Friday, July 31, 2009

Bosnia 'a haven for Islamist terrorists'

Recently VP Joe Biden went over to Bosnia and told them to play nice, but apparently they do not care what he had to say.

Balkans: Bosnia 'a haven for Islamist terrorists'

Belgrade, 30 July (AKI) – Bosnia has become a haven for Islamic terrorists who feel protected by local authorities and are planning terrorist acts in various countries, experts on terrorism said on Thursday. Dzevad Galijasevic, a Bosnian expert on terrorism, told Tanjug news agency that there was a “developed network of support for Islamic terrorists” in Bosnia.

“There are about 80 prominent names in the world of terrorism, protected by a new identity,” Galijasevic said.

Bosnia came under the spotlight this week after a convicted criminal and terror suspect of Tunisian origin, Karray Kamel bin Ali, known as Abu Hamza, escaped from a Bosnian jail.

“Bosnia is a base for Islamic terrorists who live here in safety, operate training camps and prepare cadres for attacks in third countries,” said Galijasevic.

Galijasevic, himself a Muslim, recently formed a team of experts to combat terrorism. The team includes a Croatian colleague, Domagoj Margetic, and Serbian expert Darko Trifunovic.

Thousands of militants like Bin Ali, came from Islamic countries to fight on the side of local Muslims in 1992-1995 civil war. But after the war, many married local women, acquired Bosnian citizenship and remained in the country under their own or assumed names, Galijasevic added.

He pointed out that Algerian militant Abu Mali, even worked in the Bosnian mission to the United Nations after the war under a Bosnian name, Safet Catovic.

Trifunovic, a Bosnian Serb, who also worked in the mission at the time, said he became suspicious of who Catovic really was because he spoke poor Bosnian. As a result, Trifunovic said he lost a job in the mission and moved to Belgrade.

But he said Abu Mali remained in the United States where he kept ties with terrorist groups and even operated terrorist training camps. Abu Mali allegedly commanded the “El Mujaheed” unit of Islamic fighters in Bosnia which allegedly committed some of the worst crimes against Serbs and Croats, but no one was ever prosecuted.

Individuals with Bosnian passports had been involved in almost all terrorist attacks this millennium, from the 2001 attack attack on World Trade Center in New York to the 2004 Madrid train bombings, Galijasevic pointed out.

Abu Hamza failed to return to jail in central Bosnian city of Zenica on Monday, after a week’s leave, and both Galijasevic and Trifunovic agreed it was a big test for Bosnian authorities. They said the escape was well planned and organised, expressing doubt that he will be found.

Hamza had been sentenced in Tunis to 12 years for terrorist activities and served a seven years sentence in Bosnia for murder and racketeering. He was currently serving a four year sentence for assault and domestic violence.

“Most likely, the next time we hear about him will be when a new terrorist group is arrested somewhere in the world,” Trifunovic told Adnkronos International (AKI).

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Obama Caves to Cuban Censorship

Back in late April Fidel Castro stated that President Obama had no right to dare suggest that Cuba make even small concessions with the US. Now Castro has bullied Obama in an effort to squash free speech. Good work Mr.President.

EDITORIAL: Sign of the times
America caves to Cuban censorship
Thursday, July 30, 2009

The Obama administration has caved to demands from Fidel and Raul Castro's government to shut down a U.S.-sponsored electronic billboard in Havana. This is a symbolic step backward in America's mission to promote freedom.

In January 2006, American diplomats who work in the U.S. Interests Section, which operates out of the fifth floor of the Swiss Embassy, installed a Times Square-style news ticker to bring the Cuban people the kinds of information and ideas their totalitarian government would never allow them to see otherwise. Twenty-five 5-foot-high panels broadcast such controversial information as quotations from Martin Luther King and key passages from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The billboard also carried news and baseball scores.

The Cuban government responded with a dust-up worthy of the Cold War, denouncing the ticker as a propaganda weapon. The Havana regime forced a million people to march past it in protest. Anti-U.S. billboards were placed nearby, and 138 100-foot-tall flagpoles were erected in front of the ticker in something the communists called Anti-Imperialism Park. Havana also cut off all contact with the American Interests Section until the ticker was removed

The billboard had its technical problems -- inability to punctuate correctly in Spanish, for example -- but it was a clever means of broadcasting news in one of the few remaining communist dictatorships on earth. The ticker touched a nerve. Those who claim it was ineffective and a waste of money should judge it against the Cuban government's apoplectic response.

In the spirit of the new openness between Washington and Havana, the Obama administration has decided to accommodate the Castros' demands and shutter the ticker. This is a shame. True, the electronic billboard was not going to bring down the communist regime, but its message was as much symbolic as substantive. It said the United States was upholding its historic mission of promoting openness in closed societies and bringing truth to countries where governments rule by lies.

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UK Muslim:Don't Integrate, Non-Muslims are the Enemy~Video

This is part II in a UK conference that was lead by Abu Waleed from the London School of Sharia. In the video he states that the government of the UK wants to integrate Muslims, in order to take them away from Islam. He reads from the Koran and says that Muslims should not befriend Jews and Christians. As per Koran verse 5:51. Waleed also says that Allah said that non-Muslims are the clear cut enemies of Muslims.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

NY Muslims:"We Will Slaughter Western Civilization, We Will Slaughter...."~Video

This is part II of this past Friday's hate speech from NY based Islamic hatemonger Yousef al-Khattab and his crew are getting more and more brazen with their message.

This time is showing their true colors (once again) as their spokesman yells "We will slaughter Western civilization, we will slaughter Western civilization!" He also states that the kuffar (non-believers) have been warned.

Florida Church Will Not Bow to CAIR!

The Gainsville Florida Church which has recently put up a sign that stated "Islam is of the Devil", was approached by the Hamas supporters, the Council on American Islamic Relations, (CAIR). CAIR of course wanted the Church to take the sign down but the Church stayed strong and told them no. I applaud them.

Islamic advocate holds a meeting with Dove Outreach pastor over sign
Ramzy Kiliç was unable to persuade Terry Jones to take the sign down.
By Megan Rolland
Staff Writer

An advocate for the Muslim community in Florida, during a one-on-one meeting Tuesday, was unable to persuade the senior pastor of Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville to remove a sign that reads "Islam is of the devil."

"I was pleased that at least he was making the bridge to meet with me," said Ramzy Kiliç, Tampa's executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. "It doesn't seem like (taking down the sign) is going to happen, and he didn't want to know more about Islam."

Kiliç met with Jones for about 25 minutes Tuesday at the Dove World Outreach Center, 5805 N.W. 37th St., which has a series of hand-painted signs that read in red "Islam is of the devil."

Senior Pastor Terry Jones was not available for an interview Tuesday.

Jones told The Sun at the beginning of the month that the sign was "an act of saying there is only one way, and that is actually what Christianity is about. It is about pointing the people in the right direction, and that right direction is Jesus and only Jesus."

Jones called the sign a "great act of love."

Kiliç said his concern isn't based on the fact that the sign is offensive to him personally, but rather the fear that it might galvanize a subset of the population to act violently against a Mosque or even worse a Muslim individual.

