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  • Family considers killing 10-year-old daughter after mullah rapes her in Afghanistan mosque

    07/21/2014 10:40:00 AM PDT · by george76 · 70 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 20, 2014 | Rod Nordland
    It was bad enough that the alleged rape took place in the sanctity of a mosque and that the accused man was a mullah who invoked the familiar defence that it had been consensual sex. But the victim was only 10 years old. And there was more: The authorities said her family members openly planned to carry out an honour killing in the case – against the young girl. The mullah offered to marry his victim instead. This past week, the awful matter became even worse. On Tuesday, local policemen removed the girl from the shelter that had given her...
  • Philadelphia mosque leaders try to cut off man's hand -police

    07/19/2014 8:15:03 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 32 replies
    REUTERS ^ | 7/18/2014 | REUTERS
    (Reuters) - Two men described as leaders of a Philadelphia mosque were accused of trying to cut off the hand of a suspected thief, whose wrist was sliced so deeply it required hospital treatment, police said on Friday. The 46-year-old victim said two officials in the mosque accused him of stealing jars of money from the house of worship after morning prayers on Monday.
  • Islamic World's First Eco-Friendly Mosque Opens in Dubai

    07/19/2014 12:49:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Saturday, July 19, 2014
    Khalifa Al Tajer Mosque, in Bur Saeed Street, Deira has the capacity for 3,500 worshippersDubai's Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) on Friday opened the first environmentally friendly mosque in the entire Islamic world to worshippers. The Khalifa Al Tajer Mosque, in Bur Saeed Street, Deira, Dubai, has the capacity for some 3,500 worshippers who attended the first Friday sermon at the mosque given by Sheikh Salih Al Maghamsi, imam of the Quba Mosque in Medinah, Saudi Arabia. Located on 105,000 square feet of land, the new green mosque was designed with energy efficiency in mind and was built with...
  • Removing Church Pews for Muslim Prayer Mats in the Name of Religious Tolerance

    07/17/2014 2:28:23 AM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 7/13/2014 | Gene Koprowski
    My alma mater, The University of Chicago, was recently in the news for an overtly politically correct act for replacing its historic Bond Chapel's pews for Muslims to worship. This act is raising hackles reminiscent of the university's other, recent, tone-deaf decision to demolish the childhood home of former President Ronald Reagan, on its campus, and replace it with a parking lot and a commemorative plaque.The school, founded by the Rockefeller family in the late 19th century as a Baptist-affiliated institution of higher learning, with an English-style undergraduate college, and German-style graduate research school, today positions itself as completely non-denominational...
  • Reagan Republican Honors Ground Zero Mosque Imam

    07/06/2014 6:30:43 AM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies
    Shoebat Foundation ^ | July 3, 2014 | Ben Barrack
    President Ronald Reagan’s former National Security Advisor Robert McFarlane recently honored Ground Zero mosque imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, tainting his former boss’s legacy in so doing. Making matters worse is that Abubaker Y. Ahmed Al Shingieti, the Vice President of the organization that hosted the event was for years a high ranking henchman in Sudan’s terrorist regime and is today a stealth jihadist who leads a Muslim Brotherhood front group. Last year, it was reported that McFarlane may have illegally represented the government of Sudan and that the FBI seized documents in a raid of his apartment. One of the...
  • Historic 127-Year-Old (Minnesota) Catholic Church Is Now a Mosque

    07/01/2014 9:50:42 AM PDT · by NYer · 44 replies
    Christian Post ^ | June 30, 2014 | MORGAN LEE
    A Catholic church in St. Paul, Minnesota, that closed last year has reopened its doors as a mosque. The 127-year-old Church of St. John closed in 2013 when it merged with another church due to declining membership. Last Friday the building reopened as Darul-Uloom Islamic Center. "There are a lot of East Africans in the area, and we want to give them a place to worship, a place to be educated, a community space," center spokesman Feisal M. Elmi told The Associated Press.According to a Pioneer Press story detailing the church's closure last year, "St. John once had 1,400 members. It...
  • World's First Church, Mosque, Synagogue in One? Berlin May Be Home to 'House of One'

