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Reading List – Reclaiming Jihad: A Qur’anic Critique of Terrorism

September 12th, 2014 No comments

ISSUU – Reclaiming Jihad: A Qur’anic Critique of Terrorism by ElSayed Amin by Kube Publishing:

 new and noted (haven’t read it yet)
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What the ISIS Flag Says About the Militant Group

September 12th, 2014 No comments

What the ISIS Flag Says About the Militant Group | TIME
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Female ‘jihadist’ vows to raise ISIS flag over Britain

September 12th, 2014 No comments

Female ‘jihadist’ vows to raise ISIS flag over Britain – Al Arabiya News:
"A 20-year-old Scotswoman who abandoned her family to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has rejected pleas from her parents to return home, saying she would only come back to raise the ISIS flag over Britain."
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#BurnISISFlagChallenge

September 5th, 2014 No comments

Your Middle East, #BurnISISFlagChallenge trending, but controversial   "The Minister of Justice Ashraf Rifi has called for the “sternest
punishments” of the people burning the ISIS flag, considering it an
“insult” to Islam as the flag has the Muslim Shahada (the declaration of
belief), “There is no god but God and Muhammad is his Prophet,” printed
on it, reports Asharq al-Aswat. Rifi also
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IS v aQ

September 5th, 2014 No comments

J.M. Berger, Foreign Policy, The Islamic State vs. al Qaeda – Who’s winning the war to become the jihadi superpower? "The Islamic State has thrown down the gauntlet to al Qaeda and seeks to supplant its former ally as the symbol and leader of a global movement acting out a twisted definition of jihad. Its sweeping military campaign has captured a huge swath of Iraq, even as it fights both Bashar
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Jihadi Rap

September 5th, 2014 No comments

The combination of jihad and rap do not represent a new combination – but this is a useful article: politico.com, Al Qaeda’s New Front: Jihadi Rap – The suspected killer of James Foley represents a new, dangerous merger of gangsta hip-hop and Islamism. "Abdel Majed Abdel Bary, the rapper suspected of murdering American journalist James Foley somewhere between Syria and Iraq, is the product of a
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The Gaza War Map

September 1st, 2014 No comments

kolor.com, The Gaza War Map 3-D representation
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Egypt’s Top Islamic Authority Prohibits Online Chatting Between Men and Women

September 1st, 2014 No comments

egyptianstreets.com, Egypt’s Top Islamic Authority Prohibits Online Chatting Between Men and Women, 31 Aug 2014 "Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta issued a Fatwa (religious edict) on Saturday specifying that men and women are not permitted to engage in online chats if they do not know each other."
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The Middle East finds its voice on social media

September 1st, 2014 No comments

USC, The Middle East finds its voice on social media
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Isis threatens second journalist after ‘beheading’ of James Foley

August 20th, 2014 Comments off

Steven Sotloff: Isis threatens second journalist after ‘beheading’ of James Foley – Middle East – World – The Independent:
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