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  • Muslim group in Egypt: "Eating tomatoes is forbidden because they are Christian" [see the Cross]

    06/17/2012 6:40:39 AM PDT · by SJackson · 92 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 6-17-12
    See the cross? See it? Why are you laughing? Warning! Your salad could be making you into an Infidel! "Salafist group warns tomatoes are 'Christian,'” by Angie Nassar for NowLebanon.com, June 12 (thanks to Lachlan) ...A Salafist group called the Popular Egyptian Islamic Association has come under fire after sending out a warning on Facebook urging its followers not to eat tomatoes because the vegetable (or fruit) is a Christian food. The group posted a photo on its page of a tomato - which appears to reveal the shape of a cross after being cut in half – along with...
  • Five women 'killed by tribal elders for dancing and singing with men at wedding party in Pakistan'

    06/06/2012 8:53:18 PM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6 June 2012
    As wedding scenes go, it is a rather sedate affair. But four women who joined in the celebrations are thought to have paid with their lives. They are feared to have been the victims of honour killings after dancing with men. In scenes from the wedding, they are pictured in heavy robes and headdresses, sitting on the floor while singing and clapping. Two men were apparently dancing next to them, while out of shot another person captures the moment on a mobile phone video camera. Soon afterwards, the women were said to have been shot or had their throats cut...
  • Muslim shouting "Allahu akbar" beheads wife....

    06/05/2012 1:47:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 52 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 6/5/2012 | Jihad Watch
    FULL TITLE: Muslim shouting "Allahu akbar" beheads wife in front of their six children, throws her head off apartment roof A particularly horrific honor murder in Germany. The detail about his shouting "Allahu akbar" is in this German story (thanks to Pamela Geller). "Husband 'butchers wife, 30, in front of their six children before throwing her dismembered head from roof of their apartment,'" by Allan Hall in the Daily Mail, June 4 (thanks to all who sent this in): A man is under arrest in Germany after killing his wife in front of his six young children and cutting her...
  • Caliphate conference coming to Chicago area

    05/30/2012 5:49:28 PM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 5-30-12
    Hizb ut-Tahrir is an international Islamic organization that openly calls for restoration of the caliphate -- that is, the political union of Muslims worldwide in a single Sharia state ruled by the caliph. This means that the group is dedicated to subverting and destroying all governments not ruled by Islamic law, and as such it is banned in many countries. But not in the U.S., which has never shown any awareness on an official level of non-violent efforts to impose Sharia. They're once again coming to the Chicago area to hold their Caliphate Conference: it will be held on June...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood Would Slit My Throat & Not Bat an Eye: Watch Beck Interview Anti-Islamist

    05/22/2012 9:05:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 5/22/12 | Tiffany Gabbay
    The Muslim Brotherhood Would Slit My Throat & Not Bat an Eye: Watch Beck Interview Anti-Islamist Muslim LeftistThe Muslim Brotherhood Would Slit My Throat & Not Bat an Eye: Watch Beck Interview Anti-Islamist Muslim LeftistWhile it may sound like a contradiction in terms by American standards, it makes sense that a true liberal would likely rail against oppression in the name of religion — even if that self-proclaimed liberal is a Muslim, and the religion he is fighting is Islam. Yet for some reason, the majority of American leftists routinely criticize Judeo-Christianity while openly supporting radical Islamists (like the Muslim...
  • MSNBC: Don't expose Muslim atrocities

    05/23/2012 8:40:19 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    WND.com ^ | May 22, 2012 | Colin Flaherty
    Harvard professor doesn't want 'fuel' against Islam revealed MSNBC’s new golden girl was in a pickle: If someone sees a black person committing rape or domestic violence, should he report it if it makes black people look bad? Or if Muslims see wife-beating, genital mutilation and childhood sexual abuse, should they just keep it to themselves, because saying something gives ammunition to the “Islamophobes”? The questions appear to be simple. But they posed a challenge for the host of the new “Melissa Harris-Perry” show when guest Mona Eltahawy talked about her Foreign Policy magazine cover story about abuse of women...
  • See No Shariah

