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  • 'Chilling' posters in Cardiff warn Muslims not to vote in the general election because...

    04/18/2015 5:51:10 AM PDT · by markomalley · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/17/15
    Posters telling Muslims not to vote in the election were plastered across an area of Cardiff yesterday. They read: 'Democracy is a system whereby man violates the right of Allah.' Posters were stuck on lampposts and bus stops across the Grangetown suburb telling the Muslim electorate: 'Islam is the only real workable solution for the UK'. Cardiff Council have begun removing the posters, dubbed 'chilling' and 'threatening' by locals. The full message on the poster reads: 'Democracy is a system whereby man violates the right of Allah and decides what is permissible or impermissible for mankind, based solely on their...
  • 'Isis' among names removed from UN list of hurricane names

    04/17/2015 1:41:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4/17/15
    'Isis' has been removed from the official list of names of future hurricanes as it was now deemed inappropriate because of the eponymous militant group, the U.N.'s World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday. As the name of an ancient goddess of Egypt, Isis had been on the WMO list of names for hurricanes in the eastern North Pacific in 2016, WMO spokeswoman Clare Nullis said. But ISIS is also used to describe the Islamic State militant group, whose forces have captured large swathes of Iraq and Syria and which stands accused by U.N. war crimes investigators of committing brutal...
  • North Texas Islamic Tribunal Using Sharia Law To Settle Disputes

    04/12/2015 9:52:01 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 53 replies
    Tulsa-channel8 ^ | : Feb 16, 2015 | staff reporter
    Sharia Law, it's how Muslims settle disputes in many countries. Now, that law is being practiced in what's believed to be a first-of-its-kind institution operating in the United States. In North Texas, just outside of Dallas, three men are the judges who make up what they call the Islamic Tribunal. "To help to solve the problems and the disputes between two parties," said Imam Moujahed Bakhach. Following Sharia, or Islamic law, the tribunal is operating as a legal nonprofit registered with the state of Texas. On their website it states, "The need for a mediation and non-binding arbitration firm that...
  • BREAKING: The State of Iowa Just Bowed Down to Shariah Law

    04/11/2015 11:37:12 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 62 replies
    Here’s a quick question for you: Have you ever once in your life heard of a state designating a day of the year as Christian Recognition Day, Buddhist Recognition Day, Hindu Recognition Day or Jewish Recognition Day? Earlier this week, Iowa state Gov. Terry Branstad signed a proclamation designating Wednesday, April 8, 2015, as Muslim Recognition Day. The proclamation reportedly also “recognizes the many individuals and families of Muslim faith who make this state their home and willingly share their rich tradition and culture with other Iowans.” Apparently, the governor has been signing an Iowa Muslim Day proclamation for a number of years. However,...
  • What You Heard About “Allahu Akbar” Is WRONG [Rev 13]

    04/06/2015 8:09:09 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 13 replies
    Front Page Mag ^ | 4/6/2015 | Dom the Conservative
    Bombing, beheading, hijacking, mosque sermons — these are just a few of the instances where the proclamation “Allahu akbar” is shouted. But what does it really mean? The mainstream media tells us that the Islamic statement is a pledge of allegiance to the god of the Prophet Muhammad and is an admirable demonstration of faith and piety. It’s portrayed as a humble utterance of praise that is too often misused by jihadists during acts of terror. However, the real meaning behind the most controversial term of our time is much more sinister than the liberal left would have you believe....
  • What You Heard About “Allahu Akbar” Is WRONG: Here's what it REALLY means

    04/06/2015 8:09:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 04/06/2015 | Dom the Conservative
    Bombing, beheading, hijacking, mosque sermons — these are just a few of the instances where the proclamation “Allahu akbar” is shouted. But what does it really mean?The mainstream media tells us that the Islamic statement is a pledge of allegiance to the god of the Prophet Muhammad and is an admirable demonstration of faith and piety. It’s portrayed as a humble utterance of praise that is too often misused by jihadists during acts of terror. However, the real meaning behind the most controversial term of our time is much more sinister than the liberal left would have you believe.Recently,...
  • Arabic Immersion a 'Golden Ticket' for HISD students-Call to Action Alert