"I don't think (Terry Jones) had any intent to be hateful to Muslims, but I just think he sees the Bible as the only way to God," Kiliç said of Jones and the church.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, is a national non-profit organization that works on civil rights issues on behalf of Muslim Americans.

The center in Tampa received calls from concerned citizens in Gainesville and Kiliç said that prompted him to set up the meeting Tuesday to try to convince Jones to remove the sign.

Kiliç said that Jones demonstrated very little knowledge about Islam during the meeting.

Jones has an honorary doctorate in theology from the California Graduate School of Theology.

"A lot of the things he was raising were not even about Islam. They were about countries with Muslim majorities," Kiliç said. "Many Muslims come to America so they can practice Islam freely. I don't even consider Osama bin Laden a Muslim."

The faith of Islam believes that Jesus Christ was a prophet but not the son of God, a strong dividing point between Christianity's belief that Jesus Christ is the one true savior and the son of God.

And while the Bible focuses on the life and teachings of Jesus, the Quran, or holy book for Islam, is the revelation made by the prophet Muhammad.

Kiliç said these two teachings are not mutually exclusive and have much in common that can be reconciled with the same message that both Jesus and Muhammad preached of "one God and free will to accept God."

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

UK Muslim:Radicalize Because of Domestic Policy~Video

This site and many others are filled with evidence showing us how Muslims in the UK are walking all over the country. Even calling for war from their Sharia Courts. But according to Abu Waleed from the London School of Sharia (which should be closed down immediately) it is not enough. He claims that the government is trying to integrate them and that they should "radicalize" because of the UK's domestic and foreign policies.

NY Muslims:Allah Will Destroy Western Civilization~Video

Here is part I in this past Friday's hate speech from NY's's spokesman.

In this video he admits that Allah is out to destroy Western civilization and claims that even non-Muslims will benefit from Sharia law. Then he, like American Somalian Al Qaeda leader Abu Mansour, tells Muslims not to accept President Obama.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Britain and US Prepared to Open Talks With the Taliban

Even though the Taliban has admitted that there no "moderate" Taliban members, President Obama has promised nonmilitary
solutions for Afghanistan
. Well here comes the talks in which we will end up giving up ground to the Taliban.

Hat tip to Weasel Zippers.

Britain and US prepared to open talks with the Taliban
Richard Norton-Taylor
The Guardian, Tuesday 28 July 2009

A concerted effort to start unprecedented talks between Taliban and British and American envoys was outlined yesterday in a significant change in tactics designed to bring about a breakthrough in the attritional, eight-year conflict in Afghanistan.

Senior ministers and commanders on the ground believe they have created the right conditions to open up a dialogue with "second-tier" local leaders now the Taliban have been forced back in a swath of Helmand province.

They are hoping that Britain's continuing military presence in Helmand, strengthened by the arrival of thousands of US troops, will encourage Taliban commanders to end the insurgency. There is even talk in London and Washington of a military "exit strategy".

Speaking at the end of the five-week Operation Panther's Claw in which hundreds of British troops were reported to have cleared insurgents from a vital region of Helmand province, Lieutenant-General Simon Mayall, deputy chief of defence staff, said: "It gives the Taliban 'second tier' room to reconnect with the government and this is absolutely at the heart of this operation."

The second tier of the insurgency are regarded as crucial because they control large numbers of Taliban fighters in Pashtun-dominated southern Afghanistan. The first tier of Taliban commanders – hardliners around Mullah Omar – could not be expected to start talks in the foreseeable future. The third tier – footsoldiers with no strong commitments – are not regarded as influential or significant players.

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Nigerian Islamist Attacks Spread, Over 100 Dead

Less than a week ago a friend from Nigeria forwarded me an email that contained Al Qeada recruiting material. He also mentioned that they were actively recruiting in the area.

Monday, 27 July 2009 17:00 UK
Nigerian Islamist attacks spread

Dozens of people have been killed after Islamist militants staged three attacks in northern Nigeria, taking the total killed in two days of violence to 150.

A BBC reporter has counted 100 bodies, mostly of militants, near the police headquarters in Maiduguri, Borno State, where hundreds are fleeing their homes.

Witnesses told the BBC a gun battle raged for hours in Potiskum, Yobe State and a police station was set on fire.

Some of the militants follow a preacher who campaigns against Western schools.

The preacher, Mohammed Yusuf, says Western education is against Islamic teaching

There has also been an attack in Wudil, some 20km (12 miles) from Kano, the largest city in northern Nigeria.

A curfew is in force in Bauchi, the scene of Sunday's violence.

Sharia law is in place across northern Nigeria, but there is no history of al-Qaeda-linked violence in the country.

Nigeria's 150 million people are split almost equally between Muslims and Christians and the two groups generally live peacefully side by side, despite occasional outbreaks of communal violence.

Militants chanting "God is great" attacked the Potiskum police station at about 0215 local time (0115 GMT) - the same time as the raid was launched in Maiduguri.

The police station and neighbouring buildings in Potiskum have been razed to the ground, eyewitnesses say.

Two people have been confirmed dead and the police have made 23 arrests.

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VP Biden Insults Russia, Looks to Bully Them

Our loudmouth VP Joe Biden apparently thinks that he can bully Russia. Judging from this picture, I doubt it.

US Vice President Biden hits nerve in Russia
By LYNN BERRY, Mon Jul 27

MOSCOW – An interview U.S. Vice President Joe Biden gave to an American newspaper was front-page news Monday in Moscow, where his characterization of Russia as a weakened nation hit a raw nerve.

Biden said Russia's economic difficulties are likely to make the Kremlin more willing to cooperate with the United States on a range of national security issues.

"I think we vastly underestimate the hand that we hold," he said in an interview to The Wall Street Journal published Saturday.

Biden's comments appeared to catch the Kremlin by surprise, coming less than three weeks after President Barack Obama said on a visit to Moscow that the U.S. wants to see a "strong, peaceful and prosperous Russia."

"It raises the question: Who is shaping U.S. foreign policy? The president or members of his team, even the most respected ones?" said Kremlin foreign policy adviser Sergei Prikhodko.

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs on Monday downplayed suggestions that Biden was setting a different U.S. policy from that laid out by the president.

When asked whether Obama thought Biden had gone too far in his remarks, Gibbs said the president stated his views on Russia during his recent visit and the vice president agrees with those views.

Gibbs said both leaders believe Russia will do its part to improve relations with the U.S.

Most Russian newspapers put Biden's interview on their front pages Monday, with headlines casting doubt on Washington's commitment to forge a more constructive relationship with Moscow.

"Joe Biden unexpectedly returned to the rhetoric of the previous Bush administration," the newspaper Kommersant wrote.

Moskovsky Komsomolets said Biden, with his "boorish openness," showed what the Obama administration really thinks about Russia. "We should respond to the Yankees in the same way," the newspaper wrote. "Any other language, unfortunately or fortunately, they do not understand."

The papers jumped on Biden's comments about Russia's demographic and economic problems.

"They have a shrinking population base, they have a withering economy, they have a banking sector and structure that is not likely to be able to withstand the next 15 years, they're in a situation where the world is changing before them and they're clinging to something in the past that is not sustainable," Biden said in the interview.

