Mar 082012

Source: par Pierre PICCININ, au Caire, le 22 février 2011

Après avoir rencontré, en Tunisie, Rhadia Nasraoui, Hamma Hammami (TUNISIE – Entretien avec Radhia Nasraoui et Hamma Hammami) et Moncef Marzouki (TUNISIE – Entretien avec Moncef Marzouki), principales figures de la résistance à la dictature de Ben Ali, nous avons eu un entretien avec Nawal al-Saadawi, dans son appartement de la banlieue populaire du Caire…

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Juin 072011

Source: The following is a translation from an excerpt of Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s Fiqh al-Jihad, which was posted on Here al-Qaradawi defends the position of those he terms ‘moderates’ from attacks by ‘extremists’ who argue that moderates don’t accept offensive jihad. Al-Qaradawi argues that to the contrary moderates do accept offensive jihad, including raids into enemy territory, and gives some reasons for which they would accept it.

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Avr 272011

Nous avons vu dans un précédent billet le danger que courent les antiquités égyptiennes avec les Frères musulmans. Al-Qaradawi, Frère musulman influent, résume comme suit la position à adopter face aux statues et aux images. Ceci ne diffère en rien de la doctrine des Talibans en la matière, doctrine qui a conduit à la destruction des statues de Bouddha en Afghanistan en 2001:

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Mar 282011

Source: In an article posted on, Egyptian progressive Dr. Sayyed Al-Qimni attacked the shapers of Muslim public opinion who cling to Islamic traditions which are out of touch with modern times, yet they are ashamed and embarrassed by those same traditions when confronted with them, and outwardly deny elements of Islam that they know to be part of it. He specifically criticized the U.S.-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) for lying to the American public, and prominent Islamist cleric Sheikh Yousef Al-Qaradhawi, for declaring Jihad against American soldiers while his son attends university in Florida. The following are excerpts from the column:[1]

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Mar 212011

Source: In the context of the recent tumult in the Arab world, the new no-fly zone over Libya, and other dramatic developments, a lot of people are rightly paying close attention to what influential Arab commentators, journalists and activists are saying. That’s a good thing. Unfortunately, many Western and Arab observers are too quick to forget the context in which those words are being uttered and to treat some very irresponsible, albeit influential, Arab political figures as if they were much more respectable than they really are. There’s a strange unwillingness to apply the same standards we would to a Sarah Palin, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Silvio Berlusconi or Michael Moore to Arab voices that are also prominent but also equally irresponsible or dangerous. In the past 24 hours on twitter I’ve had a series of exchanges with several people I respect a great deal about two such figures: Abdel Bari Atwan, editor and publisher of the London-based newspaper al-Quds al-Arabi, and Yusuf Qaradawi, the Egyptian cleric based in Qatar, spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and superstar of Al Jazeera Arabic. I agree these are two important people, but I don’t agree they are serious commentators whose opinions are worthy of respect, let alone deference. On the contrary, their utterances, not to say gurglings, always need to be viewed in the context of their political and religious fanaticism, and especially the unsavory agendas they relentlessly promote.

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Fév 202011

القرضاوي يسرق الثورة

المصدر : جاء من «مسقط حقه» إلى «مسقط رأسه» ليسرق ثورة جاهزة لم يبذر بذرة واحدة في حقلها ولم ينزف قطرة عرق واحدة في سبيلها.

ذلك ما فعله «يوسف القرضاوي» حينما احتل أمس الأول «جمعة النصر» واحتكر ميدان التحرير ليعلن نفسه زعيما لثورة لم يخجل من سرقتها وأهلها شهود أحياء يرزقون.

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