Thursday, August 14, 2008
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"Western countries should not support (Israel) so much. The life of this regime has come to an end"
But the nuclear program is absolutely, positively, strictly "peaceful," mind you. "Ahmadinejad: West should not support Israel," from Reuters, August 13: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad launched a fresh verbal attack on Israel on Wednesday on the eve of a visit...
Saudi man cuts daughter's tongue, burns her to death
Her crime? Converting to Christianity. "Saudi man kills daughter for converting to Christianity," by Mariam Al Hakeem for Zawya, August 13:Riyadh: A Saudi man working with the Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice recently killed his daughter...
Nigeria: Muslim mob kills 50-year-old man for "blasphemy"
Apparently what this poor man said about Muhammad is too terrible to repeat, but in any case, here is a story about the far end of Sharia accommodation -- this is the kind of thing to which it ultimately leads,...
Stealth jihad or hysteria?
During the recent Tyson Chicken controversy, I published an article at FrontPage in which I argued that Tyson and the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) should not have agreed to make Eid al-Fitr a paid day off for...
Lebanon: bus blast kills 18
Just another jihadi bus bombing from "Dar al-Salam." "18 dead in Lebanon bomb blast," from the Associated Press, August 13:A bomb has exploded near a bus carrying civilians and members of the military in the northern city of Tripoli, killing...
"Rules of Jihad" book called for bombings, assassinations
Clearly Belal Khazaal is a Misunderstander of Islam. Watch for the Vast Majority of Moderate, Peaceful Muslims to take to the streets to protest his defamation of their religion. More on this story. "Terror suspect Belal Khazaal compiled book, court...
Tar Heel Jihadist pleads guilty to attempted murder
One of Taheri-azar's letters explaining how the Qur'an made him want to commit murder This report makes no mention of Taheri-azar's jihadist motivation, which he himself made abundantly clear. "Driver pleads guilty to attempted murder," by Jesse James DeConto...
Indonesian priest kidnapped and beaten senseless
But peacefully! "Indonesian priest kidnapped, severely beaten," by Mathias Hariyadi in AsiaNews, August 12 (thanks to Winds of Jihad): Jakarta (AsiaNews) - Last night, Fr Benny Susetyo, secretary of the interreligious commission of the Indonesian bishops' conference, was kidnapped and...
Kosovo appoints former KLA member as Defense Minister
No surprise here. The Prime Minister is KLA also. Moderate Kosovo Update: "Kosovo appoints first defense minister," from Xinhua, August 6 (thanks to all who sent this in): Senior official of the ruling Kosovo Democratic Party Fehmi Mujota confirmed on...
"They didn't want people to discuss anything about the reality of Islam..."
Son of a preacher man Mosab Hassan Yousef still hasn't broken completely with the mindset of his past. Still, his journey is extraordinary. An update on a story originally posted here July 31. "Son of Hamas Leader Turns Back...
U.N. racism conference's ulterior agenda: destruction of the freedom of speech
It is good to see this column about the Durban II conference in the San Francisco Chronicle. And note that the incident he recounts from the UN Human Rights Council was explained in full right here at Jihad Watch by...
"The Muslim religion is not on trial here, ladies and gentlemen"
So said Justice Megan Latham in the New South Wales Supreme Court. Why did it need to be said? Might some jurors have gotten the crazy idea from the contents of "Provisions on the Rules of Jihad - Short Judicial...
Spencer: Muslims Learn Again That Violent Intimidation Works
And in this case, just the chimerical prospect of violent intimidation. My column in Human Events today discusses the latest cowardice from Random House: Random House paid $100,000 for The Jewel of Medina, Sherry JonesÂ' racy historical novel about Muhammad...
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Netherlands recognize polygamous Islamic marriages
European Cultural Collapse Update: "Netherlands Recognizes Polygamous Muslim Marriages," from NIS News, August 12 (thanks to Writer Mom): ROTTERDAM, 12/08/08 - Although polygamy is banned in the Netherlands, the marriages of Muslims who have several wives are recognised by Dutch...
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Fitzgerald: Lack of prosperity in the Islamic world
In this article, George Walden says that Kenneth Pollack asserts this: "Lack of prosperity, not Islam, tends to explain the lower rates of democracy among predominantly Muslim countries.Â" How true. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates (Dubai, Abu Dhabi,...
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Jordanian queen Rania's project to dispel "stereotypes" has not "made intolerance melt away"
Definitely Not the Stereotypical Muslim Which is precisely why more Jordanians support Hamas than they do Rania and her Westernized husband. Then again, this all might be a bit of taqiyya. "Jordan queen wraps up YouTube plan on stereotypes,"...
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1999 FBI flyer classifies the terrorist groups!
Notice anyone missing? No wonder they were caught flat-footed on 9/11. And as the outrageously great Kathy Shaidle points out, they could put out the same flyer today, for all the notice they have taken of the global Islamic...
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Malaysia condemns Christian newspaper for "offending," "threatening public peace," and "denigrating Islamic teachings"
Instead of trying to censor newspapers and keeping things hush-hush, perhaps Malaysia should simply reform itself and its treatment of Christians. "Malaysia government warns Christian weekly for allegedly denigrating Islam," from the Catholic News Agency, August 12:Kuala Lumpur, Aug 12,...
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Pajamas Media interviews Grover Norquist
And Jennifer Rubin at PJM doesn't ask him even a single solitary question about the evidence that, as David Horowitz puts it, "it seems beyond dispute that Grover Norquist has formed alliances with prominent Islamic radicals who have ties to...
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