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18 Dhuʻl-Qiʻdah 1440 A.H. - July 21 2019 Issue # 29, Newsletter #1820

Hadith of the Week

Narrated by Abu Bakra, r.a.:

A man praised another man in front of the Prophet . The Prophet said to him, "Woe to you, you have cut off your companion's neck, you have cut off your companion's neck," repeating it several times and then added:
"Whoever amongst you has to praise his brother should say, 'I think that he is so and so, and Allah knows exactly the truth, and I do not confirm anybody's good conduct before Allah, but I think him so and so,' if he really knows what he says about him."

Bukhari Volume 3, Book 48, Number 830
 Sis Kristi

[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]

 Call to Action

Islamic Call Society. Message from Pakistan
by Shaikh Hyder [Canada]

I went to Lahore and stayed in Mansoorah in January/ February for over a month. Met Deputy Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami, Brother Muhammad Idriss, Shaikhul Hadees and others.

Alhamdulillah I had the opportunity to observe, meet and see the Shadow Government of Islamic State in existence in Mansoorah, Lahore i.e. Department of Foreign Affairs, Finance, Education. Health, Catering, Food to over 1000 members, students, sympathizers of Islam and guests like me, and a lecture hall -- Auditorium giving message of Islam and how to establish an Islamic State in Pakistan.

Alhamdulillah, I saw and moved about in this small township observing and learning for over a month and concluded that we should start an Islamic Call Society in North America with Allah's help and Brother Kaukab Siddique's support and Guaidance.

For this purpose we should translate the important Khutbah's by late Maulana Maudoodi Rahmatullah, Dr. Muhammad Iqbal's Islamic inspired poems like Shikwah and Jawab-e-Shiqwah in English and translate the One Man Army to the English Speaking people. So that Allah may bring out from new Muslims leaders who will convey the Message of Quraan and the Hadith literature of Muhammad SAWS.

I , brother Kaukab and others liked very much The One Man Army by Shah Nawaz Farooqui written in English and Urdu, so I sent him e--mails. So I request him again to contact me so that his support will be useful to form Islamic Call Society in North America.] The following is the copy of support:

We the members of the Shura of Jamaat al-Muslimeen propose to establish a new organization which will be called to distribute information about Islam, Muslims, and the Islamic Culture. We request support from all interested Muslims.

Shaikh Hyder [Canada]

 Word Around The Net

by Br. Nazeer, Texas
Tehran targeting the hearts and minds of Kashmir's 1.4 million Shia Muslims.

Israeli minister boasts his country has been 'killing Iranians'

U.S. Continues Military Buildup in Saudi Arabia Amid Tension with Iran.

At least 11 killed in Syrian government attack on Idlib province

Behind the lines of the Houthi war on Saudi-Yemen frontier

Mayhem in Hong Kong as police fire tear gas, rubber bullets

Iran releases video showing capture of British oil tanker

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show

 Breaking News

3 Shocking incidents.
Strange Happenings in Pakistan-US relations.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in USA on July 20. Pakistan's army chief Bajwa and ISI spy chief arrived with him. Looks like the military is making sure Imran does not say anything which the military does not approve. USA seems to be aware of this situation. No one welcomed Imran on his arrival and he is staying in the Pakistani embassy.

Hafiz Saeed Arrested.
Just before Imran Khan left for USA, Hafiz Saeed whom India accuses of terrorism connections was arrested. Pakistani courts have tried Hafiz Saeed several times and not found him connected to any terrorism. His organizational charitable activities have also been closed down.

Our observers say that the actions against Hafiz Saeed are meant to please India and USA. President Trump admitted on July 20 that Hafiz Saeed has been arrested under US pressure. Last year USA put a bounty of $10 million on Saeed's head.

The real target seems to be Islamic activism. Reuters indicates the influence of Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan:

"He has denied any involvement and said his network, which includes 300 seminaries and schools, hospitals, a publishing house and ambulance services, has no ties to militant groups. " [July 19.]

Qadiani ["ahmeddi"} Renegade Leader meets Trump.
July 20. A leader of the Qadiani sect met President Trump and painted a picture of rampant intolerance, violence and abuse in Pakistan. He does not speak English, so his translator was the son of Governor Taseer. Readers might remember that Taseer was the Governor of Punjab who wanted to end Pakistan's laws against blasphemy. He was killed by one of his bodyguards, Mumtaz Qadri, who was arrested and executed though he was acclaimed by millions of Pakistanis.


