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IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE BENEFICENT, THE MERCIFUL
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"O you who believe! Be careful of your duty to Allah, and be with the truthful." [Noble Quran 9:119]

"If you obeyed most of those on earth they would mislead you far from Allah's way." [Noble Quran 6:116]

Return to the QURAN only - the complete and final STAND-ALONE Divine Message which also contains the authentic sunnah of the beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAAW)

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I bear witness that NONE is worthy of worship except ALLAH, He has NO partner nor partners, and I bear witness that Muhammad is the slave and Final Messenger of Allah.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Acknowledgement of hypocrisy: The wolf finally steps out of its sheep's clothing


"Let me assure you, I’m no saint." ....... "I started out as the leader of a political party. I cannot think of anything more political than that.  Icon was a depiction that was imposed on me by other people.” -   Aung San Su Kyi, late 2013 during the ongoing genocide against Muslim minority in Burma.

Straight from the horse's mouth, making no apologies for sounding like a typical wily politician and NOT a humanitarian.  She admits human rights isn't her field.  Greed and ambitions playing the political card are top priorities .... and like any other dissembler, she had no qualms shaming the institution of the Nobel "Peace" Prize in 1991 impersonating as a proponent of peace.

Earlier in 2013 when she praised the Burmese military for lifting of sanctions, Huffington Post wrote it was "too early to judge" Suu Kyi.  Is it still too early to read where this very unconscientious creature is coming from?

Saturday, October 25, 2014

'Deadly Alliances Against Muslims' - The New York Times



On the Buddhist-Hindu  alliance and the spread of radicalism against Muslims.
                Wild and radicalised - Buddhists fundamentalists.

It's only a  matter of time when it could turn against the Christian minority as  well.  Christians in Sri Lanka are already nervous.   Quoting  the  latest newsletter from Burma Task Force, USA, an organization that   speaks for the Muslim minority and is monitoring the spread of the   official genocidal movement from Burma into Sri Lanka and India .... the following   is an excerpt from the article that appeared in The New York Times  dated October 15, 2014.
 


QUOTE -
Extremist  in India, RSS, have developed an  alliance with the extremists in Burma  and Sri Lanka. All of them are  connected with their government, if not  supported in their violence by  the government.

If we  were the only ones saying it, many Muslims  would dismiss it as a  “conspiracy theory.” Some of us are too busy  blaming ourselves.
"The  time has come to ally internationally" G. Gnanasara, the leader of  the  radical Sri Lankan Buddhist group, Bodu Bala Sena, announced at a   convention held in Colombo last month. The guest of honor was Wirathu,   the Buddhist radical monk whose picture Time magazine put on its  July  1st cover as  The Face of Buddhist Terror. The government of Prime  Minister M. Rajapaksa ignored pleas by Sri  Lankan Muslim and Christian  civil groups, fearful of more anti-Muslim violence in their country, to  deny Mr. Wirathu a visa.  Granting Mr. Wirathu a visa can only reinforce  the fears of many  Muslims that the government — and perhaps more  powerful regional allies —  back Bodu Bala Sena, which translates as  Buddhist power force.

Last week, Mr. Gnanasara claimed he   was in discussions “at a high level” with the right-wing Indian Hindu   group Rashtriya Swayam Sevak to form what he called a “Hindu-Buddhist   peace zone” in South Asia.  General secretary of  India’s governing BJP  has written comments  sympathetic to Bodu Bala Sena and Mr. Wirathu’s  group 969 of Burma in his Facebook and Twitter accounts.

It is folly for the governments of Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India, or   their political allies, to give even the appearance of tolerating these   Islamophobic groups in a region that has too often been convulsed by   religious sectarian violence. They should condemn this mad alliance   before it can spread further.
UNQUOTE -


 
Source: The New York Times



'DEADLY ALLIANCES AGAINST MUSLIMS' - The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/16/opinion/deadly-alliances-against-muslims.html?_r=1

TIME Magazine Cover: The Face of Buddhist Terror - July 1, 2013

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Chemical weapon used in Kobani? The possibility is huge


Several alternate news sources have posted reports that there is  evidence ISIL terrorists have recently used chemical weapons in eastern  Kobani. 

As usual, the  mainstream media isn't reporting anything.

According to Press TV, Kurdish doctors have said that terrorists used  some kind of toxic gas on Tuesday (Oct.21) evening.  Victims were  transported to hospitals across the border in Turkey with watery red  eyes, dizziness, burns and wounds.  Other sources reported that a peculiar odor that spread over the  streets caused difficulty in breathing and respiratory  conditions.

Al-Qaeda franchises have been in possession of chemical weapons since  early 2013 which they used in at least two regions within Syria.  Most  likely the poison gas used by terrorists in Khan al-Assal (Aleppo  province, Syria, which was attacked twice) in March 2013 and July 2013  was Sarin.  It was again used (for the third time) in August 2013 at  Ghouta in Damascus district .. only 20 minutes drive from the  presidential residence.  Yet President Bashar al-Assad was falsely  accused of this crime to pave the way for direct US military  intervention in Syria.  Fortunately that didn't happen as Assad readily  agreed to surrender Syria's cache of chemical weapons (a pittance  compared to Israel's deadly accumulation).

