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Iran Arrests Journalists Who Reported Acid Attacks

by Mary Chastain Iran arrested four journalists from the Isna news agency after they reported the acid attacks against women in Isfahan. Isna was one of the first to reach out to the attacked women. The reports caused international outrage. The four journalists are not named. Police arrested and released “Zahra Mohammadi, the head of … Continue reading

Egypt begins clearing Gaza border area

Smoke rises after a house was blown up during a military operation by Egyptian security forces in the Egyptian city of Rafah near the border with southern Gaza Strip Oct. 29, 2014. (AFP) Al Arabiya, Staff writer Egypt began establishing a buffer zone on Wednesday, clearing residents from its border with the Gaza Strip following … Continue reading

Who Converts to Islam, and Why?

Hugh Fitzgerald Isn’t that the question that ought to be asked all over the Western world? Not to try to say that the mentally ill, who just happen to be converts to Islam, kill people, but that those who are psychically off, if they convert to anything, nowadays will almost certainly to convert to Islam. … Continue reading

The Latest Push for a Palestinian State

Recent developments in Sweden, the United Kingdom and Ireland exemplify yet another effort to create a Palestinian “state” out of thin air.  Sweden’s new socialist government has recognized “Palestine,” as did non-binding resolution adopted by Britain’s parliament and Ireland’s Senate. Similar moves elsewhere in Europe are expected shortly.  And there are plans to have “Palestine” … Continue reading

Halloween is haram, declares Malaysia fatwa council

The country’s National Fatwa Council slammed the spooky tradition as “Western,” deviating away from the teachings of Islam. (Shutterstock) Al Arabiya News A Malaysian Islamic authority has banned Halloween celebration in a fatwa (religious edict), according to a local media report on Wednesday. The country’s National Fatwa Council slammed the spooky tradition as “Western,” deviating … Continue reading

Interview with an Islamic State Recruiter

Interview with an Islamic State Recruiter: ‘Democracy Is For Infidels’ Interview Conducted by Hasnain Kazim The conditions laid out by the Islamist are strict: no photos and no audio recording. He also keeps his real name secret as well as his country of origin, and is only willing to disclose that he is Arab. His … Continue reading

The Islamization of Jerusalem

by Daniel Greenfield Chaya Zissel Braun was murdered on her first trip back from the Western Wall where the indigenous Jewish population of Israel continues to pray in the shadow of the shrine established there by the Muslim conquerors from which the racist Muslim settlers rain down rocks on the Jewish worshipers. The three-month old … Continue reading

Palestinians Praise Infant Murderer

by Ari Lieberman As last week’s light rail car attack claims yet another victim – a 22-year-old Ecuadorian woman who sustained a mortal head wound – Palestinians are busy hailing the miscreant responsible for the cowardly attack that also claimed the life of a 3-month-old infant, as a hero and martyr. This abominable terrorist attack … Continue reading

ISIS is Islam

By G. Murphy Donovan Barack Obama is given to making extraordinary pronouncements. Many of the more dramatic assertions seldom are based on facts, reason, or reflection.  Put aside, if you can, the hyperbole which often accompanies wishful thinking about domestic social problems; poverty, public education, and public health. The President’s public rhetoric on foreign policy, … Continue reading

Its Just a Monday for Islam

Police: Suicide bomber in Iraq kills 27 Shi’ite militiamen near Baghdad Reuters A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi’ite militiamen on the outskirts of the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Monday after security forces pushed Islamic State militants out of the area over the weekend, army and police sources said. The attacker, driving … Continue reading