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NC:7 Arrested in Islamic Terrorist Raid

Once again we see America Muslims getting locked up on terrorism charges. We also see that Muslims being legal US citizens does not mean that they are loyal to the country.

For another article out of NC go HERE.

Anti-terror agents arrest seven in Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. — Officials arrested seven residents of North Carolina Monday on charges they supported terrorism by recruiting people to fight overseas.

Daniel Patrick Boyd, 39, Hysen Sherifi, 24, Anes Subasic, 33, Zakariya Boyd, 20, Dylan Boyd, 22, Mohammad Omar Aly Hassan, 22, and Ziyad Yaghi, 21, have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and conspiring to murder, kidnap and injure persons abroad, the assistant attorney general for the National Security Division announced Monday.

All of the defendants are U.S. citizens, except Sherifi, who is U.S. legal permanent resident. The men were living in North Carolina, according to the indictment.

Daniel Boyd, Sherifi and Zakariya Boyd are also each charged with possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

Daniel Boyd and Dylan Boyd face an additional charge of selling a firearm to a convicted felon, according to the indictment.

Daniel Boyd is also charged with receiving a firearm through interstate commerce and two counts of making false statements in a terrorism investigation.

A federal grand returned a sealed seven-count indictment against the defendants Wednesday.

The defendants were arrested at various locations Monday morning by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement agencies.

They made their initial appearances Monday in federal court in Raleigh. At that time, the indictment was unsealed.

“The indictment alleges that Daniel Boyd is a veteran of terrorist training camps in Pakistan and Afghanistan who, over the past three years, has conspired with others in this country to recruit and help young men travel overseas in order to kill," David Kris, assistant attorney general for the National Security Division, said in a statement.

"Given the weapons allegedly involved in this conspiracy and the seriousness of the charges, the many agents, analysts and prosecutors who were able to bring about this case and safely remove these defendants from our streets deserve special thanks."

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Update on UK Dhimmi Cops~Pictures

This is an update to the dhimmi cops of the UK story. Pretty pathetic.

Hat tip to Stoat.

Israel on Iran:Anything it Takes to Stop Nukes

I am sure that these are words that President Obama did not want to hear. His bullying tactics will not work with Israel.

Israel on Iran: Anything it takes to stop nukes

JERUSALEM – Israel hardened its insistence Monday that it would do anything it felt necessary to stop Iran from getting a nuclear bomb, just the ultimatum the United States hoped not to hear as it tried to nudge Iran to the bargaining table.

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates reassured Israel that the new Obama administration was not naive about Iran's intentions, and that Washington would press for new, tougher sanctions against the Iranians if they balk. He didn't say what those might include.

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak used a brief news conference with Gates to insist three times that Israel would not rule out any response — an implied warning that it would consider a pre-emptive strike to thwart Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

"We clearly believe that no option should be removed from the table," Barak said. "This is our policy. We mean it. We recommend to others to take the same position, but we cannot dictate it to anyone."

The question of how to deal with Iran's rapid nuclear advancement has become a notable public difference between the new administrations in Jerusalem and Washington, despite overall close relations. Israel considers itself the prime target of any eventual Iranian bomb.

Iran says it is merely trying to develop nuclear reactors for domestic power generation. Israeli leaders fear the U.S. prizes its outreach to Iran over its historic ties to Israel and appears resigned to the idea that Iran will soon be able to build a nuclear weapon.

Obama says he has accepted no such thing. Still, the United States argues that an Israeli attack against Iran would upset the fragile security balance in the Middle East, perhaps triggering a new nuclear arms race and leaving everyone, including Israel and Iran, worse off.

Gates emphasized areas of agreement with Israel, including that the offer of talks with Iran must not be open-ended.

Later, in neighboring Jordan, Gates was blunt in describing what Iran might expect if it refuses the offer of international arms control talks this year, or walks away from Obama's wider offer of better relations with Washington.

"If the engagement process is not successful, the United States is prepared to press for significant additional sanctions," Gates said. He added that the U.S. would try to abandon the current policy of gradual international pressure, where layers of generally mild sanctions have been added each time Iran has flouted international demands.

"We would try to get international support for a much tougher position," Gates said.

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UK:Non-Muslim Female Officers to Wear Headscarves When Entering Mosques

British leaders must stay up at night thinking of new ways that they can cater to Islam. Just the other day I posted that Muslims in the UK might get their own police division. Now non-Muslim female officers in two UK counties will be forced to wear headscarves upon entering a Mosque. I can't wait to see what they come up with next.

Muslims welcome police scarf move

Avon and Somerset Police is issuing head coverings to its female officers so they can enter mosques.

The force says the move will help its officers respect Muslim religious customs while carrying out their job

The garments, designed to match the force's uniform, were designed in consultation with Muslim groups.

Imam Rashad Azami, of Bath, said: "This will go a long way in encouraging a trustful relationship between the police and the Muslim community."

Mr Azami, director of Bath Islamic Society, said: "The police have been working closely with the Muslim community in the area on many levels for the last few years."

There are two versions of the head coverings, to match the black of a police officer's uniform and the blue of the Police Community Support Officer uniforms.

Both carry the force's crest.

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Afghan:President Karzai Wants new Rules for our Troops

Since President Obama took office he has already tightened up the rules on our brave troops over in Afghanistan. Now his buddy Afghanistan President Karzai has stated that if he wins the upcoming August election he wants to tighten up the rules some more. I say enough with the politically correct wars. Let them take the gloves off or bring them home.

Karzai: Afghans want rules for troops changed

KABUL – President Hamid Karzai said Monday he wants new rules governing the conduct of U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan and would be willing to talk with Taliban leaders who publicly renounce violence and endorse peace.

But Karzai, acknowledging shaky relations with his international partners in the war on terror, told The Associated Press in an interview that he was not prepared at this time to discuss the key Taliban demand — a timetable for the withdrawal of all foreign troops.

Karzai said the presence of U.S. and international forces was in the Afghan national interest but should be "based on a new contract" that would minimize civilian casualties, limit searches of private homes and restrict detaining Afghans indefinitely without charge.

He also said he wants the U.S.-run prison at Bagram Air Base, where about 600 Afghans are held, re-evaluated and inmates released unless there is evidence linking them to terrorist affiliation. He said arrests are turning ordinary Afghans against U.S. and NATO forces.

Karzai has promised to pursue those demands for changes in the relationship with foreign forces if he wins a second term in the Aug. 20 presidential election. He is considered the leading contender in the 39-candidate field, though he would be forced into a runoff if he fails to win a majority of votes in the first round.

"The Afghan people still want a fundamentally strong relation with the United States," Karzai said. "The Afghan people want a strategic partnership with America" based on fighting Islamic extremism.

But he added that the partnership must ensure "that the partners are not losing their lives, their property, their dignity as a consequence of that partnership."
A Taliban spokesman, Qari Yousef Ahmadi, rejected the idea of talks, saying the militants would not discuss a cease-fire with any government that was a "servant of the foreigners."

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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Al Qaeda:"The Beginning of the end, a Response to Barack Obama"~Video III

This is the final video in the 3 part series "Exclusive!:Al Qaeda Recruiting Material From Africa~"The Beginning of the end, a Response to Barack Obama".

