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Egyptian Shaykh: 'We Still Kill Him, Even If He Repents!'

[youtube EQ11C3Mam2A] The above clip was taken from an interview given by Shaykh Abu-Ishaq al-Huwayni on the Egyptian satellite television station al-Hikma on 7 July 2011. Al-Huwayni here explains that whoever insults Muhammad, even if he later repents, must be

American Muslim Leader Issues Fatwa Against Democracy

Translated from the website of Dr. Salah al-Sawy, the secretary-general of the Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America (AMJA), 28 March 2011: Between the Shura and Democracy Q: What is the difference between the Shura and democracy, and which is

Muslim Brotherhood Glorifies and Encourages Female Jihadists

Writing for the European Council of Fatwa and Research (ECFR), a Muslim Brotherhood-linked organization headed by Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Dr. ‘Ali Muhiy al-Din al-Qarah Daghi in his 2006 treatise “Al-mar’a wal-musharika al-siyasia wal-dimuqratia” (Women and Political and Democratic Participation) lists six

Saudi Cleric: Gaddafi Is Not a Muslim

On the heels of allegations that Gaddafi is secretly a Jew, which has become a huge story all over Arab press, comes this accusation from a Saudi cleric that Gaddafi is not a Muslim. (link to original Arabic) Saudi Religious

Gaddafi Is Secretly A Jew?! So Says the Arab Press

The big story all over Arabic-language news outlets is that embattled Libyan president Mu’ammar Gaddafi is secretly a Jew (see here, here, here, here, here, here, and here, for example). This points to the general antisemitic attitudes of the Muslim

Hamas Invites Muslim Brotherhood to Gaza

On Saturday (19 February) the leader of the Hamas government in Gaza, Ismael Haniyeh, extended an invitation to the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, to visit Gaza and lead their Friday prayers. Haniyeh hoped that this

The Precarious Position of Jews and Christians in Muslim Countries

Al-Jazeera’s Arabic-language online newspaper,, recently published what can only be described as a targeted hit piece against Indonesia’s tiny Jewish community. The article (English here) describes them as, “…provid[ing] unlimited support to the Israeli occupation in Palestine,” and also