The chemical agent used in Ghouta indicated to belong to the same  stockpile as the one used in Khan al-Assal.  There  were reports that the terrorists themselves confirmed stealing  stockpiles from government weaponry.   Almost 400 Syrians were killed in the  chemical attack in Ghouta.  At least 150 Syrian soldiers and civilians  were massacred in Khan al-Assal before the town fell into "rebel" hands in  July 22, 2013.  In March 2013, several farm animals were killed with poison gas in Khan al-Assal. 

Like Israel, Al-Qaeda in Iraq (or AQI - former name for ISIL and al-Nusra) also has a secret history of using  chemical weapons.  They started it in Iraq after the preemptive invasion by imperialist forces causing immense  destruction from 2005 to early 2007.  AQI manufactured crude explosives  with chlorine gas, which is a banned substance.  They also  detonated chlorine  bombs loaded in cars.  Deaths in such attacks were caused mostly by the  force of the blast rather than inhaling chlorine.  But in the aftermath,  survivors felt awfully ill with identical symptoms of  discomfort as in cases of inhaling poison gas.

Is the fall of Kobani eminent?


Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, commander of US military forces in the  Middle-East, stated a few days ago that it's "highly possible"  the  Syrian city of Kobani could fall to Islamic State militants.  In  other  words, USA (like a proud mentor) concedes defeat by its ISIL  rookies.   When the air campaign of playing footsies with the terrorists  began last  August 2014,  Austin appealed for "strategic patience."   For a while he  also came up with some empty boasts on pounding ISIL  targets and  destroying its military hardware.  But a military analyst  at Brookings  Institute called it an ill-advised strategy.  He sxplained  that the key to  defeating ISIL is not destroying its equipments and  killing its fighters  as both can be replenished and reinforced.  To  vanquish ISIL, the  occupied territories need to be re-taken and  militant leaders to be captured or  killed, a suggestion that sounds far  smarter.  Every town that falls  dispirits and daunts the local forces;  and the fall of Kobani which is  now pretty obvious, will be another  huge psychological setback in addition to the territorial loss.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Apartheid in Burma now official along with arbitrary arrests and extrajudicial killings


Late last September 2014, the Burmese (Myanmar) government presented a  horribly controversial plan to the UN, stating that it would agree to  grant citizenship to the Muslim minority of Burma only if they  disclaimed  their true ethnicity of belonging to the soil of Burma for generations  and accepted being falsely and officially labelled as "Bangladeshis."   It's identical to the crime of extortion or forced confession under  duress.  In this case it insinuates  officializing apartheid as the Burmese government and its opposition do not consider it improper as a policy to formally discriminate  between the majority and the minority.  The UN has been silent, raising no objections to this gross decadence and discreetly confirming its consent to the  official establishment of apartheid in present-day Burma.  Not to forget, the UN hasn't yet uttered a  word of reprimand over the genocide in Burma, rather hasn't even called it a genocide, that has slaughtered  almost quarter of a million Muslims across the country since June  2012 with many more displaced, injured and raped. 

The  image below defines the face of the Burmese apartheid.  The UN's  acceptance  'legally' validates the implementation of this wicked madness.  The apartheid in Burma is undoubtedly and infinitely worse than the one that existed in South Africa until several years ago.  Its despicable nature could also take the cake from the abominable policies of entities like the Zionists and ISIL.   And it's certainly the time to question those ass kicking vermin who have the audacity to claim and frown that minorities aren't treated well in Pakistan or Iran, but remain silent on what you're about to read below.



Speechless!


  
Image above: A terrorist-killer Buddhist monk with words "Rohingya No" written on the palm of his hand being cheered by his murderous mobsters.


The most recent newsletter from Burma Task Force, an organization based in the US that speaks for the Rohingyas mentions:

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Asalamu Alaikum,
 

 Burmese government is very shrewd and smart in the way they play their cards.

They are focused on making sure that no one even  utters the name “Rohingya.” Unfortunately they are successful in their  strategy.
                       

  • They have ASEAN countries silent on the issue
  • Now the UN Secretary General is going general in statement instead of mentioning the name as they did in the past
  • Secretary Kerry failed to publicly mention Rohingya
At  Burma Task Force we insist on the use of the name Rohingya. If you have  no name you don’t exist. You have no rights. You are a stateless  person.

President  Barack Obama will be making a visit to Burma this November. We would  like him to make sure that he uses the term Rohingya as opposed to  Secretary John Kerry’s visit where the term Rohingya was nowhere to be  mentioned.

Rohingyas are indigenous people of Burma living in their ancestral land on the border of Burma and Bangladesh.

There used to be 5 million Burmese Muslims  including Rohingyas. Now only 3 million are left.  What happened to the 2  million is the story of the hidden genocide.
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Another horrific practice that has recently been started by the Burmese  government and supported by the opposition leader, Aung San Su Chi, through complacency is  arbitrary arrests and extrajudicial killings of innocent Rohingyas  falsely accused of assisting ghost militant groups in Bangladesh.   Burma has not mentioned the names of any militant groups suspected of working with the Rohingyas for the simple reason that there  are no militant groups in Bangladesh.   Even the official Islamic Bangladeshi parties, Jam'at-e-Islami and Hefazat-e-Islam, have  been systematically wiped out by periodical massacres at the behest of  that country's crypto Hindu prime minister, Sheik Hasina Wajid, who has  brazenly been supporting the genocide in neighboring Burma.

