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Dr Kaukab Siddique | Editor-in-Chief Mohurram 21, 1428/ February 10, 2007. #13

Why is Islam a history-shaping revolutionary force? Answer: It gives EQUAL spiritual, political and social responsibility to men AND women. Here is the text:

From Abdullah ibn Qais [Abu Musa Ash'ari, r.a.]. The messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be on him, led us in prayer: Then he said: Let everyone stay where they are. Then he went to the men and said: Allah Almighty has commanded me that I should command you to "Be aware of Allah and speak clearly, truthfully and to the point." Then going through the lines, he came to the women and said: Allah has commanded me to command you to "Be aware of Allah and speak clearly, truthfully and to the point." [Hadith in the Musnad of Ahmad ibn Hanbal.]

Comment by Kaukab Siddique: Note that the words quoted by the Prophet, pbuh, are from the Qur'an, 33:70. Hadith is always connected, complements, explains and implements the Qur'an. Both Muslim men and women have an equal responsibility to participate in the Islamic struggle by way of all forms of communication.

Musharraf's Swat Teams Ready to attack Islamic School for Women in Islamabad:
[from New Trend's Pakistan observers.]

New Trend's reporters in Pakistan say that General Musharraf has readied Rangers and rapid response units of the Pakistani army, funded and armed by the U.S., to attack an Islamic school library, in Jamia Hafsa, where young Islamic women are defying police. The young women took over the building after news that Musharraf planned to demolish the school to please the U.S. The women are wielding lathis [long wooden staves] to keep police at bay.
In nearby Red Mosque, crowds of men have gathered in support of the young women. The regime cut off water and electricity to the mosque and is ready to send in its storm troopers. Local religious leaders are trying to work out a peaceful solution.

Many Muslims might wonder why the army of a Muslim country would want to attack an Islamic academy for women. There are three reasons: [New Trend readers are urged to call the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington, DC to protest the siege of the women's Islamic academy in Islamabad. The number is: 202-243-6500. The web site is: . Simply leave this message: "Stop the siege of the Islamic women's academy in Islamabad."]

SMILE a little :

In an hour-long interview on CNN, February 9, Islam hater Glenn Beck and Canadian proto-Lesbian-"I-Love-Israel" -loud -mouth Irshad Manji praised each other. Glenn, who is something of a clown, quite idiotic about Islam, presented Manji as an expert on Islam! She is advertising a conference of "Secular Muslims" in Florida: Beck says he will report directly from the conference. She can best be described as white trash [slightly brown] who talks about "ijtihad" [!] while Beck is supposedly the Iran "expert" and conveniently does not know that President Ahmedinejad is an elected leader with mass support. [Manji, not surprisingly, talks about Darfur as her main cause. Guess the source!]

Al-Aqsa, we will defend you against the Jewish terrorist entity Israel!
This is the cry of Muslims around the world. Right outside Al-Aqsa, in occupied Jerusalem, February 9, thousands protested against Israeli excavations and clashed with Israeli police for several hours.
More ominously, speaking to a huge Friday [juma'] [February 9] gathering in central Lahore, Pakistan, Jamaat ad-Da'wa leader Hafiz Saeed said that JIHAD is the only way to deal with the Zionist terror entity "Israel." His office has sent New Trend a translated summary of his remarks. Please scroll way down.

Jamaat al-Muslimeen News [3 items only]
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New York: Pakistani Mother Cries out Against Suffering of Innocent Son, Siraj Matin, and Detained Husband

Shahina Parveen's interview appeared in the Pakistani daily Nawa-e-Waqt. Parveen is the mother of Siraj Matin who was entrapped by an FBI informant who infiltrated a masjid and took advantage of a young Muslim's kindness to hand him over to the FBI.
The family members were arrested after Matin was sentenced. Shahina and her daughter have been released on heavy bail while the father is still in prison. [See our reports on protests by DRUM organization.]

Shanina said her son is not a terrorist and she will fight for the rest of her life to get him out of prison. She gave details of how the informant, an Arabic speaker, trapped her son. Muslims should be aware of government agents who have infiltrated Masjids. One who speaks Arabic is not necessarily a good Muslim. The U.S. government is waging oppression and persecution against the Muslims of America and has well paid agents.

How shameless this government is against innocent Muslims! Siraj Matin had no weapons and no organization, yet the FBI claimed he was planning to bomb the New York subway!

Discovery of "Family Prison": New Low in U.S. Oppression of Mexican People

Imam Badi Ali, Jamaat al-Muslimeen leader in Greensboro, North Carolina, has condemned the imprisonment of ENTIRE FAMILIES in a prison in Texas [reported by NPR February 9]. Br. Ali said that it is a shocking and shameful situation in which women and children have been herded into this prison camp. Even little children, BELOW TEENS, are being forced to wear prison clothing and allowed to come out only TWO HOURS in a day.

