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Whitewashing Islam: Egypt’s Grand Mufti and Muhammad’s Transformation in Medina

On July 2, the Wall Street Journal carried an article by Shawki Allam, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, who claimed that “violent extremists” are distorting the true purpose of fatwas and thereby, the true meaning of Islam. He goes on to extoll the virtues of Muhammad’s many roles – calling him a divine inspiration, social reformer, military leader, statesman, and also a Mufti.


Obama at WH Dinner: Koran Teaches Us We Are One family

On Monday, Barack Obama, speaking at an Iftar dinner (the evening meal when Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset), he hosted at the White House, intoned to his audience, “The Koran teaches us that God’s children tread gently on the earth … We affirm that whatever our faith, we are one family.”

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Kabul Mob Kills Woman for Burning Koran

A horrible story from Radio Free Europe tells of a woman in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, beaten to death by an angry mob for allegedly burning a Koran near the Shah-e Doh Shamshira shrine on Thursday.

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Jihad, Islamic Jew-Hatred, and ‘Najis’ Doctrine in Shiite Iran: Past as Prologue

Briefly, Shiite doctrine on jihad evolved to be indistinguishable from its Sunni counterpart by the late 13th century, i.e., open-ended warfare against non-Muslims. Iran’s theocratic Shiite Safavid and Qajar dynasties, its primary rulers from 1501-1925 (i.e., barring a period of Sunni Afghan invasion, internecine turmoil, and the heterodox reign of Nadir Shah, covering ~ 70 years during the 18th century), fully implemented this warfare doctrine, including the notion that jihad was more laudable in the absence of the 12th imam.


Re-enacting Muhammad in Copenhagen

Shouting the jihadist battle cry declared by Islam’s prophet Muhammad himself, “Allahu-akbar” (“Allah is greater”), on Saturday, February 14, 2015, a Muslim gunman opened fire on participants at a Copenhagen, Denmark, conference on freedom of expression, killing 1 and wounding 3 others.

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Democrats Refuse To Name Islam As Root Of Terrorist Attacks

You just can’t make this stuff up. The former head of the Democrat Party, Howard “The Screamer” Dean is all bothered about Islamic terrorists being called “Muslim terrorists,” even after they were heard shouting “Allahu akbar” while they were mowing down people with their AK-47’s.

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Liberal Dhimmitude: 12 Signs You’re Part of the Problem

Dhimmi literally means “protected person,” and the term was originally applied to non-Muslims who capitulated willingly to Islamic expansionism between 638 and 1683, and who lived in Muslim countries as craven second-class citizens. A bit like the French in World War

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‘Allah is the Greatest’: Islamists Celebrated Charlie Hebdo Attack on Social Media

Radical Islamists and supporters of jihad on social media used Twitter to celebrate the three gunmen who killed twelve people and wounded nearly a dozen others at the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France. The attack, a retaliation against the magazine for publishing satirical images of the Prophet Muhammad, received support and justification. All of these accounts talk about jihad and the Islamic State regularly, interrupting their ISIS updates to praise the attack.