Image below shows one (out of many) such incidents where a  Rohingya villager is being taken away by the Burmese police.  Most  likely that poor guy won't return home alive.  They seldom do once  whisked away by Burmese thugs in uniform.   Do please read the detailed story at:  Rohingya Vision - Oct.12, 2014.






Sunday, October 19, 2014

October 12, 1492 - NOT "Happy Columbus Day" by any stretch of the imagination!



This was a period when mind boggling genocides prevailed simultaneously in Europe and the new world, later named "America."  Ferdinand and Isabella went haywire in Spain during the "Reconquista" (simply put, the deadly Inquisition of 780 years across Europe in the middle ages at the behest of the Catholic Church) ordering torture and forced conversion or exile of Muslims and Jewish subjects and also supporting and financing Columbus's 1492 voyage that led to the opening of the "new world" followed by decades (if not centuries) of bloodbath.

santamaria
Columbus's sail ship, Santa Maria - here come the killers!
Source of image above:  ht youth



Image on the right: Christopher Columbus.
Source:  Daily Kos - "Columbus and The Legacy of Genocide."  

This man wasn't a 'navigator' nor an 'explorer.'  He was an accomplished freebooter, a rover.


Quoting below from Facebook's AK Press Timeline

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It seems there are still some people out there who celebrate Columbus Day. If you happen to know any of them, please share this description from Bartolome de las Casas of the sort of "civilized and heroic" behavior Columbus brought to the "new" world: 
 

"And the Christians, with their horses and swords and pikes began to carry out massacres and strange cruelties against them. They attacked the towns and spared neither the children nor the aged nor pregnant women nor women in childbed, not only stabbing them and dismembering them but cutting them to pieces as if dealing with sheep in the slaughter house. They laid bets as to who, with one stroke of the sword, could split a man in two or could cut off his head or spill out his entrails with a single stroke of the pike. They took infants from their mothers' breasts, snatching them by the legs and pitching them headfirst against the crags or snatched them by the arms and threw them into the rivers, roaring with laughter and saying as the babies fell into the water, 'Boil there, you offspring of the devil!' Other infants they put to the sword along with their mothers and anyone else who happened to be nearby. They made some low wide gallows on which the hanged victim's feet almost touched the ground, stringing up their victims in lots of thirteen, in memory of Our Redeemer and His twelve Apostles, then set burning wood at their feet and thus burned them alive. To others they attached straw or wrapped their whole bodies in straw and set them afire. With still others, all those they wanted to capture alive, they cut off their hands and hung them round the victim's neck, saying, "Go now, carry the message," meaning, Take the news to the Indians who have fled to the mountains. They usually dealt with the chieftains and nobles in the following way: they made a grid of rods which they placed on forked sticks, then lashed the victims to the grid and lighted a smoldering fire underneath, so that little by little, as those captives screamed in despair and torment, their souls would leave them...."
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The above is an excerpt from:
Bartoleme de Las Casas, Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies. (1542)



Quoting excerpts as follows from Daily Kos - Columbus and The Legacy of Genocide
 
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October 12th is Columbus day, a day which is increasingly coming under criticism for celebrating a genocidal pirate, murderer, rapist and enslaver who is credited with the "discovery" of the Western Hemisphere.

Genocide expert David Stannard has asserted that, beginning in 1492 with Columbus, Europeans collectively killed between 70 million to 100 million Indigenous People (within 80 years). In his book American Holocaust, Stannard calls this "the largest ongoing holocaust in the history of humanity." The consequences of this Indigenous Holocaust were world-changing: 95% of Indigenous People were killed by European actions, 100% of Indigenous lands were stolen, and European-descent people became the most prosperous people on the planet.

Spain was the perfect place for pirate and slave-trader Christopher Columbus to go as he looked for financial backing for further naval exploitations. In 1492, Spain was an environment hot with the fervor of Holy Wars against Muslims and the expulsions of Jews out of Spain.

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If you respect humanity, then do not call it "Happy Columbus Day" .... and just send it around.

Friday, October 17, 2014

VANDALIZING AL-AQSA MOSQUE TO FACILITATE THE ENTRY OF ILLEGAL JEWISH SETTLERS


Unacceptable !!

 It's been four days and the media hasn't mentioned a word. Israeli  troops stormed into the Al Aqsa Mosque on Oct.13 with stun grenades,  rubber bullets and tear gas causing plenty of damage and injuring dozens  of Palestinian worshipers including women.  Israeli Government has  begun allowing Jewish settlers into the Al-Aqsa compound via the  Magharbi gate. To facilitate their entry on a  Jewish religious celebration, IDF bigots and saboteurs broke into the  Mosque, defaced it and threw out the Palestinian worshipers by extreme  force.

