International

How Saudi Wahhabism Is the Fountainhead of Islamist Terrorism

Huffington Post 21 January 2015
By Yousaf Butt

The horrific terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo weekly in Paris have led to speculation as to whether the killers -- the brothers Chérif and Saïd Kouachi -- were lone wolves or tied to

 

Terror attack in Tel Aviv: Palestinian seriously wounds 4 in stabbing rampage on bus

Jerusalem Post 21 January 2015

A Palestinian man from the West Bank stabbed several people Wednesday morning, in a suspected terror attack on the 40 bus line in central Tel Aviv. At least four of the victims –

 

Radical Islamist group calls for Sharia law in Australia at community center

UPI.com 21 January 2015
By Andrew V. Pestano

Radical Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir has called to raise an army of followers to implement Sharia law in Australia at a public event in a community center. In a report by Yahoo!7 News,

 

Chechnya: 800,000 Muslims protest Muhammad cartoons; protests also in Iran, Pakistan, Ingushetia, elsewhere

Jihad Watch 21 January 2015
By Robert Spencer

They’re not protesting against the murder of twelve cartoonists for the crime of drawing Muhammad. They’re protesting against the cartoons. And these protests are

 

Old Islamists Never Die: Mohammed Haydar Zammar

ACDemocracy 21 January 2015
By J. Millard Burr and Rachel Ehrenfeld

On March 2014, in an Islamic-State-sponsored prisoner swap, Mohammed Haydar Zammar, the al-Qaeda operative jailed in Syria in 2001, was freed in exchange for Syrian army officers

 

Pakistan police fear Red Mosque militants trying to regroup

Business Standard 21 January 2015

Pakistan police is searching for nearly 300 former students of the Red Mosque after reports that some of them are trying to reactivate the defunct Ghazi Force militant group, media

 

African States Get $189m Financing From Islamic Lender

Ventures Africa 21 January 2015
By Niyi Aderibigbe

The Board of Executive Directors of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved a new round of financing worth $189.4 million for development projects covering important

 

Hamas: Tel Aviv stabbing attack 'heroic act'

Hamas condoned on Wednesday a stabbing attack on a Tel Aviv bus which left nine people injured, calling it an act of heroism. A 23-year-old man from the West Bank city of

 

ISIS publishes female sex slave handbook

India Today 20 January 2015

Can women be forced into sexual slavery? Have the Islamic State militants been doing the same thing? Grim as it may sound, it is true. The pamphlets handed out by IS militants in

 

3,000 “Moderate Rebels” Defect to the Islamic State (ISIS). US Preparing 5,000 More

Global Research 20 January 2015
By Tony Cartalucci

Reported along the peripheries of the Western media, it was reported recently that some 3,000 so-called “moderate rebels” of the “Free Syrian Army” had defected to the “Islamic State”

 

The Troubling Math of Muslim Migration

Creeping Sharia 20 January 2015

Demographics may not be the whole of destiny, but they are certainly a good part, and across the Atlantic, the United States seems increasingly to be turning toward Western

 

The Troubling Math of Muslim Migration

Creeping Sharia 20 January 2015

Demographics may not be the whole of destiny, but they are certainly a good part, and across the Atlantic, the United States seems increasingly to be turning toward Western

 

Video: Saudis Behead Screaming Woman With Three Sword Strokes

Raymond Ibrahim 20 January 2015
By Raymond Ibrahim

Laila Bint Abdul Muttalib Basim, a Burmese woman who resided in Saudi Arabia, was beheaded by sword on Monday after being dragged through the streets of Islam’s holy city of Mecca

 

Call for Muslim army in Australia

Yahoo!7 20 January 2015
By Bryan Seymour

There was a call to arms over the weekend that is, in any terms, truly frightening. It came from a known Islamist who wants to raise an army to impose Sharia law here in Australia.

 

'Go home & take Obama': Rival crowds at anti-Islamophobia event in Texas (PHOTOS)

RT 20 January 2015

Crowds of people showed up to demonstrate outside a Muslim event in Garland, Texas. Critics of the event accused organizers of trying to stifle freedom of speech, while

 

Islamic State threatens to kill two Japanese hostages

Irish Times 20 January 2015

Islamic State has released a video showing Islamic State threatening to kill two Japanese men unless a ransom of $200m is paid within 72 hours. The authenticity of the video,

 

Islamic State planning 24-hr television channel: Reports

TODAYonline 20 January 2015

According to reports in both Israeli and international media this week, the Islamic State has a 24-hour television channel in the works. The station, which if launched will take ISIS’

 

Beerwah Woolworths targeted by Anti-Halal protester

The Sunshine Coast Daily 20 January 2015
By Natasha Christian

AN ANTI-halal protester placed more than 100 offensive stickers on halal products for sale at Woolworths Beerwah. Woolworths found itself in the middle of controversy on

 

Hizb ut-Tahrir holding public meeting in Lakemba over Charlie Hebdo

Sydney Morning Herald 20 January 2015
By Natalie O'brien

The controversial group Hizb ut-Tahrir is holding a public meeting in Lakemba on Saturday night protesting the politicisation of the events surrounding the Charlie Hebdo shootings.

 

The Prophet, Represented

city-journal.org 19 January 2015


On the northeast corner of Madison Avenue and 25th Street stands the Manhattan Appellate Courthouse, a Corinthian-columned marble palace built in 1900 by architect James Brown Lord. Gracing the roof balustrade are nine statues of historical lawgivers, including Solon, Justinian, Confucius, and Moses.