In this video American Al Qaeda leader Abu Mansour calls for Muslims to reject President Obama and stand with the "oppressed" Muslims of the world. At the 5:30 mark, he closes with some advice for Obama. While Mansour lies about the actions of many Muslims, he does admit that there are Muslims in America who US citizens that are working against America. Hopefully one day we will face this reality.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Al Qaeda:"The Beginning of the end, a Response to Barack Obama"~Video II

This is video #2 from the "Exclusive!:Al Qaeda Recruiting Material From Africa~"The Beginning of the end, a Response to Barack Obama" series.
In this video American Al Qaeda leader Abu Mansour talks about the Islamic commitment to fight the disbelievers and Sharia law. He also continues to bash President Obama and calls him out for distorting Koran verse 5 32. As I did HERE.

Saving the Islamic World's Christians

I have continually spoken out about Christians being persecuted across the Islamic world, in countries such as Egypt and Iraq. All the while it seems that most Christians are silent on the issue, willing to ignore the plight of their fellow Christians. Some getting angry at me for even bringing up the subject.
Well now that the left leaning Huffington Post has even spoken up, I think that it is time for Christians to take a look in the mirror and find the strength to stand up for their own people. I don't think that's too much to ask.

Saving the Islamic World's Christians
Richard Z. Chesnoff
July 24, 2009

Here's a good question. Why do the majority of American Christians remain so oblivious to the increasingly bitter fate of their fellow Christians in the Islamic world? These ancient communities -- many descended from the very earliest followers of Jesus himself -- are under growing siege.

From the Middle East to the Sub-continent and Africa, the Islamic world's Christians are being hounded, discriminated against, forced from their homes and in some cases, simply murdered.

In Egypt, where machete-armed fanatics have attacked worshipers in Coptic churches, it is still a crime to convert from Islam to Christianity. In Pakistan, Catholic and Protestant churches are frequently torched, Christian businessmen murdered and young Christian girls kidnapped, forced to convert to Islam and married off to Muslim men. In Saudi Arabia, where one irate father recently hacked his daughter to death for embracing Christianty, the existence of any churches is strictly forbidden as is the import of a bible or the wearing of a cross. Some foreign workers have been arrested, jailed and deported just for holding Christian prayer services in the privacy of their homes.

Even in Islamic countries not strictly run by Sharia law, pressures mount on local Christians to leave the homes they've known for centuries. Iraq's Christian sects, among the oldest Christian communities anywhere in the world, have been directly targeted by terrorist bombs, and Christians are high on the list of those fleeing Iraq's sectarian strife. Thirty years ago, Lebanon was 60% Christian. Since then, an estimated 3.5 million Christians have emigrated, reducing the country's Christian population percentage to barely 25%. Even in the Holy Land, where Jesus once walked, direct and indirect pressures have also led to an increasing Christian exodus from the Palestinian territories. One striking result: Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and once a predominantly Christian Arab town now has an overwhelming Muslim majority.

Part of the problem surely stems from the continuing Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the difficulties of living with anti-terrorist walls and barriers. But much of it results from a growing campaign by Islamic thugs to force Christians to sell their property and leave.You can find details of this in a fine article recently written for The Hudson Institute by Palestinian Muslim journalist Khaled Abu Toameh.

In fact, ironically, the only place in the Mideast where Christian communities continue to grow is in the Jewish State of Israel. Israel's tolerance is logical. What people of faith know the dangers of religious persecution better than the people of Israel -- especially those whose families originated in the Islamic world? Between 1948 and 1956 more than 850,000 Jews were forced to flee the Arab lands where their families had lived for centuries. Yet since 1949, the year after Israel's birth, the number of Israeli Arab Christians has grown by an astonishing 345%!

It is true that there were periods when the Islamic world was far more tolerant than Europe. The Prophet's followers preached that "peoples of the book" -- Jews and Christians -- could be tolerated. But they were tolerated only as second class, subjugated dhimmis. Jews and Christians were never granted full equality under Islamic rule. And over the centuries, communities of Jews and Christians suffered severe ups and downs.

With Islamic extremism still on the rise, this is one of the downs. Few Americans seem prepared to connect the dots. Some American evangelical groups like the Washington-based International Christian Concern try to raise the alarm. And America's Copts, especially those based in the New York area, actively lobby against the legal and social discrimination that face their Egyptian co-religionists. Yet most mainstream church groups seem to ignore the threat.

It's time to wake up.

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Friday, July 24, 2009

US Drowning in Debt, Obama Sends Money for Palestine Deficit

Although President Obama has admitted that we are out of money, he somehow found $200 million to keep his pledge to the Palestinians. How sweet of him.

US transfers $200 million in aid to Palestinians

RAMALLAH, West Bank – The United States has transferred $200 million to the Palestinian government to help ease a growing budget deficit, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday.

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has been struggling in recent months to keep his government afloat, borrowing hundreds of millions of dollars from commercial banks just to cover the public payroll.

The reasons for the shortfall include Israel's restrictions on the Palestinian economy, the border blockade of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and the failure of some donor countries to make good on their aid pledges, Fayyad said Friday, in a video conference with Clinton.

With Friday's aid transfer, donor countries have given the Palestinian government $606 million in budget support this year, covering only about one-third of the estimated deficit of $1.45 billion for 2009, Fayyad said.

"We have received aid, but not enough to deal with our needs, and we faced sharp economic difficulties throughout the last months," Fayyad told reporters.

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Exclusive!:Al Qaeda Recruiting Material From Africa~"The Beginning of the end, a Response to Barack Obama"

Before and after the election Obama supporters told us that his Muslim background would help ease the tensions between the Islamic and non-Islamic world. His supporters thought that his Cairo speech was going to transform the relations between the two worlds. Unfortunately this was just wishful thinking backed up by naivety.

Obama's has inspired one group though. He has inspired American Abu Mansour, one of the Somalian Al Qaeda leaders to speak out against America, Western civilization, and President Obama himself. This message was forwarded to me from a friend in Nigeria. He received this in his email as Al Qaeda is spamming African email addresses with this information in a recruitment drive. Here is the email and video entitled "The Beginning of the end, a Response to Barack Obama".

Hat tip to Mr.B.

Thank Allah who promises his faithful worshipers of empowering, threats his enemies of lowness and dishonoring torture .
My Allah's prays on the honest prophets and missioners

The old manner become useless so the slave of the house comes to change the way of speech,
replace the violence of tender and the threatening of blaming

He recites the Holy Koran while he wearing the cross,
our nations are fascinated on him, he has the good answers for all the
questions till he owns all the minds .

Yes the deceive of America becomes most dangerous but Allah is the Greatest and the strongest,
America get birth a new generation; catch the strong rope of Allah so the American passports put under their feet,
and the unitizing flag flapped above them

On behalf of them

American Abu Mansour


He is not Arabic tongue, believed in Allah, faithful to his destiny.
He was born and brought up in the sound of America but his faithfulness is to his Creator and master is bigger than to his country

Once the nations who claiming Islam clapped their hands to the slave of the house, the son of America ;
Abu Mansour said "the days of deceiving Muslims are faded , we understood the lesson and recognized it "

You wait us and we wait you….ring sounds to announce the beginning we will say loudly Allah is the Greater

It is the beginning of the end

A speech from mujahid Abu Mansour

Watch it directly on

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Listen as Abu speaks out against Obama. While criticizing aspects of the West such as human rights, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and minority rights.

