What is noteworthy about this is how selective and one-sided Maher and Dawkins are. They’re all upset about the Marxist anti-Semite Maryam Namazie being banned from speaking at a university because of her views on Islam, but have never said a word while for years Pamela Geller and I and others who tell the same truths about Islam that Namazie tells (and more consistently than she does because we do not support the “Palestinian” jihad as she does) have received the same treatment from universities and other venues. 673 more words
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Besides removing supposed temptations to idolatry, Islamic jihadists want to destroy the artifacts of non-Muslim civilizations because doing so testifies to the truth of Islam, as the Qur’an suggests that the destroyed remnants of ancient non-Muslim civilizations are a sign of Allah’s punishment of those who rejected his truth: 304 more words
Prayer Opportunity: Yet another puzzle piece in the Middle East. 100 more words
By Greg Grandin
The only person Henry Kissinger flattered more than President Richard Nixon was Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. In the early 1970s, the Shah, sitting atop an enormous reserve of increasingly expensive oil and a key figure in Nixon and Kissinger’s move into the Middle East, wanted to be dealt with as a serious person. 2,019 more words
Egyptian satellite channel CBC has come under attack for how it described Jews murdered in Jerusalem.
The news ticker says “Martyrdom of settlers and wounding of two others as well as the death of the attacker in Jerusalem.” 160 more words
Not only does the callous, criminal bombing of civilians give fuel to the Islamic State — but now Russians could be liable for abetting war crimes.
Four Russian warships fired 26 missiles into Syria from the Caspian Sea on Wednesday, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stated to Russian President Vladimir Putin on live television, destroying 11 targets from a distance of more than 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) away. 173 more words