May 10, 2006 Special Dispatch No. 1161

Egyptian Cleric and Former Islamic Lecturer in the U.S. Hazem Sallah Abu Isma'il on Al-Risala TV: Lectures on the Jews' Conflicts With Islam's Prophet Muhammad, Stating U.N. Documents Assert '82% of All Attempts to Corrupt Humanity Originate from the Jews'

May 10, 2006
Egypt | Special Dispatch No. 1161

In the April 14, 2006, edition of his weekly show on Al-Resala TV, The Raids, in which he discusses the battles of the Prophet Muhammad, Egyptian cleric Hazem Sallah Abu Isma'il explains to his audience that, according to U.N. statistics, "Jews produce more than 82% of the video clips in the world," and adds that "82% of all attempts to corrupt humanity originate from the Jews."

Isma'il, a wealthy lawyer and businessman [1] who is also, according to Al-Jazeera TV, head of the Committee for Implementation of Shari'a of the Egyptian Lawyers' Union, [2] was a strong Muslim Brotherhood candidate for the Dokki district in the November 2005 elections in Egypt, but lost in a surprise upset to a member of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's party. [3]

According to the Saudi channel Iqra TV, Isma'il is the son of former Egyptian MP Sheikh Sallah Abu Isma'il, and spent some time in the U.S. with his mother Dr. Nawwal Nur, who lives in Los Angeles, with whom he preached and taught Islam there. In a July 15, 2004 interview with Iqra TV on the subject of 9/11, Isma'il stated that he believed that "these events [i.e. 9/11] were fabricated from the outset as part of the global groundwork for the distortion of Islam's image [...] a comprehensive global plan that includes a media aspect," and that "the authorities there [i.e. in the U.S.] don't want to conduct an investigation."

The following are excerpts from the April 14, 2006 lecture by Sheikh Hazem Sallah Abu Isma'il, which aired on Al-Risala TV.


It is followed by excerpts from the July 15, 2004 interview with Hazem Sallah Abu Isma'il and his mother Dr. Nawwal Nur, on Iqra TV.


April 14, 2006: On the Battle of Badr

Sheikh Hazem Sallah Abu Isma'il: "As I always say, when I am at an airport, I see young Jews with a cause, young Americans with a cause, young Western men, young Eastern men, young Japanese - they all have causes, which they respect. Young Muslims and Arabs, on the other hand, care only about pretty girls and pleasure... This is why we find ourselves trampled underfoot.


"As I've told you, following the great victory at the Battle of Badr, the Muslims felt joy and enjoyed stability, but the Jews, the hypocrites, and the infidels felt boiling rage and fury towards Islam. For instance, if they encountered a Muslim woman in the market, they would harass her. As you know, things like that have also happened recently, following 9/11. Muslims were harassed in the markets of America and Europe. There were some incidents, although not many, in which a man would strip a Muslim woman of her veil in the market."


"82% of All Attempts to Corrupt Humanity Originate From the Jews"

"The Jews are determined to own the media, in order to control the ears and eyes of the youth. Do you know that all those songs that appear in movies... The percentage of Jewish-produced video clips worldwide, according to statistics from 2003... Jews produce more than 82% of the video clips in the world. The Jews! These are not Islamic statistics, but statistics by the U.N. organization for media, culture, and science. Eighty-two percent of all attempts to corrupt humanity originate from the Jews. You must know this so that we can know what should be done.

"The Jews' control of the media involved poets, like Ka'b Ibn Al-Ashraf. He was a well-known poet. Like the international actors, he was tall, fair-skinned, handsome, good-looking, and perfumed - the pinnacle of splendor and glory. A beautiful sight! He was a poet, and he began writing poems about... Have you heard of Salman Rushdie? Have you heard about that woman from the Indian Peninsula or Bangladesh, who wrote against Islam? He wrote against Islam just like they do today.


"This guy Ka'b began publishing poems about the wives of Muslims. He referred to the wives of Muslims, and damaging their honor. In other poems he would curse the Prophet, ridicule him, and say improper things about him. In a third type of poem, he would curse the Prophet's companions, and compare them to animals - dogs, sheep, and camels. This was a type of insult. The Arabs of those times loved poetry, as the verse says: 'Poetry is the language of the Arabs.' For Arabs, poetry is sharper than the sword."


"Islam Did Not Fight the Jews Because They are Jews, But Because They Violated the Agreements"

"Then a terrible incident took place, when they killed a Muslim. If anyone ever asks you how the Muslims came to fight the Jews, tell them that Islam did not fight the Jews because they are Jews, but because they violated the agreements.


"A woman went to the Jewish market of the Qaynuq'a tribe to buy gold from a goldsmith. She went to buy a ring or earrings. She sat down, and a Jew asked her: 'Why do you cover your face?'


