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2 Rabi' al Awwal 1440 A.H. - November 18 2018 Issue # 46, Newsletter #1785

Hadith of the Week

Narrated Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri:

The Prophet (ﷺ) said:
"If anyone of you sees a dream that he likes, then it is from Allah, and he should thank Allah for it and narrate it to others; but if he sees something else, i.e., a dream that he dislikes, then it is from Satan, and he should seek refuge with Allah from its evil, and he should not mention it to anybody, for it will not harm him."

Sahih al-Bukhari 6985

[With thanks to Sis. Kristik}
 Sis Kristi


New Trend of October 28 reached 20560 people through face book on the Jamaat al-Muslimeen page.

There were more than 1100 "likes."

Among the articles:

  1. Sis. Yasmin's article on hijab of the body parts.

  2. Sis. Nadrat's critique of the Nobel prize given to a Yazidi woman and the Israeli hand behind it.

  3. Rallies for Kashmir in Pakistan by college students.

  4. Islamic women supporting Islamic State helped defeat an SDF attack in Deir ez Zor.

  5. Palestinian Friday rallies and evil Israeli action.

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show

 Breaking News

Shockers from Pakistan

November 15.
A senior police officer, Tahir Rawar, Superintendent of police, was abducted from Islamabad and taken to Afghanistan. His body has been found in Nangarhar province [which is the stronghold of Islamic State.[Trump dropped his biggest bomb, MOAB here.]

How did the killlers get him out of high security capital of Pakistan all the way to Afghanistan and then killed him so brutally???

November 4

Maulana Sami ul Haq, a senior Islamic leader and originator at one time of Taliban, was stabbed to death in his own bed in Rawalpindi.

A huge funeral prayer was held for him, attended by thousands because he is much respected.
The government has been completely silent.
His angry family has rejected an attempt at post mortem.
Is there a connection between his murder and the horrifying murder of top police officer?

November 16

In Quetta a senior ex-police officer has been shot dead by killers who escaped.

There has been a explosion on a highway bypass in Karachi in which two young people were killed.

The government has demolished hundreds of shops in Karachi which were allegedly operating without legal permits. Much anger is reported.



Marriage amongst Muslim of South/Western Nigeria
by Kabir Oyemomi

Nigeria can best be described as a multi religious country, thereby making marriage amongst Muslims difficult to be perfectly in line with the dictates of Islam. Many Muslim parents of both the bride and the groom will never allow tradition eroded on account of understanding of Islam.

In Western Nigeria,which has predominance of Yoruba people, there is notion that the dowry must be brought to the family of the bride by the groom family. This is the area where many young Muslims with understanding of Qur'an and Sunnah find it difficult to have hitch-free marriage solemnization. The parents of the groom demand for traditional gift items which may be seen as against the way of Islam by these young folks. For instance, when the writer was in his in-law's house to ask for their daughter's hand in marriage, it was made known to him that he must come with a hen, 47 tubers of yam,kolanut, palm oil etc. One wonders why 47 tubers of yam for example!

Another big thing is that even though we know that Islam wants the bride to be presented dowry directly, the parents lay claim to it.

Marriage in some places like Ilorin , which is populated with mixture of Fulani and Yoruba is the funniest one! In the family of ,say, 5 daughters, all of them must be seen to perform marriage rights the same day. It is just that it is not compulsory that all the brides join their husbands immediately. Marriage is celebrated for weeks in Ilorin. There are series of events for the solemnization of marriage,even though there is hardly connection with this and Islam.

Traditional marriage and Islamic marriage can hardly be distinguished, except in a scenario where both the families of the groom and bride have completely been guided by Islamic rules ( that is difficult to find). Those that will leave wholeheartedly by the rules of Islam in Nigeria won't bother to be called with all sorts of derogatory names.


 Dr Kaukab Siddique

Latest Khutba

Structures and Buildings become holy when People have faith and accept their Creator.

The Kaaba itself was filled with 360 Idols before Conquest of Makka.

Do not Despair because of the criminals ruling Arabia.

What do we learn from the Destruction of "Paradise" city by fire storm.

On November 16, at Masjid Jamaat al-Muslimeen, Juma' khutba was given by Br. Kaukab Siddique. He pointed out that this masjid is open to all schools of Islamic thought which accept finality of prophethood. The masjid is security oriented and respects women.
All day rain and ice the previous day had made it necessary to clean up the area, but the community responded well and the Juma' went as usual.
Here is an outline of the khutba.

