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  • ISIS to Execute 180 Assyrian Christians After Negotiations Break Down

    10/13/2015 7:18:13 PM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/12/15 | Stoyan Zaimov
    The Islamic State terror group claims it will be executing 180 Assyrian Christians who were kidnapped in mass raids in February, after negotiators failed to meet the jihadists' high asking price to free the hostages.ARA News reported on Monday that the terror group is asking for $12 million for the release of the Assyrians, a sum deemed "unbearable" for the community."The negotiations, led by Bishop Ephrem Otnaial, head of the Church of the East in Syria, have been suspended due to the unbearable demands of the terror group," revealed Osama Edward, director of the Assyrian Human Rights Network."ISIS threatened to...
  • He knows exactly... (Obama)

    Summary of who is Obama and his goals.
  • The Battle Of Vienna — What Every Christian Needs To Know

    10/10/2015 7:04:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 41 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 10/10/15 | Thomas King
    Whilst many people remember Sept. 11 2001 for the Islamic terrorist attack on the USA and also the Western world by extension, few people are aware of another significant battle that saved Western Christendom for many generations that also occurred on Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 1683: The Battle of Vienna. It was this very battle that we in the West have reaped the benefits of and taken for granted but few know or bother to know the details. It will be my sincere attempt to not simply bring out the details of the Battle but rather, to seek to...
  • U.S. Leadership Ushers in New Age of Christian Martyrdom

    10/11/2015 7:51:24 PM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Raymond Ibrahim ^ | 10/11/15 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Wherever U.S. leadership has helped Islamic jihadis topple secular autocrats in the name of “democracy and freedom,” indigenous Christian minorities are being forced to convert to Islam or die.Many are accepting death.Most recently, on August 28 near Aleppo, the Islamic State (IS or ISIS) tortured, mutilated, publicly raped, beheaded and crucified 12 Christians for saying “they would never renounce Christ” for Muhammad.The jihadis took one group in front of a large crowd.  They cut off the fingertips of a 12-year-old boy, who steadfastly refused to submit to Islam.  They “severely beat him, telling his father they would stop the torture...
  • ISIS Video: Christians Forced to Pay Jizya Poll Tax in Syrian Town of Qaryatayn

    10/11/2015 2:44:37 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 3 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | 8/4/15
    According to an ISIS video posted on the Internet on October 4, 2015, when the town of Qaryatayn, Syria, was taken over by ISIS, the Christians remaining there were required to convert to Islam or pay the jizya poll tax "in submission" and "live as dhimmis in the Islamic State." Following are excerpts: "The Media Bureau of Damascus Province" "[Fight those who do not believe in Allah] until they give the jizya willingly in submission." Voice of ISIS Member: Praised be Allah, who bestowed His blessings upon His supporters, and granted them victory and the conquest of the town of...
  • Al Qaeda in Yemen Claims Killing of 'Sorcerers'

    10/10/2015 5:01:50 PM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    AFP ^ | 10/10/15
    Al Qaeda in Yemen claimed on today to have killed four men suspected of practicing witchcraft and sorcery in an area controlled by the jihadists. Residents of Mayfaa town in the southeastern province of Hadramawt said Al Qaeda militants had distributed a pamphlet naming the four men. It did not say when the killings were carried out, but a neighbor of one of the victims told AFP that he had been missing for days. "We have implemented Allah's ruling against them, which is the death sentence," said the flier that was also posted on walls in the area.
  • OVERLOAD: 311,000 Working Age Migrants In Germany… Just 17,000 Now Have Work Permits (Hijra Alert!)

