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Spiral of violence over Temple Mount security measures

Middle East pundits like to talk about the cycle of violence in the region, particularly in relation to the Israel-Palestinians conflict. But the truth is that the violence is not a cycle, it is a spiral, prodded and pushed and magnified at each level by the Palestinians and their leadership. 1,667 more words

Israel News

After being detained by Israeli forces during prayer, Jerusalem mufti released on bail

JULY 14, 2017

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Late Friday afternoon, after hours of detention, Israeli authorities released the grand mufti of Jerusalem Sheikh Muhammad Hussein on a bail of 10,000 shekels ($2,813).Hussein was detained by Israeli forces early Friday afternoon while he was performing prayers among a crowd of Muslim worshipers who had been… 284 more words


Islamic States chief cleric killed in Syria air strike: U.S.-led coalition


Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 1:02pm EDT

The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State confirmed in a statement on Tuesday that it killed Turki al-Bin’ali, the group’s self-proclaimed “Grand Mufti” or chief cleric, in an air strike in Syria on May 31. 42 more words

Syria Updates: 13 th May Videos And Articles

Assad vows to defend de-escalation zones/ The X Files of Turkey & US: The Conflict Is Out There/ ‘Both PKK & YPG are terrorist organisations’ – Turkey angered by Pentagon’s decision to arm Kurds/ 2,248 more words

World At War

Joe Hildebrand on free speech

“This should make the blood run cold in any free-thinking, independent, intelligent person.” – Joe Hildebrand on Australia’s Grand Mufti’s calls to make it illegal to criticise Muslims about their religion.


The Grand Mufti wants to expand section 18C

One of the great functions of free speech, is to allow for the easy dismantling of bad ideas.

As the Grand Mufti is the defending the very, very bad idea of Islam, should we be surprised he wants to restrict free speech? 383 more words