Sunday, July 13, 2008
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Raymond Ibrahim: "Today in History: Acre falls to the Crusaders," al-Jazeera reminds viewers
Amidst the images of suffering and slain Palestinians, Iraqis, and Afghanis, the internationally (in)famous Arabic news station al-Jazeera today had an interesting five-minute segment that it played over several times: the fall of the Muslim city of Acre (Arabic:...
Pig-heads in mosques lead to Muslim rampage
Lots of Â"miscreantsÂ" in this report. Â"Mischief at mosques sparks protests,Â" from Newindpress, July 12:BANGALORE: Violence broke out in two separate areas of the city when miscreants placed severed pigÂ's heads inside the compounds of two mosques in Jaya Chamarajendra...
Iran threatens to destroy Israel, U.S. bases
More Iranian saber-rattling. "Official says Iran would destroy Israel if attacked,Â" by Hashem Kalantari and Zahra Hosseinian for Rueters, July 12:Iran would destroy Israel and 32 U.S. military bases in the Middle East if the Islamic Republic was attacked over...
Escaped al-Qaeda leader warns winter will be "hell" for "Christian and apostate enemies" in Afghanistan
Not that winter in Afghanistan is generally a barrel of laughs. "Al-Qaida prison escapee warns of more attacks in Afghanistan," from the Associated Press, July 12: An Internet audiotape purported to be from an al-Qaida commander who escaped from a...
Andrew Bostom to discuss The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism on C-Span 2's BookTV
From the BookTV website: Upcoming Schedule Sunday, July 13, at 7:00 AM Monday, July 14, at 1:00 AM About the Program At the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC, author Andrew Bostom discussed his new book "The Legacy of Antisemitism"....
US government turns blind eye to ChinaÂ's humanitarian abusesÂ—except when Muslims are involved
If China was "cracking down" on a Christian minority group, would this even be making headlines? Â"US lawmakers condemn crackdown on China's minority Muslims,Â" from AFP, July 12:WASHINGTON (AFP) Â— US lawmakers on Friday "strongly condemned" what they called Beijing's...
Returning madrassa student: "Not one Jew died [on 9/11]. That is what they say."
Just a sample of what Noor and Mahboob Khan heard in Pakistan. How much they took to heart and brought home with them is an urgent question. The fact that they are able again to skateboard and watch The Simpsons...
Morocco: Jihadist plot aimed at tourist hotels foiled
North African Jihad Update. "Morocco says it foils plot aimed at tourist hotels," by Alfred de Montesquiou for the Associated Press, July 11: RABAT, Morocco - Moroccan security forces foiled a terrorist plot to attack tourists this summer, in what...
U.K.: FiancÃ©e of 7/21 attack plotter sentenced to 3 years in prison for helping him escape in a burqa
Fardosa Abdullahi Update. "Fiancee of July 21 suicide attack plotter jailed for helping him to escape in a burka," by Duncan Gardham for the Telegraph, July 12: The fiancÃ©e of one of the leaders of the failed July 21 suicide...
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Christian decapitates Muslim! (on TV screens, that is )
Would that producers and directors had the kahonies to portray a Muslim decapitating a Christian, something that actually happens, and with plenty of "theological" precedents. No worries, however: your local jihadi website will have authentic ones for your viewing. Â"Bonekickers...
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France: Burqa-clad Muslim woman denied citizenship due to insufficient assimilation, male relatives' absolute control over her
Certainly, some will protest that this woman has been denied citizenship on the grounds of her beliefs. That doesn't quite hold water, however, when one considers how many French citizens and permanent residents observe the five pillars of Islam (or...
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Pakistan: Christian girls kidnapped; captors file for custody, claiming girls converted to Islam
And the police weren't about to be of any help without outside pressure: The girls' father "was told to 'remain silent,' as the officers said the girls had embraced Islam in a written statement." "Pakistan: Girls kidnapped, allegedly forced to...
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