Ahmed Hammuda

Ahmed Hammuda is a regular contributor at Islam21c. His interests lie in Qur'anic Tafsir and the field of Middle East Affairs and how they reflect on Muslims living in the West. He is an Electrical Engineer by trade and has been involved in various Da'wah activities over the course of his education and working life. He has transferred the same analytical approach required in engineering into a careful and measured approach in his views and positions.
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The Black Heroes of Islam

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"The Black Muslim heroes of old were dignified, involved and an inseparable part of the society's fabric at all levels"

Scholars That Rebelled Against Tyranny (Part 2)

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Rebellion against unjust rulers was common among the scholars of the Salaf, in this part of the series Ahmed Hammuda highlights the era of the Tabi'un, including the great Imams Abu Hanifa and Malik.

“How dare Turkey criticise UAE over Israel relations?”

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Exposing hypocrisy or a fallacious question?

Scholars That Rebelled Against Tyranny (Part 1)

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"Scholars of Hadīth have a profound history of political opposition."

Quranic Community #22 | To Whom do we Truly Owe Gratitude – (Final Part)

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Are you not satisfied that men take away flocks and herds while you take back with you the Messenger of Allāh?

Quranic Community #21 | Are you a ‘Muslim by Name’?

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Those who accommodate doubts are unlikely to sacrifice to uphold their frail belief. The Sādiqūn -truthful ones- are those who have validated their verbal claims to Imān with the necessary action.

Quranic Community #20 | Your Inner Reality will inevitably be Exposed

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How many's tongues are different to their hearts? Banū Asad’s reputation was tarnished through their very attempts to protect it. And everyone's inner reality will one day be exposed.

Quranic Community #19 | The Final Call to All of Mankind

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The final call to humanity is one that sets the benchmark for superiority. It is the ultimate divine proclamation against tribalism, nationalism, and xenophobia.

Quranic Community #18 | Suspicion, Spying and Backbiting: a Natural Progression

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Notice the power of the Qur'anic image. The backbiter is ‘consuming the flesh’ by eating into their victim's presence and honour. The victim is his or her ‘brother’ (or sister) in Islam. And it is ‘in a state of his (or her) death' since they are absent and cannot defend themselves.

Quranic Community #17 | What gives you the Right to Ridicule?

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If the deficiency is in your victim's religion or manners, fix it! If it is physical, then show respect towards the One who created them that way...