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9 Safar 1439 A.H.- October 29, 2017 Issue # 44, Newsletter # 1730

Hadith of the Week

 Hadith of the Week

Narrated Abu Darda, r.a., from the Prophet, pbuh:

"The superiority of the learned man over the pious one is like that of the moon, on the night when it is full, over the rest of the stars. The learned are the heirs of the Prophets, and the Prophets leave neither dinar nor dirham, leaving only knowledge, and he who takes it takes an abundant portion."

[Sunan of Abu Dawood, kitab al Ilm]


 Breaking News

Br. Zaheer Bawany
Distinguished Servant of Allah and Activist supporter of New Trend passed away.

Here is a tribute from Sis. Yasmin.

Asalamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullaah',

[to all Brothers & Sisters in faith]

on the very sad demise of Brother Zaheer Bawany,

who passed away on October 17th 2017.

May ALLAH (Azza Wa Jall) rest his soul in eternal Peace in

'Jannat Ul Naeem' and grant him 'Maghfirah' 'Aameen'.

May Allah (Azza Wa Jall) give all his family members the Patience to bear this irreparable loss... 'Aameen'.

"Give glad tidings to those who patiently endure, who say when afflicted with a calamity:

إِنَّا للهِ وَإِنَّـ› إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون¤

"To Allaah we belong and to Him we shall Return."

They are those on whom (descend) blessings and mercy from their Lord, and they are the ones who receive guidance."

(Qur'an Surah Baqarah; 2 A:155-157)

May ALLAH (Aza Wa Jall) grant the family members Patience @ this time 'Aameen'...

"...and be Patient. Indeed, Allah is with the Patient."

(Qur'an Surah Anfal; 8:46)

We all know Brother Zaheer Bawany as a very dedicated Brother in Faith who was doing 'Da'wah' for several years.

May ALLAH [Azza Wa Jall] accept his good deeds 'Aameen' Thumma 'Aameen'

~My 'Salaams' to All~

~Sister in Faith ~

~*Never Despair Of The Mercy Of Allah*~


Jamaat al-Muslimeen
Correct Date for National Shoora.

The National Shoora [planning committee] meeting will be held on December 2.
Please ignore the date given previously.

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show


Greensboro, North Carolina.
5 Kilometer Walk/race for refugees and homeless Women.

On October 28, a fund raiser walk for the causes sacred to Muslims such as unity and compassion for refugees and suffering women was held at University of North Carolina, Greensboro..

The walk, followed by spiritual songs, was unique in that it was led by Muslim students from local universities, including young women in hijab.

[Our informarion is credited to Sis. Yaffa, Sis. Maitha, Sis. Naima and Sis. Nadrat Siddique.]


Jamaat al-Muslimeen Activity
in Burtonsville, Maryland
Focus on Gaza and Syria.

On October 27, a group of sisters distributed a 5-page Jamaat al-Muslimeen document to 100 Muslims after juma at Masjid Iswa, a few miles north of Washington, DC.

The main items in the document were:

  1. A walk and race by 600 Palestinians, other Muslims and their non-Muslim supporters in Washington to raise funds for the children of Gaza who have been traumatized by Israeli attacks. [Sis. Nadrat Siddique]

  2. An eyewitness account of the latest flood of refugeees from Syria traumatized by Russian and Assadi bombing who are arriving in Lesbos, Greece at the rate o 100 a day.

  3. Support for Colin Kaepernick's peaceful protests against police brutality.


Q & A [Re: New Trend Oct. 22]

If muta was such a bad thing why was it allowed in the first place?


Answer by Kaukab Siddique.:

Mut'a or temporary marriage was widespread in pagan Arabia along with many other oppressive practices which degraded women.

Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, outlawed muta' but because it was widespread, it took two phases of banning for it to be stamped out.
One was at the battle against the Jews of Khyber and the other against the pagans at the conquest of Makka also known as the campaign of Awtas.

