Tag: Islam

US court: Iran, Syria, Hamas, IJ can be liable for ‘lone-wolf’ attackers

A US federal court in Washington has set a new precedent with a default judgment that Iran, Syria, Hamas and Islamic Jihad can be held liable for wrongful death damages for the actions of certain “lone-wolf” attackers. The game-changing decision means that terrorist groups and state sponsors of terrorism could be hit with million- and even billion-dollar […]

Loudspeaker Islamic Call to Prayer May Become Permanent Fixture in Britain

Some 25 mosques in London and dozens more throughout the country began to use public address systems to connect with Muslims last month as they were unable to attend religious services during the coronavirus crisis. The scheme was started by the London council of Kensington and Chelsea, which gave permission to the Al-Manaar mosque — […]

Facebook content oversight member reportedly linked to Muslim Brotherhood

A member of Facebook’s new oversight board, which will have control of the content moderation process for the social media platform, has in the past expressed support for the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) and media reports. On Wednesday, Facebook announced the first 20 members of its oversight board, […]

As Coronavirus Causes Muslims to Abandon Temple Mount, Jews Reign Supreme

The coronavirus has brought about a remarkable situation on the Temple Mount in which the Muslim-Arabs are shut out of the two main structures in which they pray while Jewish visitors are now the prominent force of prayer at Judaism’s holiest site. On Sunday, the Waqf (Muslim authority) announced that the buildings reserved for exclusive […]

British troops back on front line against jihadists as war on terror spreads to Africa

British troops will return to the front line of the war on terror with a 250-strong unit despatched to “spearhead” the UN’s fight against the world’s fastest-growing Islamist insurgency. The light-cavalry unit will be flown into Gao in the north of Mali by the middle of this year and will mount 30-day land operations deep […]

Iran Opens Fire On Demonstrators. Protesters Chant: ‘Our Enemy Is Right Here; They Lie To Us That It’s America’

The Iranian government opened fire with live ammunition against demonstrators who were protesting the Islamic regime for shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane last week and lying about it for days. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), which is a designated terrorist organization, shot down the plane late on Tuesday night after firing numerous missiles […]

Erdogan vows to protect Christians in Syria, says their churches will be rebuilt

Turkey President Tayyip Recep Erdogan told media at the White House Wednesday that Turkey will restore damaged Syrian churches as Christian communities along the border in Northeastern Syria are feeling vulnerable due to the Turkish incursion. Erdogan met with United States President Donald Trump and a group of GOP senators on Thursday in a widely […]

Gaza ceasefire faces real test on Friday at weekly Palestinian border disturbance

UN Middle East peace envoy Nickolay Mladenov knew from bitter experience what he was talking about when he said on Thursday, Nov. 14 that the UN and Egypt had “worked hard to prevent the most dangerous escalation in and around Gaza from leading to war” and “the coming hours and days were critical.” According to […]

UN envoy urges ‘maximum restraint’ as shaky Gaza ceasefire takes hold

The United Nations’ Mideast envoy Nickolay Mladenov urged restraint Thursday morning as a shaky ceasefire agreement brokered between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad went into effect. Mladenov said UN and Egyptian negotiators worked to prevent the two-day flareup in violence between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group from escalating into a full blown […]

Islamic Jihad chief lays out ceasefire demands as rockets batter south

As the second day of fighting between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad came to a tumultuous close Wednesday night, the group’s Damascus-based Secretary General Ziad Nakhala indicated for the first time that the terror group was open to a ceasefire. The latest fighting began after Israel killed Baha Abu al-Ata, a senior commander in […]