ISIS Caliphate Calls Upon Jihadists In Egypt To Target Christians, “Killing Them Is One Of The Main Ways To Serve The Cause”
Qur’an Sura 9:111a, “… they fight in the cause of Allah , so they kill and are killed …”
Qur’an Sura 9:14, 30, “Fight them, Allah will punish them by your hands and bring them to disgrace … even if they are of the People of the Book … the Christians say: The Messiah is the son of Allah; these are the words of their mouths; they imitate the saying of those who disbelieved before; may Allah destroy them …”
Abu Mus ‘ab al-Maqdisi, a leader in the Islamic State, said in a statement titled ‘Advice to Egypt’s Mujahidin [jihadis],’ published on websites linked to the ‘caliphate,’ that ‘It is necessary to take the battle to Cairo, until the Sinai is safeguarded from the apostates [reference to Egyptian government] and becomes a rear base [qaeda] to expand the jihad from.’
He added that ‘You have a good example in the Islamic State when it was bombing Baghdad on a daily or weekly basis with car bombs and other operations.’
He also called on jihadis in Egypt to ‘target the Copts,’ the nation’s indigenous, Christian minorities: ‘For targeting them, following them, and killing them is one of the main ways to serve the cause of our virtuous male and female hostages of the tyrants.'” Source – Jihad Watch.
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