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Tufail Ahmad becomes the voice of reformation for Islam to eradicate Jihad.

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By Pragya Jha

A powerful voice emerged in the name of Tufail Ahmad for reformation in Islam particularly in India. Tufail Ahmad is a key expert in National Security of India, which is currently siege by Jihad.

In his recent book Jihadist Threat To India: The Case for Islamic Reformation by Indian Muslim ,he has done an in- depth study about Jihad, terrorism in India, and its Global Implication.

Ahmad had been a student in madrasa in Bihar and worked at BBC. He has examined the Jihadi literature extensively.

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Jihad and Pakistan’s War on India

As per Ahmed’s details, Al Qaeda threats to India has risen with the help of Taliban in Pakistan and Afghanistan. He further explains that ISIS is radicalizing Muslims from a no. of states in India.

He reveals the association of Jihad to Pakistan’s history and its identity as a nation. Pakistan is a state that is training Jihadi warriors and promoting Jihadi sympathies. This mentality is spread in Pakistani Textbooks too, that teach students to hate India with religious inflammation.

Pakistani Jihadi is not just confined within India but it controls the minorities of the country, particularly Balochistan, which is subjected to the brutal violence of Pakistan. This is because Pakistan identity is defined by its religion and becomes unstable when people arouse to their local needs.

Ahmad also unveils Saudi Arabia’s support for Pakistan as well as Global Jihad. Saudi Arabia’s support can be seen through its well funded networks in madrasas. Sympathy to jihadists’ activists is taught in Deobandi schools funded by Saudi itself.

Jihad is not about the Muslims who are poor or unemployed rather it is about the young Muslims who live in western countries and feel culturally rejected or inferior.

Putting it in a simple way, Jihadist terrorism is a proxy war. It cannot expand without considerable state support. Pakistan persist the focus of this war relative to India, with the help of Saudi Arabia and Islam’s outdated theology as its ideology.

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Call for reform in Islam

Ahmad raises persuasive case for the reform in Islamic Society by promoting secular education for Muslims youth, particularly for the girls who are between the ages of 6-14. It is sad that neither the government nor the NGOs are taking up the cause of modern education for Muslim children, especially girls.

Some Muslims may not be glad by Ahmad’s call for reform combined with India’s national security interest. But the fact is that Jihad is a great danger for both Muslims as well as Non-Muslims.

Jihadists Threat to India should be read carefully by all Indians who are concerned about their country’s future and also by those who wants to know the roots of global jihad.

Reformers such as Tufail Ahmad should be supported as the solution of these problems are likely to come up by their insights.

Reference: http://www.dailyo.in/politics/jihadist-threat-to-india-tufail-ahmad-terrorism-al-qaeda-isis-pakistan-islam-balochistan/story/1/10356.html

Pragya Jha is a student of Journalism and mass communication from New Delhi.Twitter: @pragya1527

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The Son Of The Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi Dies: IS

Al-Baghdadi's fate is still unknown

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This image from video posted in July purports to show Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi delivering a sermon in Iraq, July 5, 2014. Islamic State media has announced the death of the leader's son.
This image from video posted in July purports to show Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi delivering a sermon in Iraq, July 5, 2014. Islamic State media has announced the death of the leader's son. VOA

The son of the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died in a suicide attack mission in the city of Homs in western Syria, according to the IS media al-Nashir News.

Posting the photograph of a young boy, purportedly Hudhayfah al-Badri, al-Baghdadi’s son, the outlet said he lost his life in an operation against the Russian forces deployed in Homs and the Syrian government forces, referred to as Nusayriyyah by IS.

“Hudhayfah al-Badri (may Allah accept him), the son of the Caliph (may Allah safeguard him), was killed in an inghimasi [suicide] operation against the Nusayriyyah and the Russians at the thermal power station in Homs Willayah,” the news outlet reported.

Inghimasi refers to suicide operations in which a fighter, clad with explosive belt and armed with regular weapons, attacks an enemy position before detonating himself to inflict as much damage on the enemy as possible.

The U.S. military said it has seen the reports of al-Badri’s death but declined any confirmation.

“It would be inappropriate for us to comment on an attack on forces outside the Coalition. We have nothing more to provide,” U.S. Central Command told VOA.

An Iraqi national, al-Baghdadi, whose real name is Ibrahim Awad al-Badri, announced the Islamic State caliphate in the city of Mosul in June 2014 and made himself its caliph. The leader has since become the world’s most wanted man, with a $25 million bounty on his head.

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Al-Baghdadi’s fate is still unknown, with various reports claiming his death and injury several times, including a claim by the Russian Defense Ministry that he might have been hit by a Russian airstrike in 2017.

Those claims have been rejected by U.S. officials and the whereabouts of the elusive leader remain unknown.

Al-Baghdadi’s infamous role in IS has put a spotlight on his family. In March 2014, al-Baghdadi’s wife, Sujidah al-Dulaimi, was released, along with her two sons and daughter, in exchange for 13 nuns taken captive by al-Qaida-linked al-Nusra Front militants.

Also read: Will the Latest Message From Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Provoke New Attacks in the West?

It was reported that only the girl was al-Baghdadi’s daughter. The two boys belonged to a man his wife had married before meeting al-Baghdadi. (IANS)