Is fighting for the freedom of Syria and Palestine Jihad?

Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "There is no Hijra (i.e. migration) (from Mecca to Medina) after the Conquest (of Mecca), but Jihad and good intention remain; and if you are called (by the Muslim ruler) for fighting, go forth immediately. (Bukhari)


Fight in the way of Allah those who fight you but do not transgress. Indeed. Allah does not like transgressors. And kill them wherever you overtake them and expel them from wherever they have expelled you, and fitnah is worse than killing. And do not fight them at al-Masjid al- Haram until they fight you there. But if they fight you, then kill them. Such is the recompense of the disbelievers. (2:190-191)

Since Jihad is obligatory, is struggling for the freedom of Syria and Palestine Jihad and is it obligatory?

closed as too broad by UmH, Sassir, Jamila, Rebecca J. Stones, Medi1Saif Apr 17 '18 at 5:37

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    This question has several issues. Questions on SE are meant to be focused on a single concern per thread, yours has at least three distinct questions: about the jihad in Palestine, about the jihad in Syria (Syria's situation is different from Palestine), and about whether jihad is the best deed ... this makes it too broad. – UmH Apr 16 '18 at 17:13
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    Next the question about whether the fight in Syria\Palestine is in Allah's cause or for land or worldly gains is dependent on the intention of the fighters, no one here can tell you whether and whom is sincere. Regarding the overall judgement on the conflicts, rather than asking random strangers on the internet, you should use your own senses to research what is happening, then read what the Quran and Hadith say about Jihad, and then use your own reasoning to form an opinion. – UmH Apr 16 '18 at 17:14