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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

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Iran goes through motions of a partial recount and figures that ought to settle things

Of course, a recount is inconsequential if the investigation doesn't address how the ballots got there. The "travelers" explanation below rings profoundly hollow. "Iran's election authority: Partial recount shows election valid," from CNN, June 29: TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) -- Saying...

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Bangladesh: Widow whipped 202 times, man whipped 101 following cleric's fatwa against them for "anti-social activity"

Sharia Alert. And yet another cleric "misunderstands" the vaunted compassion and mercy of Islamic law. "Fatwa: Bangladeshi woman brutally whipped," from Indo-Asian News Service, June 29 (thanks to Twostellas): DHAKA: A widow was whipped 202 times and a man 101...

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"Where Islam touched, there is no recognition of the ways of life of the people. Islam, being a way of life, swallowed all that was African in the people."

Here is a stinging indictment of the historical revisionism and outright denial surrounding the treatment of black Africans under Islamic regimes. "The trouble with Black Muslims," by Rudolf Okonkwo for the Examiner, June 28: Even Obama cannot say it. But...

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Philippines: 3 dead as jihadists bomb café on Mindanao

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front is suspected, again. "Three dead, 15 hurt in Philippines blast," from Agence France-Presse, June 29: Bombs have ripped through a cafe in the southern Philippines, killing three people and wounding 15, the military and witnesses...

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85 Sharia courts now operating in Britain

According to the think tank Civitas, "Among the rulings ... we find some that advise illegal actions and others that transgress human rights standards as they are applied by British courts." But to intervene would be "Islamophobic." It might "radicalize"...

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Turks increasingly turning to Islamic "extremism"

Tiny Minority of Extremists Alert, as still more "misunderstanders" of Islam emerge. The article provides a good account, however, of how the perceived "moderation" in Turkey is not because of Islam, but in spite of it, and due to the...

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Taliban jihadists returning to territory held prior to 9/11

"[General Stanley] McChrystal, touring Afghanistan after taking command of about 90,000 US and NATO forces mid-June, said separately the Â"most dangerous thingÂ" in Afghanistan was not attacks by insurgents but their infiltration into village structures." "Afghan insurgents returning to pre-9/11...

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Monday, June 29, 2009

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Monday, June 29, 2009

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Anjem Choudary filmed "converting" 11-year-old boy to Islam on British street

This incident raises many of the usual questions of why Choudary is still operating freely when his intentions and agenda are obvious. But the ultimate questions here are: How did "Sean" get to this demonstration, and where on earth were...

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Jihadists kill nine government troops in southern Philippines

When asked about the attack, the spokesman for the Moro Islamic Liberation Front took advantage of plausible deniability, saying "Our forces on the ground have autonomy. They can do whatever they want but it's not sanctioned by the entire organization."...

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Iran arrests local staff of British Embassy

Continuing the campaign against Great Satan 2.0, in a move evocative of the U.S. Embassy hostage crisis three decades ago. "Britain assails Iran over embassy staff detentions," by Karin Laub for the Associated Press, June 28: Iranian authorities have detained...

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At sentencing hearing for Canadian jihadist, attorney claims client was "'kept in the dark' about what the bombs would be used for"

For most people, the intent to set off bombs in the first place is kind of a red flag. An update on this story. "Terror suspect's fate could hinge on how much he knew about bombing plot," from the Canadian...

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Nearly 60 Pakistani Air Force personnel arrested for jihadist connections in past two years

Tiny Minority of Extremists Alert. This story corroborates an earlier one detailing a retired Pakistani army general's concerns about jihadist sympathies within the officers' corps. "Pak AF personnel with jihadi links spark alarm," by Omar Farooq Khan for the Times...

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CNN journalist asks: "'Punished mercilessly' – Is this Islam?"

There are two distinct, but converging forces at work that make the answer "yes." The first is the despotism inherent in Sharia, or Islamic law. A kinder, gentler Sharia remains a theoretical construct of apologists and revisionist historians; it would...

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

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Germany: Accused jihadi denies Islamic jihad exists

The organization, not the concept. More on this story. "In German court, accused denies Islamic Jihad exists," from Europe News, June 26:Frankfurt - One of two Muslim men on trial in Germany for supporting a terrorist group denied Friday that...

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Belgium: Third of Moroccans feel Muslim, 7% Belgian

Maybe that helps explain why years back jihadis saw Belgium as fertile ground for recruiting. "Belgium: Third of Moroccans feel Muslim, 7% Belgian," from Islam in Europe, June 26:More than a third of Moroccans in Belgium feel Muslim first, barely...

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Uganda: Threats, expulsions for Christian couple

"Aleti Samusa ... converted to Christianity; her family immediately kicked her out of their home." Yes, one of those (all too common) stories. "Uganda: Threats, expulsions for Christian couple," from Compass Direct News, June 26:Hostilities evident in Muslim area where...

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UK: Muslim cop wins £11,000 payout for remarks that "left him feeling hurt, humiliated and depressed"

Imagine if you had £11,000 -- over $18,000 -- for every remark that left you feeling "hurt, humiliated and depressed." Lots of failed actors, rejected suitors and American Idol contestants would be very rich people today. And do you think...

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Thug-In-Chief: "We are surprised at Mr. Obama. Didn't he say that he was after change? Why did he interfere?"

Obama said of the protesters in Iran: "Their bravery in the face of brutality is a testament to their enduring pursuit of justice. The violence perpetrated against them is outrageous. In spite of the government's efforts to keep the world...

