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25 Mohurram 1437 A.H.- November 8, 2015 Issue # 97, Newsletter #1627
Hadith of the Week
Do not publicize Private Sins
"All the sins of my followers will be forgiven except those
of the Mujahirin (those who commit a sin openly or disclose
their sins to the people). An example of such disclosure is
that a person commits a sin at night and though Allah
screens it from the public, then he comes in the morning,
and says, 'O so-and-so, I did such-and-such (evil) deed
yesterday,' though he spent his night screened by his Lord
(none knowing about his sin) and in the morning he removes
Allah's screen from himself." (Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, Sahih
[Comment by Kaukab Siddique: Think of all the publicity
given to private sins in our society. It has become big
Powerful Book about the Greatest Egyptian Scholar.
Islam ki Awaz: Syed Qutb Shaheed by Saleem Mansur Khalid,
Published from Lahore in September 2015, 64 pages.
It's in Urdu. It should be translated into English.
Documents the last days of Syed Qutb and the tyranny which
we can see today in General Sissi.
Best I have seen on the shaheed till now.
Inshallah this will be reviewed in New Trend.
How the Media try to Mislead Americans. George Will on Iran
by Kaukab Siddique
Br. James Malarik has sent an article which was published in
the November 1 issue of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.
George Will titled it: IRAN's ANTI SEMITISM.
George Will is probably sure that his readers know nothing
about Iran. He claims that Hitler was anti-semitic and so is
Iran. Result: Iran will try to do to Jews what Hitler did to
Even a school boy would know that such logic is not
acceptable to educated people.
Of course Will will not let Americans know that Jews live
peacefully in Iran. They have never been subjected to
anti-semitism. They have synagogues and they have
representation in civic bodies.
The Zionist grip on the US media is so tight that people
like Will, a prominent right wing writer, can get away with
the most absurd writings.
Facts about masjid Al Aqsa from Hadith.
Why its liberation is our Islamic duty?
[From Imam Badi Ali, North Carolina.]
The first Qiblah of the Muslims.
The second house of Allah built on earth
The third Sacred Haram
The station of Al-Isra and Al-Miraj (the miraculous journey of Mohammed saw)
The place where hundreds of Messengers of Allah are buried
The place where many companions are buried
A place where Allah revealed many of
his books at least four of these books the iinjil, tawrah,
zabour and the Tablets of Ibrahiem
A place which Allah sw calls a 'blessed place' or a blessed land.
Allah referred to it directly and indirectly, 70 times in the Quran
The place where Angels have descended with Allah's messages.
The only place on earth where Allah gathered all his Messengers
and prophets to pray at the same
time behind our prophet Mohammed (saw).
The only Masjid mentioned by name in the Holy Quran, apart from the Ka'bah.
The Prophet (saw) showed great
concern for Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa and Jerusalem and inserted
such value into his Companions.
Prophet (saw) raised his Companions
to appreciate the excellent qualities of Masjid Al-Aqsa and
prepared them to liberate Jerusalem which at the time was in
the hands of the Roman Empire.
Masjid Al-Aqsa is no ordinary Masjid
the masjid forms basis for history and cornerstone of
Zaid Ibn Thabit (ra) reports that the Prophet (saw) said,
"How blessed is Al-Sham"! The Companions (ra) asked, "Why is
that"? The Messenger (saw) replied, "I see the Angels of
Allah spreading their wings over Al-Sham".
Ibn Abbas (ra) added, "And the Prophets lived therein. There
is not a single inch in Al-Quds where a Prophet has not
prayed or an Angel not stood". (Tirmidhi, Ahmad)
Jamaat al-Muslimeen Activity in Northern Virginia
Record Breaking Distribution of New Trend Articles to 370
Muslims after Juma'.
New Trend is influencing Juma' khutbas: See two notes
On November 6, 2015 extracts from New Trend's October 18
issue were distributed after the three Jumas held at Dar
al-Hijra in Falls Church, Virginia. The total number of
people who received the paper was 370. Here is a list of the
articles included in the 6 page publication.
Imam Badi Ali's passionate appeal to Muslims to unite on
Palestine and to defend it against Zionist occupiers.
Kaukab Siddique's critique of Sunnis who claim to support
Umar, r.a., and Shias who follow Hussain, r.a., but who are
both violating the teachings of their leaders, one in Egypt
and the other in Syria.
Muslima marathoner, Nadrat Siddique, ran in support of
BLACK LIVES MATTER, giving the message to White
Pakistan's Jamaate Islami sees improvement in Karachi,
Pakistan's biggest city. [by Qaiser Sharif]+Taliban raids
After 19 days of Russian bombing, Islamic battle
formations standing firm in Syria. [Media and wire
Hadith against slavery plus the teachings of Turkish
thinker Badiuzzaman Nursi, plus Oppression in Assam, India
Comments on two of the khutbas at Dar al-Hijra
by New Trend staff writer.