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I will post videos 2 & 3 over the next few days.

Iraq Investigates Alleged US-Insurgent Talks

While our government is intent in destroying things here at home, they have allegedly gone behind the back of the Iraqi government and have signed a "document that included U.S. recognition of the Iraqi resistance". The less decisions that our government is involved in the better.

Iraq investigates alleged US-insurgent talks

BAGHDAD – Iraq said Friday it was investigating reports that U.S. delegates and Sunni insurgents held reconciliation talks in Turkey this year, alleging the meetings violated Iraqi sovereignty and showed tolerance for terrorists.

The State Department acknowledged that unspecified meetings took place, but said Iraq knew about them at the time.

The matter raises sensitive questions about Iraqis' newfound authority as the United States hands over responsibility to Iraqi forces, which have taken charge of security in cities since June 30. The revelations came as Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ended a visit to the United States after meeting President Barack Obama on Wednesday.

Although the meetings in Turkey are said to have occurred months ago, news reports about an agreement supposedly signed by the American and insurgent sides have angered Iraqis who are struggling to assert their independence after years of conflict.

A man identified as the secretary-general of the Political Council of the Iraqi Resistance told Al-Jazeera TV last week that his group held talks with U.S. officials in March and in May. He said the two sides signed a "protocol to organize the negotiation process and a document that included U.S. recognition of the Iraqi resistance."

The man, Ali al-Jubouri, said the group's other demands included a formal U.S. apology for the 2003 invasion and the release of all Iraqi prisoners, but that the talks had since broken down.

U.S. diplomatic and military officials have negotiated with Sunni insurgents in the past, and scored a notable success by persuading Sunni tribal leaders, whose followers included anti-American fighters, to turn against al-Qaida in Iraq in what was considered a key factor in reducing violence in 2007.

Despite the drop in insurgent attacks and sectarian bloodshed, political reconciliation among Iraq's factions remains difficult. Iraq's Shiite-led government, whose supporters suffered under the Sunni-dominated rule of Saddam Hussein, is deeply skeptical of the possibility of an accord with Sunni insurgents, some of whom might have links to Saddam's old Baath party.

"Nobody can make decisions on behalf of Iraq, which has a legitimate government," said Abbas al-Bayati, a member of the security and defense committee in the Iraqi parliament. "We want to know if these armed groups are included in the national reconciliation project and whether their hands have been stained in Iraqi blood."

In an interview with the U.S.-funded Al-Hurra network, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said he received confirmation of a meeting involving U.S., insurgent and Turkish representatives in Istanbul in March.

Zebari said it was "shocking" and "amazing" that U.S. and Turkish officials met "the supporters of the former regime, groups that adopt violence and terrorism as a way to change the situation, and the networks that believe in killing, bombing and targeting innocents."

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UK:Muslims Could get own Police

The legal system in the UK has constantly catered to Muslims. They already have their own Sharia Courts and now they might get their own religious police division. But nothing the Brits do surprises me anymore.

Thursday July 23,2009
By Katherine Fenech
MUSLIM crime victims could gain the right to have their cases overseen by police from their own religion, it emerged last night.

Police in London already give victims the right to ask for a Sikh officer to be involved in an investigation but the scheme could be introduced for other religions elsewhere.

Chief Supt Joanna Young, from the Met’s Criminal Justice Policy Unit, said: “If it’s a success, I would encourage the other (police) associations to do likewise.”

The project is intended to help investigate “honour” killings and forced marriages but Metropolitan Police Federation chairman Peter Smyth said: “We’re stretched thin enough already. Are Sikh officers going to have their rotas changed so there’s always one on duty?

“It’s political correctness gone mad. We talking about the creation of a separate force within a force.”

But Palbinder Singh, chairman of the Metropolitan Police Sikh Association, said: “I don’t believe a white officer is ever going to be fully conversant with a Sikh.”

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

NY Muslim Gave Al Qaeda Subway Info

The news of Muslims in America turning against us has become an endless list. Only this time, this one turned rat to save his own hide.

Feds: US man gave al-Qaida NYC subway information

NEW YORK – Authorities revealed Wednesday that an American — charged with providing information to al-Qaida on the New York transit system and attacking a U.S. military base in Afghanistan — has been a secret witness in the fight against terror both here and overseas.

Court papers unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn identified the defendant as Bryant Neal Vinas, also known as "Ibrahim."

His identity had been kept secret since his indictment late last year, and federal prosecutors refused to discuss his background Wednesday.

But a law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the case, said Vinas provided critical information that led to a security alert about the New York City subway system last year.

Federal authorities issued an alert around Thanksgiving last year saying the FBI had received a "plausible but unsubstantiated" report that al-Qaida terrorists in late September may have discussed attacking the subway system around the holidays. The origin of that report, the source said, was Vinas.

Prosecutors charged Vinas in a rocket attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan in September 2008. Court papers allege he also gave "expert advice and assistance ... on the New York transit system and Long Island Railroad."

For five months last year, Vinas received "military-style training" from al-Qaida, according to court papers.

Also, a defense attorney in a terrorism case in Belgium said prosecutors there traveled to New York earlier this year to interview Vinas. The lawyer said Vinas had provided a statement against the French and Belgium defendants charged with traveling to Pakistan to volunteer to fight with al-Qaida.

Vinas' defense attorney didn't immediately return a telephone message Wednesday.

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Atheists Speak out Against Islamists

Most of us saw the news about the pro-Sharia Hizb ut-Tahrir organization being allowed to set up shop right in our own backyard. We also see how Atheist organizations constantly take swipes at Christianity. Well for once Atheists have spoken out against Islamists.

Atheists urge "measured" response to Muslim extremists
Newswire Services July 21, 2009

An atheist public policy group today urged secularists and religious groups alike -- including moderate Muslims -- to speak out against the violent and authoritarian agenda voiced by extremists meeting Sunday in Chicago.

Hizb ut Tahrir -- a Sunni organization with reported ties to 9/11 terrorists including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed -- held a conference Sunday, "The Fall of Capitalism and the Rise of Islam." The group denied that it preaches violence, but critics say that it advocates theocracy and jihad. A video promoting the conference linked the West to a range of ills including militarism, drug use and even divorce. It showed a Muslim rally with a banner declaring "Freedom of Speech is an Attack on Islam."

Ed Buckner, President of American Atheists, urged religious and non-religious groups to denounce the Hizb ut Tahrir agenda for violence and intolerance.

"The 'enemy' they cite is free markets, free ideas, and freedom from imposed religion," said Buckner. "We know that is not what most Americans want, including, we hope and think, the vast majority of Muslims who, while religious, accept the values embodied in the Constitution, including free expression."

Buckner added that he opposes calls by some religious and social conservatives who want to ban meetings and other peaceful activities by Hizb ut Tahrir. "If we start banning speech and public meetings, the jihadists have won. The best antidote to hateful and ill-informed speech, as Jefferson reputedly said, is more speech, not censorship."

