Jihad Watch : In the declining days of the
Ottoman Empire and the time of the birth of the secular Turkish
republic, Christians in Anatolia were seen either as kuffar harbi,
Infidels at war with Islam, and/or enemies of the Turkish state, for
seeking political union with Greece and independence for Armenia.
were massacred and exiled wholesale. Before that, Anatolia had had a
significant Christian population, and often a dominant Christian
majority, since the dawn of Christianity. My own family was exiled from
the crumbling Empire in 1918 for declining to convert to Islam. But
Islamic supremacists never, ever take responsibility for the evil they
perpetrate, and apparently the secular (and rapidly de-secularizing)
Turks are no different.
Gavin Boby: Leading the fight to stop Islamization
Blazing Cat Fur : The Islamization of the West is charging full speed ahead with over 1500
mosques in England alone.
While politicians talk about curbing
immigration and groups like the EDL protest, most people feel powerless
as they see the former glory of their nation slip away in the sea of
political correctness, multiculturalism and out-of-control Muslim
Gavin Boby is the founder of Law and Freedom Foundation,
an organization which started in 2011, to empower local communities,
facing the threat of new mosques or mosque expansions in their
neighborhoods, to be proactive and use the law to fight against
To date, Law and Freedom Foundation has stopped 17 out of
19 mosque planning applications, a success rate of nearly 90%. And as
Boby told me, his goal for 2014 is to oppose all mosque planning
applications in England, effectively putting a freeze on mosque
construction. He has no doubt this can be accomplished.
Kenya: Religion of Peace Clerics Inciting Violence
All Africa : Kenyan police on Monday (April 21st) identified Muslim cleric Sheikh Iman Ali as one of three religious leaders responsible for radicalising youths in Mombasa's Majengo area, Kenya's The Star reported.
Ali has formerly led prayers at the Masjid Shuhada (formerly Masjid Mussa) and Masjid Mujahideen (formerly Majid Sakina), two mosques allegedly used by radicals to indoctrinate youth, according to Mombasa County police commander Robert Kitur.
The police have obtained copies of Ali's sermons preaching violence, including threatening to avenge the killers of Abubakar Shariff Ahmed, known as Makaburi, assassinated in Mombasa on April 1st.
Ali, a madrasa teacher, is rumoured to be Makaburi's successor.
"Our officers have finished profiling him and are awaiting more witnesses to build their case before he is apprehended and charged in court of law," Kitur said. Read it all here...........
Oregon Vegetable Ranch Trans-formed into Terror Training Camp
New York Post : An Oregon woman says she thought she was opening up her family’s ranch to local Muslims to teach them how to grow and can veggies — and that her husband was even expecting a tax write-off.
But US-born Muslim convert Eva Hatley testified in Manhattan federal court Tuesday that after the “carloads’’ of fellow Muslims she met through her mosque arrived at the 160-acre ranch in Bly in 1999, the couple watched helplessly as their home was turned into an al Qaeda training camp.
“It wasn’t anything like I envisioned for the property,” insisted Hatley, testifying at the trial of one-eyed, hook-handed hate preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri.
Hatley, a two-time witness-protection-program flunky who prefers going by her Muslim name, Ayat Hakimah, said other Muslims from London would soon arrive on al-Masri’s orders.
Hatley’s then-husband, Ivan Rule, was temporarily out of town “shepherding” while his longtime ranch was being overrun with terrorists-in-training, she said. Read it all here.....
Turkey's Erdogan offers ‘condolences’ to grandchildren of Armenians killed by Ottomans
Blazing Cat Fur : (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan offered his
condolences on Wednesday to the grandchildren of Armenians killed in
World War One by Ottoman soldiers.
In a statement issued on the eve of the 99th anniversary of the deeply
contested deaths, Erdogan described the events of 1915 as “inhumane,”
using more conciliatory language than has often been the case for
Turkish leaders. A Turkish government official said it was the first time a Turkish prime minister had offered
such explicit condolences. See also
here. Reaction in Turkey: Nationalist party slams, main opposition welcomes
Here is the future you have chosen by electing
leaders who are — almost to a man or woman — willfully ignorant about
the nature and magnitude of the jihad threat, and complacently trusting
that a Muslim community in the U.S. that is largely under the control of
the Muslim Brotherhood will clean its own house.
Here is the future you
have chosen by standing by and passively acquiescing in the
demonization and marginalization of everyone — everyone — who told you
about this threat honestly. Incidents like this will one day, not too
long from now, be a more or less daily occurrence. You can’t say you
“Suspect in custody after bomb scare at Kemah Walmart,” by Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, April 19:
Iranian President's Wife Parties Hard as Poor Suffer
Arabian Business : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, already under pressure from conservatives for his tentative opening to the West, was criticised on Tuesday for what his opponents called a "lavish ball" thrown by the first lady.
