Thursday, July 31, 2008
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Ding dong, the dhimmi's gone: Olmert to quit
Of course, the equally clueless Livni will probably succeed him. "PM announces he will resign after Kadima elects new leader," from the Jerusalem Post, July 30: Prime Minister Ehud Olmert held a special press conference on Wednesday at 8 p.m....
Iran preparing nuke strike on U.S.?
They did "exactly what you would do if you had a nuclear weapon on a Scud or a Shahab-3 or other missile, and you wanted to explode it over the United States." "U.S. Intel: Iran Plans Nuclear Strike on U.S.,"...
Afghan charged with blasphemy faces death if convicted, vigilante murder if acquitted
The Qur'an, according to traditional Islamic theology, exists and can exist only in Arabic. Its Arabic language is essential to its character. Translations have long been forbidden, but they are allowed for purposes of da'wah -- Islamic proselytizing. Muslims themselves...
Rand declares new strategy to defeat al-Qaeda!
Basically, to replace the term "war on terror" with "counter-terrorism." More silly semantics. "New strategy 'can beat al-Qaeda,'" from the BBC, July 29:Al-Qaeda can be defeated if the US relies less on force and more on intelligence and policing to...
Ethiopia: Muslim mobs stone Christians
Guess this is the "thanks" the descendants of the great "Negus" -- the king of Ethiopia during Muhammad's time who provided shelter and refuge to the first Muslim community -- get in return. "Muslim Mob Stones Christians in Eastern Ethiopia,"...
India: Almost 2 dozen bombs found, defused in Gujarat
India Bombings Update. "Gujarat on the edge as more bombs found," from Indo-Asian News Service, July 30: SURAT/AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: Just when Gujarat was returning to normalcy after 50 people were killed in SaturdayÂ's serial bombings in Ahmedabad, 23 low-intensity bombs...
Call for whitewashing Islam to be taught as a compulsory subject in universities
The call comes from Malaysia, but it is in response to the "Western mediaÂ's misrepresentation of Islam." Only in the eighth paragraph do we get any hint of the possibility that Muslims, and not just the Western media, might be...
CIA confronts Pakistan over top-level ties to jihadists
Direct links between the Pakistani spy service and an Al-Qaeda group. Surprise, surprise. "C.I.A. Outlines Pakistan Links With Militants," by Mark Mazzetti and Eric Schmitt for the New York Times, July 30 (thanks to all who sent this in): WASHINGTON...
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Male Saudi professor sentenced to 600 lashes and 8 months in jail, female student gets 350 lashes and 4 months in jail for "phone relationship"
The original story earlier this month noted that the stated purpose of the calls was to discuss research, but the Saudi court ruled in favor of the husband's allegations that it was a front for an affair. Sharia Alert. "Saudi...
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No pets, please, we're Saudi
Muhammad said: "Angels (of Mercy) do not enter a house wherein there is a dog or a picture of a living creature (a human being or an animal)." However, he also said, "A woman was tortured and was put in...
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Banning all religions the only solution to combatting radical Islam?
Reacting to the recent poll which revealed some "disturbing" things about the UK's Muslim youth, and instead of having the guts to simply lay the blame where it belongs, Ms. Marrin thinks the only remedy is to ban all religous...
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UK: play director fears "offending" Muslims
While the director of the National Theater revels in offending Christians, he is ultra careful not to offend Muslims. What's worse, he offends Christians by introducing extra-scriptural material (such as Jesus being "a bit gay"), which is offensive for the...
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Fitzgerald: A tribute to James K. Glassman
Â"This is an effort that requires credible Muslim voices to work effectively Â— especially voices of those, like Fadl, born Sayyid Imam al-Sharif, and known as Dr. Fadil, whose story was told recently by Lawrence Wright in the New Yorker....
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Fitzgerald: "Islamism" and Islam
"Islamism" is not a helpful invention. Apostates from Islam, Wafa Sultan and Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Ibn Warraq, treat it dismissively. It represents an attempt to somehow appeal to Muslims -- that is, to those who are thought of as...
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Marriage, blackmail, rape: Al-Qaeda's methods for recruiting female suicide bombers in Iraq
Here, al-Qaeda is exploiting the injustices of Sharia law -- including the subjugation of women, and the danger of reporting a rape without four witnesses -- and the culture it creates to trap women into doing their bidding to advance...
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Indonesian Christian leader: "We are praying for Obama because we feel he can help reduce the widespread stigma and misperception that Muslims in Indonesia are fundamentalists"
The Rev. Ishak Pule, chairperson of the Christian Church of Central Sulawesi synod, is praying for an Obama victory "because we feel he can help reduce the widespread stigma and misperception that Muslims in Indonesia are fundamentalists." Now how can...
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