    10/10/2015 5:00:15 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 10/9/15 | Nick Hallett
    Fewer than one in 10 of the 311,000 working-age migrants in Germany have applied for work permits since the start of the year, the country’s Federal Employment Agency (BA) has revealed.Since the beginning of 2015, just 17,401 migrants have received permits to work in Germany while a further 9,581 have been turned down. In all, a total of just 26,982 applications have been processed, N-TV reports.As of August, there are 310,741 migrants and refugees of working age in Germany, with the federal government expecting up to 800,000 to arrive by the end of the year. Andrea Nahles, the country’s Labour...
  • Wilmore asked to remove cross from water tower by Freedom From Religion Foundation

    10/10/2015 11:52:59 AM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 43 replies
    Central Kentucky News ^ | 10/09/2015 | Ben Kleppinger
    The City of Wilmore has been asked by the Freedom From Religion Foundation to remove the cross mounted on top of a water tower at Asbury University. In a letter emailed to Mayor Harold Rainwater on Sept. 29, FFRF staff attorney Rebecca Markert warns that “it is unlawful for Wilmore to display a patently religious symbol such as a Christian cross on public property.” “The Wilmore cross, displayed on the city water tower, unabashedly creates the perception of government endorsement of Christianity. It conveys the message to the nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population who are not Christians that...
  • ISIS Feeds Starving Mother Her 3-Y-O Child; Yazidis Blame Obama's Inaction for Ongoing Atrocities

    10/10/2015 4:52:35 AM PDT · by markomalley · 58 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/9/15 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Members of the minority Yazidi sect who were newly released hug each other on the outskirts of Kirkuk, April 8, 2015. More than 200 elderly and infirm Yazidis were freed on Wednesday by Islamic State militants who had been holding them captive since overrunning their villages in northwestern Iraq last summer.A Yazidi community member has shared a gruesome story where one mother captured by the Islamic State terror group was told she ate the meat of her own toddler. The Yazidis have been speaking out about the atrocities they continue suffer at the hands of IS, and have criticized President...
  • Angela Merkel attacks east European leaders for ignoring their past over refugees

    10/09/2015 10:53:47 AM PDT · by chasio649 · 19 replies ^ | 08 Oct 2015 | Justin Huggler
    Angela Merkel has launched a withering attack on eastern European leaders for failing to learn from their memories of life behind the Iron Curtain in their handling of the refugee crisis. Calling upon her own experience of growing up in communist East Germany, Mrs Merkel criticised leaders including Viktor Orban, the Hungarian prime minister, for building new fences in Europe despite having escaped their own isolation at the end of the Cold War. “We eastern Europeans – I'm counting myself as an eastern European – have seen that isolation doesn't help,” the German chancellor told MEPs at a meeting on...
  • Reality from the TV Series “Homeland”

    10/08/2015 3:52:35 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 37 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 8 Oct 15 | Christopher W. Holton
    This is a brief clip from the season premier of “Homeland” and it’s important, because, in the clip, a CIA operative “speaks truth to power.” In the video, the CIA operative explains that the Jihadists’ strategy is based on centuries-old Islamic doctrine to form a Caliphate. He also questions whether or not the US has any real strategy to combat the enemy threat doctrine. I must warn you, the clip is NOT safe for work as it contains harsh language. But if you are not offended by bad language, I urge you to take two minutes and view this. And...
  • Focus on Arthur Phillip High School as police hunt radicalised schoolboys

    10/07/2015 1:19:46 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 7 replies
    Daily Telegraph (Sydney) ^ | 8th October 2015
    IN the past week Arthur Phillip High School in Parramatta has seen one of its students become a terrorist gunman. Attention has fallen on others too — some are suspected of inciting violence against police in hate-fuelled online posts while other students and former students are believed to be sympathetic to the Islamic State. Several had relatives caught up in the wave of terror raids throughout western Sydney yesterday morning. Some in the school community were stunned and worried by the sudden attention, while others said the relationship between boys at the school and the police had been getting worse...
  • Germany now expects up to 1.5 million migrants in 2015 -

    10/07/2015 12:53:12 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 36 replies
    Asia One ^ | 05 October 2015
    German authorities expect up to 1.5 million asylum seekers to arrive in Germany this year, the Bild daily said in a report to be published on Monday, up from a previous estimate of 800,000 to 1 million. Germany's top-selling newspaper cited an internal forecast from authorities that it said had been classed as confidential.Many of the hundreds of thousands of people pouring into Europe to escape conflicts and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and beyond have said they are heading to Germany, Europe's largest economy. -
  • Does Obama’s Policy In The Middle East Help Establish the Caliphate?