Held in a palace of the deposed Mohammad Reza Shah in wealthy northern Tehran, the all-female dinner was held to mark Women's Day on Saturday which coincides with the birthday of the Prophet Mohammad's daughter Fatima, a paragon of Muslim virtue.
But hardliners in parliament said the event showed Rouhani was indulging in luxury while normal Iranians suffer economic hardship, caused in part by Western economic sanctions.
"Can one preach austerity and financial sacrifice and yet throw a lavish party on the public coffers?" one of them said in parliament where at least eleven members signed a petition chastising the president. Read it all here......
Blazing Cat Fur : There's a sucker born every minute, and today's is Rabbi Marc Schneier:
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called the Holocaust the “single
greatest tragedy in modern-day history” during a meeting with a visiting
American rabbi in Ramallah on Sunday. According to Rabbi Marc Schneier of the Foundation for Ethnic
Understanding, a Jewish-Muslim interfaith group, Abbas agreed to make a
public declaration on behalf of Holocaust-remembrance efforts around the
world, as well as to speak out against attempts to ban circumcision and
ritual slaughter in several European countries.
Continue reading at
Elder’s blog for details on how this man was taken in by Abbas.
U.S. “switched sides in the war on terror,” allowed $500 million of weapons to reach al-Qaeda jihadists
Jihad Watch : It’s
really no wonder that things have fallen out the way they have.
there is an administration in Washington that has essentially “switched
sides” and is aiding the jihadis who murdered 3,000 Americans on 9/11,
and the mainstream media is avid to protect that administration from the
slightest hint of adverse publicity, it is no surprise that those who
speak clearly about the jihad terror threat are demonized and smeared,
and shunned by the clueless and cowardly.
The entire world is upside
down, and there is no one in any position of significant power or
influence who is standing against the West’s headlong rush to suicide. “Benghazi attack could have been prevented if US hadn’t ‘switched
sides in the War on Terror’ and allowed $500 MILLION of weapons to reach
al-Qaeda militants, reveals damning report,” by David Martosko, Daily Mail, April 22:
Muslims enraged over al-Qaeda video at 9/11 Museum; Museum removes mention of “Islamic terrorism” from its website
Jihad Watch : Here
is yet another attempt to rewrite history and pretend that the 9/11
hijackers were not Islamic jihadists who were inspired by Islamic texts
“The screening of this film in its present state would
greatly offend our local Muslim believers as well as any foreign Muslim
visitor to the museum,” wrote Sheikh Mostafa Elazabawy.
visitors who do not understand the difference between Al Qaeda and
Muslims may come away with a prejudiced view of Islam, leading to
antagonism and even confrontation toward Muslim believers near the
The sinister “moderate” professor Akbar Ahmed adds: “The
terrorists need to be condemned and remembered for what they did. But
when you associate their religion with what they did, then you are
automatically including, by association, one and a half billion people
who had nothing to do with these actions and who ultimately the U.S.
would not want to unnecessarily alienate.”
But this is a
sleight-of-hand. It is not the 9/11 Museum that is associating their
religion with what they did. It was the 9/11 hijackers themselves who
associated their religion with what they did. Elazabawy and Ahmed want
the Museum to ignore and whitewash that fact, and no doubt it will
comply: it has already begun to do so by removing mention of “Islamic
terrorism” from its website.
Gulf Business : Saudi Arabia has discovered another 17 cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), as the total number of confirmed infections of the SARS-like disease has jumped by a third in the kingdom in the past week.
King Abdullah replaced the health minister, Abdullah al-Rabeeah, on Monday amid growing public disquiet at the spread of the disease, which was discovered two years ago and kills around a third of sufferers.
Rabeeah said on Sunday he did not know why there had been a surge but said it might be part of a seasonal pattern since there had also been a rise in infections last April and May.
However, the jump is of particular concern as Saudi Arabia is expected to have a large influx of pilgrims from across the world in July during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, followed in early October by the arrival of millions of people to perform the annual Haj in Mecca and Medina.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s second-largest city where many of the new cases have been discovered, is the main entry point for pilgrims visiting nearby Mecca, site of the holiest places in Islam but where there have been no confirmed cases so far. Read it all here.......
It seems as if the French are only
directing this effort against Muslims planning to join the jihad in
Syria, but they may also be planning to direct it against Muslims who
want to wage jihad at home.
In any case, it is extremely noteworthy that
Hollande spoke about this during the official opening of an exhibit
dedicated to the pilgrimage to Mecca, and that the plan apparently
refers explicitly to “jihad,” and not just to “radical violent
extremism” or one of the many other euphemisms that U.S. officials use
to avoid offending Muslims.
The Hollande government, despite the fact
that he was elected by Muslims who were angered by Sarkozy’s
counter-terror efforts, seems to be breaking ranks with the rest of the
West in speaking honestly about the reality of jihad violence. We’ll see
how long it lasts. “France: Valls launches ‘anti-Jihad’ plan to stop extremists,” by Tullio Giannotti, ANSAmed, April 23:
Moderate Fatah’s military wing: “Armed resistance until the liberation of all of Palestine”
Jihad Watch : “Of course, Israel cannot be expected to negotiate with anyone who is
dedicated to its destruction.
