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Alleged US Spy Crucified in Yemen, Accused of Directing US drones Targeting Terrorists

An Al-Qaeda-affiliated group in Yemen crucified an alleged US spy, and posted a video of the crucifixion on YouTube, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) said on Wednesday. The Washington, DC-based media watchdog said the man had been crucified

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Creeping Shariah: Hamas Bans Co-Ed Schools in Gaza, Including Teachers

It should come as no great surprise that Shariah law continues to creep into Palestinian society in the Gaza Strip (see our article on the Gaza marathon here).  Hamas was elected in what Jimmy Carter hailed, as he assured us

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What is a Moderate Muslim? A Shocking Interview with I. Q. Rassooli, Islam Expert

There is a growing prohibition and an accompanying fear in the mainstream around the world against speaking openly and honestly in any discussion about Islam as a possible threat to the West. Even the outspoken “I.Q. Rassooli” must appear in

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Book Review: Benghazi: The Definitive Report

When the first reports of the new book “Benghazi:  The Definitive Report” first came out last week, we did not review it because we had not yet had our own opportunity to read it, and our first purchase from Amazon

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Coming to a Subway Near You: Respect Mohammed!

The Egyptian Fatwa Foundation announced the launch of a “Pro-Islam Poster Campaign in New York Subway”. A senior Muslim adviser urged restraint in response to what they refer to as the “anti-Muslim hate campaign”, a poster campaign sponsored by the

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“Red Line” Speech Irks Clinton, Opts for More Diplomacy

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton berated Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the powerful presentation of his case for confronting Iran with red lines instead of hitherto failed diplomacy and sanctions in his speech to the UN General Assembly

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UPDATE: Small Turnout for “JUMAH at the DNC”

Islamic prayers in Marshall Park draw only 200, instead of the 20,000 expected by the organizers. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — About 200 Muslim men, women and children prayed together Friday afternoon, as police and protesters looked on in Marshall Park for

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Pakistan: Man Shoots Sister in Honor Killing in Open Court

Sunset in Hyderabad. The city has been shocked by an ‘honour killing’ where a lawyer shot his sister in court over her marriage. So-called honour killings by families who believe their daughters have disgraced them are increasingly common in Pakistan.

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Arab Spring in Egypt: First Sex-Slave Marriage on TV

What is being dubbed as Egypt’s “first sex-slave marriage” took place mere days after the Muslim Brotherhood’s Muhammad Morsi was made president. Last Monday, on the Egyptian TV show Al Haqiqa (“the Truth”), journalist Wael al-Ibrashi began the program by

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Democracy in Tunisia: Islamists Start to Take Over Media

The much-touted, Islamist-led coalition government in Tunisia is showing how little has changed. It is imposing the regime’s power on the media, choosing loyal editors and censoring the news. The liberal and independent National Authority for the Reform of Media

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