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  • Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh Steps Down

    06/02/2014 7:20:59 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    INN ^ | 6/2/2014, 4:48 PM | Tova Dvorin
    Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh and his “cabinet” in Gaza have resigned, Hamas spokeswoman Israa al-Mudallal said, “paving the way for the new ministers of the consensus government.” Haniyeh welcomed the new cabinet as “a government of one people and one political system.” […] Hamas and Fatah swore in a “unity” government earlier Monday, despite last-minute tensions which almost prevented the Palestinian Arab reconciliation. The joint government elected Palestinian Authority (PA) official Rami Hamdallah as Prime Minister. …
  • Abbas Denounces Murder of Jews in Holocaust as 'Most Heinous Crime in Modern Era'

    04/27/2014 10:34:57 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    Haaretz ^ | Apr. 27, 2014 | Barak Ravid
    Netanyahu: Rather than soothing international public opinion, Abbas should choose between Hamas and peace with Israel.Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas released a special message on Sunday in Arabic and in English on the occasion of Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, in which he decried the murder of Jews in the Holocaust as "the most heinous crime against humanity in modern history. This is the first time a Palestinian president has ever made such a public declaration.
  • Islamic group accuses Republicans of fostering anti-Muslim sentiment (FLORIDA)

    04/25/2014 1:18:32 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 43 replies
    Herald Tribune ^ | Thursday, April 24 | Shelby Webb
    A Florida Islamic group is accusing some Republican Party lawmakers and local party organizations of fostering anti-Muslim sentiment. The Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, sent letters to almost every Republican Club or party extension in the state, asking the groups to stop bringing speakers who espouse anti-Islamic views. The letter said it represented the interests of more than 150,000 registered Florida Muslim voters. Hassan Shibly, executive director for CAIR, based in Tampa, said such speakers not only inflame anti-Islam tensions but have also led to discriminatory legislation: namely Senate Bill 386, which would ban foreign laws from being enacted...
  • Christians Increasingly Misled into Interfaith Ties With Islamists

    04/10/2014 10:19:21 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Clarion Project ^ | Thu, April 3, 2014 | Ryan Mauro
    Reverend Deborah Lindsay, Minister of Spiritual Care at First Community Church in Ohio, is a YouTube viral video star because of her call on Christians to avoid anti-Muslim sentiment. Unfortunately, her chief outreach partner is a Muslim Brotherhood-tied mosque named the Noor Islamic Cultural Center. A video of her sermon, uploaded in September 2010, has been viewed over one million times. Her outreach to Muslims was also the subject of an article in the Columbus Dispatch. In it, she is quoted as comparing jihad to Lent. […] The audience, especially non-Muslims like Rev. Lindsay, is led to believe that this...
  • Megyn Kelly answers CAIR’s retraction demand: ‘Well, guess what — you’re not getting it!’

    04/04/2014 9:42:27 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 140 replies
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations, known as CAIR, has been exerting intense political pressure to cancel scheduled screenings of “Honor Diaries,” depicting practices in Muslim countries, described in the film as “systematic, institutionalized misogyny.” Agnieszka Karoluk, representing CAIR-Chicago, was unable to dispute the film’s claims after being challenged by Fox News Megyn Kelly, but instead found fault with its producers, the Clarion Project. “[It’s] a well-known, Islamophobic organization,” she claimed. “What I’m personally disgusted by as a Muslim woman, as a feminist is that someone like the Clarion Project would take this film and use it to promote their own...
  • Abbas: The Peace Talks Are Not Dead

    10/20/2013 11:05:04 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/10/13 | Elad Benari
    Reports of the death of the peace process with Israel have been greatly exaggerated, Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday. In an interview with German television network Deutsche Welle, Abbas said that peace negotiations with Israel have not reached a deadlock, as reported by the Maariv newspaper recently. Abbas would not give details about the negotiations, but said that each side had discussed proposals offered by the other. "The fact is that we're still at the beginning. We still have time to negotiate the issues," Abbas told the German network. .....
  • Clerics encourage hungry Syrians to eat dogs and cats