    06/23/2014 8:23:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/23/2014 | Stoyan Zaimov
    A project named "The House of One," looking to create the world's first ever church, mosque and synagogue in Berlin, Germany, where people of different faiths can worship under one roof, is currently raising donations. "Under one roof: one synagogue, one mosque, one church. We want to use these rooms for our own traditions and prayers. And together we want to use the room in the middle for dialogue and discussion and also for people without faith," explained Pastor Gregor Hohberg, a Protestant parish priest, according to a BBC News report. "Berlin is a city where people come together from...
  • Video: Man Wreaks Havoc at Grand Mosque in Makkah By Staff

    06/05/2014 12:27:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Thursday, June 05, 2014
    A mentally ill African man claiming to be Jesus Christ mounted a wall at the Grand Mosque in the western Saudi town of Makkah and smashed a lamp before he was captured by security men, newspapers reported on Thursday. The man had managed to sneak into the Mosque through thousands of Moslem pilgrims and climbed the wall before attacking a lamp and smashing part of it. “We arrested the man…he was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol as some social networks say…he is mentally ill as he claimed to be Jesus Christ,” said Major Ge
  • Laura Ingraham fights ‘whining’ Grover Norquist

    05/20/2014 3:57:58 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | JONATHAN TOPAZ
    Radio host Laura Ingraham and Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist engaged in a heated exchange on immigration reform on Ingraham’s show Tuesday. At one point, Ingraham, a Fox News contributor, accused anti-tax advocate Norquist of “whining” over the discussion on the show. After Ingraham said allowing more immigrant workers to come into the U.S. would be “obscene to the American experience,” Norquist cut in.
  • Motion to transform Hagia Sophia into a mosque: Conquest of Constantinople a national holiday...

    05/05/2014 3:14:33 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Asia News ^ | 5/5/2014 | NaT da Polis
    A little-known independent deputy from the Burdur district, Hami Yildirim, has filed a motion in the Turkish parliament to transform the Istanbul Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque. The Hagia Sophia is known to all as an architectural masterpiece, a symbol of united Christendom, built by Emperor Justinian in 537 AD. The news was broken by Haber Turk and so far has not been denied. On the contrary, there are other worrying signs: a few days ago, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his desire to celebrate an Islamic function in Santa Sofia on 29 May, the day that commemorates...
  • Obama went to a mosque in Malaysia on Sunday, and what he said there is very, very disturbing

    04/30/2014 12:56:26 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 25 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 4/28/14 | Joshua Riddle
    This is disturbing on a lot of levels. First, Christians don’t ask Muslims to pray for them. A Christian believes that the God of the Bible is the only God, and asking someone to pray to Allah is asking those people to put another God before Him, which is the first commandment. Secondly, no other world leader that is not a Muslim has ever done anything like this before. Obama sympathizes with a religion that literally wants to wipe us off the face of the planet. They kill women, children, gay people, or anyone that offends them. You would like...
  • Developer kills plan for ‘Ground Zero mosque’

    04/30/2014 11:10:22 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 19 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | April 30 2014 | Pamela Geller
    The New York Times has a big write up on the latest developments on the now scrapped Ground Zero mosque plan. All of you who fought that 15 story mosquestrosity with us – kudos to you. We fought back and we won. Sharon Otterman, the write of the NY Times piece, asked for my comments but of course didn’t use any of them. Here is what I said when asked about Sharif el-Gamal’s plans to build a museum to Islam at the site of the jihad attacks at Ground Zero. Sharon, I believe that a center at Ground Zero studying...
  • Obama to “honor Islam” by visiting triumphal mosque built on site of church in Malaysia

    04/26/2014 5:47:10 PM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | April 24, 2014 | Pamela Geller
    As the world continues to suffer the onslaught of jihadi wars and Islamic supremacist revolutions, Obama chooses to subtly sanction supremacism and savagery with a Presidential visit to a victory mosque. Will Obama address the oppression of Christian in Malaysia? Will Obama address the persecution of Christians ... Obama’s unquestioning support for and encouragement of Islam’s jihad and sharia only serves to increase the human toll the brutal supremacism demands. ... Barack Obama will be knocking on the doors of one of Malaysia’s most iconic landmarks – Masjid Negara – on Sunday. The visit to the mosque, built in 1922...
  • Rep. Peter King Calls President Obama's Immigration Policy Amnesty (2009) regardless of disguise

    04/25/2014 4:00:39 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | Apr 13, 2009
    One Congressman who opposes Obama's Immigration push is Congressman Peter King. "No matter how he tries to disguise it, he is giving amnesty to illegal aliens. They can call it Comprehensive reform. The reality is the he is going people who entered the country illegally, to stay here legally."
  • Mosque Doubles as Bomb Factory, Until Accident - Taliban Leader Among 5 Dead Rebels in Explosion

