“The Prophet wrote the (marriage contract) with ‘Aisha while she was six years old and consummated his marriage with her while she was nine years old and she remained with him for nine years (till his death).” – Bukhari 7.62.88READ MORE »
Daily archives for July 22nd, 2012
Iran will “attack the heart of Tel Aviv” if Israel attacks the Islamic Republic’s nuclear facilities, the Fars News Agency quoted a senior Iranian cleric as saying on Saturday.
“They do not dare to damage our nuclear centers and know very well that any move against the Islamic Republic will make them regret,” Hojjatoleslam Seyed Reza Taqavi said.
The comments came as Israel accused Iran and its proxy Hezbollah of responsibility for Wednesday’s terrorist attack in Bulgaria in which five Israelis were [...]READ MORE »
A Florida man who trains police in counterterrorism and an Islamic advocacy group are firing verbal missiles over charges the lawman is biased against Muslims.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations wants Sam Kharoba, founder of the Florida-based Counter Terrorism Operations Center, barred from training state and local law enforcement agents because, CAIR says, he’s a bigot.
“Kharoba is unqualified as a subject matter expert,” a letter from CAIR Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey stated. “His presentations and training material [...]READ MORE »
Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority has urged non-Muslim visitors to dress conservatively during the day, avoiding short skirts, tight trousers and low-cut tops in public.
Swimwear is acceptable at private hotel beaches, but tourists should “use common sense in selecting swimwear” for public beaches, a spokesman said.
The authority has also requested that passengers take care when dealing with taxi drivers as many will be fasting while working.
Good etiquette requires people not to drink, eat or smoke in public.
“You can eat [...]READ MORE »
An Egyptian court sentenced an ultraconservative former lawmaker and cleric to a year in prison for public indecency on Saturday, after police said they found him fondling a woman on his lap in a parked car at night.
Police have said in a report that the man was touching and caressing the fully-veiled woman when they approached him while parked alongside an agricultural road outside Cairo last month.
Ali Wanees has denied the charges. He claimed that he pulled the car over [...]READ MORE »
A Kuwaiti man defied an army of security men at a five-star hotel in the oil-rich Gulf emirate to finish a long kissing session with his wife in the main hall.
A visitor to the hotel in Kuwait City shouted to the security men when he saw the man was engaged in an “obscene act” with his wife in the hotel lobby, the Kuwaiti Arabic language daily Alanba said.
“Many security men came to the Kuwaiti and asked him to stop the [...]READ MORE »
A teacher at a Blackburn mosque has admitted using beatings and torture positions as a form of discipline on four pupils.
Irfan Patel, 33, pleaded guilty to four counts of cruelty to a person under the age of 16 at Preston Crown Court yesterday.
Using an Urdu translator to enter his plea, the teacher of several years, showed no emotion.
The court heard Patel used physical violence to discipline the boys aged between 10 and 16 between January 1, 2011 and October 19, [...]READ MORE »
In a sad story of incest and rape, a 17-year old girl was made pregnant by her brother.
The horror story was reported by Al Wafd newspaper in Egypt as part of a campaign to get victims of incest to speak out.
The girl in this case, identified as NM, lives in the Al Moqatam area of Cairo.
She says she was 13-years old when her brother first raped her.
“One day when I was sleeping I awoke to find my brother on me,” [...]READ MORE »
A runaway Afghan couple who got married in Pakistan against the will of their families now fears being killed at the hands of an Afghan jirga for violating tribal customs.
The man is in protective custody of the Abbottabad police, while the woman has been sent to Darul Aman by a local court. However, facing the threat of being killed by the jirga in their native town, the couple has now sought asylum in Pakistan.
Hewad, a resident of Jalalabad, who claims [...]READ MORE »
Chickens killed in appalling conditions at an illegal halal slaughterhouse were fed to animals at Whipsnade Zoo.
