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Senior Islamic Jihad leader Khaled al-Batash accused Israel's Mossad of being responsible for the assassination of a Palestinian engineer said to have ties to Hamas, in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur. "We, as a family, accuse the Mossad of being behind the assassination of Dr. Fadi ...
The Islamic State's Al-Furqan Media released a lengthy speech from its spokesman, Abu al-Hasan al-Muhajir, on Apr. 22. In the 49-minute message, titled "So Follow Their Guidance," al-Muhajir summarizes his organization's war against its many enemies, both in the region and abroad. Far from ... Islamic

Many jihadis believe that territories Muslims lost during the Christian Reconquest of Spain still belong to the realm of Islam, and that Sharia law requires them to re-establish Muslim rule there. The court heard how the jihadi cell -- called "Islamic Fraternity, Group for Preaching jihad" -- was created in ...
Jamal Rayyan said "the Zionist entity is a foreign body on Palestinian and Arab land," and that like the sea, Palestine "will spew out that which is foreign." Facebook · Twitter · email; Print. (April 23, 2018 / MEMRI) Al-Jazeera TV host Jamal Rayyan said that "the Zionist entity is a foreign body on Palestinian and Arab ... Hamas
Malaysian Muslim Welfare Organisation (Perkim) Sarawak chairperson Dato Hanifah Taib-Alsree said continuous commitment from the Muslim community is vital to correct the misunderstood concept of 'jihad' in Islamic teaching. “There is a negative perception on jihad, thus giving bad image to Islam. Now ... Islamic Malaysia

Black Muslims are a third of U.S.-born Muslims, but they often feel overshadowed by the immigrant Muslim story. So a younger generation stepping forward ... (SOUNDBITE OF DOOR OPENING). LEILA FADEL, BYLINE: Thirty-seven-year-old Imam Jihad Saafir unlocks the gate at the Islamic center he leads. Islamic Malaysia
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The military wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad organization Al-Quds Brigades said on Saturday that four of its fighters were killed in an explosion during training near Rafah in the Gaza Strip. According to initial reports, the four were said to be killed by Israeli army fire; the Palestinian Health Ministry ... Islamic Malaysia
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The militant Islamic Jihad group said four of its members were killed Saturday in a "work accident" in the southern Gaza Strip along the border with Israel. The explosion struck a three-wheeled vehicle near one of the five protest camps Palestinians have set up along the volatile ... Islamic Malaysia
The books state, quite simply, that the Pakistan ideology is Islam, and begin by describing the five pillars of Islam—shahada (the declaration of faith), namaz ... Jihad not only means to fight against the enemies of Islam but also to make a struggle for the promotion and enforcement of Islamic teachings, ... Islamic Malaysia
That jihad attempted to mobilize Muslims against Europe's colonies even though this represented a genocidal threat to non-Muslim minorities living in Muslim ruled areas. The kaiser and his Islamic scholars had discussed this problem since 1908 but saw no way to stop the deadly side effects against the ... Islamic Malaysia
Mohamed el Bachiri's book 'A Jihad of Love' has now become a huge success in Belgium and the Netherlands. (Al Arabiya ... Bachiri says he is one example of many Europeans of Muslim and Arab origins who, during the part extremist attacks in Europe, found themselves justify their presence to others. Islamic Malaysia
The most worrying case involves the two-year-old boy who was taken by his mother to live in Raqqa, the Islamic State “caliphate's” former de facto capital in Syria. The toddler was made to pose alongside an AK-47 assault rifle and dressed in Islamic State-branded clothing for propaganda, according to ... Islamic Malaysia
He became tired of the constant run-ins with police, guilty for causing his mother pain, and one day he met a friend, Ahmed, a Somali boy with a similar history who told him he had found a new path through Islam. Ahmed convinced Mohamed to attend a small Islamic prayer circle ran by a neighborhood ... Islamic Malaysia
A Muslim teen watched jihadi propaganda videos and read Islam's holy book before he plotted to kill several people at a birthday sleepover in Jupiter, ... According to police reports, the FBI investigation showed that Johnson had interest in the Islamic State and watched various beheading videos online. Islamic Malaysia
Hadiya, 24, earlier Akhila Ashokan, embraced Islam and married Shafin Jahan, a Muslim. ... "It was only the PFI that supported us all through our troubled times and what's more surprising is that two Muslim organisations whom we approached refused to help us," added Hadiya who will be in Kerala for ... Islamic Malaysia

In chilling testimony at Wesley Dallas Ayers' preliminary federal hearing in Greenville Thursday afternoon, an FBI agent described investigators finding multiple explosive and "hoax devices" in Anderson County, including some containing letters warning about jihad and pledging allegiance to the Islamic ... Islamic Malaysia
