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13 Sha'aban 1439 A.H.- April 29 2018 Issue # 17, Newsletter #1756

Hadith of the Week

Accept Invitations and Gifts with Respect and Gladness even if you think they are not "the best".

Narrated by Abu Huraira:
"The Prophet (ﷺ) said:
"I shall accept the invitation even if I were invited to a meal of a sheep's trotter, and I shall accept the gift even if it were an arm or a trotter of a sheep."
Bukhari 2568 Book 51, #3

Narrated by Abu Huraira:
"The Prophet (ﷺ) said:
"O Muslim women! None of you should look down upon the gift sent by her female neighbor even if it were the trotters of the sheep (fleshless part of legs)"
Bukhari 2566 Book 51 #1


with Thanks to Sis.Kristi

 Word Around The Net

Israel claims their soldiers cannot aim their weapons! - claim soldiers that murdered Palestinians were aiming "at their legs" and murders were "unintentional"!. Ridiculous!

Senegal Protests against electoral law changes.

Children playing with mortar set off blast that kills 3 in Afghanistan.

Trump Skips Annual Gathering for Second Year in a Row

Migrants expected to reach US-Mexico border today - will seek asylum.

Kim Jong Un Pledges To Shut Down Main Nuclear Test Site In May.

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show


A couple of photos from the Shoora committee meeting of Jamaat al-Muslimeen in Baltimore.

First photo : Imam Ali Siddiqui from Virginia gave the keynote speech.

 Imam Ali Siddiqui

Br. Abu Talib from Brooklyn is a grassroots activist from New York reaching out to thousands of Muslims.
[Second from left]

Second from right Imam Sennaar from Baltimore.



14886 readers received the New Trend report on the Douma Genocide.

Thanks go to Jamaat al-Muslimeen on facebook.

The outreach through our web site will be published separately.



Mosques in Lagos
by Abdulkabir Oyemomi

Mosques in Lagos vary in terms of members of congregation based on their creeds,philosophy, and, sometimes, tribes.

The central mosque of Lagos can be said to have combination of all Muslims as congregation, especially on jummah days. This is because central mosque of Lagos is lying and situating at the centre of business in the city of Lagos.

Other mosques have their members of congregation along the divides of creed and associations. For instance, you have a lot of members of tableeqh in a mosque run by them or a mosque that has an Imam who does not condemn their act of 'outing'; four month, six months, weeks, etc. Members of tableeqh are found mostly in area called Oluti in Lagos. Infact , their mosque in Oluti is seen by many as Jamatu Tableeqh headquarters.

Another congregation with undoubtedly largest congregation is a group called' The Muslim Congress'(TMC). Members of TMC will prefer a mosque where the sermon or admonition is channeled towards the need of Muslim brothers to participate in politics. TMC has many mosques controlled by its leadership in Lagos and environs. The ukhtba from this group is uniform because the opinions and submissions of its leaders are always sacrosanct and prevail on all members regardless of their Islamic knowledge. Divergent views are rare! TMC's watchword is taking position of leadership by Muslim brothers, no matter what.

Other types are those who are firm upon the understanding of pious predecessors, however archaic or obsolete it may seem to many. These Muslims are reffered to as 'salafi'. These Muslims are keen about creed of Imam while choosing mosque. They do not have a known members of congregation but you find almost all of them with knowledge of Islam in all areas: Fiqh, Ilm l Hadeeth, and above all they are so strict when issue bothers on aqeedah or what can generally be termed creed. A Salafi knows what an Imam is up to even at the opening part of his khutba. You hardly find Salafis pray behind a known suffi or Imam known as soothsayer.
Shia in western Nigeria(especially Lagos) are always on disguise! They will never want to be identified as Shia and as a result, no known Mosque in Lagos can be ascribed to them. They mix with other Muslims for prayers; these Muslims are popular in the Northen Nigeria, though.
Nigerian Muslims love putting on their best attires on Fridays, mostly on Babaringa for men, while women are mostly on their full hijab known as khimar and Burkha.

