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  • UK police keep 'open mind' about deady stabbing spree

    06/21/2020 3:27:38 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    France24 ^ | June 21, 2020
    Reading (United Kingdom) (AFP) -- British police said Sunday they were keeping an open mind about what prompted a lone suspect to stab three people to death in a park filled with families and friends relaxing in the southern English city of Reading. The Thames Valley police said three people were also seriously injured and a 25-year-old suspect from the historic town 60 kilometres (35 miles) west of London detained. They made no reference to reports that the man was a Libyan national. Footage showed what appeared to be a large number of counter-terror police performing a controlled explosion at...
  • Germany arrests 4 IS suspects planning attack on US bases

    04/15/2020 4:36:21 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 4 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | April 15, 2020
    BERLIN - German authorities say police have arrested four suspected members of the Islamic State group alleged to be planning an attack on American military facilities. Federal prosecutors said the suspects were arrested by tactical police units early Wednesday at various locations in the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia. They identified the men as Azizjon B., Muhammadali G., Farhodshoh K. and Sunatullokh K. - all citizens of Tajikistan. The suspects’ surnames weren’t released for privacy reasons. The men’s alleged leader, a 30-year-old Tajik man identified only as Ravsan B., has been in jail since March 2019 on unspecified charges. Prosecutors...
  • Victory: PJM's Raymond Ibrahim to Speak at U.S. Army War College Despite CAIR's Howling

    02/20/2020 9:01:55 AM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 20, 2020 | Paula Bolyard
    Raymond Ibrahim, a longtime and regular contributor to PJ Media, will be speaking about his book, Sword and Scimitar: Fourteen Centuries of War between Islam and the West, next week at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. This is significant: the War College first invited Mr. Ibrahim to speak last year; however, one week before his scheduled appearance in June 2019, a number of politically active Islamists—including CAIR, Linda Sarsour, etc.—protested wildly, including by presenting Ibrahim as a “white supremacist” who if allowed to speak would incite an “already racist and nationalist” American army to start randomly...
  • Iranian satellite fails to enter into orbit during fourth consecutive unsuccessful launch

    02/09/2020 10:27:51 AM PST · by kevcol · 44 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 9, 2020 | Tim Pearce
    Iran has failed another attempt at launching a satellite into space. Iran attempted to launch a domestically-built "Zafar" satellite into space, but the rocket did not gain enough speed to reach orbit, according to reports. News of the failure broke on Sunday, two weeks after satellite imagery showed increased activity around Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Center.
  • Acting head of U.N. Palestinian agency says 'difficult' year ahead, amid funding cuts and Israeli pressure

    01/16/2020 1:35:24 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 16, 2020 | by Nidal al-Mughrabi
    GAZA - The interim head of the U.N. agency that aids Palestinian refugees on Thursday accused pro-Israel groups of lobbying foreign parliaments to stop donations, even as it struggled to recover from losing United States funding in 2018. Christian Saunders, in an interview with Reuters in his Gaza office, also said Israel was seeking to replace United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) services for Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem with those of its own. UNRWA has faced budgetary difficulties since 2018, when the United States, its biggest donor, halted its annual aid of $360 million. The United States and...
  • Disgusting: Kiddie Porn and Jihad, Saudi Flight Students Caught

    01/13/2020 9:59:12 PM PST · by Enterprise · 30 replies
    https://dcdirtylaundry.com ^ | January 13, 2020 | David L Brockett
    Out of twenty-one local Saudi aviation students investigated in connection with the Dec 2019 Pensacola terrorist attack, fifteen had child pornography on their computers. That’s a rate of seven out of ten (70%). What’s wrong with these people? Supposedly the Saudis send the best of the best for this training. If the perversion rate of this elite group is 7/10, how much higher is it for the lesser beings over there? Experts on the psychology behind child pornography believe this activity stems from a deep sense of sexual inadequacy or from traumatic early childhood sexual experiences. Considering the Muslim culture...
  • European Islamists’ Not-So-Happy Holidays Terrorism Plots

    01/09/2020 8:39:43 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 2 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | January 7, 2020 | Robin Simcox
    We are just one week into 2020, and already Europe has suffered its first Islamist terrorist attack of the year. On Friday, a 22-year-old French citizen named in the press as “Nathan C.” began stabbing joggers in a park in Paris. One man died while trying to protect his wife, who was also seriously injured. Another innocent victim was wounded. The attacker fled, but was eventually fatally shot by French police. At first, the media ascribed the attack to mental health issues. Yet France’s anti-terrorism prosecution office has now stated that “[w]hile the troubling psychiatric problems of the individual have...
  • Socialists ganging up with Islamists To Bring Down America

