Ruthless activities of IS is against Islamic principles: Sheikh Aboobacker Ahmed, General Secretary of All India Sunni Jami’tul Ulama

Arab News, August 30,2014 The ISIS or their self proclaimed Khalifates/Islamic state does not represent Islam by any means, Sheikh Aboobacker Ahmed, general secretary of All India Sunni Jami’tulUlama, stated here. The statement added that they are not just anti-Islamic but are enemies of the humanity. Their ruthless activities against people in Iraq and Syria are not meant for helping Muslims but defame Islam, he added. Their so-called anti-Western interpretation of Islam is only aiming to serve their political agendas in the wider Muslim world, he said. Supporting their activities…

Fatwa issued from Indian Muslims against LeT Founder Hafiz Saeed

Prabhat Sharan, Benar News August 09,2017 Nearly a thousand Indian Muslim clerics have signed and issued a resolution condemning the alleged anti-India activities of Pakistan-based Hafiz Saeed, the founder of banned terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD). Saeed is accused of masterminding a series of shooting and bomb attacks that lasted four days across Mumbai in November 2008, killing more than 170 people in India’s third deadliest terrorist attack. The 67-year-old has been under house arrest in Pakistan since late January. The fatwa, or decree, that was issued in…

Paigham e Pakistan

This unanimously agreed document titled “Paigham-ePakistan,” prepared in accordance with the injunctions of the Holy Qur’an, the Sunnah of the Prophet and the Constitution of Pakistan, reflects the collective thinking of the State of Pakistan. The Message identifies the problems faced by the State of Pakistan and provides basis to devise a strategy to achieve the goals of Objectives Resolution. Moreover, through this Message, Pakistan is being projected as a strong, united, developed, cultured and modern nation in the international community. This consensus based document shall be helpful to reconstruct…

Shia Cleric Ayatollah Ali Sistani calls to Fight against “Terrorists”

By Juan Cole, June 14, 2014 Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, spiritual leader of most Iraqi Shiites, intervened forcefully in Iraqi politics on Thursday and Friday, giving his support to the national army and urging Iraqi men to volunteer to enlist and to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). He termed the hyper-Sunni group, which has taken over the major northern city of Mosul, “terrorists.” Unlike Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, the head of the religious fundamentalist Da’wa Islamiyah (Islamic Mission) Party, Sistani did not call on private militias…

Saudi Arabia clerics step up Anti-Islamic State drive

By Amena Bakr, Reuters October 14,2014 Taking aim at Islamic State, Saudi Arabia has mounted a battle for hearts and minds at this year’s haj, warning pilgrims that the hardline group is “evil” and seeking to recruit their children to fight in Iraq and Syria. As millions of pilgrims visited the holiest sites in Islam on the second day of the annual pilgrimage on Saturday, global leaders condemned the fourth beheading of a Westerner by Islamic State insurgents. Saudi Arabia declared Islamic State a terrorist organisation in March and sharply…