Muslims Reject Martyrdom in Greater Numbers

In a new poll from Pew Resarch, greater numbers of Muslims worldwide are rejecting suicide bombings, martyrdom, and violence against civilians in the name of Allah. As the true face of Al Qaeda becomes apparent in the Islamic world now that they’ve come to roost there, Al Qaida’s popularity has declined.

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Pakistan Taliban Leader Abdullah Mehsud Dies

abdullah-mehsud-djinn.jpgTo avoid capture, or perhaps by mishap during a fight, Abdullah Mehsud has been killed by his own hand-grenade as authorities closed in on him in Balochistan.

Mehsud was wanted for the kidnapping of Chinese engineers in 2004 and was a Taliban leader with large following in the Balochistan province, and SWFP.

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