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The General Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood escalated his campaign against the West and equals the European Union with the US, which he attacked during the last few weeks. He called for jihad against the US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. He accused both the US and the EU, which he described as the...
The author criticizes the ideas behind the Wahhabi movement in Saudi Arabia, which he believes is the biggest breeding grounds for extremist ideas. He blames Wahhabism for terrorism and violence in Egypt. He is of the opinion that both Wahhabism and foreign military bases harmed Saudi Arabia and...
The Egyptian Supreme Military Court renewed the jail of eight defendants in the lawsuit of Gund Allah [God’s Soldiers] for 15 days pending further investigations. The case involves 43 defendants regarded as one of the cells of the Jihad group.
Investigations with members of Gund Allah [Soldiers of God] group showed that they were planning to bomb the American and Israeli embassies in Cairo. Some of them were able to enter the US embassy more than once with the claim of requesting entry visas to the US.
Egyptian security authorities arrested 15 persons members of a new group affiliated with Al-Takfir wa Al-Higra [accusation of unbelief and immigration] organization in Alexandria. On the other side, the Supreme Military Court decided to extend the jail time 15 days for two of the defendants in the...
Sheikh Amr Khaled comments on his way of preaching and the relation between Islam and the West. Full Text The Islamic preacher Amr Khaled affirmed that there is a great gap between Muslims and the West.
When speaking about the image of Islam, its civilization and followers in Western speech, it should be realized that not a single image is examined, because the West is not one bloc. Islam also does not have one image of unbelievers and the people of the book.
The Qur´an has many verses about God supporting believers and giving them victory. However, such verses can only be applied to true believers. Many Muslims today, according to the description of the Qur´an, are far from real faith.
Ayman Al-Zawahry, second most important man in Al-Qa´ida network, has written a book in which he calls all the Islamic nation to join jihad. He accuses Jews, Christians and even some Muslims of being apostates so that shedding their blood is permissible.
Criticism of Amr Khaled and some of the ideas he preaches. The author believes there is no scientific or mature way of thinking in his teachings, as some people claim.
Different reports on whether or not Christians in Islamic countries are persecuted: 30.1 Hermann Schalück OFM Persecuted Christians? Introduction 30.2 Johannes Müller SJ Religious Freedom - Aspirations and Reality Reflections on the Complex Relationship between Christians and Muslims 30.3 Theodor...
Some Muslim scholars believe that Inter-religious dialogue is a way to create religious tolerance and peace among nations. Others believe it is a crime that should be banned or it will lead to religious sedition among all faiths. They refuse inter-religious dialogue claiming that there is no other...
The Qur´an and the true sunna are the only reference points that Muslims should abide by. Each of them must be treated as a whole unit. When discussing the opinion of the Qur´an concerning a certain issue, all verses dealing with that issue should be taken into account. Partial...
The author criticizes Sayyed Al-Qimni´s opinions concerning the punishment for apostasy in Islam and accuses him of ignorance. He argues that because Al-Qimni belongs to the Qur´anien, who deny the sunna, he denies the faith mentioned in the Qur´an.
Sheikh Youssef Al-Qaradawi says that America insists on attacking Iraq to strip it of its power for the benefit of Israel. He adds that Americans and Israelis seek to add his name to the list of terrorists and freeze his bank accounts on grounds of his support for the Palestinian people. He...
It is clear from the comments on Bat Ye´or´s article, that not all the points she discussed have been responded to. For example, what she says concerning the fact that jihad belongs to the religious domain and cannot be discussed and the feeling of superiority in Islam.
Wearing a veil has been widely criticized so this article looks at its history. It existed before Islam and is found in all of the heavenly religions, but only its use by Muslims causes comment. The veil is a symbol of chastity and purity not a political slogan.
Nova, a major Dutch television program presented on June 13 a number of statements recorded in several Friday sermons in Dutch mosques. The Dutch Daily Trouw reported the TV program, including quotes from the sermons, and followed this up with several other articles. The author gives an overview of...
[Hisba is a term referring to the right of a Muslim to defend public morality and suing on behalf of religion.] The article comments on one of the four books published recently by the Gama´at Al-Islamiya. The book discusses the concept of hisba. The leaders of the Gama´at admitted that...
Montasser Al-Zayyat expressed his satisfaction at the reactions towards the four books. A former state security prosecutor said that it was the first time for the leaders of the Gama´at Al-Islamiya to renounce their ideologies in that explicit way as expressed in the books. One of the lawyers...
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