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16 Mohurram 1444 AH -August 14 2022 Issue # 33, Newsletter #1980

Latest Editorial

 Latest Editorial

Why is Palestine Most Important?
by Kaukab Siddique, PhD

Palestine is the central issue to the Muslim world. Kashmir, Sinkiang, Africa, the middle east, Chechnya, are all very important but nothing is comparable to Palestine.

Palestine has been occupied by force and within it is Masjid al-Aqsa, the most sacred mosque in Islam, after Makka and Madina.

At this time iran, Turkey and Qatar are helping Palestine but only marginally and none are able to militarily oppose Israel. The Palestinian people are squeezed into Gaza and the West Bank along with refugee camps in Lebanon.

Military resistance by Gaza and political resistance by the helpless government in the West Bank makes Palestine a reality.
Israel is steadily eroding Palestine.

America uses Israel in a variety of ways and wants to keep its influence in the Muslim by claiming that it wants to give Palestinians their human rights.

The Arab world has kept alive the pretense that it supports Palestine and Muslim masses will not allow Palestine to be destroyed. Al-Aqsa masjid is for Muslims and is under the control of Jordan.

Hot off the Presses.
Latest book by Kaukab Siddique

Return to Pakistan: Media Perspectives on Bush's Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.
200 pages. $30.

The writer looks at the thought of outstanding Islamic thinkers who provided the historic development of Islam in modern times. Also included are interviews with the leaders of the Red Mosque and the Women's Seminary in Islamabad.

Interview with Syed Munawar Hasan.
Specific reports on US bombing of Afghanistan.

Recent book

Hadith and Women by Kaukab Siddique
Hadith is the greatest supporter of women's rights, second only to the Qur'an.

Order both books from:

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At this time Imran Khan is addressing a huge crowd in Lahore.He can easily be back in power if elections are held

He is urging the army ro stay out of manipulating the politics of Pakistan.

Bajwa, the chief of Pakistan's army was guest of honor at the British Sandhurst military celebration. He claimed total support for the British army.

JI on Pakistan Day

Pakistan was meant to Lead the Muslim world.
by Qaiser Sharif

Lahore: August 13: Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Sirajul Haq has appealed to the nation to support the JI in its efforts to build Pakistan as per the dreams of the country's founding fathers and millions of Muslims of the region who rendered countless sacrifices for the creation of independent state 75 years ago.

The JI emir, who will be hoisting the national flag at Mansoorah on Sunday morning, said this while addressing the Majlise Shura of JI central Punjab chapter here on Saturday.

Terming Pakistan as a part of paradise and saying it was created to lead the Muslim world, he vowed to defend the ideological and geographical boundaries of the country against the enemies of Pakistan and Islam. "We will defend this homeland at the cost of our lives."

He said Allah Almighty blessed Pakistan with best combination of weathers, natural resources, talented youth and a nuclear status.

But, he regretted, the rulers of the country never utilized this richness for the benefit of the people. Rather, he said, the ruling class looted the country and stashed their wealth in foreign accounts and shell companies.

"Pakistan fell into the hands of secular and corrupt rulers soon after the demise of the Quaid-e-Azam," he said, adding the people should send the feudal lords and waderas to home with the power of their vote. He said the country needed rule of law and strong and impartial justice system.

The corruption, he said, was the biggest evil and there was need to eradicate it from roots. Only JI could transform Pakistan into corruption free welfare Islamic state, as visioned by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (RA) and Allama Muhammad Iqbal (RA), he said.

Sirajul Haq said the future of Pakistan was bright and was linked with Islam. He said that those who wanted Pakistan to be secular state would never succeed. He said that after the state of Madina, Pakistan was the first state that came into being in the name of Islam. On occasion he expressed full support to Kashmir cause, saying the JI and the entire nation will continue moral and diplomatic support of Kashmiri brethren and sisters in their struggle for freedom from India.

He said the PML-N, the PPP and the PTI divided the nation for their self-interest. The prevailing polarization posed serious danger and the nation must shun their differences for strong Pakistan, he said.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

New Trend is against the raid by government forces on President Trump's home.
A strong opposition is essential to democracy and that is provided by Trump.
Don't agree but don't try to insult and bully,.



New rallies in Bangladesh.

Brief outreach on anti-blasphemy rallies in Bangladesh reached 220 Muslims,

War News

 War News


Increasing fighting with Pakistan army in one week.

Another 4 Pak troops were killed in a martyrdom attack

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in North Waziristan.
One soldier killed in Lower Dir.
Two soldiers killed in Harnai.

The regime is receiving complaints that "armed militants" have appeared in Swat.