    10/18/2013 11:44:59 AM PDT · by OwenKellogg · 30 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 16, 2013 | Ashish Kumar Sen
    Syria’s civil war has become so dire that some Islamic clerics are telling starving Syrians to eat cats and dogs. A bad humanitarian situation has turned worse as Syrian President Bashar Assad has escalated a war against rebels, including some with ties to al Qaeda, even as progress has been made on the destruction of the regime’s stockpiles of chemical weapons. Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/oct/16/clerics-permit-hungry-syrians-eat-dogs-and-cats/#ixzz2i6IaE1Rg
  • U.S. Intelligence Confirms Chemical Weapons Use In Syria

    06/13/2013 3:12:21 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 13, 2013 | Emily Wither
    It has been confirmed by U.S. intelligence. Syria’s government has used chemical weapons in its ongoing civil war. The President has not made a specific decision on a responsive action to this information. The White House saying it will make decisions on its own timeline. The President is expected to talk to other world leaders about Syria at next week’s G8 Summit in Northern Ireland. …
  • The Not-So-Veiled Threat to Non-Muslims in Tennessee

    06/06/2013 11:51:51 PM PDT · by neverdem · 75 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 7, 2013 | Janet Levy
    The attempted snow job by the American Muslim Advisory Council (AMAC) of Tennessee which sponsored the joint Department of Justice/FBI event, "Public Disclosure in a Diverse Society," Tuesday night in Manchester, Tennessee, did not work with the 2,000 attendees. Claims that American Muslims are loyal citizens, partners in counterterrorism investigations, part of radicalization prevention efforts, and an integral part of American society for centuries fell flat, especially coming from the host organization that was formed only two years ago in response to anti-shariah legislation in the Volunteer State. A well-informed crowd responded with calls of "taqiyyah" when members of AMAC,...
  • Obama: ‘God Has a Plan and ... We’re an Instrument of His Will’ (Irony Alert)

    05/28/2013 1:54:31 AM PDT · by markomalley · 44 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 5/27/2013 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    President Barack Obama traveled on Sunday to Moore, Okla., where a massive tornado caused devastation last Monday. There he told Americans that God has a plan and it is important we recognize we are instruments of His will. “There was a story that really struck me in the press,” Obama said. “In the rubble was found a Bible, open to the words that read: ‘A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, and a cover from the tempest.’ And it’s a reminder, as Scripture often is, that God has a plan, and it’s important, though, that we...
  • Muslims Versus Islamists

    05/03/2013 8:09:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 3, 2013 | Mona Charen
    The Obama administration is quite worried about stereotyping Muslims as violence-prone terrorists. They fear that any acknowledgment that some Muslims commit acts of terror because they are religiously motivated (however twisted the terrorists' interpretation of Islam may be) is to encourage a backlash of intolerance (at best) and violence (at worst) against Muslim Americans. It's not crazy to worry about anti-Muslim violence. There have been vicious attacks on innocent Muslims. Last November, a Queens, N.Y., man was stabbed six times as he stood outside his mosque by an attacker who shouted "F------ Muslim, I'll kill you." In the wake of...
  • Christianity and Islam: Cooperation or Conflict? (The Great Chasm Between Christianity and Islam)

    04/22/2013 2:15:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 11 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | April 21, 2013 | William Kilpatrick
    Robert Spencer has written a dozen books on Islam, as well as thousands of pages of commentary on Islamic law, scripture, and tradition, but this may be his most significant book yet because of its potential to alert Christians to a dangerous gap in their knowledge of Islam. Christian leaders are badly in need of a wake-up call about Islam and this is a wake-up call that is hard to ignore. Not Peace but a Sword asks questions about the relationship between Christianity and Islam that few others are asking, even though they are questions that beg for answers....
  • Obama lights candles, prays at Bethlehem's Church of Nativity compound

    03/22/2013 2:17:25 PM PDT · by NYer · 31 replies
    cns ^ | March 22, 2013 | Judith Sudilovsky
    JERUSALEM (CNS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama, visiting the West Bank city of Bethlehem, stopped twice to light candles for his family and himself: first at the Church of Nativity grotto, where Christian tradition holds that Jesus was born, then at the adjacent Catholic Church of St. Catherine. On the last leg of his four-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, Obama also took time for a few moments of private prayer and contemplation, said Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III, who was the first to greet the American leader inside the church, welcoming him as "a messenger of peace...
  • Chicago imam: “Qital [killing] is an essential element of Islam"