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Iran's Guardian Council praises "cleanest" election ever

Oh, really now. Sure, they're lying, but either way one takes the statement, it speaks volumes about the nexus of corruption and the Orwellian alternative reality that Islamic Republic upholds with deadly force. "Guardian Council praises 'cleanest' vote," from Agence...

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Interfaith dialogue: Senior mufti in Mecca says Shi'ite clerics are infidels

And the Saudi establishment and others have been silent. One oddity is worth noting: Does the outrage of being treated as an "infidel" by a rival Islamic denomination ever cause the victims to question whether this dhimmitude thing is such...

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Al-Qaeda on missionary killing: Â"With grace from Allah, we were able to assassinate him, kill him, and purify the land of Mauritania from his criminal presenceÂ"

But dawah, or Islamic proselytizing all over the world is quite alright, of course: The most fundamental double standard in Islamic law -- the one which generates all others with respect to believers and non-believers -- is the rule that...

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Saturday, June 27, 2009

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Saturday, June 27, 2009

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The Whitewashing of Soraya M.

Screenwriter Mark Tapson has a terrific piece at Big Hollywood on the ongoing spurious exoneration of Islam going on surrounding the superb film The Stoning of Soraya M. -- about which I wrote here and here. While Iranian-American protesters packed...

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Pakistan: Christian woman beaten and detained for "blasphemy"

"The Muslim women allegedly became angry and began to beat her. Some men then locked her in a room. Muslims announced from mosque loudspeakers a plan to punish Bibi by blackening her face and parading her through the village on...

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Here's your chance to bag some pirates -- while enjoying all the amenities of a luxury cruise!

No, this is not a joke. It reminds me of the Civil War-era sophisticates who packed picnic lunches and went out to watch the Battle of Bull Run -- that is, if those fun-loving folks had grabbed a rifle and...

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CAIR: Muslims to offer Qurans to 100,000 American leaders

No word, however, as to which "translation" will be used. Will it be one that is faithful to the original Arabic, or will it be an annotated/edited version that "smooths over" the Koran's more violent, intolerant imperatives? "U.S. Muslims to...

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Germany: Two men on trial after plotting terror attacks on US targets

An update to this story. "Two Men on Trial in Germany After Allegedly Plotting Terror Attacks on U.S. Targets," from Fox News, June 26:FRANKFURT — Two men went on trial Friday on accusations they were involved with a radical Islamic...

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Hizballah on Iran: "There are riots and attacks in the streets that are orchestrated from the outside in a bid to destabilise the country's Islamic regime"

His blaming of the West is nothing new or original, but it is interesting that he seems to believe that the protests are aiming at toppling the Islamic regime, not just installing a different President within the same Sharia system....

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Iranian cleric says protesters should be executed

"Without showing any mercy" to those who "wage war against Allah." "Iranian cleric says 'rioters' should be executed," by Parisa Hafezi for Reuters, June 26 (thanks to all who sent this in): TEHRAN (Reuters) - A hardline Iranian cleric on...

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Islamophobophobia and The Stoning of Soraya M.

Islamophobophobia: John Derbyshire coined the term to refer to his distaste for those (foremost among them me) who study how Islamic jihadists use the texts and teachings of Islam in order to justify terrorism and Islamic supremacism, and make recruits...

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"Some traitors to the Islamic system, who are just like weeds, are trying to undermine the national Iranian glory and dignity in line with the world imperialism and the Zionists"

Introducing: Jihadist Rhetoric Bingo! With a sentence like that, you could almost win a game of Jihadist Rhetoric Bingo: Play it on game night with Halal or Haram! Meanwhile, these women are busily demonstrating how "liberated" they are, and...

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Somali government source acknowledges the obvious: Things aren't looking good

Somalia Jihad Update. "Somalia: Al-Qaeda linked militants 'out of control'," from Adnkronos International, June 25: Mogadishu, 25 June (AKI) - Somalia is having difficulty controlling a growing number of Al-Qaeda-linked militants inside the country, a source close to Somalian president...

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Friday, June 26, 2009

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Friday, June 26, 2009

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The police vs. the people of Iran

View from a balcony, June 24. Video thanks to Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi....

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Al-Qaeda murders American man for preaching Christianity

According to al-Jazeera, the American was not killed in a botched attempt to kidnap and hold him ransom, as previously indicated, but because he was engaged in the unforgivable act of trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. "Al-Qaida claims killing...

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Stoning of Soraya M actress spreads comforting falsehoods: Stoning "has nothing to do with Islam"

The Stoning of Soraya M. is a great film; I attended an advance screening of it last year in Los Angeles, and strongly recommend that you see it. It is a powerfully moving indictment of the Islamic practice of stoning...

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Somalis watch as thieves are "amputated" by machete

Welcome to the world of sharia law. More on this story. "Somalis watch double amputations," from Reuters, June 25:Hardline Islamists in Somalia have carried out double amputations on four men for stealing phones and guns. They have each had a...

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Newly released documents show Saudi ruling family support for Al-Qaeda

And Obama tries to cover it up. "Newly Released Documents Show Saudi Ruling Family Support for Al-Qaeda," from All Gov,June 25:Even if a lawsuit by families of those who died during the September 11, 2001, attacks is not successful in...

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Turkish author acquitted of insulting Islam

"Leniency." More on this story. "Turkish author acquitted of insulting Islam - TV," from Reuters, June 25:ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish court has acquitted Turkish-French author Nedim Gursel of charges he insulted Islam in his book "The Daughters of Allah",...

