Philippines

Your Daily Muslim #564: Noraina Sampiano

Your Daily Muslim #564: Noraina Sampiano

The Philippines are becoming increasingly Islamic, with more and more ninjas like Noraina Sampiano among the nation’s populace. The wannabe Mortal Kombat character recently traveled to Saudi Arabia for the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj) and became even more devout. And by more devout, I mean crazier, as the two are synonymous when it comes […]

Your Daily Muslim: Habier Malik

Your Daily Muslim: Habier Malik

You know it’s the religion of peace when its followers declare war against the government of the country in which they live. The Philippines’ own pseudo-jihad group Moro National Liberation Front (not to be confused with MILF, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front), a group which claims to not be entirely Islamic but cannot provide evidence […]

Your Daily Muslim: Ghazali Jaafar

Your Daily Muslim: Ghazali Jaafar

MILF stands for a lot more than what you think it does. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front, in other words, the bad kind of MILF, is an Islamic militant group in the southern Philippines that has been fighting for autonomy of the largely Islamic region. Ghazali Jaafar is the MILF’s Vice Chairman of Political Affairs. […]