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  • Mobs Wielding Meat Cleavers Beat People in Chinese Streets

    07/07/2009 10:52:55 AM PDT · by traumer · 48 replies · 3,393+ views
    URUMQI, China — Mobs of Han Chinese wielding meat cleavers and clubs and groups of Muslim Uighur men beat people in the streets of the capital of China's Xinjiang region Tuesday. The government imposed a curfew as it tried to stem communal violence after a riot that killed at least 156 people. Members of the Muslim Uighur ethnic group attacked people near the Urumqi's railway station, and women in headscarves protested the arrests of husbands and sons in another part of the city. Meanwhile, for much of the afternoon, a mob of 1,000 mostly young Han Chinese holding clubs and...
  • Suspect in Utah Killings Fled Bosnia War [the Associated Press at its finest]

    02/14/2007 12:38:58 PM PST · by snarks_when_bored · 27 replies · 1,597+ views
    Suspect in Utah Killings Fled Bosnia War Teen Suspect in Utah Killings Fled War in Homeland of Bosnia As a Child, Neighbors Say The Associated Press SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - The Bosnian teen who killed five shoppers at a Salt Lake City mall fled the war in his homeland at age 10, neighbors and friends said Wednesday. Sulejman Talovic, an 18-year-old immigrant fatally shot by police after Monday's rampage, was only 4 when he and his mother fled their village of Talovici on foot after Serbian forces overran it in 1993, people close to the family told The Associated Press.Talovic...
  • Why Islam is disrespected

    05/19/2005 5:50:50 AM PDT · by veronica · 110 replies · 2,183+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | May 19, 2005 | Jeff Jacoby
    IT WAS front-page news this week when Newsweek retracted a report claiming that a US interrogator in Guantanamo had flushed a copy of the Koran down a toilet. Everywhere it was noted that Newsweek's story had sparked widespread Muslim rioting, in which at least 17 people were killed. But there was no mention of deadly protests triggered in recent years by comparable acts of desecration against other religions. No one recalled, for example, that American Catholics lashed out in violent rampages in 1989, after photographer Andres Serrano's ''Piss Christ" -- a photograph of a crucifix submerged in urine -- was...
  • MEMRI-TV latest clips: Wife beating Yes,Homosexuality No (Arab sheik);Jews like worms; 2 more.

    12/01/2004 12:09:03 PM PST · by Stoat · 21 replies · 2,942+ views
       #392 - Sheik Al-Qaradhawi: Wife Beating Yes, Homosexuality No. Al-Jazeera TV (Qatar) - 11/28,2004 - 00:04:39    #391 - A Documentary and a Discussion about Abu Mus'ab Al-Zarqawi LBC (Lebanon) - 11/28/2004 - 00:05:59    #390 - Fatah Leader Faruq Qaddumi: Two-States A Temporal Solution Al-'Alam TV (Iran) - 11/29/2004 - 00:02:25    #389 - Palestinian Historian 'Issam Sisalem: What Temple and What Shtemple?! The Jews Are Like Marine Worms Palestinian Authority TV - 11/21/2004 - 00:02:45  
  • Cat "I'm not a terrorist" Stevens to get peace award

    11/09/2004 3:19:46 PM PST · by JellyJam · 4 replies · 303+ views
    BBC News ^ | Nov. 9, 2004
    Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, will be presented with a Man of Peace award by ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Wednesday. The 57-year-old, who was refused entry to the US on security grounds two months ago, is due to accept the honour at a ceremony in Rome. The Gorbachev Foundation said it was for his dedication to promoting peace and condemning terrorism. Past winners include Italian film director Roberto Benigni.
  • "politically incorrect" facts about The Crusades

    • Islam was born in war and grew the same way. From the time of Mohammed, the means of Muslim expansion was always the sword. • With enormous energy, the warriors of Islam struck out against the Christians shortly after Mohammed's death. Palestine, Syria, and Egypt -- once the most heavily Christian areas in the world -- quickly succumbed. • By the eighth century, Muslim armies had conquered all of Christian North Africa and Spain. In the eleventh century, the Seljuk Turks conquered Asia Minor (modern Turkey), which had been Christian since the time of St. Paul. • The Byzantine...
  • Remember when we all thought no women could be used

    09/05/2004 11:31:01 AM PDT · by rang1995 · 11 replies · 625+ views
    Al-Qa'ida Women's Magazine: Women Must Participate in Jihad The new online magazine Al-Khansaa(1) is published by Al Qa'ida's Arabian Peninsula Women's Information Bureau. The first issue features articles calling on women to participate in Jihad, along with an article criticizing women in Saudi television. The following are excerpts from the articles:(2) Editorial: 'Our Goal Is Paradise' An editorial in the magazine stated: "... We love Allah and His Messenger. We march in a single path, the path of Jihad for the sake of Allah, and our goal is Shahada [martyrdom] for the sake of Allah, and our goal is [to...
  • Islamists in Russia – This is What They Did - Don't Wait for Alphabet Networks to Cover it - Graphic

