Article In Issue 5 Of ISIS Magazine 'Voice Of Khurasan' Criticizes Israel-India Ties: 'Today We Are Seeing The Tawagheet [Tyrants] Ruling Over Our Lands Proclaiming Islam Yet Hastening To Befriend Enemies Of Islam, Especially The Hindus And The Jews'

May 5, 2022

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A key article in the latest issue of "Voice of Khurasan," the English-language monthly magazine published Al-Azaim Foundation, the official media outlet of the Islamic State's (ISIS) Khurasan Province, criticizes the governments of Muslim-majority countries that are normalizing diplomatic relations with Israel and accuses them of befriending India despite atrocities committed against the Muslim minority by Hindu extremists in India.

The release of the magazine's latest edition, Issue Five, corresponds with Shawwal 1443 in the Hijri calendar, which corresponds roughly with May 2022. The issue carries several articles and a poem advocating jihad.

A screenshot of the article

One of the articles, titled "Allies Of The Jews And Mushrikeen [Polytheists]," criticizes countries that have bettered their ties with Israel, such as Saudi Arabia, the United States, Turkey, and Russia. The article goes on to attack "allies" of Israel for befriending the polytheist Hindus despite recurring attacks against minority Muslims in Indian states. It cites several Koranic verses to argue that Islam forbids befriending non-Muslims.

Following are excerpts from the article:

"If You Look At Today, There Is An Uncanny Resemblance Of This Alliance Between The Jewish State, 'Israel' And The Hindu Polytheist State Of India"

"Allah says: 'You will surely find the most intense of the people in animosity toward the believers (to be) the Jews and those who associate others with Allah' – Chapter Al-Maida: 82. Allah clearly warned us about the enmity of our enemies and from it he ranked the Jews and the polytheists at the top because of their arrogance as this is the reason why he ranks Christians to be lower.

"Allah says (in the same verse): '... and you will find the nearest of them in affection to the believers those who say, we are Christians. That is because among them are priests and monks and because they are not arrogant' – Chapter Al-Maida: 82.

"If we look at the history, the only time Jews and polytheists had an alliance was only to fight the Muslims in [627CE at the Battle of] Ahzab which saw these two opposite sides, with mountains of differences between them with little to no similarities, forming a coalition to besiege the Muslims in Medina in an attempt to exterminate the Muslims and extinguish the light of Islam.

"If you look at today, there is an uncanny resemblance of this alliance between the Jewish state, 'Israel' and the Hindu polytheist state of India. While these two disbelieving sides have no common values except their common hatred for Islam and Muslims, both oppressive states have been occupying Muslim lands and oppressing the Muslim population for decades. Both kill unarmed women and children under the guise of 'terrorism' which they throw at any Muslim they want to oppress and kill.

"Allah warned the believers to never take any disbeliever as their allies in the clearest verses, and anyone with a sound mind and heart will be able to understand these verses. 'O you who have believed, do not take the Jews and the Christians as allies. They are (in fact) allies of one another. And whoever is an ally to them among you – and then indeed, he is (one) of them. Indeed, Allah guides not the wrongdoing people' – Chapter Al-Maida: 52."

"If You Look At India, The Tawagheet [Tyrants] Are... Staying Deaf And Dumb Over The Clear Transgression And Atrocities Committed Against The Muslim Minority Populations By Hindu Polytheists"

"Today we are seeing the tawagheet [tyrants] ruling over our lands proclaiming Islam yet hastening to befriend enemies of Islam, especially the Hindus and the Jews. If you look at India, the Tawagheet are not only staying deaf and dumb over the clear transgression and atrocities committed against the Muslim minority populations by Hindu polytheists, they are supporting it by saying it's their 'internal matter' while they forsake Muslims by improving their political relationship with the Hindu oppressive state and as far as going with their Wala [loyalty, as in wala wal Bara, i.e., loyalty and disavowal for the sake of Allah] in facilitating Hindu temples in the very Arabia [such as in the United Arab Emirates] that our pious predecessors cleaned from every shirk [polytheism].

"The Hindu tyrant regime is openly saying that Islam is a problem without limiting it to 'extremists' as the western disbelieving states say to deceive the masses while in reality all the head[s, of] disbelief have the same mentality. One of the BJP [ruling Bharatiya Janata Party] leader Taughts, Subrmanian Swamy, in an interview shed light regarding how these filthy polytheists see Islam and Muslims.

