Translating Words, Interpreting Events

Raped and Slaughtered: Muslim Persecution of Christians, April, 2014

Gatestone Institute From one end of the Islamic world to the other, the abduction and rape of Christian girls at the hands of Muslims—both terrorists and laymen—was a dominant theme in April. On Easter Sunday Morning, for instance, four Muslim men raped a 7-year-old Christian girl named Sara in a Punjabi village.  Last reported, the [...]

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Yemen: Muslims Burn Alive Female Relative for Converting to Christianity

Muslim relatives of a woman conspired to kill her by placing gasoline in one of her kitchen bottles, causing her to catch fire while cooking and burn to death.  The reason?  Earlier she had converted to Christianity and refused to return to Islam.  Now her husband (also an apostate to Christianity) and children are homeless [...]

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Raymond Ibrahim on TruNews: The US-Jihad Alliance

Today Raymond Ibrahim was interviewed by Rick Wiles on TruNews.  The nearly 40 minute interview begins at the 23:30 mark.

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The Muslim Rape of Christian Nuns

French Despite how unsavory and barbaric Islamic groups and persons around the world have been behaving—whether Nigeria’s Boko Haram, Mesopotamia’s Islamic State, Somalia’s Shabaab—perhaps few things are as disgusting and cowardly as the Muslim rape of nuns: defenseless Christian women who sacrifice much of their lives to help sick and needy Muslims. The latest such [...]

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Revisiting “The Silent Extermination of Iraq’s ‘Christian Dogs’”

Nearly three-and-a-half years ago, before the “Arab Spring” and the plight of Christians became much of a topic, I wrote a FrontPage article titled “The Silent Extermination of Iraq’s ‘Christian Dogs.’”  Revisiting it is useful, as it highlights some important points.  The article follows below in italics, with new observations interspersed in regular font: Last [...]

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Sharks and Islamists: Equally Misunderstood?

I recently spent some time watching Shark Week on television.  Being fascinated with large predatory fish, I’ve watched many shark programs throughout the years.  And I’ve reached one conclusion: the “liberal” response one is accustomed to when the topic of Islam and Islamists come up—that they are misunderstood, that we need to respect their ways [...]

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Tripoli: Salafis Ban Christian Crosses and Icons

French In Tripoli, roaming bands of armed Salafis—Muslims who seek to follow the example of Islam’s prophet as literally as possible—went door to door of the city’s jewelry stores, ordering the owners to stop selling any crosses or Christian icons. “Immediately thereafter,” report Arabic media, “the store owners collected all the crosses and Christian icons [...]

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Morsi’s Wife Threatens to Expose Hillary Clinton’s ‘Special Relationship’ with Muslim Brotherhood

French The wife of former Egyptian president Muhammad Morsi is the latest Muslim Brotherhood “insider” to threaten to expose the special relationship between Morsi and the Obama administration—a relationship the latter insists never existed. Nagla Mahmoud, Morsi’s wife, is reportedly angry at some statements recently made by Hillary Clinton, including that Morsi was “naïve” and [...]

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Egypt: Brotherhood Supporters Torch Butcher Shop

French Supporters of the “terrorist” Muslim Brotherhood group, report Egyptian media, set fire to a butcher shop Saturday evening in Aim Shams, a suburb in Cairo. The reason for this latest Brotherhood arson attack is that the owner of the shop objected to one of the Brotherhood’s protests.   Three of the Brotherhood’s supporters were detained by intervening [...]

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The Siege of Constantinople

Editor’s note: To mark the August 15 anniversary of the second Islamic siege of Constantinople, we republish the following article, which appeared a year ago on National Review Online: Seige of Constantinople, from the Constantine Manasses Chronicle Danish Portuguese  Today, August 15, marks the anniversary of Constantinople’s victory over Muslim invaders in what historians commonly call [...]

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