Hero of the Middle East: King Abdullah II of Jordan

Gatestone Institute 2 March 2015
By Bassam Tawil

King Abdullah II is not like U.S. President Barack Obama, who is afraid to fight Islamic terrorism and afraid of an Iran that aspires to be nuclear, even as it threatens all of


Jordan's Fuzzy Definition Of Free Speech

NPR 2 March 2015
By Robert Siegel

Earlier this month, Jordan's Information Minister Mohammad Al-Momani told a conference that freedom of expression can contribute to stopping radicalization. On the very same


Iran, Hezbollah Reportedly Backing Al-Qaeda Attacks Against US Interests in the Middle East 25 February 2015

Iran and Hezbollah have been supervising and funding fighters linked to Al-Qaeda to target US interests in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan, independent Lebanese


Iran Speeding to Nuclear Weapons Breakout

The Gatestone Institute 13 February 2015
By Bassam Tawil

Iran, with its proxies in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Bahrain and Yemen, has surrounded all the oil fields in the region and is currently busy encircling Jordan, Israel and


• 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


Jordan launches 56 bombing raids in revenge against Isil

Irish Independent 9 February 2015
By Alan Martin

Jordan stepped up its bombing of the jihadist group on Thursday in response to the brutal killing by Isil of a captured Jordanian pilot, and continued until Saturday. "We achieved


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


The Glamor of Evil

Steyn Online 6 February 2015
By Mark Steyn

On Tuesday the Islamic State released a 22-minute video showing Flight Lieutenant Muath al-Kasasbeh of the Royal Jordanian Air Force being doused in petrol and burned to death. It is an horrific way to die, and Flt Lt al-Kasasbeh showed uncommon bravery, standing stiff and dignified as the flames consumed him.


War with Isis: If Saudis aren't fuelling the militant inferno, who is?

The Independent 6 February 2015
By Robert Fisk

The image of a Muslim burned alive is more terrible for millions of Muslims than that of an "unbeliever” burned alive. So just who are the Muslims who support the immolation of


Video: Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood Leader Hamza Mansour Refuses to Acknowledge that ISIS Are Terrorists

youtube 6 February 2015

In a recent Jordanian TV interview, Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood leader Hamza Mansour refused to condemn ISIS as a terrorist organization. Asked repeatedly by the interviewer


Ezra Levant and Jonathan Halevi analyze one of the post incineration of the Jordanian Pilot videos by the Islamic State

Vlad Tepes 6 February 2015


Islamic State video showing Jordanian pilot burned alive titled with Qur’an quote

Jihad Watch 6 February 2015
By Robert Spencer

The video is entitled, "Healing the Believers Chests.” That’s from the Qur’an: "Fight them, and Allah will punish them by your hands, cover them with shame, help you over them,


Islamic State’s Killing of Jordanian Pilot Sparks Outrage

The Wall Street Journal 6 February 2015

Islamic State’s killing of a Jordanian pilot spread outrage across the Arab world Wednesday, a day after the extremist group released a video that appeared to show the


Islamic State video shows Jordanian pilot burnt alive 4 February 2015

A GOVERNMENT spokesman says Jordan has executed two prisoners after Islamic State killed Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh. Would-be Iraqi female suicide bomber Sajida


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


The king and Islam

The Economist 29 January 2015

AS ALWAYS with King Abdullah of Jordan, politics is a bit of a gamble. As part of his war on Islamist extremism he wants to foster a version of the religion that is more submissive to 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


Islamists in Jordan - The king and Islam

The Economist 23 January 2015

AS ALWAYS with King Abdullah of Jordan, politics is a bit of a gamble. As part of his war on Islamist extremism he wants to foster a version of the religion that is more


Jordan amends bill to avoid blacklisting Hamas

Middle East Monitor 14 January 2015

Jordan's House of Representatives yesterday amended a bill pertaining to financing terrorism, a move seen as an attempt to sidestep labelling the Palestinian movement Hamas as


Jordanian MP: "By Allah, It Is an Honor to Incite Against the Jews"

Breitbart 3 december 2014
By Abe Katsman

Two Jordanian MPs on Jordanian television went on verbal attacks against Jews and Israelis, praising the recent Jerusalem synagogue massacre and encouraging incitement

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