    04/05/2015 4:33:57 PM PDT · by magna carta · 12 replies
    Ban Sharia Law ^ | April 4,2015 | Betsy Denson
    Those traveling down Durham Drive may have noticed a new sign recently at 812 W. 28th St., the site of the former Holden Elementary and interim facility for HISD’s Energy Institute High School. The bright green sign for HISD’s new Arabic Immersion Magnet School (AIMS) is up, repairs and enhancements are underway on the campus and Principal Kate Adams is preparing to welcome the first batch of students this fall.
  • Hundreds protest Islamic law in Australia

    04/04/2015 3:13:16 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 17 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/4/15
    Protesters waving Australian flags and carrying signs such as "Yes Australia. No Sharia" rallied around the country on Saturday in events organisers said were against Islamic extremism. The "Reclaim Australia" events drew hundreds of supporters but also triggered counter-rallies from other groups who criticised them as racist and called for greater tolerance. "We are pro-Australian values and anti-extreme Islam, but we're not anti-Muslim," Reclaim Australia spokeswoman Catherine Brennan told AFP, adding there was no racism behind the rallies, which she said had attracted people from diverse backgrounds. "Since when is it being racist to love your country and to love...
  • Hundreds protest Islamic law in Australia

    04/04/2015 5:00:46 AM PDT · by South40 · 13 replies
    Protesters waving Australian flags and carrying signs such as "Yes Australia. No Sharia" rallied around the country on Saturday in events organisers said were against Islamic extremism. The "Reclaim Australia" events drew hundreds of supporters but also triggered counter-rallies from other groups who criticised them as racist and called for greater tolerance. "We are pro-Australian values and anti-extreme Islam, but we're not anti-Muslim," Reclaim Australia spokeswoman Catherine Brennan told AFP, adding there was no racism behind the rallies, which she said had attracted people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Good Enemies - Part IV

    04/01/2015 7:12:10 PM PDT · by Ragnarok-N-Roll · 12 replies
    GOOD ENEMIES PART I CAN BE READ HERE: GOOD ENEMIES PART II CAN BE READ HERE: GOOD ENEMIES PART III CAN BE READ HERE: DAILY UPDATES ON CURRENT ISLAMIC EVENTS CAN BE READ ON THE ENEMY IN THE GATES THREAD: CHAPTER 4 – IDEOLOGY“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” -Joseph Goebbels The religious context of international affairs has never been well-understood by Americans at all levels. Policy makers, the media, and everyday men on the street ask, “Why do they hate us” and struggle to find reason in...
  • Good Enemies - Part III

    03/26/2015 8:36:14 AM PDT · by Ragnarok-N-Roll · 13 replies
    GOOD ENEMIES PART I CAN BE READ HERE: GOOD ENEMIES PART II CAN BE READ HERE: DAILY UPDATES ON CURRENT ISLAMIC EVENTS CAN BE READ ON THE ENEMY IN THE GATES THREAD: CHAPTER 3 – THE PLAN The four stages of Islamic Conquest of a nation have been listed as the following: STAGE 1: INFILTRATION Appeal for humanitarian tolerance from the host societyMosques used to spread Islam and dislike of host country and cultureThreatened legal action for perceived discriminationOffers of “interfaith dialogue” to indoctrinate non-Muslims STAGE 2: CONSOLIDATION OF POWER Proselytizing increases; Establishment and Recruitment of Jihadi cellsEfforts to convert...
  • Good Enemies - Part II

    03/20/2015 4:26:19 PM PDT · by Ragnarok-N-Roll · 101 replies
    GOOD ENEMIES PART I CAN BE READ HERE: DAILY UPDATES ON CURRENT ISLAMIC EVENTS CAN BE READ ON THE ENEMY IN THE GATES THREAD: CAIR - Council on American-Islamic Relations The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is the main Muslim Brotherhood front group for propaganda. CAIR is featured in the Center for Security Policy’s Team B II Report as an organization that engages in “dual messaging” in the advancement of “stealth jihad.”A particularly telling indication of the stealth jihad agenda comes from Omar Ahmad, one of the founders CAIR and an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation trial for...
  • Why Hitler Wished He Was Muslim

