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  • 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...
  • Massive global push to criminalize all dissent against Islam officially begins

    12/24/2013 12:18:00 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 52 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 12/24/13 | Robert Moon|
    In yet another openly hostile, in-your-face act of intimidation against anyone who dares to disagree with the "Religion of Peace," 57 Muslim countries around the world are now coming together to pressure Western countries into silencing and prosecuting any and all criticism of Islam as a "hate crime." As Investors' Business Daily explains, it is all happening under the banner of a Saudi-based group called the "Organization of Islamic Cooperation," which released its 94-page document on "Islamophobia" (noticing Islamic violence is fear-based bigotry) in recent weeks. If this calculated attempt to obliterate all dissent has its way, it will officially...
  • Revealed: The Obama FBI’s Illicit Partnership with CAIR

    09/20/2013 5:27:44 AM PDT · by SJackson · 14 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | September 20, 2013 | Matthew Vadum
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Revealed: The Obama FBI’s Illicit Partnership with CAIRPosted By Matthew Vadum On September 20, 2013 @ 12:39 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 2 Comments A government watchdog’s new report takes the FBI to task for violating its own policies by continuing to work with the Muslim Brotherhood’s front group in the United States, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).The report came as CAIR issued a new report denouncing the so-called “Islamophobia” of the Fox News Channel, Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, David the Horowitz Freedom Center, and others who dare to engage in an honest discussion...
  • The Mahdist Connection?

    04/19/2013 2:19:44 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 13 replies
    The Corner (NRO) ^ | Apr. 19, 2013 | NRO Staff
    A Cornerite e-mails: I wanted to call your attention to the fact that the dead Boston bomber’s website contained links to Muslim end-time (Madhist) websites discussing the prophecies about the “Black Banners of Khorosan”. Charles Cameron at the Zenpundit blog has been writing specifically about Madhism and end-time prophecies as a factor in terrorism for years now, and is a very informative source. See for example this post (http://zenpundit.com/?p=3205) or just go to Zenpundit.com and do a search on “Black Banners”. The fact that they are Madhists is probably more important than that they are Chechens.
  • Obama's Taqqiya Unravels

    10/28/2012 6:25:21 AM PDT · by Blue Turtle · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Nonie Darwish
    I have never entertained the idea that Obama was a Muslim and always believed he was a socialist. But Obama's behavior over the last four years regarding Islam has convinced me that Obama has a Socialist/Islamic centered worldview -- a combination that is not uncommon in many parts of the Muslim world.
  • The Islamic Republic is not Iran

    08/12/2010 8:51:55 PM PDT · by Righting · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 01, 2010 | Amil Imani
    The Islamic Republic Is Not Iran By Amil Iman We just don't get it. The Left in America is screaming to high heaven that the mess we are in, in Iraq and the war on terrorism has been caused by the right-wing and that George W. Bush, the so-called "dim-witted cowboy," has created the entire mess. The truth is the entire nightmare can be traced back to the liberal democratic policies of the leftist Jimmy Carter, who created a firestorm that destabilized our greatest ally in the Muslim world, the shah of Iran, in favor of a religious fanatic, the...
  • Report: Netanyahu and Obama to Meet as West Deploys in Gulf

    09/16/2012 3:19:10 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 35 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 9/16/12 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Obama and Netanyahu will meet in an unannounced meeting, the London Telegraph reported Sunday. There has been no confirmation. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will meet on Sunday in an unannounced meeting, The London Telegraph reported Sunday. There has been no confirmation or denial from Washington - but the Prime Minister’s spokesman Mark Regev told Arutz Sheva on Sunday that the newspaper’s report they will meet on Sunday is “incorrect.” Concerning a meeting in the near future, he issued a “no comment” response. The reported meeting is to take place as 25 countries deploy warplanes and warships...
  • Egypt Denies Morsi Sent a Letter to Peres

    07/31/2012 4:46:27 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/8/12 | Elad Benari
    Egypt denied on Tuesday evening the reports that President Mohammed Morsi had sent a letter to Israeli counterpart Shimon Peres. Dr. Yasser Ali, Morsi’s official spokesman, denied the reports which appeared in the Israeli press and which said that Morsi thanked the Israeli president for his Ramadan greetings and said he is looking forward to Egypt helping to get the peace process “back to its right track.” However, according to a report on the website of the Egyptian daily Al-Ahram, Ali described these reports as completely incorrect and stressed that Morsi did not send any letter to Peres. Another report...
  • Is Barack Obama a Christian?

