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9 Zulhijja 1442 A.H. - July 18 2021 Issue # 29, Newsletter #1924

The Battle of Qadissia Liberated Iran

 The Battle of Qadissia Liberated Iran

by Kaukab Siddique, PhD

The battle of Qadissia liberated Iran and led to 1000 years of Islamic prosperity.

Iran, then known as Persia, prided itself on its regime's wealth and military power though the people in general were poverty stricken and oppressed.

The emperor ridiculed the messages of the Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, which focused on tawheed, justice and the equality of all humanity.

The emperor wondered how the raggedy people of Arabia could challenge his might and power.

The emperor wanted to give charity and goods to the Islamic people which he thought were their real concerns.

The Companions of the Prophet, pbuh, explained to the emperor that they were interested in the worship of Allah, the Creator of the universe.

The Persian attitude was that these Muslims are poor uneducated savages. The emperor first tried to intimidate and then humiliate the representatives of the Islamic army.

The emperor's masses compared the Zoroastrianism of their homegrown- thousands of years old religion and found that it was totally wanting in comparison to the issues and messages of Islam.

Finally the Persians decided to crush the Muslims. The emperor appointed a general named Rostum who was of international repute and was deemed invincible.

The Persian army had 33 elephants. No tradition al army could stand against them.

The Persians had several thousand archers who could pick off horsemen at quite a distance.

The battle started near an Iraqi town named Hira in November. 636 c.e., about 14 hijri. It went on for three days and the Islamic forces suffered heavily from the archers, and their horses were terrified of the elephants.

Caliph Umar, r.a, had appointed Sa'ad ibn Abi Waqqas, r.a., one of the earliest converts to Islam. In turn Sa'ad got the support of Qa'aqa al-Tamimi, one of the youngest converts to Islam along with many other Iraqi fighters. Large numbers of women, married and unmarried, had also arrived to help the Islamic army.

The fast moving Islamic horsemen killed large numbers of Persian troops but could not stop the elephants

Sa'ad then, after three days of hard fighting, told his best horsemen to blind the leading elephant. The elephant was confused and charged into his own army. The other elephants too were confused, In the confusion of the Persians, Sa'ad r.a., ordered an all out attack by the entire Islamic army. Rapidly the Persians started retreating.

They were slaughtered by the mujahideen.

The battle of Qadisia was a great victory for Islam. Rostum too was trapped in the melee of fleeing Persians and killed.

Caliph Umar, r.a., knew strategy and tactics. He sent the Islamic armies, small in numbers but fast moving, to the weak points of the Persian empire. Within a few years the entire empire had collapsed and the oppressed masses started embracing Islam in huge numbers.

Umar, r.a., had learned well from the Prophet, pbuh, that no one can stand against the authentic teachings of Islam. The Muslim volunte\armies moved across what is now Iraq. into Iran proper. The Persian capital, surrendered and emperor Yazdegard himself was killed.

Umar, r.a., built new cities in Iraq, not letting the Muslims take anything from the Persian people.

The Islamic armies moved forward into what is now western Afghanistan and even unto China.

Some of the greatest scholars of Islam were Persian.

Modern Iran is a sectarian state, first produced by the Saffavid tyranny in the 16 th century, c,e. Over two hundred years, the Saffavids forced the Sunni population to accept Shi'ism.

Later the Pahlavi tyrants linked up with Israel. Now Iran is a great friend of Russia and of Assad, the mass murderer of Syria.

The word IRAN is a racist term meaning land of the Aryans.

Only Baluchis, Kurds and some Azeris are Sunnis.

Is there a mosque for Sunnis in the vast city of Tehran? Who knows.

A convert to Sunni Islam can be sentenced to death.

Iran should return to Islam. There is no hidden mahdi who will solve Iran's problems.


JI Report [July 18]

Kashmir, Afghanistan, Palestine
by Qaiser Sharif

RAWALAKOT (AZAD KASHMIR)-July 18: Jamaat-e-Islam Emir Sirajul Haq has said the third generation of Occupied Kashmir is now the torch bearer of freedom struggle, writing the history of valor with their blood against ruthless Indian atrocities.

"I don't recall any other nation than the people of Kashmir have made such sacrifices for freedom in recent history," he said while addressing a public rally at Rawalakot here on Sunday.

