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9 Safar 1442 A.H. - September 27 2020 Issue # 39, Newsletter #1882

Guest Editorial

 Guest Editorial

Liberation of Palestine Can Unite Muslims.
by Imam Badi Ali

Zionism uprooted the entire Palestinian people and replaced them with Jews subsidized and transported to a stolen land from around the world.

Masjid al-Aqsa, the third holiest Islamic mosque has been captured by the Zionists. Our sacred city Jerusalem is occupied by an alien military force.

Every day we see the surviving Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank bullied, humiliated, arrested and murdered by the Zionists. Among those slaughtered by the Jews are hundreds of Palestinian children. We also see the courage and spiritual power of the Palestinians who continue to defy and resist Israel with the sticks and stones they throw at the tanks and armored cars.

Israel is funded, supported, publicized and armed by America, both by the government and the politicians and by the media and a variety of pro-Zionist groups. Thus our enemy is nourished by the control and the lies it has spread among America's people to gain support for legitimizing its terrorism among the American people.

Around the world, tyrants and oppressors are supported by the US because the US wants to use them in support of Israel.

Our task lies right here in America as well as globally to oppose Zionism and Israel at all levels.

Boycott all businesses which are Israeli or which support Israel in any way.

We are nine million Muslims in America. If each one of us does even a little against Zionism, we can cut the roots of Israeli support which are unjustly embedded in America.

Inform the American people. Tell the concerned businesses why we are boycotting them.

 Imam Badi Ali

Imam Badi Ali leads a large Muslim community in Greensboro, NC.



Imran Government is Not Paying Attention to Real Issues.
by Qaisar Sharif

LAHORE- September 26: Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Senator Sirajul Haq has demanded the government allocate special seats for the overseas Pakistanis in the parliament and grant them right to vote in light of the decision of the apex court.

Talking to delegation of the expatriates at Mansoora on Saturday, he also called for establishment of special courts for the speedy trial of the cases related to the community.

Led by Pakistan Overseas Community Chairman Mian Tariq Javed, the delegation discussed their grievances with the JI chief, seeking support of the Senator for their speedy and permanent solution.

Sirajul Haq said the JI always raised the voice for the Pakistani community living in different countries and support their all fair demands. He said overseas Pakistani sent home remittance of billions of rupees every year, playing a key role in development of the country. But, he said, the successive governments paid no heed to their problems. During the pandemic, he said, the overseas Pakistan went through the desperate condition.

Later in the evening, the JI chief addressed a gathering in Samarbagh and criticized the government for providing no relief to the masses despite tall claims. He said massive inflation made it impossible for a common Pakistan to afford a meal in a day. He said prices of food items, medicines, electricity and gas touched the skies in past two years. He said PTI government destroyed every sector and put the economy on the ventilator. He said people became desperate from the policies of the present regime and wanted to get rid of the all status quo parties.

Meanwhile, JI Deputy Emir Liaqat Baloch said the prime minister should avoid lip service for the Kashmir cause and take some practical steps to challenge the Indian design for the region. He said there was need to formulate a unanimous Kashmir policy with the consultation of national leadership.

Baloch also paid tribute to the nationalistic services of Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan on the 17th death anniversary of veteran politician.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

Voting Idiocy in America
by Sis. Aisha, Jamaat al-Muslimeen

New York City - The American Idiots are at it, again. What makes their behavior so idiotic is that they do not learn from past errors. Muslims have fallen prey to this type of thinking, too.

It is about voting in kuffar elections. These senators, congressmen, vice presidents and presidents have all pledged their undying support for the Welfare State of Israel. How can any Muslim believe that voting at the American polls is a great thing?

Although some Imams think it is good to put Muslim children in Muslim schools they differ on voting. These Imams believe that by not voting we are not participating in society. These Imams don't realize that, unlike the Amish and the Orthodox Jews, Muslims can participate fully in society and maintain their faith.

