Translating Words, Interpreting Events

MSM Lies about Muslim Lies (Taqiyya)

Gatestone Institute  Dr. Ben Carson’s recent assertion that the Islamic doctrine of taqiyya encourages Muslims “to lie to achieve your goals” has prompted the Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler to quote a number of academics to show that the presidential candidate got it wrong: The word “taqiyya” derives from the Arabic words for “piety” and “fear [...]

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On Refugees, Be ‘Wise as Serpents’

Muslim migrant influx strains Christian world’s tension between being “wise as serpents, innocent as doves.” Bulgaria offers a way forward.

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Obama Throws Christian Refugees to Lions

Gatestone Institute The fate of those Iraqi Christians who had fled from the Islamic State only to be incarcerated in the United States has finally been decided by the Obama administration: they are to be thrown back to the lions, where they will likely be persecuted if not slaughtered like so many Iraqi Christians before [...]

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Mecca: Muslim Pilgrim Commits Suicide in “Hope of Entering Paradise”

A Muslim pilgrim in Mecca committed suicide by hanging himself in a bathroom of the holy site of Mina.  He did so in “hope of entering paradise.” The man was from Bangadesh and reportedly 50-years-old.  He was found hanging in the bathroom around 5 a.m. on Tuesday, September 22. According to  witnesses, the man had [...]

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Ben Carson Exposes Islamic Taqiyya

PJ Media Of all the points presidential candidate Ben Carson made in defense of his position that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,” most poignant is his reference to taqiyya, one of Islam’s doctrines of deception. According to Carson, whoever becomes president should be “sworn in on [...]

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Al Azhar Promoting ‘Anti-Christian’ and ‘Anti-Infidel’ Violence

Coptic Solidarity While discussing how the Islamic State burns some of its victims alive—most notoriously, a Jordanian pilot—Egyptian journalist Yusuf al-Husayni remarked on his satellite program that “The Islamic State is only doing what Al Azhar teaches… and the simplest example is Ibn Kathir’s Beginning and End.” Located in Cairo, Egypt, Al Azhar is the [...]

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Islamic State Blows Up 21 Christian Homes

Coptic Solidarity  Earlier this week, the Islamic State blew up 21 homes belonging to Christians in the once Christian majority Nineveh Plain, northeast of Mosul. An official of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in Mosul further said that the Islamic State has throughout the months detonated “hundreds” of homes in Nineveh Plain, primarily to strike fear [...]

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Why Arab Muslims Refuse Arab Muslim ‘Refugees’

While the West goes out of its way to accommodate Muslim migrants — still called “refugees” though most are not even from war torn Syria and some are Islamic State jihadis — an Arab Muslim from Kuwait recently explained why his nation refuses to take any. According to Kuwait’s Fahd al-Shalami, Chairman of the Gulf Forum [...]

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“Wake Up!”: Muslim Persecution of Christians, July 2015

Gatestone Institute   Not only is the Islamic State (IS) persecuting Christians but so are the U.S.-supported “rebel” forces, which the Obama administration assures are “moderate.”  According to a recent NPR report, “With backing from U.S. allies, like Turkey and Saudi Arabia, this [U.S. supported] rebel coalition fights both the Syrian regime and the so-called [...]

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Why Hungary’s Victor Orbán Got It Right on Islam

FrontPage Magazine Some central and east European countries are being criticized by more “progressive” Western nations for not wanting to take in Muslim refugees. Chief among them is Hungary, specifically in the person of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.  Western media are characterizing him as “xenophobic,” “full of hate speech,” and Europe’s “creeping dictator.” Sounding like [...]

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