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  • Islamists kidnap 100 schoolgirls, who face living hell as sex slaves

    04/15/2014 10:28:49 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 26 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 15, 2014 | By Associated Press
    Islamists kidnap 100 schoolgirls, who face living hell as sex slaves By Associated Press MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Suspected Islamic extremists abducted about 100 female students from a school in northeast Nigeria before dawn Tuesday, but some of the teens managed to escape from the back of an open truck, officials said. The girls were abducted after midnight from a school in Chibok, on the edge of the Sambisa Forest that is an insurgent hideout, said Borno state police commissioner Tanko Lawan. Gunmen killed a soldier and police officer guarding the school, then took off with at least 100 students, a...
  • (faces of the enemy) Jihad Selfies: These British Extremists in Syria Love Social Media

    04/04/2014 12:29:31 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 3 replies
    Vice ^ | Dec 5 2013 | By Aris Roussinos
    After being publicly sacked by al Qaeda leader Aymann al-Zawahiri and accidentally beheading a fighter from one of their main allies in Syria, it’s fair to say the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS)’s PR campaign has suffered in recent weeks. So, like any half decent group of militant extremists, they obviously want to address this slip. Unfortunately, a traditional media outreach is very difficult for them, given ISIS’s policy of kidnapping journalists. So they've turned, like many before them, to social media. Over the past few weeks, foreign fighters from ISIS and their subgroup the Muhajireen Brigade have been...
  • Suspected Islamist militants kill dozens of students in Nigeria

    02/25/2014 6:28:15 AM PST · by armydawg505 · 4 replies
    www.foxnews.com ^ | 2/25/14 | associated press
    DAMATURU, NIGERIA – Suspected Islamic militants killed dozens of students in a pre-dawn attack Tuesday on a northeast Nigerian college, survivors said, setting ablaze a locked hostel and shooting and slitting the throats of those who escaped through windows. Some were burned alive. Adamu Garba said he and other teachers who ran away through the bush estimate 40 students died in the assault that began around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Federal Government College at Buni Yadi. It is a co-ed school about 45 miles south of Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state, and difficult to communicate with because extremists...
  • Syrian Kurds Capture Town from Islamists

    02/22/2014 9:44:06 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 21 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/2/14 | Elad Benari
    A Kurdish group captured a town in Syria from Islamists on Saturday, in a battle in which at least 28 fighters were killed, most of them Islamists, Reuters reported, citing a monitoring group. If the Kurds can keep hold of Tal Brak, on a highway between the cities of Hassaka and Qamishli, it would mark a significant advance in their quest for wider control in the northeast. Online Islamist activists said fighting was still going on, but the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Kurdish People's Protection Units had taken the town. Syrian Kurds have been fighting Islamist...
  • Holder To Ban Religion In Terror Probes

    01/24/2014 4:30:03 PM PST · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Investors.com ^ | January 24, 2014 | Editorial
    PC: According to NBC News, the Justice Department will soon prohibit religious profiling in terror cases. The move, if true, would completely blind federal law enforcement to the threat from Islamic extremism. Already, the department has forced the FBI to bleach references to "Islam" and "jihad" from its counterterrorism training materials. It's also made it harder for agents to infiltrate radical mosques. But Attorney General Eric Holder reportedly now wants to make it illegal for agents to even consider religion in their investigations. Democrats on the Hill are cheering the changes, along with the ACLU and radical Muslim Brotherhood front...
  • Repeating 1939: The Islamization of the West

    01/21/2014 11:58:37 AM PST · by NYer · 9 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | January 21, 2014 | William Kilpatrick
    In his 2005 book, The West’s Last Chance, Tony Blankley noted that there is a “natural human instinct to forget the distant past and to assume that the more or less benign trends of the recent past will continue.” Nevertheless, observed Blankley, “shocking divergences from the status quo have defined the path of history.” But these divergences are seldom anticipated. For example, “Londoners in the summer of 1939, my parents included, never expected that forty thousand of their fellow Londoners would soon lie dead in the streets from German bombing.”The West’s Last Chance is about the danger that Islamization...
  • Killings of Christians by Islamists Doubled in 2013