"Ali, r.a., narrates that temporary marriage [mut'a] was prohibited by the Prophet, pbuh, at Khyber ...." Hadith in the collections of Bukhari, Muslim, Muwatta of Malik, Sunan of Nasai, Tirmizi and ibn Maja]

Similarly, according to Arab custom, it was permitted at Awtas but then:

"Subra Juhni, r.a., narrates that the messenger of Allah, pbuh, said Mut'a was permitted to you but now Allah Almighty has declared it forbidden [haram] for all time to come till the Day of Judgement." [Hadith collected by Muslim, Abu Dawud, Nasai, ibn Maja and Ahmad ibn Hanbal.
Mut'a is considered valid by the Shi'a sect because of a twisted interprtetation of a verse in the Qur'an. Mut'a is a form of prostitution carried out under the cover of religion. Women are sexually used.



Children in Gambia

by Br. Abu Talib
[Jamaat al-Muslimeen, Brooklyn, New York]
 Br Abu Talib

Information on Children in Gambia and the feeding Program there.

Name of the organization is Public association for Educating the orphans and helping the needy in Gambia.

Also the Madina Salam Center.

Email address

Facebook: Public Association for Educating Orphans and Helping the Needy

Whats App 60108729570

Contact number is 220 9378780/3778660/ 6544512
At contact me about the feeding Program for Gambia for the children.



{Pakistani elections require large sums of money and plenty of corruption. Hence Jamaate Islami does very poorly in elections. The reality is that JI has lots of support but little money and no corruption...[Kaukab Siddique])

Jamaate Islami shows it has support even in Lahore, Nawaz Sharif's Stronghold.
by Ameer al-Azeem & Qaiser Sharif

LAHORE, Oct. 22; Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has stressed that the elections must be held on time and the process of accountability should also be continued alongside.

Addressing a large gathering at the JI's Azme Nau Convention at Wahdat road on Sunday, he said that delaying the polls would plunge the country into a serious crisis.

Sirajul Haq said that the nation was not satisfied with the accountability of Nawaz Sharif alone and wanted accountability of all those named in the Panama leaks.

He said that the masses were looking forward to the NAB and if the present NAB Chairman also adopted the attitude of his predecessors, the masses would besiege the rulers and nobody would be able to stop a revolution.

He said that the JI would gather one lakh youth at the lawns of the Minar e Pakistan on 23rd of March next year.

The JI chief said that Nawaz Sharif government had acquired 1480 billion dollars loans during the last four years but the roads of the Punjab capital looked like ruins of Mohenjo-Daro. He said Nawaz Sharif had been Prime Minister thrice but he had adopted dictatorial attitude and ruined the democratic institutions, and now he was fighting for selfish ends under the cover of protest over the court decision.

He said there was no room for the agents of the international establishment and US agents in the country and added that either they would have to return the plundered wealth or flee from the country. He said the country had been run by a gang of selfish people who were not ready to come out of their self and look towards the masses.

He said that once again, efforts were being made to establish family rule in the country. He said that the country's politics revolved around individuals and families and that was why institutions were weak.

The JI chief said the ousted Prime Minister was claiming that he was fighting for the sanctity of the vote whereas he was actually fighting for himself. He said these were the rulers who had allowed CIA agent Raymond Davis to return home although he had killed three innocent persons in the city. He said that corruption and Safarish were the gifts of the Nawaz Sharif and Zardari.

He said that the Sharif family had been in power for the last 35 years but the people of Lahore did not get even clean drinking water. The plight of the government hospitals was so pitiable that even the women patients and women in labour were not admitted there.

Speaking on the occasion, JI Secretary General Liaqat Baloch, said that the large gathering at the convention proved that the JI was alive in the city and it represented people in all walks of life. He said that the mandate of the Lahorites had been stolen in every election.

He said it had been established by now that the corrupt and incompetent people representing the Punjab capital only brought bad name to the city. He said that the JI alone had the capability and the will to bring about a change and it was the responsibility of the Lahorites to obstruct the election of the thieves and those working against the country's ideology to the corridors of power.

The JI Punjab chief Mian Maqsood Ahmed, speaking on the occasion, said that JI had been serving the people of the country both inside the assemblies and outside

War News

 War News


Two towns in Southeast Syria Captured. Ferocious Battles in Deir ez Zor. Russian Air Strikes all over Syria.

