December 31, 2012|Adam TurnerThe Blaze
In September of 2012, supposedly because of an obscure "anti-Islam" film named "Innocence of Muslims," the Islamic world erupted with violent protests towards Westerners for exercising their right to free speech. Although subsequent information has
December 28, 2012|Raymond IbrahimGatestone Institute
Islamic leaders continue to portray the popular protests against President Morsi and his recently passed Sharia-heavy constitution as products of Egypt's Christians. Recently, Muslim Brotherhood leader Safwat Hegazy said in an open rally, as...
December 27, 2012|Aymenn Jawad Al-TamimiThe Jerusalem Post
Last week, the UN released a report warning that the conflict in Syria had now become "overtly sectarian in nature," while a spokesman for the UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon expressed concern about "extremely worrisome reports…of a mass killing of
December 26, 2012|Daniel PipesNational Review Online
The menu for meals on my Turkish Airlines flight earlier this month assured passengers that food selections "do not contain pork." The menu also offered a serious selection of alcoholic drinks, including champagne, whiskey, gin, vodka, rakı, wine,...
December 19, 2012|Raymond IbrahimGatestone Institute
While the conflict in Egypt has largely been portrayed as a conflict between secular Egyptians, or "moderate Muslims," who oppose full-blown Sharia, and the Islamists, led by the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafis, who want Taliban-style Sharia to...
December 18, 2012|Aymenn Jawad Al-TamimiThe American Spectator
One year after the completion of the pullout of American troops from Iraq, what are the main issues affecting the country today? Russian Arms Scandal and Corruption: On October 9, Iraq announced the signing of a $4.2 billion arms contract with...
December 17, 2012|Steven J. RosenMEF Wire
Steven J. Rosen, director of the Middle East Forum's Washington Project and former foreign-policy director at AIPAC, addressed the Middle East Forum on December 17, 2012, via conference call. Steven Rosen and MEF President Daniel Pipes recently...
December 14, 2012|Raymond IbrahimGatestone Institute
In the ongoing conflict between those Egyptians who strongly oppose a Sharia-based constitution—moderates, secularists, non-Muslim minorities—and those who are strongly pushing for it, Islamists are currently evoking the one argument that has always,
December 13, 2012|Aymenn Jawad Al-TamimiThe American Spectator
With the upcoming referendum to begin on Saturday in Egypt (already taking place in embassies abroad) for the draft constitution that is primarily the work of Islamists from both the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafist factions, it is worth...
December 11, 2012|Raymond IbrahimFrontPageMagazine.com
The title of a recent Al Khabar News report declares: "Morsi summons 3,000 jihadis from Afghanistan, Chechnya, Bosnia, Somalia and Iran to be an Islamic army to strike the police and army forces" of Egypt. According to the report, Ibrahim Ali, a...