Tag: MARTYR

Islamic Thought Latest News Egypt 30 Min Read

In Defence of Sayyid Qutb

It is reported by Abu Darda  in Sunan al-Tirmidhi (1931) that the Prophet ﷺ said: ‘Whoever defends the reputation of his brother, Allah will defend his face from the Hellfire on the Day of Resurrection.’

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56 Years Since Execution – Remembering Syed Qutb

Today marks 56 years since Syed Qutb, the great Egyptian Muslim thinker, was hanged by the regime of Jamal Abdel Nasser.

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Deliberating Nine Decades of Islamic Activism

The Muslim Brotherhood is today commemorating 90 years since its founding

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London Inferno: A tale of two cities

Laughing with your friends as you walk back from the night prayer. Looking forward to seeing your wife and then eating the suhūr together. Perhaps letting your mind wander to what you should buy for your children’s Eid presents. Suddenly you see hint of a flame in the distance. Your

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Shocking report exposes secret “Human Slaughterhouse”

Today Amnesty International has published a harrowing 48-page report, exposing the “cold-blooded killing of thousands of defenceless prisoners” secretly and systematically in just one particular Syrian government jail called Saydnaya. An estimated 13,000 people have been hanged there in the past five years, by mass hangings of up to 50

The Pain of Invasion, Relief and the Way to Victory

Marking its 68th anniversary, very few remain to tell their story of the Nakbah, or the Palestinian Catastrophe, of 1948. One that culminated in the violent extermination and mass expulsion of millions of Palestinians from their homes to be replaced by a migrant people, prompted by a political movement, branded

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When France almost went Islamic: ʿAbd-ar Raḥmān al-Ghafiqi

  “Of the believers are men who are true to that which they covenanted with Allāh. Some of them have paid their vow by death (in battle)…” The recent tragic events in Paris have put the spotlight on the Muslims in France. Indeed, there was a time when the land

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Morsi Smiles: what can my enemies do to me?

Decree whatever you wish to Decree When they saw the miracle of Musa's staff, the magicians of the Pharaoh unanimously believed. Indifferent to what followed of Pharaoh's threats, they exclaimed: "...So decree whatever you wish to decree, for you can only decree (regarding) this life of the world." In Egypt,

The Call to Truth and the Devastating Regret

Yā Sīn Series Part 13 - The Call to Truth and the Devastating Regret Click to read part: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 Having related to us the story of the resolute man and the barbaric way in which the disbelievers of the Town killed him, Allāh turns our attention to these people of

Keep your eye fixed on the target

Yā Sīn Series Part 12 – Keep Your Eye Fixed on the Target: Jannah! Click to read part: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 The resolute man who came from the “outskirts of the city in haste” to the defence of three Messengers faced a tough hostile crowd but Allāh related to us in