Via the Washington Post: Egypt’s government has aggressively cracked down on Islamist and liberal opponents over the past year. Now officials are increasingly targeting another group: gay people. Police raided a public bathhouse in Cairo this month and arrested at least two dozen men, parading them half-naked in front of television cameras before hauling them off to prison.
From Morocco World News, quoting Egypt's Youm7:Egyptian police on Sunday reportedly destroyed a café of atheists in the Hay Al Abidine district in Cairo. During the destruction, residents who live near the café expressed their joy and denounced the atheists, local media reported.
Kuwait City (AFP) - US allies are ready to send roughly 1,500 security personnel to Iraq to help the Baghdad government in its fight against jihadists, the American commander of the war effort said Monday.The move reflects a widening international campaign against the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria and Iraq, and follows Washington's decision to double its military footprint to 3,100 troops.
Jerusalem (AFP) - Israeli settlers torched a West Bank mosque in an apparent revenge attack on Wednesday, Palestinian officials said, as the US top diplomat headed to Jordan to discuss the spiralling violence.
Dr. Elham Shaheen, professor of religion and philosophy at Al Azhar University, said that the entire concept of atheism is Satanic and was created by Jews to destroy all civilizations and religions of the world.The reason, naturally, is to establish Jewish rule over the entire world.
Egypt's Masr-Alyoum says that French philosopher Bernard Henri-Levy is behind all of the "Arab Spring" revolutions which he staged as a precursor to Israel taking over the Middle East from the Nile to the Euphrates. Apparently, the purpose of the revolutions is to break up Arab states so they will be weaker and easier for Israel to dominate.
I showed a brief clip Monday morning of Muslims shooting small rockets at Israeli forces from inside the Al Aqsa Mosque.Here's video from the Israeli side, showing a huge number of incendiary devices and rocks - clearly stockpiled in the "holy site" - being shot and hurled at the police.
From Ian:Bernard-Henri Levy: Today's Anti-Semitism Is a Ticking Time BombIt was Christian during the centuries of the crusades, the Inquisition, the Medieval pogroms, and beyond—when the Jews were blamed for the suffering and death of Jesus Christ.
From Gulf News:A speeding Israeli bus loaded with colonists ran over a group of Palestinians, killing one and hurting two others near the Israeli checkpoint of Al Jalamah between Nablus and Jenin.The speeding bus ran over Noor Hassan Salem, 22, his cousin Alaa Kayed Salem and a third villager from a village near Nablus.
The recent Air Blitz on what's left of Iraq and Syria have made the knowledge of al Qaeda's Especial Einsatzgruppen nationwide ya'll!!Named after a future posse from m"Hammedist prophecy these creepy cats are AKA Khorasan Group.
The Curse of Unseriousness may actually have a semi cool result...Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has launched an initiative to form a "Joint Arab Force" to counter the rising threat of radical Islam, especially in wake of the recent atrocity perpetrated by the Islamic State terrorist group against Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya.