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August 20, 2015 11:48 am

‘Moderate’ Iranian President Rouhani Accuses Israel of Killing and Raping Women and Children

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Photo: Screenshot.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Photo: Screenshot.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani commemorated the anniversary of a fire at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem on Aug. 21, 1969, by accusing Israel of continuing to “murder and rape innocent women and children” and threatening Islamic holy sites, Iran’s Mehr News Agency reported on Thursday.

Addressing the opening ceremony at a conference marking the anniversary of the 1969 fire at the mosque, which was started by a deranged Australian Christian purportedly to expedite the reestablishment of the Jewish temple, declaredly “moderate” Rouhani said the fire showed Israel had “no respect” either for the Al-Aqsa Mosque, considered Islam’s third holiest site, as well as “land that is completely respected by other religions as well.”

Rouhani made his Israel-bashing comments in front several foreign ambassadors to Tehran, who were taking part in the World Mosque Day ceremony.

Although Australian citizen Denis Michael Rohan was tried, found to be insane, institutionalized and ultimately deported from Israel over the fire, many still believe Rohan was part of a Zionist conspiracy to destroy the mosque and pave the way for a new Jewish temple, and do not accept that he was acting on his own.

Rouhani’s statements came as Iran and world powers struck a deal over the country’s nuclear program that would lift international sanctions and see foreign investment flood into Iran. Rouhani’s comments reflect the stated goals of the Islamic Revolution in Iran to destroy Israel and overthrow Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem.

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  • zadimel

    Where are all the 34 – or more- comments?

  • no matter what we say the world is afraid to say anything about islam. they fear then so much they agree with them no matter what.israelis strong thats why after all these years and wars they are still here and will always be here.when bad things happen to all who hate israel things will change. even the president is against israel. but if the republicans win it will all change.GOD PROTECT ISRAEL AND THE UNITED STATES.

  • What a pity the Al Aqsa was not completely demolished and Israel did not retain her rights to the Temple Mount. Bad move Israel. As for this moron Rouhani – rape murder atrocities are a particular pass time blessed by Islam both Sunni and Shiia!

  • Wm. J. Levy

    Semantics, that all it is.

    Haters of Jews just want to kill Jews.

    Sometimes they have to go through non-Jews and that’s OK, but their end game is to get the Jews.

    I only wish the Jews would get them first.

    Don’t you people ever get angry?

    It reminds me of a woodcut I once saw of the aftermath of a Pogrom.

    They buried their dead. They tendered to the wounded and maimed.
    They sat shiva and then started their lives all over again to the next Pogrom.

    When do Jews become non-victims? It’s so easy to put the fear of G-d into these haters be they Iranians, Arabs, Blacks & Whites.

  • zadimel

    Where are the remaining comments?

  • Ita

    Just proves what I have been saying all along. It is all a smoke screen for the only real issue.


    It Time to thell them to get their own food, watet,sewage…..
    No hospitals, no jobs, no panzy in gaza in the “West Bank”
    Start esrning

  • zadimel

    Rouhani, a bitter,reprehensible,enraged anti-Semite, whose hatred of Israel,Israelis and the Jews and those who support them, defends al-Assad, Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad, Hamas and the rest of the anti-Israel and anti-Jewish mob. His views of the world seem to revolve around the hate-everyone-but-his-views of Islam and the return to glorifying and duplicating the first millennium empire of a militaristic expanding faith. His end will come, when he decides to remove Israel from its place in geography and history. An imminent attack against the Jewish state will be the end of Iran, for Israel will use its nuclear arsenal for defense.

  • Beware Rouhani, but beware even more Obama. Since the 2012 NDAA bill, I say that the terrorists have won the “war on terror”, and that the “Americans” will side with the Saudi, Iran, Qatar, … well, all the enemies of Israel and democracies. I was hoping it was just paranoia on my part, but the facts does not help me so much to change my feeling on this.
    Keep in mind Kant’s remark: “Oh Lord, protect me from my friends, as I know how to handle my enemies”. The Iran deal is bad for all democracies, and Obama knows it. That’s the (long term) goal.

  • Rouhani gets his pebbles mixed. More Sharia murders happen under his watch. More public hangings, more women are raped in & tortured in Iran’s Jails. Human rights, human dignity, have no place under the Koran.

  • Markus Elkana Brajtman

    So, whats new?
    In Cape Town, South Africa, a person with a “Christian sounding name” wrote to the Cape Times, about Netanyahu’s war mongering and that Jews atre all war mongers.
    This was refering to Netanyahu’s comments about the deal.
    He refers to Obama is peace loving
    I wrote to the Cape Times to condemn the anti Semitism in the letter, but, as usual, no reply, and my leter not printed.
    Can we win the media war if the media writes such hate about Israel and Jews?
    The Cape Times is very quick to print hate Israel letters, but very seldom prints letters to counter these hate letters.

  • The regime of the Islamic Republic Iran is treating its own people according to islamic rules: without mercy, without pitty and without respect.

    PS: having said that I remind the readers to outlaw the NIF and its members, staff and followers. The NIF is supporting BDS and the enemies of Israel.

  • Joseph Feld

    The Iranian leaders are consistent in their irrational attacks on Israel, knowing they have Obama’s full determination to keep quiet. The P5+1 are not Iran’s official target, so why should they say anything? They are happy to do billions of dollars of business with Iran once the money is released, even if Iran uses billions for supporting terrorists across the Middle East.

  • He laments about a fire happened in 1969. But what about the islamic terrorists using the bible as toilet paper in the Bethlehem church of nativity in late nineties or early 2000?

  • ralph

    Muslim and Arab media often do project on Israel the crimes who happen in their own countries.

  • This is called projection, Mr Rouhani.

  • Peter Joffe

    This is very interesting and we all need to read it from start to finish. And send it on to everyone.
    This is why our Australian Muslims and all Muslims for that matter are so quiet and not speaking out about any atrocities. Muslims cannot be trusted to do anything other than be GOOD MUSLIMS, which makes them bad citizens of any country other than Muslim Countries. Obama should read this but as a Good Muslim he knows this anyway.

    Can a good Muslim become a good Australian?

    This question was forwarded to a friend who worked in Saudi Arabia  for 20 years.

    The following is his reply:

    Theologically – no. . . . Because his allegiance is to Allah, The moon god of Arabia .

    Religiously – no.. . . Because no other religion is accepted by His Allah except Islam . (Quran, 2:256)(Koran)

    Scripturally – no. . . Because his allegiance is to the five Pillars of Islam and the Quran.

    Geographically – no . Because his allegiance is to Mecca , to which he turns in prayer five times a day.

    Socially – no. . . Because his allegiance to Islam forbids him to make friends with Christians or Jews ..

    Politically – no.. . . Because he must submit to the mullahs (spiritual leaders),
    who teach annihilation of Israel and destruction of America , (the great Satan) , Australia and the rest of the free world.

    Domestically – no. .. . Because he is instructed to marry four Women and beat and scourge his wife
    when she disobeys him (Quran 4:34 )

    Intellectually – no. . Because he cannot accept the Australian Constitution since it is based on Biblical
    principles and he believes the Bible to be corrupt.

    Philosophically – no. . . . Because Islam, Muhammad, and the Quran does not allow freedom of religion
    and expression. Democracy and Islam cannot co-exist. Every Muslim government is either dictatorial or autocratic.

    Spiritually – no.. . . Because when we declare ‘one nation under God,’ The Christian’s God is loving and kind,
    while Allah is NEVER referred to as Heavenly father, nor is he ever called love in the Quran’s 99 excellent names.

    Therefore, after much study and deliberation…. Perhaps we should be very suspicious of ALL MUSLIMS
    in this country. – – – They obviously cannot be both ‘good’ Muslims and good Australians. Call it what you
    wish it’s still the truth. You had better believe it. The more who understand this, the better it will be for our
    country and our future.

    The religious war is bigger than we know or understand. …..

    Footnote: The Muslims have said they will destroy us from within. SO FREEDOM IS NOT FREE.


    Please don’t delete this until you send it on.

  • Michael Mayben

    The President of Iran appears to be not only the President of the vile Iranian Nation of Islam but their Minister of Propaganda as well for stating that Israeli’s raped innocent Iranian women and children as well as threatening Islamic Holy Sites. Of course this disgusting rant was said while addressing foreign Islamic Ambassadors who were in Tehran for the World Mosque Day ceremony. Anyone who knows anything about Israel and its on going defense against the relentless Islamic States attacks to destroy Israel is aware it’s not only by armed jihadist but also the false propaganda spewed by Iran’s satanist leaders.