But while I know you have had differences
with the Palestinian Authority, I believe that you do have a true
partner in President Abbas…” — Barack Obama, March 21, 2013 “PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is also the head of Fatah.”
“Fatah’s military wing: ‘Armed resistance until the liberation of all
of Palestine,’” by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik, Palestinian Media Watch, April 23: Fatah’s military wing, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’
Brigades, announced that they “will adhere to the option of armed
resistance until the liberation of all of Palestine,” the independent
Palestinian news agency Ma’an reported. The expression “the liberation
of all of Palestine” is a common Palestinian euphemism used to refer to
the destruction of Israel.
Reza Aslan: Idea of resurrection “absolutely has no basis in 5,000 years of Jewish history, scripture or thought”
Jihad Watch : In
today’s politically correct culture, marching in the establishment
lockstep, not ability, is what gets you ahead.
The mainstream media
lionizes people not because of their particular acumen, talents or
intelligence, but because they parrot the establishment line that the
media wants the public to adopt: contempt for America, hatred for
Israel, disdain for Christianity and the Judeo-Christian tradition, and
endless justification for Islamic supremacists and jihadists.
A prime example of this is our old friend Reza Aslan, the arrogant, foul-mouthed
media darling who keeps revealing his abysmal ignorance in interview
after interview, making howling errors of fact and then, when caught
out, dismissing them as “typos.”
The latest “typo” from Aslan is his
statement, in yet another of an endless series of fawning interviews by
besotted Leftists (this time in Salon),
that the idea of resurrection “simply doesn’t exist in Judaism. The
idea of an individual dying and rising from the dead absolutely has no
basis in five thousand years of Jewish history, scripture or thought.
So, that’s the thing: No matter what you think about the resurrection,
the thing that’s kind of fascinating from an historical perspective is
that there is simply no Jewish context for it.”
Only 35% of Americans now think U.S. is winning War on Terror
Jihad Watch : This
is the lowest level in three years of likely U.S. voters who think
we’re winning the “War on Terror,” but I am astonished that it is that
After all, the “War on Terror” has been declared over at least
three times (in 2012 and twice in 2009), so the Rasmussen Reports survey is rather like asking people if they think the U.S. is winning World War II.
Also, since the Obama Administration has now “switched sides”
in this erstwhile war and is now arming al Qaeda, what exactly
constitutes “winning”? Would that be al Qaeda victories and advances, or
advances of the cause of freedom?
Would a victory in the “War on
Terror” be the imposition of Sharia, or its rejection? If only the Great
Leader in Washington would explain! “War on Terror Update,” Rasmussen Reports, April 22 :
Tony Blair: Forget Russia, worry more about Radical Islam
Eye On The World : (London)
In a speech today former British PM Tony Blair and UN envoy to the
Middle East urged Western Nations to forget about its differences with
Russia and China and together fight the scourge of Radical Islam that is
sweeping the world.
He also spoke about the the "absurdity" of spending billions of dollars
on security against an ideology which is being "advocated" in the
schools and institutions of "countries with whom we have intimate
security and defence relationships". On the issue of Syria,
Mr Blair said he understood the UK's reluctance not to take military
action, but he would have pushed for the imposition of no-fly zones had
he still been in office two years ago.
"I know what the difficult consequences are of intervention, but if
you look at Syria you see the consequences of non-intervention, and
non-intervention there is something for which we will pay a very heavy
On the issue of Israel Mr Blair said:
In the centre of this maelstrom, is Israel. Its alliance with the
USA, its partnership with leading countries of Europe, and the fact that
it is a Western democracy, mean that its fate is never going to be a
matter of indifference. Over these past years, with considerable skill,
the Israelis have also built up relationships with China and with
Russia. These aren't the same as their long standing Western alliances
but they have significance. Were the Israelis to be pulled into a
regional conflict, there is no realistic way that the world could or
would want to shrug it off. For the moment, Israel has successfully
stayed aloof from the storm around it. But the one thing the last few
years has taught us (and them) is that we can expect the unexpected.
And on Islam:
For the last 40/50 years, there has been a steady stream of funding,
proselytising, organising and promulgating coming out of the Middle
East, pushing views of religion that are narrow minded and dangerous.
Unfortunately we seem blind to the enormous global impact such teaching
has had and is having. Within the Middle East itself, the result
has been horrible, with people often facing a choice between
authoritarian Government that is at least religiously tolerant; and the
risk that in throwing off the Government they don't like, they end up
with a religiously intolerant quasi-theocracy.
