Political reactions

Obama has no enumerated power to release GITMO prisoners, but here we go again

allenbwest 9 December 2014
By Allen West

Sure seems we’ve come to a point where the rule of law means little to the Obama administration — or the oath taken to faithfully execute our laws. With that in mind,


The 390-Euro Man: A Pakistani Slave's Path to Freedom

SPIEGEL 9 December 2014

For more than 16 years, Hanif Masih worked as an indentured servant in a brick factory in Pakistan. Then, an aid organization purchased his freedom. Though he remains extremely


Justice Minister Peter MacKay says Ottawa man in Syria is being monitored

CBC News 9 December 2014
By Laura Payton

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney says Canadian officials revoked the passport of John Maguire, an Ottawa-area man who joined ISIS in Syria and who is calling for Muslims to


Upper Egypt: Christian Copts pay 120 million Egyptian pounds in ransom money

Jihad Watch 9 December 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

According to Mina Thabet, founder of the People’s Initiative Party, cases of Coptic abduction and ransoming against huge sums of money are on the rise in the Minya Governorate


Manitoba Muslims condemn ISIS video from Ottawa man

CBC 9 December 2014

John Maguire, who was already reportedly under investigation by the RCMP after travelling to Syria to join ISIS as a foreign fighter in January 2013, appears in a six-minute,


Terrorist leader killed in Pakistan had Broward background

MiamiHerald.com 9 December 2014
By Alfonso Chardy and Jay Weaver

A former Broward County college student who slipped out of South Florida just before the 9/11 terrorist attacks and later rose to the top ranks of al-Qaida was killed by


ISIS Making Profit Selling Organs Harvested From Its Dead Fighters

Assyrian International News Agency 9 December 2014
By Johnlee Varghese

Reports out of Iraq have found that the Islamic State (ISIS) militant group are making huge profits by selling harvested organs of its own dead fighters. ISIS, is currently


Fatah official: Two-state solution is dead

The Times of Israel 9 December 2014
By Elhanan Miller

The two-state solution is dead, a senior member of Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah organization said on Monday, calling on the Palestinian leadership to seek "new solutions.” Speaking


First female genital mutilation case to go to trial in NSW Supreme Court

Sydney Morning Herald 9 December 2014
By Louise Hall

An elderly woman has pleaded not guilty to performing female genital mutilation on two young sisters. The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, will stand trial next


Israel: Muslim Brotherhood cell in Jordan 'smuggling weapons to West Bank Palestinians'

International Business Times UK 9 December 2014
By Jack Moore

A Muslim Brotherhood cell based in Jordan is smuggling weapons to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and raising funds for terror activities, according to Israeli


IS beheads 4 children in Iraq for refusing to convert to Islam

Firstpost 9 December 2014

Baghdad: Sunni radical group Islamic State (IS) beheaded four Christian children in Iraq for refusing to convert to Islam, a media report said Monday. The beheadings took


Abu Dhabi murder: Killing of American mum by burka-clad suspect 'may have been terror attack'

Daily Mirror 9 December 2014
By Jessica Best, Nina Massey

The murder of an American mother by a burka-clad suspect in a toilet next to a Waitrose may have been a terror attack. Ibolya Ryan, 47, was found with knife wounds in the


Hamas Delegation in Iran to Normalize Relations

Arutz Sheva 9 December 2014

A delegation from the terrorist organization Hamas which controls Gaza arrived on Monday for talks with Iranian officials on repairing ties between the two, local media


Reports: Senior Hamas Official Accused of Sexual Harassment

Arutz Sheva 9 December 2014

Sami Abu Zuhri, one of the most high-profile spokesmen for Hamas, is apparently being investigated by the Islamist terrorist group for sexually harassing a foreign female


Turkish Hospitality For Arab Terrorism

The Gatestone Institute 9 December 2014
By Burak Bekdil

Erdogan deliberately overlooked a significant difference between Hamas and Turkey's Islamist parties: Hamas specifically advocates violence, while Turkish parties operate within democratic politics. Hamas is coordinating its efforts in the West Bank with logistical support from a command center in


The Frontiers of Secularism

Sam Harris Blog 9 December 2014
By Sam Harris and Phil Zuckerman

Phil Zuckerman is a professor of sociology and secular studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. He is the author of Living the Secular Life, Faith No More, and Society Without God. He has also edited several volumes, including Atheism and Secularity, Sex and Religion, and The Social Theory


‘ISIS Sees Turkey as Its Ally': Former Islamic State Member Reveals Turkish Army Cooperation

Newsweek 9 December 2014
By Barney Guiton

A former member of ISIS has revealed the extent to which the cooperation of the Turkish military allows the terrorist group, who now control large parts of Iraq and Syria, to


Citizens in Denmark’s 2nd biggest city vote no to mega-mosque. Socialist mayer do not care: wants a "dignified” place for Islam

10news.dk 9 December 2014
By Nicolai Sennels

Mosques are Islamic powerplaces that strengthens Islam: they spread Islam’s message, they strengthen the followers’ faith, they enhance the unity of the Muslim society, they


Gender equality triggers suicides, Turkish PM suggests

Hurriyet Daily News 9 December 2014

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu linked "mechanical equality" in gender relations in developed countries to higher suicide rates, in a speech delivered on Dec. 4. "Why is the


France: 8-Year-Old Jewish Girl Harassed, Taunted by Muslim Classmates; Interior Minister Says Fight Against Antisemitism Should

Algemeiner 9 December 2014

A young Jewish girl in France was harassed and verbally abused by two Muslim schoolmates late last week, France’s RTL radio reported on Saturday. The incident took place at

Syndicate content