Monday, January 21, 2008

Syrian Author Gets Death Threats from Al Qaeda

Posted at the invaluable MEMRI blog on January 17:

Syrian writer and researcher Nabil Fayadh has announced that he will emigrate to Europe following death threats and following the posting on Al-Qaeda websites of fatwas calling for his assassination.

The threats and fatwas followed the publication of a book by Fayadh that included stories of disputes between the wife of the Prophet Muhammad, 'Aisha, and Caliph Uthman bin 'Afan Ali bin Abu Taleb.


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