69 million page views

interesting but clearly twisted and biased

Reader comment on item: If I Forget Thee: Does Jerusalem Really Matter to Islam?

Submitted by ramzi (Qatar), Mar 1, 2007 at 02:33

many facts mentioned in your article are true and sound but I disagree with the way issues, facts and historical evidence are brought up ...

one recent evidence is that when jerusalem was in muslim hands during the ottoman era - during the last ruling years of emperor abdulhamid- many zionist and jewish organizations were trying to offer financial aid to the ottoman empire in exchange to certain rights in jerusalem. why would abdul hamid refuse such generous offers at the time where the ottomans needed financial aid so much had jerusalem been a non holy city for muslims? ...


Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2024 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)