The Islamic Sharia is a system of law. It is a collection of prohibitions, admonitions and commands about human behavior. The Sharia is not an internal matter that only concerns Islam and Muslims. The Sharia includes a large number of provisions about people who are not Muslims. These rules are usually prohibitions that carry severe penalties if violated. These provisions of the Sharia make life unsafe and uncertain for someone who lives under Sharia law and who is not a [...]READ MORE »
Daily archives for July 26th, 2012
The psychiatric report on the mental stability of a father charged, along with his girlfriend, with torturing his daughter to death has not been completed and referred to court.
The Dubai Court of First Instance earlier referred the 29-year-old Emirati father, Hamad S., and his 27-year-old Emirati girlfriend, Al Onoud A., to Rashid Hospital’s psychological ward to be examined by three doctors.
The three-doctor committee did not finish their evaluation report that was scheduled to be handed over to court this morning.
Presiding [...]READ MORE »
With security noticeably beefed up, hearings for the accused Fort Hood shooter continued Wednesday with argument centering on a witness who may call Maj. Nidal Hasan a “home-grown terrorist.”
More than 150 large steel storage cargo crates have been placed in stacks as high as three stories tall surrounding the military court where Hasan will be prosecuted in a court-martial set to begin Aug. 20.
Hasan, 41, could face the death penalty for 13 charges of premeditated murder and 32 counts of [...]READ MORE »
A Greek triple jumper has been expelled from the Olympics after she posted a racist joke on Twitter.
Voula Papachristou was kicked out of her national team for mocking African migrants and expressing support for a far-Right political party.
Her offending message – which was referring to reports of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus in her home country – read: ‘With so many Africans in Greece, at least the West Nile mosquitoes will eat home made food!’
The comment drew huge criticism [...]READ MORE »
Iran’s support for terrorists around the world will grow further if it acquires nuclear weapons, according to U.S. lawmakers and experts testifying at a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on Wednesday.
The United States has long regarded Iran as the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism. Tehran’s backing for terrorists was highlighted by last week’s suicide bombing in Bulgaria that killed five Israeli tourists. Israeli officials say the attack was carried out with Iranian support, a charge Tehran denies.
Whatever Iran’s current [...]READ MORE »
Women’s rights groups in Sudan have confirmed that women in the country who are accused of adultery are being stoned to death in what they described as “horrific” and “appalling.”
According to the SIHA Network, a leading Sudanese women’s rights organization, on July 10, a judge sentenced Laila Ibrahim Issa Jamool, 23, to death by stoning for being convicted of adultery.
“Mrs. Jamool, is now being detained, shackled at the ankles with her six-month old baby at her side. The child is [...]READ MORE »
A Jordanian man was charged on Wednesday with killing his divorced sister after stabbing her and driving his truck over her body several times because of her alleged “suspicious behavior,” police said.
“The suspect, in his forties, was charged with premeditated murder after confessing to the crime, claiming his divorced sister had indulged in suspicious behavior,” a police spokesman said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
The crime took place early on Wednesday in the northern Greco-Roman city of Jerash.
“The man stabbed the [...]READ MORE »
The government, on Wednesday, decided to register a case against British tabloid The Sun in British courts, calling its Olympics passport scam report “false propaganda.”
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira, while speaking to media, said “a dirty propaganda was unleashed against Pakistan.”
“The cabinet ordered the Nadra to file a defamation suit (against the paper) after consulting the law ministry,” Kaira added
He also took a swipe at the paper, saying it “does not have a good reputation”.
According to sources, [...]READ MORE »
Four men, including two Emiratis, one Oman and a Saudi, abducted an Uzbek woman to a desolate desert area in Abu Dhabi and took turns in raping her before stealing her money and jewelry, a newspaper reported on Thursday.
The woman told court that she met an Emirati at a night party through his girl friend and that she later accepted his offer to give her a lift because he sounded nice, the Arabic language daily Albayan said.
In the car, she [...]READ MORE »
A jirga (tribal council) declared Gulzar Ahmed Shaikh’s marriage to his sister-in-law – Kazbano Shaikh – illegal, in Raheem Bux Khoso village. As punishment he was ordered to hand over two young girls (age undisclosed) from his family in marriage, pay a fine of Rs200,000 (USD 2,100) and leave the village on Wednesday.
Gulzar refused to accept the judgement which is why he was threatened with dire consequences. According to sources, Kazbano’s relatives organised the jirga which was headed by a [...]READ MORE »
Plans for a controversial new mosque in Worcester Park have been met with fierce opposition.
Businesses and residents have joined forces to sign a petition to ensure the plans do not go ahead.
Petitions have been seen in various shops along Central Road which claim the increased traffic would bring the area to a stand still.