    01/18/2014 10:50:30 AM PST · by Dqban22 · 6 replies
    frontpage magazine ^ | 17, 2014 | Majid Rafizadeh
    Killings of Christians by Islamists Doubled in 2013 By Majid Rafizadeh On January 17, 2014In Daily Mailer,FrontPage According to Open Doors, a non-denominational group that supports persecuted Christians worldwide, the official number of Christians killed for their faith around the world doubled in 2013, compared to 2012. According to the annual survey, the number of Christians killed in Syria in 2013 comes to more than the whole global total of 2012. Approximately 13 percent of the Syrian population is made up of Christians. In the list of nations with the highest number of killings of Christians, Syria was followed by...
  • Vladimir Putin vows 'total annihilation' of terrorists after Volgograd bombings

    12/31/2013 8:51:55 AM PST · by MarkBsnr · 101 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 31 Dec 2013 | Roland Oliphant
    Vladimir Putin has vowed to pursue terrorists to “total annihilation”, in his first public comments since the Volgograd suicide bombings. In his traditional New Year's Eve address, which was broadcast at midnight from the Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk, (5pm in Moscow), he praised Russia’s unity in the face of both terrorism and natural disasters and promised to continue an unrelenting fight against the bombers. “In the past year we have faced problems and serious challenges including the inhuman terror attacks in Volgograd and unprecedented disasters in the Far East,” he said. “Dear friends, we bow our heads in memory...
  • Islamists kill 15 Alawite and Druze civilians in Syria: activists

    12/16/2013 8:48:42 AM PST · by Zhang Fei · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:01am EST | Stephen Kalin
    Islamist rebels killed at least 15 civilians from the minority Alawite and Druze sects in the central Syrian city of Adra on Wednesday and Thursday, the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
  • France upholds headscarf firing as court mulls burqa ban

    11/27/2013 7:39:29 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    AFP News ^ | November 27, 2013
    A Paris appeal court on Wednesday upheld the right of a nursery to fire a female employee who insisted on wearing an Islamic headscarf at work. The ruling is the latest round of a long-running legal battle which has pitted France's secular authorities against sections of the country's large Muslim minority. The case has been brought in the name of a 23-year-old French woman who claims the burqa ban violates her rights to freedom of religion, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and a prohibition against discrimination. Belgium and some parts of Switzerland have followed France's lead and similar bans...
  • Turkey's Kemalists see secularist legacy under threat

    11/17/2013 6:27:23 PM PST · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/17/2013 | Humeyra Pamuk and Gulsen Solaker
    For decades his picture dominated Turkey, piercing blue eyes staring from hoardings, keeping watch over city streets and army barracks. Schoolyards echoed every morning to his oath: "Happy is he who can say 'I am a Turk!'" Now that oath rings out no more and the image of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the secular republic, seems for some to be retreating into the shadows, victim of a new ruling class they suspect of cherishing a new more 'Islamic' Turkey. Turkey's "Kemalists" flinch at Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan advising women on the number of children they should have, fostering restrictions...
  • French hostage 'escaped' captors in Nigeria

    11/17/2013 8:56:47 AM PST · by Pan_Yan · 5 replies
    France 24 ^ | 17/11/2013
    A French hostage held in Nigeria managed to escape on Saturday while his captors, Islamist militants from the Ansaru group, were praying. Francis Collomp, 63, is due to brought home to Paris by France’s Foreign minister later on Sunday. French hostage Francis Collomp, 63, escaped his captors in Nigeria, the office of President François Hollande said in a statement on Sunday. Collomp had been held since being abducted by the Ansaru Islamist group on December 19, 2012. FRANCE 24’s correspondent in Nigeria, Aminu Abubacar, reported that there were no military operation involved and that Collomp managed to escape entirely on...
  • Ads to Help Muslim Girls in Danger of Honor Killing Removed As Islamic Supremacists Make Demands

