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11 Ramadan 1439 A.H.- May 27 2018 Issue # 21, Newsletter #1760

Hadith of the Week

Historic Change of attitude towards Menstruating Women.

"When a woman from among the Jews menstruated, they would not eat with her, nor drink with her, nor allow her to remain with them. The messenger of Allah [peace and blessings of Allah be on him] was asked about this. Then Allah Almighty revealed the verse beginning 'They ask thee concerning menstruation ...'The blessed messenger of Allah then commanded : Have your meals and drink with the menstruating women, and stay with them in your homes, and be normal with them in sexuality, except for actual intercourse.' The Jews said angrily: 'This person will oppose us in everything we do ...' "

[Sunan of Tirmidhi, abwabu tafseer al-Qur'an, hadith narrated by Anas, r.a.]
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Newark, Delaware

On May 25, at the biggest masjid in Newark, a 6-page Jamaat al-Muslimeen document was given to 100 Muslims after Juma' salaat.
The crowd was large and the khutba was very instructive about the value of the Hereafter as compared to the value of this world.

Here is an outline of the 6 page Jamaat document:

  1. Ramadan is part of the struggle against worldly tyranny.

  2. Appeal to imams to speak against Trump's Jerusalem move.

  3. US University honors Dr. Teepu Siddique for top level ALS Research.

  4. Political prisoners {web sites]

  5. IS slaughtered Assad's forces in South Damascus.

  6. Was Iran jointly tricked by US and Russia RE: Syria.

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show


50 Shot Dead
According to the BBC, 50 people have been shot dead by security forces within one month. The regime claims that they were drug related incidents. However on the spot research shows thart many of them were opponents of the regime , some of them from Khalida's BNP supporters and others.

Jamaate Islami Leaders Arrested
According to the latest news from Br. Abdul Hannan, 4 leaders of Jamaate Islami in the Kushtia area [including the local chairperson, have been arrested.

Jamaate Islami is a non-violent and peaceful movement with support in many parts of Bangladesh. The regime is constantly trying to oppress them though they have not committed any crime even in the slightest.



The Greatest Scholars of Islam after the Sahaba, r.a. Introduction.
by Kaukab Siddique

The misfortune of Muslims in America has been that they got ensnared on the three prongs of the devil.

  1. Race oriented cults who claim to have received "God in person" and even a a "messenger of Allah." [Astaghfirulla.]

  2. Immigrants from 50 Muslim countries each of whom want to set up a "national"
    mosque in America.

  3. Muslim elites who achieved fame by hooking up with the government and are taking CAIR of the needs of the regime to keep Muslims in control.

One result of this tripartite pronging has been that America's Muslims were not able to become part of the global ummah of Islam, Malcom X [al-Hajj Malik Shabazz] tried. He was gunned down in broad daylight. Imam Jamil al-Amin tried. He was imprisoned and is dying a slow death in prison.

Islam has had great scholars after whom the Schools of Islamic Thought are named. However, after the destruction of Baghdad, a new era of depression, division and internal chaos began. It was like our world after 9.11.

American Muslims need to know the leaders of Islamic thought who kept hope alive and owing to whom today Islam today is once again challenging the conscience of the world. One of the leaders in this progressive forward movement was Ibn Taymiyyah.

He helped the Muslims to remember once again that fighting aggressors and occupiers was as much of a religious obligation as praying and fasting. Even more importantly, he taught that deadly enemies of Muslims can emerge in the guise of rulers and governments who claim to be Muslims. This was the brilliance of Ibn Taymiyyah's ijtihad [independent thinking] because such a difficult situation was unknown in Muslim history. [The munafiqs in the era of the Prophet, pbuh were not in a position of power.]

One of the main points in Ibn Taymiyyah's teachings was the need to understand the INTENT of the Prophet's, pbuh, message: Here it is in his own words :

"All good is combined in seeking the help of Allah the Exalted in receiving the knowledge left as an inheritance from the Prophet, pbuh. This is what deserves to be called knowledge ; as for other than that : if it is knowledge, it is not beneficial, or it is not knowledge even if it is called such. If it is beneficial knowledge , it must be from the inheritance of Muhammad,pbuh. Nothing can take its place, and nothing is better than it. And the purpose must be to understand the intent of the messenger, pbuh, in his commands, prohibitions and the rest of his speech. When your heart is certain that this is the intent of His messenger, pbuh, then do not turn away from it, whether it is connected to his rights, the rights of Allah, or the rights of the people, if you have the ability to do so.." [p.264.]
[Explanation of the Concise Advices of Shaykh-ul-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah by Shaikh Sulayman as-Ruhayh.]

[My thanks to Br. Kwame Madden for giving me access to this book which was published in February 2018]


 Pakistan Flag

For the First Time Tribal Areas
Get their Civil Rights.

by Qaiser Sharif.

