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jihad

jee had

  • n  a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels
  • n  a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal

  • There is no exact Islamic equivalent to the concept of just war, but an equally complex notion stands in its place: jihad.
  • To Osama bin Laden and the other radical militants of jihad, Sept.
  • Established in 1987 by a trio of veterans from the Afghan jihad with funding from Osama bin Laden, this Wahhabi center quickly became known as the launchpad for militant jihad.
News & Articles

  • Word "Jihad" found on wall in Delray Beach
    Posted By: Karl Man/CBS 12 News Delray Beach, Fla âIt was hard to miss on Saturday, laced in bold black lettering, nearly twenty feet high a piece of graffiti work reads âjihadâ.   In Arabic that term is used to describe a holy war.   Thousands of drivers saw the large message clearly when traveling northbound on I-95 in Delray Beach near the Atlantic exit. ...
    June 16, 2013 - WPEC CBS12 West Palm Beach
  • Egypt Brotherhood backs Syria jihad, denounces Shi'ites
    By Maggie Fick CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood blamed Shi'ites for creating religious strife throughout Islam's history, as the movement joined a call by Sunni clerics for jihad against the Syrian government and its Shi'ite allies. In a striking display of the religious enmity sweeping the region since Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah committed its forces behind Syrian ...
    June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Sunni clerics call for jihad against Assad, allies
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Leading Sunni Muslim clerics issued a call to jihad in Syria on Thursday at a meeting in Cairo which condemned the conflict as a "war on Islam" and said believers should use all means to ensure victory. ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Michelle Malkin in NEWS.com.au
    The kaffiyeh "has come to symbolise murderous Palestinian jihad. Popularized by Yasser Arafat and a regular adornment of Muslim terrorists appearing in beheading and hostage-taking videos, the apparel has been mainstreamed by both ignorant (and...
  • Ismail Haniyeh in Turkish Daily News (subscription)
    We will never recognize the usurper Zionist government and will continue our jihad-like movement until the liberation of Jerusalem,Haniyeh said.

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