Friday, May 23, 2008
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Report: Iraq's al-Sistani quietly issuing fatwas in support of armed conflict with U.S.-led forces
"A longtime official at al-Sistani's office in Najaf would not deny or confirm the edicts issued in private, but hinted that a publicized call for jihad may come later." A call for what, now? That would make it sound like...
Convert to Islam sets off nail bomb in UK restaurant
You guessed it: yet another convert to Islam who misunderstands his new, peaceful religion. Watch for a new crop of "backlash fear" stories! Watch also for the Organization of the Islamic Conference and all sorts of Muslim leaders to protest...
Afghanistan: NATO soldier, two civilians killed in Qur'an-shooting protest
Qur'an-Shooting Rage turns lethal. "1 NATO soldier killed in Quran protest," by Alisa Tang for the Associated Press, May 22: KABUL, Afghanistan - Gunfire broke out Thursday at a protest in western Afghanistan against a U.S. sniper in Iraq who...
Tehran University to host international conference on "Israel's End"
Genocidal dreams. From the Islamic Republic News Agency, May 22 (thanks to Sr. Soph): Iranian Justice Seeking University Students Movement and University Students Mobilization Basij will jointly sponsor International Conference on Israel's End on May 26th, 2008. According to public...
McCain praised pastor who called Islam "a conspiracy of spiritual evil"
America was founded in order to destroy Islam? Statements like that give the anti-jihad movement a wingnut patina that, of course, ABC is happy to perpetuate in this anti-McCain hit piece, which breezes by the fact that his campaign has...
Sometimes, the name "Jihad Watch" gives rise to...misunderstandings
This email just came in from a UK email address: salamun alaikum brothers,,, my name is rashid and i will get married soon and i want to know in islam which sex intercourse is haram and which sex intercourse is...
Iranian official "hurt" by Qur'an-shooting
No Muslims protested this Quran shooting (click on the pic for details) No, he didn't catch a stray bullet. Anyway, look: "Husseini called on the UN to formulate a plan that would prevent the desecration of the religion's holy...
La Trahison des Clercs of our time
Got Bostom? Andrew Bostom, editor of the essential new collection The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism, addressed the Hudson Institute yesterday. His concluding sentence: "La Trahison des Clercs of our time remains the nearly complete failure of Western intellectuals to...
CAIR rep Omer Subhani exposes Robert Spencer! Part IX
Omer Subhani is a CAIR-South Florida rep (maybe we should ask him what happened to our old pal Ahmed Bedier, although I'm not sure we could believe the answer) who is one of the very few people who has had...
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Iranian customs official: Neckties "contradict the nature of Iranian culture," so imports must end
What about Iranian client states? Are bow ties also out in the Islamic Republic? What about ascots? Just curious. "Iran's new enemy: Imported ties," by Dudi Cohen for YNet News, May 22: Iran's war on neckties: The importation of...
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Japan: Publisher to suspend cartoon sales after Muslims say it insults Islam
Here we go again. All over the world, there are Muslims reading the Qur'an and committing acts of violence because of what it says, and peaceful Muslims don't do a thing about it. But when a Japanese cartoon depicts a...
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