August 4, 2011 Special Dispatch No. 4056

Taliban Statement: Most Islamic Battles, Like the Conquest of Spain, were Fought During Ramadan

August 4, 2011
Special Dispatch No. 4056

A statement issued by the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban's shadow government) has stressed that most Islamic battles were waged during the holy month of Ramadan, and that the Taliban "are accelerating their jihadi activities."

The Taliban statement added, "The mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate that are holding their position on the frontline of jihad against infidels have made a strong commitment that they will celebrate this month of affection and devotion with their tireless jihadi efforts." The month of Ramadan began yesterday. ...

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