From the New York Times… Jewish Hospital a fixture in Tehran TEHRAN — Sitting in his office at Tehran’s only Jewish hospital, Ciamak Morsadegh lit another cigarette and reminisced about how his wife left Iran for the United States after he insisted on staying. Dr. Morsadegh, the director of the Dr. Sapir Hospital and Charity … More Jewish Healthcare in Iran
Hatred in a head count RWANDAN Muslims were once held in low esteem. They were traders in a land where farmers held prestige. Moreover they were socially and politically negligible, constituting roughly 5 per cent of the population, and largely confined to the unspectacular neighbourhood of Kigali. Then came the genocide of 1994 in which … More Are Muslim People Violent by Nature?
Terry Jones of Dove World Outreach Center in Gainsville, Fla., in 2010. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images / September 11, 2013) By Matt Pearce and Connie Stewart September 11, 2013, 7:34 p.m. Radical anti-Islam preacher Terry Jones was arrested on felony charges Wednesday for transporting a trailer filled with kerosene-soaked Korans, Florida officials said. Jones … More Terry Jones: “Those Muslims really burn me up”
Egyptian Christians’ ‘Radical’ Response to Islamists Chris Mitchell — Tue, 2013-08-27 07:09 MINYA, Egypt — The city of Minya sits at the epicenter of the persecution against the Christian Church in Egypt. During the past several weeks, Christians have suffered the worst attacks in centuries. Radical Islam spurred the violence, but the onslaught is being … More Radical Egyptian Christians: Cop that, we forgive you!
Rise Up Australia candidate Pam Hecht says Muslims are paying Aborigines to convert to Islam. Photo: riseupaustraliaparty.com A federal election candidate in western Queensland has accused Muslims of paying Aborigines to convert to Islam. Speaking to ABC Western Queensland, Rise Up Australia candidate Pam Hecht said the biggest issue facing people in the electorate of … More They come here by boats – and then convert our Aborigines!
As Syria, Egypt, and now Lebanon burns amid fearsome scenes of another bomb blast outside mosques, undoubtedly connected to the developing civil war in the Middle East between Sunni and Shia Muslims, it is time for the world’s community to pray for a peaceful resolution and for stability to return to the region. News reports … More Islamic civil war escalates
Christian takes helm at Islamic school (the positive) Guiding principal: Dr Ray Barrett with some of the pupils at Malek Fahd in Greenacre. Photo: Peter Rae It is Australia’s largest, oldest, and best-known Muslim school, but for the first time in its 23-year history, Malek Fahd has appointed a Christian to take on the full-time … More The Positive and Negative of Australia’s Multi-Faith/Cultural Society
From the ABC News. A 7.30 investigation has uncovered a secretive and radical program operating inside an Islamic book store in western Sydney, which is encouraging young Muslims to fight in Syria. The concerns of authorities have been heightened by the bloody conflict in Syria, which has become a magnet and a new training ground … More Sheikh, rattle and roll
The claim on this and other sites by some commenters is that the ‘War on Terror’ actually created an environment for jihadists to be recruited and radicalised. Of course, this has to have some serious merit. But what is behind this radicalisation, and why do the imams and jihad generals use it as a pretext … More Op Ed: Modern jihad recruitment predates 9/11