We can operate businesses and schools that serve community needs as well as provide assistance for those in need (financial and dietary). The problem with the Muslim community is that the ummah is not strong enough to provide even the most basic services. Halal meat sources are still questionable, for instance. The Catholics and the Jews are ten steps ahead with their charities and mental health programs available to anyone who applies. They worked on building their community first along with a self-reliant mentality.

The Muslim leadership is focused on belonging and being validated by the kuffar. The power is in our Islamic endeavors that build our community. Voting in kuffar elections distracts us from community development, which is sorely lacking.

Also, once again, the American Idiot keeps forgetting that in the presidential elections there is something called the electoral college, which has thrown a monkey-wrench in past American elections. In the presidential election, the popular vote carries no weight at all. The electoral college is who determines the president-elect.

Invitation to Think

 Invitation to Think

Huge Plan by Qadianis to Undermine Islam in Africa Failed Owing to a Scholar's Research.

Why did I Renounce Ahmadiyyah
by Dr. Ismail A. B. Balogun A former high level Ahmadi

"...I must say, before God and man, that the more I scrutinized the claims and purported references for them, the more I discovered that the Ahmadiyyah Mission is deceiving the world and playing on the ignorance of many of their followers."

In a series of articles published in Nigeria during 1974, Dr. Ismail A. B. Balogun, a high level Ahmadi leader, refuted the tenets of Ahmadiyyahand publicly denounced the Movement he had been born and raised in. A Professor of Islamic and Arabic Studies at the University of Ibadan, Algeria, Dr. Balogun had dedicated his life to the cause of Ahmadiyyah and had raised through the ranks to become a top spokesman and ambassador for the Movement. Throughout the years, his well articulate and emotional speeches had motivated many young Ahmadis. Similarly, his public departure and the commotion and debates that pursued caused many educated individuals to realize the truth and abandon Ahmadiyyah.

Allah accept the repentance of those who do evil in ignorance and repent soon afterwards; to them will Allah turn in mercy: For Allah is full of knowledge and wisdom. (The holy Quran, An-Nisa, 4:17)

Subsequently, Dr. Balogun documented the reasons for his withdrawal from the Movement and included some of the ensuing debates in a book entitled "Islam versus Ahmadiyyah in Nigeria". In this book, Dr. Balogun disclosed how he, as many other highly educated individuals, had blindly accepted Ahmadiyyah out of loyalty to his parents, misinformation disseminated by the Ahmadi leadership, divisive methods of the Indo-Pakistani Ahmadi missionaries, and other subjective reasons having more to do with propaganda and cultural habits than the truthfulness of any movement.
Dr. Balogun recounts his upbringing and his blind faith in the Indo-Pakistani Ahmadi missionaries in the following passage:

"In my Childhood, I was brought up to revere the Indo-Pakistani Ahmadiyyah missionaries who guided and controlled our religious activities. When the mission came to our elders and, through the elders to us, we believed all that they told us in toto, because of the implicit confidence we had in them.Their preaching appeared plausible to us and we accepted their arguments in good faith. They made references to Islamic books in order to substantiate their claims and we accepted the references without cross-checking them because of our confidence in them.

Their method was to alienate us against the orthodox Muslims in whom they found faults in the way they practiced Islam. The missionaries claimed to present "the true Islam" to us in the name of Ahmadiyyah.

They often impressed on us that the stiff opposition, which Ahmadis suffered in India before the partition and subsequently in Pakistan, was a conclusive proof of the truth of Ahmadiyyah. After all, no prophet is readily accepted in his own town or country. This also appeared plausible to us, hence we followed them with unalloyed confidence."