Take a step back
and analyse the world today: with the possible exception of Latin
America (leaving aside Hezbollah in the tri-border area in South
America), there is not a region of the world not adversely affected by
Islamism and the ideology is growing. The problems of the Mid East and
North Africa are obvious. But look at the terror being inflicted in
countries – Nigeria, Mali, Central African Republic, Chad and many
others – across Sub Saharan Africa. Indeed I would argue that that
religious extremism is possibly the single biggest threat to their
ability to overcome the massive challenges of development today.
fact, Barack Obama and John Kerry should fly over to Libya forthwith and
hand it over to al Qaeda leaders in a nice ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Anything less, in fact, would be “Islamophobic,” and would not be
showing our jihadist brothers “mutual respect.” Air Force One to Libya,
“Jihadists Now Control Secretive U.S. Base in Libya,” by Eli Lake, The Daily Beast, April 23: A camp on the Libyan coastline meant to train terror-hunters has instead become a haven for terrorists and al Qaeda.
A key jihadist leader and longtime member of al Qaeda has taken
control of a secretive training facility set up by U.S. special
operations forces on the Libyan coastline to help hunt down Islamic
militants, according to local media reports, Jihadist web forums, and
On the impracticalities of hudud in Malaysia – Nicolei
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Malaysian Insider : Under hudud laws, murder is a capital punishment, yet if the victim’s family is agreeable for the murderer to pay “diyah”, or blood money, to compensate the family, the murderer can escape the mandatory death sentence.
My first question is why is it then that apostates and adulterers are not allowed to escape the mandatory death sentence for apostasy and adultery by paying compensation to the aggrieved family or spouse?
Why is it unmarried people cannot pay compensation to any aggrieved family to escape the mandatory whipping for sex before marriage?
The victim of the murderer is dead as a result of the crime committed by the murderer, while there are no dead victims from the apostasy and adultery.
How do these vast differences show that the hudud is just and reflect a just God, since it is claimed that the hudud are Allah’s just laws?
It would be good if Muslims can help me understand the “justice” or lack of it, as my perception from these anomalies in justices is that Islam considers apostasy and adultery to be far worse crimes than murder.
On the assurances that hudud will not affect non-Muslims, I respectfully disagree. Under hudud, the testimonies of four Muslim males of good character are required to convict a rapist. The testimonies of non-Muslims are not valid; besides the hudud court does not cover non-Muslims.
In all of Islamic judicial history since Mohammed’s time till today, there has not been any conviction of rape based on four Muslim males.My question: In what way will it not affect the non-Muslim girl who is raped in front of her family by a Muslim?
Her family members’ testimonies cannot be considered according to the letter of the law. How is she going to get the four Muslim males witnesses, who if they were men of good character, would have prevented the rape in the first place?
Imagine the uproar if a Christian
had entered a mosque and begun to read from the New Testament and pray
Christian prayers. But no one will take any notice of this. Western
authorities take Islamic supremacism for granted.
They aren’t even aware
of the fact that Islam claims all the Biblical prophets, and Jesus as
well, as Muslim prophets, and have no knowledge of or interest in the
implications of that fact.
But those implications will eventually become
quite clear to them. “France: Muslim unfolds prayer carpet in church, reads Koranic verses during Easter mass,” Creeping Sharia, April 21:
Jihad Watch : When it comes to Muslim persecution of Christians, increasingly the past is a blueprint to the present.
According to Sham Times and otherArabic websites,
jihadi social media networks posted the above picture of a child
sitting on the ground while surrounded by armed men pointing their
rifles at him. The caption appearing with the picture, purportedly
posted by a supporter of the Free Syrian Army, is “Our youngest hostage
from among the hostile sects of Kessab.”
Kessab is a predominantly Christian Armenian village in Syria near the Turkish border. Earlier it was invaded by jihadis,
who terrorized, pillaged churches, and prompted some 2000 residents to
flee. Initial reports had stated that about a dozen families remained
UK: Straw says Muslim schools should hold to “Christian based” values, but Cameron under fire for saying UK a “Christian country”
Jihad Watch : Britain
is finished; it is a nation of the walking dead, unless it affects a
drastic change in its leadership and prevailing political culture, and
soon. (Of course, the same could be said of the U.S.)
Here Jack Straw,
of all people, asserts that there is a British culture that Muslims must
accept, and dares to criticize the imposition of Sharia into British
public schools that were the focus of the now-notorious Muslim “Trojan
Straw even ventures to say, no doubt with trembling, timid
voice, that some of those values were “Christian based.” But when David
Cameron says that Britain is a “Christian country,” non-Muslims (not
Muslims) complain; those non-Muslims will make sure that nothing
effective is ever done to stop the assertion of Sharia in British
schools and elsewhere.