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Jihadist forum: "If we are forced to eat Americans, let's make them into a gunpowder-flavored kabsa with some hors d'oeuvres made of apostates"

Jihadist haute cuisine. "But the slaughtering needs to be according to the shari'a." "Jihadist Forum Thread Discusses If and When One May Eat the Flesh of U.S. Soldiers," from MEMRI, June 25 (thanks to Sr. Soph): A recent thread on...

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Obama returns US ambassador to Syria, State Sponsor of Terror

Syria has been on the list of State Sponsors of Terror since 1979. Bush removed our ambassador in 2005 because of Syria's murderous meddling in Lebanon and its support of Hamas and Hizballah -- and what has changed since then?...

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Israel agrees to limit IDF activity in Palestinian cities

Yeah, this is gonna work. "Israel agrees to limit incursions in West Bank cities," by Hanan Greenberg and Ali Waked for Israel National News, June 25 (thanks to James): Israel has agreed to largely keep its forces out of four...

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Pakistan won't extradite Mumbai jihad suspects to India

Complicit. "Pakistan not likely to extradite Mumbai suspects: FO," from Associated Press, June 25 (thanks to all who sent this in): [...] An Indian court on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for 22 Pakistanis accused of masterminding the attacks, in which...

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Thug-In-Chief doesn't like Obama's tone

And he wants his servant to apologize. "Ahmadinejad compares Obama to Bush," by Parisa Hafezi and Fredrik Dahl for Reuters, June 25 (thanks to James): TEHRAN (Reuters) – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused Barack Obama on Thursday of behaving like his...

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Troopathon 2009 is today -- and it's not too late to support the troops!

This final Troopathon 2009 Update shows that a great many care packages have been sent to the troops, with the Hot Air Steamers plopping to victory, raising $16,255.22 for the troops. Ron Winter's Greyhawks charged into second with $6,723.39,...

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Maine: Dhimmi bureaucrats fine anti-jihad group $4,000 for "inflammatory anti-Muslim message"

First Amendment? Pah! Muslims are offended! Free Speech Death Watch Alert: "Maine Fines Group for Â'Inflammatory Anti-Muslim Message,Â'" by Patrick Poole for Pajamas Media, June 25: An organization in the national spotlight recently for producing a documentary identifying several dozen...

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Obama sent friendly letter to Iran's Supremo before Iranian election

No wonder he has been less than enthusiastic about the prospect of the Supremo being toppled. He has too much invested in him already. "EXCLUSIVE: U.S. contacted Iran's ayatollah before election," by Barbara Slavin for the Washington Times, June 24...

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Comparing the Christian right with the brutal ayatollahs in Iran is childish nonsense -- not that that stops anyone from doing it

In 2007 I wrote a book, Religion of Peace?, about why it was factually wrong to equate "Christian fundamentalism" with "Islamic fundamentalism" -- and not only factually wrong, but tactically dangerous, as it distracted Westerners from both recognizing the magnitude...

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Spencer: Justice Department Partners with Islamic Supremacists

In Human Events today I wonder what is going on in the Justice Department: In its ongoing quest to win the hearts and minds of Muslims in America, the Justice DepartmentÂ's Civil Rights Division has asked its employees to volunteer...

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Organization of the Islamic Conference to open office in Brussels to fight "Islamophobia" in Europe

Priorities: Gotta love 'em. "OIC to open office in Brussels to fight Islamophobia," by Servet Yanatma for Today's Zaman, June 25: The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) will open a representative office and appoint an ambassador to Brussels to...

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Under international scrutiny, Somali jihadists delay carrying out amputation sentences

They blamed the weather. They're carrying out a cruel and unusual punishment with the potential for all manner of complications regardless of the heat, but they have the courtesy to pick a nice day for it: Isn't sharia swell? An...

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Thursday, June 25, 2009

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Netanyahu breaks off US-Israel talks in Paris over settlements issue

Good for him. Netanyahu knows that the jihad against Israel isn't being waged because of the settlements, and won't end if every one of them is dismantled. He knows that Obama has done nothing to pressure the Palestinian Arabs to...

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White House to Iranians: You don't want to come to our party, so you're not invited after all

Good going, Mr. President. Acting like a six-year-old girl flouncing away after none of her friends showed up for her tea party is certain to frighten the mullahs into giving up Sharia and their genocidal antisemitism. "WH rescinds July 4...

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Fear of massacre grips Christian village in Egypt

Whenever Muslims are seen "dancing and chanting 'Come to Jihad' and the 'Cross is the enemy of God" outside the homes of grossly outnumbered indigenous Christians, who are further oppressed by the state, massacres become very real possibilities. More on...

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FBI initiates official outreach to Hamas

I just received this from a well-placed source: Today, FBI Executive Assistant Director Tom Harrington is meeting at FBIHQ with Imam Majid of the ADAMS Center in Sterling,VA. Imam Majid is also the Vice-President of the Islamic Society of North...

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Chaos, murder, "Allahu akbar" -- Tehran, June 24

All the Allahu akbaring suggests that the protesters are not in the aggregate working to throw off the most oppressive shackles of all, those of Sharia. Video thanks to Sr. Soph....

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"This issue is not about cheating (election) anymore. This is not about stealing votes anymore. The issue is about a vast injustice inflected on the people."

More up-to-the-minute Iran news from The Guardian (thanks to Pamela): I only want to speak about what I have witnessed. I am a medical student. There was chaos at the trauma section in one of our main hospitals. Although by...

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Pakistan: Tortured Christian languishing on false charges

Once again, Christians suffer at the hands of Muslims in Pakistan -- Muslim policemen at that. "Pakistan: Tortured Christian languishing on false charges," from Compass Direct News, June 23:Police maneuver to keep incapacitated son of preacher in jail – and...

