By Syed Abul A'la Maududi (1903-1979) In January 1953, thirty-three Muslims scholars (leading Ulama of Pakistan) representing various Muslim organizations and parties from all parts of East and West Pakistan held a conference in Karachi to discuss government suggestions and recommendations for the new constitution presented to parliament. The meeting ended with many suggestions and reforms one of which was ".
By Abubakar N. Kasim, Toronto, Canada THE media and islamophobes continue to harass Muslims. They demand statements of condemnation every time a crazy mad man takes matters into his own hands and commit atrocities.
Syed Jawed Anwar Muslims are facing extreme hardships all over the world, both in Muslim and non-Muslim states and governments that include ethnic cleansing and genocide at several places. Canadian Muslims who think that they are safe are mistaken. Physically, they might be safe, but spiritually they are in a process of complete elimination.
By Syed Abul A'ala Maududi (Translated from the book "Seerat e Sarwar e Aalam ï·º, Chapter â€œWhy Did the World Need Prophet Muhammad ï·º After Other Prophets?â€) (42:14 part) Indeed those who were later made the heirs of the Book are in disquieting doubt about it.
By Yvonne Ridley By the time you read this war could already have started between America and North Korea, such are the precarious times in which we live. Certainly the world moved one step closer to the abyss thanks to sabre rattling from your president, Donald Trump who recently despatched US Air Force bombers and fighter jets to fly off North Korea's coast.
There are many misconceptions and misunderstandings created by several non-Muslim scholars, orientalists and authors in their research works. One of the misconceptions which they constantly present is that the religion of Islam is a religion of terror and war and the aim of this religion is to engage its followers and others in the battlefield. This is absolutely a wrong concept about the Deen of Islam. In fact, Islam is the Deen (religion, way and system of life) of peace.
By Elder George THE greatest hardships experienced in the United States seemingly result from natural disasters such as fire, snow, rain, drought, flooding, tornados and hurricanes. The news media covers these disasters in great depth as it attempts to capture the emotional impact on the populace.
By Yvonne Ridley I watched with incredulity from my farm in the Scottish Borders as Donald Trump made his first ever speech before the General Council of the United Nations. I knew it would be spectacular but not in this way - it was gross in the extreme.
By Elder George Bringing about change necessitates having an enemy that can be readily railed against. While any movement requires a positive message to bring about change, the positive message requires direction against a common enemy
ARAKANESE or Rohingya Muslims are indigenous to Arakan. Having genealogical linkup with the people of Wesali (or Vesali kingdom) of Arakan, the Rohingya of today are ancient inhabitants in their land. The earliest people in Arakan were descended from Aryans. They were resembling the people of India-Benga
Dr. Firoz Mahboob Kamal Ethnic cleansing & the only option The massive campaign of ethnic cleansing provides little option for the Rohingya Muslims. Former Muslim majority state of Arakan â€“now called Rakhine, is being rapidly transformed to a Muslim-free zone. The current regime has proven that they can only offer deaths, rapes, destruction and eviction and no peace or security for the Rohingya Muslims.
THE solidarity between Rohingya Muslims and the Turks dates back to the First World War, when the former provided material and emotional support to the Ottoman Government, a document released by Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Fikri IÅŸÄ±k showed Friday, September 8.
AGENCIES COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh â€” The Seven year-old Rohingya boy lies on a broken mattress on the floor of a crowded government hospital, bandages covering the spot where a bullet fired by Myanmar troops tore through his chest a week earlier.
By Safi Kaskas HOW do you maintain a sense of faith in a God who claims to be merciful and compassionate, amid the myriad kinds of afflictions, pain, difficulties, setbacks, abuses, losses, and traumas that occur at the individual and collective scales? This question actually assumes that if Godâ€™s claims to be merciful and compassionate are true, suffering and disasters should not happen. This assumption actually hides another; that life on earth is an end in itself.
Lexically, wahi means swift and secret instruction, i.e. an inspiration which is made with such haste and speed that none may know it except the inspirer and the one being inspired. As a term, this word has been used for the guidance and instruction that is put in the mind of a man by Allah like a flash of lightning.