LAHORE, May 24; Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has welcomed the passage of the FATA Bill by the National Assembly and greeted the people of tribal areas on this landmark achievement.

In a statement here on Thursday, he said that with the passage of the FATA Bill, the tribal people had won freedom for the second time after 1947. He said that the new law would open the door of development for tribal areas and the people would be free from the black and colonial era FCR.

He said the FCR was a British legacy but all past governments in the country retained it for the last seventy years. He said the tribal people had been demanding abolition of the FCR since long and their demand had been finally met.

Sirajul Haq also congratulated the JI leaders and workers from tribal areas who had kept the issue alive by holding rallies and public meetings, sit-ins and through all other means.

War News

 War News


Deadly IS Attacks. Aleppo facing new challenge. Iranian Losses uncovered. 140,000 in Assad's prisons.

May 21 to May 27.

In the last three days, 150 mortar and light artillery shells have fallen on western Aleppo which is occupied by the Assad regime. It appears that Islamic groups are advancing on Aleppo.

Damascus: After the regime accepted cease fire in South Damascus under Russian auspices and IS withdrew peacefully into the desert south, the regime declared victory, It was a mistake. The Russians had arranged the cease fire because of the serious losses both sides were suffering on a daily basis.

The regime and Iranian forces tried to pursue the IS forces and fell into a trap.

Homs province. According yo SOHR, the regime forces were hit hard by ISIS fighters in Homs province near Palmyra. It was a deadly trap. The regime lost 75 killed plus 9 dead Russians. Some of the regime troops were captured. ISIS lost 25 killed in this battle, mostly human bombers.[May 27]

Hama province: The Iranian-regime forces are punishing the communities which are resisting the regime.
From May 24 to 27, regime forces have fired 352 shells at several small towns in the area. [Losses not known yet,] Hama farmers are being terrorized by the regime to pay 1000 Syrian pounds for each 1000 square km of farm land otherwise their crops will be burned down. Two women were burned alive when their farm was set on fire by the regime aircraft.

In Lattakia province [north] and Daraa city, regime artillery is hammering Muslim volunteer groups resisting the regime.

Iranian losses which saved the Assad regime.
In the five years of Iranian support for Assad, 7806 Iranian troops and shia militias under their command have been killed in battles with the mujahideen of Islam. In addition, 1649 so called Hizbullah of Lebanon have been killed. [Statistics computed by Syrian Observatory of human rights, a non-political neutral group.]

Horrific suffering in Assad's prisons:

More than 140000 Syrians are in Assad's prisons, Another 60,000 of Assad's prisoners have died owing to torture and extreme living conditions.

In Idlib province, assassins have killed scores of Islamic commanders, civic care takers, supporters of al-Nusra, The killing continues. An Azerbaijani mujahid commander was killed on May 27. Small Muslim groups often fight each other. Rumors labelling each other as IS "sleeper cells" effectively create violence.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

The Heartfelt Words From the Cogburn Family | The Host Family of Pakistani Exchange Student Sabika

Please click on the image below to view the video.

 Video of the host family of Pakistani exchange Student Sabika

Video of the host family of Pakistani exchange Student Sabika

Islamic Women Facing Extreme Atrocities

They deserve no mercy': Iraq deals briskly with accused 'women of Isis'
A Baghdad court has sentenced more than 40 foreign women to death after 10-minute hearings
Martin Chulov in Baghdad and Nadia al-Faour

Tue 22 May 2018 00.00 EDT Last modified on Tue 22 May 2018 02.34 EDT
 tiny Islamic woman prisoner in an Iraqi Shia court
[tiny Islamic woman prisoner in an Iraqi Shia court]

French jihadist Djamila Boutoutao attends her trial at the Central penal Court in Baghdad. She was sentenced to life in prison for belonging to the Islamic State group.
In a small holding room in a Baghdad court, French citizen Djamila Boutoutao cradled her two-year-old daughter and begged for help.

Boutoutao, 29, is accused of being a member of Islamic State. Whispering in her native tongue within earshot of other accused Isis members - all foreigners like her - she said life had become unbearable.

"I'm going mad here," said Boutoutao, a small bespectacled woman with a deadpan stare. "I'm facing a death sentence or life in prison. No one tells me anything, not the ambassador, not people in prison."

Guards moved closer as Boutoutao continued. So did her fellow accused - all from central Asia or Turkey, who had all lost husbands and, in some cases, children as the Islamic State collapsed in Iraq last year.

"Don't let them take my daughter away," she pleaded. "I am willing to offer money if you can contact my parents. Please get me out of here."

With that, the short conversation was shut down and Boutoutao returned to a corner, waiting for the judge in the adjoining room to summon her. There were no French officials present, and nothing at all to connect her to her former life in Lille. If convicted of joining the terrorist group, she faces life in a central Baghdad jail, or death by hanging.