    07/18/2012 9:52:41 AM PDT · by Nachum
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 7/18/12 | Pamela Geller
    Why are counter jihad blogs (the less than a handful left) the only ones covering these critical news stories: Chicago imam: “Qital [killing] is an essential element of Islam" July 16, 2012, Creeping Sharia via Sharia 101 from a Muslim American perspective: Silence is not an option! | Just Piper (thanks to David) In a speech by Abdul Malik Mujahid, Columbus, Ohio, September 1995., he puts out a Conference calling for Jihad: Consider the following statement: Qital [killing] is an essential element of Islam. And sometimes you don’t like it. Qital is ordained upon you, though it is hateful to...
  • Iranian VP Blames 'Zionists,' Talmud for Inciting Drug Trade

    06/26/2012 3:04:46 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/6/12 | Rachel Hirshfeld
    Iranian Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi condemned the 'Zionists' for inciting global drug trade and addiction in a bid to annihilate non-Jewish communities in accordance with Talmudic teachings, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported. Addressing a ceremony for the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking held in Tehran on Tuesday, Rahimi alleged that the prevalence of narcotics and drug-addiction throughout the world is rooted in the Talmud. “The book teaches them how to destroy non-Jews so as to protect an embryo in the womb of a Jewish mother,” Rahimi stated. The Iranian vice-president said that the Zionists' direct involvement...
  • Rima Rises: Muslim Mascot, American Mockery

    08/25/2010 12:35:59 AM PDT · by Rashputin · 2 replies
    Bald Eagle ^ | Aug 23, 2010 | David Yeagley
    BadEagle.com certainly has no particular expectation of Rima Fakih in the way of American values. She appears to be nothing more than a Muslim mascot. Certainly, her reference to Barry “Obama” Soetoro for validation of the U.S. Constitution shows us the depth of her understanding. (Unfortunately, many Americans these days have no deeper thoughts. They think America is based on religious freedom. Or, more inaccurately, they think religious freedom means Islam is in harmony with American values. Worse, they think Muslims are welcome here. They think Islam is a wonderful religion of peace, why, just like Christianity.
  • Uh, Sorry, TIME, Technically Obama IS a Muslim (Debbie Schlussel Skewers Hot Air & Time)

    08/19/2010 3:53:31 PM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 70 replies
    Debbie Schlussel ^ | August 19, 2010 | Debbie Schlussel
    I was ahead of my time, and the sheep on all sides of the spectrum didn’t like that. For saying those things, I was vehemently attacked as an “extremist” by the entire left-wing blogosphere and media . . . and those on the RIGHT, including the ignorant morons at Michelle Fraudkin’s Hot Airheads, who thought Obama’s speech to the Muslim world was “surprisingly good” (that’s the ignoramus Ed Morrissey and the equally ignorant coward who goes by a fictional name, “Allahpundit”). McCain illegal alien amnesty lover, Baba Streisand buddy, and faux-conservative Michael Medved called me “despicable” for a 1/2 hour...
  • Miss USA says 'American' is her preferred label

    05/23/2010 10:37:31 AM PDT · by freed0misntfree · 24 replies · 1,024+ views
    cnn ^ | 05/22/2010
    Rima Fakih's beauty pageant sash declares that she is Miss USA, but journalists want to find other labels for her. Questions about Fakih's ethnic and religious identity have been nearly as frequent as questions about photos of her dancing against a stripper's pole. "I'd like to say I'm American first, and I am an Arab-American," Fakih said. "I am Lebanese-American, and I am Muslim-American." Fakih, 24, was born in Lebanon, but her family moved to New York when she was 7 years old. She later moved to Michigan, where she went to college. The rarity of a woman born in...
  • Muslims Welcome Arrest in Times Square Bomb Plot(Council on American-Islamic Relations)(CAIR)

    05/04/2010 3:30:54 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 16 replies · 470+ views
    (Council on American-Islamic Relations)(CAIR) ^ | 5/4/2010 | (Council on American-Islamic Relations)(CAIR)
    A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today welcomed the arrest of a suspect in connection with last weekend's failed car bomb attack on Times Square. (View video of today's news conference.) The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), along with several other national and regional Muslim groups,* said the alleged actions of the Pakistani-American suspect are not representative of the nation's Muslim community and urged fellow citizens not to allow the incident to be exploited to advance growing anti-Islam sentiment.In a statement released this afternoon at a news conference in Washington, D.C., CAIR National Executive Director Nihad...
  • "Hamas a black and bloody militia" (Fatah official rips on Hamas)

