During the Crusades, the Ismailis, then known as the Assassins, tamed more powerful enemies using a shocking means: murder. The ancestors of Ismailis are still remembered and honored today as ‘fidais’ (فدائی) in the Ismaili Jamatkhanas. Continue reading
After Ismaili separatists fatally stabbed General Abdullo Nazarov – a top Tajik government security official and the head of the Tajik intelligence agency “GKNB”, the government of Tajikistan began a military operation in the small town of Khorog on the Afghanistan border. According to the government, the attack was targeted at four leaders of Ismaili criminal groups … Continue reading
A brief overview of the history of modern-day Ismailis, from their beginnings as the feared Assassins to the modern-day Aga Khan with evidence from various independent sources, including the History Channel.
by Drew Bagley The brothers Grimm wrote some grim fairy tales. They made Snow White share a pad with seven peculiar dwarfs. They fed Red Riding Hood’s grandma to a wolf that swallowed her whole. They burned up an old lady in her gingerbread oven and conceived scenes of mayhem, seem tame. But one thing the … Continue reading
Ismailis are a self-proclaimed sub-sect of Shia Islam, and are led by Prince Karim Aga Khan, who is a half-European billionaire, a former world-class skier and the one-time stepson of Hollywood legend Rita Hayworth.
He claims direct descent from the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), much like thousands of Muslim ‘Syeds’ living in the South Asian sub-continent, but has never been spotted inside any Masjid (Mosque) of the world, has never been spotted offering any prayer, and has never been to the Holy Kaaba, the place where millions of Muslims from around the world gather for the annual Pilgrimage (Hajj) at least once in their lifetimes. Continue reading