    10/07/2015 9:59:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/07/15 | Robert Klein Engler
    Still, many believe Obama is not a Muslim, and is not hostile to Israel. If he is not, what then is the motive of a US foreign policy that helps ISIS revive the Caliphate and threatens Israel with nuclear destruction? Events in the Middle East are complicated. It is often difficult to keep tract of the moves made by both state actors and state leaders. Here are a some points to keep in mind as we attempt to piece together reports in the media and stories researched online about developments in the volatile part of the world. In June of...
  • Bombshell: ISIS just hours from destruction ('It won't take very long at all to drive them out')

    10/05/2015 4:53:25 PM PDT · by amorphous · 71 replies
    WND ^ | 5 Oct 2015 | Chelsea Schilling
    A top terror expert says ISIS is now so weak that it could be decimated within hours. According to a London Express report Monday evening, Russian airstrikes, unruly leadership and numerous defections have destabilized the terror organization to the point that it wouldn’t be capable of fighting off even a small attack. Terror analyst Dr. Afzal Ashraf told the paper that ISIS has drastically exaggerated its military power, prompting an international counterattack. Ashraf urged Western leaders to act now to wipe out the jihadi group. The U.S. has led a coalition of airstrikes against ISIS. The New York Times reported...
  • Slavery, Terrorism and Islam: The Historical Roots and Contemporary Threat (excerpts)

    10/04/2015 2:24:58 PM PDT · by annalex · 7 replies ^ | 2010 | Dr. Peter Hammond
    From Dr. Peter Hammond's book: Slavery, Terrorism and Islam: The Historical Roots and Contemporary Threat. Islam is not a religion, nor is it a cult. In its fullest form, it is a complete, total, 100% system of life. Islam has religious, legal, political, economic, social, and military components. The religious component is a beard [sic!] for all of the other components. Islamization begins when there are sufficient Muslims in a country to agitate for their religious privileges. When politically correct, tolerant, and culturally diverse societies agree to Muslim demands for their religious privileges, some of the other components tend to...
  • Greenfield:Three Cheers for Terroristine

    10/01/2015 9:37:33 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 5 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Thursday, October 01, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Thursday, October 01, 2015 Three Cheers for Terroristine Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog We need a terrorist state. Where the politicians are terrorists, the police are terrorists and even the men sitting at the desk when you come in to drop off a form are terrorists. There are states that support terrorists, and give safe harbor to them, but that's not good enough. We don't want another Pakistan or Iran. We're not half-assing it this time. What we want is the genuine article. Terrorists from the top down. Terrorists everywhere. A state where every branch of...
  • Putin Reportedly Sending 150,000 Troops To Syria To Wipe Out ISIS

    10/04/2015 5:54:15 AM PDT · by Strategy · 188 replies
    The New Indian Express ^ | October 4, 2015 | By ANI
    LONDON: Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly sending 150,000 soldiers to Syria to wipe out the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). According to The Daily Star, he is apparently mounting an enormous military mission to take control of the terror group's stronghold of Raqqa. Raqqa is the self-declared capital of ISIS which is patrolled by as many as 5,000 jihadi members. Putin is set to mobilise 150,000 reservists whom he conscripted into the military earlier this week.
  • The History of the Niceness of Muslims

    10/03/2015 5:30:12 AM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Islam Watch ^ | 10/3/15 | Mumin Salih
    The Quran describes Muslims as being nice to each other and harsh against the unbelievers (Q. 48:29 “Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah; and those with him are forceful against the disbelievers, merciful among themselves…”). Some may argue that it is wrong and unfair to look only at the Muslims’ harsh side and make a judgement. This article browses through Islamic history attempt to see how nice the Muslims have been to each other. The following is only a small selection of events that come to mind.The Quran correctly says that reminders benefit the believers (Q.51:55 “And remind, for indeed,...
  • Genocide of the Christian Martyrs laid bare: Sick ISIS butchers CRUCIFY thousands in Syria

