Tagged with Muhammad

Israel and Saudi Arabia: Unlikely Allies

by Joseph Puder Media outlets have been speculating about the emerging alliance between Israel and Saudi Arabia. The International Business Times (December 2, 2013), quoted London’s Sunday Times as saying that “Israel and Saudi Arabia were working together to bring down Iran’s nuclear activities.” Clearly, having a mutual interest in stopping the threat of a … Continue reading

Islam: Still medieval after 1,400 years

While almost all other cultures changed from primitive and medieval to democratic and egalitarian societies, one culture managed to keep even its most brutal and backward traditions and values for 1,400 years until today. Still today, the majority of Muslims prefer to live by values that can be traced all the way back to the … Continue reading

Muslims launch massive legal assault on free speech in France

by Cheradenine Zakalwe The three lawyers of the Ligue de défense judiciaire des musulmans (LDJM) [Muslim Judicial Defence League], including the criminal lawyer Jean-Marc Florand, filed a complaint on Tuesday against Charlie Hebdo, the Islamophobic site Riposte laïque, the magazine Valeurs actuelles and finally Manuel Valls, the Minister of the Interior. The weekly satirical magazine … Continue reading

Does the Qur’an Teach Hate?

By Robert Spencer On September 11, 2013, a public information officer for Palm Beach County, Florida named John Jamason posted a message on his personal Facebook page: “Never forget. There is no such thing as radical Islam. All Islam is radical. There may be Muslims who don’t practice their religion, much like others. The Quran … Continue reading

#Islam: Re-Interpreting the Koran

By David Solway As I’ve written on several previous occasions, there exists a sect of reformist Muslims who believe that the Koran has been grievously misread by cavilers and doubters who are convinced that Islam is not a religion of peace, but a violent and imperialistic faith intent on world conquest. The passages in the … Continue reading

#Islam: Blaming the Rape Victim in Dubai

By Robert Spencer Dubai, not willing to take the international heat, has pardoned Marte Deborah Dalelv, a Norwegian woman who had been sentenced to sixteen months in prison for making the mistake of reporting that she had been a victim of rape. The UK’s Daily Mail reported that “under UAE law, rapists can only be convicted … Continue reading