    09/03/2004 11:38:01 AM PDT · by tallhappy · 528 replies · 38,986+ views
    Various | 9-3-04
    A man carries an injured child who escaped from a seized school in Beslan, North Ossetia, Friday, Sept. 3, 2004. Commandos stormed a school Friday in southern Russia where hundreds of hostages had been held for three days, sending hostage-takers and their captives fleeing in a scene of chaos amid explosions and gunfire. More than 100 children were wounded in the assault, some running from the building naked and covered in blood. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev) An injured schoolgirl who escaped from the seized Russian school holds a cross in her hand in a hospital in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia Friday,...
  • A List Foreigners Hostage in Iraq

    08/29/2004 1:57:53 PM PDT · by lizol · 2 replies · 993+ views
    Yahoo!News ^ | August 29, 2004 | Associated Press
    A List Foreigners Hostage in Iraq By The Associated Press Insurgents in Iraq (news - web sites) have kidnapped dozens of people in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction: HELD HOSTAGE _Twelve Nepalese workers. Kidnapped August 23, four days after crossing border while working for Jordan-based construction company. Iraqi militant group claimed responsibility. _Aytullah Gezmen, of Turkey. Kidnapped July 27 or 28. Worked for Bilintur, Turkish company providing laundry service for Jordanian firm in Iraq. _Mustafa Koksal and Durmus Kumdereli, Turkish truck drivers. Kidnapped Aug. 14 outside Mosul after delivering water to U.S. base in Baghdad....
  • POTENTIAL HOT SPOTS: Thailand's Islamic Revolution Continues

    07/18/2004 9:42:52 PM PDT · by Destro · 11 replies · 802+ views ^ | July 18, 2004 | Q & D Headlines
    POTENTIAL HOT SPOTS: Thailand's Islamic Revolution Continues July 18, 2004: The Moslem separatist violence in Thailand continues, with two members of the ISOC (Internal Security Operations Command) were shot in the south while investigating Moslem separatists. There have been attacks against other government officials, especially teachers. As a result, 5,000 school teachers and other government officials in the Moslem areas of southern Thailand have demanded more protection, or transfers to other, safer, parts of the country. So far this year, over 300 have died from the violence in the Moslem south, most of them government officials or non-Moslem Thais. At...
  • Muslims seek to worship in Spanish Cathedral [BARF ALERT]

    05/01/2004 10:42:04 AM PDT · by MegaSilver · 29 replies · 502+ views
    BBC News ^ | 01 May 2004 | Malcolm Billings
    In southern Spain, once the centre of an Islamic civilisation in Europe, the Muslim community has appealed to the Vatican to be allowed to pray alongside Christians in what was once the Great Mosque of Cordoba.It is one of the oldest buildings in the Islamic world and one of the most beautiful. The first thing I saw was a courtyard full of orange blossom. A fountain played in the middle. I felt that I was already back in the Middle Ages making my way towards the entrance of the mosque itself. The interior is stunning - a symmetrical forest of...
  • Photo Story: Devastated Christian Orthodox Sites in Prizren (Kosovo March 2004)

    04/29/2004 3:34:40 PM PDT · by miltonim · 8 replies · 1,563+ views ^ | March 23, 2004 | ERP KIM Info-Service
    news | archives | links | about | login Home Photo Story: Devastated Christian Orthodox Sites in Prizren Submitted by admin on Wed, 24/03/2004 - 04:07. Photo stories These holy Serbian Orthodox sites were vandalized, burned or completely destroyed by Kosovo Albanian mob on 17 and 18th March when thelast remaining 60 elderly Serbs of Prizren were taken out of their homes and beaten. At least two Serb bodies have beeen found carbonized in ruins of the Orthodox Seminary.Click on each photo to open it in a larger format The burned church of St. George in Prizren The...
  • Most U.S. Muslims see U.S. as immoral

    04/07/2004 11:20:33 PM PDT · by ambrose · 117 replies · 1,074+ views
    <p>DETROIT, April 7 (UPI) -- A survey of practicing Muslims in Detroit, home to numerous U.S. Muslims, found that 61 percent think of the United States as immoral.</p> <p>Asked whether "America is an immoral society," 26 percent of mosque goers "strongly agree" and 35 "somewhat agree," the Washington Times reported Wednesday.</p>
  • U.S. TV Avoids Graphic Iraq Images

