OTTOMAN WWI FATAWA for Jihad - A UNIVERSAL PROCALAMIATON
A UNIVERSAL PROCALAMIATON TO ALL THE PEOPLE OF ISLAM 1 Published by the National Society of Defense The Seat of the Caliphate 1333 (1915 AD) Printed in the Muta’at al Hairayet. 1 This Ottoman Fatwa is believed to have been written by Sheikh Shawish, entitled Aljihad. English translation from the American Agency and Consulate, Cairo, Egypt, in U.S. State Department document 867.4016/57, March 10, 1915. Special thanks to Dr Andrew Bostom for making this document available from his extensive research on jihad.