Islam Commands Individual Jihad

Family Security Matters 23 January 2012
By Clare M. Lopez

According to Islamic law, Jihad is warfare to spread the religion and is obligatory for all Muslims everywhere until such time as "there is no more Fitna [resistance to Islam] and the religion will all be for Allah alone.” (Q 8:39) Jihad against the infidel (kuffar) is of two types: offensive and defensive. The offensive kind, called "Fard Kifaya,” is conducted under the leadership of the Caliph and is for the purpose of defending the borders of Islam and sending out the armies of Islam at least once a year to terrorize the enemies of Allah. Offensive Jihad is a collective duty and when enough Muslim fighters respond to the call of the Caliph, the remainder of the Muslim population is relieved of this duty.


First of four centres to train Islamic scholars opens

University World News 23 January 2012

The first of four centres for Islamic theology was officially opened last week at the University of Tübingen in southern Germany. All four will begin teaching later this year. At Tübingen, the


The Radical Islamization of Norway Creeps Forward

CBN News 23 January 2012
By Dale Hurd

Over the past few weeks we have learned that Norwegian police officers and judges may be allowed to wear Muslim headscarves while acting in their official capacities, and that a Muslim woman is


Willfully stupid on Turkey

The Boston Globe 23 January 2012
By Juliette Kayyem

RICK PERRY, the former Republican presidential candidate, is not stupid. True, he may be bad at debates. But he is not stupid. So in his last stand at a debate in South Carolina, his remark that


See no jihad, speak no jihad

WND 23 January 2012
By Diana West

Is there a single public official who is examining – who cares about – the murder spree by Afghan security forces against Western troops and security contractors in Afghanistan? I can list well over 40 such murders in the past two years. These incidents even have their own phrase in military jargon – "green-on-blue” shootings – but the color we should all be seeing is red. Does Obama see red? Pelosi? Romney? Newt? Anyone?


PA Mufti Denies He Called to Kill Jews

Israel National News 23 January 2012
By Elad Benari

The principal Palestinian Authority’s religious leader, the Mufti Muhammad Hussein, denied on Sunday that he advocated for genocide of Jews in a speech two weeks ago. At an event marking the 47th


Burka case woman loses court costs bid

ABC Sydney 23 January 2012
By Sean Rubinsztein-Dunlop

A Sydney woman who was acquitted of lying about a policeman removing her burka has lost a bid to make the state pay her legal bills. Carnita Matthews had been found guilty in 2010 of making a


Female circumcision among women's issues to be tackled by government

Herald Sun 23 January 2012
By Stephen Drill

IMMIGRANT groups who practise tribal rites on young women will be counselled under a plan to stop violence against women. Women's Affairs Minister Mary Wooldridge said female circumcision, sexting


How Circumstance Dictates Islamic Behavior

Family Security Matters 23 January 2012
By Raymond Ibrahim

Has there ever been a time when one group of people openly exposes its animosity for another group of people—even as this second group not only ignores the animosity, but speaks well, enables, and legitimizes the first group?

Welcome to the 21st century, where Western politicians empower those Muslims who are otherwise constantly and openly denouncing all non-Muslims as enemies to be fought and subjugated.


Sharia court asks govt to take over Christian schools

Cathnews India 23 January 2012

A self-styled sharia court in Jammu and Kashmir has asked the state government to take over the management of the Christian missionary schools and monitor their activities. The decree also asked


2 Hizb ut-Tahrir men held in city

The Daily Star 23 January 2012

Detective Branch of police arrested two activists of banned outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir with leaflets and some publications, compact disks and laptops at Norda from the city’s Gulshan area early


How bad is the Brotherhood?

Ynetnews 23 January 2012
By Yonatan Silverman

"Brethren! God gives the ummah that is skilled in the practice of death and that knows how to die a noble death, an exalted life in this world and eternal felicity in the next. (Hassan al-Banna's "On


The European Union and the United States Sign a Suicide Pact

Townhall Conservative 23 January 2012
By Michael Youssef

No, I am not talking about the impending economic doom that some are predicting will impact both continents.

I am talking about the complicit support given to Muslim countries in the UN who have been on a rampage to make it an international crime to criticize Islam in any way, shape or form.

In December 2011, the United States hosted what is known as the "Istanbul Process Conference” in Washington, DC. This Conference is explicitly committed to a global ban on any verbal or written criticism of any aspect of Islamic Sharia—even if it is an honest assessment. After all, how else will they cram Sharia down the throats of unsuspecting Westerners?