Abdulkabir Oyemomi is the Founder/Director of Fathom Field School, Lagos


Palestinians using Peaceful Means to end the tragedy of Gaza are being slaughtered every Friday as they protest at the Gaza line adjacent to Israeli occupation.

At least 42 have been killed and more than 1600 injured.

Israel is committing these crimes against humanity without any response from the global community.

Where is Iran? Where is Nasarallah?
Why are Palestinians unarmed? All that tall talk from Iran has come to nothing.

Iran is busy helping the tyrant Assad and the puppet in Baghdad to massacre the Muslims of Syria and Iraq.

Did Palestinians really think Iran would help them? Are they so naive! The only people who will give their lives to liberate Gaza are the mujahideen, and Iran is busy killing them.


 Dr Kaukab Siddique

Latest Khutba
Understand why kuffar are attacking Hadith. Sects are not allowed in Islam.

Ibn Taymiyyah is a giant of Islamic Scholarship. Why?
Women's Role is Central to Islam.

On April 27 Br. Kaukab Siddique gave the Juma khutba at Masjid Jamaat al-Muslimeen in Baltimore. The attendance was good. A Pakistani brother donated large containers of tomatoes. The masjid gave them to a brother who volunteers at an outlet in the city which feeds the hungry. Believe it or not there are many people in America who do not have the money to buy food. That is capitalism.

Here is an outline of Br. Kaukab's khutba:

Texts: "And be ye not as those who became sects and differed after the clear proofs had come unto them. For such there is an awful doom. [The Qur'an 3:105]

"In Your Name, I die and live." [Prophet Muhammad, pbuh. Hadith in Sahih al-Bukhari, #7395]

  1. One of the greatest teachers of Islam is Ibn Taymiyyah second only to the sahaba and the tabbain [who followed the sahaba].

  2. Ibn Taymiyya's times were somewhat like ours. He was born in 611 hijri and died in 728 hijri. The Mongols had destroyed Baghdad, Like the Russians did in Afghanistan and are doing today, the Mongols were slaughtering entire Muslim populations. From the West, the crusaders were threatening the Muslim ummah, like America is doing today.

  3. Most dangerously, within the Muslim populations, sects had become so strong that they were inviting Muslims to accept their deviant dogmas. Again look at our world where sects and deviations are rampant in the Muslim world. These sectarians were cooperating with the Mongols and the crusaders to undermine the Islamic resistance.

  4. Look at the sects in America with strange teachings that God came down in the shape of a human or that "Yaqub" is somewhere up there or "Ahmeddis" are Muslims. Then there are national divisions among Muslim immigrants. They are so divided that they cannot even dare to speak against Israel or the bombing and occupation of Muslim countries.

  5. Again Ibn Taymiyyah is relevant. He not only spoke and wrote against sects and worship at graves of "saints" he actually fought against the invaders, both Mongols and crusaders.

  6. The Zionist propaganda machine in America has encouraged weak and deviant Muslims to attack Hadith. There can be no Islam without hadith, never has been and never will be. The Zionists know that many easy going Muslims do not study hadith and will easily be influenced by attacks on hadith, specially if these attacks are carried out by people with Muslim names.

  7. Study of the struggle of Ibn Taymiyya is very valuable because he used hadith to demolish the superstitions and deviations of sectarians, mystics and hostile outsiders. His scholarship has few equals even today.

    Part 2

  8. Islam is based on the Qur'an and the authentic hadith. Views of scholars and saints are not part of Islam. Interpretation may be helpful but in itself it should not be confused with Islamic texts.

  9. Sects are forbidden in Islam. Attempts to claim prophethood after the last Prophet, Muhammad, pbuh, are absolutely not allowed.

  10. Prayers to dead people however pious they may have been, asking them to ask Allah to give us what we want is a deadly sin called SHIRK in Islam

  11. Islam is very straightforward. Pray 5 times a day as taught by the prophet, pbuh, and call on Allah, ask Allah for what you want or need. No one other than Allah can fulfil our prayers and there is no sacred text giving anyone the right to fulfil prayers.

  12. Sects are supported by imperialist, kafir, powers to divide the Ummah of Islam and to subvert the teachings of Islam.