Over a quarter of century ago, Dr. Balogun had accurately identified the strategy employed by high level Ahmadi missionaries to misguide the uninformed. Not only the missionaries do not publicize a complete picture of their doctrine and history, but also they distort the teachings of Islam and attempt to exasperate and capitalize upon sectarian division among few ignorant Muslims.
Dr. Balogun testified:

"Even though Ahmadiyya has been in this country for close to sixty years, I make the bold to say that, up till now, the vast majority of the adherents of the organization, within both the Movement and the Mission, are still in the dark about the details of its teaching, as well as its purpose. For example, it was only very recently, when stiff opposition to Ahmadiyyah started to rear its head in this country, that certain high-ranking Ahmadis knew for the first time that Mirza Ghulam Ahmad claimed to be a Prophet." (Sunday Times, Nigeria, Jan. 20, 1974; ibid., p. 3)"[The fact that Ahmadis hid their true doctrine from the membership at large is] evident in the fact that when one of the young educated Nigerian Muslims, who originally invited the Movement here, went to Britain for further studies and thereby came in contact with Indian Ahmadis, who resided then in Britain, he studied them at first hand and returned home only to withdraw his membership of the Movement. This was the late al-Haj L. B. Agusto of blessed memory." (Sunday Times, Nigeria, Jan. 20, 1974; Ibid., p. 2)

Indeed, since its very inception, the Ahmadi leadership has relied upon the well-proven methods of the Christian Missionaries to alienate the uninformed individuals from knowledgeable and sincere Muslims and selfishly increase their membership. They know only too well that the descendants of individuals somehow tricked into joining their organization are generally less likely to renounce their membership, even after they discover the truth.

Truly they found their fathers on the wrong Path; So they (too) were rushed down on their footsteps! And truly before them, many of the ancients went astray;- (The holy Quran, As-Saaffat, 37:69-71)

Dr. Balogun records that, when in 1974, the Pakistani Government and the Muslim World League both declared the Ahmadiyyah to be a non-Muslim group, he set out in earnest to defend the Movement he was born into and prove its truthfulness. However, his scholarly and thorough research into the teachings of Ahmadi leadership untangled a disturbing web of deceit and left him with no alternative but to denounce the Mission. This finding is even more significant since Dr. Balogun, even though a high level Ahmadi and a Professor of Islamic Studies, had himself been kept in the dark for over forty years.

I must say, before God and man, that the more I scrutinized the claims and purported references for them, the more I discovered that the Ahmadiyyah Mission is deceiving the world and playing on the ignorance of many of their followers.

An example of the distortions by the Ahmadis for their selfish ends is contained in their official rejoinder to my article already mentioned.

On page 5, column 2, of Monday 11 February 1974 issues of The Truth, the Ahmadiyyah Mission quoted the following in support of the Prophethood of the Promised Messiah: 'There is no discrepancy between the two, that he (the Messiah) will be a Prophet and a follower of the Holy Prophet(SAW) for the purpose of explaining the commandments of his Shariah, and to strengthen its way, even though he does so through his revelations.' (Mirqat Sharh Miskat, Vol.5,pg.564)

This quotation has been extracted from the explanation of the Hadith in which the Prophet Muhammad had declared that there would be no other Prophet after him.

Indication. The Hadith, which is contained in Mishkat al Masabih, reports that the Messenger of God said to 'Ali, 'You are in the same position to me as Harun (Aaron) was to Musa (Moses): except that there is no prophet after me'. The Mishkat reports also that authentic books of Hadith are agreed on this tradition.

Now, in commenting on this authentic Hadith, Imam 'Ali Qari, who was deceitfully quoted by Ahmadis, says:

"In the commentary of Muslim, some scholars say concerning his [the Prophet's] statement 'Except that there is no Prophet after me,' that it is an indication that whenever 'Isa b. Maryam [Jesus Christ] descends, he will descend as one of the arbitrators of this Community inviting people with the Law of Muhammad(SAW), and will not descend as a Prophet.I say that there is no inconsistency in his being a Prophet and being a follower to our Prophet(SAW) concerning the explanation of the rules of the Shariah and the improvement of his way even with revelation to him, as indicated by the saying of the Prophet: 'If Moses were alive he would have no choice but to follow me.'

That is even though he is described as a Prophet and a Messenger; and in the absence of both of them (Prophethood and Messengership), there will not be any additional attainment.

Interpretation. So, the meaning is that there will not be any new Prophet after him because he is the Seal of all the Prophets that had gone before.

