Posts Tagged “ISIL”

Saudi Arabia taking on Islamic extremism

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Saudi Arabia taking on Islamic extremism

Although Saudi Arabia has traditionally been associated with a more puritanical form of Islam — Wahabis — it is far more moderate and is the frontline against rising radicalism in the Muslim World. As the custodian of two of Islam’s holiest sites, Saudi Arabia recently organized a coalition of 34 Islamic allies to fight rising…

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Jordanian agents arrest well-known anti-ISIS salafist Sheikh’s son

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Jordanian  agents arrest well-known anti-ISIS salafist Sheikh’s son

By Ali Younes Jordanian intelligence agents detained the 23 year old son of well known anti-ISIS Salafist, Sheikh Abu Qatada at his home on Tuesday after a book review study at the Sheikh’s house. Abu Qatada told the Arab Daily News that his son Qatada was detained by men who only identified themselves as Jordanian…

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Original Statue of Liberty design was Arab woman

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Original Statue of Liberty design was Arab woman

Lots has been written about the French sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty, the gift to America from France, but little was noted about the original concept which may have been based on an earlier design the sculptor did of an Arab woman in Egypt By Ray Hanania Americans have short memories, usually driven…

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Terrorism media coverage in Paris/West vs Beirut/Arabs

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Terrorism media coverage in Paris/West vs Beirut/Arabs

Why is there a difference between the coverage by the mainstream Western and American news media of the terrorism in Paris on Friday Nov. 13 compared to the absence of media coverage of the terrorism in Beirut the day before? The reasons involve a twisted form of journalism applied by Western journalists that distinguishes between…

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Are anti-Muslim, anti-Arab stereotypes driving views on Paris terrorism

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Are anti-Muslim, anti-Arab stereotypes driving views on Paris terrorism

In my weekly column at Creators Syndicate, this week, I analyze the factors that may be driving what I believe is the racism that is driving the Western response to terrorism in Paris and Beirut. Why is Daesh/ISIS terrorism in Paris different from Daesh/ISIS terrorism in Beirut? By Ray Hanania It’s a hot topic these…

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Why ISIS Attacked Paris But Not Other Cities

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Why ISIS Attacked Paris But Not Other Cities

Why ISIS is able to attack Paris and European targets but will be very difficult to do the same in the United States

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