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Posts Tagged: Koran

February 14, 2016 3:48 am

Nothing Abides: Perspectives on the Middle East and Islam (REVIEW)

Nothing Abides: Perspectives on the Middle East and Islam, by Daniel Pipes. Transaction Publishers, 2015. More doggedly than any other expert on Middle East affairs Daniel...

January 16, 2015 9:34 am

Averting Islamophobia

The Koran contains passages that espouse peace and comity. It is theses passages, perhaps, that have enabled Presidents Bush and Obama, and several foreign political...

April 9, 2014 7:12 am

Islamic Jihad and the Doctrine of Abrogation

While other scriptures contain contradictions, the Koran is the only holy book whose commentators have evolved a doctrine to account for the very visible shifts...

March 27, 2014 10:05 am

Western Ignorance of the ‘Conditions of Omar’

A jihadi group occupying the Syrian town of Raqqa recently gave Christian minorities living there three choices: 1) convert to Islam, 2) remain Christian but...

July 14, 2013 10:44 am

Israel’s National Library Exhibits 30 Ancient Koran Manuscripts to Celebrate Ramadan

Israel's National Library has curated a special digital display of 30 rare Koran manuscripts that date from the 9th through the 19th centuries to mark the...

June 28, 2013 4:33 pm

Anti-Islamist Activist Hirsi Ali: Arab Leaders Believe ‘Reaching a Two-State Solution is to Betray God’

Writer and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali offered some frank words on the prospect for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians in a wide-ranging interview with...

June 23, 2013 3:37 pm

Bizarre: Comedian Stewart Accused of Making Fun of Koran With ’40 Years in the Desert’ Joke (VIDEO)

American comedian Jon Stewart is stirring the proverbial pot as usual--but this time he's doing it halfway around the world. Appearing on controversial Egyptian TV satirist...

March 28, 2013 1:29 pm

A 21st Century Exodus: IDF Spokeswoman Was Raised in Egypt, Taught to Hate Jews

Dina Ovadia is 22, and like many Israelis her age is serving in the IDF, in her case in the Spokesperson's Unit. Yet as little...

June 26, 2012 2:02 pm

The Evils of the Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt's longtime banned Muslim Brotherhood—the parent organization of nearly every subsequent Islamist movement, including al-Qaeda—has just won the nation's presidency, in the name of its...

June 5, 2012 3:18 pm

Muslims Slaughter Convert to Christianity in Tunisia (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Liberal talk show host Tawfiq Okasha recently appeared on "Egypt Today" airing a video of Muslims slicing a young man's head off for the...

March 26, 2012 5:05 pm

Time for Christian Leadership to Stand Up Against Violent Muslim Acts

One of the great scandals of the past few decades is the manner in which would-be Christian peacemakers have failed to confront the...

September 24, 2011 8:45 pm

The Real Iran

In a globalized world where debate and diplomacy predominate, there is one sure way to discern the sincerity of any particular government: see how it...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Pro-Israel Groups at UC Berkeley Band Together to Counter-Protest ‘Da...

Two groups at UC Berkeley are gearing up to counter-protest an annual rally whose purpose is to demonize Israel, the head of one of the...


UNESCO Slammed for Another ‘Ridiculous’ Jerusalem Resolution, B...

Israeli politicians and American Jewish groups once again condemned UNESCO on Wednesday after the global cultural body’s World Heritage Committee...

Middle East

Top Iranian Commander Calls on Country’s Tech Experts to Develop Rada...

A top Iranian military commander called on his country’s science-and-technology experts to develop a radar-evading device for locally-produced missiles, the...