Ahmed Ali

56 Articles

Palestine. And her dogs.

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Earlier this week, the Guardian published the latest instalment of leaks, and not that the popular uprising in Tunisia wasn’t a surprise in itself, but the matter that is most sensitive to Muslims across the globe took an interesting turn. It seems, although not that surprising, that the Palestinian Authority (Mahmoud Abbas & Co) has been caught in bed with the Israelis and Americans once again, and this time the British also climbed in. It wasn’t that long ago that the Israelis and Americans were providing Fatah with weapons in order to kill off Hamas, elected through the democratic process

The Fires of the Past: Israel

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There is a sardonic humour amidst the tragedy of the new Arab-Israeli conflict. Across all the programs reporting and commenting on the war, representatives from both sides scramble for the moral high ground, usurped over and over again by Israel and her supporters. The most impious was perhaps Condoleezza Rice’s statement that cast Israel as the moral advocate and the injured party. Her implication that whatever solution is brokered would have to be enduring is in and of itself a clearing of Israel from blame in the present state of affairs. Moreover, the insistence of other commentators – echoing Rice

Wikileaks and Muslim Responses

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We've all waited for something like to this to happen, although, most people probably thought that it was the stuff Hollywood is made of - a world superpower exposed and globally discredited by a small but seemingly growing army of journalists and military personnel. Wikileaks, a group and internet site dedicated to ‘seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers’ has been at the forefront of the media in the past year for the many exposés it has carried out, much to the infuriation of the US. The philosophy of the organization is indicated

What Protects Me

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But as she walks into her husbands arms...

Poor Oppressed Woman

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My personality is what I flaunt...

The Believers

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We constantly combat wrong and strive for Right...

Explanation of Zad al-Ma’ad

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To study at the feet of scholars is a very enriching experience, but not everyone is blessed with such an opportunity. Our hectic schedules often sideline our in-depth study of Islam. It is for this reason that the Zad e-Learning site was setup, and has dedicated itself to providing a uniquely interactive study of the renowned book Zad al-Ma'ad (Provisions of the Hereafter) by Imam Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah. An in-depth study of this book is currently taking place with Sheikh Haitham al-Haddad in London, UK and www.islam21c.com has made the learning experience possible for all those who cannot attend but

For the Student of Knowledge

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Cast down your eyes...

Mercy of Lord!

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Pen that lifts! Ink that flows...

Ignorant Desire

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 How it feels for my lonely heart...