Israeli government  is restricting the entry of Palestinians into Al-Aqsa which is situated  in the Old City of East Jerusalem under Zionist occupation. The approach  is to gradually alter the demographics, expelling the entire  Palestinian population of Jerusalem. Last year in May, an Israeli court  permitted the partial demolition of Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Here is the  video of the destruction of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Oct.13, 2014. Please share.  The world has the right to know the truth.  The mainstream media won't show it.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lxFw_h8Hso&feature=youtu.be

Ebola and CDC's carelessness


After 2 healthcare workers tested positive in the US, there was lack of consensus on whether or not Ebola is airborne . The fact of the matter is, Ebola is not airborne yet healthcare workers can get infected while removing their own protective gear after it's contaminated. According to past reports CDC has itself needed airlock space suits while working with Ebola virus and then a shower of chemical disinfectant before removing those suits. So, how can healthcare workers in hospitals caring for intensely symptomatic Ebola patients - vomiting, diarrhea, sometimes bleeding - be considered safe from contracting the disease wearing gowns, ordinary masks and flimsy gloves? Doesn't a contagious disease like Ebola require space-suit-like protective gear and chemical showers prior to their removal? 

It's also surprising that in situations like these, why hospitals aren't implementing the MOPP gear exchange process or the 'buddy system' as does the military in nuclear contaminated surroundings? Every two soldiers are entrusted with the task of removing each others' contaminated MOPP gear, and each person disinfecting/decontaminating their gloves after every step of the task. It's painstaking and time consuming - could take up to 30 or 40 minutes - but it helps to save lives and is certainly worth the trouble, or is it not? Medical experts work brilliantly through intricate issues yet display amazing lack of common sense and negligence concerning simpler matters.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

"The bride is beautiful but she is married to another man"


         From:  Life in the Holy Land, picturesque Palestine | image Hebron


The initial plan to rob Palestine began almost half a century before WW2.


A strange myth on the creation of Israel that floats in American and European societies is that there were hardly any Arabs living in the Holy Land. Factual history from the start of this global tragedy tells a very different story.

The Zionist movement in Europe led by Theodor Herzl (a Zionist journalist) met in Switzerland in 1897, converging into the First Zionist Congress and officially establishing the World Zionist Organization. They began pondering which land to rob - Argentina, Uganda, Cyprus, even Texas - and finally settled for Palestine which had a non-Jewish population of 96% !!  Influential British Zionists like Baron Rothschild and Chaim Weizmann wanted the Jewish homeland in the "traditional" location with the inclusion of Jerusalem (not to mention, European Ashkenazi Jews are Caucasians and had / have NO traditional links with the Arab world whatsoever which is another lengthy story). 

Soon after, a congregation of Jewish rabbis in Vienna sent two of their senior rabbis to Palestine to explore the suitability for a future Jewish state. Upon arriving, it didn't take long for the members of this delegation to perceive the hurdle that a Jewish homeland could not be established without expelling  the existing, indigenous population. They wrote back to their folks in Vienna, "THE BRIDE IS BEAUTIFUL, BUT SHE IS MARRIED TO ANOTHER MAN." Yet the European Zionists went ahead with their plan to push out the local population - "financially if possible; violently if necessary."

Zionists are terribly embarrassed of this coded message sent by visiting rabbis from Palestine to Vienna and have desperately tried to debunk it. They do not deny the visit of the rabbis to Palestine yet they have never published any reports on it because the very purpose of the journey was a violation. Every pro-Zion source is now calling that coded expression an "anti-Zionist myth" and a "hoax" but to no avail and have never mentioned any evidences to support their rant. At the time, the message sent by rabbis became a popular summary to express the theft of Palestine. It spread fast from Vienna to parts of Western Europe up to Russia and was plagiarised by various commentators on the subject of forced takeover of Palestine. The phrase, a forbidden knowledge, is an inseparable part of Zionist history starting with the First Zionist Congress 1897 which was the earliest blueprint for occupation of the Holy Land. It is also included in the chronological analysis of the last 45 years of the Ottoman rule from 1876 to 1918.

In a review on author Ghada Karmi's book, "Married to Another Man," The Guardian writes: "The title is taken from an 1897 report to the rabbis of Vienna on the prospects for a Jewish state in Palestine. The report concluded that "the bride is beautiful, but she is married to another man". Palestine's spouse was of course the Palestinian society rooted in its soil. The existence of any significant number of Palestinians within the Jewish state or under its authority, Ghada Karmi argues, ultimately threatens a Zionist unravelling. Hence the Zionist dilemma: how to keep the territory without the people or to keep it while somehow negating the people."  

The consequences of the First Zionist Congress (leading to the 'forced marriage of the Bride to another man') began appearing in early 1900s. Under severe pressure from European leaders and the British Zionist community, the Ottomans were forced to allow European Jews to purchase land in northern Palestine from 1901 to 1914.


Review of the book "Married to Another Man" by Ghada Karmi in Guardian. Ghada Karmi is a Palestinian academic and an author living in exile in London, UK.
 
"Last of the Ottoman years" (check 1897)


Also included in Ghada Karmi's article "Vanishing the Palestinians"

Info on First Zionist Congress 1897 available from many sources including Zionist ones. Just google it.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Genuine incompetence or game plan ??


After a  month of 'bombings' across northern Iraq and Syria by U.S. coalition forces,  ISIL  is still intact.   U.S.  coalition strategy was to "degrade and shame"  ISIL.  But all indications are to the contrary.  The terror group has  been taking more territories since the bombings began.  It's  captured almost the entire province of Anbar in Iraq and is pushing  deeper  into Syrian Kurdistan.

A few days ago, food, water and ammunition were dropped to ISIL.  The Daily Mail  reported it was a "blunder" by the Iraqi air force that meant to deliver the stuff to their soldiers fighting ISIL. Can any professional air force be wacky enough to carry out an operation as hilariously botched as this?  Next to impossible, nay impossible!  But orders from the White House can be limitlessly base and baffling.  You bet not a "blunder."  Look carefully inside the food packages and there might also be a box of heart-shaped candies with a discreet note:  "To babe A.B. Baghdadi. Love, Johnny M. - U.S Senate." *:) happy 

As the Facebook page IRIB World Radio writes  "US is the mother of terrorism, not the hero fighting ISIL." 

Think  of the previous U.S. / NATO air attacks.   After three weeks of bombing, Libya  was shattered and Qaddafi murdered.   Bombing of Iraq in 2003 began on  March 20; on April 9th Baghdad fell and Saddam's statue pulled down.  US and British forces began carpet bombing Afghanistan on  October 7, 2001; within a month the Talibans were running for the hills  and their homes lay vacant.   But U.S. "bombing" of ISIL looks to be a  very different saga.   No news of terrorists on the run. No images of  captured and handcuffed "jihadists" nor any snapshots of their bloodied  bodies lying inside drains and ditches.  After a month of coalition bombing,  ISIL's "caliphate" isn't even slightly rattled.  It continues its fierce  rampage across villages, terrorizing the Kurds and Iraqis and stepping up its gory  escapades shown on Youtube channels to the fury of the international  community - reviving Islamophobia in North America and Europe -   reminiscent of the 9/11 era.  That's the real purpose behind these fake  bombings.  It's all about resuscitating Islamophobia that didn't last  long enough after the failed theatrics of 9/11.

As  a result of the U.S. propaganda of  bombing ISIL but actually allowing  the terrorists to heighten their ability for destruction to facilitate the  indoctrination of minds of the lamebrained American people, that archaic  madness involving anti-Muslim sentiments has resurfaced in all networking  sites.  Mission accomplished once again for the New World Order!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Modern Democracy or Dem the Crazy?


In just about all countries within this planet, the reality of democracy extends up to the ballot box (in Israel not even that far). Beyond the polling place, democracy is a fantasy profoundly irreconcilable with inborn human persona. It can be applied in full only to decorate the text books of political science. However, there is no 'science' in politics and no such thing as a 'political scientist.' In the political underworld you only find crooks, bad eggs and sheer bastards.

John Chuckman writes wonderfully on this phenomenon.

'The Tragedy of Modern Democracy


Sunday, October 5, 2014

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Rocket launcher?


So, ISIS acquired the potential to combat air  operations, a serious challenge for US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.  Would it be far-fetched to assume they have multiple surface-to-air  missiles seized from the arsenals in Mosul and surrounding areas? In  2013 AQ groups were lovingly pestering the Americans to send them  ground-to-air missiles to target the Syrian air force. They've now got  that from Iraq to target the Americans. Hopefully ones like John McCain  have realized how full of weird surprises life can be!

ISIS shot down Iraqi military helicopter, says official

Betrayal and Face Saving


"Turks, Saudis and UAE funded and armed Al Qaeda and Al-Nusra.  What  were they doing?  They were so determined to take down Assad and  essentially have a proxy Sunni-Shia war, what did they do?  They poured  hundreds of millions of dollars and tens, thousands of tons of weapons  into anyone who would fight against Assad except that the people who  were being supplied were Al Nusra and Al Qaeda and the extremist  elements of jihadis coming from other parts of the world..... Now  we  have the President’s been able to put together a coalition of our  Sunni neighbors, because America can’t once again go into a Muslim  nation and be seen as the aggressor – it has to be led by Sunnis to go  and attack a Sunni organization."   -  Guess who said this .. US Vice  President, Joe Biden, October 2nd 2014 at the JFK Jr.  Forum.

Biden suddenly comes out of hibernation and goes wild on a backstabbing  spree!  Other than mentioning Sen. McCain's illegal entry into Syria  via Turkey and his rendezvous with the ISIS chief masquerading as one of  the "moderates" in May 2013, Biden acknowledged more than one would  expect him to.  It's hard to believe he decided to play the maverick  and do it alone, fearlessly washing dirty linen in public.  It's more  like well constructed 'team work' to wriggle out of an embarrassing  mess, double crossing the allies .. at least verbally and for the time  being.  Playing Judas is just as firmly embedded within the American  political groundwork as functioning behind closed doors .... in this  episode, deciding it's time to end the honeymoon with 'Messrs Al Qaeda  & co.,' using a scapegoat for the devastation it's been wreaking for  the past three long years.

What Mr. Biden won't mention is the CIA's huge and irrefutable role in transferring  loads of weapons to dangerous radicals from the start of the Libyan  invasion and intensifying greatly throughout the Syrian war.

