of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller's report was sent to Congress Sunday by Attorney General William Barr and its conclusion is that there was no collusion or conspiracy with Russia by President Trump or his campaign in 2016. "Total EXONERATION" was part of President Trump's Twitter post in response to the news...... A surprise interview in Israel Saturday night as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left for his trip to the United States..... Channel 12 was the media outlet that leaked out word the other week that Netanyahu's primary opponent in Israel's April 9th election, Benny Gantz, of the "Blue...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Muslims take 12-year-old boy hostage and kill him despite mother’s appeal

    03/24/2019 1:06:53 PM PDT · by robowombat · 11 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | MAR 24, 2019 8:00 AM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Jammu and Kashmir: Muslims take 12-year-old boy hostage and kill him despite mother’s appeal “Atif and his uncle, Abdul Hameed, were abducted when the family tried to flee the house as security forces cordoned off the area.” The jihadis apparently thought that by fleeing, they were siding with unbelievers against the believers, and therefore the boy could lawfully be taken hostage and killed. “J&K: 12-year-old boy held hostage, killed despite mother’s appeal to militants,” by Adil Akhzer, Indian Express, March 23, 2019: A 12-year-old boy held hostage in Bandipora for around nine hours was killed Friday by militants before they...
  • How A Progressive Government Will 'Disappear' America

    03/24/2019 8:53:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/24/19 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Academia has filled the heads of their students with pipe dreams of Marxism and communism, where everyone's problems will be solved by the benevolent government. Katie Hopkins warned Americans about the dangers of unrestricted Islamic immigration and described in frank detail how it has affected the U.K. and Europe, contributing to a social decline and an inimical atmosphere. Thanks to Barack Obama’s eight-year Islamophobic presidency, unrestricted immigration has spread to the United States. Michael Savage, the conservative talk show host, was banned from the U.K. for alleged hate speech which offended Islam. Few advocated on his behalf to protect his...
  • It's Mueller Time, buckle up

    03/24/2019 6:49:35 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | 24 March 2019 | Jane Greenway
    Excerpt only.... Law professor Khaled Beydoun posted a widely shared Twitter thread featuring the lives and stories of the many individuals shot dead at prayer. He explained in an op-ed: "For far too long, American audiences have been largely unsympathetic to slain Muslims. ... Saying their names, and telling their stories as best I could ... immersing myself in learning about people, who were killed for adhering to my very faith, was an emotional journey like no other." This is the very epitome of hyprocrisy. So many non-muslims deliberately slaughtered for being non-muslim and adhering to their faiths with shouts...
  • Who's Responsible for Terrorist Attacks? (Interview with Prophet Muhammad)

    03/23/2019 9:53:35 PM PDT · by GraceG · 4 replies
    Acts17Apologetics ^ | David Wood
    After every terrorist attack, we hear contradictory rules about assigning blame for the attack. Should we only blame the perpetrators of the attacks? Or their ideologies as well? Or perhaps anyone who shares any views with the attacker, whether these views are related to the attack or not? Fortunately for us, history's greatest authority on terrorism, the Prophet Muhammad himself, agreed to do an interview with David Wood. Now when someone brings up the Christchurch Mosque Massacre or some other mass shooting, you'll have insights from Prophet Muhammad himself. (Guest starring Vocab Malone!)
  • PHOTOS: Street Artist Sabo Calls Out Ilhan Omar over Her Anti-Semitic Remarks

    03/23/2019 8:24:46 PM PDT · by OddLane · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/23/19 | Justin Caruso
    Political street artist Sabo put up a number of signs criticizing anti-Semitic comments from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) in the Woodland Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles amid the freshman lawmaker’s appearance in town for a speech. Ilhan Omar is scheduled to speak at a fundraiser for the controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Los Angeles Saturday. Counter-events have been organized against her appearance. “CAIR-LA is honored to have Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) as the featured speaker for the 4th Annual Valley Banquet,” the group’s website states...
  • Omar holding secret fundraisers with Hamas-linked CAIR and terror-linked Muslim charity