    03/30/2015 1:30:27 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 19 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 1/16/2015 | DOMINIC GREEN
    ‘It’s been our misfortune to have the wrong religion,” Hitler complained to his pet architect Albert Speer. “Why did it have to be Christianity, with its meekness and flabbiness?” Islam was a Männerreligion—a “religion of men”—and hygienic too. The “soldiers of Islam” received a warrior’s heaven, “a real earthly paradise” with “houris” and “wine flowing.” This, Hitler argued, was much more suited to the “Germanic temperament” than the “Jewish filth and priestly twaddle” of Christianity. For decades, historians have seen Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch of 1923 as emulating Mussolini’s 1922 March on Rome. Not so, says Stefan Ihrig in “Atatürk...
  • "Silent Conquest" - The end of freedom of speech in the West.

    03/30/2015 6:39:55 PM PDT · by Chasaway · 42 replies
    Various, including Amazon | 2013 | A D Fishman, A. Fishman
    Chilling, scary movie about the creep of Sharia law and loss of free speech rights throughout the west. Narrated by Fred Grandy. Mark Steyn, Daniel Pipes, Frank Gaffney, Lars Hedegaard, Geert Wilder all appear.
  • Obama allies back pro-Sharia populist in Nigeria

    03/29/2015 2:36:58 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 6 replies
    The Commentator ^ | 03/29/2015 | Christian Whiton
    In the dangerous last two years of Obama's presidency, things could go from bad to worse. His allies are now backing a pro-Sharia populist in Nigeria's presidential election, with potentially disastrous results On Saturday, Nigerians will go to the polls to choose their president. The race pits an incumbent with an imperfect record against a former military dictator who has flirted with Islamism. As with the recent election in Israel, alumni of Obama are aiding the challenger -- and not because he would make the region safer. The decision Nigerians will make this weekend matters greatly, both for themselves and...
  • Pamela Geller Has Co-Pilot's FB Page WITH Arabic Background

    03/27/2015 6:25:40 AM PDT · by bboop · 44 replies
    Atlas Shrugged ^ | March 26, 2015 | Pamela Geller
    Go to article, please. It is long but at the bottom is the FB page I originally saw, with 'Congratulations to our Holy Martyr.' I trust Pamela Geller - seems solid enough. I am gathering data on this, because I think Islam is the missing link in this crash. This is some of the data I've seen on it. Sorry, too early to post body of thread with minimal computer skills.
  • GERMAN NEWS REPORT: Co-Pilot of Germanwings Airbus Was MUSLIM CONVERT …’Hero of Islamic State’?

    03/26/2015 8:09:40 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 308 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 26,2015 | Michael Mannheimer, a writer for German PI-News
    Speisa.com reported: According to Michael Mannheimer, a writer for German PI-News, Germany now has its own 9/11, thanks to the convert to Islam, Andreas Lubitz. Translation from German: All evidence indicates that the copilot of Airbus machine in his six-months break during his training as a pilot in Germanwings, converted to Islam and subsequently either by the order of “radical”, ie. devout Muslims , or received the order from the book of terror, the Quran, on his own accord decided to carry out this mass murder. As a radical mosque in Bremen is in the center of the investigation, in...
  • Turkish cxartoonists Sentenced to Jail for Insulting Erdoğan

    03/26/2015 11:05:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Two cartoonists for the popular satirical weekly Penguen have been jailed to 11 months in prison, over a satirical piece on free speech in which they were convicted of including a hidden gesture “insulting” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Cartoonists Bahadır Baruter and Özer Aydoğan were sued for the Aug. 21, 2014, cover of the magazine, which satirized Erdoğan’s election as Turkey’s president. In the drawing, Erdoğan is seen asking whether officials at the new presidential palace in Ankara have prepared “any journalists to slaughter,” referring to ritual sacrifice in Islam, to mark his inauguration. Soon after the publication, a...
  • Obama Accused of Obstructing Battle against Boko Haram to Promote Axelrod’s Nigerian Muslim Client