    10/31/2013 6:33:25 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | October 30, 2013 | Pamela Geller
    Our AFDI honor killing ads which hit the streets last week were taken down today. I just received a call from CTV asking me what I thought of the removal of our ad, which was designed to help Muslim girls in trouble. I had not been told. It was the first I was hearing it. We placed our ads in Edmonton because human rights activists there wanted to partner with our organization to do so. Honor killing is a grim reality that is largely ignored, and girls are suffering as a result. Muslim fathers kill their daughters for real or...
  • Egypt arrests Muslim Brotherhood leader [Obama Angry; Egyptians Fighting Terrorists He Supports]

    10/30/2013 3:40:31 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 10/30/13 | Richard Spencer
    One of the most senior and best-known Muslim Brotherhood leaders still at large following the military crackdown in Egypt has been arrested Essam el-Erian, a member of the organisation’s Guidance Council or politburo and deputy leader of its political front, the Freedom and Justice Party, was seized at an apartment in north-east Cairo, the interior ministry said. Mr Erian had been on the run since a warrant was issued for his arrest following the army’s overthrow of the Muslim Brotherhood president, Mohammed Morsi. He played a central role in the subsequent Brotherhood-led protests, based at the Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque which...
  • Suspected 'Black Widow' suicide bomber kills 6 in southern Russia (near 2014 Winter Olympics)

    10/21/2013 11:19:13 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 18 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | October 21, 2013 | By Lisa Lundquist
    A suspected "Black Widow" female suicide bomber attacked a bus in the southern Russia city of Volgograd today, not far from Sochi, the site of the February 2014 Winter Olympics. The attack is the first such incident in the region in over a year. According to Russia's Federal Investigative Committee, a 30-year-old Dagestani woman named Naida Asiyalova boarded the bus at a stop, then detonated shortly afterward in an explosion that killed at least six people and wounded 32 others. There are thought to have been about 40 people on the bus. Identity documents found near the blast site indicated...
  • Scotland Shuts Down Childhood Immunization Program Over Muslim Complaints

    10/16/2013 12:35:02 PM PDT · by george76 · 37 replies
    front page ^ | October 5, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Muslims don’t like vaccines. It’s safe to mock a Jenny McCarthy over vaccines, but no one mentions the vehement opposition of Islamists to vaccinations. In Afghanistan, the Taliban have issued fatwas against vaccines and murdered workers. Nigeria and Pakistan have also been scenes of violent Muslim opposition to vaccination. Muslims aren’t even 1 percent of the population of Scotland. But they’ve been doing their Talibanest best there, with the aid and support of the so-called Scottish National Party that often seems more like the Pakistani Immigrants Party and now Scotland’s largest vaccination program has been shut down because of them.
  • No-Negotiate-Obama was only Practicing [Spoof]

    10/14/2013 8:27:25 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 1 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | October 14, 2013 | Dan Miller
    In a Presidential Address delivered today, President Obama calmed Wall Street and the rest of the nation by reversing course. Here is the text of the Presidential Address: My fellow Americans, some of you believe that my "no negotiations" stance toward Republicans was ill considered and that by intentionally causing unnecessary pain for you, my Fellow Americans, I was just being nasty. Now, I can tell you why I had to do it.As some have noticed, I have been a wuss in dealing with our foreign enemies. That was, I thought, the best I was able to do. Recognizing the...
  • The Unbelievable Savagery of the Kenya Mall Terrorists

    09/30/2013 8:25:01 PM PDT · by neverdem · 91 replies
    National Review Online ^ | September 27, 2013 | Alec Torres
    <p>As if the senseless massacre of innocents in Nairobi’s Westgate mall was not horrific enough, reports are surfacing that the Islamic terrorists who seized the mall last weekend tortured, beheaded, raped, and mutilated their victims before killing them. A police doctor who entered the mall after the attack said these reports “are not allegations. Those are f***ing truths.”</p>
  • Nigerian Terror Suspect Flown to New York for Trial...