    01/11/2009 5:21:54 PM PST · by ksm1 · 3 replies · 525+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Jan 12, 2009 0:17 | Khaled Abu Toameh
    A Fatah official in Ramallah on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Hamas and described its leaders as "criminals." Speaking to The Jerusalem Post on condition of anonymity, the Fatah official denounced Hamas as a "black and bloody militia" that was responsible for the "catastrophe" in the Gaza Strip. The official warned that failure to crush Hamas completely would undermine Fatah and pave the way for the collapse of moderate Arab regimes. He said that Hamas was fighting on behalf of Iran and Syria - the only two countries that have been supplying the movement with weapons and money. "The...
  • Obama won't deal with Hamas, 'Jerusalem Post' told

    01/10/2009 12:50:51 PM PST · by Free America52 · 12 replies · 507+ views
    Jersualem Post ^ | 01/10/2008 | Free America
    The incoming Obama administration will not abandon US President George W. Bush's doctrine of isolating Hamas, the chief national security spokesperson of the Obama transition team has told The Jerusalem Post. The next US president will not break the policy of isolating Hamas, an Obama spokesperson told The Jerusalem Post. US President-elect Barack Obama "has repeatedly stated that he believes that Hamas is a terrorist organization dedicated to Israel's destruction, and that we should not deal with them until they recognize Israel, renounce violence, and abide by past agreements," said Brooke Anderson in a statement to the Post.
  • Innagural Stage Door Dedicated to Jesus

    01/10/2009 3:14:25 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 10 replies · 498+ views
    www.wnd.com ^ | January 09, 2009 | Worldnet Daily
    Atheists may want prayer banned at Barack Obama's inauguration, and Muslims may appreciate the Islamic influence in his past, but the walkway the president-elect will take to the stage on which he will take the oath of office has been dedicated to Jesus Christ. At a brief prayer and dedication service this week, two Christian leaders and a Christian congressman physically anointed with oil from the Holy Land the doorway through which Obama will walk to place his hand on Abraham Lincoln's Bible and swear to support the Constitution of the United States of America. The leaders also encouraged Christians...
  • Democrats plan pro-Israel resolution: [Liberal Americans Outraged]

    01/07/2009 1:30:42 PM PST · by rface · 11 replies · 884+ views
    JTA ^ | 1.06.09 | staff
    WASHINGTON (JTA) -- Top Democrats are planning to introduce a non-binding congressional resolution supporting Israel's goal in its Gaza Strip operation.U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), the U.S. House of Representatives majority leader, told JTA he was looking at such a resolution, which is being drafted in the office of Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.), the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "Certainly it would not demand a cease-fire," Hoyer said. "It would speak to the conditions that would justify a cease-fire. A cease-fire is not a just cease-fire when it's just Israel" holding fire. Israel launched its major operation Dec....
  • New ploy: Pakistan blames Indians for blast

    12/25/2008 1:09:35 PM PST · by MyTwoCopperCoins · 5 replies · 515+ views
    The Tmes of India ^ | 25 December, 2008 | The Times of India
    NEW DELHI: Even as India persists with its protests against Pakistan's refusal to take action against the perpetrators of 26/11, Islamabad's diversionary tactics have touched a new low. On Thursday, Pakistan pulled another rabbit out of its hat. That the car bomb blast in Lahore on Wednesday, which left a woman dead and 3 others injured, was triggered by four Indians. Pakistan media, quoting anonymous sources, identified one of the bombers as one Satish Anand Shukla, allegedly a resident of Kolkata. The stunt, clearly fabricated to justify inaction against Lashkar leaders by drawing a parity between the jihadis who attacked...
  • President Apostate?

    05/12/2008 7:40:30 AM PDT · by Puzzleman · 34 replies · 278+ views
    The New York Times ^ | May 12, 2008 | Edward N. Luttwak
    -- snip --As the son of the Muslim father, Senator Obama was born a Muslim under Muslim law as it is universally understood. It makes no difference that, as Senator Obama has written, his father said he renounced his religion. Likewise, under Muslim law based on the Koran his mother’s Christian background is irrelevant. Of course, as most Americans understand it, Senator Obama is not a Muslim. He chose to become a Christian, and indeed has written convincingly to explain how he arrived at his choice and how important his Christian faith is to him. His conversion, however, was a...
  • Al-Qaeda grooming 'western' militants

