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Daft and dangerous Muslim scholar's plan for a militia to fight global jihad

Jul 25, 2014

Daft and dangerous Muslim scholar's plan for a militia to fight global jihad

But apparently he is a big cheese in Islamic circles.An influential theologian and author of numerous scholarly tomes in Urdu and Arabic, Nadvi is Dean of the Faculty of Shariah at Darul Uloom Nadwa, Lucknow, whose reputation as a premier institution of Islamic teaching ranks in the same class as Darul Uloom, Deoband. #Islam #Jihad #Israel #Violence #Gaza #Islamic militancy #global jihad #militia to fight jihad
From terrorism to tourism ISIL starts bus tour of 'caliphate'

Jul 23, 2014

From terrorism to tourism ISIL starts bus tour of 'caliphate'

IS proclaimed a "caliphate" last month straddling Iraq and Syria. According to a rebel from eastern Syria, the tours started operating immediately afterwards. #World #Terrorism #Syria #BeatThis #Tourism #USA #Iraq #kurdish #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi #Caliphate #Tours
Persecution of Iraqi Christians by ISIS is a crime, says Ban Ki-moon

Jul 21, 2014

Persecution of Iraqi Christians by ISIS is a crime, says Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon has said that the persecution of Iraqi Christians who have been driven from their homes in Mosul constitutes a crime against humanity. #Ban Ki-moon #Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Iraq crisis #Islamic State of Iraq and Syria #Islamic State of Iraq and Levant #Iraqi Christians
Centre needs to take steps to stop Indian youth joining ISIS: BJP MP

Jul 18, 2014

Centre needs to take steps to stop Indian youth joining ISIS: BJP MP

Alarmed by reports of some Indian youths visiting Iraq to join the ISIS, a BJP member in the Lok Sabha wanted urgent steps to deal with the issue. #NewsTracker #Iraq #BJP MP #Indian Youth #ISIS #Islamic State in Iraq and Syria
Obama administration to train, arm rebels in Syria

Jul 18, 2014

Obama administration to train, arm rebels in Syria

Some questioned whether the administration could determine moderate forces in Syria as the 3-year-old civil war grinds on with 170,000 dead #Barack Obama #Syria #NewsTracker #US congress #USA #Bashar al-Assad #Free Syrian Army #Chemical weapons #Syrian rebels #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #Sunni insurgents #ISIL #ISIS

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Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Nov 11, 2012

Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Much of what Naipaul has said about Islam's damage to native cultures, based on field reportage, is visible and indisputable unless one is blind to what is around. #Islam #Music #Islamophobia #VS Naipaul #Secularism #Girish Karnad

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Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Jul 27, 2014

ISIS militants wreak havoc on Iraq's cultural treasures

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), the Sunni Muslim insurgent group who swept across northern and western Iraq earlier this year, menacing Baghdad in the process, has commenced the systematic destruction of the country's cultural treasu... #Iraq #Baghdad
Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Jul 25, 2014

Joan Rivers slams Selena Gomez for ‘Pray for Gaza’ post

A passionate Joan Rivers chimed in on the ongoing conflict between Israel and Islamic militants in Gaza, taking the opportunity to slam Selena Gomez for writing "Pray for Gaza” on Instagram last week... #Israel #Joan Rivers #Gaza Strip
Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Jul 22, 2014

To Talk With Hamas, U.S. Needs Help From a Testy Trio of Nations

Secretary of State John Kerry will be leaning heavily on Egypt, Turkey and Qatar — which have deep divisions over the Islamic movement — to help broker a cease-fire as quickly as possible... #Egypt #John Kerry #Hamas #Qatar #Turkey
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