    07/27/2012 11:30:45 AM PDT · by iloveamerica1980 · 48 replies
    Dittos Rush ^ | 7-6-12 | James
    (Written by me on 7-6-12) It finally hit me this morning. The United States will not have a Christian leader for at least four more years, regardless of our vote in November. I can say this with assuredness only after examining the testimony of our two remaining Presidential candidates, as follows. In a 2004 interview with Cathleen Falsani, Barack Obama said, “I believe that there are many paths to the same place.” Obama also said, “All people of faith—Christians, Jews, Muslims, animists, everyone knows the same God.” Animism in the belief in the existence of individual spirits that inhabit natural...
  • Islam's Cartoon Missionaries

    04/18/2012 6:10:23 PM PDT · by forty_years · 5 replies
    National Review Online ^ | April 17, 2012 | by Daniel Pipes
    Comic books as a method of missionizing for Islam (da'wa)?Yes. One year ago, Harvard University hosted a workshop to teach comic book artists how to address Americans' "unease with Islam and the Middle East." And later this week, Georgetown University will air a PBS documentary, Wham! Bam! Islam! celebrating a comic book called The 99. Wham! Bam! Islam! The 99 sounds innocuous. Adweek describes its topic as "a team of multinational superheroes [who] band together to fight the forces of evil." The American children's network Hub more fully explains that, "Created by noted Middle East scholar and clinical psychologist Dr....
  • Are 'Moderate' Muslims Really Moderate? Meet The Suave Mohammed-Part 2

    03/17/2012 7:54:52 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 26 replies
    Right Side News ^ | March 17, 2012 | Eliana Benador
    Taqqiya, in Islam, is a doctrine of pious fraud or religious dissimulation... whereby Muslims may under certain circumstances openly deceive infidels by feigning friendship or goodwill provided their heart remains true to Islam.” As I am about to set to write the second article, the first thing that hits my mind is... “Little Red Riding Hood...” The sweet story of how a bad wolf disguised under innocent appearance, gets close to a naive little girl, Little Red Riding Hood, who tells him where she’s going, i.e., to visit grandma. The wolf gets to poor grandma first, eats her and disguises...
  • Iran says making nuclear bombs a "great sin"

    02/28/2012 7:52:42 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:45pm EST | Caroline Copley
    Iran, facing growing international pressure over its nuclear program, called for more talks with the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Tuesday and condemned production of atomic weapons as a "great sin." Iran says its nuclear program is peaceful but negotiations with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have stalled and Western powers have grown increasingly concerned over the possible military dimensions of Tehran's atomic work. Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, in a speech to the U.N.-sponsored Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, said he expected talks to continue and that he was optimistic they would proceed in the right direction. "I...
  • Muslim Brotherhood Conducting Illegal Campaigning in Egypt

    11/28/2011 7:37:04 AM PST · by therightliveswithus · 5 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/28/2011 | Thomas Ferdousi
    Some distressing news to bring to our readers. In Egypt, campaigning on the actual election day is illegal. That's not stopping the Muslim Brotherhood from campaigning anyway. The Brotherhood reportedly has an excellent get-out-the-vote effort, which may land it the most seats in Parliament. This could also give the Islamist fundamentalists with ties to Hamas control over 80 million people. One report already says that the Brotherhood's victory would be a massive boon for Hamas. A few more notes on the Muslim Brotherhood's impressive election day get-out-the-vote campaign: Shadi Hamid, the research director at the Brookings Institution in Doha, tweets...
  • IRAN GOVT RADIO ATTACKS HERMAN CAIN ON "ISLAMOPHOBIA" (Japanese Broadcast-My Translation)

