Al Azhar's (Endless) Spring Time for Jihad and Jew-Hatred

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (ABNA), reporting (October 2, 2011) about the 5th International Conference on the Palestinian Intifada in Tehran, touted it as "...including participation of parliamentary delegations including several speakers, leading political figures and scholars from 50 Islamic and non-Islamic countries as well as leaders of several Palestinian groups." ABNA noted with some candor that the two-day conference was focused on the theme of "Palestine, a land only [emphasis added] for Palestinians." The brief report highlighted remarks made by Sheikh Mahmoud Ashour, deputy rector of Al-Azhar University--Sunni Islam's Vatican--that "Palestine" will only be "freed" if Muslims get united against the "Zionist occupiers," and this "liberating" task must be pursued in unity " every Muslim around the world...among Islamic nations." Sheikh Ashour also declared, according to ABNA,  that Egyptians were ready to die for the materialization of "Palestinian ideals." Despite his...(Read Full Post)