  13. Today the teachings of the Qur'an and hadith are reverberating around the globe owing to the teachings of Ibn Taymiyya, built upon by Usman dan Fodio and the Sokoto and Sudan caliphate, Muhammad ibn Abdel Wahhab, Allama Iqbal, Syed Qutb, Maulana Maudoodi [and countless others].

  14. The Ummah of Islam is one Ummah, from Morocco to the Philippines, from Afghanistan to Nigeria. America's Muslims rightfully belong to the global Ummah [as Malcolm X found out]. Let's not become a sect in this country.

  15. Muslim women are central to the Muslim community. This masjid was established by and is being run by a Muslim woman. We must bring our wives, mothers, daughters, sisters, nieces to the masjid. Remember that the first supporter of the Prophet, pbuh, was a woman, Khadija, r.a., and his supporter even to the end, in whose lap he died, was a woman, Ayesha, r.a.

du'a: Ya Allah help us to study the Qur'an and Hadith. Give us spouses and children who will stand with us for Islam. Ameen



Islam Protects all Minorities.
Why do Qadianis ["ahmedis"]

by Qaiser Sharif

LAHORE, Apr. 26; Deputy Chief of the Jamaat e Islami, Asadullah Bhutto, a former MNA, has said that if the Qadyanis accepted themselves as non-Muslims, nobody would object to that and their rights as a minority would be fully protected.

Speaking at a seminar organized by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan at a local hotel, he said that nobody had hatred or bias against the Ahmedis or Qadyanis provided they did not claim to be Muslims, introduced themselves as non- Muslim minority and did not term their worship place as mosque.

He said the JI and its chief Senator Sirajul Haq had always raised their voice for the rights of the minorities and the JI chief called the minorities as the Pakistani community. The JI had the representatives of all the minorities in the country in its fold. The JI had full respect for the minorities including the Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, and their worship places and had always talked of their religious freedom.

He said that on coming to power, the JI would take every possible step to end the sense of discrimination among the minorities and enable them to lead respectable lives

War News

 War News

Ongoing battles in southern Damascus after Record number of Russian air strikes. . Russians trying new tactic. Bombing & shelling by Iranians/Hizb across Syria. Assassins active in Idlib province. US air force launching new air strikes.

April 16 to April 22. After round the clock air strikes by Russia, barrel bombs by Assad, long range artillery by Iran/Hizb, elite Shia forces advanced and captured five building. in the Kadam area. ISIS counterattacked and drove them out.

Shia forces also sent in tanks and ground forces into Yarmouk camp, Hajr Aswad, Tadomoan and other areas of South Damascus. There were serious losses on both sides. All the areas of southern Damascus captured by Islamic fighters of ISIS remain in their hands. The Russians have expressed humiliation that the regime could not capture southern Damascus despite highest number of air strikes in the war.

ISIS is also trying terror tactics. Five of Assad's troops were captured and beheaded in public. Russia then declared dismay at the inability of the regime to win.

Russia then urged the small opposition 'reconciled" groups located on the outskirts of Damascus to attack ISIS positions, They did and after a grim all day battle, they retreated and ISIS seems to have advanced into their areas.

Now Russia is urging the "reconciled" opposition groups to allow regime forces into their positions to outflank Islamic State fighters or leave for other parts of Syria. There is a deadlock now and regime forces are threatening to take the positions of the "reconciled" groups by force to outflank ISIS.

SOHR [Syrian Observatory for Human Rights] has confirmed the beheading of the five Assad troops and issued these statistics for the clashes between the regime and ISIS [not including the battle with the "reconciled" groups.].

Regime forces: 85 killed several hundred wounded [wounded not counted]
ISIS : 74 killed, wounded not known,

Meanwhile large Shia reinforcements are being brought in to finish ISIS once and for all.

Clashes are also reported from Deir ez Zor province between:

  1. SDF Kurds against Regime forces.
  2. Regime forces against ISIS.
  3. ISIS against SDF.

[:Losses have not been documented.]