    05/17/2012 8:05:19 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 14, 2012 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The educational elite still remains unmoved by the prospect of radical Islamic Shariah law even as manifestations of it pop up in the United States. For example, recently, Middle East experts from the Brookings Institution and the Carnegie Endowment, along with two graduate students, agreed that in dealing with Islamic states, the U. S. should ignore Shariah but hold the nations to universal standards such as respect for women. “United States policy should not pass judgment on Shariah,” Eric Trager, a doctoral candidate from the University of Pennsylvania, said at the May 7, 2012 conference at the Reserve Officer’s Association....
  • Kansas lawmakers pass anti-Islamic law measure

    05/12/2012 4:42:14 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 13 replies
    AP ^ | 12 May 2012 | Unknown
    A bill designed to prevent Kansas courts or government agencies from making decisions based on Islamic or other foreign legal codes has cleared the state Legislature after a contentious debate about whether the measure upholds American values or appeals to prejudice against Muslims. The Senate approved the bill Friday on a 33-3 vote. The House had approved it, 120-0, earlier in the week. The measure goes next to Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, who hasn't said whether he'll sign or veto the measure. The measure doesn't specifically mention Shariah law, which broadly refers to codes within the Islamic legal system. Instead,...
  • Does Elena Kagen have a $20 million commitment to destroying the American Republic?

    05/01/2012 4:52:27 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 158 replies
    Yahoo Answers ^ | 4/24/2012 | Alan M Gottlieb
    What would you say if you learned that a member of the highest court in the land has spent the last 30 years openly advocating for the destruction of the US Constitution and even went so far as to accept $20 million from Shariah Law proponents to accomplish her goal? That Supreme Court Justice is Elena Kagan. The year after Ronald Reagan entered the Oval Office with the goal of restoring America to greatness; Elena Kagan penned a telling and disturbing senior thesis titled "To the Final Conflict: Socialism in New York City, 1900-1933." In that body of work, Kagan...
  • Opposing honor killing is 'Islamophobia'?

    05/02/2012 6:20:27 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 7 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 5-1-12 | Pamela Geller
    We held our AFDI/SIOA Jessica Mokdad Human Rights conference last Sunday in Dearborn, the first honor-killing conference of its kind. Hundreds converged upon the Hyatt to join Robert Spencer and me and a full roster of luminaries to educate, elucidate and shine a light on the ugly and brutal atrocities under the Shariah. As expected, the goons, thugs and Muslim supremacists were also out in force. It seems that Islamic supremacists support murder for “honor,” for these subversive groups energetically opposed our conference dedicated to exposing the plight of women under Islamic law on the first anniversary of the honor...
  • Chechen women in mortal fear as president backs Islamic honor killings

    04/30/2012 8:01:09 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 29, 2012 | Diana Markosian
    ACHXOY-MARTAN, Chechnya — Chechnya's government is openly approving of families that kill female relatives who violate their sense of honor, as this Russian republic embraces a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam after decades of religious suppression under Soviet rule. In the past five years, the bodies of dozens of young Chechen women have been found dumped in woods, abandoned in alleys and left along roads in the capital, Grozny, and neighboring villages. Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov publicly announced that the dead women had “loose morals” and were rightfully shot by male relatives. He went on to describe women as the property...
  • EDITORIAL: Obama embraces Islam

    04/25/2012 3:37:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 25, 2012 | Editorial
    If Islamism is OK for Egypt, why not America? The Obama administration is doing its utmost to promote the fortunes of the Islamist parties in Egypt. A State Department official declared that with the rise of these radical groups after the Arab Spring, “people who once might have gone into al Qaeda see an opportunity for a legitimate Islamism.” They see this as a victory. The problem is, so do the terrorists. Last year, the White House began peddling the line that the uprisings in the Middle East were a repudiation of the al Qaeda model of seeking change through...
  • UBS to Sell $25 Million of Islamic Convertible Notes in May

    05/10/2007 8:14:35 PM PDT · by jdm · 6 replies · 449+ views
    Bloomberg | May 10, 2007 | Shanthy Nambiar
    Per FR policy, Bloomberg is link only.Read article here.
  • The Savage Lands of Islam