  • laura burkhart

    It amazes me that America had years of intelligent President’s having little to nothing w/ Iran, because of lies, terrorism, and statements just like this. How we Americans are now humiliated by this current President, and how Israel suffers, by thus type if negative propoganda. Someone in Congress, please, defeat the “good deal”!!!

  • Nikkip

    Bull Crap!!!!! The whole time I’ve watch Israel they’ve never done anything except in self defense. These unthing libtards need to start using what little brains they have and, read both sides of the story. The only libral tendencies I have are I care about all races but, I actually care I don’t just pretend to.

  • Ephraim

    In a place where women are murdered for daring to request education, where honor killings are standard, where child molestation is accepted, this vermin accuse Israel? The world has truly gone mad. How many Jew haters will believe these libels?

  • Ron

    He’s a freaken liar!

  • Yeshayahu Goldfeld

    I expect the anti-Semitic West to severely censure Israel for these trumped up charges .

  • Isaac Semaya

    It is about time we tell Iran that if they do not stop their loud ranting about the USA and Israel, They can kiss the nuck deal by by. They know we do not want an armed conflict.Hence the taunting of us and Israel.

  • Strange how the accusations made here are really mirrored practics and beliefs and behaviors of these anti-jewish so called thinkers.

  • He is an Iranian.
    He is a Muslim.

    You know we must make allowances for them.

  • David Goshen

    What President Rohani conveniently forgets is that the security and complete protection of the protection of the Al Agsa Mosque had been given by Moshe Dayan to the Wakf who should have been on guard at the Al Aqsa 24 hours a day and that it was they who should have stopped Denis Michael Rohan before he started and could haqve easily called for hehelp before Rohan started.
    One point we should remember when we read what President Rouhani accuses Israel is the very convenient part of Islam and that is that it allows Muslims to lie completly when talking to Non Muslims if it advances their religious ,economic,social,political ,and military aims.
    One can be sure that many lies were told at the recent negotiations between Iran and the Major Powers took place.
    In Rohany we need no proof as he admitted that he lied about the Iranian Nuclear activities in Statements in years gone by when denying to the USA and the world.Why should he be telling the truth today,He is a world past master at lying.

  • Larry

    Rouhani seems to be getting the Israeli’s mixed up with Muslim’s.

  • Texgotham

    We have made a deal with this vermin that he has no intention of keeping. Every other word out of the aperture on his face is venom against the U.S. and Israel. Iran will continue to fund and arm Hezballah and Hamas. Within two years there will be a general war in the Middle East with Iran allied with Al Qaeda and other terrorist gangs on one side and Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Emirates on the other — for starters. It may spread to the horn of Africa and north to Azerbaijan and east to Afghanistan.

  • Charlotte

    LIARS…that is all they all are that is what they do all the time. SOB’s
    Israeli boys do not do this.
    I hope God will send a big fireball (Meteorite) down on them. THEY JUST WANT TO TARNISH ALL THAT IS GOOD ABOUT JEWS.
    Wherever Jews go good things happen, they developed and contribute to civilization at large. UNLIKE the Arabs who offer only harm to civilization wherever they go, for as far back as we started to record events.

  • nelson marans

    I am glad that you put quotes around the term moderate for Rouhani. During his regime the number of executions and imprisonments of dissenters have skyrocketed. His so-called moderation is a fiction of the left wing press,specifically the New York Times.

  • Allan Fritz

    This is a moderate? Mr. Rouhani is as bad as the Mullahs in Iran who are making nuclear weapons not sanctioned by the IAEA and our illustrious President who will not call Islamist Terrorists by their rightful name.

  • Yoel Nitzarim

    Hassan Rouhani is a flagrant , outrageous prevaricator and defender of the most malevolent, malicious, pernicious radical Islamist regime in the history of the Islamic peoples. Israel does not in any fashion, form, or shape condone rape or murder; Israel loves and protects its children; Israel reveres the sanctity of every human being; Israel donors every peaceful religion, Israel honours and protects every holy site irrespective of religious affiliation in its sovereign domain; Israel is the only true democracy in which Jews, Christians, Muslims, Bahai, Aramaeans, Druze, and Circassians are free to practice their respective religious beliefs openly in the Middle East.

  • Susan Staehs

    The Actions Of This Administration Are Horrific.
    Common Sense Resonates That The IRAN DEAL Is A Detrimental To The Security Of The United States Of America.