Translating Words, Interpreting Events

Raymond Ibrahim Discusses the ‘Brave German Woman’ and Europe’s Islam Question

On May 7, Raymond appeared on CBN News discussing his recent article, “Lessons Learned from the Brave German Woman.” The video follows:

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Lessons Learned from the ‘Brave German Woman’

CBN News Several are the important lessons learned from last year’s “Brave German Woman” incident. Context: On November 10, 2013, a Muslim imam was invited to give the Islamic call to prayer inside the Memorial Church of the Reformation in the city of Speyer, Germany—a church dedicated to honoring Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. [...]

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Barefaced Lies of the Muslim Brotherhood

Pro-Muslim Brotherhood sheikh and cleric, Dr. Muhammad Abdul Maqsud, in an almost surreal turnabout, just appeared on Al Jazeera saying that he and the Brotherhood are staunchly against violence and/or acts of terror in Egypt, telling Brotherhood supporters in that country, “Bearing arms never leads to any good” and “We do not incite the youth to protest [...]

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Christians ‘Crucified Again’ for Refusing Islam

Greek To the awe of its readership, a recent Daily Mail article reports that the “jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Levant [ISIL],” which is currently entrenched in Raqqa, Syria, “publicly crucified two Syrian rebels in northeastern Syria in revenge for a grenade attack on members of their group.” While the Daily Mail is to [...]

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‘Sex Jihad’ Fatwa Permits Incest in Syria

Last year, according to Arabic media accounts, “Saudi cleric Nasser al-‘Umar issued a fatwa permitting mujahidin [jihadis] in Syria to have sex-jihad with their sisters [muharamhum] if no one else is available.   The Saudi preacher also praised the mujahidin for their ongoing fight against, in his words, the machine of infidelity and oppression, that is, [...]

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Raymond Ibrahim on CBN News: ‘Will Egypt’s el-Sisi Protect Christians?’

On April 24, CBN News Senior International Reporter Gary Lane interviewed me about Egypt. Lane’s write-up, “Will Egypt’s el-Sisi Protect Christians?” as well as the three part interview, follow: With only one month to go before Egyptians elect a new president, it looks like former Army Chief General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will be the likely [...]

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Muslim Brotherhood Member Rapes Boy for Supporting Anti-Brotherhood Revolution

A young boy in Egypt, apparently no more than six-years-old, was recently raped by a Muslim Brotherhood member “angered” at the child for singing praises to Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, widely seen in Egypt as the hero of the revolution that saw the ousting of Muhammad Morsi and the Brotherhood in July 2013, and likely Egypt’s [...]

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Approximately 11,000 Foreign Jihadis in Syria Recruited through Skype and Social Media

Jihad Watch According to the well-read Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and as relayed on Arabic media, “the civil war in Syria appears to be in need of more victims, so that the jihadis are making use of the social networks to recruit fighters from among the Muslims of Britain.” Adds the report: “A new wave [...]

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Muslim Brotherhood Dealing Drugs to Fund Terrorism

Coptic Solidarity The Muslim Brotherhood and its jihadi supporters are the latest terrorists to grow and cultivate illegal drugs in the hills of Sinai, in order to sell them and fund their terrorism campaign with the proceeds—not unlike Afghanistan’s Taliban earlier. A security source from Egypt’s Interior Ministry who chose to remain anonymous recently made [...]

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Islam, Dictators, and Christian Persecution: Raymond Ibrahim on Shine TV

I was interviewed nearly a year ago on Shine TV, a New Zealand Christian channel. The ten-minute discussion with host Allen Lee focuses on a wide range of topics, including Arab dictators versus Islamists and the phenomenon, historic and modern, of Christian persecution. The video follows:

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