Tag: WAR

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Relearning the Gift of Guidance

In helping to found a charity startup, I found myself wrestling with new spiritual questions I was unprepared for. I was pulled to relearn the gift of ‘Islām’. The five of us launched our product with explosive success. It felt awesome at first, the crowds were cheering us on; we

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Secularism: the Caliphate’s Final Blow

Throughout history the disease of nationalism is a consistent cause of the downfall of nations. In a startling display of this Abū Jahl cited that his aversion to becoming a Muslim, despite knowing that the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) was indeed a Prophet, was tribal competitiveness. He says:

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Muslim Community: Crisis and Opportunity

The Muslim Community is in a state of emergency, but in it lies our greatest opportunity They say that humanity only really learns the most earnest of lessons in a state of crisis, a state of complete breakdown. Only after facing that breakdown, are we then capable of embracing the

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When will we finally unite?

We live in such times where we are witnessing an extraordinary surge in Islamophobia, increasingly difficult government policy towards us, alongside the rise of the far right. These are challenges which mean nothing but trouble for us Muslims living in Britain. Throughout history we know that through our unity were

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Have we turned our backs on Syria?

In the wake of the attacks on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, the western world has united on a mass scale in solidarity for the twelve lives taken relentlessly by two gunmen ‘branded’ Muslim terrorists by the media. I use the word ‘branded’ because the inconsistencies of these attacks and

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The government’s absurd letter to “The Muslims”

Today those of us who have read Eric Pickles letter to Muslim community leaders and Imāms are reeling in shock as we and our leaders appear to be held collectively responsible for acts of criminality committed by Muslims in France and elsewhere. Mr Pickles says, “Let us assure you that

Life in Britain is about to get MUCH worse…

1984 in 2015: Counter Terrorism & Security Bill A new piece of legislation currently being rushed through Parliament called the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill carries serious implications for communities across the UK. In particular, the Muslim community is brought under particular scrutiny as Part 5 of the Bill seeks to

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In response to last night’s shocking BBC Panorama

Last night my phone wouldn’t stop buzzing as I received message after message that apparently the BBC  were caught trying to subliminally smear a large segment of British Muslims. “Islam21c is on Panorama!” I already knew, but I was rewinding it again and again, making sure I was actually awake. I saw

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Final touches for a second intervention in Libya?

Are we seeing the final touches for a second military intervention in Libya? ‘Libya’s Dawn’ forces have advanced throughout the country and the Misrata faction, a member of ‘Libya’s Dawn’ coalition has managed to take control of the ‘Barak al Shaati’’ airbase in southern Libya. The same collation has managed to capture

Current Affairs Iraq Middle East Politics Special Syria 10 Min Read

Verdict concerning coalition against “ISIS”

The following article does not necessarily represent Islam21c but rather it is a translation for information purposes of a statement given by the Muslim Scholars Association, representing more than 110 scholars from over 30 countries.  Scholars’ Statement Surrounding the International Coalition in Iraq and Syria In the name of Allāh,