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11 Rabi' al-Thani 1443 AH - November 6 2022 Issue # 45, Newsletter #1992

News Within the USA

BBC [November 1] {The language is that of non-Muslims. This could not be published in USA. The charge against this hijabi woman was led by a Hindu lawyer. Also "US officials believe,,," Is that law?]

A US woman who admitted leading an all-female battalion of the Islamic State group (IS) has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Allison Fluke-Ekren, a 42-year-old from Kansas, committed terrorist acts in Iraq, Syria and Libya over an eight-year period.

She also admitted to giving military training to more than 100 women and girls, including some as young as 10.
She pleaded guilty to the charges in June.

Ahead of the sentencing, prosecutors said the sentence - the maximum allowable by law - would not be enough to punish her but should be imposed regardless. Her defence team had sought an unspecified shorter sentence, arguing that she was traumatised by her experiences in war-torn Syria.
The former teacher grew up in the small community of Overbrook in Kansas, according to court documents, and became a fanatic militant who rose through the ranks of IS.

While many other women joined IS - including some who fought or performed other functions on the group's behalf - Fluke-Ekren is a rare case of a woman being elevated to a leadership position in the traditionally male-dominated group.

According to the Department of Justice and public records seen by the BBC, she moved to the Middle East with her second husband - a now-deceased member of the Libyan militant group Ansar Al-Sharia and IS - in the early 2000s, during which time she still visited Kansas occasionally.

In or around 2012, she was smuggled into Syria and became an active member of IS, marrying several other militants after her husband was killed in battle. Two of her subsequent husbands, including a Bangladeshi drone specialist, were also killed fighting for the group.

Around four years later, she became a leader and organiser of Khatiba Nusayba, an all-female IS battalion set up in the group's de-facto capital of Raqqa, Syria. US officials believe her primary duty there was providing military training to the women, including in the use of AK-47s, grenades and suicide belts.

Here is a Different Kind of "Muslim."
Former President of Dar al-Taqwa mosque Pleads Guilty!

HOWARD COUNTY, MD — A 52-year-old Howard County man pleaded guilty this week to a theft scheme of up to $100,000 that occurred while he served as president of the Dar Al-Taqwa mosque in Ellicott City.

As president, Adnan Faiyaz Khan had access to checks and debit cards from the mosque's bank accounts. According to the Howard County State's Attorney Office, between Jan. 5, 2017 and Aug. 9, 2019, Khan used $40,000 in mosque funds to make purchases for himself and his family, including light fixtures for his home, a new vehicle for his wife, made property tax payments for his business in Prince George's County and spent money on personal activities and food during a family vacation.

According to court documents, Khan did not have permission from any of the Dar Al-Taqwa mosque board members or any members of the mosque to use its money for his personal expenses. Khan was sentenced to five years suspended with two years of unsupervised probation.


Sikh Response to Blasphemy and desecration.
Eastern Punjab is in Turmoil.

BBC News [Nov. 4]

A radical Hindu religious leader, Sudhir Suri, has been shot dead in north-western India.

The 58-year-old was killed on Friday while protesting in Amritsar - home to the world famous Golden Temple, one of the holiest sites in Sikhism.

Mr Suri was the self-styled leader of the fundamentalist religious group, Hindu Shiv Sena.

A local shopkeeper was subsequently arrested in connection with the killing, authorities said.

The Director General of Police in Punjab state, Gaurav Yadav, said the suspect was being questioned.
"Whosoever is behind it and whosoever hatched the conspiracy will be unveiled and those who are behind it will be arrested," he said.

Sikhs in India and abroad have previously accused Mr Suri of making derogatory comments about their faith and community.

According to police, Mr Suri had been in Amritsar outside a local temple, to protest against the alleged desecration of Hindu deities.

In recent years Amritsar has seen a spate of apparently religiously-motivated killings.

In September, a man was killed in public after being accused of chewing tobacco and being drunk near the Golden Temple.

Last year, a man was beaten to death after being suspected of trying to commit a sacrilegious act near the temple.

War News

November 4

Deraa al-Balad. A large crowd came out after Friday prayers demanding the expulsion of Assad's troops.

