RAMALLAH: The Palestinian Authority on Saturday rejected a US offer that Israel lease lands in East Jerusalem and from the future Palestinian state for 40-99 years. Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator, said in a press statement that the “land of Palestine is not for rent.”
Turkish secularism steadily eroding away. “Turkish army chiefs boycott ceremony over Islamic headscarf,” from AFP, October 30 via JW.
At least 19 killed in rescue from Iraq church
BAGHDAD: At least seven Iraqi Catholics died on Sunday when police stormed a Baghdad church where gunmen were holding dozens of parishioners hostage, threatening to kill them if Al-Qaeda prisoners were not released. (Arab News)
In Islamic law, blood money, or diyya is less for non-Muslims than for Muslim lives. It is just one such indication of how, under Sharia, infidel blood is cheap. “At least 7 hostages killed in rescue from Iraq church,” by Waleed Ibrahim and Muhanad Mohammed for Reuters,
BAGHDAD: An Iraqi health official says the death toll from a suicide bombing north of Baghdad has risen to 30.
In all of these cases, the word “extremist” is used to refer to murderers and/or supporters of terror groups with a long track record of murders and terror attacks.
Islamic supremacist pseudo-moderate Reza Aslan is a clown, and the only proper response to clowns is laughter, but if any of the multitudes of useful idiots and dupes in Washington heed his advice, it could be lethal: he is also a Board member of a group that is widely regarded as an apologetic vehicle for the Islamic Republic of Iran, and is now calling upon the U.S. to negotiate with the jihad terrorists of Hamas.