Expounded by author/analyst, Sharmine Narwani, stark evidences of CIA's hyper  involvement in arming AQ terrorists were published in two detailed reports  by Telegraph (despite being a conservative source) on March 2013 and  August 2013.  Read them before the mess gets more awkward and the  articles are pulled down.

US and Europe in major airlift of arms to Syrian rebels through Zagreb.

CIA running arms smuggling team in Benghazi when consulate was attacked.

-  Unedited audio recording from WH Youtube Channel of Joe Biden's speech:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrXkm4FImvc&feature=youtu.be&t=1h31m57s


SOURCE:  SHARMINE NARWANI'S WORK:  Must read
Biden: "Turks, Saudis, UAE funded and armed Al-Nusra and Al-Qaeda"


Guilty conscience pricks!  Turkey's corrupt stooge and scandalous ISIS lover, Recep Erdogan, reacted on Biden's comment over Turkey being a member of the gang that  funded the terrorists.  Blog 'Uprooted Palestinians' calls the altercation  "the collision of liars" following Erdogan's  embarrassed and angry hype, "If Mr Biden used such language, that would  make him a man of the past for me."  According to Business Insider, the buffoon is demanding an apology for the betrayal, as if he will ever get  it.

Uprooted Palestinians blog
The Collision of Liars: Erdogan attacks Biden Claims Turkey Funded Extremists

Business Insider
Turkey's President Demands Biden Apologize

 

Burmese government: The epitome of tyranny. Just how much will these boogers regress?


Burmese (Myanmar) government presents a plan to the UN that it will  grant citizenship to the Muslim minority of Burma only if they disclaim  their true ethnicity of belonging to the soil of Burma for generations  and accept being falsely and officially labelled as "Bangladeshis."  Put  differently, Burma brings a proposal to the UN to justify the  continuation of its ongoing despotic apartheid, additionally suggesting  to officialize the Rohingyas as fourth-class citizens. UN, the notorious ninny, instead  of trashing this atrocious action point, gives ear to it.

Myanmar confirms controversial Rohingya plan at United Nations



By the way, did you know .. Burma has long been declared the most corrupt country in the world at par with Somalia, both sharing the lowest score of 1.4?

Burma is world's most corrupt country, says report

Friday, October 3, 2014

Meaning of the Quranic expression "Highest Chiefs" or "High Council" - Verse 38:69, Surah Sad


BismAllah Ar-Rehman Ar-Raheem


"I had no knowledge of the Highest Chiefs when they disputed;  It is revealed unto me only that I may be a plain warner."  
Verse 38:69-70 (Surah Sad).

It's very important to clearly know what the expression "Highest Chiefs" refers to.  In various other translations this expression varies a little such as "exalted chiefs,"  "chiefs"  or  "High Council."

Verses 38:69-70 allude to the dispute between Allah Almighty and Satan, when Satan refused to obey the command of The Almighty to prostrate before Adam who was the first human being created by HIM.  As we know, this incident is narrated in several Surahs of the Noble Quran.  It's mentioned in Surah Sad in the Verses that follow the above two Verses 69 and 70.  It's also mentioned in Surah Al-Baqra 30-39, Surah Al-Araf 11-25, Surah Al-Hijr 26-44, Surah Bani Isra'il 61-65, Surah Al-Kahf: 50 and Surah Ta Ha: 116-126.

As rightly understood and explained by all exegesists, the dialogue in this incident between Allah Almighty and Satan was not direct, that is, Allah did not speak directly to Satan.  Rather, the dialogue took place through the angels.  The above Verses are a clear evidence of that.  Allah appointed some of the angels to confront Satan with the Divine Words and to tell him that Allah affirmed him an outcast forever because of his disobedience, refusing to prostrate before Adam as commanded by HIM. In other words, the angels were the messengers of Allah Almighty, confronting Satan for his disobedience with the Message of Allah as directed by Him. Hence the expression "Highest Chiefs" refers to the participants of this argument, that is, the angels against Satan.

Please know, the expression "Highest Chiefs" does NOT include Allah Almighty.  The name of Allah always comes alone. He can NEVER be included with anyone else.  He is The Almighty, the Sole Creator, and HE is far above all His creations.   "Highest Chiefs" mean the creations of Allah Almighty or the angels who were arguing in this dispute.  All angels and jinn (which includes Satan) are the slaves of Allah and created by HIM.

In Muhammad Sarwar's translation, it's directly mentioned "angels" quoted as follows:  "I have no knowledge of the dispute among the angels (concerning their attitude towards Adam)."  38:69.

Corpus Quran (word by word translation) mentions it as "Not is for me any knowledge (of) the chiefs, the exalted when they were disputing."  (38:69).

Turkey: Old habits die hard


On October 2, the wretched words of the  Turkish premier began streaming out of his mouth soon after Turkey’s Parliament passed the Government motion for intervention in Syria  by a vote of 298 to 98.   "Turkey is not a country that will allow  itself to be used in the search for a palliative solution.  Dropping  tons of bombs from the air is only a temporary solution and only delays  the threats and the danger."  (Rajab Erdogan, pushing for Assad's removal, not just bombing ISIS).