    03/30/2008 8:41:49 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 20 replies · 733+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 31 March 2008
    CIA director Michael Hayden said today al-Qaeda was training operatives who "look western" and could enter the United States undetected to conduct terrorist attacks. General Hayden said the terror network over the past 18 months has established a safe haven in tribal areas along the Afghanistan-Pakistan where they are preparing militants for attacks against the West. "They are bringing operatives into that region for training - operatives that, a phrase I would use, wouldn't attract your attention if they were going through the customs line at Dulles (airport near Washington DC) with you," Gen Hayden told NBC television. The new...
  • Muslim leader defends Christmas tree

    12/16/2006 6:45:04 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies · 1,026+ views
    Monsters & Critics ^ | Dec 15, 2006 | UPI
    From Monsters and Critics.com Religion News Muslim leader defends Christmas tree By UPI Dec 15, 2006, 20:05 GMT TORONTO, Canada (UPI) -- A Canadian Muslim leader, along with Ontario`s Premier and several religious groups, yesterday criticized a provincial judge`s decision to banish the Christmas tree in a Toronto courthouse lobby because it might offend non-Christians. 'It`s so stupid, I`m at a loss for words,' said Tarek Fatah, founder of the Muslim Canadian Congress, the National Post reported. 'The judge should take a trip to the rest of the world. Christmas is celebrated by Muslims in many countries -- they should...
  • City [Dearborn] hosting 9-11 Freedom Walk

    08/18/2006 9:12:01 AM PDT · by zook · 79 replies · 2,922+ views
    Dearborn Press & Guide ^ | Aug. 16, 2006 | Cristen Kis, Press & Guide Newspapers
    DEARBORN - Dearborn is one of 39 cities — and the only one in Michigan — hosting a Freedom Walk on Sept. 11 to commemorate the five-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Dearborn has joined cities nationwide to pay tribute to victims, survivors and their families, as well as past and present military men and women. Mayor Michael A. Guido met Tuesday afternoon with Allison Barber, deputy assistant secretary of defense for public affairs and the architect of the America Supports You program. America Supports You is an outreach program launched by the Department of Defense to recognize citizens' support...
  • Why this man should give us all nightmares

    08/22/2006 8:57:25 PM PDT · by 1066AD · 55 replies · 2,285+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 8/22/2006 | ANN LESLIE
    Why this man should give us all nightmares By ANN LESLIE 23:44pm 22nd August 2006 Iran's president Almadinejad: Threatened to wipe Israel off the map Why shouldn't Iran have nuclear weapons? We have them, so has America, France, Russia, Israel, China, Pakistan, India and possibly North Korea. So why make such a fuss about Iran? After all, we gulped, but then decided to accept Pakistan's and India's nuclear bombs. Why? Because we recognised that their bombs are, essentially, a continuation of the Mutually Assured Destruction doctrine which, as a deterrent, kept us from nuclear Armageddon throughout the Cold War. In...
  • Religious terrorism is shocking

    08/15/2006 5:01:26 AM PDT · by cerberus · 56 replies · 1,003+ views
    New Orleans Times-Picayune ^ | August 15, 2006 | Masooda Khan
    <p>Recently I read the shocking news of the bomb explosions in the Bombay railway station.</p> <p>I am an American Muslim, originally from India, and have been a resident of Louisiana for over 30 years. I condemn this barbaric and gruesome action.</p>
  • The Islamization of America: From Mecca to Medina and conquering Americans from within

    08/10/2006 10:38:34 AM PDT · by 2banana · 61 replies · 3,216+ views
    KurdishMedia.com ^ | 8/6/2006 | Aland Mizell
    The Islamization of America: From Mecca to Medina and conquering Americans from within 8/6/2006 KurdishMedia.com - By Aland Mizell Many times the Ottoman Empire tried to take over the whole of Europe but failed to do so. The Ottoman Empire could not conquer the West by sword, but now Muslims are using a different strategy to conquer the West to bring it under the Islamic realm. Today the West is being the victim of their own values, such as freedom of speech and _expression, so that Muslims are using ‘Democracy’ as a tool and taking advantage of democracy to disseminate...
  • Larijani: Our Response To Sanctions Will Be Painful To the West And Will Make it Shiver With Cold

