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Shawwal 10,1435/August 7, 2014 # 32
Shocking report on Ebola.
Please scroll to the end.
There are reports that the US started bombing IS late August
7. Pentagon is denying the reports.
For Libya, Syria, Iraq,
please scroll to end.
From the imam leading the Islamic response to Israel in
Gaza's Horrific Tragedy is a symbol of Worldwide Oppression
Muslims must prepare to face Evil and not be surprised when
Occupiers show their hand.
by Badi Ali [Greensboro, North Carolina]
The Prophet Muhammmad, pbuh, taught that the life, honor
and property of the Muslim is sacred, even more sacred than
the Ka'aba itself.
Israel has shown its evil intent, slaughtering unarmed
men, women and children.
People, innocent children, sleeping in places of refuge,
injured people in hospitals, families in the privacy of
their homes, wiped out by the murderers in tanks and
Mosques are specifically targeted by the worshippers of
the synagogue of satan. 1400 schools have been damaged.
Water and electricity have been cut ff, sewage cannot
be cleared. Diseases are spreading.
The plan seems to be to decimate the entire population
as was done through sanctions in Iraq.
Our struggle with Zionism is the eternal struggle between
Haqq and Batil. [Truth vs Evil.] In a war there are many
battles. Do not see what happened as a war and end of war.
This was one battle.
Be prepared. Take advantage of the break to re-group for
the next battle. They are preparing too. So do not waste
Palestine is central to the ummah. All of us need to
Our struggle with Zionism is ideological, cultural,
civilizational and not just military.. We must use all our
capabilities and not become inactive.
Do not think that you do not have a role or cannot do
anything. Social media is available to us. Use facebook,
twitter, emails. You can help your ummah from the desk in
your own home.
The Qur'an teaches us to strive and struggle. It is the
uphill task. The challenge of Zionism can help us to enhance
our abilities. We must get used to striving and hard
Nobody who has faith in Allah and is sure of the
Hereafter has the right to side with Zionists. The slightest
help for Zionism, even ONE WORD in support of Zionism, is
Palestine is the issue of Islam. All differences must be
forgotten. Think of the children who have sacrificed
everything. They are the children of the entire ummah.
Continuing our stand for gaza!
PROTEST FOR PALESTINE! #5
This Friday (August 8th, 2014) from 6:00-7:00 PM
On W. Wendover in front of Verizon Wireless across the
street from Rooms to Go!
Join us in solidarity against the war crimes taking place
against the people of Gaza!
Over 1,940 Palestinian civilians murdered, over 15,000
injured, half of them fatally injured.
We will not rest until these brutal, barbaric, unjust
attacks on the Palestinian people in Gaza stop! Stand for
the dying innocent civilians and let your voice be heard.
Scream for those who are not being heard in Palestine. Make
a difference. Do what the media doesn't.
Wear black and Palestinian kuffiyehs (if you have them) to
show your support. No fake kuffiyehs please
Bring flags, signs,candles, your friends, your family, and
Join us to stop the massacre of innocent children, women,
See you at our continuous program to Protest Israeli
Genocide in Gaza
UNITE FOR GAZA!
For more info:
Br. Abbas Neel 336-541-4008
Sis. Yaffa Ali 336-754-2321
Sis. Mona Risheq 336-862-0708
Sis. Sumaiyah Ali 336-617-3763
Br. Amine Hamlil 336-554-3841
Please like our Facebook pages: MUSLIMS FOR A BETTER NORTH
CAROLINA & ISLAMIC CENTER OF THE TRIAD
Live Interview with Dr. Kaukab Siddique on Gaza.
The specter of Imperialism hidden behind the evil of Israel:
We'll have to face it.
Poet Iqbal saw this coming long Ago
Solomon Commissiong [University of Maryland] is the most
analytical and hard hitting critic of Israel in the Black
community. At the height of the assault on Gaza, he
interviewed Dr, Kaukab Siddique, LIVE, on his radio
Check some of his writing on Urworld News posted on
Here is a summary of Dr. Siddique's main points in response
to Prof. Commissiong's questions:
USA is the main supporter and supplier of Israel both in
weaponry and in intelligence services.
American Jewish community and the US Congress have placed
Israel at the center of the American power structure.
Gaza cannot counter Israeli attacks because an American
air defense system is protecting Israel.
US media and government give total support to Israel in
spite of opposition by many Americans.
Why is this so?
The answer came as early as 1928 from Iqbal, the Poet of
the East, the visionary who made Pakistan a reality.
When the Zionist movement was developing, Iqbal's
analysis was that the putative Israel is meant to be the
base of western imperialism in the heartland of Islam. The
propaganda about the homeland of the Jews is the veneer to
cover up the ugly reality.