“Muslim schools ‘must respect British values’ says Jack Straw as
Birmingham MP admits there is a ‘Trojan Horse’ plot by extremists,” by
Laura Clark and Chris Pleasance, Daily Mail, April 21:
The SS Doctor Who Converted to Islam and Escaped the Nazi Hunters
Blazing Cat Fur : The Holocaust, as you’ll probably know, produced some of history’s worst
The thing is, though, besides those who made it into your
textbooks—the Hitlers, Görings and Himmlers—many escaped unscathed,
free to live out the rest of their days pretending to be mild-mannered
expats who’d moved to Argentina simply because they preferred empanadas
and polo to bratwurst and car manufacturing. One
SS member to ultimately escape prosecution was an Austrian
concentration camp doctor called Aribert Heim, who later became known as
The atrocities committed in the Nazi camps have their
very own scale of horror, and Heim sits somewhere near the top (his
trademark was injecting gasoline into healthy people’s hearts and
keeping their skulls as trophies).
Despite his horrific crimes, he
managed to mostly evade the authorities, and when they did finally catch
up with him, in the early 60s, he had already fled Germany.
Humanist group sues school district over ‘Under God’ phrase in Pledge of Allegiance
Blazing Cat Fur : A
family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the
phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward
The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was
filed in state court last month and announced Monday by the American
Humanist Association. The group says the phrase, added in 1954, “marginalizes atheist and humanist kids as something less than ideal patriots.” The anonymous plaintiffs say those two words violate the state constitution. According to the suit, the humanist group complained to school officials in February, but the district would not change the pledge.
Another one down: ‘German’ rapper-turned-jihadist reported dead in Syria
Messages posted on jihadist Internet forums announced his death Blazing Cat Fur : A ‘German’ former rapper who joined jihadists fighting in Syria has been
killed in a suicide bombing carried out by rival fighters, jihadist
sources and a monitor said Tuesday.
Denis Mamadou Cuspert, who rapped under the name Deso Dogg but took on
the name Abu Talha al-Almani in Syria, was reported to have been killed
in a suicide attack Sunday in an eastern province. He was a member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and
was reportedly killed in a double suicide bombing carried out by
Al-Nusra Front, a rival jihadist group that is Al-Qaeda's
Syria affiliate. He was thoroughly repulsive.
Christian Family Decimated by Killings and Kidnappings
Christian Post : "I feel at peace whenever I pronounce a word of forgiveness upon the people who destroyed my peace by killing my beloved husband and taking away my children," says Deborah Shettima.
On April 25, 2013, a group of armed Boko Haram insurgents stormed the Shettima family compound in Maiduguri, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. They shot Deborah's husband in front of her, and abducted her two young daughters, Tabitha (7) and Sarah (9).
Three months later, on the same day that Muslims announced a dedicatory celebration in honor of the deceased Boko Haram leader Mohammed Yusuf, they broke into the devastated widow's home again, and fatally shot her remaining 20-year-old son.When Open Doors (OD) visited Deborah again recently to offer encouragement, she was clearly still struggling to come to terms with her tragic loss.
She remains in a state of trauma due to the ongoing fear of further Boko Haram attacks in this volatile region, and she suffers from isolation. Deborah has few people with whom to share her burden as the continuing onslaught on the church has rendered it completely overburdened in assisting the ever-growing number of widows in the state. Read it all here..........
Alarabiya : A Saudi woman who has been barred from marrying a Briton by a Jeddah court has taken her legal battle to the Court of Appeals in Makkah.
A judge of the Jeddah General Court had initially refused to approve the marriage of the academic to a British aviation engineer, who is Muslim.
He made the ruling after the woman filed an adhl (male guardians preventing women from getting married) case against her family.
The judge based his decision on a saying by the Caliph Omar that he would only marry off women of “good breeds” to men of the same social standard.
Three judges at the Court of Appeals in Makkah will review and rule on her case in the next few days.
The father, who is objecting to his daughter marrying a foreigner, has asked one of his sons to represent him.
His daughter is standing firm in her decision to marry the British man. Read it all here....
Blazing Cat Fur : Few divides are as impossible to bridge as those of religion. You either believe or you don’t.
When it comes to Islam, non-Muslims are expected to take its goodwill on
faith. If you believe your eyes and ears, Islam and violence go
together like peanut butter and jelly.
But if you believe Muslims and
their spin doctors with academic degrees, Muslims are the victims of other religions. If Muslims fighting Christians, Jews, Hindus and Buddhists are the victims of non-Muslims, what are we to make of Muslims fighting other Muslims in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq?
Religious civil wars make it hard to believe that Muslims are the victims of other religions instead of the authors of their own violence.
Syrian rebels make last stand for Homs, end of times are here..............
file photo released on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 by the anti-government
activist group Shaam News Network SNN, which has been authenticated
based on its contents and other AP reporting, a man looks at destroyed
buildings from Syrian forces shelling in Khaldiyeh, Homs, Syria
Blazing Cat Fur : Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs, as
forces loyal to President Bashar Assad launch their harshest assault
yet to expel them from the central city, once known as the capital of
Some among the hundreds of rebels remaining in the city talk of
surrender, according to opposition activists there. Others have lashed
back against the siege with suicide car bombings in districts under
government control. Some fighters are turning on comrades they suspect
want to desert, pushing them into battle. "We expect Homs to fall," said an activist who uses the name Thaer
Khalidiya in an online interview with The Associated Press. "In the next
few days, it could be under the regime's control."