All the 15 women in court last week had been widowed by the war that eventually ousted Isis from much of Iraq, killing tens of thousands of its members and replacing its promises of an Islamic utopia with a crushing defeat. The women here had in some cases willingly joined the group, travelling alone from Europe and central Asia, or with their partners, to what they believed to be a promised land.

More than 40,000 foreigners from 110 countries are estimated to have travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the jihadist group. Of those, around 1,900 are believed to have been French citizens, and around 800 were British.

Boutoutao arrived in Iraq in 2014, with her husband, Mohammed Nassereddine and two children. He was killed in Mosul in 2016 as was her son, Abdullah, one year later. She was captured by the Kurdish peshmerga in northern Iraq and eventually sent to Baghdad, where the fortified court in the centre of the capital has become a focal point of the post-Isis era.

Up to 1,000 women accused of belonging to Isis were rounded up from the ruins of Iraq's towns and cities and are now being held in Baghdad to face a reckoning from a society and government that remains deeply scarred by the past four years, with much of their anger directed at foreign fighters and their families. Up to 820 infants accompany the women, with some others yet to be born.The proceedings had a sense of urgency, and so did the 10-minute hearings in Baghdad's central criminal court that have summarily dispensed with the accused foreign women, sentencing more than 40 to death, and dozens more to life in prison since the so-called caliphate crumbled.

Foreigners in particular, often carrying babies, are processed with an uncompromising efficiency rarely seen in other parts of Iraq's judicial system. In mopping up the aftermath of Isis, the court system has taken on the role of bringing the country towards a closure. As Iraqis try to stitch their torn social fabric back together, a stark resentment remains towards the jihadists whose rampage took a toll on a national psyche that was yet to recover from sanctions, invasion and civil war.

France and other European countries remain hostile to those of their citizens who are now facing Iraqi courts, insisting they should face local justice abroad. The French government has shown some leniency towards children orphaned by the fighting, but none towards adults who made decisions to join the group.

Earlier this year, the defence minister Florence Parly said those who did make it back to France would be "held to account for their acts". French officials have told their counterparts in the region, however, that those who failed to escape can expect no comfort.

With Isis now all but ousted from Iraq's lands, there is little talk of reconciliation. Asked what he would say to the leader of Isis, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi if he was put in front of him, Sheikh Qais al-Khazali, the leader of one of Iraq's most feared Shia paramilitary groups, Asa'ib ahl al-Haq, said: "I would tell him he failed. He wasn't good enough. He was nothing and he is beneath us all."

Mustafa Rashid, a car dealer in east Baghdad was similarly scathing about the foreign prisoners. "Be damned with them," he said. "They deserve no mercy. The women too."

In the same court a day earlier, an Iraqi woman had been cleared of all charges and released after successfully mounting a defence that her brother had forced her to join Isis. While some Iraqi women, and large numbers of men, have been sentenced to death for their roles in the terrorist group's rampage, only a small number of foreign women have received any concession

"In the minds of Iraqis and the judiciary and the government, by virtue of the fact that you are foreign and chose to live in Isis territory there is a level of agency in what you did and more culpability," said Belkis Wille, the senior researcher for Iraq for Human Rights Watch. "It is not the same in the case of Iraqi women, where very specific evidence is often lessening sentences. If you buy a plane ticket, cross a border and make your choices, you are far more exposed."

The Baghdad courtroom was bustling with men who were shuffled into a dock in the centre of the room. A group of 12 were sentenced to death by hanging, then escorted back to cells. Next it was Zahraa Abdel Wahab Al Kaja's turn. Just turned 17 years old, and originally from Tajikistan, she also cradled a baby, whom she had dressed in a hijab, and seemed disorientated.

"I was brought to Syria about five years ago with my mum and dad," she said. "They married me to a Turkish man. He was good to me. This is his child. We settled in Iraq. My father and husband died. I am now imprisoned with my mother and daughter. I want to go back home, even though my country is no good. I didn't wear hijab back home. Isis is good, it taught me how to cover myself."

More women came and went: a Turk, a Russian, and two from Kyrgyzstan. In each case one of three judges asked several curt questions, then ordered the accused woman from the room. A prosecutor then made a short statement, and a defence lawyer read from a brief. Outside, one of the state-appointed defenders said he had not spoken with his client, and had only seen a summary of the investigation notes.

Human Rights Watch said that, despite its urging over the past two years, there had been no sign of lawyers playing a more proactive role, or the judiciary seeking more substantive evidence for prosecutions. Justice instead depended heavily on instinct, an official said during a break. "I've worked here for 10 years and I can tell who's innocent with one look in their eyes. I can tell you horror stories and I can share moments of magic."