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Thailand: "Gunmen" attack Buddhist temple, wound 8, including 1-year-old girl

The jihad against Buddhists continues: "8 wounded as gunmen attack southern Thai temple," from Taiwan News, June 23:Suspected Muslim insurgents opened fire on a Buddhist temple in southern Thailand on Monday, wounding eight people, an army officer said. Lt. Col....

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Eyewitness describes brutality in Iran

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"in Baharestan we saw militia with axe chopping ppl like meat - blood everywhere - like butcher"

Video of Iranian snipers taking out protesters: Video and dispatch from Iran in the headline both thanks to Pamela, who has much more up-to-the-minute breaking news from Iran, including a great deal of information on what appears to be a...

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Police beating protesters, including women, in Iran

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Iran's Supremo: "Neither the establishment nor the nation will yield to pressure at any cost"

At any cost. Any cost. "Khamenei vows no retreat on Iran election result," by Zahra Hosseinian and Hossein Jaseb for Reuters, June 24 (thanks to James): TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei declared on Wednesday that a...

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10,000 Basij militiamen gather in central Tehran

Tiananmen-style clampdown coming? From the Iranian site Revolutionary Road, June 24 (thanks to Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi): Live from Baharestan Sq... >More than 10.000 Bassij Milittias get position in Central Tehran, including Baharestan Sq. >25 journalist were arrested last night. >Arrested journalists...

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UN: Islamic law major influence on refugee law

This is just dhimmi pandering, but if there is any truth to it at all, it would explain the artificial prolonging of the Palestinian Arab refugee problem. It would also explain why the UN turns a blind eye to jihadi...

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A leader speaks the truth: "The Iranian regime oppresses its own people"

Obama? Come on. You didn't really think Obama said it, did you? "Iran: Netanyahu, Regime Oppresses Its People," from AGI, June 23 (thanks to C. Cantoni): (AGI) Rome, 23 Jun. -- "The Iranian regime oppresses is own people. I am...

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Obama wants to protect our Saudi Â"friendsÂ" — even when they fund our jihadi enemies

Jihad Presidency Update: "Sovereign Immunity or Cover-Up?: Obama wants to protect our Saudi Â"friendsÂ" — even when they fund our jihadi enemies," by David Yerushalmi in National Review, June 24: Full disclosure: I have a pony in this race. I...

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MILF kills civilian in raid on village after they don't get jizya

No doubt the UN will appoint a commission. "MILF rebels raid village in Maguindanao," by Al Jacinto for the Manila Times, June 24 (thanks to Sr. Soph): ZAMBOANGA CITY: Suspected Moro rebels killed a civilian and wounded four others in...

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Taken down from Turkey

As you may have noticed, the Jihad Watch site was down all night, courtesy of a DOS attack originating from Turkey: [Tue Jun 23 20:58:58 2009] [error] [client] request failed: error reading the headers [Tue Jun 23 20:58:58 2009]...

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High-ranking Afghan jihadist entered Britain illegally, dodged deportation, now living a Glasgow flat

A post-outage missive from our You-Can't-Make-This-Stuff-Up Department. It is indeed ironic that he is seeking "asylum" from the very conditions in Afghanistan he, as a jihadist, helped to create. And rewarding bad behavior encourages more of it. For the moment,...

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ACLU sues over Muslim prayer limits at federal prison

The lawsuit says that "inmates in the CMU are allowed to pray as a group just one hour a week. The ACLU contends that violates a federal law barring the government from restricting religious activities without showing a compelling need."...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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Sarkozy: Burqa not welcome in France

Anti-dhimmitude, in update on this story. "Sarkozy Says Burqa Violates Dignity, Â'Not WelcomeÂ'," by Helene Fouquet for Bloomberg, June 22: June 22 (Bloomberg) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy said the countryÂ's National Assembly should debate a ban on the burqa,...

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Somalia: Islamic court sentences Somalis to amputations

Amnesty International appealed to al-Shabab not to carry out the "cruel, inhuman and degrading punishments," all while failing to recognize that it is not al-Shabab but rather sharia law that calls for "cruel, inhuman and degrading punishments." "Extremists sentence Somalis...

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Vatican: Relations with Muslims better, but problems remain

Such as the fact that "even the most enlightened Muslim leaders can't convince their fellow Muslims to accept the principle of freedom to change religions, according to one's own conscience." Of course they can't, since Islam's prophet Muhammad -- as...

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The BBC supports Islam and attacks Christianity

Not too surprising, considering the BBC has a long lineage of dhimmitude. "The BBC supports Islam and attacks Christianity, claims Radio 2 stalwart Don Maclean," by Paul Revoir for the Daily Mail, June 22:One of Radio 2's most popular religious...

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Egypt: Muslim mob attacks church, loots Christian homes

"'As if I'm dreaming what went on, such savagery! It broke my heart to see my children [congregation] treated in such beastly and barbaric way' said Rev. Isaac to Coptic News Bulletin. 'It is as if we are back to...

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Pakistan's nukes: "God willing, the nuclear weapons will not fall into the hands of the Americans and the mujahideen would take them and use them against the Americans"

And meanwhile: "The strategy of the (al Qaeda) organisation in the coming period is the same as in the previous period: to hit the head of the snake, the head of tyranny -- the United States. That can be achieved...

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Mousavi calls Basij and military "protectors of our revolution and regime"

More evidence for the fact that the choice between Ahmadinejad and Mousavi is, as Pamela Geller memorably put it last week, "a battle between a wolf and a wolf in sheep's clothing." Still, the situation in Iran may be moving...