In it (the statement) is an allusion that, if there were to be a Prophet after him, it would have been 'Ali; and it is not incompatible with what has clearly been related concerning the right of 'Umar because the decision is hypothetical and suppositional.

It is as if he (the Prophet) says: 'If there were to be a Prophet after me, a group of my Companions would have been Prophets; but there is no Prophet after me.'

This is the meaning of the Prophet's(SAW) saying: 'If Ibrahim had lived, he would have been a Prophet.'

As for the Hadith, which says, 'The scholars of my Community are like the Israelites Prophets', memorizers like Zurkashi, Asqalani, Damiri, and Suyuti have clearly said that is has no basis."

This quotation is from the same book and on the same page referred to by the Ahmadiyyah Mission. That is: 'Ali al-Qari, Mirqat al-Mafatih Sharh Mishkat al-Masabih, vol. 5, pg. 564.

It is clear from the quotation that the Mission has extracted what they thought would support their erroneous view from a commentary which, taken together, is explicitly opposed to the view. This is in order to give the impression that the author supports their idea.

In educated circles, such act is an errant distortion of an author's view and thought. It contradicts the international law of copyright. It is, indeed, unacceptable as well as unbecoming of a mission that wants itself to be taken seriously.

From the Islamic point of view also, it is an abominable act. Consider, for example, Quran 2:59 [also 7:162], which says, "The transgressors changed the statement from that which was made to them; so We sent a pestilence from heaven upon the transgressors, for their having gone astray.' A food for thought indeed for the Ahmadis!" (Sunday Sketch, Nigeria, Sept. 29, 1974; ibid., p. 91-95)

It is those who do not believe in the Signs of Allah that forge falsehood: it is they who lie! (The Holy Quran, An-Nahl, 16:105)

No sooner had Dr. Balogun unearth such evidence and discovered that the doctrine of Ahmadiyyah was contrary to the authentic teachings of Islam, that he and many others abandoned the Mission and embraced Islam. These fortunate individuals were blessed with the capacity to differentiate the Truth from Falsehood and the sincere faith to prefer Allah(SWT) and His Messenger(SAW) to the position, prestige, and life-style they had achieved within the Organization. Truly, they were the recipients of guidance from Allah(SWT).

Subsequent to such public expositions, Dr. Balogun became the subject of personal attacks by many senior Ahmadi missionaries. For instance, Molvi Ajmal Shahid, then the Amir of Ahmadiyyah movement in Nigeria, provided an extremely short reply in which he expressed his dismay at the "spiritual death of a brother (ibid., p. 97)" and Moulvi Naseem Saifi, the chief Ahmadiyyah missionary for West Africa, confirmed that Dr. Balogun had been very close and high in the administration and expressed his sadness that Dr. Balogun had abandoned Ahmadiyyah in favor of Islam (ibid., p. 99); other Ahmadi missionaries questioned his public withdrawal and, in an attempt at damage control, advanced a number of unbecoming and unproved accusations. In clarification, Dr. Balogun responded:

"I could have raised all the points in this article with them (e.g. the Indo-Pakistani Ahmadi leadership) internally without any publicity; but experience has shown that such criticisms will automatically earn the critic either a long-term boycott or an outright excommunication. With any of these, no other member will be prepared to listen to him... I have stated my point of view, God is my witness, purely because of my awareness of the responsibility incumbent on me towards my fellow Nigerian Muslims in particular, and the world Muslims at large. My intention is not to oppose Ahmadiyyah; I have lived in it long enough to have a soft spot for it in my heart. But that notwithstanding, whenever a clash of opinion arises between Islam and Ahmadiyyah, it behooves me to declare for Islam without mincing words." (Sunday Times, Nigeria, Jan. 20, 1974; ibid., p.17)"Furthermore, instead of being crossed with me, calling me names and making all sorts of conjectures about me because of my renunciation of Ahmadiyyah, let the Nigerian Ahmadis take my exposition to their Pakistani missionaries for verification or denial.