Over two years the zoo bought in the birds from the farm where Robert Skerry allowed Muslim butchers to slit the chickens’ throats in accordance with the halal tradition.
Up to 130,000 were slaughtered each year in a filthy outbuilding.
The racket was exposed when a police officer called at Game Farm, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire, and saw a man operating a mincing machine without protective clothing, [...]READ MORE »
Consideration of plans by the Islamic Society of Edmond to build a 10,500-square-foot mosque expansion across from the University of Central Oklahoma was postponed indefinitely July 17 by Edmond planning commissioners.
City Planner Bob Schiermeyer said church leaders are considering tearing down their present mosque at 525 N University Drive, something that wasn’t in the original plans submitted for a specific use permit.
Specific use permits are required by the city for all churches in Edmond.
Islamic Society of Edmond owns two lots [...]READ MORE »
Muslim murderers have been given microwaves in their prison cells.
They demanded them to warm up food during their Ramadan fast.
But other lags at Gartree lifer’s jail, where the kitchen is being refurbished, are furious and claim the Muslims are getting special treatment.
Muslim inmates moaned that last year’s grub – served in flasks – was cold when they came to eat it during darkness, the end of the fasting period.
And they threatened to strike.
Now they will get meals delivered by caterers [...]READ MORE »
Iranian assets positioned in the United States have been activated and are actively working to acquire intelligence and equipment that might be useful in terror attacks, according to a former member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards.
The information comes after a bus carrying Israeli youths exploded Wednesday in a Black Sea resort in Bulgaria, killing six and injuring 30 others. Fire engulfed the bus after the attack, which occurred as the bus was on its way back to the youths’ hotel.
Israeli Prime [...]READ MORE »
Gaza’s Hamas government denies claims that a Christian Orthodox man had been forced to convert to Islam, saying he had willingly changed religion.
Can a tiny enclave of 1,500 Christians (there were 3,500 in 2006) stir up tension amid 1.7 million Gazan Muslims, as declared by Health minister Bassem Naim, a Hamas leader in Gaza? Are the accusations of forced conversions in the Gaza Strip “pure baseless fabrications of the Orthodox Christian Church which contain no truth”?
The controversy between the Hamas [...]READ MORE »
All in the name of Islam, an Afghan man has killed his two teenage daughters when they returned home four days after running away with a man in a southern village, police said Sunday.
The father, who shot the girls, has been detained on murder charges in Nad Ali district in the southern province of Helmand, a hotbed of the Taliban insurgency, provincial police spokesman Farid Ahmad Farhang said.
“He killed two of his daughters. His daughters had run away with a [...]READ MORE »
A top U.S. official said on Sunday that Washington has given $100 million in aid to Jordan to help host tens of thousands of Syrians who have fled the unrest back home and taken refuge in the kingdom.
U.S. ambassador to Jordan, E. Jones, said that the U.S. aid will also help Jordan meet its growing energy needs in light of the repeated cut-offs occurring from unstable gas supplies from Egypt.
He said the aid will address “the strains on the national [...]READ MORE »
IOC President Jacques Rogge (pictured) won’t budge: There will be no minute’s silence for the Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich massacre at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.
Rogge rejected the latest calls Saturday for a special observance to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the murder of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches by Palestinian terrorists at the Munich Games.
“We feel that the opening ceremony is an atmosphere that is not fit to remember such a tragic incident,” Rogge said.
The [...]READ MORE »
The Ramadan Slaughter-Fest Has Begun in Thailand, Pakistan, Iraq, India, Afghanistan, Egypt and Ethiopia
Thailand: Two bomb blasts greeted the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Buddhist-dominated Thailand on Saturday and one person was reported killed and seven were wounded.
The holy month started ominously in the southern region, where most Thai Muslims live and where fighting has claimed thousands of lives. The car bombing started fires at shops and residences and sent black smoke wafting from a row of four-story buildings in a commercial area of Sungai Kolok in Narathiwat province.
Seven [...]READ MORE »