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Yemen: Jihadists murder Christians for proselytizing

"America and Islam are not exclusive, and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles – principles of justice and progress; tolerance and the dignity of all human beings." -- Barack Obama, Cairo, June 4, 2009...

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Both sides in Iran claim to represent Islam

Which is why any genuine substantial change appears unlikely. Nonetheless, events in Iran bear close watching -- after all, the Shah ran a relatively secular state, and there is still a considerable number of proponents of such a state in...

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Christian fundamentalist beheads daughter! -- No, wait...

A manual of Islamic law certified by Al-Azhar as a reliable guide to Sunni orthodoxy says that "retaliation is obligatory against anyone who kills a human being purely intentionally and without right." However, "not subject to retaliation" is "a father...

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Two million Muslims in America vanish!

Maybe Obama will appoint a Find-The-Muslims Czar. "Almost two million vanish from ObamaÂ's estimate of U.S. Muslims," by Tom Heneghan for Reuters Blogs, June 21 (thanks to The Religion of Peace): Almost two million people have inexplicably disappeared from the...

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Jordan jails poet for "slandering Islam"

Sharia Alert from modern, moderate Jordan. And remember: they want to prosecute Geert Wilders for a similar "crime" -- in other words, they are trying to assert Sharia norms over non-Muslim Westerners. Free Speech Death Watch Alert: "Jordan court decides...

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Egypt's Prez sells snake oil in the Wall Street Journal: "The Arab side stands ready to reciprocate serious steps towards peace undertaken by Israel"

Mubarak reads Obama's Cairo speech for what it essentially was: an invitation to the Islamic world to step up the jihad, especially efforts to destroy Israel, the state that is on the front line of that jihad. His piece here...

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Support our troops -- show them you care!

Our Monday morning Troopathon 2009 Update shows that the Hot Air Steamers have plopped out to a huge lead: the Steamers team has raised $9,381.18, with our Anti-Jihadists team still in second place with $4,474.31. Despite lagging behind, however,...

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards threaten protestors with "a resolution and revolutionary confrontation with the Guards, Basij and other security forces and disciplinary forces"

It's all a conspiracy, you see. And it's such a large one that they can't quite pinpoint who's behind it. Zionists? Americans? The British? Anything to dodge the truth. "Iran Revolutionary Guard threatens protesters," by Ali Akbar Dareini and Jim...

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Taliban: Â"We know you are Christian. We warn you to leave this area, embrace Islam, pay 1,500,000 rupees (US$18,500) as jizya, or be ready to die in a suicide attack.Â"

Islamic Tolerance Alert. Here is Qur'an 9:29 in action: "Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, (even...

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France: Dozens of MPs support banning burqa, niqab

"If it were determined that wearing the burka is a submissive act, and that it is contrary to republican principles, naturally parliament would have to draw the necessary conclusions." "French MPs in call to unveil Islamic dress code," by Chris...

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Shocker: Thai jihadists recruiting in Islamic schools

And -- surprise of surprises -- they "do not appear to be linked to al-Qaeda or other foreign Islamist groups," which should be a clear indication that the jihadist ideology did not originate with al-Qaeda or another currently active non-Thai...

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Monday, June 22, 2009

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Monday, June 22, 2009

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Tehran Tense After Clashes That Killed at Least 13

The New York Times is throughout the day updating its reporting on the aftermath of the Iranian election. As scattered protests and violence continued to grip IranÂ's capital on Sunday, the government arrested relatives of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a...

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UK: Muslim prisoners complain about sharing cells with infidels, are accommodated

"They were said to be unhappy at praying and eating near non-Muslims at BirminghamÂ's Winson Green jail." "Muslim prisoners get their own cells after sharing row," by Ian Gallagher for the Daily Mail, June 21:A prison has agreed to give...

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Philippines: Muslim rebels attack Christian town

More on this situation. "Muslim rebels suspected in deadly blast in Philippines," from Channel News Asia, June 21:ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: Suspected Muslim separatist guerrillas hurled two grenades at a town festival in the southern Philippines, leaving one person dead and 32...

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Taliban gains money, al-Qaida finances recovering

A kidnapped Pakistani businessman had to pay more than 10 million rupees ($125,000) in ransom. When his Taliban captors freed him, he said, they told him, "Think of this as your zakat. Now your place in heaven is guaranteed." "Taliban...

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Somali government appeals for foreign troops as jihadists advance

2006 all over again: Will Ethiopia rescue Somalia's internationally recognized (they sure don't seem to recognize it domestically) government once more? What thanks will it get? "Somalia calls for emergency military support," from Agence France Presse, June 21: AFP -...

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Bollywood star faces police investigation, possible arrest for "insulting Islam"

Khan was asked who he thought was the most "impressive" figure in history. He replied: "There are lots of them, some negative ones like Hitler, Napoleon, Winston Churchill and if I can call it history, then Prophet Mohammed and from...

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Report: 42 operational jihadist camps in Pakistani-controlled territory

Friend and Ally Update. Pakistan won't hear of criticism of its counterterror operations (or lack thereof); indeed, it would be inconvenient and awkward if news like this were to come between Islamabad and the billions in aid sent from the...

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Sunday, June 21, 2009

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Sunday, June 21, 2009

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An urgent message from Iranian freedom activist Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi: ACT NOW! Please call up your foreign office and demand from them to have their embassy in Tehran open their gates for injured people! People are arrested in the hospitals and...

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Michigan: "Christians no longer are being given the same rights as others"

My attorney, William Becker, who is also the attorney for the Arabic Christian Perspective group, sends in this background and update on this story: As you know, my client, Arabic Christian Perspective (APC) was denied its request for a temporary...