August 13-14

Rallies and protests in 30 areas, which were liberated from Assad across northern Syria, against Turkish foreign minister's statement of possible reconciliation with Assad regime. Expression in strong chants against Turkey. In some instances Turkish flag burned. Biggest protests in recent history.

Turkish heavy artillery hit SDF [pro US] positions in 5 villages. Tel Tamr area [Hasakeh]

Eastern Aleppo province Syrians supporting Turkey exchange machine gun fire with Assad troops.
In Assad area of Homs city, tortured, body, of woman found.

August 13

Islamic group Fath al-Mubeen exchanged fire with Assad forces in various areas in borders of northern and southern Irbid province, Hama province as well as Latakia.

Three killed in fighting between family members in Deir ez Zor.

In Hasakeh province, one person was killed and 3 injured by Turkish border guards while trying to sneak into Turkey.

Israeli air strike in the Tartous area and Syeda Zainab area killing 3 Assad regime troops and 2 from Lebanese hizb.

In Deraa province, unknown gunmen have been firing on Assad troops all week.

ISIS raids on SDF reported from Hasakeh province and Deir ez Zor. No Russian air strikes.

Major al-Qaida attacks on three regime military bases has raised the death toll to 42 troops

Burkina Faso

Border area is controlled by Islamic State with raids on government troops.

Hostile reporting by BBC indicates north east area is overrun by Muslims led by ISIS. Many people, BBC says, are leaving.

Invitation to Think

 Invitation to Think

From his speech.
Remembering Dr. Shabazz.
Why Education in America is in Serious Decline.

Dr. Abdulalim Shabazz, the philosopher of Lincoln University and Jamaat al-Muslimeen, carried out a deep and far reaching analysis of the malaise in the American education system owing to which highly educated Americans from Ivy League universities express grossly inadequate views on the realities of the Muslim world and Africa.

Education, however expensive or exclusive, does not help Americans because it is undercut by concepts damaging to humanity and decency, Dr. Shabazz said.

The horrors we have seen perpetrated in Iraq and Afghanistan and more recently in Gaza are rooted in the racism, arrogance of power and materialism of America's elites, he said.

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

Assalaamu 'Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuhu'
'Goodness and Evil can Never be Equal.
Repel Evil with that which is Better ~{!}
and you will find that your Enemy becomes your Friend' .
[~Source~ 'Qur'an'~ Surat 'Fuşşilat' - سورة فصلت 41: A# 34]
PROPHET ﷺ~said...
'You should rush towards virtuous deeds before you are overtaken by turbulent times like a portion of a pitch dark night {!}
times in which a person may wake up believing and lose faith by nightfall...{!}
or believe at nightfall and lose faith by morning, selling one's religion for a paltry,worldly profit.
[ Source~ Related by:Muslim, At Tirmidhi, Ahmad ibn Hanbal and Ibn Hibban on the authority of Abu Hurayrah®]
A Little Note
Let us fight Evil with Virtue {!}
and Hatred with Love {!}
That is the Prophetic way...{!}
{'Alhamdullilah' }
وَلْتَكُ¦ مِّنكُمْ أُمَّةٌۭ يَدْعُون¤ إِلَى ٱلْخَيْر¦ وَيَأْمُ›ُونَ بِٱلْمَع¨رُوفِ وَيَنْهَ¨ْنَ عَنِ ٱلْمُنكَ›ِ ۚ وَأُو۟لَ ٰٓئِكَ هُمُ ٱلْمُفْل¦حُونَ
"Let there arise amongst you a band of people inviting to all that is good and right,and forbidding the wrong. Such are the successful ones."
{Source~ Qur'an 3~ Al Imran~ A # 104}
~My 'Salaams' to all~
Y a s m i n
*Never Despair Of The Mercy Of Allah*
Say, 'Indeed, my Prayer, my Rites of Sacrifice, my Living and my Dying are for ALLAH, Lord of the Worlds'.
{Qur'an ~Surat Al-'An'am~6:162}
{'In Shaa 'Allah'~'Aameen'}
' Son of Adam! You are nothing but a number of days, whenever each day passes then part of you has gone.
[Al-Hasan Al-Basree (r)]


[By Al Jazeera Staff]
44 dead, 15 of them being children

Dear Friend,
At least 44 Palestinians have been killed in the escalation, among them 15 children, according to information from the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

Many homes and buildings were destroyed in the airstrikes, leaving thousands stranded without access to food, clean water, medicine, and other essentials.

With at least 350 injured and hospitals and medical clinics suffering from shortages, Gaza is in desperate need of humanitarian assistance.

