Monday, December 29, 2008
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Ban Ki-Moon, call your office: Egyptians open fire on Palestinians
All these Palestinians were trying to do was get out of Gaza. They lobbed no rockets into Egypt. They indulged in no genocidal rhetoric about wiping Egypt off the map and driving all the Egyptians into the sea. They never...
Hizballah Top Dog: "Northern Israel will burn as Gaza is burning"
"He speaks via a video hook-up from his hideout due to fears of assassination by Israeli agents." What a lion! "Hizbullah Vows to Open Second Front in Gaza Conflict," by Hana Levi Julian for Israel National News, December 29 (thanks...
AP photo caption (thanks to James): Palestinian children and a man wounded in Israeli missile strikes are seen in the emergency area at Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008. Israeli warplanes demolished dozens of Hamas security...
Hamas threatens to "hunt down" Livni and Barak "inside the Knesset compound"
"The heroes in the Strip will continue to fight and prove the youth and fighters of Islam and the Palestinian organizations cannot be defeated." "Fighters of Islam"? But this is a struggle for land, isn't it? All the learned experts...
Gaza jihadists send 20 rockets into southern Israel
Disproportionate Response. "Over 20 rockets launched on S. Israel -- spokesman," from KUNA, December 28 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm): GAZA, Dec 28 (KUNA) -- More than 20 rockets were launched from Gaza on southern Israel, said a military spokesman on...
Those evil Zionists: Israeli hospital treats Gazans
Hospital patients in bomb shelter, courtesy Hamas Which didn't keep this hospital from being a target of Hamas rockets. "Fear of rockets sends Israeli hospital underground," by Aron Heller for Associated Press, December 28 (thanks to Michael): ASHKELON, Israel...
Diana West: Friends and Enemies
Diana West surveys the world's mad reaction to Israel's defending itself -- including that of putative U.S. allies Iraq and Afghanistan. It's quite simple, really: Israel strikes back at jihad, finally, and the world takes sides. So far, the sides...
Hizballah Top Dog predicts divine victory for Hamas
The pious man Not that this has anything to do with religion. "Nasrallah Predicts Divine Victory for Hamas, Agitates Egyptians Against Their Government," from Naharnet, December 28 (thanks to Michael): Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday ordered his resistance...
"Popular" Saudi cleric issues fatwa inciting Muslims to "avenge" themselves upon Israel
Jumping on the bandwagon. While the Saudi king plays "diplomat," the Saudi sheikhs command Muslims "to strike anything that has a link to Israel, calling it a legitimate target for Muslims everywhere." "Saudi cleric issues fatwa urging Muslims to avenge...
Thousands of Muslims protest against Al-Qaeda "hijacking" their religion -- no, wait...
Pro-Hamas demo in Lebanon: "Oh our people in Gaza, you are honorable" -- Hamas is honorable? Actually they're protesting against Israel defending itself, after making nary a peep about the Hamas Qassams lobbed at Israeli civilians. And why are...
UK: BBC's "favorite" Muslim organization launches "witch-hunt" against Muslims who helped expose hate literature in UK mosques
By asking all Muslims to "expose them," in order to "protect our community" -- not Britain in general but rather the Muslim community living in Britain, that is, the umma. This is the price Muslims who help infidel governments must...
Tensions rise as Pakistan moves to redeploy troops
While the world is fixated on Israel, tensions rise between India and Pakistan, thanks to aggressive steps taken by the latter. Pakistan is even deploying its troops from "fighting" the Taliban and al-Qaeda -- fellow Muslims deemed heroes by many...
Iranian Top Dog: "All the Islamic world's pious people" must fight Israel
Tehran anti-Israel rally with banner in English -- Gee, who could the intended audience be? A call to jihad. "Iran orders Muslims to defend Palestinians," by Dudi Cohen for Ynet News, December 28 (thanks to Michael, who comments: "North...
Hamas won't let wounded leave Gaza
Propaganda tools Why? Because they need them for propaganda purposes. "Hamas 'bars injured leaving Gaza,'" from the BBC, December 28 (thanks to UsorThem): Egypt says the Hamas militant group, which controls Gaza, is preventing hundreds of wounded Palestinians from...
And now, a word from Damascus
From the Hate Mail Bag: this guy sent me several messages this morning from an IP address that traces to Damascus. This was the best one: What is the guilt of all those innocent people who were killed with F-16...
UN top dog calls on Israel to stop
Ban Ki-Moon with Saudi King Abdullah: Yes, master Ban Ki-Moon, tool of the largest voting bloc in the UN, the Organization of the Islamic Conference, does his masters' bidding. "UN chief calls for immediate halt of violence in Gaza,...
Dialogue of Civilizations: Creating an alternative reality
Roy W. Brown was outraged by the speech by Ambassador Taib, adviser to the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, at the UN, Geneva on December 19. Here, in typical post-modernist literary style, he has deconstructed the...
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Malaysia: Religious department to act against any blogger who insults Islam
But that's just a religious department; it does not speak for Malaysia in general, and certainly not the government in particular, right? Actually, as this report indicates, "the police and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission are still trying to...
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Al-Azhar's Grand Sheikh under fire for shaking hands with Shimon Peres
And Tantawi ain't the only one: Not gonna play well in Cairo "Lo! those who disbelieve, among the People of the Scripture and the idolaters, will abide in fire of hell. They are the worst of created beings." -- Qur'an...
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Turkey in the European Union: A Bridge Too Far
A book review by Henrik Raeder Clausen: Turkey in the European Union: A Bridge Too Far By Philip Claeys & Koen Dillen ISBN 978-90-78898-13-9 Published by Uitgeverij Egmont, Belgium Public debate about admitting Turkey as a full member of the...
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U.K.: Model's death puts spotlight on Islamic polygamy in Britain
What safeguards are in place -- are there any? -- to keep Islamic clerics in Britain and the state-approved sharia courts from being complicit in the abuses that result from polygamous marriage? Those abuses can range from the failure to...
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Muslim women in Ireland warned that wearing burqa may cause vitamin D deficiency and related disorders
This article is another in a series of several stories that have appeared over the years about vitamin D deficiencies brought on by Islamic prescriptions for veiling. And the problem is not limited to "cold climates." "Ireland too grey for...
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