Category Archives: Muslim World News

Tehran Mayor’s gender segregation plan under fire

Last week, Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqar Qalibaf announced his plan to segregate male and female employees in Tehran municipality. He even received the support of 183 MPs (members of Iranian Majlis).

Qalibaf has claimed that his administration has established five “female only” parks in the city, which have been appreciated by women.

We are an Islamic system and have to observe Islamic dignity and piety. When we created parks for women the same media said we do not allow women in the society. This an idiotic thing to say. In our country, according to Islam, have all the rights as men do. Ten percent of directors at Tehran City Hall are women, and all the governmental and non-governmental (municipal) institutions has paid the most attention to women rights. and according to Marja (Shari’ah ruling) the municipality very much observe modesty and hijab,” Mayor said in defense of the plan.

One of the issue of women working long hours in the company of men on issues which doesn’t concern the female population of the city, would have negative effect on council members family lives. Where has our dignity gone,” Mayor added.

The plan, however, has angered the local secularist and feminist groups, and has also provided another “Iran-bashing” accuse for the West’s Jewish-controlled mainstream media. Jewish news websites like Al-Monitor and Failed Messiah  have called Mayor’s plan being part of Islam’s hatred toward women.

Commenting on foreign press condemnation of the City plan, Mayor said it doesn’t bother anyone at the municipality – and then he made the joke: Let the BBC talk.

I’m glad Mayor Qalibaf did not stop women driving in Tehran like in Israeli occupied Jerusalem, Saudi Arabia and the Jewish part of New York City.

Mayor Qalibaf has also proved that he works for the interests of people living in Tehran and not like most of American City Mayors whose actions are based on the interests of Israel.

One may not like gender segregation, but there is no denying to the fact that it is practiced in all religious societies (Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist) during prayers and religious gatherings, Campus and even in parliaments.

It is good to mention that Islam doesn’t allow gender segregation when 2-3 million Muslims from around the world gather in Makkah (Saudi Arabia) to perform annual Hajj. Both male and female participants are required to cover their bodies with a white-color cloth sheet. Contrary to that, Jewish women are not allowed to pray at the Holy Wailing Wall in company of men. On May 17, 2014, 26 Vatican mistresses petitioned to the kosher Pope Francis to allow his priests who have shared bed with them, to marry them.

If one read the status of women in world’s major religions from some objective source, he will find out the women are discriminated the most in Hinduism followed by Judaism. Tragically, American Feminism movement has always been dominated by the communist/Jewish women.

Ma be Mayor Qalibaf, who lost to Dr. Ahmadinejad in the 2005 presidential vote, is using his position as Mayor of 12 million Tehran inhabitants to prove that he can stand-up to western bullies. Professor Ahmadinejad served as Mayor of Tehran during 2003-2005.

 

President Assad thanks Iran and Hizbullah for support

AhmadinejadAssadSayyedNasrallah[2]On July 16, 2014, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in for his third 6-year term by Syrian Parliament. In his acceptance speech, al-Bashar saluted the patriotic Syrian people and their allies, Hizbullah, Iran, Russia and China. Among the four mentioned allies, Hizbullah and Iran have no diplomatic relations with Washington or Tel Aviv.

Assad praised the Syrians for standing against the military aggression and propaganda war by the western colonists and their regional stooges for the last three and a half years. He said Syria doesn’t belong to either of the two (US and Russia) western power blocks. He said that Damascus was against US-UK invasion of Iraq in 2003 because it feared that would spit Arabs against Arabs and create religious intolerance – and those fears have become realty in the region now.

Assad said that in spite some Palestinian leaders’ anti-Syria attitude, his regime never stopped supporting Palestinian military resistance against the Zionist regime.

Assad said that western imperialist use the terms “civil war” and “humanitarian invasion” to hide their state terrorism as was the case in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Libya and Ukraine. The events have proved that Western war against Iraq, Assad, Hizbullah and Iran were all based on Israel’s lies.

