ISIS began bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in northern Iraq last week, reports the Agence France Presse
Why is ISIS afraid of history? Best guess: they’re uneducated.
History is humanity’s backstory, and tearing down the past does not erase it.
According to the New York Daily News, New York City will recognize Muslim holidays Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha on the official school calendar starting in September.
“According to Islamic law specialist Abed Awad, bans on sharia law are actually unconstitutional. Sharia law, like any foreign law or other religious law, is to be used as ‘parol evidence’ or ‘extrinsic evidence’ and provide cultural context for a ruling,” writes Rahel Gebreyes in The Huffington Post.
Why then are states passing laws to ban sharia?
See a discussion here: “The Unfortunate Consequences Of Banning Sharia Law”
AFKTravel has a photo essay about the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco.
Said to be the seventh largest mosque in the world, it cost some $12 million and was completed in 1993.
The photo shows the top of the 60-story minaret, where there’s a laser light shining the way toward Mecca.
(Photo used with permission)