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Raymond Ibrahim Reviews Beth Baron’s The Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood

Middle East Quarterly In 1933, Turkiya Hassan, an orphaned Egyptian, Muslim girl, was beaten by a matron at a Swedish missionary school. School authorities later contended that the “rude and aggressive” 15-year-old was ordered “into a room for private chastisement” at which time the girl “showed fight and seized the cane” from the matron who [...]

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Obama Cites Ayatollah’s Fatwa on Road to Nuclear War

FrontPage Magazine As Iran continues edging closer to developing nuclear weapons—a major threat to the entire Mideast region, especially longstanding U.S. ally Israel—U.S. President Obama has come to the aid of the Islamic Republic, by citing an Islamic fatwa no less.  In a video recording posted on the White House’s website, Obama said, “Iran’s Supreme [...]

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Raymond Ibrahim on NewsMax: Mideast Christian Extinction

Earlier today I appeared on NewsMax TV’s “America’s Forum with JD Hayworth” via Skype.  The topic of discussion was the very real threat of Christian extinction in the Middle East. The video follows:  

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Raymond Ibrahim on Sunni-Shia Violence

On March 24, I was interviewed on Issues, Etc., with Todd Wilken.  Topics included the significance of ISIS attacks on Shia mosques in Yemen, ISIS and Boko Haram’s “caliphatic” aspirations, and the motives behind their barbarity.  Click here to listen.  

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Jihadis Cleansing Pakistan of Christians

PJ Media On Sunday, March 15, as Christian churches around the world were celebrating morning mass, two churches in Pakistan were attacked by Islamic suicide bombers. At least 17 people were killed and over 70 were wounded. The two churches (located in Youhanabad, Lahore’s Christian quarter) were St. John’s Catholic Church and Christ Church (Protestant). The Taliban [...]

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Muslim Strength Decides if Christian Churches Stand or Fall

Coptic Solidarity A video recording made on December 14, 2013 of Dr. Yusuf al-Burhami, a leading cleric in Egypt’s Salafi movement, was recently publicized on Arabic media due to its controversial nature. In the video, Burhami says that “Destroying churches is permissible—as long as the destruction does not bring harm to Muslims, such as false claims that [...]

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CIA Says Muslims Join ISIS Because of … Economics

PJ Media Speaking at the Council of Foreign Relations on March 13, CIA Director John Brennan said that “the Islamic State had ‘snowballed’ beyond Iraq and Syria, estimating that at least 20,000 fighters from more than 90 countries have gone to join the militant group, several thousand of them from Western nations, including the United [...]

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The Madness of Our Age

Truth is the new ‘Hate Speech,’ and True Islam is not Islam by Ralph H. Sidway In the ‘Sayings of the Desert Fathers’, that collection of the wisdom of the early Christian hermits, there is recounted a saying of St. Anthony the Great, founder of monasticism: Abba Anthony said that the time is coming when men [...]

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Islamic State Relied on Egyptian Salafi Book to Slaughter 21 Copts in Libya

Coptic Solidarity Dr. Ahmed Karima, professor of Sharia at Al Azhar University, Egypt,  recently exposed the fact that the Islamic State received its justification to slaughter 21 Coptic Christians in Libya from a book titled (in translation) Christians in the Koran.  The author of said book is Mahmoud Lutfi ‘Amr—president of Damanhur’s Ansar al-Sunna al-Muhammadiya, [...]

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CIA Chief John Brennan’s Deceptions About Islam

FrontPage Magazine By constantly projecting Western standards on Islamic jihadis, CIA head John Brennan has come to epitomize the U.S. intelligence community’s intellectual failures concerning the true sources of the jihad. Last Friday, March 13, Brennan insisted that Islamic State (IS) members are not Islamic.  Instead, “They are terrorists, they’re criminals.  Most—many—of them are psychopathic [...]

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