Tag: islamists

shaikhs of death

31 Oct, '040 Comments

The signatories describe those who use religion for inciting violence as “the sheikhs of deathâ€?. Among those mentioned by name is Yusuf Al-Qaradawi, an Egyptian preacher working in Qatar. The signatories accuse him of “providing a religious cover for terrorism.â€? Last year Qaradawi raised a storm when he issued a fatwa allowing the killing of […]

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Flip-Flopping Deputy Dawg?

Flip-Flopping Deputy Dawg?

25 Oct, '046 Comments

This should surprise us at all, we knew of his abundant qualities already with the flurry of bills and proposals he shoved down parliament’s throat over the past 2 years. We also know of his particular predilection for fame and having his picture in the papers. I don’t know why, if I had a face […]

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Margaret Hassan

Margaret Hassan

23 Oct, '0441 Comments

Margaret has lived in Iraq for 30 years. She’s not only a naturalised Iraqi but has for the last 13 years been directly involved in trying to lift the suffering off her fellow Iraqi people. She has managed the British Councel for some time which means she also brought knowledge into the country and engendered […]

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Light up the Pyre

4 Oct, '0452 Comments

A survey of Muslim views over the past weeks shows overwhelming, though not unanimous, condemnation of the Beslan massacre. But in all cases the reasons given for the condemnation are political rather than religious. Muslim commentators assert that Russia, having supported “the Palestinian cause,” did not deserve such treatment. Sheik Yussuf al-Qaradawi, a Sunni Muslim […]

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It’s a screwed up world

It’s a screwed up world

5 Sep, '04305 Comments

Islamic leaders in the Middle East yesterday denounced the slaughter of children in Russia as ‘unIslamic’, as commentators asked unusually soul-searching questions about the region and terrorism. Even the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s biggest Islamic group, condemned the bloody siege in Beslan. Its leader, Mohammed Mahdi Akef, said that kidnappings may be justified but killings […]

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