Guards who bring the women from a nearby prison said most were unrepentant. "An Isis prisoner once asked me for something which I couldn't provide and she called me an infidel."

What to do with the children is a more vexing question for Iraqi authorities. Some infants chewed on apples while their mothers waited for their hearings. Others were passed around the women who each took turns at calming them.

"They will grow up to be just like [their mothers]," said one of the guards. "No, it's a sin to say that," said another. "All children are innocent."

"Maybe," came the reply. "But let's finish with this quickly. There are still so many of them."



Neglect of three blessings can destroy our inner being.
[Note the Teaching Method of the Prophet, pbuh.]

Courtesy ~ Sis Yasmin~

'Alhamduli'Allahi Rabbil-'Aalameen
wa-Salaatu wa-Salaamu 'alaa Ashrafil-Anbiyaa-e-wal-Mursaleen~
`Amma `Baa`d'.

'Assalaamu `Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuhu'.

Kaab Ibn Ujrah (Radi Allah Anhu) relates...

Prophet (Sallallaho `Alaihi Wassallam) said...

'Come near to the Mimbar' and we came near the Mimbar

When he (Sallallaho `Alaihi Wassallam) climbed
the first step of the Mimbar...
he (Sallallaho `Alaihi Wassalla) said...

'Aameen' !

When he (Sallallaho `Alaihi Wassallam)
ascended the second step,
he (Sallallaho Alaihi Wassallam) said...

'Aameen' !

When he (Sallallaho `Alaihi Wassallam) climbed
the third step,
he (Sallallaho Alaihi Wassallam) once again said...

'Aameen' !

When Prophet (Sallallaho `Alaihi Wassallam) came down,
we said...

'O Rasool of Allah (Sallallaho `Alaihi Wassallam),
we have heard from you today something which we never heard before'.

Prophet~ (Sallallaho `Alaihi wasallam) said...

When I climbed the first step,
the angel Jibraeel (A.S.) appeared before me and said...

'Destruction to him who found
the blessed month of 'Ramadhan' and let it pass by
without gaining forgiveness.'

...upon that I said 'Aameen'.

When I climbed the second step, he said...

'Destruction to him before whom your name is taken
and then he does not make Dua of Allah's blessing for you'
(by saying, for example Sallallaho `Alaihi Wasallam).'

I replied 'Aameen'.

When I climbed the t]hird step, he said...

'Destruction unto him in whose lifetime
his Parents or either one of them reaches old age,
and (through failure to serve them)
he is not allowed to enter 'Jannah'.

I said 'Aameen'.

{Source~ Haakim~Baihaqi~ }

A Lil Note:

In this Hadith, it ap pears that
Jibraeel (Alaihi Salaam) gave expression to three (3) curses, upon which Prophet (Sallallaho Alaihi wasallam) said 'Aameen' every time.
In al-Durr al-Mansoor it is reported that Jibraeel (Alaihi Salaam) advised Prophet
(Sallallaho `Alaihi Wasallam) to say 'Aameen'.
Being an Angel of such high mark, Jibraeel (AS) giving these curses is sure to be accepted.

May Allah (Subhanahu wa Taala) in His infinite mercy
grant us His help and save us from these three [3] dangers...!

[Allah Humma Aameen]

~ My 'Salaams' to All ~

~ Y a s m i n ~
"All that is on earth will Perish. But will abide {Forever}
the Face of thy LORD, full of Majesty, Bounty and Honour"
{'Quran'- Surah Al-Rahman-55.26-27}

Say, 'Indeed, my Prayer, my Rites of Sacrifice,
my Living and my Dying are for ALLAH, Lord of the Worlds'.
{'Quran'~Surat Al-'An`am -# 6-162.}
{'In Shaa Allah'~'Aameen'}

I Want to Die With my Forehead on the Ground!
The Sunnah in my Heart, Allah on my Mind,
Qur'an on my Tongue, and Tears in my Eyes!
'In Shaa Allah'!

Contribution from a Reader

 Contributions from a Reader

Malcolm X Stood for the Rights of Palestine.
Memorial Ceremony in New York.

by Abu Talib [Jamaat al-Muslimeen]

There was an event in the celebration of the life and legacy of Malcolm x on his 93rd birthday. It was held at the Shabazz Center in Harlem.

There was a large crowd despite the weather. What was a pleasant surprise that his daughters were there: three of them. They spoke about their father and his support for Palestine in terms of his human. rights advocacy and his stand for the oppressed worldwide and taking America to the United Nations in terms of the violation of human rights the African American people inside the Country.
I gave out several copies of the New Trend to Muslim sisters who were there also..

There were cultural performance by various artist.

As Malcolm X said many years ago, we must stand up for the rights of the poor and the oppressed wherever you see injustice taking place . Do not confine the struggle to just here in America but all over the earth.

2018-05-27 Sun 21:48:10 ct