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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Egypt votes in “one million per cent democratic” election

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Millions are eagerly waiting with bated breath to see the outcome of Egypt’s one-candidate presidential election

Egypt just spent $5bn on French ‘fighter’ jets with a hidden surprise

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Somebody didn't read the small print...

How Valuable are You in the Sight of Allah?

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Do we work more on our importance in the sight of other people, or in the sight of Allah? A powerful lesson from Surah Maryam...

On the Mimbar: Reviving Al-Aqsa in our Hearts

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In light of the recent developments in Palestine with the US recognising Jerusalem as the capital of the illegal state of “Israel” we gather today to fulfil the obligation of Jumu’ah. Wherever you stand today to perform your Jumuʿah, despite having no particular significance, not one of us would accept or tolerate that we are prevented from this gathering. And yet, Masjid Al-Aqsa is under threat once more of having its doors closed to Muslims forever as the Zionist usurpers vie to take Jerusalem as their capital and overthrow the true – Muslim – keepers of Masjid Al-Aqsa. This year,

100 Years of Balfour: Between One Promise & Another

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The Balfour Centenary can be good news for Palestine, argues Ahmed Hammuda...

Excelling through the Bond of Brotherhood

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"It is evil enough for a man to hold his brother in contempt…”

Is Gaza’s Survival Being Exploited?

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Why have Arab nations that historically betrayed Gaza now shown wild interest in administering the besieged strip?

Response of a Sacrificed Son

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The Response of the Sacrificed Son Ibrāhīm (ʿalayhi al-Salām) is the father of the Prophets, the leader of the monotheistic way, the intimate friend of Allāh and the father of the Imāms of mankind. He lived a life of struggle, having confronted the idolatry of his community from his early youth, “And We had certainly given Ibrāhīm his sound judgement before.” He debated fearlessly with the tyrant of his time, and was the only representative of Tawḥīd living between the two ends of the earth. He was commanded to migrate with Hājar and his firstborn Ismāʿīl (ʿalayhi al-Salām) to the

UAE prefers imposed “secular” governments over elected Islamic ones

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An ambassador for the UAE in Washington has indicated that the Gulf states that oppose Qatar would rather have "strong, stable and prosperous secular governments" in the Middle East, than Islamic governments elected by their people...

10 reasons electronic gates around Al-Aqsa are utterly rejected

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Israeli Occupational Forces have restricted access to Masjid al-Aqsa, except through unprecedented, electronic security gates. Should Palestinians just 'comply' and surrender to the new status quo?