The Somalian al-Salām party has joined forces with al-Shabāb al-Mujāhidīn to create a new jihād network.
The Somalian government is disregarding the threats triggered by the new network.
The goal of the union is to create an Islamic caliphate and continue a jihād against Christian crusaders, in addition to supporting the weak Muslims on earth.
The first results of the union were seen in the capture of the town of Hrādīrī, one of the most important Somalian pirate strongholds. Al-Shabāb al-Mujāhidīn further threatened to attack Uganda and Burundi.
Meanwhile, Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania are on alert after an Al-Shabāb-attributed bombing on December 21 at a bus station in Nairobi.
The authors interviewed the female Kenyan Muslim preacher ‘Ā’ishah Wangari Kamango on the reasons behind her conversion to Islam.
This article is a description of the international growth of the Coptic Orthodox Church over the course of history.
Hundreds of Somali women responded to the call of the Islamic Courts Union and volunteered to defend their country against the Ethiopian occupation.
Recent statistics released by the United Nations Children’s Fund [UNICEF, see: http://www.unicef.org/], revealed that Egypt comes second on the list of countries that practice female circumcision.In hisbook, ’Khitān al-Ināth Fī Manzūr al-Islām’ [Female Circumcision from an Islamic Perspective], Muslim intellectual Dr. Muḥammad Salīm al-‘Awwā refutes all false Ḥadīths that recommend female circumcision.
The author discusses the conference held in Iran to deny the Holocaust, and wonders
why there is no conference being organized to counter these accusations.
The article discusses the historical
development of the Jewish presence in Palestine.
The author reflects on the life and experiences of Michael Fitzgerald, the new Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt and the Roman Catholic delegate to the League of Arab States and the significant future contributions he can make to Christian-Muslim dialogue.
The article gives excerpts of the address President George W. Bush gave after the attacks in America. Bush thanked the world for its outpouring of support. He pointed out that all the evidence they gathered pointed to Al-Qaida group led by Usama Bin Laden. He stressed that America’s enemy is not its many Muslim and Arabic friends, but the radical network of terrorists and every government that supports them.
Since Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif took over as murshid [guide] of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in 2004, the group has seemed more politicized than ever. The group has participated, directly or indirectly, in the political actions and dialogue, played its part in the reform process, and expressed its vision regarding change.