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Sunday, 14 December 2014
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From Al Arabiya: Some local newspapers in the UAE are pondering whether a ban on the Islamic face veil would enhance security after the stabbing of an American woman by a burqa-clad suspect seen on surveillance camera. On Wednesday, an English-language newspaper, Gulf News, asked: “Should niqab ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/14/2014 11:26 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 14 December 2014
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From the 2014 edition of the Comic Annual of the Egyptian Stamp (Egipetskaya Marka) Society, here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/14/2014 7:32 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 14 December 2014
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Here. Nothing surprising in this addition to the annals of organizational management, but there is, to reinforce what you already knew, this: "What is odd is that the ISI did not pay any of its members competitive wages. Overall, the monthly wage for the average ISI fighter in 2007 was less than ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/14/2014 7:22 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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You can find a more complete clip, from Captain Henry's Maxwell House Show Boat (between 1933 and 1935, the most popular show on American radio), at YouTube, here..  Or watch and listen here just to the segment of the show during which Annette Hanshaw makes her darling appearance.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 10:17 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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A self-proclaimed "former professor" at an unnamed "American university" (perhaps he was a Teaching Assistant when studying toxicology?), Jamal Al-Din Ibrahim -- who has appeared at MEMRITV in the past -- solemnly attributes the existence of ISIS to the Mossad and, for good measure, to John McCain. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 9:57 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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Watch, and listen to him, here.. If you would like to see more of him,,simply go to YouTube, and put "Shamshad Salafi" in the search box. He This Pakistani is an important figure in Pakistan. He heads Jamaat-ud-Dawah, which is the new name of the now officially outlawed, but permanently present party ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 9:48 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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Decking the hall with boughs of holly and other greenery is an old custom. Wherever and however it originated on the continent it is Prince Albert who is credited with popularising the decorated Christmas tree in Great Britain. Something that has become popular in the last few years is for churches, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 2:45 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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More newspapers have this today (the more the better - it also goes some way to explaining the sex gang rapes of Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford and elsewhere) but I have gone straight to the translation provided by MEMRI. The Research and Fatwa Department of the Islamic State (ISIS) has released a pamphlet ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 1:16 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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It took an American newspaper to find this, coming as it does only a day after Baroness Cox warned the UK about the amount of polygamous Islamic marriages in this country. From the New York Observer When the Observer first logged on, it looked like a standard online dating site: Women’s profiles, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 12:52 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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Posted on 12/13/2014 12:20 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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No surprises here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 7:56 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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Here. What, according to General Philip Breedlove, are the "root causes" of the internal violence in Syria and Iraq? It has nothing to do with Islam, and those who want more power for the real Muslims (themselves) and less for the Muslims who in their view are not real Musliims (Alawites in Syria, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 7:03 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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In recent weeks, Canadians have watched, astonished and dismayed, the unfolding barbarity of American justice. Last week’s highlight were protests over the death of Eric Garner, someone suspected of illegally selling cigarettes, who died after a botched arrest by police officers in broad daylight on ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 5:52 AM by Conrad Black
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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From Asian Image A new ‘Islamic doll’ with no facial features has been launched in Britain. The ‘Deeni Doll’ has no eyes, nose or mouth whatsoever in a bid to comply with Islamic rules governing the depiction of faces.  The doll was manufactured in China and designed in the UK by Ridhwana B, a ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 5:01 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 13 December 2014
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From El Pais Madrid’s largest mosque was functioning as a Jihadist recruitment center led by a former Guantánamo prisoner, it has emerged. Lahcen Ikassrien, 47, a Moroccan national who was arrested in Afghanistan in 2001 and released after nearly four years in Guantánamo, was using the cafeteria ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2014 4:52 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 12 December 2014
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Khaled Abu Toameh tells the story here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2014 8:27 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 12 December 2014
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Here. The Danish ambassador to Israel thinks the Israelis should be grateful and even proud that they are being held to the hgihest ("our own") standards. But Israel is not being held to such standards. It is being held to standards that no European country can or has ever met, that no country that ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2014 8:22 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 12 December 2014
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As reported yesterday by Jessica Marszalek for Queensland's "Courier Mail".   "Let Them Go Join ISIS.  Senator - "Get Extremists Out of Our Suburbs"". 'Australian [sic: Australian-passport-holding - CM] wannabe jihadists determined to travel overseas should be allowed to go and not have their ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2014 6:42 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Friday, 12 December 2014
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Tallinn, claimed to be the home of the world’s first Christmas tree According to this website the first recorded public display of a Christmas tree was in 1441 in the capital of German Livonia (now Estonia and Latvia) in the town square of Reval (now Tallinn). The custom was to dance around the tree ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2014 4:41 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 12 December 2014
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Christians, both Armenian and Arabic-speaking, are those who now find it difficult or impossible to live in Syria. Christians and Yazidis and Mandaeans now find it difficult or impossible to live in Iraq. Shi'a Arabs can move, and live with other Shi'a Arabs; Sunni Arabs can move, and live with other ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2014 1:53 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 12 December 2014
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Women in veils should be compelled to show their faces when giving evidence in court under “tougher” new rules to ensure that justice is done, Britain’s most senior female judge said today. Baroness Hale, deputy president of the Supreme Court, said “ways have got to be found” to ensure that ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2014 12:51 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 12 December 2014
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Here. The  display by Senator Grant Mitchell, taking issue with Tarek Fatah and telling a  Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence meeting on November 24 in Ottawa Canada.and the world, about all the Muslims he has been privileged to know ("so many wonderful, remarkable, amazing, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2014 7:48 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 12 December 2014
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A detailed article  about Khamenei, including the influence on Khamenei of Sayid Qutb's work, which notes the latter's takfirism -- that is,the practice of declaring Muslims who are insufficient in their faith to be Infidels, and not merely poor Muslims -- which of signficance since "takfiris"  (that ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2014 7:02 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 12 December 2014
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Once again, France has illuminated what Abraham Lincoln called “the moral lights around us.” On December 8, 2014 in Washington, D.C. the French Human Rights ambassador, Patrizianna Sparacino-Thiellay, signed an agreement with Stuart Eizenstat, Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Holocaust ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2014 6:48 AM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 12 December 2014
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Credo quia absurdum.  "I believe because it is absurd." Almost everywhere, individual countries and amalgams of countries (European Union is the latest such amalgam) are falling over themselves to endorse "Palestine." Systematically ignoring long-term deceptions associated with demands for Palestinian ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2014 5:47 AM by Louis René Beres
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