Saturday, April 12, 2008
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Indonesia restores access to YouTube, says "We don't need to block the sites but only links that broadcast the film. If the film is moved to another site, we will keep on chasing and block it"
Good luck with that. Will they re-block it once they realize that's rather impossible? Or are they feeling some heat over having taken such sweeping measures, and looking to make that go away while still appearing to do something about...
UK jihadist doctor: Â"ItÂ's about time that we give up our lives and our families for the sake of Islam to please Allah"
Would such attacks really please Allah? Western Muslim spokesmen would say no. But what are they doing to convince people like Kafeel Ahmed that their view of Islam is wrong? Nothing, of course -- and the question itself is "Islamophobic,"...
"I believe that Osama bin Laden has succeeded in a great way in attacking you militarily and economically"
He doesn't recognize the court's authority to try him, because he doesn't recognize any authority but that of Islamic law. Not that Reuters tells you that, of course. "Guantanamo defendant praises bin Laden at hearing," by Jane Sutton for Reuters...
Iranian filmmaker: Holocaust never happened, Al-Qaeda and the Mossad worked together to pull off 9/11
A steep descent from Fellini and even Ed Wood Finkelstein, Chomsky, LeVine, Carter. They must be so proud. Loony Conspiracy Theory Alert: "Iranian Filmmaker Nader Talebzadeh Denies the Holocaust and States: Al-Qaeda and the Mossad Carried out 9/11 Together,"...
Saudi cleric: Freedom of speech might lead to freedom of belief
If you want to become an apostate, go ahead -- heh heh, just kidding Why are Islamic countries trying to destroy freedom of speech? Why, to protect Islam -- at least in the view of Sheikh Muhammad Al-Munajid. "Saudi...
Revealed: Secret Iranian site for launching long-range inner spiritual struggle
Capable of reaching targets in Europe. "Spy photos reveal 'secret launch site' for Iran's long-range missiles," from the TimesOnline (thanks to JE): The secret site where Iran is suspected of developing long-range ballistic missiles capable of reaching targets in Europe...
Fitzgerald: Islam's credibility and the Pentagon
"'The deputy secretary's office has thoroughly reviewed the issues of concern raised by a few members of Congress and the media and has concluded there is no reason to question Cmdr. Hesham Islam's credibility or his allegiance to his country,'...
Jihadist plot for mass restaurant poisoning foiled
There have been similar incidents in the West. "Shin Bet thwarts mass restaurant poisoning," by Efrat Weiss for Ynet News (thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist): The thwarting of an alarming terror plot was cleared for publication on Thursday, almost three...
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8-year-old girl seeks divorce in Yemen
The would-be divorcee Yes, child marriage, and hence child divorce, does happen. The Qur'an even envisions the prospect of divorce for prepubescent girls. It stipulates a waiting period to determine whether or not the wife being divorced is pregnant:...
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Iraqi Islamic scholar: Muhammad consummated his marriage with Aisha when she was nine, and there is no minimum age for marriage in Islamic law
Many, many times Islamic apologists in the West have called me "Islamophobic" for pointing out that the traditions of Muhammad that Muslims consider most reliable say that Aisha was nine when Muhammad consummated his marriage with her. This matters because...
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Istanbul's last pork butcher fights anti-pig crackdown
No more bacon Sharia Alert from Occupied Constantinople, in modern, moderate, model-for-the-Islamic-world secular Turkey: "Istanbul's Last Pork Butcher Fights Islamist Crackdown on Swine," by Firat Kayakiran for Bloomberg (thanks to SMC): April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Lazari Kozmaoglu, Istanbul's last...
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Fitzgerald: American law and accommodation of Islam
CHEYENNE, Wyo. Â— The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming that a Wyoming State Penitentiary policy restricting prisoners' mealtimes violates the constitutional rights of two Muslim inmatesÂ…. At issue is an alleged "20-minute rule" requiring inmates to...
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Minnesota publicly-funded madrasa doesn't fly the American flag
Tarek ibn Zayed Academy, which receives public funds but has been accused of being an Islamic school, doesn't endorse any religion -- so says its Executive Director. Got it. But it just happens that the Executive Director and everyone else...
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Modern, moderate Jordan: Father charged in "honor killing" of 35-year-old daughter
"Jordanian authorities recorded a total of 17 so-called 'honour' killings in 2007, slightly up on previous years." "Jordan charges father over Â"honourÂ' killing," from Agence France-Presse: AMMAN - A Jordanian man has been charged with premeditated murder after his 35-year-old...
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