Israeli Forces Wound over 40 Palestinian Protesters in Gaza

Every Friday, Palestinians across the Israeli-occupied West Bank stage demonstrations to protest Israel's decades-long policy of building Jewish-only settlements on the confiscated Palestinian land.

Israeli forces on Friday used rubber bullets and teargas shells to disperse Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank, injuring over 40 protesters, Anadolu Agency has reported.

Murad Shtewi, a protest organizer, told Anadolu Agency: "The Israeli army attacked the weekly march [in the Kafr Qaddum town], using rubber bullets and teargas shells."

Shtewi said the injured persons are being treated in the field.

Source: Middle East Monitor, PC, Social Media



Why are we criticizing Sufiism?
by Dr. Kaukab Siddique

Before we continue further discussion of what is wrong with Suffism, we want to remind readers that Suffism in itself is neither evil nor wrong. It is okay to make extra prayers, to call on God for help, to think of our dear and near ones who have passed away. What is wrong with Suffism is that it ignores the main thrust of the Quran and the Hadiths that we must oppose and defeat oppressive powers, dictatorial regimes, and unjust societies.

Also there are certain elements of shirk which would put a person outside Islam, where a Muslim calls on humans, dead or alive, to intercede with Allah for the benefit of their dead relatives and friends.

There is no place for intercession in Islam and the Quran strictly forbids it. The only intercession possible will be allowed by Allah Almighty to the Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, in the Hereafter by special permission in certain special cases; and that too very rarely. It is a deadly sin to call on Allah to be compassionate to our relatives when we know that He is more compassionate than anyone else. It is ridiculous to believe that He needs our pleading to change His verdict on those who need compassion.

In the following articles on Suffism we will bring evidence to show that Suffism, dikr, tazkiyya, are important in their positive aspects, but are not central to the main message of Islam, which is struggle. Any emphasis on these actually negates Islam and is responsible for the fact that most Muslims are not fighting back against oppression, and often are themselves the oppressors.


JI's critique of Imran.

Huge Crowd in Rawalpindi. Mass Prayer gathering in Lahore.

Lahore, July 19; Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has called upon the Prime Minister to inform the nation about the agenda of his US visit.

"Is the Prime Minister's agenda to ensure the withdrawal of the US troops from Afghanistan or to secure the release of the nation's oppressed daughter Dr Aafia Siddiqui", he asked while addressing a huge crowd at the JI Awami march at Rawalpindi.

"If CIA agent Raymond Davis, the murderer of three innocent Pakistanis can be repatriated to the US with protocol, why can't Dr. Aafia Siddiqi be" he asked.

The JI Chief further said that a Qadyani preacher's meeting with US President Trump was not something accidental and there was a deep conspiracy against Pakistan behind it as the Qadyanis were being promoted in the country under a well thought out plan. He warned the government not to play with the religious sentiments of the people.

JI deputy chief Mian Muhammad Aslam, JI chief for northern Punjab Dr Tariq Saleem, President, JI Youth Zubair Gondal also spoke on the occasion while JI Information Secretary Qaisar Sharif was also present.

Sirajul Haq said that so far, only the opposition had been terming the rulers as "Selected" but now the people all over the country were terming them as such due to their incompetence. He said that the people who had inducted the rulers and who supported it both were unhappy over its performance as the hopes of the people had died out by now.

Sirajul Haq said the present government was of liars who had been persistently telling lies to the nation. He said Prime Minister Imran Khan used to say that when there was undue burden of the taxes on the people, it meant that the rulers were thieves. He said that today, the people had been burdened under the Himalayas of taxes and price hike but the rulers were claiming that the people were tax thieves. It is the rulers who are tax thieves and not the people, he remarked.

He said that Pakistan belonged to 220 million people and not to feudal lords and capitalists who fled from the country after amassing wealth while the masses remained within the country.

He said, Pakistan is like a loving mother and a paradise to us, and its defense is part of our faith, he said, added that the JI would continue its efforts to solve the problems facing the country and the nation till the last.

Sirajul Haq slated Punjab government decision prohibiting entry into graveyards after five p.m. He said the Punjab rulers of the Punjab wanted the people to bury their dead bodies only between nine a.m. and five pm, which is ridiculous.

He also decried a government Bill moved in the Khyber P assembly banning marriages of boys and girls below eighteen years age and said the government was playing with the religious sentiments of the people which won't be allowed.

JI deputy chief Mian Muhammad Aslam speaking on the occasion said that after the rulers from Larkana and Jati Umra, the masses had tried the rulers from Banigala who had increased the people's problems manifold.


