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Saturday, May 30, 2009

Jihad Watch Digest

Jihad Watch Digest
Saturday, May 30, 2009

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UK school exercise: role play, or prayer to Allah?

A few years ago I was an expert witness in a case against the Byron Union School District in California, where public school students had been made to memorize and recite prayers and portions of the Qur'an, and to make...

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UK: "Moderate Muslims" fight "extremists," who shout, "Get back to your synagogue"

This is good to see, and it is the sort of thing we should have been seeing much, much more of all over the Western world if the conventional wisdom about Islamic terrorism being the result of the hijacking of...

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Netanyahu on the Obama White House: "What the hell do they want from me?"

"The official said that the basis of the Obama White House's resolve is the conviction that it is in the United States' as well as Israel's interest to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict." Does it not ever occur to anyone in...

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Representatives to Obama: "As you prepare to address the 'Muslim world' on June 5th from Egypt, we ask that you remain mindful of the power of your words"

This letter is far from perfect, and contains some highly questionable assertions and recommendations. Helping Pakistan in its war against the Taliban and Al-Qaeda? We have been doing that for years, and have only ended up helping the Taliban and...

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Iranian official on mosque bombing suspects: "According to the information we obtained they were hired by America and the agents of arrogance"

Yesterday I headlined my post about this mosque bombing, "Islamophobes bomb mosque in Iran, killing 15 -- no, wait..." I was, of course, being sarcastic. But now an Iranian official is essentially saying the same thing, and Jalal Sayah is...

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Nashville: Muslim group shuts down conference featuring Geert Wilders

Hotel caves to Islamic intimidation. Free Speech Death Watch Alert: "Muslim Group Shuts Down Conservative Conference," from Newsmax, May 28 (thanks to all who sent this in): The manager of a prominent Nashville hotel cancelled a contract with a conservative...

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Jordan arrests four jihadists -- including a Gitmo recidivist -- plotting terror attacks against Israel

Close down Gitmo! Bring the prisoners stateside! "Jordan: Four arrested for terror plots," from the Jerusalem Post, May 29 (thanks to all who sent this in): Four Jordanians arrested in Jordan in April had planned to perpetrate terror attacks in...

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Raymond Ibrahim and Hamid Dabashi debate revisited

I have received several emails from people saying they were not able to view my debate with Hamid Dabashi from the ISI website. Here's a YouTube version, the first of six parts (parts 2-6 can be viewed directly on...

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The Egyptian government "clearly acted under pressure from Islamists" when it ordered the mass cull of pigs

"Pigs being beaten with iron bars, piglets being stabbed and animals being kicked alive into bulldozer buckets" An update on this story. "Cairo accused of conspiring with Islamists to cull 'unholy' pigs: Egypt's pig killing spree causes sectarian tension,"...

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"It is entirely possible to be Muslim and gay and there's many of us in Britain today"

According to some supporting a gay Muslim program. So what if Muhammad, Allah's Messenger and most perfect of all creation, condemned homosexuals to death, and they are being actively persecuted in jihadi hotbeds such as Iraq? "Gay Muslim story for...

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"The simple ultimatum — 'stop hurting people or face death' — is the only way you can talk to freaks that hate you and want you dead"

Some interesting Fox News opinions on the Taliban and truces: "Truces Mean Nothing to Nuts," by Greg Gutfeld for Fox News, May 28:On Tuesday, the Pakistani Taliban decided that it wants a peace deal — kind of like the one...

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Al-Qaeda threatens to attack Norwegian embassy in Kenya

"(Kenya) became the enemy of Islam ... and must (be) ready (for) Alqaeda attacks and revenge any time." Amazing: al-Qaeda attacks Kenya over the years, killing 240 people, and it wants "revenge" because Kenya has detained Somali jihadis. "Norway embassy...

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"Swedes" killed in Somali jihad

The Swedish publication The Local wants to consider these jihadists "Swedes," but it is doubtful that they consider themselves as such. "Swedes killed in fighting in Somalia," from The Local, May 29 (thanks to Lazy Buddha): Several young men who...

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Spencer: Jail Time for Jihadists

In the featured article at FrontPage today I discuss the 65-year sentences given to the leaders of the Holy Land Foundation, once the nation's largest Islamic charity: In a major blow to terrorism financing on American soil, the founders of...

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Jihad on the rise in Central Asia

The Soviets had kept the jihad in check, and after the fall of the Soviet Union it took some time for the global jihadist resurgence to reach Central Asia, but it is there now. Meanwhile, the analysis in this story,...

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US "ready to exchange technical experience with Libya"

Overtures to the Islamic world continue, all based on the bedrock assumption that if the U.S. shows enough good will, that good will eventually will be reciprocated. Or at very least, a marriage of convenience can be sustained at least...

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Obama greets Abbas with a gift: "a toughly-worded, categorical US demand for Israel to stop settlements in Palestinian territories"

There was, of course, no corresponding gift to Netanyahu -- only challenges to make various accommodations. "Obama, Abbas talk peace," by Farah Stockman for the Boston Globe, May 28 (thanks to James): WASHINGTON -- President Obama received Palestinian President Mahmoud...

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U.S.: Afghan Taliban may receive as much money from foreign donors as it does from opium sales

"Senior U.S. officials said the Taliban received significant donations from Pakistan -- where sympathy for the group is widespread in the country's Pashtun community -- and Gulf nations such as Saudi Arabia and Kuwait." Tiny Minority of Extremists Alert. And...

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Standard & Poor's launches Sharia-compliant index in Canada

The article states that "Shariah law, based on the teachings of the Koran, does not allow for investment into companies that deal in pork, alcohol, gambling or pornography," and hey, that sounds nice, doesn't it? But here is the problem:...

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Malaysia court refuses to let Church use the word 'Allah'

There is a great deal of misunderstanding about this issue. Arabic-speaking Christians have used the word "Allah" for the God of the Bible for centuries -- some sources say since before the advent of Islam. But a Malaysia court now...

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