After midday Friday mosque prayers, Palestinians hold violent protests; 1 Palestinian killed in clashes

Follow @TheCircumvent For The Circumvent’s timeline concerning Trump’s embassy and Jerusalem decisions, go here. The Times of Israel, December 8, 2017. An estimated 3,000 Palestinian protesters held demonstrations and clashed with Israeli security forces at some 30 locations across the West Bank and… Continue Reading

Russia: Imam caught justifying terrorism during prayer in mosque seeks to overturn prison sentence

Follow @TheCircumvent Rapsi News, December 5, 2017. Moscow imam Makhmud Velitov, convicted of justifying terrorism, has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court’s Presidium seeking to overturn the sentence, his lawyer Dagir Khasavov told RAPSI on Tuesday. “Presidium of the… Continue Reading

Female Saudi TV writer and presenter mocked for tweet advocating women to pray alongside men

Follow @TheCircumvent Not only is Islam tolerant, it’s a feminist religion, too! Step Feed, November 3, 2017. Well-known Saudi writer and presenter Nadine Albudair is currently at the center of a Twitter controversy. On Thursday, the media personality shared a now-deleted tweet… Continue Reading

Nigeria: Husband hated his wife ‘because of her inability to read Qur’an and pray in Islamic way’

Follow @TheCircumvent The Nation Online, September 7, 2017. A housewife, Olayemi Ajetunmobi, on Thursday told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court at Agodi in Ibadan that her husband, Taofeek, hated her because of her inability to read Qur’an and pray in Islamic way. The… Continue Reading

Palestinian Christian prays next to Muslims, stands in ‘solidarity with our Palestinian issue against the (Israeli) occupation’

Follow @TheCircumvent From Ramon Bennett’s excellent book Philistine: The Great Deception: And from personal experience, and also from the numerous statements I have read, the great majority of Palestinian Christian-Arabs are very pro-PLO. It might seem totally ludicrous to my… Continue Reading