    11/20/2011 5:16:22 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 55 replies · 1+ views
    IRIB (Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting), Japanese Language Service ^ | 20 November 2011 | Islamic Republic of IRAN News Japan (Japanese)
    Iran-inspired Shiite Muslim men beating themselves to pulp in a sick religious display. Coming soon to a shopping mall parking lot close to you in the USA. OUR HERO Translation to English Synposis Provided by Freeper "AmericanInTokyo":(Original Iranian Article: "時期米大統領候補、イスラム教徒に侮辱的な発言" (Next Presidential Candidate, Makes (Insulting Comments to Islamists")(MY SYNOPSIS): "Herman Cain is the Republican candidate for the next U.S. presidential election, and much was made by him of the so-called Muslim extremist presence in the United States. According to Mefuru press reports on communications coming from Candidate Cain, he claimed "(and) what with special attention to trends regarding extremist...
  • Saudi-made Taqqiya Injects Muslim Fantasy of Democracy for our Corrupt Politicians

    09/28/2011 9:37:53 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 1 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 9/28/2011 | Eliana Benador
    Last Friday in my article “Obama, Alwaleed, and the Ambush of Israel, America and Western Civilization” published on these pages, my readers got some flavor of the complex cultural differences between “them” and us. This time we will dive in the world of “make believe” that in our society mostly belongs to our children, but in the Muslim world, it’s an adult deformation of wishful thinking. To make the picture whole, it is a “make believe” completely compatible and convenient to the agenda of corrupted politicians and businessmen in the West. Muslim society at large is good at giving the...
  • Obama sending tax dollars overseas to refurbish Mosques and provide them with internet.

    04/16/2011 9:14:42 AM PDT · by freemike · 11 replies
    youtube ^ | 4/16/11 | freemike
    Here's the direct link. It's pretty amazing.
  • For first time in months, President Obama attends church publicly

    09/19/2010 4:32:39 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 52 replies
    religion ^ | September 19th, 2010
    President Obama publicly attended church Sunday morning for the first time in nearly six months, and shortly after a major survey showed that only a third of Americans can correctly identify Obama's faith as Christian. The first family attended the 9 a.m. service at St. John's Church Lafayette Square, an Episcopal congregation about a block from the White House. The Obamas - the president, first lady Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha - made the trip on foot. The family sat a few rows from the altar, among roughly 40 worshippers. Each family member received communion, led by the president....
  • Capitol Hill panel discusses Americans’ misunderstanding of Islam

    09/01/2010 9:56:49 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 1, 2010 | Caroline May
    Members of the Congressional Muslim Staff Association (CMSA) hosted a panel discussion on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss the perception of Islam among Americans in the wake of the current debate over the proposed Park51 Islamic center and mosque project to be located just two blocks from Ground Zero in lower Manhattan. The primary point of agreement among all three panel participants was that those who oppose Muslim initiatives — such as the so-called “Ground Zero” mosque — are Islamaphobic and ignorant. A recent CBS poll revealed that 71% of Americans believe it is inappropriate to build a mosque so...
  • Barack Hussein Obama, Here at the 'Ground Zero Mosque' is where your --political-- tomb will be

    08/30/2010 5:33:10 AM PDT · by Righting · 8 replies
    Barack Hussein Obama, Here at the 'Ground Zero Mosque' is where your --political-- tomb will be Obama, Here at the 'Ground Zero Mosque' is where your --political-- tomb will be. This is exactly where you will be [politically] buried, Mr. O'Zero! Sometimes you have to thank honesty moments by those that you were always suspicious of. Thank you Hussein, or Shukran in Arabic I thank you B. Hussein for not knowing to shut up at the yet another senseless "gesture" to the Islamic community, on the expense of the Judea-Christian mainstream America. The question is what for? Why would this...
  • The document that should stop the Islamic “Victory Mosque”