    04/20/2014 11:35:30 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies
    Khamma Oress ^ | Sat Apr 19 2014 | Ghanizada
    Taliban leader among 5 rebels killed in Ghazni mosque explosion A local Taliban commander was among five militants killed following an explosion inside a mosque in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan. Local government officials said the militants were killed while they were making an improvised explosive device (IED) to carry out a roadside bomb explosion. Deputy provincial governor Mohammad Ali Ahmadi said the incident took place on Saturday morning in western party of Ghazni city. Ahmadi further added that the Taliban commander was recognized as Mullah Sadiq who was killed along with four other militants following the explosion. The Taliban...
  • Islamic group gets OK to cut crosses off NY church (Syracuse NY)

    04/03/2014 1:45:07 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 3, 2014 4:37 PM EDT
    A city board on Thursday gave a Muslim group the go-ahead to remove six crosses from the roof and spires of a century-old former Catholic church so the now-vacant Gothic structure can be used as a mosque. More than 200 people had signed an online petition calling on the Syracuse Landmark Preservation Board to deny an application by North Side Learning Center, the church’s new owner, to remove the crosses and build a six-foot chain-link fence. …
  • New Castle Mosque Protest Goes Digital

    03/30/2014 10:29:26 AM PDT · by NYAmerican · 9 replies
    Chappaqua Daily Voice ^ | 8/2/12 | NYAmerican
    The limousine liberals of New Castle, NY (aka "Chappaqua", or Clinton H.Q.) continue to fight a mosque in "their backyard". Wonder how many of them strongly supported the mosque @ Ground Zero. (update reported in NY Journal News, lohud.com: "New Castle criticized over Islamic center's review" on 3/30/14)
  • Former Syracuse Catholic Church to Become Islamic Mosque

    03/27/2014 5:56:01 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 49 replies
    CNY Central ^ | 2/24/14 | Laura Hand
    SYRACUSE -- Syracuse's Holy Trinity has a new owner, and some major changes are coming for the former Roman Catholic church. As we first reported on Monday, the church, rectory and its old school, currently used for refugee and immigration programs, have been sold to the North Side Learning Center, a North McBride Street-based all-volunteer organization founded in 2009. Dr. Yusuf Soule, who heads up North Side Learning Center, confirms that his not for profit program has bought the campus and will lease the former church to a new Islamic society, which will name it 'Mosque of Jesus the Son...
  • Chechnya leader inaugurates new mosque in Israel

    03/23/2014 12:33:40 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 23, 2014 10:14 AM EDT
    The president of Russia’s republic of Chechnya has inaugurated a new $10 million mosque in an Arab village in Israel. Ramzan Kadyrov said on Sunday that it was an honor to visit “this good and holy land” during a stop in the village of Abu Ghosh. …
  • Report: Obama Spent $770 Million in Taxpayer Funds to Rebuild and Renovate Mosques Overseas

    03/10/2014 1:46:52 PM PDT · by make no mistake · 66 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 3/10/2014 | Jason DeWitt
    A CBS news investigation found that the Obama State Department is sending millions of dollars to save mosques overseas — outraging taxpayer advocates and raising enormous questions about aid to potentially terror-supporting groups with U.S. foreign aid.
  • Johannesburg,South Africa: Four Muslims Gang-Rape a 10-Year-old Boy in Mosque

    03/09/2014 10:23:54 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 21 replies
     An Islamic organisation has voiced its disgust on Friday after a 10 year-old-boy was assaulted and molested at mosque in Lenasia.Earlier reports said the boy was assaulted at a church, but according to Jamiatul Ulama South Africa the incident happened at a mosque in Lenasia’s Extension 11. Jamiatul Ulama South Africa general secretary Moulana E I Bham said the victim was molested by three teenagers and a 23-year-old man, who have since been arrested. “We would like to strongly denounce this incident and welcome the quick arrests which have so far been made of the suspects.” Police spokesperson Kay Makhubela...
  • Rachel’s Tomb Hit By 200 Terror Attacks in 2013 (Israel)

