Clarifying the Term ‘Islamist’

Despite falling out of usage in the last century, the term ‘Islamist’ was formerly synonymous with the word ‘Muslim’. In recent times however it has come to be applied solely to Muslims who accept Islam as the only acceptable source of legislation in their lives and in Muslim communities. The reason for this change inContinue reading “Clarifying the Term ‘Islamist’”

The Secular American Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

This brave Shaykh: Shaykh Walid Al Sinani expresses his thoughts regarding the Saudi regime without any fear or second thoughts. May Allah keep him steadfast, & protect him from the tyrants of Al-Sa’ud & hasten the release of all our sincere Scholars & Da’ees locked in the dungeons & prisons in the world.

Freedom of Expression – Are Muslims Excluded?

This is a summary of some of the points made  by Abdullah Al Andalusi during his presentation on November 22 at the event titled ‘Freedom of Speech – are Muslims excluded’ conference. He spoke alongside Dr Abdul Wahid, Shaykh Haitham al-Haddad, Omar Ali, FOSIS president, Shaykh Shams ad-Dhuha, Imam Shakeel Begg, Shaykh Abdul Raheem Green.Continue reading “Freedom of Expression – Are Muslims Excluded?”

Amazing Miracle During ‘Eid ul-‘Adhā in the Philippines

Today after ‘Eid prayer I witnessed the Power of the Almighty – Allāhu Akbar wa lillāh il-Ḥamd! وَقُلْ جَاءَ الْحَقُّ وَزَهَقَ الْبَاطِلُ ۚ إِنَّ الْبَاطِلَ كَانَ زَهُوقًا And say, “Truth has come, and falsehood has perished. verily falsehood is by its nature bound to perish.” [17:81] Just an hour or so ago I just anContinue reading “Amazing Miracle During ‘Eid ul-‘Adhā in the Philippines”

The Battle of Al-Harrah: The Massacre & Pillage of Madina by Muslim Ibn ‘Uqbah

Most Muslims know about the fitnah (trial) at the time of Mu’awiyah/Ali (radi-Allahu ‘anhum), and that of Hussain (radi-Allahu ‘anhu) and Yazīd. They also know regarding the (2nd) siege of Makkah during which ‘Abdullah ibn Al-Zubair (radi-Allahu ‘anhu) was killed, but I have found in discussions about the Umayyad Caliphate that the Battle of Al-Harrah sometimes blurs intoContinue reading “The Battle of Al-Harrah: The Massacre & Pillage of Madina by Muslim Ibn ‘Uqbah”

Abū Bakr (R.A), the Rabbi & the Revelation of Qur-ān 3:181

By Musa Cerantonio Abū Bakr Aṣ-Ṣiddīq, Radi Allahu ‘Anhu once entered a Jewish place of study and found a group of Jews gathered around one of their men named Finḥāṣ, who was one of their scholars and their Rabbis. Abū Bakr said to Finḥāṣ: “Woe to you O Finḥāṣ, fear Allah and embrace Islam, forContinue reading “Abū Bakr (R.A), the Rabbi & the Revelation of Qur-ān 3:181”

The Media Propaganda War for Syria

By Mohamed Ibn Albarā, residing on the ground in Rural Latakia/Rural Idlib, Syria The worldwide media propaganda against Islam is working hard as always to distort the truth and destroy the morale of the Muslims awaiting good news from Bilad Ash-Sham. Here are some essential points you should know: Al-Arabiya and Al-Jazeera are at warContinue reading “The Media Propaganda War for Syria”

Rūm (Rome) in the Aḥādīth of the Last Days (Part 1)

Which nation does Rūm (Rome) in the Aḥādīth of the Last Days refer to? (Part 1) One of the blessings that we as an Ummah have is that not only do we know about the stories of our past, but that we have also been given an insight into certain parts of our future byContinue reading “Rūm (Rome) in the Aḥādīth of the Last Days (Part 1)”

Rise of Arab & Turkish Nationalist Movements in the ‘Uthmani [Ottoman] Khilafah

A look at the origins and currents of nationalism which were developing and flowing through the Arab and Turkish regions of the ‘Uthmani [Ottoman] Khilafah in the 19th and early 20th centuries. By Tarek ‘Abdur-Rahmān The Ottoman Empire[1] began in a modest fashion through the beylik[2] of Osman Ghazi centred around the town of SöğütContinue reading “Rise of Arab & Turkish Nationalist Movements in the ‘Uthmani [Ottoman] Khilafah”