    05/17/2019 9:09:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/17/19 | Judi McLeod
    Bernie Sanders continues with Obama’s Fundamental Transformation of America The biggest mainstream/social media-ignored story of our day: The Socialists and Islamists have OFFICIALLY ganged up against America in the prelude to the 2020 presidential election. The not so long ago suspected nightmare of Socialists and Islamists working in tandem against the American people is now a reality unfolding before our very eyes that can no longer be written off as just another conspiracy theory.
  • Socialists ganging up with Islamists To Bring Down America

    05/16/2019 3:24:47 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 5/16/19 | Judi McLeod
    Bernie Sanders continues with Obama’s Fundamental Transformation of America The biggest mainstream/social media-ignored story of our day: The Socialists and Islamists have OFFICIALLY ganged up against America in the prelude to the 2020 presidential election. The not so long ago suspected nightmare of Socialists and Islamists working in tandem against the American people is now a reality unfolding before our very eyes that can no longer be written off as just another conspiracy theory. . “Socialists and Islamists are working together for the destruction of the Free Market in the West and Israel” Crickets followed Glenn Beck’s announcement on his...
  • Annihilation of Christian Life and People: Where is the Outrage in the West?

    04/28/2019 3:29:43 PM PDT · by robowombat · 14 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | April 28, 2019 at 5:00 am | Giulio Meotti
    Annihilation of Christian Life and People: Where is the Outrage in the West? Meeting Catastrophe with Indifference by Giulio Meotti April 28, 2019 at 5:00 am Islamic extremists have seen that the West has not mobilized to prevent them from repressing Christians, as if unconsciously there were a strange convergence between our silence and the ethnic cleansing project of the Islamic State, aimed at erasing Christians. "Religious liberty, the core value of western civilisation, is being destroyed across large parts of the world. Yet the West, myopically denying this religious war, is averting its gaze..." — Melanie Phillips, British journalist,...
  • Sri Lanka Cardinal Says Muslim Envoys Assured Him Bombings Had ‘No Connection to Islam’

    04/25/2019 5:44:33 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 32 replies
    CNS News ^ | April 25, 2019 | Patrick Goodenough
    Sri Lanka Cardinal Says Muslim Envoys Assured Him Bombings Had ‘No Connection to Islam’ (CNSNews.com) – The Catholic archbishop of Colombo met Wednesday with ambassadors of Islamic countries who expressed condolences over the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings and assured him, he said, that there was “no connection to Islam.” The Islamic terrorist group ISIS claimed responsibility for eight bombings, whose targets included three churches and four hotels. The death toll has continued to rise, reaching 359 on Wednesday.
  • Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day: Revisiting Islam’s Greatest Slaughter of Christians

    04/24/2019 8:18:10 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 24, 2019 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day: Revisiting Islam’s Greatest Slaughter of Christians Today, April 24, marks the “Great Crime,” that is, the genocide of Christians—mostly Armenians but also Assyrians—that took place under the Islamic Ottoman Empire throughout World War I.  Then, the Turks liquidated approximately 1.5 million Armenians and 300,000 Assyrians.Most objective American historians who have studied the question unequivocally agree that it was a deliberate, calculated genocide: More than one million Armenians perished as the result of execution, starvation, disease, the harsh environment, and physical abuse.  A people who lived in eastern Turkey for nearly 3,000 years [more than double the amount of...
  • Why Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama Tweeted About ‘Easter Worshippers’

    04/23/2019 8:13:04 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 45 replies
    DennisPrager.com ^ | 4-23-19 | Dennis Prager
    Sometimes, a few sentences tell you more about a person — and, more importantly, an ideology — than a learned thesis. That is the case with tweets from Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama two days ago in response to the mass murder of more than 300 Christians and others in Sri Lanka. Their tweets are worth serious analysis because they reveal a great deal about the left. Of course, they reveal a great deal about Clinton and Obama, too, but that doesn’t interest me. And that, too, is important. Many Americans — especially conservatives and “independents” — are more interested...
  • California man sentenced to more than 15 years in ISIS support case

    02/27/2019 11:07:57 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 27, 2019 | BY CHRISTINE WEICHER
    San Francisco - In defending 23-year-old Amer Alhaggagi, his lawyer called him "a class clown" - "a prankster who did not know when he was crossing the line." But federal prosecutors consider him an ISIS supporter, caught before he could activate his plot to kill 10,000 San Francisco-area residents by planting bombs, blowing up a gay bar, setting fires and distributing poisoned cocaine in night clubs. Defense attorney Mary McNamera's argued in federal court Tuesday that Alhaggagi is an "all-American boy" who was "playing a game." His argument did not prevail. Judge Charles Breyer sentenced Alhaggagi to more than 15...
  • ISIS bride Hoda Muthana says she'll have 'no problem' returning to U.S.

