Sentence Examples


  • Internet Jihad: According to a 1997 New York Times report, Muslim extremists are using Internet blogs and websites used to spread anti-Jewish and anti-American ideology across the world.
  • Mahommed Ahmad (the Sudanese mandi) proclaimed a jihad in 1882.
  • Thereupon Fodio unfurled the green banner of Mahomet and preached a jihad or religious war.
  • After a siege of sixteen and a half months Damietta was taken by the Franks on Tuesday the 6th of November 1219; al-Kamil thereupon proclaimed the Jihad, and was joined at his fortified camp, afterwards the site of Man~ra, by troops from various parts of Egypt, Syria and Mesopotamia, including the forces of his brothers Isa and Miis.
  • Mahommedans who do not acknowledge the spiritual authority of the Ottoman sultan, such as the Persians and Moors, look to their own rulers for the proclamation of a jihad; there has been in fact no universal warfare by Moslems on unbelievers since the early days of Mahommedanism.