Posts Tagged ‘islamic’

Afghanistan Tackles the Islamic State

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the Khan Abad district of Bandar, the capital of Kunduz, one of Afghanistan’s largest cities in its northern belt. This is a mosque frequented by Shia Muslims, who were referred to as “our compatriots” by Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid. Forty-six […]

Woman Who Joined Islamic State Says UK Govt Must be ‘Open-Minded’ in Allowing Her to Return

(BBC) — A British woman who joined the Islamic State group with her young children has said UK politicians should “open your minds” to allowing them to return. Nicole Jack and her three daughters are currently being held in a detention camp in Syria alongside thousands of wives and children of IS fighters. She said […]

Taliban Say They Won’t Work With U.S. On Shared Islamic State Threat

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban on Saturday ruled out cooperation with the United States to contain extremist groups in Afghanistan, staking out an uncompromising position on a key issue ahead of the first direct talks between the former foes since America withdrew from the country in August. Senior Taliban officials and U.S. representatives are to […]

Islamic Extremists Charge Christian Woman with Blasphemy

Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Fawad4real, Creative Commons) LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Blasphemy charges against a Christian preacher in Pakistan were filed not with help from members of the Ahmadiyya religion but only by Islamic extremists, sources said. A source in the Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Pakistan said the complainant in the case, Shiraz Farooqi, was not […]

Ahmadis, Islamic Extremists Charge Christian with Blasphemy

Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Fawad4real, Creative Commons) LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – In a rare case of Ahmadis colluding with Islamic extremists to accuse a Christian of blasphemy, a preacher in Pakistan has been jailed and her family is in hiding after she was charged with insulting Islam and its prophet, sources said. Shagufta […]

Islamic Jihad Warns “Israel” against “Collective Punishment” of Palestinian Inmates

 SEPTEMBER 8, 2021 By Staff, Agencies The Islamic Jihad strongly warned the “Israeli” regime against trying to punish other Palestinian prisoners over the recent escape of six inmates from a maximum-security “Israeli” jail. The Palestinian resistance movement issued the warning in a statement on Tuesday after Palestinian sources revealed that the regime was administering “collective […]

US Airstrike Kills 2 Islamic State Members In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting swiftly on President Joe Biden’s promise to retaliate for the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul airport, the U.S. military said it killed two members of the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan affiliate with a drone strike in the group’s eastern stronghold. The attack Saturday local time came amid what the White House […]

Islamic Jihad Denounces Assault on Liberated Prisoner Al-Akhras

Posted on August 22, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians 22 Aug 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen The family of liberated Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras protests alongside dozens of Palestinians in front of the police headquarters in Bireh to demand the release of their kin whom the Palestinian Authority arrested. Liberated Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras (Archive) The family of […]

Taliban to Declare Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

Posted on August 16, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians August 16, 2021 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen After capturing the Afghan Presidential palace and Ashraf Ghani’s resignation, a Taliban official says the movement will soon declare the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. A group of Taliban militants in Afghanistan On Sunday, a Taliban official said that the movement […]

Panic at Kabul airport as Taliban promise ‘open, inclusive Islamic government’

Thousands of Afghans crowded the tarmac of Kabul airport on Monday morning in a desperate attempt to get out of the country after the Taliban militant group seized power. US forces at the airport were forced to fire into the air to restore calm. “I am very scared. They are firing shots in the air. […]

Genesis of Right Wing Islamic Activism

The US believed that Muslims between Greece and China, The Arc of Islam would function as fire wall against the USSR, and might even incite the restive Muslims inside the USSR to open rebellion. The U.S. and other Western countries and Israel have in turn befriended, manipulated, double crossed and cynically used the Mujahideen as […]

Ayatollah Araki: Islamic society’s power depends on returning to divine identity

Ayatollah Araki: Islamic society’s power depends on returning to divine identity – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Ayatollah Mohsen Araki, a member of the Assembly of Experts, has said if the Islamic society wants to be strong, it must return to its faith and divine identity. He made the remarks at the 14th meeting of Islamic Unity […]

A ‘Galaxy’ of Islamic Burials Exhibits An “As Above, So Below” Concept

Sudanese Islamic burial sites are not randomly located as was traditionally believed. Quite the opposite. Thanks to  satellite technology , it has been discovered that contrary to the belief that these Islamic burials were scattered randomly across the ancient landscape, thousands of burial sites follow a “galaxy-like” distribution pattern. Knowing this audience, I know I […]

Algeria: largest Islamic party refuses to join new government

The largest Islamist party in Algeria, the Movement for Society of Peace (MSP), announced on Tuesday that it will not take part in the government being formed after the recent legislative election. The announcement was made by MSP leader Abdel Razzaq Makri after an emergency meeting of the movement’s Shura (Consultative) Council, to consider an […]