    09/29/2015 3:08:50 AM PDT · by markomalley · 27 replies
    Express ^ | 9/29/15 | Caroline Wheeler
    IT WAS only when the gates of the Nazi death camps were thrown open that the industrial scale of Hitler’s killing became known. Western diplomats had received scattered information about Nazi massacres of Jewish people and “undesirables” in occupied Poland and Russia but it was difficult to confirm. Yet just 70 years since the end of the Second World War, a genocide is taking place once again, this time against Christians. Scores have already been murdered by Islamic State and thousands forced to leave ancient Christian communities in northeastern Syria and western Iraq as the extremists demand they either convert...
  • House Intelligence chairman: Middle East strategy ‘destined to fail’

    09/27/2015 5:05:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/27/15 | Bradfrod Richardson
    Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says President Obama’s Middle East foreign policy is “failing on every single measurement.” “They’ve had this containment strategy for ISIS and radical jihad within Iraq and Syria, and it’s destined to failure,” Nunes said on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday, referring to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. “And it’s failing on every single measurement that you look at.” Nunes said Russian aggression in the region may eventually force the Obama administration to take military action. “I think that Putin … has now moved in thousands [of troops],...

    09/27/2015 12:57:46 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Sep 2015 | OLIVER LANE reports Löfven will ask Swedish governmental bodies such as the Swedish Migration Agency, the Civil Contingencies Agency, and local authorities to work together to ensure newcomers get access to free housing, healthcare, education, and other benefits even quicker after their arrival. The government has already deployed migration agency officers to major points of ingress, such as Stockholm and Malmo railway stations to help arrivals get their asylum paperwork done as soon as they step off the train.
  • ISIS Fears This Story About ‘the Antichrist’ So Much They Never Mention It to Recruits

    09/26/2015 9:01:43 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 24 replies
    IJ Review ^ | Sept. 27, 2015 | Justen Charters
    ISIS Fears This Story About ‘the Antichrist’ So Much They Never Mention It to Recruits By Justen Charters (9 hours ago) | Headlines, World One thing that you may be of unaware of when it comes to ISIS is that they’re obsessed with end times prophecy. In fact, the terrorists who have come from all over the globe believe their jihad in Syria will help reign in the Apocalypse. To bolster the group’s recruitment efforts, the jihadists promote the idea that a final battle between the armies of the Muslims and unbelievers will take place in Dabiq, an area located...
  • Mideast Christians beg Western governments to stop aiding the slaughter.

    09/24/2015 6:36:18 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 23, 2015 | Raymond Ibrahim
    “Wake Up!”: Muslim Persecution of Christians Abetted by the West Mideast Christians beg Western governments to stop aiding the slaughter. September 23, 2015 Raymond Ibrahim    Originally published by the Gatestone Institute.Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. Not only is the Islamic State (IS) persecuting Christians but so are the U.S.-supported “rebel” forces, which the Obama administration assures are “moderate.”  According to a recent NPR report, “With backing from U.S. allies, like Turkey and Saudi Arabia, this [U.S. supported] rebel coalition fights both the Syrian regime and the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS....
  • Mainstream Islamic Doctrine: Build a Caliphate

    09/23/2015 7:44:08 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 19 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 23 Sept 15 | Christopher W. Holton
    The vast majority of Westerners–especially Americans–are completely ignorant of Islamic doctrine. When Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi claimed the title Caliph and declared the Islamic State in June 2014, many ignorant observers assumed that the establishment of the Caliphate was something that only “radicals” and “extremists” sought. That isn’t true. A study of Islamic doctrine based on the Islamic trilogy–the Quran, the Hadith and the Sirah–reveals that it is a doctrinal tenet of Islam that Muslims are supposed to work for the establishment of the worldwide Islamic state so that Allah’s law reigns supreme everywhere.
  • SHOCK Poll: 51% of U.S. Muslims Want Sharia Law - 25% Okay With Violence Against Infidels

    09/22/2015 7:16:39 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 78 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/22/2015 | Jim Hoft
    Religion of Peace — Dozens of Somali Muslims rallied at the Minnesota State Capital in support of the six Islamists charged with suspicion of trying to join ISIS in April. Videographer Ami Horowitz went to Minneapolis to talk with Muslim immigrants from Somalia and Saudi Arabia about life in America. Horowitz asked what they thought of the Mohammad cartoons, Shariah Law and life in t. You might be surprised at their responses – or maybe not. Many of the immigrants said there should be blasphemy laws in America. Now this… The Center for Security Policy released a poll Tuesday that...
  • Muslims March Through Streets of Denmark – Demanding a Caliphate

