Religion

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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The Israel Double Standard

The prejudice against Israel in diplomatic matters is as troubling as more cruse bigotry agains Jews. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  An obscure academic organization called the American Studies Association not long ago voted to endorse a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli universities. The self-appointed moralists were purportedly outraged over the …

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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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Muslim Cleric Incites Children to ‘Slaughter’ Christians and Alawites in Syria

by Raymond Ibrahim // RaymondIbrahim.com  A video recently appeared of an Islamic Sunni cleric in Syria inciting Muslim schoolboys, most of whom appear  to be between the ages of five-twelve, to hate and kill Christians and others. According to a reportin Arabic (scroll down for video), among other things, the sheikh calls on the children to “slaughter …

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A Month of Horror for Christians under Islam: September, 2013

by Raymond Ibrahim // Gatestone Institute  The same month that Obama tried to wage war on behalf of the jihadi rebels in Syria (citing “human rights” concerns), some of the war’s worst atrocities were committed against that nation’s Christian minority, most notably in Ma‘loula, an ancient Christian region where the inhabitants still spoke the language of …

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New Study Exposes Scandalous Fatwas of Brotherhood and Salafis in Egypt

by Raymond Ibrahim // Gatestone Institute As the full ramification of the Muslim Brotherhood’s year in power continues to be exposed, a new study by Al Azhar’s Fatwa Committee dedicated to exploring the fatwas, or Islamic decrees, issued by the Brotherhood and Salafis—the Islamists—was recently published. Share This

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Muslim Persecution of Christians: August, 2013

by Raymond Ibrahim // Gatestone Institute  The attacks on Egypt’s Coptic Christians and their churches that began in July on the heels of the popular June 30 Revolution — which saw the ousting of President Morsi and prompted the Muslim Brotherhood to scapegoat and incite violence against the Copts — became even more brutal in mid-August after security …

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