Fmr Member of OK Beheader's Mosque Says Mosque Taught Jihad

Fmr Member of OK Beheader's Mosque Says Mosque Taught Jihad

A member of the mosque attended by Alton Nolen, the man who beheaded a woman and stabbed another in Oklahoma recently, said that the mosque taught members to wage jihad against non-believers on Wednesday’s broadcast of “The Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel.

The man, who spoke on condition of anonymity, and was identified as “Noor,” reported “to the public, the mosque will not promote terrorism or any kind of radical acts, but when they’re among friends and congregants only, they will promote the true teachings of Islam which include the offer to non-Muslims the choice rather that you must convert, live under Islamic rule, or be fought against. Jihad, for the sake of Allah.”

“Noor” outlined some of the radical teachings of the mosque, stating “I was specifically told, for example, concerning suicide bombings in Israel that we do support these acts because as it was told to me this is the only weapon the Palestinians have, but do not mention this to the media because they would not understand.” And “beheadings were discussed [as] the means of which you confront the infidel as it is related to in the Koran that when you meet the unbelievers you should smite at their necks.”

“Noor” added that two congregants, one of which he said was now an Imam, “told me that if Osama Bin Laden came to their door, they would invite him in and protect him, because he was a brother Muslim and we must protect him from those that don’t believe,” and that Suhaib Webb, the current Imam of the Islamic Society of Boston, taught him about the convert, live under Islamic rule, or be fought against choice that Muslims must offer non-believers.

He further reported that two converts to Islam who worshipped at the mosque took him to shoot weapons at targets that they said would represent George W. Bush and Ariel Sharon.

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