LAHORE, July 19; Senior leader of the Jamaat e Islami, Hafiz Muhammad Idrees, has said that it was a big challenge before the Muslim world to stop the bloodletting of the Muslims in different parts of the world.

Addressing Friday congregation at Mansoora mosque, he said that this challenge could be effectively met through collective efforts of the Muslim world.

Hafiz Muhammad Idrees said that the Muslim rulers could resolve their bilateral issues through dialogue. He said that as long as the decisions of the Muslim world were made by the US and colonial powers, their problems would continue to increase.

He said that the blood of the Muslims was being shed freely in different parts of the world while the Muslim rulers were acting as enemy agents. He said that the Muslim governments were only concerned about their stability and not the welfare of their people.

Hafiz Muhammad Idrees said that the conspiracy to deprive the country of its ideology had led to the fall of Dhaka and similar conspiracies were going on even now.

He said that an Islamic revolution could be brought about only by taking the society alongside. Until and unless the society as a whole tried to get out of the present situation, any big change was not possible. He further said that the womenfolk and the youth would have to play a major role in bringing about an Islamic revolution.

War News

 War News

Female Bomber

July 21. A female bomber blew up a police squad in Dera Ismail Khan, just outside Pakistan's tribal belt. Six policemen and 3 of their relatives were killed and 30 injured. The bomber's head has been found. Pakistani Taliban say the attack was in retaliation for the regime's killing of a Pak Taliban commander.

Green Beret killed.

July 16. USA has announced that one of its Green Berets, veteran of many years in Muslim countries, has been killed in combat in northern Afghanistan. Two other American soldiers were killed earlier by small arms from the Taliban.

ISIS is also becoming a fearful force in the country.

Islamic fighters slowly pushing Shia-Assadi forces back. Russian bombing, Assadi Barrel bombs Continue. IS Guerrilla Warfare.

July 15-21: Mujahideen forces are slowly advancing on all fronts.

Battles on the borders of Irbid province, northern Hama province, northwestern Aleppo province and northeastern Latakia province

indicate that al-Nusra, Defenders of the Faith, Chinese Uighur fighters and pro-Turkish FSA are able to push back Assad's troops supported by Iran and various Shia militias.

In one incident alone in western countryside of Hama, in the al-Bahsa area, mujahideen hit Assad's military vehicle killing 6 of his troops. [SOHR.]

Russian jets are busy bombing Muslim populations in the 4 Islam dominated provinces mentioned above. In one day alone, July 21, there have been 170 Russian air strikes. Assad's helicopters dropped another 68 barrel bombs and scores of conventional bombs. Civilians are fleeing north towards Turkey but losses have been reduced because people are taking extra precautions against the bombing. Only 9 civilian deaths were reported today.

In retaliation for barrel bombs, an opposition group fired rockets into Mahradah city where Christian supporters of Assad are holed up.

Near the oil fields above Deir ez Zor province, IS is re-organizing and in a ambush killed 4 SDF troops and injured others.

American supplies and ammunition for SDF are pouring into the villages on the south eastern banks of the Euphrates.

Also reports of Islamic State west of the Euphrates, near Mayadein city, indicate an ambush in which 4 of Assad's troops were killed.

Another 6 of Assad's troops were killed in the desert of eastern Homs province.

ISIS Surprise just outside Baghdad.

Heavy fighting erupted in the areas of northern Baghdad after Islamic State fighters clashed with Iraqi regime army units , Shia militias and US-led air strikes. Fighting is continuing in 19 villages. The regime has not released casualty figures.

A large Shia force armed by Iran entered the Harmin mountains and clashed with Islamic State fighters. After a week of fighting, there is no news of Shia success. ISIS is rapidly regrouping.

From our Christian Friends

 Christian Friends

Not all Christians Salute the Flag or Bow to the National Anthem because it is viewed as a form of worship of the State, instead of God.

The July 4th holiday was recently celebrated in the United States. July 4th, also known as "Independence Day" is a huge holiday in the U.S. where most Americans wave flags, sing anthems boasting about the pride they have in their country, and where parades march through the streets of almost every city in America, waving flags and boasting about their military power and praising their country.

