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‘Allahu Akbar’ vs. ‘God Is Great’: AP Got It Wrong And Why It Matters

Caleb Parke, Kori Ali Muhammad is suspected of fatally shooting three people in Fresno, California. When the police were taking him into custody, he shouted an all-too-familiar phrase in the world of radical Islam. This is how the Associated Press described what Muhammad said: “Fresno police say suspect in triple slaying told them he hates

Victor Davis Hanson: Hate Crime Legislation a Good Idea That Went Bad

Victor Davis Hanson, Last week in Chicago, a white special-needs teenager was held captive by four black youths. The victim was bound, gagged, tortured, forced to drink toilet water, partially scalped, and subject to racially and politically motivated verbal abuse. The perpetrators streamed portions of their violent savagery on Facebook. After the victim escaped from

Islam’s ongoing hate for and war on the Christian Cross

Raymond Ibrahim, ‘Break the Cross!’ Muhammad Commands It. What more evidence is needed to prove that Islam is at war with Christianity than its well documented hatred for the quintessential symbol of Christianity: the Cross?   This recently occurred to me as I was surfing Arabic language videos and websites discussing Christianity—only to encounter one

Islam’s vicious persecution of Christians ensues

Raymond Ibrahim,  ‘Christians are Untouchables! They Are Meant for Cleaning Our Houses’ Originally published by the Gatestone Institute Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center At the height of one of the worst months for Christians under Islam—as documented in the report below—both the U.S. government and American “mainstream” media

ISIS Used Nuns As Human Shields After Killing Priest

Joe Pappalardo, ISIS-affiliated attackers used nuns as human shield after murdering a priest in France Tuesday morning. Adel Kermiche and Abdel Malik shouted “Allahu Akbar” as they left the 9 a.m. Mass, pressing guns to the heads of the two nuns they grabbed to discourage police snipers. A video from Le Telegramme shows the attackers leaving the church while

When It Comes to Islam, Western Leaders Are Liars or Idiots

Raymond Ibrahim, Or both. No other alternatives exist. When it comes to the connection between Islam and violence against non-Muslims, one fact must be embraced: the majority of those in positions of leadership and authority in the West are either liars or fools, or both.  No other alternative exists. The reason for this uncharitable assertion

‘Prove You’re Muslim or Die’ The true and intended target of jihadi terror.

Raymond Ibrahim, In light of the recent terrorist attacks in Muslim nations, the argument is again being made that, say what they will, the terrorists are obviously not acting in the name of Islam—a religion which bans the indiscriminate slaughter of fellow Muslims. Yet is it that simple? Since the Medieval era, Islamic clerics have

Man Shouting ˜Allahu Akbar’ Stabs a Paris Policeman and his Wife to Death

A senior French police officer and his female companion were killed following an attack by a knife-wielding man in a distant suburb of Paris, officials said Monday. The attacker was also killed in the ensuing confrontation with police, while a three-year-old boy was rescued from the scene. The police commander was stabbed to death outside

Donkeys: The latest victims of Islamic supremacism

Raymond Ibrahim Very graphic videos recently appeared on Arabic-language media portraying Islamic jihadis in Syria slaughtering donkeys in order to consume them. The main point made by some of these websites is that the jihadis are hypocrites for (again) violating Islamic law, which bans the eating of domesticated donkeys. In the words of a fatwa,

The ˜brave German woman’ and Europe’s Islam question

Raymond Ibrahim  Several are the important lessons learned from last year’s “Brave German Woman” incident. Context: On November 10, 2013, a Muslim imam was invited to give the Islamic call to prayer inside the Memorial Church of the Reformation in the city of Speyer, Germany—a church dedicated to honoring Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation.