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4 Mohurram 1437 A.H.- October 18, 2015 Issue # 94, Newsletter #1624
After 19 days of bombing, the Russian invasion has
failed to break the Islamic resistance in Syria. On the
ground, offensives by combined Assad-Iranian-Hizbullah-Shia
militias have made only minor advances.
Please scroll down all the way
to read the dramatic situation in Syria.
Also see war news from Afghanistan and Nigeria.
A very extraordinary achievement. A Muslim woman ran a
marathon in a largely White context in support of BLACK
LIVES MATTER..Very unusual Da'wa.
Scroll way down
for photo and her account of why she was hesitant to run this race.
FOX TV lies caught:
CUBA has categorically denied a FOX report that Cuban troops
were fighting in Syria along with the Russians against the
FOX also tried to foist a story about IS keeping female
slaves. FOX brought a person speaking with no name or face
or shape, speaking ENGLISH [!] claiming to have been a sex
slave of IS. If this kind of unverifiable story is to be
allowed in journalism, anyone could make up a story about
anyone. [By the way, even highly educated Iraqis speak very
Hadith of the Week
Allah is your Enemy if you enslave people in any way:
Physically, mentally or economically.
Allah Almighty says: I Myself will be the enemy of three
groups of people on the Day of Judgement: One who takes My
name to make a vow and then breaks it, secondly the one who
enslaves a free person and devours related profits, and
thirdly one who who hires a laborer, gets full labor from
the person and does not pay the proper wages." [Hadith of
Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, Sahih Bukhari, kitabul buyu']
Authentic Islamic Scholars in their own words:
Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: Turkey
Allah is Beauty and Loves the Beautiful. [Hadith]
"Look, then, to the signs of Allah's mercy, how he restores
life to the earth after its death." The Qur'an 30:50
It is as if each blossoming tree is a beautifully composed
ode that speaks poetically through the tongue of its
disposition reciting the manifest praises of the Glorious
Creator. Or, it is as if each blossoming tree has opened
thousands of gazing eyes and has caused thousands of others
to open in order to behold, not with one or two eyes but
with thousands, the Glorious Fashioner's wonders of artistry
that are being broadcast and exhibited, and so that
attentive people will gaze on them too. [The Tongues of
Reality, page 31.]
Umar, r.a., and Husain, r.a., both Martyred in Muharram.
Muslims Hate each other. Any hope?
by Kaukab Siddique
Umar Farooq, r.a., the blessed second righteous Caliph of
Islam was martyred on the first of Mohurram, the first month
of the Islamic new year.
He was known for his sense of justice and for protection of
the rights of every individual. He was so caring even for
his enemies that he allowed the war captives to come into
the Islamic capital, Madinah, and look for jobs. One of the
captives stabbed him and he died of his wounds.
The women of Madinah whom he had given their rights came out
to mourn him and his home was full of weeping women during
the last day of his life.
He is known for his saying that even if a goat were to die
of neglect on the banks of the Euphrates [hundreds of miles
from Madinah] he would feel responsible and answerable.
Today, those who praise and extol the virtues of Umar, r.a.,
the "sunnis" of Egypt are supporting the tyrant General
Sissi. His forces slaughtered several thousand unarmed
protestors who were calling for the release of the
legitimate president of Egypt, Dr. Mohammed Morsi.
This is indeed a time of great shame for Egypt that millions
of Muslims supported General Sissi, the new Pharoah, and
hailed the slaughter of the innocents.
Then comes the 10th of Muharram and the martyrdom of Husain,
r.a., the grandson of the Prophet., pbuh. The very name of
Husain, r.a., makes me break down and cry. What a tragedy,
what a shame. The tribes of Kufa [ now in Iraq], rallied to
support the blood thirsty governor of Iraq, ibn Ziyad
appointed by Yazeed.
Husain, r.a., had not come to fight. There were only 72 men
with him along with their families. These were blessed
people who had not harmed anyone. Husain, r.a., refused to
accept ibn Ziyad and his Caliph Yazeed as legitimate rulers.
Ibn Ziyaf had no mercy. He was the brutal servant of Yazeed
and wanted his master to be pleased with him. He wanted to
humiliate Husain,, r.a., wanted to force him to his knees to
accept the tyrant.
Husain, r.a.,refused to bow down before a tyrant. He bowed
only before Allah. He was the blessed grandson of Muhammad,
pbuh. The Prophet, pbuh, loved the child.