Al Qaeda's chief bombmaker and mastermind of 'underwear bomb plot' believed to have been killed in an ambush by US-backed special forces
Blazing Cat Fur : Al Qaeda's chief bombmaker is believed to have been killed in an ambush by U.S- backed special forces in Yemen.
A 4x4 vehicle, believed to be carrying Ibrahim al-Asiri, 32, mastermind
of the 'underwear bomb plot', was engaged in a gun battle with special
forces, dropped in by helicopter. Witnesses have described seeing soldiers take up position in the road, waiting for the vehicle to pass before opening fire.
As for those from whom you fear
disobedience, admonish them and send them to beds apart and beat them.” —
Qur’an 4:34 Did you think that Allah and His Apostle would deal unjustly with you?”
— Aisha (Sahih Muslim 2127)
But women striking back? It’s unheard of — a real man-bites-dog story. And so these women face imprisonment or heavy fines. “Four women accused of beating up husbands,” Saudi Gazette, April 21:
Iran refuses to pull jihad terrorist U.N. ambassador
Jihad Watch : The
Iranian mullahs, flush with victory over Obama and the U.S. in the
Geneva talks, are pressing their new advantage, trying to humiliate
Obama on the world stage and assert their hegemony yet again by forcing
him to back down over their appointment of Hamid Aboutalebi as UN
Obama, meanwhile, is likely to back down, as he is unlikely
to want to do anything that might endanger his Peace-In-Our-Time
appeasement of the Iranians. The question is just whether he will
capitulate in a matter of hours, or if it will take days.
Mali Islamic jihad group announces death of French hostage: “In the name of Allah, he is dead”
Jihad Watch : Translating the name of this group as “The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa” is misleading. “Oneness” is tauhid,
the Islamic concept of absolute monotheism.
The Movement for Tauhid and
Jihad in West Africa clearly has religious goals, but such goals are
exactly what Western analysts are determined to ignore or downplay
wherever and whenever possible, thereby dooming themselves to
misunderstanding the motives and goals of such groups.
“Jihadist group in Mali announces death of French hostage,” by Serge Daniel, AFP, April 22:
Somalia: During conference on improving security in Mogadishu, Islamic jihadists murder two MP’s
Jihad Watch : It
seems fairly clear that the Islamic jihadists of al-Shabaab wanted to
send a message to the Somali government as it was “wrapping up a
three-day conference on improving security in the capital”:
is nothing the government can do to improve security or stop its jihad,
and that the only thing that Somali parliamentarians can do to be safe
is surrender and allow al-Shabaab to govern and impose Islamic law in
“Second Somali MP killed in Mogadishu in 24 hours,” AGI, April 22 :
In The Land Of The Impure : 202 women murdered in the name of honor in Sindh last year
Jihad Watch : This
article, like most about honor killings, never once mentions Islam
(although Sindh is 91% Muslim).
This steadfast and universal refusal to
identify the root cause of honor murders only ensures that there will be
more of them.
Muslims commit 91 percent of honor killings worldwide.
A manual of Islamic law certified as a reliable guide to Sunni
orthodoxy by Al-Azhar University, the most respected authority in Sunni
Islam, says that “retaliation is obligatory against anyone who kills a
human being purely intentionally and without right.”
subject to retaliation” is “a father or mother (or their fathers or
mothers) for killing their offspring, or offspring’s offspring.” (‘Umdat al-Salik o1.1-2). In other words, someone who kills his child incurs no legal penalty under Islamic law.“202 women murdered in the name of honour in Sindh last year,” by Peer Muhammad, Express Tribune, April 21:
China-Vietnam border: Seven dead as Muslims seize guns from Vietnamese border guards and shoot at them
Jihad Watch : These
were Uighurs from Xinjiang, who seized the guns and started shooting
when they were refused entry into Vietnam.
Were they enraged over not
being allowed to escape oppression in China? One would think that if
that were true, they might have found more positive ways to express
Were they Islamic jihadis who were overcome with a case of
Sudden Jihad Syndrome when they were refused entry? We may never know,
since there is no international media outlet that is disposed to tell
such stories fully and honestly. “Seven killed in China-Vietnam border shootout,” by Stephen McDonell, Australia Network News, April 19 :
“Devotion to jihad for the sake of Allah, and the desire to shed blood,
to smash skulls, and to sever limbs for the sake of Allah and in
defense of His religion, is, undoubtedly, an honor for the believer.
Allah said that if a man fights the infidels, the infidels will be
unable to prepare to fight.”
That was acceptable in Britain. My work, which has consistently been
in defense of human rights, was not. I don’t engage in any “extremist
rhetoric” and have never advocated for or condoned violence. Yasser
al-Habib may get some limited trouble from Ofcom, but he will preach on.