Assertions. If they deny my assertions, then demand from them the Arabic books (not Urdu translations) from which they took their quotations. Then, let independent Arabic scholars translate the relevant sections within their context.

If I am proved wrong, let my father reject and disown me, and let the Ahmadis collectively curse and "crucify" me. But if I am proved right, then it becomes incumbent on all Nigerian Ahmadis, including my relations, both by blood and affinity, to reconsider their association with Ahmadiyyah, pray fervently to God Almighty as I have done to show them the way of Islam and help them to follow it." (Sunday Sketch, Sept. 29, 1974; ibid., p. 96)

Naturally, the personal attacks levied against Dr. Balogun had nothing to do with the issue at hand and had been orchestrated solely to confuse the naive. In truth, the deceptive methods of the Mission had been exposed and independently verified by a number of individuals. The damage done to the Mission was so great that it had to disband. Many Ahmadis reorganized under the name of "Anwar-ul-Islam Movement" and rejected the unIslamic doctrines which the Ahmadi leadership and missionaries had propagated and sustained through their distortions and misrepresentations of the authentic teachings of Islam (Daily Times, Monday, Nov. 25, 1974; ibid., p. 121). May Allah(SWT) guide every sincere Ahmadi to Islam.

Among the individuals, who witnessed the written public debates between Dr. Balogun and the high level Ahmadi missionaries and recognized the falsehood of the Mission, was a well-known gentleman by the name of Mr. Alhaj A. S. Olatunde. To save face and mislead their naive followers, Ahmadi missionaries apparently had began a rumor that Br. Olatunde had recognized their "truth" and accepted Ahmadiyyah! In response, Br. Olatunde issued a public statement, which is reproduced below:

"For some months now, I have been quiet. My quietness has come as a result of a very serious study I embarked upon in connection with a burning question.The question began with an article published by Dr. Ismail Balogun of the University of Ibadan a few months ago. It concerned the belief of the Ahmadiyya Jamat that the founder of the organization was a kind of a prophet.

Dr. Ismail Balogun, who was born into the Ahmadiyya Community, advanced cogent arguments and reasons to support his rebuttal of the claim of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad to Prophethood and the need to abandon the name Ahmadiyya to denote a class of Muslims.

A series of rejoinders came from many well-known Ahmadis. The most significant thing about the rejoinders is that they are unconvincing! They have been based on shifty premises.

Dr. Ismail Balogun came out again with a final reply to all the rejoinders. His final reply contained incontrovertible facts from various books of Islam and lexicons to support his stand that after the holy Prophet Muhammad there had not been and there would never be another prophet of any kind, at least in so far as Islam is concerned.

I want to make my personal stand clear now. I support Dr. Ismail Balogun. I agree entirely with his findings. And with him I declare that Muhammad is the last Prophet of God.
I also declare that I am not an Ahmadi. It is true that I have been closely connected with the Ahmadiyya Mission for many years. During my period of association with them, the question of another prophet after Muhammad was never a point of interest in our discussions.

I am sure with this, nobody will be in doubt any more about my stand. I want to remind all Muslims of an incident toward the close of the glorious life of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. It was the parting sermon he delivered on the Arafat in his last pilgrimage.

He said: "I am leaving unto you two noble things. So long as you will cling to them, you will never go astray. One of them is the Book of Allah and the other is the Tradition of His Apostle. Let him that is present tell unto him that is absent. Haply he that shall be told may remember better than he who has heard it."

With me, the Book of Allah and the Sunnah of His Prophet are sufficient. I am a Muslim and anything that will tarnish my Islam is rejected with all my heart.

If there is any person or any group of persons who have been showing me any favor because they thought that I was an Ahmadi, I pray, they should now withhold or withdraw their favors. I shall be satisfied with whatever favors it will please Allah to bestow on me as a Muslim, pure and simple. May Allah open our hearts to His Truth. Amen." (Daily Sketch, Friday, Nov. 8, 1974; ibid. p. 118-119)

Obviously, a movement whose very leaders and founders have used such deceptive methods to misguide the uninformed, for a hundred years, can not be taken seriously nor viewed as a divine organization. Each one of the arguments Ahmadi leaders have advanced in support of their organization is similarly based on deceptive claims or pure conjecture and has been solely invented to keep their unfortunate followers confused and entrapped.

