Tag Archive | martyrdom

Your Daily Muslim: Ali Jaleel

Your Daily Muslim: Ali Jaleel

Wherever there is Islam, there is violence, and Ali Jaleel illustrates that. The Maldives, despite having become increasingly radicalized, haven’t had many people taking the theme song of Islam (Ke$ha’s “Blow”) too literally. Ali Jaleel is an exception. It is unknown how or where he got the idea to blow himself up; it likely came […]

Your Daily Muslim: Reem Riyashi

Your Daily Muslim: Reem Riyashi

Normally when a woman has children, she tries to look after them, right? Not in the case of 22-year-old Palestinian Reem Riyashi. In 2004, with a son of 3 and a daughter of 18 months, Riyashi felt she needed to abandon her family to (you guessed it) wage jihad against Israel. Riyashi recorded a video […]