Tag Archive | iraq

Your Daily Muslim: Samira Ahmed Jassim al-Azzawi

Your Daily Muslim: Samira Ahmed Jassim al-Azzawi

Samira Ahmed Jassim al-Azzawi was well past her first midlife crisis, and after going through menopause, decided it was time to have another. The Iraqi Muslim, dressed in the traditional Islamic ninja costume, made it her mission to recruit other women to her newfound cause: jihad. She crafted a new image for herself (without Botox), […]

Your Daily Muslim: Abu Hamizi

Your Daily Muslim: Abu Hamizi

Today’s post contains graphic descriptions of violence, including torture. Reader discretion is advised. Muslims are good at making things explode. Unlike most Muslims who like to blow up cars or their own bodies, Abu Hamizi likes to make his victims’ intestines explode – from within. The 26-year-old is an Iraqi militant who spends hours a […]

Your Daily Muslim: Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani

Your Daily Muslim: Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani

Getting old must be difficult, especially if you’ve never been able to enjoy anything in life. It would probably make a person incredibly foul and bitter… like Iraqi Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani. A strict Muslim regarded as one of Iraq’s highest religious authorities, 82-year-old al-Sistani’s sole purpose in life at this point seems to […]

Your Daily Muslim: Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi

Your Daily Muslim: Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi

Aside from having one of the longest names in recorded history, Saudi Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi was a rather ordinary guy before he discovered radical Islam. He worked as a doctor (who likely wrote prescriptions for camel piss to cure all ailments) and his wife worked as a full-time bedsheet model, the #1 career for […]

Your Daily Muslim: Najmuddin Faraj Ahmad

Your Daily Muslim: Najmuddin Faraj Ahmad

Najmuddin Faraj Ahmad was the first leader of Kurdistan-based Iraqi Islamic militant group Ansar al-Islam. While his mujahideen brothers in Kurdistan were busy raping and slaughtering, you know, normal Muslim stuff, Ahmad was chilling in Norway being all cowardly. Despite the local Kurdistan government’s order to have Ahmad extradited and face the death sentence they […]