Dave Silverman, Communications Director for American Atheists, said that if Hizb ut Tahrir "does not cross the line into violence and terrorism, they deserve the same Constitutional protections as anyone else in America."

"The fact that they were able to hold this conference shows how weak their intellectual position is, and how robust a free, secular society can be," said Silverman. "We encourage everyone, including the vast majority of American Muslims, to use that First Amendment freedom and speak out against the theocratic agendas of Hizb ut Tahrir and, yes, the American religious right as well."

AMERICAN ATHEISTS is a nationwide movement that defends civil rights for Atheists; works for the total separation of church and state; and addresses issues of First Amendment public policy.

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UK Sharia Courts:Amputations are Necessary for Safety

Just yesterday I posted that non-Muslim Brits have started using the UK Sharia Courts for certain cases. Will they still be willing to use them as the punishments get more severe, or will they finally wake up and realize that they have opened Pandora's Box?

Hat tip to The Religion of Peace.

'Harsh Islamic punishments will make Britain safer'
London, Wed, 22 Jul 2009ANI

London, July 22 (ANI): The Founder of Britain's oldest Sharia court has said that harsh Islamic punishments, such as the amputation of limbs, will make Britain a safer place.

The Daily Times quoted Sheikh Suhaib Hasan, secretary of the Islamic Sharia Council, as saying that the enforcement of Sharia law was "something to bring you more peace and security".

Hasan, president of an East London Sharia court, admitted that that he doesn't expect Britain to implement Islamic criminal laws as it is not a Muslim country.

He, however, added that problems such as 'knife crimes' would be resolved if harsher punishments were meted out because they worked as a deterrent.

Acknowledging the controversy surrounding any notion of support for hardline Islamic law in Britain, he said he was merely expressing his point of view as a devout Muslim. (ANI)

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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Minnesota:Walmart Caves to Islamic Prayers

The Minnesota chapter of the terrorist supporting organization the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), just continue to push their Islamic agenda and they keep on winning. Step by step they slowly change America to suit Islam.

Hat tip to Minnesota Twin.

Prayer dispute settled: Walmart rehires fired Muslim worker
By PAUL WALSH, Star Tribune
Last update: July 21, 2009 - 12:00 PM

A major retail chain has rehired a fired Muslim employee in the Twin Cities and is now accommodating his right to pray in the workplace, an Islamic civil rights organization in Minnesota is reporting.

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations announced Monday that Walmart agreed to the accommodation after CAIR-MN intervened on behalf of employee Abdi Abdi, who was fired from his job in February as a stocker and loader at the Woodbury store.

CAIR-MN says that Abdi, a four-year employee with Walmart, was let go for violating a new supervisor's ban on prayer during work breaks. A previous supervisor had allowed him to perform his daily prayers, the organization said.

Abdi was rehired last month at a Walmart in St. Paul and is now allowed to pray during breaks, following negotiations between CAIR-MN and local and national representatives of Walmart, the St. Paul-based rights group said.

"We appreciate Walmart's handling of this case and its willingness to accommodate the religious practices of employees," CAIR-MN Civil Rights Coordinator Zahra Aljabri said.

Abdi was rehired at the Walmart in the Midway area of St. Paul because it is closer to his home, his wife works there and managers at that store are "more familiar with the prayer schedule," Aljabri said. "At least a dozen" Muslims work at the Midway Walmart, she said.

As part of the agreement, Walmart has agreed to send about 10 of their employees for diversity training next month that CAIR-MN is conducting, Aljabri said.

A spokeswoman for Walmart has been contacted for comment today, and a response is pending.

Aljabri noted that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Minnesota Human Rights Act protect the right of any employee with a bona fide religious belief to have accommodation in the workplace as long as that accommodation does not cause "undue hardship" for the employer.

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UK:Non-Muslims Using Sharia Courts!

Even though Sharia loving Muslims are openly calling for the conquest of the UK, some insane non-Muslims have actually started using the Sharia Courts to resolve their disputes. Talk about playing right into the enemies hand.

Hat tip to Reggie.

More Brit non-Muslims turning to Sharia courts to resolve civil disputes
July 21st, 2009

LONDON - An increasing number of non-Muslims are turning to Sharia courts to resolve commercial disputes and other civil matters.

A report in The Times has quoted the Muslim Arbitration Tribunal (MAT) as saying that five per cent of its cases involved non-Muslims who were using the courts because they were less cumbersome and more informal than the English legal system.

Freed Chedie, a spokesman for Sheikh Faiz-ul-Aqtab Siqqiqi, a barrister who set up the tribunal, said: “We put weight on oral agreements, whereas the British courts do not.”

He said that the tribunal had adjudicated on at least 20 cases involving non-Muslims so far this year. The rulings of the tribunal are legally binding, provided that both parties agree to that condition at the beginning of any hearing.

Anti-Sharia campaigners, who claim that the Islamic system is radical and biased against women, expressed alarm at the news.

Denis MacEoin, who wrote a recent report for the think-tank Civitas examining the spread of Sharia in Britain, said: “You really need to ask why. What advantages could that possibly have for them going to an Islamic court? Any [Sharia] court is going to be implementing aspects of a law that runs contrary to British law, because of the way it treats women for example.”

Inayat Bunglawala, a spokesman for the Muslim Council of Britain, said that organisations should be free to conduct arbitration under Sharia, provided that it did not infringe British law and was a voluntary process.

Baroness Warsi, the Shadow Minister for Community Cohesion and Social Action, who is Muslim, said that there were many forums for arbitration and alternative dispute resolution in Britain. “There is no problem with that, as long as it is always subject to English law,” she said.

The Times has also learnt that the MAT is planning to triple the number of its courts by setting up in ten new British cities by the end of the year. It will expand its network further by acting as an advisory body to dozens of other Islamic courts, with the intention of achieving national consensus over rulings and procedures.

Although Sharia courts have been operating in the civil jurisdiction since the early 1980s, they have been doing so only in the shadows and in an ad-hoc fashion. The Civitas report estimated that there were 85 Sharia councils in Britain. (ANI)

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Monday, July 20, 2009

NY Muslims Line up in Support of pro-Jizya Islamic Preacher~Video

Here is the 2nd video from this weekends street sermon by NY Islamic hatemonger Yousef al-Khattab and Co. In this video the group's spokesman says that it is mandatory for Muslims to collect jizya (extortion) from non-Muslims. He also blasts our brave soldiers in Iraq by saying that they are shooting the Iraqi parents and repeatedly raping the daughters. Yet American Muslims continue to line up in support.

Minneapolis Struggles With Rise of Somali Gangs

In the past I have posted articles about Somalians in America attacking medical workers and throwing rocks at a homosexual. Expect this violence to rise as they are now forming gangs in Minneapolis. Immigration built this country but endless mass immigration is destroying it.

Minneapolis struggles with rise of Somali gangs

MINNEAPOLIS – Ahmednur Ali's family fled the chaos and violence of their East African homeland Somalia in the 1990s, eventually making their way to Minnesota like thousands of their compatriots.

While many of the estimated 32,000 Somalis who settled in the state have struggled to adapt, Ali flourished. By age 20, he had blazed a path to Minneapolis' Augsburg College, where he played soccer, studied political science and aspired to a political career modeled on President Barack Obama's.

