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-American Military Personnel Could Face Disciplinary Review Over Quran Burnings?

Monday, March 5th, 2012

                                                (Image via Wikipedia) President Obama has apologized and a joint investigation by Afghan and American military leaders concluded that mistakes were made but there was no intent to burn the copies of the Quran at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. Meanwhile,  Afghani authorities are still demanding that the American personnel involved be publicly identified […]

-US Officers Should be Executed Over Quran Burning?

Monday, February 27th, 2012

        (Afghanistan  -Photo credit: The U.S. Army) A top Iranian Commander on Saturday said that the only way the Quran burning in Afghanistan can be resolved is for the US officers responsible to be hanged. Basij Commander Brig.-Gen. Muhammad Reza Naqdi told Iran’s Fars new agency: "The US has committed such an ugly act and […]

-Afghanistan Erupts in Protest over Quran Burnings at Bagram Airbase

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

                   (Quran -Photo credit: manitoon) Allegations that NATO troops at Bagram airbase had set fire to dozens of copies of the Quran sent thousands of Afghans into a frenzied protest against the foreign troops but particularly against America. The base guards shot rubber bullets into the crowd to control the situation as the mob shouted […]

-Did Bin Laden’s ‘Appropriate Muslim Burial’ Contain a Pardon for Osama and a Curse Against Christians and Jews?

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

   (USS Carl Vinson by Official U.S. Navy Imagery) The Obama administration has made a big deal out of the claim that Osama bin Laden received an ‘appropriate Muslim burial’ at sea. Exactly what did happen and what did the burial involve? According to the Washington Times the Pentagon indicated that “prepared religious remarks” were […]

-Dearborn, Michigan: Quran-burning Pastor Denied Permit and Will be Subject to Arrest

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

  (by Getty Images via @daylife) Terry Jones, the Quran-burning Florida pastor has plans to protest radical Islam in front of the Largest Mosque in America in Dearborn, Michigan. The city of Dearborn  has denied him a permit for his planned rally on Good Friday with concerns that it would result in violence. Terry Jones […]

-British Man Sentenced To 70 days For Burning Quran

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Andrew Ryan a Former British soldier, was sentenced to 70 days for setting fire to the Islamic holy book on Jan. 19 in Carlisle (UK). The judge described the act as “theatrical bigotry.” According to his lawyer, the Quran burning was directed toward getting even with radical Islamists for the burning of British poppies and […]

-‘Quran Burning’ Updates

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

(Terry Jones by Getty Images via @daylife) The ‘Quran burning’ story has a life of its own particularly in the Middle East. Now as many as 43 deaths have been attributed to the burning and the ‘blame game’ continues. Here are some updates just from this week: Controversial Quran burning pastor Terry Jones visited Orange […]

-UPDATE: At Least 22 Killed So Far in Quran Burning Protests

Monday, April 4th, 2011

According to reports 2 more died on Sunday in Afghanistan during the continuing protests over the Quran burning in Florida. This brings the total count of deaths to at least 22 along with hundreds of injuries. The most popular prevailing slogans for the protesters were: “Long live the Taliban” and “Death to America” Meanwhile the […]

-Afghanistan: Violence Continues Over Quran Burning, 5 More Dead

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

                          (Afghanistan via Wikipedia) As crazy as it seems to those of us in the West, Muslims in the Middle East continue to be angry over a Quran being burned by some marginal church in Florida. In Afghanistan today the riots continue all over that country, stores are being destroyed, cars are being burned, hundreds […]

-Quran is Burned in Florida 8 are Killed in Afghanistan

Friday, April 1st, 2011

I know that it is April fools but this story as crazy as it seems is not a joke. A Quran was burned in Florida and thousands rioted in Afghanistan and killed 8 UN workers that had nothing to do with the original offense. Not only that, but two of the workers were actually beheaded. […]