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Oh and jihad really means holy war and here is my evidence

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in response to reader comment: Our dear Khaled and his cosulting company! and our dear Maria Khan and correcting his poor Arabic again

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 13, 2008 at 09:28

I urge those readers that live here in the US to go to the nearest Barnes and Noble or Borders and check Hans Wehr dictionary page: 142B and you will find the following

Jihad (Jeem, heh, alif and dal): fight, battle, holy war (against the infidels as a religious duty)

And it is all in black and white

Khaled: Listen if you really want to have a civli debate, and respect, then you must start by admitting the obvious and in this case the word jihad means holy war period.

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