Saturday, January 31, 2009
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Father Zakaria Botros on CAIR's radar
"This stuff is in your own books!" It's not enough that al-Qaeda has called Fr Zakaria Botros "one of the most wanted infidels in the world," issuing a 60 million dollar bounty on his head, or that popular Arabic...
UK: Convert and Misunderstander of Islam gets life sentence for botched jihad attack
No virgins for you He was upset about the "war on Islam." Now where did he get the idea that blowing up some infidels would be the best response to that? Mohamed Abdulaziz Rashid Saeed-Alim Update: "Life sentence for...
Latest victim of Somali piracy: German gas tanker
Somalia's fearsome pirates Of course, piracy as a jihadist activity has a pedigree at least as old as the Barbary conflicts with Europe and the United States, and the Islamic slave raiding pirates (see Giles Milton's book White Gold)....
Pakistani jihadists "desecrated Bibles and a cross on the wall, destroyed hymnals, smashed windows, and dumped garbage on the church grounds"
The downtrodden and despised of the Islamic world More on such stories. Imagine how frequent such accounts would be if Pakistan actually had a sizable Christian minority, such as the Copts of Egypt, who, most recently, were surrounded and...
Pakistani senate demands U.S. repatriate Al Qaeda terrorist to Pakistan
A Pakistani girl the Pakistani government can really get behind? So what if she has been called the "most dangerous woman in the world," who, when arrested, had in her possession "maps of New York, a list of potential...
Raymond Ibrahim: Israel jeopardizes its existence if it trades land for "peace"
My recent radio interview with Israel National Radio regarding the Gaza situation and prospects of "lasting" peace....
Gaza family describes how Hamas used them as human shields
"Those who tried to object were shot in the legs by Hamas operatives." "Gaza victims describe human shield use," from the Jerusalem Post, January 29: Members of a Gaza family whose farm was turned into a "fortress" by Hamas fighters...
Yemen, already an al-Qaeda destination, plans Saudi-style "rehab" for ex-Gitmo inmates
Given Yemen's track record of partial cooperation, we'll likely be seeing the "rehabilitated" jihadists again, and not teaching macramÃ© at the Sana'a learning annex. As a Yemeni official acknowledged, "Yemen is like a bus station Â— we stop some terrorists,...
Somalia: Provisional capital now under sharia law
Somalia Jihad Update. "Site of Somali Government Is Put Under Islamic Law," by Mohamed Ibrahim for the New York Times, January 27: MOGADISHU, Somalia Â— The radical Islamist insurgents who have seized the provisional capital moved Tuesday to consolidate their...
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CIA convert to Islam accused of multiple rapes
Not, of course, that there's anything about Islam that might have encouraged this sort of behavior. If guilty, he was probably the sort of man that was already inclined to raping, regardless of religious affiliation . The question here, however,...
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Abu Sayyaf's (or some other jihadi group's) latest kidnap-victim: 45 year-old midwife helping deliver a baby
Quick, someone call the U.S. Army War College's Sherifa Zuhur so she can explain to Abu Sayyaf that Islam does not promote kidnappings -- except when it does. "Spate of kidnappings in Mindanao continues; midwife is latest victim," from GMANews,...
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Taliban may allow girls to go back to school
Magnanimity The Taliban is apparently concerned about its international image? Said a spokesman: Â"We will outline a new strategy to send a good message to the world.Â" Exactly, "a good message" -- that is, words; will this message actually...
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Egyptian judge to Christian apostate from Islam: "If I had a knife now, I would kill you"
In accordance with Muhammad's own orders: "If anyone changes his religion, kill him" (Bukhari vol. 9, bk. 84, no. 57). Sharia Alert, and more on this story. "Egypt - Judge tells of desire to kill Christian," from Compass Direct News,...
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