Top Muslim Scholar Calls for Jihad

(MEMRI) Sheikh Yousef al-Qaradhawi, head of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, has called for jihad in order to return Palestine to the Palestinians: "The right of the Muslims to Palestine and [other lands] will be [realized] only by force. We can only realize our rights through resistance." Al-Qaradhawi stressed that he himself was praying to Allah to "help him fight the Zionists and cause loss of life among them." He also condemned the Arab and Muslim leaders who avoid fighting Israel and cling instead to the peace process.

2010-07-14 09:15:28

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