    02/22/2019 7:33:03 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 53 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 22, 2019 | By Richard Engel
    AL-HOUL CAMP, Syria - An American-born ISIS bride told NBC News Friday that she anticipates "no problem" in returning to the U.S. despite the Trump administration insisting that won't be allowed. Hoda Muthana, 24, left the U.S. to join the Islamic State in Syria in 2014. She is now staying in a refugee camp with her 18-month-old son after fleeing the remnants of the caliphate. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he told Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to refuse her entry. Pompeo told NBC's "Today" on Thursday that Muthana is not a citizen and will not be admitted to...
  • Despots are pushing the Arab world to become more secular

    12/20/2018 6:50:55 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 18 replies
    The Economist ^ | Nov 2nd 2017
    DURING Friday prayers the congregation of Muhammad Yousef, a young puritanical preacher in the Egyptian town of Mansoura, once spilled out into the alleys surrounding his mosque. Now Sheikh Muhammad counts it a good week if he fills half the place. In Cairo, 110km (68 miles) to the south, unveiled women sit in street cafés, traditionally a male preserve, smoking water-pipes. Some of the establishments serve alcohol, which Islam prohibits. “We’re in religious decline,” moans Sheikh Muhammad, whose despair is shared by clerics in many parts of the Arab world. According to Arab Barometer, a pollster, much of the region...
  • New White House Counterterrorism Strategy Singles Out ‘Radical Islamists’

    10/04/2018 3:10:57 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 12 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 4, 2018 5:30 pm | Adam Kredo
    Trump admin puts renewed focus on radical Islam, Iran, rolling back Obama efforts The Trump administration is implementing a new, government-wide counterterrorism strategy that places renewed focus on combatting "radical Islamic terrorist groups," marking a significant departure from the Obama administration, which implemented a series of policies aimed at deemphasizing the threat of Islamic terror groups. In releasing the first national counterterrorism strategy since 2011, the Trump administration is working to take a drastically different approach than that of the former administration, according to senior U.S. officials. While the Obama administration sought to dampen the United States' focus on Islamic...
  • Grandfather: Remains at NM compound are missing boy’s

    08/10/2018 10:54:51 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 21 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | August 10, 2018 | Stephen R. Groves And Morgan Lee / AP
    TAOS – A severely disabled Georgia boy who authorities say was kidnapped by his father and marked for an exorcism was found buried at the ramshackle compound in the New Mexico desert that has been the focus of investigators for the past week, the toddler’s grandfather said Thursday. New Mexico authorities, however, said they had not identified the remains, discovered Monday. And prosecutors said they were awaiting word on the cause of death before deciding on any charges. The boy, Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, would have turned 4 on Monday. Prosecutors said he was snatched from his mother, Hakima Ramzi, in December...
  • Most programmes to stop radicalisation are failing [UK]

    07/02/2018 10:44:45 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 25 replies
    The Times (UK) ^ | June 6 2018 | Fiona Hamilton
    More than 95 per cent of deradicalisation programmes are ineffective, according to a study commissioned by the Home Office that raises questions about the government’s Prevent programme. *snip* BIT found that teachers in particular were afraid to bring up matters of race and religion with their students without appearing discriminatory, often causing them to refuse to talk about these topics entirely.
  • Militant family uses child in suicide bomb attack on Indonesian police

    05/14/2018 5:59:04 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 14, 2018 | by Kanupriya Kapoor
    SURABAYA, Indonesia - A family of Islamist militants in Indonesia carried an eight-year-old into a suicide bomb attack against police in Surabaya on Monday, a day after another militant family killed 13 people in suicide attacks on three churches in the same city. The suicide bombers rode two motorbikes up to a checkpoint outside a police station and blew themselves up, police chief Tito Karnavian told a news conference in Indonesia’s second-largest city. He said the child survived the explosion, and CCTV footage showed the girl stumbling around in the aftermath. “We hope the child will recover. We believe she...