Day: April 12, 2014

Stop “Islamophobia”

Source: Jihad Watch “Turkey’s EU Minister and Chief Negotiator Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has called for a halt to racist, xenophobic and Islamophobic political discourse ahead of the European Parliament elections in May.” This is akin to the ongoing attempt by the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to intimidate the West […]

Get ready for the ‘blood moon’

By Ben Brumfield (CNN) — Prophecy loves signs from the heavens, and they will deliver Tuesday with a moonlight spectacle. What will happen could sound sort of like this: The moon will turn to blood as it aligns with Earth and sun Then do so thrice more ere a year and […]

Moderate Muslims, Hard Line Islam

Pak Tea House: Raza Habib Raja Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) is a body whose job is to give recommendations to the government for making the legal framework more in line with Islam and right now it is actively reviewing several existing laws for that purpose. The impetus for Islamization […]

US and Saudi Arabia drift apart

Global Post: RIYADH — President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia was low-key, business-like and bereft of scenes that would indicate the country’s almost 70-year-old special relationship with Washington is back on an even keel. Obama was not received at the airport by a senior prince. The president and King Abdullah […]

Corinne PurtillApril 11, 2014 02:07 Follow @corinnepurtill The British army doesn’t want you to read this book

LONDON, UK — Three years ago, the Defense Ministry commissioned a young officer to write a book about British military operations in Helmand Province, the volatile region in Afghanistanthat has claimed hundreds of British casualties. This week, the book’s publishers handed out fliers instead of hardbacks at book launches as the ministry made […]