Raymond Ibrahim

New York Times Biased Coverage on Muslim Persectution

by Raymond Ibrahim // RaymondIbrahim.com  The New York Times has finally found a victim of Islamic aggression in Nigeria worth reporting on: homosexuals.   In a big spread complete with pictures appearing last week, the NYT’s Adam Nossiter wrote “Wielding Whip and a Hard New Law, Nigeria Tries to ‘Sanitize’ Itself of Gays.” Share This

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U.S. “Chose to Stay Silent” on Muslim Persecution of Christians: November 2013

by Raymond Ibrahim // Gatestone Institute  The endemic rise of Christian persecution in the Middle East was noted in November when Pope Francis declared “We will not resign ourselves to imagining a Middle East without Christians” and stressed the importance of “the universal right to lead a dignified life and freely practice one’s own faith” after he met …

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The Pentagon’s Bow to Islamic Extremism

by Raymond Ibrahim // RaymondIbrahim.com  “Caving to pressure from Muslim groups, the Pentagon has relaxed uniform rules to allow Islamic beards, turbans and hijabs. It’s a major win for political correctness and a big loss for military unit cohesion,” said a recent report. This new relaxation of rules for Muslims comes at a time when the FBI …

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Al Qaeda: The Defender of Christians?

by Raymond Ibrahim // RaymondIbrahim.com  Muslim persecution of Christians is the “Achilles Heel” of the global Islamic movement’s image—the surest way of exposing its supremacist and intolerant elements and one of the main reasons the major media and establishment rarely report or address it. The logic (fully explained here) can be summarized as follows: Islamic and …

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Kerry Boasts of ‘Pluralistic’ Syria Once Assad Gone

by Raymond Ibrahim // RaymondIbrahim.com  U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, was recently interviewed about Syria.  While many of his assertions can be debated, one especially requires a response. Throughout the interview, he repeatedly insisted that, if Bashar Assad would only leave power, everything would go well — especially for all of Syria’s minorities. In his words: “I …

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The Existential Elephant in the ‘Christian Persecution’ Room

by Raymond Ibrahim // CBN News  Open Doors USA recently released its widely cited 2014 World Watch List—a report that highlights and ranks the 50 worst nations around the globe persecuting Christians. Share This

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Gen. Sisi: ‘Religious Discourse Greatest Challenge Facing Egypt’

by Raymond Ibrahim // RaymondIbrahim.com  According to Egyptian media, during his recent speech at the Dept. of Moral Affairs for the Armed Forces, Gen. Abdul Fateh al-Sisi—the man who ousted former President Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood in response to the Share This

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Armenian Christians Pressured to Convert to Islam

by Raymond Ibrahim // RaymondIbrahim.com  Arabic language websites reported earlier this week that the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant—which, throughout the course of the war against the Assad government has committed any number of atrocities, from decapitating “infidels” to burning churches—has successfully “forced” two Armenian Christian families to convert to Islam. Share This

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The Muslim Who Amputated His Hands, ‘According to Islamic Sharia’

by Raymond Ibrahim // RaymondIbrahim.com  “Infidels,” or non-Muslims, or the wrong kinds of Muslims (Alawites and Shia for example) are often seen as the natural recipients of Islamic violence, or jihad, as prescribed by Islamic law, the Sharia. Few, however, are aware exactly how Sharia can cause individual Muslims to do violence upon themselves. Share This

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Three American Teacher Slaughtered for Christian Faith in Muslim World

by Raymond Ibrahim // CBN News  Why was Ronald Thomas Smith II, an American teaching at Benghazi’s International School, shot to death last Thursday in Libya, even as he “was looking forward to his first Christmas in the United States with his wife and toddler son”? Most Western media and analysts dismiss the killing as a …

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