Friday Night Fartwa

Sunnis and Shias are normally enemies — except, of course, when the real infidels get involved. A “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” moment: “Head of Al Azhar Fatwa Committee: Whoever helps America or Israel against Iran sins,” Al Quds, November 10:

Sheikh Abd al-Hamid al-Atrash, former Chairman of the Fatwa Committee of Al Azhar, has issued a fatwa stating that any Arab and Muslim nation that cooperates with the U.S. against Iran sins. According to this fatwa, published by the Egyptian newspaper Al Gumhuriyya, such nations would be “committing a crime against Islam, by helping the enemy who does not believe in Allah, or his Messenger [Muhammad], against a Muslim nation, contradicting the words of Allah: ‘Believers are brothers’ [Quran 49:10]”…

Other offerings from the Religion of Peace

Via Barenaked:

Swiss Piggy Tram Considered ‘Anti-Muslim’…

 Wasn’t that the idea in the first place?

This is the pig tram in Basel – a last resort for Europeans who wish to escape Muslim harassment on public transport. Maybe we should extend the concept further? Pig-shaped planes – guaranteed terror-free!

 One commenter on a Swiss blog said, “The pig is part of our culture, why should we remove it? In order not to harm the sensibilities of people who have nothing to contribute to our culture?”