{from Dr. Abed Ayoub]

Dear Kaukab --
Israeli forces agreed to a ceasefire late Sunday night, after 16 Palestinian children in Gaza had been killed. Then, Israeli forces shot and killed two 16-year-old Palestinian boys in the occupied West Bank barely more than a day later.
Hussein Jamal Hussein Taha, 16, was shot and killed by Israeli forces while shopping for groceries with his father and younger brother in Nablus on Tuesday morning. A few hours later in Hebron, 16-year-old Momen Yasin Mohammad Joude Jaber was shot dead with a live round to the chest with by an Israeli soldier.

These killings come just hours after a brutal Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip that resulted in the deaths of 16 Palestinian children ranging in age from three to 16 years old. Despite agreeing to a ceasefire, the killings have not stopped.

[Dr. Abu Aqtaish]

 Karbala and Husayn

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Salman Rushdie . Very Brief Background

Under cover of a pornographic novel, Rushdie blasphemed the prophet, pbuh, ridiculed the Qur'an, insulted Ayesha, r.a. and Umm Salama, r,a.

The western powers supported him.

Muslim world was helpless till Imam Khomeini gave the fatwa against him.


Rushdie Stabbed
{ He has revived]

{USA Today]
August 12

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. - Salman Rushdie, best selling author whose writing led to death threats, was attacked Friday as he was about to give a lecture at the Chautauqua Institution in western New York, suffering stab wounds to the neck and abdomen.

Rushdie's agent, Andrew Wylie of The Wylie Agency, said the writer was on a ventilator Friday evening, with a damaged liver, severed nerves in an arm and an eye he was likely to lose.

New York police said a state trooper assigned to the event took a suspect into custody after the attack. In a Friday afternoon press conference, the suspect was identified as Hadi Matar, a 24-year-old from Fairview, New Jersey, according to New York State Police Major Eugene Staniszewsk. Officials did not "have any indication of a motivation at this time," said Staniszewsk, adding charges against Matar have not been filed yet as officials work with the District Attorney office to review evidence and monitor Rushdie's condition.

Earlier Friday, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said in a statement that Rushdie "is an individual who has spent decades speaking truth to power. Someone who's been out there unafraid despite the threats that have followed him his entire adult life, it seems."

Travis Seward, general manager for at USA TODAY, was at the event. He witnessed a man "bound" toward the stage from the audience with his "arms out swinging." Seward said that he did not hear the man shout anything and that Rushdie tried to get away from the attacker and fell.

"It's really unsettling to everybody here," Seward said. "It's a peaceful place and it was unexpected."

Rushdie was taken to a hospital by helicopter, police said, and the "interviewer suffered a minor head injury." Staniszewsk said the interviewer had been treated and released from the hospital.

Reactions to thr Attack

Suspect Matar and his family hails from the south Lebanon town of Yaroun, said its Mayor Ali Tehfe. Tehfe said Matar's parents emigrated to the United States and Matar was born and raised there.

When asked if Matar or his parents were affiliated with or supported Hezbollah, Tehfe said he had "no information at all" on the political views of the parents or Matar as they lived abroad.

But in Iran's capital, some willing to speak to The Associated Press offered praise for the assault targeting a writer they believe tarnished the Islamic faith with his 1988 book. In the streets of Tehran, images of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini still peer down at passers-by.

"I don't know Salman Rushdie but I am happy to hear that he was attacked since he insulted Islam," said Reza Amiri, a 27-year-old deliveryman. "This is the fate for anybody who insults sanctities."

At newsstands on Saturday, front-page headlines offered their own takes on the attack. The hardline Vatan-e Emrouz's main story covered what it described as, "A knife in the neck of Salman Rushdie." The reformist newspaper Etemad's headline asked: "Salman Rushdie in neighbourhood of death?"
'A thousand bravos'

Several Iranian newspapers poured praise on Saturday on the person who attacked and seriously wounded Rushdie.

The hardline Kayhan newspaper, whose editor-in-chief is appointed by Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, wrote, "A thousand bravos ... to the brave and dutiful person who attacked the apostate and evil Salman Rushdie in New York. The hand of the man who tore the neck of God's enemy must be kissed."

Khomeini issued the decree on Rushdie in 1989. It came amid a violent uproar in the Muslim world over his novel, which some viewed as blasphemously making suggestions about the Prophet Muhammad's life.

While such edicts can be revised or revoked, Iran's current supreme leader, who took over after Khomeini died, has never done so.
[Source al Jazeera]

 Remember Prisoners

From Siddique Abdullah Hasan

Ms. Joyce has sent New Trend a detailed video of the places where prison uprising took place in Lucasville.

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show

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