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15 Raby' al-awal 1437 A.H.- December 27, 2015 Issue # 104, Newsletter #1634

Hadith of the Week

Blood, Property of Honor of Muslims are as Sacred at the highest day of Pilgrimage at the Kaaba.

The Prophet said:
No doubt your blood, your property, and your honor (chastity), are sacred to one another as is the sanctity of this day of yours in this month of yours. It is incumbent on those who are present to inform those who are absent." The Prophet repeated twice: "No doubt! Haven't I conveyed Allah's message to you.
(Sahih Bukhari: Book #3, Hadith #105)

Comment by Kaukab Siddique: Muslims often forget the honor of the Muslim woman. Statements against the character of Muslim women are strictly forbidden by the Qur'an. The tyrants, like Bashar Assad, General Sissi and the puppet rulers of Baghdad and Kabul are desecrating all three: Muslim life, property and honor. Above all is the honor of the Prophet, pbuh, being violated by Zionist cartoonists.

 Good Advice

What the West Teaches Little Children
What We Should be Teaching them.

by Mohammed Asif Khan

Dear Parents,

We shouldn't be surprised children misbehave, they get it from their storybooks and cartoons which ''we'' provide them...

We should instead be teaching them stories like

Above all, we should teach them about Allah (subhanahu wa ta'ala), Qur'an and the Sunnah with love ..very important aspect is this!
And then see how the change begins...! In sha Allah !

War News  Snippets

Palestine -They fight with Knives Against Heavily Armed Jews while Muslim World Watches: In recent six months of violence in occupied Palestine, the Jews have killed 134 Palestinians including 26 children. Most were unarmed. A few wielded knives.

Twenty Israeli Jews and an American Jew were killed in response. No equivalence here. It is another massacre.
The Israelis killed a toddler and his parents and then danced around his image stabbing the picture as they danced.

Five months later, no one has been arrested for the atrocity.

Nigeria - The tragic Massacre of the Zakzaky Islamic Group: The slaughter of Shaikh Zakzaky's unarmed followers now runs in the hundreds.

The Shaikh himself has been shot three times but survived.

Three of his sons were killed. He is under arrest.

This terrible crime should help Muslims to realize the brutality of the Nigerian army. People did not realize how brutal these uniformed criminals are while they were slaughtering Boko Haram activists and then demonizing Boko Haram.

The army kills and demonizes its opponents, be they armed or unarmed.

Afghanistan - Four Districts of Helmand Province Captured.

ISIS Controls Eastern Nangarhar.

As of December 27, Heavy fighting continues in parts of Sangin, Helmand province .

Four districts of Helmand are now in Taliban control, in spite of regime being helped by the British Special Forces.

Meanwhile breakaway elements of Taliban have joined ISIS and have taken over eastern Nangarhar province bordering Pakistan.


Poetry by Shaukat Khan
[Charlotte, North Carolina]

O' Humanity!

War has always destroyed, your beautiful form
Yet it is still your answer, to every storm.
In history, whose thirst did blood ever quench?
It always left mankind, to grope and wrench.

War is for humanity, like a carrion bird.
How ugly it makes the human being, is absurd.
War feeds on its own ecstasy
And always has to create, a bloody enemy.
O' Humanity, in Jesus and Mohammad be complete and whole.
Perfect models, in whom to desecrate your soul.
So humanity can become that spirit, that no ocean can contain.
A spirit evident in every human strain.

 Climate Change

According to China, 15 of the Most Polluted Cities
Reside in India

[Sent by Br. Kris]

In China, whenever China's smog epidemic has reached red alert; meaning, public transportation and public schools were shut down due to the massive amount of smog thereby rendering the city at a virtual standstill....


Jamaat al-Muslimeen Activity in Virginia on Christmas Day.
145 Muslims Reached.

On December 25, 2015, Jamaat al-Muslimeen reached 145 Muslims at masjid Dar al-Hijra in Falls Church, Virginia, with an 8-page document. The main item was an appeal from Sis. Bilquis, mother of Masaud Khan, urging that he be released on the basis of mercy and justice.

