Archive for August 16th, 2010
An unfortunate but prosaic situation – yet at the same time, a highly symbolic reminder of EU Candidate Turkey’s recent slide into Islamism:
It seems that these days, everything stops for Allah:
The Turkish Health Ministry has launched an investigation after a patient waited at the door of an X-ray service in a hospital, which was closed for half an hour at the time for fast-breaking.
Mustafa Mor’s car went off the road and crashed into a tree in the Nizip district of the southern province of Gaziantep. Bekir Karabacak, a passerby, took him and his cousin, who has the same name and was a passenger in the vehicle, to the Nizip Public Hospital. The doctors thought that the passenger Mor might have had a broken leg and sent him to the X-ray service. Read the rest of this entry »
Muslims whipped up into a violent Jihad fervour at the local mosque? Body counts and bloodthirsty Islamic killings on the increase? Sheep nervous? It can only be Ramadan, Islam’s ‘Holy’ Month, again:
Both peacekeepers and insurgents say fighting in Somalia is set to increase during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
A spokesman for the African Union peacekeeping force in Mogadishu, Major Ba-Hoku Barigye, says troops are preparing for a surge in attacks from militants over the next thirty days.
The prediction comes as authorities in Kenya say they have arrested dozens of non-Somalis over the last two months suspected of attempting to cross the border to join insurgent fighters. Hizbul Islam, one of the groups fighting AU forces and soldiers from the Somali transitional government, has vowed to step up its assaults during the holy month.
A militia group fighting the insurgents, Ahlu-Summa Wal-Jama, says it will increase its own attacks.
Ramadan begins Wednesday for Somalia’s mostly Sunni Muslims. Observers refrain from eating, drinking and sexual relations between daybreak and sunset.
And not only Somalia. Iraq, India, the Philippines and Thailand have already seen an increase in violence at the start of, or leading up to, Islam’s ‘holy’ month; and others will inevitably follow suit.
It happens every year. The highest and holiest point in the Islamic calendar hasn’t attracted the sardonic moniker of ‘Bombadan’ for nothing.
Anyone doubting the fact that that Israel takes the peace initiative in the ‘West Bank’ (more correctly Judea & Samaria), should take a look at the video above.
Anyone doubting that the Palestinian Authority leaders who contol the area take the initiative in the inculcation of their children into terrorism, hatred of Israelis and, ultimately, the annihilation of the Jewish state; should watch the video below: