Tuesday, June 3, 2008
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Defendant in U.K. jetliner plot claims he only planned small bomb at Houses of Parliament as publicity stunt for movie he was making
Just a little bomb. So, people would have been totally okay with that, right? "Accused calls British bomb plot a publicity stunt," from CBC News, June 2: A 27-year-old man accused of planning to bomb North America-bound airliners, including flights...
Thug-in-Chief says Israel will "disappear"; so will "satanic power" of the U.S.
He's not about to be outdone by Manouchehr Mottaki and his comments yesterday about "erasing" Israel. "Ahmadinejad says Israel will 'disappear'," from Reuters, June 2: Iran's president said on Monday Israel would soon disappear off the map and that the...
Suicide bomber hits Danish embassy in Pakistan
Killing and dying for this Motoon Rage turns lethal yet again. And the result will not be -- rein in your lunatic responses to a drawing. Instead it will be renewed calls for restrictions on free speech in the...
Islamic Court opens near Mogadishu
"Many Jowhar locals have reportedly filed disputes with the Islamic Court, including disagreements over land ownership." If that is the case, depending on the reliability of the reports, it is obviously a very bad sign for the future of Somalia...
Jihadists posing as clients kill Chinese salesman in Thai south
"War is Deceit" Alert. "Chinese man shot dead in Thai south," from Agence France-Presse, June 2: NARATHIWAT, Thailand : A Chinese man was found shot dead in Thailand's Muslim-majority south on Sunday, police said, blaming separatist rebels for the rare...
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Turkey: "The women communicating with strange men should speak in a manner that will not arouse suspicion in oneÂ's heart"
Does the internet site of Turkey's Director of the Religious Affairs give a hint of the Sharia provisions that are coming to Turkey in the near future? "Women React To The Religious Directives On 'Sexual Life,'" by NilÃ¼fer Zengin for...
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Egypt: Muslims storm monastery, abduct monks over dispute about wall
The Al Jazeera article below has more detail and recent developments in the incident, but neglects to note, as an Agence France-Presse story does, that the monks had a permit to build the wall. Still, residents insisted it was illegal...
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Kuwaiti parliament to "investigate" whether women cabinet ministers broke the law by not wearing hijab
Kuwaiti women are not currently required by law to wear headscarves. However, when women were granted the right to run for office in 2005, some officials inserted a clause stipulating that the women abide by "Islamic law." As we noted...
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"Repent or die": Islamic Defenders Front breaks up Indonesian rally for religious tolerance
An update on the increasing persecution of the Ahmadiyya sect in Indonesia. "Islamic hard-liners in Jakarta break up tolerance rally," from the Associated Press, June 1: JAKARTA, Indonesia: Islamic hard-liners broke up a religious tolerance rally Sunday, beating demonstrators with...
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