Iranian Weblogs

Articles on Iranian webloggers. In a country where free speech has price, Iranian bloggers are having a bonanza – and the hardliners have begun to take notice. Words are weapons for Iranian bloggers – (United Press International) But not only the critics are using internet: Blogging might not sound an appropriate hobby for a senior […] Continue Reading →

Valentine's Day

Below you will find an entry on Valentine among the Saudi’s. In this entry two stories, both reject Valentine’s Day but from an entirely different perspective: FrontPage magazine.com :: Valentine’s Day Enrages Jihadists by Dr. Walid Phares A weekend before Valentine’s Day, jihadist souls were not questioning the �commercialization� of romance, but inquiring about Continue Reading →

ABC News: Koranic duels ease terror

ABC News: Koranic duels ease terror SANAA, YEMEN When Judge Hamoud al-Hitar announced that he and four other Islamic scholars would challenge Yemen’s Al Qaeda prisoners to a theological contest, Western antiterrorism experts warned that this high-stakes gamble would end in disaster. Seated amid stacks of Korans and religious texts, Hitar explains that his system […] Continue Reading →

A possible end to Egypt's Islamic jihad

A possible end to Egypt’s Islamic jihad A possible end to Egypt�s Islamic jihad The decline of the militant Islamic movement in Egypt has ironically boosted the strength of the broader international movement coalescing around Osama Bin Laden. By Khalil Gebara for The Jamestown Foundation (14/02/05) Continue Reading →