Tag: POWER

Opinion 9 Min Read

Ramadan reflections on Muslim loss of mandate to rule

In part two of a short series, Hamdija Begovic looks at the Nietzschean idea of the man-god, and how we should respond.

Opinion 20 Min Read

Why the Muslims lost the mandate to rule

In part one of a short series, Hamdija Begovic looks at the neo-Nietzschean alt-right and the loss of Muslim rule.

Sh Haitham: Does the Taliban Have What It Takes?

The real challenge is not getting into power, but genuinely maintaining it, writes Sh Haitham al-Haddad.

I Refuse to Condemn | Stories From Us and For Us

Never has a collection of voices been so powerful, authentic and woefully overdue as this. We have all lived this story.

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Politics Propagation 23 Min Read

Speaking Truth to Power

The problem is not the unjust power, but rather the society that condones their rule by staying silent

Ashura Islamic Thought Latest 9 Min Read

ʿĀshūra: Remembering the Real Legacy of Mūsa

Does our right to Mūsa (ʿalayhi al-Salām) extend beyond just fasting the Day of ʿĀshūra? What is the true legacy?

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Social media giants “delete evidence of war crimes” jeopardising prosecution

"By deleting years old opposition channels YouTube is doing more damage to Syrian history than ISIS could ever hope to achieve..."

Current Affairs Europe Featured Opinion Politics UK 15 Min Read

The “Missing Muslims” Report:  More of the Same

Jahangir Mohammed says that the recent report by the Citizens UK Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life is yet another report about "the Muslims" which follows a familiar theme: "Muslims as a problem"...

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With ‘SubhānAllāh’ we End our Journey

Yā Sīn takes the believer on a voyage of endless lessons. It begins by confirming the veracity of the Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam), leaving no doubt, and outlines his purpose. It provides stories of those who passed and their efforts, receptions, rational and cogent arguments as to the

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Who is Muḥammad ﷺ?

In the very recent past the Almighty blessed me with a beautiful baby girl. In the last few weeks of my wife’s pregnancy one of her non-Muslim friends enquired, “If the baby is a boy what name will you give?” My wife replied proudly and instantaneously, “Muḥammad”. Needless to say, as