The Iconoclast

Wednesday, 24 August 2016
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From the London Evening Standard. His association with Choudary is now public, as is his criminal record. A close associate of hate preacher Anjem Choudary who beat up a schoolboy for cuddling his girlfriend in a Muslim Patrol-style street attack is facing jail today. Details from the beginning of ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/24/2016 2:56 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 24 August 2016
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KABUL, Afghanistan - The American University of Afghanistan is under attack, according to multiple accounts. CBS News’ Ahmad Mukhtar reports from Afghanistan that several American professors are inside, along with possibly hundreds of students. Many appear to have escaped through emergency doors.  Witnesses ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/24/2016 10:37 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 24 August 2016
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David Harsenyl writes in the NYPost: The Democratic Party often warns us that mixing big money and politics will corrupt democracy. They must have nominated Hillary Clinton to prove it. The Clinton Foundation was ostensibly set up to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Though it’s done some ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/24/2016 4:40 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 24 August 2016
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This is not good Seoul (CNN) North Korea test fired a submarine-based ballistic missile from its east coast on Wednesday, South Korean authorities said. The launch took place at 5:30 a.m. local time, according to a statement from the South Korean Foreign Ministry.   North Korea's launch ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/24/2016 4:34 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 24 August 2016
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BBC: A dozen Turkish tanks have rolled across the Syrian border after heavy shelling of an area held by so-called Islamic State. Military sources told Turkish media 70 targets in the Jarablus area had been destroyed by artillery and rocket strikes, and 12 by air strikes. Turkish special forces ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/24/2016 4:28 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 24 August 2016
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From ABC News Australia Police say they are looking into whether a French man who allegedly said 'Allahu akbar" as he stabbed a 21-year-old British woman to death in a north Queensland backpackers' hostel has any links to extremist groups. Mia Ayliffe-Chung was stabbed to death and a 30-year-old ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/24/2016 2:46 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 23 August 2016
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by Michael Curtis It is welcome news when perpetrators of real evil are brought to justice. The civilized world will delight in the fact that in the last month two Islamist terrorists, one repentant, the other defiant, have been prosecuted and convicted for their infamous deeds in courts, one in ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/23/2016 1:49 PM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 23 August 2016
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Adam Kredo writes in the Washington Free Beacon: The State Department issued a warning on Monday urging U.S. citizens to avoid traveling to Iran, which has made the detention of Americans a priority. The latest travel advisory, which emphasizes Iran’s desire to capture U.S. citizens, comes on ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/23/2016 10:41 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 23 August 2016
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How about Islam-inspired? That works. Fox News: Federal authorities are reportedly investigating a weekend stabbing in Virginia to see whether the attacker may have been trying to behead a victim and whether the attack was inspired by the Islamic State. Wasil Farooqui, 20, was charged with two ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/23/2016 4:11 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 22 August 2016
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From the London Evening Standard and the Newham Recorder A Muslim “bully” grabbed a schoolboy by the throat and threw him to the ground for hugging his girlfriend in the street, a court has heard.Michael Coe, 35, of Devenish Road, Greenwich, spotted the two 16-year-olds cuddling on the pavement in ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/22/2016 3:34 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 22 August 2016
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by Rebecca Bynum (August 2016) Photo credit: Christianity Today Despite the danger, Saeed Abedini converted from Islam to Christianity and began working to spread the gospel through home churches (known as the underground church) while living in the Islamic Republic of Iran, where he was born. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/22/2016 12:09 PM by NER
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Monday, 22 August 2016
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by Michael Curtis Fairy tales can come true, it could happen to those who are lucky and politically naïve at heart. Unfortunately, the Obama administration in its relations with Iran has gone to extremes with impossible schemes and tales that fly in the face of objective reality, and even disregard ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/22/2016 8:26 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 22 August 2016
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This is from the Independent, a newspaper that is probably even more left-wing than the Guardian. However, unlike the Guardian the moderators do not block any comment that does repeat the party line. The comments to this story are quite forthright.  Prison governors will be told to remove Muslims ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/22/2016 3:22 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 21 August 2016
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From the Jamaica Observer A Muslim landlord who attacked his Christian tenant with a metal pipe and broke her leg during a discussion about their religion, which had escalated into an argument, was remanded for sentencing after he was denied bail in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court last week. Milton ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/21/2016 1:11 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 21 August 2016
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Just a quick little case study. Somebody sent me a link to this article in my mail: Trump: CIA Officers Helped Turkey Coup Attempt, Evidence Available TEHRAN (FNA)- Donald Trump, US Republican presidential candidate, claims in his new tweet that he has evidence that CIA officers helped in Turkey’s ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/21/2016 12:57 PM by Brian of London
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Sunday, 21 August 2016
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Sunday, 21 August 2016
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NYTimes: ISTANBUL — The wedding had ended and the guests had started walking home when a suspected suicide bombing tore through the site of the ceremony in southeastern Turkey late Saturday, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 90, in the latest in a string of attacks to strike the restive ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/21/2016 7:12 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 21 August 2016
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In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris reads from the latest issue of Dabiq, the magazine of ISIS, and discusses the beliefs and goals of jihadists worldwide. Podcast available here, for those who prefer. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/21/2016 3:37 AM by Brian of London
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Saturday, 20 August 2016
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Israeli PM Netanyahu in Likud meeting at Begin Heritage Center, Jerusalem, March 16, 2016 There has not been a serious critical review of Milton Viorst’s, Zionism: The Birth and Transformation of an Ideal, until David Isaac published, “A Sloppy Hit on Israel” in today’s Washington Free Beacon. Isaac ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/20/2016 5:16 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Saturday, 20 August 2016
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From Keloland News, h/t Creeping Sharia : SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls man authorities say ran a sex trafficking “house of horror” will now call prison home for the rest of his life. On Monday, Federal Judge Karen Schreier sentenced 45-year-old Mohammed Alaboudi to four life terms behind bars. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/20/2016 1:43 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 20 August 2016
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From the UK Express   MOMENTS before a pair of Islamic extremists attacked police in Moscow with axes, they were filmed pledging allegiance to ISIS. The Islamic State group released a video which purports to show the two attackers proudly boasting of their ties to the terror group. The ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/20/2016 1:27 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 20 August 2016
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(CNN) Germany could become the next European country to ban face veils under a proposal announced on Friday by officials in the ruling coalition. The officials intend to have the face veils banned in public places where identification is required -- such as registry offices, schools, kindergartens ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/20/2016 7:22 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 20 August 2016
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Allum Bokhari & Milo Yiannopoulos have an interesting article in Breitbart which refers to the Islamization of Indonesia as a cautionary tale. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/20/2016 5:50 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 20 August 2016
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From the American Mideast Coalition for Trump, representatives of Egyptian Americans and Turkish Americans. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/20/2016 5:23 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 19 August 2016
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From the UK Express: A JEWISH rabbi has been stabbed by an attacker shouting "Allahu Akbar" in the city of Strasbourg, sparking fears France has fallen victim to another Islamist-inspired terror attack. The attacker, who is understood to have been arrested, shouted the Islamic phrase meaning ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/19/2016 7:45 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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