Palestinian Authority Chief Shari’a Justice, Advisor To Palestinian President ‘Abbas, Speaks At ‘Indo-Arab Solidarity Day’ In Hyderabad, India, Where Center ‘In Memory Of Palestinian Martyrs’ In City Is Announced; Other Dignitaries At Conference: Islamic State Was Created By The West; ‘One Can Understand Why… Hitler Carried Out The Massacre Of Jews’

A screenshot of the news that appeared in Roznama Urdu Times. On October 29, 2017, a day-long conference called Indo-Arab Solidarity Day was held in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad by the Indo-Arab League, a non-governmental organization, to express solidarity with the P...


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Pakistani Lawmaker Capt. Safdar To National Assembly: Ahmadi Muslims Working For Israel, Ahmadi Faith ‘A Plant Planted By Israel And The British Crown’ – ‘In Their False Religion, There Is No Concept Of Jihad’

Captain Muhammad Safdar addresses the National Assembly on October 10, 2017. Speaking in the National Assembly of Pakistan on October 10, 2017, Pakistani lawmaker Capt. (ret.) Muhammad Safdar delivered a speech against Ahmadi Muslims. Pakistan declared the Ahmadi Muslim commun...


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In Oman, Kashmiri Leader Calls For Breaking Line Of Control (LoC) In 2018 To Free Kashmir From India, Urges ‘Islamic Countries To Support Us Openly’

A screenshot of the news story in Roznama Mahasib. Speaking at an event in Muscat, the capital of Oman, Sultan Mehmood Chaudhry, the former prime minister of Pakistan-controlled Azad ("Free") Kashmir, has called for breaking the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Kashmir betwe...


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Jamaat-e-Islami Leader: ‘It Is India’s Delusion That It Can Stop Kashmiris From Jihad’

A screenshot of the news story in Roznama Siasat. Sheikh Aqeelur Rehman, deputy emir of the Jamaat-e-Islami for the Pakistani-controlled Azad ("Free") Kashmir, has condemned India for the arrests of the relatives of jihadi commander Syed Salahuddin, according to the Urdu daily...


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Article In Saudi Daily ‘Al-Sharq Al-Awsat’ On The 100th Anniversary Of The Balfour Declaration: Lamentations Won’t Help, It’s Time To Take Stock And Learn From Our Mistakes

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, on November 2, 2017, Sudanese journalist Othman Mirgani, a columnist with the Al-Sharq Al-Awsat daily, criticized the Arab and Palestinian lamentations about the declaration. He called for soul searching to exam...


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In Video, Al-Qaeda In The Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) Details Persecution Of Rohingya Muslims, Calls On Muslim Clerics, Rulers To Protest

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the Pakistan-based branch of Al-Qaeda, has released a video explaining that the Burmese army and the majority Buddhists have engaged in the persecution of Rohingya Muslims ever since Burma, now called Myanmar, became independent. A ...


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‘Allahu Akbar’ – ‘Allah Is The Greatest’ – A Jihadi Battle Cry

Introduction In October 2016, MEMRI published an analysis report explaining the phrase Allahu akbar – meaning "Allah is the greatest" – and examining how and why it is routinely mistranslated and misunderstood by Western media. This was demonstrated most recently following...


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Lebanese Daily ‘Al-Akhbar’: Elements In Iraq Are Planning Confrontation With U.S.

On November 1, 2017, the Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar, which is close to Hizbullah, published a commentary piece about expected developments in Iraq following the end of the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS). It stated that elements in the resistance camp in Iraq – that is, the ...


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Reactions To Russian ‘It Girl’ Sobchak’s Candidacy For 2018 Russian Presidential Elections

On October 18, 2017, TV host, L'Officiel Russia editor-in-chief and socialite Ksenia Sobchak announced her intention to run in the 2018 presidential elections. The Russian opposition is inclined to consider Sobchak's candidacy a Kremlin political project aimed at undermining supp...