    08/23/2010 7:51:52 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 31 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | August 23, 2010 | Doug Hagmann
    ...Among the golden nuggets of evidence produced during the trial of the United States vs. The Holy Land Foundation et al is a document that should end any ambiguity concerning the true intent of Feisal ABDUL-RAUF in his quest to construct an Islamic center at Park Place. In fact, it should be cause to reexamine all Islamic centers and mosques that fall within a certain criteria. Cataloged as “Exhibit 003-0085” by the U.S. federal government, a document translated from Arabic to English...details the objectives of the Muslim Brotherhood in America. Feisal ABDUL RAUF is indeed an adherent and promoter of...
  • Obama greets muslim pilgrims

    11/25/2009 2:36:06 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 249 replies · 9,183+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 11/25/09 | Foon Rhee
    President Obama continued his outreach to the world's Muslims today, sending greetings to pilgrims to Mecca. .... "Michelle and I would like to send our best wishes to all those performing Hajj this year, and to Muslims in America and around the world who are celebrating Eid-ul-Adha. The rituals of Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha both serve as reminders of the shared Abrahamic roots of three of the world’s major religions," Obama said in a statement. "During Hajj, the world’s largest and most diverse gathering, three million Muslims from all walks of life – including thousands of American Muslims – will stand...
  • Obama Adds Saudi Arabia to Middle East Junket

    05/26/2009 9:04:24 PM PDT · by F15Eagle · 36 replies · 1,097+ views
    ArutzSheva ^ | Reported: 23:55 PM - May/26/09 | IsraelNN.com
    (IsraelNN.com) U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Saudi Arabia next Sunday, one day before his scheduled appearance in Cairo for talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, according to the president’s spokesman. The addition of Saudi Arabia to the Middle East tour indicates added determination by President Obama to forge a regional peace in the face of hardening positions by Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
  • Imams Reject Talk That Islam Radicalizes Inmates

    05/23/2009 5:45:02 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 5 replies · 409+ views
    New York Times ^ | May 23, 2009 | Daniel J. Wakin
    ... [L]ast week, Salahuddin Mustafa Muhammad found himself an accidental actor of sorts in the latest case of what the authorities call a homegrown terror plot, one in which four ex-convicts were accused of trying to blow up two Bronx synagogues and attack military aircraft. The plot, the authorities say, began when one of the men met a government informant at Mr. Muhammad’s mosque roughly a year ago. With at least two of the men appearing to be prison converts to Islam, the case has in certain circles evoked an old debate about the role prison might play as an...
  • The Death of Common Sense

    02/10/2009 7:20:22 PM PST · by Music Producer · 5 replies · 381+ views
    The Death of Common Sense The Birth of The WHY Initiative Dean Haskins Exactly when did common sense die in this country? Obviously, it has been on life support for some time; but now that our collective national synapses have stopped firing, we aren’t even in an era of philosophical “gray.” What is presently being foisted upon us is the notion that black is white and white is black. And, don’t even think about reducing that statement to race. Political correctness is only political; there is nothing correct about it. Think about it. We’re being told that the way to...
  • Ahmadinejad's Deputy: Iran Is A Friend Of The U.S. And Israel

    07/19/2008 5:36:04 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 69 replies · 82+ views
    haaretz.com ^ | July 20, 2008
    The deputy to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday that Iran was a friend of Israel, Iranian news agencies reported. "Iran wants no war with any country, and today Iran is friend of the United States and even Israel.... Our achievements belong to the whole world and should be used for expanding love and peace," said Iranian Vice President Esfandiar Rahim-Mashaei, who is also head of the Cultural Heritage Organization. The Cultural Heritage Organization news agency quoted him as saying that even during the eight-year war against Iraq, Iran just defended itself against the military invasion by former Iraqi dictator...
  • Palestinian Analyst says Obama’s Speech to AIPAC was Taqqiya (Deception)

    06/10/2008 9:34:54 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 16 replies · 231+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 06/10/08 | Bill Levinson
    There is already a widespread consensus that Barack Obama will say whatever he has to say to get elected. His own pastor, Jeremiah Wright, said that he understood why Obama had to distance himself from him to avoid unfavorable attention. Obama also put on an American flag pin (perhaps for the first time) along with an Israel flag pin to talk to AIPAC, but he would probably wear a Palestinian flag pin if he spoke to the International Solidarity Movement. We also recall Yassir Arafat’s technique of saying in English what he wanted the West to believe while using Arabic...
  • Barghouti: Palestinians ready for historic reconciliation [Hyper-hurl]

