Muslim Activist Sues Pope, Cardinal

Kissing the Qur’an probably won’t help this time Adel Smith is trying to make Christianity illegal in Italy. The statements quoted below from the Pope and Ratzinger are merely expressions of the Christian Faith. If this most frivolous of all frivolous lawsuits goes forward, it should also render illegal Islamic statements about Muhammad’s being the […]

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Abu Sayyaf Claims Responsibility for Ferry Blast

Fox News reports that the Muslim extremist group Abu Sayyaf claimed responsibility Sunday for a ferry explosion and fire that killed at least two people, though 180 more were missing, according to a radio report. MARIVELES, Philippines — The Muslim extremist group Abu Sayyaf claimed responsibility Sunday for a ferry explosion and fire that killed […]

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Islam 101 tries to bridge gap

Here’s a feelgood story from the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle about clearing away post-9/11 misconceptions about Islam. Of course, the main misunderstanding is about jihad: On Sept. 11, 2001, just after he watched the World Trade Center towers fall on television, Aly Nahas received a call from a rabbi offering him shelter. The rabbi was […]

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Israel arrests Palestinian youths for planning suicide attack over West Bank barrier

Becoming a reality? A 13-year-old would-be suicide bomber. From AP: Israeli security forces arrested three Palestinian youths who planned to carry out a suicide attack out of anger over Israel’s West Bank barrier, relatives said Sunday. The youths, ages 13 and 14, were among the youngest ever arrested for planning suicide attacks. Parents of one […]

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Brunei Sharia watch: Too Near Pork Products Complaint Lodged Against Shop

Aieeee! Even in the supermarket, delicate Muslim sensibilities require discrimination against non-Muslims. To keep a Muslim child from being defiled by picking up a can of pork, Muslims in Brunei are asking that products for non-Muslims be hidden away. From BruDirect, with thanks to Nicolei: Members of the public particularly shoppers in a prominent supermarket […]

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UK Muslim wives get rights!

What’s that? You thought British Muslim women had the same rights as anyone else in Britain? Guess again. Some Muslim men aren’t happy about it, but Muslim women have just been granted a whole list of new rights by Britain’s Sharia Council. From AsiaNews.co.uk, with thanks to Nicolei: DETAILS of a new Islamic marriage contract […]

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Jihad in Cambodia

Hambali Hambali, who has been involved in many Asian terrorist adventures, has been charged in Cambodia. From AP, with thanks to Nicolei: Asia’s top terror suspect, Hambali, and eight other alleged Muslim militants were charged yesterday with attempted murder in an unspecified terrorist plot to bomb targets in Cambodia. A Cambodian court levelled the charges […]

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Jihad can be offensive or defensive

This Pakistan Times op-ed by Yamin Zakaria contains familiar moral equivalency arguments, but it is notable for what it says about the meaning of jihad. It’s a bit different from the sanitized version offered by Muslim spokesmen in the West. (Thanks to Twostellas.) Jihad can be both defensive and offensive, preferably by the Islamic state. […]

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Los Angeles Teacher Resigns Over Muslim Scarf Flap

The headscarf controversy comes to the US. It’s a strange incident: it seems that this instructor had a policy against headgear in class, as it obstructed the view of other students. So he asked a Muslim girl to remove her headscarf. Now he has resigned under pressure, to the delight of the Council on American […]

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Pakistani official: schools play vital role in promoting Islam

Brushing aside abundant evidence that Islamic schools in Pakistan have become training grounds for terrorists, Pakistani Information Minister Rashid Ahmed defended the schools (madaras) as vital for the safeguarding of Islam. Oh, and don’t worry about nukes. Pakistan’s “nuclear assets are in safe hands.” From NNI, with thanks to Twostellas: Minister for Information and Broadcasting […]

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September 11 is God’s work: Mufti

More damaging words and implausible explanations from Sheikh Al-Hilali. From Smh.com.au, with thanks to LGF: The powerful leader of Australia’s 300,000 Muslims, Sheik Taj el-Din Al Hilaly, has praised the September 11 terrorist attacks as “God’s work”. The controversial Mufti also appears to have lent support to Arab suicide bombers in an inflammatory sermon during […]

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US troops to silence terror threats in Africa

The war on terror is expanding into Africa. From AP, : The United States is scaling up its military presence in Africa as concern mounts over terrorist threats – both immediate and future – on the continent, the deputy head of American forces in Europe said Friday. “The threat is not weakening, it is growing,” […]

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Israeli couple dead in ambush

More civilians murdered in the jihad in Israel. From the New York Post, : A young Israeli couple driving on the road between two West Bank cities were shot to death last night in a drive-by ambush by suspected Palestinian terrorists, Israeli authorities said. The unidentified husband and wife, believed to be in their late […]

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Anti-dhimmitude in Lebanon: Cardinal Sfeir Laments Efforts to Islamize Lebanese Education

A Lebanese patriarch sees a threat to Lebanese culture from Islamization. From Zenit News Agency, with thanks to Nicolei: Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, warns that an attempt is being made to Islamize public and private education in Lebanon. In a Lenten message to the faithful and all the population […]

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Saudis on alert for Al Qaida attack on oil facilities

Would Al-Qaeda be short-sighted enough to destroy the ultimate source of worldwide funding for jihad? From the World Tribune, : Saudi Arabia has bolstered its forces in the Eastern Province after an alert of an Al Qaida attack on the kingdom’s oil fields and nearby Shi’ite communities. Saudi opposition sources said Riyad has reinforced National […]

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A question on the status of women taken as prisoners during Jihad

Despite obfuscations and denials by many Muslims in the West, jihad is (as I demonstrate in Onward Muslim Soldiers) a quite coherent and comprehensive set of laws for warfare against non-Muslims and their treatment as dhimmis after the successful conclusion of that war. These laws cover virtually every aspect of that warfare, and they are […]

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Anti-dhimmitude in Norway: Man jailed for blocking wife’s integration

European Muslim leaders like Dyab Abou Jahjah of the Arab European League, as I show in Onward Muslim Soldiers, fiercely oppose any attempt to integrate Muslims into European society. But now, for the first time, a Norwegian court has declared that illegal. From Aftenposten, with thanks to Ali Dashti: An Oslo court has convicted an […]

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Paris pizza jihad

Two pizzeria workers have been arrested in Paris. From AP: Anti-terrorism judges placed two Paris pizzeria workers under investigation Friday in a probe into radical Islamic training camps set up in France during the 1990s, judicial officials said. Mustapha Boussaffa of Tunisia and Hazdine Sayeh, a French-Algerian, were being investigated for “criminal association with a […]

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Saudis: No Jews Welcome

The Saudi tourist site saying that Jewish people were ineligible to apply for visas was up as late as last night; I sent it to a friend at 7:44 PM yesterday. But now image-conscious Saudis have taken it down. Does that mean their policy has changed? That question is as yet unanswered. From AP: Rep. […]

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Muslim Missionaries Recruiting Africans For Holy War

A lot of people complain about Christian missionaries, but I have never heard of them doing military recruiting. This is just another example of activities going on in mosques that must be halted if terrorism is ever going to end. From AP: Muslim missionaries from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Pakistan have been visiting mosques in […]

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