Egypt: Sunni scholars sanction ‘electronic Jihad’

October 16, 2008

Attacking American and Israeli websites by hacking and sabotage is allowed under Islamic law and is a form of ‘Jihad’ or holy war, top Muslim scholars have decreed.

The religious edict (fatwa) issued by a committee from the highest authority in Sunni Islam, Egypt’s Al-Azhar University in Cairo, was published on the website of the Islamist Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood movement on Thursday.  >>>>>

This comes years after the West has used their electronic warfare against even something as innocent as Islamic charities.


The Jihad Seminar

October 11, 2008

This legislation makes it unlawful for someone, on the ground of the religious belief or activity of another person or class of persons, to engage in conduct that “incites hatred against, serious contempt for, or revulsion or serious ridicule”. There is a similar provision about racial vilification. However, there is a defence for conduct that was engaged in “reasonably and in good faith” in the performance of an artistic work or in the course of a discussion or debate for any genuine academic, artistic, religious or scientific purpose. >>>>>

Dr. Shallah: “Liberating Jerusalem comes with Jihad ad not by negotiations”

September 27, 2008

He added that “occupied Jerusalem is the issue which surpasses all internal divisions, political, racial, and religious regimes”.

“Jerusalem is the address which unifies whole nations”, he said, “It is not a slogan used in occasions and ceremonies, we must stop all internal divisions and unify our efforts to liberate the holy city”.  >>>>>

2 Terrorism Suspects Arrested on KLM Flight

September 26, 2008

BERLIN, Sept. 26 — Two Somali-born men who had left notes saying they were willing to sacrifice themselves for “jihad” were pulled off a flight at the Cologne airport this morning, moments before it was scheduled to depart for Amsterdam, German authorities said.  >>>>>

Cops go back to school with ADL’s tips on bias

September 24, 2008

The workshop presented a legal overview of hate crimes in New Jersey, hate symbols and their uses, homegrown jihad along with radicalization activity and case studies, extremist and digital media, and the rise of left-wing and such single-issue groups as radical environmentalists and animal rights groups. >>>>>

Philippines set conditions for peace with Moro Muslims

September 24, 2008

After four decades of armed conflict between the Filipino state and the Moro Muslims, the two parties agreed to sign an agreement that would end the conflict. However, the supreme court of the Philippine declared the agreement illegal on August 4, which caused the conflict to resume. During the ongoing clashes over Muslims were killed and over 250,000 were displaced. The displaced families are staying in tents pitched on marshlands and are trying to practice the fasting of Ramadan.  >>>>>

Iraq expects gross revenues to reach $55 billion

September 5, 2008

Cabinet spokesman Ali Al Dabbagh announced that the contract to develop and invest Al Ahdab oil field signed between the government and a Chinese company stipulates to establish required facilities for extracting oil. The government expects Iraqi gross revenues obtained in the contract to reach $55 billion.   >>>>>