Egyptian "Honor": Brothers Butcher Mother, Sister, and Aunt (GateStone Institute) by Raymond Ibrahim 06/08/12)
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A day before, a Muslim man in Germany beheaded his wife in front of
his six children – while screaming "Allahu Akbar!" or, "Allah is
Greater!" – " throwing her dismembered head from the roof of their
According to yesterday´s edition of Youm7, two brothers in a village
in Assuit, Egypt, slaughtered their mother, sister, and aunt, "after
discovering their sister´s actions were contrary to morality."
After chaos erupted in the house, including gunfire, local police
surrounded and broke into the home, only to find the aunt, Saida
Muhammad Mukhtar, 55-years-old and a housewife, "with her head sliced
off"; the mother, Amina Ahmed Muhammad, also 55 and a housewife,
found "drowned in blood by the entrance of the house"; and the
sister, Sana Mukhtar, 39-years-old and a widow, found butchered in a
The two brothers—Ahmed Mukhtar, 35, and Abd al-Basit, 24—were
subsequently arrested, and confessed to the murders in detail.
Such slayings are not rare occurrences in the Islamic world, and even
in the West—wherever there are Muslims. A day before this story
emerged, a Muslim man in Germany beheaded his wife in front of their
six children—while screaming "Allahu Akbar!" or "Allah is greater!"—
"throwing her dismembered head from the roof of their apartment."
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