People of Azad Kashmir, he said, must boycott those political parties who did nothing for Kashmir cause during their rule. He said he felt surprised watching leaders of the PTI, the PML-N and the PPP in AJK election campaign, questioning what was on their credit for Azad Kashmir and Kashmir cause. He said the youth of AJK was jobless, majority of people were living in extreme poverty, inflation was major problem in the area but the PTI and the PML-N government of the AJK never bothered to address these issues.

"I request the people of AJK to vote for the JI on July 25 for their bright future."

He paid tribute to those martyrs who shed their blood for freedom from India and to Kashmiri women who were struggling side by side with men for the cause for decades. He said the JI was also proud of it that its leaders and workers made great contribution to freedom struggle. He said the JI was the only political party of Pakistan who was pursuing the case of Kashmir much more than any other party for seven decades.

Sirajul Haq, on occasion, also remembered the people of Afghanistan and Palestine for their unmatched bravery against occupied forces. He said people of Afghanistan won the freedom by defeating the superpower and now the dawn of freedom would soon rise on Occupied Kashmir and Palestine. He said Muslim Ummah should join their hand to fight against injustice and tyranny.

LAHORE- July 18: Deputy Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami, Secretary General Milli Yekjahti Council Liaqat Baloch while talking to reporters on the occasion of the inauguration ceremony of the unique un-dotted Urdu translation of the Holy Qur'an by Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tahir Mustafa and his visit to the center for collective sacrificial animals in Lahore said that The Holy Qur'an is a miraculous inspired book. Until the Day of Judgment, translators and commentators will continue their efforts to translate the Holy Qur'an for the guidance of humanity. The first un-dotted translation of the Holy Qur'an in the Islamic world is a great achievement and a great blessing and religious service. The right of the Qur'an is to make it dominant and superior in the state system. The Objectives Resolution, the 22 points of the Ulema, the 17-point Code of Conduct among all sects and the implementation of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan will make Pakistan a dignified, independent and stable country. In this way, scholars and lovers of Islam should unite on the national priorities and create an environment for the guidance of the people.

War News

 War News

July 17. The number of districts now under Taliban control are 210.

Another 40 are being contested according to German media.

The latest fighting occurred at the Spin Boldak crossing into Pakistan known as Chaman.

Kabul troops tried to take it back and in the heavy fighting an Indian journalist, with a Muslim name and very popular in the West, who was with the Kabul troops was killed. He has a Muslim name and is being used for anti-Taliban propaganda,
The Taliban are waiting around the big cities hoping the cities will collapse without fighting,

Homeland Securtity [US]
June 28

In recent weeks, Al Qaeda has dedicated an unusual amount of its propaganda towards encouraging attacks on Israel, Jewish institutions, and Jewish people. Given shifts in the Islamist extremist environment—including the outbreak of violence between Israel and Hamas in May 2021 and Al Qaeda's expectation that it will gain a safe operational haven in Afghanistan as the United States withdraws from the country—this suggests that Al Qaeda or one of its regional affiliates may intend to recommit to attack Israel or the Jewish Diaspora. In addition, the last time Al Qaeda noticeably increased its messaging around Palestine was in 2019, and its affiliates subsequently staged attacks against a hotel in Kenya and a military installation in Mali which they claimed were in protest of Israel's "Judaization of Palestine."

Now, the release of Al Qaeda's One Ummah magazine (an official publication of the terrorist organization which declares the group's focus and priorities to its supporters and affiliates), the outpouring of violently antisemitic rhetoric in response to the Israel-Hamas conflict, and Al Qaeda's praise for Hamas field commanders in an official publication—representing a shift in Al Qaeda's relations with Hamas—all suggest that Al Qaeda is recommitting to attacking Israel and Jewish people around the world.


SOHR reports. July 18

Heavy Assad artillery fire ,killed 13, 4 women, 3 girls. civilians in the Jabal al-Zawiya area of Irbid ;province.

An Islamic group returned Assad artillery fire.

[Earlier an opposition group hit Assad positions near Jabal al-Zawiya.

Two areas of Aleppo city, one held by Assad, the other by the opposition traded fire.

In Suwaida province, 5 people were killed and 4 injured in a gun battle between 2 families.