Br. Ali said, these men, women, children, mostly from Mexico, have committed no crime and should not be treated in this shameful manner.

Masaud Khan Disappears From Prison: Family & Attorneys have No Information

Pakistani American Masaud Khan who had been imprisoned in the backwoods of Virginia in a faraway hell hole in Jonesville, has suddenly disappeared. Neither his family nor his attorney knows where he has been taken.

Masaud while on a visit to Pakistan to care of his family's property visited an Islamic camp organized by a group opposing the occupation of Kashmir. The U.S. government claimed that he is linked to "terrorists" and sentenced him to NINETY YEARS.

Please call or write Congressman Chris Van Hollen and urge him to confirm which prison Masaud has been moved to: His address is:
51 Monroe St., Suite 507
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301) 424-3501
Facsimile: (301) 424-5992

Iranian Nuclear Scientist Reportedly Murdered by Mossad
Ha'aretz (Israel)

A senior nuclear physicist involved in Iran's nuclear program who died under mysterious circumstances two weeks ago was killed by the Mossad, according to a report released in a U.S. website this weekend. The website - - features intelligence and security analysis by former U.S. intelligence agents. Professor Ardashir Hosseinpour, a world authority on electromagnetism, was until recently working on uranium enrichment at the facility in Isfahan, one of the central processing sites in Iran's nuclear program. The physicist died January 18, but news of his death only emerged six days later in two Iranian media outlets. A report released this weekend in stated that the Mossad was behind Hosseinpour's death.

From an old Friend of New Trend and Jamaat

I enjoyed reading your article on " Issues related to Shi'ism & Islam." Very refreshing indeed".

Yusuf ElFakhri
Manassas, Virginia

Muslims Win in Case Related to Naming of Road after Shaikh Gilani [Pakistani Islamist]

This is how the local paper reported it:

Road Stays Named for Accused Terrorist
Location: Charlotte Co., VA
Reporter: Noreen
Posted: February 06, 2007 11:34 PM EST

Charlotte Co., VA - The road name stays put. Sheikh Gilani Lane in Charlotte County has caused some controversy. The justice department says the person it's named for is a terrorist.

The Christian Action Network and Congressman Virgil Goode have been asking the county to change the name that leads up to the Red House Muslim community. But Tuesday the board of supervisors voted unanimously to keep it as is.

The county Administrator tells us they took the vote because it has been board policy not to change road names for anybody.

From IPPA- The Muslims community in the area has filed criminal charges agents the Christian Action Network, more to fallow.

PS. IPPA's web site is being updated, we will be up and running soon with links to New Trend Magazine
Let it Be Known:
Allah is our Lord! * Muhammad (Sall Allahu 'alaihi wa salaam) is His Messenger and our Rasool! * Islam is our way of life! * The United States of America is our country! * Freedom is our right!

The Bitter Reality: Iran is in the Opposite Camp:

India and Iran Support the U.S.-Installed Regime of Karzai in Kabul: Kashmir Irrelevant: Pre-Islamic Similarities Emphasized: Long Range Integration of Economies.

Here is what the Iranians say:

New Trend Publishes Full Text of pro-Government Tehran Times Report.

"Iranian, Indian FMs hold strategic talks

February 8, 2007: Tehran Times Political Desk
"TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki held talks here on Wednesday with his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee on a range of issues including the strategic energy cooperation between Iran and India, Iran's nuclear issue, the security situation in Afghanistan, and other matters of mutual interest.

The Indian foreign minister also held separate talks with President Mahmud Ahmadinejad, Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and top nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani.

Mottaki called his talks with his Indian counterpart "constructive".

"In the negotiations, there was an insistence on the need for sustainable strategic talks between the two countries based on previous frameworks," Mottaki told reporters at a joint press conference with Mukherjee.

Iran's top diplomat also said that they discussed the preparations for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's upcoming visit to Tehran and explored ways to expand cooperation in various areas, especially in trade and investment.

Mottaki said economic and trade deals between the two countries, which currently stand above $6 billion annually, show that the ties are growing, adding the relations would expand in the future in various fields. Pointing to the importance of energy in relations between Iran and India, the Iranian foreign minister said, "As a trustworthy partner, the Islamic Republic of Iran is happy to play a role in providing energy to Asian states."

Mottaki said Mukherjee informed him about the nuclear cooperation between India and the United States, noting that he also briefed his Indian counterpart on Iran's peaceful nuclear activities and the position of the Islamic Republic in the nuclear standoff between Tehran and the West.