Who could have thought that tribal loyalty would be so
strong that the troops of Ibn Ziyad would be shameless
enough to kill the one whom the prophet, pbuh, loved. How
could they forget that love within less than three decades
after he passed away!
Husain, pbuh, fought to the last. He and every man in his
small entourage were slaughtered. The only male who survived
was a child, Zayn al-Abidin.
That is the true message of Islam. Husain, r.a. will not bow
down before Yazeed!
Today, the followers of Husain, r.a.,who call themselves his
partisans, shias, have joined the Yazeed, the tyrant, of
today, Bashar Assad. The mass murderer of Syria, with the
blood of more than 200,000 Muslims on his hands, has 100%
support of Shias of Husain, r.a. More than 11.000 children
have been tortured to death by Assad's death squads to break
the Islamic resistance of the parents. Tens of thousands of
Muslim women have been raped by the Shias working for
Yet, both Iran and Hizbullah, and the Shias of Iraq, and the
Shias of Afghanistan support this abomination.
So, for someone like me who loves both Umar, r.a., and
Husain, r.a., and hates General Sissi and Bashar Assad, is
there any chance of survival?
Yet, I see light emerging from the east, the black banners
from Khurasan. But, wait a minute, those who control the
media of Iran's supporters and Israel supporters have
convinced many Muslims that these are "agents of CIA."
So where should I go?
I remain calm and sane and seek Allah's blessings because I
have the Qur'an and the authentic hadith of Muhammad,
I think of people much greater than I. I think of Omar
Mukhtar on the scaffold about to be hanged by the
imperialists, calmly reading the Qur'an.
Appeals to the Conscience of the enemy will not free
Muslims fighting Each Other is a Disaster.
by Imam Badi Ali
Photo of 17 year old honor student murdered by Israelis.
When you are fighting with your brothers, you are fighting
with yourself. Every fault and weakness you see in them, it
is a weakness in yourself.
Those who do not struggle, do not want to be free
from their chains
Occupation will continue with every day business. It
will become a reality and accepted without struggle.
Those who live in comfort and ease with their
enemies accepting their left overs aren't worthy to be
remembered in the books of history.
You see, the point is that the Palestinian people
are strong - that is why they stand in the world alone
confronting the occupation.
The uprising proves that the Palestinian people are
stronger than their occupation.
Today, we're living in an anti-truth world, where
you don't want to blend in and you need to struggle to
maintain sanity. Stand out by defending the truth
The key to the liberation of Palestine is
There is no freedom without struggle.
Our occupied land will never regained by appeals to
the conscience of the enemy.
Jamaat e Islami Urges Peaceful Change in Karachi.
Local bodies elections best opportunity for karachiites for
by Qaiser Sharif
Oct. 17; Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul
Haq, has said that the local bodies elections were the best
opportunity for the Karachiites for putting the port city on
the road to peace and progress and ensuring a bright future.
Addressing a press conference at Idara Noore Haq, during his
visit to the city, he said that the people of the port city
could change their fortune through the power of their
He said that the JI would contest nearly 95 per cent seats
in the local bodies polls and also make seat adjustments
He said the JI would try its best to cleanse the city from
exploitation and remove the people's sense of deprivation.
He stressed that the city government should be made fully
powerful. He said that the JI would try to restore the civic
government's rights usurped during martial law. He said
that the Sindh government had taken away the rights
available to the civic bodies under martial law. Fr
instance, he said, that the Sindh government had taken away
financial and administrative powers from the local bodies.
The JI chief said that the Rangers operation in Karachi had
greatly helped in restoring peace in the city. He said the
business community felt much relieved due to the operation s
business had picked up.
Sirajul Haq said that the JI had the potential to bring
about a change in the country. However, he deplored that the
elections had been made a game of wealth as the common man
could not eve dream of contesting elections.
The JI chief said the electorate must be provided an
atmosphere to vote in a free and independent manner. He
expressed the hope that the elections would be held in an
atmosphere of peace.
Replying to a question, he said, it was for the Election
Commission to decide under whose supervision the elections
should be held.