    03/23/2019 6:42:05 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 31 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 23 Mar, 2019 | Robert Spencer
    The Democrats won’t say a word about this. They have already learned that nothing negative whatsoever can be said about Omar, on pain of charges of “Islamophobia.” And support for Hamas-linked CAIR is mainstream among the Democrats. They routinely appear at CAIR events and have no apparent interest in what the group is all about. CAIR is an unindicted co-conspirator in a Hamas terror funding case — so named by the Justice Department. CAIR officials have repeatedly refused to denounce Hamas and Hizballah as terrorist groups. Several former CAIR officials have been convicted of various crimes related to jihad terror....
  • At least six killed in blasts as Kabul marks Persian New Year AFP | Kabul

    03/23/2019 3:15:09 PM PDT · by robowombat · 10 replies
    Business Standard of India ^ | March 21, 2019 15:15 IST
    At least six killed in blasts as Kabul marks Persian New Year Serial blasts hit New Year celebrations in Kabul 6 die as blasts hit Kabul New Year celebrations Afghan official: 3 explosions target Shiite shrine in Kabul IS suspects behind Kabul twin bombing arrested: Officials Huge explosion rocks Kabul, casualties feared: Officials At least six people were killed by blasts in Kabul Thursday during Persian New Year celebrations in a Shiite area of the Afghan capital, authorities said, in the latest violence to hit the war-torn city. "Twenty-three were wounded and six people were martyred (killed) in today's explosions...
  • UPMC, Dollar Bank withdraw support of St. Barnabas fundraiser over Jeanine Pirro appearance

    03/22/2019 1:52:05 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 50 replies
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | March 22 | Sean D. Hamill
    UPMC Health Plan, Dollar Bank and Trib Total Media this week have all withdrawn their support for an April Founder’s Day fundraiser for St. Barnabas Charities after at least one local man asked them if the honoree and speaker at the event, Fox News commentator Jeanine Pirro, “reflect the values of your institution.” Ms. Pirro was strongly criticized after comments she made on her Fox News show, “Justice With Judge Jeanine” on March 9 when she said of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who wears a hijab, a traditional covering worn by Muslim women: “Is her adherence to this Islamic...
  • One week after Christchurch shootings, hundreds form human chain around New Zealand mosque

    03/22/2019 8:12:13 AM PDT · by OddLane · 57 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/22/19 | Gianluca Mezzofiore
    Hundreds of people gathered outside a mosque in Wellington, New Zealand, and locked arms to form a human chain, in a symbolic act of protection of the Muslim community during Friday prayer...
  • Handbook on Islam: A Counter-Jihad Guide for the Uninitiated, Ill-Advised, Misinformed, Lied-To TR

    03/21/2019 4:26:23 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 4 replies
    Amazon Books ^ | May 21, 2015 | Edward Cline
    Full title: A Handbook on Islam: A Counter-Jihad Guide for the Uninitiated, the Ill-Advised the Misinformed, and the Lied-To Paperback -- May 21, 2015 by Edward Cline (Author) A Handbook on Islam: A Counter-Jihad Guide for the Uninitiated, the Ill-Advised the Misinformed, and the Lied-To: Edward Cline: 9781512315318: Amazon.com: Books A Handbook on Islam is intended to be a supplementary guide to Islam’s Reign of Terror, which was published by the Voltaire Press in 2013. The latter title offers a chronicle of terrorist acts committed since 9/11, which, as of the date of this writing, have neared 26,000 separate and...
  • Pakistan: Muslim student stabs professor to death over “anti-Islam” remarks