Masoud was not found guilty of any act of violence or attempted violence. The government of Bush dug up the Neutrality Act under which opposition to an ally of the United States can be punished.

Masoud was given 99 years, which is LIFE because of symbolic act of resistance to Indian occupation of Kashmir..

To help Masoud Khan, go to: . For more info:

The other info given out on December 25 was: the story of Shaker Amer, released from Gtmo after being held for 14 years WITHOUT CHARGE. [From Sis. Karin], plus New Trend research on ISIS attacks on Paris, Hizbullah and the Russian plane, their causes, plus the intrigues of Fethullah Gulen against Turkey [Prof. Kurter].
Also, given out was Sis. Aisha's report on police misbehavior in New York, and a note on Pakistani jets attacking defenseless supporters of Pak Taliban.

Political Prisoners :


From Our Readers

New Trend Should Use this Method to fight back.

Here is an example, a model, a method, as well as a bunch of ideas on how Muslims should be fighting back!!! If every Muslim that reads New Trend would do something like this, from where ever they are, maybe something would change.

I like the idea of "Chain emails" If you take 1, and times it by 2, after 20 times, you have over one million!

Now this is a really good website. It helps us to understand just how the NEOCONS - and others - are using Islamophobia to build a Neo-Nazi police state for YOU!. Check it out....
-Dan Unis [Colorado]


 Dr Kaukab Siddique

Disagree with ISIS but don't fabricate Atrocities & Misapply Hadith. Admonishing The Deen Show and Yasir Qadhi, two Supporters of Imperialism.
by Kaukab Siddique, PhD

The Deen Show has projected the views of Yasir Qadhi and others to make the claim that ISIS is the enemy of Islam.

It is one thing to disagree with a group like ISIS but to fabricate stories about those who we don't agree with is unIslamic and forbidden.

The Deen Show in its panic to support the western narrative forgot how ridiculous is its headline that ISIS is the enemy of Islam. On a daily basis the American and Russian air forces bomb ISIS along with the air force of the tyrant Assad and the air force of the US installed regime in Baghdad. If the Deen Show and Yasir Qadhi were using their common sense, they would have asked themselves: Are these forces which are attacking ISIS the friends of Islam. Why would they attack ISIS if ISIS is the enemy of Islam?

It has become of the habit of those who oppose mujahideen groups to call them "khawarij." Let us study the hadith which is used by anti-mujahudeen groups to link it to "khawarij."

Let us first see what is the text of the hadith and study it as a hadith. Here is the text:

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, "There will be dissension and division in my nation and a people will come with beautiful words but evil deeds. They recite the Quran but it will not pass beyond their throats. They will leave the religion as an arrow leaves its target and they will not return until the arrow returns to its notch. They are the worst of the creation. Blessed are those who fight them and are killed by them. They call to the Book of Allah but they have nothing to do with it. Whoever fights them is better to Allah than them." They said, "O Messenger of Allah, what is their sign?" The Prophet said, "Shaving."

Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4765, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

Notice that it is a general statement about people who talk beautifully about Islam but in their real life they go right out of Islam in their goals, objectives and behavior. Can we condemn a group fighting the western powers as if it comes under the meaning of this hadith? Obviously not, because this hadith is not about groups who fight the armies of the West and of their agents and tyrants.

Shaving? Do ISIS and other mujahideen groups shave? Not only they don't but they have the biggest beards in the Muslim world.
How did it come about that this hadith is "connected" to "khawarij." It has to do with the narrations coming from Ali, r.a., and those close to him. Here is a brief history of this "connection."

In the battle of Siffin between Ali, r.a., and Muawiyyah, r.a., the two sides accepted tehkeem, a form of mutual adjudication. It was a trick used by Muawiyyah's side. The followers of Ali, r.a., the best of them, in a group , left him saying that instead of seeking the authority of Allah, he had accepted the authority of the two negotiators.

Ali, r.a., considered these people, very pious people who wanted to continue the battle against Muawiyyah, r.a., , as those who left the camp of Islam, khawarij, who misunderstood Islam although they were pious. Ali, r.a., connected the hadith quoted above to these "rebels."

