The Shahadah as Truth and as Way (Samsel) (via The Journal of Traditional Studies)
"Man, endowed with reason, is by nature a thinking being."
Symbolisms of basic islamic imagery in jihadi propaganda (via Italian Team for Security, Terroristic Issues, & Managing Emergencies)
"The proverb 'one picture is worth a thousand words' summarizes the importance of image in the field of communication."
The Meaning of Islamic Flags (via Opposing Views)
"Islam has no one flag that represents the religion, but rather a series of flags that are used with an array of colors and designs."
Shahadah: the statement of faith (via BBC)
"There is no God but Allah, and Muhammad is his messenger."
In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful (via Converting to Islam)
"This Arabic phrase, shahada, also called kalima, is a simple statement; sincerely believing in the meanings of it and the faith behind it can change one's life for ever."
Know Your Terror Flags (via The Muslim Issue)
"Today we find a multitude of flags in the Muslim world. These have been carefully designed with colours and symbols to represent characteristics of the nation state."
Abis Brigade (via Tracking Terrorism)
"The Abis Brigade (Liwa Abis) is an Islamic extremist group that made its first announcement on 7 April 2014 on Facebook and Twitter."
Jihadism: Online Discourses and Representations (via University of Vienna)
The Jihadist Plot: The Untold Story of Al-Qaeda and the Libyan Rebellion (via John Rosenthal)