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Iran: Acting North Korean, Speaking Swedish

For the past decade, February, part of which coincides with the month of Bahman on the Iranian calendar, has been marked by febrile political activities in Iran under the Khomeinist regime. February 1 marks the anniversary of the late ayatollah’s return to Tehran after 16 years in exile. And February 11, regarded as the crescendo of the Iranian Revolution, marks ...

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99.99% of Muslims are Peaceful

Have you ever wondered what percentage of Muslims are peaceful?  Thirty percent?  Fifty?  Seventy?  Eighty? Wrong! The actual number is 99.99%! By – Ed Straker That comes from an op-ed-writer at the New York Times named Mustafa Umar, an imam of the Islamic Institute of Orange County, California. Iman Umar, or “Sheik,” as he is called by his congregants, writes how his congregation has been terrorized by ...

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U.S.-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Autonomy in Syria

A plan to create a new American-backed, Kurdish-led border force in northeastern Syria has raised alarms in the region that the United States may be helping to cement an autonomous Kurdish enclave that could further divide the country. By – Anne Barnard  The 30,000-strong force, vehemently opposed by Russia, Turkey, Iran and the Syrian government, could also ignite a new phase ...

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UN precedent shows Sweden’s Wallstrom wrong to oppose Security Council meeting on Iran

While Swedish foreign minister Margot Wallström questioned the justification for a Security Council meeting on the deadly Iran protests, past practice demonstrates that it addresses concerns about domestic situations in which repressive regimes attack their own citizens and deny them civil rights. By – unwatch.org Wallström should not be giving Iran a free pass on human rights violations.  At least 21 protesters have ...

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Iran protesters stage biggest demonstrations since ‘Green Movement’

The most significant protests in eight years are rocking Iran, with state media reporting Monday that at least 12 demonstrators have been killed and a police spokesman saying one officer was fatally shot. By – Ali Arouzi & Alexander Smith Hundreds of people have been arrested and activists are taking the rare step of publicly criticizing the country’s religious leaders. Iran’s reformist President Hassan Rouhani appeared ...

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Sessions orders DOJ review after report Obama administration gave Hezbollah a pass

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is launching a review of a law enforcement initiative called Project Cassandra after an investigative report was published this week claiming the Obama administration gave a free pass to Hezbollah’s drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations to help ensure the Iran nuclear deal would stay on track. By –  Alex Pappas & Jake Gibson The Justice Department said in a statement ...

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Trump’s Muslim Ban Is Working. Fewer Muslim Refugees, Immigrants, and Travelers Enter U.S. in 2017

During his campaign, President Trump promised to ban all Muslims outright until he could figure out “what is going on.” He later explained that this idea had developed into several policies that would have the same effect. By – David Bier  Since his inauguration, Trump has begun to implement them—they include slashing the refugee program, banning all immigration and travelers from several majority Muslim countries, and imposing new burdens on all ...

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Swedish Church Removes Crosses to Make Muslim Migrants Feel “Welcome”

Sweden is turning its back on its own culture, All in the name of multiculturalism. Sweden wants to adopt the culture of immigrants to show respect and make them feel welcome. Via: freespeechtime There are Western countries that do not even acknowledge that there is a lack of integration within the immigrant communities. Multiculturalism has failed in Europe. Most people are unaware ...

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Promoting The Hijab In NORWAY

Her name is Faten Mahdi Al-Hussaini. She’s twenty-two years old, she lives in Oslo, she wears a hijab, she’s praised the Ayatollah Khomeini and blamed Jews for all the world’s travails – and she’s the newest star on the state-owned, public-funded Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK). Via: Bruce Bawer In the run-up to the recent parliamentary elections, Faten was tapped to be ...

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Sweden’s Women Live in Fear in the First ‘Feminist’ Nation

When the world’s self-described “first feminist government” of Sweden paid a state visit to Tehran this year, what Iranians saw on TV was Swedish ministers wearing Islamic head coverings.  Via: Dale Hurd  Swedish officials could have chosen the moment to bravely show their support for Iranian women, some of whom are risking their lives by fighting for equality and the right ...

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