    03/21/2019 3:12:02 PM PDT · by robowombat · 21 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | MAR 21, 2019 12:00 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Pakistan: Muslim student stabs professor to death over “anti-Islam” remarks Khateeb Hussain is likely to be celebrated as a hero in Pakistan, in the manner of Mumtaz Qadri, the murderer of Salman Taseer, a politician who opposed Pakistan’s blasphemy law. A mosque in Islamabad was named after Qadri, and is an extremely popular and frequently visited place. “Bahawalpur student stabs professor to death over ‘anti-Islam’ remarks,” by Mohammad Imran, AFP, March 20, 2019: A third-year student at Bahawalpur’s Government Sadiq Egerton College on Wednesday allegedly stabbed a professor to death over what he vaguely described as the academic’s “anti-Islam” remarks,...
  • Australia Jails Mother Who Took Daughters To Somalia For Genital Mutilation

    03/21/2019 2:03:47 PM PDT · by blam · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-21-2019 | Simon Kent
    A mother in the Australian state of Queensland who took her two daughters to Somalia for genital mutilation has been warned she faces four years in prison for her crime. The woman cannot be named to protect the identities of her children, however court records confirm she is the first person to be sentenced in the northern state for removing a child for the purposes of female genital mutilation. She was found guilty of taking her daughters, then aged 10 and 13, to her birth country in April 2015 for the procedure, and will have her sentence suspended after eight...
  • Jeanine Pirro's Fox News Show Won't Air for Second Week

    03/21/2019 12:39:14 PM PDT · by libstripper · 60 replies
    Hollywood Reporter vis MSN ^ | Mar. 21, 2019 | Jeremy Barr
    Judge Jeanine Pirro's Saturday night Fox News show will not appear as scheduled for a second straight week, according to the network's online programming calendar. Instead of Justice w/ Judge Jeanine, Fox News will air Scandalous: The Trial of William Kennedy Smith at 9 p.m. on the East Coast, the same show that aired on Saturday, March 16.
  • Sweden: Shia Muslims fearful of returning Islamic State jihadis

    03/21/2019 11:56:16 AM PDT · by OddLane · 15 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 1/21/19 | Robert Spencer
    The Shia Muslim community in Sweden is concerned about its safety “if Islamic State militants return home.” Unfortunately for the Shia, Leftist Swedes believe that it is “racist” for Sweden not to embrace Swedish jihadis as they would any other Swedish citizen. Many other nations, such as Canada, hold the same view. Leftists and the many charlatans who are gainfully employed in the anti- “racism” industry have managed to exacerbate racial divisions. In this industry, those who do not fit their narrative do not exist. Muslims who are threatened by other Muslims do not exist; neither do blacks who are...
  • Twelve French Churches Attacked, Vandalized In One Week (By Moslems)

    03/21/2019 6:06:23 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Mar 2019 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    A dozen Catholic churches have been desecrated across France over the period of one week in an egregious case of anti-Christian vandalism. The recent spate of church profanations has puzzled both police and ecclesiastical leaders, who have mostly remained silent as the violations have spread up and down France. Last Sunday, marauders set fire to the church of Saint-Sulpice — one of Paris’ largest and most important churches — shortly after the twelve-o’clock Mass. Police have concluded that the fire was the result of arson and are now looking for possible suspects. The restoration of the church from the damage...
  • Dutch populist vote surge costs PM Rutte senate majority

    03/21/2019 9:08:24 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 11 replies
    BBC ^ | 3/21/2019 | Uncredited
    The governing centre-right coalition in the Netherlands has lost its senate majority after a populist party surged in provincial elections. The anti-immigration Forum for Democracy is set to win most votes and have as many seats in the upper house as Prime Minister Mark Rutte's party. The election came two days after a suspected terror attack in Utrecht. Addressing supporters, party leader Thierry Baudet bitterly criticised Mr Rutte's immigration policies. "Successive Rutte governments have left our borders wide open, letting in hundreds of thousands of people with cultures completely different to ours," he told the cheering crowd. Mr Baudet, who...