Both khutbas I sat in on were quite interesting. I missed
Khutba #1 altogether.
Khutba #2 was on the Muslim identity, and delved into how
any practice adapted long enough (eg haram or questionable
practices adapted by people calling themselves Muslim),
becomes the norm in one's way of thinking. The khateeb
(Shaker, an older Arab gent who is a close colleague of the
late al-Hanooti) said that coming to the juma'a prayer, but
then ignoring all the rest of the prayers during the week,
as many are wont to do, was not acceptable. Praying is
submission, he said, and to not pray is to refuse to submit
(to the Will of Allah - azza wa jul.
Khutbah #3 was on women's rights. Khateeb #3, who was Black,
had the courage to say that if one caught one's wife in the
actual act of zinnah, one could not, even then, do any more
than to banish or divorce her. He said that in Islam, most
punishments are carried out in the Hereafter. He actually
excoriated honor killings, floggings, and such, and said
that one cannot arrive at meting out Sharia punishments in
this world, until one first establishes a just Islamic
society, in which all people are cared for, and basic needs
He ended by calling people to protest for Palestine outside
of a Middle East summit currently being held in Washington
(Israeli official will be there).
It appears the "Four Letter" khateebs are scrambling to keep
up with what they are reading in the New Trend.
Jamaat al-Muslimeen Activity in Newark, Delaware
Reached 100 People with Ground Breaking Information
Also on October 6, exracts from New Trend were given to 100
Muslims after juma', mostly Indo-Pakistani-Bangladeshis and
The khutba given by an Arab brother showed the influence of
New Trend. He gave the whole khutba to husband wife
relations and strongly emphasized gentle behavior and
kindness to wives. He went further and talked about good
relations with parents and relatives of the other spouse.
Alhamdulillah, good da'wa.
Here is an outline of the six pages:
19 days of bombing by Russia has failed in Syria.
Umar, r.a., and Hussain, r.a. Their followers have
betrayed them.[Kaukab Siddique]
Imam Badi Ali's call for unity on Palestine & Masjid
Sis. Nadrat Siddique's marathon effort to bring the
struggle of BLACK LIVES MATTER to White audiences.
Hadith against slavery+Teachings of Turkish leader
Badiuzzaman+Taliban raids across Afghanistan.
Ferocious Battles Across Syria: Air Strikes Used to
Serious Losses for Assad's forces as Mujahideen advance
towards Homs, Hama, Aleppo & Lattakia. 40 days of Russian
November 2-November 8: Assad's forces with support from
Hizbullah, Iranian troops and Shia militias from Iraq and
Afghanistan are trying to break ISIS control of highways
Homs to Damascus and the northern highway to Aleppo. For two
days, Hizbulla was able to re-take the highway to Aleppo but
now it is back in IS hands but facing Russian air
Fierce fighting north of Hama resulted in the death of the
commander of Assad's tank forces Brigadier General Talab
Salameh and some of his troops. [November 6]. Looks like
this was a battle with Jund al-Aqsa, one of the factions in
Also, near Homs, al-Nusra shot down a low flying regime jet
fighter. The pilot bailed out but his parachute did not
In Homs itself, as the mujahideen approach, the Alawite and
the Islamic populations of the city are clasjing. After the
alawites fired on the Sunni areas, there were three loud IED
explosions in the Alawite area. Someone kidnapped a colonel
in Assad's air force and executed him.
On November 7, Russian and Damascus jet bombers hit the
Islamic State's city of al-Bomakal on the Syrian border with
Iraq. There were no military targets there and the peaceful
shopping area was popular even for visitors from Iraq. The
population was surprised and terrorized as the jet bombers
attacked and wiped out the shopping center. The death tol is
71 killed, including 6 children, and several hundred
Also on November 7, Assad's forces suffered in northern
Lattakia with a senior officer and 6 troops killed as
al-Nusra advanced. Air strikes by Russia stopped the
November 6, 7, 8. Assad's air force with Russian support is
trying to destroy the Damascus suburbs of Jobir and Douma.
Scores of civilians have been killed simply because they
support the mujahideen, FSA, Nusra and various mujahideen
from Saudi Arabia. There are no defenses against Assad's
jets. The population put Alawite officers and their
relatives whom they had captured in cages and paraded them
through the city in the hope that the air strikes would stop
but the bombing continued. In one strike alone, 23 civilians
November 8: Mujahideen trying to advance from Darayya, the
southern approach to Damascus, are seen as a major threat to
Assad. Today his helicopters dropped 22 barrel bombs on
Darayya and fired 6 ground to ground missiles into the city.
Heavy casualties, both mujahideen and civilians.