"But when they saw the (garden), they said: "We have surely lost our way." [The Quran 68:26]

Text #2:

The Prophet, pbuh, entered Mecca and (at that time) there were three hundred and sixty idols around the Ka'ba. He started stabbing the idols with a stick he had in his hand and reciting: "Truth (Islam) has come and Falsehood (disbelief) has vanished."

[Sahih Al-Bukhari - 3.658 Narrated by Abdullah ibn Masud, r.a.]

  1. Faith [iman] is an internal condition, For the Prophet, pbuh, the entire world had been made a place of worship and prostration to Allah, as we know from hadith.

  2. Structures and buildings become sacred according to the faith and spiritual devotion we put into them.

  3. Kaaba was built by Ibrahim, pbuh, and Ismail, pbuh with faith and prayers to Allah but it was in later generations desecrated by idol worshippers. In fact the unbelievers put 360 idols there.

  4. The Prophet, pbuh, symbolically rejected the idols and told Bilal, Ali and Khalid, may Allah bless them, to smash the idols.

  5. So, the holiest structure can be desecrated by evil people. That is exactly what is happening in Arabia. Criminals are now the rulers of Arabia and have named the holy land after their family.

  6. As the Islamic movement rises, all these idols will be smashed, inshaAllah.

  7. Part 2

  8. Look at the horrible suffering of people in California and southern Florida.

  9. The entire city of Paradise has been incinerated. By now 63 bodies have been found but large numbers are missing.

  10. I would not wish this on my worst enemies. People burning alive! It is difficult even to imagine.

  11. Then in deep southern Florida, another city has been devastated. Usually storms slow down when they hit land but this one kept going at 150 miles an hour.

  12. This is not punishment from Allah otherwise nothing would be left, Looks like some of the angels are warning America.

  13. Look at the norms of America today: liquor, gambling, drugs, adultery fornication, homosexuality, open ended support for Israel, bombing of Muslim countries, support for brutal dictators...

  14. Look at how prisoners are treated here, dehumanization, cavity searches, justice based on expensive attorneys. Look at what they have done to Aafia Siddiqui, Imam Jamil and many others. The hidden genocide of the poor and the Black, the "slavery" of half naked women go on. Not one execution for rape in a hundred years......

du'a: O Allah forgive our sins and shortcomings. Help us to study the Qur'an and hadith. Give us unity on authentic Islam.


 Million Man March

Unprecedented Crowds Rally to Oppose Blasphemy and protectors of Blasphemer.

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LAHORE, Nov. 15: Addressing a charged Tahafuz e Namoos e Risalat Million march close to the Punjab Assembly champers, the Mutahida Majlis e Amal (MMA) President Maulana Fazlur Rehman, said on Thursday, that the world colonialism and the rulers could not pull out the love of the holy Prophet( pbuh) from the hearts of the Muslims.

He said that the Supreme Court order for Aasia Masih's release was based on technical grounds and aimed at pleasing the western world. He said that was why the European Union and the British parliament had paid tributes to the Chief Justice of Pakistan and the lobby behind the profane caricatures was also happy. He said that the bogus ruler of the country was standing with the west and the Zionists as had been predicted by him long ago. He remarked that the party staging mixed dances on roads could not be expected to build a Madina state.

The million march was addressed by acting Ameer of the Jamaat e Islami, Hafiz Muhammad Idrees, Hafiz Sajid Mir, Ibtisam Elahi Zaheer, Maulana Allah Wasaya, Maulana Ameer Hamza, Rana Shafiq Pasoori and others

The MMA president said that PTI legislators in their TV programmes, were suggesting recognition of Israel. He said that if Pakistan recognized Israel, it would have to back out from its stance of Kashmir. He however said that the Pakistani people stood by the Kashmiri and Palestinian Muslims.

Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that the PTI government was trying to alter the Islamic provisions of the constitution and the Blasphemy Law. He said that the Madrissahs were being targeted. However, he declared that the religious parties would protect the madrissahs.

