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Top Ten Ways Islamic Law forbids Terrorism

By Juan Cole, Nov 14, 2015 1. Terrorism or hirabah is forbidden in Islamic law, which groups it with brigandage, highway robbery and extortion rackets– any illicit use of fear and coercion in public spaces for money or power. The principle of forbidding the spreading of terror in the land is based on the Qur’an […]

Thank you Senator Reid and General Powell for standing against Islamophobia from US Presidential Candidates

Recently, several presidential candidates have come out on the offensive against Islam (such as Dr. Carson) or have allowed bigoted comments against Islam and Muslims to stand (such as Donald Trump). Here are two video clips one from a Republican (General Powell) and the other from a Democrat (Senator Harry Reid) who have made it […]

Brave French Muslim Policeman Executed While Trying to Stop Terrorists in Paris

Anne Penketh, The Guardian Newspaper It was a Muslim policeman from a local police station who was “slaughtered like a dog” after heroically trying to stop two heavily armed killers from fleeing the Charlie Hebdo offices following the massacre. Tributes to Ahmed Merabet poured in on Thursday after images of his murder at point blank […]

Former US President Jimmy Carter’s Speech at the 2014 Annual Convention of ISNA

Former US President Jimmy Carter gave a wonderful speech at the 2014 Annual Convention of the Islamic Society of North America. He is a great leader who has accomplished much especially since he stepped down from office. His speech focused on human rights: Tagged: 2014 Annual Convention, Islamic Society of North America, Jimmy Carter

Deplorable Cowardly Attack by Turkish Kemalist Extremists on U.S. Sailors in Istanbul

Note from Rafik Beekun:  Turkish Youth Union kemalist extremists should be prosecuted and thrown in jail for attacking our American sailors from the USS Ross. Isn’t the US one of Turkey’s NATO allies? Yes, I know about the Northern Iraq incident before but that is water under the bridge since 11 years ago. Turkey will […]

Why ISIS must be stopped and must not be allowed to murder Peter Kassig

Just because one flies an old flag with the Shahada on it does not make murder, terror and rape justifiable. The people who follow, fight with and/or support ISIS should think twice about their own actions based on what ISIS has been doing. These terrorist murderers have abused the pure name of Islam to slaughter […]

Islamic Scholars and Leaders Expose the ISIS Terror Group

Sheikh Hamza Yusuf Exposes the lies of ISIS during his Friday Sermon Muslims Scholars Destroy the Theological Arguments Behind ISIS ISIS’s use of Islamic scripture to justify their actions is completely illegitimate. This is important for muslims and non-muslims alike as it shows that simply using ‘this is what it says in the Qur’an’ is […]

Anti-terror training fraud exposed by CNN’s Anderson

Our country wastes $millions on people who claim to be anti-terror experts who have never been vetted.  CNN’s Anderson exposes anti-terror training fraud. [h2]Part 1[/h2] [h2]Part 2[/h2] Tagged: anti-terrorism, Fraud, Walid SHoebat

Underestimated and Ignored, Growing Ebola Epidemic Requires Unprecedented Global Mobilization

Democracy Now, Amy Goodman. The World Health Organization is warning that the number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than relief workers can manage. The organization says that thousands are at risk of contracting the virus in the coming weeks and more medical professionals are urgently needed to help contain the […]

Muslim First Responder who died on 9/11 gets New York Street named after him.

    CAIR-NY Welcomes Salman Hamdani Way Street Naming Ceremony (NEW YORK, NY, 4/28/14) – The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today welcomed a street naming ceremony for Salman Hamdani Way on 204st street in Bayside, Queens in honor of Mohammad Salman Hamdani, the 23-year-old certified EMT and NYPD cadet who […]

In Memoriam: The Victims of 9/11

May we never forget those who perished at the hand of terrorists on 9/11 and may we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in order to save the life of these victims.   Tagged: 9/11, in memoriam

NPR STORY: “New PBS Documentary on Female Muslim Hero Against Nazi Germany” Noor Inayat Khan, one of the heroines of World War II, had a short, astonishing life, one that took her from a pacifist childhood to a daring career in covert operations. She was a Muslim woman who worked as a British spy — a radio operator — in Nazi-occupied Paris. A new docudrama about […]

Sexual Assault on American Campuses: The Dark Side of University Life in the US

Recently, the sad plight of a Columbia student, Emma Sulkowicz who had been raped on campus was brought to light by her courageous quest for justice.  Since the university would not expel her alleged rapist,  she has decided to carry a twin size mattress everywhere she goes on campus to call attention to sexual assault […]

US Coalition of Muslim Organizations denounces ISIS for Steven Sotloff’s Murder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Oussama Jammal Secretary General 202-683-6557 Muslim Coalition denounces ISIS for Steven Sotloff’s Murder (WASHINGTON DC – 09/03/2014) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO),...Show More Summary

Islamic Society of North America denounces ISIS’s Attacks on Religious Minorities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISNA Denounces ISIS Attacks on Iraq’s Religious Minorities (Plainfield, IN 8/9/14) Today, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) denounces the terrorist group known as Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) for its attacks on Iraq’s religious minorities and the destruction of their places of worship. Earlier in the week, ISIS […]

Fatwa against Terror Group ISIS now issued by British Muslim Authorities

Source: ZACHARY DAVIES BOREN, Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning Islamic extremist group Isis, and have said that British jihadis are “betraying their own societies” by getting involved in the conflicts in...Show More Summary

Honoring A Hero Journalist–Steven Sotloff

The barbaric terror group ISIS (which must be neutralized by peace loving Muslims) has killed another great journalist Steven Sotloff. We honor him for the many sacrifices he made in covering the Middle East in the most objective manner, and for the heroism he demonstrated by being on site in areas where the news took […]

The Battle Within: Sexual Violence in the US Military–a Photo Gallery

‘We lost our jobs for reporting being raped': Haunting photo essay depicts the suffering of women who were victims of sexual violence in the U.S. military The Battle Within: Sexual Violence In America’s Military is a photo essay by Pulitzer Prize finalist photographer Mary Calvert An estimated 26,000 rapes and sexual assaults took place in […]

In Memoriam: A Journalist Extraordinaire–James Foley

As reported elsewhere, “The extremist terrorist group ISIS posted a video on Tuesday that it said showed the beheading of James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria nearly two years ago, according to a transcript released by the SITE Intelligence Group. The authenticity of the video, which was also posted on YouTube, […]

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