Middle East

Nothing to Do With Islam

FrontPage Magazine 20 August 2014
By Bruce Thornton

The war against jihadism has been chronically misunderstood because of our failure to acknowledge the religious motives of Muslim jihadists. This failure began in 1979 with the

 

Video: The Not So Golden Age of Islam

youtube 20 August 2014
By Bill Warner

We are often told of the greatness of the Islamic Golden Age. But how much actual gold was there? And why does Islam do so poorly in intellectual work today?

 

Video: The Hamas Terror Tune That Became the Anthem of Israel’s Soldiers in Gaza

Jerusalem Letters 20 August 2014

A few days ago, I called a young relative who is serving in the Israeli air force and asked him: "Do you know that song—"Kum, Aseh Piguim”? Without missing a beat, he said:

 

Dutch justice ministry employee: Islamic State a Zionist conspiracy

Haaretz Daily Newspaper 20 August 2014

An employee of the Dutch Justice Ministry said the jihadist group Islamic State was created by Zionists seeking to give Islam a bad reputation. Yasmina Haifi, a project

 

UK Islamists Join With Neo-Nazis, Marxists in Anti-Semitism

The Clarion Project 20 August 2014
By Samuel Westrop

Recent anti-Israel protests have been attended by thousands across Europe. These protests come in opposition to attempts by Israeli forces to quell the rocket fire aimed at

 

Video: Gaza Bishop: Hamas Used Church to Fire Rockets

CBN News 20 August 2014
By George Thomas

GAZA STRIP -- Air raid sirens sounding in the Eshkol Region on Wednesday afternoon turned out to be a false alarm. The 72-hour ceasefire appears to be holding for now. Hamas

 

Why Is the Islamic State Behaving This Way?

FrontPage Magazine 20 August 2014
By Robert Spencer

The Islamic State is turning into a huge public relations problem for groups like the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its allies. For years they

 

Yazidis Commit Mass-Suicide After Rape by Islamic State Fighters

Arutz Sheva Israel National News 19 August 2014
By Ari Soffer

In yet another harrowing chapter in the tragic plight of Iraq's Kurdish Yazidi population, eyewitnesses have described how girls raped by Muslim fighters from the "Islamic

 

Hamas Threatens Terror in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria

Arutz Sheva Israel National News 19 August 2014
By Dalit Halevy and Ari Yashar

The Hamas terrorist organization in Gaza on Sunday called for an escalation of terror attacks on Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria as an "expression of support" for the war on

 

Video: Mosque-Goers Pledge Allegiance to ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi following Al-Raqqah Sermon

UN Watch 19 August 2014

 

Cairo draft accord may embody Israeli concessions on security in return for Hamas truce

DEBKA file 19 August 2014

DEBKAfile’s intelligence sources disclose that the Egyptian-brokered draft deal Israeli and Hamas delegates inked in Cairo Monday night, Aug. 18, contained, in return for a

 

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The Times of Israel 19 August 2014
By Amanda Borschel-Dan

In what is being called by organizers the biggest pro-Israel, anti-terrorist rally in recent years, an estimated 20,000 gathered in India on Saturday in a show of solidarity

 

Hillel Neuer destroys Al Jazeera panel on “Israeli war crimes”

UN Watch 19 August 2014

 

Sharia Saudi Arabia: Prison, lashes for woman who criticized morality police

The Jihad Watch 19 August 2014
By Robert Spencer

"It said the patrol had entered her cafe to check there were no breaches of morality or other laws in the conservative Muslim kingdom, and that some of her employees had then

 

Why Jordan Doesn't Want More Palestinians

The Gatestone Institute 19 August 2014
By Khaled Abu Toameh

By mistreating the Palestinians and depriving them of their basic rights, Jordan and other Arab countries are driving them into the open arms of extremists, especially Islamist

 

Claim: al-Shabaab financiers tend to come from one clan

Money Jihad 19 August 2014

Money Jihad cannot confirm the accuracy of a recent claim that financiers of the al-Shabaab terrorist organization tend to come from the Hawiye—the dominant clan in

 

ISIS Forcefully Circumcised Assyrian Christian Men in Mosul, Sold 700 Yazidi Women

The Tunisia Daily is reporting that the Islamic State (ISIS) forcefully circumcised Assyrian men in Mosul, without anesthesia. The report does not specify the number of men

 

The War With Palestinians

Family Security Matters 19 August 2014
By Herbert London

The "Palestinian cause" is once again on the front burner of U.N. deliberations because of the war between Israel and Hamas. Moreover, this cause has for decades formed the pan

 

Hamas leader said in 2009 that terror infrastructure was higher priority than houses

Elder of Ziyon 19 August 2014

The Meir Amit Terrorism Info Center has documented over the years a statement that Hamas leader Khaled Meshal gave in 2009: On November 12, 2009, Khaled Mashaal met with

 

Baroness Warsi was over-promoted, incapable and incompetent

The Spectator 6 August 2014
By Douglas Murray

Farewell then Sayeeda, Baroness Warsi. The most over-promoted, incapable and incompetent minister of recent times has finally done the nation one service and resigned. This

 
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