Nigeria: Islamic jihadists take elderly people to schools, open fire, murder 50

Nigeria: Islamic jihadists take elderly people to schools, open fire, murder 50

Working to “strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of Allah” (Qur’an 8:60). “Extremists in Nigeria Lining up Elderly and Shooting Them,” by Haruna Umar, Associated Press, December 20, 2014: Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria are turning their guns on elderly people, killing more than 50 this week in a new tactic that has […]

Indonesia: Muslim group warns President not to say “Merry Christmas”

Indonesia: Muslim group warns President not to say “Merry Christmas”

If he does, they say he will become an apostate from Islam, since Islam forbids Muslims to give good wishes to Christians on the occasion of their feasts. And if he is an apostate from Islam, then according to Muhammad’s command and Islamic law, he can lawfully be killed. “FPI Calls on President Not to […]

Obama releases four more jihadis from Guantanamo, returns them to Afghanistan

Obama releases four more jihadis from Guantanamo, returns them to Afghanistan

“The Obama administration has released the four on the basis that charges cannot be brought against them and that it is possible to reintegrate the individuals back into society following the detention.” What will they do? Buy farms? Open restaurants? Isn’t it more likely that they will return to the trade they know — jihad? […]

Sweden: Two car bombs rock Muslim area of Malmo

Sweden: Two car bombs rock Muslim area of Malmo

AP here describes the Rosengaard district as “multiethnic,” and then says that it is “dominated by immigrants from Iraq, Kosovo, Bosnia and Lebanon.” The fact that there is a single dominant religion common to those four places, and that some adherents of that religion tend to set off car bombs in pursuit of their religious […]

Islamic State mocks US with photoshopped Santa held hostage

Islamic State mocks US with photoshopped Santa held hostage

“The cropped image of Santa Claus about to be beheaded isn’t just part of the Islamic State’s humor or entirely a joke. It emanates from a supremacist worldview that seeks the forced extinction of all contrary beliefs.” “Islamic State Mocks US With Photoshopped Santa Held Hostage,” by Ryan Mauro, Clarion Project, December 18, 2014: Islamic […]

Yemen: Islamic jihadists murder 15 children in car bomb attacks

Yemen: Islamic jihadists murder 15 children in car bomb attacks

This bomb may have been intended to murder Shi’ites, as it went off near a “checkpoint manned by Shia Houthi rebels.” “Yemen car bomb attacks ‘kill 15 children,’” BBC, December 20, 2014: At least 25 people, among them 15 children, have been killed in twin car bomb attack in the central Yemeni province of Bayda, […]