Sunday, October 12, 2008
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Raymond Ibrahim's "Today in History": Charles the Hammer saves the West from Islam at Tours
Precisely 100 years of Islamic conquests after Muhammad's death (632), the Muslims, starting from Arabia, found themselves in Gaul, modern day France, confronting a hitherto little known peopleÂ—the Christian Franks. There, on October 11th, 732, one of the most...
Spencer interviews Geert Wilders, Part 4
Here is the fourth segment of my conversation with the fearless and insightful defender of free speech, Dutch politician Geert Wilders. Part 1 is here, part 2 is here, and part 3 here....
German neo-Nazis view jihadists as allies
The organizers of the controversial anti-Islamization rally in Cologne last month have been widely described as neo-Nazis. However, in "German Neo-Nazis View Islamists as Allies," at Pajamas Media, October 10 (thanks to all who sent this in), John Rosenthal discusses...
The American Muslim and Islamic moderation
You can't win! At The American Muslim last week, Sheila Musaji asked, "What exactly is required to be considered a Â"moderateÂ" Muslim?" Ever ready to be helpful, I gave Musaji ten points for Islamic moderation here. But now in a...
New Mexico-born Imam: Muslims should leave U.S., for "the punishment of Allah is hovering over America"
Anwar al Awlaki, an American-born imam of Yemeni descent who now lives in Yemen, sees Allah's avenging hand in the economic crisis, and advises Muslims to leave America. Few Muslims, of course, will heed his words, given the fact that...
Memo to FAIR: Steyn not guilty of "Islamophobia" -- but free speech still in jeopardy
Will FAIR revise its "Islamophobia's Dirty Dozen" list to drop Mark Steyn, now that Canada's Thought Police have acquitted him of "flagrant Islamophobia"? (Background on the case here.) But this is no victory for free speech: the laws under which...
Stealth Jihad with Dialogue vs. Freedom of Expression at the UN (Geneva)
Comments by David G. Littman (NGO Representative to the United Nations in Geneva of Association for World Education (AWE) / World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ): This is a sequel to two articles posted on Jihad Watch (28 September and...
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Algeria: Muslims jailed for eating during Ramadan acquitted on appeal
Boudjeema Ghechir, one of the defence lawyers, says that this reversal "demonstrates an admission of guilt in the justice system," but apparently the law under which the six were first arrested still remains. Sharia Alert from Algeria, and an update...
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Egypt: Surprise, you're Muslims! And we'll throw you in jail for insisting otherwise
No compulsion in religion -- and under sharia, it can be any religion you like, as long as it's Islam. An update on this case, which remains predictably unresolved. "Egypt: Father's brief conversion traps daughters in Islam," from Compass Direct...
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Seattle: Episcopal priest told by bishop that she can't profess both Christianity and Islam and stay in priesthood
Ann Holmes Redding Update: This bishop, unlike another in the initial story, doesn't seem to "find the interfaith possibilities exciting." "Episcopal priest given ultimatum," by Janet I. Tu for the Seattle Times, October 10: There are moments these days when...
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