Tuesday, October 28, 2008
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Muslims behead Christian convert from Islam in Somalia
Mansuur Mohammed: This offends no one Last week at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Muslim students rolled their eyes and smiled with exasperation when I noted that all the schools of Islamic jurisprudence taught that the penalty for apostasy from...
Fitzgerald: The duty of Jihad has to be defined accurately
The duty of Jihad has to be defined accurately, but also in a way that can easily be grasped by auditors, so that it does not exclude, but clearly includes, all of the current instruments that Muslims employ to further...
Fitzgerald: Obama will have to reconsider
Obama once upon a time took tuition from, or at least listened intently to, the likes of Rashid Khalidi, a practiced performer on the subject of the Arab-Israeli conflict. And there were others too, who similarly presented the Arab case,...
SUNY-Stony Brook: Manufactured outrage
Sanaa Nadim: Offended Last Friday night when I spoke at SUNY-Stony Brook, the new tactics about which I have written here, here and here were not as much in evidence as they had been at other campuses: students did...
Melanie Phillips: Obama adopts the agenda of the jihadists
From "Is America really going to do this?," by Melanie Phillips in The Spectator, October 24 (thanks to all who sent this in): Obama assumes that Islamic terrorism is driven by despair, poverty, inflammatory US policy and the American presence...
Raymond Ibrahim: Saudi calls for "interfaith dialogue" in context
Can't we all just get along? According to the Associated Press, Saudi King Abdullah recently said that he plans on attending a meeting in November at the United Nations in New York to further his "initiative to promote interfaith...
Gaza students call US voters, asking them to support Obama
Why? Because "once he said the Palestinian people are suffering most in the world." Clearly Ibrahim Abu Jayyab thinks that Barack Obama is on the Palestinian side in their jihad against Israel. He hates Hamas, but of course Hamas is...
Iraq: "We are killed because we are Christians"
The Christians in Iraq, although they have lived there longer than the Muslims have and have nothing to do with the United States, are considered, because they share the religion of the American "Crusaders," to be kuffar harbi -- infidels...
Islamophobes gouge out Muslim's eyes -- no, wait...
If this really had been an "Islamophobic hate crime," of course, it would be front-page news all over the world. As it is, since the perpetrators were most likely jihadists, it will get no notice beyond this story. "Attackers 'gouge...
Briton and South African shot dead in Kabul by their Afghan security guard
"Officials said that they remained unsure of the motive for the killing and were investigating the guardÂ's background," although infiltration is being acknowledged as a possibility. The grave difficulty that Westerners have in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere is that there...
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Indonesian Islamic leader defends child marriages
How could he not do so, given Muhammad's example? Sharia Alert from modern, moderate Indonesia: "Indonesia: Islamic leader defends child marriages," from AKI, October 27 (thanks to C. Cantoni): Jakarta, 27 Oct. (AKI) Â– An Islamist party leader has defended...
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Landmark ruling in Niger: State guilty of failing to protect slave girl
The Guardian makes no mention, of course, of the fact that this girl's status as a slave and a concubine is sanctioned by Islamic law. "And all married women are forbidden unto you save those captives whom your right hands...
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