They preached: “They bow only before Allah” – your response was to never bow before their masters, to never surrender, to never give up. You stood fast and held fast to your homeland, always believing in one God, a God who doesn’t share His powers with super-nations and who can never be substituted for oil or dollars. And when they said; “Allahu Akbar” – Allah was greater than them and their supporters, because Allah is always on the side of justice and justice is on the side of people,” Assad said.

The war waged against the Syrian people is a dirty war. Despite all the injustice and the pain inflicted on every Syrian household, and despite all the blood and destruction, Syrians didn’t give up or give in. In fact, the exact opposite, as a people, we derive strength from adversity; the increased pressures drive us to be more defiant. We face attempts to humiliate us with more pride, dignity and self-confidence,” Assad said.

Your resilience constituted the official obituary of what was falsely called Arab Spring and reset the course. Had this ‘spring’ been genuine, it should have started in the backward Arab countries. Had it been a revolution for more freedom, democracy and justice, it should have started in the most oppressive and tyrannical countries: the countries behind every catastrophe that befell this nation, behind every war against it, behind the intellectual and religious deviation and moral degradation. The existence of these countries is the West’s most important achievement and the most significant cause for Israel’s successes and continued existence,” Assad said.

We should not forget to thank members of the faithful and heroic Lebanese resistance who stood shoulder to shoulder with the heroes in our army, fought honourable battles together on both sides of the border and provided martyrs in defence of the axis of resistance. I salute them and the families of every martyr who reciprocated our loyalty with loyalty and considered defending Syria a national duty like defending southern Lebanon,” Assad added.

We also thank Iran, Russia and China, these states that have respected the decision and will of the Syrian people over the course of three years and have truly upheld the UN charter in respecting States’ sovereignty and non-interference in their domestic affairs,” Assad said.

Listen to President Bashar al-Assad’s full speech in Arabic below.

Sisi-Blair: ‘A match made in Hell’

UK’s daily Guardian has reported that Egyptian military dictator Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi (half Jewish) has retained the services of former British prime minister Tony Blair, the discredited friend of Israel as an adviser on his regime’s economic reforms.

Tony Blair’s job would include advising the US-backed military regime in Cairo how to spend $20 billion aid from Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait in developing the pro-Israel so-called “Sunni Block” to fight the country’s popular Islamist organization Muslim Brotherhood and punish Palestinian Islamic resistance Hamas for having links with Iran and Lebanese Islamic resistance Hizbullah.

Blair, as agent of International Monetary Fund (IMF) would advise president el-Sisi how to suck more blood off Egyptian public in order to qualify for IMF loans. The military regimes announced on Friday that it’s raising taxes and cut subsidiaries on petrol and diesel. Sisi called his decision, “a bitter medicine”, which was due for a long time.

Tony Blair, who collaborated with Dubya Bush in invading Afghanistan (2001) and Iraq (2003) is now calling for the destruction of two Israel’s other enemies, Syria and Iran. He along with George Bush was declared War Criminal by the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal (KLWCT) in Malaysia in 2012. He allegedly makes $5 million per year for running war campaigns around the world. Blair’s ‘Vision 2035′ received $42.6 million fee from Kuwait royal family as PR fee.

The ex-army chief, Gen. el-Sisi, who toppled the first democratically elected president Dr. Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 by a military coup before himself declaring a “civilian” president via a bogus election in May 2014, has repeatedly advocated austerity measures to maintain large military budget (nearly 40% of country’s total budget), which is used to counter Islamic revival in Egypt and its neighboring Arab countries. Washington provides $1.3 billion aid annually to Egypt to buy arms from United States at unreasonably higher prices, since Cairo signed peace treaty with Tel Aviv. This US aid has always been at the mercy of the US Jewish Lobby.

Since the military coup, Gen. Sisi has conducted a murderous campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood leadership and its supporters. In May 2013, he boasted that Muslim Brotherhood is finished. To a great pleasure of the Zionist regime and the US Jewish Lobby, el-Sisi military junta declared Muslim Brotherhood a “terrorist organization” last year. Since then, thousands of protesters have been killed, 2,000 Muslim Brothers sentenced to death while another 20,000 political opponents jailed in drumhead trails. Read more here.