Sunday, August 31, 2008
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UK: Muslim women caught on tape promising death and destruction to Christians, Brits, ex-Muslims, moderate Muslims, Muslims working in banks, adulterers, fornicators, gays, and women wearing short-sleeves and make-up
Living up to the Koran's dictum: "The Believers, men and women, are protectors one of another: they enjoin what is just, and forbid what is evil" (9:71). "Revealed: Saudi women preaching hate in the British mosque that promised to clean...
Morocco: Muslims have "qualms" over "debauched," "dissolute," and "cynical" Western style concerts
Jihad against music on the way. "Morocco music festivals bring culture clash," by Alfred de Montesquiou for the Associated Press, August 30CASABLANCA, MOROCCO -- This is an overwhelmingly Muslim country, but you wouldn't know it from the music festivals. The...
Turkish raid on al-Qaeda cell
If you're going to resurrect the caliphate, might as well focus on where it last stood. "Turkish police arrest 21 al Qaeda suspects," from France 24, August 29:Turkish police on Friday arrested 21 suspected members of Al-Qaeda in a major...
Turkey goes over to the dark side
Darth Spencer says: Welcome to the dark side "Ahmadinejad got something just as valuable: a chance to spin his own image, court popularity and bash the United States and Israel." Courtesy our friend and ally, Turkey. "Then, as he...
Pakistan: "Nobody has ever known [Peshawar] so fearful" of Taliban takeover
Here is the ultimate consequence of a series of "truces" with jihadists in the Northwest Frontier Province. "Pakistani city of Peshawar could fall to Taliban as fear and attacks grow," by Nick Meo for the Telegraph, August 30: When the...
Venomous Islamophobes raid mosques in Gaza -- no, wait...
Actually it was the Palestinian police. Don't they know mosques are holy places? Ibrahim Hooper, call your office! This outrage must not go unprotested! "Palestinian police arrest 10 in Hamas mosque raids," from AFP, August 30 (thanks to Sr. Soph):...
Iran: World War III will break out if you attack us
Summer 1939 Alert: "World War III will break out in case of aggression on Iran," from IRNA, August 30 (thanks to Sr. Soph): World War III will break out in case of aggression on Iran, Deputy Chief of Staff of...
He plagiarized his jihad book, so he couldn't be a jihadist
Because if he copied it, he couldn't possibly agree with or want to implement its contents, right? Right? I hope the silliness of this defense is seen for what it is. Belal Khazaal Update: "Man 'a plagiarist, not a terrorist,'"...
Yemeni columnist: International Islamic terrorism is as Saudi as crude oil
Hassan Al-Haifi speaks here of "the Wahhabi misguided rendition of Islam," but the only indication he provides of what exactly he thinks is misguided about it is that the Wahhabis fought and are fighting their fellow Muslims. Meanwhile, he takes...
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Imam: having sex-slaves "may no longer be fashionable," but it's still legal in Islam
A very revealing piece on sharia, marriage, and concubinage, as they relate to this story. "Why we passed Fatwa on Islamic preacher with 86 wives Â–Imam Ashafa," by Emeka Mamah, Kaduna for Vanguard, August 30:Mohammad Nureen Ashafa is the Imam...
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Australian Arab leader defends blood libels
How could he not do so? The idea that Allah cursed the Jews and transformed some of them into apes and pigs is thrice repeated in the Qur'an: 2:63-66, 5:59-60, and 7:166. Also, this is a Tiny Minority of Extremists...
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Stanley Fish: Random House dropping Aisha novel wasn't censorship
It wasn't censorship. Fine. It was cowardly, it was craven, it was a manifestation of dhimmitude, and it most certainly was "an episode in some 'showdown between Islam and the Western tradition of free speech.'Â" I am not so much...
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Pakistani lawmaker on honor killing: "These are centuries-old traditions, and I will continue to defend them"
More on this story. And as I noted there, these are more than just tribal traditions. A manual of Islamic law certified by Al-Azhar as a reliable guide to Sunni orthodoxy says that "retaliation is obligatory against anyone who kills...
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