Britain is insane, and suicidal. “Muslim cleric in UK probe after ‘vile’ Fadak TV rants,” by Ben Flanagan, Al Arabiya, April 22:
Jihad Watch : This
piece is generally good, as there is far too little attention paid in
the mainstream media to the escalating Muslim persecution of Christians,
but Prosor, the Israeli ambassador to the United Nations, manifests the
same ignorance (or refusal to speak explicitly) that hamstrings the
free world’s response to the jihad threat.
“Radical Islamists in the
northern Syrian city of Raqqa,” he writes, “are using an ancient law
called the ‘dhimmi pact’ to extort local Christians. The community is
faced with a grim choice: pay a tax and submit to a list of religious
restrictions or ‘face the sword.’”
Prosor is either unaware or unwilling to say that dhimmitude is
actually not just some “ancient law” that “radical Islamists” have
unaccountably decided to revive. It is, on the contrary, a Qur’anic
imperative, and therefore is something that at least some Muslims will
always take seriously.
“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 if they
are) of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing
submission, and feel themselves subdued.” — Qur’an 9:29 “The Middle East War on Christians,” by Ron Prosor, Wall Street Journal, April 16:
Modern Day Trojan Horse: The Islamic Doctrine of Immigration By Sam Solomon and Elias Al Maqdisi
American Thinker : Within the past few decades, mosques have increasingly dotted the landscapes of American and European cities and towns, with mega mosques often overshadowing adjacent, centuries-old churches in predominantly Christian regions.
Islamic schools or academies and a host of Muslim organizations have become omnipresent across the West.
Meanwhile, Americans and Europeans have made countless accommodations to Muslim demands. They have included footbaths; high-decibel, five-times-daily calls to prayer; segregated male-female gym and swimming pool hours; halal food; workplace dispensations for handling pork products and for female head and face coverings; and special, public prayer rooms.
Also, shari'ah-compliant financial transactions, the expunging of offensive likenesses of Mohammed or imagined depictions of Arabic characters that connote "Allah," official swearings-in on Korans in place of customary Bibles, the neutralizing of official descriptive language about Islamists and the jihad, the revision of so-called offensive content in movies and television programs, the removal of representations of pigs from the public sphere, and many other acculturations to Muslim entreaties have all been made in the service of respecting Muslim religious beliefs and practices.
To those in Western democracies, these accommodating actions appear, on the surface, to be little more than harmless civil gestures, respecting the needs of a growing religion in their midst and welcoming a new addition to their proud, multicultural tradition. Many Westerners pat themselves on the back for their liberal bent, their tolerance and their open-mindedness.
Little do they realize that this strategic pattern of demands is part of an insidious, 1,400-year-old proscription for Muslims that originates in the Koran and the Sunnah, the deeds of Mohammed. It is the Hijra or doctrine of immigration. Modeled by Mohammed's migration from Mecca to Medina, this immigration is not to a romanticized melting pot wherein newcomers gratefully search for opportunities for a better life in liberty and freely offer their talents and loyalty to benefit their new homeland.
This is immigration for Islamic expansionism employing ethnic separatism to gain special status and privileges within the host country. Hijra is immigration designed to subvert and subdue non-Muslim societies and pave the way for eventual, total Islamization.
UK: School at center of Muslim takeover plot had “morality squads” of boys bullying girls not wearing veils and confiscating Easter eggs
Jihad Watch : This
is the Britain that British authorities have chosen.
This is the
Britain that they want. They refused to believe that Islamic supremacism
existed. They refused to believe that Muslims would make any demands or
threats against the prevailing non-Muslim culture.
those who warned that they would as “bigots” and “Islamophobes.” When it
turned out that the people who were issuing the warnings were right,
they went into full appeasement mode before the supremacists; note that
Tahir Alam dismisses all concern about this school as “Islamophobia.”
knows what buttons to push to make the dhimmi Brits fall into line. A mother of a pupil alleges “morality squads” of older boys confiscated chocolate and toys from younger children. The woman, who asked not be named for fear of reprisals, told the
Daily Express: “Older boys are going round in these morality squads
telling off girls if they do not wear veils.
“They bully the girls and stop them mingling with boys in the playground.” “Islamic school militants ‘confiscated Easter eggs,’” by Stewart Whittingham, The Express, April 21:
Malaysiakini - SteveOh : If the government is that serious about arresting corruption, it should be running after the corrupt.
Some high-profile cases have been reported to the MACC (Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission) and publicised in the medi,a but what has the government done?
Now. it is as if the blame for corruption is shifted to the giver. But who will give a bribe if there is no demand for a kickback that gives birth to corruption?
It seems to me that these people are running away from the real problem. All these detracting sideshows will not stop corruption when the corrupt are pretending to play cops when they are in reality the criminals.
Mushiro : Emulate the late Karpal Singh. All the money that he earned was through honest and hard work.