    03/26/2015 12:52:34 PM PDT · by detective · 15 replies
    AIM ^ | March 24, 2015 | James Simpson
    When the notorious Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram, kidnapped 278 school girls [1] from the town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria last year, Michelle Obama began a Twitter hashtag campaign [2], #BringBackOurGirls. But behind the scenes, the Obama administration was undermining Nigeria’s efforts to take the battle to the terrorists. Obama refused to sell Nigeria arms and supplies critical to the fight, and stepped in to block other Western allies from doing so. The administration also denied Nigeria intelligence [3] on Boko Haram from drones operating in the area. While Boko Haram was kidnapping school girls, the U.S. cut petroleum...
  • Texas Mayor Doubles Down, Vows To Fight Sharia Law ‘With Every Fiber’ Of Her Being

    03/26/2015 11:36:34 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 33 replies
    Liberty News ^ | 03/26/2015 | Sera Wilson
    Irving, Texas Mayor Beth Van Duyne has doubled down in the face of criticism and has vowed to fight against Sharia Law “with every fiber” of her being. Van Duyne is facing criticism from both left wing groups and the muslim community after the city council passed HB 562 which forbids the use of foreign law and confirms the supremacy of U.S. laws.In response, CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) now demands an apology from Van Duyne citing that HB 562 is a direct attack on the religion of Islam. Via Conservative Tribune According to WND, Van Duyne has sworn to “fight with...
  • Mayor takes stand against Muslim Shariah courts

    03/25/2015 8:04:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 3/25/2015 | Leo Hohmann
    When a group of imams tried to bring a form of “Shariah light” to Texas, they met an unlikely foe – Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne. Now, Van Duyne has been thrust into the national media spotlight, and her city is being called “ground zero” in the battle to prevent Islamic law from gaining a foothold, no matter how small, in the U.S. legal system. Van Duyne’s name and picture has popped up on Facebook pages and Twitter feeds across America in recent days, casting her with equal enthusiasm as villain or hero, depending on one’s political outlook. She’s either...
  • Vatican Archives Shed Light on Tragedy of Armenian Genocide

    03/23/2015 6:07:16 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 3/20/15 | Andrea Gagliarducci
    Vatican City, Mar 20, 2015 / 11:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Ahead of Pope Francis’ Mass commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, newly released historic documents confirm the Holy See’s broad commitment to helping the Armenian people at a time when few others would. The Italian Jesuit-run magazine La Civiltŕ Cattolica stressed that newly published documents “prove how the Holy See, always informed about events, had not remained passive, but was strongly committed to face the issue” of the Armenian Genocide. “Benedict XV was the only ruler or religious leader to voice out a protest against the ‘massive crime’.”...
  • Bad News For The Islamic Tribunal In Texas, Muslims Furious

    03/21/2015 9:30:48 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 204 replies
    Dallas Morning News, Mad World News ^ | Posted on March 21, 2015 | by Brandon Walker
    Excerpted from Mad World News: The first Islamic Sharia Court in the U.S. just got some very bad news, and Muslims are not happy.In a close 5-4 vote, the city of Irving ruled to back the Texas state bill banning foreign law from the state. It basically would slam the door in their faces, preventing them from spreading Sharia throughout the country. Now they are accusing the city council of unfairly being targeted.All four of the “voluntary” court’s lawyers were unlicensed in the state of Texas, a third degree felony. Mayor Beth Van Duyne received several phone calls on the...
  • Good Enemies

    03/19/2015 3:25:05 PM PDT · by Ragnarok-N-Roll · 36 replies
    Thanks to everyone who offered help. It has been a while since I did anything in HTML and even forgot about the "<>" vs. "[]" rule. That said. I will be offering a multi-part blog on the dangers of Islam to western society and America. “You have enemies?  Good.  That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” -Winston Churchill “When Islam strives for peace, its objective is not that superficial peace which requires that only that part of the earth where the followers of Islam are residing remain secure.  The peace which Islam desires is that the religion...
  • National Islamic furor focuses on Irving vote tonight