The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which examined so-called cases of “love jihad” at the order of the Supreme Court in connection with the Hadiya case, found that four of the 11 cases it looked at involved Hindu men converting to Islam or being convinced to convert to Islam to marry Muslim women. Islamic Malaysia
An Indian woman at the centre of an inter-religious marriage row may now live with her husband, the Supreme Court has ruled. Hadiya Jahan, who is in her 20s, was born into a Hindu family, but converted to Islam and married a Muslim man. Her family alleged she was brainwashed as part of an anti-Hindu ... Islamic Malaysia
Although the original, historic jihad was straightforward warfare on the infidel to make Islam supreme, the ulema articulated a variety of other jihads, all of ... The diary of Patrick Kabele, an African Muslim man who was living and arrested in Britain for trying to join the Islamic State — his primary motive being ... Islamic Malaysia
Islam has never been at peace with the non-Muslim world. The use of force, mainly through jihad, is a basic doctrine in the Qur'an, the prophetic sayings (ahadith), and in all manuals of Islamic law. (For examples, see here, here, here and here.) If jihad were permitted only in self-defence, then excuses ... Islamic Malaysia
THREAD: Latest Islamic Jihad Union propaganda video shows fighters in different areas of northern #Afghanistan (1/3) ... In a newly released video, the Islamic Jihad Union (IJU), an al Qaeda-linked Uzbek group, showcased a joint raid with the Taliban in northern Afghanistan. Islamic Malaysia
The secretary general of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Ramadan Shalah, is in serious condition in a Beirut hospital, according to an announcement issued Tuesday by the group, which said he had undergone heart surgery. Earlier, a Palestinian website, QudsNet, reported that the 60-year-old Shalah had ... Islamic Malaysia
In a video published by Islamic Jihad on Thursday, the Islamic militant group threatens Israel's Defence Forces ahead of Friday's "March of Return in Gaza." The video shows Islamic Jihad fighters lining up their sniper rifles on a staircase and then go on to target IDF soldiers and generals. "You're killing ... Israeli soldiers
KOCHI: A book written by the 14th-century Islamic scholar Ibn Nuhaas was used by Islamic State (IS) operatives to inspire Keralites to join the terrorist group. According to NIA, Abdul Rashid of Kasargod was giving lectures to people who migrated to Afghanistan based on 'Book of Jihad' written by the ... Israeli soldiers
Israeli soldiers detained a regional head of the Islamic Jihad group in a raid late Monday in the West Bank, according to eyewitnesses. Soldiers raided a house in the Jabariyyah neighborhood of the Jenin refugee camp and took Bassam al-Sadi to an unknown location, the eyewitnesses said. Islamic Jihad ... Israeli soldiers
[Al Azhar] can't [condemn the Islamic State as un-Islamic]. The Islamic State is a byproduct of Al Azhar's programs. So can Al Azhar denounce itself as un-Islamic? Al Azhar says there must be a caliphate and that it is an obligation for the Muslim world [to establish it]. Al Azhar teaches the law of apostasy and ... Israeli soldiers
Lamenting the lack of education given to government officials about radical Islam, Higgins previously wrote, "National Security officials are prohibited from developing a factual understanding of Islamic threat doctrines, preferring instead to depend upon 5th column Muslim Brotherhood cultural advisors." [1]. Israeli soldiers
"We are only trying to bring out the truth. It is that love jihad is a reality and we want justice," says Bindu Sampath, Nimisha alias Fathima's mother. Nimisha is one among the many people from Kerala who went missing from the state and joined the Islamic terror outfit ISIS. Bindu, along with several others, ... Israeli soldiers
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The government of Netherlands is investigating a Friday sermon on jihad issued by the top Turkish Islamic body which ... Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs, which acts as the primary Islamic authority for populations of Muslim Turkish origin in other European countries and ... Israeli soldiers
As the Islamic State caliphate disintegrates, and it is not known for sure whether its leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi is alive, dead, or deep underground like ... In his message, Hamza called on Muslim youth worldwide, especially in the U.S. and the West, to join the jihad and to emulate the actions of lone-wolf ... Israeli soldiers
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Turkey's top official Islamic body on Friday issued a sermon on the necessity and in praise of Jihad or holy war to ... "The highest level of Jihad is the armed struggle," the head of Diyanet proclaimed, describing it as a means of spreading Islam and destroying oppression from the ... Israeli soldiers
A sermon sent to Turkey's 90,000 mosques for Friday prayers by Turkish state religious authorities took as its theme the importance of jihad. “Engaging in ... “And if the believer can succeed in the jihad with their own flesh, then they can have victory in the jihad against the enemies of Islam.” However, this ... Israeli soldiers