On top of that, he gave free legal service to many poor, genuine and deserving cases. This is considered in Islam as ‘zakat’ and the money that he earned was thus ‘halal’.
Can we say the same of the many Umno and BN leaders?
Selective coverage can’t hide Karpal’s greatness, yeah anyway who reads them? I only buy them to clear my dog's poo whenever I am out of papers
Malaysiakini - Apacerita: We don't need these biased and hypocritical dailies to tell us about the late Karpal Singh's funeral.
We don't need them to tell us about the late Karpal Singh's contributions to the nation.
To tell the truth, I don't really know exactly what the late Karpal did for the country and its people.
The only thing I know is that our country has lost a courageous and great man who fights for the country and its people.
I know that the late Mr Karpal has been unjustly detained under draconian laws because he dared to speak against the ruling party.
I know that his death has made me feel that our nation has one less courageous and loud voice to fight corruption and injustice for the people. I don't need them to tell me because I know.
Geronimo : To these Umno Baru-linked fellas, Karpal was a nuisance, an infidel, an insignificant politician, a pariah, Satan, a demon, without realising that none of them could ever hold a candle to this great man in terms of principle and integrity.
RSOH : Oh really? Haven't had time to read my nasi lemak wrapper today.
Zhudi Jasser: White House Lacks 'Courage' to Use the Word 'Muslims'
Blazing Cat Fur : The White House lacks "courage" to use the word "Muslims" when
admonishing communities to look for extremist tendencies among children,
said Zhudi Jasser, founder and president of the American Islamic Forum
"They are talking about Muslims. They're talking about Islamism. But,
yet they don't have the courage to name it. You're not going to have a
policy that way. You can't have national security by PR," Jasser told
"Fox & Friends" Monday.
Lisa Monaco, President Barack Obama's assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, delivered an address titled "Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community." She urged American parents, religious leaders, and friends to watch children for tendencies toward terrorism.
Monaco's speech did not mention radical Islam, but stressed the agency's efforts in "stemming domestic radicalization to violence."
A number of domestic attacks have had ties to radical Islam, including the bombings at the Boston Marathon and the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas.
Iraqi Gangs Seize Homes Vacated by Fleeing Christians
Worthy News : BAGHDAD, IRAQ – Gangs in Baghdad are seizing homes left vacant by Christian families who have been forced to flee from sectarian violence, according to Barnabas Aid.
"Most of them are afraid of submitting complaints to the government because they do not believe they can protect themselves if they file a lawsuit," said William Warda, head of the Baghdad-based Hammurabi Human Rights Organization.
Iraq's Christians are most at risk of having their homes seized as they lack the tribal affiliations that protect their Arab Muslim neighbors.
After the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq, there was a surge in anti-Christian threats, kidnappings and murders, prompting thousands of Iraqi Christians to flee. But many who left didn't sell their properties in the hope of one day returning, but eventually they were forced to sell their homes at rates well below market value because Muslim gangs simply took over their properties.
In its 2013 human rights report, the U.S. State Department said that internal corruption prevented the Iraqi government from effectively adjudicating property restitution claims that often disproportionately affected Christian communities.
Many Christians who left their homes fled to the autonomous region of Kurdistan where most now live peacefully in their own neighborhoods.
Tensions between Australian Defence League and Muslim community reach violent new heights
ABC Net : Police and ASIO are scrambling to defuse serious tensions between Australian far-right groups and Islamist extremists, which have reached unprecedented heights in recent weeks with death threats and an apparent attempted murder.
In the most serious case, up to eight gunshots were fired into the Sydney home of a former leader of an anti-Islamic hate group earlier this month.
The former western Sydney president of the Australian Defence League (ADL), Nathan Abela, claims he commando-rolled through his living room to avoid being hit by up to eight bullets fired into his Greystanes home late on April 3.
Police believe the shooting was part of a backlash against the ADL, a registered not-for-profit organisation which incites its followers to violence and has in recent months escalated a vicious hate campaign against Australian Muslims. Read it all here......
Ahmadiyya May be Forced to Flee 'Moderate' Malaysia for the West
Free Malaysia Today - SELAYANG: The Ahmadiyya community in Kampung Nakhoda near Batu Caves are considering political asylum in the West due to the continued persecution by the religious authorities.
“Depending on the outcome of the latest case against us by the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais), we may need seek political asylum in a foreign country.
“Some of us are prepared to move out,” said the group’s local spiritual leader Ainul Yaqeen Muhammad Zain at an interview yesterday at the Baitussalam, the Ahmadiyya’s congregation point in Batu Caves.
Ainul said that presently Ahmadiyyas face persecution in all Muslim nations, especially in Pakistan, and many followers had opted to seek political asylum in Canada.
“Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak says that Malaysia is a moderate country and yet the authorities here are forcing their interpretation of Islam on us.
“It would be shameful to Malaysia if we sought asylum to practice our faith,” he said. Read it all here.....