    03/19/2015 1:20:22 PM PDT · by DFG · 32 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 3/19/2015 | Avi Selk
    A national furor over Islam has touched down in the heart of North Texas, where Irving’s mayor has accused mosque leaders of creating separate laws for Muslims, and requested a City Council vote this evening to endorse a state bill that Muslims say targets their faith. The dispute has made Mayor Beth Van Duyne a hero among a fringe movement that believes Muslims — a tiny fraction of the U.S. population — are plotting to take over American culture and courts. “It fuels anti-Islamic hysteria,” said Zia Sheikh, the Islamic Center of Irving’s imam. “Her whole point was to rile...
  • Call on Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, and South Carolina Legislators to Reject Anti-Muslim Laws

    03/18/2015 8:34:51 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 22 replies
    Email posted on Campaign.R20 Constantcontact.com ^ | 18 March 15 | Council on American Islamic Relations
    (WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/18/15) -- CAIR is calling on residents of Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, and South Carolina who value constitutional freedom and civil liberties to contact their state representatives or governor and ask them to veto or stop consideration of unconstitutional, anti-Muslim legislation. Nearly all bill sponsors have admitted these bills are designed to attack the religious principles of Islam or target Muslim communities. For the past five years CAIR has witnessed a trend of state level support for legislation known as "anti-foreign law" or "American Laws for American Courts." Previously, supporters of anti-foreign laws sought to make following the religious...
  • Gov't to Hold Webinar for Muslims on Why Female Genital Mutilation is Bad

    03/17/2015 12:46:58 PM PDT · by rightistight · 25 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/17/15 | Aurelius
    In collaboration with the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) will be holding a seminar on why female genital mutilation and cutting is bad. According to OJJDP’s official website, “experts from the Departments of Justice and Education, Sanctuary for Families, and Johns Hopkins University will present an overview of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C).” They will then “highlight the federal government’s response to FGM/C; discuss its physical, psychological, and emotional impacts; provide resources to identify and prevent FGM/C in at-risk young girls and women; and explore the legal consequences of FGM/C as...
  • US State Dept posts photo touting Sharia over “man made law”

    03/15/2015 1:56:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 3/15/15 | Robert Spencer
    Screen shot 2015-03-13 at 09.38.36.jpgThe U.S. State Department clearly has a firm grasp of the reality of the jihad threat. Of course, it is bound as a matter of policy to deny and downplay that threat, so gaffes like this are bound to happen. “Internet gaffe by US government as UK extremist’s sharia law photo used in free speech ad,” by Martin Beckford and Abul Taher, Daily Mail, March 15, 2015: The US government has made a bizarre internet gaffe by posting a British Muslim extremist’s photograph of veiled women calling for sharia law, citing it as an inspirational example...
  • Pew Poll Analysis: A Billion Muslims Want Sharia Law

    03/14/2015 4:37:49 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 25 replies
    Pamela Geller.Com ^ | 3/14/2015 | Pamela Geller
    Interesting analysis from one of my readers: Recently, after reading parts of the Koran, I have become a bit frustrated that no one seems to understand the magnitude of the Muslim threat. People look at at the Pew report and they seem to think that the results are mixed, and that there really “aren’t that many” radical Muslims. So I sat down today and actually ran the numbers; I’m attaching a page from that analysis which shows my results. My hope is that you may wish to publish them, or portions thereof, in one of your columns. It doesn’t take...
  • Conspiracy?

    03/12/2015 7:18:53 AM PDT · by amessenger4god · 65 replies
    Unsealed.org ^ | 2/24/15 | Gary
    All the pieces have obviously not been revealed, but there is clearly some sort of evil plan afoot in regards to ISIS.  I don't know who is for what, and how much is purposeful and how much is apathy, but how can you not see troubling signs here? 1. Pakistan interrogates ISIS prisoner who reveals he has been funded "$600 a recruit" by the United States: http://shoebat.com/2015/02/20/isis-leader-admits-funded-obama-administration/ 2. Turkish operation deep into ISIS-controlled Syrian territory draws no fire from ISIS: http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Why-didnt-the-recent-Turkish-incursion-into-Syria-draw-IS-fire-391914 3. ISIS now controls almost the entire Libyan coast and the Pentagon has openly condemned Egypt and UAE for airstrikes against...
  • First Muslim College in US to Gain Accreditation

