Saturday, March 8, 2008
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MILF jihadists hoping peace doesn't come
Because after all, what would they do with their time then? Take up needlepoint? "My wife, she gets mad when I caress my machine gun, but she understands." Now close your eyes and repeat: It's a Religion of Peace! "Philippine...
Hamas claims responsibility for Jerusalem seminary attack
Which they called "heroic" yesterday -- thus putting them in the position of saying "Hey, everyone, I'm a hero!" And all for sowing blood and death. "Israel Attack, Hamas Claims Responsibility," from ANSAmed (thanks to Insubria): (ANSAmed) - GAZA, MARCH...
Anti-FGM former model goes missing a week after another anti-FGM model found dead
Maybe there is nothing to this. Maybe it's just a ghastly coincidence. Or...someone could be offing anti-FGM crusaders in Europe. I am not saying that that is happening. But these are difficult times, and the possibility cannot be ruled out....
Al-Jazeera: "deepest apologies" for Wafa Sultan's comments on Islam
Sending a strong message to perpetually outraged viewers: We're sorry. Don't kill us. "Al Jazeera apology for guest remark," from Al-Jazeera: Al Jazeera has apologised for "offensive" remarks made by a guest during a live debate about the reprinting of...
Wafa Sultan: "But if Islam were not the way it is, those cartoons would never have appeared. They did not appear out of the blue, and the cartoonist did not dig them out of his imagination."
Another brilliant appearance by Wafa Sultan on Al-Jazeera. Video here (thanks to War On Hate), transcript below (thanks to A.B.), from MEMRI: Egyptian Islamist Tal'at Rmeih: "The West only understands the language of force. Contacts with the West which are...
Hamas placed children on rooftops as human shields preventing Israeli attack on Qassam workshops and warehouses
As usual: Where's the outrage in the mainstream media and from human rights organizations for this war crime by Hamas? By Aaron Lerner for Independent Media Review Analysis (thanks to David): Yediot Ahronot correspondent Itamar Eichner reports in today's edition...
Iranians stage anti-Israel, anti-Motoon rally, hoping the West is watching
Printed English signs, designed for Western consumption Potemkin protest? "Tehranis stage anti-Zionist rallies," from IRNA (thanks to Sr. Soph): Tehrani citizens on Friday staged rallies towards Tehran's Palestine Square and from there to Tehran University in protest at Zionists...
Symposium: The Fictional Muhammad?
At FrontPage this morning is a Symposium on the question, "Is the Muslim account of Muhammad valid?" I'm participating, along with Bill Warner and self-styled Muslim reformers Edip Yuksel and Thomas Haidon. Haidon once again scolds me for my "tone"...
U.S. News: Wife-beatin', statue-hatin' Mufti Ali Gomaa "counters the tide of Islamic extremism"
Question for U.S. News: If you put Ali Gomaa on a pedestal as a moderate Muslim, are you sure you're saying something positive about "moderate" Islam? Or did you do any critical examination of his personal history of rulings? Surely...
Dutch raise terror alert in advance of film criticizing Bible-- no, wait...
No, it's because of Wilders' forthcoming Qur'an film, Fitna. Now, why would they feel the need to do that? "Dutch raise terror alert over anti-Islam film," by Stephanie Van Den Berg for 6163913" target="_blank">Agence France-Presse: THE HAGUE (AFP) - The...
Jihadists move into another Somali town
Somalia Jihad Update. "Islamic Fighters Move Into Somali Town," by Mohammed Olad Hassan for the Associated Press: MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — More than 100 masked Islamic militiamen entered a strategic town Thursday in the latest bold move by a force...
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Dutch TV stations refuse to air Wilders' Qur'an film
It's no surprise that no spine would be found in such quarters. It is a bit of a surprise that the usually reliable Washington Times would headline this article "Dutch TV stations refuse anti-Muslim film." If the film -- which...
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NYC Mayor: Muslim Holy Days Shouldn't Be School Holidays
Anti-dhimmitude? Or just a failure to recognize the way the winds are blowing? We'll see in the coming days, as the reaction to this unfolds. "Mayor: Muslim Holy Days Shouldn't Be School Holidays," by Benjamin Sarlin in the New York...
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Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar: Behead Andres Serrano too
No, he didn't actually mention Serrano or his notorious P*** Christ, but when he says that someone who harms "the prophets of other monotheistic religions" ought to be beheaded along with the Motoon cartoonists, shouldn't Serrano look into hiring bodyguards?...
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U.K.: Royal Air Force told not to wear uniforms in public to avoid "verbal abuse"
Jihad Watch reader E.B. notes that Peterborough has a significant "Asian" population- the British media term for people from the Middle East and subcontinent. What kind of message does it send, both to the armed services and to the larger...
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Captors of Iraqi Chaldean archbishop raise ransom amount to $2.5 million, add demands "requiring Iraq's Christians to carry out violent acts"
An update on this story. "Iraq - Ransom Deadline for Archbishop Today," from Compass Direct: ISTANBUL, March 6 (Compass Direct News) – Kidnappers have set today as the ransom deadline for the release of an Iraqi Archbishop abducted last week,...
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"She's a Christian and her life is in danger if she goes back": Iranian ex-Muslim denied refugee status in New Zealand
If leaders of Western countries were aware of the death penalty for apostasy in Islam (per Muhammad's own words), and that it is anything but a relic of the past, this sort of thing would not happen. It would also...
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Nigeria: Third attempt by Muslims to burn down church
An update on Islamic Tolerance in Nigeria. "Nigeria - Northern Church Survives Arson by Muslims," from Compass Direct: DAWAKIN KUDU, Nigeria, March 5 (Compass Direct News) – The Kano state government has refused to grant approval to a church in...
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