However, it is important to know that not all Christians will take part in such activities because it is viewed as a form of worship. is celebrated as "Independence Day" in the United States

These Christians who refuse to take part in these activities believe that bowing down to a flag or saluting it, often in conjunction with an anthem, is a religious act that ascribes salvation, not to God, but to the State or to its leaders. (Isaiah 43:11; 1 Corinthians 10:14; 1 John 5:21)

One such leader was King Nebuchadnezzar of ancient Babylon. To impress the people with his majesty and religious ardor, this powerful monarch erected a great image and compelled his subjects to bow down to it while music, like an anthem, was being played. However, three Hebrews—Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego—refused to bow to the image, even on pain of death.—Daniel, chapter 3.

In our age, "nationalism's chief symbol of faith and central object of worship is the flag," wrote historian Carlton Hayes. "Men bare their heads when the flag passes by; and in praise of the flag poets write odes and children sing hymns." Nationalism, he added, also has its "holy days," such as the Fourth of July in the United States, as well as its "saints and heroes" and its "temples," or shrines.

The aforementioned encyclopedia more recently noted that national anthems "are expressions of patriotic feeling and often include an invocation for divine guidance and protection of the people or their rulers." Christians who refuse to take part in this worship of the State, beleive they are not being unreasonable when they view patriotic ceremonies involving the flag salute and national anthems as religious.

- with thanks to Sis.Abigail



Millions of Muslims in Concentration Camps

All uncensored reports from China's Sinkiag province agree on the following:

  1. It's a crime to have a Qur'an.

  2. Muslims are forced to eat pork.

  3. Several million young Muslims have been imprisoned in concentration camps.

  4. This Ramadan, Muslims were not allowed to fast.

  5. Any Muslims who question the anti-Islam moves of the Communist party are considered potential terrorists.

There are detailed reports available now .The Muslims are defenseless. Thousands have escaped to Muslim countries but the majority, known as Uighurs are trapped in Sinkiang province.

[Jamaat al-Muslimeen urges Muslims globally to protest against the Communist party of China.Worldwide boycott of Chinese businesses should be organized. Chinese funding has bought the conscience of Muslim governments.]

Thanks to Br. Ather and other activists.



A Real Hero.
Imam Abdullah who saved Hundreds of Christians

By Abdulkabir Oyemomi

The crises that took in Barkin Ladi Local Government area of Plateau State between June 23rd and 24th of year 2018 saw Imam Abdullah Abubabakar as hero who would never have been celebrated were those rescued Muslims.

It was reported by Pulse News that when the counter-attackers (predominantly Fulani Muslims) came around to ask him to surrender Christians under his protection, he lied that they were Muslims and begged them to go.

Many of those the Imam provided shelter for were indigenous Berom People, mostly Christians , who were believed to be the primary targets of the devastating reprisal attacks.

Following his merciful undertaking, the United States of America through its department of States has just conferred a peace award on the 83 years old Imam alongside other five recipients: Ivanir dos Santos(Brazil), Salpy Eskidjian Weiderud(Cyprus), Mohammed Yosaif Abdalrahmon (Sudan), Pascal Warda and William Warda (Iraq).

Unfortunately, remarks from Mike Pompeo , the United States Secretary of State does not connect the Imam's positive action to Islam. Imagine if the Imam were member of Boko Haram group!

We shall succinctly x-ray Imam Abdullah Abubakar ,who harbored 261 Christian beroms by quoting from The Guardian published article of Professor Afiz Oladosu of University of Ibadan.

...Because of that, We decreed upon the Children of Israel that whoever kills a soul unless for a soul or for corruption [done] in the land - it is as if he had slain mankind entirely. And whoever saves one - it is as if he had saved mankind entirely. And our messengers had certainly come to them with clear proofs. Then indeed many of them, [even] after that, throughout the land, were transgressors (Quran 5: 32).

"Imagine if Alhaji Abdullah Abubakr had been a member of the insurgent group, the Boko Haram. Imagine if he had been caught in the thick of action spilling innocent blood and destroying lives and properties of his neighbours majority of whom were Christians. Remember that gory picture of that other suicide bomber who came to Abuja a couple of years ago together with his army of evil. Remember how they left landmarks of tragedy and destruction for all to bewail. But remember especially how their pictures were given pride of place on the front covers of our 'national' tabloids; how they occupied the front burners of discourse in the media; how their villainous actions were 'celebrated' by local and international media outlets. Remember how this society has been sold to evil; remember how fast and quick evil sells more than good.

"Yes. Had it been that Imam Abdullah Abubakr joined the forces of darkness and decided to inflict more harm on innocent lives in Barkin Ladi Local government; had it been he was caught in the action, our media would have ''celebrated'' him like they always do. But since his action happened to be the unexpected from the unexpected, no prime time news coverage gave his persona and personage, his action and conduct the recognition he eminently deserved.

