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The danger of saying ISIS is not Islam

Times of Israel 19 September 2014
By Liz Lightstone


So I’ve been thinking about this a lot and posted this morning on twitter about David Cameron’s comment ("they are monsters, not Muslims”). I’m very concerned by growing reprise that "Islamic State” (IS) is not Islam, that they are not Muslims. I can understand where it’s coming from but its a very dangerous form of

 

Confronting Islamic State

The Economist 19 September 2014


Even before America has properly put together its coalition to "degrade and ultimately destroy” Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls swathes of Iraq and Syria, it thinks it is making military progress. IS’s advance has already been halted, and the group has been pushed back on several fronts.

 

France's Hollande Vows Strikes on Islamic State Soon

Voa News 19 September 2014
By Lisa Bryant

French President Francois Hollande said Thursday Paris will conduct airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq in the near future. The announcement comes as the militant

 

Who's Who in Coalition to Defeat Islamist Extremists

Breitbart 19 September 2014

The United States is taking the lead in an international coalition aimed at repelling and defeating the Islamist extremists marauding across parts of Iraq and Syria. Jihadists

 

U.S., Europe Ponder Silent Threat From 'Tourist Jihadis'

Bloomberg 19 September 2014
By Mehul Srivastava and Helene Fouquet

As U.S. fighter jets bomb Islamic State strongholds in Iraq, and Australian police officers arrest men intent on capturing and beheading innocents, intelligence agencies are

 

Children as Suicide Bombers in Islamic Countries

The Gatestone Institute 19 September 2014
By Lawrence A. Franklin

One Pakistani recruiter of child suicide bombers describes these children as "tools provided by God." Another Muslim cleric in a madrassa [Islamic boys' school] describes

 

Australia ISIS Beheading Order: "Kill a Random Kaffir”

Frontpage Mag 19 September 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

To the Muslim the Kaffir, the non-Muslim, is the lowest of all creatures. The Koran encourages his murder. The entire narrative of Islam was written in the blood of non-Muslims

 

Australia Foils Alleged Beheading Plot Linked to Islamic State

The Wall Street Journal 19 September 2014

Police carried out early morning raids in two major Australian cities, including Sydney, in a strike aimed at disrupting what they said were plans by local Islamic State

 

Muslim Group Pushes for Taxpayer-funded Sharia-Compliant Food Bank

Creeping Sharia 19 September 2014

Food shelves can be a life line for people dealing with poverty and hunger. But many in the Somali-American community say finding a food shelf that caters to their religious

 

Dissident rapper Mouad El Haqed released

Arts Freedom 19 September 2014
By Nadir Bouhmouch

Arrested on 18 May 2014, El Haqed was charged by a lower Casablanca court with public drunkenness and the assault of a police officer. Supporters claim that these are trumped

 

Islamic State ‘Slayer’ Declares His Love for ‘Drinking Blood’ and ‘Dying for Allah’

Palestinian Media Watch 19 September 2014
By Sharona Schwartz

A Islamic State fighter who was once described by friends as "an all around good guy” says in a new video that he and his fellow militants "love drinking blood” and "love dying

 

That so-called "moderate” Muslim country where young boys learn how to beat a man to death

Bare Naked Islam 19 September 2014

With the world’s largest Muslim population, Indonesia is where Barack Hussein Obama attended a madrassa for several years as a child. I wonder if he learned how to do this?

 

Sydney in the firing line of Islamic State fanatics: Police escalate search for five rocket launchers

The Daily Telegraph 19 September 2014

Police have significantly escalated their search for five rocket launchers believed to be buried in Sydney bushland by a terror cell linked to Islamic State savages Khaled

 

The Islamic State Comes to Indonesia

Foreign Policy 19 September 2014
By Joe Emont

One day in July, worshippers gathered in a small mosque on the outskirts of Malang, a mid-sized Indonesian city, to learn about the achievements of the latest Sunni insurgency

 

Islam and the "Killing of Innocents"

The Gatestone Institute 18 September 2014
By Denis MacEoin


"No religion condones the killing of innocents." — U.S. President Barack Obama, September 10, 2014. "Islam is a religion of peace." — U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, September 13, 2014. "There is a place for violence in Islam. There is a place for jihad in Islam." — U.K. Imam Anjem Choudary, CBN News, April 5, 2010.

 

Qatar-Gulf deal forces expulsion of Muslim Brotherhood leaders

The Guardian 18 September 2014
By Ian Black

Qatar has pledged to expel exiled leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as one of the conditions of an agreement forced on the wealthy Gulf state by Saudi Arabia, the United

 

ISIS Using Christian Homes in Mosul As Factories for Explosive Devices

A number of Mosul residents have said that ISIS has turned Christians homes into factories for improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and car bombs. In interviews with ankawa.com,

 

Hamas’ West Bank Supporters: ‘Hit Tel Aviv, Haifa, Allah Willing’

The Algemeiner 18 September 2014
By Dave bender

Public support for terror group Hamas in the West Bank has only increased since Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah is

 

What Does Hamas Really Want?

The Gatestone Institute 18 September 2014
By Yaakov Lappin

Hamas's long-term ambitions are indistinguishable from those of Islamic State and al-Qaeda. Hamas will now focus on its next goal -- trying to strengthen its presence in the

 

30,000 violence-stricken Yazidi refugees willing to move to Armenia

Pan Armenian 18 September 2014

Yazidi refugees are ready to move to Armenia, which could be made possible only through the government’s goodwill, the head of the Union of Sinjar Yazidis told Zhamanak

 
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