Day: February 19, 2015

Expanded areas at Haram opened

JEDDAH: P.K. ABDUL GHAFOUR Published — Friday 20 February 2015 ARABNEWS.COM Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has instructed authorities to open the newly expanded areas of the Grand Mosque in Makkah for use by the growing number of Umrah pilgrims and worshippers. “King Salman has approved the […]

Three Toronto Police Officers charged with sex assault

3 Toronto police officers charged with sex assault and gang sex assault  Avery Haines and Tammie Sutherland Feb 19, 2015 12:14:25 PM Three suspended Toronto police officers have been charged with sexual assault, following a story that CityNews broke first two weeks ago. The officers, Sameer Kara, Leslie Nyznik […]

ISIS Really Wants Power—Not Islam

Source: Patheos February 18, 2015 by Qasim Rashid Recently The Atlantic published a piece titled, “What ISIS Really Wants.” The lengthy piece makes numerous fallacious claims about ISIS and its relation to Islam and Islamic doctrine. Accordingly, and significantly, it misses the strategy necessary to counter and overcome ISIS terrorism. […]

IS harvesting organs!

Source:ET Iraq’s ambassador to the United Nations, Mohammad al-Hakim, asked the Security Council to investigate allegations that the Islamic State (IS) is harvesting organs in order to finance its operations, Al Arabiya News reported.  The ambassador stated that bodies with missing kidneys and surgical incisions had been unearthed in shallow graves over […]