The regime fired on the protestors. ISIS fighters have entered the area and dug in. Majority of people are supporting ISIS and some are opposing. A few people have been killed on each side. Many people are leaving.

[In Ukraine, 9 Syrian supporters of Assad who joined Russian forces were killed in fighting near Kherson.

Another 2000 are waiting to join Russian forces.]

Assad regime aircraft dropped cluster bomb on refugee camp west of Idlib city killing 9. mostly woman and children.

Islamic group Fath al-Mubeen retaliated by shelling Assad military positions in north western Hama province and Lattakia. Ten Assad troops, including an officer were killed in shelling by Fath al-Mubeen in eastern Lattakia.

Al-Shabab Claims Massive bombing.

The double car bombing on October 29 in Mogadishu was
so huge that the death toll has reached 100 killed 300 wounded,
Even the UN, USA and Turkey are protesting.

The US backed regime had made the challenge that it will do outright war against al-Shabab
US air strikes against al-Shabab are quite common.

Guidanceby Sr. Yasmine

As Salaam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.
Hold Fast to the Rope of Allah.

وَاعْتَص¦مُواْ بِحَبْلِ اللّهِ جَمِيعًا وَلاَ تَفَرَّق¥واْ وَاذْكُر¥واْ نِعْمَتَ اللّهِ عَلَيْكُ¥ْ إِذْ كُنتُمْ أَعْدَاء فَأَلَّف¤ بَيْنَ قُلُوبِك¥مْ فَأَصْبَ—ْتُم بِنِعْمَžِهِ إِخْوَان¡ا وَكُنتُم¨ عَلَىَ شَفَا حُفْرَةٍ مِّنَ النَّارِ فَأَنقَذ¤كُم مِّنْهَا
كَذَلِكَ يُبَيِّن¥ اللّهُ لَكُمْ آيَاتِهِ لَعَلَّك¥مْ تَهْتَدُ¨نَ

 Guidance by Sr Yasmine

And hold fast, all of you together, to the Rope of Allah (i.e. this Qur'an), and be not divided among yourselves, and remember Allah's favor on you,
for you were enemies one to another but He joined your hearts together, so that, by His grace you became brethren (in Islamic Faith), and you were on the brink of a pit of Fire,
and He saved you from it.
Thus Allah makes His Aayaat
(proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) clear to you, that you may be guided.
[Source ~ 'Qur`an'~ Aal-`Imraan 3: A # 103]

Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم said...
"The Qur'an is the strong Rope of Allah
and it is the Wise Remembrance and it is the
Straight Path.
and it is what the tongue cannot deviate from.
and no matter how much it is repeated it cannot
be worn out (by being read too much) and the
'Ulamaa' (scholars) do not get enough of it."

Ibn 'Abbas رضي الله عنهم said...
"Holding on to the Rope of Allah is holding on
to the Deen of Allah."

Ibn Mas'ood رضي الله عنه said...
"It is the Jama'ah" and he said "and upon you is
to hold on to the Jama'ah as it is the
Rope of Allah
that He has ordered us with and this holding fast together is better than being apart."

Ibn Mas'ood رضي الله عنه and others also said...
" It is the Qur'an."

in a narration from Ibn Mas'ood رضي الله عنه it is reported that the
Prophet ~ صلى الله عليه و على آله و سلم said...

"The Qur'an is the Rope of Allah
and it is the Light which guides and it is the
Medicine that is beneficial and it is what protects
from destruction."

Ibnul Qayyim رحمه الله said...
"Holding on to the Rope of Allah is security from misguidance and holding fast to Allah Himself
is security from destruction."

 Guidance by Sr Yasmine

~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'}


2 Editorials

Muslims make serious errors in the supplication [du'a] when their dear ones die.
by Kaukab Siddique, PhD

It's matter of fact to say: We come from Allah and unto Allah we return,

However many or most Muslims seem to be giving advice to Allah, such as "give him/her the highest place in paradise" or "forgive his sins" or "be merciful" or "fill his grave with light."