    09/21/2015 9:59:07 AM PDT · by markomalley · 75 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 9-21-15 | Jim Hoft
    In September 2014 the Danish Muslim Party claimed that Denmark would be the first Muslim Country in Europe. In their press release the Muslim party website claimed their party would be the largest in Denmark. (Snip) Now this… A video posted this weekend shows Muslims with police escort marching in Denmark screaming and demanding a caliphate.
  • Iran’s Khamenei tweets lament that Republican candidates are pandering to ‘Zionists’

    09/17/2015 1:39:34 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 10 replies
    JTA ^ | September 17, 2015 2:26pm
    In a reference to the Republican Party debate, Iran’s Supreme Leader’s decried on Twitter that “presidential candidates try to satisfy Zionists.” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei referred to Wednesday night’s CNN-sponsored debate in a tweet on Thursday, part of a series of anti-Israel tweets. US govs put their people under Zionists custody.Isn’t it a shame that presidential candidates try to satisfy Zionists&prove their servitude? In a follow-up tweet, Khamenei reiterated a claim he made earlier this month that Israel will not last: Zionist regime is an imposed regime, made through coercion; no entity made by coercion would last. This regime will not...

    09/16/2015 10:00:44 AM PDT · by McGruff · 147 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 16 Sept 2015
    Hungarian police have opened fire with tear gas against 1500 rioting migrants who are attempting to break through the country’s border fence. Migrants have been chanting “Allah hu Akbar” while pelting police officers with missiles including “really big rocks”, bottles, and even food, leading to the crack down. The news follows Hungary’s state of emergency declared yesterday. The Hungarian crack down followed the suspension of the Schengen free movement area by Germany and Austria this weekend. It became clear to German authorities that a significant number of the migrants they were processing were not in fact refugees from Syria. Germany’s...
  • Obama handing Caliphate on a plate to Islamic terrorists

    09/14/2015 8:32:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/14/15 | Judi McLeod
    The blueprint for taking over the West was there for everyone --including the enemy--to clearly see If there is one thing President Barack Obama has accomplished for Islam, it was exposing to jihadists the horrendously soft underbelly of the present day West. During his seven year long hold over America, Obama was the first western leader to fundamentally transform a once thriving nation into a helpless borderless state. Like most of his policies, the borderless country concept was not his original idea, but one he adopted from the global citizen advocating United Nations. In the upheaval caused by millions of...
  • Al Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahiri Declares War on ISIS 'Caliph' Al-Baghdadi

    09/10/2015 10:15:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Yahoo via ABC News ^ | 09/10/2015 | JAMES GORDON MEEK
    Just ahead of the fourteenth anniversary of al Qaeda's 9/11 attacks on the U.S., the leader of the terrorist group took aim in an angry speech at a mortal enemy -- but not American “crusaders” this time. Rather, the object of his tirade was the leader of ISIS in a declaration of war that will “irreconcilably” divide the two terror groups in a way the U.S. may be able to exploit, experts say. Ayman al-Zawahiri, the Egyptian doctor who replaced Osama bin Laden as the head of al Qaeda four years ago, in a new audio message accused ISIS top...
  • Al Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahiri Declares War on ISIS 'Caliph' Al-Baghdadi

    09/12/2015 2:50:14 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 22 replies
    ABC NEWS ^ | 10 Sep 15 | JAMES GORDON MEEK
    Just ahead of the fourteenth anniversary of al Qaeda's 9/11 attacks on the U.S., the leader of the terrorist group took aim in an angry speech at a mortal enemy -- but not American “crusaders” this time. Rather, the object of his tirade was the leader of ISIS in a declaration of war that will “irreconcilably” divide the two terror groups in a way the U.S. may be able to exploit, experts say. Ayman al-Zawahiri, the Egyptian doctor who replaced Osama bin Laden as the head of al Qaeda four years ago, in a new audio message accused ISIS top...
  • General Charles Gordon and the Mahdi [White Christian who fought the Mahdi, Caliphate, and Slavery]

