.“Stoning of the devil” marks final ritual of the Hajj and start of the Eid al-Adha holiday for Muslims across the world.
Palestinian fighter killed and another wounded after Gaza security sources report Israeli tanks entering Khan Yunis.
But remember: the real problem is “Islamophobia.” “Indonesia Arrests 11 People Suspected of Planning Terror Attack Against U.S. Embassy,” by Madeleine Morgenstern for theÂ Associated Press, October 27 (thanks to JW)
KUALA LUMPUR: The Lebanese authorities have arrested two Malaysians believed to be suicide bombers and suspected to be linked to the al-Qaeda terrorist organisation.
Syria: Truce in Tatters
Fighting dropped off in the first hours of the cease-fire Friday, but by the end of the day, activists said 151 people had been killed in bombings and shootings, a standard daily toll in Syria.
So what causes “inner struggle?”
Let’s start with the authors’ intimation that “religious fanaticism” causes terrorism. To be sure, that’s a better explanation than the Left’s “blame America first” approach. Yet, it still misses the mark. The real cause isÂ ideology, not religion. The distinction is worth drawing because, for the most part, Islamist terror is not fueled by Muslim zealousness for Islam’sÂ religiousÂ tenets â€” for instance, “the oneness of Allah.” We Westerners recognize such beliefs as belonging to the realm of religion or spirituality. To the contrary, Islamist terror is driven by the supremacism and totalitarianism of Middle Eastern Islam â€” i.e., by the perception of believers that they are under a divine injunction to imposeÂ all of Islam’s tenets. Â —Is the foe religious or political?Â Read it all, good stuff!
Once the inner struggle is won and the soldiers of allah are victorious, they won’t settle for less:
And they demand that Morsi “stop appeasing secularists.” When was he doing that?
Sharia Alert from Glorious, Democratic “Arab Spring” Egypt: “Alexandria Salafists open fire on liberals, striking workers in Eid sermons,” fromÂ Ahram Online, October 26 (thanks toÂ The Religion of Peace)
Cairo Security Directorate said in a statement Saturday that it recordedÂ 87 verbal harassment cases and 6 other physical harassment cases on Friday, the first day of Eid al-Adha.