    02/11/2014 7:46:28 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    INN ^ | 2/11/2014, 9:20 PM | Ari Yashar
    The Interior Committee discussed a bill presented by MK David Azulai (Shas) on Tuesday, which addressed the “continuous harassment of Jews visiting Kever Rachel,” the tomb of the Jewish matriarch Rachel from the Torah. During the course of the discussion, which was moderated by MK Zevulun Kalfa (Jewish Home), Azulai explained he had raised the issue due to the increase in the frequency of terrorist attacks around Kever Rachel. He noted the 1993 Oslo Accords guaranteed Jews prayer access to the site, adding, “if this is what the agreements look like, we need to be very concerned.” Massive Arab mobs...
  • Muslim Authorities Filling Temple Mount with Trash Cans

    01/20/2014 11:56:12 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 22 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/1/14 | Gil Ronen
    Jews who ascended to the Temple Mount in the last few days discovered that the Muslim Waqf has been planting trash cans throughout the plaza atop the Mount. Two weeks ago, as LIBA project coordinator Yehuda Glick visited the Mount, he saw drilling being carried out into the paved floor of the Mount plaza. Muslims refused to say what they were doing and were assisted by police in pushing Glick away. The mystery of the drilling has now been solved: the holes were used for planting dozens of trash cans, and dozens more await their turn. Temple activists said Monday...
  • California Mosque with Collapsing Ceilings, Raw Sewage, Claims Freedom of Religion

    01/12/2014 7:10:29 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 01/12/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    I don’t really understand how living in an Islamic center that has collapsing ceilings and raw sewage is a part of the Islamic religion. Even the most far out Hadiths and Fatwas (and there are some really far out ones) don’t cover this.But political correctness usually trumps the law when it comes to mosques. Masjid Noor has “serious structural integrity problems and potentially dangerous conditions” that were revealed during a late-December inspection by fire officials, said city prosecutor Trisha Aljoe.“Floors and ceilings are collapsing in there, and extensive work is being done that needs a structural engineer.”Aljoe added that raw...
  • Israeli injured after Palestinian hurls explosive at Bethlehem holy site

    01/06/2014 2:24:48 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 6/1/14 | Yaakov Lappin
    Palestinians hurled two improvised grenades at Israelis in Bethlehem on Monday evening in two attacks, injuring one civilian. An explosive was thrown at Rachel's Tomb, causing injuries to one man, who was evacuated to hospital by paramedics. Earlier, an explosive was thrown at an IDF base in the area. No injuries were reported in that attack. Monday's events are the latest indication that Palestinian violence is on the rise, though Israeli policymakers and defense experts remain doubtful that we are on the cusp of a third intifada. Last week, news outlets learned of a secret report by one of the...
  • 14 killed in China mosque stampede

    01/06/2014 8:04:21 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Belfast Telegraph ^ | 06 January 2014
    Fourteen people have died after a stampede at a mosque in northern China. The incident happened at the mosque in Guyuan, a city in the Ningxia region, the Xinhua News Agency said, while people were handing out traditional cakes during an event to commemorate a religious figure. …
  • Islam to become Ireland's second religion by 2043; Muslim population to rise to 100,000 by 2020

    12/30/2013 1:35:13 PM PST · by tesbassa · 22 replies
    World Bulletin ^ | 30 December 2013
    As construction work begins on Ireland’s biggest mosque in the capital Dublin, statistics have shown that Islam will become Ireland’s second biggest religion after Catholicism by the year 2043. The Central Statistics Office confirmed that Islam is currently the fastest growing religion in Ireland, noting a 10-fold increase between 1991 and 2011 in which the Muslim population increased from 0.1% to 1.1% of the overall population. Not including conversions to the religion, the census claimed that just based on birth rate and immigration alone, the population of Muslims in Ireland will rise from 49,000 to 100,000 by 2020. Meanwhile, the...
  • One man dead, two hurt after stabbing attack at mosque ( Australia )

    12/05/2013 8:40:16 AM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    Herald Sun ^ | December 05, 2013 | Wayne Flower, Mark Buttler
    WORSHIPPERS at a mosque fled for their lives as a man ran amok with a knife during morning prayers, leaving one elderly man dead and two others seriously hurt. Horrified witnesses said the attacker went berserk on Thursday when other worshippers refused to let him enter the Broadmeadows mosque for prayers. The man, who was not a regular worshiper, allegedly became violent when other worshippers refused to let him enter morning prayers. All the victims were elderly men. "It was crazy. A rampage," one man said.
  • Mosque takes over former Wheaton church ( Illinois )