Acting Ameer of the Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Hafiz Muhammad Idrees, in his address, said that Chief Justice Saqib Nisar and other members of the judiciary should keep in mind that on the Day of Judgment, they would get redemption only through the intercession of the Holy Prophet. He said, if the member of the judiciary continued to tolerate the profanity of the holy Prophet, how could they earn the holy Prophet's intercession.

Markazi Jamait e Ahle Hadith president Hafiz Sajid Mir, in his address to the million march, noted that safeguarding the Namoos of the Holy Prophet was not the issue of any particular Islamic sect or any region and the respect of the holy Prophet was dearer to every Muslim than his life. He advised the rulers not to pick up a war with the Islam lovers.

JI deputy chief Dr Farid Ahmed Piracha, in his address, said that those dreaming of making Pakistan a secular and liberal state would not materialize. He said the movement for the enforcement of the Nizam e Mustafa was the continuation of the Pakistan movement.

MMA Information Secretary Shah Awais Noorani, said that the Prime Minister wanted to make them afraid with his threats. He warned that if the rulers dared to cast an evil eye on the mosques, madrissahs and the shrines, the government won't be allowed to function.

Sheikh ul Quran, Maulana Abdul Ma'lik, said that safeguarding the Namoos of the holy Prophet was the duty of each and every Muslim and whoever was not ready to lay down his life for the respect of the holy prophet could not be a called a true believer.

Ahle Hadith leader Hafiz Ibtisam Elahi Zaheer said that if someone dared to allow Aasia Masih to leave the country, the holy Prophet's slaves won't allow him to escape. He said that Chief Justice Saqib Nisar could not tolerate the insult of the courts but he had made haste in releasing the women guilty of blasphemy.

MMA Punjab chief Mian Maqsood Ahmed said it was the test of the Prime Minister and the Chief Justice and it was to be seen what they would do to safeguard the Namoos of the Holy Prophet.

War News

 War News

Yemen: A Complex Tragedy.
Genocide in Syria & Iraq being Covered up.

New Trend Research

A United Nations report has declared that the situation in Yemen has reached catastrophic proportions.
The economy of Yemen is fragile and is about to collapse. Over three years, nearly 10,000 people have died in Yemen. Of these, about 6500 are civilians. Skeletal photos of children are being posted on social media.

Analysis is important so that propaganda does not prevail. Here are the facts:

  1. Most of Yemen, including the capital Sana'a, is under firm control of Houthis who are moderate Shias but are supported by Iran through Hizbullah of Lebanon. Tragedy and suffering on any big scale cannot happen in Yemen without the involvement of the Houthis.

  2. South eastern Yemen, a rugged, desert territory is largely controlled by Al-Qaida's Yemen branch. The US
    air force has been active for more than five years. Readers might recall that American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki, a US citizen who criticized US policies, was killed in a US air strike. Later his son and many other Islamic "militants" were also killed in ongoing US air strikes in the area.

  3. The "government " which was overthrown by the Houthis is clinging on to the western southwestern coast line of Yemen. Saudi Arabia and UAE decided to re-instate this government and have gradually advanced into the hinterland, The latest Saudi advance has been at the port of Hodeida. The Saudis have captured the port but are hesitant about advancing into the thickly populated city because large scale casualties may occur.
    The Saudi air force is bombing the Houthis and in the process has killed scores of civilians. The Saudi air raids lack precision or the Saudi pilots are not good at handling sophisticated jets provided by the US.
    In one attack they killed a bus load of children.

The western media see a situation in Yemen which can be used to squeeze and defame the Saudi regime which is no worse than the regime of General Sissi in Egypt. The brutal murder of Khashoggi, probably initiated by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, has uncovered the immoral and ruthless habits of the regime.. The murder has opened up the gates of propaganda against the Saudis.

The horror caused by the murder also helps Iran to remove from the public eye the genocide committed by Assad in particular and the Shias in general in Syria and Iraq. In Syria, Iran and Russia devastated eastern Aleppo and the towns of the Ghouta around Demascus. America, with tacit acceptance from Russia, destroyed the IS city of Raqqa.

In Iraq, the Shia/Iran and American-British-French-Australian bombing and shelling in tandem destroyed the city of Mosul with 40,000 civilians killed [as reported by the independent] and more than a million civilians made homeless. [Not included here are the 5,000 or more IS fighters killed in action.]

