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Bin Laden threatens Americans in new tape

Obama and his administration have sown new seeds that will increase hatred and vengeance towards America. See the video here: http://www.memritv.org/clip/en/2134.htm

Islamic college to open in Berkeley, California

A group of American Muslims, led by two prominent scholars, is moving closer to fulfilling a vision of founding the first four-year accredited Islamic college in the United States, what some are calling a "Muslim Georgetown."

Taliban threaten 2 attacks per week in Pakistan

A suicide bombing at a crowded Shiite mosque south of Pakistan's capital killed 22 people Sunday, the latest evidence of how security in the U.S.-allied nation is crumbling well beyond the Afghan border region where al-Qaida and Taliban fighters thrive. The violence came as a senior Pakistani Taliban commander said his group was behind a deadly suicide bombing Saturday night in Islamabad and promised two more attacks per week in the country if the U.S. does not stop missile strikes on Pakistani territory.

Taliban kidnap dozens of Pakistani security forces

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani airstrikes killed dozens of Taliban fighters in a fierce struggle to drive them from a district near the capital, while the militants took over police stations and kidnapped more than 50 security forces, the army said. One member of the security forces also died in the fighting, the top military spokesman said. Pakistan is acting under intense U.S. pressure to take a tougher line against Islamist militants expanding from strongholds along the Afghan border, where al-Qaida leaders including Osama bin Laden may also be hiding.

"The Dawn of an Islamic Revolution is Around the Corner"

Qazi Hussain Ahmad, Former Emir of Pakistan's Jamaat-e-Islami: 'The Dawn of an Islamic Revolution is Around the Corner; This is the Era of a Global Muslim Renaissance – As Slavery's Shackles Are Breaking and the Enemies of Islam Are On the Retreat' "The Complete Islamization of Pakistan Has Been the Genuine and Long-Standing Demand of the Overwhelming Majority of Pakistanis" "The complete Islamization of Pakistan has been the genuine and long-standing demand of the overwhelming majority of Pakistanis. "This demand surfaced as soon as the inception of the country [in 1947], since the driving force behind the Pakistan movement was the need for a separate country for Muslims where they could protect and practice their Islamic ideology.

Taliban deride 'worthless' truce with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Taliban militants declared their peace deal with the Pakistani government "worthless" on Monday after authorities deployed helicopters and artillery against hide-outs of Islamist guerrillas seeking to extend their grip along the Afghan border. The regions that straddle that frontier form a "crucible of terrorism," British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said during a visit to Afghanistan, where his country and the U.S. have thousands of troops. In Pakistan later Monday, Brown said Britain wanted to work more closely with Islamabad to eliminate the terror threat.

Iranian-American journalist writing book convicted in Iran of espionage

The Washington Times received a desperate plea yesterday from inside Iran on behalf of Roxana Saberi, the 31-year-old Iranian-American journalist convicted in Iran of espionage. Her fiance, award-winning Iranian-Kurdish filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi, wrote, "It is with tears in my eyes that I say she is innocent and guiltless." He maintains that Miss Saberi is the victim of political intrigue. She is not a spy, but a political pawn.

Taliban tighten their grip on NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Taliban militants in Pakistan's Swat Valley have extended their grip to a neighboring northwest district, officials said Wednesday, patrolling roads and broadcasting radio sermons in the latest sign that a government-backed peace deal has actually emboldened the extremists.

Taliban given more power over women in Afghanistan

A a new conservative marriage law was passed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Women may not leave their homes without permission and husbands may demand sex every 4 days. It's the law.

8 year old girl "sold" into marriage in Saudi Arabia; court says no problem

Outraged human rights groups are calling the decision by a Saudi court to -- not once, but twice -- refuse to void the marriage of an 8-year-old girl to a man several years her senior a form of human trafficking. On Saturday, for the second time since December, a court in the Saudi town of Unaiza upheld the marriage of the Saudi girl to the much older man, on the condition that he does not have sex with her until she reaches puberty, Reuters reported.

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