    12/05/2013 8:14:56 AM PST · by george76 · 28 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | December 2, 2013 | Bob Goldsborough
    A mosque recently moved into a former church building on the northeast side of Wheaton, becoming what is believed to be the city's first Islamic institution. In late August, the Islamic Center of Wheaton bought and moved into the 26,193-square-foot former First Assembly of God Church at 900 E. Geneva Road, at the southwest corner of Geneva Road and President Street. Records show that, through a bank trust, the Islamic Center of Wheaton paid $3.15 million for the church and its 7.08-acre property. Mosque spokesman Abraham Antar said he and his fellow congregants are excited about their new home, which...
  • Former Turkish Cathedral Hagia Sophia May Become a Mosque

    12/04/2013 1:45:28 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/03/2013 | MICHAEL GRYBOSKI,
    Members of the government of the Republic of Turkey have expressed consideration in turning a notable landmark that was once a church into a mosque. Hagia Sophia, originally built as a cathedral and presently a museum, may be turned into a mosque, recently commented Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc. "We are looking at a sad Hagia Sophia, but hopefully we will see it smiling again soon," said Arinc regarding the possible change. Such a possible move has garnered controversy both within Turkey and internationally, as many believe such a decision could put the country at odds with its generations...
  • Ohio Students Chained to Wall and Beaten With Sticks at Local Mosque (Video)

    11/03/2013 9:32:56 AM PST · by Nachum · 25 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Saturday, November 2, 2013, 9:40 PM | Jim Hoft
    Islamic students were chained to the wall and beaten at the Masjad As-Salaamah Mosque in Ohio. The mosque’s name translates to “Mosque of Peace.” Via IM41:
  • Kenya Muslim Leader: I Could Be Killed Next

    11/01/2013 7:42:10 AM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 18 replies
    ABC News ^ | November 1, 2013 | AP
    ... The killing of Sheik Ibrahim Ismael followed the unexplained killing of yet another mosque leader, Aboud Rogo Mohammed, in August 2012. ... Ahmed and family members accuse the government of being behind the killings. The coastal police chief did not respond to repeated calls for comment. A national police spokesman told The Associated Press to call back later but then turned off his phone.
  • Saudi Arabian sex offender, Homaidan al-Turki, wants out of prison in Arapahoe County ( CO )

    10/31/2013 7:35:20 AM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    A Saudi national, who is serving an eight-years-to-life sentence in Arapahoe County for repeatedly sexually assaulting his housekeeper, is seeking to spend the rest of his sentence in his native country. Homaidan al-Turki was convicted in 2006 of unlawful sexual contact by use of force, theft and extortion. Thursday, he is expected back in court for the continuation of a hearing that began last week. Defense attorneys say their client should have access to a sex offender treatment program that takes into account his religious and cultural beliefs and one that would be closer to his family. They say the...
  • Iceland to Get its First Mosque

    09/27/2013 9:34:39 PM PDT · by cutty · 59 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | September 27, 2013 | Soeren Kern
    The Muslim Association of Iceland now admits that foreign donors will be paying for the mosque's construction costs. The former mayor of Reykjavik says he believes it is outrageous for the city to give Muslims a site at no cost at a great location in the center of the city, and asks why political and feminist groups are so tolerant of a religion that he says degrades women. The Reykjavík City Council has approved a building permit for the construction of the first mosque in Iceland. The mosque will be built in Sogamýri, an upscale district near downtown Reykjavík on...
  • Scotland Jails Man for 10 Months for Putting Bacon on Mosque Doors

    09/19/2013 9:44:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 09/19/2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Freedom! No sorry. You’re thinking of a different Scotland. The Chairman of the Edinburgh and Lothian Regional Equality Council, Foysol Choudhury MBE, is delighted that a 25-year-old Edinburgh man has been given a 10-month jail sentence for offending Muslims, and declared: “All religions are to be respected.”Stilwel admitted breach of the peace. Speaking after sentencing, Choudhury said:“I really welcome the sheriff’s decision to impose a jail sentence in this case. We live in what is always called a ‘multi-cultural society’ and I think we need to work together and prove that is true.”“We need to respect everyone’s religion or culture,...
  • Video: Saudi Cleric Shanqiti: Muslim Men May Enjoy the Company of up to 19,604 Women in Paradise