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Michigan: Christians banned from delivering tracts on sidewalk

After all, Dearborn is 30% Muslim, and they don't go for that sort of thing. "It's ironic that while Americans are applauding the free speech exercised by hundreds of thousands of Muslims on the streets of Iran, the city of...

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Chechnya: Brother murders sister for her "immoral behavior"

No surprise, considering the Chechen president defends such honor killings, as part of his "campaign to impose Islamic values and strengthen the traditional customs of predominantly Muslim Chechnya." "Suspect detained in honor killing in Chechnya," from Khaleej Times, June 20:ROSTOV-ON-DON,...

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Slaughter of Westerners in Yemen bears mark of former Gitmo detainee

Raising "grave concerns that the scheduled January 2010 closing of the Guantanamo prison and the release of most of its prisoners to foreign countries will galvanize Al Qaeda and compromise American national security." More on this story. "Slaughter of Foreigners...

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Islamic Republic defends itself with tear gas and water cannons

"HereÂ's the smell of the blood still: all the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand" Nightsticks and water cannons, tear gas, padlocks, Molotov cocktails and rocks behind every curtain, False-hearted judges dying in the webs that...

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Stereotypers of Islam explode truck bomb near mosque in Iraq, killing 30

"And I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear." -- Barack Obama, Cairo, June 4, 2009 Of course, Obama didn't have in mind those who...

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"Allah is its target, the Prophet its model, the Koran its Constitution, Jihad its path and death for the sake of Allah is the loftiest of its wishes" -- Hamas Charter slogan (article 8) quoted in full at the United Nations

Comments by David G. Littman, NGO Representative of the Association for World Education (AWE) and World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) to the United Nations in Geneva: This is a follow-up to my last piece posted on June 12. [HERE]....

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In the age of Obama, the UK becomes Iran's Great Satan

The UK protests its new role as the Great Satan, into which it has been thrust in this age of Obamoid appeasement, but the Iranians make the protest the occasion for another insult. An update on this story. "Protest at...

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"I want the world to know that as a woman in this country, I have no freedom"

Women in Iran march against the harsh inhumanity of Sharia laws regarding women. Note that while Obama spoke up in Cairo for the right of women to wear the hijab in the West, he said nothing about the right of...

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Saturday, June 20, 2009

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Pakistan: Muslims accuse mentally challenged girl of blasphemy

She was not even sure of her own name, but they were sure she had blasphemed Islam -- yet another indication of how Pakistan's blasphemy laws victimize non-Muslims. Instead of prattling about Islam's tradition of tolerance, Obama should have called...

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Afghanistan: Jihadists behead university student

"It was Islam...that carried the light of learning through so many centuries, paving the way for Europe's Renaissance and Enlightenment." -- Barack Obama, Cairo, June 4, 2009 A beheaded student? What's the big deal! They invented algebra! "Militants behead Afghan...

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Supporting our troops -- Anti-Jihadists roaring back!

Hearty thanks to all those who supported our troops and ordered care packages today. This afternoon's Troopathon 2009 Update shows The Anti-Jihadist team still in second place -- but we won the day decisively. The Hot Air Steamers remain...

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"Allahu akbar" from dissidents in Tehran

Here is a different perspective on the cries of "Allahu akbar" in Tehran, which I noted here. Khomeini encouraged his mobs to shout it during the 1979 Revolution -- and now it is being shouted against the mullahs. But is...

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Even after Friday prayers and a sermon from the Supremo himself...

This just in from a contact who is in touch with people in Iran. Usually Khamenei doesn't lead Friday prayers or give a sermon -- usually a "substitute" prayer leader does it. But today Khamenei gave his pitch, and here's...

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Iran's Supremo blames "media belonging to Zionists, evil media" for coverage of Iran demos

Well, this was inevitable: after flirting with the idea that the trouble must be coming from the U.S. and Britain, Khamenei reverts to default mode: it's all the Jews' fault. "Ruling Cleric Warns Iranian Protesters," by Nazila Fathi and...

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Iran's Supremo says the vote was real, now blames Britain for unrest

Yesterday it was the U.S.'s fault, today it is Britain's. But what about the evil Zionists? "Supreme leader: Iran vote was 'definitive victory,'" from The Associated Press, June 19 (thanks to Abscedere): TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader said...

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"Arab militias" attack pro-Mousavi protesters in Iran

We've already seen that Palestinians are there. It looks as if the Thug-In-Chief and the mullahs are calling for help from their jihadist pals. "Iran: 'Arab militias' attack pro-Mousavi protesters," from AKI, June 19 (thanks to C. Cantoni): Tehran, 19...

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The Silly and Harmful Fantasy of "Two States for Two Peoples"

Steven Plaut takes apart the "two state solution" at Zionist Conspiracy (thanks to Israpundit). I am not sure Netanyahu is going along with this "solution" except under duress, but in any case, Plaut's analysis of the flaws of the "solution"...

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Somalia: Suicide attack kills security minister

The latest from the Somali theater of jihad: "Suicide bomber kills Somali security minister," by Abdi Guled and Ibrahim Mohamed Abdi Guled for Reuters, June 18:MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Hardline Islamist insurgents killed Somalia's security minister and at least 24 other...

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Saudi Arabia: Father has son arrested for "disobedience"

Thanks to the Commission for Investigation and Prosecution which has "issued an arrest warrant for the son on the grounds that disobedience is a crime punishable by Shariah law." "Father takes son to court for Â'disobedienceÂ'," by Ahmed Al-Selma for...