"While she was sitting, preoccupied with [her business], he took a pin, and used it to attach the edge of her garment to the garment itself. She was unwilling to reveal her face, but when she got up with the edge of her garment pinned up, she was exposed - the lower part of her body was exposed. Her private parts were exposed. This is a horrendous thing for regular Arabs, let alone for Muslims.

"This was not the first time such a thing occurred. The Jews would harass the Muslims in the marketplace time and again, as I've told you. The Jews gathered around her and started laughing: 'You did not want to reveal your face?!' They clapped their hands and were happy. The blood boiled in the veins of one of the Muslims, and he approached the Jew who did this, and killed him. The Jews went up to the Muslim and killed him in the market.


"In our own Islamic state, our own rule, women's private parts are being exposed, and men are being killed? Is this what we have come to? Nevertheless, the Prophet did not fight or kill the Jews. He went to them and said: 'You will not remain in Al-Madina after this.'"


"How Wonderful are the Justice and Wisdom of Islam"

"How wonderful are the justice and wisdom of Islam. How wonderful, brothers, is... how should I put it... the dream of Islam. How wonderful is the tranquility of Islam, while it confronts those violators of agreements. But do you think that once they were out of Al-Madina they kept quiet? Ka'b Ibn Al-Ashraf, about whom I told you, wrote an [anti-Muslim] poem, and distributed it far and wide.


"I know that many people will start talking to me about 'suicide operations,' martyrdom-seeking operations, political assassinations, and so on, just because the Prophet gave the order to kill Ka'b Ibn Al-Ashraf. He gave the order because K'ab was the propaganda machine, the apparatus for boosting the morale in the camp of the Jewish combatants. Ka'b Ibn Al-Ashraf was not the kind of person about whom you could say: Let's just shoot him, and he'll die. He was the apparatus for boosting the morale in the Jewish army. He was the apparatous for military propaganda in the Jewish army.


"And thus, the story of Ka'b Ibn Al-Ashraf came to an end. This was the end of one of the mouthpieces of Jewish propaganda. Some people today want to hold us responsible. They say: 'What you did was a political assassination.'

"What the Prophet did was not a political assassination, but an act which was part of a war. Besides, the Prophet did not commit this political assassination until Muslims were permitted to fight and wage jihad."

July 15, 2004, Iqra TV

Host: "I would like to ask you about the image of Islam and Muslims in the US following the events of 9/11. Was this image completely distorted?"

Nawwal Nur: "No, not at all, praise Allah. The number of Muslims over there has risen, and people know more about Islam. Initially, they were very surprised to hear that there is a religion such as this, and then they began reading about it more and more. Islamic culture increased in this period. I do not believe that?"

Host: "Did this horrible event, condemned by all the Muslims in the world, not change the image of Islam in the US?"

Nawwal Nur: "No, not at all, it has not even been proven that Muslims committed it. There hasn't even been an investigation, there is nothing. They are confused about what happened. That is why they started to learn about Islam. Is it really possible that Islam would instigate such a thing? No, impossible. That is why more people converted to Islam."

Host: "Even if we were to claim that some Muslims committed such a thing and we would accept this hypothetically, then the responsibility for this lies squarely on those who committed it, not on Islam."

Nawwal Nur: "True. The US is full of terrorism and gangs, and it has violence, murder and perversions. Is Christianity responsible for all this?"

Host: "No, of course not."

Nawwal Nur: "Not at all, I mean, these are individual cases?"

Host: "Even if one Muslim made a mistake, it's his responsibility and not Islam's, not Islam's. Sir, do you agree with your mother's description?"

Abu Isma'il: "No... Sir, there is a difference between presenting the real issue and presenting the issue fabricated by the media."

Host: "All right!"

Abu Isma'il: "I am one of those who believe these events were fabricated from the outset as part of the global groundwork for the distortion of Islam's image. I mean this is part of a comprehensive global plan that includes a media aspect. Even before these events took place there was preparation for them?

"There is a fabricated plan, or a fabricated image of Islam. They say, 'Come and we will show you Islam, which is such and such.' They do not see that if they blame the Muslims for bringing down two buildings in the U.S. on 9/11, so how many buildings did they bring down in Palestine, Afghanistan, or Iraq?

"What is the number of buildings the US itself brought down in these countries? At the same time, the amazing thing is the shock in the US, producing national fundamentalism.

"Later, I was surprised by a certain question, and the truth is I didn't make an effort to find it but read it in one of the newspapers published in the US. It said, 'We are not going to tell you if it has been proved whether Muslims carried out the events of 9/11 or not.'"


"'We will tell you why the American authorities insist on not conducting an investigation into who caused these events?' The authorities there don't want to conduct an investigation."

[1] November 5, 2005.

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[3] Associated Press, Main Mubarak Challenger Now Loses Parliament Seat, Muslim Brotherhood Does Well, November 10, 2005.

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