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Articles In Egyptian Press Condemn Security Forces For ‘Extremist’ Anti-Copt Measures

The issue of discrimination against Egypt's Coptic Christian minority has resurfaced recently in the Egyptian media. The renewed debate follows claims that the security forces, submitting to pressure by Islamist elements, are depriving Copts of their freedom of worship by repeate...


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Is The JCPOA Working?

Introduction All JCPOA supporters rely on the notion that "the agreement is working" and on the fact that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that Iran is in compliance with the agreement eight times since it came into force in January 2016. Reality...


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Russia This Week – October 31, 2017

Russia This Week is a weekly review by the MEMRI Russian Media Studies Project, reviewing developing stories in Russian domestic affairs as presented in the Russian media. In The News: Memorable Political Tweets By Russian Presidential Hopeful Sobchak Ksenia Sobach...


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Jaish-e-Muhammad Emir Masood Azhar Marks 16th Year Of U.S.-Led War In Afghanistan: ‘It Was Said The War Will Be Over In Two Weeks’; ‘There Is Honor For Muslims In Jihad’

Maulana Masood Azhar, the emir of Pakistan-based jihadi organization Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), wrote a column to mark the 16th year of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, launched on October 7, 2001, in the Urdu-language weekly Haftroza Al-Qalam published by JeM. In the column, ti...


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GSIM Claims Attack On Malian Military Camp Guarding French Company’s Site In Central Mali

On October 26, 2017, the Al-Zallaqa News media agency of the Mali-based jihadi group Jama'at Nusrat Al-Islam Wal-Muslimin ("The Group for Supporting Islam and Muslims," GSIM) posted on its Telegram channel[1] a communique in which the group claimed that it raided a Malian militar...


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Afghan Taliban Statement: ‘Complete Victory Has Been Won In The Maroof District [Of Kandahar]’

Following are excerpts of a statement published by the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban's shadow government) translated from Urdu: "After [U.S. President Donald] Trump's announcement of the new strategy, the happiness of Ashraf Ghani, the head of the Kabul administr...


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The Russia-Iran Axis: An Existential Threat To Israel –

Part II: The Nuclear Dimension By: Yigal Carmon* Introduction Part I of our analysis of the Russian-Iranian existential threat to Israel, published October 23, 2017, focused on the conventional military dimension of the threat posed by Russia's facilitation of Iran's...


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The Russia-Iran Axis: An Existential Threat To Israel’s Security –

A Wakeup Call By: Yigal Carmon* The Iranian forces and Iran-supported militias are expanding in Syria and approaching the Israeli border. This is happening with the full support and facilitation of Russia, even though Russia knows very well that Iran's aim is to fight t...


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On Its Telegram Channel, Ansar Ghazwatul Hind Pays Tribute To Ilyas Kashmiri: ‘[General] Musharraf Praised The Great Demonstration Of Courage By Ilyas Kashmiri And Gave Him A Cash Reward Of… [100,000] Rupees’

Ansar Ghazwatul Hind ("Supporters of the Battle of India"), a newly established jihadi group in Kashmir, has released a statement paying tribute to Ilyas Kashmiri (1964-2011), a jihadi who founded the 313 Brigade and later worked with Al-Qaeda. He was rewarded by General Pervez M...


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Pakistani Urdu Daily: The Prophet Muhammad’s Female Companions Participated In Jihad

Following is a comment piece published by the leading Urdu daily Roznama Ummat regarding the participation of the sahabiat (the female companions of Prophet Muhammad) in jihad during the era of the prophet. The piece was titled "The Sahabiat's Longing of Jihad!" "In the era of...


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Urdu Daily: Afghan Taliban Have Established Shari’a Courts Across Afghanistan

According to the Urdu daily Roznama Ummat, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the organization of the Afghan Taliban militants), has established shari'a courts across Afghanistan and people are using these courts to resolve their disputes. In the past two months, more than tw...


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