Scapegoating the Muslims of Assam while non-Muslim
separatists Gain Ground
by Dr. Tasleem Rahmani [Summarized by New Trend from his
article in Urdu.] [Compare with how anti-Muslim hate is used
For years Muslims of Assam, Manipu and Tripura, in the
extreme north east of India, have been accused of being
Bangladeshis and not Indians. This fake accusation was used
to oppress the Muslims and to push them out of their
Now the local authorities have come up with an even more
effective way of demonizing the Muslim minority. The top
police officer is claiming that the local Muslims are
banding together as terrorist groups. He has even published
photos of Muslims holding photos of Muslims rifles with the
caption that they are surrendering to the police. A look at
the rifles shown in the photos clearly shows that these are
rusty old guns probably taken out of storage and handed to
the Muslim prisoners to show them as "terrorists." Much
better weapons are in the separatist non-Muslim forces at
work in these areas.
The police chief is preparing to retire soon and will join
the right wing BJP in which he hopes to become a Minister.
He will be in a good position to oppress the Muslims and use
the rumor of "terrorism" to create hate against them.
[Dr. Rahmani here introduces the non-Muslim separatist
groups who are not only active in the north east but are
openly uniting the tribes to break away from India and to
seek alliances with China.]
[The writer indicates that scapegoating of Muslims has
become so much of a tool that even national security is
ignored in the effort to uise anti-Muslim hate to gain
political and party support.]
: 55 Years Later
Islam is Surging In Spite of Military Repression: Photos
Speak for themselves.
Baltimore Marathon Blues
From Nadrat Siddique. · Saturday, October 17, 2015
So, I ran the Baltimore Marathon (26.2 miles) this morning.
It was my third time running it. Although I've always
considered myself a DC girl, I have grown to love Baltimore,
and its people, and was aching to run the race, which I'd
been unable to run since 2012. I was quite conflicted about
running the race, and did not register until late last
night, only a few hours before the event, something unheard
off for most amateur athletes engaging in such a major
The reason for my hesitation was the corporate sponsorship
of the race. Among others, Under Armour had signed on to the
event. The corporate giant, which now competes with Nike and
has its headquarters in Baltimore, play a key role in the
Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC), a conglomerate of
corporate interests, which control Baltimore's economics
with an iron hand. And- the Greater Baltimore
Committee--Zionists who assisted in crushing April's
Baltimore Uprising--are heavily complicit in the
gentrification of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. They have
succeeded in driving Baltimore's native Black population out
of the area, grabbing up land, developing it, and selling it
at prices completely out of reach for most Baltimore
natives. A mere condo on Baltimore's newly gentrified Inner
Harbor easily goes for $500,000 - $600,000.
I see commonality between the practices of the GBC, and
those of the IDF (Israeli Defense Force) in Occupied
Palestine. In the Palestinian case, settlements are built by
Israeli settlers. These homes are then completely off limits
for Palestinian habitation, a situation no less than
Apartheid South Africa. And the original Palestinian
inhabitants, whose land was seized to facilitate the influx
of the Zionist settlers, are forced to relocate to
Bantustans where they live under dismal, depraved
conditions. As you might imagine, I was very troubled by the
fact that my $130 registration fee, although meager in the
larger scheme of things, might be seen even symbolically as
a support of the White Supremacist design for Baltimore. On
top of that, I was getting warning messages from some
not-so-friendly quarters not to run the race.
I compromised and paid the registration fee, deciding to run
to deliver my message "Black Lives Matter," contained on a
black tee-shirt I'd acquired, hoping for an opportunity to
offer solidarity from my Pakistani people to that important
movement at some point.
I did not see anyone else at the Baltimore marathon
representing the Black Lives Matter movement, either running
or spectating. But I received kudos from many spectators,
including Whites, who yelled out "Black lives matter," to
which I responded, "Stop police brutality!" One Black man
yelled out at me, "All lives matter!" I pumped my fist at
him: "Black lives matter!" I crossed the finish line in 3
hrs 42 mins, a new record for me (also a Boston Marathon
qualifying performance) for that distance. I attribute it to
the love I have developed over the last few years for
Baltimore, and to the Power of the Almighty.
Our America: El Paso, Texas
DRUM - Desis Rising Up & Moving
URGENT: Detainees on Hunger Strike
After 3 days of hunger strike, 9 detainees have been
released, 1 organizer beaten up and isolated, and 3
54 South Asian detainees, from Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and
Pakistan, at the El Paso Detention Center started a hunger
strike at breakfast time on October 14. All of the strikers
are asylum seekers. Some detainees have been held for up to
9 or 11 months.
The detainees are demanding an immediate halt to
deportations, investigations into unfair hearings and
interference with their legal cases, release from detention
for those granted parole.
