Tag: HISTORY

History Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation 18 Min Read

Muslims vs Vikings

Muslims vs Vikings "And were it not for Allāh's repelling some men with others, the earth would certainly be in a state of disorder; but Allāh is Gracious to the creatures" The Ummah of the best of the Messengers, the imam of the messengers, most beloved of the Messengers, Muhammad

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CAGE and the Jihad for Truth

CAGE and the Jihad for Truth A man asked the Messenger of Allah (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) “What is the most virtuous struggle (Jjihād)?” The Prophet said, “A word of truth in front of a tyrannical ruler.” When people think of jihād today, they often think of it in

America Christmas Current Affairs Europe Politics Seasonal Reminders UK US 11 Min Read

An Alternative Christmas Message

An Alternative Christmas Message: The ummah's first extradition request Living in the western world, we sometimes fall into the trap of thinking of rights and due process only within the context of an international framework established through key documents such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Often by doing so,

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Longing for a leader like ʿUmar (raḍiy Allāhu ʿanhu)

Longing for a Leader like ‘Umar On one particular Friday the Khatīb, as usual, spoke of the calamity in Syria. He did not deliver anything new per say, nor did he decorate his sermon with touching accounts or colourful imagery. It was when he invoked the famous words of ʿUmar

Asia Current Affairs History India Islamic Thought Politics 15 Min Read

The truth about Sultan Aurangzeb

The Emperor Aurangzeb, who rose to the throne in the 17th Century as the sixth Mughal ruler over "India", is often painted as a vicious, religiously intolerant, minority-suppressing fanatic, whose only job was to demolish temples in favour of mosques, antagonise his father and brothers, and single-handedly bring down the

Current Affairs Europe Middle East Politics Syria UK 6 Min Read

Returning Jihadis aren’t so bad, I used to be one

Returning Jihādis from Syria now potentially face a new charge alongside being accused of terrorism: Treason! Let us leave aside how such an approach plays right into the hands of the ISIS narrative; such blanket treatment of suspects is…well it is just not British! Add to that the outrageous suggestions

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Dracula: Hollywood’s desperate attack on Islām

The Real Untold Story of How the Muslims killed the Dracula   “He who controls the present controls the past.”  Many will be aware of the new Hollywood film which has been recently released entitled: ‘Dracula Untold’. It might not be well known that, supernatural powers aside, the tale of

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The Old Man’s Dream and Bitter Reality

The Palestinian Catastrophe’s Passing Generation One after another, cities, towns and villages fell to the hands of troops and the city of Yafa, where we lived was amongst them. My father was forced to take us back to our old home in the town of Lod, but we only stayed