The UN Security Council passed Resolution 1737 on December 23 imposing sanctions on Iran's trade in nuclear material and technology as Iran refused to stop its uranium enrichment activities.

The two foreign ministers also discussed the need to establish security in Iraq, which requires the cooperation of all countries, he explained.

Support for Afghan government

Mottaki said that since India plays an important role in Asia, the two sides also discussed various issues of importance for the region including the situation in Afghanistan and the necessity to support the government of President Hamid Karzai.

Gas pipeline

Iran, Pakistan, and India agreed recently on a pricing formula for the export of Iranian gas to India through Pakistan to be delivered via a proposed $7 billion pipeline. The Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) pipeline project has been dubbed the peace pipeline. "In the recent meeting of the deputy oil ministers of the three countries, positive steps were taken, and we hope that new steps will be taken promptly."

In a separate meeting with Mukherjee, President Mahmud Ahmadinejad said that Iran sees no limitations in cooperation with India.

"Iran and Pakistan's agreement has been finalized on transferring 5 million tons of gas in 25 years, and thus Iran will be among the most important countries that supply India's energy," Mukherjee told the president.


activities will continue On a report that Iran has installed two more cascades of centrifuges at the Natanz nuclear enrichment facility, Mottaki said, "Iran's peaceful nuclear activity is following its natural course under the supervision of inspectors and the agency's cameras."

Iran is continuing its legal nuclear activities and the Foreign Ministry or the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) release information about each stage of the nuclear work whenever it becomes necessary, he noted.

Talks without preconditions

As has been announced previously, Iran will not accept any preconditions for resuming nuclear talks and at the same time Iran will not impose any restrictions on the issues that can be raised at talks, Mottaki said.

The West has said that Iran needs to halt its uranium enrichment as a precondition for any direct talks.

The Iranian foreign minister stated, "I think in this framework, all proposals and plans about Iran's (nuclear issue) can be raised, discussed, and put to a final decision.

"We have two issues, strengthening the Non-Proliferation Treaty and suspension, and all sides agree that strengthening the Non-Proliferation Treaty has a higher priority. "Therefore, I think if we reach an acceptable formula within the framework of the Non-Proliferation Treaty along with confidence building, then the suspension of Iran's legal activities will no longer be an issue."

Ancient civilizations

Mukherjee said the India-Iran relationship is based on the centuries of ties between the two ancient civilizations.

He went on to say that his trip to Iran came in response to Mottaki's trip to India last November.

Mukherjee added that he discussed joint investment, double taxation, trade, and related subjects with Mottaki.

They also discussed energy and opportunities for Indian companies to work in Iran, India's chief diplomat said.

Mukherjee noted that he and Mottaki also agreed on the need to adopt long-term and strategic arrangements on the shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Iran to India.

"We believe that the Iranian nuclear problem should be resolved peacefully and through negotiations," he added.

He described the role of the International Atomic Energy Agency in settling the row over Iran's nuclear program as very important, and said that in order to reach a negotiated solution, it is necessary for Iran and the IAEA to cooperate closely.

The Indian foreign minister also urged Iran and all parties involved in the nuclear standoff to be more flexible. New Delhi greatly values the importance of establishing peace and security in the region, he stated, adding, "We attach special importance to Iran as a main factor for peace and stability in the region."

He also said his country seeks the safe shipment of energy through the Persian Gulf.

He observed that UN resolution 1737 concedes the role of the IAEA and can provide an opportunity to resolve the issue peacefully.

The ties between Tehran and New Delhi are "independent of any third country" and this relationship will continue, the Indian foreign minister pointed out.

The Munich conference

Asked whether he would participate in the Munich conference along with Larijani, Mottaki said, "I will take part in another conference in Monaco which also touches on political and security issues."

Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Larijani, who is Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, is scheduled to take part in a major annual security conference to be held in Munich from February 9 to 11.

[For non-Muslim readers, Bait ul Maqdis is the Islamic name for Jerusalem.]


Part of Bait-ul-Maqdis' martyrdom a pre-planned conspiracy - Hafiz Saeed

LAHORE – 20th Muharram, 1428 – February 09, 2007

Ameer, Jama't-ud-Da'wah Pakistan, Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, has said the recent martyring of a part of the Bait-ul-Maqdis was carried out in keeping with a well planned conspiracy to finally martyr the whole of Masjid Al Aqsa. He wanted to know why are our rulers, who are ever eager for the Muslim world to recognize the existence of Israel, have not said a single word in condemnation of this tragedy. He said the defense of all Muslim lands is only possible through Jihad, and if Muslim rulers cannot assure the protection of Muslim lands from the Jews and Zionists, they should stop putting obstacles in the way of Muslims who are ready to defend their lands and holy places, themselves.