    04/07/2008 4:04:28 PM PDT · by Alouette · 4 replies · 129+ views
    YNet ^ | Apr. 7, 2008 | Attila Somfalvi
    Jailed Fatah leader writes letter to Peace Now activists reading, 'We are ready for reconciliation that will grant ours and your own children a life devoid of the threats of war and bloodshed' Attila Somfalvi Published: 04.08.08, 01:08 / Israel News "The vast majority of the Palestinian people, myself included, are ready for a historic reconciliation based on international resolutions that will result in the establishment of two states, a Palestinian and an Israeli one, that will exist side by side in peace and security," jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti said in a letter addressed to Peace Now activists on...
  • Saudi prince gives Cambridge University £8m for Islamic studies centre

    04/05/2008 10:22:17 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 28 replies · 1,538+ views
    London Telegraph ^ | April 6, 2008 | Julie Henry, Education Correspondent
    Cambridge University has been given £8 million by a Saudi Arabian prince to establish an Islamic studies centre. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, ranked in the top 20 richest men in the world, with a fortune of about £10 billion, has donated the cash to the university to fund a centre in his name for the study of the role of Islam in the Middle East and globally. The gift has been recommended by the university's general board and is expected to be announced in June. advertisement The grandson of King Ibn Saud and nephew of King Abudllah, the prince counts...
  • 'Islamophobia' a threat to world security, say Muslim states [Barf Alert]

    03/12/2008 3:09:44 PM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 34 replies · 685+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 3/12/08 | n/a
    The world's Muslim countries warned Wednesday that an "alarming" rise in anti-Islamic insults and attacks in the West has become a threat to international security. The Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) called on Europe and America to take stronger measures against 'Islamophobia' in a report prepared for a summit of the group's 57 members in Dakar on Thursday and Friday. The report by a special OIC monitoring group said the organisation was struggling to get the West to understand that Islamophobia "has dangerous implications on global peace and security" and to convince western powers to do more. Islamic leaders...
  • Video: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on 60 Minutes

    09/23/2007 5:45:33 PM PDT · by ianschwartz · 22 replies · 543+ views
    Ian Schwartz ^ | Ian Schwartz
    ‘60 Minutes’ resident liberal Scott Pelley wasn’t able to get Ahmadinejad to give a straight answer on whether he will build a nuclear bomb. Ahmadinejad also wouldn’t admit that Iran has been responsible for many military deaths in Iraq. After pressed on another topic, the Iranian leader said that he is a Muslim and can not lie. Bwhaha.
  • Jewish-Muslim dialogue can deliver [Projectile Vomit Warning]

    11/22/2006 9:14:50 AM PST · by Alouette · 20 replies · 357+ views
    YNet ^ | Nov. 22, 2006 | Leila Hanafi
    Judaism, Islam more closely connected than may appear at first Leila Hanafi Published: 11.22.06, 18:01 It would seem today that many view the great divisions among humankind and the dominating sources of conflict as being religious. This isn’t true, but as more and more is made of the potential for a clash of civilizations, the possibility could become real. There is already more than a little distrust and lack of accommodation between Western and Muslim societies, and these divisions are increasing in importance. Radicalism, even though few of its objections to the status quo are valid or semi-valid, has a...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Hamas working on 'new charter' [Lipstick on a Pig]

    02/18/2006 5:29:47 PM PST · by Alouette · 6 replies · 270+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Feb. 18, 2006 | Orly Halpern
    At closed meetings in hotel suites in Beirut and Damascus, Hamas has been developing a new charter that is designed to showcase a more moderate and non anti-Semitic face, one of those advising on its content has told The Jerusalem Post. Yet this new document, acknowledged Dr. Azzam Tamimi, 51, the Hebron-born director of the Institute of Islamic Political Thought in London, would still call for an end to the Jewish state and the creation of a Palestinian state on all of mandatory Palestine. It would, he said, provide for the possibility of a long-term hudna (cease-fire accommodation) with an...
  • Hamas 'ready to talk to Israel'