In Deir ez Zor province, US drone blew up an armored vehicle of Iraqi Hizbullah killing driver and others.

Protestors came out in Deraa province burning Assad's posters following murder of a man and his son blamed on regime.

Three :Palestinian seculars and their commander were killed in an ISIS attack in Homs province.

Life within the United States

An Unusual Birthday Request

My birthday, the dreaded Fourth of July, is over. But my birthday fundraiser, for the Aafia Foundation, is not. I support the Aafia,Foundation for several reasons

  1. It is one of the few (if not the only) organizations which has worked consistently to free Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, an innocent Pakistani woman scientist currently being held on concocted charges by the US government (she was first kidnapped, raped, and tortured by the US and its allies);

  2. The organization's director, Mauri Saalakhan, a Black man, was concerned enough about the injustice being done to a Pakistani woman to sit through most/all of her lengthy New York trial (he is not a New York resident), a shining example of Islamic brotherhood/sisterhood which Islam promulgates, but which is rarely practiced;

  3. The organization (and its precursor, the Peace & Justice Foundation), acting on principle, has long championed high profile political prisoner cases eschewed by most other Muslim organizations; and

  4. It is the only Muslim organization to date with the guts to actually go to the Texas prison where Aafia is held (under horrific conditions) to protest; they did so every year, except when precluded by the coronavirus epidemic; and they plan to do so again this October.

I hope you will consider contributing to the Aafia Foundation, particularly as it gears up for major political actions for Aafia in several US cities this fall. Note: The organization is a 501(c)3, ie a non-profit. (Therefore, for those of you with the concern, donating to it is perfectly legal).
--Nadrat Siddique

The Great Reset & Monopolies

by Sis. Aisha
Jamaat al-Muslimeen

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) forbade the practice of building monopolies in Islamic economics. It is the practice of hoarding resources so that the majority of these resources are owned by one entity or individual. This type of ownership leads to unjust pricing that only benefits the seller, not the buyer.

The Great Reset is about the world's uber wealthiest entities controlling all of the resources while they rent them out to the rest of us. One of their goals is to get us to believe that, "you will own nothing and be happy."

When Facebook and other companies have gone public on the stock market, the same institutional investment behemoths have purchased the largest shares in those new companies: Blackrock, Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., State Street Corporation, & Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. Blackrock and Vanguard own just about every industry in the world! These companies also own shares in each other, as well.

The way it works with the stock market is that whoever owns the most shares in that company actually owns the company!

Vanguard and Blackrock own the media (TimeWarner, ComCast, etc.), Big Pharma (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, etc.), soft drink industry (Coca Cola & Pepsico), textile industry, the fashion industry (Marc Jacobs, Nike, Gucci, etc.), and the travel industry (, They even own United Airlines, American Airlines, as well as the Boeing and Airbus planes used for flights. It is not an exaggeration to say that Vanguard and Blackrock have their tentacles in every industry. They own agricultural (JohnDeere & Bayer), oil and mining companies (Exxon), too. The list is huge: restaurant chains, cosmetics, payment processors (PayPal). You name it, literally.

Interesting....if Vanguard and Blackrock own stock in these companies plus, invest in the shares of each other's companies are Pepsi and Coca-Cola really competitors? Blackrock's largest shareholder is Vanguard. However, Vanguard is a private company and its shareholders cannot be seen. These institutional investors can be researched on Yahoo! Finance.

Of course, this is a serious monopoly of the world's companies but none of us have heard of this gigantic power grab because they own the cable companies and control the networks that are a part of them.

Although John Bogle founded Vanguard, it is controlled by the many uber-rich families (Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Orsini, Rothschild, Royal Families, Bush, du Pont, Morgan) who own its shares. These families were always wealthy and now hide their wealthy identities behind major corporations.

Blackrock, whose founder is Larry Fink, lends money to the Federal Reserve or Central Bank but it is also its advisor. It has been stated that one of the reasons why John F. Kennedy was murdered is, besides the Bay of Pigs fiasco and suggesting Israel be dropped from the American welfare plan, he wanted to get rid of the Federal Reserve. The Federal Reserve controls everything financially but, whoever controls the Federal Reserve controls what the Federal Reserve controls. This is why it is important for these institutional investors to buy the most shares in companies.

