“The necks of your citizens will be cut, so long as you participate in the Crusade against Islam and the Muslims. #UK #US #AlanHennig.” (Tweet) Hayes Brown, “Turns Out It’s Pretty Hard To Shut Down Jihadi Twitter,” BuzzFeed News, November 6, 2014, http://www.buzzfeed.com/hayesbrown/turns-out-its-pretty-hard-to-shut-down-jihadi-twitter#.nxlA42mvn.
“The filthy monarchical British regime still feels pity for the black era of colonialism and it wishes to find new Khans to follow the footsteps of its former servants like Reza Khan (the father of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last king of the Pahlavi dynasty in Iran who was toppled in the 1979 Islamic Revolution in the country) and rule the Iranian people and it wishes to return to the black era of colonialism by sowing discord and creating distance between the Iranian people and the pivot of Islam and unity, but it will take this wish to the grave.”“Basij Commander Calls Britain’s Iran Embassy as ‘Spy Den,’” Fars News Agency, August 13, 2014, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13930522001069.
“One day the flag of tawheed will fly over Downing Street and the White House.” (Tweet)Brett Gibbons, “Birmingham hacker Junaid Hussain among Brits fighting in Syria,” Birmingham Mail, June 19, 2014, http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/birmingham-hacker-junaid-hussain-syria-7291864.
“Whenever there is a slaughter, the footprint of the European governments, including Britain, can be readily seen.”“Commander: Basij to Hold Exhibition on EU Human Rights Violations,” Fars News Agency, March 17, 2014, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13921226000544.
“The Zionist are trying to stage a sectarian war among Muslims with the help and support of the US and Britain in a bid to delay their destruction.”“Iranian Commander Asks Muslims to Keep Vigilant against Zionists’ Divisive Plots,” Fars News Agency, August 3, 2013, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13920512000527.
“We believe that Zionism, the United States, and England are gangs that kill children and women and men and destroy houses and fields. Zionism is a gang, not a country. So we will resist them until they don’t have a country.”Eric Trager, “The Unbreakable Muslim Brotherhood: Grim Prospects for a Liberal Egypt,” Foreign Affairs, 90 (2011): 114, http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/68211/eric-trager/the-unbreakable-muslim-brotherhood.
After a suicide bomber kills 11 IRGC commanders:
“Behind this scene are the American and British intelligence apparatus, and there will have to be retaliatory measures to punish them.”Michael Slackman, “Iran Blames U.S. and Britain in Attack,” New York Times, October 20, 2009, http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/20/world/middleeast/20iran.html.
“The latest raid on the Crusaders’ homes was the blessed raid on London [the London bombings], which was a slap in the face to British Crusader arrogance, after the mujaheed lion of Islam, Sheikh Osama bin Laden, may Allah protect him, had offered the peoples of the West a truce, if they leave the countries of Islam, but their arrogance drove them to crime, and their conceited foreign secretary, Jack Straw, said that these proposals should be treated with contempt. So let them pay the price of their government’s filth and arrogance.”David Aaron, In Their Own Words: Voices of Jihad (Santa Monica: RAND Corporation, 2008), 196-197.
“Why [would] I condemn Osama Bin Laden for? I condemn Tony Blair. I condemn George Bush. I would never condemn Osama Bin Laden or any Muslims.”Dominic Casciani, “Profile: Omar Bakri Muhammad,” BBC News, August 12, 2005, http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4144892.stm; “Muslim cleric Omar Bakri Muhammad arrested in Lebanon,” BBC News, November 14, 2010, http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-11579274.
In a statement released after the July 2005 bombings: “[In my teachings] I have mentioned vital and legitimate targets to be hit in the enemy’s countries … Among those targets that I speciﬁcally mentioned as examples was the London Underground. [Targeting this] was and still is the aim.”Jason Lewis, “Syria releases the 7/7 'mastermind,” The Telegraph, February 4, 2012, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/9061400/Syria-releases-the-77-mastermind.html.
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