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ISIS, last seen rolling across Iraq, has published new rules for the recently captured province of Nineveh. Reporter Jenan Moussa of Dubai-based Al Aan TV took to Twitter this morning to translate some lowlights from the document:
- For those asking “who are you?”: We are soldiers of Islam and took our responsibility to bring back the glory of the Islamic Caliphate.
- Money we took from the Safavid government is now public. Only Imam of Muslims can spend it. Anyone who steals, hand will be cut off.
- We ask all Muslims to perform prayers on time in the mosques.
- We warn tribal leaders and sheiks not to “work with government and be traitors.”
- No drugs, no alcohol and no cigarettes allowed.
- For the police, soldiers and other kafir institutions, you can repent. We opened special places that will allow you to repent.
- Gatherings, carrying flags (other than that of the Islamic state) and carrying guns are not allowed. God ordered us to stay united.
- Our position on shrines and graves is clear. All are to be destroyed.
- For women, dress decently and wear wide clothes. Only go out if needed.
- People, you tried secular rulings (Republic, Baathist, Safavides) and it pained you. Now is the time for an Islamic state.
And here I thought America was the only country Obama was going to ruin.Published in