In the north east, Hasakeh area, YPG Communist Kurds are
trying to advance against the Islamic State under cover of
bombardment by the US air force. The advance was stopped by
well dug in IS fighters. Near here a CANADIAN veteran who
had joined the YPG Kurds was killed in a martyrdom attack by
an IS fighter. [Canadian media are reporting this.]
[Syrian Observatory is reporting these battles Russia has
tried to discredit it but no errors in the reporting till
Trump Hosting SNL: Trump Fitted Right into this Corrupt Organization.
Sis. Aisha [Jamaat al-Muslimeen]
New York City, November 7 - As I write this, there are over
200 protesters outside NBC Studios protesting the appearance
of Donald Trump, now a Republican candidate for President of
the United States, on Saturday Night Live (airing
11/7/2015). His popularity in the polls is astounding yet,
it makes many of us nervous. His anti-Muslim and racist
views are popular with many people.
Many Latinos have voiced their anger over Trump's being
chosen, yet again, to be the SNL host. The root of racism is
White supremacy and trump is an avowed White supremacist.
But, before he started attacking Latinos, he attacked Black
When the Central Park 5 were falsely arrested for a rape
they did not commit but, were convicted for in 1990, Trump
took out a full page ad in the New York Times referring to
these boys as a "wolfpack" and "animals." Even after 20
years and the wrongful convictions overturned, Trump refused
to apologize for convicting these boys in his pre-trial ad!
He is incapable of showing any remorse for his hurtful
actions, which also include the philandering that caused his
two failed marriages!
This latest SNL host controversy is reminiscent of the
controversy that occurred on May 12, 1990, which was when
controversial comedian Andrew Dice Clay was set to host.
Cast member Nora Dunn and musical guest Sinead O'Connor
boycotted the show. Nora Dunn was immediately fired by SNL
founder Lorne Michaels. Her firing made big news. Clay was
known for his misogynistic comedy routines and he offended
many people, especially women.
What is one to do when an SNL host is so offensive that they
trample on your beliefs, your race, or your culture? These
actors have to work with these hosts, some of whom have
shown nothing but disdain for certain segments of this
I do not expect any of the Black SNL actors to boycott this
particular show, especially Keenan Thompson, who has no
selectivity whatsoever and once stated that Black Women do
not make good comediennes.
I doubt if this episode, which I do not intend to watch,
will be any funnier that other ones in the past. What
appears to be reality may not be but, for now Donald Trump,
the unabashed anti-Muslim, racist stalwart is leading in the
polls. However, whether or not that translates into a stint
in the White House remains to be seen.
Jamaate Islami has biggest Women's membership. Women are in
the Central Shoora of JI.
Pakistan must Enforce Women's Right to Inheritance and
Provide Separate Universities.
by Qaiser Sharif
LAHORE, NOV. 6; Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator
Sirajul Haq, has said that the parties doing politics in the
name of the women as also the NGOs had only added to the
problems and hardships of the womenfolk. He was
telephonically addressing a women training convention being
held at Mansoora from Isamabad on Friday.
Sirajul Haq said that Almighty Allah had made the women the
queen of the household whereas all those engaged in the so
called struggle for women's rights had compelled respectable
mothers, sisters and daughters to work round the clock. The
JI wanted to accord the women the status given to them by
He said the JI was the strongest and the most effective
voice for women rights. He said that the JI had the biggest
women's wing of all the political parties in the country
which was struggling for the social, economic and political
rights of the womenfolk. Besides, he said, the JI had given
representation to the women in its central Shoora.
Sirajul Haq said that the JI wanted to build Pakistan into a
true Islamic welfare state wherein all men and women could
play their role in evolving an Islamic society in an
atmosphere of respect and sense of responsibility.
He said that to ensure women's welfare and uplift, the
Quranic injunction for women's inheritance right must be
strictly enforced. Besides, he said, there must be separate
educational institutions and universities for women where
they could learn all subjects and arts including science and
technology in line with their aptitude. This would enable
them to play their due role in national development, he
He stressed for interest free loans to the women for small
business and cottage industries and for an end to the system
of dowry and demanded official ban on this practice.
He said that if the national wealth lying in the accounts of
our politicians and bureaucrats abroad was retrieved, the
country won't need any aid from IMF and all development and
welfare projects including those of women could be completed
Israeli State Terror Rages: 2617 Palestinians Shot on fake
excuses of "stabbing."
Palestine is a war zone, pitting an Israeli aggressor
against millions of defenseless Palestinians.
