A police manhunt is underway in Sweden after a mosque was attacked for the third time in a week. It happened early on New Year’s morning in Uppsala – one of the country’s biggest cities. The Mosque was fire bombed and graffiti spayed on its walls. Other incidents saw five people injured on Christmas Day, when a petrol bomb was thrown through the window of a mosque in another city. And three days ago, someone tried setting fire to an Islamic centre in the south of the country.
Israel has so far destroyed 161 mosques in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian Awqaf Minister Yousef Dois said yesterday.
He said 41 mosques were completely destroyed and 120 were partially destroyed during the war adding that a number of religious institutions have also been attacked.
Dois continued by saying Israel is taking advantage of the fact that the world’s attention is on Gaza and using this to stop Muslim worshippers from gaining access to Al-Aqsa Mosque. He said rabbis are delivering provocative speeches.
By: Abdullah Hakim Quick
The real meaning of Khalifah is the Vicegerent or representaive of Allah on earth not a political leader. Adam (pbuh), the first human was given this responsibility by Almighty Allah and we, as a human race, are now failing miserably. Before we bombed, kill, behead, occupy, exploit and starve other people in the name of democracy, peace or law and order, we need to straighten up and deal with the earth. We can find a cure for Ebola, bring back sanity and peace if we would just stop being so bigoted and narrow minded. look at this tragedy we are facing in the north, just like our fellow human beings around the world, animals are being made refugees!!!
Look at 35, 000 walruses coming ashore and trapped at Point Lay, Alaska, right now! There is not enough sea ice to sustain them so they’re stuck on the shore.” SubhaanAllah, do we think that we are not next?
Israel purposefully protracted the ceasefire negotiations to inflict more destruction on Gaza.
By: Hanine Hassan
On August 25 Israel hit a 13-storey residential tower that housed at least 70 families, striking with five missiles over an hour. Israel could have destroyed the entire building with one missile in a few minutes, if it wanted to; after all it wiped out an entire neighbourhood in less than one hour on July 29. Israel’s deliberate choice to slowly decompose the tower was psychological torture to its residents, to punish them and submit them. It is this same strategy of protraction that Israel used during the uncountable ceasefires and humanitarian lulls it declared during its war on Gaza.
At least 17 killed and 200 injured in Shujayea, an area Israel said was not included in four-hour humanitarian window.
At least 17 Palestinians have been killed and 200 wounded in the bombardment of an area of Shujayea during a “humanitarian pause” unilaterally announced by Israel.
The attack came on the outskirts of the Shujayea, between Gaza City and the Israeli border, shortly after the Israeli army said it was observing a limited, four-hour Wednesday ceasefire from midday GMT, or 3pm local time.
Read original source: http://www.newsweek.com/majority-israelis-are-unhappy-ceasefire-poll-argues-261555
By: Mohammed Zeyara
“86.5% of Israelis oppose the ceasefire in the Gaza strip according to a poll sponsored by Roni Rimon, a former strategist of prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s party.” -Damien Sharkov from Newsweek.
I hope people realize how big of a deal this is. When almost 90% of Israeli’s say do not ceasefire, what does that mean? It means they are not being hurt. So the resistance in Gaza claiming that they do not target civilians is true. It also means that they are supporting the massacres in Gaza and want to watch more Palestinians murdered. We’ve obviously seen that from multiple events they’ve done. Such as sitting on hilltops and chanting every time a bomb falls on Gaza. Or singing in protests “death to Arabs.” Or their ministers saying kill all Palestinian women. Or beating up Palestinian women in the street of Palestine. And much much more.
And Israel’s silly excuses are “self defence” and elimination of Hamas. If you are a believer of these excuses, please put down your ego, open your mind, and reflect on the current situation. Israel has been massacring Palestinians far before Hamas was formed or labeled as a terrorist group. Just yesterday Israel bombed a UN school which was a refuge for families seeking safety killing 10 people. Eye witnesses (even people who do not support Hamas in Gaza) say not a single “Hamas rocket” was fired from anywhere near. What about this UN car (attached), was a “Hamas” soldier running behind it and launching rockets to Israel, forcing Israel to target both? Or was a Hamas soldier “hiding” under the car for protection?