    02/08/2006 10:02:07 AM PST · by Capn TrVth · 26 replies · 737+ views
    BBC ^ | 02/08/2006 | BBC NEWS
    The political leader of Palestinian militant group Hamas has said the group is willing to take a serious step towards peace if Israel does the same.
  • 2,990 attacks during 2005 'truce' [Islamic Jihad "ceasefire"]

    01/02/2006 5:17:34 PM PST · by Alouette · 10 replies · 317+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Jan. 2, 2006 | Margot Dudkevitch
    As Islamic Jihad, the Popular Resistance Committees and Fatah's Al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades announced an end to their self-declared truce of January 2005, under which they pledged to refrain from attacking Israeli targets, an annual summary of terror activities for 2005 released by the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) on Sunday revealed that a total of 2,990 attacks were launched against Israeli targets. The attacks occurred after the truce was announced the report stated. According to the report, motivation among all the terror groups to attack Israel remains high with the number of monthly terror alerts averaging 57. There was a...
  • Muslim retreat sparks threats

    12/31/2005 12:13:58 PM PST · by Pikamax · 23 replies · 770+ views
    sptimes ^ | 12/31/05 | S.I. ROSENBAUM
    Muslim retreat sparks threats A retreat for young Muslims was to be held at a Presbyterian camp, until a blogger alleged a speaker was linked to al-Qaida. By S.I. ROSENBAUM Published December 31, 2005 LITHIA - Death threats have closed a church camp where a Muslim youth retreat was planned this weekend, after an Internet blogger alleged that a scheduled speaker was linked to al-Qaida. Mohamed Moharram, president of the Muslim American Society of Tampa, said the three-day event at Presbyterian Cedarkirk Camp and Conference Center was supposed to teach young Muslims leadership skills as well as the core tenets...
  • Abu Mazen: Without Progress, We Will Return to Armed Resistance

    05/30/2005 8:23:53 AM PDT · by Alouette · 31 replies · 587+ views
    Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) threatened Sunday, in an English language interview program, to renew terrorism if the PLO’s demands are not met. Abu Mazen’s interview on ABC’s This Week program focused on his call for the Hamas terror group to renounce violence, going so far as to say the era of suicide bombings is “over”. The PLO chairman’s language, however, highlighted the fact that he sees such a move as desirable on a tactical level at the present time and not reflective of a rejection of terrorism as a negotiating tool. "The climate right now is ready...
  • Abbas: Suicide bomb era may be over

    05/30/2005 7:35:49 AM PDT · by Alouette · 20 replies · 536+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May 30, 2005 | Tovah Lazaroff
    Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said in an interview aired on Sunday that the era of suicide bombings may be over. "We have started to deal with the culture of violence," he said. "We stopped the culture of violence and the Palestinian people have started looking at it as something that should be condemned and it should stop." Asked on ABC whether the suicide bombing era had ended, he said: "I believe it is over." But he warned that if progress toward a peace agreement was not achieved in meetings with Sharon next month, "despair and loss of hope will...
  • Hamas Political Head: Calming Down is Just a Trick Within the Resistance Plan

    04/18/2005 4:48:01 PM PDT · by Alouette · 8 replies · 343+ views
    MEMRI ^ | Apr. 18, 2005
    Hamas Political Head: Calming Down is Just a Trick Within the Resistance Plan; Hamas Does Not Object to the '67 Borders as an Interim Solution A convention held by the Egyptian newspaper "Al-Ahram," which was attended by writers and experts on Palestinian affairs following the Palestinian Cairo agreement on calming down the situation [ Tahdiah ], also hosted the head of the Hamas political bureau, Khaled Mash'al. Speaking at the convention, Mash'al stated that the Tahdiah was a trick and that the resistance will continue as long as the occupation exists. Mash'al also expressed concern about the PA and Fatah...