According to the June 5 edition of Youm7, two brothers in a village in Assuit, Egypt, slaughtered their mother, sister, and aunt, “after discovering their sister’s actions were contrary to morality.”
Liberal talk show host Tawfiq Okasha recently appeared on “Egypt Today” airing a video of Muslims in Tunisia slicing a young man’s head off for the crime of apostasy, in this case, the crime of converting to Christianity and refusing to renounce it. The video—be warned, it is immensely graphic—can be seen here(the actual execution appears from minute 1:13-4:00). For those who prefer not to view it, a summary follows:
According to the popular Egyptian website, El Bashayer, Muhammad Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate, just declared that he will “achieve the Islamic conquest (fath) of Egypt for the second time, and make all Christians convert to Islam, or else pay the jizya,” the traditional Islamic tax, or financial tribute, required of non-Muslim “dhimmis.”
Saudi Arabians are angry at a McDonald’s toy which they say mocks their prophet Muhammad.
by Raymond Ibrahim • May 24, 2012 at 6:49 pm Cross-posted from Jihad Watch According to El Badil, Sheikh Ahmed al-Mahlawi recently gave a sermon in his popular Alexandrian mosque, warning the ulema (Islam’s scholars and theologians) from “appearing on TV programs with women who do not wear the hijab.” He pointed out that some Islamic leaders make the […]
Several Arabic news reports appeared yesterday, Tuesday, May 22, exposing the new hijab policy of theJordanian Dubai Islamic Bank. Under new ownership, bank management recently decreed that all females must wear the hijab, the Islamic veil, or be terminated.
Despite the fact that some in the West portray Islam and democracy as being perfectly compatible, evidence continues to emerge that, for many countries in the Middle East, democracy and elections are various means to one end: the establishment of a decidedly undemocratic form of law—Islamic, or Sharia Law.
News continues to emerge days before Egypt’s presidential elections indicating that the Islamists are relying on any and every strategy to gain votes for their pro-Sharia candidates.
by Raymond Ibrahim • May 18, 2012 Cross-posted from Jihad Watch Here is an interesting anecdote of taqiyya—the Islamic doctrine that permits lies and hypocrisy whenever Muslims fear their stronger adversaries, including fellow Muslims: Soon after the clash between Egypt’s military and Islamists at al-Abbassia, Sheikh Hassan Abu al-Ashbal, one of the leaders of the Salafi party, declared a full-blown jihad against […]
by Raymond Ibrahim • May 17, 2012 at 3:40 pm Cross-posted from Jihad Watch In Saudi Arabia, it was recently revealed that a 5-year-old boy was “severely beaten” and whipped by his teacher, with “wounds appearing on various parts of his body.” According to Garaa News, it is unknown why the teacher scourged the child, and the […]