“The world has come to believe that Islam is what is practiced by Bin Laden, Zawahiri, Zarqawi, the Muslim Brotherhood, the Salafis, and others who have presented a distorted image of Islam. We must be honest with ourselves and admit that we are the reason for these drawings. Any harm to the Prophet or Islam is a result of Muslims who have come to reflect the worst image of Islam and certain Arabs who have not conveyed faithfully the life and biography of the Prophet.”

–Muhammad al-Hamadi, writing in the United Arab Emirates’ Al-Ittihad


It’s interesting to see how Arab Press has reacted to the cartoon controversy. The quote above clearly shows that there are some who dare shout that the king has no clothes on him.

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