Iraq is not mentioned in the news at all with hardly any reporting on Mosul. Scores of women who supported IS have been executed.

In Syria, the Assad regime's prisons have killed 65,000 unarmed opponents of Assad, including 10,000 and more women and several thousand CHILDREN.

[In Syria, the US air force targeted women and children related to IS who fled Raqqa and killed them in Mayadeine, Deir ez Zor province.]

Now in Yemen, pictures of children who are only skin and bones and hardly alive, are being publicized. We are not told who took these pictures, where and when.

Readers may remember that similar pictures used to come out of Somalia till the "Black Hawk" down incident.

After that people realized that Somalis are not helpless people begging for food. More than half of Somalia is now under control of al-Shabab.

Iranians Surprised. Assad loss in northern Hama. IS on both sides of the Euphrates? Massacre from the air.

[Latest: A column of vehicles carrying troops from UAE were seen joining the SDF Kurds who are facing stiff resistance from Islamic State fighters in the Hajin area on the eastern bank of the Euphrates.]

November 18. Iranian forces are facing a serious setback owing to a ferocious attack by Islamic State fighters on the west bank of the Euphrates river. Iranians fighting for Assad softened up the IS position by shelling them for three days. So on the fourth day, the IS attack forced the Iranians to retreat.

Till now IS was seen only on the east bank of the Euphrates where the US air force is bombing them.

November 17: Massacre on the east bank of the Euphrates river. According to SOHR, US air force and its coalition aircraft bombed a village known as Abu al-Hasan supporting the Islamic State. Specifically 43 civilians were killed living in the vicinity of the mosque. Those killed by the air force include 17 children, 12 women, 7 youths and 7 others suspected of being IS fighters.{USA is denying it killed civilians,]

The next day, November 18, IS counterattacked SDF Kurds who were advancing under cover of the US air force. Heavy fighting brought both sides to a stand still.

November 18. In the Syrian north, the town of Afrin which was captured by FSA supporting Turkey is witnessing clashes with fringe groups which have been creating lawlessness in the city. Looks like Turkey decided to crack down to stop the rogue behavior. Roads are blocked and heavy gunfire is reported between the FSA groups and the lawless groups. Curfew has been imposed on Afrin.

Northern Hama:

November 16. A mujahideen group [known as protectors of the believers] attacked Assad's Shia forces in northwestern Hama provinces, in an area known as Sahl al-Ghab. Twenty two of Assad's troops were killed. This is the biggest loss for Assad in more than a month. It's not clear whether those killed were Iranians or Hizb Shia from Lebanon.

November 17. In northern Latakia mujahideen groups are exchanging machine gun fire with Assad's Shia militias.

Assad's artillery is shelling areas held by Islamic groups west of Aleppo city.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

Imam Musa Attacked.

Sabiqun movement has reported that Imam Musa, the famous imam in Washington DC, was attacked and beaten while he was reading the Qur'an in the mosque.

Some of the blows fell on his head and so much blood flowed that he needed medical attention. He is in good health, so he survived.

Imam Musa is famous for his critique of Zionism and imperialism.

[Br. Kaukab Siddique spoke to Imam Musa and assured him of his support. Alhamdulillah the imam is doing well and is in quick recovery.]

The attack was carried out by "insiders." Police seems to be ignoring the crime.

16 Years of Corruption in Dartmouth College Uncovered.
[It's ranked among top 20 colleges.]
[Source BBC, November 16]

Dartmouth College is facing a $70m (£54m) lawsuit from six women who claim the school ignored 16 years of sexual harassment by three ex-professors.

They allege the Ivy League school allowed the tenured psychology professors to harass, discriminate against and rape female students.

The federal lawsuit, filed on Thursday, names Dartmouth trustees as defendants, not the former professors.

The college denies the claims and will respond in court, a spokesman says.

What are the allegations?

The lawsuit says the elite school turned a blind eye to "bad behaviour by these professors for more than 16 years", having received many complaints about Professors Todd Heatherton, William Kelley and Paul Whalen.

The six named women, and a seventh Jane Doe, allege the professors had a clear bias towards hiring attractive young women to work in their labs and treated female students as "sex objects".

The three "predatory club" professors held meetings in bars, invited students to hot-tub parties, sent lewd photographs, groped and assaulted women, the plaintiffs say.