    09/12/2015 2:37:55 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 30 replies
    Fontline ^ | 9/12/2015 | Staff
    The clash of cultures and civilisations, in the latter half of the 19th Century, was vividly seen in the conflict between the English Christian General Charles Gordon (or Gordon Pasha as he is remembered) and the Arab Muslim Mahdi (Mohammed Ahmed ibn Abdullah) who established a Caliphate in Sudan. Their contrasting legacies continue to influence Sudan and the world, to this day. Charles Gordon, whose life and death was destined to have such a great impact upon the history of Sudan, was born in England in 1833, the fourth son of a Royal Artillery officer who rose to be a...
  • Islamic Extremists Are Trying to Hasten the Coming of the Mahdi

    09/11/2015 8:47:41 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | September 11, 2015 | Joel C. Rosenberg
    To misunderstand the nature and threat of evil is to risk being blindsided by it. Fourteen years ago — on September 11, 2001 — America was blindsided by the forces of radical Islam. Pre-9/11, American leaders rightly understood that the vast majority of the world’s Muslims were generally peace-loving people who posed no threat to our homeland. But they failed to adequately comprehend, much less counter, the theology, political ideology, and operational strategy of men like Osama bin Laden. The results were devastating. The attacks against the World Trade Center, against the Pentagon, and over Shanksville, Pa., killed nearly 3,000...
  • Intelligence chief: Iraq and Syria may not survive as states

    09/10/2015 9:28:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | September 10, 2015 | Ken Dilanian
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Iraq and Syria may have been permanently torn asunder by war and sectarian tensions, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said Thursday in a frank assessment that is at odds with Obama administration policy. "I'm having a tough time seeing it come back together," Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart told an industry conference, speaking of Iraq and Syria, both of which have seen large chunks territory seized by the Islamic State. On Iraq, Stewart said he is "wrestling with the idea that the Kurds will come back to a central government of Iraq," suggesting he believed it...
  • Lawmakers want murder, torture of Christians labeled ‘religious genocide’

    09/10/2015 6:32:51 PM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 9/10/15 | Cheryl Wtzstein
    The mass torture, murder and displacement of Christian families and other religious minorities in the Middle East must be called by its real name — genocide — members of Congress said Thursday at a gathering of a nonpartisan organization that advocates against religious persecution. “We can’t sit idly by … we have to commit to action,” Rep. Daniel Lipinski, Illinois Democrat, said at a meeting of supporters of In Defense of Christians on Capitol Hill. “The answer to religious persecution should not be, ‘Oh, go somewhere else,’” said Rep. Ted Poe, Texas Republican.
  • Obama poised to take some of Europe's Muslims: 75% of 'refugees' are men of military age

    09/09/2015 9:29:47 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 26 replies
    WND ^ | September 8, 2015 | Leo Hohmann
    The Obama administration is “actively considering” ways to help relieve the European migrant crisis, and among the options on the table is a massive resettlement of “refugees” inside the United States. Peter Boogaard, a spokesman for the National Security Council, told the Associate Press the United States is in contact with countries in the Middle East and Europe grappling with the migration of nearly 400,000 Middle Eastern and African migrants into Europe. Boogaard did not elaborate on specific measures being considered, but said they included “refugee resettlement.” “Many are fleeing the civil war in Syria and areas in Iraq under...
  • The Caliphate Invades Europe (Long Article)

    09/08/2015 3:48:31 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Rush ^ | September 8, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: In relation to that, I don't know what you want to call it, the refugee crisis, the migrant crisis, whatever you want to term this that is overwhelming Europe has become its own Stack today. How many of you -- I'm relatively sure the answer to this is well over 80% -- saw the photo of the dead boy washed ashore and then picked up by a soldier? And how many of you read and believed that this was a result of this immigration crisis of people not being wanted, being forced to leave home, leave poverty, war-torn strife...
  • Obama’s Benghazi Investigator: An Iran Sympathizer