Now, these financial behemoths want to become even more aggressive and attack the average American trying to own a home. In general, racism has made it very difficult for Indigenous peoples & African-Americans to own land in America or any other majority European colony. There are statistics that indicate that young people buying homes is 8% lower than in previous generations. But, why?

People cite the increase in housing prices. Here's why this is happening: Blackrock has been buying single-family homes at 20% to 50% above the asking price and renting them out. Usually, the market (people) decides the prices of homes but, if Blackrock, Inc. owns a $325 billion dollar portfolio, which includes over 50,000 properties then, they are the market!

So, of course, young people are not going to buy homes because it has become too expensive now. Unfortunately, Blackrock, Inc, is not the only institutional investor interested in owning real estate but, it is America's largest landlord. Having corporations involved in land ownership will turn America into a feudal society where the wage-earner pays money, whichever amount is demanded, to them. It is no accident that a growing number of Americans can no longer afford a home.

And now, Bill Gates is the largest farm owner in America but, that will be discussed at another time, insha'allah.

(Source:;; Marina Sala YouTube Video: Monopoly Follow The Money an overview of The Great Reset)


From Sis. Yasmin

'Assalaamu `Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuhu'.

Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Umar (Radi-Allahu 'Anhu)...

The 'Talbiyah' of PROPHET {Sallallahu `Alaihi Wa Sallam} was...

لَبَّيْك¤ اللهُمَّ لَبَّيْك¤ - لَبَّيْك¤ لَا شَرِيْكَ لَكَ لَبَّيْك¤ - إِنَّ الْحَمْد¤ وَالنِّع¨مَةَ لَكَ وَالْمُل¨كَ - لَا شَرِيْكَ لَكَ -


' Labbaik Allahumma Labbaik,
Labbaik la Sharik Laka Labbaik,
Inna-l-Hamda wan-ni`mata
Laka Wal mulk,
La sharika Laka'.

I respond to Your call O Allah,
I respond to Your call,
and I am obedient to Your orders,
You have no Partner,
I respond to Your call
All the Praises and Blessings are for You,
All the Sovereignty is for You,
And You have no Partners with You..

[Source~ S. Bukhari Vol. 2 :'Hadith' # 621]

When the Pilgrim is reciting the 'Talbiyah', he
feels a connection with all other created beings,
as they all join with him in submission
to Allah {Azza Wa Jall} alone and echo His 'Talbiyah.'

*PROPHET* ﷺ) said...

"There is no Muslim who recites the 'Talbiyah'
but whatever is to his right and to his left of stones,
rocks and clouds recites it with him,
to the furthest point to the east and the west " .

{'Subhan Allah'}

[Source: Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, 828; also by Ibn Khuzaymah and al-Bayhaqi with a Saheeh Isnaad.]
 Sis Yasmin

~My 'Salaams' to all~

~Y a s m i n ~

' Never Despair Of The Mercy Of Allah'


Dr. Muhsin Khan Passed away
Condolences from Br. Mahmood Qazi

Dear All, As-Salam-o-'alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu,
It is with great sorrow and sympathy for all those concerned, to inform you that today Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khan passed away in Madinah Munawwarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Innaa lillahi wa innaa ilaihi raaji'oon.

The Funeral ceremony was to be held Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Madinah Munawwarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, In shaa Allah

He was my MENTOR, who changed my life, forever. He was also our benefactor (MUHSIN), who gave us the honor to work with him, from 1974 to 1993 on Sahih al-Bukhari and Noble Qur'an. He was a great man, indeed; no doubt in my mind, whatsoever.

We worked in close collaboration with Dr. Khan and helped him with the colossal task of typesetting, printing, publishing and distributing, worldwide, the revised editions of SAHIH-AL-BUKHARI and NOBLE QURAN, Arabic-English, both in 9 Volumes, Paper Back and Hard Cover, under the banner of Kazi Publications, Inc, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Al-Hamdo lillahi Rabb-il-'aalameen.

My cousin, late Professor Muhammad Ikramic Siddiqui, completed the task under his supervision. Both Sahih al-Bukhari and Noble Quran were also published by Kazi Publications, Lahore, Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

All Praises are due to Allah Subhanahu wa Ta'ala, Alone, Who gave us the opportunity to complete this work for the benefit of Muslims and Non-Mulims all over the world., Wa maa taufeeqee illlaa billah!

