Blasts, gunfire as Syria intensifies crackdown

CanadianBusiness.com  9 August 2011

BEIRUT — A besieged Syrian city came under fresh artillery fire early Monday as a deadly military assault left President Bashar Assad's regime increasingly isolated, with Arab nations forcefully

 

London riots leave city scarred, 160 jailed

CBS News 9 August 2011

LONDON - Police arrested 160 people during a weekend of riots and looting that erupted in a disadvantaged London neighborhood just five miles from the site of next year's Olympic Games. Groups of

 

Spokesman of "moderate" and "largely secular" Muslim Brotherhood wants Mubarak's hand amputated for theft according to Sharia

Jihad Watch 9 August 2011

According to the Qur'an itself: "As for the thief, both male and female, cut off their hands. It is the reward of their own deeds, an exemplary punishment from Allah. Allah is Mighty, Wise"

 

Police admit Islamic terror threat concerns

Austrian Independent 9 August 2011

Terror experts consider Islamic extremism as the biggest threat to Austria in the medium term despite "vanishingly low" crime figures in this context. Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) Interior

 

Cambridge mosque in 'buy a brick' plea

BBC News 9 August 2011

A "buy a brick appeal" has been launched to help raise funds for Cambridge's first purpose-built mosque. It is estimated around 350,000 bricks are needed for the Abu Bakr Jamia Mosque. The

 

Iran Revolutionary Guard Commander Becomes New President of OPEC

TheBlaze.com 9 August 2011
By Jonathon M. Seidl

If you were worried about foreign oil before and production gouging by OPEC before, just wait until you hear who‘s the organization’s new president. The Guardian is reporting that Rostam Ghasemi,

 

Tampa Police crime scene tech now admits "fear of Muslim reprisal" in honor killing classified as accidental death

Jihad Watch 9 August 2011

We held a rally for justice for Fatimah Abdallah last June. Now at last the truth is coming out. This is justice in America in 2011: a police department cowers in fear of violence from Muslims if it

 

Turkey voices "concern” over 20 deaths in violence against Chinese Muslims

Beliefnet.com 9 August 2011
By Rob Kerby

Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed concern a new outbreak of violence against Muslim ethnic Uyghurs in China’s Xinjiang region. About 20 Uyghurs were killed in separate incidents

 

Video: "Democratic" Egypt Descends Further Into Islamist Chaos; Christians Resist

Christian Broadcasting Network 9 August 2011
By Erick Stakelbeck

The opening line from this new piece in The Australian says it all: The spokesman for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, which portrays itself as a moderate Islamic movement, has called for execution and hand amputations if the Mubaraks are found guilty of murder and corruption.

 

The War Against Israel Goes On

Hudson New York 9 August 2011
By Guy Milliere

The « Gaza flotilla » failed. Only one boat reached the eastern coast of the Mediterranean. Most of them could not even leave their ports of departure. An attempt to replace the fleet with a «

 

Video: Prominent Egyptian Cleric: There Is No Compulsion In Islam . . . But If You Leave We Will Kill You

Weasel Zippers 9 August 2011
By Weasel Zippers

"(Third), the one who abandons his religion, and separates himself from the community.” The hadith is in both of the Sahihs (i.e. Bukhari and Muslim). "The one who abandons his religion, and separates himself from the community.” Islam does not compel anyone to enter it.

 

Muslim Extremists Threaten to Burn Christian Women

Charisma News Online 9 August 2011

Four months after a recent convert to Christianity from Islam in eastern India’s West Bengal state was stripped and beaten, about 50 Muslim extremists yesterday disrupted a prayer meeting held in her

 

Algerian Islamists launch new party

magharebia.com 9 August 2011
By Ademe Amine

Long-time Algerian Islamist Abdellah Djaballah recently created a new political party, shaking up the conservative political landscape. Djaballah announced the formation of the Justice and

 

Is it Fair to Paint All Islamic Schools of Thought as Violent?

Citizen Warrior 8 August 2011

The following is a chapter of Islam 101:

Islamic apologists often point out that Islam is not a monolith and that there are differences of opinion among the different Islamic schools of thought. That is true, but, while there are differences, there are also common elements.

 

Down’s Syndrome Babies, Sarah Palin and the BBC

Gates of Vienna 8 August 2011

For a change of topic, Paul Weston weighs in on the remarkable relaxation of moral standards at the BBC for programming that concerns conservatives, Republicans, and especially Sarah Palin.

Down’s Syndrome Babies, Sarah Palin and the BBC
by Paul Weston

The liberal-left have been quite vociferous in the wake of the Norway atrocity. They appear to think that to write or speak about the threat of Islam is to tacitly encourage or support acts of terrorism, and have subsequently singled out several members of the "right” for persecution, notably of course our very own and very peaceful Fjordman.

