Beheading: Allah's Justice in the 21st Century

islam-watch 15 January 2013

U.N. human rights expert has accused Saudi Arabia of violating international law by beheading an underage Sri Lankan domestic worker Rizana Nafeek on charges of killing a baby in her care in 2005.

She was sentenced to death in 2007, and ignoring appeals from the Sri Lanka government for a reprieve of her life, she was beheaded in the town of Dawadmy, near the capital Riyadh, on Wednesday morning.


Mali Islamists hit back at French, promise long war

Jerusalem Post 15 January 2013

Al Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels launched a counter-offensive Monday in central Mali after four days of air strikes by French warplanes on their strongholds in the desert north,


Hook-handed terrorist suspect struggling in jail: Lawyers

Straits Times 15 January 2013

Prison officials are hampering the one-eyed, handless British Islamist preacher extradited to the United States on terrorism charges from participating in his defence ahead of


5 of 7 critical oil transit corridors are in Islamic world

Money Jihad 15 January 2013

Looking for another reason to support domestic energy production rather than heavily relying on the fragile political and security situation in the Middle East?  Energy


Vindicated Bachmann Under Attack

FrontPage Magazine 15 January 2013
By Robert Spencer

The Leftist advocacy group People for the American Way (PFAW) has launched an all-out war against Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN). On Monday it plans to present House


Chicago Group that Helps Muslims Get Elected Tied to U.S. Muslim Brotherhood

Creeping Sharia 15 January 2013

Islamic media has reported on a newly-emerging organization whose leaders are tied to the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood and which is designed to help elect Muslims to local


Trial Near for San Diego Somalis For Al Shabaab Funding Scheme

Shariah Finance Watch 15 January 2013

The San Diego trial of four Somali men charged with sending money and support to the terrorist group al-Shabaab is scheduled to begin in federal court this month. A federal


Mosques Are Growth Sector For Hamtramck, With Two New Ones Proposed

Deadline Detroit 15 January 2013

Hamtramck is a popular place for mosques -- too popular, some residents feel. Charles Sercombe reports in the Hamtramck Review on proposals for two new worship


Muslim investors launching credit union in Texas

San Antonio Business Journal 15 January 2013
By James Aldridge

Muslim investors have filed an application with state regulators to form a new credit union in Houston that would target the Shia Muslim population in Austin, Houston and


U.S. judge OKs group prayers for Muslim inmates in Indiana

Thomson Reuters News & Insight 15 January 2013
By Susan Guyett

John Walker Lindh, known as the "American Taliban," and other Muslims housed in an Indiana prison have the right to congregate for daily group prayer sessions, a federal judge


F-16s to Morsi Despite His Calling U.S. the 'Enemy'

Radical Islam 15 January 2013
By Arnold Ahlert

A newly released video disseminated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) should blow a giant hole in the fantasy the Obama administration refers to as their


Police Investigating Gang Attack on Hareidim

Arutz Sheva 15 January 2013
By Gil Ronen

Tens of thousands of people have viewed the video of the humiliation of the Jews, which many find reminiscent of 1930s Berlin – and not something they ever expected to see in a


American/Egyptian citizen arrested in New York after calling Brotherhood leader a ‘liar and a murderer’

The Muslim Issue 15 January 2013

Under Obama the U.S. is no longer the same country and is becoming a police state. You are now arrested for protesting while extremist dictators are free to come and go as they


Report: Hamas test fires improved long-range missiles

Israel Hayom 15 January 2013
By Daniel Siryoti and Lilach Shoval

Palestinian media sources say Hamas' military wing recently conducted test launch of two rockets with range of dozens of kilometers • Rockets made in Gaza with Iranian know-how


Primakov alarmed by inter-Islamic strife in Middle East

Interfax-Religion 15 January 2013

Russia's ex prime-minister, Mercury Club president and Academy of Science Presidium member Evgeny Primakov said it is wrong to look at the Islamic forces in the Middle East as


Pakistan: supporters of Muslim cleric clash with police 15 January 2013

Television footage showed police shooting into the air and using tear gas to push back protesters, who had converged on parliament in Islamabad. The clashes started when


Cleric in Islamabad: 'It's the beginning of the revolution'

CNN 15 January 2013
By Shaan Khan and Jethro Mullen

A Muslim cleric leading a self-proclaimed movement to clean up politics in Pakistan by throwing out the current leaders in favor of a caretaker administration called on


Egypt to Host Another Fatah-Hamas Meeting

Arutz Sheva 15 January 2013
By Elad Benari

Egypt is set to host another meeting between Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction and its rival Hamas, the Egyptian Al-Ahram daily reported on Monday.


