“Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.”

وَلَا تَهِنُوا وَلَا تَحْزَنُوا وَأَنتُمُ الْأَعْلَوْنَ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ “Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.” (Aali ‘Imraan, 3:139) The recent period has witnessed a host of bloody attacks that have led to the deaths of civilians, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, including many women and children. Even though the vast majority, if not all the Muslims, … Continue reading “Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.”

Islam is the solution to rising tensions between Muslims and the Coptic Christians of Egypt

Following the two blasts targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt that have killed at least 45 people, there is no doubt that Islam’s position on minorities will be once again juxtaposed with militancy, especially given that the so-called Islamic State (IS) has claimed the attacks. IS is not representative of Islam’s belief towards minorities and in light of these attacks, we present Islam’s rules related to … Continue reading Islam is the solution to rising tensions between Muslims and the Coptic Christians of Egypt

Anti-Politics Wins by a landslide: Capitalist politics doesn’t work for ordinary people

 عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ سَيَأْتِي عَلَى النَّاسِ سَنَوَاتٌ خَدَّاعَاتُ يُصَدَّقُ فِيهَا الْكَاذِبُ وَيُكَذَّبُ فِيهَا الصَّادِقُ وَيُؤْتَمَنُ فِيهَا الْخَائِنُ وَيُخَوَّنُ فِيهَا الْأَمِينُ وَيَنْطِقُ فِيهَا الرُّوَيْبِضَةُ قِيلَ وَمَا الرُّوَيْبِضَةُ قَالَ الرَّجُلُ التَّافِهُ فِي أَمْرِ الْعَامَّةِ  It is narrated from Abu Hurairah, may Allah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, “Deceiving years will come when the … Continue reading Anti-Politics Wins by a landslide: Capitalist politics doesn’t work for ordinary people

جواب سؤال: خطوط عريضة حول الانقلاب العسكري الفاشل في تركيا

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم #السؤال: مع أنه لم يمض يوم وبعض يوم، إلا أنني آمل توضيح، ولو الخطوط العريضة حول ما حدث في #تركيا من #محاولة_الانقلاب: فمن وراءه؟ وهل حقاً هم جماعة غولن؟ أم الضباط الموالون للإنجليز في الجيش؟ وما هو المتوقع بعد ذلك؟ وجزاك الله خيرا #الجواب: بعد المتابعة والتدبر لما حدث في تركيا خلال اليومين 15و16/7/2016م فإن الراجح أن الذين قاموا بمحاولة الانقلاب … Continue reading جواب سؤال: خطوط عريضة حول الانقلاب العسكري الفاشل في تركيا

The Choice of Ideology

Democracy/Capitalism This ideology evades the question whether there is a Creator or not, it does not necessarily deny the existence of the Creator, however this ideology is based from the separation of religion and state. In reality this means putting God on the shelf or worshipping him on Sundays. The human being is given the freedom to follow their desires, man is the legislator, sovereignty … Continue reading The Choice of Ideology

10 Things you need to know about Saudi Arabia

On Saturday 2 January 2015, Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry confirmed the Kingdom had executed 47 individuals, who were supposedly executed for adopting takfiri ideology, joining “terrorist organisations” and implementing various “criminal plots.” They were executed in 12 different cities and the list included Sunnis convicted of involvement in al-Qaida attacks in the kingdom in 2003 and 2004. Executions also included prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr … Continue reading 10 Things you need to know about Saudi Arabia

Erdogan’s ancestors would be ashamed of him

After months of blocking Turkey’s negotiations to join the European Union and the growing migration crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Ankara last week. She offered to help revive Turkey’s stalled talks on EU membership, if it helped stem the migrant flow to Europe. Turkish president Erdogan said, “The West and Europe’s security and stability is contingent on our security and stability. They have accepted this now. … Continue reading Erdogan’s ancestors would be ashamed of him

The New Middle-Eastern Map and Sectarian, Madhabiy and Nationalist Lines

There are three vital political objectives that stand out in the current Ummah’s reality and these are: the liberation from foreign dominance and control, political unity and the application of Islam. These are connected and intertwined objectives and they are all realised through the realisation of the Islamic project represented in the Khilafah upon the methodology of the Prophethood and it is this which will … Continue reading The New Middle-Eastern Map and Sectarian, Madhabiy and Nationalist Lines

How will the Khilafah organize Hajj

The Islamic state will organize hajj with the objective of serving the pilgrims and assisting them in completing this obligation in the best manner possible. Making money out of the pilgrims, be it for the hotels or the transport or food would not be from its aims, it would rather curtail such practices if they happen. Currently the planning of the Haram mosque doesn’t allow … Continue reading How will the Khilafah organize Hajj

Objectives of the Turkish attack upon ISIS’s positions and the positions of the Kurdistan Workers Party in Syria and Iraq

The explosion that happened in Suruc that killed 32 Turks and in which ISIS was held responsible was like a spark that caused the situation upon the Turkish-Syrian border to explode. So the Turkish planes commenced to bomb ISIS’s positions inside Northern Syria and Kurdish Workers party positions in Jabal Qindeel in Northern Iraq. This is whilst the Turkish security agencies detained up to 600 … Continue reading Objectives of the Turkish attack upon ISIS’s positions and the positions of the Kurdistan Workers Party in Syria and Iraq