After that Ali, r.a., tried to persuade them. It is said that they killed his messenger and 3 other people, but this is difficult to authenticate and seems like a justification. After that Ali, r.a., went after them, all the way to Nahrwan, and killed just about ALL, 1800 of them. Only 9 survived. They did not resist, except in a couple of cases. Only 4 of Ali's people were killed while the entire group which had left was wiped out. Can there be an excuse to kill 1800 people even if they had killed 3 or 4?

Soon after a man related to one man killed by Ali, r.a., at Nahrwan killed him. It was the year 40 hijri.

Since that time, rulers have used this hadith to attack and kill those who leave their rule. Mass killing is allowed. So the title KHAWARIJ is helpful to justify GENOCIDE as America is doing with ISIS, killing THOUSANDS.

Is the hadith authentic? I doubt it for two important reasons:
  1. It is not narrated by

    1. The three rightly guided Caliphs, Abu Bakar, Umar and Usman, Allah be pleased with them, who ruled before Ali, r.a.

    2. During the time of Abu Bakr, r.a., various tribes left the fold of Islam and he fought them but did not apply this hadith.

    3. None of the Ushra Mubashra, , except Ali, r.a., have narrated this hadith. These were the greatest Muslims who were promised paradise while they were alive.

    4. Ayesha, r.a., the most learned sahabia, and expert in hadith, did not narrate it, though she was alive during Ali' ra., caliphate.

    5. Numerous other hadith oppose this hadith. For instance the hadith whoch promises paradise to those Muslims who even have even a mustard seed of faith in them. Even the hadith which condemns apostacy gives the apostate the chance to repent. The Prophet, pbuh, admonished Khalid, r.a., who killed a person who was reciting kalima just to save his life DURING BATTLE.

  2. I kept the most important point for the end. The Qur'an, sura hujurat, teaches very forcefully. that when two groups of Muslims fight, make peace between them. The fight can only continue when one side is proven to be recalcitrant and even then it must be ended with peace:

    If two parties among the Believers fall into a quarrel, make ye peace between them: but if one of them transgresses beyond boundsagainst the other, then fight ye (all) against the one that transgresses until it complies with the command of Allah; but if it complies, then make peace between them with justice, and be fair: for Allah loves those who are fair (and just) [49:9]

Yasir Qadhi, through the Deen Show, accused the Islamic Caliphate of committing serious crimes. Qadhi's accusatons are very general. He should mention specifics and state his sources. Don't become like Trump claiming that Mexicans are rapists. I challenge Qadhi to come forth with specifics and I will answer.

Tanabuz bil ilqab is a violation of the Qur'an. [49:11] Don't call the Caliphate DAESH.

Look at the headline issued by the Deen Show:
The Deen Show added a new video: ISIS/DAESH THE ENEMY OF ISLAM. [ ]

Prophet Muhammad -Peace be upon him- made a prophecy and warned us about a Radical and Extreme group that would come and that these people and their evil actions would have nothing to do with Islam the same way the KKK doesn't represent Christianity these people don't represent Islam

War News

 War News


Assad, near Collapse, Using Civilian Populations as Hostages. This Explains the Daily Bombing.

December 21-27. Why is Assad bombing civilian populations every day and is also being helped by the Russians in the daily massacre? Assad's logic has now come out. He is offering to let the civilians go away if the armed fighters defending major cities go with them. Working through the UN and humanitarian organizations, civilians are being readied to be bused out of a suburb of Damascus and also from Homs. The Islamic fighters will have to agree to go with the civilians, thus relieving Assad of armed pressure very near to Damascus as in Homs.

The people are starving and dramatized, so this might work for Assad and his media will present it as a victory.

IS Changing its method of Fighting Back Owing to US Bombing Raids & Huge Shi'ite Army

Breaking News: At the end of December 27, IS fighters were still in control of 40% of Ramadi

December 22-27: Led by US bombing raids, a huge Baghdad Shi'ite army first encircled and the then entered Ramadi.

The Islamic State has only a couple hundred mujahideen defending Ramadi. They are back in the guerrilla warfare mode they are familiar with. The daily bombing raids by the US air force have made conventional defense costly in human lives if not impossible. Columns of tanks too can only be stopped by martyrdom operators and grenade launchers used at close at great risk.

