Other girls, unable to resolve the conflict between submitting to a marriage, and essentially being raped by a stranger – not to mention the physical torture and possible murder if they resist – prefer to end their lives.
Aiya Altemeemi, aged 19, suffered a punishment last February that none of her schoolmates in Phoenix, Arizona could have imagined: her father cut her throat with a kitchen knife. When she escaped to her bedroom, her mother and sisters followed, tied her to her bed, taped her mouth shut, and beat her.
A massive blast struck the National Security building in Damascus on Wednesday morning, killing Syrian President Bashar Assad’s most trusted security official, his brother-in-law Assef Shawkat, defense minister, Dawoud Rajha, and former defense minister Hassan Turkmani.
youtube 18 July 2012
Belgium has long been a safe haven for Muslim immigrants. But a ‘new starter kit’ initiative introduced by lawmakers in the country’s Flemish north teaching Moroccan newcomers what it means to be a European citizen has sparked outrage in the country.
AINA (press release) 18 July 2012
By Edward Cline
Robert Spencer, a tireless defender of freedom and the freedom of speech against Islam, was attacked recently in the New York Daily News and charged with having "inspired" Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik to go on his killing spree in July 2011. The writer, Nathan Lean, in his July 9th column, "Expose the Islamophobia industry," connects several other counter-jihadist writers with Breivik's actions, and lumps them all together as "untouchables" who ought to be ostracized.
Gatestone Institute 18 July 2012
By Tarek Heggy
Egyptian identity, like so many others, made up of several layers, begins in Ancient Egypt, a civilization that flourished for nearly thirty centuries. Further layers derive from the Coptic Age, when Egypt in its entirety was an Eastern Christian society. Then there are countless layers from the Islamic and Arabic-speaking Egypt.
Organizers of the 2012 London Olympics have said the games will be a "symphony of inspiration" -- uplifting and unifying. For Britain's Islamic radicals, however, the Olympics are providing inspiration of a different sort.
Elder of Ziyon 18 July 2012
A biting critique in Hurriyet by Burak Bekdil:
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu must have been too busy isolating (now) Russia and China (after Israel) to notice that his favorite brothers in the Middle East, the Palestinians, recently sounded an alarm when they found out that they were incapable of paying June salaries to 160,000 employees on time.
Muslim calls for Muslims to kill "these pigs" Pamela Geller, Michael Coren and Ayaan Hirsi Ali "for the sake of Allah"
On Monday, July 9, I broke the story that the Missouri Right to Life Political Action Committee had endorsed a candidate for Secretary of State named MD Rabbi Alam with close ties to Islamist groups, specifically Viva Palestina, who is also a 9/11 conspiracy theorist who wrote that no Jews were killed in the terrorist attacks.
FaithFreedom.org 18 July 2012
Recently I saw a video on youtube that a Saudi man shot while beating and abusing a Bangladeshi taxi driver. The fact that he posted this video on the Internet to brag about how he abused the poor man reveals that these people have no understanding of human rights, and in fact take a perverse sense of enjoyment to show off their sadism and barbarity, Here is that video.