    09/28/2013 3:53:36 AM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies
    NBCnewyork.com ^ | Friday, Sep 27, 2013 | By Jonathan Dienst
    "Nigerian Terror Suspect Flown to New York for Trial, Accused of Recruiting, Training for Al-Qaida Federal authorities say Lawal Babafemi received al-Qaida money to recruit English-speaking people to engage in acts of terror against America" SNIPPET: "A Nigerian terror suspect accused of trying to help al-Qaida in Yemen was flown to New York to appear Friday in a federal courtroom. Lawal Babafemi is accused of training with members of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and using his English skills to help publish the terrorist magazine "Inspire." Judge John Gleason ordered Babafemi, also known as "Ayatollah Mustafa," held without bail." SNIPPET:...
  • The 'White Widow' : the new face of terror

    09/27/2013 6:20:24 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Uk Telegraph ^ | September 27, 2013 | Joe Shute
    The woman in a full-length burka walked calmly into the drab government office. She moved close to the desk behind which an administrator was shuffling his papers. Others queued around her. Suddenly, without warning, she detonated the suicide vest she was wearing. The explosion flashed a brilliant white on the grainy CCTV before the cameras cut out, obliterating everything – and everyone – in the room.
  • Tunisia: Man blows himself up while making a bomb

    08/03/2013 9:06:25 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 3, 2013 9:27 AM EDT
    Tunisian authorities say a suspected religious extremist blew himself up while making a bomb in a home he was renting near the capital. … Separately, the interior ministry says an “extremist” was arrested on Friday after he blew off his hand while handling explosives in Menzel Bourguiba, 43 miles from Tunis. …
  • History Repeats Itself . . . with Precision!

    09/22/2013 6:57:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 22, 2013 | Michael Youssef
    It has been said a million times (and now a million and one) that those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it. And now, just like sixty years ago, the United States has allowed Russia to claim a great victory and become the real power player in the Middle East. Today, the blame for that can be confidently laid at the feet of American politicians and their myopic understanding of the region’s new dynamics. Those politicians are led by the Obama Administration, plus two Republicans, Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham. Their obsession with achieving “democracy” in...
  • France fears backlash from militants fighting in Syria

    09/19/2013 11:52:00 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    AFP News ^ | September 19, 2013
    France's interior minister revealed Thursday that hundreds of homegrown Islamist militants were signing up to fight in Syria and warned they could pose a security threat when they come back. More than 300 French nationals or residents are either currently fighting in Syria's civil war, planning to go and fight or have recently returned from there, the minister, Manuel Valls, told France Inter radio. Most of them were young men, often with a delinquent past, who had become radicalised, he said.
  • Bahrain: Security Forces Detaining Children

    09/17/2013 7:03:59 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 5 replies
    Albany Tribune ^ | 9/15/2013 | Staff
    Bahrain security forces routinely detain children without cause and subject them to ill-treatment that may rise to the level of torture, Human Rights Watch said today, based on reports from victims, family members, and legal rights activists. On September 12, 2013, the European Parliament issued a further resolution on the deteriorating rights situation in Bahrain, urging it among other things "to respect the rights of juveniles, to refrain from detaining them in adult facilities and to treat juveniles in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of a Child, to which Bahrain is a party." ... Information recently obtained from...
  • Spain: Jihadists Threaten Catalonia over Burqa Ban

    09/14/2013 9:41:50 AM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    Gatestone Institute. ^ | September 13, 2013 | Soeren Kern
    A jihadist group affiliated with Al Qaeda has threatened to carry out terrorist attacks in Catalonia, an autonomous region in northeastern Spain that is home to the largest concentration of radical Islamists in Europe. The threats were issued by a group called "Africamuslima" in response to efforts by Catalonian lawmakers to increase surveillance of radical Salafists seeking to impose Islamic Sharia law in Spain and other parts of Europe. Catalonia -- a region of 7.5 million people centered on the Mediterranean city of Barcelona -- is home to the largest Muslim population in Spain. Most of the estimated 450,000 Muslims...
  • What Conservative Foreign Policy Looks Like (Andrew McCarthy)