Iran election showed most parties back Islamic Republic: Turkish academic

Iran election showed most parties back Islamic Republic: Turkish academic – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Despite some calls to boycott the presidential election in Iran, reformists, centrists, and conservatives proved that they support the establishment, says Mustafa Caner, a Turkish academic. “Even though some political actors called for a boycott, prominent figures of reformists, centrists, and […]

Islamic Jihad to ’Act Accordingly’ If ’Israel’ Continues Gaza Strikes

Posted on June 19, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians 19/06/2021 By Staff, Agencies Palestinian resistance groups warned Egyptian mediators that their patience is “running out” after the Zionist occupation regime Thursday evening launched an attack against Hamas positions in retaliation for the launching of incendiary balloons, a senior Islamic Jihad official said on Saturday. The exchanges of […]

Islamic Jihad: Next Jerusalem battle will be ‘regional war’

The next battle over Jerusalem will be a “regional war”, a senior member of the Islamic Jihad Movement’s political bureau warned yesterday. “It is enough to hear five prominent leaders in the region expressing their readiness to defend Jerusalem,” Khaled Al-Batsh told reporters. He described those forces as “capable of waging war and leading a […]

Israel Falsely Paints Palestinian Armed Struggle As Islamic Fundamentalism

As a means of narrative control, the Israeli government’s propaganda, and that of its allies, has desperately attempted to demonize and breed misconceptions about the nature of the Palestinian violent resistance to occupation. Western governments (and Israel) and their media apparatus have for years attempted to conflate the Palestinian armed struggle with the terrorism of […]

Islamic Jihad: Al-Aqsa Mosque Is A Red Line, the Resistance Will Respond to Any Attack Reciprocally

Posted on April 25, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians 23/4/2021 Translated by Staff The Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement commented on the Resistance’s response to the “Israeli” attacks against the al-Aqsa Mosque and the Jerusalemites. In its official account on Twitter, the resistance movement affirmed that the Palestinians, with their cohesion and unity, would break the enemy’s thorn […]

Hamas, Islamic Jihad not seeking escalation with Israel, Gazan official says

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Ancient synagogue in Libya turned into Islamic center, Jewish group says

An abandoned and ancient synagogue in Libya is being turned into an Islamic religious center without permission, the World Organization of the Jews of Libya said. David Gerbi, a Libya-born Italian Jew and member of the organization, which promotes the interests of people belonging to the Libyan Jewish Diaspora, wrote about the Sla Dar Bishi […]

“Apostasy” writer Vahid Yaminpur crowned Islamic Revolution Artist of the Year 

TEHRAN – Author Vahid Yaminpur was named on Monday the Islamic Revolution Artist of the Year. He received the title for “Apostasy”, an alternate history novel about the Islamic Revolution, as well as for his travelogue of Japan “The Jinja Monk”. Director and screenwriter Jalil Saman, poets Afshin Ala and Ali-Mohammad Moaddab, and graphic artist […]

Islamic State claims Mozambique attack that killed 55, thousands reported fleeing besieged gas town

Attacks that killed 55 people in the northern Mozambique town of Palma, an area worth billions of dollars to gas companies, have reportedly been claimed by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) via its Amaq news agency. The government confirmed dozens of fatalities in the coastal town of 75,000 people near the Tanzanian border on Sunday, […]

Taliban expects U.S. withdrawal in May and vows to restore Islamic rule

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Qatari-owned group to pay Sotheby’s to return Islamic artifacts to Jerusalem museum

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Pope calls on Iraq’s Christians to forgive Islamic extremists

Bells rang out in the town of Qaraqosh as the pope arrived. Speaking to a packed Church of the Immaculate Conception, Francis said “forgiveness” is a key word for Christians. “The road to a full recovery may still be long, but I ask you, please, not to grow discouraged. What is needed is the ability […]

British schoolgirl Shamima Begum who joined Islamic State cannot return to U.K., top court says

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Islamic Bathhouse Discovered in Seville Tapas Bar

Renovations in a Spanish tapas bar in Seville, southern Spain, have uncovered a forgotten 12 th-century Islamic bathhouse. The ancient structure was covered up in the early 20th century by an architect while he was constructing a new hotel on the historic site. The lucky tapas bar owners discovered the 800-year-old structure while they were […]

Islamic edict in Gaza bars unmarried women from travel without a male’s permission

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Germany charges five with setting up Islamic State cell for attacks

Five Tajik nationals arrested in Germany have been charged with membership in Islamic State and preparing acts of terrorist violence by raising funds and recruiting people for attacks, the federal prosecutor’s office said on Monday. One of the charged, identified as Azizjon B., is suspected of having close contact with two high-ranking IS leaders in […]

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