Tuesday, September 23, 2008
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15-year-old female would-be suicide bomber tells her story
The following is a partial transcript of the video interview, which can be viewed in full, with English subtitles, at the MEMRI link. More on al-Qaeda's use of children as suicide bombers here. "15-Year-Old Iraqi Would-Be Suicide Bomber Tells...
Al-Qaeda calls for jihad against "apostate regimes" in North Africa
Say yes to jihad, no to apostasy Mauritania tops the list, as it "has become a nest of foreign intelligence topped by Israel's Mossad." More on this story. "Qaeda calls for jihad in North Africa," from AFP, September 22:DUBAI...
Pakistan fires on U.S. choppers
Friend and Ally Update. "Report: Pakistan fires on U.S. choppers," from NBC News, September 22 (thanks to Infidel Pride):ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistani troops fired on two U.S. helicopters that intruded into Pakistani territory on Sunday night, forcing them to turn...
Spencer in Pajamas TV coverage of New York demonstration against the Thug-In-Chief
Along with my friend the courageous Iranian dissident Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi, who is on the scene in New York while I fly the unfriendly skies all day. "Pajamas TV Covers New York Iran Demonstration," from Pajamas Media: Coverage (beginning at...
Middle East professor says controversial Obsession movie "straightforward"
Always refreshing to see a member of that bastion of Islamic apologetics -- academia -- actually being objective. More on this story. "Swift dispute, radical Muslims DVD flare scrutiny of Islam," by Chris Casey for the Tribune, September 21:James Lindsay,...
Al-Qaeda leader in North Africa threatens France, Spain
He said, "Were imploding. You may want to stand back a bit." No, not exactly. "Terrorism: Al-Qaeda leader threatens France and Spain," from AdnKronos International, September 22: Algiers, 22 Sept. (AKI) - A leader of the Al-Qaeda Organisation in the...
Mauritania: al-Qaeda dumps decapitated bodies in street and shows no signs of abating its jihad
Yet "some analysts say the threat of terrorism is being exaggerated." More on this story. "Mauritania declares mourning over decapitated soldiers," from ABC News, September 22 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm):The military government in Mauritania has declared three days of mourning...
Philippines: Marines rescue kidnapped children from al-Qaeda group
A reminder that "al-Qaeda groups" will go to any lengths, no matter how despicable, to seize power: "RP Marines rescue 2 children seized by Muslim militants," from GMA News, September 21:MANILA, Philippines - A Philippine military official says marines safely...
Thai government, Muslim leaders "agree to end southern conflict"
There is a striking similarity in this story to the peace talks between jihadists and the government of the Philippines, which recently fell apart and returned directly to calls for jihad. One cannot help but wonder, when aware of Islamic...
Pakistan: Attack on Islamabad Marriott targeted leaders at planned dinner
What remains to be seen is how -- and if -- this attack changes Pakistan's disastrous policies that have given the Taliban and al-Qaeda safe haven inside the country. "Dinner plans save Pakistan's rulers from hotel bomb attack," from CNN,...
Spencer: Return of the Izod Ayatollah
Ahmadinejad isn't really an ayatollah, of course. And the UN isn't really a peacekeeping body. My column in Human Events today: IranÂ's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad -- the Izod Ayatollah -- is coming back to New York to address the...
Moro Islamic Liberation Front renews call for jihad against Philippines gov't
Philippines Jihad Update. "MILF: Religious leaders calling for jihad vs govt," from GMA News, September 20: MANILA, Philippines Â— Religious leaders in Lanao are calling for a jihad (holy war) in fighting "oppressors" against Islam, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front...
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UK: "jihadi" comedy TV series -- complete with would-be suicide bombers -- rejected
Even though it's meticulously researched and supposedly "fatwa-proof." "British networks reject jihad comedy," from UPI, September 22:LONDON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A British TV creator said networks have refused his idea for a comedy about would-be suicide bombers, but the...
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U.S. report stresses extent of Coptic discrimination/persecutions in Egypt
And the Egyptian government's role. "Religious freedom in Egypt 'declining', says report," by Sarah Carr for Daily News, Egypt, September 21:CAIRO: Freedom of religious belief in Egypt Â"declinedÂ" between July 2007 and June 2008, according to the US State DepartmentÂ's...
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Australian woman stranded in Saudi Arabia after divorce, could be arrested for showing her face
Sharia Alert. She can't get custody of her four children, and she "could also face arrest if the husband has fled with her residency papers." He's a citizen of Australia himself, though he's clearly enjoying the Saudi system more: All...
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