Monday, February 2, 2009
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Obama cozies up to the principal enemy of free speech in the world today
Free Speech Death Watch Update: Obama sends a conciliatory letter to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, the foremost foe of free speech in the world today. "Obama says US can work with Muslims: OIC," from AFP, February 1 (thanks...
Counter-terrorism minister: Gaza situation radicalizing UK Muslims
Apparently the same way Iraq, dogs, pig statues, underwear ads, and free speech in general tend to "radicalize" Muslims. "Israeli killing of Palestinians radicalises UK Muslims," from the Pakistan Daily, February 1: Britain's security and counter-terrorism minister acknowledges link between...
London: 3,000 "Gaza demonstrators" chase 30 police officers while screaming "Islam is peace!"
Actually, they screamed things like "Run, run, you cowards...fatwa!...Allahu Akbar!" The above video was first posted here, but the following report, published today, provides more detailed information. With the UK's Muslim population increasing ten times faster than the non-Muslim...
"We have fought and we fight and will fight any government that governs America"
Ali Hamza al Bahlul update: "Guantanamo jury sentences al Qaida video-maker to life," by Carol Rosenberg for the Idaho Statesman, February 1:GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Â— A military jury Monday convicted Osama bin Laden's media secretary of war crimes...
Hamas top dog meets with Thug-In-Chief in Tehran
At last I have found you Sunnis and Shi'ites cooperating together against the Infidel: "Hamas head in Tehran to meet Iranian leaders," from Reuters, February 1: DAMASCUS, Feb 1 (Reuters) - A high-level delegation from Hamas arrived in Tehran...
UN admits that Israel didn't hit Gaza UN school, after harshly criticizing it for doing so
Will an apology be forthcoming? "UN Admits: IDF Didn't Hit School," by Maayana Miskin for Israel National News, February 1 (thanks to A.D.R.): (IsraelNN.com) During the Cast Lead operation in Gaza, IDF tank fire near a United Nations school in...
One in 10 inmates behind bars turns to Islam
Renewed "piety" "Many of the men don't like the idea of the Christian 'turning the other cheek.' Islam emphasizes self-defense as an ethic, so they prefer that." Not to mention going on the offensive, plundering your enemy, and enslaving...
"War on terror" winding down under Obama
It's going to be all about going after specific groups, not implying that this is a "struggle against a religion or a culture." That those specific groups possess a specific, readily identifiable and unified ideology and set of beliefs does...
Jihadist elected Somalia's president
In the Fall 2007 issue of the Journal of International Security Affairs I published an article entitled "Somalia: Rise and Fall of An Islamist Regime," but the story wasn't over: now the group whose fall and rise I traced there...
Cyprus to search ship: may be carrying Iranian arms to Hamas
Iran continuing efforts to arm Hamas? "Cyprus to search suspected Hamas arms ship twice," from AP, January 31 (thanks to Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi): NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Â— A Cypriot official says authorities will conduct a second search of a ship suspected...
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Canadian woman held against her will in Saudi Arabia by her husband -- "under Saudi law, she is his property"
I've often noted that Islamic law relegates women to the status of commodities, and have been called "Islamophobic" as a result. But in this story, we're told that "under Saudi law, she is his property because she is the mother...
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Islamic association preparing a Koran for Americans instructing them "how to deal with Islam"
As well as providing "explanations of the Holy verses." "Islamic association seeks to teach Americans about the Quran," from the Yemen Observer, January 31:An Islamic Association in Oklahoma has presented an impressive idea for non-Muslims in America to learn more...
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Abused women afraid to go to shelter because a mosque is next door
The Qur'an sanctions the beating of disobedient women (4:34). In one New Zealand town, those who want to escape this abuse are afraid to do so because a mosque is next door to the shelter, and they could be recognized....
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