Raqqa took Heavy toll of Kurdish Communists [SDF]. Bigger Turkish Armored Column. Hama in Turmoil.

Raqqa, the original capital of the Caliphate was destroyed in five months of bombing by the US air force. It is a huge pile of rubble. However SOHR indicates that the SDF troops who had to enter and "liberate" Raqqa paid a heavy price: 660 troops killed including 6 officers. The final core of Is could not be defeated and finally were given a deal to leave Raqqa peacefully with their families and weapons. They have now reached Idlib province and are receiving rough treatment.

On the last day of fighting in Raqqa, Jack Holmes, a British officer commanding YPG was killed by an IS sniper.

Latest: October 29: A large Assad armored column which was trying to reach Bokamal on the Iraqi border is now in full retreat after repeated counterattacks by IS. Today SOHR reports that IS captured the town of Mahkhan following its capture of al-Quriya yesterday.

Iraqi news is reporting that Mayadeine itself was re-captured by IS on October 24. The Assad army had captured it on October 14. [Strangely enough SOHR has not confirmed this news]. Iraqi News quoted Loaa Adel reporting Qasioun News.

Fighting north of Hama indicates a tangle of forces. On October 25 Tahrir al-Sham [al-Nusra] fought IS and pushed them back. Also Assad's forces fought IS and pushed it way back with a plethora of Russian air strikes. [Russian air strikes continued non-stop on October 26 and 27].

On October 27 and 28, Tahrir al-Sham [al-Nusra] attacked Assad's forces and forced them to retreat. In pitched battles between Assad forces and Tahrir mujahideen, 23 regime troops and 41 Tahrir were killed.

Damascus area clashes are continuing . In the Jobar and Ein Terma sector regime troops clashed with Rahman Corp mujahideen and were repulsed. Then the regime fired 15 ground-to-ground missiles at Rahman Corp.

In the South Damascus area, the regime dropped 50 barrel bombs to stop mujahideen advance into the city.

IS has captured the entire, vast, Yarmouk camp which abuts Damascus but is opposed not only by regime troops but also by opposition fighters who have a cease fire with the regime.

In Homs province, Russian forces have captured the oil wells and in northeast Hasakeh province, US Special forces have captured an oil well.

Assassins sent by the regime are killing Tahrir [Islamic] leaders in Idlib province. 5 leaders have been murdered.

Deir ez Zor is a divided city and ferocious battles are going on within the city between Islamic State and Russian-Hizb-Shia troops.


New Battle

On October 25, Islamic State fighters attacked an army post 60 miles south of Adjabiya, in rhe desert, killing 10 soldiers and capturing their vehicles and weapons. The post was destroyed.

Libya is suffering extreme water shortage.


Another big Bombing.

On October 27,
a bomb blew up a hotel in Mogadishu owned by a minister in the western-installed regime.

In the gun battle which followed 23 police officers were killed and 30 wounded along with 4 Islamic fighters.

Al Shabab have taken responsibility.

Over a month, the US air force carried out 30 strikes against al-Shabab.

[This follows a huge bombing earlier which destroyed the entire government secretariat.]

Death toll Rises Drastically in ISIS Attack

The mujahideen attack on Egyptian security forces west of Cairo [which New Trend reported last week] has caused havoc in the Egyptian forces.

The death toll has risen to 50, as reported by associated press, and may be even higher.

The dead included three generals and 22 officers.

General Sissi is in a state of shock and has fired several ministers and numerous generals.

Viewpoint: India

Protecting Cows: Killing Muslim!

