Translating Words, Interpreting Events

Critic Blasts Obama Narrative on Islam

Note: WND‘s  F. Michael Maloof recently interviewed Raymond Ibrahim on the Obama administration’s approach to Islam and the persecution of Christian minorities.  It follows: WASHINGTON – The persecution and slaughter of Christians throughout the Middle East has become a major humanitarian crisis, with Pope Francis warning that the atrocities border on “genocide,” according to a report [...]

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Obama Makes U.S. Oath of Allegiance Comply with Islamic Law

The Obama administration recently made changes to the Oath of Allegiance to the United States in a manner very conducive to Sharia, or Islamic law. On July 21, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced some “modifications” to the Oath of Allegiance which immigrants must take before becoming naturalized. The original oath required incoming [...]

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Kerry Continues Meeting with Egypt’s Banned Muslim Brotherhood

Coptic Solidarity According to Dalia Ziyada, director of the Egyptian Center for the Study of Free Democracies, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry recently met with leading members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.  Kerry, said the human rights activist, covers up such meetings with controversial Egyptians who have political agendas by referring to them [...]

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Christians Burn While Pope Worries about ‘Worldly’ Matters: Muslim Persecution of Christians, June 2015

Gatestone Institute  Indifference to the plight of persecuted Christians around the world was highlighted in June when Pope Francis released his first independent encyclical. Although the Pope warned against things like global warming and issues dealing with the environment, he did not mention the plight of persecuted Christians—even though he is well acquainted with it [...]

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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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Islamist “Justice”: Slow Painful Death for Christian Mother in Pakistan

Gatestone Institute  Pakistan’s authorities appear to have found a solution to at least one of their problems in the international arena: Aasiya Noreen, or “Asia Bibi,” a 50-year-old Christian woman and mother of five who has been on death row for six years for allegedly insulting Muhammad. Instead of executing Asia Bibi and further advertising [...]

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U.S. State Dept. Bars Christians from Testifying about Persecution: Muslim Persecution of Christians, May 2015

Gatestone Institute During the height of one of the most brutal months of Muslim persecution of Christians, the U.S. State Department exposed its double standards against persecuted Christian minorities. Sister Diana, an influential Iraqi Christian leader, who was scheduled to visit the U.S. to advocate for persecuted Christians in the Mideast, was denied a visa by the U.S. [...]

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Christian Church Firebombed in Alexandria, Creates ‘State of Panic’

Coptic Solidarity Soon after the end of the month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr, another Christian church in Egypt came under attack. The Fathers Church on Gamal Abdel Nasser Street in eastern Alexandria was attacked Tuesday, July 21 by unknown assailants—some reports indicate three men—using Molotov cocktails and other homemade bombs which were hurled at the church. Egypt’s [...]

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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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