Muslims do not hate Jews. In fact for centuries Muslims
protected Jews from Christians including the blood thirsty
The terrorism propaganda against Muslims is comparable
to that against Nat Turner. The ongoing evil of slavery and
rape of Black women was not seen as evil but when Nat Turner
rose up and killed numbers of White people, this was seen as
the greatest evil. Every Black male was publicized as
"dangerous". Black churches were burned down and much later
Black people were allowed into churches but as secondary
You can see the condition of Black colleges, the last
refuge of Black freedom. There is a constant erosion of
I am thankful that there are people like you who can permit
someone like me to speak.
Hamas Charter and Holocaust Story.
By Sis. Aisha [New York city]
One Weinstein attacked the charter of Hamas on New York's
Daily Caller. Here is the response
Hello Jamie Weinstein:
Your article on "the 9 Things You Need To Know About Hamas -
Straight From its Charter " contains flaws in your
explanations of some of its passages.
Hamas' ONLY concern is to get its homeland of Palestine back
from Israeli occupation. You accuse Hamas of being
anti-Semitic. Semite is a term that many European Jews claim
for themselves but it is a misnomer. Semitic peoples come
from regions that covers parts of Africa and Asian
countries. European Jews are not Semites. Accusing Hamas of
being anti-Semitic is accusing them of being anti-self!
Muslims are ONLY peaceful with people who are peaceful with
us. There is nothing in the Qur'an that tells Muslims to
fight or kill ANYONE because of his/her faith. The Qur'an
says the opposite:
Holy Qur'an: Chapter 109:The Disbelievers
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
109.1 Say: O unbelievers!
109.2 I do not serve that which you serve,
109.3 Nor do you serve Him Whom I serve:
109.4 Nor am I going to serve that which you serve,
109.5 Nor are you going to serve Him Whom I serve:
109.6 You shall have your religion and I shall have my
The conflict in Palestine has to do with European Jews
occupying Palestine and calling it Israel. They also
continue to violently take homes from Palestinians, raze
entire villages, and then build more Jewish settlements on
them. The premise of your article completely ignores this
fact! You argue from the standpoint that israel has the
right to exist on stolen land, which is a completely
Hamas' viewpoint, and rightfully so, is that there can be no
peace with the Israelis as long as they want to take,
dominate, and control Palestine.
In the end of of your article you state: But don't accuse
Hamas of being intellectually consistent on the question of
the Holocaust. Though its charter repeatedly accuses Jews of
being like Nazis, in 2009 the organization protested the
United Nations over teaching the history of Holocaust to
Palestinian children because it was, according to Hamas, "a
lie invented by the Zionists."
The issue that many thinkers have with the Jewish Holocaust
story is that many people have been bullied into accepting
only one version of it - the WW II Allies' Version.
Unfortunately, in many Western countries, no one is allowed
to question ANY aspects of it. Many careers have been ended
over any attempt to question or challenge Holocaust Survivor
accounts. World War II Scholar, David Irving, was even
imprisoned in Austria for being a Holocaust Denier. So yes,
I can see the Hamas not wanting their Palestinian children
being indoctrinated with a biased, unchallenged version of
Our America: From Sis, Karin Friedemann [Boston]
Young Americans increasingly support Palestine. The Older
Ones still support Israel
On August 2, 2014 the House of Representatives voted to
approve $225 million in "emergency aid" for Israel on
account of their feeling "attacked." The Senate had just
passed the bill unanimously, but in the House, it only
passed 395 to 8.Four Democrats and four Republicans voted
Four Democrats and four Republicans voted against it. At
least we can say our patriots are bipartisan. The four
Democrats were Keith Ellison (MN-05), Zoe Lofgren (CA-19),
Jim Moran (VA-0 (TX-16). The four Republicans are Justin
Amash (MI-03), Walter Jones (NC-03), Tom Massie (KY-04), and
Mark Sanford (SC-01).
Keith Ellison has been calling for an end to Israel's
blockade of Gaza but nobody else in Congress has backed him
up on that one. He penned a letter to President Obama and
Secretary Kerry urging a cease-fire agreement between Israel
and Palestine on July 18, 2014 that was also signed by Reps.
Jim Moran (D-VA), John Conyers (D-MI), Hank Johnson (D-GA),
Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA).
John Conyers, who has a long track record of always doing
the right thing, astonished many, to approve funding for
Israelis to commit genocide. He was the guy who got Rosa
Park a job after she was blacklisted. When Detroit held a
town meeting at the Unitarian Church to talk about the
sanctions on Iraq, he quoted his voters verbatim. So if he
voted for Israel it means nobody contacted him to say
anything about Palestine but a lot of people called to say
they support Israel. I know he listens to his
Israel has a GDP of over $300 billion however, and, at the
end of last year, experienced its highest ever GDP per
capita. It is a developed country with a booming tech
sector. Israel has the ability to pay for its defense system
itself. Israel does not need us. Which is good, since
Americans are losing emotional interest in funding them.