We pray to Allah Subhanahu wa Ta'ala to bless Dr. Khan, reward him, accordingly, Ameen, and grant us the best place in Jannat-ul-Firdous, along with Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khan, Thumma Ameen


The Second Muslim

by Dr.H. Ashruf
Founder member of Islamic Society of Baltimore

By the turn of the thirteenth century and beginning of the fourteenth century two significant things happened in and around Eastern Europe, namely Turkey and Russia. In Turkey, somewhere in 699-700 AH Osman, the founder of the Caliphat-e­Osmania (The West in hatred calls it Ottoman Empire. Ottoman means foot stool) was staying with his murshid {mentor) Edebali. One night he saw a dream in which he saw that a moon arose from his mentor's breast and came to sink in his own breast. A tree then sprouted from his naval and its shade compassed the world.

Beneath this shade there were mountains and streams flowed forth from each of the mountain, some people drank from these running waters, others watered gardens, while yet others caused fountains to flow. When Osman awoke he told the story to his mentor, who said "O my son, congratulations for God has given the imperial office to you and your descendants and my daughter Malhoun shall be your wife".

This myth may or may not be true, but still it is alive in Turkey. Carolyne Finkel writes in her book Osman's Dream (about Ottoman's history) that there is documentary evidence that a holy man known as sheikh Edebali lived at the same time as Osman and there is some evidence that Osman married his daughter as one of his two wives. This story is also told by Sultan Ghalib Al-Quaiti in his book The Holy Cities Pilgrimage and the World of Islam.

In any case as the Muslim rule started to decline in Spain, the beginning of a new Muslim empire was made. That was the beginning of the Muslim's second encounter with the West.

As the process of eviction of Muslim Moors began from Southwest Europe (Spain) the Muslim Turks started to enter Europe from the East. History records the first military engagement in 1301 AD between the Byzantine force and troops led by Osman at the Battle of Bapheus. Descendants of Osman Orhan, Murad I, Bayezid I went on consolidating and expanding their rule.

In 1389 the Serbs and their Balkan allies were defeated in the battle of Kosovo Polje. Murad I was killed in that battle. Bayezid I who earned the soubriquet 'Yildrim' (thunderbolt) became the Sultan.

797 AH 1394 AH Siege of Constantinople began under his command.

799 AH 1396 AH Bayezid Yildrim defeated and ended the final major crusade at the city of Nicopolis on the Danube in what is now Bulgaria.

From 1396 to 1402 Constantinople was under siege. Bayezid had to end the siege to face Tamerlane, who attacked him from the rear. The dispute was about a fugitive. Tamerlane defeated Bayezid. He humiliated him, made him a footstool, and put him in a cage. This was the turning point of the second encounter. In addition to this mishap between1602 and 1612, and again between 1616 and 1627, Persia and Turkey were at war, and the Persians won a number of successes. Distracted by this struggle in the East, the Turks were obliged in 1606 to make peace with the Austrians and once again the advance towards Northwestern Europe (heart of Europe) was averted.

The thrust was thwarted. The momentum was broken because of our own rivalries, our own disunity. It took another 50 years to conquer Constantinople. Finally, Sultan Muhammed II conquered Constantinople after 53 days of siege in May 1453 (858 AH). It was Muslim's 12th attempt to take Constantinople over a period of 800 years. He was 21 years old.

1529 AD Suleiman the magnificent failed to conquer Vienna.

1683 AD Turks were defeated in Vienna on 11th September 1683 AD at Kahlenberg.

On 26th January 1699 AD (1110 AH), treaty of Karlowitz, was signed between the victorious Austrians and defeated Turks. In this treaty the Muslim Turks were once again told as in 1492, be Baptized, be killed, or leave from the south of river Danube and Sava. That was the beginning of the end of the Ottoman Empire. "It was the end of a threat of Islam for almost a thousand years from the first Moorish landing in Spain to the second Turkish siege of Vienna" wrote Bernard Lewis in his book Islam and the West. He also wrote that during that time Lutheran Prayer Book included a prayer beseeching God "Save us from the evil designs of the Pope and the terror of the Turks".