    08/09/2006 8:57:52 AM PDT · by yoe · 3 replies · 481+ views
    MEMRI ^ | August 9, 2006
    The following are excerpts from a press conference with Iranian Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Larijani, which aired on Iranian News Channel (IRINN) on August 6, 2006. (TO VIEW THIS CLIP) Ali Larijani: "Iran's nuclear technology is for peaceful purposes. We accept the inspection of the IAEA, and we are NPT members. We are committed to the NPT regulations. We are a country that acts responsibly within the world order. Therefore, we respect IAEA inspection, in accordance with the safeguard agreements. Therefore, we will develop our nuclear activity where necessary. We will develop all aspects of Iran's nuclear technology,...
  • Philly Cleric Sentenced for Corruption

    09/19/2005 2:26:03 PM PDT · by velocityguy · 13 replies · 518+ views
    Philly Cleric Sentenced for Corruption By JOANN LOVIGLIO, Associated Press Writer Mon Sep 19, 2:12 PM ET A prominent Muslim cleric on Monday was sentenced to more than seven years in prison on racketeering and other charges, the latest in a string of convictions stemming from the FBI's sweeping probe of municipal corruption. Prosecutors said that Shamsud-din Ali, 67, used his political connections to obtain dubious loans, donations and city contracts. In addition to his 87-month sentence, Ali was ordered to pay restitution. He was released pending an appeal. The investigation of the so-called "pay to play" culture in Philadelphia's...
  • Zarqawi says Israeli, Jordanian troops involved in Fallujah assault

    01/20/2005 7:18:40 AM PST · by TexKat · 52 replies · 1,149+ views
    AFP ^ | 1/20/05
    DUBAI (AFP) - Al-Qaeda's Iraq frontman Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi claimed 800 Israeli soldiers as well as Jordanian troops took part in the US-led assault on Fallujah in November, according to an audiotape posted on the Internet. "It is known that 800 Israeli soldiers ... participated in the battle; just like the participation by the Jordanian military, whose officers contributed to the planning and the military assault against the city," he said Thursday. The authenticity of the 75-minute tape, posted on the first day of the Muslim holidays of Eid al-Adha, could not be verified. US and Iraqi forces retook the...
  • All aboard the terrorists' bus to Iraq [from Syria]

    12/01/2004 6:33:04 PM PST · by aculeus · 31 replies · 1,950+ views
    The Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | December 2, 2004 | By Jack Fairweather in Damascus
    When not in Iraq, Abdullah cuts meat for a living. He is a Syrian cook at the Kingdom of God restaurant in Damascus, in a bustling suburb dominated by Iraqi exiles. For the past year, Abdullah has also been on the payroll of Iraqi resistance forces fighting American troops. Like many Syrians, he is convinced that his country will be invaded next and that it is only by keeping the US bogged down in Iraq that Syria will be spared. "All we know is that Syria is the next station in the American plan. The Americans are all Jews and...
  • Cdn. Islamic official regrets 'misunderstanding'

    10/25/2004 6:16:04 AM PDT · by Clive · 19 replies · 517+ views
    Canadian Press via Sun Media ^ | 2004-10-25 | Mike Olveira
    TORONTO (CP) - The president of the Canadian Islamic Congress says he personally does not believe that all Israelis over the age of 18 are legitimate targets of suicide bombers, despite saying so on television last week. But that has not satisfied critics who were infuriated by Mohamed Elmasry's comments last week. In a release issued Sunday by the CIC, Elmasry said he was trying to express the view of many Palestinians, not his personal opinion. "Dr. Elmasry did not, does not, and will not condone the widely-held Palestinian view that any form of armed resistance against civilians . ....
  • UK radical Muslims to mark 9/11 anniversary

    09/07/2004 11:33:42 AM PDT · by TrebleRebel · 19 replies · 686+ views
    Yahoo UK ^ | 9/7/11 | Peter Graff
    UK radical Muslims to mark 9/11 anniversary By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - A British radical Muslim group that once described the September 11, 2001 hijackers as "The Magnificent 19" will hold a conference to mark the anniversary of the attacks this weekend, its leader says. The al Muhajiroun group led by Sheikh Omar Bakri says its long-term goal is to establish Islamic rule in Britain, but denies that it promotes violence at home. The group was widely denounced last year by mainstream Muslim organisations for advertising four conferences that seemed to praise the September 11 hijackers who killed nearly...