Afghanistan

Burqa-clad suicide bomber kills provincial Afghan police chief

Al Arabiya News 25 March 2015

A suicide bomber wearing a burqa blew himself up in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing an influential provincial police chief, officials said Thursday. The Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for

 

NHS Doctor Turned Taliban Fighter Killed By Pakistani Intelligence

Breitbart 16 March 2015
By Donna Rachel Edmunds

A former NHS doctor turned extremist fighter has been killed in Afghanistan alongside three other jihadists by Pakistani intelligence officers working under cover. The

 

Islam's Troubled Historic Record and Dome of the Rock

Right Side News 16 March 2015
By Tom Wallace and Shahram Hadian

Today, with Dr. Janosik's help, we are going to share a different perspective on the history of Islam. Those of you who follow this ministry are familiar with the traditional teachings on the

 

The man who helped blow up the Bamiyan Buddhas

BBC 16 March 2015
By Nasir Behzad and Daud Qarizadah


Mirza Hussain was 26 when Taliban commanders ordered him to plant explosives on the famous Buddha statues in his home province, Bamiyan. The ancient sandstone carvings, once the world's tallest Buddhas, were annihilated in an act of destruction that shocked the world, and helped set a

 

Afghan men march through Kabul streets wearing burkas to highlight women's rights

ABC 9 March 2015

A group of Afghan men have marched through the capital Kabul in burkas to draw attention to women's rights. The hardline Taliban forced women to wear burkas in public during

 

AFGHANISTAN: Kabul woman wears body armor to protest constant sexual harassment by men in the streets

Bare Naked Islam 9 March 2015

Ever since I was a little girl, I have had to put up with men touching me and insulting me in the streets of Kabul. And of course, as I grew up, it became worse. This happens to all

 

Iran Deploys Afghan Shiite Brigade to Spread Its Control in Southern Syria

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs 5 March 2015
By Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah

Ali Reza Tavassoli, the Afghan Shiite commander of the "Fatimiyoun Brigade” in Syria and one of the most important pro-Tehran militia leaders, was killed in Dera’a on Feb. 28,

 

Dutch Somalis Kill 25 People in Mogadishu

The press agency, AFP, quotes the Somali intelligence services that say that the homicide bombing in the Somalian capital Mogadishu was carried out by two Somalians with Dutch

 

ISIS Butchers: Medieval Serial Killers On Steroids – OpEd

Eurasia Review Journal & Think Tank 18 February 2015
By Valerie Ogden

Islamic State butchers wantonly rape, enslave, burn, crucify and slaughter thousands of adults and children – including 21 Egyptian Christians beheaded in the latest outrage –

 

Radical Muslim organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir calls ‘emergency’ meeting after Tony Abbott announces security crackdown

9news.com.au 18 February 2015

Controversial radical Muslim group Hizb ut-Tahrir has called an "emergency” press conference after Prime Minister Tony Abbott called for sweeping changes to Australia’s

 

• Historical Documentation: The Jihad That Led to the Crusades

Center for the Study of Political Islam 12 February 2015
By Dr. Bill Warner

Obama’s remarks about the evil of the Crusades, needs to be factually examined in detail. Here is such a list: 0355 After removing a Roman temple from the site (possibly the

 

Why the Crusades Began

Citizen Warrior 6 February 2015

About 450 years before the first crusade began, a new religion was born in the Middle East. At the time, the Middle East was mostly made up of Christians and Jews. Before

 

UNESCO study confirms Arab nations - and many others - don't teach the Holocaust

the elder of ziyon - 2 February 2015

UNESCO just published a report on how textbooks teach, or don't teach, the Holocaust in countries worldwide. The summary map showing the level of Holocaust education in each

 

24 injured at anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in Kabul

Expatica 2 February 2015

At least 24 people were injured Saturday when a protest in Kabul against French magazine Charlie Hebdo turned angry, police said, with officers firing warning shots after

 

Taliban not a terrorist group, White House deputy press secretary says

Washington Times 30 January 2015
By Jessica Chasmar

White House deputy press secretary Eric Schultz argued during Wednesday’s briefing that the United States can negotiate prisoner swaps with Taliban members, because the Taliban is

 

Afghans arrest commander of group that claimed killing Swedish journalist

Reuters 30 January 2015

Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said on Wednesday it had arrested a commander of a militant group known as the "Suicide Front", that claimed responsibility last year for the

 

Islamic Terrorism: The Taboo Topic

Gatestone Institue 28 January 2015
By Uzay Bulut

The political violence of the Koran is eternal and universal. The political violence of the Bible was for that particular historical time and place. This is the vast difference between Islam and

 

After Peshawar School Massacre, Pakistan's Barelvi Clerics Attack The Taliban, Declare: 'The Killers Of Students Are Hell-Bound,

memri.org 12 January 2015

After the December 16 attack on the Army Public School in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, in which 132 and a dozen adults were killed, the tide of public opinion is turning

 

At the End of Afghanistan War, Most Doubt its Value

abcnews 5 January 2015
By Gary Langer

Fewer than four in 10 Americans say the war in Afghanistan was worth fighting – up from its low but still a broadly negative judgment on the United States’ longest

 

Soldier investigated ‘for touching Taliban suspect on nose with piece of paper’

Blazing Catfur 24 December 2014

A British soldier was investigated for touching a Taliban fighter on the nose with a sheet of paper during a routine interrogation, a former senior military intelligence

 
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