State-sponsored terror continues unabated. The Palestinian
Red Crescent Society (PRCS) reported at least 2,617
Palestinians shot with live fire or potentially lethal
rubber or plastic coated steel bullets in October, used
indiscriminately ... Through Sunday, 72 Palestinians were
murdered in cold blood, around 8,300 injured. Video evidence
in some cases showed premeditated assassinations, knives
then planted beside victims to claim attempted stabbing
incidents - Big Lies blaming them for Israeli cold blooded
murder ... Eight Israeli deaths are known, the last one on
October 18 - only two from stabbing incidents. Daily claims
of knife wielding Palestinians are Big Lies, blaming victims
for Israeli high crimes.
Book Review of Poetry
She Died Slowly in Prison so Assata Shakur Could Live!
by Karin Friedemann [Boston]
"do not sit idle, your path streams before you.
bank the raging fires and light laurel branches against the
Sometimes, I used to blame my parents for forcing me to be
born in this conflicted country when I could have had a
normal life surrounded by cousins overseas. But once in a
while I remember why I stayed in this country. I could have
left. It probably had to do with hearing Ramona Africa speak
in Detroit around 1990. I think it had to do with the
movement in its many fragmented forms, one of the most
powerful of which is poetry. Nobody in Detroit had any
money, so our idea of a good time was to drink coffee and
recite our poetry for one another. I don't know if such
times have died, but I cherish the memory of artists,
professors, homeless, seekers and rebels making sense of the
world together. When I opened this book, I knew I was
dealing with somebody very, very special and important to
the history of America. I am proud to hope that when I die,
my body would be buried anywhere near the same dirt as this
I did not learn of her until she died, but thankfully I did
learn of Marilyn Buck. Her political writing is beyond
compare, as was her sacrifice. But I had not read her poetry
before, until I decided to cruise Amazon one late night, and
snagged the last available copy of 'Inside/Out.' I have
never ever been moved so deeply by a book before. I hate
poetry (other than my own)! I don't read books normally. But
this woman's purity is so powerful that I kept having to put
the book down just to calm down. Marilyn Buck is one of the
top ten women who ever lived, and I include the Virgin Mary
on that list. She gave her life for a friend, and she
accepted the deep pain willingly. She held no grudge, she
felt no anger. Though she was forced to live her life in
prison, she continued to develop as a person of great
station that few people are privileged to attain.
led to a clandestine world
where Marilyn spoken
mustn't evoke even a startled eye...
I collected other names
sometimes more than one at once...
draped over shoulders
an FBI man uttered
a victory shout
I had no option but
by howling winds of retribution
Marilyn Buck was imprisoned for her participation in the
1979 prison escape of Assata Shakur, the 1981 Brink's
robbery and the 1983 U.S. Senate bombing. Buck received an
80-year sentence in federal prison. She died at home in
Brooklyn on August 3, 2010, after friends campaigned for her
compassionate release from the Federal Medical Center,
Carswell due to uterine cancer.
"I went off to college, escaped my father's
Berkeley. Rebellion. Exhilaration!
the Vietnam war, Black Power, Che took me to Chicago...
on to California, driving at 3:00 in the morning in the
I got it: what self-determination means
a daunting task for a young white woman, I was humbled
practice is concrete... harder than crystal-dream
San Francisco, on the front steps at Fulton Street
smoking reefer, drinking "bitterdog" with Black Panthers and
hippie radicals, talking about when the revolution comes
the revolution did not come...
but later there was Assata's freedom smile
then I was captured, locked into a cell of sewer water
spirit deflated. I survived, carried on, glad to be
like a weed, a wild red poppy
rooted in life"
There are no words to describe the depth of gratitude our
people owe to this woman who gave her life for Assata's
freedom smile. It is completely incomprehensible what she
did for us.
"my mother died at 74
I believed she would
no, should live till 80
she was supposed to live till 80
so I could live till 80
so I would make it out of prison
my mother's anger
swam in blue-water eyes
a grief she did not want to bear
an enemy of the state
she could not save me
from vengeful-suited men
nor from myself..."
Marilyn dedicated this book of poetry to her mother Virginia
Grace, "without whom I would not have the grace to embrace
life as it comes" and to Mtyari Shabaka and Kuwasi Balagoon:
"embracers of life, fearless before death." According to
wikipedia, Balagoon was a Black Panther involved in the
Black Liberation Army Brinks robbery, who died in prison of
pneumonia at age 39 in 1986. I wish I knew who the other
Her description of incarceration is so accurate. "no grass
no trees no children throwing stones into puddles no
laughter no tears no peace no silence no world of colors no
sun no moon no weather at all Living without blowing winds
gentle rains day or night my internal clock is deprived of
nature's power: There is only the beat of my heart."
While in prison, Marilyn earned a Masters Degree in Poetics
from the New College of California. She wrote to her teacher
"I feel the pain of every single day here. I regret and miss
the simple things - family, children, a lover, comrades, and
involvement in political struggle. But after each nightmare
of a day passes, it is history and I look forward to what is
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