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Yvonne Ridley is a 48-year-old British journalist best known for her capture by the Tālibān and subsequent conversion to Islām. After she was released, Ridley spoke to the Western press about the Tālibān’s treatment of women and the respect she received from her captors.
The author comments on Pope Benedicts XVI’s controversial statement while making extreme statements about the nature of Islam.
Al-Zawāhirī discusses the conflict between Islām and atheism and the current circumstances that the Arab region is experiencing in a new video tape.
A fatwá issued by the British Muslim Forum considers Muslim soldiers who are killed in Iraq and Afghanistan as ’martyrs,’ provoked an outcry amongst the British Muslim community.
The author rejects enforcing political systems that early Muslims followed in contemporary society because this could prevent the country from modernizing. He paints a fanciful picture of how society would be if such political systems were applied.
Husām Suwaylam writes about the declarations made by General John Abizaid that the world will face a third World War if the growing Islamic extremism is not controlled.
Sāmih Fawzī writes about Takfīr and Rose al- Yūsuf, questioning the role of the Islamic Research Academy. Fawzī highlights the phenomena of recorded tapes that put national unity under threat as they encourage religious discrimination and call for supporting mujāhids.
The tenth World Conference of Islamic Youth recommended adopting an Islamic strategy for the renewal of schools and universities’ curriculum to cope with renewed religious discourse and respond to the suspicions raised against Islām.
The article talks about a member of al-Qa‘īdah who spies for European intelligence. This double agent gives a detailed picture and secret information about what happens inside the al-Qa‘īdah camps, as well as information on Ūsāmah Bin Lādin and his men.
The Taliban ruling Afghanistan denied recent reports about its agreement to exchange two Americans, who were accused, with another six aid workers, of Christian missionary activity in Afghanistan, for Omar Abdel Rah...
Europe has changed its concept of terrorism. Terrorists are no longer crossing the borders to execute terrorist attacks but are living in Europe and enjoying its benefits.
Makram Muhammad Ahmad discusses the misconceptions about Islam adopted in the West.
The leaders of al-Jihād discuss abandoning their ideology of domination.
The author analyses recent conflicts between the West and Islamic regimes, including the recent conflict between Israel and the Hizb Allāh and asserts that ultimately the war is one of many battles to be fought between those who wish to join the modern world and those who think they have an...
The author identifies a number of reasons why he believes Muslim concerns about a crusade led by the U.S. against Islam are justified.
In a statement published yesterday on al-Jamā‘ah al- Islāmīyah’s website, the group denied any links to al-Qā‘idah¸ indicating that Dr. Ayman al-Zawāhirī’s recent videotaped message about the alleged union between some members of the group and al-Qā‘idah "contradicts reality."
The author talks about Abū Mus‘ab al-Zarqāwī’s life and notes that al- Zarqāwī has turned out to be one of the most wanted terrorists and bloodiest criminals in the history of Iraq.
The author outlines the life of al-Mulā ‘Umar, the official leader of the Tālibān movement, and his mysterious character.
Sources within the "banned" Jihād group have recently revealed that the group is currently considering a non-violence initiative, in response to repeated calls from former leaders of the group to reject violence, Ahmad Imbābī writes. Unlike al-Jamā‘ah al -Islāmīya, the Jihād group has no "...
The author investigates in this series of articles the early beginnings of the Salafist ideology that depends on jihād as its principal activity and discusses the reverberations of this movement in several countries.

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