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Troopathon 2009: Support our troops with The Anti-Jihadists!

This morning's Troopathon 2009 Update: The Anti-Jihadist team remains in second place. The Hot Air Steamers team has widened the gap, standing now at $5,631.34 in care packages, with The Anti-Jihadists team tallying $2,799.61. Let's close that gap --...

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Student jailed for trying to fight British in Afghanistan

His fellow traveler, on the other hand, was "acquitted after claiming he thought he was going on a trekking holiday' when he travelled to Turkey, and that he had been deceived by his co-defendant." "Student jailed for trying to fight...

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Jihadis perfect the art of "hacking"

Not the sort of "hacking" one is most accustomed to hearing about, but for the same ends, namely, the defeat of infidels. "Militants, 'hacktivists' exploit Web, eye recruits," by Lolita C. Baldor for the Associated Press, June 18:(AP:WASHINGTON) Terrorist groups...

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Thai Muslims to gov't: Money can't buy you love

They said it. The conflict isn't about poverty or development; it's about imposing Islamic law, which is, of course, the aim of jihad. Indeed, Thailand's own control of those provinces arose from attacks on Siam by the Malay sultanate amid...

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Report: Female suicide bomber at large in Pakistani frontier province

Schools? No. Suicide bombs? Mais oui! "Female bombers ready in Waziristan: Punjab home secretary," from GeoTV, June 18: LAHORE: Eastern Turkistan Islami [sic] Party has prepared a female suicide bomber in Waziristan, which may target any important personality or a...

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Algeria: Jihadist ambush on paramilitary police demonstrates al-Qaeda's expansion in northern Africa

As reported here. And in Algeria, al-Qaeda has its most convenient point of departure for Europe itself, as well as a base of operations to support its activities within the continent. "Algerian jihadists seek to expand," from UPI, June 18:...

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Friday, June 19, 2009

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Friday, June 19, 2009

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"They are underestimating the 'Islamic value' of his words": Italian Muslim MP concerned anti-terror police not taking threat against her seriously

She said it, in so many words: The content of the death threat has the force of Islamic law to support it. She has been accused of apostasy from Islam (punishable by death, per Muhammad's own command), and told she...

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Michigan: Judge says Arab Christian group can't roam freely and give out literature at Arab festival

Is this America? Now Arab Christians don't have the same rights that Arab Muslims do at an Arab festival in the United States of America? They don't have the right to free exercise of their religion? The judge says this...

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Commander Of Gaza Organization Ansar Jund Allah To Jews: 'We Have Come To You... With People Who Love Death More Than You Love Life'

Of course, we all know that the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Arabs has nothing to do with Islam, and everything to do with stolen land, and settlements, and all that -- just ask Obama and Hillary. Still, in...

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Troopathon: Anti-Jihadists closing the gap -- plus new daily prize!

Today's update on Troopathon 2009 finds The Anti-Jihadist team still firmly ensconced in second place: the Hot Air Steamers team continues to hold first place with $4,844.48 for care packages and our Anti-Jihadists team is roaring up, in second...

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Hillary: Total settlement freeze "important and essential" step for Israel

But Lieberman refused. Good for him. Why the Obamaite obsession with the settlements? Who has ever said that the anger the Palestinian Arabs have toward Israel was caused by the settlements? They are just another pretext to justify jihadist bellicosity,...

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Breaking news! Muslim countries lead in human trafficking

Actually, this was quite to be expected, as slavery-- whether infidels captured during the jihad, or whether one is born into it -- is legitimate according to Islamic law. Here's an interesting Bernard Lewis article on the topic. "Muslim Countries...

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Poland: Muslims refuse to pray for Poland, demand rights

It is, or was, standard practice to pray for the caliph (or sultan) during the Friday khutba. But in Poland, Muslims refuse to pray for his infidel counterpart or the nation they preside in -- which of course does not...

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Germany: Militant Saudi cleric receives medical attention and police protection

Even though he "is one of the brainwashers who is responsible for terrorism and the killing of innocent people." "Saudi Cleric With Militant Views Paid Medical Visit to Germany," by Souad Mekhennet for the New York Times, June 17:BERLIN —...

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Egypt: Police randomly arrest Copts as ploy to portray symmetry in "sectarian clash"

More on this story. "Egypt: Rescue of Coptic girl prompts Muslim attack," from Compass Direct News, June 17:ISTANBUL, June 16 (Compass Direct News) – Egyptian news sources report security forces have wrongly detained two Christians for nearly a month as...

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Obama refuses to "meddle" in Iran, Iran accuses U.S. of meddling anyway

If the Threat of the Great Satan doesn't exist, it is necessary to invent it. "Iran election: Barack Obama refuses to 'meddle' over protests," by David Blair in the Telegraph, June 17 (thanks to James): Barack Obama, the US president,...

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Wilders: Israel is "the first line of defense for the West"

He is absolutely correct. The destruction of Israel would embolden the jihadists like nothing else, and mortally threaten what remains of free Europe, as well as the United States. "Dutch anti-Islam MP: 'Israel is West's first line of defense,'" by...

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Kuwait: Two get five years in the slammer for sending "youths" to Afghan jihad

The Kuwaiti government is on one side and these men are on another. They want to wage jihad against the Americans, and the government has stopped them. When Islamic spokesmen and apologists in the West say that the U.S. is...