    09/14/2013 6:13:21 AM PDT · by Innovative · 26 replies
    National Review ^ | Sept 14, 2013 | Andrew C McCarthy
    In the Syrian rubble of Barack Obama’s foreign policy lies a moment of opportunity for conservatives. It is a moment for building a muscular foreign policy based on a recognition of good and evil; on an unapologetic conviction that the United States stands firmly on the right side of that ledger because it stands for the liberty and equal dignity of every human being; and, therefore, on an unwavering commitment to have our interventions guided solely by American national interests. It is a Ronald Reagan moment. Now, all we need is a Ronald Reagan. For now, we have only pretenders,...
  • German rapper-turned-jihadist injured fighting in Syria

    09/09/2013 9:55:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 44 replies
    AFP News ^ | September 9, 2013
    A German rapper who converted to Islam and joined jihadist rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad has been injured in an air strike, a jihadist group said on Monday. The jihadist, formerly known as Deso Dogg, was hiding at an anti-regime fighter's house that "was hit by an air strike and helicopter shelling", said a statement posted on Facebook by a group that identified itself as the People of Abraham. As a result of the strikes, Deso Dogg or "Abu Talha al-Almani and several other brothers were injured, while several Muslim children were killed", the statement said.
  • Muslims Offended—Soldier’s Career Destroyed—Official Army Records Show Loss to Nation

    10/09/2012 7:38:25 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 29 replies
    http://www.thomasmore.org ^ | October 8, 2012 | Thomas More Law Center
    ANN ARBOR, MI – During a Pentagon press conference on May 10, 2012, General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, publicly excoriated Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Matthew Dooley, a 1994 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a highly decorated combat veteran. His reason: The course on Islamic Radicalism which LTC Dooley was teaching at the Joint Forces Staff College (JFSC) of the National Defense University was offensive to Muslims. General Dempsey characterized LTC Dooley’s course as "totally objectionable," and ordered all material offensive to Islam scrubbed from military professional education within the JFSC and...
  • Intervene in Syria - Fornicate NO!

    08/29/2013 2:48:29 PM PDT · by Noremac · 4 replies
    Blasted Fools.com ^ | August 29, 2013 | Richard Cameron
    Myself and my group of gentlemen friends 'ConservOList' (soon to admit women – no application fee necessary), hash out the issues and crisis of our day via email back and forth. We've instant messaging challenged or just stuck in a rut – your choice. The topic that is front and center, of course is U.S. Intervention in Syria. The following is my viewpoint: The appropriate response, in my opinion, is no response. Notice that 'Great Britain' in the person of David Cameron (like that last name) is imploring the U.S. to lead.   They themselves, won't take any unilateral measures....
  • Saudi Arabia outlaws domestic abuse

    08/29/2013 9:18:04 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    AFP News ^ | August 29, 2013
    A landmark new law passed by Saudi Arabia on Monday makes domestic abuse a crime in the country for the first time, with perpetrators facing up to a year in prison. Until now, violence in the home has been treated as a purely private matter. The law, passed by the country’s Council of Ministers, prohibits various kinds of physical, psychological and sexual abuse, both at home and in the workplace. Abusers will face a minimum jail term of one month, rising to a maximum of one year, or be fined between 5,000 and 50,000 riyals.
  • No Killing of Believer Lice in Muslim Beards – Beheading Christians is Still OK

    08/27/2013 7:53:01 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | August 27, 2013 | Dean Garrison
    Sometimes I stumble upon a story that I can’t pass up. This is one of those times. It would be morally wrong to have a couple of slices of bacon with your eggs but by all means you can not disturb or try to eradicate the blessed lice living in Muslim beards, for they are special lice that were sent forth by Allah. I am not making this up.
  • Quebec Muslims speak out against French Islamists