When students spurned their advances or refused to participate in their "party culture", they were threatened with academic consequences, the lawsuit claims.

University to pay $215m over abuse claims 'MeToo' and the scale of sexual abuse

Prof Heatherton has apologised for behaviour that he said could have been taken the wrong way. His lawyer, Julie Moore, said in a statement emailed to the BBC that incidents involving him have been "grossly mischaracterised".

Prof Heatherton "categorically denies playing any role in creating a toxic environment" and "is disturbed by the graphic allegations", according to his lawyer.

He says that he never socialised or had sexual relations with students, and also says he wasn't aware of the alleged behaviour of the other two nor would have he have condoned it.

Prof Whalen and Prof Kelley could not be immediately reached for comment.

Plaintiff Kristina Rapuano alleges Prof Kelley forced her to drink heavily with him while at a conference and raped her - and then began denying her academic guidance if she rebuffed his sexual advances.

Another plaintiff, Vassiki Chauhan, alleges similar behaviour from Prof Whalen, saying he pressured her into drinking with him and then forced himself on her.

The lawsuit also describes an unnamed student who reported Prof Heatherton for groping her, only to be told by the department chair to not "make a fuss". Prof Heatherton received a promotion shortly after.

What's the background?

In April 2017, a group of female graduate students reported the professors' behaviour to Dartmouth's Title IX office - an office meant to handle gender discrimination in accordance with US Department of Education rules.

But, the lawsuit alleges, the college then took steps to silence the 27 complainants, including expulsion, handing out unwarranted failing grades and publicly denouncing the victims.

It also claims Dartmouth took no action against the professors until last October, when the Title IX investigation was leaked to US media, resulting in the New Hampshire Attorney General opening a criminal investigation as well.

The college then hired outside counsel to independently investigate the matter, but that investigation was stopped this July, when Prof Heatherton and Prof Kelley retired and Prof Whalen resigned, according to the campus newspaper.

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

The Parable of His Light.
Bismillah Walhamdulillah Was Salaatu Was Salaam 'ala Rasulillah.

'As-Salaam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa-Barakatuhu'

*Allah is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth*

The Parable of His Light is as if there were a Niche and within it a Lamp, the Lamp enclosed in Glass, the glass shining like a radiant Star, lit from a blessed tree an olive tree neither of the East nor of the West whose oil would almost give light (of itself) even though it had not been touched by fire.

*Light upon Light * 'Allah guides whom He will to His Light.' 'Allah doth set forth Parables for men and Allah doth know all things.'

{Source~ Qur'aan~ Surat An-Nūr (The Light) ~24 A # 35}

In the two (2) Sahihs [Bukhari & Muslim] it is recorded that Ibn 'Abbas, (may Allah be pleased with him) said... "When PROPHET~[peace be upon him] got up to pray at night, he would say:

Translation: "O Allah, to You be praise, You are the sustainer of Heaven and Earth and whoever is in them. To You be praise, You are the Light of the Heavens and the Earth and whoever is in them."

Ubayy ibn Ka'b [ra] said... 'The similitude of His light takes place in the Muslim's heart.' [Source~ Ibn Kathir~ # 3:464]

This Light, which HE has placed in the heart, love, faith and the remembrance of God. It is the light that He has sent down to His servants,

by which He gives them life, and by which they walk among people. Its origin is in their hearts, but then HE strengthens and increases it until it appears upon their faces, limbs, bodies, even their clothes and dwellings. people of this nature perceive it~ while others deny it !

On the Day of Judgement, however, it will come forth by their faith, and hasten before them in the darkness of the Bridge, that they might cross it {!} They will proceed in proportion to either its strength or its weakness in their hearts during their life in the world.

A Little Note

~Imam Al Ghazali (r) has written an amazing book on this Ayah 'The Niche of Lights' & this small humble effort on my part can not do justice to such an AMAZING Ayah of the 'Qur'aan'

Note: 'It is an amazing historical phenomenon that no Ayah of the Qur'aan

has been commented on more than Ayat An-Nūr (The verse of light).... ' ['Subhan Allah'] اللَّهُ نُورُ السَّمَا¨َاتِ وَالْأَر¨ضِ

{One of my most favorite Ayahs 'Alhamdullilah'}
...My 'Salaams' to all...
~Y a s m i n ~

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