As a result of the hunger strike, in the last 12 hours, 9 of
the hunger strikers have been released. Md. Mahbubur Rahman,
one of the organizers of the hunger strikers, said "this is
a victory for us. Authorities are afraid everyone will find
out what they have been doing to us." Also in the last 12
hours, one of the co-lead organizers, Haji Khiay Mohamed
Bilal (A# 202-156-877), was beaten up in front of other
detainees, and dragged away, likely to solitary confinement.
Additionally, 3 hunger strikers have been taken to the
hospital, Shamsuddin (A# 202-849-636), Amar Kanti Dey (A#
202-160- 904), and Nur Alam (A# 202-156-126).
The detainees are coordinating their efforts with DRUM -
Desis Rising Up & Moving, a South Asian immigrant rights
organization in New York City. DRUM organizer Kazi Fouzia
said "these hunger strikers are strong and well organized.
We need to hear their stories and voices and see how this
country treats refugees at our borders and in detention
WHAT YOU CAN DO:
There is an online petition by the Not1More Campaign
to bring attention to the issue
Today at 4:30pm in El Paso, there will be a rally and
press conference led by the Detained Migrant Solidarity
Committee in support of the hunger strikers. For further
information about the rally and press conference, please
contact Roxana Benduzu, (202) 826-3547,
War News: Syria
19 Days of Bombing by Russia failed to Change the front
Iranian-Hizbullah-Alawite-Shiite Offensve Aims at Aleppo:
[Sources : Wire services and Syrian Observatory]
October 11 to 18. Second wave of Iranian troops entered
Russian bombing across Syria has killed more than 150
civilians and 38 mujahideen.
The Damascus regime launched a 4th offensive, this time led
by Iranian troops and backed by Hizbullah. The offensive was
largely foiled by Free Syrian Army [FSA] and al-Nusra east
of Homs. Two Hibullah tanks were destroyed on October 12 and
4 on October 13.
The Iranians are now seeing success though slow [October
18], with FIVE villages captuted on the way to Aleppo.
Under cover of Russian bombing, Assad's troops are trying to
break the siege of Kweris air base by the Islamic State.
Islamic State fighters are also advancing towards Aleppo and
captured a town in northern Aleppo province [October 16].
They are being bombed by Russia.
There may soon be a clash between Iranian and Islamic State
In Lattakia and north western areas up to Turkey, Ahrar
al-Sham and al-Nusra are holding their ground despite steady
bombing by Russia and attacks by elite Alawite forces of
US air force is also busy attacking not only Islamic State
in al-Raqqa but also al-Nusra and has killed, on October 15,
a commander of al-Nusra along with three of his associate.
He was a Saudi mujahid, El-Nasr..
War News: Afghanistan
Taliban offensive throughout Afghanistan
Taliban fighters withdrew from Kunduz after 15 carrying with
them weapons and ammunition of the Kabul troops. They freed
several hundreds prisoners. American bombing of the msf
hospital persuaded them that USA will not respect the
security of the civilian population. The doctors without
borders group had rejected president Obama's apology and is
insisting on neutral investigation of the war crime.
Well coordinated Taliban raids hit Ghazni and Wardak
province as well as eastern Laghman province. The raiders
withdrew in each case after inflicting losses on the Kabul
regime troops. US air force Is an important factor.
In Nangarhar province, Islamic State is gaining ground. The
governor of Jalalabad addressed a meeting to redress fears
of an IS takeover.
President Obama has announced that US will not withdraw any
10 US troops have been killed in october. (Source: I
War News: Nigeria
USA Sends almost 400 Special Forces to Combat Boko Haram.
Serious Raids after BH joins Islamic State
During the last month, Boko Haram fighters have struck in a
wide arc from their strongholds in north eastern Nigeria.
They bombed targets in the Nigerian capital Abuja. They also
hit targets in Chad, Cameroon and Maiduguri, northern
Most news about Boko Haram comes from Nigerian military
sources . These are atrocity stories which cannot be
Nigeria has admitted that one of its generals was defeated
by BH in the battle for Baga. The general has been court
martialled. After the battle BH made away with many weapons
as well as 20 military wagons.
USA has recognized that Nigeria cannot defeat BH and has
sent a special military force of almost 400 special forces
to Cameroon to help Nigeria and its neighbors organize the
war against the Mujahideen.
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