Tag: Koran


Mattel Issues Statement On Fireman Sam’s Koran Disaster: ‘Please Don’t Kill Us! We Don’t Want To Die!’

There are apologies; there are grovelling apologies; and then there’s the kind of hair-shirt, mea culpa, “oh God, oh God, how can we ever make amends?”, self-abasing, crawling-to-beg-your-forgiveness-on-our-knees-on-broken-glass number just delivered by the toymaker behind TV kiddie animation series Fireman Sam to the entire Muslim community…

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Egyptian Cleric: Force Citizens to Fast On Ramadan By Law

JAFFA, Israel – A high-profile Egyptian cleric has called on the government to impose stricter penalties on citizens who violate Ramadan. Sheikh Sameh Abdelhamid said in a televised interview that just as eateries, pubs, and nightclubs are closed during Ramadan

Viral Video Shows Kuwaiti Shop Owner Abusing NAKED Employee

A video showing a Kuwaiti shop owner abusing an Egyptian employee suspected of stealing has made the rounds in the Arabic news media and on social media in recent days. In the undated video, Abu Abdullah, the owner of a mobile phone shop in Kuwait’s Alaziziya district, is seen whipping his employee, who had been stripped naked, while verbally abusing him and finally urinating on him.

Spain To Teach Koran In Schools ‘To Counter Islamic Extremism’

Spanish schools plan to “tackle extremism” by segregating Muslim students and teaching them more about the Koran and Islam, according to new government guidelines. Critics say the guidelines — which suggest the teaching of many aspects of Islamic doctrine, culture and history —

In Statement Proclaiming Civilian Slaughter Halal, Islamic State Takes Credit for Brussels Attacks

“Islamic State fighters carried out a series of bombings with explosive belts and devices on Tuesday, targeting an airport and a central metro station in the center of the Belgian capital Brussels, a country participating in the international coalition against the Islamic State,” said the ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency on Tuesday, as translated by Heavy.com.

Does Islam ‘Hate’ Us?

In remarks last week, Donald Trump once again made headlines about the threat we face from Islamic supremacism. As he succinctly put it, “Islam hates us.”

Obama Uses Mosque Speech to Subordinate All Religion to the State

When President Barack Obama visited a fundamentalist mosque in Baltimore on Feb. 3, he flattered his Islamic audience, smiled cheerfully and then rhetorically flattened the constitutional and cultural walls that protect competing religious beliefs from the progressively expanding federal government.

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Eritrea Allegedly Commands Polygamy to Restore Population

A memo from the infamously authoritarian government of Eritrea in east Africa — the Department of Religious Affairs, to be specific — is sending “ripples of shock throughout the country,” according to Ventures Africa, as it orders men to marry at least two wives or face life imprisonment with hard labor.

Muslim Boy Cuts Off Own Hand After Blasphemy Mistake

(AFP)- A 15-year-old Pakistani boy cut off his own hand believing he had committed blasphemy, only to be celebrated by his parents and neighbours for the act, police told AFP Friday. Local police chief Nausher Ahmed described how an imam

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Indonesian Cleric: Running Terror Camp Was ‘Act of Worship’

Radical Islamic cleric Abu Bakar Bashir was convicted in 2011 of running a terror camp in the Aceh province of Indonesia. On Tuesday, he appealed his 15-year prison sentence without actually denying that he broke the law. Instead, he argued that his actions were justified because he was obeying Allah’s orders.