We hope that individuals who have mistakenly followed Ahmadiyyah reconsider their standing in the light of all the evidence uncovered by Dr. Balogun. Should those, who have been touched by the miracles of the Holy Quran and the teachings of the last Prophet Muhammad(SAW), exhibit loyalty and obedience to Allah(SWT) and His last Messenger(SAW) or to individuals whose deception and falsehood has been continually exposed?

Those who reject Allah, hinder (men) from the Path of Allah, and resist the Messenger, after Guidance has been clearly shown to them, will not injure Allah in the least, but He will make their deeds of no effect. (The holy Quran, Muhammad, 47:32)

Quotes taken from: "Islam versus Ahmadiyyah in Nigeria", Published by Sh. Muhammad Ashraf, Kashmiri Bazar, Lahore, Pakistan.

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

Alhamduli'Allahi Rabbil-'Aalameen
wa-Salaatu wa-Salaamu 'alaa Ashrafil-Anbiyaa-e-wal-Mursaleen,
'Amma 'Baad...
Assalaamu 'Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuhu.
'Kibr' and 'Kufr' of Shaytaan...{!}
Kibr (pride/arrogance) & Kufr (disbelief) are 'Mutalaziman', meaning the former necessarily leads to the latter and such was the case of Shaytan as ALLAH says in the 'Qur'an'...
'And (remember) when We said to the Angels 'Prostrate yourselves before Adam.' and they prostrated except Iblees, he refused and was proud and was one of the disbelievers (Kuffar).'
[Source~ 'Qur'an'-Surat al-Baqarah(2): A # 34]

Prophet (sallalalhu 'alaihi wa-sallam) described pride saying...
'Pride is dissatisfaction with the truth, and belittling the people.'
[Source~Saheeh Muslim]

Iblees openly expressed his pride when he refused to obey the command of ALLAH, questioned HIS Wisdom and belittled Adam (alaihis-salaam). when, ALLAH questioned Iblees...
' What prevented you (O Iblees) that you did not prostrate,when I commanded you ?' Iblees said... 'I am better than him Adam. You created me from fire, and him You created from clay.'
[Source...Qur'an (7): A # 12]

So, ALLAH dismissed Iblees, HE said 'O Iblees get down from this Paradise' and next HE, [the Exalted] mentioned the reason for it in His Saying: ' it is not for you to be arrogant here.'
Imam Ibnul-Qayyim~(r) said while explaining the categories of 'Kufr'
'The major 'Kufr' is of Five (5) kinds...
  1. Kufr of denial.
  2. Kufr of Arrogance and Pride.
  3. Kufr of Aversion.
  4. Kufr of Doubt
  5. Kufr of Hypocrisy.

Concerning the Kufr of Arrogance and Pride:
It was the Kufr of Shaytan because he did not deny the Command of Allah, or reject it but he met it with pride and arrogance. From this (type of Kufr) is the Kufr of those who knew and believed that Allah's Messenger (sallalalhu 'alaihi wa-sallam) has come with the truth from Allah but did not acknowledge it out of pride and arrogance...{!}
It is the 'Kufr' of the Jews (#3), 'then when there came to them that which they had recognized, they disbelieved in it.'
[Source:Madaarijus-Salikeen, 1/364-367]

So, the reason behind the expelling of Iblees was pride and ALLAH does not like the arrogant because a proud person considers himself self-sufficient and in no need of ALLAH the Exalted. Whosoever assumes such is surely seized by the Wrath of Allah...{!}
The reason for this is that every action in this universe is due to ALLAH Alone...{!} None possesses the Power to execute
anything except ALLAH...{!}

Every action has a time and place in which it takes place and we posses neither the time nor the place, and none possesses the power to maintain his life even for a moment and none possesses the power to even move from one place to another except with the Will of ALLAH.
So how can any man or any creation take pride in anything ?
Verily ALLAH Alone is 'The Irresistible, the Proud...'
[Source~'Qur'an'~ Surat al-Hashr (59): A # 23].

