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18 Safar 1440 A.H.- November 4 2018 Issue # 44, Newsletter #1783

Hadith of the Week

Advice we should Heed when it's given to us.

Abdullah ibn Mas'ud, r.a. reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, "Verily, the most beloved words to Allah are these: Glory and praise be to you, O Allah, blessed is your name and exalted is your majesty and there is no God but you. Verily, the most hateful words to Allah are that a man tells another man to fear Allah and he says: Mind your own self."

Shu'ab al-Imān 601
 Sis Kristi
with thanks to Sis.Kristi

 Dua Request

Imam Ali Siddqui

On November 1, Br. Ali Siddiqui, distinguished imam of America's Muslims, underwent extensive surgery for sickness which had bothered him for a long time.
The procedure which went on for six hours was successfully concluded.
Please pray for the imam's complete recovery.
Imam Ali Siddiqui is known for his efforts to bring about good relations between Muslims and non-Muslims.
He has given numerous khutbas at several mosques on the east coast and earlier several on the west coast.
His wife, Sis. Jaleelah, active for many years in Islamic da'wah, has stood by Imam Ali through thick and thin.

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show

 Word Around The Net

by Br. Nazeer, Texas

Israel to build dozens of new settlement units in Hebron

Iranian supreme leader claims the United States is losing influence in the world

Protests in Pakistan delay release of Christian woman

Baghdad rejects US interference in its affairs after embassy Twitter comments

Utah mayor, father of 7, ID'd as US service member killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

Trump using U.S. troops as a Political Tool?

 Upcoming Events

National Islamic Shoora of Jamaat al-Muslimeen.
December 1.

The planning committee of Jamaat al-Muslimeen will meet inshaAllah on December 1.

The following are some of the distinguished activists who will discuss an agenda on the role of Muslims in America for awareness and understandig of issues facing this country.

Br. Abu Talib
Br. Ali
Sis. Ayesha
Sis. Ashira
Sis. Nadrat
Br. Kalem
Br. Muammar
Br. Salahuddin
Br. Solano
Sis. Kristi
Br. Kaukab

Four Page Jamaat Document Given to 100 Muslims at Masjid Rahma

On November 2, after Juma', a 4-page Jamaat al-Muslimeen document was given to 100 Muslims. Most of them were Muslims from India, Africa and Pakistan. Here is an outline of the 4 pages.

Erdogan Directly Accuses Saudi regime.
Murder most foul.

[via Washigton Post]

"Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has for the first time accused the Saudi government directly of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

"We know that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the highest levels of the Saudi government," he wrote in an article in the Washington Post.

Turkish investigators believe the journalist, who was living in exile, was strangled when he visited to collect documents for his forthcoming marriage to a Turkish citizen.

Questions persist about what went on behind the door of the Saudi consulate on 2 October

His body has not been found and an aide to President Erdogan, Yasin Aktay, has said he believes it was dissolved in acid after being cut up.

The murder, initially covered up by Saudi officials, caused a diplomatic crisis between Saudi Arabia and its allies.



Pakistan United as Never Before for the Honor of the Prophet, Pbuh.
The Entire country was closed down after Imran Khan's Threat in Support of Supreme Court Verdict.

On October 31, November 1 and November 2, in Pakistan every city saw masses of Islamic crowds blocking all major highways and main roads. Trains, schools and air lines closed down.

 Khadim Hussain Rizvi

Khadim Hussain Rizvi, hard core Sunni leader, (picture seen to right) called on soldiers to rise up against the generals, the Supreme Court judges and Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Looks like the secularist ruling class heard its death coming and desperately moved to save itself.

Imran Khan had threatened the core value of Islam, the love of the Prophet, pbuh. Suddenly he became irrelevant. The real forces are the military and the western powers behind Khan. For the time being they have decided to retreat.

The regime agreed to:

  1. Block the blasphemer from leaving the country.
  2. Let the petition against the blasphemer's acquittal be heard.
  3. All those arrested during the mass uprising be released.

The regime could see that Jamaate Islami and Jamiate Ulema e Islam were joining the uprising.

There was very little violence but the regime realized that it could rapidly escalate.

One religious leader, Maulana Sami-ul-haqq, was killed in mysterious circumstances. It looks like an attempt to create suspicion between religious groups.. Was Pakistani intelligence agent involved? It should be investigated,

The ,trio of western powers, the military and Imran Khan know that religious groups have a track record of disunity. They were surprised by the unity. They are probably banking on the re-emergence of

Pakistan could become a full fledged Islamic state if the Ulema don't fight each other. The depth of Islamic faith and fervor in Pakistan is unique in the world.


Latest News
Huge Rally in Karachi to Honor the Prophet, pbuh.
Entire Nation has been hurt by Attempt to Protect Blasphemer.

LAHORE, Nov. 4: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the country was facing cultural and economic terrorism.

Addressing a Hurmate Rasool march in Karachi on Sunday, he said that a small secular lobby was busy in conspiracies to harm the Islamic identity of Pakistan but the 220 million people of the country would foil all such conspiracies.

Sirajul Haq said that Islam preached love and peace but the Muslim rulers were presenting its wrong picture. He said that the love of the Holy Prophet demanded that all the religious parties joined hands for bringing about a system that guaranteed the protection of Deen and the Namoos e Risalat. He said that the JI had always struggled for this goal.

He said that the Supreme Court decision in Aasia case had hurt the sentiments of the entire nation while the US, Europe and the Zionists were happy.

He called upon the government to explain whether Aasia was within the country or had already fled from here as her counsel had left Pakistan. He said that Maulana Samiul Haq had counseled Prime Minister Imran Khan not to release Aasia otherwise his government would meet the fate of the PML(N) government after the execution of Mumtaz Qadri shaheed.

Pakistan was Pressured by Western Powers in Blasphemy Case.
Protests and Demonstrations Broke out Spontaneously.

LAHORE, Oct. 31: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the Supreme Court decision acquitting blasphemer Aasia was a violation of the law and justice and had shocked the entire nation. He has called upon the government to place Aasia's name on the ECL so that she could not flee the country as her presence was essential during the hearing of the review petition on this decision. He said that foreign powers were ready to airlift Aasia to some foreign destination.

In a statement here, the JI chief said that a case of blasphemy had been filed against Aasia in June 2009 and the trial court had convicted her and awarded her death sentence to her in Nov. 2010. The High Court had rejected her appeal and upheld the sentence. He said that the proper legal process warranted remanding the decision of the Sessions Court and the High Court for retrial instead of rejection.

Sirajul Haq deplored the black out of the public reaction over the court verdict by the electronic media and said it was a question mark on the media's independence. He said the black out of the public reaction by the electronic media was a grave injustice to the 200 million slaves of the Holy Prophet (pbuh).

The JI chief said that every citizen wondered that blasphemer Aasia' s case had dragged on for about ten years while Shaheed Mumtaz Qadri's case was decided in haste and he was executed in the darkness of night.

He deplored the west's patronage of the persons indulging in blasphemy of the Holy Prophet.

LAHORE, Oct. 31; President, Milli Yakjehti Council, a conglomeration of religious parties, Sahibzada Abul Khair Dr Muhammad Zubair, has convened an emergency meeting of the MYC at Mansoora, tomorrow, Thursday, to discuss the situation arising out of the Supreme Court decision acquitting A'sia in blasphemy case and for her release.

Meanwhile, the Jamaat e Islami, Secretary General Liaqat Baloch, has termed the Supreme Court decision ordering release of Aasia was in conflict with the constitution, the Shariah as well as prudence. He said that the masses had rejected the court verdict.

The JI Secretary General said there was still discomfort among the masses because of the hasty execution of Mumtaz Qadri. He said that the MYC would announce its reaction over the court decision after its meeting.

This was Released by: Media Cell, JIP, Mansoroa, Lahore.

LAHORE, Oct. 31; Secretary General, Jamaat e Islami, Liaqat Baloch, has said that the heavy foreign loans on the country had only changed the lives of the elite class and the rulers but it had defamed Pakistan all over the world and worsened the plight of the common man. He was speaking at a ceremony organized by the Al-Khidmat Foundation , Lahore chapter, for distribution of wheel chairs to the disabled.

Liaqat Baloch said that none of the past governments had tried to check corruption due to which the malady had by now crept into every segment of the society. He said that the JI would continue its drive against corruption till the ailment was eliminated.

He said the JI had been serving the masses for decades and it would continue this mission under all circumstances.

JI Lahore district chief Zikrullah Mujahid has said that the JI considered service of the fellow beings as its primary duty and it would continue this no matter it won the elections or not. He said that welfare activities of the Al9Khidmat Foundation was going on all over the country. Thousands of children in Lahore were getting education through its financial support and stipends of Rs. 2400 were being given to 1400 orphans every month. Besides, hundreds of widows were being provided ration.

Chief of the Al-Khidmat Foundation, central Punjab, Waqas Waheed, and Lahore chief of the Al-Khidmat Foundation, Abdul Aziz Abid, also spoke on the occasion.

War News

 War News

Heavy Fighting in Several areas of Syria.
ISIS advancing.

Nov 4: After American-British artillery fired 50 shells at IS positions in the al-Bahra area on the Euphrates river, SDF advanced but were beaten back by a brutal IS attack led by human bombers. American forces were rushed in to beat back the IS counter advance.

The bloody fighting on the banks of the southern Euphrates has killed 523 IS fighters and 327 SDF, including the field commander of the SDF [statistics are for 50 days of fighting].

In the latest fighting near Hajin, IS fighters again waited for a heavy rain storm and attacked SDF, killing 12 and wounding 20+. SDF fled the area and IS advanced several miles.

In the Northern desert near Suwaida, Shia Hizb forces supporting Assad tried to advance for a seventh week but were again beaten back by IS. Both sides are holding women and children to exchange them.

Nov 4: In al-Raqqa, former capital of IS, a large explosion hit SDF which has occupied the city. Many killed and wounded. No statistics available as of time of our publication.

Assads Iranian allies are shelling Islamic towns north of Aleppo, and in northern Hama province.

Turkey is still trying to persuade jihad forces to retreat from in front of Assad's forces. No change in the situation.

Supplies have finally reached the al-Rukban refugee camp on the Jordan border.

Government control falls to 55 percent of districts, while casualties among security forces have reached record levels.

The latest quarterly report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction underlines the heavy pressure on the government in Kabul.

As the Taliban keeps up pressure on the government, the Resolute Support mission says the average number of casualties among Afghan security forces between May 1 and October 1 was "the greatest it has ever been during like periods"

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, said in its latest October report that there were 8,050 civilian casualties during the first nine months of the year, including 313 deaths and 336 injuries caused by US and Afghan air attacks.

New fighting. US and Iran both want Iraq.

Iraq has called on the US to stop meddaling in its internal affairs.

US jet fighters killed a number of IS fighters in airstrikes in north of Kirkuk province, including 19 who were hiding in a tunnel.

An Iraqi soldier and 2 of his supporters were killed in bomb attack northeast of Diyala.

10 Iraqi troops were killed in Mosul in a direct attack by IS, which is very rare since the regime captured the city of Mosul. 3 bomb attacks by IS against the regime are reported from various parts of the country, but details were not available at the time of this publications.

Iraqi regime troops are also shelling IS forces on the Iraq-Syrian border to stop them from coming into the country.

An Iraqi regime court has sentenced 4 people to life in prison for supporting the Islamic State. Earlier a number of women were sentenced to death for supporting IS.

Thousands of people - exact figures unknown - have been arrested for supporting IS after the US and regime forces with Iranian support, destroyed the city of Mosul.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

The Dangers of Online Marriage.
Muslim Women should seek protection of a Wali.

by Sis. Aisha [Jamaat al-Muslimeen, New York.]

A few days ago, I was watching the episode of Judge Lauren Lake Paternity Court. I do not watch reality shows but, I happened to see an episode where a young man was in tears because a girl mislead him into believing that the baby girl he had been caring for was his daughter. Apparently, the hip, cool guy is good for having fun with but, the nerdy, workaholic is a good catch for playing the father role for these deceptive single mothers. The girl fainted from embarrassment as Judge Lauren chastised her for her deception.

But, in the next episode (Season 6, Episode: 4) featured a very young Hijabi suing a much older man for paternity. It was Brown vs. Shenoster. Both were of African-descent and from Philadelphia. Ms. Brown claimed that she had met Mr. Shenoster, an older man with a long salt and pepper beard, on Facebook. They had an Online relationship and then, committed verbally to each other in marriage.

Ms. Brown stated that in her religion there are no boyfriends or girlfriends, you get married. But, Mr. Shenoster denied being married to Ms. Brown and his wife was there for support! Yes, he was married to another woman, his age! Later, his wife left after being overcome with emotion from the ongoing testimony, especially after Mr. Shenoster confirmed his having unprotected relations with Ms. Brown, who stated they were consummating their marriage.

Unfortunately, Mr. Shenoster abandoned Ms. Brown 2 days later. Six weeks later, Ms. Brown was married to another man and this also when she found out she was pregnant. According to Mr. Shenoster, this new husband, and step-father to daughter Ble'Synn, threatened him telling him to stay away from the family and that he was Ble'Synn's father.

Shenoster tried to slut shame this Muslimah, who was able to produce text from him claiming to be her husband and that the baby was indeed his, and the paternity test proved it. Mr. Shenoster did everything he could to discredit and dismiss his relationship with Ms. Brown as nothing more than a hook-up....That is until the evidence proved otherwise! He even became indignant when Judge Lauren called him a liar! This case was to clear Ms. Brown's name. Not sure if that is a maiden name or not.

Aren't there provisions that can protect Muslims who are looking for life-long companions? Isn't there a Wali/Waliyya who does this?

Verbally committing to someone you've met Online is such a haphazard way to meet and marry. I do not believe that this sister was being rightly guided through the marriage process.

I think it has worked out for this sister, in the end, Al-humdulillah.


Blasphemy: Pakistani Secularist paper is Confused and Tries to Mislead.

Many overseas Pakistanis read an English daily newspaper which is hardcore in its secularist approach to events in Pakistan.

This paper is sarcastic and cynical in its approach to Islam. It grasps every possible opportunity to ridicule Islamic scholars and leaders.

For months on end it would simply ignore the achievements of Jamaate Islami. The largest JI rallies did not happen as far as this widely read newspaper was concerned.

As for Khadim Hussain Rizvi, this secularist considered him ridiculous and trivialized his efforts even though he is in a wheel chair.

Now that the whole country has rallied at the call of Khadim Hussain Rizvi, the secularist mouthpiece is at a loss how to explain its failure to respect Islamic leadership.

Jamaate Islami has also created a problem for the secularist by organizing huge rallies against the blasphemy process.

So, our "friend is working at two levels : One is to focus on a few scenes of vandalism and arson. There have been minor acts of violence. No one has been killed or wounded.

Even more intriguing is the secularist's attempt to teach Islam to the Islamic people. The secularist has found texts in the Hanafi viewpoints on blasphemy to claim to claim that a non-Muslim cannot be punished for blasphemy because the non-Muslim is already in a condition of blasphemy owing to lack of faith in Islam. So all this noise against blasphemy is totally incorrect.

Our dear secularist did not realize that the blasphemy cases are not being tried under Hanafi school of thought. Blasphemy is targeted under clear verses of the Qur'an and authentic hadith.

The Hanafi school is not from Imam Abu Hanifa but from his students. To call it the Hanafi school is a misnomer. Its context is the history of Muslim rule in India which was enshrouded in monarchic compromises and despotic regimes. Many of the problems of modern Pakistan come from the dark nuances of the Hanafi School which make no little sense to the ordinary Muslim.

Imam Abu Hanifa himself defied State Power which was much more Islamic than what we have today. The idea that Imam A bu Hanifa would condone blasphemy or that it would be condoned by Muslim rulers is bogus.

Muslim State rule was tolerant but did not give anyone the right to blaspheme.

In conclusion, it is noticeable that this secularist Islam hater implied that Maulana Samiullah may have been murdered because he supported Imran Khan's party PTI. Fortunately the Islamic groups paid no attention to the secularist "allusion."

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

Islamic Teachings on Modesty and Purity of Soul and Dress.

'Assalaamu Alaykum wa Rahmatuallah'
*MY VEIL IS MY CURE* {!}~{Beneficial}~
Bismillaah, wal-hamdulilaah, was-salaatu Was Salaamu 'Aalaa Rasoolillaah.
Assalaamu Alaykum wa Rahmatuallahi wa Barakatuhu

'O Prophet Tell thy wives and thy daughters and the women of the believers to draw their cloaks close round them [when they go abroad] That will be better, so that they may be recognized and not annoyed. Allah is ever Forgiving, Merciful. {'Qur'an' ~Surat Al-'Aĥzāb~ # 33 A 59 }

And when you ask them [the Prophet's wives] for anything you want, ask them from behind a screen, that is purer for your hearts and their hearts.'
{ Source : 'Qur'an'~Surat Al-'Aĥzāb~ # 33 A# 53}

The Muslim Woman *Unveiled*
You look at me and call me oppressed, Simply because of the way I'm dressed,
You know me not for what's inside, You judge the clothing I wear with pride,
My body's not for your eyes to hold, you must speak to my mind, not my feminine mold, I'm an individual, I'm no man's slave, ALLAH'S pleasure is all I crave...{!}

I have a voice so I will be heard,For in my heart I carry His word.
'O ye women,wrap close your cloak, So you won't be bothered by ignorant folk,
Man doesn't tell me to dress this way,It's a Law from ALLAH that I obey !

Oppressed is something I'm truly NOT ! For liberation is what I've got,
It was given to me many centuries ago,
With the right to prosper,the right to grow,
I can climb mountains or cross the seas,Expand my mind in all degrees,
Behind the veil I am the queen...I have a body that no one has seen...
Many people think I am oppressed,And wonder how I got myself into this mess.
My veil is my cure... And makes my heart pure...
It earns me love from ALLAH my Lord,
And makes me strong against any sword...
Behind my beautiful veil lies... My savior from the temptation of guys...!
'Behind my veil,' I begin to say... 'Is where I shall forever stay !'
{"In Shaa Allah"{!}
... 'Salaams' to all ...
... Y a s m i n ...

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