Between 1237 and 1240C.E. the Mongols conquered much of Russia and Eastern Europe and established a state known in Russian annals as the Khanate of the Golden Horde. Baraka Khan, Lord of the Golden Horde from 1256-1267 accepted Islam. He entered a close alliance with the Mamluk Sultan of Egypt, Ruk Al-Din Baybars. The mixed Mongol and Turkish people of his realm became a Muslim nation. They are known in Eastern Europe as Tatars. Russia with much of Eastern Europe was under Muslim rule from the thirteenth to the fifteenth century. They are known in Russian annals as "The Tatar Yolk''. Twelve years before the Muslims were driven out of Spain in 1492, the Russians ended the Tatar Yolk in1480 AD. Even after the breakup of the Khanate of the Golden Horde, the successor Khanate based in Kzan, Astrakhan and the Crimea continued to rule.

In mid sixteenth century Ivan IV the Terrible conquered the Tatar Khanates of Kazan (1552) and Astrakhan (1556), but he could not subdue the Crimean Tatars. The Crimean Tatars captured Moscow in 1571 and burnt it except Kremlin. They tried to do it again in 1591 but could not succeed.

The defeat of the Ottomans at Vienna and the treaty of Karlowitz broke the backbone of the Ottoman Empire. So was the defeat of Tatars by Ivan lV broke the backbone of the Tatars. From then on it was a downhill march.

The Russians occupied the Central Asian lands of Muslims. Russia occupied Azerbaijan in 1720, Dagestan in 1722, Kazakhstan in 1854, Turkmenistan in 1864, Uzbekistan in1868, Tajikistan in 1884, and Kyrgyzstan in 1895.

Elsewhere in the world, the Northwestern European Powers, The Dutch, The English, the French, and the Italians occupied Muslim lands. Algeria was occupied in 1830, Yemen in 1839, Tunisia in 1881, Egypt in 1882, Sudan in 1889. Italy annexed the Ottoman provinces of Tripolitania and Cyrenaica in September 1911. They were united by Italian Royal Decree on December 3, 1934, to form a single colony renamed Libya.

Morocco was occupied in 1912. Sykes-Picot agreement divided the territories of moribund Ottoman Empire in 1915. Sykes and Picot (a French and a British diplomat) put the map of Muslim Middle Eastern lands on a table and put arbitrary lines and created new countries. They injected the cancer of nationalism in the Muslim body politics.

730 years after the capture of Jerusalem by Salahuddin Ayyubi, while entering Jerusalem through the Jappa gate on December 11, 1917, British General Allenby declared that "NOW THE CRUSADES ARE OVER". French General Gouraud had the audacity to go to the tomb of Salahuddin Ayyubi and to kick his grave and say, "SALAH WE ARE BACK".

On 10th August 1920 Treaty of Serves was signed and finally the Ottoman Empire was dismembered. All Muslim lands were occupied except four places where there was no physical occupation. They were Afghanistan, Iran, Arabia, and Turkey. Though there was no physical occupation in Iran, Arabia, and Turkey; Iran was under the political influence of British and Russians, Arabia was in the lap of the British, and Turkey declared to abandon Islamic value system and adopt western value system and became a hybrid state. The only one Muslim country, which truly remained independent, was Afghanistan. Europe covers roughly 7% of the landmass of earth, but by 1800 it ruled 35% of the globe and by 1914 a staggering 84%. England's King George V alone ruled a quarter of the land surface of the planet.



At the end of the first encounter Muslim rule in Spain came to an end. Muslim Moors were driven out of Spain. But elsewhere in the world Muslims were enormously powerful. Moghuls in India, Mamluks in Egypt, Safavids in Iran, and Ottomans in Turkey.

The second encounter ended with the expulsion of Muslim Turks after centuries of their rule in Southeastern Europe and dismemberment and dissolution of the Ottoman Empire with enslavement of all Muslims from Morocco to Malaysia,

In both encounters Muslims could not penetrate in Northwestern Europe (the heart of Europe) and British Isles. These lands remained virgin lands for lslam. In the first encounter Muslims were stopped at Tours (France) in 732. In the second encounter Muslims were stopped at Vienna (Austria) in 1683.

At the end of the second encounter Islam was an unknown entity to Western masses. Muslim presence was negligible 1n Northwestern Europe (the heart of Europe) and British Isles. There were no mosques in Northwestern Europe. There were only two Mosques in British Isles, Masjid Ahuhurrara in Cardiff, and Masjid-e­Shajehan in Surrey which was built in 1889.