 He howled an identical tune last year, August 2013, when US came close  to bombing Syria. "What matters to Turkey is weakening the regime to the  point where it gives up.  It can't be a 24 hours hit-and-run."  (Rajab  Erdogan - Aug.30, 2013).

Five days earlier, September 28, at the  World Economic Forum in Istanbul, his insinuation couldn't have been  uglier:  "We cannot stay out of this.  It is not possible only from the  air, there is also a ground dimension."   He made his point  fairly  explicit.  He isn't interested in pursuing ISIS.   If permitted by his  bosses in Washington, he would love to send Turkish troops on Syrian  soil and target government installations.

Erdogan's neurotic  obsession against a peaceful and non-radicalized Syria has  reached a  point where it appears mysterious.  One begins to wonder if even a  psychopathic killer like Netanyahu would abhor Bashar al-Assad that much  as this.  He has apparently surpassed his Arab counterparts in Saudi  Arabia and Qatar.




Illustrated definition of wimps.



Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Myths and Misconceptions About the Harem


This contains some factual information busting the bizarre tales and fantasies   surrounding  the Harem embedded in Western minds.  It can actually be   defined  as part  of the Western tradition that originated from the   stories of Western travelers visiting the Arab/Muslim world centuries  ago.  Unfortunately the myth still  persists, providing   fodder to  writers and movie makers producing  exotic fictions for   box-office  hits and in the process grossly  misinterpreting the medieval  Muslim  society.

The pronunciation and spelling "harem"  is itself an error by the  West.  In Arabic language there is no such  word as "harem."   Rather, it's the term   "hrm" or "هرم" that has its  root in Arabic.   The word "harem" entered the English language as a   distortion of "hrm."  "Hrm" simply refers to a private space set aside  for  use.   "Hrm" (or Hrm Sharif) is also applied to the Kaaba in Mecca   denoting it as a special, sacred place designated only for the worship of ONE God.   When we talk of "hrm" for women or men, it means  private residences or spaces allotted to men and women within  a  household, without any gender specifications.

Please  take the time to read the  following collection of  passages from well-read writers, along with original links of their sources, to learn how this practice  of tale-telling  began and the depth  of its inaccuracy.

Quoting Shohreh Gholsorkhi  from "Pari Khan Khanum: A masterful Safavid Princess."
Source:  http://www.jstor.org/discover/10...

"The  royal harem is perhaps the most misunderstood institution of the  Islamic social order.  Myths surrounded harems originated primarily in  the west fomented by European travelers over a period of several  centuries.  As is well known, Islamic empires at their zenith attracted  numerous European merchants and traders as well as adventurers,  emissaries and missionaries.  Many of them took up residence in Muslim  countries, some for a short time and some for many years.  They toured  cities and saw the countryside and got acquainted with the local  people.  In several instances, some made their way into the royal  courts.  Many of these travelers kept extensive notes about their  journeys and left careful sketches of various aspects of the society  with which they came in contact.  Often, upon their return home, many  made their narratives available at courts and sometimes to the public.   There are numerous references to royal harems that some of the European  visitors encountered.  While these visitors (most of them men) could  observe city women on the streets (in their covers and costumes or even  in the case of village women without headcover) , they were prohibited  from making contact with women of the royal household.  This prohibition  with its mystery and hint of forbidden pleasures merely served to  intrigue the traveler.  The typical traveler’s portrayal of the harem  was based largely on hearsay, gossips and embroidered stories from the  natives in addition to the accounts of other travelers, or in some  cases, even their own wild imagination.  Gradually the image grew.  To  the western traveler, the harem became a pleasure palace kept solely for  the king with beautiful women, scantily clad and heavily perfumed  languished as they awaited the call of their master.  This image  remained intact for centuries partly because it conformed to earlier  notions, the main one being that women in Islamic societies were  relegated to a subservient status vis-à-vis men.  Although modern  scholarly research in on the role of women in Islamic societies remains  slim, recent scholarship has modified many earlier tenets."



Quoting from Dismantling Arab Stereotype: What is Oreintalism?
Source:
http://www.arabstereotypes.org/w...


" 'Orientalism'  is a way of seeing that imagines, emphasizes, exaggerates and distorts  differences of Arab peoples and cultures as compared to that of Europe  and the U.S. It often involves seeing Arab culture as exotic, backward,  uncivilized, and at times dangerous.

According to Edward E.  Said, Orientalism dates from the period of European Enlightenment and  colonization of the Arab World. Orientalism provided a rationalization  for European colonialism based on a self-serving history in which “the  West” constructed “the East” as extremely different and inferior, and  therefore in need of Western intervention or “rescue”.

The  paintings, created by European artists of the 19th and early 20th  centuries, depict the Arab World as an exotic and mysterious place of  sand, harems and belly dancers, reflecting a long history of Orientalist  fantasies ….

France colonized Algeria from 1830 to 1962. From  roughly 1900 to 1930, French entrepreneurs produced postcards of  Algerian women that were circulated in France. While Algerian women are  portrayed in these photographs as if the camera is capturing a real  moment in their everyday lives, the women are actually set up in the  photographer’s studio. ...... these photographs were circulated as  evidence of the exotic, backwards and strange customs of Algerians,  when, in fact, they reveal more about the French colonial perspective  than about Algerian life in the early 1900s. This is an example of how  Arab women have been exoticized and eroticized for the pleasure of the  European male voyeur, as these photographs make visible French colonial  fantasies of penetrating the harem and gaining access to Arab women’s  private spaces."
 



