Tag: politics2016

The Story of the Ummah’s Struggles. In Tweets

Concise principles to understand the crises the Ummah is going through If we understand the role that Allāh سبحانه وتعالى has created for the Ummah of Muhammad (sallAllāhu ‘alayhi wasallam), it will totally transform how we approach and react to the crises and conflicts that befall the Ummah. When Allāh and

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics 10 Min Read

New Imam Bill makes Islam a Crime

With an upcoming law targeting Muslim imams, preachers and lecturers, Denmark is now leading the way in Europe with far-reaching anti-Muslim laws. The so-called “Imam package” is defined by significant totalitarian features usually seen in the most infamous police states. Are we witnessing the reemergence of totalitarianism in Europe?     

Africa Current Affairs Egypt Europe Featured Middle East Opinion Politics UK 11 Min Read

Common Sense Prevails: MPs agree with Sh Haitham on ‘Political Islam’

In September this year, newly elected Chairman of the UK Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC), Crispin Blunt, ordered an inquiry into the Government’s handling of Political Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood. To the chagrin of many in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), the results of the enquiry­—published in November—were damning

America Current Affairs Featured Opinion Politics US 18 Min Read

An Alternative Look at Trump

On the 8th November 2016, many Americans went to the polling stations to select the next President of the United States of America. The 2016 election year saw a difficult choice between two candidates: one a populist businessman demagogue whose rhetoric and seemingly bigoted policies have alarmingly resonated with a

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics UK 8 Min Read

Islamophobia – the elephant in the room

Islamophobia Awareness Month #IAM2016 Islamophobia has been described as “a word created by fascists, and used by cowards, to manipulate morons.” Really? Women are having their hijabs pulled off as they go about their everyday business. Muslims are targeted with the liberal use of the P-word and the F-word and

Current Affairs Europe Featured France Opinion Politics 25 Min Read

“Burkini” – A Look at Modernity’s Domination and Control

I have been avoiding the “burkini” debacle for a while as I have posted on the topic of veiling and the French colonialist fetish for denuding women before. But as France continues to embarrass itself by bullying women into stripping in a public spectacle, red herrings about Islam, women and

The Burkini Ban Shows Our Power

I’m glad they banned the burkini – now the world sees what stupidity we have to put up with Many have been talking about the infuriating images we have seen of armed French police forcing a Muslim woman to strip to her undergarments on a beach in front of sun-bathers

Current Affairs Europe Featured Opinion Politics UK 12 Min Read

The Muslim Brexit: What Now?

Following the panic that ensued when the Brexit vote results were announced, the tide has calmed and reflective analyses are slowly being formed. One question circulating the forums is what the likely impact of the vote to leave the European Union will be on the Muslim Communities here in the

Current Affairs Europe Featured Opinion Politics UK 11 Min Read

The Failed Coup of Britain

In September 2015, Jeremy Corbyn became the leader of the Labour Party with the largest mandate ever won by a party leader in British political history. However, only nine months into his tenure, a long awaited plot orchestrated by a small group of MPs surfaced that attempted to severely undermine

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics UK 17 Min Read

EU Referendum Reactions

Yesterday we heard news of perhaps the biggest political earthquake in a generation, the UK voting to leave the EU, with a slim majority. There have been laughs, there have been regrets; there have been cheers and optimism; there have already been broken promises, there have been doomsday predictions and