The Messenger of Allah (sallalalhu 'alaihi wa-sallam) said...
'Indeed, Allah revealed to me, Humble yourselves until none is proud over another and none is oppressive over another.'
[Source~ Saheeh Muslim]
Thus, pride, which is in fact self-praise, is forbidden for the servants of ALLAH, for each additional thing that one becomes proud of, builds his ego...{!} This is witnessed in the behavior of Iblees when he became too proud to obey ALLAH command and said... 'I am better than he is.'
[Source~'Qur'an' ~Surat Saad (38)A # 76]

ALLAH says in a Qudsi Hadith:
'Pride is My Cloak, and Glory is My wrap, so he who competes ME in either of these, I will cast him into the Fire.'
[Source~Musnad Ahmad and Abu Dawood]

' Renounce the world ALLAH will love you, Renounce what people possess, people will love you.'
[Source~ Ibn Majah]

Y a s m i n.
 Sis Yasmin

Hadith of the Week

Narrated by 'Aisha, r.a.:

I stuffed for the Prophet a pillow decorated with pictures (of animals) which looked like a Namruqa (i.e. a small cushion). He came and stood among the people with excitement apparent on his face. I said, "O Allah's Apostle! What is wrong?"

He said, "What is this pillow?" I said, "I have prepared this pillow for you, so that you may recline on it." He said, "Don't you know that angels do not enter a house wherein there are pictures; and whoever makes a picture will be punished on the Day of Resurrection and will be asked to give life to (what he has created)?"

Bukhari Volume 4,
Book 54, Number 447
 Sis Kristi

[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]

 Word Around The Net

by Br. Nazeer, Texas

Turkey condemns Pelosi's 'ignorance' about Erdogan and democracy

Sudan rejects its removal from the US "terrorism list" because the removal was being linked with normalisation of its relations with Israel.

Turkey's behavior in region is 'explosive and dangerous' to its neighbors, says Cypriot envoy

Iran accuses US of 'savagery' after new sanctions inflict
$150 billion in damages against Iran.

Israel and Italy Cement Military Ties, Massive Arms to Be Exchanged

'Phantom force': Young Afghans fighting in Syria face uncertain future

Egyptian navy kills two Gaza fishermen for breaching territorial waters

Lebanon crisis deepens as prime minister-designate Adib quits after a month

How the EU is trying to stop Poland's 'LGBT-free zones'

Israeli Forces Detain Five Palestinians, Including Elderly Anti-occupation Activist

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show

 Islamic Thought

Asalamu alaikum.
If you don't want your kids to hurt others, don't show them how to do it.

Lead by Example.

Always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them.
Pray to Allah,swt, daily for yourself and your children.
May Allah protect our children whenever and whereever they are.

 Japan Islamic Foundation

a Message from Japan Islamic Foundation

Part 5 Quran
Surah annaba 78
Video in English

posted by
Hussain Khan, M. A. Tokyo

 War News

War News

A Russian helicopter was shot down or crashed in the Libyan desert. Russian troops from the Wagner Group are suspected killed or injured. However, Russians quickly evacuated their equipment and their bodies so no details are available.

Pro-Western Libyan forces have reportedly killed an IS Commander in the Southeastern Libyan desert. Details are not available.

After the French posted the cartoons of the Prophets again, there was a stabbing attack by a young man who is reportedly Pakistani. He seriously hurt two people and hurt two others standing in front of the cartoon center. France has arrested him, four other Pakistanis and an Algerian - all very young.

France is saying that now the cartoon center, known as Hebdo, has now been moved to a secret location. [France does not realize that insulting the Prophet (pbuh) turns the entire Muslim world against France. USA has avoided this kind of stupidity.]

Widespread Fighting

  1. Islamic group attacked Russian troops in Northeastern Lattakia.

  2. IS forces advanced in southern Raqqa province, killing 13 pro-Assad soldiers. The advance was stopped after Russian bombing killed 18 of the ISIS fighters.