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Egypt: Court denies second ex-Muslim's right to convert

"... Throughout history, Islam has demonstrated through words and deeds the possibilities of religious tolerance and racial equality." - Barack Obama in Cairo An unsurprising update on this story. "Egypt: Court denies right to convert to second Christian," from Compass...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

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Imam leads honor killing of woman and child in Pakistan

How is it that an imam, trained in Islamic theology, can so misunderstand his peaceful religion? "Family killed in name of honour," from APP, June 17 (thanks to Block Ness): SHAHDADKOT: Three persons including a woman and a child were...

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Join the Anti-Jihadists: send a care package to our troops!

This afternoon's update on Troopathon 2009: the latest members of our Anti-Jihadists team are #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor's "Thorum" and Random Thoughts. They join Amillennialist Contra Mundum, Atlas Shrugs, Bare Naked Islam, Birdbrain, B'nai Elim,...

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"The most important thing that I believe people outside of Iran should be aware of is the participation of Palestinian forces in these riots"

Sunni/Shi'ite cooperation. "Obama: Ahmadinejad and Mousavi not very different," by Sabina Amidi for the Jerusalem Post, June 15 (thanks to all who sent this in): [...] On Tuesday two protesters told The Jerusalem Post that Palestinian Hamas members are helping...

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Tampa: Muslim charged for trying to bring knife onto airplane

He just wanted to butter his toast, you Islamophobe. "Man charged with trying to bring knife onto plane at TIA," from Tampa Bay Online, June 16: TAMPA - Federal authorities have charged a 24-year-old man with trying to bring a...

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Pakistan: India telling us to stop jihad terrorism is "unacceptable"

What did Singh say to Zardari that was "unacceptable"? Ready? Here it is. "I am extremely happy to meet you, but my mandate is limited to telling you that the territory of Pakistan must not be allowed to be used...

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Allah tells man to firebomb Yale Power Plant

Of course, deities of all sorts have been accused of giving such orders in the past. By the "disappointed office seeker" and assassin Charles Guiteau's account, the Christian God told him to murder President James Garfield. The only difference here...

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Thai Premier: "Southern insurgents" not linked to al-Qaeda

However, it's a sure bet that they are motivated by the same jihadi doctrines including contempt and hatred for infidels. More on the Thai jihad (or "southern insurgency"). "Thai Premier Dismisses Links Between Al-Qaeda And Southern Insurgents," by D. Arul...

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Pakistan: Parcel bomb critically injures Christians, including women and children

"[T]the news was not highlighted in media due to Christians being targets... the Pakistan government censors such incidents to avoid international pressure and mounting human rights violations." So do Pakistani government officials operating in Washington DC. "Parcel bomb critically injures...

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Taliban buying children, transforming them into suicide bombers

Add that to the list of indoctrinating and kidnapping children into becoming suicide bombers. "Taliban buying kids for Rupees 5 lakh to act as suicide bombers, says Rehman Malik," from the New Kerala, June 16:Islamabad, June 16 : The Taliban...

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Turkey: Iranian refugee beaten for converting to Christianity

He never openly declared his conversion; his coworkers suspected it, however, when they noticed he wasn't going to mosque Friday. "Turkey: Iranian refugee beaten for his faith," from Compass Direct News, June 15 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm):ISTANBUL, June 15 (Compass...

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Bahrain: Woman jailed for kissing in public

Sharia Alert from one of the places where Saudis go when they want to escape the strictures of Sharia. "Woman jailed for kissing in public," from the BBC via Australia's ABC News, June 17 (thanks to JE): A court in...

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Afghanistan: Al-Jazeera reporters arrested, released

"They also accuse us of shooting essentially what is fake material, staged action from the Taliban... We did not." Maybe they didn't, but the accusation itself is interesting, given the abundant proof that Palestinian jihadists stage atrocity scenarios for the...

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Saudi cops arrest 71 "homosexuals" at party

Irony of ironies: if you don't have just the right position on gay marriage, or have been seen to stand in the same room on occasion with those who don't have just the right position on gay marriage, gay activists...

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IAEA chief gets hit with cluebat, realizes that Iran wants nuclear weapons

What was your first clue, ElBaradei? "Iran wants nuclear weapon technology: ElBaradei," from Reuters, June 17 (thanks to Sr. Soph): LONDON (Reuters) - Iran wants the ability to build nuclear weapons to gain a reputation as a major power in...

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Support our troops -- and join The Anti-Jihadists!

This morning's update on Troopathon 2009: We may not be able to keep up with the huge blast of Hot Air, but we are in the best company! The Anti-Jihadists team, with me as the captain, is still in...

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Spencer: NetanyahuÂ's Speech Enrages Arabs

In Human Events this morning I discuss the outraged Muslim reaction to Netanyahu's Offer They Can't Accept. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu offered a peace formula that would create a Palestinian state while preserving Israeli security and national identity in...

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Report: Bolivia becoming a hotbed of Islamic "extremism"

"It's about anti-Americanism," the report's author says. Indeed, Bolivia's connections with Iran mirror those of Venezuela under Hugo Chavez: Both countries' leaders fancy themselves populist heroes bent on sticking a finger in the eye of Uncle Sam. And both have...

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Bridge for sale: Haniyeh tells Dhimmi Carter Hamas would accept Palestinian state in '67 borders

Then there's what he didn't say: 1.) That Hamas would accept Israel's continued existence on the rest of the land. 2.) That Hamas would renounce its goal of destroying Israel. Hence, this statement by Haniyeh is simply more of the...

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ACLU outraged over crackdown on Muslim charities

The Holy Land Foundation funneled millions of dollars to Hamas, but who cares? Keep the zakat flowing! What could go wrong? "ACLU condemns U.S. crackdown on Muslim charities," by Duke Helfand in the Los Angeles Times, June 17 (thanks to...

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