In her speech today to the Conservative Party conference Home Secretary Theresa May vowed to crack down on British Muslims who travel to Iraq and Syria to fight. In her 30 minute speech she said that ISIS presents a clear danger to Britain and must be destroyed. She said ISIS [...]
Egypt’s President Sisi, who came to power through a military coup, has called for the strengthening of the nation state and the elimination of extremism and terrorism in the Middle East. In a reference to the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist groups, he said that forces in the region were [...]
The emir of Qatar slams Israel and Syria for human rights abuses during his speech to the UN General Assembly. He also calls for reconciliation in Iraq, Libya and Yemen.
US soldiers in uniform sing, dancing and worship at Camp Pendleton in California. As the US prepares to lead a coalition into war against the Islamic State, the US soldiers chant “There’s no God like Jehovah!” “There’s no God like Jehovah!” over and over again while exuberantly singing a Christian [...]
Parliament has backed British participation in air strikes against ISIS in Iraq. After a seven-hour debate, MPs voted for military action by 524 votes to 43. The Conservatives, Lib Dems and Labour leaderships all backed air strikes although some MPs expressed concerns about where it would lead and the prospect [...]
Deputy Editor of 5Pillarz, Dilly Hussain is interviewed by Russia Today on the ISIS “terror threat” to Europe due to US-led military airstrikes in Syria. The Dutch government announced on Wednesday that it will be sending six F-16 fighter jets to assist the US-led campaign against ISIS in Syria. Dilly draws comparisons [...]
A Jamaican-based cleric who supports ISIS has made a plea to the group to free British aid worker, Alan Henning. Sheikh Abdullah al-Faisal said that according to Shariah law, ISIS is not allowed to kill a sympathiser to Islam. He said: “Instead we were commanded by Allah to deal with [...]
Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly, President Barack Obama outlined steps world leaders should take against “violent extremist” groups such as ISIS. He also criticised Russia for its conflict with Ukraine.
American Muslim scholar Hamza Yusuf delivers a sermon describing ISIS fighters as “khawarij” who have nothing to do with Islam. He says that Islam is being taken over by “stupid young boys” who get their information from google, while ignoring the ulama who have spent their lives studying religion.
This video is the account of a young Muslim teenager whose house was raided as part of the “anti-terror raids” conducted by the Australian authorities on Thursday 18 September 2014. The raids were “the largest yet conducted” in Australia and have stirred considerable controversy. They come against the background of [...]
Young British Muslims at Active Change Foundation show their solidarity against ISIS and their actions.
Shaykh Haitham Al-Haddad (MRDF/Islam21c), Abu Eesa Niamatullah (Al Maghrib Institute) and Imam Shakeel Begg (Lewisham Islamic Centre) clarify the Islamic position on the threat of execution made to Alan Henning by ISIS.
Having travelled to Syria since 2004 alone with her children, Ibtihal Bsis finally crossed the Syrian border with her husband, who was wanted by the Assad regime, for the first time after the revolution. She has since made the same journey in 2013, and has just returned from the region. [...]
British journalist John Cantlie who is currently being held as a prisoner by ISIS has issued a video message regarding “facts” that the western media has ignored. John Cantlie who has worked for the Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph and The Sun was abducted by ISIS on November 2012 in Syria. [...]
The charity which Alan Henning was working with when he was kidnapped in Syria has made a direct appeal to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for his release. Al-Fatiha Global made a video in which they described taxi driver Mr Henning, 47, as an innocent man who was trying to help Muslims. [...]
Part 1 of Islam Channel’s programme on what Scottish independence would mean for the nation’s Muslims. With a few days left to go the vote is on a knife edge so Scotland’s Muslims could make the difference.
President Obama has authorized a major expansion of the military campaign against ISIS, including American airstrikes in Syria and the deployment of 475 more military advisers to Iraq. But he sought to dispel fears that the United States was embarking on a repeat of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. [...]
Deputy Editor of 5Pillarz, Dilly Hussain is interviewed by Russia Today on the rise of “Muslim Shariah patrols” in Europe. YouTube videos of Muslim “Shariah police” patrolling the streets of Wuppertal in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in West Germany, sparked outrage among politicians in Europe. Wuppertal has a population [...]
CCTV footage from the Grand Mosque in Makkah showing a number of thieves being caught red-handed as they try to steal the valuables of pilgrims. The footage shows the thieves targeting napping visitors to the mosque, stealing items such as wallets and mobile phones, only to be caught minutes later [...]
Instead of pouring ice water over their heads in solidarity with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) patients, Gazans are pouring sand and dust over their heads in solidarity with children of Gaza. Videos of celebrities and private individuals taking “The Ice Bucket Challenge” went viral on Facebook during the same time [...]
In his Friday khutba, Dr Yasir Qadhi recounts the political and religious extremism of the “kharajites” during the Khilafah of Imam Ali (ra) and likens the ISIS movement in Syria and Iraq to them.
In his first TV interview since leaving hospital George Galloway describes the recent viscous street attack on him during which he was punched and kicked repeatedly. He says the attack was done by a fanatical Zionist who hated him and if the attack had been done by a Hamas supporter [...]
In this episode of The Report, deputy editor of 5Pillarz Dilly Hussain discusses the killing of US journalist James Foley, ISIS, Khilafah, foreign policy and Britons leaving to fight in Syria and Iraq. Mohammed Amin who is the Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum was also a guest on the [...]
A British man and his Saudi wife appear to have been attacked by Saudi Arabia’s religious police (Mutawa) for using a women-only cash till at a supermarket. An investigation has been launched by police – officially known as the “Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice” – [...]