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Why Muslim Rapists Prefer Blondes: A History

FrontPage Magazine The Muslim penchant to target “white” women for sexual exploitation—an epidemic currently plaguing Europe, especially Britain and Scandinavia—is as old as Islam itself, and even traces back to Muhammad. Much literary evidence attests to this in the context of Islam’s early predations on Byzantium (for centuries, Christendom’s easternmost bulwark against the jihad).  According [...]

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Islamic State Executes Another Copt in Libya?

Coptic Solidarity According to sources in Libya, there are unconfirmed reports, including from the Libyan Herald,  that on July 23rd, the Islamic State executed another Egyptian Christian they seized over a week ago at a road block near Nufaliya, an Islamic State stronghold southeast of the city of Sirte. Bekhit Nageh Efrank Ebeid, a 25 year [...]

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Raymond Ibrahim Debates ‘Moderate’ and ‘Radical’ Muslims: Is ‘ISIS’ Islamic?

Last week on the Glazov Gang, I debated Isa Hodge, an American convert to Islam (an apparent representative of “moderate Muslims”) and Imam Anjem Choudary of the UK (an apparent representative “radical Muslims”).   The topic under discussion was, “Is the Islamic State Islamic”? The video follows (and here’s a related article I wrote last [...]

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When Muslims Turn

I was recently interviewed on the Glazov Gang with Jamie Glazov and Daniel Greenfield. The topic was my recent article, “When Muslims Betray Non-Muslim Friends and Neighbors.” The description of the show and the show itself follow: On this week’s Glazov Gang, two Shillman Fellows from the David Horowitz Freedom Center, Daniel Greenfield and Raymond [...]

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Raymond Ibrahim via Skype: ‘Terrorism in America’

Isik Abla, host of the satellite television show, Embracing New Life, recently interviewed me via Skype on a number of matters dealing with Islam and the West. The nearly 30-minute long video follows:

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When Muslims Betray Non-Muslim Friends and Neighbors

FrontPage Magazine Let believers not take for friends and allies infidels rather than believers: and whoever does this shall have no relationship left with Allah—unless you but guard yourselves against them, taking precautions – Koran 3:28 Days ago, after the Islamic State [IS] entered the Syrian city of Hassakè, prompting a mass exodus of Christians, [...]

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Raymond Ibrahim on the Glazov Gang: Islamic Hate for the Christian Cross

Below, Jamie Glazov, host of the Glazov Gang, interviews me about Islamic hatred for the Christian cross, what it signifies, and why the West remains oblivious about Islam:

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UK Police Knew and Did Nothing to Protect Girls from Muslim Predators

FrontPage Magazine Not only do recent revelations concerning  the endemic sexual grooming of British girls by Muslim men demonstrate how crippling political correctness is, but they show how political correctness complements the most abusive elements of Islamic law, or Sharia. According to a June 24 report by the Birmingham Mail, as far back as March 2010, [...]

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Raymond Ibrahim on ‘Islamophobia’ in Academia and the Nazi/Islam Analogy

I was recently interviewed again on Reel Talk with Audrey Russo.  Topics covered included Muhammed’s abhorrence for the cross, the Conditions of Omar, the desecration of crosses at cemeteries, Islamophobia in academia, and the true analogy between Islam and Nazism.  Click to listen to the interview.

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Why No Protests to Ban Islam’s Black Flag?

This article was written for by Ralph Sidway, an Orthodox Christian researcher and writer, and author of Facing Islam: What the Ancient Church has to say about the Religion of Muhammad. He operates the Facing Islam blog. Over at The American Conservative, Rod Dreher has a really stirring piece in which he grapples with the complexity and pain [...]

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