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

The Ongoing War between Islam and Europe

In the following video, Hanne Nabintu, historian of religions, interviews me on a number of topics dealing with the history of Islam and the West – including such topics as the original Arab conquests and Crusades — and why the modern West’s notion of historian is immensely skewed:

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Egyptian Mosque Sermons Reminiscent of ISIS

Coptic Solidarity On Friday, May 15, the prayer leader of Safa Mosque in the city of Mersa Matruh, west of Alexandria, Egypt, repeatedly declared that “the Islamic caliphate will return and that Jerusalem, though stolen at the hands of the Jews, will return to Muslims once again.” The mosque’s imam further spoke in tones reminiscent of the [...]

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Raymond Ibrahim on Issues, Etc.

Yesterday I appeared on the radio program Issues, Etc., with Todd Wilken, discussing several Mideast and Islamic related topics of the day. Click here to listen to the 13-minute interview.

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Raymond Ibrahim on ‘Kresta in the Afternoon’

Earlier today I appeared on Ave Maria Radio, with Al Kresta, discussing a number of topics related to the Islamic State and the root source of Muslim ‘Grievances.” Click here to listen to the interview.      

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The Islamic Prerequisite of Kuwaiti Citizenship

On May 11, the Kuwaiti Constitutional Court rejected an appeal by MP Nabil al-Fadl to adjust citizenship laws in order to allow Christians to become citizens. The current law, according to Article 4.5 of the Citizenship Act of Kuwait, holds that he [a potential citizen] be an original Muslim by birth, or that he has [...]

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Islamic Supremacism: The True Source of Muslim ‘Grievances’

FrontPage Magazine In the ongoing debate (or debacle) concerning free speech/expression and Muslim grievance—most recently on exhibition at Garland, where two “jihadis” opened fire on a “Prophet Muhammad” art contest organized by Pamela Geller—one thing has become clear: the things non-Muslims can do to provoke Islamic violence is limitless and far exceeds cartoons. Writes Victor [...]

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Islam’s ‘Reformation’ Is Already Here—and It’s Called ‘ISIS’

The idea that Islam needs to reform is again in the spotlight following the recent publication of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s new book, Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now.  While Ali makes the argument that Islam can reform—and is in desperate need of taking the extreme measures she suggests to do so—many of her critics [...]

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Raymond Ibrahim Interview: Why Islam Will Not Reform and More

I  was recently interviewed on Reel Talk with Audrey Russo.  Topics included why President Sisi will not reform Islam, the continuity of Christian genocide (whether by Ottomans or ISIS), and Obama’s refusal to fulfill his word to the Christian descendants of genocide victims of jihad.  Click here to listen to the 30-minute interview.    

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Raymond Ibrahim on ISIS’ Ethiopian Massacre, the White House’s Response, and the Future

Today, April 20, I was interviewed on the radio program, Issues, Etc., with Todd Wilken.  We discussed the recent slaughter of Ethiopian Christians, the White House’s response, and how Muslims conflate the West with Christians. Click here to hear the interview.

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Raymond Ibrahim Radio Interview: Differences Between Jihadi Groups, the Truth About Arab Dictators, and Jihadi Strategy

Jason Hartman of Holistic Survivor  recently interviewed me on a number of topics, including: the differences between the various Islamic jihadi groups; the truth about Arab dictators; why the Islamic State is not attacking Israel; and Western misunderstandings concerning the moderate/radical dichotomy.  Click hear to listen to this 30-minute, comprehensive interview.    

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