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Month: October 2020

Erdogan on Eve of Jihad Wave in France: ‘No Muslim Can Be a Terrorist’

Breitbart.com reports: “Turkish Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared in an aggressive speech against Western values of free expression Wednesday that ‘no Muslim can be a terrorist’ because only ‘black-hearted’ people can commit that crime. […]

PA: Jerusalem is a ‘red line’

Israel National News reports: “The Palestinian Authority on Thursday expressed outrage after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that ‘Israel’ will be permitted to be listed on the passports of citizens born in Jerusalem, […]

‘China is angry’: Taiwan anxiety rises as sabre-rattling grows

SinoDaily.com reports: “The tank traps on the beaches of Kinmen Island are a stark reminder that Taiwan lives under the constant threat of a Chinese invasion — and fears of a conflict breaking out are […]

Palestinians call for ‘day of rage’ to protest offensive cartoons

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The head of the Palestinian Islamic Supreme Council, Sheikh Ikrima Sabri, called for a ‘day of rage’ on Friday to protest ‘attempts to harm’ the prophet Mohammed. The call came as […]

Abbas to UN: Convene an international peace conference

Israel National News reports: “Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday called on United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to hold urgent consultations on convening an international peace conference, the Xinhua news agency reports. Abbas […]

France attack: Deadly stabbing in Nice ‘is terrorism’, says mayor

BBC.com reports: “Three people have been killed in a knife attack at a church in the French city of Nice, police say. Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi said there had been a ‘terrorist attack at the […]

Eyeing China, US and India accelerate defense bonds

SpaceWar.com reports: “Two days of meetings by the top US and Indian diplomatic and defense chiefs in New Delhi underscored a desire for growing military cooperation driven by mutual distrust of China. Deadly clashes between […]

U.S. senators seek to declare China ‘genocide’ against Uighurs

SpaceWar.com reports: “US senators sought Tuesday to declare that China is committing genocide against Uighurs and other Turkic-speaking Muslims, a step that could ramp up pressure on behalf of the estimated one million-plus people in […]

Erdogan: Countries attacking Islam want to relaunch Crusades

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Western countries attacking Islam want to ‘relaunch the Crusades’ as a row flared between Turkey and France about cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad. […]

France to increase security at religious sites

Israel National News reports: “France will be increasing security at religious sites, the interior minister said Tuesday, adding that the country faces a ‘very high’ risk of terrorist threats, amid growing geopolitical tensions following the […]

NATO partners agree to mutual air defense systems

SpaceWar.com reports: “Two initiatives for air combat defenses emerged Friday from a virtual conference of defense ministers of NATO countries, the military bloc announced. Ministers from Belgium, Britain, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, […]

Pakistani PM: French Leader Stoking ‘Islamophobia’

Voice of America News reports: “Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused French President Emmanuel Macron of ‘attacking Islam’ by defending the publication of ‘blasphemous’ caricatures. The comment Sunday comes four days after Macron said France […]