Explosive Fact-finding Investigation of Pehlu Khan's murder shows high-level Police cover up of murderers

Renowned Human Rights Defenders and Activists weigh in on the path towards justice

October 28 2017

IAMC is pleased to have been an active supporter of the momentous fact-finding investigation of the gruesome mob lynching of dairy farmer, Pehlu Khan, and the subsequent cover-up by Rajasthan police. The investigation's report was endorsed by IAMC and several human rights organizations in India, US and UK and is making waves in India for its shocking expose of police complicity in cow terrorism. The report's release was the culminated of a four-month investigation by independent journalist Ajit Sahi. During the press conference organized at the Press Club of India in the nation's capital New Delhi, human rights defenders and activists referred to the report's findings as a watershed moment in the struggle to bring Pehlu's killers to justice. The report highlights the role played by the Rajasthan Police in systematically sabotaging the case against the perpetrators of Pehlu's cold-blooded murder and facilitating their "exoneration." The report is a powerful declaration by human rights defenders that the pursuit of justice will not be deterred. Widespread coverage of the report and the press conference has again brought Pehlu's brutal killing, and the subsequent cover-up by the Rajasthan police back into the national conversation in India.

The report has exposed blatant acts by the Rajasthan police and government institutions that has led to an intentional miscarriage of justice, with the killers not being arrested despite six of them being named in Pehlu's "dying declaration."

The report and its impact on mainstream discourse in India has given a boost to Indian civil society as well as the Indian Muslim community to stay the course in demanding justice and equality before the law within the framework of the Constitution of India. Additionally, it has encouraged all in the pursuit of justice to push forward with other cases of lynching such as those perpetrated against Hafiz Junaid and Mohammed Akhlaq.

The press conference with India's top human rights advocates exposed the high level coordination and strategy used by cow vigilantes (gau rakshaks). It also demonstrated complicity between criminals and fanatics and individuals at the highest levels of state law enforcement machinery.
The press conference and the ensuing social media campaign following the report's release has put Indian Muslim issues on the global radar and influenced mainstream discourse in a positive direction. IAMC remains committed to the struggle for peace, pluralism and justice.

Khutba to 800 in Greensboro, NC


The Building blocks of unity. The three essentials of Civilization. Speaking to Arab Americans.

On October 27 Dr. Kaukab Siddique gave khutbas to the two juma prayers held at Greensboro, North Carolina's Islamic Center of the Triad.

There were more than 800 Muslims in the two khutbas. Most of them were from Sudan, Somalia, Palestine, Yemen, Iraq. Egypt and Pakistan. They were very appreciative of Br. Kaukab's khutbas. Here is an outline of the main points of the khutbas for distribution on the Internet.

  1. Civilization is built in Islam on the Mosque, the school and the family.

  2. The Book, the Sunnah and the Seerah as enshrined and realized in the mosque is the bedrock of our existence.

    Unity cannot be achieved without this foundation. Without it we are 50 powerless statelets.

  3. Education without values does not lead anywhere. We should be seeking knowledge, searching for the truth, through scientific and humanistic means. Without seeking beyond what we have, our civilization is stagnant.

  4. The family is as important as the mosque and the school. We must select spouses on the basis of their Allah-consciousness and political awareness. If women are left out of equal participation in the ummah, we lose half out ummah and are defeated even before the struggle begins.

  5. We live in America but many of us behave as if we are still living in the countries we came from. We don't try to understand the problems of America. We either become assimilated or ghettoized. We are meant to be witnesses to the truth, not part of the problems.

  6. America has a history of slavery and extinction of Native people. Try to study how this history impacts everyday life. Racism is very deep in this culture and Muslims may well be absorbing this negative culture.

  7. Women are being exploited, mistreated and objectified.

  8. Notice how immigrants from Mexico and central America are being targeted.

  9. Our new generations will be lost if we do not oppose and fight back against messages coming to our children from the media. Many here have legalized homosex . Porno literature is a multi billion dollar industry.

  10. A popular culture has taken over America all the way from New York to Los Angeles.

    If we do not investigate and rebut this culture, our children will become defenders of this culture.

  11. The researchers of this power structure have divided Muslims into: fundamentalists, extremists and terrorists. This is the narrative of the opponents of Islam. Our narrative is self-determination, independent Islamic movements and tolerance without being subjugated.

  12. There is a place in Islam for every nationality but Islamic values must always be put first, above nationality, race and tribalism.

May Allah forgive our sins and shortcomings.

2017-10-29 Sun 22:41:18 ct