Meanwhile USA took part in a commando raid with Kurdish troops on Hawija in which a IS local commander was killed.

Strangely, today the US bombers hit Sinjar which it had previously claimed to have "liberated." - BBC news sourced.


Heavy Fighting Continues : FSA Leader Killed in Russian Air Strike after accepting Peace Talks.

Just outside Damascus, a Russian air strike killed Zahran Alloush and five of his junior commanders and 6 other of his fighters. He was leader of the FSA faction known as Jaysh al-Islam. He had opted for peace talks with the Assad regime under pressure from Saudi Arabia.

The killing did not benefit the Assad regime. The day Alloush was killed, Jaysh al-Islam appointed a new leader. Also, now these naïve mujahideen can see that Assad is interested in killing, not peace.

Meanwhile Islamic State advanced against the Alawite forces south of Deir az-Zour while a secular Syrian force armed by the US and US bombing raids advanced against IS up to the Tishreen dam on the Euphrates rives.

Serious fighting is continuing in Lattakia, eastern Hama and eastern Homs abs southern Aleppo province.

The fighting is taking a heavy toll of Hizbullah and Iranian forces trying to advance on Aleppo city. Hizbullah has suffered heavily, with one report saying that ONE THIRD of Hizbullah fighters in Syria have been killed. Iranian troops were no match for al-Nusra and Turkistan Islamic group and have suffered so heavily that Iran is reported to be getting ready to pull out and keep only advisers in Syria.

Our America

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Ft. Worth, Texas

Upcoming Mobilization for Sister Aafia Siddiqui
by Karin Friedemann

Brother Mauri Saalakhan has informed New Trend that there are mobilizations planned for March 2016, to bring public attention to the case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui in Boston, New York, DC, and Fort Worth, Texas. Please urge everyone to invite the entire community to participate.

Sister Aafia in many ways is like the patron saint of the Islamic Movement, even though she did not choose that role. "If the US isn't doing anything about it, if the Pakistanis don't do anything about it, people like Daesh (the Islamic State) will exploit the case," her sister told the Pakistan Tribune. Aafia was a very vibrant and enthusiastic student activist at MIT and Brandeis, who was obsessed with helping other Muslims. She organized a campaign to collect winter boots for Bosnia. The winter boots campaign was initiated by Benevolence International Foundation, whose founder Enaam Ernaout is currently facing loss of citizenship after serving 8 years in prison after the charity was targeted by Donald Rumsfeld and John Ashcroft in the Bush years.

This woman is very close to my heart because at the time, I too was collecting winter boots for Bosnia. I was going door to door asking for donations of boots and winter clothing. My local mosques were stacked to the ceiling with donations, which we then trucked over to Chicago.

I believe Sister Aafia was targeted by the Zionists for all kinds of wild accusations because she appeared in the Boston Globe, speaking for her Islamic Students' Association, saying: "Islam is such a beautiful religion that if Americans learned about it, they would all want to become Muslims." The Jews twisted her into someone who was trying to impose Shariah on America.

Is it a coincidence that a short time later, she and her children were abducted from a taxi in Pakistan in 2003? They just disappeared. Aafia was then imprisoned at Bagram, a US run prison, where she was raped and brutalized.

Nobody knew anything about her whereabouts until the day there was a Taliban attack on Bagram Prison. A suicide bomber exploded the entranceway of the prison, killing security guards. Hundreds of prisoners were released back into their community. They were all telling the same story. There is a woman prisoner among the men, and they could hear her constantly wailing for her children, who had been taken from her by the soldiers. The baby is presumed dead. It was extremely emotionally disturbing to listen to, even for these hardened men.

A British official, Lord Nazir Ahmed was alerted as to the situation by his constituents. I ran into him visiting a mosque in the Boston area and talked to him about it. After the UK inquiry as to the identity of this woman, a few days later Aafia was said to be "found wandering around Afghanistan" totally disoriented, then re-arrested by the United States.

"She was dropped off in Ghazni (Afghanistan) and reunited with her son in 2008, near the governor's compound; later taken back into custody and shot by an American soldier while awaiting re-interrogation," Mauri Saalakhan explained.