David Palumbo-Liu, the Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor at
Stanford University writes for salon.com that "international
support for Israel is ebbing because the Holocaust narrative
can no longer offer an omnipotent shield against a critique
of the second [Palestinian] narrative regarding the founding
of the state of Israel... In sum, there is now a widening
band of light in between the heretofore seamless merger of
the Holocaust and founding narratives, resulting in a
weakening of the former in its capacity to act as an alibi
for the latter."
Younger Americans do not accept the Holocaust narrative as a
good reason to support the horrible killings in Gaza. As
they learn more, their support will wane further. Israel is
in fact risking losing the narrative war altogether.
Israel's actions are now increasingly regarded not as
survival tactics but as violent colonial tendencies, reports
Women who say "Israeli actions are unjustified" outnumber
the pro-Israel American female by 44 to 33 percent.
Nonwhite, by 49 to 25 percent. "That's two-to-one,
reflecting the attitudes of the young," reports mondoweiss.
18 to 29-year-olds regard Israel's actions as "unjustified"
by 51 to 25 percent. Among 30-49 year olds, a similar
attitude: 43 to 36 percent. Since 2006, the number of people
who "don't know" if Israel has gone too far has increased
from 14 to 25 percent while those who think Israel has acted
rightly has decreased from 44 to 35 percent, reports the Pew
"While all age groups north of 30 years old clearly blame
Hamas more than Israel for the current violence, young
adults buck the trend in a big way. Among 18 to 29-year
olds, 29 percent blame Israel more for the current wave of
violence, while 21 percent blame Hamas," reports Aaron Blake
in the Washington Post.
"Latest Gallup poll shows young Americans overwhelmingly
support Palestine," reports mondoweiss.net. Most support for
Israel comes from ages 50 and up."
Americans over the age of 65 are most likely to think that
Hamas is at fault for the death toll in Gaza by 53 vs 15
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) officially stated on July 31:
"Any person who thinks that the Iron Dome is unnecessary
needs to go to the floor and tell us why, why we don't need
to help Israel right now."
It sounds like a dare for us to talk to our Senators and
Representatives. They may just need us to give them the
Breaking News: Iraq, ISIS thrashes Peshmerga
August 2-7: In a series of battles in Kurdish areas, the
fighters of the Islamic Caliphate [IS, previously ISIS] put
the best Kurdish fighting force, peshmerga, to flight. The
towns of Qaraqosh Sinjar, Tiklaif and al-Kurus have fallen
to thr mujahideen. Irbil, with US troops in it, and Dohuk,
in the far north are not far away from the mujahideen.
Most importantly, the mujahideen have taken control of the
Mosul dam, north of the city of Mosul. Here the al-Maliki
troops are counterattacking and trying to take it back.
According to NPR, President Obama has met his security group
and is very near ordering air strikes on the Islamic State
[IS]. This may be needed as a diversion from the Gaza
Western media are in a propaganda mode claiming that the
Christians and the Yazeedis in these areas are dying or are
going to die at the hands of IS. However, the media has not
been able to show even one Yazeedi or Christian dead or
[This negative campaign may be aimed at taking attention
away from the horrific crimes Israel has committed in
Al-Maliki's air strikes on Mosul's prison went awry and
killed 30 civilians.
Also, on August 7, a martyrdom operator hit a police post in
Baghdad killing 12 officers.
Breaking News: Libya. Benghazi in Islamic hands.
August 4: After 4 weeks of intense fighting, Islamic
fighters led by Ansar al-Sharia captured the vast city of
Benghazi. The forces of General Haftar [pro US] have been
forced out but are re-deploying in the desert.
Fierce fighting is continuing in Tripoli between pro-Qaddafi
tribals from Zintan and Islamics from Misrata. The American
embassy staff and security unit fled to Tunisia by land,
with drone cover because the airport has been destroyed in
the fighting. A large fuel dump is on fire. Other European
delegations are also fleeing. The Parliament, largely
Islamic, met in Tobruk to avoid a Sissi style attack by
Breaking News: Syria: ISIS enters Lebanon &
Withdraws.Damascus under fire.
August 7: Fighting ender in the border town of Arsal in
Lebanon. A local Al-Nusra leader joined ISIS and was then
arrested by the Lebanese army. ISIS from Syria came to his
help. In 4 days of heavy fighting, Lebanese troops suffered
heavily but then started firing artillery on Syrian rdfugee
encampments in Arsal killing and wounding numerous
civilians. To stop the suffering, ISIS withdrew back into
40 miles of north of Raqqa, ISIS captured Basr 93 from
Assad's troops killing scores of the dictator's soldiers.
The dead soldiers are littering the streets.
Assad's air force hit various Islamic towns killing more
than a hundred civilians, including women and children and
40 fighters. . Hizbullah and Assad's tanks then advanced in
four provinces but were beaten back with 80 killed and many
Al-Nusra once again approached the city of Damascus and
fired into the bastion of Assad but was stopped by air
strikes. [August 7: Fighting continues near and around
If true, then African lives are of no value
2014-08-08 Fri 17:44:11 cdt