Yes. This is always the case. Whenever a Muslim does that which is noble and stellar, his is treated like a dot in the diagram; he is treated like a pebble in the desert. The moment he does the abnormal, the moment he slips from the path of rectitude and indulges in iniquity, he is quickly dismissed as one other evidence of the ahistorical nature of the religion he professes. The Muslim subject is usually celebrated not for positive reasons but for his negative value.

Thus not until recently, nobody knew that Imam Abdullah Abubakr had performed one of the most honourable acts of worship in the reckoning of the Almighty. He found himself in the theatre of war; in Barkin Ladi. He had only three options when his fellow compatriots turned the peace in that local government upside down, when they turned the space of harmony to that of hara-kiri. He could have decided to join the brigands who were killing and despoiling every entity rendered sacred by His will, the Almighty. He could have become another perpetrator in the season of anomie. But he said no. he chose not to be a perpetrator.

"Option number two. Imam Abubakr could have become another victim too. Yes. Throughout the days and weeks that Barkin Ladi lost its innocence, the local government became like a jungle where the wild 'celebrate' their heinous instincts. Remember, in the wild, two options are usually available- you either eat or you are eaten. But Alhaji ABubakr pooh-poohed that temptation. He knew the Almighty abhors and anathemizes the destruction of innocent lives and for no just cause. He equally knew he had to devise ingenuous means of survival. In other words, he knew he must not 'eat' his fellow compatriots; he also knew that he had to find ways through which he would not be 'eaten' by those whose souls had become cathedrals of the devil.

"Option number three- that of a witness. In other words, having found himself in that roguish theatre of terror where men and women and children were killed simply because they did not share similar identities with the perpetrators, simply because of bread and water, the third available option was for Imam Abdullah Abubakr to take the posture of the witness- the subject without sympathy and empathy. He could have stood by and watch while those innocent Nigerians were being pursued to their deaths. He could have turned the backyard of his mosque to a slaughter slab. But Imam Abubakr chose to follow the Quranic injunction- "he who gives life to a soul, his reward shall be like that of the person who gave life to the whole humanity (Quran 5: 32). Thus he decided not to invite the Almighty into a war by destroying what he cannot create. At that particular moment when others went gaga and banal, Imam Abubakr chose reason and equanimity. He chose to be a nurturer of lives not a destroyer.

"Listen to him-"I hid the women in my personal house and after that, I took the men into the mosque and hid them there." The Deputy Chief Mission and Charge de Affaires of the US Embassy, Mr. David Young captured the above persuasively when he said: "Those who work for peace do not belong to one group or another they are not just Muslims or Christians they are individuals who give up their lives for goodness and fight evil".

Yes. Evil has no religion; the devil has no creed. But whenever heroes emerge from this hungry land, a land that is acutely poor of heroes, ample efforts should be spared to celebrate them. What Imam Abdullah Abubakr did by rescuing close to three hundred innocent Nigerians from the hands of death has no compere in our recent history. He is eminently qualified for a reward that has no precedent in our annals.

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

They eat the fruits of Paradise
by Sis. Yasmin
It has been narrated on the authority of Masruq
(Razi Allah Anhu) who said:
that we asked 'Abdullah (Razi Allah Anhu) about the Qur'anic verse...
'Think not of those who are slain in Allah's way as dead.

Nay, they are alive, finding their sustenance in the presence of their Lord...'
{Source ~ 'Qur'aan'~Surat 'Äli 'Imran (Family of Imran)~ 3~ A # 169}

He said: we asked the meaning of this verse from the Holy Prophet~
Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him) who said:
The souls, of the Martyrs live in the bodies of Green Birds who have their nests in chandeliers hung from the throne of the Almighty.
They eat the fruits of Paradise from wherever they like and then nestle in these chandeliers.

Once their Lord cast a glance at them and said...
' Do ye want anything ' {?}
They said... 'What more shall we desire ?
We eat the fruit of Paradise from wherever we like.'
Their Lord asked them the same question thrice.
When they saw that they will continue to be asked and not left without answering the question
They said: 'O Lord, we wish that Thou mayest return our souls to our bodies so that we may be slain in Thy way once again.
When He (Allah) saw that they had no need, they were left to their joy in heaven.
[Source: Sahih Muslim~ Book # 20 Hadith # 4651]

Y a s m i n.
 Sis Yasmin

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