Man in Cardiff counter-terror raid told police he would 'cut your head off and machine gun the lot of you', court told

WalesOnline 23 January 2012
By Ian Caleb

A MAN arrested in a police counter-terrorism operation told an officer he would "cut your head off and machine gun the lot of you”, a court has heard. Mohammed Abdin, 21, will be sentenced in


Turks march in Paris against genocide bill

Herald Sun 23 January 2012

THOUSANDS of Turks from across Europe marched through Paris today denouncing a bill that would make it a crime to deny that the killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks nearly a century ago was


Murders of Turkey’s non-Muslims await illumination

Today's Zaman 23 January 2012

In recent years, Turkey has been shaken by the murders of a number of prominent non-Muslims. Some of their court cases received more attention than others, but lawyers suspect they might all be


Video: Attempted honour killing victim speaks on Quebec TV

MRCTV 23 January 2012


Egypt Islamists win 70 percent 23 January 2012
By Hannah Allam

CAIRO, Egypt — Islamists won a combined 70 percent of parliamentary seats in the first election after Egypt’s revolution, according to official results Saturday that cemented the victory of rival


Morocco: Justice Minister May Seek Royal Pardon For Salafists 23 January 2012
By Siham Ali

Morocco’s newly appointed justice minister could soon seek a royal pardon for Salafist jihadists. Justice Minister Mustapha Ramid has long been a champion of the issue, working for detainees as a


Taliban release video of 15 Pak soldiers' execution

Hindustan Times 23 January 2012

Taliban militants have released a video showing the execution of 15 Pakistani soldiers, whose bodies were found earlier this month, after they were kidnapped in northwestern Pakistan. The


"Clash Of Civilizations”: Spiritual, Not Intellectual

The Brussels Journal 20 January 2012
By A. Millar

The words "The Clash of Ideas” are splashed across the cover of the special anniversary issue of Foreign Affairs this month. This is of course a play on the "clash of civilizations” narrative that


Surviving Islamism ... And Right/Left Politics: Churchill's Principle - Part VI: Back from the Brink

The Brussels Journal 20 January 2012
By Peter Carl

In his sixth and final in a series of six essays, Peter Carl offers some practical insights and suggestions as to how the Counter-Jihad Movement and its leaders and supporters can best learn from


Islamic jihadist accused of terror attack in Thailand: the Jews set me up

Jihad Watch 20 January 2012

Since Atris Hussein almost certainly believes that "there is not a catastrophe in the world that is not the handiwork of the Jews," this paranoid lunacy probably seems perfectly reasonable to


Gingrich Is Right on Shariah 20 January 2012
By Frank Gaffney

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was asked yesterday whether he would support a Muslim for president. His answer may have been one of the most important teaching moments of the long and difficult campaign season.

Speaker Gingrich responding by saying it depends on whether the candidate was "a modern person who happens to worship Allah.” Or "a person who belonged to any kind of belief in Shariah, any kind of effort to impose that on the rest of us.”


Croydon Group update: Major plans to develop Croydon Mosque

British Freedom 20 January 2012

We were very surprised to learn today of plans to dramatically alter the size and appearance of the Croydon Mosque in Thornton Heath. This is of course in addition to the newly proposed mosque at


Exclusive: Long Lane church to be transformed into a mosque

Halesowen News 20 January 2012

Halesowen’s Long Lane Methodist Church has been bought by local Muslims and will open as a fully functioning mosque and community centre in March. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, which runs the


A Conversation With A Liberal

Gates of Vienna 20 January 2012

An anonymous Gates of Vienna reader in England sent us the following transcript of a conversation in a pub:

Something rather strange happened last night. Firstly, I was in a pub, which is in itself unusual. Secondly, I found myself in conversation with some rather earnest liberal types. The conversation turned to politics, which led eventually to a rather silly looking woman (RSLW) saying that she hated the BNP.

PW: Really, why is that?
RSLW: Because they are horrible, fascist, skinhead brutes.


Foreign aid workers kidnapped from Multan

The Express Tribune 20 January 2012
By Owais Jaffery

MULTAN: Two Europeans working with a German NGO for flood rehabilitation in Multan were abducted on Thursday evening from Multan. Giovanni and Bernd, employees of the


The Alice In Wonderland World Where Sharia and Human Rights Are Compatible

Liberties Alliance 20 January 2012

It seems that the push towards sharia is continuing in the United Kingdom. A meme is being put forward by UK barrister Sadakat Kadri that sharia and human rights are compatible. The Guardian


Will Britain Begin to Roll Back the Sharia State in 2012?

Liberties Alliance 20 January 2012

As the human rights-based campaign against sharia continues to gain momentum and becomes more diverse, and more mainstream, exciting developments begin to appear in legislatures around the world.

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