Day: September 2, 2015

Isis profits from destruction of antiquities by selling relics to dealers – and then blowing up the buildings they come from to conceal the evidence of looting

A Lebanese-French archaeologist tells Robert Fisk about her unique answer to a unique crime By Robert Fisk, The Independent   So why is Isis blowing to pieces the greatest artefacts of ancient history in Syria and Iraq? The archeologist Joanne Farchakh has a unique answer to a unique crime. First, […]

576. Commandment – The violation of a Sacred Month should be retaliated in the Sacred Month …

576. Commandment – The violation of a Sacred Month should be retaliated in the Sacred Month; and for all sacred things there is the law of retaliation. So, whoso transgresses against you, punish him for his transgression to the extent to which he has transgressed against you [2:195] The violation of a Sacred Month should be retaliated in the Sacred Month; […]