    04/01/2004 1:30:12 AM PST · by znix · 28 replies · 365+ views
    AP ^ | Wed Mar 31, 9:36 PM ET | Lynn Elber
    U.S. TV Avoids Graphic Iraq Images Wed Mar 31, 9:36 PM ET By LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES - Macabre images of four American contractors killed in Iraq (news - web sites) filled television screens worldwide Wednesday but were largely shunned by American television that deemed them too graphic. etwork and cable newscasts planned judicious use of the video, which included images of the victims' charred bodies dragged through the street and two of them hanging from a bridge. "We've had similar discussions throughout the war" in how to handle such raw footage, said Steve Capus, executive producer...
  • Arab translators cheered Sept. 11

    01/06/2004 11:34:34 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 22 replies · 218+ views ^ | Wednesday, January 7, 2004 | By Paul Sperry
    DAY OF INFAMY 2001 Arab translators cheered Sept. 11FBI Whistleblower: 'Questions of loyalty' tainted interpretation of al-Qaida chatter Posted: January 7, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern By Paul Sperry© 2004 WASHINGTON -- In a shocking revelation, an FBI whistleblower claims some Arab-Americans translating Arabic intercepts for the FBI spoke approvingly of the terrorist attacks on America more than two years ago. Former FBI translator Sibel D. Edmonds says translators of Middle Eastern origin working for the FBI's Washington field office maintain an "us"-versus-"them" attitude that's so strong it may be compromising al-Qaida investigations. She cited examples of mistranslations and security breaches within the...
  • Maltreatment of Christians in Muslim Lands

    01/01/2004 11:52:13 AM PST · by dianaA · 3 replies · 234+ views ^ | Dec. 31 | Robert Spencer
    Cardinal: Christians Second-Class in Muslim Lands Few non-Muslims in America seem to recognize the realities of the institutionalized oppression that non-Muslims must endure under Islamic law. But the Vatican seems to be becoming quite aware of these realities: "Too many Islamic countries treat their Christian minorities as second-class citizens and bar them from building churches while Western states let their Muslims build mosques freely, according to a senior Vatican official." This from Reuters, with thanks to Nancy Block. "Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, who recently retired as the Vatican's foreign minister, told the French Catholic daily La Croix Wednesday that Christianity and...
  • Our Enemies, the Saudis (Victor Davis Hanson)

    12/25/2003 8:23:55 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 30 replies · 889+ views
    July-Aug, 2002 | Victor Davis Hanson
    EVEN if we were not attempting to prosecute a war against terror, the time would have long since arrived to reconsider our relations with Saudi Arabia. That the Saudis, of all people, should now be regarded as a virtual ally in this conflict only underscores the need at last to settle matters between us. Although the catalog of disagreements on our agenda is long, and many of the items are by now familiar, it is helpful to review the list. BY ANY modern standard of civilization, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a bizarre place. In an age of spreading...
  • French-Born Arabs, Perpetually Foreign, Grow Bitter

    12/25/2003 9:27:33 PM PST · by nypokerface · 38 replies · 263+ views
    New York Times ^ | 12/26/03 | CRAIG S. SMITH
    ST.-FLORENTIN, France — From most angles, this village looks like the quaint medieval parish that tourists expect to find deep in the French countryside: half-timbered houses crowd around a stone church that overlooks rolling fields and ancient Burgundian forests. But tucked between the old buildings and the bucolic landscape, there lies another world filled with spoken Arabic, steaming couscous and the simmering frustration of idle young men born to Muslim immigrants in a deeply conservative Christian land. "Racists surround us," said Brahim Bouanani, a 26-year-old St.-Florentin native, when asked what lies down the tree-lined, two-lane highways that stretch out of...
  • Fertile crescent

    12/26/2003 4:01:29 AM PST · by kattracks · 25 replies · 430+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 12/26/03 | TAMER EL-GHOBASHY
    Marisol Rivera spent Christmas Day much as she had in years past, preparing breakfast and watching as her four children excitedly opened their gifts. Yet despite the familiar ritual, the holiday now has little religious significance for the 32-year-old from Queens. Last January, Rivera converted to Islam - joining more than 30,000 Americans who make the same leap each year, helping make Islam one of the fastest-growing religions in the United States. "I felt drawn to Islam," said Rivera, fingering a gold charm that spells Allah in Arabic. "I felt it was something I could practice and apply in my...
  • Some Canada Muslims to Use Sharia in Civil Disputes

    12/25/2003 3:15:41 PM PST · by freedom44 · 21 replies · 959+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/25/03 | Amran Abocar
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Some Canadian Muslims will soon be able to use an Islamic tribunal to arbitrate civil disputes, bringing Muslim sharia law to a largely secular society and raising concerns about the extent to which it might be applied. Canada's Islamic Institute of Civil Justice was formed in October and plans to begin arbitrating family and business disputes early next year using Muslim personal law in Ontario. Eventually, operations will be expanded across Canada. Since arbitrators' rulings can be enforced by the courts, the development has raised eyebrows that sharia will in effect be endorsed by Canada's secular courts....