Category: WORLD

Nice, France: Bastille Day Truck Rampage Not an Isolated Incident

Nice, France: Bastille Day Truck Rampage Not an Isolated Incident

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inan act of sheer horror up to 84 people, including two Americans and 10 children, were killed yesterday in Nice as a Muslim terrorist plowed through a crowd of people watching Bastille Day fireworks. Devastating live video showed blood and contorted bodies in the aftermath of a 1.2 mile distance of zig-zag pattern driving designed […]

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Cash Cow: A Forced Marriage Graphic Novel

Cash Cow: A Forced Marriage Graphic Novel

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

When she wouldn’t agree to the marriage, 12-year-old grace was abducted on a motorcycle by her suitor. Her kidnapper (and soon husband-to-be) plotted the abduction with Grace’s father. It’s a story of “over there” but it happens here too. Southern California, 1995: a bright, mischievous and spirited 16-year-old Fatima went to school with us. She […]

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Egypt’s Al-Azhar University Sees Freedom as a “Ticking Time-Bomb.”

Egypt’s Al-Azhar University Sees Freedom as a “Ticking Time-Bomb.”

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Source: CounterJihad While the average Muslim will tell you Islam is a flawless faith passed from the Heavens to mankind in timeless perfection, the reality is that Islam is one of the most hybrid, evolving (and devolving) faiths. It is deeply complex. Much of what is seen as “Islam” today is Islamic law and interpretation […]

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Islamist See Victory in London Mayor’s Attack on Donald Trump

Islamist See Victory in London Mayor’s Attack on Donald Trump

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Source: CounterJihad Last week, Sadiq Khan, London’s new Muslim mayor, made his first dent as an internationally recognized political figure. Instead of tackling key issues on his homefront, he chose to antagonize half of the American people in an already contentious presidential election. Stateside, Trump campaign is fumbling with an on-again, off-again blanket immigration ban […]

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London, Europe’s Largest City, Now Has A Muslim Mayor

London, Europe’s Largest City, Now Has A Muslim Mayor

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Source: CounterJihad On Thursday May 5, 45-year-old Labour MP Sadiq Khan became London’s first Muslim mayor. His nomination wasn’t without contention, as even Prime Minister David Cameron railed against Khan’s extremist background and associations. While journalists have billed Khan as a human rightslawyer before his entrance into the political arena, the truth is far less benevolent. In […]

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A Syrian Refugee Wedding

A Syrian Refugee Wedding

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Lauren Wolfe Source: The Nation Inside a furniture-free caravan in the Jordanian desert, sixteen women and girls and a plump boy wedge themselves in a circle around a 15-year-old girl and a woman doing her hair. The hairdresser combs through one-inch sections, spraying on a fixative before twisting them into elaborate shapes. The girl, […]

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‘Take Your Portion’: A Victim Speaks Out About Rape in Syria

‘Take Your Portion’: A Victim Speaks Out About Rape in Syria

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Lauren Wolfe Source: The Atlantic Alma Abdulrahman is lying gaunt and unable to move anything below her diaphragm in a hospital bed in Amman. Some bedsores have become so deep she’s having surgery tomorrow. Screws hold together her upper vertebrae, and cigarette burns pock her right shoulder. Her voice fades in and out, hoarse […]

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Afghan Woman Defies Gender Roles as First Village Chief

Afghan Woman Defies Gender Roles as First Village Chief

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

In a male-dominated society that has for years been controlled by the ultra-conservative Taliban, the emergence of the first female village chief took everyone by surprise. After being ridiculed by male villagers for wanting to occupy political office, Zarifa Qazizadah, the mother of 15 children, managed to become the mayor of Naw Abad, a village […]

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The Tragedy of Iran

| February 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

From a Glorious Empire to an Orwellian State….What Went Wrong?  The Islamic Republic of Iran today is governed by a rigid majlis of mullahs who spend hours debating such engrossing topics as whether it is halal for women to wear blue jeans, or if dogs desecrate a Muslim’s household. They break for prayer, debate, then […]

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What Salman Taseer’s Assassination Means for the Future of Pakistan and a Moderate Islam

What Salman Taseer’s Assassination Means for the Future of Pakistan and a Moderate Islam

| January 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Source: NewsGram The assassination on 4th January of Salman Taseer, the secular governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province, has been overshadowed in western media by the attempted murder of U.S. Congress member Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Arizona, four days later.  The violent incidents bear a common element.  In both, the men charged with the shootings were quickly […]

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Jordanian Police Atrocities Against Palestinians, a Message to Israel?

Jordanian Police Atrocities Against Palestinians, a Message to Israel?

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Jordanian Police Atrocities Against Palestinians, a Message to Israel? With the advent of the new batch of Wikileaks classified documents, came a cable issued by the U.S. Embassy in Amman that reported “bullying” practiced by the fans of al-Faisali Soccer Club (predominantly East-Bank Jordanians) against the fans of al-Wihdat Soccer Club representing enthusiasts of Palestinian […]

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Hijab and Children: Australia’s Bullied Six Year Old Shows How Children Are Subject to Religious Indoctrination

Hijab and Children: Australia’s Bullied Six Year Old Shows How Children Are Subject to Religious Indoctrination

| October 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

  Last week in Australia, a six year old girl was temporarily suspended from her school bus service after reacting angrily against a little boy who was bullying her about her headscarf. Aside from the bullying issue and whether the punishment was fair, the issue I’d like to raise is whether it’s appropriate for a […]

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A Letter From the Grave, David Ben-Gurion Calling on Benjamin Netanyahu

A Letter From the Grave, David Ben-Gurion Calling on Benjamin Netanyahu

| October 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Background: In a time of distorted efforts for peace with an unclear vision in sight, a Palestinian writer, Mudar Zahran, tries to envision conventional wisdom by impersonating a man who was involved in Arab Israeli conflict right from the beginning.  This is a letter Zahran has imagined Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben–Gurion, would write […]

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Israel, The Good Enemy

Israel, The Good Enemy

| October 6, 2010 | 87 Comments

Israel’s relationship to the Palestinians has always been globally approached with standardized heavy criticism made to Israel.  The main charges waved in Israel’s face have always been “the Disapropriate use of force” and “discrimination”. Israel’s critics, either willingly or out of ignorance, choose to overlook the way many Arab countries mistreat Palestinians. Some Arab countries […]

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