    10/24/2012 1:53:41 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | October 24, 2012 | Matthew Vadum
    The freshly appointed chairman of a federal investigation into the Benghazi massacre is an apologist for Islamic terrorism who has a cozy relationship with Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism. And to add insult to injury, at press time Tuesday evening the chairman of this new State Department panel, former Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, was poised to participate in a panel discussion at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on “what role the faith community can play in fighting Islamophobia.” The news comes on the heels of a new report by the Investigative Project on Terrorism that found...
  • Pentagon Not Targeting Islamic State Training Camps

    08/29/2015 5:48:24 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 42 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8/28/2015 | Bill Gertz
    The Pentagon has not conducted airstrikes against an estimated 60 Islamic State (IS) training camps that are supplying thousands of fighters each month to the terror group, according to defense and intelligence officials. The camps are spread throughout Islamic State-controlled areas of Iraq and Syria and are off limits in the U.S.-led international bombing campaign because of concerns about collateral damage, said officials familiar with planning and execution of the yearlong bombing campaign. Additionally, the IS (also known as ISIS or ISIL) camps have been so successful that Islamic State leaders are considering expanding the camps to Libya and Yemen....
  • As the West Sleeps, ISIS Spreads Throughout the Middle East

    08/31/2015 2:07:27 PM PDT · by NYer · 28 replies
    Aletelia ^ | August 31, 2015 | GIORA EILAND
    Disconcerting news about ISIS was recently published. First, it was alleged that ISIS used chemical weapons against the Kurds in Syria. Second, that it had gained control of an important city in eastern Libya. It appears that almost nothing can stop the spread of this criminal organization in Iraq, Syria, northern Sinai and Libya.  How can this be? Why hasn’t the West been successful in stopping an enemy that it has regarded as a threat that provokes a very real fear? The answers can be defined in two parts: Turkey and weakness.   With regards to Turkey: ISIS is...
  • Worldview: A shocking silence on ISIS's sex slavery

    08/31/2015 10:24:17 PM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Inquirer ^ | August 30, 2015 | Trudy Rubin
    One of the most heinous of the endless war crimes of the Islamic State has been the systematic rape of thousands of young girls and women - who are sold as sex slaves. Most of the victims come from the Yazidi religious minority, labeled nonbelievers by ISIS. They were captured when ISIS invaded northern Iraq last year and wiped out their communities. But one of the sex slaves was a fresh-faced blond American, a 25-year-old aid worker who was captured in Syria in August 2013. Kayla Mueller was chained in a room and raped for months by the leader of...
  • "There's No Such Thing as Moderate Islam": An Iraqi Priest Describes the Christian Genocide

    08/27/2015 6:24:23 PM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | 8/27/15 | Padre Douglas al Bazi
    "THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS MODERATE ISLAM"Padre Douglas al Bazi recounts the Christian Genocide in Iraq Matteo MatzuzziIL FOGLIO August 26th 2015“Wake up! The cancer is at your door. They will destroy you. We, the Christians of the Middle East are the only group that has seen the face of evil: Islam”. ***Rome. “Please, if there’s anyone who still thinks ISIS doesn’t represent Islam, know that they are wrong. ISIS represents Islam one hundred percent.” Father Douglas al Bazi, an Iraqi Catholic parish priest in Erbil, raised his voice during an intervention at the Meeting in Rimini, with a choice...
  • Is Turkey Going Rogue?

    08/26/2015 5:43:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    Atlantic Community ^ | 8/26/15 | Jon Abbink
    Turkey's geo-political maneuvers may urge reconsideration of its NATO membership. While the threat from Daesh grows, Ankara is more focused on the continuing fight with the Kurds. The Erdoğan government is undermining the core values of what NATO stands for, and its anti-Kurdish policy spells problems for its role in the region. NATO has to make a statement and also work behind the scenes to engage Erdoğan to prioritize the war against Daesh. Under the pretext of an anti-Daesh (ISIS) campaign, Turkey's government since late July 2015 is harshly repressing the Kurds, playing the ‘anti-terrorism' card towards NATO. But the...
  • Islamic State desecrates saint’s bones after bulldozing 1,600-year-old church

