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    08/19/2019 10:57:32 AM PDT · by SJackson · 42 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | AUGUST 19, 2019 | KHALED ABU TOAMEH
    Middle East The ban came after LGBTQ group Al-Qaws was planing to hold a gathering for its members in Nablus. The Palestinian Authority banned members of the Palestinian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community from carrying out any activities in the West Bank. The ban came after the grassroots group Al-Qaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society (Arabic for “the bow”), which engages and supports Palestinians who identify as LGBTQ, was planning to hold a gathering for its members in Nablus at the end of the month. The group operates both in the West Bank and...
  • Saudi Arabia’s $200 million a day fails to conquer Yemen: The Mighty Saudis are brought low

    08/15/2019 6:53:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/15/2019 | Chriss Street
    Saudi Arabia has essentially been booted from Yemen after four years of bankrolling mercenaries at the cost of $200 million a day to crush impoverished desert tribesmen. As of mid-June, the Yemen Civil War that began in 2015 had seemingly settled into a stalemate after about 39,700 battles and the loss of about 91,600 lives, according to the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). But even with much less military movement, there were 4,900 armed incidents and 11,900 dead in 2019. Located in the southwest and comprising about 12 percent of the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen has a population...
  • Nigeria: Kidnapped aid worker says Muslims killed Christian girl for refusing to renounce Christ

    07/30/2019 8:34:28 PM PDT · by robowombat · 19 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | JUL 30, 2019 3:00 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Nigeria: Kidnapped aid worker says Muslims killed Christian girl for refusing to renounce Christ JUL 30, 2019 3:00 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER Leah Sharibu may be still alive, and we hope she is, but there is no doubt that the Nigerian government has done nothing about her plight or that of the persecuted Christians of that country. “Aid Worker: Boko Haram Killed Schoolgirl for Refusing to Renounce Christ,” by Edwin Mora, Breitbart, July 25, 2019 (thanks to The Religion of Peace): Jihadis from the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-linked Boko Haram killed a 16-year-old Christian schoolgirl in captivity for refusing to renounce...
  • Saudi Arabia suspends Hajj visas for DR Congo over Ebola

    07/26/2019 1:38:24 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    The decision, announced in a note issued on Wednesday by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, cited last week's move by the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the Ebola outbreak in DRC's eastern North Kivu and Ituri provinces a public health emergency of international concern. Riyadh's move came despite the WHO saying at the time of its international emergency declaration that no country should close its borders or place any restrictions on travel or trade because of Ebola and urging governments elsewhere in Africa and around the world not to "panic" in response to the decision. The epidemic has...
  • ‘Please, Save My Life.’ A Bomb Specialist Defuses Explosives Strapped to Children

    07/26/2019 12:32:46 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 26 replies
    WSJ ^ | 26 July 2019 | By Joe Parkinson
    A 14-year-old girl in a black veil walked onto the road, raised her hands and made a plea to the soldiers nearby. She had been strapped to a suicide bomb and didn’t want to die. It was explosives specialist Randy Iljeseni’s turn to defuse the girl, one in an army of child bombers deployed across northeast Nigeria by jihadist group Boko Haram. He grabbed a pair of fabric scissors, mouthed a brief prayer and slowed his breathing. He began to slice into her bomb-strapped belt. Some of his closest friends had died this way. ...In a gruesome turn, they are...
  • Gay Holocaust: It has already begun — in the very citadel of the West

    07/18/2019 8:10:21 AM PDT · by robowombat · 30 replies
    Gay Holocaust: It has already begun — in the very citadel of the West JUL 17, 2019 9:00 AM BY ALEXANDER MAISTROVOY On the fiftieth anniversary of Stonewall riots, an Israeli historian, Yuval Harari, gave an interview to the Guardian in which he warned that the 21th century could be the Gay Holocaust. Harari is known as the author of popular bestsellers and is a guru for progressives. In his opinion, the main threat to the LGBT community comes from countries where they, having obtained the desired freedom, have turned into scapegoats: in Eastern Europe, most of all, Poland, Hungary,...
  • How the West backed radical Islam and unleashed global terror