The Obama Military – Evolution and Legacy

Right Side News 15 January 2013
By Paul E. Vallely MG, US Army (ret)

Throughout the 236 years of US history, military forces have experienced numerous transformations in roles and missions, structure and procedures, reputation and power,


Rape ‘being used as widespread weapon of war in Syrian conflict’

TheMuslimIssue 15 January 2013

Rape is being used as a weapon of war in the Syrian conflict to such an extent that many refugee families are citing it a as a primary reason to flee, according to a new


The maids on Saudi Arabia's death row: Scores of foreign women facing execution for child abuse, witchcraft... and killing would

Daily Mail 15 January 2013
By Alex Gore

Foreign workers are being warned of the 'deadly risks' they face in Saudi Arabia, with more than 45 maids awaiting execution despite growing anger at the country's mistreatment


He fought Muslim Turks in Serbia, then founded the Colony of Georgia…

The Moral Liberal 15 January 2013
By William J. Federer

Educated at Oxford, James Oglethorpe joined the Austrian army at age 17 and helped free Belgrade, Serbia, from Muslim Turks. Returning to England, he unintentionally killed


Iranian-American pastor threatened with death

BP News 15 January 2013
By John Evans

Saeed Abedini, an Iranian-American pastor currently imprisoned in Iran, is being threatened with death as the country continues its longstanding pressures against Christians,


Saudi clerics demand fair trials for prisoners 15 January 2013

More than 100 Saudi clerics have signed a petition calling for fair hearings for prisoners held on security grounds in the conservative kingdom, which has arrested thousands of


Al Qaeda carves out own country in Mali, prepares to defend it

Fox News 15 January 2013

Deep inside caves, in remote desert bases, in the escarpments and cliff faces of northern Mali, Islamic extremist fighters have been burrowing into the earth, erecting a


The Aga Khan’s Earthly Kingdom

Vanity Fair 15 January 2013
By James Reginato

Multi-billionaire son of a notorious playboy, His Highness Prince Karim, the fourth Aga Khan, enjoys his jets, yachts, and Thoroughbreds. But since the age of 20, he has also


The Sunday Times: Theft, and a Hatchet Job Against Gavin Boby

Gates of Vienna 14 January 2013

Regular GoV readers are familiar with Gavin Boby of Law and Freedom.

For the past couple of years Gavin has been tireless in his opposition to the construction of new mosques in England through action in local planning councils.

Yesterday The Sunday Times published what it must have believed was a hit piece on Gavin.

They accused him of "ideological hatred of Islam” and connected him with "the far-right blog Gates of Vienna”.

I can’t show you the whole piece, because it’s behind a paywall. But here’s a screen shot of the top of the article by Richard Kerbaj and Robin Henry:


Norway’s Happy Lies on Muslim Immigration

FrontPage Magazine 14 January 2013
By Bruce Bawer

Should one laugh or cry? That perennial question raised itself yet again on January 10 when Norway’s purported newspaper of record, Aftenposten, ran what several readers, in


Criticizing Islam considered national security threat 14 January 2013
By Taylor Rose

As tensions continue to surge over the expansion of Shariah law both in the Middle East and in Europe, a new speech rights case has emerged in Spain where an ex-Muslim


One of Germany's Leading Critics of Islam Due to Appear in Court

Islam versus Europe 14 January 2013

Michael Mannheimer is one of Germany's leading critics of Islam. I've mentioned him a few times here. He has his own blog and writes for the huge German anti-Islam blog,

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