    03/12/2015 7:16:16 AM PDT · by PROCON · 25 replies
    breitbart ^ | March 11, 2015 | William Bigelow
    The Western Association of Schools and Colleges has bestowed “initial accreditation” on Zaytuna College, a Muslim institution in Berkeley, California, making it the first accredited Muslim college in the nation. The association will permit the college to offer an accredited “Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Law and Theology,” according to the College Fix. The president of Zaytuna College, Hamza Yusuf, celebrated the Western Association’s decision, writing on the college’s website: Five years ago, we introduced an undergraduate liberal arts program inspired by the idea of restoring the holistic education that had been offered in the great teaching centers of Islamic...
  • The Case for a Christian State in the Middle East

    03/09/2015 5:04:20 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 7 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | March 9, 2015 | Joseph Puder
    The recent beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christian workers in Libya by Islamic State (IS) affiliates prompted a conversation with Joseph Hakim, President of the International Christian Union (ICU), an umbrella organization that seeks to secure the wellbeing and survival of Middle Eastern Christians. Hakim is a Lebanese-born Orthodox Christian and a proud American.
  • Saudi Court Sentences Gang Rape Victim to 200 Lashes And Custodial Sentence

    03/07/2015 7:11:08 AM PST · by george76 · 40 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 5 Mar 2015 | A.B. Sanderson
    The victim of a violent gang rape has been sentenced by a Saudi Arabian court to 200 lashes and six months in jail for the crimes of speaking to the press and indecency. According to Sharia Law, a Saudi Arabian woman must be accompanied by a male guardian at all times in public, something the 19 year old victim did not obey when she went to meet a friend, according to website Live Buddhism. While in a car with a student friend, retrieving a picture, two men got into the vehicle and drove them to a secluded area. She said...
  • Pumped full of drugs as his arm..another 'thief' is maimed by ISIS [edited]

    03/06/2015 6:25:50 AM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 6, 2015 | John Hall
    Militants fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq have released gruesome new images of alleged thieves having their hands hacked off in front of crowds bloodthirsty onlookers. The photographs were taken in ISIS stronghold Mosul and show in gruesome detail how the terrorists pump their victims full of drugs before using a massive meat cleaver to cut off the hands. Hundreds of people are seen lining the streets of the oil-rich city to get a better view of the barbaric act, which is carried out by several masked militants led by a white-bearded elderly man named Abu Ansar al-Ansari, who...
  • Iranian American: ‘Sharia Law Is Here in the U.S.'

    02/26/2015 1:17:59 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 11 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | 2/25/2015 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – Iranian American Lisa Daftari, an investigative journalist and contributor to Fox News, said on Friday that Sharia law is being followed by practitioners of radical Islam right here in the United States, even if many Americans think of the human rights abuses towards women by these practitioners as something that only takes place in the Middle East and Africa. “And some might ask why should Americans care about what goes on in those countries?” asked Daftar, whose family fled Iran during the 1979 revolution that overthrew Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and established an Islamic state in the country. “How...
  • How ISIS Plans to Sack Rome: E-Book Outlines Their Plans

    02/25/2015 7:08:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 02/25/2015 | Bridget Johnson
    An ISIS e-book on how to accomplish their caliphate goal of sacking Rome stresses enlisting “the Islamic State’s secret weapon = secret white converts” to take on Italy.Much of the book, “Black Flags from Rome,” is dedicated to laying out a case for why Muslims in Europe should rise up and assist ISIS from within, citing justifications for discontent from modern-day anti-immigration protests back to post-Ottoman creation of Muslim “ghettos.”The Rome title is one of a series disseminated online that includes Khorasan, Syria, Arabia and Persia, with a forthcoming “Black Flags from Palestine” title promised.It uses graphics from Pew...
  • 12 Things to Know About "What ISIS Really Wants"

    02/25/2015 5:07:21 AM PST · by NYer · 5 replies
    Aleteia ^ | February 25, 2015 | ZELDA CALDWELL
    In his much talked about article, “What ISIS Really Wants” in the March issue of The Atlantic, Graeme Wood punctures Western fantasies that the Islamic State is made of psychopathic discontents, or in President Obama’s estimation, al Qaeda’s “JV team.”   Instead, he discovers, they are a formidable force, drawn together by a coherent faith and ideology. Here are our take-aways from Wood’s 10,000 word article.   According to Wood: 1. ISIS and al-Qaeda are not one and the same. ISIS has eclipsed al-Qaeda and views its leaders as apostates. We have made a mistake in not realizing the difference...
  • Saudi Arabia to bar women from 'showing off their beauty' on television

