Medieval Christians Distorted Koran to Prevent Islam from Spreading to Europe?

Coptic Solidarity While discussing the history of the Koran in Europe during a televised interview on the Arabic-language program, “Allah Knows,” Dr. Ali Gom‘a, one of Egypt’s foremost clerics, said that early European translations of the Koran were rooted in Christian desires to learn more about Islam and its language, Arabic.  But then he made […]

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Islam’s ‘Slow Motion Genocide’ of Christians

FrontPage Magazine Iraqi Archbishop Bashar Warda made the following observation during a recent speech:  “Having faced for 1,400 years the slow-motion genocide that began long before the ongoing ISIS genocide today, the time for excusing this inhuman behavior and its causes is long since passed.” That Muslims have cleansed non-Muslim peoples by the sword since […]

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Audio: Raymond Ibrahim on Islam’s “Slow Motion Genocide” of Christians

I was recently interviewed on Secure Freedom Radio on the topic of my article, “Islam’s ‘Slow Motion Genocide’ of Christians.”  The ten-minute interview can be listened to here.  

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Video: Raymond Ibrahim on the Doctrine and History of Jihad

I was recently interviewed on Truth Matters, hosted by Tony Gurule. The topic of discussion was “Jihad: Past and Present.” The 30-minute video follows:

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Muslim-on-Muslim Violence Is Israel’s Fault, Says ‘World’s Most Influential Muslim’

PJ Media. One way or the other, Israel is to blame for all of the Middle East’s problems, claim many leading Muslims. Consider the logic of the highly respected Dr. Ahmed al-Tayeb—once voted the “most influential Muslim in the world”— as expressed during a televised interview.  After claiming that “the genocides perpetrated by the Zionist […]

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Democratic Dementia: Americans “Mistreat” Muslims More than Muslims Mistreat Christians?

PJ Media A February Rasmussen report sheds light on just how divorced from reality millions of American liberal voters are. After pointing out that “Democrats are more likely to think Muslims are mistreated in America than to think Christians are persecuted in the Islamic world,” the report elaborates: Fifty-six percent (56%) of Democrats, however, believe most Muslims […]

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Eliminate Israel, Eliminate Islamic Terrorism?

FrontPage Magazine The plague of Islamic terrorism is based on “grievances” against Israel—so says Al Azhar, the world’s most prestigious madrasa (or Muslim “university”) that co-hosted Barrack Obama’s 2009 “A New Beginning” speech.  During a recently televised Egyptian interview, Ahmed Al Tayeb—Al Azhar’s grand imam, once named the “most influential Muslim in the world”—said: I […]

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Raymond Ibrahim on the Steven Solomon Show

Recently on the Steven Solomon Show (AM 980, The Mission, Minneapolis) I discussed a number of topics dealing with Islam and the West — including my latest book — in a 25 minute interview (part one here, part two here.)

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Death to “Filthy, Demonic” Christians: Muslim Persecution of Churches, September 2017

Gatestone Institute Muslim Slaughter of Christians Pakistan:  Sharoon, a Christian boy who achieved academic excellence despite years of entrenched discrimination and bullying—and whose poverty-stricken parents had worked hard to put him in MC Model Boys Government High School—was beaten to death by Muslim pupils.   On his first day at the school, the teacher slapped him […]

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The ‘Baby Muhammad’ Jihad: Europe’s Future Nightmare

Frontpage Magazine If Muhammad cannot beat the infidels on the battlefield, he’ll outbreed them—literally: “Mohammed most popular name for newborn boys in the Netherlands for second year in a row,” is the title of a recent report.  Muhammad is apparently also the most popular name in England. In fact, Muhammad is one of the most […]

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Infidel Women: Islam’s “Spoils of War”

Gatestone Institute One of the greatest but overlooked (or ignored) fact concerning Islamic aggression and violence around the world is that non-Muslim women tend to be its greatest victims.  According to a January report dealing with the Muslim persecution of Christians, “The most significant findings were that Christian women are among the most violated in […]

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Forget the “Terrorists,” What about Your Own Government, Mr. Sisi?

Coptic Solidarity. It is one thing for Egyptian President Sisi not to be able to prevent surprise Islamic terror attacks against Egypt’s Christians, the Copts.  But what does one make of the fact that his own government also discriminates against and persecutes the Copts? Most recently, a court sentenced 19 Muslim defendants to a one-year […]

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The Hate behind Muslim Tears and Outrage

FrontPage Magazine A sense of supremacism permeates everything in the Muslim supremacist’s life—even those things that Western media portray as laudable, humanitarian, or understandable. Consider the rape and strangulation of Zainab Ansari, an eight-year-old Muslim girl whose mangled body was found in a dump last January in Pakistan.  The tragic incident sparked mass outrage in […]

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Egypt’s Christians Suffer from “Very High Persecution”

Coptic Solidarity For another consecutive year in a row, Egypt has proven to be an inhospitable place for Christians, namely its most indigenous inhabitants, the Copts.  According to Open Doors, a human rights organization that closely follows the treatment of Christians around the world, Egypt is the 17th worst nation (out of nearly 200) wherein […]

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Raymond Ibrahim Interview: 215 Million Christians Persecuted

In an interview on “Cat’s Roundable” that aired this morning, I discussed the findings and significance of my recent Gatestone Institute article, “215 Million Christians Persecuted, Mostly by Muslims.”  The 10-minute interview with John Catsimatidis can be listened to here.

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YouTube: Keeping Americans in the Dark on Islam

FrontPage Magazine In certain respects, the real struggle between Islam and the West has less to do with an inherently weak Islam and more to do with subversive Western elements that cover up for and empower Muhammad’s creed. Out-and-out censorship is one of these tactics.  In a January 10 email titled, “We’re Suing Google – […]

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“Clean Our Excrement Every Day or Die”: Muslim Persecution of Christians, August 2017

Gatestone Institute A document drafted by members of the global Christian community convening at the 3rd International Christian Forum held in Moscow, detailed how over the past 10 years the Middle East’s Christian population has shrunk by 80 percent and warned that unless current trends are reversed Christianity “will vanish” from its ancient homelands in a […]

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Raymond Ibrahim on Global Terrorism and Iranian Protests

Last week I was interviewed twice on Ave Maria Radio, with Al Kresta.   During the first discussion we explored some of the biggest stories of terrorism and the position of ISIS in 2017 (click here); in the second interview, we focused on the situation in Iran (click here).  Both interviews are about 15 minutes each.

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Ancient Egyptian Monastery Closed and Christmas Canceled

Coptic Solidarity Local authorities decided to close down the Saint Catherine Monastery in the Sinai Peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on January 5 and January 6, when Christmas church services are held according to the Coptic Orthodox calendar.   The general directorate of tourist police further ordered all tourist companies not to lead tours to […]

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