Playboy editor, models investigated in Indonesia

I was recently hearing from some people about what a wonderful sign of Islamic tolerance was the fact that, although there was mob violence, the government was not moving against Playboy in Indonesia. So much for that. From Reuters, with thanks to Kaosktrl: JAKARTA (Reuters) – The editor of Playboy Indonesia and two models whose […]

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Thousands in Egypt rally for Palestinians

Calling for jihad against Israel. Tiny Minority of Extremists Update and 1938 Alert from AP: CAIRO, Egypt – Several thousand protesters at one of Cairo’s main mosques called Friday for holy war against Israel to help the Palestinians in their conflict with the Jewish state. The Middle East on the Muslim day of prayer saw […]

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Nine-year-old girl sold into marriage to 60-year-old man to pay debt for rice in Pakistan

There’s that number again: 9. And while the authorities have intervened, this case demonstrates how the adherence to Islamic law and the example of Muhammad regarding the “acceptable” age for marriage undermine civil laws aimed at protecting female citizens even in an “Islamic republic.” Sharia Alert from the Khaleej Times: “Pakistani police rescue bride aged […]

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Iran’s spies set up base in Iraq’s Shiite city ““ report

Sunni/Shi’ite Jihad Update from Iran Focus, with thanks to JE: Baghdad, Jun. 29 — Agents of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) are fomenting unrest in Iraq’s southern city of Basra, the Iraqi daily az-Zaman reported on Thursday. Az-Zaman quoted Iraqi counter-intelligence sources as saying that fighters were being trained in Lebanon under MOIS […]

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Somali jihadists claim nationwide authority

Somali Jihad Update from CNN: “Bin Laden message: Somalia is front in war on U.S.” MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The hard-line Muslim leaders who control much of southern Somalia claimed nationwide authority, while the latest message attributed to al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden describes the Horn of Africa nation as a battleground in his […]

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Doublespeak on suicide attacks at Al-Azhar

The guys at Al-Azhar are crafty enough to know that an item like this will make headlines, and that those headlines will, like the one below, emphasize that that Islam forbids suicide, and the killing of “innocents” of some unstated definition. Of course, the ruling contains the usual elastic clause for “defending religion and the […]

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Iran granted extension, rejects it

Iran rejects the impudent gestures of the dhimmis. They know who’s in charge here. “Iran Granted Extension,” from AFP, with thanks to JE: Iran has rejected a week’s extension to respond to an international proposal on suspending uranium enrichment. However EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana and Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani will meet […]

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Al-Qa’ida mosque bomber captured

The one who bombed the Golden Mosque, trying to set off Sunni/Shi’ite jihad in Iraq. From AFP, with thanks to JE: IRAQI security forces have captured a Tunisian al-Qa’ida militant allegedly behind the February bombing of a revered Shia shrine that unleashed a massive wave of sectarian violence. Abu Qudama al-Tunisi, allegedly a member of […]

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Hirsi Ali dispute brings down Dutch government

Anti-dhimmitude from D66. From the Financial Times, with thanks to Arjun: A dispute over the citizenship of Somali-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali brought down the Dutch government yesterday when D66, the junior member of the centre-right coalition, walked out after demanding the resignation of Rita Verdonk, the hard-line immigration minister. Jan Peter Balkenende, prime minister, told […]

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New Bin Laden audiotape praises Zarqawi

From the SITE Institute: An audio message attributed to Usama bin Laden, the Emir of al-Qaeda, in which he speaks of the martyrdom of the Emir of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was issued today, June 29 2006, by as-Sahab. The 19:16 minute speech features two panels atop Arabic subtitles; one panel featuring a […]

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Muslim nations urged to create own world court

Imagine how the issues of jurisdiction, of legal interpretation, and of the Sunni-Shia rivalry would play out if any number of countries tried to implement this plan. But what is noteworthy, alongside the proposal of a world Islamic court, is the extent to which responsibility is displaced: Not only are Western nations to blame for […]

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Hamas Deputy PM goes into hiding as Israel warns even Haniyeh not immune

And why should he be immune? He has waged jihad along with the rest of them. From Haaretz, with thanks to Kaosktrl: Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister Nasser a-Shaer, who evaded capture by Israel Defense Forces troops during mass arrests of Hamas officials before dawn Thursday, has gone into hiding in the West Bank. A-Shaer has […]

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Niger: Mob stones 20-year-old girl to death

Islamic Tolerance and Sharia Alerts: “Mob stones 20-yr-old girl to death in Minna,” from Vanguard, with thanks to Sugiero: MINNA “”The life of a 20yr old girl (name withheld) was prematurely terminated in Izom in Gawu Babangida Local Government Area of Niger State yesterday as she was stoned to death by irate youths for distributing […]

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Fitzgerald: Egypt should not be done any favors

Hugh Fitzgerald comments on the sale of advanced military materiel to Egypt: Egypt should not be done any favors. And if it is suggested that if “we don’t sell them” this equipment then Egypt will “buy it elsewhere” (the usual nonsense offered in defense of such things) then we have to ask — where will […]

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Fitzgerald: Death of a “settler”

Jihad Watch Board Vice President Hugh Fitzgerald discusses the dhimmi coverage of the murder of Eliahu Asheri: I listened to the BBC last night. The announcer could not get enough of that word “settler.” The “Palestinians” had executed “an Israeli settler.” The “settler” had been kidnapped. And so on. One would have no way of […]

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US Customs and Border Protection gives CAIR a tour of O’Hare security

U.S. officials bend over backwards to make it easy for Muslims to get through airport security. “CAIR-Chicago, Muslims, Meet With U.S. Customs & Border Protection at O’Hare Airport” — a CAIR-Chicago press release, with thanks to LGF: On Wednesday, June 21, CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director Ahmed Rehab and intern Susan DeCostanza along with other leaders in […]

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NYT Demanded Financial Tracking To Combat Terrorism

We have long excoriated the dhimmis at the New Duranty Times, aka the New York Times, for following in the footsteps of their illustrious Pulitzer-winning reporter Walter Duranty, who lied about the Ukrainian famine to please his master Stalin. Now the New Duranty Times has been likewise ignoring the Islamic jihad, and generally peddling the […]

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CAIR defends Hamas terrorists

“CAIR Says Targeting of Gaza Infrastructure a ‘War Crime'; Bush Administration Urged to Condemn Attacks on Bridges, Electrical Supply,” a CAIR press release from US Newswire, with thanks to LGF, where Charles points out: “CAIR does not condemn the kidnappings, the constant rocket attacks against Israel, or the use of human shields by Palestinian terrorists.” […]

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Hamas leaders arrested; Israeli murdered

The original headline says “Israeli executed,” but AP should know better; this is just a cold-blooded murder. “Hamas leaders arrested; Israeli executed,” from AP: GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israeli forces rounded up Palestinian Cabinet ministers and lawmakers from the Islamic Hamas, increasing pressure on the Islamic militants to release a captured Israeli soldier, and […]

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Miami bomb plot suspects “entrapped,” lawyers say

They Were Nice Boys Alert from Reuters: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Seven men charged with conspiring to bomb the Sears Tower in Chicago and the FBI building in Miami were entrapped by a federal informant, lawyers for two of the suspects said on Monday. An indictment issued last week accused the men of pledging loyalty to […]

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