    08/27/2013 10:53:02 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    AFP News ^ | August 27, 2013 | By Stéphanie Trouillard
    Members of Quebec’s Muslim community are speaking out against radical Islamic preachers expected at a conference in Montreal. Quebec’s women’s issues minister wants to ban the Islamists, some of whom live in France, from attending the event. The four “star preachers” expected at the conference are known for their radical sermons calling for a strict application of original Islamic law. One of them, a French citizen named Nader Abou Anas, has spoken at the mosque of Bourget, a Parisian suburb, voicing a rigid vision of male-female relations. In several videos published on the internet, he says that all accessories (jewels,...
  • A Brotherhood of Brutality

    08/21/2013 1:30:46 PM PDT · by Noremac · 3 replies
    Blasted Fools.com ^ | August 21, 2013 | Richard Cameron
    There is no sanctuary for Christians in Egypt – certainly not their Church building. The U.K. Mail Online, reports this evening of a sickening display of the fruit of the teachings of the prophet, his followers and the beastly mobs they have spawned. The latest display of inhumanity and indecency, is that of a rabble of human garbage ransacking a 115 year old Church school in suburban Cairo and assaulting the Sisters and parading them through the streets while they endure the curses of hate filled supporters of the former Muslim Brotherhood dictator, Morsi. The Mail’s correspondants described the depravity:...
  • Islamists Hold Prayers In Three Coptic Churches They Destroyed In Minya

    08/21/2013 12:14:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    barracudabrigade ^ | 8/21/13 | staff
    Islamists in Minya, Egypt held Muslim prayers inside three destroyed Coptic Churches after they were destroyed this week. Copts pray inside the Church of St. Moses (Moussa), destroyed by Muslim rioters in Minya, Egypt, Aug. 14-15, 2013. (Rotati Caeli) Islamists prayed in three Coptic Churches in Minya on Saturday.The Muslims believe that any place in which they pray has to be turned into a mosque.Wataninet reported: In the ruins of three of the churches the Islamists had attacked and burned in the Minya region in Upper Egypt, the Islamists yesterday gathered and held Muslim prayers. The three churches are...
  • Egypt : Islamists Step Up Attacks on Christians for Supporting Morsi's Ouster

    08/20/2013 6:59:53 PM PDT · by Innovative · 8 replies
    New York Times ^ | Aug 20, 2013 | KAREEM FAHIM
    Hundreds of Islamists poured into the street, torching, looting and smashing the village’s two churches and a nearby monastery, lashing out so ferociously that marble altars were left in broken heaps on the floor. Over the next few days, a wave of similar attacks on the Coptic Christian minority washed over the country as Islamists set upon homes and churches, shops and schools, youth clubs and at least one orphanage, killing at least three people, according to an Egyptian human rights group. And the military-backed government, which has done little to protect Christians, is now trying to capitalize on the...
  • A Deadly Gamble: Egypt’s Salafists May Now Regret Support for the Military

    08/20/2013 4:31:53 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 9 replies
    A month ago, the Nour Party, the largest political group to emerge from the ultraconservative Salafist movement, was seen as Egypt’s kingmaker when it dramatically joined the military-led ousting of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. They then proceeded to shape the interim government, vetoing a nominee for Prime Minister in the first week after Morsi was removed from power.
  • U.S. Media Coverage of Egypt Does the Propaganda Bidding of Terrorists

    08/18/2013 2:22:56 PM PDT · by Amerisraelhere · 8 replies
    The coverage of the turmoil and violence in Egypt caused by the Muslim Brotherhood jihad terrorists is flat out dispicable and misleading.The Muslim Brotherhood jihadists are not "victims". They are the cause of the current turmoil in Egypt.No doubt the MSM is dancing to the tune the Obamination is singing.Statements made by President Obama in regards to Egypt have been both false and misleading.The president stated- "our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back." [the Egyptian military is not out killing civilians in the streets, as...
  • Egyptian Islamists target Christians as security tightens ahead of protests

    08/18/2013 6:06:06 AM PDT · by Innovative · 10 replies
    Fox news ^ | Aug 18, 2013 | FoxNews
    Egypt Islamists are targeting Christians churches and businesses as the country increases security at the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo ahead of planned mass protests by Morsi supporters. In the four days since security forces cleared two sit-in camps by Morsi supporters, Islamists have attacked dozens of Coptic churches, along with homes and businesses owned by the Christian minority. The campaign of intimidation appears to be a warning to Christians outside Cairo to stand down from political activism. Nearly 40 churches have been looted and torched, while 23 others have been attacked and heavily damaged since Wednesday...
  • Though silent, Israel remains worried by Egypt upheaval

