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Beware of the exaggerators: From ISIS to Islamophobes

As the world stands in mourning, its people united in the rejection of radicalism, voices have begun to rise above the crowds, crying for vengeance and swift retaliation against those they perceived as the guilty parties. More often than not, the weight of guilt has been thrown on Islam, the designated target of well-thinking seculars. But while indeed justice requires to be served, especially when innocent lives have been sacrificed ... Read More »

Egypt al-Azhar says ready to send ‘Moderate’ Preachers to France

Ahlul Bayt News Agency – The deputy of Egypt’s al-Azhar Sunni Islamic Center said the center is ready to send ‘moderate’ preachers and prayers leaders to France. Abbas Shouman said they could help to combat extremists, al Hurra Arab news reported. He also said the ideology of the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group should be analyzed in order to fight the group. Shouman said combating Daesh requires intellectual and cultural efforts as ... Read More »

Senior Israeli spy arrested in Gaza

Ahlul Bayt News Agency –  Palestinian Security Forces in Gaza arrested “one of the most dangerous collaborators with Israel,” a person that security sources said has been working with an Israeli security agency since 2004 before being arrested in mid 2015. The sources pointed out that the man has been working with five Israeli officers linked to Israel’s Shin Bet Security Agency. The unidentified man was one of the most ... Read More »

ISIS Information Minister killed in U.S. strike in west of Ramadi

Ahlul Bayt News Agency – The Information Minister in the radical group of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) was reportedly killed in an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition on the group’s headquarters in Iraq’s Ramadi, west of Anbar, officials reported on Tuesday. “Salam Ismail Najm, who was serving as Minister of Information of Daesh (ISIS), was killed along with other armed escorts in an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition forces ... Read More »

Syrian army establishes control a village in Homs, destroys hideouts, kills terrorists

Ahlul Bayt News Agency – Syrian units of the army and armed forces backed by popular defense groups established control over new areas, killed more terrorists and destroyed their hideouts and vehicles while Takfiri organizations acknowledged scores of their terrorists. Homs Al-Hadath village under the army control The army units in cooperation with the popular defense groups established full control over al-Hadath village, located 82 km southeast of Homs city ... Read More »

Two civilians killed in new Saudi airstrike against Yemen

At least two civilians have been killed in a Saudi airstrike against Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz. On Wednesday, Saudi warplanes pounded a residential area in the al-Sarawi district of the province, situated 260 kilometers (166 miles) south of the capital, Sana’a, leaving two members of a family dead, Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network reported. Meanwhile, a commander of Saudi-backed militants loyal to fugitive former Yemeni president, Abd Rabbuh Mansour ... Read More »

Americans receive false information on Islam

The majority of American people have a very limited and “primitive” knowledge about Islam and have mostly received false information about the religion, a political analyst in Virginia says. “Most Americans know very, very little about Islam and the little they know is based on false information,” said Keith Preston, the chief editor and director of AttacktheSystem.com. “Americans, to a large degree, when they think of Islam, they simply think ... Read More »

President Rouhani Warns against Spread of Islamophobia

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that the recent terrorist attacks by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Daesh) terrorist group would fan the fuel of hatred toward Islam and the Muslim community. “Islam is the religion of mercy and peace, and these acts (of terrorism), particularly in Europe and America where a large number of Muslims live, should not be allowed to increase Islamophobia,” Rouhani said. ... Read More »

Mosques in Canada, Florida fear Islamophobia after Paris attack

Amid growing concerns that Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris could spark a wave of Islamophobic retaliation, a Muslim congregation in Canada said a fire that burnt down its mosque over the weekend appears to be a hate crime, and two Florida mosques reportedly received phone threats over the weekend. The fire at the Kawartha Muslim Religious Association’s mosque in Peterborough, Ontario, broke out Saturday evening and caused up $80,000 in ... Read More »

ISIS a blot on Islam: Indian Muslim leader

Indian Muslim parliamentarian and President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said that terror group ISIS is a blot on Islam and everybody needs to condemn its activities. The Lok Sabha member from Hyderabad said ISIS should not be linked with religion and the world should unite to fight it. Owaisi said Islamic scholars belonging to all schools of thought have given a fatwa against the ... Read More »