  3. Pro-Turkish Syrian fighters shelled SDF pro-communist, pro-US troops in northcentral Syria in the Tal Tamer area.

  4. In a little town near the capital of Damascus, the regime arrested 3 women who will probably be tortured. People came out in large numbers to protest of the regime and burned pictures of Assad. The regime then sent in armoured forces to stop the demonstrations.

  5. Tension is high in Deraa Province owing to occasional attempts by the citizens to attack Assad's officials.

  6. Heavy weapon exchanges between Islamic groups and Assad/Iranian groups on the Irbid province border continued for a third day.

  7. The US Air Force and its coalition are attacking an Islamic group in northwestern Syria known as "Defenders of the Faith" because the US suspects they are al-Qaeda. One of their commanders, possibly more, have been killed in the bombing.

An IS group announced on its Amaq website that 30 police officers and soldiers were killed in the attack on Friday on a road leading to the strategic fishing town of Baga in Borno state.In a statement on Saturday, Borno state police said eight police officers and three members of a government-approved militia were killed, and 13 people were wounded in the attack.

Large crowds have been protesting against the regime of General Sissi. HIs police have tried to crush the rallies but they keep coming back. It is said, the people are protesting against the demolition of houses and mosques, which Sissi claims are very old and built on illegal ground.

Large numbers of protestors have been injured in attacks by Sissi's police.

One slogan of the protestors is "Do not be afraid" because Sissi is notorious for his terrorism against protestors. Readers might remember that his forces killed hundreds of unarmed supporters of the elected President, Morsi.

 Inside Poland's 'LGBT-free zones'

Inside Poland's 'LGBT-free zones'

In Poland, dozens of small towns have declared themselves free of "LGBT ideology". Politicians' hostility to gay rights has become a flashpoint, pitting the religious right against more liberal-minded Poles. And gay people living in these areas are faced with a choice: emigrate, keep their heads down - or fight back.

Magazine editor Tomasz Sakiewicz shows me into his Warsaw office. To my surprise, he takes my hand - which I've just rubbed with the regulation disinfectant gel - and kisses it like an 18th-Century Polish nobleman.

Then he passes me a sticker that came free with his magazine, the right-wing weekly Gazeta Polska. It shows a rainbow flag with a black cross through it. "We gave out 70,000 of these," says Sakiewicz. "And people congratulated us because we Poles love freedom."

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 Kuwait Renews Support for Palestinian People's Rights

Kuwait Renews Support for Palestinian People's Rights

The Kuwaiti Prime Minister reaffirmed his country's principled and firm position in supporting the choices of the Palestinian people to obtain their legitimate rights, Anadolu Agency reports.

"The Palestinian cause still occupies a central historical and pivotal position in Arab and Islamic worlds," Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah told the 75th session of the UN General Assembly via video link.

Al-Sabah stressed the importance of continuing efforts to relaunch negotiations to reach a just and comprehensive peace in accordance with the Arab Peace Initiative.

He called for an end to the Israeli occupation and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.

He called on all parties to agree to the proposals put forward by Martin Griffiths, the UN's special envoy for Yemen.


China running 380 detention centres in Xinjiang.
Australian study finds camps have expanded, despite claims that Uighurs were being released.

China's network of detention centres in the northwest Xinjiang region is much bigger than previously thought and is being expanded, even as Beijing says it is winding down a "re-education" programme for ethnic Uighurs that has been condemned internationally, new research released by an Australian think-tank showed on Thursday.

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) said it had identified more than 380 "suspected detention facilities" in the region, where the United Nations says more than one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim Turkic-speaking residents have been held in recent years.

"The findings of this research contradict Chinese officials' claims that all "trainees" from so-called vocational skills training centres had "graduated" by late 2019," lead researcher Nathan Ruser wrote. "Instead, available evidence suggests that many extrajudicial detainees are now being formally charged and locked up in higher security facilities."

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