 

Victory! Facebook relents, restores SIOA group -- join (or rejoin) now

Jihad Watch 8 August 2011

Facebook has reversed itself and done the right thing, restoring our SIOA Facebook group. Please join or rejoin now: there are many justifiable criticisms of Facebook, but it is the single most efficient way for us to communicate with members and interested parties, and the easiest way for you to keep up with SIOA news and activities.

Pamela Geller tells the story here: "Victory! Facebook Caves, SIOA Group Members not Eliminated," from Atlas Shrugs, August 3:

 

Different Rules for Different Fools

Gates of Vienna 8 August 2011

"The European Union is the principal motor behind the Islamization of Europe. It is formally surrendering an entire continent to Islam while destroying established national cultures, and is prepared to harass those who disagree with this policy.

"This is the greatest organized betrayal in Western history.”

— Fjordman

The above quote from Fjordman is dismayingly appropriate to his current situation. He has been demonized in the media and forced into the public spotlight. Now he does not know whom to fear more, his own government or the combined forces of the Islamic zealots and "anti-fascists”. It’s no wonder he decided to quit blogging and go into hiding.

 

The Persecution of Christians in the Middle East

American Thinker 8 August 2011
By Cheryl Halpern

The terrible violence in Oslo last month has brought the world's attention to the ravings of a madman and a murderer -- someone who was motivated to kill fellow Christians because he feels they had acquiesced to a takeover by Islam.

Our revulsion is appropriate -- this was the killing of innocent people in the name of religious and political hatred. However, when the roles are reversed, and Christians are in the minority and Muslims in the majority, are we equally upset by murder, intimidation and religious hatred?

 

Video: London riots

Tottenham Riot Sat 6th August 2011

 

France building more than 100 mosques

The National 8 August 2011
By Colin Randall

Marseille, France // Between 100 and 150 new mosques are being built in France as Europe's biggest Muslim community seeks to end the controversial practice of people praying in the street because of

 

Mosque teacher hit pupils

menmedia.co.uk 8 August 2011
By Andy Bellard

A mosque teacher assaulted four pupils, including one with learning difficulties, with a two-foot long pipe because they were misbehaving in class. A court heard the Accrington mosque had a

 

Islamists Set Up 'Sharia Neighborhoods' in London

Arutz Sheva 8 August 2011
By Elad Benari

Islamists in Britain have set up zones where the Muslim Sharia law would be enforced, local media reported last week. The Daily Mail reported that some communities have been bombarded with bright

 

Video: On the Radicalization of Anders Behring Breivik

youtube 8 August 2011
By Acts17Apologetics

The media are blaming critics of Islam (such as Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller) for the radicalization of Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik. However, Breivik said that he turned to terrorism in response to media censorship. Who's to blame for his extremism?

 

The Jihad Against the Armenian, Assyrian, and Greek Christians

American Thinker 8 August 2011
By Janet Levy

In Germany, where Holocaust denial is punishable by up to five years in prison, Stuttgart University recently capitulated to pressure from resident Turkish Muslims and canceled an event entitled,

 

London riot turns district into war zone

FRANCE 24 8 August 2011
By London riot turns district into war zone

A police station disemboweled, a double-decker bus reduced to a smoking carcass, shops pillaged, buildings razed by flames -- London's Tottenham quarter resembled a war zone Sunday following

 

Video: London riots break out over fatal police shooting

FRANCE 24 8 August 2011

Rioters throwing petrol bombs battled police in north London overnight, setting patrol cars, buildings and a double-decker bus on fire in some of the worst disorder seen in the British capital in

 

Families of suicide bombers given 5m in British aid cash

Daily Mail  8 August 2011
By Matthew Kalman

British aid cash is being given to the families of suicide bombers, it was claimed last night. The Palestinian Authority, which gets 86million of British aid a year, has authorised payments of

 

Is 'RAF Ayatollah' who criticised Libyan air strikes the right man to be training our pilots?

Daily Mail  8 August 2011
By Ian Drury

MPs last night questioned the role of a Muslim convert who heads the RAF pilot training college after he criticised British airstrikes in Libya. Dr Joel Hayward, who has been nicknamed ‘The

 

New Strategy For Ground Zero Mosque

American Thinker 8 August 2011
By JanSuzanne Krasner

The Park51 project for a 15-story mosque/community center at Ground Zero, led by developer Sharif El-Gamal and Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, has dwindled down to a much smaller vision, a four or five-story

 

India: Female Convert To Christianity Stripped And Beaten By Muslim Fundamentalists, Threaten To Burn Down House If She Doesn’t

Weasel Zippers 8 August 2011

NEW DELHI — Four months after a recent convert to Christianity from Islam in eastern India’s West Bengal state was stripped and beaten, about 50 Muslim extremists yesterday disrupted a prayer

 
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