Islamic Winter: Tunisian and Libyan 'liberation' leads to Sharia 27 October 2011

The "Arab Spring" was predictably hailed by naive Western leaders as a positive development that would finally bring true Western-style democratic freedom to the masses of the Middle East.

But more than one analyst, including top Israeli officials, have warned that the Arab Spring is about to give birth to the Islamic Winter.


Moammar Gadhafi’s Son Saif al-Islam Wants to Surrender to ICC: Report

Moammar Gadhafi's son Saif al-Islam wants to surrender to the International Criminal Court, which has indicted him for war crimes, Reuters reported Wednesday night. Saif al-Islam, 39, has proposed


The Left’s Worst Crime in the Middle East

Canada Free Press 26 October 2011
By Daniel Greenfield

The left’s worst crime in the Middle East has been its support for the region’s Arab-Muslim majority at the expense of its minorities. It has supported the majority’s terrorism, atrocities, ethnic cleansing and repression of the region’s minorities. Very rarely has it raised a voice in their support, and when it has done so, it was in muted tones completely different from their vigorous defenses of the nationalism of the Arab Muslim majority.


Video: Geller: Reading the real Qur'an

Jihad Watch 26 October 2011

In "Reading the Real Qur'an" in the American Thinker this morning, Pamela Geller reads into the "real translation" that Islamic apologist Mike Ghouse gave her on the Sean Hannity Show last Friday night:

Last Friday I was on the Sean Hannity Show, debating Muslim activist Michael Ghouse on the future of Libya.


Letter from Prince Charles to Gaddafi found

Female First 26 October 2011

A letter from Britain's Prince Charles to Libya's Colonel Muammar Gaddafi praising the dictator's charity work has been found. A letter of praise from Prince Charles to Libya's Colonel Muammar


Shariah law bad idea for 'democratic' Libya

Toronto Sun 26 October 2011
By Peter Worthington

It’s not what could be called an encouraging start for democracy in the new, liberated, un-Gadhafied Libya. The declaration by interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil — a former justice minister under


Nation of Islam leader slams Gadhafi's death 26 October 2011

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan said Tuesday that those rejoicing in the death of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi will come to sorrow and predicted that the U.S. was unprepared for the


So Much for Middle East Democracy

Family Security Matters 25 October 2011
By Gadi Adelman

This could certainly be the shortest article I have ever written. The title alone could be the whole article.

Now that Qaddafi is dead what will be next for Libya? No doubt Libya will follow the path of other countries that have been down this road.


The Tyrant is Dead, Long Live the Tyrant

Canada Free Press 25 October 2011
By Daniel Greenfield

The tyrant is dead, and the head of Libya’s Transitional National Council, Mustafa Abdul-Jalil,  (who was also Gaddafi’s former Justice Minister), has declared that Libya has been liberated.

What a glorious day it is when a country is liberated from its justice minister by its justice minister. If only Gaddafi had been quicker on the ball, he could have staged a revolution against himself and liberated the country from himself.


Mask of Peace: Brotherhood's Plot for Global Rule 25 October 2011
By Dale Hurd

OSLO, Norway - The so-called Arab Spring has brought the Muslim Brotherhood to the threshold of power and influence in the Middle East. But a Norwegian television documentary, called "Freedom,


Libya: sharia frightens West, muftis feud over Gaddafi grave 25 October 2011

ROME - Post-Gaddafi Libya is taking on the complexion of militant Islam. After yesterday's comments by the president of the National Transitional Council (NTC), Mustafa Abdel Jalil, who spoke of the


Sharia law declaration raises fears among women in new Libya

National Post 25 October 2011
By Simon Martelli

TRIPOLI — The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in newly liberated Libya has raised concerns, especially among women, despite Islamists insisting moderation will


Libya: Sharia will be basis of legislation, all laws contradicting Islamic teaching will be nullified

Jihad Watch 24 October 2011

I tried to tell you. "Libya's transitional leader declares liberation," from AP, October 23 (thanks to all who sent this in): BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's transitional leader declared his


Libya NTC head Jalil pledges to uphold Islamic law

Reuters 24 October 2011

BENGHAZI, Libya - Libya's National Transitional Council leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil kneeled in prayer after taking the stand in a celebration of liberation on Sunday after 42 years of


Libya's new path heads toward Islamic law

Seattle Times Newspaper 24 October 2011

BENGHAZI, Libya — Less than a week after dictator Moammar Gadhafi was killed, the leader of Libya's transitional government declared to thousands of revelers in a crowded square Sunday that Libya's


Farewell to the Man of Many Spellings

Gates of Vienna 21 October 2011

If the early news reports are correct, Colonel Muammar Qaddafi (alias Moammar Ghedaffi, Muamar Khaddafi, plus more than 200 other combinatorial variants on his two names) has shuffled off this mortal coil. The "death photos” of Col. Kheddafi are too gruesome to post here, so I’ll just make do with an old photo of him from happier days.


Video: New vid of dead Gaddafi surface

Tundra Tabloids 21 October 2011

First is Gaddafi still alive and in the back of a pickup


Bossi wants migrants sent back after Gaddafi's death 21 October 2011

Rome - Umberto Bossi, the leader of Italy's regionalist Northern League party, said undocumented migrants from Libya living in Italy should be sent back after former dictator Muammar


Dutch minister wants troops back from Libya

Expatica 21 October 2011

Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal hopes to bring home the Dutch forces deployed in the NATO mission to Libya as soon as possible. He was speaking to the BNR radio station in response to the news of


Germany hopes for new era of peace, democracy in Libya

Expatica 21 October 2011

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday the death of Libya's former strongman Moamer Kadhafi cleared the way for a new, peaceful, political start, urging the country to move swiftly towards

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