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Interpreting Muslim words and deeds around the world and demonstrating doctrinal and historical continuity.

Al Azhar and ISIS: Cause and Effect

Coptic Solidarity Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Nasr, a scholar of Islamic law and graduate of Egypt’s Al Azhar University—regularly touted as the world’s most prestigious Islamic university—recently exposed his alma mater in a televised interview. After being asked why Al Azhar, which is in the habit of denouncing secular thinkers as un-Islamic, refuses to denounce the [...]

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Radio Interview: Raymond Ibrahim on the Paris Jihad and the Western Enemy Within

Yesterday I was interviewed by Al Kresta on Ave Maria Radio.  We discussed last Friday’s Paris jihad and the Western enemy within.  Click here to listen to the interview.  

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Shock: The Grand Lesson of the Paris Jihad

Portuguese What is the grand, take away lesson from yesterday’s jihadi/terrorist attack in Paris, that left 129 dead and hundreds injured? Is it a result of the mass influx of Muslim migrants into Europe—including Islamic State operatives? Is it yet another reflection of Islam’s unwavering Rule of Numbers, which holds that, wherever and whenever Muslims [...]

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Prisons: Microcosms of Islamic Supremacy and Western Idiocy

Another example of Islam’s Rule of Numbers.

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Newsmax Video: Raymond Ibrahim on Downed Russian Flight and Egypt

Earlier today I was interviewed by JD Hayworth on Newsmax TV.  We discussed the significance of the downed Russian flight over Sinai — including how it ultimately belies ISIS’ weakness vis-a-vis heavy Russian bombardments — and the amorphous nature of Islamist groups in Sisi’s Egypt and elsewhere.  The segment begins right around the 3-minute mark [...]

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Radio Interview: Raymond Ibrahim on Jihad and Forced Conversions

I was recently interviewed on Reel Talk with Audrey Russo.  Among other topics we discussed Iraq’s Grand Ayatollah’s comments on “defensive jihad” and “offensive jihad,” and how Coptic Christians were being abducted in Egypt and tortured to renounce Christianity and embrace Islam. Click here for the 20-minute interview.

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Turkey Condemns Russia for Fighting Islam in Syria, Calls on West to Accept ISIS

According to several media, Hakan Fidan, the head of Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization, recently condemned Russian military intervention in Syria by saying Vladimir Putin was trying to smother the rise of political Islam in the guise of ISIS, or the Islamic State.  He further urged the world to accept ISIS, reportedly saying: ISIS is a [...]

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Radio Interview: Raymond Ibrahim on the Muslim Migrant Crisis

I was recently interviewed on Rose Unplugged on my article dealing with Muslim migration into Europe, its historic manifestation, including in east Asian nations, and much more. Click here to listen to the 12-minute interview.

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Direct Experience: The One Benefit of Accepting Muslim Migrants

If the West cannot learn about Islam from doctrine, history, and ongoing current events, then let it learn from up close and personal contact.

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“Abducting Women” and “Destroying Churches” is “Real Islam”—Iraqi Grand Ayatollah

FrontPage Magazine Danish During a recent televised interview with Grand Ayatollah Ahmad al-Baghdadi, the leading Shia cleric of Iraq made clear why Islam and the rest of the world can never peacefully coexist. First he spent some time discussing “defensive jihad,” saying that all capable Muslims are obligated to fight for the “liberation” of “occupied” [...]

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