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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

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Cleric: 'The Whole World Belongs to Us'

[youtube mT2zRZ0KBpg] In this video, popular Egyptian Shaykh Safwat Hegazy threatens Jews and Christians, and ultimately the whole world, saying, “Jerusalem belongs to us, and the whole world belongs to us.” He states the Islamic caliphate will return, and that

Shaykh Muhammad Hassan: Islam Prefers a Strong, Immoral Warrior

[youtube U1tYPXVZ0hI] Popular Egyptian Salafi Shaykh Muhammad Hassan explains in this video clip posted on YouTube on 12 June why Islam prefers strong, immoral men over weak, righteous ones. He quotes from Imam Ahmad, Ibn Taymiyya, and the Prophet Muhammad

Video: Egyptian Shaykh Incites Muslims to Burn Down Churches

[youtube OYHmmUegvqQ] This video shows Shaykh Ashraf Yusuf Hassan in the middle of a mob of Muslims, calling on them to burn down churches in the Cairo district of Imbaba. The original Arabic-language video was posted on YouTube on 9

Egyptian Shaykh: Jihad Is Solution to Muslims' Financial Problems!

In this short audio file, prominent Egyptian Salafi Shaykh Abi-Ishaq al-Huwayni explains that Muslims’ financial difficulties are due to the fact that they have abandoned jihad. The solution? Go on jihadist raids a few times a year, and bring back

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

Muslim Brotherhood: Women Can't Speak and Remember at the Same Time

The below translation comes from a section of a 2006 Arabic-language essay entitled “Women and Political and Democratic Participation” (see page 21), produced by the European Council for Fatwa and Research, which is presided over by the Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual

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