    08/17/2013 7:58:09 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    Reuters (Live) ^ | August 17, 2013 | By Allyn Fisher-Ilan
    JERUSALEM - Israel has looked on at upheaval in Egypt largely in silence, keen to avoid disrupting strategic security cooperation with a military it sees as critical to curbing attacks by Islamist militants in neighbouring Sinai, officials and analysts said. In private, one senior Israeli official expressed alarm at U.S. President Barack Obama's condemnation of the bloodshed in Egypt and cancellation of a joint military exercise with Cairo. "Eyebrows have been raised," the official said. Israel worries that any sign of wavering U.S. support for Egypt's military may embolden Islamist militants sympathetic with the Muslim Brotherhood, ousted by the Egyptian...
  • Attacks on Protesters in Cairo Were Calculated to Provoke, Some Say

    08/17/2013 7:49:01 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 16, 2013 | By Rick Gladstone
    The ferocity of the attacks by security forces on Islamist protesters in Cairo this week appears to have been a deliberate calculation of the military-appointed government to provoke violence from the Muslim Brotherhood and its allies, a number of Arab and Western historians of Middle East politics said Friday. The objective, they said in interviews, was to demonize the Islamists in the eyes of Egypt’s broader populace. “Given the propaganda of the state-supported media in Cairo, tarring the Muslim Brotherhood with the terrorist brush, making them enemies, not just a nuisance, is setting them up for being completely crushed and...
  • Muslims Mad as Hell About ‘Islamophobic’ Conference

    08/11/2013 1:54:43 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 51 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | August 11, 2013 | JP
    Eastern Michigan University hosted a day-long conference Saturday that dared to ask the question: “Is Islam a Religion of Peace?” Leaders of the state’s Muslim community apparently didn’t care to hear the answer because they tried mightily to get the conference cancelled. “We respect the freedom of speech,” claimed Victor Begg, senior advisor of the Michigan Muslim Community Center. “However, denying the Holocaust, yelling ‘fire’ in a theater, or glorifying Hitler would not constitute freedom of speech.” In other words, anyone who wonders aloud whether Islam truly is the peaceful religion its adherents claim is on a moral par with...
  • Islamists Debate Their Next Move in Tense Cairo

    08/15/2013 7:18:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    NYT ^ | 8/15/13 | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
    CAIRO — Gathering Thursday morning around a mosque used as a morgue for hundreds killed the day before, many Islamists waited confidently for a surge of sympathetic support from the broader public. But it failed to materialize. With their leaders jailed or silent, Islamists reeled in shock at the worst mass killing in Egypt’s modern history. By Thursday night, health officials had counted 638 dead and nearly 4,000 injured, but the final toll was expected to rise further. A tense quiet settled over Cairo as the city braced for new protests by the supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, after...
  • Egypt declares national emergency

    08/14/2013 7:04:52 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    BBC News ^ | August 14, 2013
    Egypt's presidency has declared a state of emergency after scores of people were killed when security forces stormed protest camps in Cairo. The camps had been occupied by supporters of former president Mohammed Morsi, who was deposed in early July. Security forces say 95 people have been killed, but the Muslim Brotherhood says hundreds have died.
  • Two men charged in Miami with financing foreign terrorist groups

    08/13/2013 5:11:22 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 13, 2013 | By Zachary Fagenson
    A U.S. citizen and a foreign national were charged in federal court in Miami on Tuesday with providing financing and recruits to al Qaeda and other foreign terrorist organizations fighting in Syria and other places. Gufran Ahmed Kauser Mohammed, a 30-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen born in India, and Mohamed Hussein Said, a 25-year-old Kenyan, were arraigned on a 15-count indictment charging them with links to three U.S.-designated terrorist organizations that have operated in Iraq, Syria and Somalia. Both men, who were arrested in Saudi Arabia and turned over to U.S. custody last week, pleaded not guilty and were ordered held...
  • Might the Planet Earth have her own Krikkit (Islamist) Colonies?

