ISLAMIC STATE

SUSPICION SURROUNDS TUNISIAN UNIVERSITY CHURNING OUT JIHADIS……

Hey, due take note of how the BBC refers to the Islamic State, their ”so called” highly vaunted stance against calling them anything else but has taken a minor dent.

Was it Kairouan that turned the 23-year-old into a “soldier of the caliphate”? The ancient city, located in the centre of Tunisia at an almost equal distance from the sea and the mountains, is one of the oldest Islamic centres in the world.

No, it was Islam 101 that did.

mo tunic 29.12.2011

Has holy city become jihadist breeding ground?

  • 2 July 2015
Great Mosque of Kairouan
The Great Mosque is hailed as an architectural masterpiece

When the so-called Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for last week’s attack at the beach resort of Sousse in Tunisia, it celebrated the gunman, Seifddine Rezgui, by his nom de guerre, Abu Yahya al-Qayrawani.

As often, his given surname was a reference to where he came from; or rather, in this case, where he was studying, the city of Kairouan.

It has since emerged that Seifddine Rezgui had completed the first year of his masters degree only two weeks before he carried out a massacre of at least 38 people.

Teachers and officials of Kairouan’s Institute of Applied Science and Technology are adamant: Rezgui was a “normal student” throughout the four years that he spent there.

Was it Kairouan that turned the 23-year-old into a “soldier of the caliphate”?

The ancient city, located in the centre of Tunisia at an almost equal distance from the sea and the mountains, is one of the oldest Islamic centres in the world.

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