    09/19/2013 2:12:56 AM PDT · by Cindy · 29 replies
    MEMRI (via YouTube.com) ^ | September 16, 2013 | n/a
    Video Description: "Video: Saudi Cleric Shanqiti: Muslim Men May Enjoy the Company of up to 19,604 Women in Paradise"
  • School Takes Kids to Mosque, Gives them Copies of Koran

    09/18/2013 4:22:08 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 37 replies
    http://townhall.com ^ | September 17, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    A Tennessee high school has decided to revise its field trip policy after a group of freshmen were taken to an Islamic mosque where they were given copies of the Koran and while a student who opted out of the trip was given a worksheet that alleged Muslims treated their conquered people better than the United States treated minorities. The students were in an honors world studies class at Hendersonville High School and the field trips to the mosque as well as a Hindu temple were part of a three-week course on world religions. But some parents objected to the...
  • Des Plaines sued after rejecting plans for mosque

    09/17/2013 10:50:47 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 30 replies
    chicagotribune.com ^ | September 17, 2013 | Manya Brachear Pashman
    A Bosnian Muslim congregation filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Des Plaines and five aldermen, alleging they violated its religious freedom when they denied permission to convert a vacant office building into a community center and Muslim house of worship. The American Islamic Center claims in the suit that aldermen violated its constitutional rights by refusing to rezone an industrial park to accommodate a mosque. "We are not happy that we have to file this lawsuit," said Imam Senad Agic. "We are hoping the City Council of Des Plaines would understand our religious needs." But aldermen say allowing any house...
  • CHRISTENDOM’S GREATEST CATHEDRAL TO BECOME A MOSQUE

    08/30/2013 1:59:45 PM PDT · by TBP · 27 replies
    Human Events ^ | 6/20/2013 | Raymond Ibrahim
    While unrest in Turkey continues to capture attention, more subtle and more telling events concerning the Islamification of Turkey—and not just at the hands of Prime Minister Erdogan but majorities of Turks—are quietly transpiring. These include the fact that Turkey’s Hagia Sophia museum is on its way to becoming a mosque.
  • Collapse reported on Temple Mount

    08/28/2013 6:02:29 AM PDT · by NYer · 62 replies
    Israel Today ^ | August 27, 2013
    Eyewitnesses told Turkish media this week that a portion of the Temple Mount platform near the Al Aqsa Mosque has collapsed, creating a serious safety hazard and a possible threat to the stability of the Islamic structure. If the report is accurate, it would be the second serious collapse on the Temple Mount in the past five years. Palestinian officials claim that the collapses are caused by deliberate Israeli action to bring down the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock so that the Jewish Temple can be rebuilt. But archaeologists and engineers have been warning for...
  • Area Near Al-Aqsa Mosque Collapses

    08/21/2013 9:05:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    inn ^ | 8/21/13 | Elad Benari
    An area collapsed near the western wall of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem late Tuesday, reported the Turkish Anadolu news agency. An eyewitness told the agency that the collapse occurred near the Bab as Silsila, on the western part of the mosque. It is the second collapse near the western wall within five years, Cum'a Usayle, an eyewitness, told Anadolu. "The collapse has caused a deep hole there. It is dangerous for the Al-Aqsa Mosque. It poses danger especially for children and women," he said. The report claimed that no security precautions around the area have been taken by Israeli...
  • Georgia: “Compromise” reached after Feds intimidate city that denied mosque expansion

    08/19/2013 7:48:02 PM PDT · by Mortrey · 7 replies
    Creeping Sharia ^ | Aug 19, 2013 | creeping
    Is it really a compromise when the community overwhelmingly does not want the expansion, when the city ruled against it and a court upheld the ruling only to have Obama/Holder step in (likely after being contacted by Muslims) and force the mosque on residents?
  • Why Did a Tennessee Grade School Ban Pork?

