Egypt treats islamic groups as a military problem, much more for links 1 on May 17 – 2015

1. Daniel Greenfield article on the leftist racism of lowered expectations when it comes to islam, coupled with the need to pretend islam is other than it is.

(This is a very good article even by the standards of Daniel Greenfield)

2. CNN clip on US raid on Islamic State leader Abu Sayif

3. Dirty Dozen- President Obama’s model mosque

4. Egyptian judges shot dead in Sinai hours after former president Mohamed Morsi sentenced to death

Police said the judges were travelling in a car in the city of al-Arish, Sinai, when it was attacked by suspected Islamist gunmen.

An fourth person was killed and at least three more were injured in the assault. An Egyptian supporting ousted president Mohamed Morsi carries a weapon during attacks on security forces in the North Sinai city of al-Arish, Egypt A militant believed to support Mohamed Morsi during attacks on security forces in al-Arish after he was deposed in August 2013

5. Egypt ‘hangs’ six men from group affiliated with ISIL

The men are accused of carrying out attacks in the name of a group that pledged loyalty to ISIL, police say. […] It was not immediately clear when they were executed though the AFP report on Sunday did say the six men had been sentenced to death by a military tribunal.

In November 2014, Egypt’s Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, the country’s most active armed group, pledged its allegiance to ISIL, in a recording posted on Twitter.

“We announce our pledge of allegiance to the caliph Ibrahim Ibn Awad … to listen and obey,” the audio recording said, referring to ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

(Treating this as a military problem and not a law and order one, is the only way to beat this thing)

6. Islamic State militants ‘smuggled to Europe’

Abdul Basit Haroun said smugglers were hiding IS militants on boats filled with migrants.

Officials in Italy and Egypt have previously warned that IS militants could reach Europe by migrant boat.

However, experts have cautioned that it is very difficult to verify or assess such claims.

Mr Haroun based his claim on conversations with smugglers in parts of North Africa controlled by the militants.

7. Shiia muslims in Pakistan, upset with Saudi Arabia for sentencing a shiia cleric to death, decide to burn American and Israeli flags

8. Ottawa Citizen: Beware of the Muslim Brotherhood, expert warns

Groups sometimes go to great lengths to sever or hide such ties, Vidino told the committee. He said they include the Muslim Association of Canada and what used to be called CAIR-CAN, now the National Council of Canadian Muslims.

Another group he identified is The International Relief Fund for the Afflicted and Needy – Canada, IRFAN. Its charitable status was revoked after the government alleged the organization sent almost $15 million to groups affiliated with the Palestinian terror outfit Hamas between 2005 and 2009. IRFAN has since been listed as a banned terrorist organization in Canada.

(A medium quality article but for the Ottawa Citizen, its surprisingly pointing in the right direction)

9. Colorado: Muslim who kept sex slave refuses sex offender course as against Islam

A Saudi national who was convicted of keeping his Indonesian maid as a sex slave has refused to attend a mandatory sex offender’s course, arguing that his Muslim beliefs do not allow him to look at pictures of scantily-clad women.

Homaidan al-Turki, 45, was jailed for 28 years in 2006 after his maid claimed she had been forced to work 12 hour days with no break and then locked in a cellar and abused regularly by the Saudi, who was in the US on an academic scholarship with his wife and five children.

Than you Gates of Vienna, M., Don C., Wrath of Khan, and all who sent in links and comments. More to come.

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