MEMRI: Special Dispatch | No. 2234 | February 8, 2009
Egypt/Jihad & Terrorism Studies Project
Egyptian Cleric Muhammad Al-Zughbi Draws Lessons from the Battles of Early
Islam, Prays for the Annihilation of U.S., European Leaders
Following are excerpts from an address by Egyptian cleric Muhammad
Al-Zughbi, which aired on Al-Rahma TV on January 12, 2009:
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"The Accursed Europe Stood By The Accused Jews... The Pulverized United
States - I Pray That Allah Destroys It And Saves The Muslims From It - Stood
By These [Jews]"
Muhammad Al-Zughbi: "The accursed Europe stood by the accused Jews, as is
its custom. The pulverized United States - I pray that Allah destroys it and
saves the Muslims from it - stood by these [Jews]. Today, it sent them over
40,000 tons of weapons, bullets, mortars, and missile launchers. Yes, they
sent them crushing weapons. They sent them bombs." [...]
"One of the Qureish Horsemen... Cried: Who Dares To Fight Me? Hamza Stepped
Up Against Him; See What Self-Confidence! He Placed His Trust In Allah"
"[At the Battle of Uhud,] Abu Shaiba challenged [the Muslims] to a duel. He
was such a champion that even the Muslims nicknamed him 'the Ram of the
Battalion.' The Ram of the Battalion - he was strong. He was one of the
Qureish horsemen. He cried: Who dares to fight me?
"Hamza stepped up against him. See what self-confidence! He placed his trust
in Allah. They exchanged two blows. Then, Hamza landed a blow, which cut his
hand and shoulder, and split his chest down to the navel, until his lung was
exposed. See what bravery. See how a strong Muslim strikes. He landed a blow
that cut his hand and his shoulder, and all the way to his navel, exposing
his lung. A single blow of the sword, and he went straight to Hell. .
"There was a strong man from among the polytheists, who was finishing off
any wounded Muslims he saw. He would look for the wounded, cut off their
heads, and mutilate their bodies. Whenever he found a wounded man, he would
kill him. He would kill him! Not only that, but he would mutilate their
"Abu Dujana approached him. The polytheist was like a mule. A big jackass -
like that accursed, shoe-stricken, big jackass from the White House, the one
with the two big ears. A Jackass. A big jackass. Or like that lowlife
[Olmert], who slaughters the Palestinians, who faces 13 corruption charges,
including one for sexual harassment. May Allah curse him and all his
"The big jackass came up to him. Al-Zubeir says: [Al-Dujana] was small, but
the other one was a real mule. He was like all those Jewish and American
mules. Zubeir said: I followed them to see what they were doing. They
exchanged two blows. Abu Dujana deflected the blow with his shield. Then Abu
Dujana jumped on him and finished him off. He killed him on the spot.
"Zubeir said: I kept following him. I saw him turn towards a horseman, who
was tearing Muslims to pieces. He crept up behind him, but as he was about
to bring his sword down on his neck, he suddenly heard loud wailing of
women. You know how it goes... He was surprised, so he lifted his sword
rather than bring it down on the man's neck. It turned out it was a woman -
Hind bint Utbah, the wife of Abu Sufyan. She was slaughtering Muslims,
sowing death among them. Hamza said: No, the sword of the Prophet is too
lofty to be used to kill a woman. By Allah, I will never do it. I will never
strike a woman with the sword of the Prophet."
"The [Jews] Say: We Are The Second Most Powerful Force... On Earth - And
America Keeps Supporting Them - May Allah Blow Up All Of Them; The EU
Supports Them... May Allah Annihilate Its Leaders"
"The Jewish dogs should learn moral values from us. He defeated this woman,
who slaughtered Muslims and mutilated their bodies, but he refused to kill a
woman with the sword of the Prophet - not a woman or a child. Have these
dogs learnt this lesson? They slaughter women and children, and the other
dogs keep sending them weapons. May Allah finish all of them off. May Allah
destroy them completely.
"The [Jews] say: We are the second most powerful force on the face of the
Earth. And America keeps supporting them - may Allah blow up all of them.
The EU supports them with all its might - may Allah annihilate its leaders."
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