    07/18/2019 12:26:28 AM PDT · by Cronos · 17 replies
    Business Today india ^ | 15 July 2019 | Rakesh Krishnan
    From the extremist Wahhabis of Saudi Arabia to the Egyptian cult of the Muslim Brotherhood and Syrian terrorist groups allied with ISIS, the West has backed fundamentalist forces at the expense of nationalist Muslims.Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has for the first time openly said what has been the West's worst kept secret. According to him, the Saudi-funded spread of Wahhabism - the main source of the fundamentalist ideology of terrorist groups like ISIS began as a result of Western countries asking Riyadh to help counter Russia during the Cold War. Speaking to the US media, bin Salman said...
  • The Doha Agreement – Paving The Way For The Taliban's Takeover Of Afghanistan

    07/12/2019 8:13:46 AM PDT · by robowombat · 16 replies
    MEMRI ^ | July 12, 2019 | Tufail Ahmad*
    July 12, 2019 MEMRI Daily Brief No.191 The Doha Agreement – Paving The Way For The Taliban's Takeover Of Afghanistan And Enforcement Of Shari'a-Based Governance By: Tufail Ahmad* The July 7-8 talks between the Taliban and Afghan delegates in Doha. Introduction At the July 7-8 talks in Doha, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban organization), backed by Qatar and the U.S., emerged victorious, extracting major advantages from Afghan delegates and the international community. A key Taliban advantage was that they held on to the Islamic Emirate's long-standing position of not recognizing the elected government of Afghanistan as a legitimate...
  • Princess Haya, Wife of Dubai’s Ruler, Seeks Refuge in London

    07/03/2019 5:18:12 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 2, 2019 | By Vivian Yee and David D. Kirkpatrick
    BEIRUT, Lebanon — Few world leaders are known to write poetry. Fewer still offer it up for public consumption. And almost none record their marital breakups in verse on their personal websites. Then there is the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who has been publishing his romantic anguish online, in Arabic and English, for anyone with an internet connection to read.
  • Pakistani outrage bubbles as detergent ad promotes women’s rights (proctor-gamble)

    06/25/2019 5:41:30 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 37 replies
    Gulf News ^ | 6-24-19 | AFP
    ISLAMABAD: An international detergent brand has come under fire for an advertisement questioning gender stereotypes in the conservative patriarchal country, with critics denouncing the company for allegedly insulting Islam. The commercial for Ariel soap, owned by US-based Proctor & Gamble, calls for women to break free of conservative norms and pursue careers. In the ad, several women representing different professions - including a journalist and doctor - are seen pushing dirty sheets hanging on a clothesline off the screen. The sheets are printed with common refrains used to reinforce the oppression of women in Pakistan, including the question “What will...
  • Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions

    06/24/2019 6:30:05 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 45 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 24, 2019 | Nasser Karimi and Mohammad Nasiri
    As the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on Iran, it’s the average person who feels it the most. From a subway performer’s battered leather hat devoid of tips, to a bride-to-be’s empty purse, the lack of cash from the economic pressure facing Iran’s 80 million people can be seen everywhere. Many blame President Donald Trump and his maximalist policy on Iran, which has seen him pull out of Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and levy punishing U.S. sanctions on the country. In recent weeks, Iran has threatened to break out of the deal unless European powers mitigate what...
  • Iran Is Ripe for Change – For the Better

    06/21/2019 7:30:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Townhall ^ | 06/21/2019 | Mohammad Mohaddessin
    My country Iran is at a critical point. The regime is struggling to survive economically, politically and strategically. The circumstances are ripe for its downfall. A 40-year nightmare that has unleashed egregious rights abuses, regional chaos, religious fundamentalism and international terrorism is coming to a close. In recent days, the Tehran has been targeting oil tankers in the Persian Gulf, facilitating attacks on Saudi oil installations, and orchestrating missile assaults on American interests in Baghdad. These acts reveal that the regime’s impasse is real and it is becoming increasingly more desperate. Three key factors have contributed to the regime’s rapid...
  • Asked if the US will strike Iran, Trump says, "You'll soon find out".

