Obama approval 72%… With Muslims

By JONATHAN TOPAZ | 7/11/14 6:06 AM EDT President Barack Obama’s approval rating is higher among Muslims than any other religious group, a new poll says. According to a Gallup poll released Friday that tracked responses for the first six months of 2014, 72 percent of Muslims said they approve of the president, compared with … Continue reading

Fatah Facebook page glorifies female fighters, suicide bombers Read more: Fatah Facebook page glorifies female fighters, suicide bombers

Days after Abbas’s faction says it too is firing rockets into Israel, video lauds trio of women terrorists as role models By Times of Israel staff http://youtu.be/GZ-0OJgyHjs short video clip posted on the Fatah movement’s official Facebook page Thursday glorified a female army unit training to launch rockets at Israel and presented suicide bombers as … Continue reading

Why Israel Must Destroy Hamas

This Is Not a Cycle of Violence, But a Continuum By Seth Cropsey In a true cycle, for example a biological one, life is sustained by a progression of changes that begin with new individuals who mature through stages that end in death but reproduce along the way thus completing a cycle.  The popular term, … Continue reading

ISIS issues print, electronic newspaper

Al Arabiya News The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has issued an electronic and printed newspaper named Dabiq in Arabic and English, the London-based Rai al-Youm newspaper reported Tuesday, citing social media accounts close to ISIS. The printed newspaper was distributed to areas in Syria under ISIS control, and the electronic version was distributed … Continue reading

Al-Shabaab attack Somali presidential palace

Al Arabiya news Somalia’s Islamist al-Shabab attacked the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday taking control of the presidential office after heavy gunfire. Al Arabiya correspondent said there were at least three explosions at the palace. Al-Shabaab spokesman Abdulaziz Abu Musab told AFP: “Our commandos are inside the so-called presidential office. “We are … Continue reading

Don’t Overestimate the Islamic State

By M.Rubin http://www.commentarymagazine.com/author/mrubinaeiorg/ I’m currently in Jordan where I’ve been able to meet some Iraqi tribal representatives, Sunni Iraqi businessmen, and representatives of the “Iraqi resistance,” including those who held senior positions under Saddam Hussein. What they have conveyed to me—which is consistent with what I have heard from many Kurdish interlocutors familiar with the … Continue reading

Obama’s Secret Directive Supporting Global Islamism

By Raymond Ibrahim A recent Gulf News report sheds some light on how and why the United States helped bring the Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist allies to power, followed by all the subsequent chaos and atrocities in the Mideast region. Large portions of the report follow with my commentary interspersed for added context: Dubai: For the past decade, … Continue reading

Iran Remains a Danger to the World

By Ronn Torossian With the July 20 “deadline” for a nuclear agreement between Iran and the rest of the world, the world must remain strong on the dangers which Iran poses.  Despite the weakness of certain world leaders, Iran remains a vast danger. Some important statements to remember:  “Today the world has become a much … Continue reading

Jordan: Al-Qaeda cleric denounces IS caliphate

AMMAN — A Jordanian jihadist ideologist and Al-Qaeda cleric on Wednesday denounced the declaration of a “caliphate” by Sunni militants in Iraq and Syria, warning against more bloodshed. “Can every Muslim and weak person find refuge in this caliphate? Or would it be like a sharp sword against all opponents?” Issam Barqawi, known as Abu … Continue reading