Sutton Council has received a submission for a place of worship at numbers 2-4 Green Lane.
Although the council are yet to confirm plans are for a mosque, [...]READ MORE »
A Muslim leader has accused the City of Gosnells of religious discrimination over its rejection of a planned prayer hall in Thornlie.
In a scathing attack on the council yesterday, Australian Islamic College Thornlie campus imam Burhaan Mehtar (pictured) said the 5-4 vote on Tuesday night to again refuse continuing community use of an assembly hall as a mosque was disappointing.
Imam Mehtar said in the almost two-year battle in the State Administrative Tribunal the college had “bent more than backwards” by [...]READ MORE »
Sharia fanatics attack an Indian-owned business and murder the owners.
Four children under the age of 10 are dismantled along with their mother by Religion of Peace bombers.
A 14-year-old girl is murdered when Lashkar e Jhangvi gunmen attack a Shia ceremony.
Two Afghans and an American engineer are machine-gunned by Sunni fundamentalists.
Seven children are torn to shreds by a Taliban bomb.
A 10-year-old girl is pulled into pieces by an ‘insurgent’ bomb.
A married couple are murdered by [...]
PBS Report – Transcript:
JUDY WOODRUFF: The battle for Syria raged today in the country’s political and commercial capitals. Government tanks and planes blasted whole neighborhoods, trying to rout rebel fighters. And there were ominous signs that al-Qaida is entering the fight.
We begin with a report from Alex Thomson of Independent Television News in Damascus.
ALEX THOMSON: Just when people in the capital thought the battle was over, Qadam in the southern suburbs today, and for much of the daylight hours, tank [...]READ MORE »
A nearly five-year legal saga will conclude Thursday for Falls Church resident Jamal Abusamhadaneh when he takes the oath of citizenship at a federal courthouse, after a federal judge ruled that immigration authorities wrongly drew sinister conclusions about aspects of his Muslim faith.
Abusamhadaneh’s naturalization follows last month’s unusual ruling that overturned the denial of his application by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
USCIS had denied the application and expressed concerns about Abusamhadaneh’s association with a prominent Virginia mosque and a purported [...]READ MORE »
Ten Muslims grooming suspects have been arrested over claims that they used a 14-year-old girl in a vile sex ring.
Armed officers swooped on the men, all of Muslim origin, after the teenager told detectives she had been sexually assaulted.
Police raided homes in Bradford and nearby Keighley, West Yorks. The men have been released on bail pending further inquiries.
An investigation has now been launched into possible links with the depraved gang caged in May for a total of 76 years for [...]READ MORE »
The Central Intelligence Agency says it “inadvertently overlooked” documents related to its assistance to filmmakers creating a movie about the Osama bin Laden raid and failed to hand them over as part of a lawsuit against the CIA and the Department of Defense.
The oversight was revealed in a court document filed as part of the lawsuit by Judicial Watch, which is seeking information about how much the CIA and Pentagon disclosed about the raid by cooperating with filmmakers.
“The CIA discovered [...]READ MORE »
A car bomb has killed the wife and four children of a policeman in central Iraq, a day after 113 people died in the country’s deadliest day in two and half years, police and medics said.
“Around 10 pm (1900 GMT), a car bomb blew up in the garage of the home of a police captain,” said a police officer in Salaheddin province.
“While the police captain had gone out with one of his sons, a terrorist parked the booby-trapped vehicle in [...]READ MORE »
Israel is “committed to doing everything it possibly can in order to stop Iran from going nuclear,” Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday.
His comments were the latest in a series of statements indicating an Israeli readiness to use military action if necessary to thwart Iran’s nuclear drive.
The prime minister was speaking at the Israeli army’s National Security College, and his Defense Minister, Ehud Barak, used the same forum to deliver a similarly firm message.
Israel would have to take [...]READ MORE »
The arms trade treaty being hammered out by the United Nations is nearing completion, and the current draft shows it could lead to perpetual attacks on the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment and American foreign policy, critics say.
The document, which critics say has been framed by countries hostile to U.S. interests, allows for future amendments to be approved by just two-thirds of states showing up at an amendment conference. That means it could be agreed to by the U.S., put into [...]READ MORE »
A Muslim hospital consultant was told yesterday that he must pay his ex-wife maintenance even though under Islamic rules he believes he owes her nothing.
A judge told Dr Zaid Al-Saffar (pictured top right) that he must follow ‘the rule in this country’ and share his money.
The Appeal Court decision means Dr Al-Saffar must pay £60,000 to his former wife, academic Hanan Al-Saffar.
The ruling sounded a warning to Muslim couples who believe their marriages are ordered according to sharia law and [...]READ MORE »