"Swamy: 'We know where the Muslim population is large there is always trouble – because the Islamic ideology says so. If Muslim (population) becomes more than 30 percent (in any country), that country is in danger. It is easy to call this hatred. I am being kind to them by not letting them enter India.'

"Report: 'The law ensures equal rights for equals. Are all people not equal? Are Muslims not equal in India?' Swamy: 'No, not at all people are equal. Muslims do not fall into the equal category.'

"This is the mentality of these polytheist mushrikeen yet the Tawagheet in our lands have awarded these heads of shirk and oppression awards such as we saw what Taghut King Salman in Saudi, Mohammad bin Zayed in UAE, Ibrahim Mohammed Salih in the Maldives did by giving highest honor to these disbelieving criminals."

"Saudi Arabia And The United Arab Emirates, And Other Apostate Gulf States Following Them, Have Taken Steps To Befriend The Jews, And Normalize Ties With Them"

"When it comes to the Jewish state, ever since the mujahideen started their jihad, these Tawagheet supporters especially their evil scholars have articulated conspiracies that mujahideen are agents of kuffar [unbelievers], agents of Israel. And always whine about 'Why don't they attack Israel?' as if attacking Israel confirms one's faith being a Muslim or stamp their jihad being 'for the sake of Allah.' Yet mujahideen have attacked Israel in their own capacity from time to time and clearly stated [that] liberating Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa [in Jerusalem] is in the plans and always incited attacks against the oppressive Jews.

"We saw the glorious attacks in the month of Ramadan done by wolves of the Khilafah [Caliphate led by the Islamic State] against the Jewish criminal occupiers and the reactions of the sururis [followers of Syrian theologian Muhammad Surur's non-violent political Salafism], ikhwanis [i.e., members of the Muslim Brotherhood], and other apostate groups who have been at the forefront of labelling mujahideen as agents of Israel added icing on the cake.

"And for those residing in Palestine, know that your struggle to free Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa would never be fruitful as long as you are tainted by the disease of [sic., incomplete sentence].

The magazine's coverpage

"Prior to the attacks by the soldiers of the Islamic State on the Jews, the states whom they deem as 'Islamic' in Arabia have shown their true colors as we have known all along as they hastened to befriend the Jews by 'normalization' deals which would have come into fruiting decades before, had not it been for the sincere Muslim populations opposing it.

"One by one, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and other apostate Gulf states following them, have taken steps to befriend the Jews, and normalize ties with them politically and economically. They host their president, prime minister, and try to show the world that coexistence with these enemies of Allah is possible, rejecting the religion of Allah while Allah and his Prophet [Muhammad] had continuously warned against them."

"May All Open The Eyes Of Muslims And Guide Them To The Right Path And Raise From Them Muhajireen [i.e., Migrants To The Lands Of Jihad]"

"However, the highlight of the 'normalization' was the 'Caliph' of the ikhwanis and sururis, their sheikhs and supporters who have hyped up this secularist Taghut [Tayyip] Erdogan as some kind of savior, ended up hosting the Jewish president in his own country with an 'honorable' reception ending years of 'pro-Palestine' drama and exploiting the Palestinian cause to boost his popularity and votes. It has already been exposed that the Turkish Taghut and Russian Taghut [Vladimir] Putin [met?] in Astana.

"Even after all this, we are still seeing supporters of these treacherous Tawagheet making excuses for their clear kufr [unbelief] and treachery and adding to their misguidance.

"Allah has already informed us about these hypocrites [among Muslims, munafiqeen]: 'So, you see those in whose hearts is disease hastening into (association with) them, saying: We are afraid a misfortune may strike us. But perhaps Allah will bring conquest or a decision from him, and they will become, over what they have been concealing within themselves, regretful' – Chapter Al-Maida: 51.

"May all open the eyes of Muslims and guide them to the right path and raise from them muhajireen [i.e., migrants to the lands of jihad] and Ansar [local supporters] who will give victory to the Khilafah."

Source:, May 3, 2022. The original English of the quoted text has been lightly edited for clarity and standardization.

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