Assad's Russian, Iranian and Hizb allies are bombing and shelling north of Homs, various parts of Idlib province and in various parts of Daraa province.

Clashes between al-Nusra and regime are reported from Lattakia province.

Mujahideen groups in the countryside of Hama are in control of their towns. Regime bombing failed here.

Assad's assassination agents have entered Idlib province and THIRTY assassinations of mujahideen commanders are reported.

US air force is bombing ISIS in extreme south eastern Deir ez Zor to stop it from consolidating its hold on Bokamal and surrounding areas.

Turkey is handing over Kurdish properties in Afrin area to refugees from the Ghouta suburbs of Damascus .

Jaysh Khalid ibn al-Waleed [allied to Islamic State] has repulsed attacks by pro-West groups. An Iranian force is moving towards them [This segment is near Israeli occupied Golan Heights.]

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

Unbelievable but true!

Zionist Advocacy Center and Yifa Segal, director of the Jerusalem-based International Legal Forum have filed suit accusing the Carter Center of activities which amount to material support for terrorism.

Even the US government is taken aback. It appears that former President Carter had invited Palestinian representatives to the Carter Center to make peace with Israel. One of them was from Hamas!


Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem

As Salaam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuhu.
'GUIDANCE' ~ Courtesy ~ Sis Yasmin~
Hold Fast to the Rope of Allah.

وَاعْتَص¦مُواْ بِحَبْلِ اللّهِ جَمِيعًا وَلاَ تَفَرَّق¥واْ وَاذْكُر¥واْ نِعْمَتَ اللّهِ عَلَيْكُ¥ْ إِذْ كُنتُمْ أَعْدَاء فَأَلَّف¤ بَيْنَ قُلُوبِك¥مْ فَأَصْبَ—ْتُم بِنِعْمَžِهِ إِخْوَان¡ا وَكُنتُم¨ عَلَىَ شَفَا حُفْرَةٍ مِّنَ النَّارِ فَأَنقَذ¤كُم مِّنْهَا
كَذَلِكَ يُبَيِّن¥ اللّهُ لَكُمْ آيَاتِهِ لَعَلَّك¥مْ تَهْتَدُ¨نَ

And hold fast, all of you together, to the Rope of Allaah (i.e. this Qur'aan), and be not divided among yourselves, and remember Allaah's Favour on you, for you were enemies one to another but He joined your hearts together, so that, by His Grace, you became brethren (in Islaamic Faith), and you were on the brink of a pit of Fire, and He saved you from it. Thus Allaah makes His Aayaat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.,) clear to you, that you may be guided.}
[Source ~ 'Qur'aan'~ Aal-'Imraan 3: A #103]

Ibnul Qayyim رحمه الله said:

"Holding on to the Rope of Allaah is security from misguidance and holding fast to Allaah Himself is security from destruction."

Ibn 'Abbaas رضي الله عنهم said:
"Holding on to the Rope of Allaah is holding on to the Deen of Allah."

Ibn Mas'ood رضي الله عنه said:

"It is the Jama'ah" and he said "and upon you is to hold on to the Jama'ah as it is the Rope of Allaah that He has ordered us with and this holding fast together is better than being apart."

Ibn Mas'ood رضي الله عنه and others also said...
"It is the Qur'aan."
And in a narration from Ibn Mas'ood رضي الله عنه is reported that the Prophet ~ صلى الله عليه و على آله و سلم said:

"The Qur'aan is the Rope of Allaah and it is the light which guides and it is the medicine that is beneficial and it is what protects from destruction."

And it is reported that 'Alee رضي الله عنه said that the Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم said:
"The Qur'aan is the strong Rope of Allaah and it is the Wise Remembrance and it is the Straight Path.
And it is what the tongue cannot deviate from.
And no matter how much it is repeated it cannot be worn out (by being read too much) and the 'Ulamaa' (scholars) do not get enough of it."

~'Salaams' to All~
"All that is on earth will Perish. But will abide {Forever} the Face of thy Lord, full of Majesty, Bounty and Honour"
{'Qur'aan'- Surah Al-Rahman-55.26-27 }
Courtesy ~ Sis Yasmin~
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