Religion

Farrakhan Denounces “Satanic Jews,” “Synagogue of Satan,” NAACP head Wendell Anthony, Rep. John Conyers Nod in Approval

May 23, 2013
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Along with several racist remarks directed at whites, I might add – according to the Detroit Free Press.

Farrakhan said of Kilpatrick’s prosecutions: “The enemy that charged him is a liar from the beginning.”

The church is led by the head of the Detroit branch of the NAACP, Rev. Wendell...

Michael Adebolajo, Suspect in London attack was previously investigated for terrorist ties; 2 homes raided

May 23, 2013
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Michael Adebolajo was a devout Christian who had converted to Islam. Both suspects in yesterday’s gruesome slaying of a soldier had been previously looked at by security forces for ties to terrorists, or terror networks – that according to Scotland Yard.

Scotland Yard meanwhile confirmed that the victim was a...

Woolwich Assailants ‘Filmed’ Hacking Attack

May 23, 2013
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Two attackers armed with machetes filmed their deadly assault on a man in London, according to Sky sources.

The victim, reportedly a serving soldier, was hacked to death in broad daylight by the two assailants near an army barracks in Woolwich.

The two men were shot and wounded by police shortly after the killing, which was...

5 killed after church van flips in southern Illinois

May 20, 2013
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No bad weather was reported in the area at the time of the crash, according to the sheriff’s office.

Several people were taken to the hospital, some by medical helicopter, The Leader-Union in Vandalia reported on its web site.

Four of the injured were taken to Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia and were in...

NYPD to Muslim informant: ‘Get pictures’

May 20, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is defending itself in a federal civil rights lawsuit over its surveillance of Muslims. It says in a new court filing that nothing it has done violated surveillance guidelines imposed by a federal judge in a previous case.

via NYPD messages to Muslim...

Are prayers before public meetings OK? Supreme Court to decide

May 20, 2013
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The US Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine whether offering a prayer before a town meeting violates the First Amendment’s separation of church and state.

The issue in Town of Greece v. Galloway (12-696) is whether city officials violated the First Amendment’s ban on government endorsement of a particular religion...

Gunned down, Zahra Shahid Hussain, Senior Female Reformist Pakistan politician

May 18, 2013
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There are conflicting reports regarding the death, and or assassination of Zahra Shahid Hussain, a senior reformist politician in Pakistan. (more…)

Warning: Graphic Video shows Islamist rebels executing 11 Syrian soldiers

May 16, 2013
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“The al-Qaeda linked al-Nusra Front executed 11 men they accused of taking part in massacres against Syrian people, a video posted online showed.” Video below the fold for obvious reasons.

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Pakistani elections hit by bomb attacks

May 11, 2013
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Because that’s what they do.

At least 22 people have been killed in bomb attacks and gun battles in Pakistan as millions of voters turned out despite the threats of violence in landmark national and provincial elections. (more…)

NC Man? Try Muslim Hysen Sherifi sentenced in plot to behead terror witnesses

May 10, 2013
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Pretty generic headline the AP has going on there, wouldn’t you say? How about, Muslim domestic terrorist … you know, as opposed to gun carrying redneck, or something!

MAN SENTENCED IN PLOT AGAINST TERROR WITNESSES

A North Carolina man was sentenced Friday to four life terms for plotting to behead federal witnesses whose...

Christian Woman Martha Mullen buried Tamerlan Tsarnaev in VA’s Al-Barzakh Cemetery

May 10, 2013
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Turns out I was correct about it being Al-Barzakh cemetery – photos here.

Amazing the things you dream up over a cup of coffee, huh?

A Christian woman has revealed that she helped authorities coordinate the secret burial this week of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in a Muslim cemetery in Virginia.

‘Jesus says [to]...

Catholic Soldier Sgt. 1st Class Naida Hosan says she faced harassment over Muslim name

May 9, 2013
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Sgt. 1st Class Naida Hosan is not a Muslim — she’s a Catholic. But her name sounded Islamic to fellow U.S. soldiers in Iraq, and they would taunt her, calling her “Sgt. Hussein” and asking what God she prayed to.

So before deploying to Afghanistan last year for her second war...

Swell: Yemen’s leader warns of al-Qaida expansion

May 9, 2013
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The president of Yemen is warning that the al-Qaida branch in the country is expanding and is using assassinations and abductions of foreigners as a way to challenge the central authority.

President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi spoke on Thursday at a National Dialogue session, which brings political, religious and other leaders...

Photo: Ancient quarry used to build Jerusalem found

May 9, 2013
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Okay, this is cool.

A huge quarry, along with tools and a key, used by workers some 2,000 years ago, have been discovered during an excavation in Jerusalem prior to the paving of a highway, the Israel Antiquities Authorities (IAA) announced.

The first-century quarry, which fits into the Second Temple Period (538...

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says Katherine Russell Tsarnaev “not involved” – she hires Guantanamo-connected lawyer

May 9, 2013
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Authorities are reportedly skeptical of Katherine Russell’s claims of innocence.

The suspect in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings told investigators that the widow of his late older brother had nothing to do with the April 15 attacks, it was revealed today.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has made the statement to law enforcement officials looking into...

Relative of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Magomed Kartashov Is Prominent Radical Islamist, acted as guide during Russia Visit

May 8, 2013
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Just how many dots did this administration fail to connect before the Boston Marathon bombings? Plenty. And the number is growing.

Last year, when Tamerlan Tsarnaev spent six months in the Russian region of Dagestan, he had a guide with an unusually deep knowledge of the local Islamist community: a distant cousin...

Body Count Soars as Nigerian Military Hunts Islamists

May 8, 2013
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A fresh load of battered corpses arrived, 29 of them in a routine delivery by the Nigerian military to the hospital morgue here.

Unexpectedly, three bodies started moving.

“They were not properly shot,” recalled a security official here. “I had to call the J.T.F.” — the military’s joint task force — “and they...

Bomb at Islamist party rally in Pakistan kills 14

May 6, 2013
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PARACHINAR, Pakistan (AP) — A bomb ripped through a campaign rally of a leading Islamist party in Pakistan on Monday, killing 14 people and wounding dozens more, a government official said as the run-up to the country’s May 11 election becomes increasingly dangerous.

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Investigators believe Boston bombs likely made at Tsarnaev home

May 5, 2013
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More below:

Investigators believe Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother, Dzhokhar, likely made the bombs they are suspected of setting off at last month’s Boston Marathon in Tamerlan’s home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, law enforcement officials said on Friday.

via Investigators believe Boston bombs likely made at Tsarnaev home – Chicago Tribune.

Riot police battle half-million Islamists in Dhaka Bangladesh

May 5, 2013
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This won’t end well. One thing they want is the death penalty for anyone who insults Islam.

Clashes between police and Islamist protesters in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka have left at least three people dead and 60 injured.

Up to half a million protesters gathered in the city, where rioters set fire to...

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