An eyewitness said that Aafia, when she saw the US soldiers, thought that they were here to save her. So she started walking towards them. However, she was shot in the stomach. In order to clean up their story, the US Army claims that she attacked the soldier. She was sentenced to 86 years in prison for the crime of being shot by a US soldier. They left the bullet inside her for months. Then, when she finally got surgery, it never properly healed. She went from being the prettiest girl in the world to a bent over old lady in a very short span of time.

Now, nobody even knows if she is alive or dead. She is imprisoned at Federal Medical Center Carswell, the same place where environmental activist Marie Mason and Attorney Lynne Stewart were held before her release, praise God.

"When Aafia left, couple of hours or so later, there was a knock at the door. My mom walked to the gate and asked 'who is it?'" Fowzia Siddiqui, Aafia's sister told AFP.

"He... said something like: 'If you say anything or report this to the police, you will have four dead bodies'."

Fowzia Siddiqui is a medical doctor. She has not been granted permission to visit with her sister or even to speak with her on the phone. This is very unusual prison treatment for an incarcerated person in the United States. We need to step in.

The Jericho Movement is also trying to get an independent doctor to determine the health status of various political prisoners. The system so far is preventing it. As prisoners age and experience decades of incarceration, it is vital that we are able to send our own doctors in to check on them.

Fairfax, Virginia

"The Story of Nuh" Christmas Day Lecture Draws Large Crowd of Spirited Young Muslims, Leaves Many Questions Unanswered
By Nadrat Siddique

December 25, 2015

To attend a lecture on "The Story of Nuh" seemed to me, the ideal "Christmas" day activity. The event was sponsored by MakeSpace--a group of primarily youth and professionals whose aims include "helping the community develop an American Muslim identity." It was held at the Shirley Gate Mosque in Fairfax, VA, in one of the nation's wealthiest counties.

Despite a downpour of rain just prior to the event, the parking lot was completely packed when I arrived a few minutes into the lecture. The lecture hall in the mosque basement, was similarly filled to capacity, with few empty seats, with at least two thirds of the attendees young women in hijab. Alhamdulillah it seemed the spirit of Islam was alive among Northern Virginia Muslims.

The youthful lecturer, Adam Jamal, of Pakistani origin, spoke eloquently and was very informative. Perusing Surah Nuh in its entirety, he held the audience's attention for the duration of the 3 hour event.

To my uninformed mind, the lecture, which afforded no Q&A period, raised more questions than it answered. For instance, early on in the lecture, Jamal spoke of the delineation of one's people. Very often when you say "your people," you mean those from your country of origin, said Jamal. But in reality, your people are the people around you, he insisted.

So, the lecturer was asserting that if one lived in Sodom and Gomorrah, one's people would necessarily be the Sodomites? Or if one lived in a war-mongering society which murdered over a million Muslims without qualm, the war mongers- and not the Muslims being killed, would be one's people? I was not getting it.

Further into the lecture, Jamal described the treatment meted out by a corrupt society to a warner, messenger, or in general to one who tells the truth (and in doing so challenges the prevailing power structure):

  1. Prevailing powers attempt to coopt the warner; if that does not work,

  2. The prevailing powers attempt to discredit the warner, make fun of him, or designate him as crazy; if that does not work,

  3. The prevailing powers torture or even kill the warner.

Adam Jamal did not offer any examples of who such a warner, gadfly, or maverick might be in our times. Some possible examples which came to mind, and from which he might have drawn, were Dr. Omar Abdel Rahman (blind, diabetic hafiz-e-Qur'an and opponent of the Egyptian dictatorship, imprisoned for life in the American Gulag for his staunch opposition to the U.S. backed dictator in country); Osama Bin Ladin (millionaire Saudi who left all worldly belongings to fight first the Soviets and then the American invaders in Afghanistan); and Lal Masjid's Abdul Rashid Ghazi (Pakistani cleric who opposed the aerial destruction of a plethora of mosques across the Pakistani frontier, and who ultimately gave his life when his mosque was besieged by the Pakistan army).

