Tag: Shia

Apr 07

Missile strike follows Idlib ‘gas attack’

US destroyers launch a missile strike

President Trump has launched a missile strike against Syrian airfields.  The pretext is the alleged release of chemical weapons in the town of Khan Sheikhun the rebel-held Syrian Idlib province on Tuesday. According to the BBC, the Pentagon said 59 Tomahawk missiles were fired from Navy destroyers USS Porter and USS Ross.  They say they targeted ‘aircraft, …

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Feb 10

BBC’s Fake News over Refugee Ban

Members of the Religion of Peace protesting in the 'House of War'

As a Federal Appeals Court rules against President Trump’s Refugee Ban, it has emerged that the BBC ran a fake news story on the issue. The UK state broadcaster denied that Muslims were favoured over Christians.  This was a complete reversal of the truth. The debate could impact on the UK’s own refugee policy.  The Home …

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Jan 11

MPs debate Saudi violence in Yemen

MPs will debate the catastrophe of Yemen tomorrow (Thursday 12th January 2017). According to the Parliament website, a fairly innocuous motion has been put down by Stephen Twigg (Labour) and Chris White (Conservative). It says: “That this House notes the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen and the impact of the conflict on civilians; condemns any breach of International Humanitarian Law; and …

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Jan 05

Boris, Help Rebuild Syria!

‘O hush the noise, ye men of strife, And hear the angels sing’. (From the carol: ‘It came upon the Midnight Clear’) We thank God for the liberation of Aleppo last month by the Syrian Government, supported as they were by Russia and Iran (and opposed by Boris Johnson and the British Government), and for …

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Dec 13

I watched Muslims Like Us

I watched the first episode of Muslims Like Us last night. The cast list was a bit odd.  Yes, it was balanced between the sexes, with five men and five women.  But the racial and age mix was strange for me. Among the women was a middle-aged opinionated woman of white appearance in Islamic dress. She …

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Sep 18

Assad essential to UK security

Professor Eugene Rogan

The head of Britain’s Security Service has said that the ‘situation in Syria’ affects the threat of terrorism in the UK. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on 17th September 2015, MI5 Director General Andrew Parker said terrorism is ‘a threat which is continuing to grow largely because of the situation in Syria and how that affects our …

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Aug 13

‘Evil Olympics’ closes but Rogge honoured ‘Palestinians’

The Olympic closing ceremony has focussed attention on Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).  Outside the Olympics, the Muslim ‘Evil Olympics’ group tried to hold a demonstration.  Whatever misgivings Christians had about the Games, we thank God they passed peacefully. M. Rogge was on hand to award the medals for the Men’s …

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