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NYPD wants to name a street in Harlem after slain Officer; told to get permission from Mosque

What would you say if you learned that a police officer was shot and killed inside a mosque while on duty and that a movement to name a street after that officer ran into resistance from a local community board because the leadership of that mosque might be offended? Whatever you would say, say it […]

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ISNA welcomes Tunisian Muslim Brotherhood leader

Rachid Ghannouchi is recognized as the leader of Tunisia’s Muslim Brotherhood movement. He also heads Ennahda, an Islamic political party. In August, Ghannouchi will be speaking at the upcoming annual ISNA convention. Remember, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) is a confirmed Muslim Brotherhood group, despite what Suhail Khan said at CPAC in 2011: […]

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Egyptian sentiment for ending Peace Treaty with Israel growing?

In left wing parlance, the term ‘Hudna’ is nothing more than a ‘peace treaty’ that gives both sides the opportunity to reach a mutually beneficial understanding. ‘Peace treaty,’ like ‘Arab Spring’ sounds so tranquil and welcoming, doesn’t it? In the Muslim world, Hudna means something far more tactical: What is being touted as a ‘cease-fire’ […]

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Whaddya Know: Egypt’s Stealth Muslim Brotherhood candidate calls Israel a ‘racist state’

Abdel Monem Aboul Futuh is one of two frontrunners in the Egyptian presidential election. His closest opponent is Amr Moussa. Conveniently, Futuh is NOT the official Muslim Brotherhood candidate but he still has unkind words for Israel. Via Egypt Independent: A leading Islamist candidate in Egypt’s presidential election has branded Israel a “racist state” and […]

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Washington Post reports Egypt’s Coptic Christians fear ‘Ultraconservative’ Muslims

Leila Fadel at the Washington Post has now officially chimed in on the fears of the Coptic Christians in Egypt as a direct result of the removal of Hosni Mubarak last year. Interestingly, she affixes a curious label to the ideology of those who threaten the Copts. A year after an attack by ultraconservative Muslims […]

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Fethullah Gulen’s Movement to be featured on 60 Minutes; San Diego Mayoral candidate beholden to Gulenists?

This is essentially a two-part post having to do with separate developments relative to Turkish Imam Fethullah Gulen. First, set your DVR for this week’s installment of 60 Minutes as Leslie Stahl will be doing a feature on Gulen. Via Donna Garner at Education News: I do not know whether this Sunday’s 60 Minutes TV […]

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Why the Left doesn’t confront Islam while smearing Christians

Have you ever wondered why gay rights groups in the west aggressively attack Christians who merely disagree with their lifestyle and are virtually silent by comparison as homosexuals are systematically murdered in Iran for… being homosexual? Have you ever wondered why the National Organization for Women (NOW) aggressively derides Christians who believe in traditional family […]

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Video: Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff calls anti-Muslim Military course “Objectionable”

It’s important to remember that when men like Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, express a formal position, he is expressing Barack Obama’s position and not necessarily his own. Nonetheless, self-declared Islamic enemies of the United States – who have declared war on us through both violent and political jihad – […]

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Duh. Egypt holds less favorable opinion of U.S. now than before Arab Spring

In our ‘you don’t say’ post of the day, the Muslim outreach by the Barack Obama administration seems to be having an effect directly opposite to that championed by its proponents. Via NBC News: The United States has given billions of dollars to Egypt in recent decades, but research published Tuesday by a major think […]

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University of Central Arkansas teacher says she Apologized to Saudi students on her own

We received an email from the University of Central Arkansas teacher at the center of this story, which originated from a report from a website called Emirates 24/7. Emirates 24/7 reported that several Saudi students took offense to a photo that the teacher “liked” on facebook and went to her superiors to demand an apology, […]

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Rep. Louie Gohmert presses FBI Director on the purging of training documents

At a House Judiciary committee hearing, FBI Director Robert Mueller fielded questions about the purging of training materials that related directly to counter-terrorism efforts. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) pressed Mueller on the issue. In particular, Ghomert wanted to know why seemingly innocuous statements that included the words, “Jihad” and “Islam” were removed. He also wanted […]

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