    08/23/2015 7:57:06 PM PDT · by markomalley · 38 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 8/23/15 | Robert Spencer
    Saint Elian, also known as Saint Julian of Emesa, was a Christian who was martyred in 284AD. But the Islamic State, over 1,800 years later, wants to make sure his bones don’t tempt anyone to idolatry.More on this story. “ISIS dig up and desecrate saint’s bones after bulldozing 1,600-year-old Christian church,” by Nick Gutteridge, Express, August 21, 2015: The twisted terror group today released a video showing its barbaric militants razing the ancient Mar Elian monastery to the ground, even digging up and desecrating the bones of a Christian saint.There were reports that fighters had also kidnapped the monastery’s abbot,...
  • ISIS blows up ancient temple in Syria’s Palmyra

    08/23/2015 6:22:14 PM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | 8/23/15
    Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants on Sunday blew up the ancient temple of Baal Shamin in the UNESCO-listed Syrian city of Palmyra, the country’s antiquities chief told AFP.“Daesh placed a large quantity of explosives in the temple of Baal Shamin today and then blew it up causing much damage to the temple,” said Maamoun Abdulkarim, using another name for ISIS.Over the past several months, ISIS have blown up and defaced historical sites and artifacts across their sprawling self-proclaimed "caliphate" stretching across Iraq and Syria.ISIS took control of Palmyra in May, located in the central desert region of...
  • Schumer May Save the Democratic Party

    08/23/2015 3:56:39 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | 08/23/2015 | PATRICK H. CADDELL and DOUGLAS E. SCHOEN
    The Iran deal has potential, both because of public opinion and the way the administration is positioning itself, to hurt Democrats in much the same way that the Iranian hostage crisis did in 1980 and 1981. Should New York Senator Chuck Schumer succeed in killing the deal, he will be saving the Democrats from what appears to be a grave political mistake. President Obama has branded opponents of the deal as either ideological extremists or ignorant. In his speech at American University, he compared the agreement’s opponents with Iranian extremists chanting “death to America.” He pointed out that most of...
  • Rouhani Threatens War if Nuclear Deal Fails

    08/22/2015 3:20:03 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    INN ^ | 8/22/2015, 9:00 PM | (Arutz Sheva Staff)
    Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani unveiled the country’s latest domestically produced surface to surface missile on Saturday, saying such weapons are necessary for “defense”—despite his nation’s active offensive actions throughout the region, most recently in proxy rocket attacks against Israel on Thursday. The Fateh (Winner) 313 ballistic missile has a 500-kilometer (300 miles) range and features more advanced sensors and technology, according to Sepah News, the website of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. […] “Iran’s strategy is based on defense and deterrence. The first line is diplomats and the second line is generals. Diplomats should be backed by generals. If they fail,...
  • Islamic State overruns Iraqi base near Fallujah

    08/20/2015 6:23:51 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | 8/20/15 | Bill Roggio and Caleb Weiss
    The Islamic State overran an Iraqi military base and killed dozens of soldiers and policemen in an attack near Fallujah in Anbar province, where the government has been trying to dislodge the group for the past year.In a newly released video, the Islamic State showcases its forces overrunning a military outpost near the city. The video shows jihadists attacking the base with armored personnel carriers packed with explosives and a ground assault team. The Islamic State seized tanks, armored personnel carriers, Humvees, and other vehicles. The bodies of dozens of dead Iraqi security personnel are displayed.The exact date the assault...
  • ISIS 'Mein Kampf' Blames Israel for Global Terrorism

    08/16/2015 6:58:41 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 11 replies
    INN ^ | Sunday, August 16, 2015 | Sara A. Carter, American Media Institute
    Intelligence officials are comparing a newly discovered secret Islamic State document to Hitler's "Mein Kampf," as it blames Israel for the rise of the Islamic State and crowns U.S. President Barack Obama as the "Mule of the Jews." Found in Pakistan's remote tribal region by American Media Institute (AMI), the 32-page Urdu language document promotes an "end of the world" battle as a final solution. It argues that the Islamic leader should be recognized as the sole ruler of the world's 1 billion Muslims, under a religious empire called a "caliphate." ...Retired U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Gen. Michael Flynn...