    04/23/2012 11:57:10 PM PDT · by expat1000 · 13 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Monday, April 23, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia has ruled that ten year old girls can be married off, because in his words, "Good upbringing makes a girl ready to perform all marital duties at that age." The Mufti, who also recently called for destroying churches in the Arabian Peninsula, is descended from Mohammed Wahhab who gave birth to Wahhabism and his descendants have controlled the Saudi religious establishment, which has given them control of Islam around the world. For all his power and influence, the Mufti is blind and hasn't seen a thing in the last 52 years, an apt metaphor...
  • Church of England should 'rejoice' over gay marriage, Bishops say (Anglican bishops)

    04/21/2012 5:23:01 AM PDT · by markomalley · 24 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 21 Apr 2012 | Andrew Hough
    In a public letter, the influential members of the Anglican Church claimed that “God’s grace” was at work in allowing same – sex couples to marry. The group, including members of the General Synod, the CoE’s governing body, dismissed “mistaken” impressions that church leaders were “universally opposed to an extension of civil marriage”. Instead, they argued that same-sex couples who wanted to “embrace marriage should be a cause for rejoicing in the Christian Church”. They wrote: "Recent statements by church leaders past and present may have given the mistaken impression that the Church is universally opposed to the extension of...
  • A Large Collection Of Anti-Islam Flyers, Brochures and Booklets to Educate The Public With

    04/11/2012 9:48:27 PM PDT · by damonw · 6 replies
    The Religion of Conquest ^ | 4/11/12 | Damon Whitsell
    With desperation in their voice, someone asked me what they could do about Islam and I replied by telling them that we must study Islam, educate others about Islam and become Activist by joining Activist and Lobbying groups that stand for not only human rights, but the rights of the individual. I also told them about a real important webpage at WhatYouCanDoAboutIslam.com. That page suggest over 33 things that a non-Muslim can do about Islam. One of the things that are suggested is starting a personal campaign to educate the public using leaflets, flyers, brochures, and booklets. So in preparing...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood comes to America

    04/03/2012 4:19:34 PM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    CNN ^ | April 3, 2012 | Lauren Bohn
    Sondos Asem, right, and her mother, Manal Abu Hassan, use social media in their Cairo living room Editor's note: Lauren Bohn is a 2010-2011 Fulbright fellow and multimedia journalist based in Egypt. She's a Pulitzer Center grantee and a 2012 Overseas Press Foundation fellow. (CNN) -- Sondos Asem has butterflies, formulating answers to questions she expects to be asked and practicing her diction with the devotion of a high school debate champion. The gentle 24-year-old graduate student at the American University in Cairo is in a hotel room in downtown New York, figuring out what to wear on national television....
  • Officials from Egypt's Brotherhood at White House (Huge Story)

    White House officials held talks with representatives of the Muslim Brotherhood in Washington this week, as the Islamist group threw itself into the fray in Egypt's presidential election. The meeting on Tuesday with low-level National Security Council staff was part of a series of US efforts to broaden engagement with new and emerging political parties following Egypt's revolution last year, a US official said. The White House pointed out that Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain, and other US lawmakers and officials had also met with Brotherhood representatives in Egypt and elsewhere in recent months. "We believe that it...
  • Austin, Texas nightclub owners linked to drug deals, possible financing of Hezbollah

    04/01/2012 6:18:16 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 38 replies
    Shariah Finance Watch ^ | 1 April 2012 | Unattributed
    The Yassine family of Austin, Texas is apparently quite the enterprising group. Led by Hussein “Mike” Yassine, the Yassines were quite diversified. They own 8 bars. According to law enforcement authorities they are also a one-family crime wave. They are involved in murder, money laundering, drug dealing–and they have a brother back in Lebanon who is part of Hezbollah.
  • Review: 28 Pages by Allen Mitchum

    03/29/2012 9:48:53 AM PDT · by WilliamEaton · 4 replies
    3/29/2012 | William Eaton
    Here's my latest fiction review. In the interest of full disclosure, it was recommended to me by the author, who also happens to be a fellow member of FR. I’ve been reading indie novels lately, so it fit right in with my kindle bookshelf. 28 Pages is a political thriller that deals with a lawyer trying to find her sister’s killers. The villains are Saudi diplomats, which is unique and definitely grabbed my attention. It’s a combo of The Pelican Brief by Grisham and Saving Faith by David Baldacci, but with themes of jihad, Wahhabism, Sharia and Saudi conspiracies. I...