Tag: ISIS

Current Affairs Europe Featured Opinion Politics UK 12 Min Read

Muslim leaders’ statement defending Sh Sulaiman Gani

Editors Note; If you are an Imam or Scholar and would like to add your name to the statement of support please leave a comment below All praises be to Allāh and may peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. On Wednesday 20th April 2016,

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics UK 10 Min Read

David Cameron Caught Smearing Sh Suliman Gani

How a south London Imām found himself at the centre of British politics The last few days have seen a turn for the worse in the Tory campaign for London Mayor. The unsavoury tactics started quite early on when Zac Goldsmith’s campaign team started a slew of guilty-by-association arguments against

Current Affairs Featured Iran Iraq Politics 11 Min Read

Fallujah, the Gaza of Iraq

Al Fallujah, Starving between a Rock and a Hard Place In a desperate letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the 'Arabic European Center of Human Rights and International Law' reports that food and medicine in Iraq's Fallujah has all but entirely depleted due to a strangling siege enforced by

Current Affairs Europe Featured Iran Middle East Politics Syria UK 22 Min Read

Critique of ‘Jihadi John: The Making of a Terrorist’

The Muhammad Emwazi I met in 2009 was indeed a polite and friendly young man as the author Robert Verkaik and many others attest to, but by the summer of 2014 he was executing innocent Muslims and non-Muslims in the name of the so-called “Islamic State” and I could not

Current Affairs Europe Featured History Middle East Politics Syria US 17 Min Read

Understanding Syria 2016

The World's Single Enemy in Syria It is fascinating what the passage of time reveals. How it irons out obscurity, how it highlights friend from foe and how it spills out true intents. How the civil movement in Syria, demanding the removal of tyranny on par the 'free' nations of

Current Affairs Education Featured Opinion Politics Propagation UK 21 Min Read

Response to Ch 4’s “Jihadis Next Door”

Jihadis under your bed Last night’s shocking Channel 4 documentary reminded me of the age-old relationship between opinion-formers and power. From Biblical Pharaohs and Roman Emperors to the modern nation state, there have always been some ideologists in the service of the ruling elite, propagating their necessary myths, eulogising their

Are Muslims anti-democratic subversives or champions of a more democratic way?

Are Muslims anti-democratic subversives or champions of a more democratic way? Under a dictatorship it is clear that the ruler is in full control of where the nation is going and how to get there. Any attempt to change the ruler is suppressed and no one expects they have the

Who has the right to interpret the Qur’an?

The Qur'ān A book of guidance, revealed by Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) to his beloved Messenger, Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). A book revealed by Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) ' sent down to you, full of blessing, so let people of intelligence ponder its Signs and take heed. ' A

Current Affairs Featured Middle East Politics Syria 17 Min Read

Now it’s Syria’s turn for help

{وَالسَّابِقُونَ السَّابِقُونَ {10 {أُولَٰئِكَ الْمُقَرَّبُونَ {11 {فِي جَنَّاتِ النَّعِيمِ {12 {ثُلَّةٌ مِنَ الْأَوَّلِينَ {13 {وَقَلِيلٌ مِنَ الْآخِرِينَ {14 And those foremost will be the foremost . These will be those nearest to Allāh. In the Gardens of delight (Paradise). A multitude of those will be from the first generations . And a few of those

America Current Affairs Featured Iraq Middle East Politics Syria US 11 Min Read

“Terror is…” Powerful Spoken Word

https://www.facebook.com/BoonaaMohammed/videos/10153757575694583/ Click the video above to watch and listen; read the verses below Spoken word poet Boonaa Mohammed drives a bulldozer through the whitewashing of history that has tried to divert attention away from the chief perpetrators of the most unimaginably cruel and enduring terror campaigns ever inflicted on the human species. The