Archive | May, 2012

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Report: Egypt’s Brotherhood candidate tells Christians to be subjugated to Islam or emigrate

If you turn on any mainstream media outlet, you are far more likely to hear about the poor Syrian rebels and the death toll of Bashar Al-Assad’s forces. What you’re not likely to see is the imminent peril Egypt’s Christians are in. Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate – and frontrunner in the run-off election – Muhammad […]

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Teen’s sentence for defaming Islam upheld

ASSIUT, Egypt, May 30 (UPI) – A Christian teenager sentenced to three years in jail for defaming Islam has lost his appeal before an Egyptian court, the government said. An appeals court in the southern Egyptian city of Assiut upheld the prison sentence handed to 16-year-old Gamal Abdu Massoud, the Egypt Independent reported Wednesday. Massoud was […]

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Preview ChangesThe McDonald’s Toy Story

By Walid Shoebat The people of Saudi Arabia are furious with the McDonald’s fast food chain for a toy which they say desecrates the name of Muhammed, the prophet of Islam. They are demanding retribution. According to the Arabic news website, Kermalkom.com, “[the McDonald's fast food restaurant] abused the Prophet Muhammad by placing his name at the base of a […]

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UN: Pakistan judges pressured to use blasphemy law

By REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) – Pakistani judges are often pressured to convict people accused under the country’s blasphemy laws that call for the death penalty for anyone insulting Islam, a special U.N. representative said Tuesday. Gabriela Knaul, the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, told a news […]

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Egypt’s Elections and where the Middle East is headed

Walid Shoebat Raymond Ibrahim presents an accurate picture of the condition in Egypt’s elections: “as the Western mainstream media fixate on images of purple-stained fingers—it is well to remember that there is much more at stake in Egypt’s elections than the mere “right” to vote.” He adds: Bear in mind that this is not the […]

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NYC PUBLIC SCHOOL MANDATES ARABIC LANGUAGE STUDIES FOR ALL 2ND THROUGH 5TH GRADERS

From The Blaze   PS 368, a public elementary school in Manhattan, New York, has implemented a school-wide mandate that is capturing headlines. Principal Nicky Kram Rosen is requiring all 200 students in grades second through fifth to spend two 45-minute sessions each week learning Arabic. The requirement, which will begin next semester, is intended […]

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Turkish pianist accused of insulting Islam

(From the AP)   ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a prosecutor has proposed charging an internationally known Turkish pianist and composer with insulting Islamic religious values in comments he made on Twitter. Anadolu Agency said Friday that an Istanbul court will decide whether to accept the proposed indictment against Fazil Say, who […]

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Brotherhood man promises Islamic law in Egypt

By Tom Perry (Reuters) – When he joined the race for Egypt’s presidency just five weeks ago, Mohamed Mursi was mocked as the Muslim Brotherhood’s uncharismatic “spare tyre” after its first-choice candidate was disqualified. But the 60-year-old engineer came first in the opening round, according to a Brotherhood tally after most votes were counted, thanks to […]

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Report: Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi in Run-off

As the first round of presidential elections begin to wind down, it looks like at least one of the two candidates who will end up in a run-off will be Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi. Via The Blaze: The candidate of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood won a spot in a run-off election, according to partial results […]

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Tolerance: Kill your daughter for being too Western

When tolerance involves killing your own daughter… Via MSNBC: A young woman has told a court in England that as a child she witnessed her 17-year-old sister being murdered by their parents after a months-long quarrel about the teen’s Westernized lifestyle. Alesha Ahmed, 22, who is in a witness protection program, told a court in […]

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Why would Hillary announce State Dept hacking al-Qaeda Computers?

Shortly after the 9/11 attacks, George W. Bush said that much of America’s victories against terrorists would be ‘secret in success.’ Covert cyber attacks should theoretically fall into that category, should they not? That’s what makes this AP report mildly curious: The State Department has launched a different sort of raid against al-Qaeda — hacking […]

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