Al-Qaeda Group Claims Responsibility for Paris Terror Attack


Originally posted on TIME:

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) took responsibility on Friday for the attack on the Paris satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. A statement provided to the Associated Press said “the leadership of AQAP directed the operations and they have chosen their target carefully.” The attack, which killed 12 people, was intended to as “revenge for the honor” of the Prophet Mohammad, the depiction of whom is forbidden by Islamic tradition. The magazine had repeatedly mocked him in cartoons.

The claim, which the unnamed spokesman said was delayed two days after Wednesday’s attack for “security reasons,” did not come as a shock. But one of the gunmen in the Charlie Hebdo attack shouted, “You can tell the media it was Al-Qaeda in Yemen” during the assault, according to a witness. And a the French news channel BFM Television reported that Said and Cherif Kouachi made the same claim in a…

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Syrian Atrocity


The link below is to an article reporting on the terrible treatment of a young woman in Syria by an Islamist group known as ‘Jabhat al-Nusra.’

For more visit:
http://www.fides.org/en/news/33906-ASIA_SYRIA_Rape_and_atrocities_on_a_young_Christian_in_Qusair

Music: Huey Lewis and the News


Have you ever wondered what happened to a favourite band or singer – perhaps from a decade or two ago? I have. For me, the 1980s were my younger years and they were full of 1980s music. I often wonder what happened to Hall and Oates, Huey Lewis and the News, etc. Today I came across an article that caught my attention – Huey Lewis and the News. I was a big fan of this group. The link below is to an article that takes a look at Huey Lewis and the News, with a good look at their greatest album (which I have) – ‘Sports.’

For more visit:
http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9419191/the-life-career-80s-pop-star-huey-lewis

Nigeria: Ansaru – Execution of Foreign Hostages


The link below is to an article reporting on the execution of foreign hostages by Islamist group Ansaru and the situation facing Christians from both Ansaru and Boko Haram in Nigeria.

For more visit:
http://www.wnd.com/2013/03/muslim-jihadists-execute-foreign-hostages/

Nigeria: Latest Persecution News


The link below is to an article that reports on the murder of foreign Christians in Nigeria by Ansaru, a splinter group of Boko Haram.

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2013/03/10/boko-haram-executes-foreign-christians-in-nigeria/

Nigeria: Latest Islamist Atrocity


The link below is to an article reporting on the latest Islamist atrocity in Nigeria, this time by a group known as Ansaru.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/mar/09/nigerian-islamists-kill-foreign-hostages

Atheism: The Sunday Assembly


The link below is to an article that reports on an atheist ‘church’ group known as The Sunday Assembly.

For more visit:
http://global.christianpost.com/news/london-atheist-church-model-looking-to-expand-worldwide-91516/

Australia: 2012 Cultic Group Preparing for the End


Australia: US Carrier Strike Group to Be Stationed in Perth?


The link below is to an article I cam across in my daily surf of the news. It reports that the USA might be looking at Perth as a base for a Carrier Strike Group.

For more visit:
http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/political-news/us-bid-for-multibilliondollar-nuclear-aircraft-carrier-strike-group-in-perth-20120801-23emq.html

Nigeria: Boko Haram’s Killing Spree Continues


The link below is to an article reporting on Nigeria continuing problems with Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram.

For more visit:
http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue16832.html