    06/20/2019 9:23:34 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 126 replies
    CNBC ^ | 20 JUN 19 | Tucker Higgins
    President Donald Trump on Thursday told reporters, "you'll soon find out" whether the US will strike Iran as tensions between the two countries ratcheted up. This is breaking news please check back for updates.
  • Crowd cheers as woman beaten for not wearing hijab

    06/20/2019 8:20:08 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies ^ | 6/19/2019 | Art Moore
    A video by an Iranian activist shows a crowd in the Islamic Republic cheering as a women was dragged across a road and beaten. Her crime, according to the activist, Masih Alinejad, was dancing and not wearing the Islamic hijab required by law for any female older than 13, reported. Robert Spencer, director of the website Jihad Watch, commented the woman is among the “real feminists, who are taking actual risks to stand up for women’s rights.” “Meanwhile, Leftist feminists in the West are donning the hijab, the symbol of oppression against which these Iranian women are rebelling, in...
  • US confirms Iranian missile has shot down drone

    06/20/2019 1:44:22 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 146 replies
    BBC ^ | June 20, 2019 | BBC News
    Image caption: One US official identified the drone as a US Navy MQ-4C Triton A US military drone has been shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile while in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz, US officials say. Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said it shot down the drone over Iranian airspace, near Kuhmobarak in the southern province of Hormozgan. IRGC commander Maj-Gen Hossein Salami said the incident sent "a clear message to America", state media said. It comes at a time of escalating tension between the US and Iran. On Monday, the US defence department said it...
  • Report: Former Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Leader Mohamed Morsi Dies in Court…

    06/17/2019 12:24:16 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 28 replies
    Conservative reehouse ^ | June 17, 2019 | Sundance
    Mohamed Morsi was Egypt’s leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, supported by President Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, and installed as Egyptian president by extremists during the Islamist Spring. According to Reuters Morsi collapsed in court today and died: CAIRO (Reuters) – Ousted former Egyptian Islamist president Mohamed Morsi died on Monday after he fainted in court following a hearing, state television reported. State television said Morsi, who was 67, was in court for a hearing on charges of espionage emanating from suspected contacts with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas. Mursi was serving a 20-year prison sentence for a conviction...
  • Deposed Egyptian Pres. Mohamed Morsi dies after court session

    06/17/2019 11:40:09 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/6/19 | Gary Willig
    Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi collapsed and died following a court session Monday. He was 67. Morsi, a senior figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, was elected as Egypt's president in June, 2012 in the wake of the Arab Spring, which compelled Hosni Mubarak to resign after decades as president. He was deposed in a military coup in July 2013 following mass protests against his rule. Following his ousted, Morsi stood trial for the shooting of protesters, espionage for foreign military organizations including Hamas and Hezbollah, and for breaking out of prison in 2011 prior to his election. He was convicted...
  • Egypt's ousted president Morsi dies in court

    06/17/2019 9:09:42 AM PDT · by maggief · 40 replies
    BBC ^ | June 17, 2019
    Egypt's former president, Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military in 2013, dies in court, state TV says
  • REVEALED: Somali Rep Omar filed jointly BEFORE the marriage; she was legally married to another

    06/13/2019 8:02:29 AM PDT · by Liz · 48 replies ^ | 6/12/19 | Amy Forliti
    <><> Omar misused campaign funds <><> She filed a joint return before being legally married, while legally married to another man <><> Her first marriage to Ahmed Abdisalan Hirsi was without a certificate <><> She then married Ahmed Nur Said Elmi, but the two divorced in their faith tradition without taking legal action until 2017 Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board said Omar and her husband, Ahmed Abdisalan Hirsi, filed joint tax returns for 2014 and 2015 - before they were actually married and while Omar was legally wed to another man. While some states allow for joint filing...
  • Tankers torpedoed in the Middle East

    06/13/2019 12:49:44 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 124 replies
    Marine Traffic App ^ | June 13, 2019
    Two tankers have been targeted this morning while transiting waters near to Fujairah. Frontline’s fully laden LR 2Front Altair was hit by surface attacks, and an enormous fire ensued forcing the crew to abandon ship. The crew were safely picked up by nearby general cargoship, Hyundai Dubai. Bernhard Schulte’s chemical tanker Kokuka Courageous was also hit.