Hafiz Saeed was addressing the Jumah congregation at Masjid Al Qadsia in Chowburji, Lahore, today. He said it is highly disappointing that Muslim rulers are lobbying for Israel's recognition at the behest of their foreign masters while the Jews have martyred a part of Masjid-e-Aqsa, the Qiblah-e-Awwal (the first Masjid Muslims used to turn towards, as the sole, and universal, direction for praying towards, not to, before it was replaced by The Ka'aba as the new Qiblah, in accordance with Allah's command). This is, he said, the second holiest place for Muslims, after Masjid Al Haram (The Ka'aba). He said the defense and protection of Masjid Al Aqsa is obligatory upon all Muslims, and he called upon all the Muslims of the world to unite, not only for the defense of Masjid Al Aqsa, but other Muslim lands as well.

Hafiz Muhammad Saeed said it is amazing that terrorist states like Israel and India can do whatever they like with impunity, yet no one is willing to allow those, who merely want to protect their honor and rights, even to speak in their own defense. He said the Jews want to martyr Masjid Al Aqsa so that they can build Haikal-e-Sulaimani (Solomon's Temple) in its place instead, and they are working on this program according to a set schedule, and detailed maps and plans. He said the Jews want to completely martyr Masjid Al Aqsa, ultimately.

He said if the destruction of their holy places and occupation of their lands continues unchecked, Muslims will not be left with any choice except to protect and defend their lands and holy places through Jihad. He urged all Muslims to shun opulent lifestyles and try to live simple lives. He also urged them to implement the commandments of Allah, and His Messenger, sallillah hu alaihi wa sallam, in their homes, and to educate their wives and children about the ways and manners of an Islamic lifestyle.

Abdullah Muntazir


Jama't-ud-Da'wah Pakistan

This is a spoof produced by Ziopedia but we are told the facts in the letter have been carefully checked and are accurate.

Written by Howard Schultz
Tuesday, 11 July 2006

Dear Starbucks Customer,

First and foremost I want to thank you for making Starbucks the $6.4 billion global company it is today, with more than 90,000 employees, 9,700 stores, and 33 million weekly customers. Every latte and macchiato you drink at Starbucks is a contribution to the close alliance between the United States and Israel, in fact it is - as I was assured when being honored with the "Israel 50th Anniversary Friend of Zion Tribute Award" - key to Israel's long-term PR success. Your daily Chocolate Chips Frappucino helps paying for student projects in North America and Israel, presenting them with the badly needed Israeli perspective of the Intifada.

Starbucks, through the Jerusalem Fund of Aish HaTorah, an international network of Jewish education centres, sponsors Israeli military arms fairs in an effort to strengthen the special connection between the American, European and Israeli defense industries and to showcase the newest Israeli innovations in defense. As my contribution to the fight against the global rise of anti-Semitism, the reason behind the current conflict in the Middle-East, I help Aish HaTorah sponsoring the website "" and produce material informing of Israel's side of the story.

Without you, my valued customer, I wouldn't be able to raise hundreds of millions of dollars each year to protect Israeli citizens from terrorist attacks and keep reminding every Jew in America, to defend Israel at any cost. $5 billion per year from the US government are no way near enough to pay for all the weaponry, bulldozers and security fences needed to protect innocent Israeli citizens from anti-Semitic Muslim terrorism. Corporate sponsorships are essential.

Having the bigger picture in mind, Starbucks have donated a store to the US army to help in the "War on Terror". I cannot emphasize enough, how vital the "War on Terror" is for the continued viability and prospering of the Jewish State.

So next time you feel like chilling out at a Starbucks store, please remember that with every cup you drink at Starbucks you are helping with a noble cause.

Howard Schultz
Chairman & Chief Global Strategist
Starbucks Coffee Stores

A Palestinian's Ironic Commentary on the thinking of the terrorist entity known as Israel

---The poem in remembrance of the oppressed

I dedicate this Poem to
Mr. and Mrs. Nobody
living in Nowhere-place
The Republic of Utopia
____________ _________ _________ _________ __
A Poem to nobody

Nobody died in the wars of the Lebanon
except Rafik el Harriri

Nobody died in the second World-war
except the Jews

Nobody protected the Jews
except the USA and Angela Merkel

Nobody suffered from racism
except the Jews

Nobody invaded a neighboring country
except Iraq

Nobody killed "innocent-civilians "
except our suicide bombers

Nobody promotes Democracy
except our invaders/occupiers

Nobody wants Peace
except those who made all the wars on us.

by Raja Chemayel

2007-02-10 Sat 20:54:27 cst