    07/27/2013 11:51:41 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 21 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | July 27, 2013 | Dan Miller
    Is Islamism our own Planet Krikkit? Can it be dealt with in similar fashion but with even better results than in Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy? Islamists need to be left alone and in peace to kill each other. Others prefer to live in peace without killing anyone. Who wins?The Beauties of IslamismThis article at American Thinker (H/t to Counter Jihad Report) offers a few of the many inspiring verses from the blessed Koran: “Kill the unbelievers wherever you find them.” Koran 2:191“Make war on the infidels living in your neighborhood.” Koran 9:123 “When opportunity arises, kill the infidels wherever you catch them.” Koran 9:5 “Any religion other...
  • Fort Hood shooting suspect to Fox News: US at war with Islam, he regrets Army service

    07/27/2013 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 49 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 27, 2013
    The Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood mass shooting said in a statement to Fox News that the U.S. government is at war with Islam. “My complicity was on behalf of a government that openly acknowledges that it would hate for the law of Almighty Allah to be the supreme law of the land,” Maj. Nidal Hasan said in a lengthy statement released to Fox News on Saturday. He then says in reference to a war on Islam, “I participated in it.”
  • Dramatic images of Tsarnaev's last stand

    07/18/2013 5:15:56 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 18, 2013 | by Sean Murphy
    A Massachusetts state police photographer angered by Rolling Stone magazine's latest cover of Boston boming suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has released never-before-seen photos of Tsarnaev just before he was taken into custody. Pictures taken by Sgt. Sean Murphy, and first published by Boston Magazine, show a bruised and bloody Tsarneav emerging from the backyard boat he hid in after a confrontation with authorities that left his older brother and alleged bombing accomplice dead.
  • Faked Outrage in the Middle East

    07/18/2013 8:11:10 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 1 replies
    Gatesstone Institute ^ | 7/18/2013 | Nonie Darwish
    In the West, expressions such as "racist," or in Muslim countries "apostate," are intended to silence citizens and keep them muzzled. In Muslim countries, the objective is to keep people under the control of Islamic law through government enforcement. In America, a whole new generation would rather defend terrorists and criminals than be called "racists." Having spent most of my life in the Middle East, I am sensitive to recognizing artificially-induced, exhibitionistic, whipped-up outrage -- "shaming fits" -- forced upon ordinary people by "the system." "Shaming," as in, "Have you no shame?" and frequently mentioned in communications among Muslims, is...
  • Nigeria: Ramadan Begins Tomorrow - Sultan

    07/09/2013 3:18:31 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    All Africa.com ^ | July 9, 2013 | BY RAKIYA MUHAMMAD AND ABBAS JIMOH
    The Islamic holy month of Ramadan is to start tomorrow in Nigeria, the Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar announced last night, hours after most Muslim countries in the Middle East made a similar announcement. In a statement, chairman of the Sultanate Council's advisory committee on religious affairs Professor Sambo Junaid said no report of sighting of the new moon was received from the various moon sighting committees across the country. Also last night, Secretary-general of the council Prof. Ishaq Oloyede announced that the new moon had not been sighted anywhere in the country. "Reports across the world including Indonesia,...
  • Islamists Not Ready For Democracy

    07/09/2013 5:56:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 9, 2013 | Cal Thomas
    The military coup that ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi marks another failure in U.S. foreign policy over several administrations, which have erroneously promoted the notion that American-style democracy in Islamic lands will produce a nation more like ours. The Founders wrote a Constitution. When properly read and obeyed, it guards against pure democracy and makes "we the people" subject to laws that cannot be abolished by popular vote. Benjamin Franklin properly called what the Founders wrought a "Republic." Representative government would guard against the passions of a majority. No such safeguards apply in Egypt, or for that matter throughout most...