He was shot and killed last September outside a busy community center where he worked part-time as a youth counselor, and prosecutors said the 16-year-old accused of killing him was part of a gang.

Ali was one of seven Minneapolis-area Somali men killed over a 10-month period, and authorities believe all were killed by fellow Somalis. Police say it's too simple to tie all the killings to Somali gangs, which have lured hundreds of young community members to their ranks in recent years.

Those in the insular community willing to speak out, however, disagree.

"It was all gang activity, totally, 100 percent," said Shukri Adan, a former Somali community organizer who estimated in a 2007 report for the city that between 400 and 500 young Somalis were active in gangs. "The police don't want to say that but everybody else knows that."

Despite anger and despair over the killings in Minnesota's Somali community — the nation's largest — police and prosecutors have struggled to catch and try the killers. Few witnesses have stepped forward because of a fear of reprisal and deep-rooted distrust of authority. More than half of Minnesota's Somalis are living in poverty, according to state statistics, and many complain that authorities are biased against Somalis because of their Islamic faith.

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Sunday, July 19, 2009

Obama Weighs Special Team of Terror Interrogators

President Obama has promised to close Gitmo because of its history of so called "torture" techniques. In the process of this he has been releasing some of the prisoners to island resorts. He is also considering forming a new team of interrogators who may use the psychology behind television ads when questioning high profile detainees. But what can we expect from the Islamic catering Department of Justice?

JULY 18, 2009
U.S. Weighs Special Team of Terrorism Interrogators

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is considering overhauling the way terror suspects are interrogated by creating a small team of professionals drawn from across the government, according to people familiar with a proposal that will be submitted to the White House.

The new unit, comprising members of spy services and law-enforcement agencies, would be used for so-called high-value detainees, they said. In a switch from Bush-era efforts, it wouldn't be run by the Central Intelligence Agency, though who might be in charge isn't specified.

One of the team's tasks would likely be to devise a new set of interrogation methods, according to one person familiar with the proposal. Those techniques could be drawn from sources ranging from scientific studies to the psychology behind television ads.

The new interrogation team, if adopted, would represent the Obama administration's effort to sweep away a contentious counterterrorism issue that has dogged the CIA and Justice Department since a U.S. network of secret prisons was revealed in 2005.

The team would reduce the CIA's controversial role in interrogations, but the agency remains at odds with Congress. On Friday, the House intelligence committee launched a probe into whether the agency broke the law by withholding information from the panel about a secret plan examining al Qaeda hit teams as well as other matters.

CIA spokesman Paul Gimigliano said the agency will "work closely with the committee on this review."

There could, however, be some similarities with the approach taken by the Bush administration. The team's efforts, for example, would focus more on gathering intelligence than on assembling evidence suitable for use in a criminal trial.

In addition, the team would be asked to devise noncoercive procedures that may differ from the 19 permitted in the Army Field Manual, which include providing rewards for information and playing on a detainee's anxiety or other emotions. That document has emerged as a favored standard among many lawmakers and some human-rights groups.

Mr. Obama shut the network of secret CIA prisons on his second full day in office and launched two reviews -- one of interrogation practices and the other of the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The interrogation proposal, written by a Justice Department-led task force, is being finalized and neither review will be completed by a Tuesday deadline.

There is general support within the Obama administration for a professional interrogation team from multiple agencies, said one person familiar with the task force recommendations. The debate is over the details of how to do it: who should be in charge, where it should be housed within the government, and what its composition will be.

It isn't clear whether Congress would have any special oversight role beyond its regular duties.

A Justice spokesman referred questions to the White House. White House spokesman Benjamin LaBolt said the president hasn't yet reviewed the proposal.

The CIA's Mr. Gimigliano said the agency is working with its counterparts "to produce a solution that honors the law and helps our country obtain the intelligence it needs."

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Israel Rejects US Call to Halt Jerusalem Project

Ever since President Obama and his sidekick Biden took office they have continually tried to bully Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has had enough.

Israel rejects US call to halt Jerusalem project

JERUSALEM – Israel on Sunday rejected a U.S. demand to suspend a planned housing project in east Jerusalem, threatening to further complicate an unusually tense standoff with its strongest ally over settlement construction.

Israeli officials said the country's ambassador to Washington, Michael Oren, was summoned to the State Department over the weekend and told that a project being developed by an American millionaire in the disputed section of the holy city should not go ahead.

Settlements built on captured lands claimed by the Palestinians have emerged as a major sticking point in relations between Israel and the Obama administration because of their potential to disrupt Mideast peacemaking.

Although Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently yielded to heavy U.S. pressure to endorse the establishment of a Palestinian state, he has resisted American demands for an immediate freeze on settlement expansion.

On Sunday, Netanyahu told his Cabinet there would be no limits on Jewish construction anywhere in "unified Jerusalem."

"We cannot accept the fact that Jews wouldn't be entitled to live and buy anywhere in Jerusalem," Netanyahu declared, calling Israeli sovereignty over the entire city "indisputable

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Saturday, July 18, 2009

NY:Muslims Line up for Pro-Sharia literature~Video Part I

Here is new video from the NY based group. Watch how American Muslims line up (children included) to donate and receive CD's and literature from this pro-jihad, pro-Sharia Islamic hate group. Unless we speak up and force our politicians to take a stand, more and more groups like will be seen across the country.

DOJ's Eric Holder's Mosque Visit to Advance Islam

Recently we saw the Obama lead Department of Justice issue a statement to help advance Islam in America. That quickly lead to the DOJ suing Essex County in an Islamic protecting lawsuit. Apparently that was just the beginning of our government's pro-Islamic agenda.

U.S. attorney general engages L.A.'s Muslim American youths
In a closed meeting at a local mosque, he tries to bridge relations between the Justice Department and the community, which has been critical of the 'infiltration of mosques,' among other things.

By Paloma Esquivel
July 18, 2009

In a quiet event during an otherwise well-publicized visit to Los Angeles this week, U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder Jr. reached out to local Muslim American youths, calling on them to work with the government to fight violent extremism and pledging that the Justice Department would reinvigorate enforcement of civil rights and work to advance religious freedom.

"For American Muslims specifically, these are times that pose serious civil rights and civil liberties challenges
," Holder told the crowd, according to a copy of prepared remarks.

The meeting, which was closed to the media, was held Thursday evening at the Omar Ibn Al Khattab Foundation, a mosque and community center near USC, said Dafer Dakhil, the foundation's director.

It lasted about an hour, during which Holder gave prepared remarks and answered questions from an invited audience of about 200 people between the ages of 18 and 33.

The relationship between the Muslim American community and the Department of Justice has come under increasing strain. Earlier this year, a coalition of the nation's largest Muslim organizations issued a statement demanding that the Obama administration address FBI actions, including what they described as the "infiltration of mosques," the use of "agent provocateurs to trap unsuspecting Muslim youth" and the "deliberate vilification" of one of the nation's largest Muslim civil rights organizations.

The point of Thursday's event "was to engage the Muslim community here in Los Angeles," said Justice Department spokesman Matthew Miller.

Events closed to the media are not unusual and allow participants to have an "open, frank discussion," he said, adding that Holder also held a closed community round table Thursday morning about fighting gang violence in South Los Angeles.

