The Quran says Jerusalem belongs to the Jews

The Quran says Jerusalem belongs to the Jews

By Saied Shoaaib / Gatestone Institute Following U.S. President Donald Trump’s December 6 official recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Muslims around the world held angry demonstrations, during which they chanted slogans about Jerusalem “belonging to Muslims.” This ought to seem odd to anyone versed in Islamic scripture, since the Quran specifically states that God promised the land of Israel, including […]

Iran tortures, kills protesters; 8,000 citizens arrested

Iran tortures, kills protesters; 8,000 citizens arrested

Iran’s rulers have inflicted death by torture and gunfire on citizen protesters in a crackdown since the Dec. 28 street uprising erupted, the main opposition group said Tuesday. The Europe-based National Council of Resistance of Iran says the Islamic republic’s ubiquitous security apparatus has arrested more than 8,000 citizens and killed at least 50, all […]

Catalan parliament holds first meeting, voting in separatist MP as speaker

Catalan parliament holds first meeting, voting in separatist MP as speaker

In a sign of strength for the parties seeking a split from Spain, Catalan lawmakers on Wednesday elected pro-independence politician Roger Torrent as speaker of the regional parliament. Torrent was the preferred candidate for speaker of the two main pro-independence parties, Junts per Catalunya (Together for Catalonia) and Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (Republican Left of […]

UK appoints ‘minister for loneliness’

UK appoints ‘minister for loneliness’

Britain appointed a “minister for loneliness” on Wednesday to tackle what Prime Minister Theresa May described as “the sad reality of modern life” affecting millions of people. Tracey Crouch, a junior minister for sport and civil society, will take on the role as part of a broader strategy to combat loneliness in Britain. “For far […]

France’s war against firefighters and police

France’s war against firefighters and police

By Yves Mamou / Gatestone Institute France’s Minister of the Interior, Gerard Collomb, was clearly happy on January 1st. Why? No terrorist attack had occurred on New Year’s Eve. Collomb warmly thanked the 140,000 police officers, soldiers, firefighters, and civil security associations who had been mobilized to block any potential terrorist attack. To give just […]

Pentagon task force on Afghan reconstruction wasted millions: Report

Pentagon task force on Afghan reconstruction wasted millions: Report

The Pentagon task force overseeing millions in U.S.-funded reconstruction dollars for Afghanistan was plagued by organizational shortfalls, inadequate or non-existent records of ongoing projects and an overall lack of strategy that led to the waste of millions in American taxpayer funds on failed projects, a key government watchdog group claims. In its new review of […]

Iceland’s new progressive prime minister

Iceland’s new progressive prime minister

From ProRev inhabitat – Katrin Jakobsdottir, the 41-year-old chairwoman of the Left-Green Movement, has been elected Prime Minister of Iceland. One of the most well-liked politicians in Iceland, Jakobsdottir, a former education minister and avowed environmentalist, has pledged to set Iceland on the path to carbon neutrality by 2040. As Iceland’s fourth prime minister in only […]

Trudeau’s support for Islamists a warning to America

Trudeau’s support for Islamists a warning to America

By Thomas Quiggan / Gatestone Institute Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has an nine-year long record of supporting the Islamist cause while refusing to engage with reformist Muslims. With respect to ISIS fighters returning to Canada, Trudeau has argued that they will be a “powerful voice for deradicalization” and that those who oppose their return are […]

Heroic women fighting for freedom in Iran

Heroic women fighting for freedom in Iran

By Khadija Khan / Gatestone Institute Take note, those of you who want to see real women freedom-fighters. Look into the streets of Iran or listen to the chess champion Anna Muzychuk. Iranian women, by risking their lives, have unmasked the faces of those trying to promote burqas and hijabs as supposed “symbols of liberation”. The desperate attempt […]

Not again… Looks like McCain will get his ‘bomb, bomb Iran’ after all

Not again… Looks like McCain will get his ‘bomb, bomb Iran’ after all

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest President Donald Trump is praising anti-government protesters in Iran and UN Ambassador Nikki Haley says the administration is intent on helping to “amplify the voices of the Iranian people.” This is a dance we’ve seen before. Where does it end? Well, probably with a big smile on Sen. […]