The Muslim Issue


The Sultanahmet mosque in Istanbul. Photo: NTB Scanpix. [The mosque is built on the foundation of a confiscated Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Daggers added as decorations seem to indicate the violent history of Islam. Mimar Sinan, the Islamic world’s greatest architect, was the son of Greek Orthodox Christian parents and named Joseph. He was force converted and drafted as a Janissary – a Christian slave]

Istanbul bomber ‘widow of Norwegian jihadist’

Published: 17 Jan 2015

A teenager from Russia’s Muslim region of Dagestan suspected to have carried out a suicide bombing in Istanbul was said Friday to have been the widow of a Norwegian jihadist who died fighting for the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria.

A policeman and the female suicide bomber were killed in the attack on January 6th in Sultanahmet, the heart of Istanbul’s tourist district and home to its greatest concentration of historic monuments.

Turkish authorities…

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