Although Muslim Americans suffered in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks like all Americans, Holder said in his prepared remarks, they also suffered in unique ways -- as victims of hate crimes and as people who "have seen your faith maligned and insulted by those who commit acts of hatred and violence in its name."

Questions posed at the event included concern about law enforcement's profiling of Muslim Americans, the sanctity of mosques, hate crimes and plans for the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba, said Dakhil, who helped organize the event

Sharaf Mowjood, 26, of Upland said he asked Holder about the use of informants in mosques, a topic that stirred controversy locally after the disclosure earlier this year that the FBI sent an informant to an Irvine mosque.

Holder "recognized that the department has to be sensitive to religion," Mowjood said.

"The good thing is that he listened. He answered the questions to the best of his ability. . . . He could have been more frank, but it's OK. He's new."

The event was important to building relations between the Justice Department and the Muslim American community, Dakhil said.

"The attorney general got to meet face to face with a generation of Muslims born and raised in this country," he said.

But more than one participant expressed a wait-and-see attitude.

"It was a good gesture for him to come out," said Adel Syed, a student at UC Davis who is critical of the FBI's use of informants in mosques. But "more telling will be what the attorney general does next and the DOJ does next."

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Turkistan Islamists:"Kill the Chinese Communists"

Shortly after the Muslim riots in China, Indonesian Muslims and Al Qaeda called for a Holy War on China. Today a third Islamic group has joined the jihad party. Like I said in the past. Go for it guys.

Report: Group tied to al-Qaida threatens China

BEIJING – A group linked to al-Qaida that threatened to disrupt last year's Beijing Olympics is vowing to avenge Muslim Uighurs who died in ethnic violence with Chinese earlier this month.

The Turkistan Islamic Party condemned the violence between Chinese and Uighurs in the northwestern Xinjiang region which stemmed from a brawl between the two sides in southern China in June.

Seyfullah, military commander of the Turkistan Islamic Party, known as TIP, said in a video issued on jihadist Web forums this week that the two incidents were examples of "genocide" perpetrated by the Chinese government.

"Know that this Muslim people have men who will take revenge for them," he said. "Soon, the horsemen of Allah will attack you, Allah willing. So lie in wait; indeed, we lie in wait with you."

The video was translated Friday by the Washington-based SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors militant Web sites. The message contains a photo of Seyfullah in camouflage, his face mostly swathed in white cloth.


"Kill the Chinese communists wherever you find them. Capture them and besiege them and lie in wait for each and every ambush," Seyfullah said, according to SITE. "We ask Allah to torture our enemies in general and the Chinese in particular with a special torture."


Chinese and Western terrorism experts say TIP is an offshoot of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, a group fighting to end Chinese rule in Xinjiang, or what some Muslims call East Turkestan.

ETIM was based in Afghanistan before the U.S. invasion and is listed as a terrorist organization by the United States. Experts say after its leader was killed in 2003, members reorganized into similar groups, including TIP, and received training from al-Qaida in Pakistan's tribal area abutting Afghanistan.

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Former Your Black Muslim Bakery Associate Arrested in Missouri

The endless list of crimes associated with Oakland's Your Black Muslim Bakery continues. This time with the captured stating the that police should of martyred him.

Hat tip to Insane Flyer Fan.

Former Your Black Muslim Bakery associate arrested in Missouri
By Josh Richman
Oakland Tribune

A former Your Black Muslim Bakery associate wanted in two California counties has been arrested in St. Louis.

A St. Louis Metropolitan Police spokeswoman confirmed Friday the arrest of Ajuwon Fardjamaal Muhammad, 25, but couldn't immediately provide any details on the circumstances. An online court records system indicates he's charged there with misdemeanor interference with legal process.

Muhammad is wanted in Alameda County for his alleged role in the New Year's Eve beating of an East Oakland man; he's charged with battery with serious bodily injury and criminal threats. Police case notes say victim Jerome Muhammad reported eight to 12 men attacked him Dec. 31 at the home he rented on Hamilton Street.

"One suspect sat on top of him while the others beat him," the notes say, adding Ajuwon Muhammad allegedly told Jerome Muhammad "that if he retaliated in any way they would kill him" and also "had grabbed a pair of pliers and threaten (sic) to rip out his tongue and pull out his teeth." The victim told police his assailants threw all of his personal property out of the residence, evicting him.

Muhammad also currently faces two counts of receiving stolen property in San Joaquin County; he missed a March court date for that case, and so a warrant has been issued there for his arrest, too.

Ajuwon Muhammad was charged along with Your Black Muslim Bakery's final CEO, Yusuf Bey IV, and Dyamen Williams, in a case involving alleged attempts to open a bank account and buy cars with bogus IDs; he was convicted last August of filing a false financial statement and sentenced to five years of probation.

Williams and Ajuwon Muhammad also were arrested together in October 2006 in San Jose after police saw Muhammad throw a 9 mm handgun from a car. Muhammad was arrested after a brief struggle, according to an Oakland officer's affidavit describing the San Jose police report: "Muhammad stated that he wished officers had 'put a bullet in him' because he wanted to be a martyr." Muhammad fled town but was arrested in St. Louis in December 2007 and extradited to face the San Jose charges; he pleaded guilty to felony possession of stolen property and misdemeanor carrying a loaded firearm, and was sentenced in April 2008 to 198 days in jail with credit for time served and three years of probation.

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Christians Denied Funerals in Yemen

While some people still consider Yemen a "moderate" Islamic country, that is far from the truth. It must have something to do with their nasty little religious police.

I sincerely hope that Christians across the world will stop making excuses for Islam, and take a stand for their own people.

Hat tip to Stacey.

Christians Denied Funerals in Yemen
Ethiopian Immigrants Must Convert to Islam

Millions of Ethiopian Christian immigrants are living under difficult social, cultural and economic conditions in Yemen.

Famine, starvation, unemployment, torture, abuse, and lack of freedom and democracy in their birth country force them to migrate to Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the world. In order to survive, a Christian in Yemen has to convert to Islam or be alienated.

Funerals Denied to Christians in Yemen

The consequences of not converting can be felt in both life -- and death. If an Ethiopian Christian maintains their religion, after death the Yemeni government will not permit them to be buried in Sana'a. The deceased's name has to be changed (for a fee) to an Islam name by a known Muslim Ethiopian who has good contact with Yemeni officials.

Mr. Imran and Hajji Ahmed are Muslim Ethiopians who have been living in Yemen for more than 20 years. Both are married to half cast Yemenis (in Arabic they are known as Muweleds). They earn a living from Ethiopian refugees in Yemen by processing documents and getting licenses for burial.

Since they have lived in Yemen for many years, they say they understand the behavior of Yemenis when it comes to money. They are also close relatives of Tofick Abdullahi Ahemed, the Ambassador of the Ethiopian Embassy in Yemen. The Ambassador believes that Christianity should not be acknowledged in Yemen.

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church and two Ethiopian Protestant Churches in Yemen are now claiming the Embassy and the ruling faction in Ethiopia do nothing to solve the violence they are experiencing in Yemen.

Meanwhile, the Embassy says its main objective is promoting trade, investment and tourism.

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