Despite the very stark parallels to today's society and Nuh's (AS) time, Jamal failed to draw a single parallel between the two, rendering the lecture entirely theoretical. Oddly, the lecturer also did not mention Nuh's (AS) estrangement from his son, who rejected Islam, the fact that Nuh (AS) left him behind when the flood came, and the symbolic value of such a decision. He did however, repeatedly emphasize the 950 year period during which Nuh (AS) struggled to establish Allah's way, as if it were a literal 950 years (I'm not convinced it was).

The event was part of a series put together by the Bayyinah Institute. Bayyinah emphasizes the importance of learning Arabic, and appears allied with Zaytuna College, Qurtaba Institute, and other U.S. government approved Muslim entities which seek to coopt and render politically impotent young Muslims with a passion for Islam. And clearly, the Muslim youth who filled the room to the brim that evening had that passion. In sequestering themselves at a Muslim event on a rainy "Christmas" evening, they were clearly saying "La" to the shirk, materialism, and excesses surrounding them that day. The question remained how a paid Qur'anic Arabic lecturer such as Jamal would direct such positive energies.

New York

"Transgender" Child in Ecuador Delights American Media: Morality without Context does not Work!

by Sis. Aisha [Jamaat al-Muslimeen]

New York City - "The unbelievers are protectors, one of another" (Holy Qur'an 8:73). Rev. Al "The Charlatan" Sharpton and "One-Term" Mayor Bill de Blasio worked together to feed the homeless and hand out toys on Christmas Day 2015. This comparable to a big time neighborhood drug dealer giving away turkeys on Thanksgiving Day after a year of selling poison to poor addicted souls!

May Bill de Blasio has made it perfectly clear that he will not do anything to challenge the NYPD's authority. Now, that his son, who is of African-descent, is fully recognized by the NYPD there is no threat of them shooting him under any suspicious circumstances, which is what so many other families of African-descent have had to deal with over the years. And, of course, Sharpton and the Mayor de Blasio, prosecutors, the Governor Cuomo, etc get along because his primary target in these civil suits against the city for police misconduct is the taxpayer!

Transsexual Couple Expecting Child

In Ecuador, a transgender couple is expecting a child. Now, bear with me, because, of course, this is confusing! You have a man dressed like a woman (Diane Rodriguez) and you have a woman dressed like a man (Fernando Machado). They do take hormones to look like their chosen sex but, neither of them have undergone the gender-assignment surgery. In other words, they still have the genitalia and functions they have had since they were born. To make things even more confusing, Fernando, who is really a woman, is pregnant!

The church has not come out against this couple, which is surprising to them but, they believe it is because they are having this child, insha'allah, biologically and not through adoption, which the church vehemently opposes. These people are playing games with their own lives and with the lives of their unborn child.

Of course, the American media is lauding this pregnancy announcement as a progressive move for society. But, into what type of confusion will this baby be born? Oprah announced a similar event on her show, years ago. The media announces these stories with tricky titles, such as "Father is Pregnant." But, Allah knows best and no amount of cross dressing or hormones is going to make lawful what He says should not be: A real man giving birth!

I was surprised that something this amoral can be announced in a highly Roman Catholic area of the world. However, for evil like this to thrive there has to be weak faith enough to let this prevail. Homosexuality and transsexuality is still not the norm elsewhere in Latin America. But, all the devil needs is daylight and the Catholic Church has its issues with the sexual proclivities of its members, which also leave the church open to extortion. It has been reported that Pope Benedict was coerced into stepping down because of a gay swingers club among the priests and church higher-ups. The Pope was not ill or too old to rule.

How can the Catholic Church impose moral rules when their relationship with their god is so murky?

I was watching snippets of a PBS program on Prohibition in the U.S. when one of the people being interviewed proclaimed that the reason why the prohibition of alcohol failed is because you cannot legislate morality. Only in a secular society is this thought so pervasive! The reason why Prohibition failed is because it was the ONLY form of morality being legislated while so much immorality was being practiced so openly. Complacency is the daylight shaitan needs to run amok. (Holy Qur'an 8:73).

2015-12-27 Sun 19:51:21 ct