In a January 19, 2018 Friday sermon at the Islamic Centre of Southwest Ontario, in London, Ontario, Canada, Imam Munir Elkassem said that "jihad is not fighting," but is "a very noble principle where we exert energy to effect goodness." Complaining that MEMRI had taken "cuts and pastes" of his December ... Israeli soldiers
Also in his speech, Imam Elsayed said that Muslim men "are last if anything is being distributed – except if it is arms for jihad. We are the first ones to rush and run to defend our community and defend ourselves." To those "afraid to line up against [the enemies of Allah] because they may call us terrorists," ... Israeli soldiers
Dempsey's contacts in the Islamic State and al-Nusra Front could have been enough to raise the FBI's suspicions despite Ahrar al-Sham's somewhat ... Dempsey converted from Catholicism to Islam sometime between 2011 and 2013 and was one of the oldest Americans suspecting of turning to jihad this ... Israeli soldiers
However, the jihad I speak of here is a struggle that is going on within the borders of America. A struggle between those who have and those who have not. A struggle for those who dream to live the good that America has to offer, and a struggle within the ranks of the upper-class to determine whether or not ... Israeli soldiers
Popular among conservative Muslims and a regular panellist on TV debates in France, Ramadan faces regular accusations from secular critics that he promotes a political form of Islam. Ayari, a self-described "secular Muslim" who used to practise an ultra-conservative strain of Islam that she has since ... Israeli soldiers
Many so-called 'love jihad' cases have been reported from the southern state. The latest in the row is the case of a 25-year-old Gujarat-based Malayali woman who has accused a man of forcible conversion and attempting to sell her off to ISIS terrorists in Saudi Arabia. Ramachandran argued that Kamal, ... Israeli soldiers
The petition filed by HC lawyer KP Ramachandran, states that the film is made with the intention of supporting and justifying 'Love Jihad'. ... that former Muslim League MP and orator Abdul Samad Samadani had developed intimacy with her and converted her to Islam as part of a terrorist-funded plan. Israeli soldiers
Love Jihad is a term used by groups that accuse Muslim men of drawing Hindu women into love affairs and converting them. Marriages and romantic relationships between Hindus and Muslims are still considered a taboo in few parts of India. In the video that went viral last year in December, Rajasthan ... Israeli soldiers
Abdur Rauf Farooqi, the Secretary General of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Sami (JUI-S), the political face of a prominent Taliban seminary, confirmed that the ... “Also to ensure Muslim unity, there needs to be strict implementation of Islamic law, which as per Paigham-e-Pakistan is also the state's responsibility,” ... Israeli soldiers
The English-language books originate from Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, and may not be suitable in multiracial and multi-religious Singapore, they say. One of the books titled Men In Captivity is the tale of a 13-year-old boy who convinces his mother to allow him to perform a "jihad" or holy war ... Israeli soldiers
Iran's anti-smoking efforts reflect the wider difficulties faced by the government: Tobacco use is a deeply ingrained habit, and appeals to Islamic values, which had an impact on other social issues years ago, have failed to win over the population. Whether it is smokers or protesting workers, the government ... Israeli soldiers
Hindu groups allege that "love jihad" is a conspiracy by Muslim men to lure Hindu women into marriages with Muslims, with the sole aim of converting them to Islam. Occasionally, they claim that radical Muslim groups are behind "love jihad". Late in December last year, in the city of Ghaziabad, near New ... Israeli soldiers
In a twisted attempt at inclusivity, the Islamic State group also known as ISIS is featuring disabled fighters in its propaganda videos and encouraging people with ... the government has mobilized resources in recent years to combat extremism in a country where around 70 percent of the population is Muslim. Israeli soldiers
What therefore ensues is a militant response from Muslim organisations that aspire towards political revivalism under the rallying banners of the Ummah, jihad and the Khilafah. This is typically based on two assumed grievances. Firstly, that Islam and the West have been locked in unending battle right from ... Israeli soldiers
Hindu groups such as the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal have in recent months stepped up its campaign to act against 'love jihad' – 'rescuing' women from getting into a relationship with Muslim men. On Thursday, the Mumbai police arrested a Bajrang Dal activist on charges of kidnapping a ... Israeli soldiers
A senior official of Palestinian Islamic Jihad has called on the Palestinian National Council (PNC) to cut relations with the United States and accelerate internal reconciliation, Safa News Agency reported on Friday. “Given that all of us, including Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, is now ... Israeli soldiers


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