The Criminal Court on Sunday sentenced two brothers to death after convicting them of the premeditated murder of their pregnant sister and her husband’s other wife at a farm in Balqa Governorate, Jordan, in November 2014.
The two defendants, aged 22 and 28, were each charged with two counts of premeditated murder for the fatal shooting of their 27-year-old sister, who was three-months pregnant, and the second woman, 50, at a farm in Balqa, 35km northwest of Amman
on Nov. 8.
The two siblings, a shepherd and a restaurant employee, were calm when the presiding judge was reading the verdict details, a senior judicial source said.
But when the brothers heard that they received the death sentence, they addressed the court saying that “they killed their sister to cleanse their family honor,” the judicial source said.
Progressives will blame tragedies like the Las Vegas massacre on anything but human nature, and in the process make arguments rooted in bigotry.
When Stephen Paddock fired on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, killing 58 and wounding hundreds, Americans wanted to know the motive behind the worst mass shooting in modern American history. Was Paddock a terrorist? Did he have accomplices? Was he mentally ill?
US officials have put a British jihadist on a global terrorist list and identified him as the replacement for Jihadi John as Islamic State group’s executioner.
Siddhartha Dhar was designated a global terrorist by the US State Department alongside a Belgian-Morrocan also fighting for the militants in the Middle East.
Dhar, a former bouncy castle salesman also known as Abu Rumasayah, was able to escape the authorities and take his family to Syria despite being on bail for terrorism offences.
Pity he’ll go quick in a Hellfire strike.
Trudeau’s Davos Speech Highlights #MeToo, Time’s Up, Women’s Marches
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a moment to highlight the fight for women’s rights and gender equality to international leaders on Tuesday.
In his second appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland as prime minister, Trudeau called sexual harassment in government and the workplace “unacceptable,” mentioning the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements and international women’s marches.
He was a threadbare act to begin with, he’s positively see-through now.
Protesters defaced a Winston Churchill-themed cafe in London amid claims the establishment “celebrates British imperialism,” ruthlessly perpetuated by one of the most revered prime ministers in British history.
The Blighty cafe in Finsbury Park – where customers can drink out of Churchill-adorned mugs and pose beside a replica of the wartime leader – has been repeatedly vandalized by anti-imperialist protesters.
The latest installment in Tommy Robinson Versus The Entire British Media, Political and Judicial Hegemony comes from the case of Darren Osborne, a man on trial for running down Muslims with a van outside Finsbury Park Mosque in London. One man died in the attack.
For reasons best known to themselves, The Independent has through-out the trial insinuated that Osborne was somehow radicalized by Tommy Robinson into committing terrorism.
…Further upsetting many is the prime minister’s confused personal comments regarding the logically impossible coexistence of his identity as a Roman Catholic and his support of abortion. The National Post states, “He’s a Catholic who has long had to reconcile his religious beliefs with his responsibilities as a political leader, and he said the latter demands that he defend people’s rights.”
Even if Trudeau were not a Catholic Christian, the fact remains that he cannot invent, promote or defend a non-existent right.
Do Canadians have freedom of conscience and religion, freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, or not?
Canada-wide warrant issued for Toronto man wanted in connection with Etobicoke deaths
Canada’s top spies believe terrorism will continue in Canada, according to a threat assessment report from CSIS.
It notes that “domestic extremists are likely to continue to target Canadian uniformed personnel and related installations in neighbourhoods that are familiar to them (such as police stations and military recruitment centres).” Earlier words in the sentence that may offer further context have been redacted.
Twelve camels have been disqualified from an annual Saudi beauty contest after their owners were found to have used Botox.
The animals were ejected from the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, taking place near Riyadh, for violating strict beauty contest rules.
Cash prizes for camel competitions at the 28-day festival total $57 million, so pressure to cheat can be intense.
(1) “The colors of heather” (Heidenhäuschen, Westruper Heide, Germany) by Pachula
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The significance of the upcoming run-off of the presidential election in Czech Republic is largely underestimated in Washington. But its prevalent view of it as a not too significant event in a small European country is dead wrong.
Contenders include the sitting President, outspoken and politically incorrect Milos Zeman, who garnered 39% of the vote in the first of a two-phase election. His rival is chemist Jiri Drahos, the correct, low key, former president of the Czech Academy of Sciences, who won 27%. A tight race is expected in the January 26-27 vote.
There is no one I hate more than someone who tries to tell me whom I hate.
For a quarter-century now I’ve made it very clear that most of my hatred—and there’s quite a lot of it, I never run out—is intra-racial. While those who have a death grip on media and education would love to pretend that I sit around all day stewing about blacks, I find myself incapable of mustering nearly the sort of searing animus toward my Negroidal brethren that I consistently feel toward liberal white coastal elites, who have their heads planted so far up their own asses and are so drunk on the notion of their moral irreproachability that they can’t possibly conceive anyone would hate them, much less some lowly, foulmouthed plumber’s son who grew up in a brick row home and views white liberal pieties as shallow, self-serving extravagances that help no one but themselves—specifically, their self-image.
The disempowering and incoherent modern feminist movement.
The anonymous attack on comedian Aziz Ansari, essentially for being a lousy date and inconsiderate sex partner, has led some to think that the spate of attacks on men for sexual harassment and assault might be slowing down. Although the account by “Grace,” the pseudonymous accuser, has been defended by many, others who have supported the outing of sexual assaulters have drawn the line at lumping bad dates in with more serious sexual malfeasance. Still others hope that the absurdity of Grace’s charges will force a rollback of the ever-escalating demonization of men guilty of nothing more than failing to fulfill a woman’s subjective expectations even when not made explicit.
Don’t count on it.