Category Archives: The World Of Islam

A MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE

MADINAH: With an increased number of expatriates in Madinah, Saudi men ­— often already married — are resorting to marrying young expatriate women through nonstate-recognized nikahs/marriages known in Arabic as Al-Zawaj Al-Urufi. “The number of expatriates in Madinah — those … Continue reading

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ENOUGH IS ENOUGH FOR AHMADIS

A member of the Ahmadiyah community in Ciaruteun Udik signs a document stating Islam’s declaration of faith as proof of having renounced his unorthodox beliefs after attacks and calls to convert.  Antara Photo When 55-year-old Joni Jailani became the leader … Continue reading

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WHY ISLAM IS DIFFERENT AND DANGEROUS

Imagine that every day of your life begins with a morning call to prayer from minarets around the city or village in which you live. Imagine that you are required to pray five times throughout the day, every day. Imagine … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING THE MUSLIM MINDSET

Diffusing the present dangerous confrontation between Islam and the West demands rational impartial and cool heads to untangle facts from myth, understand the Muslim mindset, and redress any grievances on either side. Muslims’ perennial complaint is that the imperialist West—all … Continue reading

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HOW DID JERUSALEM COME TO BE SO HOLY TO MOSLEMS?

By Mordechai Kedar When the Prophet Mohammad established Islam, he introduced a minimum of innovations. He employed the hallowed personages, historic legends and sacred sites of Judaism and Christianity, and even paganism, by Islamizing them. Thus, according to Islam, Abraham … Continue reading

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CANADIAN MUSLIM PROFESSOR: ‘IF YOU WANT SHARIA LAW, GO BACK TO THE HELLHOLE COUNTRY YOU CAME FROM’

  About one dozen families who recently immigrated to Canada are demanding that the Louis Riel School Division in Winnipeg excuse their children from music and coed physical education programs for religious reasons. The families believe that music is un-Islamic … Continue reading

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LIBYAN PROTESTERS HANG TWO POLICEMEN IN AL BAIDA

Just headlines for now, but unfortunately the escalation in Bahrain has now spread, as anticipated, to cities in Libya. Dow Jones reports that Libyan protesters have hung two policemen in Al Baida. We will bring more when we see it, … Continue reading

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