They forget that Allah is most Merciful and All Knowing. Strangely enough they often forget the advice Allah has given us about how or what du'as we should make. The du'as should be for ourselves or for other living persons [not for the dead who will be judged according to what they did when they were alive].

The most basic prayer is recited from sura Fatiha:

"Show us the straight way, The way of those on whom you have bestowed Your grace, those whose portion is not wrath, and those who not go astray." [The Qur'an 1:6-7]

When we are under great stress and pressure, this should be our du'a:
"Our Lord! Do not condemn us if we forget or fall into error. Our Lord! Do not lay on us a burden like that which you laid on those before us. Our Lord ! Do not lay on us a burden greater than we have strength to bear, Blot out our sins, and grant us forgiveness, Have mercy on us, You are our Protector; Give us victory over the unbelievers. " 2:286

[Maulana Maudoodi writes from hadith that this was the time when oppression of the Muslims had reached extremes, about a year before hijrat. Tafheem ul-Qur;an Vol. 1, page 225]

Then in the open struggle against the oppressors, we are urged to make this du'a:

"Our Lord! Forgive us our sins and anything we have done that transgressed our duty, establish our feet firmly, and give us victory against the unbelievers." [3:147]

So in hard times and good times, we should seek help from Allah. There is no way for Muslims to join the oppressors.

Look at what happened in the final scene in Afghanistan when those who had joined the occupiers were running after the planes going back to America and falling off the planes.

Imran Khan Should be the Prime Minister but
by Kaukab Siddique

All over the country crowds have come out to protest the gun attack on Imran which injured him and left one person dead and 7 injured.

His enemies are trying to divert attention by putting the blame on a crazy "religious" gun man.

Imran has specifically blamed conspiracy by the Prime Minister, the Interior Minister and a senior ISI military man.
Imran has called on the people to remain peaceful otherwise the country would be in flames,

Whichever way Imran goes, huge crowds go with him. His party has won just about all the bye elections. The people love him for having said that America is behind his removal.

The people remember General Musharraf and all the generals who sold out to Uncle Sam. All those Muslims in GTMO humiliated and degraded were put there by the generals and their servants.

General Bajwa goes to USA to meet American generals and the contents of the confabs are never revealed.

At the top of the filthy killers in uniform are the generals of the ISI, the spymasters. Imran is gradually having to face these killers. As Imran was starting his latest "Long March" two of these generals held their own conferences and tried to spread confusion and fear about Imran,

These tyrants in uniform always claim that they will let the masses choose their own leaders and will not interfere in politics [LOL].

More and more leaders of Imran's party, PTI, are daring to criticize the generals, though often tongue in cheek. One man named Arshad came out a bit too openly and was terrified, realizing that his life was in danger. He fled all the way to Kenya in Africa.

There he was shot dead, allegedly by the Kenyan police [!]. Political parties are trying to deflect and urging the setting up of committees to "investigate" the murder.

Poor Imran is now saying that his "Long March" will go on forever and he needs permission to enter the Red Zone in Islamabad, like the Green Zone in Baghdad.
And today he was shot, "fortunately" in the leg, a near disaster for Pakistan.

Pakistanis love the army and wonder why it is not taking on India on the Kashmir "Line of Control."

More and more Pakistanis are remembering that this army is the only one in the history of Islam which surrendered to a Hindu army and abandoned the Islamic Bengalis who supported Pakistan.


Massacre in Zahedan, retaliation in Shiraz.
Brief modern Iranian history

This happened on October 26:
"At least 15 people have been killed and 40 others injured in an attack on a Shia religious shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz, according to country's state media agency, IRNA.
The report said that the attack, which took place at the Shah Cheragh Shrine early on Wednesday evening, was carried out by three armed men who entered the shrine."

This is what happened on September 30 in Sunni city of Zahidan, Iran.

"According to Amnesty International., 82 people have been killed, with 66 losing their lives on September 30 alone, including three children.

The protest "was bloodily suppressed by security forces. It has since been named Zahedan's 'Bloody Friday'," said Norway-based group Iran Human Rights (IHR).