In France there was only one called Mosque de Paris, which was built between 1922 and 1926 as a tribute to the Muslim soldiers (from North Africa) who died during WW1 fighting for the French Republic.

 Breaking News

[New Trend notes: Islam does not allow any violence against women. There are no examples in the Quran or hadith even in the slighest permitting marital rape.]

'My husband was an angel - then he raped me'
By Wael Hussein
BBC News, Cairo
Published 3 days ago

Women in Egypt are breaking down the walls of silence surrounding sexual abuse. Now one of the latest fightbacks is against marital rape, an issue which until recently has been largely taboo.

Warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual violence.

On her wedding night, 34-year-old Safaa was raped by her husband. The attack left her with injuries to her groin, wrist and mouth.

"I was on my period and wasn't ready to have sex that night," she says. "My husband thought I was evading having an intimate relationship with him. He beat me, handcuffed me, muzzled my voice and raped me."

Safaa, however, refused to file a police report against her husband out of fear of social stigma. Victim-blaming culture is common here in what is a patriarchal society, particularly if the victim is a woman.

Woman's hand resting on her leg

But a turning point came in April, when a scene in a television series called Newton's Cradle that was broadcast during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan showed a scene of a husband forcing himself on his wife.

For many women, the episode evoked bad memories but it also gave them the courage to take to social media and share their experiences.

In a few weeks, hundreds of testimonies appeared online, including more than 700 on a Facebook page called Speak Up.

Among them was that of 27-year-old Sanaa.

"He was an angel. One year on from our marriage, I was pregnant and about to deliver," she says in a message to the page. "We had a fight over a trivial thing and he decided to punish me.

"He forced himself on me and raped me. I had a miscarriage."

Sanaa fought a lonely battle for divorce and is now separated from her husband but continues to grieve for her baby.

Forced and violent sex is prevalent in many parts of Egypt, particularly on the wedding night.

The growing debate about it got even more heated when an ex-wife of a famous singer took to Instagram to tell her alleged story of marital rape. Appearing in tears, her video went viral and made headlines.

The husband rebuffed the allegations as "baseless" in a video he posted on Instagram in response.

His ex-wife called for changes to the legal system to criminalise the practice.
In its most recent study, published in January 2015, the government-run National Council for Women (NCW) said that each year there were on average more than 6,500 cases of spousal violence that involved marital rape, sexual harassment and forced sexual practices.

"Marital rape is blamed on a common culture here in Egypt that believes that a marriage contract binds a wife to be available for sexual intercourse 24/7," says Reda Danbouki, a lawyer and executive director of the Women's Centre for Guidance and Legal Awareness.

The common belief here, based on some religious interpretations, is that if a woman refuses to have sexual intercourse with her husband, she becomes a "sinner" and "angels curse her all night", he adds.

To settle the debate, Dar al-Ifta, the Egyptian Islamic advisory body which issues religious edicts, has said: "If the husband uses violence to force his wife to sleep with him, he is legally a sinner and the wife has the right to go to court and file a complaint against him to get punished."

Still, the Women's Centre for Guidance and Legal Awareness has documented 200 marital rape cases over the past two years, mostly because of what is widely known as "first night fear", Mr Danbouki explains.

Egyptian law does not criminalise marital rape - something which is considered a form of sexual violence by the World Health Organization (WHO) - and courts also find it difficult to prove.

 Social Media

via facebook

The July 11 issue of New Trend reached 46,710 Muslims including 4593 women.

The items in it included:

  1. Greatest Islamic batle victory: Khalid, r.a.,at Yarmuk. [Khutba Dr. Siddique]
  2. Malalala's corrupting message. Dr. Jamil.
  3. Taliban offensive.
  4. Russian bombing in Syria.
  5. Vaccination & Families. [Sis. Aisha]
  6. India's Captive Muslims.[Dr. Firoz]
  7. Muslim encounters with the West. #1. [Dr. Ashruf]
  8. Guidance: Bridge of Sirat. [Sis. Yasmin]
  9. Uighur Muslims rally in France. Lithuania supports them.
  10. Du'a for parents [Imam Badi]

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