    Female members of Saudi Arabia's advisory Shura Council attend a session (AFP) Saudi Arabia’s consultative assembly has passed a law requiring female television to wear “modest dress”, according to local media reports. Arab News, which is part of a group of companies owned by King Salman's son Prince Turki, said the law passed in the Shura Council, an advisory body, will make it mandatory for women not to “show off their beauty” while on air. The law will come into force once approved by the country's cabinet and will apply to “women media workers in the Kingdom” including on the...
  • ISIS: Burning of Jordanian Pilot Consistent with Islamic Law, History

    02/24/2015 12:26:34 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 02/24/2015 | John Sexton
    The latest issue of ISIS’ magazine, Dabiq, devotes an article to defending the murder of a Jordanian pilot by burning him alive in a cage. Contrary to claims that such punishment is “un-Islamic,” ISIS lays out the case that it is in keeping with Islamic law.
  • Obama's "Golden" Standard For Religion Destroys "Peaceful Islam" Myth

    02/24/2015 4:37:48 AM PST · by Biggirl · 11 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 24, 2015 | James Zumwalt
    A clear trend emerges when President Obama discusses religion. When discussing Islam, it is within the sole context of a “peaceful religion.” When discussing other religions, it is within the context of their once having fostered hatred and violence, as he said at the National Prayer Breakfast and the Summit to Counter Violent Extremism (SCVE).
  • Video: Belgistan? Sharia Showdown Looms in Brussels [Wake up Ř and get a clue!!!]

    02/23/2015 5:26:06 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 4 replies
    The graffiti on a building in Belgium says it all: "Welcome to 'Belgistan." In fact, some are now calling it the Muslim capital of Europe.
  • Obama: Americans Are Inviting Jihad By Criticizing Islam (Let the Bully Murder or He'll Get Mad)

    02/21/2015 12:58:59 PM PST · by xzins · 89 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 19 Feb 15 | Neil Munro
    American and European citizens and journalists are spurring jihadi violence by protesting the arrival of Muslim populations into their societies, President Barack Obama declared Thursday. “We’ve also seen, most recently in Europe, a rise in inexcusable acts of anti-Semitism, or in some cases, anti-Muslim sentiment or anti-immigrant sentiment,” Obama told a Feb. 19 audience of U.S. and foreign officials and advocates, who met to discuss ways to minimize jihadi violence. Peaceful criticism of Islamic culture is bad, he suggested. ”When people spew hatred toward others — because of their faith or because they’re immigrants — it feeds into terrorist narratives....
  • White House Summit on Violent Extremism Opens With Muslim Prayer – No Other Faiths Represented

    02/19/2015 4:08:24 PM PST · by Whenifhow · 55 replies
    CNS News ^ | Feb 19 2015 | Penny Starr
    A Muslim prayer was recited at the start of the second day of the White House summit on “Countering Violent Extremism,” but no other religious text was presented during the portion of the event that was open to the press. Imam Sheikh Sa'ad Musse Roble, president of the World Peace Organization in Minneapolis, Minn., recited a “verse from the Quran” following remarks by Obama administration officials and Democratic members of Congress. “In translation those verses of the Quran mean ‘Whoever kills a soul unless for a soul or for corruption in the land, it’s as if he has slain mankind...
  • Islamist Enclaves Spread To Texas — Base Camps For ISIS?