Influential Sunni cleric Molavi Abdol Hamid charged that "a group of officers opened fire Friday evening on a crowd that gathered around a mosque, killing and wounding multiple young people".

New Trend published the complete report on the massacre of Sunnis in Zahidan. Iran behaved as if nothing serious had happened and attributed it to "foreign interference."

[Iran's history: The regime in Tehran has been consistently helping, Bashar Assad, the mass murderer of Syria.

SOHR has documented the murder after torture of 65000 Sunnis in Assad's prisons. Another 45,000 cannot be documented because they are in such bad shape.

Iran joined the United States/NATO and Iraqi Shias to destroy the Islamic city of Mosul in Iraq which was flourishing under the government of the Islamic State. A British newspaper put the deaths of civilians in Mosul at more than 40,000 with a million made homeless.

Iran joined Russia and the Assad regime to destroy the Sunni city of eastern Aleppo in Syria. Countless killed.

Is Iran willing to fight Israel? For the last two years Israel has been raiding Iranian military supplies stored in Syria once or twice a month to help Hizbullah. Iran has not been able to respond to Israel even once. Apparently Iran only fights those who are weak and helpless.]

[Shiaism claims to adore various "imams" buried in various parts of Iran. The Shias venerate these "imams" while they
denigrate the Companions of the Prophet, pbuh. In Islam there is no place for pilgrimages to any mosques or shrines other than Makka, Madina and alAqsa. Thus Iran has developed a new religion which it claims is "Islam"]

Jamaat Al-Muslimeen News

Reaching out by Facebook.
New Trend of October 23 reached 983 readers by facebook.
The main articles were :
Nadrat Siddique's historic marathon run on October 9 in Chicago for Dr. Aafia and her commentary on Pakistan.

It also included an article about occupied Palestine, another about hadith, also David Irving on fake Nuremburg trials and intro about our Shoora

Reaching out to Pakistani Americans.

On November 4, at Masjid Fatima in Catonsville, a 6-page Jamaat al-Muslimeen document selected from New Trend was given to 59 Muslims after Juma salat.
This masjid was packed with worshippers. The sermon is given in Urdu language.

Here is an outline of our 6-pager:

  1. Even before Modi, Hindus were extremists & Hindutva. (Dr Firoz.)

  2. Most Outstanding Islamic woman in America.sis. Ashira. (Shoora report)

  3. Our message. Peaceful but uncompromising. (Dr. Kaukab Siddique.)

  4. How to help Muslim converts in US prisons. (Sis. Khadija)

  5. Iran. Tyrant regime crushing female protesters. (Al-jazeera)

  6. Prophet's pbuh
    daily behavior. (Sis. Yasmin.)

(This masjid is about 10 miles northwest of Baltimore. )

Africa [November 4]

Historic Crowds in Mali against Blasphemy

Bamako (AFP) - Thousands of demonstrators thronged Mali's capital Bamako on Friday to protest the publication of a video on social media deemed blasphemous against Islam.

Six people were held on Thursday accused of complicity in circulating a "blasphemous" video showing a man making "derogatory comments" and "insulting acts" against Muslims, the Koran and the Prophet Mohammed, the Bamako prosecutor's office said.

Police said the protest, called by the High Islamic Council of Mali (HCM), gathered thousands of people, although organisers estimated their numbers at more than one million.

Slogans including "No to blasphemous comments" and "no more attacks on Islam and the Prophet Mohammed" were visible on the protesters' banners.

"What happened is unforgivable. The author of the blasphemous comments must be arrested and tried," imam Abdoulaye Fadiga told AFP.

Haby Diallo, a teacher at a religious school in her 40s, said she wanted "inter-religious dialogue. Everyone should respect each other's religion".

The six people were put in pre-trial detention notably for refusing to tell authorities where the man -- who is still on the run -- was hiding, a source in the prosecutor's office told AFP.

The affair has caused uproar in Mali, where nearly 95 percent of the population is Muslim and the right to blaspheme does not exist.

The HCM -- a grouping of religious leaders and associations and Mali's highest Islamic body -- has called for the man behind the video to be "killed

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show

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