Quoting an excerpt from the works of Nadine Sultana d'Osman Han (Kadjar) - 'Ottoman Harem':
Source / Website:  http://www.nadinevalidesultan.or...

"Contrary  to prevailing opinion, the harem at the time of the Ottomans was not a  place of unbridled desire nor a prison for helpless women guarded by  fierce eunuchs for the pleasure of lascivious sultans. As with many  institutions that are foreign to the experience of the West and  different from its own traditions, the harem in Islamic culture has  posed a twin problem of simultaneous fascination and attraction and  criticism and derision for the Western mind. These positions stem  largely from a misunderstanding of the reality of the harem on the one  hand, and the very real impossibility of a closer scrutiny on the other,  both because of the nature of the institution itself and because of the  religious, cultural and political context to which the harem belonged.

The  harem of an Imperial Princess means her own private home. Here, even  her husband (in this case Damat Mahmut Bey Pasha) had to ask the  Princess for permission to enter. But as has been pointed out, the Harem  of an Imperial Princess did not house concubines. Adultery (or multiple  wives and favorites) was not permitted to the husband of an Imperial  Princess. …."
 
 



An excerpt from Encyclopedia of Islam:
Source:  http://www.fofweb.com/History/Ma...

"New  historical studies of Ottoman, Mughal, and Persian harems of the 16th  and 17th centuries have yielded valuable insights about what harem life  was actually like and helped dispel myths that have captured the Western  imagination. This research has shown that royal harems were highly  organized complex communities that assumed different characteristics at  different moments in history, depending on local circumstances,  personalities, and configurations of power. They often included  non-Muslims as well as Muslims. Upper-class women and children were  educated and trained in arts and crafts there. Harem women exercised  considerable political influence in dynastic affairs and were not always  secluded from the wider society. A ruler's mother, wives, concubines,  daughters, and servants were involved in raising his sons and  participated in the politics of arranging royal marriages and the  succession. Indeed, some harem mothers and wives, such as Hurrem (also  known as Roxelana, d. 1558) in Ottoman Istanbul, Pari-Khan Khanum (d.  1578) in Safavid Isfahan, and Nur Jahan (d. 1645) in Mughal Delhi,  played central roles in affairs of state."  


Informative excerpt from Phillip Emeritz’s “Feminine power in the Ottoman harem.”
Source:  http://www2.binghamton.edu/histo...

"The harem was not a prison for women.  It was simply another stage for political power. 

The  term harem comes from the Islamic root h-r-m which denotes a sacred  area with no gender specifications. It is only through rumor and  misinterpretation that the Western world has assigned such a confined,  erotic image of this social structure. It cannot be questioned that  women were unequal with men in society, but women commanded a surprising  amount of influence and presence despite their limitations.

The harem has been described by historians as a political arena for women as early as between the 4th and 11th century.

Another  Western misconception about the harem is that it was gender specific,  when it actually referred to male as well as female spaces.  The  imperial harem, harem-i humayun , was the name given to the third and  innermost courtyard of Topkapi palace, which was reserved specifically  for males. The women’s quarters also received the title of imperial  harem, but the name was because of the sultan’s presence rather than  that of the women. The palatial space was divided into the haremlik, the area allocated for women, and the selamlik,  the area prescribed to men.  Gendered quarters were separated in the  palace, but women were secluded from men almost as much as men from  women. In fact, the seclusion of women to their own space resulted in  the development of a private society.  Women established their own  community in the harem ….."
  



Finally, a very upfront extract from Wordpress blog: Medieval Misconceptions - Harem Harlots:
Source:  http://sylverblaque.wordpress.co...

"There’s  always been a cult-like myth about the idea of a harem.  These myths  come from the Western world – showcased in Western art and in the  Hollywood ‘Orientalizing‘ of characters from the ‘Middle East.’ Such  images are invariably of half-naked women wearing “I Dream of Jeanie”  silk and gossamer fabrics through which curvaceous bodies can be seen.  These fantasy Harem girls dance like nymphs in seductive motions  bordering on vulgarity. Their large bedroom eyes with sooty, foot-long  lashes generally end up wooing some White Western hero who has gallantly  rescued her from a tyrannical Arab Sheik.  Make no mistake about it,  peops – this over-sexualization of harem women exists only in Western  minds and movies.

This perverted myth of harem women originated  in the minds and works of early Orientalist scholars. One of the most  famous is the early 1700’s French translation of the “One Thousand and  One Nights,” followed by many different English versions which  titillated Western minds and became hugely popular. ..... Orientalist  scholars also depicted harem women as helpless captives, or ravenous  harlots feeding on their master Sultan.   As documented in renown author  and lecturer Asli Sancar’s book Ottoman Women: Myth & Reality:  “Foreign men were never permitted to enter an Ottoman harem, so there  were no eye-witness reports to contradict the myth.”   It wasn’t until  the wife of a British ambassador, Lady Mary Wortley Montague, was invited inside a harem that the myth was finally challenged."