    02/20/2015 9:56:21 AM PST · by raptor22 · 65 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | February 20, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    ihad Enclaves: With names like Islamberg and Mahmoudberg, some 22 of what the FBI calls "enclaves" have been established across the U.S. by a group linked to a Pakistani militant group called Jamaat ul-Fuqra. The specter of 21 Christians being murdered "on the shores of Tripoli" in Libya where U.S. Marines first encountered Muslim forces — the Barbary pirates — and threats by the Islamic State against Rome show how President Obama's "JV team" has metastasized as a global threat. And, yes, it can happen here. The Islamic State is encouraging attacks on infidels in the West like the one...
  • Urban planning can help curb violence (Marie Harf isn't the only idiot)

    02/19/2015 6:45:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | February 20, 2015 | Renée Loth
    Can better urban planning help prevent terrorist attacks? The idea sounds fanciful, even disrespectful to victims of extremist violence. But officials in Paris, still reeling from last month’s deadly terrorist attacks on a satirical magazine and a kosher deli, are putting some hope in a plan to re-zone the city and annex the notorious inner suburbs, or banlieues, where the terror plot was born. In what would be perhaps the greatest redesign of Paris since Baron Haussmann laid out its famed boulevards in the mid-19th Century, the “Métropole du Grand Paris” would attempt to bring the poor, heavily immigrant neighborhoods...
  • Now Libya’s ISIS extremist attack music as they burn ‘unIslamic’ drums in the desert

    02/19/2015 2:15:43 AM PST · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | february 18, 2015 | Flora drury
    ISIS in Libya have released pictures of armed fighters burning musical instruments as the extremist group continues its propaganda assault in the north African country. Pictures of the heavily armed masked militants watching while a pile of drums burnt in the Libyan desert were released earlier today - purportedly by the 'media wing' of the local group. It is understood the brightly coloured instruments had been confiscated by the religious police, and were destroyed near the port city of Derna, in eastern Libya. A message released with the pictures explains: 'Hesbah seized these un-Islamic musical instruments in the state of...
  • US Won't Help Fight Boko Haram Until Nigeria Accepts Homosexuality, Birth Control, Bishop Says

    02/17/2015 1:30:31 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 35 replies
    http://www.aleteia.org ^ | February 17, 2015 | Diane Montagna
    VATICAN CITY — “African values are not on sale,” the new Chairman of Communications for the African bishops has said. But Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of Oyo, Nigeria, is convinced they are under threat from what Pope Francis has called an “ideological colonization” that is seeking to destroy the family. It's so bad, he says, that the United States has made clear it will not help Nigeria fight the Boko Haram terror group unless the country modify its laws regarding homosexuality, family planning and birth-control.
  • "What ISIS Really Wants"

    02/16/2015 10:22:09 PM PST · by SMCC1 · 84 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | March 2015 | Graeme Wood
    "What is the Islamic State? Where did it come from, and what are its intentions? The simplicity of these questions can be deceiving, and few Western leaders seem to know the answers. In December, The New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K. Nagata, the Special Operations commander for the United States in the Middle East, admitting that he had hardly begun figuring out the Islamic State’s appeal. “We have not defeated the idea,” he said. “We do not even understand the idea.” In the past year, President Obama has referred to the Islamic State, variously, as...
  • More on Shooting Death of Denmark Shul (Unarmed) Security Guard

    02/15/2015 8:29:28 AM PST · by jonatron · 24 replies
    Yeshiva World ^ | Sunday, February 15th, 2015 | Staff
    A shul security guard was shot and killed in Copenhagen while a bas mitzvah was taking place inside. At least three policemen were injured by gunfire. The attack occurred shortly after midnight on motzei Shabbos Parshas Mishpatim. The Israel Foreign Ministry named the Jewish victim as Dan Uzan, 37, whose father is Israeli and mother is Danish. He was a volunteer guard at the shul. Police believe the same person perpetrated both attack, referring to the earlier shooting in the Arts Café in which one person were killed and three policemen wounded. The earlier hosted in the Arts Café was...
  • Cambridge University hears ex-priest's journey to Islam

    02/09/2015 8:49:28 AM PST · by Gamecock · 55 replies
    BBC ^ | 16 February 2011
    Mr Tawfiq said: "It's not that I went looking for Islam. Islam came looking for me. "I loved my former life and my work, but now I've found a peace that I never knew before." Mr Tawfiq explained that he made the decision to leave the priesthood when he realised how lonely he was. "I left my job, but not the Catholic religion," he said. "I had no intention of changing my faith. That wasn't part of the plan at all." "My Christian faith slid away slowly and Islam became more and more important. "I play down my Catholic priesthood,...