    08/15/2013 10:13:45 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 140 replies
    Fox News & Commentary ^ | August 15, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    A Tennessee elementary school banned students from eating ham sandwiches, BLT’s and anything else made with pork, but eventually lifted the ban after parents complained. Third grade teachers at Sunset Elementary School in Brentwood, Tenn. sent home an “Approved Snack List” for the school year and it specifically banned anything that comes from a pig.snacklist “No meats containing pork,” read the memorandum. “Starting Monday, August 12, 2013 your child must provide their own snack from the above approved snack list.” Kids could nosh on raw vegetables without dips or sauces, fresh fruit, crackers, pretzels, and popcorn – but no ribs...
  • ‘Woman trafficked to be a sex slave by Bradford man’ ( UK )

    08/08/2013 10:07:50 AM PDT · by george76 · 4 replies
    she was sold to Azam Khan, 34, who allegedly raped her three times and assaulted her twice while keeping her prisoner. He denies the charges. Nusrat, 40, and Mashrafat Khan, 61, of Colne Road, Burnley, also deny charges of trafficking a person for exploitation under the Asylum and Immigration Act. They are accused of having signed wedding documents at the fake marriage ceremony. . .. . It is also alleged the victim, who comes from a Romany gipsy community in eastern Slovakia, was forced into a sham marriage with Azam Khan at the mosque in Brougham Street. The court was...
  • Fla. mosque leaders say teen talked of jihad

    07/19/2013 3:51:58 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 19, 2013 4:28 PM EDT | Derek Kinner and Tamara Lush
    Shelton Bell stood out at the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida in Jacksonville. Not because he was a strawberry-blond American who converted to Islam. It was more because of the way he dressed—in headgear that resembled garb worn by remote tribes in Afghanistan—and mostly because of what he said. In mid-2012, a parent was concerned that Bell, who now faces federal terrorism charges, was “in conversation with his son about inciting violence and talking about jihad and talking about weapons,” said Parvez Ahmed, the center’s board secretary. Mosque leaders called the FBI, setting into motion a case that came to...
  • Hevron: Muslim Worshipers Desecrate Jewish Holy Site (Tomb of the Patriarchs)

    07/13/2013 2:06:54 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    INN ^ | 7/13/2013, 10:56 PM | Ari Soffer
    Jewish worshipers who arrived at the Cave of Patriarchs in Hevron after Muslim prayers on Friday were horrified to find that the site had been vandalized. The Cave (known as Me’arat HaMakhpela in Hebrew) is usually split between Jewish and Muslim worshipers, but this past Friday it was open exclusively to Muslim worshipers in honor of Ramadan. But when the Jewish section of the site was reopened, worshipers were horrified to find widespread desecration. Two mezuzot—cases containing Jewish holy scriptures affixed to the doorpost—had been torn off and stolen, and a third was damaged. Muslim worshipers had also thrown mud...
  • British police arrest 75-year-old man after homemade bomb explodes outside mosque

    06/28/2013 3:23:18 AM PDT · by BCW · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Matthew Cooper
    LONDON — British police have arrested a 75-year-old man on suspicion of causing an explosion after a homemade bomb went off near a mosque. West Midlands Police said the man was arrested by counterterrorism officers Thursday at his home in Walsall, near the central England city of Birmingham.
  • Cardinal Dolan makes first visit to NYC mosque, meets with Staten Island Muslim leaders

    06/24/2013 4:50:01 PM PDT · by haffast · 24 replies
    Staten Island Advance ^ | updated June 20, 2013 at 6:33 AM | Maura Grunlund
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York, made his first visit to a mosque in New York City and it was the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center in Tompkinsville where he met with Muslim and other faith leaders. The cardinal spent more than two hours touring the mosque and the Miraj Islamic School and having lunch with about 40 clergy and laity. "I thank God that this day has arrived," the cardinal said. "I thank you for your welcome, I thank you for making me feel like a friend and a member of a family." The...
  • Every Mosque--In America, Too--Is A Military Base

    06/19/2013 9:44:07 AM PDT · by IChing · 20 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 6/19/13 | Donald Joy
    Muslim terrorists and their enablers like to complain about how America has military bases in Muslim countries. Even people such as half-crazy republican congressman Ron Paul constantly bring it up, erroneously blaming our global footprint for Islamic terrorist attacks against us (those of us who know history know better). Yet only rarely, and at the margins, is the truth pointed out that our enemy has thousands, literally thousands, of military bases here in the United States, and even more in Europe for that matter. Don’t just take my word for it, listen to Turkish prime minister Recep Erdogan, from a...
  • FBI: No Surveillance In Mosques -- Dick Morris TV

    06/18/2013 11:21:06 AM PDT · by LyinLibs · 1 replies
    Dick Morris.com ^ | 6/18/2013 | Dick Morris
    In this video commentary, I discuss how mosques are off-limits for FBI surveillance.